Academic Scholarships

_MG_3249.JPGScholastic achievement is the principal criteria for all academic scholarships. Only students who have maintained a good academic record are encouraged to apply.
 
$2,000 per year scholarships
The following BSC Foundation academic scholarships are each $2,000 per year, awarded at $1,000 per semester. Recipients must carry 15 credit hours at BSC and earn a 3.5 GPA the first semester to qualify for the second semester award. 

Ken & Anne Shaffer Scholarships (8)
Must be enrolled in program which leads to a Bachelor's degree. An award to a freshman will be considered a two-year award with the previously stated academic requirements applicable for continuing eligibility. Four two-year academic scholarships are awarded each year to a freshman student. 

Francis Larson/J.C. Penney Scholarships (1)
Preference will be given to individuals with an educational goal of obtaining a degree in Business Administration, Business & Office Education, Management, or similar field. 

Steven Harris Memorial Scholarship (1)
Preference will be given to individuals pursuing a degree in the sciences. 

Sam and Bertha Merritt Scholarship (1)
Awarded to students who have demonstrated academic excellence. 

Edward E. Smith and Gladys Marie Smith Memorial Scholarship (1)
Preference will be given to individuals with an educational goal of obtaining a degree in chemistry. 

Alec Anagnost Memorial Scholarship (1)
Awarded to OTA students who are Bismarck/Mandan grads with financial need and challenged grades.

Pat and Mary Dirk Scholarship (1)
Awarded to students who have demonstrated academic excellence.  

Harvey Thorson Memorial Scholarship (14)
Awarded to students who live south and west of the Missouri River and have demonstrated academic excellence. 

Tom and Mary Probst Scholarship (1)
Awarded to students who live west of Hwy. 83 and have demonstrated academic excellence. 

Tom Jack Memorial Scholarship (1)
Awarded to students who have demonstrated academic excellence. 

Walter L. and Lucille Braun Scholarship (5)
Awarded to students in Energy or Business in Burleigh, Morton, McClean or Sheridan County who have demonstrated academic excellence.
$1,000 per year scholarships
The following BSC Foundation academic scholarships are each $1,000 per year, awarded at $500 per semester. Recipients must carry 15 credit hours at BSC and earn a 3.0 GPA the first semester to qualify for the second semester award. 

Kadrmas, Lee, & Jackson Scholarships (2)
Must be enrolled in the Engineering program. 

N.D. Society of Professional Engineers Scholarship (1)
Must be enrolled in the Engineering program. 

Patrick Atkinson Scholarships for Enriching North Dakota (3) $1000 per year
Preference will be given to non-traditional students returning to continue their educations and active volunteers in local and statewide charities, churches and communities. Students must also demonstrate a strong commitment to academic success in a field that has a direct and positive impact on improving health, education and community and economic development for North Dakota residents. Must carry a minimum of 15 credit hours and earn at least a 3.0 GPA to remain eligible for next term.