Scholarship List by Deadline

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    March 2019 Deadlines





    Fargo Moorhead Builders Exchange 2018 Scholarship

    The Fargo-Moorhead Builders Exchange is accepting applications for their annual FMBX Scholarship Program. Eligible students must be enrolled in, or be entering a two-year technical program or four-year college program and be in a construction-related field of study. Full-time students with a 3.0 GPA (minimum) are eligible to apply. High School students are encouraged to apply for a FMBX Scholarship if they have been accepted into a two or four year program for the Fall of 2019. Deadline is March 29, 2018

    Click HERE for application



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    North Dakota Rural Water Systems - Patrick Denne Scholarship

    The North Dakota Rural Water Systems Association is pleased to announce an exciting change to their scholarship program. The NDRWSA Board of directors has voted to offer up to $9,000 in scholarships to students enrolled in Bismarck State College's Water & Wastewater Technology program or a child or grandchild of a current city/rural water system employee or elected city/rural water system official (water system must be a current member of ND Rural Water Systems Association). Click HERE for application. Deadline is March 31, 2019.


    The Credit Union Foundation of the Dakotas Scholarship

    The Credit Union Foundation of the Dakotas will award twenty $500 scholarships for undergraduate applicants that exemplify the credit union philosophy of “people helping people” through volunteering, community service, and leadership. Ten scholarships will be awarded to North Dakota applicants and ten to South Dakota applicants. Applications must be postmarked by March 31. Scholarship winners will be announced in May 2019.

    Click HERE for application 


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    Julie Buxa Health Science Scholarship

    Awarding of the scholarship will be based on interest in a health science career, college aspirations, school activities, leadership activities, community participation, the ability to overcome obstacles, financial need, grades and letter of application. Students need to have completed a Health Science class in order to be considered for this scholarship. Deadline is March 31, 2019

    Click HERE for application


    April 2019 Deadlines


    ND Dollars for Scholars scholarship 

    Students, you are invited to apply for the ND Dollars for Scholars scholarships between January 1 and April 1 each year. Scholarship awards range from $1,000 to $2,500. Visit the News & Events section to see which scholarships may help you meet your education goals.  Click HERE for printable information on 2019 scholarships. Click  HERE for application home page and then click on the red login button to complete or update your profile. This one profile will match you to local, state and national scholarship opportunities.



    Reuben T. Guenthner Scholarship

    One scholarship in the amount of $500 will be awarded in May, 2019, to be used for the 2019-2020 school year. The scholarship is not renewable. Deadline is April 1, 2019.


    The applicant must meet all of the following requirements:

    • Be a graduating senior from a North Dakota high school in 2019.
    • Have completed one or more career and technical education courses between grades 9 and 12; (Career and Technical Education courses may be in any of the following programs: Agriculture Education, Business Education, Family and Consumer Sciences Education, Health Sciences Education, Information Technology Education, Marketing Education, Technology and Engineering Education, or Trade, Industry and Technical Education).
    • Enroll in a two-year North Dakota public postsecondary institution.
    • Enroll as a full-time student in a career and technical education program of two years or less.

    Click HERE for application 



    The Dushinske & Jamison Water Resources Scholarship

    In honor of Russell L. Dushinske and Warren L. Jamison's distinguished service, dedicated leadership and lifelong devotion to water development in North Dakota, the North Dakota Water Education Foundation, family members, friends and colleagues established the Dushinske & Jamison Water Resource Scholarship Endowment within the North Dakota Community Foundation. Income from the Dushinske & Jamison Water Resources Scholarship provides 4- $1,500 scholarships to deserving students whose families have taken active roles in North Dakota water management.

    Click HERE for application.

    Deadline is April 1, 2019




    Hubert K. & JoAnn Seymour Scholarship

    Each year, one or two Hubert K. and JoAnn Seymour Scholarships will be awarded ranging from $1,000 to $2,000 total.Open to all graduating high school seniors who are continuing their education in either a two year or four year accredited college or university for any area of study. Must be a Farmers Union member. Award Criteria: Academic record of student. Social and community activities. Typed essay on the topic: Significance of rural values in America and on your life. Possible phone interview with finalists. Deadline is April 1, 2019   Click HERE for application and additional information.


