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#BeADragon Scholarships

  • Thinking about attending MSUM? Tell us why you’d like to #BeADragon and you can win up to a $1,000 scholarship!

    That’s in ADDITION to any other MSUM scholarships that you qualify for. Enter by tweeting why you want to #BeADragon to @AdmissionsMSUM. Entries will be judged on how creatively you include Dragon Pride as you explain why you wish to #BeADragon. The tweet can include pictures, video, graphics, artwork, or simply your written words that best represent your Dragon Pride.

    Winning submissions will receive $1,000 scholarships (5 to be awarded) towards 2018-2019 tuition at MSUM. There will also be a $500 scholarship for an entry with the most likes and a $500 scholarship for an entry with the most retweets.

    Enter by tweeting #BeADragon
    Scholarships awarded
    Deadline for contest


    • All applicants must complete their application for admission and be admitted to Minnesota State University Moorhead by November 30, 2017 for their desired term
    • Scholarships will only be awarded to students enrolling to MSUM as new entering Freshman for the Fall 2018 semester or as a transfer student for the Spring 2018, Summer 2018, or Fall 2018 semester.
    • All entries must apply as a full-time, degree-seeking student.
    • Only one award can be won per student.
    • All applicants must follow @AdmissionsMSUM on Twitter.
    • Entries may be used and shared by Minnesota State University Moorhead.
    • Entries will be judged on how creatively they display overall Dragon Pride in a tweet explaining why they want to #BeADragon.
    • Use of pictures, video, or any other media is allowed and encouraged (subject to Twitter imposed limits).
    • All Twitter entries (tweets) must include #BeADragon.
    • Completed entries will be liked by @AdmissionsMSUM to indicate completion of entry.
    • The MSUM Admissions Office will award (5) $1,000 scholarships, plus (2) $500 scholarships as stated below:
      • 5 - $1,000 scholarships announced the week of December 1-8.
      • 1 - $500 scholarship for entry with most likes will be announced December 1-8.
      • 1 - $500 scholarship for entry with most retweets will be announced December 1-8.
    • Winners agree to give permission to have their tweets (and corresponding media) broadcast inside and outside the MSUM community.
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