SCHOLARSHIPS

Concordia College surpasses goal on Giving Day

The college's Giving Day was held Thursday, November 17

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — Concordia College had a record-breaking year during its Giving Day. The goal was to raise $500,000. But through about 1,400 donors, more than $550,000 was raised in total gifts on Thursday. One hundred percent of that money goes to student scholarships. Nearly every Concordia student receives financial aid through scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study. The director…

NDSU foundation exceeds fundraising goal

The funding will go towards student scholarships, faculty support, facilities and various school programs.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The NDSU foundation exceeds a fundraising campaign goal 20 months ahead of schedule. The In Our Hands campaign has raised $413 million dollars as of April 26th. Originally the goal was set at $400 million to be reached by the end of next year. Already the campaign is impacting students, faculty and staff with funds going…

Fargo South teacher selected as one of top 10 teachers in the world for Global Teacher Prize

Helps set up scholarship fund for local refugee and immigrant students through earnings

FARGO, ND– A Fargo high school teacher is one of the top 10 educators in the world. Leah Juelke was a top ten finalist for the Global Teacher Prize. The $55,000 she won will go to refugee and immigrant students. “So, my initiative is I really want them to have some type of individual scholarship that they can apply for…

Fargo South Seniors Surprised With Special Scholarship Parade

The staff normally honors the students at an annual banquet but because of COVID-19 they are showing their support in a safer way.

FARGO, N.D. — All these vehicles are lined up and ready head out across the F-M area to hand out scholarships for the 2020 seniors. The staff normally honors the students at an annual banquet but because of COVID-19 they are showing their support in a safer way. “It’s difficult, I imagine it’s more difficult for them so we just…

Two Sheyenne High School Students Awarded Aviation Scholarships

Both students received a $500 scholarship.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–Two students at Sheyenne High School have been awarded the West Fargo Municipal Airport’s first aviation-focused scholarships. Rachel Schiltz and Cole Bertrand, both seniors at Sheyenne High School, are a part of the school’s aviation program and are planning to pursue a career in aviation or aerospace after graduation. Airport Representative Robbie Grande says, “These two students impressed…

North Dakota Farmers Bureau Hosts Fundraiser In Fargo

The group is set up at Fargo Brewing Company for drinks, dishes and a silent auction.

FARGO, N.D. — A North Dakota Farmer & Ranch advocacy group is raising funds for the organization and for farmers across the state. It’s all a part of the North Dakota Farmers Bureau’s Night Out With The Foundation. The group is set up at Fargo Brewing Company for drinks, dishes and a silent auction. Money raised will go towards the…

ROTC Scholarships Are Coming Up Short In North Dakota

the state no longer has enough money to cover a shortfall created by both tuition increases and a decline in federal support

Some National Guard students attending North Dakota colleges on ROTC scholarships are scrambling to find ways to stay in school. The students were expecting free tuition that for years has been covered by a combination of federal and state funds. The Guard’s education services officer says the state no longer has enough money to cover a shortfall created by both…

Former Beauty Queen Accuses Miss America Of Losing Scholarship Money

Miss America Cara Mund says her treatment with the organization fits the definition of quote "workplace bullying"

Gretchen Carlson & Cara MundGretchen Carlson, the head of the Miss America pageant, is fighting back against claims made by the reigning Miss America, North Dakota’s own Cara Mund. Last week, Mund accused Carlson and the Miss America organization of bullying and silencing her – through specified talking points in interviews and blame for a loss of sponsorships. But on…