Our Opportunities

Deadline: There are varying deadline dates for many scholarship opportunities. Be sure to allow yourself plenty of time to complete the NDSU Academic Scholarship Application and any Supplemental Applications/Questions to receive consideration. Those opportunities that indicate “Ended” may not be open yet. Most scholarship opportunities for incoming freshmen and transfer students open on September 1st and scholarships for currently enrolled NDSU students open on December 1st each year.

Award: The amount stated is for general information purposes and is not a guarantee of what you may receive, if awarded. Actual award amounts can vary based on recipient eligibility, available funds, and other factors.

*IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING YOUR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION: Upon completion of the NDSU Academic Scholarship Application, you will be automatically matched (based on your application and your NDSU student record) with scholarships for which you meet the criteria. These scholarships indicate “None” under “Action” and require no additional information from you for consideration. Scholarships that require additional information from the applicant will show as "Recommended"on your home page once you submit your general application. To be considered for these scholarships, click on the yellow “Apply” button listed next to each one to complete the additional questions.
Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies A. R. Bon Memorial Scholarship
The A.R. Bon Memorial Scholarship is given in memory of Mr. Art Bon who was a long time farmer and supporter of local education in North Dakota....
The A.R. Bon Memorial Scholarship is given in memory of Mr. Art Bon who...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies A.D. Stoesz - ANRS
Available to juniors or seniors majoring in Range Management or Ecology (Range Science); preference to students who demonstrate good morals,...
Available to juniors or seniors majoring in Range Management or Ecology...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies A.D. Stoesz - Horticulture
Available to juniors or seniors majoring in horticulture (Plant Science); preference to students who demonstrate good morals, leadership ability,...
Available to juniors or seniors majoring in horticulture (Plant...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies A.J. Daveau Family Scholarship
Be identified as a full time student pursuing studies at NDSU in the Department of Music within the Division of Performing Arts in the College of...
Be identified as a full time student pursuing studies at NDSU in the...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Accounting and Information Systems Scholarship
The Accounting and Information Systems Scholarship is available to those who are accepted into the Accounting program and have earned a 3.25 GPA or...
The Accounting and Information Systems Scholarship is available to those...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Accounting and Information Systems Scholarship (GRAD and IS)
The Accounting and Information Systems Scholarship is available to those who are accepted into the Information Systems and MAcc Accountancy...
The Accounting and Information Systems Scholarship is available to those...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Ackerman-Estvold Scholarship
The Ackerman-Estvold scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students who are properly enrolled at NDSU, have attained at least a sophomore status,...
The Ackerman-Estvold scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Ackerman/Pringle Business Scholarship Endowment
Awarded to a student who is majoring in the College of Business.
Awarded to a student who is majoring in the College of Business.
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies ADHM Tartan Scholarship
The Tartan Scholarship Award is selected by: General Scholarship Committee upon the recommendation made by the College of Human Sciences and...
The Tartan Scholarship Award is selected by: General Scholarship...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Agassiz Club Agriculture
Available to students enrolled in the College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources; preference if enrolled in agribusiness, ag econ,...
Available to students enrolled in the College of Agriculture, Food...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies AGCO Engineering Scholarship
The AGCO Engineering Scholarship is awarded to full-time student with junior or senior status who is enrolled in the Agricultural and Biosystems...
The AGCO Engineering Scholarship is awarded to full-time student with...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies AgCountry Farm Credit Services Center for Risk and Trade
Available to a student properly enrolled at NDSU and the Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics pursuing an agricultural degree that...
Available to a student properly enrolled at NDSU and the Department of...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Agnes Jardine Memorial Scholarship of the F-M Area Music Club
Scholarships granted each year to music students on the basis of performance ability, scholarship and must demonstrate financial need.
Scholarships granted each year to music students on the basis of...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Agnes Kongslie Microbiological Sciences Scholarship
Available to students enrolled in the Department of Microbiological Sciences as either a graduate or undergraduate.
