Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato is a public comprehensive university located in Mankato, Minnesota, a community of 54,000 located 75 miles southwest of Minneapolis-St. Paul.


Financial Aid & Scholarships

There are many study abroad-specific scholarships available. Check out our list of scholarships offered through a variey of means, including Minnesota State Mankato, national and international organizations, as well as our partner study abroad organizations.

Mark M. Welter World Citizen Award: Thanks to the generosity of Dr. Mark M. Welter, a $500 scholarship opportunity is available to MnSCU students which aims to recognize students who exemplify the thoughts, words and actions demanded by a 21st century world citizen. Applications should be sent to mariam.qureshi@mnsu.edu by 11:59pm on Wednesday, October 1, 2014. Incomplete, late or hand-delivered submissions will not be considered. Applicants must meet the following criteria:

3.0 GPA or higher
Part-time or Full-time degree-seeking undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at Minnesota State Mankato
High School graduate
In good academic standing
Evidence of financial need

Please review all three of the following documents for a complete overview of the application requirements:

[PDF] Award Announcement (121 KiB)
[PDF] Application Criteria List (132 KiB)
[PDF] Application Form (140 KiB)



Boren African Languages Initiative: The African Languages Initiative (AFLI) offers both undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to study African languages and cultures by participating in domestic and overseas language programs in one of eight languages. For on-campus assistance with your application and essay, please provide your first draft to Ginny Walters in the MSU University Fellowships Office no later than:

Undergraduate students: January 16, 2015 (final applications must be submitted to the Boren Program in Washington D.C. by 5:00pm on February 4, 2015)
Graduate students: December 31, 2014 (final applications must be submitted to the Boren Program in Washington D.C. by 5:00pm on January 27, 2015)

Boren Summer STEM Scholarships: The Boren Scholarships for undergraduate students offer a special initiative for STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) majors of up to $8,000 for summer study (minimum of 8 weeks) for students majoring in the STEM fields. For on-campus assistance with your application and essay, please provide your first draft to Ginny Walters in the MSU University Fellowships Office by January 16, 2015. Final applications must be submitted to the Boren Program in Washington D.C. by 5:00pm on February 4, 2015.

For more information

http://www.mnsu.edu/studyabroad/scholarships.html