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 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
$1.000 Central MN Farm Show Agriculture Scholarship
Applicants must be currently enrolled in and/or plan to enroll in a field of study rooted in agri-education or agri-business. You must be enrolled...
Applicants must be currently enrolled in and/or plan to enroll in a...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: $1.000
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up to $4,000 National and Local Garden Clubs Scholarship
Available to students who are majoring in agriculture education, horticulture, floriculture, landscape design, botany, biology, plant...
Available to students who are majoring in agriculture education,...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2020
  • Award: up to $4,000
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$2,000 Minnesota Surveyors and Engineers Society (MSES)
Available to Minnesota residents who will be juniors or seniors in the Civil Engineering program for the next academic year. Applicants must have...
Available to Minnesota residents who will be juniors or seniors in the...
  • Deadline: 02/03/2020
  • Award: $2,000
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$2.500 Opus Scholarship
Eligibility Requirements: · Must be a current, full time student at current school and enrolling in the Fall 2019 semester who is studying...
Eligibility Requirements: · Must be a current, full time student at...
  • Deadline: 02/07/2020
  • Award: $2.500
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$7,000 Western Reserve Herb Society Scholarship
This horticulture scholarship is open to citizens of the United States who have completed the 2nd/Sophomore year of undergraduate study. The...
This horticulture scholarship is open to citizens of the United States...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: $7,000
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$2,000 Truman D. Picard Scholarship Program
Available to Native American students pursuing a higher education degree with an interest in Natural Resources.
Available to Native American students pursuing a higher education degree...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: $2,000
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$1,000 Cass County Area Retired Teachers Scholarship
Four scholarships of $1000 will be awarded to current sophomores or juniors majoring in education. Applicants must have graduated from a Cass...
Four scholarships of $1000 will be awarded to current sophomores or...
  • Deadline: 03/20/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$500 American Legion Auxiliary Past Presidents Parley Nursing Scholarship
Applicants must be a graduate of a North Dakota high school or home school and must be a child, grandchild, great-grandchild, of an active duty...
Applicants must be a graduate of a North Dakota high school or home...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2020
  • Award: $500
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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: 04/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000-2,500
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$2,000 NSTA Local Impact Scholarship
The goal of the Northern Seed Trade Association Local Impact scholarship is to support students pursuing graduation from academic programs with...
The goal of the Northern Seed Trade Association Local Impact scholarship...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2020
  • Award: $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: 06/05/2020
  • Award: $2,000
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