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
$480 Lavonne Langbell Severson Memorial Scholarship
The LaVonne Langbell Severson Memorial Scholarship Award is selected by: General Scholarship Committee upon the recommendation of the College of...
The LaVonne Langbell Severson Memorial Scholarship Award is selected by:...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $480
Ended
$0.00 Lillevig Education Scholarship
The Lillevig Education Scholarship Fund Award is selected by: the College of Human Development and Education Scholarship Committee. All selections...
The Lillevig Education Scholarship Fund Award is selected by: the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Shirley Stokke Anderson Nursing Scholarship
The Shirley Stokke Anderson Nursing Scholarship is for a sophomore or greater.
The Shirley Stokke Anderson Nursing Scholarship is for a sophomore or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$500.00 Finnesgard (2013) Scholarship
The Finnesgard Scholarship was established by 2013 graduate, Nicholas Finnesgard to help ease the burden of a parent juggling pharmacy school and...
The Finnesgard Scholarship was established by 2013 graduate, Nicholas...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
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 the basis of scholarship, merit and need. These scholarships funded by Dean...
The Mattson Pharmacy Scholarships are awarded to a pharmacy student on...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$300.00 Miller Memorial Scholarship
As Dean of the College of Pharmacy from 1955-1970, Dr. Clifton Miller was advisor to the first Master’s candidate, established the PhD program and...
As Dean of the College of Pharmacy from 1955-1970, Dr. Clifton Miller...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $300.00
Ended
$10,000.00 Hearst Scholars Scholarship
The Hearst Scholars Scholarship is an award for MPH students based on financial need and a 3.0 GPA or above.
The Hearst Scholars Scholarship is an award for MPH students based on...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $10,000.00
Ended
$225 Phi Lambda Sigma Leadership Scholarship
The Phi Lambda Sigma Leadership Scholarship was established by Assistant Professor Rebecca Focken, and is to be given to an active PLS member with...
The Phi Lambda Sigma Leadership Scholarship was established by Assistant...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $225
Ended
Varies BisonArts Scholarship
Each year the BisonArts Board of Trustees provides scholarships to students participating as BisonArts Singers, The BisonArts Singers serve as...
Each year the BisonArts Board of Trustees provides scholarships to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Brenda & Gerald Eid Scholarship
The recipient of this award shall be a US citizen, be properly enrolled at NDSU during the actual time of disbursement as a full-time student in...
The recipient of this award shall be a US citizen, be properly enrolled...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Dennis Colliton Memorial Thesis Award
The award recipient shall be selected by the Department faculty with the criteria that the student’s design thesis demonstrate a culmination of...
The award recipient shall be selected by the Department faculty with the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
varies Frank Bain Graduate Student
Available to a student enrolled at NDSU pursuing a graduate level degree in the Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics.
Available to a student enrolled at NDSU pursuing a graduate level degree...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
$1,500 G. Leonard and Pam Dalsted Memorial
Available to an enrolled student in good standing at NDSU during time of actual disbursement. The recipient must be a resident of North Dakota with...
Available to an enrolled student in good standing at NDSU during time of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
Ended
$4000-$10,000 Joe Peltier Memorial Endowment II
Available to a student properly enrolled at NDSU in the Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics. Student must be pursuing a degree that...
Available to a student properly enrolled at NDSU in the Department of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $4000-$10,000
Ended
Varies Morrill Prize
Have received a letter of nomination of no more than one page in length by a History department faculty member or by a History graduate student...
Have received a letter of nomination of no more than one page in length...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Peter F. McKenzie Memorial Endowment
Provide support for the annual McKenzie Award for the outstanding architecture design thesis. As funds permit, further awards, scholarships and...
Provide support for the annual McKenzie Award for the outstanding...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Studio Mentor Award
Be properly enrolled at NDSU as a full-time student in architecture. The spirit and intent of this Award is to provide an annual award for a 5th...
Be properly enrolled at NDSU as a full-time student in architecture. ...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies The Albert Levering Price
Be properly enrolled as a full-time student in architecture or landscape architecture at North Dakota State University in the third or fourth year...
Be properly enrolled as a full-time student in architecture or landscape...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Toy Farmer Ltd - Fourth year Scholarship
Fourth-year Scholarship – Amount awarded to be equal to 2/3’s of the annual amount available for distribution: Must be enrolled in Landscape...
Fourth-year Scholarship – Amount awarded to be equal to 2/3’s of the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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 standing in biological sciences; enrolled at NDSU in the College of Science...
This scholarship is awarded to a student at the junior or senior class...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Kevin and Harriette McCaul Psychology Endowment
This endowment is awarded to a undergraduate or graduate student to support travel. The student must be enrolled at NDSU in the College of Science...
This endowment is awarded to a undergraduate or graduate student to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Lowell F. Wood Polymers and Coatings Graduate Scholarship
This scholarship awarded to a graduate student enrolled at NDSU during the time of actual enrollment of award(s) and have received a B.S. degree in...
This scholarship awarded to a graduate student enrolled at NDSU during...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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 current and incoming students who have graduated from a Bowman, ND or Harding,...
The John & Alyce B. Travers Half Tuition Scholarship is awarded to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Covers half tuition and fees
Ended
$1,000 3M Corporation Award
The 3M Corporation Award goes to Native American professional program students on the basis of academic performance and need.
The 3M Corporation Award goes to Native American professional program...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$4750 Alan Peterson (1970) Memorial Pharmacy Scholarship
Established in 2008 to honor Alan Peterson, a 1970 graduate of NDSU College of Pharmacy who worked as a pharmacist with Walgreens for 34 years. The...
