• Century High School Scholarship Update


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    1st Olace Spiritwear Scholarship                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   1st Place Spiritwear is offering the "I Have Spirit, Yes I Do" scholarship opportunity for high school seniors. Three scholarships totaling $6000 will be awarded. Go to  https://www.1stplacespiritwear.com/scholarship.  Deadline: April 1


    Abbott and Fenner Business Consultants Scholarship
    The A & F Scholarships worth $1,000 are available to juniors and seniors with the desire and ambition to succeed. To apply you must write an essay in response to the topic found at www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htmDeadline: June 12


    Anne Krapu-High Plains Reader Journalism Scholarship                                                                                                                                                                                

    Scholarships of up to $3,000 for young journalists who are North Dakota residents. View web page at www.akrapu-hpr.org and submit an application to the FM Area Foundation: https://areafoundation.org/students/fmaf-scholarships/?term=krapu.  Deadline: April 11


    Associated General Contractors of North Dakota Scholarships
    Scholarships worth $1,500 for students planning to enroll in Construction Management or Construction Engineering at NDSU and $750 awards for those in construction related careers at BSC or NDSCS in Wahpeton. Download at www.agcnd.orgDeadline: April 27


    Benjamin Berg Memorial Scholarship

    This scholarship fund was stablished to honor the memory of Benjamin Berg, a 2016 CHS graduate. Preference will be given to seniors who participated in baseball at CHS and have a GPA of 3.5 or above. Find at www.bpsfoundation.com/scholarshipsDeadline: April 1


    Bismarck Eagles Auxiliary BSC/University of Mary Scholarship
    The Eagles Auxiliary provides a $500 scholarship to a student attending BSC or UMary. Financial need is given more importance than scholastic average. Deadline: April 15

    Bismarck Masonic Foundation Scholarship
    Five scholarship awards are given to Bismarck seniors who plan to attend college in ND. Criteria includes academic record, future plans, an essay and school, church, & community involvement. Deadline: April 9


    Bismarck Rotary Club
    The Bismarck Rotary club awards six $2500 scholarships-one to a graduating senior from each local high school. Criteria includes: scholastic record, co-curricular and community involvement and leadership qualities. Application available at the Rotary website.  Deadline: March 15


    Bismarck Public Schools Scholarship
    One senior from each public high school - BHS and CHS - will be selected. Selection will be based on academic achievement, need & school performance indicating probable success in higher education. Find at www.bpsfoundation.com/scholarshipsDeadline: April 1


    Bismarck Tribune Teen of the Week

    The Bismarck Tribune, along with MDU Resources, will honor one high school senior each week.  At the end of the school year, a $5,000 scholarship will be awarded to one student.  All around students, who excel in the classroom, extra-curriculars, the workplace, and in the community are encouraged to apply.


    Century High School Staff Scholarship
    A graduating senior who attended CHS for at least three semesters will receive a one-time award of $500. Criteria: financial need, academic standing, and school & community activities. Find at www.bpsfoundation.com/scholarshipsDeadline: April 1


    Chris Traeholt Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship will assist a student from Century High School who is planning to enroll in the engineering department at North Dakota State University. Find at www.bpsfoundation.com/scholarshipsDeadline: April 1


    Dakota Community Bank & Trust Scholarship

    North Dakota high school seniors who demonstrate community and/or school involvement and plan to continue their education by enrolling full-time (12 credits or more) in the fall are encouraged to apply.  Eleven recipients will be chosen to receive this $500 award.  Available on the bank's website.  Deadline:  March 5


    Danie Thomssen Memorial Scholarship

    Created to celebrate the life and honor the memory of Danie Thomssen, who was a vibrant and active part of the band program at CHS (Class of 2016) and later at NDSU. A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded annually to one senior in the CHS Band program. The recipient will be selected by the band directors and must demonstrate a strong sense dedication to the band program, leadership in the classroom, self-discipline in their practice, and a high level of musical excellence.  Find at www.bpsfoundation.com/scholarshipsDeadline: April 1


    Diane Sigl Schlosser Scholarship

    Established in 2017 by her family and friends to honor Diane’s love for teaching and commitment in helping students discover and pursue their passions  Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to students that demonstrate the qualities of compassion, perseverance, and a willingness to help make a difference in the lives of those around them. Find at www.bpsfoundation.com/scholarshipsDeadline: April 1

    Dixon Wightman Scholarship
    This $1,000 award was established to honor longtime teacher and coach Dixon Wightman. The award will be made to a BPS track and field athlete who generally exhibits solid moral character and strong academic performance. Preference will be given to a CHS shot put, discus, or javelin thrower. Find at www.bpsfoundation.com/scholarshipsDeadline: April 1


    Dushinske & Jamison Water Resources Scholarship                                                                                                                                                                                                   Four $1,500 scholarships for students  planning to attend a ND college or university. Preference will be given to, but is not limited to, students whose families have taken an active role in state water resources management and students studying water-related fields.  Go to www.ndwater.org/scholarship-program/.  Deadline: April 1


    Elks Emergency Educational Grant
    Renewable one-year grants of up to $4000 for child of Elks who are deceased or totally incapacitated. Visit www.elks.org/enf/scholars for details or email scholarship@elks.org to request application. 


