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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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Scholarship Opportunities for Students Entering in 2020

Type*: New Student‡
Total Annual Scholarship: $28,000
Requirements: High school GPA 3.60–4.00, live on campus
Renewable: Yes, with GPA 3.0

Type*: New Student‡
Total Annual Scholarship: $25,000
Requirements: High school GPA 3.00–3.59, live on campus
Renewable: Yes, with GPA 2.0

Type*: New Student‡
Total Annual Scholarship: $22,000
Requirements: High school GPA 2.00–2.99, live on campus
Renewable: Yes, with GPA 2.0

Type*: Catholic School
Total Annual Scholarship: $1,000
Requirements: Graduate from a Catholic high school
Renewable: Yes

Type*: Alumni Legacy
Total Annual Scholarship: $1,000
Requirements: Family member has graduated from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota or College of Saint Teresa
Renewable: Yes

Type*: Art
Total Annual Scholarship: $3,000
Requirements: Must major in Art, portfolio review required
Renewable: Yes

Type*: Music
Total Annual Scholarship: $1,000 to $3,000
Requirements: Audition required
Renewable: Yes

Type*: Theatre
Total Annual Scholarship: $3,000
Requirements: Must major in Theatre, audition required
Renewable: Yes

Type*: Dance
Total Annual Scholarship: $1,000
Requirements: Audition required
Renewable: Yes

*Transfer students will be considered for each of the scholarship categories above. Scholarship determination for transfer students with 12 or fewer credits will be made using high school GPA; for those with more than 12 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.