Resources for Scholarships and Aid Outside CSB+SJU

Fastweb, Student Aid, FinAid, CollegeBoard

Financial aid and scholarship search sites.

AES Scholarship (any major welcome to apply)

The consulting firm of AES Engineers is committed to continuing its support of higher education by providing scholarships to deserving students.  This $500 award is available to all students, regardless of their field of study.

Bubba Wallace Live to Be Different Scholarship

The Live To Be Different Foundation, led by NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace, is offering a $10,000 scholarship to an individual seeking to fulfill his or her potential, no matter age, skin color, disabilities, or ambitions. Through a message of compassion, love, and understanding, Bubba believes all barriers can be removed so that all dreams can be realized.

A Scholarship for Women Who Want to be the Boss

Go Skills is offering scholarships to any female high-school or college student, who wants to start her own online business.

A Scholarship for Women Who Want to go into Public Finance

The Minnesota Chapter of Women in Public Finance is offering scholarships for women whose career goal is to work in the public finance industry.

Coca-Cola Scholars Program

Seniors in high schools throughout the United States who meet the eligibility requirements may apply.

Credit Sesame Financial Literacy Scholarship

Credit Sesame’s mission is to empower people to take charge of their credit and loans and achieve their financial goals.  Credit Sesame will select two scholarship recipients who demonstrates a passion for financial literacy to receive a $2,500 scholarship toward their higher education tuition. Scholarship for Future Teachers is an on-line resource for teachers and offers three competitive scholarship programs for current students majoring in education and prospective students planning to major in education.

Erickson Merkel Foundation

Erickson Merkel Foundation is a non-profit scholarship foundation with a goal of rewarding students who are working to put themselves through school while doing what it takes to avoid the burdens of student loan debt.

Financial Aid information from the MN Office of Higher Education

Paying for college can be difficult, but there are people and resources to help you.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Multiple scholarship opportunities for students who meet the qualifications listed.

Gates Millennium Scholarship

A scholarship for American students of color (African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans and Native Americans).

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship

Honoring the legacy and character of our nation’s 40th President, the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program rewards college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with financial assistance to pursue higher education.

Lavon H. Cooper Scholarship

A scholarship for graduates of Robbinsdale District 281, Robbinsdale, Minn. Students must have completed at least two consecutive semesters, or three consecutive trimesters, whichever is applicable, of post-secondary school education and have a GPA of 3.0 or better.  The scholarship range is $300 – $1000. The district includes the cities of Robbinsdale, New Hope, Plymouth, Brooklyn Park, Crystal, Golden Valley, and Brooklyn Center, all in Minnesota.

Lenander (Evelyn) Education Scholarship

A scholarship for Minnesota residents majoring in elementary education. Eligible candidates will be going into their 3rd or 4th year of college and have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.

Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund

This is an extensive list of scholarships for Hispanic students.

Minnesota Association of Counselors of Color

The Minnesota Association of Counselors of Color (MnACC) gives a number of scholarship to Students of Color from Minnesota who plan to attend a MnACC college or university. CSB+SJU are both members.

Phillips Scholars Program

Phillips Scholars create and test innovative ideas that address community problems — running their own summer programming. There’s support along the way, with the students coming together to develop their leadership skills and prepare for their projects. Scholars receive more than $9,000 in scholarships and stipends. Ten students from 15 eligible Minnesota private colleges and universities will be selected each year.

Sallie Mae Scholarship Search

A free scholarship search engine giving searchers access to more than 5 million scholarships and matching them with scholarships that match their interests and skills. New scholarships are added every month!

Sue Fischer Scholarship for Nursing Excellence

The Mercy Hospital Foundation offers a scholarship for college nursing majors. Candidates must be at least junior level, residents of Minnesota and demonstrate some degree of financial need. Awards vary from $500 to $2,000 and are awarded to more than one applicant each year.

Theisen Family Nursing Scholarship

The Theisen Family Nursing Scholarship Fund was created in 2005 for a student attending the College of St. Benedict, St. John’s University or St. Cloud State University. The purpose of the fund is to assist and encourage junior and senior post secondary students pursuing a career in nursing.

The Expert Institute

The Expert Institute’s Annual Healthcare and Life Sciences Scholarship offers a $1,000 scholarship to a student actively pursuing a degree in healthcare or the life sciences.

The Page Education Foundation Scholarship

A scholarship for Minnesota students of color who will be attending college in Minnesota.

The Sallie Mae Fund

Eligible candidates will demonstrate financial need and meet academic requirements.

US Bank Scholarship

Open to high school seniors and college undergraduates.

Utility Bidder Digital Marketing Scholarship

Utility Bidder invites all eligible students who are interested in furthering their knowledge and skills in the marketing sector. There are three awards on offer: a 2-week internship at Utility Bidder, Digital Marketing Certification and $1000.

Zonta Club Non-Traditional Scholarship (women)

The Zonta Club of St. Cloud is offering a $1,000  Non-Traditional Scholarship to provide assistance to women who have left the academic environment for a period of time and are now returning to pursue further education and/or develop new skills.