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There are over 500 different scholarships available to SCSU students, with a wide variety of eligibility requirements. Application deadlines vary; many scholarships close at 11:59 p.m. on March 15, 2021. You must meet minimum enrollment requirements during the upcoming academic year to receive scholarships.

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    Award Name Actions
    $2,000.00 Brewer Endowed Scholarship in Teacher Education
    1. Admitted Elementary Education or Secondary/K-12 Licensure major 2. Financial need 3. GPA 3.0 or above (upload degree audit from eServices) 4....
    1. Admitted Elementary Education or Secondary/K-12 Licensure major 2....
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: $2,000.00
    Deadline03/15/2021
    varies Bruce and Gail Geyer Scholarship in Education
    1. Admitted Elementary Education major 2. Minimum GPA 3.0 (upload degree audit) 3. Involved in campus or community extracurricular activities
    1. Admitted Elementary Education major 2. Minimum GPA 3.0 (upload...
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: varies
    Deadline03/15/2021
    varies Carol Virginia Walsh Wood Endowed Scholarship
    1. Admitted Secondary Education major 2. Minimum overall GPA 3.5 (upload degree audit)
    1. Admitted Secondary Education major 2. Minimum overall GPA 3.5...
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: varies
    Deadline03/15/2021
    varies Catherine Mary Gohl Memorial Scholarship
    1. Admitted Elementary Education major 2. Minimum GPA 3.0 (upload degree audit) 3. Financial need; Additional consideration given to females.
    1. Admitted Elementary Education major 2. Minimum GPA 3.0 (upload...
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: varies
    Deadline03/15/2021
    1000-2000 Charles Emery Memorial Scholarship for Student Teaching
    1. Admitted Education major 2. Senior who is student teaching during term scholarship is disbursed 3. Minimum GPA 3.0 (upload degree audit,...
    1. Admitted Education major 2. Senior who is student teaching during...
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: 1000-2000
    Deadline03/15/2021
    $1,000.00 Charles Sell Jr. and Elizabeth Leitch-Sell Equity in Education Scholarship
    1. Major in Elementary or Secondary Education with a career goal of being a teacher at the elementary, middle or high school level 2. Member of a...
    1. Major in Elementary or Secondary Education with a career goal of...
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: $1,000.00
    Deadline03/15/2021
    $500.00 Dora Perry Scholarship in Middle Education
    1. Admitted Secondary Education major 2. Junior during term scholarship is disbursed 3. Minimum GPA 3.0 (upload degree audit, available in eServices)
    1. Admitted Secondary Education major 2. Junior during term scholarship...
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: $500.00
    Deadline03/15/2021
    varies Doug Johnson Memorial Scholarship
    1. Admitted Elementary or Secondary Education major 2. Demonstrated achievement and leadership 3. GPA of 3.0 or above; Additional consideration...
    1. Admitted Elementary or Secondary Education major 2. Demonstrated...
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: varies
    Deadline03/15/2021
    $1,000.00 Dr. Gordon and Thelma Mortrude Teacher Education Scholarship
    1. Undergraduate admitted to major in elementary or secondary education 2. Demonstrated financial need 3. Minimum GPA of 3.0 within major courses...
    1. Undergraduate admitted to major in elementary or secondary education ...
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: $1,000.00
    Deadline03/15/2021
    500-1000 Elnora Kraft Elementary Education Scholarship
    1. Admitted Elementary Education major 2. Enrolled full-time when the scholarship is received 3. Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher (upload degree...
    1. Admitted Elementary Education major 2. Enrolled full-time when the...
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: 500-1000
    Deadline03/15/2021
    500-1000 Floyd and Esther Gilbert Scholarship in Teacher Development
    1. Admitted Elementary Education major 2. Minimum GPA of 3.0 3. Participation in extracurricular activities and/or demonstrated dedication to the...
    1. Admitted Elementary Education major 2. Minimum GPA of 3.0 3....
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: 500-1000
    Deadline03/15/2021
    varies Fred and Marvel Menninga Scholarship in Teacher Education
    1. Admitted Elementary Education major 2. Junior or senior during term scholarship is disbursed 3. GPA 3.0 or above (upload degree audit)
    1. Admitted Elementary Education major 2. Junior or senior during term...
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: varies
    Deadline03/15/2021
    varies Glen and Ruth Allen Jadwin Scholarship in Teacher Development
    1. Admitted Elementary Education or Secondary/K-12 Licensure major 2. GPA of 3.5 or above (upload degree audit)
    1. Admitted Elementary Education or Secondary/K-12 Licensure major 2....
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: varies
    Deadline03/15/2021
    varies Golden Rule Scholarship in Elementary Education
    1. Admitted Elementary Education major 2. Senior during term scholarship is disbursed 3. Financial need 4. Responsible and academically...
    1. Admitted Elementary Education major 2. Senior during term...
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: varies
    Deadline03/15/2021
    1000-2000 Howard Merriman Memorial Scholarship in Secondary Education
    1. Admitted Secondary Education major 2. Financial need 3. GPA of 3.0 or above 4. Demonstrated commitment and aptitude for teaching
    1. Admitted Secondary Education major 2. Financial need 3. GPA of 3.0...
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: 1000-2000
    Deadline03/15/2021
    varies Irma L. Franzen Gerzin and Walter J. Gerzin Scholarship
    1. Undergraduate admitted to Technology Education major 2. Enrolled full-time when the scholarship is received 3. GPA of 3.5 or above (upload...
    1. Undergraduate admitted to Technology Education major 2. Enrolled...
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: varies
    Deadline03/15/2021
    $1,000.00 James F. Brobin Secondary Education Scholarship
    1. Participating in a teacher preparation/licensure program for secondary education 2. Sophomore when first applying for the scholarship 3....
