College of Science, Health & the Environment Scholarships

  • MSUM offers a variety of science, health and environmental scholarships for current and incoming students. The College of Science, Health and the Environment scholarships are listed below. You can apply for program and major scholarships through the online scholarship application.

  • Anjali Lall Pre-Medical Scholarship
    Description:

    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.

    Year In School: Junior (60-89 credits); Senior (90+ credits); Sophomore (30-59 credits)
    Majors, Programs & Interests: Pre-Med
    GPA: 3.50 - 4.00
    Enrollment: Full-time (12+ credits)
    Goldwater Scholarship
    Description:

    The Goldwater Scholarship is a highly competitive national scholarship program for students who intend to pursue a research-based career in science, mathematics, and/or engineering. The scholarship is intended for students with one or two years of undergraduate study left, and provides up to $7,500 per year toward documented educational expenses. Each university is allowed to nominate only four (4) applicants to the Goldwater Scholarship program each year, so we have developed this application process to choose MSUM’s nominees.

    Submit the Application for Nomination

    For more information, visit the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program site.

    • Sophomores or juniors who intend to pursue careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering. Pre-medical students are eligible only if they intend to pursue a research career rather than a career as a medical doctor in a private setting. See Goldwater Eligibility Criteria
    • Cumulative GPA of 3.6.
    • U.S. Citizen, permanent resident or U.S. National.
    • Students must be nominated by their university
    Year In School: Junior (60-89 credits); Sophomore (30-59 credits)
    Majors, Programs & Interests: Acturial Science; Astronomy; Biochemistry; Biology; Chemistry; Computer Science; Mathematics; Natural Sciences; Physics; Pre-Med
    GPA: 3.60 - 4.00
    Enrollment: - Any -
    Hazel and Simon Nakken Endowed Scholarship
    Description:
    • 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
    Year In School: Junior (60-89 credits); Senior (90+ credits)
    Majors, Programs & Interests: Acturial Science; Astronomy; Biology; Chemistry; Mathematics; Natural Sciences
    GPA: 3.50 - 4.00
    Enrollment: Full-time (12+ credits)
    Marvin Geib Pre-Medical Scholarship
    Description:

    Applicant must be a junior or senior that has stated intent to apply for medical school to become a medical doctor. 

    Year In School: Junior (60-89 credits); Senior (90+ credits)
    Majors, Programs & Interests: Pre-Med
    GPA: 3.00 - 4.00
    Enrollment: Full-time (12+ credits)
    MSUM Science Scholarship
    Description:

    Majoring in biology education, physics education, chemistry education, or Earth science education, 3.0 GPA

    Year In School: - Any -
    Majors, Programs & Interests: Biology Education; Chemistry Education; Earth Science Education; Physics Education; Sciences
    GPA: 3.00 - 4.00
    Enrollment: Full-time (12+ credits)