    Farm Credit Services of ND Scholarships in Agriculture
    Ten scholarships worth $1000 each will be awarded to seniors who plan to enroll in college this fall. The recipient must be from an actively farming or ranching family OR planning to pursue an agricultural career. Selection is based on academic record, personal attributes, vocational promise, leadership, and financial need. Apply at www.farmcreditmandan.com or www.farmcreditnd.comDeadline: March 1


    First Community Credit Union Scholarship
    Both multi-year (renewable) and single year scholarships of $1000 will be awarded to FCCU members or children of FCCU members. Criteria includes GPA, test scores, extra-curricular activities and essay. Go to www.myFCCU.com. Deadline: March 19


    Horizon Financial Bank Scholarship
    The employees of Horizon Financial Bank are offering one $300 scholarship to a senior from  Bismarck. The applicant and/or parent must be a customer of the bank. A link to the scholarship application is available on the Promotions page of the bank's website - www.horizonfinancialbank.com.  Deadline: May 1


    Horizon Middle School Staff Scholarship
    One-time scholarships in the amount of $500 will be awarded to graduating seniors who attended Horizon Middle School for at least two full years. Recipients will be chosen based on character, need, accomplishments, and goals. Available online at www.horizon.bismarckschools.org/horizon/counseling/Deadline: April 1


    Jeff Burgess Memorial Scholarship
    The Lignite Energy Council established this scholarship to assist a graduating senior from Bismarck planning to pursue a science-related career. Applicants must have minimum GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate self-motivation, respect for others, honesty, and dependability.  Find at www.bpsfoundation.com/scholarshipsDeadline: April 1

    Jim and Barbara Blaine Scholarship
    Applicants must have attended CHS for 2 of 3 high school years. Preference will be given to students who are descendants of present and former Century High School Staff. Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Other criteria includes a balance of academic achievement and co-curricular activities. Find at www.bpsfoundation.com/scholarshipsDeadline: April 1

    Kathy Eggmann Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship will assist a graduating senior from Century High School who is active in Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA). The award is based on need and ability. Find at www.bpsfoundation.com/scholarshipsDeadline: April 1


    Myhre Family Scholarship

    The teachers, staff and administrators of Myhre Elementary will award two $1000 scholarships to students who attended Jeannette Myhre School for a minimum of two years.  Find at www.bpsfoundation.com/scholarshipsDeadline: April 1


    Neil Souther Scholarship                                                                                                                                                                                            This scholarship was established to honor Neil Souther, who taught Latin, French, and English in Bismarck for over 35 years.  Preference will be given to a student who has a strong interest in a foreign language, with preference given to the language of Latin. Apply at www.bpsfoundation.com/scholarships.  Deadline: April 1

    North Dakota Academic Scholarship/North Dakota Career and Technical Education Scholarship
    Scholarships of $750 per semester or $1,500 per year for students attending college in ND and meeting the criteria outlined at www.dpi.state.nd.us/resource/act/act.shtmDeadline: June 4


    ND Dollars For Scholars Dr. Fradkin Community Service/Volunteer Scholarship
    $1,000 scholarships are available to seniors who excel in community service. Get applications and more info at www.northdakota.dollarsforscholars.orgDeadline: April 1


    ND Dollars for Scholars JoAnn Link Hetzel Vocational/Technical/Trade School Scholarship
    Scholarships awarded to seniors planning to attend vocational, technical or trade schools. Students pursuing mechanics, electrical, welding, surveying will receive preference.  Get applications and more info at www.northdakota.dollarsforscholars.orgDeadline: April 1

    ND Dollars for Scholars Military Scholarship
    Fourteen $1,000 awards to dependents of members of a ND military unit/installation. Must have a 2.5 GPA or higher.  Get applications and more info at www.northdakota.dollarsforscholars.orgDeadline: April 1


     North Dakota Grocers Association Richard Bronson Scholarship                                                                                                                                                                                                  These $1,000 scholarships are available to any graduating student who works for a NDGA Member Store or Associate Member business. A graduating student, whose parent(s) work for a NDGA Member Store or an Associate Member business is eligible as well. Deadline: March 21


    Northridge Elementary August Ritter Memorial PTO Scholarship
    A $750 scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior who attended Northridge Elementary for at least one year. This scholarship is not based solely on academics. Visit the PTO page at www.northridge.bismarckschools.org.  Deadline: March 31


     Pauline Paul Memorial Scholarship
    CHS seniors with a GPA of at least 2.5 are eligible. The selection committee will consider the student's volunteer community service activities, financial need and experience in dealing with cancer in the applicant's family, i.e. parents, siblings, grandparents, aunts and uncles. Find at www.bpsfoundation.com/scholarshipsDeadline: April 1


    Tom Sturdevant Scholarship
    This award is for a graduating senior athlete from CHS who plays above his potential and with "heart", is involved with year round training, and participates in either football or track. Find at www.bpsfoundation.com/scholarshipsDeadline: April 1


    Virtasant Future Leaders in Technology Scholarship                                                                                                                                                                                                  Virtasant, a leading technologies services company will award $1,000 to $2500 scholarships which aims to service students from the following communities and groups: Black or African American, Latinx or Hispanic, Native American or Native Indian, Women, LGBTQA+. Scholarship link is here: https://virtasant.com/scholarship/Deadline: May 1


    Zonta Club of Bismarck Scholarship
    The Zonta Club of Bismarck will award a $1,000 scholarship to a female student pursuing a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics. Deadline: March 31


    *If no website is listed, applications are available in the counseling office
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