Dual-Credit Tuition Scholarship

This scholarship rewards college students for taking dual credit as a high school student.  To qualify, students must meet the eligibility criteria listed below, complete an application and provide all supporting documentation.



(1)  Graduated from a high school in this state, or a high school in a bordering state covered under state law (N.D.C.C. 15.1-29), or

Graduated from a nonpublic high school in a bordering state while residing with a custodial parent in this state, or

Completed a program of home education under N.D.C.C. 15.1-23, and

(2)  Completed at least one dual-credit course provided by a NDUS institution while enrolled in high school or a program of home education, and

(3)  Be currently enrolled at an institution of higher education in ND, and

(4)  Have completed at least one semester, quarter or term at an institution of higher education in the state.



College students who meet the qualifying criteria listed above must submit the Dual-Credit Tuition Scholarship Application to the ND University System (NDUS).

    • Applicants will be required to attach supporting documentation at the time of application.  Instructions on how to obtain this documentation is listed on the first page of the application.  Supporting documents include:
      • A copy of the student’s final high school or home school transcript listing the dual-credit course(s) completed, and a graduation date; and
      • A copy of the charges incurred for the dual credit course(s) completed; and
      • A current college transcript (unofficial is adequate), showing completion of at least one semester, quarter or term of post-secondary enrollment.



The scholarship amount will not exceed $750.  The maximum payment will be no more than 50% of the cost of the dual-credit course(s), and will be limited to the cost of tuition and fees for the semester, quarter or term the scholarship applies.   This scholarship may be used for post-secondary enrollment at any ND state public, private, tribal or proprietary institution.  Payments will generally be issued to the student’s institution the following semester, quarter, or term enrolled after application.


If you have questions, please contact the NDUS at ndfinaid@ndus.edu or 701-328-2964.