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Scholarships Offered By Minnesota Institutions

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

Catholic Referral Scholarship

The Catholic Referral Scholarship is a $600 annual scholarship, totaling $2,400 for students who have a referral form filled out by a priest, sister or other vowed religious. However, lay persons with leadership positions within the Catholic Church also may make referrals. * Please note that students can receive either the Alumni Referral Scholarship or the Catholic Referral Scholarship, but not both.

Award Amount: $600
Renewable? Yes, 4 year renewable award. Student must be full time and maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress as defined by the College.
Deadline: March 1
Contact: Office of Admissions
College of Saint Scholastica
1200 Kenwood Ave
Duluth, MN 55811
Phone: (800) 249-6412
Fax: (218) 733-5991
E-mail: admissions@css.edu
More info: www2.css.edu/app/alumni/catholic_referral_card/index.cfm
 

CSS College Readiness Scholarship

The CSS College Readiness Scholarship is a $5,000 per year, renewable, scholarship for students who are actively involved in an income-based college readiness program. If you are unsure if you are eligible, please contact your Admissions Counselor. Eligible college readiness programs include but are not limited to College Possible,Upward Bound,Upward Bound Math and Science,Educational Talent Search, AVID Advancement Via Individual Determination, Torch,Black Achievers,College Readiness 21,Gear Up/Get Ready,Girls in Action,Indian Education,Latino Achievers,MEP,PACE Preparing to Achieve a College Education,Project Success,Transitions,Urban Debate League,Voyage.

Award Amount: $5,000
Renewable? Yes, 4 year renewable award. Student must be full time and maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress as defined by the College.
Deadline: May 1st
Contact: Office of Admissions
College of Saint Scholastica
1200 Kenwood Ave
Duluth, MN 55811
Phone: (800) 249-6412
Fax: (218) 733-5991
E-mail: admissions@css.edu
More info: www.css.edu/Undergraduate/Paying-For-College/Scholarships.html
 

CSSyes Scholarship

Designed for great Minnesota students with great need, CSSyes offers: Full tuition, combined with your Benedictine Scholarship, state grant and federal grant funding. Scholarship stacking, allowing you to earn other scholarships to cover room, board and books.

Award Amount: Full tuition, combined with your Benedictine Scholarship and state grant and federal grant funding
Renewable? Yes, 4 year renewable award. Student must be full time and maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress as defined by the College.
Number Awarded: 10
Deadline: April 7th
Contact: Office of Admissions
College of Saint Scholastica
1200 Kenwood Ave
Duluth, MN 55811
Phone: (800) 249-6412
Fax: (218) 733-5991
E-mail: admissions@css.edu
More info: www.css.edu/Undergraduate/Paying-For-College/Scholarships.html
 

John Baggs Memorial Scholarship

The John Baggs Memorial Scholarship was established to award scholarship funding to a student who demonstrates a commitment to community service and creative ability in the area of advertising, public relations or journalism.

Award Amount: $2,000
Renewable? Yes, 4 year renewable award. Student must be full time and maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress as defined by the College.
Number Awarded: 1
Deadline: March 1
Contact: Office of Admissions
College of Saint Scholastica
1200 Kenwood Ave
Duluth, MN 55811
Phone: (800) 249-6412
Fax: (218) 733-5991
E-mail: admissions@css.edu
More info: www.css.edu/Undergraduate/Paying-For-College/Scholarships.html
 

Sharon Labovitz Leadership Award

The Sharon Labovitz Scholarship recipient will be selected based on his/her academic credentials, extracurricular leadership activities, essay and recommendation form. The extra curricular activites can include a wide variety of things such as school, community, church and volunteer work. Leadership activities can be defined as developing a program, holding office, etc. Scholarship eligibility criteria/requirements: Must be a graduating Minnesota high school senior ranking in the top 15 percent of his or her class and has attained an ACT composite score of at least 27 Must have taken a leadership role in extracurricular activities. The scope of extracurricular activities can include school, community, church and volunteer work. Leadership activities can be defined as developing a program, holding an office, etc Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.

Award Amount: $3,000
Renewable? Yes, 4 year renewable award. Student must be full time and maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress as defined by the College.
Deadline: Feb 1
Contact: Office of Admissions
College of Saint Scholastica
1200 Kenwood Ave
Duluth, MN 55811
Phone: (800) 249-6412
Fax: (218) 733-5991
E-mail: admissions@css.edu
More info: www.css.edu/Undergraduate/Paying-For-College/Scholarships.html
 

St. Scholastica Alumni & Sister Celeste Shoup Scholarship

Son/daughter or niece/nephew of an Alumna/Alumnus Applicants must demonstrate potential for academic success including satisfactory GPA and/or class rank Enrolled as a traditional full-time student (12 or more credits per term) during the academic year for which the scholarship is made Students must apply each year (scholarship will not automatically be renewed) Scholarship applicants must demonstrate financial need and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Award Amount: $500-$3,000
Renewable? No
Deadline: Feb 1
Contact: Office of Admissions
College of Saint Scholastica
1200 Kenwood Ave
Duluth, MN 55811
Phone: (800) 249-6412
Fax: (218) 733-5991
E-mail: admissions@css.edu
More info: www.css.edu/Undergraduate/Paying-For-College/Scholarships.html
 

Benedictine Scholarship

Awarded on a need-blind sliding scale considering a combination of cumulative high school GPA and either composite ACT or SAT score.

