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
$0.00 Phi Lambda Sigma Leadership Scholarship
The Phi Lambda Sigma Leadership Scholarship is available to pharmacy students who are in their P3 year and are active members of Phi Lambda Sigma.
The Phi Lambda Sigma Leadership Scholarship is available to pharmacy...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
Varies Schnell Scholarship
Dr. Craig Schnell, Provost Emeritus and Pharmaceutical Science faculty, and Dr. Carolyn Schnell, Associate Dean of University Studies at NDSU...
Dr. Craig Schnell, Provost Emeritus and Pharmaceutical Science faculty,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies American Indian Student Support Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a Master of Public Health student or Public Health Graduate Certificate student of American Indian/Alaska Native...
This scholarship is awarded to a Master of Public Health student or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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 Centrol, Inc.
Available to junior or senior students enrolled in College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources majoring in Crop and Weed Sciences or...
Available to junior or senior students enrolled in College of...
  • 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 Marjory Archer Haggart Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship given biennially to a sophomore, junior, or senior majoring in English.
Scholarship given biennially to a sophomore, junior, or senior majoring...
  • 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 Rebecca and David Berg Endowed Scholarship
The Rebecca and David Berg Endowed Scholarship is available to all students enrolled in the College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural...
The Rebecca and David Berg Endowed Scholarship is available to all...
  • 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
Varies Urness Architecture and Landscape Architecture Scholarship
The Urness Endowed Architecture and Landscape Architecture Scholarship is available to students who are pursuing a degree in Architecture or...
The Urness Endowed Architecture and Landscape Architecture Scholarship...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Women and Gender Studies Scholarship
The Women and Gender Studies Scholarship is available to students pursuing a major within the Department of Women and Gender Studies.
The Women and Gender Studies Scholarship is available to students...
  • 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
$500 La Societe 40 et 8 Voiture Local 291 Scholarship
Scholarship to be awarded to junior or senior student who demonstrates a desire for nursing and who intends to practice nursing in the state of...
Scholarship to be awarded to junior or senior student who demonstrates a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
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 William J. (1951; 1990 Honorary Doctor of Science) and Mary Anne Grosz Scholarship
As strong believers in giving back to the community, Bill and Mary Anne Grosz fund the William J. and Mary Anne Grosz Scholarship that is to be...
As strong believers in giving back to the community, Bill and Mary Anne...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $12,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $8,000
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies AG Dean's Freshman
Available to incoming freshman enrolled in the College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources.
Available to incoming freshman enrolled in the College of Agriculture,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Alex Lind Memorial
Available to freshman students enrolled in College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources; preference if from Williams County or a...
Available to freshman students enrolled in College of Agriculture, Food...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Allan and Naomi Fischer Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to students who are an entering freshman as a student athlete with an ACT score of at least 24 and minimum high school...
This scholarship is awarded to students who are an entering freshman as...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies CHS University - Freshman
Available to an incoming freshmen who plan to enroll in the College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources and is a US citizen or legal...
Available to an incoming freshmen who plan to enroll in the College of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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 and a minimum...
The Development Foundation Honor Scholarship is available to incoming...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Donn and Kirsten 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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Doosan and Bobcat Company Scholarship
The Doosan and Bobcat Company Scholarship is made available to incoming freshmen with a minimum 3.50 GPA with a high ACT or SAT score. Preference...
The Doosan and Bobcat Company Scholarship is made available to incoming...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Dr. Donald and Carol Scott Memorial
Available to an incoming freshman student properly enrolled at NDSU and the Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics who demonstrates a...
Available to an incoming freshman student properly enrolled at NDSU and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Frank Bain Freshman Honor
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Frank Bain Freshman Presidential Scholarship
Available to incoming freshmen enrolled in College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources who have been awarded the NDSU Presidential...
Available to incoming freshmen enrolled in College of Agriculture, Food...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Fred Williams Memorial 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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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 and score 25 or...
Freeman Family Legacy Scholarship is available to incoming students at...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended