MSUM Scholarship Search

When searching for scholarships, remember that you are applying for the next academic year. Students will fill out and submit only one application to be considered for all scholarships.

Available to students pursuing their first MSUM undergraduate degree.  Applicants must be full time students (12 or more MSUM credits) each semester at MSUM. No GPA requirement - only that the student is in good standing according to University policies. 

No additional requirements needed

 

The Academic Excellence Award is awarded to students who attain the National Merit Finalist level.  This is part of the Scholar's Apprentice program. The award is $20,000 over four years, or until you graduate, whichever comes first.   ($5,000 freshman year; renewable for $5,000).  Renewal requires MSUM cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher at the end of each spring semester. This scholarship replaces any previously awarded MSUM academic scholarships.

A Merit Finalist certificate must be submitted to the Office of Scholarship and Financial Aid by June 30.

This scholarship is available to new freshman and new transfer students, seeking their first Bachelor's degree, admitted to MSUM from an underrepresented or underserved population, US citizen or permanent resident.  Eligible students identify as African American/Black, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander, and Hispanic/Latin.

Preference will be given to students pursuing their first college degree.  Financial need will be considered in the selection process.  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 deadline date of February 1, 2021.

Must complete the Dragon Success Plan facilitated through the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.  Freshman must earn at least a 2.00 GPA each semester.  Sophomores and above must maintain at least a 2.5 GPA or higher every semester.  Must complete at least 12 credits per semester.

Attach an essay (250 words or less) to the following:

  • As a student from a diverse background, please share how your background and experiences will enrich the diversity of the MSUM campus community.

This scholarship is available to students involved in MSUM’s Accounting Club.

 

Attach a statement: I plan to enroll in _____# of credits Fall 2021; _____ # of credits Spring 2022

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

Applicants must be enrolled in the School of Teaching & Learning.

The Ada Fick Scholarship Endowment is an upper class scholarship that is designated for Elementary Education majors who are older than average, junior or senior status with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

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

Full time Accounting or Finance major with financial need (as defined by the student filling out the FAFSA)

Applicants must be enrolled in the School of Teaching & Learning.

This scholarship is designated for Elementary Education students who are in good academic standing.

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

Recipient will be a full time student enrolled in courses related to Construction Management or Operations Management who are in good academic standing.

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

Students must be from Cass or Clay County.  Awards based on academic merit.

Available to students pursuing their first MSUM undergraduate degree.  Applicants must be full time students (12 or more MSUM credits) each semester at MSUM. No GPA requirement - only that the student is in good standing according to University policies. 

No additional requirements needed

 

MSUM offers Pre-Health scholarship to eligible students who have aspirations to proceed into medical school. 

The recipient will be properly enrolled as a fulltime student at MSU Moorhead during the actual disbursement of the award and have a declared major in the College of Science, Health, and the Environment with a GPA of at least 3.5 upon receiving this scholarship.

The student will have a demonstrated need for this award.

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.

The Anna Wilson Gunderson Scholarship is for juniors or seniors majoring in Education, specifically Elementary Education, with the intent to teach are eligible for this scholarship. Applicants must have graduated from a public high school in Lake Park, Hitterdal, Hawley, Glyndon, or Ulen, Minn.

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

Available to students pursuing their first MSUM undergraduate degree.  Applicants must be full time students (12 or more MSUM credits) each semester at MSUM. No GPA requirement - only that the student is in good standing according to University policies. 

Financial assistance (need) is determined by 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.

No additional requirements needed

The Antoinette Eliason Memorial Scholarship is made available through MSUM past President and Mrs. Barden, in memory of Mrs. Barden’s mother.

This scholarship is for students who are seeking a degree in Nursing and demonstrate financial need (based on FAFSA process). 

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.

No additional requirements needed

Students seeking a degree in the School of Art with an emphasis in the Studio areas.

No additional requirements needed

This scholarship is awarded to upperclass (sophomore/junior/senior) music major or music minor with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Recipients are required to participate in an ensemble on the instrument/vocal area from which they received the scholarship.

All Applicants: Attach a Music Resume that lists your instrument/vocal range, past and current ensemble participation (curricular and extracurricular), years of applied study, teachers, awards received, honors/achievements, service to your department, school, and community.

Attach a .pdf copy of your most recent DARS report (Both are available on eServices for MSUM students).

Students applying for a scholarship in a specific instrumental/vocal area or commercial music must prepare a 4-6 minute performance using appropriate audition material as advised by your faculty. Auditions will take place during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day each spring.

Current MSUM Upperclassman Students (having already attended at least one year at MSUM) who choose to apply for a Music Education or a Music Academic scholarship will be expected to participate in a formal interview during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day.

Arthur (Arty) John Pedro Heald was the son of nursing professor Donna Heald Clark, who died at age 30 of a rare form of kidney cancer. Throughout his 20 month battle with the disease, Arty exemplified the heroism of those who are diagnosed with a serious illness. He never lost courage or spirit. This need based scholarship provides financial support for baccalaureate nursing students as they further their knowledge to provide the most competent and compassionate care for heroes like Arty. Full-time students who demonstrate financial need and are majoring in Nursing are eligible for this award.

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.

No additional requirements needed

For Older-than-Average female students majoring in Philosophy and in good academic standing.

No additional requirements needed

Available to students pursuing their first MSUM undergraduate degree.  Applicants must be full time students (12 or more MSUM credits) each semester at MSUM. No GPA requirement - only that the student is in good standing according to University policies.

No additional requirements needed

Available to students pursuing their first MSUM undergraduate degree.  Applicants must be full time students (12 or more MSUM credits) each semester at MSUM. No GPA requirement - only that the student is in good standing according to University policies.

No additional requirements needed

 

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Applicants must be a senior majoring in Chemistry, Biochemistry and BioTechnology with a minimum GPA of 3.6.

- Attach your academic transcript

- Attach an academic resume

 

 

This scholarship is awarded to upperclass (sophomore/junior/senior) music major or music minor with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Recipients are required to participate in an ensemble on the instrument/vocal area from which they received the scholarship.

Attach a .pdf copy of your most recent DARS report (Both are available on eServices for MSUM students).

All Applicants: Attach a Music Resume that lists your instrument/vocal range, past and current ensemble participation (curricular and extracurricular), years of applied study, teachers, awards received, honors/achievements, service to your department, school, and community.

Students applying for a scholarship in a specific instrumental/vocal area or commercial music must prepare a 4-6 minute performance using appropriate audition material as advised by your faculty. Auditions will take place during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day each spring.

Current MSUM Upperclassman Students (having already attended at least one year at MSUM) who choose to apply for a Music Education or a Music Academic scholarship will be expected to participate in a formal interview during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day.

Awarded to a student who is majoring in mathematics with preference given to students who have a G.P.A. of 3.2 or higher in their mathematics coursework and to students who plan to attend graduate school in mathematics or who plan to pursue a career in actuarial science. Requirements: Recipients must be a full time student during the previous academic year.

