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Financial Aid Office

Scholarships / Awards

Undergraduate Scholarships

Minot State University offers a variety of undergraduate scholarships funded from gifts to the University. Amounts vary depending on student eligibility and the availability of funds.  Scholarships are based on academic achievements, financial need and other criteria as defined by the donors.  For a list of scholarships, view the undergraduate catalog.

How to apply:  Apply by completing the MSU Scholarship and Award Program Application.  Applications are available in mid-December; priority deadline for submission is February 15th for the upcoming academic year. 

2017-2018 General Scholarship Application: The MSU General Scholarship application will be coming soon!

2016-2017 APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE FEBRUARY 16, 2016 PRIORITY DEADLINE MAY BE CONSIDERED IF REMAINING FUNDS ARE AVAILABLE.

New Freshmen and Transfer Students 2016-2017 MSU Scholarship and Awards Program Application

Returning Students 2016-2017 MSU Scholarship and Awards Program Application
(Undergraduate and Graduate)

New Graduate Students 2016-2017 MSU Scholarship and Awards Program Application

Undergraduate Scholarship Terms and Conditions include:

  • Scholarships are divided between fall and spring semesters with funds credited directly to the student’s account.
  • Scholarship recipients must be registered for a minimum of 12 credits for the semester(s) the scholarship is awarded.
  • If a student withdraws from the University and has a refund, the refund will be applied back to the scholarship fund.
  • The maximum amount a student can receive from institutional funds cannot exceed the tuition, fees and books, and room and board (if living on campus).  Institutional funds include any award programs and endowed scholarships.
  • A letter of thanks to your scholarship donor must be sent to the MSU Development Foundation, 500 University Ave West, Minot ND 58707.

Undergraduate Award Programs: 

Minot State University offers a number of undergraduate awards which are tuition discount programs. (View award program terms and conditions).  These programs include:

How to apply:  Apply by completing the MSU Scholarship and Award Program Application.  Applications are available in mid-December; deadline for submission is February 16th for the upcoming academic year.

All recipients of scholarships and awards are encouraged to “Be Seen Be Heard” by actively participating in one or more of our 60 student clubs and organizations.

Additional scholarship information: