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
$5,000 Lorraine Murphy Global Diversity Scholarship
The Lorraine Murphy Global Diversity Scholarship is a 4 year renewable award ($5,000 annually) made available to incoming international students...
The Lorraine Murphy Global Diversity Scholarship is a 4 year renewable...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: $5,000
Deadline05/01/2021
Varies Adele Johnson Scholarship for NDSU Nursing at Sanford Health
The Adele Johnson Scholarship for NDSU Nursing at Sanford Health is available to junior or senior nursing students with superior character to serve...
The Adele Johnson Scholarship for NDSU Nursing at Sanford Health is...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/21/2021
$195 ADN Faculty Alumni Scholarship
The ADN Faculty Alumni Scholarship was started by the faculty from the AD Nursing program. The scholarship is intended for an older-than-average...
The ADN Faculty Alumni Scholarship was started by the faculty from the...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $195
Deadline05/21/2021
$1500 Agnes M. Meadows Scholarship
Available to a second semester sophomore or junior nursing student with financial need, satisfactory progress and commitment to nursing benefits...
Available to a second semester sophomore or junior nursing student with...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $1500
Deadline05/21/2021
$2100 Albert (1938) and Celeste Brauer Nursing Scholarship
The Albert and Celeste Brauer Scholarship is awarded to a nursing student on the basis of scholarship, merit and need. Celeste (Pilvelis) Brauer...
The Albert and Celeste Brauer Scholarship is awarded to a nursing...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $2100
Deadline05/21/2021
$1000 Allied Sciences Alumni and Friends Scholarship
The Allied Sciences Alumni and Friends Scholarships are funded by alumni and friends based on scholarship, merit and need.
The Allied Sciences Alumni and Friends Scholarships are funded by alumni...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $1000
Deadline05/21/2021
$500 Alma Carman Scholarship
The Alma Carman Scholarship is awarded to a full-time, second semester junior or senior with a 3.0 of better GPA. Throughout her years as a nurse,...
The Alma Carman Scholarship is awarded to a full-time, second semester...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $500
Deadline05/21/2021
$1000 Amber Des Roches Memorial Scholarship
After the death of their 15 year old daughter due to leukemia, John and Pam Des Roches established the Amber Des Roches Memorial Scholarship in...
After the death of their 15 year old daughter due to leukemia, John and...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $1000
Deadline05/21/2021
$1800 Anthony M. and Zona M. Walter Scholarship
Established in 2002, the Anthony M. and Zona M. Walter Scholarship is awarded to a full-time pharmacy student based on scholastic ability and...
Established in 2002, the Anthony M. and Zona M. Walter Scholarship is...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $1800
Deadline05/21/2021
$415 Arloween Bollinger Bigwood Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a nursing student with a 3.25 or higher GPA in their final year of the program.
Awarded to a nursing student with a 3.25 or higher GPA in their final...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $415
Deadline05/21/2021
$200 ASP Student Leadership Award
In honor of former Dean Philip Haakenson’s (1950) contributions to APhA-ASP, a scholarship is awarded to an APhA-ASP pharmacy student member on the...
In honor of former Dean Philip Haakenson’s (1950) contributions to...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $200
Deadline05/21/2021
$2575 Astrup/Spoonheim Scholarship
The Astrup/Spoonheim Scholarship is available to students pursuing a Pharm. D or Ph.D. in the School of Pharmacy. Students must demonstrate...
The Astrup/Spoonheim Scholarship is available to students pursuing a...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $2575
Deadline05/21/2021
$275 Beau Young (1943) Memorial Scholarship
Established in 1991, the Beau Young Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a pharmacy student from North Dakota on the basis of scholarship, merit, and...
Established in 1991, the Beau Young Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $275
Deadline05/21/2021
$1000 Betty Dahm Patterson Leadership Pharmacy Scholarship
This pharmacy scholarship is awarded to a P1 or P2 student with financial need. Student recipient must demonstrate active leadership participation...
This pharmacy scholarship is awarded to a P1 or P2 student with...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $1000
Deadline05/21/2021
$800 BHSN Class of 1952 Memorial Scholarship
The BHSN Class of 1952 Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Eunice (Nelson) Nemetz, who was a member of the class. The scholarship is...
The BHSN Class of 1952 Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $800
Deadline05/21/2021
$1000 Bill and Isabelle Krueger Scholarship
Established in 2001, the Bill and Isabelle Krueger Scholarship was created in appreciation for the nursing care Bill received. A sophomore, junior...
Established in 2001, the Bill and Isabelle Krueger Scholarship was...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $1000
Deadline05/21/2021
$1500 Bismarck Eagles Aerie Scholarship
The Bismarck Eagles Aerie Scholarship is awarded to a sophomore, junior, or senior nursing student with financial need, maintains satisfactory...
