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
$12,000 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: 01/01/2021
  • Award: $12,000
Deadline01/01/2021
$8,000 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: 01/01/2021
  • Award: $8,000
Deadline01/01/2021
Varies New Beginnings for Tribal Students
North Dakota State University is pleased to offer the New Beginnings for Tribal Students Scholarship to qualified Native American students....
North Dakota State University is pleased to offer the New Beginnings for...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/01/2021
Varies 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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
$950.00 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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: $950.00
Deadline02/01/2021
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Development Foundation Honor Scholarship
The Development Foundation Honor Scholarship is available to incoming freshmen who possess a minimum 3.5 cumulative high school GPA.
The Development Foundation Honor Scholarship is available to incoming...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies 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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies 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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies 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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies 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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies 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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
$1000 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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: $1000
Deadline02/01/2021
$1000 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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: $1000
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Gary Aasen and Barbara Brill Scholarship - Freshman
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies 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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Grace E. Bayliss Silver Memorial Scholarship
The Grace E. Bayliss Silver Memorial Scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman enrolling in one of the following majors: Apparel, Retail...
The Grace E. Bayliss Silver Memorial Scholarship is awarded to an...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Grace Lamont Wilhelm Scholarship
The Grace Lamont Wilhelm Scholarship is available to incoming freshmen who show strong academic achievement. Preference will be given to students...
The Grace Lamont Wilhelm Scholarship is available to incoming freshmen...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Harlan and Lyla Klefstad Scholarship
The Harlan and Lyla Klefstad Scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman who has graduated from Sargent County (ND) and has a minimum 3.0 GPA...
The Harlan and Lyla Klefstad Scholarship is awarded to an incoming...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Harry D. McGovern Scholarship (Full Tuition STEM Scholarship)
The Harry D. McGovern Full Tuition STEM Scholarship is made available to incoming freshmen with a minimum 3.5 GPA.
The Harry D. McGovern Full Tuition STEM Scholarship is made available to...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Helgason Engineering Scholarship
The Arne Helgason Engineering Scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen who major in Architecture or any major within the College of Engineering...
The Arne Helgason Engineering Scholarship is awarded to incoming...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Henry and Em Eggert Honors Scholarship
The Henry and Em Eggert Honor Scholarship is available to incoming freshmen from North Dakota who possess a minimum 3.5 cumulative high school GPA.
The Henry and Em Eggert Honor Scholarship is available to incoming...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Henry Bonde Sr. and Helen Bonde Scholarship
The Henry Bonde Sr. and Helen Bonde Scholarship is made available to incoming freshmen who are majoring in Architecture, Business or Engineering...
The Henry Bonde Sr. and Helen Bonde Scholarship is made available to...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Honeyman Family Scholarship
The Honeyman Family Scholarship is made available to an incoming freshman from North Dakota who has an interest in Engineering or Pre-Medicine.
The Honeyman Family Scholarship is made available to an incoming...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Hugh and Michelle McDonald Engineering Scholarship
The Hugh and Michelle McDonald Scholarship is available for incoming freshmen who have earned a 2.75 high school GPA or higher. Students must...
The Hugh and Michelle McDonald Scholarship is available for incoming...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Hugh and Michelle McDonald Nursing Scholarship
The Hugh and Michelle McDonald Scholarship is available for incoming freshmen who have earned a 2.75 high school GPA or higher. Students must...
The Hugh and Michelle McDonald Scholarship is available for incoming...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies Hunt Family Scholarship
The Hunt Family Scholarship is available to an incoming freshman who is admitted to the College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources.
The Hunt Family Scholarship is available to an incoming freshman who is...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021
Varies IME Chair's Scholarship
The IME Chair’s Scholarship is available to incoming freshman students pursuing a major in the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing...
The IME Chair’s Scholarship is available to incoming freshman students...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2021