2017-2018 Scholarship List

****Make sure to be checking the college websites for scholarships they have to offer. Some colleges have separate scholarship applications that need to be filled out for students to be considered eligible.

Burger King Scholarship
Eligibility: High school seniors with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above, active in the community through volunteering, sports, clubs and/or religious organizations
Application: www.bk-scholars.com
Deadline: December 15, 2017
Awards: Up to $50,000 in total scholarship awarded

North Dakota School Counseling Association Scholarship
Eligibility: ND high school senior, school counseling must be a NDSCA member
Application: Available in Mrs. Zahrbock’s office
Deadline: Envelope must be postmarked by December 18, 2017
Awards: $1,000

North Dakota Corn Growers Association Scholarship
Eligibility: Applicants are required to be a member of a North Dakota Corn Growers Association. Student memberships are available for high school students for $10. Students have to 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.
Application: http://www.ndcorn.org/corngrowers/news-resources/scholarship-form/
Deadline: January 5, 2018
Awards: 10 $1,000 scholarships awarded

Mensa Foundation’s College Scholarships
Eligibility: Write an essay
Application: http://www.mensafoundation.org/what-we-do/scholarships/
Deadline: January 15, 2018
Awards: When completing this essay, you are applying to multiple scholarships at once. Each scholarship has its own scholarship amount ranging from $500 – $2,500.

AgCountry Scholarship
Eligibility: 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 conversation, farm and ranch management, agricultural finance, veterinary medicine or agribusiness.
Application: https://www.agcountry.com/about-us/news-and-announcements/scholarship2018
Deadline: March 1, 2018
Awards: 36 $1,000 scholarships will be awarded

Real Deal Scholarship
Eligibility: ND high school senior, 2.5 GPA or higher, involved in three or more extracurricular activities
(entrepreneurship, volunteerism, music, sports, school clubs, organizations or other accomplishments), must be a positive ambassador within your community, must attend a ND college or university in the fall of 2018
Application: https://bnd.nd.gov/scholarship/
Deadline: Eight recipients are drawn each month, October – March
Awards: 48 seniors will receive a $500 scholarship. Those 48 students will then compete for an additional $3,000 scholarship.

North Dakota Rural Water Systems Association Patrick Denne Memorial Scholarship
Eligibility: Students must be 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 NDRWSA) -OR- must be enrolled or planning to enroll in Bismarck State College’s Water and Wastewater Technology program.
Application: http://www.ndrw.org/denne_memorial_scholarship/
Deadline: April 28, 2018
Awards: Up to $8,000 awarded


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