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Scholarships are gift funds awarded to students based on academic achievement; special talents, interests, or qualities; financial need; or other criteria defined by the scholarship donor.

This page provides links to major scholarship sources at the University of Minnesota as well as scholarship information from outside the University.

Please be sure to also visit the Scholarship Resources page for scholarship FAQs, search tips and tools, and scholarship references.

University scholarships

Scholarships administered and awarded by University of Minnesota departments and colleges. These scholarships are only given to current University students.

Non-university scholarships

Scholarships administered and awarded by outside agencies or organizations. These scholarships may or may not go to current University students.

Scholarship resources

Additional resources to guide your scholarship application process.

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