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
$0.00 Kristi Hanson Endowed Travel Scholarship for Architecture
The Kristi W Hanson Endowed Scholarship for Architecture is available juniors, seniors and Graduate students who are majoring in Architecture or...
The Kristi W Hanson Endowed Scholarship for Architecture is available...
  • Deadline: 10/28/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline10/28/2021
Varies NDSU International Spring Award $12,000
New first-year or transfer international students for the Spring semester with a 3.5- 4.0 U.S. cGPA equivalent are eligible to receive a...
New first-year or transfer international students for the Spring...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2022
Varies NDSU International Spring Award $8,000
New first-year or transfer international students for the Spring semester with a 3.0 – 3.49 U.S. cGPA equivalent are eligible to receive a...
New first-year or transfer international students for the Spring...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2022
$1,000.00 Academic Scholarship
The Academic Scholarship is available to high achieving incoming freshmen preference is given to students with a 3.5 cumulative high school GPA.
The Academic Scholarship is available to high achieving incoming...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Academic Transfer Award
The Academic Transfer Award is available to high-achieving incoming transfer students who have completed 12 or more college credits by the...
The Academic Transfer Award is available to high-achieving incoming...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Achievers Transfer Award
The Achievers Transfer Award is available to incoming transfer students who completed an associate’s degree prior to beginning their program of...
The Achievers Transfer Award is available to incoming transfer students...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Al Gustin Agricultural Communication Scholarship
Students must be enrolled full-time at NDSU as a freshman or sophomore at the time of disbursement. Students must be pursuing a major or minor in...
Students must be enrolled full-time at NDSU as a freshman or sophomore...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Albert and Celeste Brauer Scholarship
The Albert and Celeste Brauer Scholarship is given to any current or incoming student in good academic standing with the Surname or Maiden name...
The Albert and Celeste Brauer Scholarship is given to any current or...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Alice Flaten Olsen and Ethel C. Flaten Memorial Scholarship
The Alice Flaten Olsen and Ethel C. Flaten Memorial Scholarship is available to incoming freshmen students majoring in one the following...
The Alice Flaten Olsen and Ethel C. Flaten Memorial Scholarship is...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Amy and William Layne Scholarship
The Amy and William Layne Scholarship is available to current and incoming students accepted into an Engineering Program at North Dakota State...
The Amy and William Layne Scholarship is available to current and...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Annexstad Family Foundation Leaders for Tomorrow
The Annexstad Family Foundation Leaders for Tomorrow Scholarship provides funds to assist worthy students who demonstrate financial need and...
The Annexstad Family Foundation Leaders for Tomorrow Scholarship...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Arthur W. Clara Cupler Foundation Scholarship
The Arthur W. Clara Cupler Foundation Scholarship is made available to first-year students who reside within a 100-mile radius of Fargo and have...
The Arthur W. Clara Cupler Foundation Scholarship is made available to...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Barry and Sue Schuchard Engineering Scholarship
The Barry and Sue Schuchard Scholarship Endowment is available to incoming freshmen who are pursuing a major in Civil Engineering or Construction...
The Barry and Sue Schuchard Scholarship Endowment is available to...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Bernard Osher Foundation Reentry Scholarship
The Bernard Osher Foundation established the Osher Reentry Scholarship Program which provides scholarship support for students pursuing their first...
The Bernard Osher Foundation established the Osher Reentry Scholarship...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Beverly Kurtz Slotten Scholarship
The Beverly Kurtz Slotten Scholarship is available to incoming freshmen from North Dakota who plan to major in either Apparel, Retail Merchandising...
The Beverly Kurtz Slotten Scholarship is available to incoming freshmen...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Bismarck-Mandan Scholarship
The Bismarck-Mandan Scholarship is available to incoming freshman students who plan to enroll at North Dakota State University and are graduates of...
The Bismarck-Mandan Scholarship is available to incoming freshman...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Brian A. Bachmeier Electrical and Computer Engineering Scholarship
The Brian A. Bachmeier Electrical and Computer Engineering Scholarship is available to incoming freshmen who are pursuing a major in Electrical...
