Talent Scholarships for Undergraduate Students

Get free funding for your education

Talent scholarships are available to first-year, transfer, and international undergraduate students. Departments at Hamline give these scholarships out to recognize excellence across disciplines, and award amounts vary up to the listed amounts. Use the links in the table below to find out if you’re eligible to apply.

Scholarship application deadlines

Academic term Student type Deadline
Spring  Transfer January 15
Fall  First year February 1
Fall  Transfer June 1

Available talent scholarships

Click the name of the scholarship to go to the application page. 

Scholarships Amount Criteria
Art Up to $3,000 Selection made by digital and studio art faculty. Portfolio and digital and studio art major with a concentration in fine arts required.
Business Up to $3,000 Selection made by business faculty. Business or economics major required.
Digital media Up to $3,000 Selection made by digital and studio art faculty based on interview (by invitation). Work sample and digital and studio art major with a concentration in graphic and interactive design or a concentration in media arts required.
Music Up to $5,000 Selection based on audition (by invitation). Music majors, minors, and participants in music programs are eligible to apply.
Science/STEM Up to $3,000 Open to any student with a demonstrated interest in, or aptitude for, a science/STEM major.
Theatre Up to $3,000 Selection based on audition and/or interview (if interest is not related to acting). Theatre arts majors, minors, and participants in tech design, stage crew, and theatre-related programs are eligible to apply.
Writing Up to $3,000 Selection made by English faculty. Writing sample required. Open to any student with an aptitude for writing and/or writing potential.

Additional scholarships for first-year students

We also offer additional scholarships that honor student accomplishments in the sciences and leadership roles. Get more details and see what you need to apply.

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Fulford-Karp Physics Scholarship

We award a full-tuition scholarship to one first-year student who demonstrates interest in pursuing a degree in the field of physics.

Fulford-Karp applications will be reviewed from February 1 until a recipient is chosen. We strongly encourage prospective students to apply by February 1.

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Robbins Leadership Award

This scholarship is designed to support students who have the Eagle Scout rank or the Girl Scout Gold Award. This award is renewable annually for three additional years and is awarded in amounts varying from $1,000 to $3,000 per year.

Please note that only first-year students are eligible. Applications are due by February 1.