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.

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Opportunities Table
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Varies Palmer and Sheryl Holden International Travel
The Palmer and Sheryl Holden International Travel Scholarship is available to full time undergraduate students majoring in Animal Science, Equine...
The Palmer and Sheryl Holden International Travel Scholarship is...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Animal Sciences Scholarship
The Animal Science Scholarship is available to enrolled students with majors in Animal Science, Equine Science or Veterinary Technology.
The Animal Science Scholarship is available to enrolled students with...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Arthur and Elvera Moyer Family
Available to students enrolled in the Department of Animal Sciences with an interest in sheep production and/or sheep management.
Available to students enrolled in the Department of Animal Sciences with...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies B.O. "Chub" and Mabel Orton Animal Sciences
Available to junior students enrolled in Animal Science or Range Science to be awarded senior year; preference given to a native North Dakotan.
Available to junior students enrolled in Animal Science or Range Science...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies B.O. "Chub" and Mabel Orton Range Science
Available to junior students enrolled in Animal Science or Range Science to be awarded senior year; preference given to a native North Dakotan.
Available to junior students enrolled in Animal Science or Range Science...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Bruce J. Beilke Memorial
Available to enrolled College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources students majoring in Animal Science. Preference given to students...
Available to enrolled College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Clark and Jean Jenkins
Available to US citizen students enrolled in College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources with minimum 3.0 GPA; priority if majoring...
Available to US citizen students enrolled in College of Agriculture,...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Cook Endowed Graduate Fellowships
Students must be enrolled as a graduate student at NDSU at the time of disbursement and be pursuing an advanced degree in Cereal Science or Animal...
Students must be enrolled as a graduate student at NDSU at the time of...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Eugene R. Hinsz Animal Husbandry
Available to students who graduated from a ND high school, or ND residents who graduated from an ND border-adjacent county in MN, MT or SD....
Available to students who graduated from a ND high school, or ND...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies George E. Strum Memorial
Available to an enrolled sophomore, junior or senior in the College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources, who is a North Dakota...
Available to an enrolled sophomore, junior or senior in the College of...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies George Fisher Memorial
Available to students majoring in Animal Science. Preference to student specializing in dairy science.
Available to students majoring in Animal Science. Preference to student...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Gertrude Ostby Memorial
Available to sophomore, junior or senior students enrolled in the College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources who are majoring in...
Available to sophomore, junior or senior students enrolled in the...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Gregory Lardy and Lynae Hansen-Lardy
Available to students enrolled in College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources majoring in animal science or microbiology; leadership...
Available to students enrolled in College of Agriculture, Food Systems...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Harold E. Vettel
Available to an enrolled freshman majoring in Animal Science who is a resident of North Dakota and has a 2.0 GPA or greater.
Available to an enrolled freshman majoring in Animal Science who is a...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Institute for Feed Education and Research Fund
The Institute for Feed Education and Research Fund Scholarship is available to enrolled students majoring in Animal Science, Equine Science or...
The Institute for Feed Education and Research Fund Scholarship is...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Jim and Judy Tilton
Available to juniors or seniors majoring in Animal Sciences or Equine Sciences with a 3.5 GPA or higher. Preference is given to students involved...
Available to juniors or seniors majoring in Animal Sciences or Equine...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies John W. Murphy
Available to full time enrolled students with financial need and a 3.0 GPA or higher, who are pursuing a degree in Animal Science with a focus on...
Available to full time enrolled students with financial need and a 3.0...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Kempton Cooperative Shipping Association
Available to enrolled College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources students pursuing studies in the Department of Animal Sciences....
Available to enrolled College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Kenneth and Rachel Kellogg Family
Available to sophomore or above students with a declared major within the College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources; preference...
Available to sophomore or above students with a declared major within...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Leland Red Angus Ranch
Available to an enrolled sophomore, junior or senior majoring in Animal Sciences with a minimum 2.75 GPA. Must be involved in student activities...
Available to an enrolled sophomore, junior or senior majoring in Animal...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Leonard Wulf Memorial
This opportunity is available to enrolled students in an animal sciences major, with an interest in beef cattle.
This opportunity is available to enrolled students in an animal sciences...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Martin J. Marchello and Barbara Handy-Marchello Animal Sciences Scholarship
The recipient shall have a declared major in the department of Animal Sciences in the College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources,...
The recipient shall have a declared major in the department of Animal...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Merle R. Light Memorial
Available to a junior or senior majoring in Animal Science, who is a North Dakota resident with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Available to a junior or senior majoring in Animal Science, who is a...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Palmer and Myrtrice Dilland
Available to students enrolled in College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources, minimum 3.0 GPA, from Williams or Burke county in ND...
Available to students enrolled in College of Agriculture, Food Systems...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Palmer and Sheryl Holden Animal Science Scholarship
The Palmer and Sheryl Holden Animal Science Scholarship is available to undergraduate students who are pursuing a major within the Department of...
The Palmer and Sheryl Holden Animal Science Scholarship is available to...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Petcetera Veterinary Endowment
The Petcetera Veterinary Endowment Scholarship is available to juniors who are majoring in Animal Science, Microbiology or Veterinary Technology...
The Petcetera Veterinary Endowment Scholarship is available to juniors...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Peter B. Molitor
Available to students enrolled in Microbiology, Animal Science, or Equine Science with interest in veterinary medicine..
Available to students enrolled in Microbiology, Animal Science, or...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Rase Family
Available to students enrolled in the College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources who have completed at least one year in...
Available to students enrolled in the College of Agriculture, Food...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Roger and Ruth Ann Van Prooien AS
Available to students enrolled in the College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources majoring in Microbiological Sciences or Animal...
Available to students enrolled in the College of Agriculture, Food...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Roger and Ruth Ann Van Prooien MS
Available to students enrolled in the College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources majoring in Microbiological Sciences or Animal...
Available to students enrolled in the College of Agriculture, Food...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Russ and Helen Danielson
The Russ and Helen Danielson Scholarship is available to Animal Sciences majors who are actively involved in Saddle and Sirloin Club, have...
The Russ and Helen Danielson Scholarship is available to Animal Sciences...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Rusty Seedig Bison Legacy
The Rusty Seedig Bison Legacy Scholarship is available to undergraduates enrolled in the College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources...
The Rusty Seedig Bison Legacy Scholarship is available to undergraduates...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Thomas M Cook Animal Science Scholarship
The Thomas M Cook Animal Science Scholarship is available to students pursuing a major within the Department of Animal Sciences. Students must...
The Thomas M Cook Animal Science Scholarship is available to students...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Verlin and Eloise Johnson Animal Science Livestock and Meats Judging Freshmen Scholarship
Available to accepted incoming students (freshmen and transfers) who have demonstrated interest in livestock and/or meats judging through 4-H or...
Available to accepted incoming students (freshmen and transfers) who...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Verlin and Eloise Johnson Animal Science Livestock and Meats Judging Program
Available to currently enrolled students in the College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources who have completed the first semester of...
Available to currently enrolled students in the College of Agriculture,...
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  • Award: Varies