William Marcellous Lindgren Scholarship

The purpose of this endowment is to assist St. Cloud State University students of Chinese or Filipino ethnic background through scholarship. Financial need and academics are key considerations.

Award Amount: at least $3,000


  1. Applicants must be of Chinese or Filipino ancestry within two generations.
  2. Students must have an established Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.25. Freshmen will use high school CGPA, transfer students will reference transcript of previous institution.
  3. Financial need.
  4. Students must be enrolled, or planning to enroll in the following undergraduate colleges:
    • Science and Technology
    • Social Sciences
    • Fine Arts and Humanities

Application Process:

To apply please submit the completed scholarship application form along with the essay.

Essay Requirements

Write a two page essay explaining how you meet the ethnic background requirement, financial need, and how your SCSU education will help you attain your personal and professional goals.

  • Financial Need: Describe in detail the financial resources and obligations of you and/or your sponsor. Be as specific as possible so the committee has a clear understanding when assessing your financial need.

Application Deadline

  • April 1st for Fall