A number of scholarships are available to assist students from the Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota Schools of Graduate and Professional Programs, including the Bachelor’s Completion programs, in obtaining their degree. Scholarships are a form of payment that do not need to be repaid.

All scholarships require the completion of a Federal Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) or Financial Need Form (for international students only), as well as the completion of the specific scholarship information listed below.

Students are encouraged to consider pursuing outside scholarships in addition to those available through Saint Mary’s.

Saint Mary's Scholarships

Thanks to the generosity of an anonymous benefactor, scholarships of $2,000 are available to qualifying students seeking to complete their bachelor's degree at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota.

To be considered for the scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be enrolled in a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) program and have completed at least six credits towards successful attainment of their Saint Mary’s degree
  • Have a cumulative G.P.A. of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale from all B.S. programs at Saint Mary’s
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Have a background of good judgment and have a breadth of experience that contributes to their academic experience
  • Possess a motivation to learn and a desire to complete their academic course of study

Application deadline: June 15

Download the Bachelor Completion Scholarship Application (PDF)

Thanks to the generosity of our faculty and staff, Saint Mary's is proud to announce the availability of a scholarship to benefit students of the Schools of Graduate and Professional Programs. One scholarship will be available for students in a certificate or bachelor's completion program and the other will be available for students in a master's or doctoral program.

Applicants must:

  • Be enrolled in a certificate, bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral program within Saint Mary’s Schools of Graduate and Professional Programs
  • Have completed a minimum of six credits toward a degree
  • Be a student in good standing with Saint Mary’s
  • Demonstrate financial need (determined by completing an online FAFSA form)
  • Not be receiving tuition reimbursement from an employer
  • Provide a 500-word essay describing how the scholarship would impact their academic career and any special circumstances the committee should be aware of

Application deadline: June 15

Download the Faculty and Staff Scholarship Application (PDF)

More Information

The following is a monthly updated list of individual scholarships from outside organizations.

Deadline: 6/10/2016
Deadline: 6/30/2016
Deadline: 7/31/2016
Deadline: 8/24/2016
Deadline: 12/1/2016

FinAid is a free public service that provides comprehensive information about paying for college, including scholarships, loans, and other types of financial aid.

Fastweb is a free scholarship matching service that allows students to search for scholarships based on their profile.

The Minnesota Community Foundation and Saint Paul Foundation are two organizations working to provide grants and scholarships for Minnesota and Saint Paul communities.

The Minnesota Office of Higher Education provides a list of general scholarship resources, Minnesota-specific scholarships, resources for military families, and resources for students of color.

International Education Financial Aid (IEFA) provides an extensive resource of scholarships, grants, and fellowships that may aid an international student to study abroad.

The HEATH Resource Center at The George Washington University has information regarding financial aid and scholarships for students with disabilities.

P.E.O. Scholarships is a philanthropic organization assisting women pursuing scholarships, grants, awards, or loans.

Scholarships and Grants is a free site that allows students to search for scholarships and grants particular to their field of study.