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Tuition & Financial AidConcordia University Scholarships

Concordia University Scholarships

Concordia University, St. Paul is one of the best values among private universities in the state of Minnesota.

We are proud to offer a wide range of scholarship opportunities to enhance our affordability and to recognize and reward the individual gifts and talents of our students.

The following Concordia scholarships are awarded to traditional undergraduate students:

CSP Academic Scholarships

Freshman Academic Scholarship

Academic scholarships are offered to all accepted freshmen and amounts are awarded based on high school academic achievement. Scholarships are automatically awarded upon admission and fall into five categories ($1,000, $2,500, $5,000, $7,500 or $10,000 annually) depending upon unweighted high school GPA. These academic scholarships are renewable for three additional years for degree-seeking full time traditional students.  The scholarship deadline is August 1st. To view qualifying scholarship levels, please use the net price calculator.

*Please note: Scholarship amounts referenced are for the 2019-2020 academic year.  Please contact your admissions counselor with any questions about the 2018-19 scholarship opportunities.

Transfer Academic Scholarship

Applicants must provide official college transcripts from all institutions attended and demonstrate a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above.  Eligible students are automatically awarded one of the following scholarships upon admission:

  • $6,000 Transfer Regents Scholarship, 3.5-4.0 cumulative GPA
  • $4,000 Transfer Presidents Scholarship, 3.0-3.49 cumulative GPA
  • $2,000 Transfer University Scholarship, 2.5-2.9 cumulative GPA.

A transfer student who receives this award must also attend full-time, be degree-seeking, and have completed a minimum of 20 college-level semester credits since high school graduation prior to entering Concordia. The scholarship deadline is August 1st.

CSP Talent Scholarships

Music Scholarship

The Concordia Music Scholarship is available to new students enrolled full-time in the traditional undergraduate program. Scholarships ranging from $500 to $1,000 are granted to students who participate in music ensembles and take private or group music lessons at Concordia. The scholarship is renewable based on the student’s participation.

Theatre Scholarship

The Concordia Theatre Scholarship is available to new students enrolled full-time in the traditional undergraduate program. Scholarships ranging from $500 to $1,000 are granted to students who participate in various theatre jobs at Concordia, both on and off stage. The scholarship is renewable based on the student’s participation.

Athletic Scholarship

Athletic scholarships are available in all intercollegiate sports offered at Concordia University, St. Paul. Students must be accepted to a degree-seeking undergraduate program at the University and meet NCAA DII eligibility for scholarship consideration. The head coach in each respective sport selects the scholarship recipients and also determines the scholarship amounts.

CSP Scholarships for Transfer Students

Transfer Academic Scholarship

Applicants must provide official college transcripts from all institutions attended and demonstrate a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above.  Eligible students are automatically awarded one of the following scholarships upon admission:

  • $6,000 Transfer Regents Scholarship, 3.5-4.0 cumulative GPA
  • $4,000 Transfer Presidents Scholarship, 3.0-3.49 cumulative GPA
  • $2,000 Transfer University Scholarship, 2.5-2.9 cumulative GPA

A transfer student who receives this award must also attend full-time in the traditional undergraduate program, be degree-seeking, and have completed a minimum of 20 college-level semester credits since high school graduation prior to entering Concordia. The scholarship deadline is August 1st.

Transfer Advantage Scholarship

Offered to students pursuing a traditional, undergraduate degree that transfer directly from a Concordia partner institution. Students must successfully complete an associate’s degree or MnTC at a partner school. Eligible students are awarded $2,000 ($1,000 annually) at the time of admission.

Transfer Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

Recognizes academically qualified transfer students who are members of Phi Theta Kappa, transferring into the traditional programs with one semester minimum membership in Phi Theta Kappa. Eligible students are awarded $2,000 ($1,000 annually) at the time of admission. A transfer student who receives this award must also attend full-time, be degree-seeking, and provide proof of PTK Membership.

CSP Scholarships for Students in Church Professions

Please visit our Church Work website for details about our scholarship opportunities for those in a church professional program.

CSP Scholarships in Partnership

Building Opportunity for Leadership Development (BOLD) Scholarship

Scholarships ranging from $500 to $1,000 are awarded to newly accepted students enrolling in the traditional undergraduate programs that have participated in college readiness programs. No scholarship application is necessary and BOLD is awarded in addition to academic scholarships. The scholarship is renewable with satisfactory academic progress.

Concordia Legacy Scholarship

Awarded to newly accepted students enrolling in the traditional undergraduate programs at $1,000 per academic year (fall and spring entry terms only) that have had a family member attend Concordia University, St. Paul. No scholarship application is necessary and is awarded in addition to academic scholarships. Students must be degree seeking and attending full time. The scholarship is renewed if students are maintaining satisfactory progress.

Lutheran Heritage Scholarship

Awarded to new freshmen and transfer students at $1,000 per academic year (fall and spring entry terms only).  Scholarships require no application and are awarded automatically if the student is a member of an LCMS congregation. Students must be degree seeking and attending full time. The scholarship is renewed if students are maintaining satisfactory progress. Scholarship deadline is August 1st.

Transfer Advantage Scholarship

Offered to students pursuing a traditional, undergraduate degree that transfer directly from a Concordia partner institution. Students must successfully complete an associate’s degree or MnTC at a partner school. Eligible students are awarded $2,000 ($1,000 annually) at the time of admission.

Transfer Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

Recognizes academically qualified transfer students who are members of Phi Theta Kappa, transferring into the traditional programs with one semester minimum membership in Phi Theta Kappa. Eligible students are awarded $2,000 ($1,000 annually) at the time of admission. A transfer student who receives this award must also attend full-time, be degree-seeking, and provide proof of PTK Membership.

Other Scholarships & Resources

The following sites provide scholarship search engines which will match information you provide to scholarships in the company’s database and inform you of other scholarship opportunities available to you.

Learn More about CSP Scholarships

Contact the Office of Admissions with any questions regarding Concordia’s scholarship opportunities.

Email: admissions@csp.edu
Phone: (651) 641-8230