    Stanley Moore Scholarship

    Each year, several $1,000 Stanley Moore National Scholarships are awarded to Farmers Union members enrolled in a two-year or four-year college or university. Open to Farmers Union members and their children. High school seniors, college students or non---traditional students seeking funding to attend a two or four year accredited college or university or technical school for any area of study. Award Criteria: Recipients will be selected based on academic records, social and community activities and typed essay describing personal and professional goals, and involvement with Farmers UnionDeadline is April 1, 2019

    Click HERE for application and additional information.



    Cass County Mutual Scholarship

    Cass County Mutual Scholarships are given in recognition of the outstanding contributions made by young people to home, school, community and country. This is a $1000.00 Scholarship. Parent or Grand Parent must be a policy holder of Cass County Mutual Insurance Company.  Deadline is April 15, 2019

    Click HERE for application



    American Legion Riders Legacy Scholarship

    The District #8 ALR is sending out our annual scholarship application for 2019-2020 school year. This year we will be awarding up to 15- $1000.00 dollar scholarships. This number will depend on the number of applications we receive prior to April 15, 2019. The scholarship committee will review each application and if they're  fewer than 15 correctly completed, qualified and legible applications the number will be adjusted accordingly. Please stress to the students that you distribute this application to that the essay is a huge deciding factor on being awarded this scholarship.   
    The eligibility for these scholarships is to be a Son or Daughter of a Veteran and a North Dakota resident that is continuing their education beyond High School.

    Click HERE for application


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    Donna Johnson Memorial Scholarship

    This scholarship program provides two $1000 scholarships per year to individuals who are interested in and committed to the field of oncology and are pursuing a degree though a Bismarck college. Priority Deadline is April 19, 2019

    Click HERE for application



    Quentin Burdick

    Quentin N. Burdick Memorial Scholarship

    Based on academics, community service, and a written essay on how individuals can make a difference in their community and how you hope to become involved in public/community service. Deadline is April 19th.

    Click HERE for application



    2018-2019 Past Presidents Parley Nursing Scholarship

    This scholarship application is due by April 20, 2019 and is paid out during the 2019-2020 academic year.  It is awarded to a worthy applicant that is pursuing a degree in the nursing field at a North Dakota school of nursing. Click HERE for application and further details. Applicants must be a graduate of a ND high School or the American Legion Auxiliary. 


    2018-2019 Past Presidents Parley-Grace Holmes, MD Nursing Scholarship

    The American Legion Auxiliary Past Presidents Grace Holmes, MD Nursing Scholarship will be awarded to worthy applicants pursuing RN or LPN training. The scholarship amount is $500. Scholarship funds will be paid by March 1, 2020 to the school of choice after the applicant can verify enrollment and satisfactory academic progress. Basis of Judging: Need 50%, Scholarship 30% and Character 20%. Click HERE for application and further details. Deadline is April 20, 2019


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    Farmers Union Industries Foundation Stanley Moore Scholarship

    Each year, several $1,500 Stanley Moore FUI Foundation Regional Scholarships are awarded to Farmers Union members in Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Money is to be used for tuition and books. Recipients will be selected based on academic records, social and community activities and typed essay describing personal and professional goals, and involvement with Farmers Union. All applications must be postmarked on or before April 22 to be considered. 

    Click HERE for application and additional information


    Associated General Contractors North Dakota

    The Associated General Contractors of North Dakota

    The Associated General Contractors of North Dakots has multiple scholarships available to students interested in construction careers. 

    $750 Bismarck State College – Construction technology, welding technology, or other construction related majors.

    $750 North Dakota State College of Science – Construction management technology, civil engineering & surveying technology, building construction technology, architectural drafting & estimating technology, diesel technology, or welding technology.

    $1,500 North Dakota State University – Construction engineering or construction management.

    $1,500 Mayo Scholarship – This award is given to a High School Senior enrolled in Construction Engineering or Construction Management at North Dakota State University.

    Click HERE for Application.

    Deadline is April 26, 2019







    Western Governors' Association Art Competition

    The Western Governors' Association is proud to announce its 4th Annual "Celebrate the West" regional art competition that challenges high school students to create works inspired by their state. The entry deadline is April 28, 2019. Students are welcome to submit artwork used for other contests or assignments. Students’ artwork will be returned, and shipping will be paid for by WGA. It is easy to enter- students only need to email a photograph of their artwork along with the entry form found on our website. Click HERE for website and additional info.


