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Tribal Transportation Scholarship

The $2,000 Tribal Transportation Scholarship recognizes outstanding Native American students with an interest in transportation engineering, economics or agriculture who are enrolling at North Dakota State University.

Scholarship applications are due in May of each year and winners will be notified upon selection. To be considered, students must be an incoming freshman, be an enrolled member of a Federally Recognized Native American Tribe (FRNAT) and have the potential for academic excellence. The scholarship winner will be recognized each fall at the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute Awards Banquet.

Scholarship Details

  • Scholarship amount: $1,000 per academic year for two years ($2,000 total)
  • Number of scholarships: One per academic year
  • Solicitation for applicants: January through May of each year
  • Deadline to submit application: May of each year
  • Scholarship award: $500 for Fall and Spring Semester each academic year for two years
    • Second year award will be made available upon receipt of official transcript with a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Recognition of recipient: Awards Banquet in October

Selection Criteria

  • Incoming freshman for the current academic year
  • Transportation engineering, economics, or agriculture interest
  • Potential to demonstrate academic performance
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Provide proof of enrollment in a Federally Recognized Native American Tribe (FRNAT)

Funding for the scholarship will be provided by the Mountain-Plains Consortium through the U.S. Department of Transportation's University Transportation Centers Program.

Award Recipients

NDSU Dept 2880P.O. Box 6050Fargo, ND 58108-6050