 

Full time student, junior or above majoring in music or music ed major with financial need (as defined as the student filling out the FAFSA).

Attach a .pdf copy of your most recent DARS report (Both are available on eServices for MSUM students).

All Applicants:  Attach a Music Resume that lists your instrument/vocal range, past and current ensemble participation (curricular and extracurricular), years of applied study, teachers, awards received, honors/achievements, service to your department, school, and community.

Students applying for a scholarship in a specific instrumental/vocal area or commercial music must prepare a 4-6 minute performance using appropriate audition material as advised by your faculty.  Auditions will take place during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day each spring.

Current MSUM Upperclassman Students (having already attended at least one year at MSUM) who choose to apply for a Music Education or a Music Academic scholarship will be expected to participate in a formal interview during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day.

Full time student junior or above, including graduate students, who are majoring in the SLHS program.  Must show financial aid (defined by the student filling out the FAFSA)

No additional requirements

Applicants must be a declared Chemistry, Biochemistry and Biotechnology major enrolled in General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry I in the fall and in good academic standing.

 

- Attach your academic transcript

- Attach an academic resume

 

 

Applicants must be a sophomore or junior standing in fall of 2020; demonstrate research and leadership skills; have departmental involvement; and a willingness to participate in a departmental seminar.  Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

- Attach an essay describing your participation in research and any accomplishments in this area.

- Attach a list of any awards, honors or scholarships you have received.

Applicants must be a senior standing in fall of 2020 with a GPA of 3.0; demonstrate research and leadership skills; have departmental involvement; and a willingness to participate in a departmental seminar.

- Attach an essay describing your participation in research and any accomplishments in this area.

- Attach a list of any awards, honors or scholarships you have received.

- Attach a resume or CV.

The Bosch Hamilton Scholarship is one of the many scholarships offered to current MSUM students in the School of Communication and Journalism.  Applicants must declare a major in Advertising, Broadcast Journalism, Integrated Ad & PR, Multimedia Journalism, Photojournalism or Public Relations.

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

Full-time student majoring within Paseka School of Business.  Junior or above.

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

Attach a statement:  I plan to enroll in _____ # of credits Fall 2021;  _____# of credits Spring 2022

Awarded to full-time, accounting majors.

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

- Attach a statement: I plan to enroll in _____# of credits Fall 2021; _____ # of credits Spring 2022

Upperclass students majoring in Finance, Management, Marketing or Business Administraton.

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

Attach a statement:  I plan to enroll in _____ # of credits Fall 2021;  _____# of credits Spring 2022

The Byron and Nona Murray Scholarship is available to female students pursuing their first MSUM undergraduate degree.  Applicants must be full time students (12 or more MSUM credits) each semester at MSUM. No GPA requirement - only that the student is in good standing according to University policies.

Financial need is determined by 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.

 

 

MSUM offers a variety of College of Science, Health and the Environment scholarships for current MSUM students. These scholarships must be applied directly to and are awarded by the College of Science, Health and the Environment. Students with declared majors in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics are eligible to apply.

Awarded to a student who is majoring in mathematics with preference given to applicants who are pursuing a Minor in Music or a members of a MSUM music ensemble (choral or instrumental). Requirements: Recipients must be a full time student during the previous academic year.

This scholarship is awarded to upperclass (sophomore/junior/senior) music major or music minor with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Recipients are required to participate in an ensemble on the instrument/vocal area from which they received the scholarship.

Secondary consideration may be given to a minor in English or Performing Arts.

All Applicants: Attach a Music Resume that lists your instrument/vocal range, past and current ensemble participation (curricular and extracurricular), years of applied study, teachers, awards received, honors/achievements, service to your department, school, and community.

Attach a .pdf copy of your most recent DARS report (Both are available on eServices for MSUM students).

Students applying for a scholarship in a specific instrumental/vocal area or commercial music must prepare a 4-6 minute performance using appropriate audition material as advised by your faculty. Auditions will take place during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day each spring.

Current MSUM Upperclassman Students (having already attended at least one year at MSUM) who choose to apply for a Music Education or a Music Academic scholarship will be expected to participate in a formal interview during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Fall semester junior or senior class level.

Application Criteria:

  • Must be a declared Art major in the School of Art.
  • Applicant must demonstrate strong abilities in their chosen area of emphasis in the School of Art and
  • must have a 3.0 overall GPA in MSUM coursework.
  • Upload a copy of your current transcript
  • Upload a digital portfolio (see the School of Art website for more information on the digital portfolio) or an art history paper.

 

The Carol Gaede Scholarship Award was established to honor Dr. Carol Gaede for her long-standing commitment to excellence and learning in the disciplines of Communication Studies, Film Studies, and Theatre Arts. The scholarship is a financial award that honors academic, artistic/creative, and/or service achievement in a student who is a declared major in communication studies, film or theatre arts.

Requirements: Less than 64 credits, 3.0 GPA, creativity and service to community.

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

The Carol Gaede Scholarship Award was established to honor Dr. Carol Gaede for her long-standing commitment to excellence and learning in the disciplines of Communication Studies, Film Studies, and Theatre Arts. The scholarship is a financial award that honors academic, artistic/creative, and/or service achievement in a student who is a declared major in communication studies, film or theatre arts.

Requirements: Less than 64 credits, 3.0 GPA, creativity and service to community.

No additional requirements needed

The Carol Gaede Scholarship Award was established to honor Dr. Carol Gaede for her long-standing commitment to excellence and learning in the disciplines of Communication Studies, Film Studies, and Theatre Arts. The scholarship is a financial award that honors academic, artistic/creative, and/or service achievement in a student who is a declared major in communication studies, film or theatre arts.

Requirements: Less than 64 credits, 3.0 GPA, creativity and service to community.

 

 

 

 

This scholarship is awarded to upperclass (sophomore/junior/senior) music major or music minor with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Recipients are required to participate in an ensemble on the instrument/vocal area from which they received the scholarship.

All Applicants: Attach a Music Resume that lists your instrument/vocal range, past and current ensemble participation (curricular and extracurricular), years of applied study, teachers, awards received, honors/achievements, service to your department, school, and community.

Attach a .pdf copy of your most recent DARS report (Both are available on eServices for MSUM students).

Students applying for a scholarship in a specific instrumental/vocal area or commercial music must prepare a 4-6 minute performance using appropriate audition material as advised by your faculty. Auditions will take place during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day each spring.

Current MSUM Upperclassman Students (having already attended at least one year at MSUM) who choose to apply for a Music Education or a Music Academic scholarship will be expected to participate in a formal interview during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day.

The Charles Magel Upper Class Scholarship is available to students pursuing their first MSUM undergraduate degree who are US citizens. Applicants must be full time students (12 or more MSUM credits) each semester at MSUM. No GPA requirement - only that the student is in good standing according to University policies.

No additional requirements needed

MSUM students that are Philosophy majors who are in good academic standing.

No additional requirements needed

This scholarship is awarded to upperclass (sophomore/junior/senior) vocalist with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Recipients are required to participate in an ensemble on the vocal area from which they received the scholarship.

