It is important to the Undergraduate Program that we provide as many resources as we can to ensure students receive the best support for their collegiate experience. Scholarships are available from a variety of different sources. Utilize the information below to research those opportunities.

New student scholarships are awarded based on the overall assessment of each application. Incoming students are automatically considered for any scholarship they are eligible for after they are admitted to the Carlson School of Management. There is no separate application to complete.

University Scholarship Resources

One Stop

Utilize the Undergradaute Scholarship Search function as well as answers to frequently asked questions regarding gift aid and impact on financial aid.


Information regarding the award process for students who apply for admission, as well as resources to various awards available to students.

National and International Scholarships

The University Honors Program maintains a comprehensive list of scholarship opportunities for students. Many of these awards are available for any student to apply for.


Carlson School Student Resources

Thanks to the generous support and donations from benefactors including alumni, friends of the school and corporate sponsors, the Carlson School awards nearly $2 million dollars in scholarships each year.

Current Student Awards

Once students arrive at the Carlson School, there are opportunities for current students to apply for scholarships. The Carlson School has over $600,000 available to support students who will be sophomores, juniors, and seniors each fall. Awards ranged from $1,000 to $7,500 for the 2018-2019 academic year. 

Applications for these awards are made available annually in March. Timelines for the applications to be submitted are 2-3 weeks. Students are notified in early May if they have been awarded a scholarship.


Carlson Global Institute (CGI)

Resources for current students as they plan their international experience.

External Scholarships

This list is to provide students and families an understanding of the various opportunities afforded to prospective and current students. This is a listing of scholarships that the Carlson School has been made aware of which supports undergraduate education. This list will be kept as up-to-date as possible.


Prospective Students

Alpha Kappa Psi Scholarship (


Current Students

NAMIC Mutual Insurance Foundation Scholarship

Cargill Global Scholars Program

Harold and Mauriel Berkman Charitable Foundation

Minnesota Interactive Marketing Association

Fresh Prints Scholarship