• ND State Scholarship Opportunities

     

    Any resident student who graduates from high school and meets all eligibility requirements may receive a North Dakota Academic Scholarship or a North Dakota Career and Technical Education Scholarship in the amount of $750 per semester or $1,500 for the academic year to attend an accredited college in North Dakota, both public and private.  The scholarships are renewable provided the student is enrolled full time and maintains a 2.75 GPA.  Students may be eligible for up to $6000 within six academic school years (do not have to be consecutive) after high school graduation. 

      

    North Dakota Academic Scholarship

     Course requirements:

    • 1 credit each of Physical Science, Biology, and Algebra II
    • 1 credit of mathematics for which Algebra II is a prerequisite
    • 2 credits of same foreign language; Native American language; American Sign Language or Career and Technical Education from a coordinated plan of study
    • 1 credit selected from foreign language, fine arts or career and technical education (CTE)
    • 1 credit of an Advanced Placement (AP) course and exam or ½ credit of a dual credit course 
    • Obtain a grade of at least a “C” in each credit or .5 credit required for the diploma and scholarship
    • Obtain a cumulative unweighted grade point average of at least a “B” (3.0)
    • Receive a composite score of at least a 24 on an ACT.  Go to www.act.org to register. 

     

    North Dakota Career and Technical Education (CTE) Scholarship 

    Course requirements:

    • 1 credit each of Physical Science, Biology, and Algebra II
    • 2 credits of an approved coordinated plan of CTE coursework. Coordinated plans of study can be viewed at www.nd.gov/cte/programs/career-dev/plans-of-study.html
    • 2 additional credits of CTE
    • 1 additional elective credit of CTE, foreign languages, or fine arts 
    • Obtain a grade of at least a “C” in each credit or .5 credit required for the diploma and scholarship
    • Obtain a cumulative unweighted grade point average of at least a “B” (3.0)
    • Receive a composite score of at least a 24 on an ACT or a score of at least a 5 on each of the three required WorkKeys assessments: Applied Math, Graphic Literacy, Workplace Documents.
    • Contact CHS Career Advisor, Laura Henkelman to learn more and schedule the WorkKeys exam.

     

     

    ND Department of Public Instruction must receive test scores by June 1 deadline.  It is recommended that ACT be completed by February test date.

     

    Applications are submitted online and may be accessed at www.dpi.state.nd.us/scholarship from January 1 through June 1.

     

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