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The AFCEA Educational Foundation has six general categories of scholarships available for undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled and attending full-time at four-year colleges or universities in the United States. High school students are not eligible to apply.

American Chemical Society Scholarship
ACS sponsors scholarship programs for qualified applicants who want to enter the fields of chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, chemical technology and teaching. The program's aim is to encourage diversity among applicants and build awareness of the value and rewards associated with careers in science and technology.

American Sugar Crystal Company Vocational Scholarship & Training Program
American Crystal Sugar Company is a great example of farmers and manufacturers working together to create the highest quality product enjoyed across the country and relied upon in consumer's favorites like sodas, candy bars and cereals.

American Crystal offers many different career options to explore, from technical roles overseeing manufacturing processes to administrative roles leading to factory teams or headquarters programs. The partnership with Bismarck State College helps prepare students for Boiler House Technician and Process Technician careers at our factories. Full scholarships, covering tuition, tools, books, and room/board costs, are awarded annually to students pursuing AAS degrees in Power Generation Technology and Process Technology. 

American Water Works Association AWWA Scholarship
Awarding $500 for Water Operator training and education. Each recipient will receive a one-year AWWA Operator membership.

American Welding Society Foundation Scholarship
The AWS Foundation is dedicated to meeting the needs for education and research in the field of welding and related joining technologies.

Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) Scholarship

The Omaha chapter of the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP), in partnership with AIM, provides academic scholarships to deserving students who are either planning on attending or continuing to attend a college, university, community college, or technical school in Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, North Dakota, or South Dakota, with the goal of achieving an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field. Application Deadline: June 1, 2022

CAWS North Dakota - Women's Opportunity Scholarship Fund
The North Dakota Women’s Opportunity Scholarship Fund is intended to provide a means by which low-income women in North Dakota can pursue higher education in North Dakota Schools.  The donations of Scholarship Funds were made with the specific intention of providing financial assistance to women who may not have access to support from other sources, thereby broadening their educational and career options, and providing a base for a more satisfying life both economically and intellectually. Deadline:  June 15, 2022

Cobell Scholarship - Indigenous Education, Inc.
Providing elevated opportunities for American Indian and Alaska Native college students through empowering them with an engaging scholarship experience designed to support their success in higher education. Deadline varies please visit

Dakota Indian Foundation Scholarship
The scholarship program is established for the further educational advancement of aspiring Native American students with priority given to those of Sioux heritage. Deadlines: August 1 for the fall semester and January 15 for the spring semester.

DSG (Dakota Supply Group) Education Connection Scholarship
The DSG Education Connection Fund is providing multiple scholarships to individuals who are pursuing an education and a career in the trade industries throughout DSG's service area.

Fabricators & Manufacturers Association Foundation Scholarship
The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association Foundation is an educational, research, and charitable organization serving the metal forming and fabricating industry.

Farm and Ranch Depot Scholarship Program
The Farm and Ranch Depot scholarship awards one $1000 scholarship to a high school senior that has enrolled in a two- or four-year college or university. The scholarship is intended for students who plan to major in agricultural, equine, or livestock studies. Deadline: May 1, 2022.

Gabriel J. Brown Trust
The Gabriel J. Brown Trust has lowered their borrowing rate to 5%. The trust has funds available and will accept applications until the funds have been depleted.

Helen Bergstrom Ernst Scholarship
The Helen Bergstrom  Ernst Scholarship Trust was established by the Will of Helen Bergstrom Ernst to further the education of student who are members of The Spirit Lake Tribe. Helen was born and raised in St. Paul, MN but became fascinated with the Lake Region when her brother Arthur Bergstrom moved to Devils Lake, ND in 1919 and founded Lake Chevrolet in 1923. When Helen came to visit her brother, she developed a deep and abiding love for the people of the Lake Region and especially for the members of the Spirit Lake Tribe. She admired the spirit of the people. As a result of her love, this scholarship trust was established. Application Deadline:  September 30, 2022

Indian Health Service Scholarships
Three scholarships will be awarded to American Indian or Alaska Native students in order to educate and train health professionals to staff Indian health programs.