All Applicants: Attach a Music Resume that lists your instrument/vocal range, past and current ensemble participation (curricular and extracurricular), years of applied study, teachers, awards received, honors/achievements, service to your department, school, and community.

Attach a .pdf copy of your most recent DARS report (Both are available on eServices for MSUM students).

Students applying for a scholarship in a specific instrumental/vocal area or commercial music must prepare a 4-6 minute performance using appropriate audition material as advised by your faculty. Auditions will take place during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day each spring.

Current MSUM Upperclassman Students (having already attended at least one year at MSUM) who choose to apply for a Music Education or a Music Academic scholarship will be expected to participate in a formal interview during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day.

Junior or senior majoring in English. Criteria for the scholarship shall include academic performance, leadership in University activities and/or other contributions to the university, and financial need.

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 two letters of recommendation from MSUM faculty or other university.

- Attach a sample of your best writing, totaling no fewer than 5 pages and no more than 7 pages, from 200 or higher
   level English course at MSUM.

- Attach a copy of your current transcript.

Full time History major with a 3.0 GPA or higher.

No additional requirements needed

MSUM offers a variety of scholarships through the College of Arts, Media, and Communication whose major is in the School of Art, School of Communication and Journalism, School of Entertainment Industry and Technology, School of Media Arts and Design, School of Performing Arts.

No additional requirements needed

Graduate students who are majors of programs within the College of Education and Human Services.  Must be taking six (6) credits a semester with a mimimum GPA of 3.25.

No additional requirements needed

Students who are majors of programs within the College of Education and Human Services.  Must be taking nine (9) credits a semester with a minimum GPA of 2.75.

No additional requirements needed

MSUM offers a variety of Communication scholarships for incoming freshman students majoring in Communication Studies.

The Communication Studies Scholarship recognizes new students who have declared, or will declare, a major in communication studies.

Eligibility:

  1. High school seniors OR incoming transfer students who will be majoring in communication studies at MSUM;
  2. Current MSUM students who have recently declared the major;
  3. Recent transfer students who have declared a major in communication studies;
  4. This award is available to students who have not yet completed two semesters as a communication studies major.

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

Candidates who are junior or above who are majoring in English, and maintaining a 3.0 GPA or higher in English are eligible to apply. The Connie Oxton English Memorial scholarship is designated for students pursuing a degree in Secondary English Education. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need.

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 two letters of recommendation from MSUM faculty or other university.

Attach a sample of your best writing, totaling no fewer than 5 pages and no more than 7 pages, from 200 or higher level English course at MSUM.

Attach a copy of your current transcript.

The Construction Management scholarships are made possible by donations made to the MSU Moorhead Foundation by alumni and friends of the University. The scholarship recognizes outstanding academic achievement, as well as contributions to the construction profession, the campus, and the community through leadership and active participation in events and organizations.

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

Available to students pursuing their first MSUM undergraduate degree.  Applicants must be full time students (12 or more MSUM credits) each semester at MSUM. No GPA requirement - only that the student is in good standing according to University policies.  Female students in a nontraditional major with a 3.0 GPA or higher, and sophomore standing or above are eligible for to apply for this scholarship.

No additional requirements needed

The Counseling and Student Affairs (CNSA) Program offers two $500 scholarships each fall semester.  Scholarships will be awarded during the annual CNSA Alumni Social to be used for the spring semester.

Graduate students who have been accepted into the CNSA program and have completed one semester in the program will be eligible to apply.

A committee comprised of the CNSA faculty and two CNSA alumni will select the recipients of the two $500.00 scholarships. Scholarship decisions will be based on the following criteria: GPA, engagement in service and experience, and potential for success in the fields of counseling and/or student affairs.

No additional requirements needed

Generous donations from CSIS alumni and former and current faculty and staff have funded a Computer Science and Information Systems endowment for CSIS majors.

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

 

Generous donations from CSIS alumni and former and current faculty and staff have funded a Computer Science and Information Systems endowment for CSIS majors.

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 2022 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:  "Given the recession caused by COVID-19, should the Federal Government provide more fiscal stimulus?"

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

Upperclass students in any business-related major.

 

Attach a statement:  I plan to enroll in _____ # of credits Fall 2021;  _____# of credits Spring 2022

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

 

This scholarship is awarded to upperclass (sophomore/junior/senior) vocalist with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Recipients are required to participate in an ensemble on the vocal area from which they received the scholarship.

All Applicants: Attach a Music Resume that lists your instrument/vocal range, past and current ensemble participation (curricular and extracurricular), years of applied study, teachers, awards received, honors/achievements, service to your department, school, and community.

Attach a .pdf copy of your most recent DARS report (Both are available on eServices for MSUM students).

Students applying for a scholarship in a specific instrumental/vocal area or commercial music must prepare a 4-6 minute performance using appropriate audition material as advised by your faculty. Auditions will take place during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day each spring.

Current MSUM Upperclassman Students (having already attended at least one year at MSUM) who choose to apply for a Music Education or a Music Academic scholarship will be expected to participate in a formal interview during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day.

Students enrolled in a STEM program majoring in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physics or Math.  Preference to students with military experience.

No additional requirements needed

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Fall Semester Sophomore, Junior, Senior, and Certificate class level

Application Criteria:

  • Applicant must be a declared Studio Art Major with an emphasis in Ceramics

  • Upload a copy of your current transcript
  • Upload a digital portfolio (see the School of Art website for more information on the digital portfolio)

 

 

Full-time Paseka School of Business majors.

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

Attach a statement:  I plan to enroll in _____ # of credits Fall 2021;  _____# of credits Spring 2022

Named for long-time MSUM Political Science Professor David P. Flint, to encourage students with limited means to participate in Eurospring.

Students who participate in mock trials and Eurospring are eligible for this award. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.

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.

No additional requirements needed

Available to students pursuing their first MSUM undergraduate degree.  Applicants must be full time students (12 or more MSUM credits) each semester at MSUM. No GPA requirement - only that the student is in good standing according to University policies.

No additional requirements needed

 

 

Incoming freshmen planning on majoring in any area in the Humanities are eligible for this scholarship.

No additional requirements needed

The Delmar J. Hansen Scholarships are made possible by donations to the Delmar J. Hansen endowment fund by faculty, staff, alumni, and friends of the department. This scholarship recognizes outstanding academic achievement as well as contributions to the departments and community through leadership and active participation in events and organizations.

Eligibility:

  1. Be declared majors in communication studies, film production, film studies or theatre arts;
  2. Have a cumulate GPA of 3.0 or higher
  3. 90+ credits completed;
  4. Have made substantial contributions to department sponsored programs and activities;
  5. Have participated in other university and/or community activities.

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

The Delmar J. Hansen Scholarships are made possible by donations to the Delmar J. Hansen endowment fund by faculty, staff, alumni, and friends of the department. This scholarship recognizes outstanding academic achievement as well as contributions to the departments and community through leadership and active participation in events and organizations.