Available to students enrolled in the Department of Microbiological...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Agnes M. Hansen Memorial Scholarship
The Agnes M. Hansen Scholarship Fund Award is selected by: General Scholarship Committee upon the recommendation of the College of Human Sciencea...
The Agnes M. Hansen Scholarship Fund Award is selected by: General...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies AgriBank Farm Credit Center for Risk and Trade
Available to a student properly enrolled at NDSU and the Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics pursuing an agricultural degree that...
Available to a student properly enrolled at NDSU and the Department of...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Agribusiness and Applied Economics Scholarship
The Agribusiness and Applied Economics Scholarship is available to those pursuing a major within the Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics
The Agribusiness and Applied Economics Scholarship is available to those...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Agricultural and BioSystems Engineering (ABEN) Undergraduate Scholarship
The Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Scholarship is available to undergraduate students who are enrolled in either the Agricultural and...
The Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Scholarship is available to...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies AHSS Scholarship for Diversity
Must have a declared major in the college of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Must demonstrate financial need, as determined by the University...
Must have a declared major in the college of Arts, Humanities and Social...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies AIA Northern Minnesota Scholarship in Architecture
The AIA Northern Minnesota Scholarship in Architecture is available to students pursuing a major in Architecture. Students must demonstrate...
The AIA Northern Minnesota Scholarship in Architecture is available to...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Aimee Stockman Thapa Horticulture Endowment
Available to a student enrolled in horticulture with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above who demonstrates financial need.
Available to a student enrolled in horticulture with a cumulative GPA of...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies AIS Faculty Scholarship
The AFIS Faculty Scholarship(s) are available to Accounting majors at NDSU. Students’ NDSU grade point average should be 3.25 or greater and...
The AFIS Faculty Scholarship(s) are available to Accounting majors at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies AIS Faculty Scholarship (GRAD and IS)
The AIS Faculty Scholarship(s) are available to Information Systems and students in the MAcc program. Students’ NDSU grade point average should be...
The AIS Faculty Scholarship(s) are available to Information Systems and...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Alba Bales Scholarship
The Alba Bales Scholarship Fund Award is selected by: the General Scholarship Committee upon the recommendations of the College of Human Sciences...
The Alba Bales Scholarship Fund Award is selected by: the General...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Albert Anderson Scholarship
The Albert W. Anderson scholarship is a memorial scholarship honoring the memory of a long-time mechanical engineering faculty member. Professor...
The Albert W. Anderson scholarship is a memorial scholarship honoring...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Albert C. Bean, Sr. Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to students minoring in coatings and polymeric materials science in their junior or senior year; enrolled at NDSU at...
This scholarship is awarded to students minoring in coatings and...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Albert G. and Celeste Brauer AHSS Scholarship
Must be enrolled in the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences with a major in History. Be an individual with the surname or maiden name...
Must be enrolled in the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Alf and Sally Clausen Music Scholarship
Have established a minimum 3.0 GPA and be an Instrumental Music major who intends on pursuing a professional music career.
Have established a minimum 3.0 GPA and be an Instrumental Music major...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Alfred G. Arvold Scholarship
Shows promise as a theatre student, based on assessment of past work and future potential. Show promise of academic success at NDSU, based on...
Shows promise as a theatre student, based on assessment of past work and...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Alfred Rheineck Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled at NDSU at the time of application and disbursement; a first year graduate student in Coatings...
This scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled at NDSU at the time of...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
$1,950.00 Allan and Sara Johnson Scholarship
The Allan and Sara Johnson Scholarship is available to undergraduate students who graduated from a North Dakota high school with a preference to...
The Allan and Sara Johnson Scholarship is available to undergraduate...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: $1,950.00
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Alvin L. and Irene B. Arneson and Barbara Arneson Bielfeldt Memorial Scholarship
The Alvin L. and Irene B. Arneson and Barbara Arneson Bielfeldt Memorial Scholarship Award is selected by: General Scholarship Committee upon the...
