We have established several scholarships specifically for Extended Learning students at Bemidji State University.
Review the scholarship offerings below to see if you meet the criteria.
Scholarship Application Deadline: March 21
Include your name, mailing address, phone number, and email. Send your application via email to email@example.com or send it by mail to:
Bemidji State University
1500 Birchmont Dr. NE #4
Bemidji, MN 56601
For Undergraduate Students
Edward Gersich Distance Education Scholarship | $500
Applicants must be a junior or senior, at least 25 years old, and carry a 3.0 GPA.
Send a letter of application describing your educational goals and why you should receive the scholarship.
For Students in Teacher Education Degree Programs
Gladys McKinley Distance Learning Scholarship | $1000
Applicants must be an undergraduate or graduate student who either lives in northern Minnesota or has ties to the area and is pursing a degree in teacher education.
Send a two-page letter describing who you are and who you aspire to become, including some life history. Also send a letter of recommendation from a current or previous teacher.
For students interested in a business-related degree or profession
Michael McKinley Distance Learning Scholarship | $1000
Applicants must be an undergraduate or graduate student who either lives in northern Minnesota or has ties to the area. Applicants must also be working full or part-time and be pursuing a business-related degree or have a background in a business workplace or setting.
Send a two-page letter describing who you are and who you aspire to become, including some life history. Also send a letter or recommendation from a current or previous employer or supervisor.
For Students who Aspire to Work in a Professional Setting
Northern Minnesota Distance Learning Professional Scholarship | $1,000
Applicants must be from northern Minnesota (from Brainerd and north), carry a 3.0 GPA and be a full-time sophomore, junior, or senior pursuing a degree in preparation for work in a professional setting.
Send a one-page essay that answers the following questions:
- What are my short and long-range goals?
- How will my educational experience at BSU prepare me for my journey?