Eligibility:

  1. Be declared majors in communication studies, film production, film studies or theatre arts;
  2. Have a cumulate GPA of 3.0 or higher, and GPA of 3.25 or higher in major and liberal arts;
  3. 90+ credits;
  4. Have made outstanding contributions on a regular basis to department and/or major-sponsored programs and activities;
  5. Have participated in other university and/or community activities.

No additional requirements needed

The Delmar J. Hansen Scholarships are made possible by donations to the Delmar J. Hansen endowment fund by faculty, staff, alumni, and friends of the department. This scholarship recognizes outstanding academic achievement as well as contributions to the departments and community through leadership and active participation in events and organizations.

Eligibility:

  1. Be declared majors in communication studies, film production, film studies or theatre arts;
  2. Have a cumulate GPA of 3.0 or higher, and GPA of 3.25 or higher in major and liberal arts;
  3. 90+ credits;
  4. Have made outstanding contributions on a regular basis to department and/or major-sponsored programs and activities;
  5. Have participated in other university and/or community activities.

 

 

 

Current residents of Holmquist Hall are eligible for this scholarship.

Available to students pursuing their first MSUM undergraduate degree.  Applicants must be full time students (12 or more MSUM credits) each semester at MSUM. No GPA requirement - only that the student is in good standing according to University policies.

No additional requirements needed

Junior or senior with a GPA of 3.0 or above who graduated from Moorhead High School.

No additional requirements

 Eligibility:

  1. Applicant must be an MSUM School of Media Arts and Design major and have at least one year (two semesters) remaining at MSUM.
  2. Applicant must demonstrate strong abilities in their chosen area of emphasis.
  3. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA in MSUM School of Media Arts and Design course work and a 2.75 GPA overall in MSUM course work.
  4. This is an upper level scholarship and an application can be submitted as early as the Spring Semester of the sophomore year of study.
  5. Applicant must have completed at least one introductory art course and be currently enrolled in or have finished at least one art studio class at the 303 level or above.
  6. Current recipients of the scholarship must reapply each year if they wish to receive continued support.
  7. A student may receive no more than three years of awards from this scholarship.
  8. Award winners will be chosen based on quality of work and application requirements.
  9. Award winners will be notified by late April.
  10. Applicant must be enrolled full time (12 credits per semester), or, if you are in the certificate program, a minimum of 8 credits per semester.

No additional requirements needed

The Dian Lopez Computer Science Scholarships are for full time, female students, majoring in Computer Science who has completed CSIS 252 and have completed the data structure course in the Computer Science curriculum.

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

The Diana Bertsch Fehr scholarship award is an endowed scholarship for social work students admitted into the program who are juniors or seniors with a 3.5 or higher GPA. Student must have definite plans to pursue graduate education.  One scholarship will be awarded per year.

Criteria:

  1. Enrolled as a fulltime MSUM student during the award disbursement.
  2. Must be pursuing a BSW or MSW degree.
  3. Have financial need.  Based on filing the FAFSA at fafsa.gov by the deadline date.

No additional requirements needed

Awarded to a Psychology major who meet the following:

1) high achiever in developmental psych research
2) high GPA
3) plan for grad school or career in developmental science

No additional requirements

Students who show financial need from the Napoleon, N.D. school district. Next choice would be someone from Logan County. If no applicant from Logan County, the award will be given to someone from North Dakota.

Available to students pursuing their first MSUM undergraduate degree.  Applicants must be full time students (12 or more MSUM credits) each semester at MSUM. No GPA requirement - only that the student is in good standing according to University policies. 

Need is determined by 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.

No additional requirements needed

 

The purpose of the endowment is to provide scholarships to students in their senior year majoring in English, Language, Literature or History and committed to an international perspective in their professional plans.

Student must be enrolled as a full time student during actual disbusement of award and a senior at time of award.

Preference will be given to a student who will pursue a graduate degree with professional plans which include international work or connection.  A demonstrated attitude of responsible service to community and world as an outgrowth of educational opportunity.

Attach two letters of recommendation from English Department faculty.

Attach a sample of your best writing, totaling no fewer than 5 pages and no more than 7 pages, from 200 or higher level English course at MSUM.

Attach a copy of your current transcript.

Students studying in East Asia are eligible for this scholarship. Preference is given to those studying in China.

Named for former MSUM President Roland Dille. Preference for students studying in East Asia.

No additional requirements needed

This scholarship is available to students from an underrepresented or underserved population who meet the following conditions:  identify as African American/Black, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander, and/or Hispanic/Latino; undergraduate or graduate student; US Citizen or Permanent Resident.

Must complete the Dragon Success Plan faciliated through the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.  Must complete at least 12 credits per semester and maintain at least a 2.00 GPA or higher every semester.  May be renewed for subsequent semesters, contingent upon funding.

Attach an essay (250 words or less) to the following:
  -  As a student from a diverse background, please share how your background and experiences will enrich the
     diversity of the MSUM campus community.

Full time student majoring in Elementary Education

Submit your academic transcripts or DARS

Students majoring in Accounting.

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

Attach a statement:  I plan to enroll in _____ # of credits Fall 2021;  _____# of credits Spring 2022

Upper class students majoring in Physical Education Teaching are eligible for this scholarship. Preference goes to students planning to teach elementary physical education.

Write a 250-500 word essay on what your professional goals are on your intent to teach elementary education.

This scholarship is available to Early Childhood Education majors.  Applicant must be enrolled in the School of Teaching & Learning and must be in good academic standing.

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

This scholarship is awarded to upperclass (junior/senior) music major or music minor with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Recipients are required to participate in an ensemble on the instrument/vocal area from which they received the scholarship.

This merit based award is designated for a female voice major, soprano or mezzo-soprano, who is in her junior or senior year in the Music Department.

All Applicants: Attach a Music Resume that lists your instrument/vocal range, past and current ensemble participation (curricular and extracurricular), years of applied study, teachers, awards received, honors/achievements, service to your department, school, and community.

Attach a .pdf copy of your most recent DARS report (Both are available on eServices for MSUM students).

Students applying for a scholarship in a specific instrumental/vocal area or commercial music must prepare a 4-6 minute performance using appropriate audition material as advised by your faculty. Auditions will take place during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day each spring.

Current MSUM Upperclassman Students (having already attended at least one year at MSUM) who choose to apply for a Music Education or a Music Academic scholarship will be expected to participate in a formal interview during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day.

Freshmen who participate in Festival Choir (aka, the non-auditioned "University Choir") are eligible for this award. The winner of this award is selected exclusively by the MSUM Director of Choral Activities.

All Applicants: Attach a Music Resume that lists your instrument/vocal range, past and current ensemble participation (curricular and extracurricular), years of applied study, teachers, awards received, honors/achievements, service to your department, school, and community.

Attach a .pdf copy of your most recent DARS report (Both are available on eServices for MSUM students).

Students applying for a scholarship in a specific instrumental/vocal area or commercial music must prepare a 4-6 minute performance using appropriate audition material as advised by your faculty. Auditions will take place during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day each spring.

