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BSC Graduates Scholarships

The Hites Family Foundation/Walt and Norma Fiedler Scholarship provides up to $4,000 distributed over two years for graduates of Bismarck State College (BSC) to continue their studies at baccalaureate degree-granting colleges or universities.

Criteria for the scholarship include a minimum of 50 semester hours completed at BSC at the time of transferring, a cumulative GPA average of 3.5 or better, and acceptance into and enrollment at an accredited four-year institution leading to a baccalaureate degree.


  • Completed application
  • Current BSC transcript (does not need to be official)
  • Reference letters – two reference letters are required

Reference letter must be from a past or present BSC faculty member who has taught the applicant. It should address the applicant’s academic and leadership accomplishments and impact at BSC.
The reference letters and transcripts may be emailed to or they may also be sent via postal mail to the BSC Foundation, PO Box 5587, Bismarck, ND 58506-5587.

Complete application below or call the Foundation Office at (701) 224-5700 or 800-272-2586.

* Campus Email:
Email Address
Student ID
First Name
Middle Initial
Last Name
* Permanent Address  
* City  
State (abr. - drop down)
* Zip Code  
* Daytime Phone Number  
Name of Local Hometown Newspaper
Newspaper Address
State (abr. - drop down)
Zip Code
* Cumulative GPA at BSC  
Number of credits at BSC
Degree earned at BSC
BSC Graduation Date
* Name of accredited four-year institution leading to a baccalaureate degree   
Institution Address
State (abr. - drop down)
Zip Code
Have you been accepted at this institution?

Intended degree and program you are seeking
Honors, scholarships or awards received while you attended BSC:
Campus involvement at BSC - list dates and positions held
Community involvement while you attended BSC - list dates and positions held

Please describe your experience and accomplishments at BSC, with a minimum of one paragraph each on the following points: 

  • Academic accomplishments while in college.
  • Community involvement while in college.
  • Why or how BSC made an impact on your life.
  • How continued study will contribute to your personal and professional goals.
Recommendation Letters and transcript must be emailed or sent to:
BSC Foundation
PO Box 5587
Bismarck, ND 58506-5587
* By checking this box I agree to mail or email my recommendation and transcripts to the above address(es):
* * 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: