Transfer Scholarships

To apply for most scholarships, complete the Scholarship Biography Form by February 1 each year.

$1,000 Minnesota Community College Transfer Scholarship

Students who transfer directly from a Minnesota Community College with an Associate of Arts degree, or a completed Minnesota Transfer Curriculum with a 3.5 or higher GPA, are automatically eligible to receive this $1,000 scholarship. Students must apply for admission by June 1st, and the number of awards is limited.

Alumni Relative Scholarship

New students who are relatives of active BSU alumni can apply for the Alumni Relative Scholarship through the Scholarship Biography Form.

Scholarships for Distance Learners

A list of scholarships available specifically to BSU distance learners is kept here: BSU Distance Learning Scholarships.

MN Workforce Development Scholarships

The Workforce Development Scholarship program has now been expanded to include a $2,500 scholarship at the seven universities for students who received the scholarship from a Minnesota State college and transfer into a corresponding bachelor’s program. More information can be found at Eligibility requirements are listed here:

  • Must have been awarded the WDS at your community/technical college
  • Must be enrolled in high-demand occupation within eligible program
  • Must enroll in a minimum of 9 credits per term and maintain a 2.0 GPA or higher (some programs require a higher minimum GPA)
  • Must be a Minnesota resident
  • $1,250 award per term ($7,500 maximum over three years, including college years)

Apply for the BSU Workforce Development “year 3” scholarship here

Sanford Health Military and Veteran Scholarship

Veterans, guard/reserve or active-duty military service members are eligible for a $5,000 scholarship from Sanford Health created by its Veterans and Military Services Department. The Sanford Health Military and Veteran Scholarship is accepting applications for the award, which will honor someone who possesses exceptional character and leadership in service, academics and community involvement. Interested students should download and complete the application. The deadline to submit applications is Aug. 31.  The below link provides all the details and application.