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Transfer Scholarships

St. Cloud State University has multiple scholarships available for new-entering transfer students with strong academic credentials. These scholarships help our transfer students afford our already competitively priced tuition. In fact, Forbes ranks St. Cloud State as one of its America’s Top Colleges.


Red & Black Transfer Scholarship

The Red & Black Transfer Scholarship is automatically awarded to high-achieving new-entering transfer students with a cumulative college GPA of 3.0 or higher. The scholarship is awarded in amounts of $500 or $1,000 per year based upon GPA. This scholarship is renewable for an additional year if the required SCSU GPA is maintained. Students must be enrolled in 12 credits each semester to be eligible.


Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

As the only school in Minnesota named to Phi Theta Kappa’s Honor Roll we are happy to offer our PTK Scholarship. Our $500 PTK Scholarship is automatically awarded to new-entering transfer students who are Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society members. Students must be enrolled in 12 credits their first semester to be eligible.


Non-Resident Tuition Scholarship

Non-Resident Tuition Scholarships are awarded to students who do not qualify for in-state or reciprocity tuition (excluding J-1 and/or F-1 Student Visa status). Recipients pay the equivalent of in-state tuition. To qualify, applicants must provide evidence of a 3.0 grade point average in all college work, with a minimum of 24 transferable credits completed after high school.


Minnesota Workforce Development Scholarship

New-entering transfer students who have previously been awarded the Workforce Development Scholarships and are entering an eligible St. Cloud State program are now eligible to carry their scholarship over to SCSU for an additional year. The scholarship, funded by the Minnesota Legislature, provide free aid of $2,500 for the academic year ($1,250 per semester) for students enrolled in programs in these areas:

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Agriculture
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Healthcare
  • Information Technology
  • Transportation

Qualifying St. Cloud State programs are:

  • Biotechnology
  • Biomedical Science
  • Community Health
  • Computer Science
  • Cybersecurity
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Elementary Education
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Exercise Science
  • Information Systems
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology
  • Medical Laboratory Science
  • Nuclear Medicine Technology
  • Nursing
  • Planning and Community Development
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Special Education
  • Technology Management

To find out if you qualify please contact the Transfer Admissions Team. For additional details about Minnesota Workforce Development scholarship.


Foundation Scholarships

To be considered for additional Foundation-Sponsored Scholarship Opportunities, which include Alumni Scholarships, new-entering and returning transfer students must complete the Huskies Scholarships application. The deadline to submit an application for most scholarships is March 15.


Twin Cities Adult Education Alliance Scholarships

As a member of the Twin Cities Adult Education Alliance (TCAEA), new-entering and returning transfer students are eligible for the TCAEA Scholarship. A student must be enrolled at SCSU and submit the TCAEA Scholarship Application by August 1s for Fall semester or November 1st for Spring semester. The scholarship award ranges from $250 up to $2,500.

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Learn about these and other transfer student scholarships in our Scholarship Search tool.

St. Cloud State University awards a limited number of scholarships to incoming transfer students with strong academic credentials. Transfer students should demonstrate achievement with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale. Transfer students who are admitted to the University prior to March 15 will be considered for an academic scholarship.

To be considered for additional Foundation-Sponsored Scholarship Opportunities, which include Alumni Scholarships, students must complete a general Huskies Scholarships application. The deadline to submit an application is March 16.

Non-Resident Tuition Scholarships are awarded to students who do not qualify for in-state or reciprocity tuition. Recipients pay the equivalent of in-state tuition. To qualify, applicants must provide evidence of a 3.0 grade point average in all college work, with a minimum of 24 transferable credits completed after high school.

Learn about these and other transfer student scholarships in our Scholarship Search tool.