The Brian A. Bachmeier Electrical and Computer Engineering Scholarship...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Carroll D. and Maud Murray King Scholarship
The Carroll D. and Maud Murray King Scholarship is made available to an incoming freshman who has demonstrated financial need.
The Carroll D. and Maud Murray King Scholarship is made available to an...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Carroll Family Scholarship
The Carroll Family Scholarship is available to incoming freshmen who are pursuing a major in criminal justice. Students must demonstrate financial...
The Carroll Family Scholarship is available to incoming freshmen who are...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Charles and Bonnie Ulmer Leadership Scholarship
The Charles and Bonnie Ulmer Leadership Scholarship is made available to an incoming freshman who demonstrates leadership qualities.
The Charles and Bonnie Ulmer Leadership Scholarship is made available to...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Charles E. Gruman Memorial Agriculture Scholarship
Students must be enrolled as a full-time freshman at NDSU at the time of disbursement and be pursuing a major in Agricultural Economics. Students...
Students must be enrolled as a full-time freshman at NDSU at the time of...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Crankstart Re-Entry Scholarship
The Crankstart Re-Entry Scholarship is available to those students who have not attended college for five or more years either by not going to...
The Crankstart Re-Entry Scholarship is available to those students who...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Cultural Diversity Tuition Waiver
North Dakota State University is pleased to offer the Cultural Diversity Tuition Waiver to qualified students from underrepresented ethnic groups,...
North Dakota State University is pleased to offer the Cultural Diversity...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Dale Haakenstad Business Presidential Scholarship
The Dale Haakenstad Business Presidential Scholarship is awarded to a first-year student declaring a major in the College of Business and who...
The Dale Haakenstad Business Presidential Scholarship is awarded to a...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Darrell and Carol Tuntland Endowed Scholarship
The Darrell and Carol Tuntland Endowed Scholarship is available for incoming freshman who are pursuing a major within the College of Human Sciences...
The Darrell and Carol Tuntland Endowed Scholarship is available for...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Darrell Dahl Scholarship
The Darrell Dahl Scholarship is available to an incoming freshman who is a graduate of Dakota Prairie High School.
The Darrell Dahl Scholarship is available to an incoming freshman who is...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Darren Tehven Memorial Scholarship
Students must be enrolled as a full-time freshman at NDSU at the time of disbursement, be pursuing a major in Construction Management, and have a...
Students must be enrolled as a full-time freshman at NDSU at the time of...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Dave and Pat Goodin Endowed Scholarship
The Dave and Pat Goodin Scholarship is available to incoming freshmen who are pursuing a major within the Department of Electrical and Computer...
The Dave and Pat Goodin Scholarship is available to incoming freshmen...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies David and Aileen Askegard Clough Agriculture Scholarship
Students must be enrolled full time at NDSU at the time of disbursement and be pursuing a major within the College of Agriculture, Food Systems,...
Students must be enrolled full time at NDSU at the time of disbursement...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies David and Aileen Askegard Clough Human Sciences and Education Scholarship
Students must be enrolled full time at NDSU and be pursuing a major within the College of Human Sciences and Education. Students must have a...
Students must be enrolled full time at NDSU and be pursuing a major...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Dean L. Rue Scholarship
The Dean L. Rue Scholarship is available to incoming freshman pursuing a major within the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. ...
The Dean L. Rue Scholarship is available to incoming freshman pursuing a...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Dennis W. and Vaune M. Johnson Endowed Scholarship
Student must be enrolled as a full time freshman at NDSU and be pursuing a major within the College of Engineering. Students must have a cumulative...
Student must be enrolled as a full time freshman at NDSU and be pursuing...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
$8,000.00 Doosan and Bobcat Company Scholarship
The Doosan and Bobcat Company Scholarship is made available to incoming freshmen with a minimum 3.50 GPA. Preference is given to students majoring...
The Doosan and Bobcat Company Scholarship is made available to incoming...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: $8,000.00
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Dr. Gary and Yvonne Smith Engineering Scholarship
The Dr. Gary and Yvonne Smith Engineering Scholarship is awarded to a freshman student majoring in any engineering discipline. Recipient must...
