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SMSU Scholarships

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Southwest Minnesota State University offers a wide variety of scholarship opportunities including need-based scholarships awarded through our financial aid office, University Awards based on academic performance, and hundreds of merit-based scholarships made possible by our generous donors. 

Freshmen Scholarships

SMSU offers many scholarships to new entering students each year, including University scholarship packages and private donor-funded foundation scholarships. The University scholarship packages are offered directly through the SMSU Admission office. All donor-funded scholarships are managed through the SMSU Foundation and can be accessed through our online management tool, AcademicWorks! 

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Global Scholarships

SMSU offers scholarship opportunities for International Students as well. Please contact our International Student Services Office to learn more about our Global Scholarships. All Global Scholarships are managed through our International Student Services Office and can be accessed through our online management tool, AcademicWorks!

Global Scholarship Information


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