Current MSUM Upperclassman Students (having already attended at least one year at MSUM) who choose to apply for a Music Education or a Music Academic scholarship will be expected to participate in a formal interview during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day.

This scholarship is awarded to upperclass (sophomore/junior/senior) double reed instrumentalist with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Recipients are required to participate in an ensemble on the instrument area from which they received the scholarship.

All Applicants: Attach a Music Resume that lists your instrument/vocal range, past and current ensemble participation (curricular and extracurricular), years of applied study, teachers, awards received, honors/achievements, service to your department, school, and community.

Attach a .pdf copy of your most recent DARS report (Both are available on eServices for MSUM students).

Students applying for a scholarship in a specific instrumental/vocal area or commercial music must prepare a 4-6 minute performance using appropriate audition material as advised by your faculty. Auditions will take place during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day each spring.

Current MSUM Upperclassman Students (having already attended at least one year at MSUM) who choose to apply for a Music Education or a Music Academic scholarship will be expected to participate in a formal interview during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day.

This upperclass scholarship is designated for Art Education students with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who are citizens of the United States. Must have declared Art Education as their major and have a 3.0 GPA overall, and must continue to be involved in the School of Art following the Art Education program requirements while receiving the scholarship. The application includes a written statement describing the importance of Art Education for K-12 students and ten images in digital format.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Fall Semester Junior and Senior class level
  • Upload a copy of your current transcript
  • Upload a statement describing the importance of Art Education for K-12 students.
  • Upload a digital portfolio (see the School of Art website for more information on the digital portfolio)

 

 

This scholarship is awarded to upperclass (sophomore/junior/senior) brass instrumentalist. Trumpeters are preferred with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Recipients are required to participate in an ensemble on the instrumental area from which they received the scholarship.

All Applicants: Attach a Music Resume that lists your instrument/vocal range, past and current ensemble participation (curricular and extracurricular), years of applied study, teachers, awards received, honors/achievements, service to your department, school, and community.

Attach a .pdf copy of your most recent DARS report (Both are available on eServices for MSUM students).

Students applying for a scholarship in a specific instrumental/vocal area or commercial music must prepare a 4-6 minute performance using appropriate audition material as advised by your faculty. Auditions will take place during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day each spring.

Current MSUM Upperclassman Students (having already attended at least one year at MSUM) who choose to apply for a Music Education or a Music Academic scholarship will be expected to participate in a formal interview during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day.

The Dr. James and Elaine Hatzenbuhler Math Scholarship is awarded to an incoming transfer student who is pursuing a mathematics major (renewable for a second year if a minimum GPA of 3.0 is maintained in mathematics courses along with satisfactory progress toward a mathematics degree). Requirements: Must have a declared Mathematics Major (this includes Math Education and Actuarial Science). Initial applicants must have completed the equivalent of Calculus I (Math 261) and Calculus II (Math 262). They must also have completed a minimum of 24 semester hours of college credit with a minimum 3.0 GPA both overall and in previous math courses that count toward a mathematics major.

Student majoring in the School of Teaching and Learning

Submit an academic transcript or DARS

This scholarship is awarded to an Upperclassman (Sophomore, Junior, or Senior) who is registered for applied voice lessons and one of the large choral ensembles at MSUM. Applicants are not required to have a music major or minor.

Attach a Music Resume that lists your vocal range, past and current ensemble participation (curricular and extracurricular), years of applied study, teachers, awards received, honors/achievements, and service to your department, school, and community.

Attach a .pdf copy of your most recent Degree Audit Report (DARS) (available on eServices for MSUM students).

Students applying must prepare a 4-6 minute performance using appropriate audition material as advised by your faculty. Auditions will take place during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day each spring.

Current MSUM Upperclassman (having already attended at least one year at MSUM) who choose to apply for a Music Education or a Music Academic scholarship will be expected to participate in a formal interview during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day.

This scholarship is available to students from an underrepresented or underserved population who meet the following conditions:  identify as African American/Black, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander, and/or Hispanic/Latino; undergraduate or graduate student; US Citizen or Permanent Resident.

Must complete the Dragon Success Plan facilitated through the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.  Must complete at least 12 credits per semester and maintain at least a 2.00 GPA or higher every semester.  May be renewed for subsequent semesters, contingent upon funding.

Attach an essay (250 words or less) to the following:
  -  As a student from a diverse background, please share how your background and experiences will enrich the
      diversity of the MSUM campus community.

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:  "Given the recession caused by COVID-19, should the Federal Government provide more fiscal stimulus?"

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

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

 

Graduate student who has completed at least 16 credits in the Educational Leadership Program are eligible for this award. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.5.

No additional requirements needed

Students whose major is in Accounting.

 

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

 - Attach a statement: I plan to enroll in _____# of credits Fall 2021; _____ # of credits Spring 2022

Students in the Women's and Gender Studies program in good academic standing.

No additional requirements needed

This scholarship is for Junior and Senior class level students with a 3.0 GPA in art courses. It is available for applicants who are Art majors with an emphasis in painting.

  • Upload a copy of your current transcript
  • Upload a digital portfolio (see the School of Art website for more information on the digital portfolio) or an art history paper.

This scholarship is available to students majoring in Elementary Education.

Applicants must be enrolled in the School of Teaching & Learning and be of good academic standing.

No additional requirements needed

This scholarship is designated for students of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation of South Dakota.  In memory of Palma Nelson Loftness.

Must complete at least 12 credits per semester and maintain at least a 2.0 GPA.  May be renewed for subsequent semesters, contingent upon funding.

Attach an essay (250 words or less) to the following:
  -  As a student from a diverse background, please share how your background and experiences will
     enrich the diversity of the MSUM campus community.

The English Department offers several scholarship awards for academic excellence. Eligible candidates must be majoring in English and maintaining a 3.0 GPA or higher in English. Applicants must also have sophomore standing or higher at the time of application.

Attach two letters of recommendation from MSUM faculty or other university.

Attach a sample of your best writing, totaling no fewer than 5 pages and no more than 7 pages, from 200 or higher level English course at MSUM.

Attach a copy of your current transcript.

This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate piano student with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Recipients are required to participate in an ensemble on the instrument/vocal area from which they received the scholarship.

All Applicants: Attach a Music Resume that lists your instrument/vocal range, past and current ensemble participation (curricular and extracurricular), years of applied study, teachers, awards received, honors/achievements, service to your department, school, and community.

Attach a .pdf copy of your most recent DARS report (Both are available on eServices for MSUM students).

Students applying for a scholarship in a specific instrumental/vocal area or commercial music must prepare a 4-6 minute performance using appropriate audition material as advised by your faculty. Auditions will take place during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day each spring.

Current MSUM Upperclassman Students (having already attended at least one year at MSUM) who choose to apply for a Music Education or a Music Academic scholarship will be expected to participate in a formal interview during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day.

This scholarship is designated for an older than average female student.

