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Scholarship Updates

Last Updated - 10-15-16

All Students

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards for Youth Volunteers
CHS may nominate two students who have been engaged in volunteer activities in the last year. State winners receive $1,000 and a trip to Washington, D.C. in May. National winners receive an additional $5,000 award. Available online at Deadline: November 8

Seniors Only

AXA Achievement Scholarship
For seniors who are active in the community, have led a project that benefits others, and overcome personal challenges. Awards of $2,500, $10,000 and $25,000 - a winner in every state. Go to to learn more and apply online - only the first 10,000 applications will be accepted. Deadline: December 15

Bank of ND Real DEAL Scholarship
Every month, October through March, eight seniors from across ND will be awarded a $500 Real DEAL scholarship. In April, these 48 students will have the opportunity to compete for one - $3,000 scholarship. Applicants must plan to attend a ND college, have a GPA of 2.5 or higher and 3 or more extracurricular activities to be eligible. To apply visit Deadline: February 28 (apply now for more chances to win)

Bismarck State College Foundation Scholarship
Awards from $500 to $2,000 per year for qualifying students in academic, performing arts, visual arts, journalism and certain technical and energy programs at BSC. Students with a GPA between 3.0 and 4.0 have a great chance of earning a scholarship! Find a complete listing and applications at Priority Deadline: January 25

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation
150 well-rounded seniors who are active in their school and community and balance extra-curricular activities with strong academic performances will be named "Coca-Cola Scholars" and awarded $20,000 scholarships. The application can be found at the Coca-Cola web site at Deadline: October 31

Farm Credit Services of ND Scholarships in Agriculture
Ten $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to seniors who plan to enroll in college this fall. The recipient may be from an actively farming/ranching family OR planning to pursue an agricultural career. Apply at or Deadline: March 1

Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund
The Freedom Alliance honors our military heroes by granting scholarships for dependent sons or daughters of US soldiers who were permanently disabled or killed while serving their country. Apply at

Horatio Alger Association Scholarships
Scholarships available to seniors planning to pursue a bachelor's degree who have financial need, are involved in co-curricular and community activities and have a minimum GPA of 2.0. Apply online at Deadline: October 25

National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Young Entrepreneur Awards
Scholarships ranging in value from $2,000-$15,000 to recognize young people who own and/or operate their own small business. Criteria also includes academic record, extracurricular activities, leadership and character. Available online at Deadline: December 18

North Dakota Jaycee Senate Lisa Burdolski Memorial Scholarship
The ND Jaycee Senate awards four scholarships worth $300 each. Two primary award winners and two alternate winner will be selected. Primary winners are then eligible to compete nationally for $1000 scholarships from the US JCI Senate Foundation. Applications can be found online at Deadline: January 15

North Dakota School Counselor Association Scholarship
A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to one ND student. Complete essay describing your career plan and who/what helped you with your decision. Find application at: Deadline: December 19

Society of Automotive Engineers Scholarship Program
An extensive variety of undesignated and university sponsored programs for those pursuing study in the science or engineering fields. Find online at Deadline: January 15

*Copies of scholarship updates are available in the counseling office
*If no website is listed, applications are available in the counseling office
*Try,, or for more scholarship information and free scholarship searches. Beware of scholarship scams - do not pay for a scholarship search
*Go to to find merit scholarships from specific colleges/universities

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