Undergraduate International Student Scholarships

International Student Scholarship

New first-year and transfer undergraduate international applicants are eligible for scholarship consideration based on the following criteria. To be considered, students must meet all requirements for full or conditional admission; award is available for a maximum of eight semesters. Awards are given based on evaluation of academic records at the time of admission to NDSU by determining the U.S. cumulative Grade Point Average (cGPA) equivalent of the applicant.

  • 3.5 - 4.0 U.S. cGPA equivalent: $12,000 ($1,500/semester)
  • 3.0 - 3.49 U.S. cGPA equivalent: $8,000 ($1,000/semester)

Deadlines: You must be admitted to NDSU by June 1 (for August start) or November 1 (for January start). Current application cycle is closed but will re-open in September 2019. 

Lorraine Murphy Global Diversity Scholarship

The Lorraine Murphy Endowed International Fund supports and enhances diversity at NDSU by providing scholarships for first-year international students. This scholarship acknowledges international students who are committed to global diversity and intercultural awareness. 

This award is given based on the strength of each applicant's essay responses and the scholarship funds available. Students must be admitted to apply for this award. Click here to find out more. 

Eligible Term: Fall (August)

Deadline: April 1 (Current application cycle is closed but will re-open in September 2019)

Amount: $5,000 renewable


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