Available to students pursuing their first MSUM undergraduate degree.  Applicants must be full time students (12 or more MSUM credits) each semester at MSUM. No GPA requirement - only that the student is in good standing according to University policies.

No additional requirements needed

This scholarship is available to junior or senior students majoring in Elementary or Special Education.

Applicants must be enrolled in the School of Teaching & Learning and be of good academic standing.

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

The English Department offers several scholarship awards for academic excellence. Eligible candidates must be majoring in English and maintaining a 3.0 GPA or higher in English. Applicants must also have a junior standing or higher.

Attach two letters of recommendation from MSUM faculty or other university.

Attach a sample of your best writing, totaling no fewer than 5 pages and no more than 7 pages, from 200 or higher level English course at MSUM.

Attach a copy of your current transcript.

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 2021 Fall semester.

 

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

 

  • The applicant must be a declared major in the School of Art and have at least one year left (two semesters) of their studies at MSUM.
  • The student applying must have a 3.0 in MSUM School of Art coursework and a 2.75 overall GPA in MSUM coursework.
  • The applicant must be enrolled full time (12 credits per semester) or if enrolled in the Certificate in Portfolio Development program a minimum of 8 credits.
  • The applicant must have completed at least one introductory course and be currently enrolled in or have finished at least one art studio class at the 303 level or above.
  • A student may receive no more than three years of awards from this scholarship.
  • Current recipients of this scholarship must reapply each year if they wish to have continued support.
  • Award winners will be chosen based on the quality of their artwork and the fulfillment of the application requirements.
  • Recipients of this scholarship will be required to give a formal public presentation of recent work at the School of Art colloquium.
  • Upload a digital portfolio. Digital portfolio guidelines.
  • Upload a letter of application that includes a personal statement regarding your commitment to the study of art.
  • Upload an artist statement.

This scholarship is awarded to a freshman of any major or minor. Recipients are required to participate in an ensemble on the instrument/vocal area from which they received the scholarship.

Attach a Music Resume that lists your instrument/vocal range, past and current ensemble participation (curricular and extracurricular), years of applied study, teachers, awards received, honors/achievements, service to your department, school, and community.

Scholarship Auditions for the 2021-2022 school year will be held on Monday, February 15, 2021 or by appointment prior to March 1. Students may also provide a link to an online audition (YouTube, DropBox) prior to the March 1 deadline if they cannot come to campus, but on campus auditions are preferred if possible. Contact the School of Performing Arts to set up your appointment.

  1.  Must be enrolled in the School of Media Arts & Design
  2.  Must have a GPA of 3.0 or above.
  3.  Should be involved in department activities

No additional requirements needed

  1. You will declare a Theater major.
  2. A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  3. Outstanding achievement in academics, artistic/creative activities, or department service.
  4. You will actively participate in departmental co-curricular activities.

Must participate in an audition/interview held during the Upperclass Scholarship Audition Day (held in March, exact date TBA).  Requirements are as follows:

Acting:  Two contrasting contemporary monologues, and one classic monologue (5 minute time limit)

Musical Theatre:  Two contrasting musical theatre songs, and one monologue (5 minute time limit)

Theatre Design and Technology:  Technical Portfolio and interview

For additional information regarding scheduling an audition/interview, please contact the Director of Theatre, Craig Ellingson at craig.ellingson@mnstate.edu

 

 

 

Available to students pursuing their first MSUM undergraduate degree.  Applicants must be full time students (12 or more MSUM credits) each semester at MSUM. No GPA requirement - only that the student is in good standing according to University policies.

No additional requirements needed

 

This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate music major or music minor with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Recipients are required to participate in an ensemble on the instrument/vocal area from which they received the scholarship. Preference will be given to a pianist.

All Applicants: Attach a Music Resume that lists your instrument/vocal range, past and current ensemble participation (curricular and extracurricular), years of applied study, teachers, awards received, honors/achievements, service to your department, school, and community.

Attach a .pdf copy of your most recent DARS report (Both are available on eServices for MSUM students).

Students applying for a scholarship in a specific instrumental/vocal area or commercial music must prepare a 4-6 minute performance using appropriate audition material as advised by your faculty. Auditions will take place during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day each spring.

Current MSUM Upperclassman Students (having already attended at least one year at MSUM) who choose to apply for a Music Education or a Music Academic scholarship will be expected to participate in a formal interview during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day.

Students who have served or are currently serving in the U.S. Military and are in an education-related major are eligible for this scholarship.

Applicants must be enrolled in the School of Teaching & Learning and be of good academic standing.

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

Floyd Hans was born in Addison Township, rural Davenport, ND.  He farmed the family farm until his retirement in 1968.  He was an active member of the Canaan Moravian Church, including Sunday school superintendent until he moved to Fargo.

Awarded to full time upper class students in good academic standing.

No additional requirements needed

Full time undergraduate students enrolled in the Speech/Language/Hearing Sciences program.  Must be an active member in the undergraduate Collegiate Sertoma/National Student Speech, Language, Hearing Association.

No additional requirements needed

The Freshman Mathematics Scholarship award is given to first-year mathematics majors (including math education, actuarial science, or math with a computational emphasis).  The scholarship is renewable for a second year if a minimum GPA of 3.0 is maintained in mathematics courses along with continued progress toward a mathematics degree.

Please provide a list of mathematics related honors you have received or mathematical activities in which you have participated.

Attach a signed letter of recommendation from one of your high school mathematics teachers.

This scholarship is awarded to a freshman of any major or minor. Recipients are required to participate in an ensemble on the instrument/vocal area from which they received the scholarship.

Attach a Music Resume that lists your instrument/vocal range, past and current ensemble participation (curricular and extracurricular), years of applied study, teachers, awards received, honors/achievements, service to your department, school, and community.

Scholarship Auditions for the 2021-2022 school year will be held on Monday, February 15, 2021 or by appointment prior to March 1. Students may also provide a link to an online audition (YouTube, DropBox) prior to the March 1 deadline if they cannot come to campus, but on campus auditions are preferred if possible. Contact the School of Performing Arts to set up your appointment.

Incoming freshman who will declare a major in the School of Media Arts & Design (Animation, Film Production, Film Studies, Graphic Communications and Graphic Design).  You will actively participate in departmental co-curricular activities.

Attach two signed letters of recommendation from your teacher/director or another individual qualified to speak of your strengths in the Media Arts and Design programs.

The applicant must be a declared major in the School of Art with the intention of pursuing a degree in the Fine Arts.

 

 

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION

  1. A letter of interest indicating your reasons for pursuing an art degree or career in the arts.
  2. One or two letters of recommendation.
  3. Upload your work as a digital portfolio. Digital portfolio guidelines.

 

Freshman and Transfer students may be music majors or non-majors, but students receiving this scholarship are required to participate in an ensemble on the instrument (or within the vocal area) from which they received the scholarship throughout the award year.

Live auditions on campus prior to March 1st are preferable but are not required. A prepared recording consisting of representative compositions (4-8 minutes in length) may be substituted. Accompanied performances are desirable but not required.

