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The Staff Senate is established to be a representative body of Minot State University's classified employees. The senate will strive to promote communication between the president, other administrators, and the classified staff. The senate will also serve the needs of the classified employees and act as a source of information concerning those needs and other issues.

Spring 2016 MSU Staff Senate Scholarship
The MSU Staff Senate Scholarship Application is now available!

Staff and/or their dependents who plan to enroll for the Spring 2016 semester are encouraged to apply! The deadline to submit applications to Lindsey Benson in the Office of Financial Aid is Wednesday, Dec. 16 at 4:00 p.m. Scholarship recipients will be announced Dec. 18.

The minimum requirements include:

  • Employment with MSU for one year by the start of the term of the scholarship award
  • Enrollment in at least one credit for the term of the scholarship award
  • Working toward a first undergraduate or graduate degree
  • Staff must be either a first-time student or meet a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Dependents of staff must have completed 24 or more semester credits and maintain a GPA of 2.5

Uses of the award:

  • Tuition and fees (including online and distance education courses)
  • Room and board fees
  • Books and supplies

For questions related to the application process or scholarship requirements, please contact members of the Staff Senate Scholarship Committee: Heather Martin, Donna Epperson, Korie Huettl, Deborah Kinzell, Michael Linnell or Brandon Neiss or email

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