Students, you are invited to apply for scholarships between January 1 and April 1 each year. Scholarship awards range from $500 to $2,500. Applicants must be a graduate of a North Dakota high school. Check out the information below to learn about scholarship opportunities from North Dakota Dollars for Scholars.
 

How to apply for scholarships 

 
Create or edit your student profile by logging in under the Students & Parents tab at the top of this page.
 
Deadline for North Dakota Dollars for Scholars scholarships is April 1. Your local chapter may have a different deadline. Be sure to check their site as well for scholarship information. 
 
By editing your profile you will be matched to scholarships to which you meet the minimum eligibility requirements. You may be matched to Dollars for Scholars scholarships offered by your local chapter, state chapter and even national opportunities.
 
Visit the My Scholarships section of your profile to view and apply for scholarships to which you have been matched. Click each scholarship to answer additional questions and to submit an online application. You must submit to each scholarship in order to be considered.
 
Remember to update your profile annually and reapply for new scholarships.
 

Scholarships Available from North Dakota Dollars for Scholars

 
Click here for printable information on 2019 scholarships.
 

Scholarships Available to High Seniors

Brad and Julie Burgum Community Service Scholarship
$1,000 scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors or returning college students in honor of Brad Burgum's years of service he gave to Central Cass Dollars for Scholars. Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA or higher.

Dr. Fradkin Community Service
$1,000 scholarships will be awarded to students who excel in community service. Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA or higher.

JoAnn Link Hetzel Vocational/Technical/Trade School Scholarship
$1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a student attending a vocational or technical/trade school. Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA or higher and be a full-time student. Students pursing mechanics, electrical, welding, surveying will receive preference for scholarship.

Mallie Ann Breuer Scholarship
$500 scholarship available to high school seniors with preference given to students graduating from Wahpeton High School. Applicants must be enrolling in a nursing program. Applicants must have a 3.00 GPA or higher.

Microsoft Philanthropies TEALS Scholarships
$2,500 scholarships available to high school seniors who took a TEALS course in high school and who will be attending a North Dakota college/university. Preference may be given to one of the following: students going into a computer science program, female, middle income/middle GPA. Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA or higher.

Midwest AgEnergy Scholarship
$1,000 scholarships available to high school seniors to plan to pursue a degree that supports the energy and/or agriculture industries. Preference will be given to students graduating from one of the following schools: Garrison, Max, Underwood, Turtle Lake-Mercer, Washburn, Wilton, Center-Stanton, Hazen, Jamestown, Valley City, Barnes County North, Pingree, Medina or Montpelier -OR- any senior who is a child/stepchild of a Midwest AgEnergy employee. Applicants must have a 2.5 - 3.25 GPA.

Military Scholarship
$1,000 scholarships will be awarded to dependents of members of a North Dakota military unit/installation. Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA or higher and be a full-time student.

 

Scholarships Available to Current College Students

Robert and Doris Alin Legacy Scholarships
$2,500 scholarships will be awarded to students pursuing an education degree. Applicants must be a junior or senior with a 2.5 GPA or higher. Applicants must be a full-time student and be employed at least 10 hours per week.

Microsoft TechSpark Workforce Development Scholarship
$2,500 scholarship available to a returning college student who will be attending a North Dakota college/university. Preference will be given to students going into a computer science program at a 2 or 4-year institution. Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA or higher.

Military Scholarship
$1,000 scholarships will be awarded to dependents of members of a North Dakota military unit/installation. Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA or higher and be a full-time student.

James A. Guy Memorial Scholarships
$1,000 scholarships will be awarded to returning college students. Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA or higher and be a full-time student.

Returning Student and Graduate Student Scholarships
$1,000 scholarships will be awarded to returning college students. Applicants must have at least a 2.5 GPA.

Brad and Julie Burgum Community Service Scholarships
$1,000 scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors or returning college students in honor of Brad Burgum's years of service he gave to Central Cass Dollars for Scholars. Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA or higher.

Professional Association Returning Students/Graduate Students Scholarships
$1,000 scholarships will be awarded to returning college students. Students in the following majors may be eligible for scholarships sponsored by professional associations: accounting, agricultural economics, business, chiropractic, communications, computer and information technology sciences (including programming, data processing, web design, system analysis, networking, engineering, simulator maintenance, etc.), economics, finance and dental assisting.

Also check out other scholarship opportunities through Scholarship America.