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 or 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 and any Supplemental Applications/Questions, 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. Some scholarships indicate “Apply” under “Action” and require additional answers for consideration. A list of these scholarships can be found on your scholarship home page.
Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Henry Bonde Sr. and Helen Bonde Scholarship
The Henry Bonde Sr. and Helen Bonde Scholarship is made available to incoming freshmen from North Dakota who are majoring in a Business or...
The Henry Bonde Sr. and Helen Bonde Scholarship is made available to...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
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: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Hugh and Michelle McDonald Scholarship
The Hugh and Michelle McDonald Scholarship is available for incoming freshman who have earned a 2.75 high school GPA or higher. Students must...
The Hugh and Michelle McDonald Scholarship is available for incoming...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Hulstrand Family
Available to incoming freshmen enrolled in College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources.
Available to incoming freshmen enrolled in College of Agriculture, Food...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
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: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies James D. and Roselyn K. Aipperspach Scholarship Endowment
The James D. and Roselyn K. Aipperspach Scholarship Endowment is available to incoming freshman who are pursuing a major within the Department of...
The James D. and Roselyn K. Aipperspach Scholarship Endowment is...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Joersz Family Scholarship
The Joersz Family Scholarship is available to an incoming freshman who is pursuing a major within the College of Engineering or the College of...
The Joersz Family Scholarship is available to an incoming freshman who...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies John and Alyce B. Travers Scholarship
The John and Alyce B. Travers Full Tuition Scholarship is awarded to current and incoming students who have graduated from a Bowman, ND or Harding,...
The John and Alyce B. Travers Full Tuition Scholarship is awarded to...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies John L. Rust Engineering Endowed Scholarship
The John L. Rust Engineering Endowed Scholarship is available to incoming freshmen who are pursuing a major in Mechanical Engineering. Students...
The John L. Rust Engineering Endowed Scholarship is available to...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Joseph B. Burgum Memorial Scholarship
This opportunity is open to first year students who are graduates of Northern Cass High School. Students must show a history of high academic...
This opportunity is open to first year students who are graduates of...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Joseph Rood Scholarship
This opportunity is available to high achieving first year students who are graduates of Steele High School.
This opportunity is available to high achieving first year students who...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Kent and Jodi Carlson Family
The Kent and Jodi Carlson Family is made available to an incoming freshman who is a graduate of Killdeer High School or a resident of Dunn County;...
The Kent and Jodi Carlson Family is made available to an incoming...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Kermit B. Davison Memorial Scholarship
The Kermit B. Davison Memorial Scholarship is made available to an incoming freshman who has graduated from Grafton High School and demonstrates...
The Kermit B. Davison Memorial Scholarship is made available to an...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies LaVonne Langbell Severson Memorial Scholarship
The LaVonne Langbell Severson Memorial Scholarship is available to incoming freshman who are from North Dakota and planning to major in one of the...
The LaVonne Langbell Severson Memorial Scholarship is available to...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Lee and Judy Stenehjem Scholarship
The Lee and Judy Stenehjem Scholarship is available to incoming freshmen who are graduates of Watford City High School or from McKenzie County.
The Lee and Judy Stenehjem Scholarship is available to incoming freshmen...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies LeRoy M. Nayes
Available to an incoming freshman enrolled in College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources from the Bismarck, ND area who graduated...
Available to an incoming freshman enrolled in College of Agriculture,...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Lester Erickson and H.W. Herbison Freshmen and New Transfer Award
Available to students properly enrolled at NDSU and the Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics majoring in Agribusiness or Agricultural...
Available to students properly enrolled at NDSU and the Department of...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Llyal and RoAnn Hanson and Family Scholarship
The Lylal and RoAnn Hanson and Family Scholarship is available to incoming freshmen majoring in Dietetics. Students must demonstrate scholastic...
The Lylal and RoAnn Hanson and Family Scholarship is available to...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Loren W. Hill Scholarship
The Loren W. Hill Scholarship is available to incoming freshman who plan to pursue a major in Chemistry, who have graduated from a North Dakota...
The Loren W. Hill Scholarship is available to incoming freshman who plan...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Lorren K. and Thelma C. Levorsen Scholarship
The Lorren K. and Thelma C. Levorsen Scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen in the field of engineering who demonstrate financial need....
The Lorren K. and Thelma C. Levorsen Scholarship is awarded to incoming...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Lundstrom Family Scholarship
The Lundstrom Family Scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in agricultural and biosystems engineering or agricultural systems management....
The Lundstrom Family Scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Lyle Clark Scholarship
The Lyle Clark Scholarship is available to an incoming freshman who possess a minimum 3.5 cumulative high school GPA and a minimum 24 ACT (1160...
The Lyle Clark Scholarship is available to an incoming freshman who...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Mike and Barb Jones Performing Arts Scholarship
The Mike and Barb Jones Performing Arts Scholarship is available for incoming freshman students who plan to major in performing arts and have...
The Mike and Barb Jones Performing Arts Scholarship is available for...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Mildred Larson Business Presidential Scholarship
The Mildred Larson Business Presidential Scholarship is awarded to entering freshmen declaring a major in the College of Business and who...
The Mildred Larson Business Presidential Scholarship is awarded to...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Myron G. Cropsey Scholarship
The Myron G. Cropsey Scholarship is available to incoming freshmen who possess a minimum 3.5 cumulative high school GPA and a minimum 24 ACT (1160...
