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. All scholarships listed below require being declared in an online program at BSU.
Scholarship Application Deadline: March 20, 2015
Include your name, mailing address, phone number, and email. Send your application via email to firstname.lastname@example.org 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 | $1,000
Applicants must be an online student with junior or senior status, be 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 | $1,000
Applicants must be an undergraduate or graduate student in an online program 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 | $1,000
Applicants must be an undergraduate or graduate student in an online program 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 declared in an online program, be from northern Minnesota (Brainerd area 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?