The Alvin L. and Irene B. Arneson and Barbara Arneson Bielfeldt Memorial...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Alvin MacGillivray Endowed Scholarship
The Alvin MacGillivray Scholarship is awarded to deserving students majoring in electrical engineering.
The Alvin MacGillivray Scholarship is awarded to deserving students...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Alvin MacGillivray Gold Star Band Scholarship
Provide music scholarships for deserving students, preferably for students in NDSU’s Gold Star Band.
Provide music scholarships for deserving students, preferably for...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies American Society of Interior Designers Student Chapter
Eligibility Requirements: Major in Interior Design Must be a Junior (60 to 89 credits) or Senior (90 or more credits) at time of...
Eligibility Requirements: Major in Interior Design Must be a Junior...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Anderson Family Scholarship
The Anderson Family Scholarship is available to students who are pursuing a major within the Department of Human Sciences and Education with a...
The Anderson Family Scholarship is available to students who are...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Andrew and Connie Vanvig Scholarship
Available to student enrolled in College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources who demonstrates financial need as determined by the...
Available to student enrolled in College of Agriculture, Food Systems...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Animal Science
The Animal Science Scholarship is available to enrolled students with majors in Animal Science, Equine Science or Veterinary Technology.
The Animal Science Scholarship is available to enrolled students with...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Anna J. Thorfinnson Memorial Scholarship
The *Anna J. Thorfinnson Memorial Scholarship Fund Award *is selected by: General Scholarship Committee upon recommendations by the College of...
The *Anna J. Thorfinnson Memorial Scholarship Fund Award *is selected...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Anne and Abner Selvig Scholarship
Be identified as a student(s) having declared a major in the Department of Mass Communication at North Dakota State University at the time of...
Be identified as a student(s) having declared a major in the Department...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Anthony Hentges Gold Star Marching Band Scholarship
Be an active member of the Gold Star Marching Band. Priority may be given to baritone horn musician. If the award is not given to a baritone player...
Be an active member of the Gold Star Marching Band. Priority may be...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Apex Engineering Group Scholarship
Students must be enrolled full-time as a sophomore, junior, or senior at North Dakota State University and must be pursuing a major within the...
Students must be enrolled full-time as a sophomore, junior, or senior at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Apparel, Merchandising, Interior Design, and Hospitality Management Scholarship
Students must be enrolled full-time at North Dakota State University and be pursuing a major within the department of Apparel, Merchandising,...
Students must be enrolled full-time at North Dakota State University and...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Architecture Scholarship
Available to 4th year Architecture/Landscape Architecture students in good standing who have a willingness to work with others and demonstrate...
Available to 4th year Architecture/Landscape Architecture students in...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Arlan D. Gilbertson Memorial Scholarship
The Arlan D. Gilbertson Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior student majoring in civil engineering. Recipients must have a minimum...
The Arlan D. Gilbertson Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a junior or...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Arlene Kalk Memorial Scholarship
The Arlene Kalk Memorial Scholarship Award is selected by: General Scholarship Committee upon the recommendation of the College of Human Sciences...
The Arlene Kalk Memorial Scholarship Award is selected by: General...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Arlon G. Hazen Memorial
Available to a student enrolled in College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources.
Available to a student enrolled in College of Agriculture, Food Systems...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Arthur and Elvera Moyer Family
Available to students enrolled in the Department of Animal Sciences with an interest in sheep production and/or sheep management.
Available to students enrolled in the Department of Animal Sciences with...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Arthur and Vera Johnson Scholarship for Speech and Theatre
Be a student enrolled in Communications and/or Theatre Arts at NDSU.
Be a student enrolled in Communications and/or Theatre Arts at NDSU.
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021
Varies Arthur Companies/Joe Burgum
Available to a student enrolled in Crop and Weed Sciences who has a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.
Available to a student enrolled in Crop and Weed Sciences who has a...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/01/2021