The Bismarck Eagles Aerie Scholarship is awarded to a sophomore, junior,...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $1500
Deadline05/21/2021
$1000 Bismarck Hospital/Medcenter One/Sanford Nursing Alumni Scholarship
The Bismarck Hospital/Medcenter One/Sanford Nursing Alumni Scholarship is funded through alumni from the program. It is awarded to sophomore,...
The Bismarck Hospital/Medcenter One/Sanford Nursing Alumni Scholarship...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $1000
Deadline05/21/2021
$1000 Bradley (2004) and Sarah (2012) Meichsner Scholarship
The Bradley and Sarah Meichsner Scholarship was established in 2013 for a P3 or P4 student from the Alexandria, Minnesota area, with a 3.8 GPA or...
The Bradley and Sarah Meichsner Scholarship was established in 2013 for...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $1000
Deadline05/21/2021
$1050 Bradley J. Undem (1979) and Nancy Fercho Undem (1979) Pharmacy Legacy Scholarship
The Bradley J. Undem and Nancy Fercho Undem Scholarship is awarded to a deserving student with a preference given to a student whose parent(s) is...
The Bradley J. Undem and Nancy Fercho Undem Scholarship is awarded to a...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $1050
Deadline05/21/2021
$925 Brent ('79) and Mary ('79) Qualey Nursing Scholarship
The Brent (‘79) and Mary (’79) Qualey Nursing scholarship is available to students who are enrolled in nursing program as a junior or senior who...
The Brent (‘79) and Mary (’79) Qualey Nursing scholarship is available...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $925
Deadline05/21/2021
Varies Cardinal Health Scholarship
The Cardinal Health Scholarship is given to pharmacy students with a desire to own an independent pharmacy.
The Cardinal Health Scholarship is given to pharmacy students with a...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/21/2021
$3025 Carl (1969 and 1974) and Marilyn (1976) Thoreson Pharmacy Scholarship
The Carl and Marilyn Thoreson Pharmacy Scholarship is awarded to P3 or P4 students who have demonstrated leadership through volunteer service or...
The Carl and Marilyn Thoreson Pharmacy Scholarship is awarded to P3 or...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $3025
Deadline05/21/2021
$600 Cecil and Donna Fibelstad Keisacker Scholarship
The Cecil and Donna Fibelstad Keisacker Scholarship is awarded to a nursing student from north-central or north eastern North Dakota based on good...
The Cecil and Donna Fibelstad Keisacker Scholarship is awarded to a...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $600
Deadline05/21/2021
$2125 Charles R. Walgreen, Jr. (1968 Honorary Doctor of Science) Scholarship
The Charles R. Walgreen, Jr. Scholarships are awarded to pharmacy students based on scholarship, merit, need, leadership abilities, and interest in...
The Charles R. Walgreen, Jr. Scholarships are awarded to pharmacy...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $2125
Deadline05/21/2021
$650 Churchill Pharmacy Scholarship
The Churchill Pharmacy Scholarship is available to students majoring in Pharmacy and who have achieved P3 or P4 level in the professional Pharmacy...
The Churchill Pharmacy Scholarship is available to students majoring in...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $650
Deadline05/21/2021
$2525 Col (Ret.) James W. and Marlene E. Normark Pharmacy Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a P4 student with financial need.
This scholarship is awarded to a P4 student with financial need.
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $2525
Deadline05/21/2021
$1500 Community Pharmacy Scholarship by Tom (1956) and Joyce (1959) Pettinger
The Community Pharmacy Scholarship established in 2009 by Tom and Joyce Pettinger to support a pharmacy student from North Dakota or Minnesota with...
The Community Pharmacy Scholarship established in 2009 by Tom and Joyce...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $1500
Deadline05/21/2021
$2195 Cornelius McGillivray Endowed Scholarship
Established in 2009, the Cornelius McGillivray Endowed Scholarship provides pharmacy scholarships based on scholarship, merit, and need.
Established in 2009, the Cornelius McGillivray Endowed Scholarship...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $2195
Deadline05/21/2021
$1000 CPFI Scholarship by Gerald A. (1970) and Bonnie L. Heit
The CPFI Scholarship by Gerald A. and Bonnie L. Heit is an annual award given to support the mission of a Christian Pharmacist Fellowship...
The CPFI Scholarship by Gerald A. and Bonnie L. Heit is an annual award...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $1000
Deadline05/21/2021
Varies Cub Pharmacy/SUPERVALU Pharmacies Scholarship
The Cub Pharmacy/SUPERVALU Pharmacies Scholarship is intended to assist students in their final three years of the professional program as they...
The Cub Pharmacy/SUPERVALU Pharmacies Scholarship is intended to assist...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/21/2021
$1000 Curt (1954) and Lydia Larson (Larson Drug 1959-1986) Scholarship
In 2007, Curt and Lydia Larson established the Curt and Lydia Larson Scholarship to be awarded to a P2 student from North Dakota.
In 2007, Curt and Lydia Larson established the Curt and Lydia Larson...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $1000
Deadline05/21/2021
Varies CVS Health Scholarship
CVS Health scholarships are awarded to support students interested in community pharmacy practice. CVS Health maintains a commitment to creating a...
