Carl and Eloise Pohlad Scholarship

Departments: Admissions Categories: Accounting and Finance | Minnesota Residents | New Students
Amount One award of $600.
Availability Annually
Eligibility Criteria

Awarded to an incoming full-time freshman from Minnesota that intends to major in accounting and work in the profession upon graduation. The applicant must have participated in school or community organizations and exhibited a potential for leadership. Candidates must have a minimum of a 25 composite on the ACT (or comparable SAT) AND rank in the top 25% of their graduating class (or GPA of 3.5) to be eligible.

Diversified students are encouraged to apply for this award.

Financial need is required.

Application Procedure

To be considered for Incoming Freshman Student Admissions Scholarships, you must first be admitted to the university. Once you are admitted, you must:

  • Go to the Admissions Scholarship page and read through the information in the Apply for Scholarships section.
  • Then you can use the Apply online for scholarships link to complete the Admissions Scholarship application, available on the GOLD for Blugolds Scholarship Network.
Selection Procedure

The Admissions Office will coordinate the selection process, which is highly competitive. Applications will be considered holistically and include a review of the student's high school transcript, test scores, essays, class rank, class rigor, activities/involvement, etc.

Selection Deadline Screening of candidates will begin in December for some early awards and continue through the spring or until awards are accepted.
Notification Notices will be sent to scholarship recipients by the beginning of April of the student's senior year. If scholarships are declined, they will be reawarded to alternates through the summer months.
Special Notes This scholarship was established as a manifestation of the Pohlad's esteem for the department of accounting and finance in preparation of accountants for the profession. In addition, the Pohlad’s wished to recognize the importance of a recipient’s broad range of activities—both academic and non-academic.
Thank You The recipient should send a thank you note to the Carl and Eloise Pohlad Foundation, in care of the accounting and finance department.