Presidential Scholar Vinny Olmsted and proud scholarship donors Mary and David Lundeen. Vinny is the 2011-12 recipient of the Selma I. Lundeen Memorial Scholarship, given in memory of David's mother.
Fergus Area College Foundation offers a variety of scholarships to both first- and second-year students at M State in Fergus Falls. Most scholarship awards are based on academic and leadership performance. There are several scholarships that are based on students' special interests.
Read below to determine if you may be eligible for a scholarship and if there is an application you must complete.
If you have questions about M State scholarships or your eligibility, you can visit with an M State resource specialist at 218-736-1500 or toll-free at 1-877-450-3322.
Freshman priority scholarship applications must be submitted by March 1. Incoming freshmen may apply after this priority deadline; however, scholarships will be awarded only as long as funding is available.
Freshman scholarships are awarded on the basis of ACT scores, high school GPA, demonstrated leadership experience and written responses to several questions. Scholarship awards are renewed for a second year at M State - Fergus Falls Campus for students who earn a first-year college GPA of 3.0 or better.
Awards range from $500 to full tuition paid per academic year. Students with exemplary academic achievements will have the opportunity to apply for the full-tuition Presidential Scholarships. Applications for the Presidential Scholarships will be mailed to eligible students along with their initial scholarship award notices.
Please download the Freshman Scholarship Application, complete it and mail to the address at the bottom of the application or submit via email to: Jessica.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Second-year students who received a freshman scholarship and who earn a freshman GPA of 3.0 or better can renew their scholarship by completing the Second-Year Scholarship application below.
Second-year students who were not awarded a freshman scholarship are also welcome to apply for the second-year student scholarship using the application below.
The application deadline for second-year scholarships is April 15. Students must be registered for fall semester courses to be considered. Award notifications will be sent out shortly after spring semester grades are posted.
Fergus Area College Foundations also offers scholarships to students with special interests. Both Music scholarships and Equine Science scholarships are available to first- and second- year students. These scholarships require a separate application form.
Rosemary Moneta Rosengren with several of the 2011-12 recipients of the Chester G. and C. Jon Rosengren Scholarship.
Through a generous gift from the family of Chester G. and C. Jon Rosengren, there is a limited number of scholarships designated for Fergus Falls High School graduates. Click here for eligibility requirements and an application form.
Last modified: March 19th, 2012 at 10:28am