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List of Scholarships

**Scholarships are based on available funding. Not all scholarships are awarded each year. To apply for available scholarships please visit our website. Priority deadline is March 15th**

COLLEEN (COKE) AAFEDT SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose:  To provide educational opportunities for athletes.
Amount: Variable

SHERRIE ARNSTAD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities for a freshman planning on being employed in interior design or business.
Amount: Variable

ART WOOD GRANT
Purpose:  To provide educational opportunities for McKenzie county residents who have demonstrated financial need.
Amount:  Variable

RAY ATOL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose:  To provide educational opportunities to students pursuing a degree in law enforcement.
Amount:  Variable

CHARLES BALL SCHOLARSHIP/TUITION GRANT
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities to high school graduates of McKenzie and Williams County schools who have demonstrated financial need. Applicants must re-apply each school year.
Amount: Variable

OTTO & ALMA BOSS SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities for a student who shows financial need, is of good character, and lives within the Williston Trade area.
Amount: Variable

EMMA S. AND GRACE BRYNJOLFSON SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities to Williston State College students who have demonstrated financial need.
Amount:  Variable

CRIGHTON, DICKSON, FIRST NATIONAL BANK SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities for students. Preference will be given to Williams County honor graduates and then to area community graduates.
Amount: Determined by Class Rank and GPA

RALPH AND MARY JANE CRISMAN TUITION SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Purpose:  To provide educational opportunities to students who attend Williston State College, with priority in the following order - Roosevelt County, MT residents/Richand County, MT residents/Sheridan County, MT residents.  Students must have demonstrated financial need.
Amount:  Variable

CULTURAL DIVERSITY TUITION WAIVER
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities to students from but, not limited to cultural, racial, or ethnic groups which have been historically under-represented.

All applicants applying for the Cultural Diversity Tuition Waiver must complete all parts of the essay question.

Any students that are considered dependent students must enter their parents income information during the application process.

If awarded this scholarship the applicant must commit to joining the Cultural Diversity Club at Williston State College during the time period that the waiver is being awarded.

GPA Status of 2.0-2.5 will receive 1/2 tuition waiver
GPA Status of 2.5-3.0 will receive full tuition waiver

Amount:15

CHRISTIAN ENSTULEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose:  To provide educational opportunities to McKenzie County residents or graduates that are enrolled in the Nursing or Agriculture programs at Williston State College.  Students must have demonstrated financial need.
Amount:  Variable

AMELIA EVANSON SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Purpose:  To provide educational opportunities to Wildrose, Tioga, and Ray students who are entering their first year in college and are enrolled in either the Nursing or Mechanics program.  Students must have demonstrated financial need.
Amount:  Variable

AMELIA EVANSON TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Purpose:  To provide educational opportunities to Wildrose, Tioga, and Ray students who are entering their first year in college and are enrolled in the Information Technology program. 
Amount: Variable

S. A. FORSETH SCHOLARSHIP/FELLOWSHIP
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities for students from Williams County, who show need, ability, and potential. To provide additional educational opportunities to a teacher who will be returning to the area.
Amount: Student/Teacher alternate every other year, variable amount

TRAVIS GUNLIKSON SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose:  To provide educational opportunities for a second year student enrolled in the Farm and Ranch Management Program.
Amount:  Variable

ORVILLE AND IRENE HAUGEN SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose:  To provide educational opportunities to students enrolled in agricultural programs.
Amount:  Variable

HERMAN FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose:  To provide educational opportunities for nursing students.
Amount:  Variable

ALVIN HEXEM SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose:  To provide educational opportunities to students who are enrolled in the Automotive Technology, Diesel Technology, or Agriculture programs at Williston State College.  Preference is given to northwestern North Dakota residents.
Amount:  Variable

THYRA HOEHN NURSING SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose:  To provide educational opportunities to Nursing students who have demonstrated need and are enrolled full-time. 
Amount: Variable

HOUSING SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose: To provide housing scholarships for students residing in Frontier Hall.
Amount: Variable

CALVIN HYSTAD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities for students from the McKenzie, Williams, or Sidney area, who show financial need.
Amount: Variable

ART JACKMAN SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities to athletes.
Amount:  Variable

KENNETH J. KLEVEN SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities for a student from the Tioga area, having financial need.
Amount: Variable

DR. ROD M. LIM MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities to students who show academic excellence.
Amount: Variable

MARJORIE LOVEJOY (PEO) MEMORIAL FUND
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities to young deserving female students, who show financial need.
Amount: Variable

MANGER SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities to students with high academic achievement from Williston High School. Renewable after the first year if high GPA is maintained.
Amount: Variable

DAWN MATZE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities for a sophomore attending Williston State College who has maintained a 2.00 GPA or higher.
Amount: Variable

