Valley City State University awards scholarships to numerous returning students each year. The Valley City State University scholarship program is made possible only through the generous donations from alumni and friends. Students must be enrolled full-time at VCSU to be eligible for scholarships, and be taking a minimum of 3 on campus credits. Valley City State University does not award summer scholarships.


Go to the following link to see a list of the individual scholarship programs available through VCSU for current students who will be returning to VCSU next year:  Internal Scholarships. Scholarship values and number of scholarships available each year can vary due to current investment rates. The programs have been categorized into groups: one group for each of the 13 academic departments of the university and one general group.

The appropriate application for most of the scholarships listed can be applied for by completing the a general application that can be found at the following link:  Returning Student Scholarship Application.  (Available November 15 - February 15) 

Scholarships that require a "Special Application" also include information on how to obtain the form. Read through all the scholarship descriptions very carefully and follow the instructions. "Special Application Scholarships" are indicated by (•)(Available November 15 - February 15)  

IMPORTANT:  To be considered for a scholarship based on financial need, current students must complete the FAFSA for next year by the Returning Student Scholarship Application Deadline of February 15.