College of Liberal Arts Scholarships

2018-2019 Application for College of Liberal Arts Transfer Student Scholarships

Priority application deadline: April 6, 2018

Please read the application instructions at the College of Liberal Arts Transfer Student Scholarships web site before submitting your application.

Personal Information


First Name
Middle Name
Last Name

University of Minnesota ID Number (if known)

Date of Birth


Current Address

Number and Street
Postal Code



E-mail Address

Name of High School

High School City and State


Is your high school public, private or a GED?

The College of Liberal Arts awards scholarships on the basis of academic merit and financial need. Please provide the following information.

Please list your family's adjusted gross income from your most recent year's income tax return. (Combine your income with your parents' income.)


Are you a child in a single-parent home?

How many people depend on your family's income?

How many people in your family will be enrolled in college next year?

Did you receive financial aid at your previous institution?

Scholarship consideration for specific interests

For some scholarships that are funded by private donation, preference is given to students who have interests or backgrounds in specific fields. Please indicate whether any of the following apply to you.

Citizenship Information

Are you an international student without permanent United States residency?

If so, what is your visa status?

If so, specify your country of residence.

Academic Information

What is your intended major?

How many credits have you completed at previous colleges and universities in total?

What type of credits were they?

What is your cumulative GPA including all of your credits?

Have you taken any Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate tests?

What term and year do you intend to graduate from the College of Liberal Arts?


Please describe (minumum 500 words, maximum 750 words) your intellectual and academic goals and interests, as well as your long-term professional and career goals.

For those students who have decided on a major, this statement should focus primarily on academic pursuits and interests. Include autobiographical material only if it is clearly pertinent to academics.

For those students who have not made a final decision on a major, this statement should focus on academic interests in the College of Liberal Arts. You may also include autobiographical material that can assist us in understanding your college experiences as you pursue your goals.

Please provide a brief summary (minimum 450 words, maximum 500 words) of extracurricular activities, including descriptions of positions of leadership held, involvement in the community, or volunteer opportunities. If you have been working while attending school, raising a family, or meeting other responsibilities, you may include that information.

If you will have completed more than 90 semester credits at the time of enrollment you must submit a separate, concise statement (minimum 100 words, maximum 150 words) that explains the need to pursue a full academic year of coursework in order to complete an undergraduate degree.


Note: Information from your admission application (e.g., activities and award information, high school and transfer transcripts, etc.) will also be used to consider you for scholarships.

Privacy statement: All information on this application form is private. Information will be shared with offices within the University and may be released to outside organizations and government bodies in limited circumstances as authorized by state or federal law. Failure to provide the information may delay or affect the scholarship decision.

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