Scholarship applications for current and incoming students are accepted beginning December 1st to March 1st for the Department of Modern Languages.
To complete the online scholarship application please use the following link: https://www.ndsu.edu/onestop/finaid/scholarships/ and click on the "apply now" button. You will then be asked to log in using the same credentials that you use for blackboard.
We hope you find the system easy to use. For general information, you can also refer to the video on the scholarship information page.
All external scholarships will also be listed on the same site so log in often to see if new opportunities have been added for you.
REMEMBER: Be sure to observe the criteria and deadline for each scholarship. It is the student's responsibility to submit the scholarship application and respond to all additional questions posed.
If you have questions, please contact Kelly Paynter at Kelly.Paynter@ndsu.edu or 701-231-7705.
The Laurel Sparks Study Abroad Scholarship-- This scholarship will be given to an NDSU student majoring in Modern Languages who will study abroad for a minimum of fourteen consecutive weeks during the upcoming year.
Eligibility criteria: 1. Be properly enrolled at NDSU during the semester of actual disbursement of the scholarship, with a first or second major in Spanish or French; 2. Have a plan for academic study abroad approved by the department of Modern Languages; 3. Minimum cumulative GPA 3.0; 4. Will have completed SPAN/FREN 312 before going abroad; 5. Preference given to those with junior standing studying abroad for the first time.
The Kathleen Aanerud Swanson Scholarship-- awarded to a female student of junior standing.
Eligibility criteria: 1. Be properly enrolled at North Dakota State University at the time of application and disbursement; 2. Be a female student majoring within the Department of Modern Languages at the time of application and disbursement; 3. Have achieved junior standing or higher at the time of disbursement; 4. Have a cumulative GPA of 3.50 or higher.
The Madeline S. Gittings Scholarships-- These consist of two separate annual awards for students with a first or second major in Modern Languages.
Eligibility criteria:1. Be properly enrolled at NDSU at the time of application and disbursement; 2. Be a full-time student in good standing who is majoring in Modern Languages; 3. Financial need shall be the primary criterion; 4. Secondary consideration given to academic performance.