North Dakota University System/North Dakota Indian Scholarship Program

The North Dakota Indian Scholarship program was established to provide scholarship awards to Native American Students attending qualifying colleges or universities within North Dakota. Students must be ND residents as defined by the college, enrolled full-time (limited exceptions), and maintain a GPA of at least 2.0. Awards are available to both undergraduate and graduate students. Students who maintain a 3.50 GPA qualify for the scholarship based on merit. Students who have a GPA lower than 3.50 must show unmet need. The minimum required GPA is 2.0. The priority application date is July 15. Not all eligible applicants are awarded due to limited appropriations.

Award Information

Award Amount
$1 - $2,000
Number of Awards
230 - 270
Application Deadline
July 15
Available to Class Level
Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Graduate students, Postgraduate students
Not renewable

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
American Indian/Alaska Native
North Dakota
None specified
Religious Affiliation
None specified
Location of College
North Dakota
Area of Study
None specified
Financial Need
Financial need analysis is required

Scholarship Sponsor

Director of Financial Aid
North Dakota University System
600 E Boulevard Ave, Dept 21
City, State, Zip
Bismarck, ND , 58505-0602
(701) 328-2906

Data Source: Peterson’s Private Financial Aid Database, copyright © 2016 Peterson’s, a Nelnet company. All rights reserved.