If you cannot come to campus for a live audition during a Scholarship Audition Day or on a privately scheduled date prior to March 1, create a Youtube video and email a link for the video directly to the School of Performing Arts a spa@mnstate.edu listing your name, contact information, and audition area (voice, guitar, trumpet, etc.). Contact the School of Performing Arts for more information if you need assistance: 218.477.2101 or School of Performing Arts.

Attach a Music Resume that lists your instrument/vocal range, past and current ensemble participation (curricular and extracurricular), years of applied study, teachers, awards received, honors/achievements, service to your ensembles, school, and community.

Freshman and Transfer students may be music majors or non-majors, but students receiving this scholarship are required to participate in an ensemble on the instrument (or within the vocal area) from which they received the scholarship throughout the award year.

Live auditions on campus prior to March 1st are preferable but are not required. A prepared recording consisting of representative compositions (4-8 minutes in length) may be substituted. Accompanied performances are desirable but not required.

If you cannot come to campus for a live audition during a Scholarship Audition Day or on a privately scheduled date prior to March 1st, create a Youtube video and email a link for the video directly to the School of Performing Arts a spa@mnstate.edu listing your name, contact information, and audition area (voice, guitar, trumpet, etc.). Contact the School of Performing Arts for more information if you need assistance: 218.477.2101 or School of Performing Arts.

Attach a Music Resume that lists your instrument/vocal range, past and current ensemble participation (curricular and extracurricular), years of applied study, teachers, awards received, honors/achievements, service to your ensembles, school, and community.

This merit- and need-based scholarship is available to students majoring or minoring in business and/or economic programs.

Need based is determined by 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 a copy of your current transcript or DARS (both available on eServices for MSUM students). 

Attach a statement:  I plan to enroll in _____ # of credits Fall 2021;  _____# of credits Spring 2022

Applicants must be a senior standing in fall of 2020 with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

- List any awards, honors or scholarships you have received.

- Describe your participation in research and any accomplishments in this area.

- Attach a resume or CV.

This scholarship is for full-time, incoming freshmen with high probability of success perhaps as indicated by a high ACT score,  whose major is in the Paseka School of Business.

Attach a statement: I plan to enroll in _____# of credits Fall 2021; _____ # of credits Spring 2022

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

This scholarship is available to American Indian students (tribal enrollment is not required).

Must complete the Dragon Success Plan facilitated through the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.  Must complete at least 12 credits per semester and maintain at least a 2.0 GPA every semester.  May be renewed for subsequent semesters, contingent upon funding.

Attach an essay (250words or less) to the following:
  -  As a student from a diverse background, please share how your background and experiences will
      enrich the diversity of the MSUS campus community.

Upperclass student with a 3.0 GPA or higher.  Preferred departments and programs are: Construction Management, Operations Management, or Business.

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

This scholarship is intended to assist MSUM English students to continue graduate studies in England. Preferred qualifications include an interest in English literature, with an emphasis on Shakespeare.

Attach two letters of recommendation from MSUM faculty or other university.

Attach a sample of your best writing, totaling no fewer than 5 pages and no more than 7 pages, from 200 or higher level English course at MSUM.

Attach a copy of your current transcript.

Named for former Vice President of Public Affairs Dr. Gerry Haukebo, who established the Office of Study Abroad in 1987.

This scholarship is designated for students who are applying to study abroad for at least one semester. This student must have good character, well thought out goals and objectives, and demonstrate financial need.

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.

 

No additional requirements needed

Students from Minnesota entering the teaching field are eligible for this scholarship.

Applicant must be enrolled in the School of Teaching & Learning and must be of good academic standing.

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

Junior or senior students majoring in Elementary Education who originated from the Hawley or Barnsville school districts. The recipient must also demonstrate high academic standards.

Applicant must be enrolled in the School of Teaching & Learning and must be of good academic standing.

 

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

Recipient will be enrolled full time in the Paseka School of Business.  Recipient may or may not be an incoming freshman.

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

Attach a statement:  I plan to enroll in _____ # of credits Fall 2021;  _____# of credits Spring 2022

Senior majoring in Elementary Education who demonstrates activities and interests that reflect concern for children; demonstrate diligent, methodical means of accomplishing goals; and have a strong moral compass.

Applicant must be enrolled in the School of Teaching & Learning and must be of good academic standing.

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

Named in honor of former MSUM student Gretchen Hanson. For female students studying in Australia.  Minimum GPA of 2.75 required.

No additional requirements needed

Student will be pursuing a teaching degree who is enrolled as a full time student with demonstrated financial need.  Minimum 3.0 GPA.

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

Applicants must be a sophomore, junior or senior standing the fall of 2020 with a minimum GPA of 3.5.

- Attach an essay describing your participation in research and any accomplishments in this area.

- Attach a list of any awards, honors or scholarships you have received.

The recipient must be enrolled as a full time student during the actual disbursement of the award(s), and must have financial need as defined by Federal regulations.  Student must file the 2021-2022 FAFSA by the scholarship deadline of February 1, 2021.

No additional requirements

Available to junior or senior students pursuing their first MSUM undergraduate degree.  Applicants must be full time students (12 or more MSUM credits) each semester at MSUM with a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher.

No additional requirements needed

 

 

This upper class scholarship is designated for Construction Management majors with a 2.5 GPA or higher.

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

  • Sophomores or juniors at the time of application
  • 3.5 GPA or higher
  • Successful candidates will have a record of leadership and/or service within the natural sciences and/or mathematics

Attach a separate document describing leadership roles in natural science or math activities in which you have participated.  Rank these activities with the one you consider the most important or significant as "1."

Available to students pursuing their first MSUM undergraduate degree who are from Wadena, MN.  Applicants must be full time students (12 or more MSUM credits) each semester at MSUM. No GPA requirement - only that the student is in good standing according to University policies.

No additional requirements needed

Full-time students majoring in Elementary Education are eligible for this scholarship.

Applicants must be enrolled in the School of Teaching & Learning and must be of good academic standing.

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

Full time students pursuing a teaching profession may apply for this scholarship.

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

Junior or senior students majoring in elementary education, who are in good academic standing, have need, and are of good character, are eligible for this award.

Applicants must be enrolled in the School of Teaching & Learning and must be of good academic standing.

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

This scholarship is available to American Indian students (tribal enrollment is not required). Must be a tull time student.

Must complete the Dragon Success Plan facilitated through the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. May be renewed for subsequent semesters, contingent upon funding.

Attach an essay (250 words or less) to the following:
  -  As a student from a diverse background, please share how your background and experiences will
      enrich the diversity of the MSUM campus community.

Available to students pursuing their first MSUM undergraduate degree.  Applicants must be full time students (12 or more MSUM credits) each semester at MSUM. No GPA requirement - only that the student is in good standing according to University policies.

No additional requirements needed

Must be an Honors Program student in good standing (minimum GPA of 3.3) with at least 3 credits of Honors program classes OR a Scholar's Apprentice recipient.  Must be a sophomore at the time of the award.

