MSUM offers a variety of Media Arts & Design scholarships for current and incoming students. Scholarships are listed below. Students can also apply for general university scholarships through the Financial Aid and Scholarship Office.
Freshman Scholarship Application
The department has a generous scholarship program. A cumulative GPA of 3.0 and outstanding achievement in academics, artistic/creative activities, or department service are required to be eligible for the scholarships. Three scholarships are annually available to department majors. The deadline for applying is usually around mid-February. Please see the application for specific details and deadlines.
Department Scholarship Application
Delmar J. Hansen ScholarshipThis scholarship recognizes outstanding academic achievement as well as contributions to the department and community through leadership and active participation in events and organizations. Scholarship amounts usually range from $500 to $1000.
Carol Gaede ScholarshipA financial award that honors academic, artistic/creative, and/or service achievement in a student who is a declared major in the Communication Studies, Film Studies, and Theatre Arts Department. Scholarship amounts usually range from $500 to $1000.
Mark Robert Lukac Memorial EndowmentThis scholarship shall be awarded to a major in theatre or film on the basis of quality, creative achievement and support of the program. Scholarship amounts range from $400 to $700.
Colleen Moore Scholarship The Colleen Moore Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding female Film Studies student to assist in the creation of film/video work or to assist with costs of attending a conference. Scholarship amounts vary based on need.
Ted Larson EndowmentAn endowed fund established to honor the legacy of Professor Ted Larson, used at the discretion of the Film program to promote and preserve film as a medium with which to educate Film majors and engage in scholarly and creative research.
Rusty Casselton EndowmentAn endowment fund established in 2008, in the memory of Professor Harold “Rusty” Casselton, to continue the mission of the Film program and the education of Film majors.
Jay Theige Memorial ScholarshipsThis scholarship is awarded to graphic design or interactive media majors.
Larson Design Scholarship
Sarah Palm, Film Studies Major