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Scholarship Application Requirements

Eligibility Criteria

First-Time Applicants Eligibility Criteria:

-Must have completed at least one full semester at Augsburg by January 10th, 2020
-Must have at least 1 full academic year of their education remaining
-Be enrolled as a full-time student in the Augsburg Day program for the academic year 2020-2021
-Meet a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
-Meet the University’s standard of conduct
-Must demonstrate financial need, defined by Student Financial Services.
-Complete application

Previous Recipients Renewal Criteria:

-Meet satisfactory academic progress as defined by the university which includes maintaining a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
-Meet the University’s standard of conduct
-Have an updated academic/graduation plan
-Complete application

If selected, you are required to:

-Attend the group meetings (6-8 per academic year)
-Attend 1:1s with the Scholastic Connections coordinator (at least once per semester)
-Attend the MSS Scholarship Dinner (tentatively on Tuesday, November 10, 2020)
-Attend the end-of-year gathering at the Augsburg House

DACA and undocumented students are eligible and highly encouraged to apply.
Promise, Presidential and ActSix Scholarship recipients and International Students (F-1 and J-1) are not eligible for this award.


Student Application Process

Applicants must complete the following:

1) Scholastic Connections Application

2) If selected, respond to and accept scholarship award via award letter

The application for the 2020-2021 Scholastic Connections Scholarship have now closed. All applicants have been notified on the status of their application.



A selection committee will meet in February to determine recipients.

All applicants will be notified of the status of their application by late February-early March.

For questions or concerns, please contact the Multicultural Student Services ( or visit the Oyate Commons in the Lower Level of Christensen Center

*PLEASE NOTE: Due to COVID-19, the Oyate Commons is closed and all staff are working remotely. If you are interested in a face-to-face meeting, please contact the respective staff you’d like to meet.*