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David Jensen, who established the "Dream Big Scholarship" through his bike ride across the USA in May and June of 2013 poses with Lauren Proels, the first recipient of the scholarship.

David Jensen, who established the "Dream Big Scholarship" through his bike ride across the USA in May and June of 2013 poses with Lauren Proels, the first recipient of the scholarship.

 

Scholarships on the Fergus Falls Campus

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.

 

First-Year Scholarships

Freshman priority scholarship applications must be submitted by April 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.sem@minnesota.edu.


 

Second-Year Scholarships

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.


Rosemary Rosengren is pictured with some of the 2013-14 Rosengren scholars from Fergus Falls High School.

Rosemary Rosengren is pictured with some of the 2013-14 Rosengren scholars from Fergus Falls High School.

 

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: April 30th, 2014 at 11:06am