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 (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 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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    DAR’s scholarships are awarded and judged without regard to gender, race, color, religion, national origin, or disability.

    • Applicants must be citizens of the United States.
    • Applicants must attend or plan to attend an accredited college or university in the United States.
    • All multi-year scholarships, typically renewable up to four years, must be for consecutive years of attendance.
    • Awards are based on academic excellence, commitment to the field of study, and/or financial need, or other restrictions on specific scholarships.
    • Awards are placed on deposit with the recipient’s college or university and any unused portion shall be returned to the DAR.
    • Applicants are only eligible to receive one scholarship from the DAR.

    Click HERE for apllication and additional information

    Deadline is January 31, 2021


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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).
    • 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, 2021


    Valley City Eagles Aeries 2192

    Eagles Aerie 2192 Scholarship 

    Valley City Eagles Aerie 2192 is opening up applications for scholarships to be awarded to area graduating high school seniors that plan on furthering their education by attending a college or tech school during the 2021-2022 school year. Scholarships will be no less than $300. Applicant's parents do not need to be members of Eagles Aerie 2192 for scholarship consideration.

    There is also one additional scholarship available to an area girl who is willing to represent Aerie 2192 as "Miss Eagles Aerie 2192 2021". She must be willing to represent the Aerie at area parades when the Aerie float is used, Eagles Aerie Family Picnic, and the 2021 Awards Banquet.  Applicants for this award must have a parent or grandparent who is a member of Aerie 2192 or Aerie 2192 Auxiliary.

    See Mrs. Lindseth for application.  

    Deadline is Feb. 28, 2021


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    AgCountry Farm Credit Services Scholarship  

    AgCountry Farm Credit Services is offering scholarships for high school seniors entering college in the fall of 2021. Scholarship awards are $1,000 each.

    Applicants must be from an actively farming or ranching family OR must be planning to pursue a career in farming or some other aspect of agriculture such as agricultural extension, agricultural education, soil conservation, farm and ranch management, agricultural finance, veterinary medicine or agribusiness.

    Applicants must be residents of a county served by AgCountry in Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin.

    Selection is based on academic aptitude, vocational promise, personal attributes, leadership and financial need. Children of AgCountry FCS employees and Board Members are not eligible to apply.

    Click HERE for application

    Application Deadline is March 1st, 2021

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    American Legion Auxiliary National Level Scholarships

    The American Legion Auxiliary sponsors two $5,000 scholarships and one $2,000 scholarship on the national level. Scholarships are awarded annually in each of the 5 divisions of the American Legion Auxiliary:

    Junior Member Loyalty Scholarship ($2,500) - Ten scholarships awarded nationwide, three in each of the five divisions. 

    Children of Warriors National Presidents Scholarship ($5000) - fifteen scholarships awarded nationwide, three in each of the five divisions. 

    Spirit of Youth Scholarship for Junior Members ($5000) - fifteen scholarships awarded nationwide, three in each of the five divisions. 

    Scholarship for non-traditional students ($2,000) - five scholarships awarded, one in each of the five divisions. 

    Deadline: March 1, 2021




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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



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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