Current Student Scholarships

Upper class scholarships are available to current MSU Moorhead students pursuing their first undergraduate degree who have completed at least 12 MSUM semester credits by the end of fall semester who are in good standing. Minnesota State University Alumni Foundation offers scholarships gifted by alumni, businesses, friends and foundations to incoming, current, and graduate students. Many of these scholarships are available through individual departments, colleges and programs. Application and recommendation form are available in October with a deadline date of February 1 each year.

MSUM students in the second semester of their sophomore year or later, maintaining a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher at the end of fall semester are eligible to apply.  A letter of support from a current MSUM faculty member proposing how the applicant will be engaged in an apprenticeship under the faculty member's supervision must be submitted with the application.

The scholarship is $10,000 ($5,000 per year for tuition for the final two years of attendance of a student's first bachelor's degree).

A letter of endorsement from an MSUM faculty member proposing how the applicant will be engaged in an apprentice relationship under the faculty member's supervision must be submitted

A letter from student on what the apprenticeship will be and how this apprenticeship will benefit the department and the student.

 

Competitive Upper Class Scholarships

Upper class scholarships are available to students pursing their first MSUM undergraduate degree. Applicants must be enrolled full-time (12 or more credits) each semester. The application is available annually October 1 with a February 1 deadline.

Complete only one application to be considered for the following 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

 

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

 

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

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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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.

 

 

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

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

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

 

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

 

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

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

 

This scholarship is designated for students who graduated from Hawley High School.

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 for freshmen students from Fertile, Minn. If no freshman applies, the scholarship is available to upper class students from Fertile, or to an upper class education major.

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 reserved for students from the Glyndon, Minn., area.

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 need-based scholarship is designated for Founders’ Week.

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

This scholarship is designated for an older than average male student with financial need.

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 need is determined by the results from filing the FAFSA.

No additional requirements needed

This scholarship is open to all students and will be awarded based on academic ability, and community and school service.

Available to students pursuing their first MSUM undergraduate degree.  Applicants must be full time students (12 or more 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 designated for students seeking their first undergraduate degree who show financial need.

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 need is determined through the FAFASA. 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 available for a resident of Moorhead or the surrounding area.

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

 

This scholarship is designated for an older than average female, preferably a Minnesota resident, who shows academic promise.

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 recipient of this upper class scholarship must be a junior/senior who is a member of a MSUM fraternity or sorority who has a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.

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.  Preference will be given to students who show financial need.

 

No additional requirements needed

This scholarship is available to full-time students with a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA, who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents, seeking their first undergraduate degree and demonstrate financial need.

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 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.

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

No additional requirements needed

Need-based 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.

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