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    Lowry Engineering-Future of Engineering Scholarship

    Lowry Engineering out of Fargo, ND is excited to announce a scholarship opportunity for high school seniors from ND or MN pursuing a career and higher education in the field of engineering. Lowry Engineering has established a tuition scholarship program to assist qualified students in obtaining degrees from accredited academic institutions of higher learning specific to the field of engineering for the purpose of continuing growth and education around quality leadership in engineering for the states of North Dakota and Minnesota. $1000 scholarship award. Deadline is April 30, 2019. Click HERE for application details.

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    North Dakota State Fair Foundation Scholarship

    The North Dakota State Fair Foundation understands the importance of agricultural experiences for our youth. The Foundation works to create multiple scholarships that are given to students who are involved in community activities; who demonstrate leadership, citizenship, and character; and have exhibited in 4-H, FFA, or Open Class at an annual State Fair event.

    There are four (4) $1,000 scholarships available to students who have participated in competitive experiences at the North Dakota State Fair and who plan on continuing their education at any 2 or 4 year post-secondaryeducational institution. 

    Click HERE for application

    Scholarship application deadline is April 30th, 2019.

    May 2019 Deadlines

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    Hope Volunteer Fire Department Scholarship

    This $500 scholarship will be awarded from the Hope Volunteer Fire Department to a senior student who will be enrolling for the first time as a college freshman. See Mrs. Lindseth for application. Deadline is May 1, 2019

    *Student must live in the Hope school district to be eligible. 



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    Stanley Moore FUI Foundation Regional Scholarship

    Each year, several $1,500 Stanley Moore FUI Foundation Regional Scholarships are awarded to Farmers Union members in Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Money is to be used for tuition and books.



    2017-2018 ND American Legion Auxiliary Dept. of ND Education Program

    $300 scholarships will be paid to worthy applicants attending a college, university or trade school in North Dakota. Scholarship funds will be paid by March 1, 2020 to the school of choice after the applicant can verify enrollment and satisfactory academic progress.  Membership and/or affiliation with the American Legion and the American Legion Auxiliary is not required for scholarship selection. Need is an important factor in determining the recipient of the scholarship. Click HERE for application. See Mrs. Lindseth for further directions. Deadline is May 1, 2019


    June 2019 Deadlines





    NDACo College Scholarship Fund

    The NDACo scholarship program was created in 1998 to assist county families afford college. Children and grandchildren of county officials and employees are eligible to apply. The scholarship fund is supported by corporate sponsors like Nationwide Retirement Solutions and county donors from across the state. A selection committee reviews all applications carefully, judging them on community service, personal/professional accomplishments and academics with the emphasis on leadership potential. Deadline is June 7, 2019. For more information and application click HERE.


    Women Forward in Technology Scholarship Program

    The Woman Forward in Technology scholarship is to empower women entering the STEM field. The STEM career field workforce is currently only 24% women. Their mission is to help women who are pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees in STEM programs to achieve their education goals, an objective which has the added long-term benefit of improving the diversity in STEM careers at large. Women, who are attending at U.S. accredited university are encouraged to apply for a number of $3,000 scholarships being given out. Applicant Must be accepted into or currently enrolled full-time at an accredited university in the US, in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) field. Deadline is June 15, 2019

    Click HERE for application and more information


    Samsung American Legion Scholarship

    Every year, $300,000 in Samsung American Legion Scholarships are awarded to nearly 100 American Legion Boys State and American Legion Auxiliary Girls State participants. These scholarships are for undergraduate study only and may be used for tuition, books, fees, room, and board. Applicants must be high school juniors who attend either American Legion Auxiliary Girls State or American Legion Boys State. Applicants must be direct descendants (i.e., child, grandchild, great-grandchild, or legally adopted child) of a U.S. wartime veteran who served on active duty during one or more of the periods of war officially designated as eligibility dates for membership in The American Legion. Applicants who are direct descendants of Korean War veterans will receive special consideration. Scholarship winners are selected based on academic record, involvement in school and community activities, community service, and financial need. Click HERE for application. Deadline: Typically, applications are submitted to the program staff upon the participants’ arrival at American Legion Boys State or American Legion Auxiliary Girls State.


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    *Most deadlines are in December

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