Scholarship List by Deadline

  • 2020-2021

    North Dakota college-specific scholarships


    North Dakota grants and scholarships (check for deadines)



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    EduMed Medical and HealthCare Scholarships

    Far too many students have the grades and the drive to earn a college degree, but far too few have the money to make it happen. EduMed is helping students in medical and health education with four need-based college scholarships to start 2021. Each scholarship will give $500 to the winning student in their respective category, which will be paid to the school at which they’re enrolled. Edumed has 50 of the top available scholarships across 7 different healthcare fields including dental, nursing, medical assisting, and healthcare leadership

    Click HERE for website and scholarship oppourtunities





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    Valley Bone & Joint Clinic Scholar-Athlete of the Month (Feb-March)

    The Scholar-Athlete of the Month program recognizes exceptional student athletes who are performing well in the classroom and on the field. Each month, one senior high school athlete will be chosen as the Valley Bone & Joint Clinic Scholar-Athlete of the Month and awarded $500 to acknowledge their academic and athletic commitment.

    CRITERIA: The following criteria will be used in selecting recipients:

    1. The applicant is a senior athlete who has earned a varsity letter in a sport.
    2. The applicant lives in eastern North Dakota or northwestern Minnesota.
    3. The applicant has a 3.5 GPA or higher.
    4. Funds must be used for educational expenses.
    5. Upon notification as a winner, a parent/guardian must sign a waiver acknowledging the release of the winner’s name and photo to social media as well as media outlets for recognition.

    Applications will be reviewed in three rounds. The application periods are November-January and February-March. The award can only be given to an applicant once. Each winner will be notified by mail upon being chosen as the Valley Bone & Joint Clinic Scholar-Athlete of the Month.

    Click HERE for application





    BEK Communications Scholarhip

    Scholarship applicants must be a U.S. citizen and receive BEK Fiber-based services at the time of the application. BEK Fiber services must be provided to the parents of the student applicant if the student is a dependent of the parents; or applicant must receive BEK Fiber services as an individual if they are no longer a dependent of their parents as filed in the most recent federal tax filing. In the case of a business, the owner is considered the customer. Immediate families of BEK directors and BEK employees are not eligible to participate. Students receiving the scholarship must be enrolled in an accredited college or university working towards a bachelor’s degree, program certificate, diploma, or associate degree.

    Click HERE for application

    Deadline is March 11, 2021



    North Dakota Grocers Association Scholarship

    The North Dakota Grocers Association will award several $1000 scholarships for the academic year beginning this fall. Each scholarship will be awarded to the children of full-time employees as well as part-time employees who are fulltime students. 

    See Mrs. Lindseth for application 

    Deadline is March 19, 2021


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    Jan Jordan Scholarship Fund



    • Age: 17-22 years old
    • Child or grandchild of a current city employee or elected city official
    • Registered full-time student in an accredited North Dakota university, college or vocational/technical certification program. (Full-time status is determined by the criteria of the institution being attended.)
    • Previous winners are not eligible.
    • Scholarship winners will be recognized at the NDLC Annual Conference

    Click HERE for application

    Deadline is March 19, 2021


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    Home Builders Care has donated scholarship funds of over $260,000 to area students since 1995.

    Scholarships available to area high school students planning to attend M State or NDSCS and enroll in a residential construction trades curriculum or related field. Click HERE for application

    Deadline is March 26, 2021




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    The Steele County Soil Conservation District is offering one $500 scholarship in 2020.  Eligible applicants must be a high school senior with residence in Steele County. The recipient will receive the $500 scholarship by providing proof of completion of the first semester and enrolled in the second semester of school to the Steele County SCD. 

    See Mrs. Lindseth for application

    Deadline is April 1, 2020


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    American Legion Auxiliary - Nursing Scholarships

    The American Legion Auxiliary, Department of North Dakota, Past Presidents Parley, has scholarships to assist students pursuing a degree in the nursing field. It is awarded to worthy applicants that attend a college, university or trade school in North Dakota.  Affiliation with the American Legion or American Legion Auxiliary is not required.

    Applicant eligibility:

    ▪ Must be a graduate of a North Dakota high school or home school and must be a child, grandchild, great-grandchild (adopted, step), of an active duty military or an honorably discharged veteran who is living or deceased.

    ▪ If a graduate of an out-of-state high school, applicant must be a member of the North Dakota American Legion Family (American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary, Sons of the Legion).

    ▪ Applicant may be an honorably discharged veteran or a spouse of a veteran.