    1. Participating in a teacher preparation/licensure program for...
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: $1,000.00
    Deadline03/15/2021
    varies Klein - Crowder Family Scholarship in Education
    1. Admitted Elementary Education major 2. Financial need 3. Overall GPA of 3.0 or above (upload degree audit)
    1. Admitted Elementary Education major 2. Financial need 3. Overall...
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: varies
    Deadline03/15/2021
    varies M. Marie Trumbull Elementary Education Scholarship
    1. Admitted Elementary Education major 2. Junior or senior during term scholarship is disbursed 3. GPA 3.0 or above 4. Intends to teach in an...
    1. Admitted Elementary Education major 2. Junior or senior during term...
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: varies
    Deadline03/15/2021
    $1,000.00 Martin Lo Scholarship for Student Teaching in China
    1. Accepted to student teach in China 2. Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher 3. Speaks English as first language 4. Will be in first semester of...
    1. Accepted to student teach in China 2. Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher ...
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: $1,000.00
    Deadline03/15/2021
    1000-2000 Melissa Johnson Memorial Scholarship
    1. Admitted Elementary Education major 2. Will be student teaching during term scholarship is disbursed 3. Financial need 4. Short essay required...
    1. Admitted Elementary Education major 2. Will be student teaching...
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: 1000-2000
    Deadline03/15/2021
    $1,000.00 Nystrom Family Education Schoarship
    1. Admitted to major in elementary or secondary education 2. Graduated from a public MN high school outside the four county metro area (Anoka,...
    1. Admitted to major in elementary or secondary education 2. Graduated...
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: $1,000.00
    Deadline03/15/2021
    $1,000.00 Odette Hedlund Scholarship
    1. Undergraduate Secondary Education major or graduate student pursuing Curriculum and Instruction MS degree 2. Overall GPA of 3.0 or above...
    1. Undergraduate Secondary Education major or graduate student pursuing...
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: $1,000.00
    Deadline03/15/2021
    $1,000.00 Patricia E. Peterson Scholarship for Library Media
    1. Admitted to the Master of Science: Library Media degree program 2. Financial need 3. Enrolled full time when the scholarship is received 4....
    1. Admitted to the Master of Science: Library Media degree program 2....
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: $1,000.00
    Deadline03/15/2021
    varies Patricia Schumacher Teacher Development Scholarship
    1. Admitted Elementary Education major 2. Sophomore, junior or senior during term scholarship is disbursed 3. Overall GPA of 3.0 or above 4....
    1. Admitted Elementary Education major 2. Sophomore, junior or senior...
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: varies
    Deadline03/15/2021
    $1,000.00 Philip C. Tennison Elementary Education Scholarship
    1. Elementary Education major 2. Sophomore, junior or senior when the scholarship is received (sophomores preferred) 3. Financial need; Special...
    1. Elementary Education major 2. Sophomore, junior or senior when the...
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: $1,000.00
    Deadline03/15/2021
    varies Sarah Ann Uhl Cram Scholarship in Education
    1. Admitted Elementary Education major 2. Financial need 3. Has demonstrated a commitment to teaching 4. Overall GPA 3.0 or higher; Additional...
    1. Admitted Elementary Education major 2. Financial need 3. Has...
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: varies
    Deadline03/15/2021
    500-1000 Schuyler C. Joyner Scholarship in Education
    1. Admitted Elementary Education major 2. Graduated from high school in a rural community (population less than 8,000) 3. GPA of 3.0 or above
    1. Admitted Elementary Education major 2. Graduated from high school in...
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: 500-1000
    Deadline03/15/2021
    varies Teacher Development Academic Scholarship
    1. Admitted Elementary or Secondary Education major 2. Has completed a minimum of 45 credits at SCSU 3. Demonstrated volunteerism (essay...
    1. Admitted Elementary or Secondary Education major 2. Has completed a...
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: varies
    Deadline03/15/2021
    $2,500.00 Valeria Lind Fredell Scholarship in Elementary Education
    1. Major in Elementary Education 2. Overall GPA 3.0 or above 3. Financial need 4. Essay required
    1. Major in Elementary Education 2. Overall GPA 3.0 or above 3....
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: $2,500.00
    Deadline03/15/2021
    $500.00 Vernon and Ardis Mork Scholarship
    1. Admitted Secondary Education major 2. Will be a senior when the scholarship is received 3. Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
    1. Admitted Secondary Education major 2. Will be a senior when the...
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: $500.00
    Deadline03/15/2021
    $2,000.00 Virgil Amelia Mourning Linderoth Education Scholarship
    1. Secondary education major in science, technology, engineering, art, music or math 2. Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher 3. Financial need 4....
    1. Secondary education major in science, technology, engineering, art,...
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: $2,000.00
    Deadline03/15/2021
    varies William and Alice Lund English Scholarship
    1. Admitted Elementary Education major 2. Senior who will be student teaching during the term the scholarship is disbursed 3. Minimum GPA 3.0...
    1. Admitted Elementary Education major 2. Senior who will be student...
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: varies
    Deadline03/15/2021
    2000-5000 William and Mary Leopard & Bertha Binnie Leopard Scholarship
    1. Admitted Elementary Education major 2. Junior during term scholarship is disbursed 3. GPA of 3.0 or above 4. Essay required on the importance...
    1. Admitted Elementary Education major 2. Junior during term...
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: 2000-5000
    Deadline03/15/2021
    $15,000.00 Deschene Family Scholarship
    This four year scholarship is for an incoming freshman, first year freshman or sophomore intending to teach at the elementary, middle or high...
    This four year scholarship is for an incoming freshman, first year...
    • Deadline: 03/31/2021
    • Award: $15,000.00
    Deadline03/31/2021