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Scholarships Offered By Minnesota Institutions

Below are some of the scholarships offered by the college you selected.

Academic Excellence Award

Awarded to National Merit Finalists. Must send copy of National Merit Finalist certificate with application.

Award Amount: $20,000 over 4 years
Renewable? Yes, with satisfactory academic progress
Number Awarded: Varies
Deadline: June 30th
Contact: Sumi Lehman
Office of Scholarship & Financial Aid
Minnesota State University Moorhead
1104 7th Ave S
Moorhead, MN 56563
Phone: (218) 477-2252
Fax: (218) 477-2058
E-mail: finaid@mnstate.edu
More info: www.mnstate.edu/finaid
 

Access, Opportunity and Success Apprenticeship

Need-based, cultural diversity scholarship. Requires collaboration with a student success advisor and an apprenticeship for a minimum of five hours per week.

Award Amount: $4,000 funding pending
Renewable? Yes, Specific program requirements must be met.
Deadline: May 31st
Contact: Drive. Matt Pearcey
Office of Scholarship & Financial Aid
Minnesota State University Moorhead
1104 7th Ave S
Moorhead, MN 56563
Phone: (218) 477-2047
E-mail: matthew.pearcey@mnstate.edu
More info: www.mnstate.edu/financialaid
 

Achievement Scholarship

Awarded based on a composite ACT score of 26-27 and high school class rank in the top 50 percent, until funds are fully committed.

Award Amount: $5,000 over four years
Renewable? Yes, with a minimum university GPA of 3.5
Number Awarded: Varies
Contact: Sumi Lehman
Office of Scholarship & Financial Aid
Minnesota State University Moorhead
1104 7th Ave S
Moorhead, MN 56563
Phone: (218) 477-2252
Fax: (218) 477-2058
E-mail: finaid@mnstate.edu
More info: www.mnstate.edu/finaid
 

Driveagon Scholarship

Awarded based on a composite ACT score of 28 or higher and high school class rank in the top 50 percent, until funds are fully committed.

Award Amount: $6,000 over four years
Renewable? Yes, with a minimum university GPA of 3.5
Number Awarded: Varies
Deadline: None
Contact: Sumi Lehman
Office of Scholarship & Financial Aid
Minnesota State University Moorhead
1104 7th Ave S
Moorhead, MN 56563
Phone: (218) 477-2252
Fax: (218) 477-2058
E-mail: finaid@mnstate.edu
More info: www.mnstate.edu/finaid
 

Founders Scholarship

Awarded based on need to freshmen or transfer students. Must be admitted to the university as a freshman or undergraduate transfer student and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in high school or previous college GPA for transfer applicants.

Award Amount: $2,500
Renewable? No
Deadline: May 1st
Contact: Sumi Lehman
Office of Scholarship & Financial Aid
Minnesota State University Moorhead
1104 7th Ave S
Moorhead, MN 56563
Phone: (218) 477-2252
Fax: (218) 477-2058
E-mail: finaid@mnstate.edu
More info: www.mnstate.edu/finaid
 

Honors Apprentice Scholarship

Awarded to students ranked in the top 5 percent of the high school graduating class who also have a minimum composite ACT score of 28. If awarded, Honors Apprentice replaces the President's Honor Scholarship for selected applicants. Upper Class Honors Apprentice Scholarships are awarded to current and transfer students at the end of the sophomore year (for the last two years at MSUM). Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5. Applicants propose a creative or research project with endorsement of a faculty mentor who agrees to supervise the project.

Award Amount: $20,000 over 4 years for freshmen, $10,000 over 2 years for upper class or transfer students
Renewable? Yes, with a minimum university GPA of 3.5
Number Awarded: 10-15 for freshmen, 5 for sophomores
Deadline: February 1st (freshman); April 1st (upper class)
Contact: Sumi Lehman
Office of Scholarship & Financial Aid
Minnesota State University Moorhead
1104 7th Ave S
Moorhead, MN 56563
Phone: (218) 477-2252
Fax: (218) 477-2058
E-mail: finaid@mnstate.edu
More info: www.mnstate.edu/finaid
 

President's Honors Scholarship

Awarded based on a composite ACT score of 28 or higher and high school class rank in the top 5 percent, until funds are fully committed. Recipients are eligible to apply for the Honor's Apprentice Scholarship. If chosen, the Honor's Apprentice Scholarship replaces the President's Honors Scholarship.

Award Amount: $8,000 over four years
Renewable? Yes, with a minimum university GPA of 3.5
Contact: Sumi Lehman
Office of Scholarship & Financial Aid
Minnesota State University Moorhead
1104 7th Ave S
Moorhead, MN 56563
Phone: (218) 477-2252
Fax: (218) 477-2058
E-mail: finaid@mnstate.edu
More info: www.mnstate.edu/finaid
 

University Scholarship

Awarded based on a composite ACT score of 24-25 and high school class rank in the top 50 percent; or ACT score of 21-23 and high school rank in the top 10 percent; until funds are fully committed.

Award Amount: $4,000 over four years
Renewable? Yes, with a minimum university GPA of 3.5
Number Awarded: Varies
Deadline: None
Contact: Sumi Lehman
Office of Scholarship & Financial Aid
Minnesota State University Moorhead
1104 7th Ave S
Moorhead, MN 56563
Phone: (218) 477-2252
Fax: (218) 477-2058
E-mail: finaid@mnstate.edu
More info: www.mnstate.edu/finaid
 

Valedictorian Scholarship

Awarded to students who rank number one in their high school class. Must meet minimum admission requirement of a 21 composite ACT score.

Award Amount: $6,000 over four years
Renewable? Yes, with a minimum university GPA of 3.5
Contact: Sumi Lehman
Office of Scholarship & Financial Aid
Minnesota State University Moorhead
1104 7th Ave S
Moorhead, MN 56563
Phone: (218) 477-2252
Fax: (218) 477-2058
E-mail: finaid@mnstate.edu
More info: www.mnstate.edu/finaid