Scholarship

Scholarship List by Deadline

  •  2019-2020

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    FM Area Foundations Logo

    FM Area Foundation Scholarships-Great Resource!!! Check here often

     

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    ND Dollars for Scholars-opens in Jan 2020

     

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    Bank of ND Planning Center 

     

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    Click HERE  for more info

     

     

    December Scholarship Deadlines

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    AXA Achievement Scholarship

    $10,000 to $25,000 awards.  Must show outstanding achievement in non-academic activity or project in school, community or workplace. Click HERE for additional information and application process.

    Deadline is December 15th.

     

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    NDSCA High School Essay Contest

    Award Amount: $1,000

    Please attach the following:

    • An essay (500 words or less) describing your career plan and who/what helped you with your decision.
    • 1 letter of recommendation

    Essays will be scored according to:

    • Specific supporting details
    • Uniqueness of experience arriving at your career plan
    • Impact of experience on student’s life [person/people or event(s)]
    • Technical merit (correct use of grammar, spelling, and punctuation)

    **See Mrs. Lindseth for application

    Deadline is December 18, 2019

     

    January Scholarship Deadlines

     

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    Valley Bone & Joint Clinic Scholar-Athlete of the Month (November-January)

    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 August-October, 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

     

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    2020 North Dakota Corn Growers Association Scholarship

    The North Dakota Corn Growers Association will award 10 – $1,000 scholarships in 2020, which typically includes a recipient from each of the organization’s seven districts and three at-large recipients.

    In order to be eligible for the North Dakota Corn Growers Association scholarship, students must submit: a completed application, career plans, at least two letters of recommendation from non-family members, a resume and a copy of their most recent transcript. High school seniors and post secondary students are eligible to apply.

    Applicants are required to be a member of a North Dakota Corn Growers Association. Student memberships are available for high school and post secondary students for $10. CLick HERE for application and additional information

    Deadline is January 3, 2020

     

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    Apply to win a $1500 scholarship. America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders, sponsored by Bayer Fund, awards scholarships to students pursuing ag-related fields of study. From agribusiness, to drone piloting to welding, the possibilities for careers in ag are endless. Apply today! To learn more about Grow Ag Leaders, program rules and eligibility requirements, click HERE.

    Deadline to apply is January 15, 2020

     

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    John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Scholarship

    Awards ranging from $500 to $10,000. The contest topic is as follows: “Describe and analyze an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born. Include an analysis of the obstacles, risks, and consequences associated with the act. The essay may concern an issue at the local, state, national, or international level. Click HERE for application information

    Deadline is January 17th, 2020

     

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    ND Jaycee Senate

    The North Dakota Jaycee Senate announces the 10th Annual ND JCI Senate/Lisa Burdolski Memorial Scholarships, a statewide scholarship competition for high school seniors. The Lisa Burdolski Memorial Scholarship is dedicated to the memory of Lisa Burdolski, a Jaycee child who passed away as a result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. Applicants will compete for four scholarships of $300 each. Two primary award winners and two alternate winners will be selected. Scholarships are to be used at the winner’s discretion at an institution school of higher learning of the winners’ choice. Both primary state award winners are then eligible to compete nationally for $1000 scholarships from the US JCI Senate Foundation competition in February 2020.

    Click HERE for more information and application.

    Deadline is January 24, 2020.

    February Scholarship Deadlines

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    North Dakota Crop Improvement & Seed Association

    The North Dakota Crop Improvement & Seed Association sponsors the following scholarships:

    • Three $1000 scholarships available to incoming freshmen.
    • Three $1000 scholarships available to undergraduates (excluding freshmen).
    Eligibility
    • Applicant shall be a resident of the state of North Dakota and attend a North Dakota School.
    • Applicant and/or guardian shall be a member of their respective county Crop (Ag) Improvement Association.
    • Applicant shall be a full-time student (12 credits or more).

    Click HERE for application

    Deadline is Feb. 15, 2020

    March Scholarship Deadlines

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    Valley Bone & Joint Clinic Scholar-Athlete of the Month (February-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 August-October, 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

     

    Tip Top Tux Scholarship

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    Must be a high school senior and have applied to a college or university for admission in the fall of 2020.

    Click HERE for application

    Deadline is March 1, 2020

     

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    ND Rural Water Systems Association: Patrick Denne Memorial Scholarship

    CRITERIA: 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). OR  Must be enrolled or planning to enroll in Bismarck State College’s Water and Wastewater Technology program.

    Click HERE for application

    Deadline is March 31, 2020

     

    April Scholarship Deadlines

    May Scholarship Deadlines

    June Scholarship Deadlines

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    ND Career & Technical Education Scholarship

    The North Dakota Legislature created this $6000 scholarship to encourage and reward high school students for taking challenging coursework in preparation for attending a college or university in North Dakota. Scholarship candidates must be North Dakota resident high school seniors, have GPAs of 3.0 or higher with no grade lower than a “C” on any class required for the diploma, complete the required program of study (see high school counselor for details), and earn composite scores of 24 or higher on the ACT or three 5's on the WorkKeys assessments.

    Click HERE for more details

    Deadline: June 6, 2020

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    ND Academic Scholarship

    The North Dakota Legislature created this $6000 scholarship to encourage and reward high school students for taking challenging coursework in preparation for attending a college or university in North Dakota. Scholarship candidates must be North Dakota resident high school seniors, have GPAs of 3.0 or higher with no grade lower than a “C” on any class required for the diploma, complete the required program of study (see high school counselor for details), and earn composite scores of 24 or higher on the ACT.

     

    Click HERE for more details

    Deadline: June 6, 2020

     

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    American Muscle Automotive Scholarships

    Those students who have exceptional drive and ambition should submit a 700-1500 word essay telling who you are and how you plan on using your automotive education to incite positive change and innovation within the custom car industry. Four scholarships for $2,000 each will be awarded to students pursuing an automotive themed major.

    Click HERE for application and details

    Deadline June 15, 2020

     

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    American Trucks Student Scholarship

    At AmericanTrucks we are passionate about our mission to serve the community that supports us. We've recognized a growing trend in the building trades industry. Educational programs are receiving a lot of attention from national leaders and it’s our goal to be involved in a meaningful way. With that in mind, we are pleased to offer four $2000 scholarships to students pursuing a career in the traditional building trades such as HVAC, carpentry, electrical, or related fields of study. To aplly, write a 750-1500 word essay describing who you are and how you plan to use your education to contribute to a thriving community of trade workers who are dedicated to a hands-on approach to knowledge development.

    Click HERE for application and details

    Deadline June 15, 2020

     

     

    Local College Scholarships

    Please click on college icon to link to their financial aid and scholarship opportunities

    *Most University scholarship deadlines are in December

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