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College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University Scholarships

Trustees' Scholarships

These scholarships are awarded to first-year students who demonstrate superior academic achievement in college preparatory high school curriculum and who are recognized leaders in high school. Eligible applicants must have a minimum high school GPA of 3.60 and score a minimum composite of 30 on the ACT exam or 1980 on the SAT. Scholarships are awarded based on demonstrated academic, leadership and service achievements, and a faculty interview. Trustees' scholarships are renewable for a maximum of three additional years with satisfactory academic progress.

President's Scholarships

These scholarships are awarded to first-year and transfer students who have demonstrated superior academic achievement in high school or college and who are recognized leaders. Eligible applicants typically have a high school or college grade point average of 3.50-4.0 and ACT composite scores of 25-29. Scholarships are awarded based on demonstrated academic, leadership, and service achievements. President's Scholarships are renewable for a maximum of three additional years with satisfactory academic progress.

Dean's Scholarships

These scholarships are awarded to first-year and transfer students who have demonstrated academic achievement in high school or college and who are recognized leaders. Eligible applicants typically have a high school or college grade point average of 3.15-3.45 and ACT composite scores of 21-24. Scholarships are awarded based on demonstrated academic, leadership, and service achievements. Dean's Scholarships are renewable for a maximum of three additional years with satisfactory academic progress.

Bonner Leader Scholarships

The Bonner Scholarship provides financial support for those students who demonstrate financial need and commitment to service.

Benedictine Scholarships

For low-income students who have completed a college access program (Upward Bound, Admission Possible, etc.), or for students from urban high school without college access programs where the predominant enrollment is students from low-income families.

Future Chemists Scholarships and Support (FoCuS)

The Future Chemists Scholarships and Support (FoCuS) program is a special program for students interested in Chemistry and Biochemistry at CSB/SJU. While all students with a strong interest in Chemistry and Biochemistry are encouraged to apply, preference will be given to students who have been historically underrepresented - minorities, women and students with significant financial need.

MapCores Scholarships

Women majoring in Math, Physics, Computer Science or Engineering are encouraged to apply.

National Merit Recognition Scholarships

Students recognized as National Merit finalists, semi-finalists, or commended students in the national competition are eligible for these awards.

Fine Arts Scholarships

Fine Arts Scholarships recognizing ability in art, music and theater are available to first-year students who have excelled in the fine arts. Fine Arts Scholarships are renewable for a maximum of three additional years provided the recipient meets participation requirements as defined by the individual Fine Arts departments.

Intercultural Leadership, Education and Development Fellowship

The Fellowship is awarded to first-year, first-generation students from diverse urban high schools who demonstrate academic achievement, leadership, financial need and a commitment to intercultural issues and action. Students are selected through a competitive process which includes an application and on-campus interview. Fellowships are renewable for a maximum of three additional years provided the recipient meets program participation requirements and is making satisfactory academic progress.

Army ROTC Scholarships

These scholarships cover a portion of tuition, fees and books and are available to students who are enrolled in the Reserve Officers Training Corps and who show potential for officer leadership. Scholarship eligibility is not based on financial need. In addition, ROTC Scholarship recipients may be eligible for CSB/SJU scholarships or grants to cover the room and board expense.