Available to students pursuing their first MSUM undergraduate degree who have completed at least 12 MSUM credits by the end of the current fall semester. 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. Students receiving renewal scholarships (i.e.
freshman automatics) are eligible to receive one of the following
scholarships in addition to their renewal scholarship (if awarded).
Upper Class Scholarship application for 2017-2018
Upper Class Recommendation form for 2017-2018
Scholarships are awarded in the spring for the following academic year.
Current MSUM students (must meet criteria listed):
Current MSUM students (no criteria):
Note: The criteria for some scholarships may include financial need. An evaluation of financial need is done through a review of FAFSA information (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) that has been provided to the MSUM Office of Scholarship and Financial Aid. If you have not completed a FAFSA form already, you can do so at www.fafsa.gov.
Students in the second semester of the sophomore year or later, maintaining a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or greater at the end of each fall semester are eligible to apply. Current MSUM and incoming transfer students are eligible to apply. 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 along with the application. The scholarship is $5,000 per year for tuition for the final two years of a student's attendance.
2016-2017 deadline has passed.
Available to upper class students through some academic departments on campus. Check with the department of your major. The departments have their own application and awarding process.
The Marjorie Sanders Scholarship is available to undergraduate students seeking their first undergraduate degree, who are from Africa and will be returning to Africa after they complete their degree. Available to students who are either entering freshman or transfer students. Eligibility is determined by grades and information received from the required documents. Scholarship is for $2,000 per year, renewable for four years based on GPA at the end of each spring semester. This replaces any academic scholarship previously awarded.
This scholarship is awarded as funds become available.