Applying for scholarships is easy. Log into Scholarship Finder with your Star ID and password to get started.
When a student is selected for a scholarship, they will need to formally accept the scholarship—and in most cases, complete the post-acceptance questionnaire.
Most scholarship applications are open in February of each year. However, some scholarship cycles start throughout the year, so check back often.
Scholarships are made possible by the support of private donors. Last year, we captured student reactions to learning that they've received a scholarship. Thank you, donors, for your support.
Scholarship support is about more than the money—it tells the student recipient that someone believes that they are worth the investment!
The need for scholarship support is greater than ever. At Minnesota State Mankato almost all scholarship support comes from donations from individuals – from donors – the majority of whom are alumni. Would you make a gift to change a student’s life with a scholarship?
Too often, financial emergencies spell the end of college for low-income students. By quickly delivering small grants to students encountering unexpected expenses, Minnesota State University, Mankato helps more of these students stay in school and on track for degree completion.