The Myron G. Cropsey Scholarship is available to incoming freshmen who...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies NDSU Bookstore Textbook Scholarship
The NDSU Bookstore Textbook Scholarship provides required text and workbooks available through the NDSU Bookstore for the fall and spring...
The NDSU Bookstore Textbook Scholarship provides required text and...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies NDSU Entrepreneurship Scholarship - Freshman
The Entrepreneurship Scholarship was established to encourage and support entrepreneurial pursuits by NDSU students. It is awarded to graduates of...
The Entrepreneurship Scholarship was established to encourage and...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies NDSU Honor Award
The NDSU Honor Award is available to incoming North Dakota freshmen demonstrating strong academic achievement, and a declared major in the colleges...
The NDSU Honor Award is available to incoming North Dakota freshmen...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies NDSU National Merit Scholarship
The NDSU National Merit Scholarship is awarded to National Merit finalists who have listed NDSU as their first college choice. Finalists must...
The NDSU National Merit Scholarship is awarded to National Merit...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies NDSU Presidential Award
The NDSU Presidential Award is given to incoming freshmen with a composite ACT of 32 or higher (SAT of 1450 or higher in math and critical reading)...
The NDSU Presidential Award is given to incoming freshmen with a...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies NDSU Provost Award
The Provost’s Award is given to incoming freshmen with a composite ACT of 25 to 28 (SAT of 1200 to 1340 in math and critical reading) who have...
The Provost’s Award is given to incoming freshmen with a composite ACT...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies NDSU-Fargo American Legion Scholarship
The NDSU-Fargo American Legion Scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen, transfer or returning NDSU students with strong academic achievement...
The NDSU-Fargo American Legion Scholarship is awarded to incoming...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies NDSU-Fargo Eagles Scholarship
The NDSU-Fargo Eagles Scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen, transfer or returning NDSU students with strong academic achievement and...
The NDSU-Fargo Eagles Scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen,...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies NDSU-Fargo Veterans of Foreign Wars Scholarship
The NDSU-Fargo Veterans of Foreign Wars Scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen, transfer or returning NDSU students with strong academic...
The NDSU-Fargo Veterans of Foreign Wars Scholarship is awarded to...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies North Dakota Freshman Opportunity Scholarship
The North Dakota Freshman Opportunity Scholarship is available to all incoming freshman who graduated from a North Dakota high school and have...
The North Dakota Freshman Opportunity Scholarship is available to all...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies North Dakota Governor's School Scholarship Endowment
This scholarship is awarded to a freshman who attended North Dakota Governor’s School, demonstrates continued pursuit of excellence within their...
This scholarship is awarded to a freshman who attended North Dakota...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Olander Engineering Freshman Scholarship
This scholarship is available to undergraduate engineering students who have earned a 3.50 gpa or higher with preference given to those students...
This scholarship is available to undergraduate engineering students who...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Orville and Kathryn Nyhus Engineering Scholarship
The Orville and Kathryn Nyhus Engineering Scholarship is available to an incoming freshman who is majoring in Computer or Electrical Engineering...
The Orville and Kathryn Nyhus Engineering Scholarship is available to an...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Orville and Nora Bergan Memorial Scholarship
The Orville and Nora Bergan Memorial Scholarship is made available to incoming freshmen who are graduates of Halliday or Killdeer High School or...
The Orville and Nora Bergan Memorial Scholarship is made available to...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Paul and Denise Aasen Scholarship - Freshman
The Paul and Denise Aasen Freshman Scholarship is available to incoming freshman who will be pursuing a major within the STEM fields (science,...
The Paul and Denise Aasen Freshman Scholarship is available to incoming...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Paul Horn
Available to incoming freshman enrolled in College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources.
Available to incoming freshman enrolled in College of Agriculture, Food...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
The Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship is available to incoming transfer students who are members of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.
The Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship is available to incoming transfer...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Prakash and Sandy Mathew Scholarship
The Prakash and Sandy Mathew Scholarship is made available to an incoming freshman who demonstrates leadership qualities and has financial need.
The Prakash and Sandy Mathew Scholarship is made available to an...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies President Dean Bresciani Scholarship
The President Dean Bresciani Scholarship is available to an incoming freshman who possess a minimum 3.5 cumulative high school GPA and a minimum 24...
The President Dean Bresciani Scholarship is available to an incoming...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies President's Agriculture Club
Available to incoming freshman enrolled in College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources.
Available to incoming freshman enrolled in College of Agriculture, Food...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Presidential Honor Award
The Presidential Honor Award is given to incoming freshmen with a composite ACT of 29 to 31 (SAT of 1350 to 1440 in math and critical reading) who...
The Presidential Honor Award is given to incoming freshmen with a...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Progressive Ag Services Scholarship
The Progressive Ag Service Scholarship is available to a first year student who has graduated from Midway High School.
The Progressive Ag Service Scholarship is available to a first year...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Pythagoras Award
The Pythagoras Award is available to incoming freshmen majoring in mathematics at NDSU.
The Pythagoras Award is available to incoming freshmen majoring in...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Rice Family Scholarship
The Rice Family Scholarship is available to an incoming freshman who is majoring in Industrial Engineering and Management or Agriculture Education....
The Rice Family Scholarship is available to an incoming freshman who is...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020
Varies Richard Enger Engineering Scholarship
Scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman Civil Engineering student. Preference is given to to students graduating from a Norman County,...
Scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman Civil Engineering...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2020