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 Mike Dellies Environmental Engineering Scholarship
Students must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate at NDSU at the...
Deadline07/01/2022
$3,000.00 NDSU International Fall Award $12,000
New first-year or transfer international students for the Fall semester...
Deadline07/01/2022
$2,000.00 NDSU International Fall Award $8,000
New first-year or transfer international students for the Fall semester...
Deadline07/01/2022
Varies NDSU Opportunity Scholarship
Students must be properly admitted and/or enrolled as an incoming...
Deadline07/01/2022
$0.00 Lillevig Education Scholarship
The Lillevig Education Scholarship Fund Award is selected by: the...
Ended
Varies Jean J. Jacobsen Memorial Scholarship
Financial aid is considered for the Jean J. Jacobsen Memorial...
Ended
$1,000.00 Shirley Stokke Anderson Nursing Scholarship
The Shirley Stokke Anderson Nursing Scholarship is for a sophomore or...
Ended
$500.00 Finnesgard (2013) Scholarship
The Finnesgard Scholarship was established by 2013 graduate, Nicholas...
Ended
$1,000.00 Mattson Pharmacy Scholarship funded by Dean (1982) and Judy (1981) Mattson of Roseau, MN in memory of Donald S. Mattson
The Mattson Pharmacy Scholarships are awarded to a pharmacy student on...
Ended
$300.00 Miller Memorial Scholarship
As Dean of the College of Pharmacy from 1955-1970, Dr. Clifton Miller...
Ended
$10,000.00 Hearst Scholars Scholarship
The Hearst Scholars Scholarship is an award for MPH students based on...
Ended
$225 Phi Lambda Sigma Leadership Scholarship
The Phi Lambda Sigma Leadership Scholarship was established by Assistant...
Ended
Varies BisonArts Scholarship
Each year the BisonArts Board of Trustees provides scholarships to...
Ended
Varies Brenda & Gerald Eid Scholarship
The recipient of this award shall be a US citizen, be properly enrolled...
Ended
Varies Dennis Colliton Memorial Thesis Award
The award recipient shall be selected by the Department faculty with the...
Ended
$1,500 G. Leonard and Pam Dalsted Memorial
Available to an enrolled student in good standing at NDSU during time of...
Ended
$4000-$10,000 Joe Peltier Memorial Endowment II
Available to a student properly enrolled at NDSU in the Department of...
Ended
Varies Morrill Prize
Have received a letter of nomination of no more than one page in length...
Ended
Varies Peter F. McKenzie Memorial Endowment
Provide support for the annual McKenzie Award for the outstanding...
Ended
Varies Studio Mentor Award
Be properly enrolled at NDSU as a full-time student in architecture. ...
Ended
Varies The Albert Levering Prize
Be properly enrolled as a full-time student in architecture or landscape...
Ended
Varies Dakota East Central Chapter of Pheasants Forever Biological Sciences Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student at the junior or senior class...
Ended
Varies Kevin and Harriette McCaul Psychology Endowment
This endowment is awarded to a undergraduate or graduate student to...
Ended
Varies Lowell F. Wood Polymers and Coatings Graduate Scholarship
This scholarship awarded to a graduate student enrolled at NDSU during...
Ended
Covers half tuition and fees John and Alyce B. Travers Half Tuition Scholarship
The John & Alyce B. Travers Half Tuition Scholarship is awarded to...
Ended
$1,000 3M Corporation Award
The 3M Corporation Award goes to Native American professional program...
Ended
$4750 Alan Peterson (1970) Memorial Pharmacy Scholarship
Established in 2008 to honor Alan Peterson, a 1970 graduate of NDSU...
Ended
$475 Em Eggert Scholarship
The Em Eggert Scholarships are administered by the Kiwanis Club of Fargo...
Ended
$950.00 Kappa Psi Scholarship by Joe (1967) and Bob (1963) Kellogg Scholarship
Due to their collegiate involvement with Kappa Psi, Joe and Bob Kellogg...
Ended
$500 LeRoy C. Justesen Memorial Scholarship
The LeRoy C. Justesen Memorial Scholarship is administered by the...
Ended
$500 Medicine Shoppe of Mandan Scholarship by Bob (1985) and Lynn (1987) Gustafson
The Medicine Shoppe of Mandan Scholarship is awarded to a pharmacy...
Ended
$1,000 Nancy Stoxen (1947) Scholarship
A scholarship established in memory of Nancy Stoxen (1947) for a female,...
Ended
$1,000 Shopko Scholarship
A scholarship awarded to a pharmacy student interested in retail...
Ended
Varies Bert D. Johnson Memorial
Available to a graduate student involved in Potato Research who...
Ended
$1000 Eric Matthew Miller Memorial
Available to a graduate student in Plant Sciences who is a ND native.
Ended
Varies JLG Scholarship
Awarded to a student in the Architecture program who has successfully...
Ended
$500 Ronald C. Smith
Available to a student enrolled in horticulture with a cumulative GPA of...
Ended
$1000 Small Grains Institute
Available to a Junior or Senior student in Crop and Weed Sciences with...
Ended
$1000 Walter James Doswell Memorial
Available to a student enrolled in College of Agriculture, Food Systems...
Ended
Varies Schnell Scholarship
Dr. Craig Schnell, Provost Emeritus and Pharmaceutical Science faculty,...
Ended
Varies Board of Visitors Graduate Scholarship
The Board of Visitors Graduate Scholarship Award is selected by: General...
Ended
Varies Boulay PLLP Scholarship Fund
The Boulay PLLP Scholarship Fund is available to a full-time NDSU...
Ended
Varies Ed & Augusta Biren
Available to NDSU students enrolled at least half-time who are either ND...
Ended
Varies Joe Peltier Scholarship
Available to a student properly enrolled at NDSU and the Department of...
Ended
Varies Palmer and Sheryl Holden International Travel
The Palmer and Sheryl Holden International Travel Scholarship is...
Ended
Varies Philosophy Scholarship
This scholarship is to recognize outstanding academic achievement and...
Ended
Varies Presser Undergraduate Scholar Award
This scholarship is given to an outstanding music major at the end of...
Ended
Varies Robert & Bridgette Startz History Endowment
Available to students who are properly enrolled at NDSU at the time of...
Ended
Varies Urness Architecture and Landscape Architecture Scholarship
The Urness Endowed Architecture and Landscape Architecture Scholarship...
Ended
$1392 Frederick G. Walsh Endowment Fund - Visual Arts
Each of the three departments, Art, Theater Art and Speech Communication...
Ended