****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.

North Dakota Crop Improvement and Seed Association Scholarship

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
Application: https://www.ndcropimprovement.com/north-dakota-college-scholarships-awards/
Deadline: February 15, 2020
Awards: Three $1,000 scholarships will be awarded

Dickey Rural Network ReadiTech Scholarship

Eligibility: Be a graduating high school senior with at least a C grade point average, receive their local telecommunications service from DRN, be enrolled in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university or vocational technical school, indicate an interest in returning to a rural community following graduation. **Relatives of DRN ReadiTech employees or directors are not eligible
Application: https://www.drtel.com/about-us/scholarship-program/
Deadline: February 28, 2020
Awards: Two $500 scholarships will be awarded to Lisbon seniors

Valley City Eagles Aerie 2192 Scholarship

Eligibility: Area graduating high school seniors that plan on furthering their education by attending a college or tech school during the 2020-2021 school year
Application: Available in Mrs. Zahrbock’s office
Deadline: Applications must be returned to the selection committee no later than February 29, 2020
Awards: Undisclosed

AgCountry Farm Credit Service Scholarship

Eligibility: Recipient may be from an actively farming or ranching family or plan to pursue an agricultural careers. This means that seniors from a farming or ranching family are eligible, regardless of their career intentions. Also, seniors intending to pursue ag careers are eligible, regardless of whether they have a farm background.
Application: Available in Mrs. Zahrbock’s office
Deadline: March 1, 2020
Awards: 36 $1,000 scholarships will be awarded

North Dakota Stockmen’s Foundation Legacy Scholarship

Eligibility: High school seniors who have an interest in the beef cattle industry and are or will be studying any major at any college or university
Application: http://www.ndstockmen.org/foundation/foundation-scholarships/
Deadline: March 1, 2020
Awards: $500

North Dakota Stockmen’s Endowment Legacy Scholarship

Eligibility: High school seniors who will be studying a beef-related major at any accredited North Dakota college or university
Application: http://www.ndstockmen.org/foundation/foundation-scholarships/
Deadline: March 1, 2020
Awards: $500

Jack and Vander Reich Memorial Endowment Scholarship

Eligibility: High school senior who is planning to major in an agriculturally related discipline at any accredited college or university
Application: http://www.ndstockmen.org/foundation/foundation-scholarships/
Deadline: March 1, 2020
Awards: $750

The Tokach Angus Ranch Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Students who are or who will be studying an agriculturally related career at any accredited college or university. Preference will be given to students who have completed their bachelor’s degree and who are pursuing a graduate education or professional school
Application: http://www.ndstockmen.org/foundation/foundation-scholarships/
Deadline: March 1, 2020
Awards: $500

Myron Wold Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Available to students who are or who will be studying an agricultural major at any accredited college or university
Application: http://www.ndstockmen.org/foundation/foundation-scholarships/
Deadline: March 1, 2020
Awards: $1,000

Foundation for Rural Services Scholarship

Eligibility: Be a graduating high school senior with at least a C grade point average, receive their local telecommunications service from DRN, be enrolled in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university or vocational technical school, indicate an interest in returning to a rural community following graduation. **Relatives of DRN ReadiTech employees or directors are not eligible
Application: https://www.drtel.com/about-us/scholarship-program/
Deadline: March 6, 2020
Awards: 30 $2,000 scholarships will be awarded

North Dakota Rural Water Systems Association Patrick Denne Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Qualifying 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: Available in Mrs. Zahrbock’s office
Deadline: March 31, 2020
Awards: Up to $8,500 will be awarded

Reuben T. Guenthner Scholarship

Eligibility: Be a graduation senior from a North Dakota high school in 2020, have completed one or more career and technical education courses between grades 9 and 12, enroll in a two year North Dakota public postsecondary institution, enroll as a full-time student in a career and technical education program of two years or less
Application: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NB899L7
Deadline: BEFORE April 1, 2020
Awards: $500

Donna Johnson Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicants must be interested in and committed to the field of oncology and are pursuing a degree through a Bismarck college.
Application: http://www.bismarckcancercenterfoundation.com/about-us/scholarship-program
Deadline: April 17, 2020
Awards: Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded

North Dakota Foundation for Educational Leadership Scholarship

Eligibility: High school senior in ND, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, be admitted in an education or business degree at a 2 or 4 year institution of higher education
Application: Available in Mrs. Zahrbock’s office
Deadline: June 1, 2020
Awards: $500

 

Search Engines and Scholarship Programs

  • Scholar Snapp – A free, simple to use data standard that allows students to reuse their application information – including contact information, essays, transcripts, etc. – from one scholarship application to another thereby streamlining the college scholarship application process.
  • Scholly – A mobile app that provides students with a fast and simple way to find scholarships for college. (Created by Christopher Gray, a Coca-Cola Scholar!)
  • Peerlift – Proven scholarships, internships, summer programs, and more gathered by fellow students like you. (Founded by a team of 2017 Coca-Cola Scholars!) Learn more about the creation of Peerlift.
  • Fastweb – Create a profile and let fastweb do the research on scholarships, internships colleges and more for you.
  • CashCourse – Information that helps college students stay financially informed.
  • Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation – Educational and scholarship opportunities for students of all levels.
  • Cappex – A free website where you can learn which colleges want you, before you apply and learn about more than $11 billion in merit aid scholarships.
  • Scholarships.com– A free college scholarship search and financial aid information.
  • Scholarship America – Provides information and resources for your scholarship search.
  • KnowHow2GO – Complete information on college prep, whether in middle school or seniors.
  • HS Finder (Hispanic Scholarship Fund) – Scholarship information for Latino students.
  • Thurgood Marshall College Fund – Provides scholarships, programmatic and capacity building support to the 47 public Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
  • Gates Millennium Scholars – Provides outstanding low income African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American, and Hispanic American students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education in any discipline they choose.
  • Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund – The nation’s largest non-profit organization devoted to providing college scholarships for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI).
  • American Indian College Fund – Provides Native American students with scholarships and financial support for the nation’s 33 accredited tribal colleges and universities.
  • Dell Scholars Program – Recognizes academic potential and determination in students that have a definite need for financial assistance.
  • UNCF – Awards 10,000 students each year through 400 scholarship and internship programs so that students from low- and moderate-income families can afford college tuition, books and room and board.
  • Chegg – A place to connect with scholarships and learn about colleges.
  • Reagan Foundation Scholarships – Scholarship opportunities for outstanding student leaders.
  • Goizueta Legacy Scholarship – Provides scholarships for the children of Coca-Cola employees.
  • American Indian Graduate Center & AIGCS – The largest scholarship providers to Native students in the United States, awarding $15 million in scholarships annually and more than $200 million since inception. For almost 50 years, AIGC has funded students pursing undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees in any field of study at any accredited institution of choice, working with over 500 tribes in all 50 states.