To complete the online scholarship application please apply through NDSU’s scholarship portal and search for specific scholarship opportunities.  You will then be asked to log in using the same credentials that you use for Blackboard. Log in often to look for new opportunities.  For additional scholarship informarion click here. If you have questions, please contact Terence (Jack) Jackson at  or by phone, 701-231-8567.


Important Dates
  • Incoming Freshman application opens: October 1
  • Incoming Freshman application closes: February 1
  • Current student general application opens: December 1
  • Current student general application closes: March 1

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 questions.


Scholarships specifically available to students enrolled in the Department of Political Science & Public Policy programs include:

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