External Opportunities

External scholarships are sponsored and administered by individuals, agencies or organizations not directly affiliated with North Dakota State University. While this is not an exhaustive list of all available scholarships, it does include many national and local opportunities. We encourage you to research the scholarships you are interested in and to learn more about the eligibility requirements and application procedures. Follow the links on the right side of the page to learn more details about the scholarship, including important information such as eligibility requirements.

New opportunities and scholarship resources are added frequently, so please check the site regularly.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$2,500 Lillian Goettler Space Grant Award
Applicants must be female, U.S. Citizens with a minimum 3.5 GPA who are majoring in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics) field...
Applicants must be female, U.S. Citizens with a minimum 3.5 GPA who are...
  • Deadline: 02/23/2018
  • Award: $2,500
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$7500-$9000 Western Reserve Herb Society Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded to a deserving undergraduate student who is studying horticulture or a related field such as landscape...
This scholarship will be awarded to a deserving undergraduate student...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2018
  • Award: $7500-$9000
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$1,000 Gene L. Kouba Memorial Scholarship
Available to: Veterans with service-connected disabilities as determined by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans eligible for VA...
Available to: Veterans with service-connected disabilities as...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: $1,000
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$1500 - $6000 International Foodservice Editorial Council (IFEC) Scholarships
Available to students in good standing in a degree-granting program of a post-secondary institution whose studies and work experience combine the...
Available to students in good standing in a degree-granting program of a...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: $1500 - $6000
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$1,000 Lake Region Women In AG Scholarship
Available to female students who have graduated or will graduate from a high school in Ramsey, Benson, Eddy, Pierce, Nelson, Cavalier or Towner...
Available to female students who have graduated or will graduate from a...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: $1,000
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$1000 - $4000 First Community Credit Union Scholarship
This year the credit union will award eight $4,000 scholarships and five $2,000 scholarships, which are disbursed at $1,000 per year. These nine...
This year the credit union will award eight $4,000 scholarships and five...
  • Deadline: 03/16/2018
  • Award: $1000 - $4000
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$1000 - $5000 Northwest Communications Cooperative Scholarship
In support of continuing education for rural youth, Northwest Communications Cooperative (NCC) is proud to sponsor three scholarship programs. To...
In support of continuing education for rural youth, Northwest...
  • Deadline: 03/16/2018
  • Award: $1000 - $5000
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$1000-$2000 Society of Women Engineers - Minnesota Section
Available to female engineering and computer science students attending college in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota.
Available to female engineering and computer science students attending...
  • Deadline: 03/16/2018
  • Award: $1000-$2000
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$2000-$10,000 Islamic Scholarship Fund
Available to student who meet the following: Muslim or active member of the Muslim community Enrollment at an accredited university in the U.S....
Available to student who meet the following: Muslim or active member...
  • Deadline: 03/21/2018
  • Award: $2000-$10,000
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Varies Indian Health Service Scholarships
Recipients must be members or descendants of federally recognized, state-recognized or terminated Tribes enrolled in preparatory courses or...
Recipients must be members or descendants of federally recognized,...
  • Deadline: 03/28/2018
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Cobell Scholarship
Available to any post-secondary (after high school) student who is; an enrolled member of a US Federally-Recognized Tribe, enrolled in full-time...
Available to any post-secondary (after high school) student who is; an...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
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$1,000 United Sportsmen of North Dakota
Available to students enrolled in a North Dakota College or University who have completed at least one year of study, are pursuing a course of...
Available to students enrolled in a North Dakota College or University...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000
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$1000 John E. Baylor Memorial Forage and Livestock Scholarship
This scholarship is for undergraduate college students who will be in their sophomore, junior or senior year during the semester for which the...
This scholarship is for undergraduate college students who will be in...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2018
  • Award: $1000
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$1,000-$2,500 North Dakota Dollars for Scholars
Available to North Dakota high school seniors and college students. Applicants must be from a North Dakota community with an active Dollars for...
Available to North Dakota high school seniors and college students. ...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2018
  • Award: $1,000-$2,500
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$500 Mandan Education Association (MEA) Scholarship
Available to any graduate of Mandan High School who will be enrolled as a junior or senior in college for the 2018-19 school year and is planning...
Available to any graduate of Mandan High School who will be enrolled as...
  • Deadline: 04/03/2018
  • Award: $500
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$500 Future Agriculturalist Scholarship
Available to students who are in the graduating class of 2018, active members of a South Dakota or North Dakota FFA chapter, and entering a...
Available to students who are in the graduating class of 2018, active...
  • Deadline: 04/25/2018
  • Award: $500
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$2000 Tribal Transportation Scholarship
The Tribal Transportation Scholarship recognizes outstanding Native American students who will be enrolling at North Dakota State University with...
The Tribal Transportation Scholarship recognizes outstanding Native...
  • Deadline: 05/31/2018
  • Award: $2000
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$1,500 - $2,000 Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute Scholarships
Scholarships are available to current NDSU juniors and seniors who have an interest in transportation and demonstrate academic excellence.
Scholarships are available to current NDSU juniors and seniors who have...
  • Deadline: 05/31/2018
  • Award: $1,500 - $2,000
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$2,000 NDACo College Scholarship
Available to students age 17-22 who are children or grandchildren of a county employee or county official and are enrolled full-time in an...
Available to students age 17-22 who are children or grandchildren of a...
  • Deadline: 06/08/2018
  • Award: $2,000
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$1000 Engineering Empowerment Scholarship
Available to female students pursuing a degree in STEM: science, technology, engineering or math.
Available to female students pursuing a degree in STEM: science,...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2018
  • Award: $1000
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