Award Amount: $12,000-$18,000
Renewable? Yes, 4 year renewable award. Student must be full time and maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress as defined by the College.
Contact: Office of Admissions
College of Saint Scholastica
1200 Kenwood Ave
Duluth, MN 55811
Phone: (800) 249-6412
Fax: (218) 733-5991
E-mail: admissions@css.edu
More info: www2.css.edu/app/admissions/fbenedictine.cfm
 

Raymond Prebilic Scholarship

Awarded to students with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Strong consideration given to applicants involved in extracurricular activities, volunteerism and leadership roles. Financial need is considered.

Award Amount: $2,500
Renewable? Yes, 4 year renewable award. Student must be full time and maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress as defined by the College.
Deadline: April 11th
Contact: Office of Admissions
College of Saint Scholastica
1200 Kenwood Ave
Duluth, MN 55811
Phone: (800) 249-6412
Fax: (218) 723-5991
E-mail: admissions@css.edu
More info: www.css.edu/Undergraduate/Paying-For-College/Scholarships.html
 

Saint Scholastica Multicultural Scholarship

Awarded to students with exceptional financial need who demonstrate a commitment to pluralism and the advancement of social justice.

Award Amount: $500 - $3,000
Renewable? Yes, 4 year renewable award contingent upon continued involvement with social justice clubs and initiatives on campus. Student must be full time and maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress as defined by the College.
Deadline: May 1st
Contact: Office of Admissions
College of Saint Scholastica
1200 Kenwood Ave
Duluth, MN 55811
Phone: (800) 249-6412
Fax: (218) 723-5991
E-mail: admissions@css.edu
More info: www.css.edu/Undergraduate/Paying-For-College/Scholarships.html
 

Summit Scholarship

Awarded to students who are the valedictorian of their high school graduating class or ranked in the top 2 percent of their high school graduating class or have achieved either a 30 ACT or a 1330 SAT composite score.

Award Amount: $1,000
Renewable? Yes, 4 year renewable award. Student must be full time and maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress as defined by the College.
Contact: Office of Admissions
College of Saint Scholastica
1200 Kenwood Ave
Duluth, MN 55811
Phone: (800) 249-6412
Fax: (218) 733-5991
E-mail: admissions@css.edu
More info: www.css.edu/Undergraduate/Paying-For-College/Scholarships.html
 

Sr. Monica Laughlin Music Ensemble Scholarship

This scholarship is available to any major at the college. Audition required.

Award Amount: up to $4,000 per year
Renewable? Yes, 4 year renewable award. Student must be full time and maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress as defined by the College. Requires continued participation in choir, orchestra or band.
Deadline: Feb 1
Contact: Office of Admissions
College of Saint Scholastica
1200 Kenwood Ave
Duluth, MN 55811
Phone: (800) 249-6412
Fax: (218) 733-5991
E-mail: admissions@css.edu
More info: www.css.edu/Undergraduate/Paying-For-College/Scholarships.html
 

CSS Music Lesson Scholarship

Scholarships are available for Music majors and minors to pay for private lessons on a major instrument or voice. Scholarships require an audition and are based on talent and musical potential. These scholarships are given in addition to other aid offered through the Financial Aid Office.

Award Amount: varies
Renewable? Yes, varies
Deadline: Mar 1
Contact: Office of Admissions
College of Saint Scholastica
1200 Kenwood Ave
Duluth, MN 55811
Phone: (800) 249-6412
Fax: (218) 733-5991
E-mail: admissions@css.edu
 

CSS Social Justice Scholarship in memory of Sr. Timothy Kirby

Awarded to high school seniors who demonstrate a significant commitment to pluralism and the advancement of social justice.

Award Amount: $5,000-$18,000 based on need
Renewable? Yes, 4 year renewable award. Student must be full time and maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress as defined by the College. Attend Social Justice Leadership Training be actively involved in activities and on-campus clubs that promote social justice issues.
Deadline: April 1st
Contact: Office of Admissions
College of Saint Scholastica
1200 Kenwood Ave
Duluth, MN 55811
Phone: (800) 249-6412
Fax: (218) 733-5991
E-mail: admissions@css.edu
More info: www.css.edu/Undergraduate/Paying-For-College/Scholarships.html