Scholarship and FAFSA Information

FAFSA - Free Application for Federal Student Aid (can start applying October 1, 2019 for the 2020-2021 academic year).


List of Scholarships and Grants including North Dakota grants and scholarships, college specific scholarships (ND, MN and SD) and Federal grants


Elks Most Valuable Student Award

Deadline: November 15, 2019

Available to high school seniors who are US citizens.

Selection is based upon scholarship, leadership, and financial need

500 awards given nationwide for $1,000

North Dakota Jaycee Senate Scholarship

Deadline: January 24th, 2020

Open to graduating seniors planning to attend a college or university

Must be a US Citizen

Electronic submissions will not be considered


TipTopTux Scholarship

Deadline: March 1st, 2020

All applicants must be high school seniors and have applied to a college or university for admission in the Fall of 2020


Precision Inc.

Deadline: March 1, 2020

Applicant must be pursuing a career in Plumbing, Heating/Cooling (HVAC) or Electrical via Technical/Trade school training. Three (3) $500.00 scholarships. Applicant must write a 250-word essay in regard to their commitment and passion to the selected career path.

Applications are available in the counselor’s office. 

Northern Cass Dollars for Scholars

Application Window: January 1 - April 13, 2020


North Dakota Dollars for Scholars

Application Window: January 1 - April 1, 2020


North Dakota Academic Scholarship

Application Window: January 6-June 5, 2020


North Dakota Career & Technical Education (CTE) Scholarship

Application Window: January 6-June 5, 2020


This list of college scholarships does not contain all scholarships that may be available. You can find many scholarships using scholarship search engines. Some of those search engines include:







SAMSUNG American Legion Scholarship – Juniors ONLY

Deadline: Scholarships are due no later than the first day of a participant’s American Legion Boys State or American Legion Auxiliary Girls State program. All applications must be submitted using the online application system by 11:59PM on this day. Applications will not be modified after the due date or given a deadline extension under any circumstance.

Scholarship applications are restricted to high school juniors who attend the current session of either The American Legion Boys State or American Legion Auxiliary Girls State program and are a direct descendant - i.e. child, grandchild, great grandchild, etc. - or a legally adopted child of a wartime U.S. military veteran who served on active duty during at least one of the periods of war officially designated as eligibility dates for American Legion membership.


American Legion Auxiliary National Level Scholarships

Deadline: March 1, 2020

The American Legion Auxiliary sponsors one $2500 scholarship, two $5000 scholarships, and one $2000 scholarship on the National Level.


American Legion Auxiliary, Department of North Dakota, Past Presidents Parley

Deadline: April 1, 2020

Two, $500 scholarships each year. Scholarship may be used at a nursing school of the student’s choice. (Past Presidents Parley Grace Holmes, MD Nursing Scholarship and the Past Presidents Parley Nursing Scholarship).


American Legion Auxiliary Department of North Dakota – Education Program

Deadline: April 1, 2020

Scholarships of $300 are awarded to eligible students attending a college, university, or trade school in North Dakota.


America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders

Deadline: January 15, 2020

-Must be a high school senior (public, private or home-schooled) or enrolled in college full time (minimum of 12 credit hours).
-Must be planning to pursue a degree in a qualifying area of study.
-Must be planning to attend a vocational, 2-year or 4-year qualifying ag related study program after high school.
-Must meet a minimum 2.5 GPA requirement.
-Must obtain no less than two electronic endorsements from qualifying farmers who live or farm in an eligible county.



The Coolidge Scholarship – Juniors ONLY

Deadline: January 16, 2020 completed and submitted online by 5pm Eastern