2020 Bemidji State University Scholarships

Bemidji State University net price is at $14,720.00 per year and will likely continue climbing like all colleges around the U.S. There are various ways to combat the steep rises in college tuition, and scholarships can be a key ingredient in reducing the overall cost of Bemidji State University. Bemidji State University awards an average of $21,304.00 to each student, which can help alleviate some of the financial burden. However, most families will need to find other sources of funding to bridge the remaining tuition gap. In addition to the annual tuition, Bemidji State University students can expect to pay $N/A in housing costs and $N/A in meal plan costs - if you chose to live in the surrounding area of Bemidji, then those costs could be even higher.

77% of full-time students receive local or institutional grants with an average award size of $5,042.00. Furthermore, 33% of students receive federal grants with an average amount of $4,839.00.

The numbers seem bleak and, truthfully, they are for most average American families. Luckily, the scholarships below are open to Bemidji State University students, with the goal of helping to afford a college education. Some scholarships may be specifically provided by Bemidji State University while others are open to Bemidji State University students, though not exclusive to Bemidji State University.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for Bemidji State University students?

There are 12 scholarships totaling $47,253.00 available to residents. You can easily browse through all 12 scholarships below.

What types of scholarships are available for Bemidji State University students?

Each scholarship below may have different requirements and guidelines. While some of the Bemidji State University scholarships can only be used for specific purposes, many of them can be used for all types of expenses including supplies, tuition, room and board and more. Furthermore, this list can include Bemidji State University study abroad scholarships, Bemidji State University transfer scholarships, and Bemidji State University merit scholarships.

Are these scholarships for Bemidji State University study abroad?

At least a few of these scholarships below can be put toward Bemidji State University study abroad. If the scholarship does not specify a specific purpose or use of funds, then it is most likely eligible. You can double-check with the scholarship provider to confirm.

What scholarships are available to Bemidji State University transfer students?

The ScholarshipPoints and Scholarship Owl scholarships, at least, are open to Bemidji State University transfer students and the funds can be put toward all types of expenses. Bemidji State University transfer students face the same financial pressures as normal students, and scholarships providers are well-aware of the need for Bemidji State University transfer scholarships.

Are these Bemidji State University scholarships limited by major?

You’ll need to check each scholarship’s own guidelines to determine if it is restricted to a specific major. However, most scholarships in this database are open to all students - some scholarships may only be open to certain students based on geographic criteria or areas of interest but they should be clearly marked. Whether you’re a nursing student, honors student, engineering major, or studying another discipline, chances are you’ll find at least 1 scholarship for you.

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Timothy J. Penny State Public Service Fellowship

Sponsor by Minnesota State University Student Association

Applicant must be a MnSCU student with financial need looking to grow as a public servant through participating in state or local government internships.

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$2,500.00 November 1, March 15 Apply Now

Timothy J. Penny Federal Public Service Fellowship

Sponsor by Minnesota State University Student Association

Applicant must be a MnSCU student with financial need looking to grow as a public servant through participating in state or local government internships.

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$5,000.00 March 15, November 1 Apply Now

Barbara J. Penny Community Service Scholarship

Sponsor by Minnesota State University Student Association

Applicant must be a MnSCU student who has demonstrated a commitment to community service and is a community leader.

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$1,500.00 March 15, November 1 Apply Now

Jared P. Stene Student Leadership Scholarship

Sponsor by Minnesota State University Student Association

Applicant must be a full-time MnSCU university undergraduate student who has shown exceptional leadership on their campus.

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$2,000.00 March 30 Apply Now

Presidential Scholarship

Sponsor by Bemidji State University Location 1500 Birchmont Drive North East, Bemidji, MN

Applicant must have a minimum composite ACT score of 28 and either rank in the top 10 percent of graduating class or have a minimum 3.8 GPA. Applicants must demonstrate academic talent and extracurricular leadership.

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$2,500.00 February 1 Apply Now

Presidential Leadership Scholarship

Sponsor by Bemidji State University Location 1500 Birchmont Drive North East, Bemidji, MN

Applicant must rank in top 15% of class. Applicant is based in academic talent and extra-curricular leadership in Sch and Comm. If selected, $2500 is provided the first year, and $1500 for each subsequent year based on 3.25 GPA or higher.

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$7,000.00 January 15 Apply Now

Academic Achievement

Sponsor by Bemidji State University Location 1500 Birchmont Drive North East, Bemidji, MN

Applicant must have a minimum composite ACT score of 25 and either rank in the top 30 percent of graduating class or have a minimum 3.5 GPA.

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$1,000.00 February 1 Apply Now

Transfer Scholarship

Sponsor by Bemidji State University Location 1500 Birchmont Drive North East, Bemidji, MN

Applicant must have a minimum 3.5 GPA and have completed either an associate of arts degree or the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum from a community college.

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$1,000.00 February 1 Apply Now

Bemidji State University MN Academic Excellence Scholarship

Sponsor by Bemidji State University Location 1500 Birchmont Drive, NE, Bemidji, MN

This program assists students who have demonstrated outstanding ability, achievement, and potential in one of several critical subject areas. Applicants must be Minnesota high school graduates and enroll full time and in a baccalaureate degree granting program. The scholarship can be renewed annually for up to three academic years. To apply...

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$10,000.00 August 1 Apply Now

Campus Honor Scholarship

Sponsor by Bemidji State University Location 1500 Birchmont Drive North East, Bemidji, MN

Applicants must have a minimum composite ACT score of 26 and be ranked as first or second in graduating class.

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$2,000.00 February 1 Apply Now

Alumni Relative Scholarship

Sponsor by Bemidji State University Location 1500 Birchmont Drive North East, Bemidji, MN

Applicant awarded for new entering students who are relatives of active BSU alumni.

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$1,000.00 February 1 Apply Now

Bemidji State University Minnesota State Grant

Sponsor by Bemidji State University Location 1500 Birchmont Drive, NE, Bemidji, MN

This program helps students from low and moderate income families pay for educational expenses. Applicants must be Minnesota residents who are graduates of a secondary school or its equivalent or are at least 17 years of age. Applicants must be enrolled as undergraduates for at least three credits and must not...

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$11,753.00 August 1 Apply Now