- One letter of recommendation from a faculty member

- Attach your academic transcript

Moorhead High School students entering into Construction Management, Global Supply Chain Management, or Project Management at MSUM are eligible for this merit-based scholarship.

 

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

Students majoring in History or Social Studies who are in good academic standing.

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

Students from Moorhead High School involved in music or mass communications are eligible for this scholarship.

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

Freshman students from Moorhead High School majoring in music or mass communications are eligible for this scholarship.

Attach a Music Resume that lists your instrument/vocal range, past and current ensemble participation (curricular and extracurricular), years of applied study, teachers, awards received, honors/achievements, service to your department, school, and community.

Schedule an audition prior to March 1 by contacting the School of Performing Arts (spa@mnstate.edu) or attend one of our formal Scholarship Preview/Audition Days (visit mnstate.edu/music/scholarships/ for more information) or provide a link to an online audition (YouTube, DropBox). On-campus auditions are preferred if possible.

Must be an Honors Program student in good standing (minimum GPA of 3.3) with at least 9 credits of Honors program classes OR a Scholar's Apprentice recipient.  Must be a Senior at the time of the award.

- One letter of recommendation from a faculty member

- Attach your academic transcript

 

Honors Scholarships are awarded by nomination and performance/presentation. Students are nominated by faculty in any area based on the upperclass scholarship auditions. Students undergo an audition/presentation process to be given an Honors Scholarship.

Music Honors Scholarship criteria:

  1. Be a junior or senior music major (minors are not eligible).
  2. Students must have successfully completed 4 semesters of applied lessons and ensembles as well as all required theory and piano courses.
  3. Be enrolled as a full time music major of the year the scholarship is awarded (including student teaching or an internship).
  4. Have a departmental and university GPA of 3.0 or higher at the time of the audition.

Attach a .pdf copy of your current transcript or DARS report (Both are available on eServices for MSUM students).

Nominees for Honors Scholarships will be selected by a faculty committee and names posted by 12:30 p.m. on the Upperclass Scholarship Day (held in March, exact date TBD).

Auditions consist of a 4-6 minute performance or presentation during Audition Day afternoon.

Presentations should represent the applicant’s work in their major area (e.g. Commercial Music, Music Education, etc.), and may include a live performance, a recording, a project presentation, or a scholarly research paper read aloud.

Honors performances and presentations will be judged by a faculty committee during a performance open to the public.

Students who have completed their freshman year, and who demonstrate scholastic excellence are eligible for this scholarship. Preference is given to students who have completed their sophomore or junior year and demonstrate financial need.

Applicants must declare a major in Advertising, Broadcast Journalism, Integrated Ad & PR, Multimedia Journalism, Photojournalism or Public Relations and must demonstrate a strong academic performance.

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

Freshman students from the Lake Park, Minn. area who has financial need determined by filling out the FAFSA.

Scholarships are made possible through donations made to the MSU Moorhead Foundation by alumni and friends of the University.  These are a one year competitive scholarship and awards are made based solely on the application materials received with the application.  Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. 

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

No additional requirements needed

The recipient will be a full time student majoring in Construction Management or Operations Management with a construction management emphasis.  If no Construction Management major, then a student majoring in Accounting.

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

 

Available to undergraduate students seeking their first undergraduate degree, from a culturally diverse background, who are either entering freshmen or transfer students with high academic standing and accomplishments. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident or refugee candidate to apply. The Scholarship is competitive; selection is based on the applicant's strengths and attributes. The scholarship is for $3,000 per year, renewable based on maintaining a cumulative minimum GPA of 3.0 at the end of each spring semester. If awarded, this replaces any academic scholarship previously awarded.

This scholarship is awarded as funds become available.

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.

No additional requirements needed

 

This scholarship is awarded to upperclass (sophomore/junior/senior) vocal music major with a minimum 3.0 GPA.  Recipients are required to participate in an ensemble on the instrument/vocal area from which they received the scholarship.

Attach a Music Resume that lists your instrument/vocal range, past and current ensemble participation (curricular and extracurricular), years of applied study, teachers, awards received, honors/achievements, service to your department, school, and community. 

Attach a .pdf copy of your most recent DARS report (Both are available on eServices for MSUM students). 

Students applying for a scholarship in a specific instrumental/vocal area or commercial music must prepare a 4-6 minute performance using appropriate audition material as advised by your faculty.  Auditions will take place during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day each spring. 

Current MSUM Upperclassman Students (having already attended at least one year at MSUM) who choose to apply for a Music Education or a Music Academic scholarship will be expected to participate in a formal interview during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day.

 

 

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.

Awarded to incoming freshman or current MSUM students who graduated from Underwood, Minnesota high school.  Preference will be given to student with a declared major within Paseka School of Business.

No additional requirements needed

James Wallen Scholarship in Mathematics is awarded to a junior mathematics major to support their senior year of study based on their scholarly achievement in their mathematics coursework. Requirements: Recipients must be a full time student during academic year.

Full time; first preference is physical disability; second preference is learning disability

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Available to students pursuing their first MSUM undergraduate degree.  Applicants must be full time students (12 or more MSUM credits) each semester at MSUM. No GPA requirement - only that the student is in good standing according to University policies.

No additional requirements needed

North Dakota and Minnesota residents pursuing a BA or BFA degree in Art with an emphasis in Graphic Design are eligible for this award. Applicants must also be a member of the LGBTQ Identifying Students and Allies. 

This scholarship is awarded to Graphic Design majors that are actively involved in the student organization SPECTRUM and work to improve school climate for all students, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.

Applicant must be enrolled in the School of Media Arts & Design, have a GPA of 3.0 or above and should be involved in department activities.

No additional requirements needed

This scholarship is designated for students who will be juniors or seniors for fall 2021 and/or spring 2022 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.

Upper class students with a good academic record who demonstrate leadership in the community and on campus are eligible for this award.

No additional requirements needed

Available to students pursuing their first MSUM undergraduate degree.  Applicants must be full time students (12 or more MSUM credits) each semester at MSUM. No GPA requirement - only that the student is in good standing according to University policies.

No additional requirements needed

 

This scholarship is awarded to upperclass (sophomore/junior/senior) music major or music minor with a minimum 3.0 GPA who will be a full time student.  Recipients are required to participate in an ensemble on the instrument/vocal area from which they received the scholarship. Preference will be given to a female vocalist.

Attach a Music Resume that lists your instrument/vocal range, past and current ensemble participation (curricular and extracurricular), years of applied study, teachers, awards received, honors/achievements, service to your department, school, and community.

Attach a .pdf copy of your most recent DARS report (Both are available on eServices for MSUM students).

Students applying for a scholarship in a specific instrumental/vocal area or commercial music must prepare a 4-6 minute performance using appropriate audition material as advised by your faculty.  Auditions will take place during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day each spring.

Current MSUM Upperclassman Students (having already attended at least one year at MSUM) who choose to apply for a Music Education or a Music Academic scholarship will be expected to participate in a formal interview during the Upperclassman Scholarship Audition Day.