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Academic Scholarships

The University of Minnesota, Crookston attracts some of the best and brightest high school graduates and transfer students around. We are proud to offer academic scholarships to those who qualify! You are encouraged to apply early for admission as scholarship funds are awarded on a first-come, first serve basis. Please note that academic scholarships are renewable with a cumulative GPA of 3.25. Update: Starting with spring 2010 admits, academic scholarships will be renewed with a UMC cumulative GPA of 3.3. Students must be U.S. Citizens, Canadian residents or permanent residents to be awarded a academic scholarship and enroll full-time to receive academic scholarship funds. Eligibility for a academic scholarship is based on cumulative high school GPA and ACT score for new high school students or cumulative college GPA for transfer students.

Students must be U.S. Citizens, Canadian citizens, or permanent residents to be awarded a academic scholarship and enroll full-time to receive academic scholarship funds.

New High School Student Academic Scholarships >>>
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Specialty Scholarships

UMC is grateful to the many donors who provide Specialty Scholarships to over 300 UMC students. These scholarships are awarded to students based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities, community involvement, leadership, service and legacy. Recipients are selected by various scholarship committees. Financial need is not a consideration for most specialty scholarships. Students must be fully admitted prior to February 1. An admitted student must complete an online specialty scholarship application by the February 15 deadline for consideration. The online application is available from early January and open until February 15. Scholarships are awarded each academic year and students must apply annually by the February 15 deadline. You must enroll full-time to receive the specialty scholarships.

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Outside Scholarships

You are highly encouraged to seek additional scholarships through external organizations. Outside scholarships are awarded by entities outside of UMC, including but not limited to various clubs, civic organizations, booster clubs, churches and high schools. In addition to local and regional scholarship opportunities, there are a number of online search engines and scholarship listings. As a reminder, you must report any outside scholarship awards to the financial aid office.

Scholarship Search Engines >>>
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University of Minnesota Promise Scholarship (U Promise)

U Promise is available to eligible undergraduate students enrolling at any University of Minnesota campus. It is comprised of the U Promise Free Tuition Scholarship and the U Promise Middle Income Scholarship.

Learn more about the U Promise Scholarship Program >>>



*Many scholarships are renewable beyond the first year, based on cumulative grade point average and maintaining satisfactory academic progress.


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Financial Aid & Scholarship Office
170 Owen Hall
2900 University Ave
Crookston, MN 56716

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