    Click on links for application

    Deadline: April 1, 2021


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    American Legion Auxiliary-Department of North Dakota Education Program Scholarship 

    The American Legion Auxiliary, Department of North Dakota, through its Education Program has a program to assist students pursuing a degree in the field of their choice. Scholarships of $500 will be awarded to worthy applicants attending a college, university, or trade school in North Dakota. Scholarship funds will be paid by March 1, 2022 to the school of choice after the applicant can verify enrollment and satisfactory academic progress. Membership and/or affiliation with the American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary is not required for scholarship selection. Need is an import factor in determining the recipient of the scholarships.

    Click HERE for apllication

    Deadline: April 1, 2021


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    Edward O. Nesheim Memorial Scholarship

    The Edward O. Nesheim Memorial Scholarship was created by his daughter, Sonja Adahl, in 2008 to honor the memory of her late father. The Scholarship may be used at any post secondary institution of higher education in North Dakota granting Associate or higher degrees. Recipients of the Nesheim Scholarship may apply for renewal upon satisfactory completion of the previous academic year with a minimum 2.5 GPA.

    Eligibility requirements:

    1. Must be a legal resident of North Dakota and a direct descendent (child, grandchild or great-grandchild) of a U.S. veteran who served honorably. Proof of service and lineage are required.

    2. Must have maintained a secondary school GPA of 2.75 or higher.

    3. Must be pursuing a degree in some phase of Agriculture, Human Nutrition, or Medicine (Medical Dr, PA, Dentistry, Dental Hygiene, Pharmacy or Chiropractic.

    4. Must be a High School senior or a previous Nesheim Scholarship recipient now attending an institution of higher education.

    Click HERE for application and additional information

    Deadline is April 1, 2021


    Water Education  

     This $1500 Scholarship was established by the ND Water Education Foundation in memory of Russ Dushinske and Warren Jamison. Scholarship recipients must attend a ND college or university. Preference will be given to, but is not limited to, students studying water-related fields and students whose families have taken an active role in ND's water resource management. 

    Click HERE for application

    Deadline is April 1, 2021


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    Washburn Scholarship

    $1500 scholarship award is given to Hope-Page School seniors planning on attending college. To be eligible you must be an Honor Graduate, 3.50 GPA or higher on your final transcript, and enrolled in a college for the fall semester. 

    See Mrs. Lindseth for application

    Deadline is April 16, 2021



    NDSU FarmHouse Fraternity

    NDSU FarmHouse Fraternity is accepting applications for six $3000 one-year scholarships from any male high school graduates who are incoming freshman during the fall of 2021 at North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND. These scholarships are not based on grades or ACT scores and applicants can major in any field of study. There is no requirement to join FarmHouse Fraternity. Qualified candidates should adhere to the values of FarmHouse Fraternity, such as intellectual, spiritual, social, and moral characteristics. Preference will be given to someone who possesses/demonstrates the true characteristics of “Grit” such as resilience, strong work ethic, direction, desire to succeed, and perseverance.

    Click HERE for application

    Deadline is April 15, 2021


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    The Associated General Contractors of North Dakota Scholarship

    The Associated General Contractors of North Dakota has scholarships available for High School Seniors pursuing a career in the exciting and rewarding field of Construction. These scholarships are for the 2020-2021 school year. Click HERE for application 

    $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, University of Mary – Construction management.

    $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.

    Deadline is April 27, 2021


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    American Legion Riders Legacy Scholarship 

    The District #8 American Legion Riders are offering up to ten scholarships of $1,000 each to North Dakota students. The number of awarded scholarships will depend on the number of applications received prior to the deadline of April 30, 2021.

    To be eligible for the scholarship:

    • North Dakota resident
    • students must be a son, daughter, or spouse of a veteran
    • Planning on continuing their education beyond high school 

    *Completing the essay will increase your scholarship chances

    Click HERE for application and additional information

    Deadline is April 30, 2021



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    The Northarvest Bean Growers Association Scholarship

    The Northarvest Bean Growers Association will be offering a $1000 scholarship to the children and grandchildren of a Northarvest producer member. Northarvest is comprised of dry bean growers from North Dakota and Minnesota.

    Northarvest Bean Growers Association is excited to offer this scholarship opportunity to two (2) individual who met the following requirements:

    1. A parent or grandparent must be a current participating grower-member of the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.
    2. Applicant must be planning to enroll or be enrolled in their first year of college or technical college.
    3. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 grade point average from high school.

    Application must be received no later than June 1, 2021.

    *See Mrs. Lindseth for Scholarship application