Enrolled members of federally recognized Indian tribes may qualify for up to $2,000 annually in scholarship funding under this merit and need-based program.
- Eligibility and Qualifications:
- Applicants must be North Dakota residents and enrolled members of federally recognized Indian tribe.
- Applicants must be accepted for admission by a North Dakota institution of higher learning or state vocational education program.
- Applicants must be enrolled full time, with few exceptions.
- Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0.
- Merit-based scholarship: Students with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50 or higher can qualify based on merit.
- Need-based scholarship: Students with cumulative GPAs of 2.0-3.499 can qualify based on unmet need. A FAFSA is required to determine unmet need.
- Eligibility is limited to no more than the equivalent of full time funding for six academic years.
- Funding is limited and awards will be made based on a priority awarding process.
- How to apply: The North Dakota University System accepts applications annually with a priority deadline application date of July 15th of each year.
- Download and complete the application. All documentation should be mailed to the NDUS.
- The 2019-20 North Dakota Indian Scholarship application is now available.
- For Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 funding, please check back in April 2020 for the 2020-21 ND Indian Scholarship application.
If you have questions, please contact the NDUS at firstname.lastname@example.org or 701-328-2964.