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.

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.

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.

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.

Wells Fargo Student Impact Scholarship
Scholarships for students impaced by COVID-19 and other situations. Applications are due Oct. 2, 2020.

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.