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Scholarships and Grants

The University of Minnesota Crookston is pleased to have scholarships available to students for studying at Crookston (international students) and studying abroad (all UMC students). Here are some scholarship details.

In-state tuition scholarship
All students attending the University of Minnesota Crookston pay the same tuition rates –in-state tuition. The university waives the out of state tuition costs for all students coming to the University, regardless of residency or citizenship. This is scholarship is automatically granted to students. No additional applications are required to apply.

International Student ½ Tuition Waiver
There are 4 international student scholarships. These scholarships are 1/2 tuition waivers for one semester. Students are eligible to apply after completing one term at UMC. Students must possess leadership skills, be involved with international activities on campus, and be an active UMC student overall. Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.

Specialty Scholarships
International students are encouraged to review the criteria for specialty scholarships and to apply for ones that fit their programs of study.

U-Wide Study Abroad Scholarship
Scholarships are available for learning abroad. Award amounts are $2000 for year long programs, $1000 for semester long programs, $500 for short term programs.

Study Abroad Scholarships
The University of Minnesota, Crookston is pleased to offer some travel grant money. Awards of up to $500 are offered to help cover travel expenses on a learning abroad program. 

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Additional study abroad scholarship opportunities

David L. Boren Scholarship-
Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin American, and the Middle East. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded. (From

Fulbright Scholarship -
For students who will have earned their bachelor’s degree prior to grant start date to continue research, teaching, or study in another country.

John T. Petters Foundation -
John T. Petters Foundation offers scholarships to students who are US citizens and wish to study international business abroad or social entrepreneurship service programs. Application deadlines are typically between December and February for students studying abroad in the summer or fall or between August and September for students studying abroad for winter/spring of a given year.

IIE Study Abroad Funding -
Comprehensive database of study abroad scholarships, fellowships, and grants can help make your dream of studying abroad a reality.

Morgan Stanley Scholarship to Japan -
Morgan Stanley is awarding two $7,500 scholarships to US students who will be studying in Japan. Applications can be downloaded from their website.

The Association of Teachers of Japanese awards scholarships from $2,500 to $4,000 for students studying abroad in Japan. Deadline to apply is early April for study in the Fall and early October for study in the Spring.

Gilman Scholarships -
Awards of up to $5,000 given to students studying abroad who are also receiving Pell Grants.

International Education Financial Aid -
Provides free searches for study abroad.

International Education Finance Corporation -
Specializes in giving loans for overseas study.

Phi Kappa Phi -
Offers study abroad scholarships of $1,000 each.

Glimpse -
Students apply and are "hired" as correspondents for the Glimpse project and are required to submit stories and photographs, and possibly videos. Correspondents are given a $600 stipend for their work.

Rhodes Scholarships -
Each year, 32 students from US colleges and universities receive all-expense paid, two-year scholarships for study at Oxford University through the Rhodes Trust.

Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarships
Rotary International offers several scholarships to US students studying abroad. Awards of up to $26,000 available.

Fastweb -
Searches for scholarships based on conditions you enter, sends regular email updates alerting you to awards which fit your description.

GoAbroad -
Search engine with entries for hundreds of scholarships, grants, fellowships, and other sources of funding for studying or interning abroad.


Studying Overseas through a Non-University of Minnesota Program?

If you're studying overseas through a non-University of Minnesota program, check if the program provider offers any additional scholarships aimed specifically at participating students.
Ex: Independent program providers ISA and Australearn offer a limited number of scholarships available only to students participating in ISA and Australearn study abroad programs.