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SMSU Scholarships


Through the efforts of the Southwest Minnesota State University Foundation and the generosity of Private Donors, SMSU awards numerous scholarships each academic year. With the use of our online scholarship hub, applying for scholarships has never been easier!

1. Sign in with your SMSU Star ID and password!

If you've forgotten your Star ID and/or password, click here!

2. Complete the General Application

Upon completion of the General Application, your SMSU scholarship application record is sync with your SMSU student record and automatically matches you up with scholarship opportunities for which you qualify. The system also provides additional “recommended” scholarships that may be available to you.  No more research needed on your end - the system does it for you!

3. Complete Supplemental Applications

After you complete the general application, you'll be presented with supplemental applications.  You are strongly encouraged to complete these applications to provide you with even more scholarship opportunities!

4. Follow-up!

After you complete the applications, you’re done! If you are awarded a scholarship, you will receive an award email to your SMSU email address. You can also check on the status of your application by logging back into the system at any time and visiting the "My Applications" tab.


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