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Scholarships

First-Year Academic Scholarships

The University of Minnesota Crookston attracts some of the best and brightest high school graduates around. We are proud to offer academic scholarships to those who have demonstrated success in the classroom and show promise of continued success!

Academic Scholarships $2,000-$8,000

Eligibility:
All first-year students with an ACT of 21 or greater and a high school GPA of 3.25 or higher will be considered for an Academic Scholarship.
Amount:
$500-$2,000 per year, renewable for up to additional three years of study.
Application:
Students must apply and be accepted to the University of Minnesota Crookston. No other application is required.

 

Presidential Scholarships - $20,000

Eligibility:
First year students with an ACT of 30 or greater and a high school GPA or 3.25 or higher are eligible for the Presidential Scholarship.
Amount:
$5,000 per year, renewable for up to additional three years of study.
Application:
Students must apply and be accepted to the University of Minnesota Crookston. No other application is required.

 

Transfer Academic Scholarships

We are pleased to offer our new transfer students academic scholarships that acknowledge a dedication and commitment to the classroom prior to enrolling at UMC.

Your information will automatically be reviewed for scholarship determination upon admission to UMC. Transfer students must have completed a minimum of 26 credits in order to be considered.

ScholarshipAmountCumulative GPA
Transfer Presidential$2,0003.75 - 4.00
Transfer Chancellor$1,5003.50 - 3.74
Transfer Distinguished$1,5003.25 - 3.49

  

Important scholarship criteria and additional requirements:

  1. Students must be U.S. citizens, Canadian citizens, or permanent residents to be considered for these scholarships.
  2. You must provide a copy of all your post-secondary transcripts.
  3. You must be enrolled as a full-time student at UMC.
  4. First Year Academic Scholarships are renewable for up to four years if you successfully complete a minimum of 24 UMC credits and earn a cumulative GPA of 3.25.
  5. Transfer Academic scholarships are renewable for a second year if you successfully complete a minimum of 24 UMC credits and earn a cumulative GPA of 3.25.
  6. Academic Scholarships are available to our on campus students only.
  7. Academic Scholarships are disbursed equally across Fall and Spring Semester. Students who begin Spring Semester will receive ½ of the first year’s scholarship amount.

 


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.

View Available UMC Specialty Scholarships >>>

 


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 >>>
Outside Scholarship Listings >>>


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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170 Owen Hall
2900 University Ave
Crookston, MN 56716

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