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BSC Foundation Scholarships

If you have a 2.5 GPA or above, apply now!

Bismarck State College Foundation provides scholarships for students enrolled at BSC. These awards range from $250 to $6,000 each and are based upon academic achievement and credits enrolled in. Students must earn at least a 2.5-3.5 grade point average during fall semester to be eligible/continue these scholarships (scholarship award letters will have exact criteria of each scholarship). Scholarships are available to both incoming freshman/transfer students and returning students.

Collaborative students must declare Bismarck State College as their home campus to be eligible for these scholarships.

Applicants must be a citizen of the United States of America, national, refugee alien, or permanent resident alien at the time of application.

Transcripts: You must mail or email a copy of your most current high school or college transcript.  (High school students must submit ACT score.) The transcript does not need to be official, a copy of your transcript meets the requirements.
  • Email to: Christina.Burns@bismarckstate.edu
  • Mail to: BSC Foundation, PO Box 5587, Bismarck, ND 58506-5587
Due to early application deadlines, we understand that high school transcripts will not include the current semester's grades. 

Priority Application Deadline
Priority deadline is January 1st. All applications must include a transcript along with ACT Score and must be submitted to the BSC Foundation by the priority deadline for top consideration. Applications can be submitted up until August 1st.

Questions Regarding the Application?
  • Email: Christina.Burns@bismarckstate.edu
  • Call: 701-224-2486


* Indicates Required Field.
To ensure the timely processing of your form, please enter all of the necessary information.
* Please indicate the type of scholarship(s) for which you are applying: (Check all that apply.)  







If you selected Band, specify instrument:
If you selected Chorus, specify voice range:
* Which type of student will you be?  
* Projected date of graduation:   

Personal information:

* First Name  
* Middle Name  
* Last Name  
* Date of Birth   
* Permanent Mailing Address:  
* City  
* State  
* Zip Code  
* Phone  
* Email Address  
BSC Student ID
* List your community involvement. If none, list NONE.  
Number of hours you are working per week:
Do you qualify for financial need-based assistance?
* In accordance with federal guidelines, are you...  
Do you have a relative(s) who is (are) a BSC alumnus?
If yes to the above question, check all that apply:



Please name alumnus:
* Are you currently a dependent of a BSC employee?  
If you are a dependent, please list the name of the employee(s).

Academic Information

* Are you currently attending BSC?  
Number of credits you are planning to enroll in
* What is your intended course of study at BSC?  (If not sure, enter "Undecided")  

High School Education

(This section to be completed by entering freshmen only.)
High School Attended
High School City
High School State
Month and Year of Graduation
GPA Based on 4.0 Scale
Composite ACT Score
* By checking this box, I agree to mail or e-mail my transcript, along with ACT score.  
* Signature: I hereby certify that to the best of my knowledge, the information on this application is true. My signature on this application authorizes BSC to release any academic and financial aid information to the BSC Foundation necessary for scholarship consideration. Any scholarship committee may use this information to determine eligibility for a scholarship. I hereby authorize dissemination of scholarship application and awards information as considered necessary and appropriate by BSC and the BSC Foundation. *By checking this box, you have created an electronic signature as legal as your handwritten signature.  


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