Economics, Law & Politics Department Scholarships

MSUM Department of Economics, Law and Politics offers a variety of scholarships for current and incoming students including, economics, international studies, paralegal and political science. Students can apply for university scholarships through the online scholarship application October 1-February 1.

This award is for newly entering first-year students and is made possible through the generosity of alumni of the MSUM Economics program.

Requirements:
1) Applicant must be an entering freshman and a declared major in Economics.
2) Applicant must be enrolled in at least six credits in Economics in the first year and 30 (thirty) credits overall by the end of the spring semester.
3) Applicant is eligible for a second year of funding by maintaining a minimum GPA of 3.25 in the Economics classes specifically and an overall GPA of 3.25 for the first year.  The second year must include at least 12 credits of Economics courses and 30 (thirty) credits overall.

Submit an essay of no more than 600 words on:  "Evaluate the cost and benefits of the current administration's trade with China."

Essays will be evaluated on content, clarity, grammar and style.

Applicants must declare Economics as their major and must demonstrate a strong academic standing.

 

Requirements:
1) Applicant must be a declared major in Economics.
2) Applicant must have completed at least six credits in Economics by the end of spring semester with a minimum GPA of 3.25 in Economics classes.
3) Applicant must have completed 54 total cedits with a minimum overall GPA of 3.25.
4) Applicant must be enrolled for 2020 Fall semester.

 

- Attach a copy of your current transcript or DARS (both available on eServices for MSUM students).

 

1) Applicant must be an entering freshman and a declared major in Economics.
2) Applicant must be enrolled in at least six credits in Economics in the first year and 30 credits overall by the end
    of the spring 2021 semester.
3) An applicant is eligible for renewed funding by maintaining a minimum GPA of 3.25 in the Economics classes
    specifically and a cumulative GPA of 3.25.  As a second-year Economics major, the student must be enrolled in
    at least 12 credits of Economics courses and 30 credits overall.

Submit an essay of no more than 600 word addressing this year's theme:  "Evaluate the costs and benefits of the current administration's trade policy with China".

Essays will be evaluated on content, clarity, grammar and style.

Applicants must be a senior, declare a Political Science major who can demonstrate involvement in public service activities.  Overall GPA will be considered in the selection process.

Attach a copy of your current transcript or DARS (both available on eServices for MSUM students).

Attach a brief essay describing current interests and activities related to public service and your intent for public service involvement in the future.

This scholarship is designated for students who will be juniors or seniors for fall 2020 and/or spring 2021 academic year in the Paralegal Program who will be returning in the fall following the application. The student must be enrolled in the Paralegal Program at the time the application is made and must be enrolled in at least one course (3 credits) at the time of disbursement the fall semester following the application.

Non-traditional students - those that have more than one summer between high school and college, or an interruption in their college education are strongly encouraged to apply.

Students who have overcome obstacles to reach their goals, including significant family, work or other responsibilities in addition to their commitment to excellence in school are strongly encouraged to apply.

Financial need is determined through the FAFSA.  If you have not completed a FAFSA already, you can do so at www.fafsa.gov.  FAFSA results must be received by the application deadline date.

 

 

- Attach an essay on how you have demonstrated the ability to overcome obstacles to reach your goals, such as significant
  family, work or other responsibilities, in addition to your commitment to excellence in school.

- Attach your DARs.  Verification of non-traditional student is required.