Transfer scholarships will be awarded automatically to undergraduate transfer students (successfully completed 24 semester or 36 quarter credit hours) seeking their first undergraduate degree. Must be enrolled as a full-time student (12 or more MSUM credits each semester) to receive the scholarship.
Automatic Transfer Student Dragon Pride Scholarship:
One year non-renewable; 24 semester/36 quarter
3.00 – 3.492
24 Semester / 36 Quarter
3.50 – 3.892
3.90 – higher2
Automatic Mid-Year Transfer Student Dragon Pride Scholarship (Spring 2017):
One semester non-renewable; 24 semester/36 quarter
1 Tentative offer contingent upon final transcript
– number of credits and GPA from all schools attended
The Phi Theta Kappa scholarship is made possible by donations made to the MSU Moorhead Foundation by alumni and friends of the University. The scholarship recognizes outstanding academic achievement and participation in Phi Theta Kappa.
Awarded to new undergraduate Technical/Community College transfer students selected for this Honor Society who are seeking their first undergraduate degree. Must have successfully completed a minimum of 24 credits with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher. Must be officially admitted to MSUM as a full-time student.
Deadline for 2016-2017 has passed.
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.
Named in recognition of the people who founded our University. They created an educational opportunity that has enriched lives since 1888. Long ago our students were affectionately known as "scramblers," because they came from modest means, worked hard, and left with a brighter future. Thanks to the founders, our heritage is comprised of success, service, and citizenship.
The Founders Scholarship is a competitive $2,500 need-based scholarship awarded once to students who embody these exemplary characteristics. The scholarship is named in recognition of MSUM Founders and funded by specific gifts and proceeds of the annual Founders Gala.
Students eligible to apply:
Deadline for 2016-2017 was May 1, 2016.
Application is available through the Office of Diversity and Inclusion: www.mnstate.edu/diversity/scholarships/.
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.
Second Start Student Scholarship
The scholarship recognizes outstanding academic achievement, as well as contributions to the campus and community through leadership and active participation in events and organizations. Awarded to newly admitted undergraduate students who meet the following criteria:
Second Start Application Form