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Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarship Opportunities

March 27, 2017

 

Varsity Tutors Scholarshiphttp://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship (for informations and contest rules)

  • Monthly chance to win $1000 – write an 200-900 word essay

Minot Association of Builders (Dana Ebel Memorial) Scholarship

  • $500 for a student pursuing a degree in the building industry field (carpentry, electrical plumbing drafting egnineering, architecture, HVAC ect)
  • Application, essay (500 words -What inspired you to enter the building trades?) and transcript due March 31, 2017  

 

United Telephone/Turtle Mountain Communications Educational Foundation Scholarship

  • Parent or guardian must be receiving services from United Communications or Turtle Mountain Communications
  • High school graduates who will be furthering their education in the 2017-2018 school year
  • Based on activities leadership need and scholarship.
  • Deadline March 31 – apply online at www.utma.com/scholarship or application is in file in Mrs. Glasner’s room.

 

Reuben T. Guenthner Scholarship

  • 2- $350 scholarships
  • the applicant must have completed one or more CTE (career & tech ed) courses between 9th and 12th grade
  • Must enroll in a 2-year ND public postsecondary institution
  • Must enroll full time in a CTE program of two years or less
  • complete application at https://www.nd.gov/cte/students/RTGScholarship.html by April 1

 

Western Agency Scholarship

  • $500 scholarship
  • Must have a 3.0 GPA or better
  • Complete application by April 7, 2017

 

State Bank of Bottineau – “Denims for a Cause” Scholarship

  • 1- $500 for a Bottineau County senior  who is attending Dakota College at Bottineau
  • Application deadline is April 15,2017

 

Pringle & Herigstad Scholarship Program

  • 6- $500 scholarships to a college of applicant choice
  • Application includes recent writing sample and personal resume
  • www.pringlelaw.net – deadline April 15

 

Starion Community All-Star Scholarship

  • $500 scholarship to graduating seniors
  • Must attend college or technical school fall 2017
  • Student or one of their parent/guardians must have an account relationship with Starion Bank
  • Application deadline April 15

 

Pheasants Forever Scholarship

  • Must be a dependent of a member of Pheasants Forever
  • Must enroll as a full time student in fall of 2017
  • application in Mrs. Glasner’s office
  • Deadline April 21, 2017

 

The Associated General Contractors of ND –

 

  • Scholarships for students pursuing field of construction
  • $750 to Bismarck State College – Construction Technology, Welding Technology or Other Construction Related Majors  – program info at www.bismarckstate.com/academics
  • $750 To North Dakota State College of Science (Wahpeton) for Construction Management Technology – Land Surveying and Civil Engineering Technology – Building Construction Technology – Architectural Drafing & Estimating Technology- Diesel Technology – Welding Technology – for program info see www.ndscs.nodak.edu/academics

 

 

Bottineau County Farm Bureau/Sally Artz Scholarship

  • Will recognize academic achievements as well as leadership skills of high school seniors
  • $500
  • Applicants must:  parents must be a member of North Dakota Farm Bureau, a GPA of 3.0 or better, and should maintain quality involvment in a balance of extracurricular activities and service activities plus demonstrate leadership ability and potential
  • Application deadline May 1.

 

ND Rural Water Systems Association – Patrick Denne Memorial Scholarship

  • Up to $8000 in scholarship to students who are enrolled in Bismarck State College’s Water & Wastewater Technology Program or a child/grandchild of a current city/rural water system employee or elected city/rural water system official (must be a current member of ND Rural Water Systems Association).
  • Application deadline is April 28, 2017 – application and information in file
  • Visit www.ndrw.org for more information.

North Dakota Association of Counties

  • 6- $2000 scholarhsip will be awarded for 2017-2018 school year
  • Evaluated on leadership, volunteerism, honors/awards, personal statements and academic achievement
  • Any student age 17-22 years – child or grandchild of a county employee or county official – must be registered full-time student at any accredited ND university, college or technical certification program
  • Application in file in Mrs. Glasner room – deadline is June 2, 2017

ND Academic and ND CTE Scholarship

  • Must meet graduation requirements and have cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher and a “C” or better in all classes, Algebra II
  • Academic – need dual credit or AP class and a math higher than Algebra II – 2 same foreign language OR 2 CTE courses in same plan of study – ACT score of 24 or higher
  • CTE – 4 credits of CTE courses (2 in same plan of study) ACT of 24 or higher OR Workkeys Assessments (3 separate assessments with a score of 5 or higher – math, reading and locating information)
  • https://www.nd.gov/dpi/uploads/85/201617NDScholarshipInformationcombined.pdf

 

Financial Aid Information


It is FREE to apply for financial aid.  

If you have any questions or concerns – call the financial aid office at any college.  DCB has been very helpful when I have questions.  Valerie Heilman is the financial aid director there.

 

It is important to complete as soon as possible.  They will now use past tax information so you do not have to have your 2016 taxes completed.

 

https://fafsa.ed.gov/  This is where you will go to fill out the FAFSA in order to get financial aid

  • Loans
  • Grants

 

https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/  This is a great resource that explains what types of financial aid that is available — and how to apply

 

https://collegeplanning.nd.gov/  The Bank of ND’s College Planning Center

  • Facts about the FAFSA
  • Parents Guide to Completing the FAFSA
  • Understanding financial Aid