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
Varies North Central Turf Grass Association (NCTGA)
Available to qualified applicants studying golf course/turf management.
Available to qualified applicants studying golf course/turf management.
  • Deadline: 12/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
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$1000 North Dakota Corn Growers Association Scholarship
Applicants are required to be a member of a North Dakota Corn Growers Association. Student memberships are available for high school and post...
Applicants are required to be a member of a North Dakota Corn Growers...
  • Deadline: 01/04/2019
  • Award: $1000
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$1000 - $4000 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: 02/01/2019
  • Award: $1000 - $4000
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$1,000 Unite for Success Farm Show/Agriculture Scholarship
Available to post secondary students who are studying or enrolled in an agricultural related program and who graduated High School from the...
Available to post secondary students who are studying or enrolled in an...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2019
  • Award: $1,000
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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: 02/08/2019
  • Award: $2,500
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$1000 Careers in Agriculture Scholarship
The applicant must be: a high school senior, college freshman, or a college sophomore pursuing a two- or four-year degree in agronomy, crop...
The applicant must be: a high school senior, college freshman, or a...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1000
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$10,000 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: 02/28/2019
  • Award: $10,000
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Varies Truman D. Picard Scholarship Program
Available to Native American students pursuing a higher education in Natural Resources.
Available to Native American students pursuing a higher education in...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
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$500 American Legion Auxiliary Past Presidents Parley Nursing Scholarship
Available to students pursuing RN or LPN training. Selection is based on financial need, scholarship and character. It is awarded to a worthy...
Available to students pursuing RN or LPN training. Selection is based...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: $500
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$500 Dr. Grace Holmes, MD Nursing Scholarship
Available to worthy applicants pursuing a degree in the nursing field. Affiliation with a veteran is required. Affiliation with the North Dakota...
Available to worthy applicants pursuing a degree in the nursing field. ...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: $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 2019-20 school year and is planning...
Available to any graduate of Mandan High School who will be enrolled as...
  • Deadline: 04/03/2019
  • Award: $500
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$3,000 Go For The Gold Scholarship
Applicants must meet the following criteria: Be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident Be enrolled or accepted to an accredited Engineering School or...
Applicants must meet the following criteria: Be a US Citizen or...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2019
  • Award: $3,000
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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: 06/07/2019
  • Award: $2,000
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$500 RNCareers Registered Nursing Scholarship
The RNCareers.org BSN Scholarship recognizes an outstanding nursing student enrolled in a BSN program. The recipient demonstrates dedication to...
The RNCareers.org BSN Scholarship recognizes an outstanding nursing...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2019
  • Award: $500
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