Martin Luther College Merit Scholarship Opportunities:

No application is required. We review eligibility for every student each year. Merit scholarships will be added as part of the financial aid award.

Incoming (traditional) first-year students will be considered for merit scholarships based on their cumulative high school GPA or ACT score. Transfer students and returning MLC students will be considered for merit scholarships based on their cumulative college GPA.

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MLC Scholarship Opportunities

Please pay close attention to due dates and application requirements.

  • Anonymous Scholarship

    • Award: at least one $1000 scholarship
    • Guidelines: Junior students that have completed four semesters with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above
    • Deadline: February 26, 2018
    • To Apply: View Details

*Students that receive a designated MLC scholarship will be asked to write a letter of appreciation (thank you letter). Students that do not write this letter of appreciation within the designated time frame will forfeit their eligibility for any future MLC scholarship opportunities (excluding merit scholarships and need-based grants).

If you have any questions, please contact our office.

Outside Scholarship Opportunities

These scholarships are not associated with Martin Luther College.
All questions should be directed to the organization providing the scholarship funding.

  • CM Cares Scholarship (Pre-Seminary Students)

    • Award: $5,000 Scholarship (50 total recipients)
    • Guidelines: College Senior continuing education at WELS Seminary in August 2018. Minimum grade point average of 3.0. Demontrate personal impact through education, work experiences, and volunteerism.
    • Deadline: April 14, 2018
    • To Apply: View Details
  • Lutheran Student Scholastic and Service Scholarship

    • Award: $3,000 Scholarship (5 total recipients)
    • Guidelines: Active, communicant member of a Lutheran congregation. Freshman, sophomore, or junior with cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Career goal of helping individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Documentation of 100 hours of service to people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (paid or volunteer).
    • Deadline: May 19, 2018
    • To Apply: View Details
  • (Seminarian) Lutheran Student Scholastic and Service Scholarship

    • Award: $3,000 Scholarship (5 total recipients)
    • Guidelines: Active, communicant member of a Lutheran congregation. College Senior continuing education at WELS Seminary in August 2018. Commitment to inclusion of people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. Documentation of 100 hours of service to people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (paid or volunteer).
    • Deadline: May 19, 2018
    • To Apply: View Details
  • 2018 Ampronix College Scholarship Program

    • Award: 1st place – $1000 scholarship, 2nd place – $750 scholarship, 3rd place – $500
    • Guidelines: Applicants must be legal resident of the US, enrolled full time during 2017/2018, have volunteered a minimum of 20 hours (June 2017-May 2018). Submit a short essay answering 3 questions with a supplementary photo in the document.
    • Deadline: May 31, 2018
    • To Apply: View Details
  • MMU/Audrey Erskine Scholarship

    • Award: $500 Scholarship
    • Guidelines: Applicants must be pursuing a course of study to become a teacher at the preschool, elementary, or secondary level; currently a student in their junior or senior year of college; a current member of Education Minnesota Student Program (preferred).
    • Deadline: June 1, 2018
    • To Apply: View Details
  • ZipRecruiter Scholarship

    • Award: $3,000 Scholarship
    • Guidelines: Complete a 500-800 word essay that describes a job you have previously held and your ideal post-graduate job.
    • Deadline: June 30, 2018
    • To Apply: View Details
  • Colleges Sports Recruiting Scholarship

    • Award: $1,000 Scholarship
    • Guidelines: Complete a 1000 word (or less) essay that describes a time you were the leader in an important moment during a high school sport or in your community.
    • Deadline: July 1, 2018
    • To Apply: View Details
  • Public Safety Officer’s Survivor Grant

    • Award: $14,488 maximum for students in a 4-year degree program
    • Requirements: students that have received the “Public Safety Officer’s Benefit Fund Certificate” from the Commissioner of Public Safety along with the completed application form
    • To Apply: View Application

Military Scholarship Opportunities

These scholarships are not associated with Martin Luther College.
All questions should be directed to the organization providing the scholarship funding.

  • Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship Program

    • Since 2007, the Folds of Honor has carried forth this singular, noble mission: to provide educational scholarships to spouses and children of America’s fallen and disabled service-members.
    • Award: amounts will be determined after military education benefits and federal, state, institutional grants and other scholarships are calculated
    • Guidelines: be honorably-discharged (no longer drilling) veterans or spouses of disabled veterans who have served in the United States military, be high school or GED graduates enrolled in full-time undergraduate or graduate study at an accredited school, be Pell-eligible with completed FAFSA, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
    • Deadline: February 28, 2018
    • To Apply: View Details
  • Pat Tillman Scholars Program

    • The fellowship program supports Tillman Scholars with academic scholarships, a national network, and professional development opportunities in all different fields.
    • Award: Tillman Scholars can expect to receive a $11,000 annual scholarship as well as a $1,000 stipend for professional development opportunities. The scholarship covers educational expenses, including tuition and fees, books and living expenses.
    • Guidelines: The application is open to military veterans and spouses pursuing a full-time bachelor’s, master’s, or professional degree at a US-based accredited institution.
    • Deadline: March 1, 2018
    • To Apply: View Details
    • Additional information: a one-page overview of the Tillman Scholars program and a FAQ sheet
  • Folds of Honor Higher Education Scholarship

    • Since 2007, the Folds of Honor has carried forth this singular, noble mission: to provide educational scholarships to spouses and children of America’s fallen and disabled service-members.
    • Award: up to $5000
    • Guidelines: The application is open to spouses and dependents of service members enrolled in an accredited undergraduate program.
    • Deadline: March 31, 2018
    • To Apply: View Details

Scholarship Tips

  • Scholarships are available through many different companies and organizations. Spending some time to search for funds and applying to scholarships can be time consuming, but it can also help you get FREE MONEY for your educational costs.
  • Check in your community for available scholarships. Ask your parents if their employer offers scholarships. Use a scholarship search tool online for more opportunities.
  • Searching for scholarships is free. If a website requests money to perform a search, do not use that website.

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