CVS Health scholarships are awarded to support students interested in...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/21/2021
$3000 Cy Zweber (1933) Pharmacy Scholarship
Scholarship established in memory of Cy Zweber (1933) by his daughter, Mary Zweber (1975). Cy valued education and encouraged his daughters to...
Scholarship established in memory of Cy Zweber (1933) by his daughter,...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $3000
Deadline05/21/2021
$2050 Dahl Endowment Fund
Terrance Dahl and his wife, Donna established the Dahl Endowment Fund in 2010 for pharmacy students in the PharmD program. Terry is currently the...
Terrance Dahl and his wife, Donna established the Dahl Endowment Fund in...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $2050
Deadline05/21/2021
$2500 Dakota Attitude Scholarship
Students must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at NDSU and be admitted to the professional nursing program.
Students must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at NDSU...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $2500
Deadline05/21/2021
$1000 Dan and Norma Anderson Baranick Scholarship
A nursing student from central or western North Dakota with preference given to Wilton, ND or Washburn, ND is selected to receive the Dan and Norma...
A nursing student from central or western North Dakota with preference...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $1000
Deadline05/21/2021
Varies Darryle (1978) and Clare Schoepp Graduate Research Scholarship
The Darryle and Clare Schoepp Graduate Research Scholarship is awarded to a graduate student who has made significant research contributions at...
The Darryle and Clare Schoepp Graduate Research Scholarship is awarded...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/21/2021
$2800 Darryle (1978) and Clare Schoepp Scholarship Endowment Fund
The Darryle and Clare Schoepp Scholarship was established for a professional student in their final two years of the program. Darryle is a 1978...
The Darryle and Clare Schoepp Scholarship was established for a...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $2800
Deadline05/21/2021
$1475 David and Jolette Olig Scholarship - Pharmacy
The David and Jolette Olig Family Scholarship – Pharmacy is available to students who are in good standing in the School of Pharmacy.
The David and Jolette Olig Family Scholarship – Pharmacy is available to...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $1475
Deadline05/21/2021
$1500 David D. Miller Scholarship
The David D. Miller Scholarship is available for second semester sophomore, junior or senior students with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. ...
The David D. Miller Scholarship is available for second semester...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $1500
Deadline05/21/2021
$4900 David L. Amundson (1971) Scholarship
The David L. Amundson Scholarship is awarded to a professional pharmacy student from a single-parent family who has demonstrated an ability to...
The David L. Amundson Scholarship is awarded to a professional pharmacy...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $4900
Deadline05/21/2021
$1500 David L. Schwengler Memorial Scholarship
The David L. Schwengler Memorial Scholarship was established in 2005 as appreciation for the support David received from faculty, staff and...
The David L. Schwengler Memorial Scholarship was established in 2005 as...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $1500
Deadline05/21/2021
$1000 Dean Charles D. Peterson Pharmacy Scholarship
The Dean’s Scholarships are awarded by the Office of the Dean to pharmacy students based on high scholastic achievement, extracurricular...
The Dean’s Scholarships are awarded by the Office of the Dean to...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $1000
Deadline05/21/2021
$1000 Dean's Scholarship - Allied Sciences
The Dean’s Scholarships are awarded by the Office of the Dean to allied sciences students who have earned a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA and have a...
The Dean’s Scholarships are awarded by the Office of the Dean to allied...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $1000
Deadline05/21/2021
$1000 Dean's Scholarship - MPH
The Dean’s Scholarships are awarded by the Office of the Dean to Master of Public Health students based on high scholastic achievement,...
The Dean’s Scholarships are awarded by the Office of the Dean to Master...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $1000
Deadline05/21/2021
$1000 Dean's Scholarship - Nursing
The Dean’s Scholarships are awarded by the Office of the Dean to nursing students who have earned a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA and are involved...
The Dean’s Scholarships are awarded by the Office of the Dean to nursing...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $1000
Deadline05/21/2021
$1000 Dean's Scholarship - Pharmaceutical Sciences
The Dean’s Scholarships are awarded by the Office of the Dean to students enrolled in the professional pharmacy program who have earned a 3.0 or...
The Dean’s Scholarships are awarded by the Office of the Dean to...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $1000
Deadline05/21/2021
$1525 Denis L. Svedjan Memorial Endowed Pharmacy Scholarship
This pharmacy scholarship is for a P2, P3 or P4 student with preference to a North Dakota high school graduate.
This pharmacy scholarship is for a P2, P3 or P4 student with preference...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $1525
Deadline05/21/2021
$1180 Dick (1971) and Beth (1990) Marsden Scholarship
The Dick and Beth Marsden Scholarship is awarded to a nursing junior or senior with a 3.0 or higher GPA and financial need. Dr. and Mrs. Marsden...
The Dick and Beth Marsden Scholarship is awarded to a nursing junior or...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2021
  • Award: $1180
Deadline05/21/2021