North Dakota Scholars Program
The scholarship program is a merit-based, full-tuition scholarship for high school students who score at or above the ninety-fifth percentile among those who took the ACT test. The scholarship covers eight semesters or twelve quarters of full-time undergraduate study, or until the student earns a baccalaureate degree, whichever occurs first.
Applicants must be enrolled as full-time students, taking 12 credits per term. They must have a cumulative GPA of 3.50 or higher in order to renew the scholarship.
The scholarship is offered by The North Dakota University system that includes 11 public institutions in North Dakota including two research universities, four regional universities and five community colleges. The institutions offer educational opportunities from certificate programs to doctoral degrees.
The deadline for this scholarship VARIES each year, and the award amount is usually $8,000.
For more details, visit www.ndus.edu/students/paying-for-college/grants-scholarships/