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University Scholarships

The Office of Admission awards various scholarships to incoming freshmen who meet the suggested criteria.

Freshman Academic Award
Amount: $500-$5,000 (non-renewable)
Eligibility: Awarded to incoming freshmen demonstrating strong academic achievement who have high ACT or SAT scores.

Named Scholarships
Amount: $300-$2,000 (non-renewable)
Eligibility: Several named scholarships are available to incoming freshmen who demonstrate strong academic achievement and high ACT or SAT scores. Additional criteria vary among scholarships.

NDSU Development Foundation Honors
Amount: $500/year (two years of eligibility)
Eligibility: Awarded to incoming freshmen demonstrating strong academic achievement, who have high ACT or SAT scores.

NDSU/Fraternal Scholarship
Fargo Chapters of American Legion, Eagles and VFW
Amount: $500 (non-renewable)
Eligibility: Awarded to incoming freshmen, transfer and returning NDSU students with strong academic achievement and demonstrated community service and leadership. Request a separate application from the Office of Admission to apply. March 15 deadline.

Eggert Development Foundation Honors
Amount: $1,000/year (two years of eligibility)
Eligibility: Awarded to North Dakota incoming freshmen demonstrating strong academic achievement, who have high ACT or SAT scores.

NDSU Bookstore Textbook Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 (non-renewable)
Eligibility: Preference is given to students who show strong academic achievement, school involvement and community service. The NDSU Bookstore Textbook Scholarship covers up to $1,000 of textbooks for the student’s first year.

Non-Resident Tuition Benefit
Amount: Recipients pay 150% of North Dakota Tuition (value of approximately $7,400 per year)
Eligibility: Awarded to entering freshmen from Non-Resident States who demonstrate strong academic achievement. Students must be admitted to NDSU. Awarding begins in September and continues until all scholarships are awarded.

Cultural Diversity Tuition Discount
Amount: Equivalent to North Dakota resident tuition, approximately $6,336 per year (five years of eligibility)
Eligibility: Students who are members of a federally recognized culturally diverse group, (African American, American Indian, Asian/Pacific Islander and Hispanic/Latino) may apply for a Cultural Diversity Tuition Discount. The award covers the cost of North Dakota resident tuition for five consecutive years.

NDSU Honor Award
Amount
: $2,000 (non-renewable)
Eligibility: Awarded to incoming North Dakota freshmen demonstrating strong academic achievement, who have high ACT or SAT scores and declare a major in industrial engineering and management, zoology, business administration or agricultural economics.

Entrepreneurial Scholarship
Amount: $2,000/year
Eligibility: Awarded to students who have demonstrated a strong work ethic, leadership skills and scholastic achievement. The scholarship was established to encourage and support entrepreneurial pursuits by NDSU students. Recipients participate in an entrepreneurial work experience at the Technology Incubator, located in the NDSU Research and Technology Park. For more information regarding entrepreneurial activities, visit www.ndsuresearchpark.com. Please note, question 4 on the scholarship application is used to select recipients.


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North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-8643 / Fax: (701) 231-8802
Campus address: Ceres Hall 114
Physical/delivery address: 1301 Administration Ave., Fargo, ND 58102
Mailing address: NDSU Dept. 5230 / PO Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Page manager: Office of Admission

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 20, 2013 2:19:57 PM