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Scholarship and Grant Resources

Adult Undergraduate Scholarships and Partnerships

Concordia's adult education programs offer a discount in tuition as well as several scholarship opportunities if you qualify. Contact your Admissions Counselor for additional scholarship and partnership information.

Lutheran Heritage Scholarship

Awarded to adult undergraduate and graduate students at $2,000 per degree program. Scholarship is evenly disbursed over duration of program. Scholarships require no application and are awarded exclusively upon acceptance if the student is an active member of an LCMS congregation. Students must be registered at least half-time (6 or more credits) to qualify.

Transfer Advantage Scholarship

Offered to students pursuing an 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 (evenly disbursed over duration of degree program) exclusively upon acceptance .

Concordia Partnership Advantage

The Concordia Partnership Advantage provides a unique opportunity for employers to work directly with Concordia University, St. Paul to develop a well-educated workforce that is better equipped to manage and support the business goals of the organization.

The program is a mutually beneficial partnership that offers employees or members of the partnering organization a $2,000 tuition discount exclusively upon acceptance and priority admission status when they enroll in any undergraduate or graduate degree program at Concordia University, St. Paul. There is no additional investment required of partnering organizations. You simply make the program available to your employees or members and reap the benefits of a better educated workforce.

Outside Scholarships & Grants

AmeriCorps Scholarship

AmeriCorps alumni admitted to Concordia University, St. Paul will be awarded a $5,000 scholarship exclusively upon acceptance. The scholarship can be applied toward tuition on any bachelor’s or master’s level program and will be distributed evenly across the student’s course of study. Students must maintain good academic standing including GPA requirements. Scholarship cannot be combined with other institutional discounts/scholarships, such as military, community college partnership(s) and employee discounts. Program participation will be evaluated on an annual basis. Requires annual submission of FAFSA. Not to exceed the cost of tuition less any other grant or scholarship aid.

Federal Veterans Benefits

Federal Veterans Benefits - Certificates of Eligibility may be obtained from Federal Veteran Administration offices where the records are kept. Concordia University, St. Paul is an eligible institution for Federal military benefits including Montgomery GI Bill, Veterans Administration, vocational rehabilitation and ROTC. Read more about Federal Veterans Benefits

Minnesota Child Care Grant

Minnesota Child Care Grant is a state grant based on financial need and child care requirements. Must be a Minnesota resident. Read more on the Minnesota Child Care Grant website.

Minnesota GI Bill

Minnesota GI Bill is a state grant based on financial need. Must be a Minnesota resident or on Active Duty in Minnesota. Read more about the Minnesota GI Bill  


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