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This is a list of scholarships available for international students. Please read the eligibility requirements before applying for any scholarship.

Mark M Welter Scholarship

The Minnesota State College Student Association (MSCSA) is seeking applications from college and university students for “The 100% American” Award. This program is sponsored through the generosity of Mark M. Welter, Ph.D. Five (5) $500 awards (maximum of 1 per institution) will be given to Minnesota State Colleges and Universities students. PSEO students and past recipients are eligible for the award.


Cultural Contribution Scholarship

The Cultural Contribution Scholarship enables international students to pay tuition at the resident rate and the scholarship is given automatically to all new undergraduate international students during their first semester.

Gladys B. Olson International Student Endowment

The International Endowment committee offers the scholarship for the deserving international students every year.  Each year international students at MSU may apply for the Endowment Scholarships in the Spring semester. Please check the Endowment Scholarship section for more information. 

Maverick Momentum Scholarship

The Maverick Momentum Scholarships were created to recognize the hard work of Minnesota State Mankato degree-seeking students in their lives as students, workers and campus or community volunteers. It offers the five scholarships below and is funded by the University community and the sponsors of the Scholarship BBQ.

Departmental and other MSU Scholarships

Minnesota State University, Mankato offers variety of scholarships for students. Apart from In-State Cultural Contribution Scholarship and the International Endowment Scholarship, we encourrage our international students to seek other scholarship oppertunities. Please check with your department for scholarship. You can also visit the following link to obtain more information on departmental and MSU scholarships. Use this new MSU tool:

For more information contact:

Kearney International Center
250 Centennial Student Union
Minnesota State Universtiy, Mankato
Mankato, MN 56001
(507) 389-1281
or use our contact form