Last Mile Education Fund (Cybersecurity and Information Technology BAS Students)

Last Mile Education Fund collaborates with investors and partners to fill critical financial gaps for post-secondary students pursuing tech and engineering degrees. Awards are made available on a first-come, first-served basis, and are subject to review by the Last Mile Education Fund and our investment partners. Funding availability for Cybersecurity and Information Technology BAS students.

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation
The scholarship foundation awards scholarships to active duty or reserve U.S. Marine or children of active duty or reserve U.S. Marine. Students who already have their first undergraduate degree, or are pursuing their second bachelor's degree, or attending graduate school of any kind, or attending Federal Reserve Academics are not eligible.

ND Association of Counties (NDACo-ILG) Scholarship
As a non-profit association that provides services to the county government, NDACo strongly believes in education and the future of North Dakota's youth. That is why we created this scholarship fund through our education subsidiary, the Institute of Local Government. You will one day be the leaders of our communities, counties and state. Six $2,000 scholarships will be awarded in 2022 for the 2022-2023 school year. If chosen as a recipient, you will be invited to be recognized at the NDACo Annual Conference and Expo in Bismarck, October 3, 2022. Visit the NDACo website for more information. Deadline: May 27, 2022.

ND Community Foundation Scholarships
Scholarships are listed geographically and alphabetically. Each scholarship has its own set of specific eligibility requirements, preferences, and priorities.

ND Dollars for Scholars
The vision of North Dakota Dollars for Scholars is to encourage postsecondary education attendance for all North Dakota students. North Dakota Dollars for Scholars is a statewide chapter providing scholarships to students from Dollars for Scholars communities. Each year the organization strives to award over $100,000 to deserving students.

ND Petroleum Foundation: Al Golden Scholarship
The North Dakota Petroleum Foundation is currently accepting applications for the Al Golden Scholarship. This year we will be giving out 10 scholarships of $2,000 to students pursuing an energy-related degree. 
The Al Golden Scholarship is open to full-time students who have a 3.0 GPA or higher and are pursuing a post-secondary education in geology, engineering, science, processing plant technology, and other technical skills or trades related to energy development or processing. Applicants must also have completed ONE of the following:
  • At least 6 months of work and/or internship experience in the oil and gas industry.
  • Completed at least 12 hours in geology, earth science, geological/petroleum engineering, chemistry, math, or safety. Deadline: June 1, 2022.
Nyal Brings Scholarship 
The scholarship program is established for the further educational advancements of aspiring Native American students with priority given to those of Sioux heritage.

PEO Scholarship
P.E.O. Sisterhood sponsors no less than six international philanthropies, or projects, designed to assist women with their educational goals.

Scholarship America Scholarships
Scholarship America's mission is to mobilize America, through scholarships and educational support, to make postsecondary success possible for all students.
SkillBuildND is a new program funded by the US Department of Labor to help prepare eligible participants for jobs in North Dakota's growing oil industry and building trades areas in which activity is expected to continue for years to come.

Standing Rock Tribal Scholarship
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's Scholarship Program assists with financial aid for eligible enrolled members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe seeking certificates, associate & bachelor degrees, and graduate degrees to pursue individual careers and to contribute to the advancement of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.

Study Abroad Scholarships
The Go Overseas scholarships are available to students currently enrolled in, or in the process of applying to, study abroad programs.

TC Energy Scholarships
Our scholarships are a convenient way to get financial support for school. Now with 800+ scholarships available across Canada, the U.S. and Mexico, you could receive a scholarship valued at up to $5,000. TC Energy offers scholarships in the following three categories: STEM, Indigenous Legacy and Trades. Application Deadline: May 6, 2022.

Varsity Tutors Scholarship
Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students write an essay in response to a monthly prompt.

Veteran Volunteer Scholarship
One outstanding applicant will receive the top scholarship of $20,000 to help fund their education. Additional scholarships are awarded in the amounts of $15,000, $10,000, $7,500, and $5,000. The scholarship is open to volunteers age 21 or younger who have contributed a minimum of 100 hours credited through DAV or DAV Auxiliary.