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List of Scholarships

AGRICULTURE SCHOLARSHIPS
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities to students enrolled in the agriculture program.
Amount:  Variable

ESTER AMSBERRY SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities at Williston State College.
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:  $600

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

ARTHUR & MARGARET AUGEDAHL SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose:  To provide educational opportunities for graduates of Williams County with demonstrated financial need.
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

MR. & MRS. T. S. BOSH SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities to an academic student who shows financial need, maintains a 2.0 GPA, has made the world a better place/or shows potential.
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

T.M. DAVIDSON SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT (GRAND FORKS)
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities to students transferring to UND-Grand Forks from Williston State College, who show financial need and academic achievement.
Amount: Variable

LESTER AND RAIMA M. DOEDEN SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose:  To provide educational opportunities to students who are enrolled in a Business program.
Amount:  $500

ROY H. DULLUM MEMORIAL FUND
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities to students from Williams County and Alamo. Student must show need.
Amount: Variable

G.S. EIELSON SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities for students from McKenzie County.
Amount: Variable

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

HARLEY FETZER API SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose:  To provide educational opportunities to a student from a high school in one of the following counties: Burke, Divide, McKenzie, Mountrail, or Williams in North Dakota.  Student must be in good academic standing and priority will be given to students who are working and have financial need.
Amount:  $1000 (2)

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

GODDARD V. H. RANCH SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities for students who are from McKenzie County, and to Journalism or Education majors.
Amount: Variable

TRAVIS GUNLIKSON SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose:  To provide educational opportunities for a second year student enrolled in the Farm and Ranch Management Program.
Amount:  (2) $500 Scholarships to be awarded in the fall semester

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:  $1000

HOUSING SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose: To provide housing scholarships for students from Western North Dakota and Eastern Montana.  Students must complete their housing application in order to be considered.
Amount:  $1500 if application is received by May 15th, $1000 if application is received by July 31st.

HJALMER HOVDE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities to students from the Arnegard area going into Nursing or Agriculture.
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:  $600

R. W. JUHALA SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities for students from Williston High School who attend Williston State College.
Amount: Variable

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

KOTANA MEDICAL & X-RAY SOCIETY SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities for a freshman student during their second semester, who is majoring in x-ray or medical technology.
Amount: Variable

MARTY LERBAKKEN MEMORIAL FUND
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities for students.
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

MASTER ALPHA CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities to a sophomore female attending Williston State College.
Amount: $100

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

MOUNTRAIL-WILLIAMS ELECTRIC CO-OP SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities for students served by Williams or Mountrail REC, who are in an Agriculture related major.
Amount: $500

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: $5000

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

ND FIRE CHIEFS' ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities to students of ND firefighters families. GPA must be 2.5 or better. Available when offered by the Association.
Amount: Variable

NORTHWEST REGIONAL SCIENCE FAIR SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose:  To provide educational opportunities to the selected winner of the NW Regional Science Fair including students from Williams, Divide, Mountrail, McKenzie, and Burke Counties.  Student must be a regular full-time student at Williston State College.
Amount:  $500

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

ARTHUR OPSAL MEMORIAL FUND
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities to students.
Amount: Variable

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

PHIL RABON SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
Purpose:  To provide educational opportunities to students selected by the Athletic Department.
Amount:  $500

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

ROTARY SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities to Williston High graduates who are attending or returning to Williston State College.
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: $500 (2)

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

RALPH STAUFFER SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose:  To provide educational opportunities to descendents of Joseph and May Alice Stauffer, with preference to students who reside in North Dakota.
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

CATHELEEN L. AND DEAN R. STRINDEN SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT
Purpose:  To provide educational opportunities to Williston State College graduates who become enrolled at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, ND.  Students must be non-smokers and of good moral character.  Financial need will be a primary consideration.  Applications are collected and reviewed by the WSC Financial Aid Office and recommendations are forwarded to UND for disbursement.
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:  $1000

LEROY ULNESS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities to a Williston resident going into engineering.
Amount: Variable

HENRY & HELEN L. WALL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities to a Williston High School graduate with the ability to succeed and demonstrated need.
Amount: Variable

TONY L. WIEDMER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities for a Williston State College student with demonstrated 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: $500

WILLISTON STATE COLLEGE CHEER TEAM SCHOLARSHIPS
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities to students participating in cheer team.
Amount: Variable

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

AMY & STEVE YTTREDAHL & ROYA SENGER GODDARD MEMORIAL
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities to students. Preference is given to relatives.
Amount: Variable

HERMAN MILES ZAHL SCHOLARSHIP
Purpose: To provide educational opportunities to students within the Journalism, Advertising, or Fine Arts majors.
Amount: Variable