Scholarships - UniversityPage address: https://www.mnsu.edu/campushub/scholarships/university/
The major sources of such funding are:
- Alliss Scholarships funded by an annual gift from the Charles and Ellora Alliss Foundation to the Minnesota State College and University System (Minnesota State). Recipients must be Minnesota residents, demonstrate financial need and meet the GPA or High School rank criteria. These funds are given priority to students who submitted a Free Application for Federal Student Aid prior to Mid-March.
- Dempsey Scholarships financed through an endowment fund administered by the Minnesota State University, Mankato Foundation. Dempsey Scholarships are generally awarded to students who do not have significant assistance from other sources of grants and scholarships. These funds are given priority to students who submitted a Free Application for Federal Student Aid prior to Mid-March.
- University Scholarships funded by the University Bookstore and other donors. These funds are given priority to students who submitted a Free Application for Federal Student Aid prior to Mid-March.
The scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Students who demonstrate both outstanding academic achievement and financial need may be awarded funds which come from private sources allotted to the institution
- To apply for the Alliss, Dempsey, University Scholarships described above, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) annually. Eligibility for the scholarships is based upon your Expected Family Contribution (EFC) determined from the FAFSA. You may complete the FAFSA online or receive a paper application at the Campus Hub or from your high school guidance counselor.
- Scholarships comply to both Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAPS) criteria as well as the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
- In accepting a financial aid award from Minnesota State University, Mankato students should acknowledge certain rights and responsibilities.
- Students are required to be enrolled for 12 or more credits each term. If a student drops below 12 credits, they will no longer be eligible for these scholarships.
If you are interested in scholarships within your field of study, check with your department to see what type of scholarships they may have available.
- College of Allied Health and Nursing
- College of Arts and Humanities
- College of Business
- College of Education
- College of Graduate Studies and Research
- School of Nursing
- College of Science, Engineering and Technology
- College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
- International Center - Study Abroad
- International Center - In State Scholarship
- Institutional Diversity
- President's Commission on the Status of Women - Professional Development and Research Grants