North Dakota

North Dakota Academic Scholarships

Recipients can use the scholarship at any of the approved regional public, private or tribal colleges within the state of North Dakota. Eligible institutions must be regionally accredited and offer programs of study of at least 2 years in length. The approved public colleges include Bismarck State College, Dakota College at Bottineau, Dickinson State University, Lake Region State College, Mayville State University, Minot State University, North Dakota State College of Science, North Dakota State University, University of North Dakota, Valley City State University and Williston State College. Approved private colleges include Rasmussen College (Fargo location), Trinity Bible College, University of Jamestown and University of Mary. Approved tribal colleges include Cankdeska Cikana Community College, Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College, Sitting Bull College, Turtle Mountain Community College and United Tribes Technical College.

http://www.ndus.nodak.edu/students/paying-for-college/grants-scholarships/#NDAS

 

North Dakota Career & Technical Education Scholarships

Recipients can use the scholarship at any of the approved regional public, private or tribal colleges within the state of North Dakota. Eligible institutions must be regionally accredited and offer programs of study of at least 2 years in length. The approved public colleges include Bismarck State College, Dakota College at Bottineau, Dickinson State University, Lake Region State College, Mayville State University, Minot State University, North Dakota State College of Science, North Dakota State University, University of North Dakota, Valley City State University and Williston State College. Approved private colleges include Rasmussen College (Fargo location), Trinity Bible College, University of Jamestown and University of Mary. Approved tribal colleges include Cankdeska Cikana Community College, Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College, Sitting Bull College, Turtle Mountain Community Colleges and United Tribes Technical College.

http://www.ndus.nodak.edu/students/paying-for-college/grants-scholarships/#NDCTES

 

North Dakota Indian Scholarships

Applicants must be North Dakota residents and enrolled members of federally recognized Indian tribe. They must be accepted for admission by a North Dakota institution of higher learning or state vocational education program and be enrolled as full-time students. Scholarships are based on unmet need as well as merit. Students with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 – 3.499 must show unmet need to qualify. Students with a cumulative GPA of 3.50 or higher can qualify based on merit. Students may not receive more than the equivalent of full funding for six academic years.

http://www.ndus.nodak.edu/students/paying-for-college/grants-scholarships/#NDIS

North Dakota Scholars Program

High school students who score at or above the ninety-fifth percentile among those who took the ACT prior to July 1st in the calendar year preceding the individual’s enrollment in college will be considered for the award. Students will be awarded in descending rank order until available funds are expended or until the pool of applicants has been exhausted. Additional eligibility information is available in NDUS Procedure 500.2

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North Dakota State Student Incentive Grant Program

Students must be pursuing an eligible program at an eligible institution and be enrolled at least quarter-time.

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Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Occupations Loan Forgiveness Program

Recipients include graduates who successfully completed a board-approved STEM related program at an approved college and who earned a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher. Qualifying applicants must have an annual salary or equivalent hourly wage of $60,000 or less. Recipients must have been employed in a board-approved STEM occupation for 12 months in North Dakota following graduation. The number of loan forgiveness applications approved each year is contingent upon legislative appropriations. Not all qualified applicants are assured funding. If you were funded in prior years and make more than $60,000, you are not eligible to apply.

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Teacher Shortage Loan Forgiveness Program

The Teacher Shortage Loan Forgiveness Program (TSLFP) was designed to help recruit and retain qualified teachers. The program provides an opportunity for school districts to apply for positions in critical need or shortage areas in which teachers may receive teacher loan forgiveness. This program will reduce loan indebtedness for individuals teaching in North Dakota at grade levels, content areas, and geographical locations identified by the Superintendent of Public Instruction as having a teacher shortage or critical need.

http://www.ndus.nodak.edu/students/paying-for-college/grants-scholarships/#NDIS

Tuition and Fee Reductions

North Dakota National Guard members; surviving dependents of North Dakota military veterans, National Guard members, firefighters, emergency medical service personnel and peace officers who died as a result of injuries received in the line of duty; and University System employees. University System campuses also may offer tuition and fee reductions to create culturally and economically diverse student bodies, to attract graduate students and researchers, and for other purposes consistent with each institution’s mission.

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