The Dr. Gary and Yvonne Smith Engineering Scholarship is awarded to a...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Dr. H.B. Huntley Scholarship
The Dr. H.B. Huntley Scholarship is available to high achieving incoming freshmen who are graduates of Kindred High School.
The Dr. H.B. Huntley Scholarship is available to high achieving incoming...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
$6,000.00 Dr. Kirsten Bakke Diederich Scholarship
The scholarship is awarded to a student properly enrolled at NDSU at the time of application and disbursement; properly enrolled in any department...
The scholarship is awarded to a student properly enrolled at NDSU at the...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: $6,000.00
Deadline02/01/2022
$8,000.00 Dr. Sherman P. and Eileen B. Goplen Expendable Scholarship
The Dr. Sherman P. and Eileen B. Expendable Scholarship is available to an incoming freshman who is pursuing a major within the Department of...
The Dr. Sherman P. and Eileen B. Expendable Scholarship is available to...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: $8,000.00
Deadline02/01/2022
$1,000.00 E & E Tufte Civil Engineering Scholarship
The E & E Tufte Civil Engineering Scholarship is available to incoming freshman and/or transfer students to NDSU. Students must be pursuing a...
The E & E Tufte Civil Engineering Scholarship is available to incoming...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Fargo Moorhead Convention and Visitors Bureau Scholarship
The Fargo Moorhead Convention and Visitors Bureau Scholarship is available to junior or senior or incoming freshman undergraduate students who are...
The Fargo Moorhead Convention and Visitors Bureau Scholarship is...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Fred and Helen Williams Scholarship
This scholarship is available to first year students who are graduates of Northern Cass High School.
This scholarship is available to first year students who are graduates...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Half Tuition Freeman Family Legacy Scholarship
Freeman Family Legacy Scholarship is available to incoming students at NDSU. Incoming freshmen must have earned a 3.0 GPA or higher. Transfer...
Freeman Family Legacy Scholarship is available to incoming students at...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Half Tuition
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Freshman Scholarship (Heritage)
The Freshman Scholarship is available to incoming students who demonstrate a high level of academic achievement.
The Freshman Scholarship is available to incoming students who...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
$1,000.00 Friends of HSE Freshman Scholarship
The Friends of HSE Freshman Scholarship is available to all incoming freshman who intend to major in any field within the College of Human Sciences...
The Friends of HSE Freshman Scholarship is available to all incoming...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Fuglesten Family Endowed History Scholarship
The Fuglesten Family Endowed History Scholarship is available for incoming freshmen who are pursuing a major within the College of Arts, Humanities...
The Fuglesten Family Endowed History Scholarship is available for...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Fuglesten Family Endowed Nursing Scholarship
The Fuglesten Family Endowed Nursing Scholarship is avilable for incoming freshmen who are pursuing a major within the College of Health...
The Fuglesten Family Endowed Nursing Scholarship is avilable for...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
$4,000.00 Gary Aasen and Barbara Brill Scholarship
The Gary Aasen and Barbara Brill Freshman Scholarship is available to incoming freshmen who are pursuing a major within the STEM fields (science,...
The Gary Aasen and Barbara Brill Freshman Scholarship is available to...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: $4,000.00
Deadline02/01/2022
$1,000.00 Gary Narum Scholarship
The Gary Narum Scholarship is awarded to an entering freshman who demonstrates financial need. Preference is given to graduates of Sargent Central...
The Gary Narum Scholarship is awarded to an entering freshman who...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies George D. Griffeth Memorial Scholarship
The George D. Griffeth Memorial Scholarship is available to a first year student who has graduated from Central Cass High School.
The George D. Griffeth Memorial Scholarship is available to a first year...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Giving Hearts Day Scholarship
Students must me enrolled full-time at NDSU. Preference is given to students who do no qualify for guaranteed scholarships (Presidential,...
Students must me enrolled full-time at NDSU. Preference is given to...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022
Varies Grace E. Bayliss Gold Memorial Scholarship - Freshmen
One scholarship of $1000 is awarded in recognition of the scholastic ability, leadership, and professional promise of an incoming freshman enrolled...
One scholarship of $1000 is awarded in recognition of the scholastic...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2022