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International Student Scholarships

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota offers talented international undergraduate and English Language Bridge students a limited number of academic scholarships.

Consideration for scholarships is based upon a completed student application and supporting documents. To receive full consideration, students should complete the application process as early as possible.

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Type* Total Annual Scholarship Requirements Renewable
New Student $21,000 High school GPA 3.60–4.00, live on campus Yes, GPA 3.00
New Student $18,000 High school GPA 3.00–3.59, live on campus Yes, GPA 2.50
New Student $15,000 High school GPA 2.00–2.99, live on campus Yes, GPA 2.25
Catholic School $1,000 Graduate from a Catholic high school Yes
Alumni Legacy $1,000 Family member has graduated from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota or College of Saint Teresa Yes
Art $1,000 to $3,000 Must major in Art, portfolio review required Yes
Music $1,000 to $3,000 Audition required Yes
Theatre $1,000 to $3,000 Must major in Theatre, audition required Yes
Dance $1,000 to $3,000 Audition required Yes

*Transfer students will be considered for each of the scholarship categories above. Scholarship determination for transfer students with 18 or fewer credits will be made using high school GPA; for those with more than 18 credits, university GPA will be utilized.

New Student scholarships are renewable for three additional years based on successful maintenance of the required GPA. Scholarships are awarded at full amount for residential students only. Commuter students will have a $4,000 reduction in their scholarship.