Established in 2008 to honor Alan Peterson, a 1970 graduate of NDSU...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $4750
Ended
$475 Em Eggert Scholarship
The Em Eggert Scholarships are administered by the Kiwanis Club of Fargo and provide cash awards to nursing students based on financial need,...
The Em Eggert Scholarships are administered by the Kiwanis Club of Fargo...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $475
Ended
$500 LeRoy C. Justesen Memorial Scholarship
The LeRoy C. Justesen Memorial Scholarship is administered by the Kiwanis Club of Fargo. It is awarded to a nursing student based on financial...
The LeRoy C. Justesen Memorial Scholarship is administered by the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
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 student in recognition of Bob and Lynn Gustafson’s outstanding business...
The Medicine Shoppe of Mandan Scholarship is awarded to a pharmacy...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$1,000 Nancy Stoxen (1947) Scholarship
A scholarship established in memory of Nancy Stoxen (1947) for a female, P4 pharmacy student with financial need.
A scholarship established in memory of Nancy Stoxen (1947) for a female,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,000 Shopko Scholarship
A scholarship awarded to a pharmacy student interested in retail pharmacy and from a state in which Shopko practices pharmacy. The Shopko...
A scholarship awarded to a pharmacy student interested in retail...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$0.00 Progressive Ag Services Scholarship
Scholarship is awarded to graduates of Midway High School in Inkster, ND. Students must have a farm background and in interest in agriculture.
Scholarship is awarded to graduates of Midway High School in Inkster,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
Varies Bert D. Johnson Memorial
Available to a graduate student involved in Potato Research who graduated from a North Dakota or Minnesota High School and demonstrates financial...
Available to a graduate student involved in Potato Research who...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1000 Eric Matthew Miller Memorial
Available to a graduate student in Plant Sciences who is a ND native.
Available to a graduate student in Plant Sciences who is a ND native.
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1000
Ended
Varies JLG Scholarship
Awarded to a student in the Architecture program who has successfully completed the 4th year, graduated from a Minnesota or North Dakota high...
Awarded to a student in the Architecture program who has successfully...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$500 Ronald C. Smith
Available to a student enrolled in horticulture with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above with a preference towards a student interested in continuing...
Available to a student enrolled in horticulture with a cumulative GPA of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$1000 Small Grains Institute
Available to a Junior or Senior student in Crop and Weed Sciences with plans to do crop consulting, crop advising and/or research at time of...
Available to a Junior or Senior student in Crop and Weed Sciences with...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1000
Ended
$1000 Walter James Doswell Memorial
Available to a student enrolled in College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources who has completed the “Potato Science” course offered...
Available to a student enrolled in College of Agriculture, Food Systems...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1000
Ended
Varies Board of Visitors Graduate Scholarship
The Board of Visitors Graduate Scholarship Award is selected by: General Scholarship Committee upon the recommendation of the College of Human...
The Board of Visitors Graduate Scholarship Award is selected by: General...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Boulay PLLP Scholarship Fund
The Boulay PLLP Scholarship Fund is available to a full-time NDSU student majoring in accounting with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. The...
The Boulay PLLP Scholarship Fund is available to a full-time NDSU...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Ed & Augusta Biren
Available to NDSU students enrolled at least half-time who are either ND or MN residents with a minimum of 3.25 cumulative GPA.
Available to NDSU students enrolled at least half-time who are either ND...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Joe Peltier Scholarship
Available to a student properly enrolled at NDSU and the Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics pursuing a degree that utilizes the...
Available to a student properly enrolled at NDSU and the Department of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Palmer and Sheryl Holden International Travel
The Palmer and Sheryl Holden International Travel Scholarship is available to full time undergraduate students majoring in Animal Science, Equine...
The Palmer and Sheryl Holden International Travel Scholarship is...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Philosophy Scholarship
This scholarship is to recognize outstanding academic achievement and philosophical engagement by NDSU Philosophy-Humanities majors. This...
This scholarship is to recognize outstanding academic achievement and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Presser Undergraduate Scholar Award
This scholarship is given to an outstanding music major at the end of his/her junior year. Choice of recipient guided solely by consideration of...
This scholarship is given to an outstanding music major at the end of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Robert & Bridgette Startz History Endowment
Available to students who are properly enrolled at NDSU at the time of application and disbursement, are enrolled as a full time student (12...
Available to students who are properly enrolled at NDSU at the time of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1392 Frederick G. Walsh Endowment Fund - Visual Arts
Each of the three departments, Art, Theater Art and Speech Communication will have equal amounts for scholarships. Be identified as individuals...
Each of the three departments, Art, Theater Art and Speech Communication...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1392
Ended
$715 CAPP Scholarship
The CAPP Scholarship is funded by Polly Olson, Director of Allied Sciences for an allied sciences intern. The selection is based on *C*ommitment to...
The CAPP Scholarship is funded by Polly Olson, Director of Allied...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $715
Ended
Varies Farmers Business Network Inc. Diversity Scholarship
The Farmers Business Network Inc. Diversity Scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior student majoring in the College of Agriculture, Food...
The Farmers Business Network Inc. Diversity Scholarship is awarded to a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Farmers Business Network, Inc. Agriculture
Available to a student enrolled in College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources with preference in precision agriculture. A major in...
Available to a student enrolled in College of Agriculture, Food Systems...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Jessamine S. Burgum Memorial Scholarship
The Jessamine S. Burgum Memorial Scholarship Award is selected by: The General Scholarship Committee upon the recommendation of the College of...
The Jessamine S. Burgum Memorial Scholarship Award is selected by: The...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended