Cultural Diversity Tuition Waiver

North Dakota State University is pleased to offer the Cultural Diversity Tuition Waiver to qualified students from underrepresented ethnic groups, with priority given to the following: High financial need, Native Americans enrolled in federally recognized tribes, and first-generation college students. Due to the limited number of awards available, all students who meet the definition of cultural diversity are not guaranteed a Cultural Diversity Tuition Waiver. Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) no later than March 15th to be considered for this award. Students who are currently enrolled at NDSU are not eligible for this award.

Office of Admission
Supplemental Questions
  1. Ethnicity
    • 1. Please check the box that most closely identifies you.
    • 2. If you checked Multiracial / Multiethnic, please specify which ones most closely identify you.
    • 3. If you checked Refugee, please specify from which country.
  2. Tribal Membership
    • 1. Are you an enrolled member or direct descendant of a federally recognized American Indian Tribe or Alaska Native and Villages?
    • 2. Please list your tribal affiliation and state.
    • 3. Please upload any documentation of your enrollment. (Examples Tribal Identification Card, Official Letter From Tribe,Certificate of Indian Blood)
  3. Tribal College Attendance
    • 1. Have you attended a tribal college?
    • 2. If yes, did you graduate from a tribal college?
  4. Parents Education Level Completed
    • 1. Indicate below the correct level of education completed for parent #1.
    • 2. Indicate below the correct level of education completed for parent #2.