MONTANA DAKOTA UTILITIES SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities to a student who has completed one year of higher education, is from the communities served by MDU, and enrolled in engineering, business, or computer science majors.
Amount: Variable

KAREN MURPHY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities for a graduate from Williston or a four-year resident of ND or MT, with a "B" average and demonstrated financial need.
Amount: Variable

MUSIC SCHOLARSHIPS
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities for students participating in the Music Department.
Amount: Variable

NASA SPACE GRANT SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities for students who are going into a science related field. Funds provided by the North Dakota Space Grant Program at UND-Grand Forks.
Amount: Variable

NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities for students who have at least a 31 score on their ACT test, or are a National Merit recipient. Renewable for the second year at Williston State College.
Amount: Variable

JANE NELSON SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose:  To provide educational opportunities for nursing students.
Amount:  Variable

LEONARD P. NELSON SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities for Nursing students.
Amount: Variable

OLAF & BERTINA NELSON SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose:  to provide educational opportunities for Williams County graduates.
Amount:  Variable

MILTON S. OLSON EDUCATIONAL TRUST
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities for graduates of Alexander, ND or Fairview, MT first, and graduates of McKenzie County or Richland County second.
Amount: Variable

GREG OUGH SCHOLARSHIP
To provide educational opportunities to students from families with average income and who have a GPA between 2.0 to 3.0.
Amount: Variable

VERN AND KARMA DEANE OWAN SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose:  To provide educational opportunities for one student enrolled in an agricultural program and one student enrolled in an art program.
Amount:  Variable

PAGEANT SCHOLARSHIPS
Purpose:  To provide educational opportunities to the titlists of area pageants.
Amount:  Variable

LAWRENCE LOAN PERGANDE SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose:  To provide educational opportunities for nursing students.
Amount:  Variable

PHIL RABON SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
Purpose:  To provide educational opportunities to students selected by the Athletic Department.
Amount:  Variable

RUPERT REHBERG SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities to McKenzie County students with a GPA between 2.0 to 3.5 and who shows financial need.
Amount: Variable

ORDEAN AND DELAINE RUDE SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose:  To provide educational opportunities to high school graduates from Divide or Williams County enrolled in their first year at Williston State College.  Students must have demonstrated financial need.  A cumulative GPA of 3.00 is required.
Amount:  Variable

SEIDEL SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose:  To provide educational opportunities to Williston High School graduates who are attending Williston State College.  Students must have demonstrated financial need.
Amount:  Variable

CAROL SHAHIN SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities to students within the Allied Health fields.  Awarded by the Mercy Medical Foundation.
Amount: Variable

JAMES & FRANCES SHANNON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities to students from the Epping area and Williams County.
Amount: Variable

JAMES & FRANCES SHANNON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - (UNIVERSITY OF MARY FOUNDATION)
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities to students from the Epping area and Williams County.
Amount: Variable

CARROLL SINNESS SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose:  To provide educational opportunities to a male or female basketball player with preference given to a Williston High School graduate.  The recipient is chosen by the coaching staff.
Amount:  Variable

SIVER K. SIVERSON SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities to students selected by the University Foundation at Williston.
Amount: Variable

HELGA SORENSON SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose:  To provide educational opportunities to an area high school graduate who is majoring in elementary or secondary education at Williston State College. 
Amount:  Variable

SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY ASSISTANT SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose:  To provide educational opportunities to North Dakota residents enrolled in the Speech Language Pathology Assistant program.
Amount:  Variable

VERN AND HAZEL STEELE TUITION SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose:  To provide educational opportunities to Grenora High School graduates, or Grenora graduates who now reside in Medicine Lake, Froid, or Westby.
Amount:  Variable

WILLIS & DOROTHY SYLTE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities to students from the Williston area who are enrolled in an Ag, Nursing, or General academic area.
Amount: Variable

TOOL SCHOLARSHIPS
Purpose: To assist automotive and diesel mechanic students with tool costs.
Amount:  Variable

NICHOLAS VOLLER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose:  To provide educational opportunities for students majoring in sciences and demonstrating financial need.
Amount:  Variable

CHERYL A. WHITE SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities to a member of the women's basketball team.
Amount: Variable

WILLISTON STATE COLLEGE EMPLOYEE DEPENDENT SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities to the dependents of Williston State College employees.
Amount: Variable

WILLISTON STATE COLLEGE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities to students.
Amount: Variable

WILLISTON STATE COLLEGE AMBASSADOR SCHOLARSHIPS
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities to students serving as WSC Ambassadors on campus.
Amount: Variable

WILLISTON STATE COLLEGE STUDENT SENATE SCHOLARSHIPS
Purpose:  To provide educational opportunities to students participating on Student Senate.
Amount:  Variable