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Valley City State University awards scholarships to numerous new and returning students each year.  Priority consideration for an academic scholarship is January 15 for the following year.  To be considered for an academic scholarship, click the link below and complete the form. Should you have any questions, please contact Enrollment Services if you are going to be a new VCSU student or Financial Aid if you are a returning student.

Do I Qualify For A Scholarship or An Award?

First year students
Scholarships are determined by a blended index score based on your cumulative grade point average (GPA) and ACT/SAT composite score.
President's Scholarship for $16,000
$4,000 per year for 4 years
Leadership Scholarship for $12,000
$3,000 per year for 4 years
Clock Tower Award for $2,500
$2,500 for first year only
Footbridge Award for $1,500
$1,500 for first year only


Transfer students
Scholarship criteria is based on your cumulative grade point average (GPA) from all institutions attended.
$1500 Award for first academic year
Cumulative GPA of 3.0
$2500 Award for first academic year
Cumulative GPA of 3.5
For more information call the VCSU Enrollment Services Office at 701-845-7101.