$1,500
Avg. Amount Awarded
131
Days
April 1 2019
Application Deadline
1
Awarded last year
No
Renewable
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Description

Must be a legal resident of North Dakota and a direct descendent (child, grandchild or great-grandchild) of a U.S. veteran who served honorably. Proof of service and lineage are required. Must have maintained a secondary school GPA of 2.75 or higher. Must be pursuing a degree in some phase of agriculture, human nutrition, or medicine (medical doctor, PA, dentistry, dental hygiene, pharmacy, or chiropractic). Must be a high school senior or a previous Nesheim Scholarship recipient now attending an institution of higher education. The applicant must submit the completed application form. Include and attach an original essay (500 to 750 words, typed, double&-spaced, 12 point font with 1" margins) to address the following issues: 1.What are your educational and career goals? 2. How do you plan to accomplish those goals and what part will your education play in attaining those goals? 3. Where do you plan to continue your education and why did you choose that institution? 4. Briefly discuss your secondary education (coursework, extracurricular activities, sports, jobs, volunteerism, etc.) and how you feel they may or may not have helped you prepare for your choice of college, your life, and your career. Provide proof of acceptance into a postsecondary institution in North Dakota that grants Associate or higher degrees. Include a high school transcript. Include 3 letters of reference, all from non-family members, and one of which must be from a U.S. veteran who served honorably. Provide proof of financial need from the educational institution to be attended.

Amount Details

$1,500
Total Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college, two-year college or a vocational-tech school
  • CheckmarkMinimum 2.5 GPA
  • CheckmarkMust be at least 17 years old
  • CheckmarkMust not be older than 18 years old
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkRestricted to single students
  • CheckmarkMust currently be a high school student
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of North Dakota
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying in North Dakota
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Dental Health/Services, Food Science/Nutrition, Health Administration, Health and Medical Sciences, Pharmacy
  • Checkmark Must be in or a veteran of any U.S. Armed Service Checkmark Must be a dependent of the service(s) specified above

How to Apply

What you'll need:

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Contact Teri Bryant

programs@ndlegion.org
Tel: 701-293-3120 Address 405 W. Main Ave. Suite 4A
West Fargo, ND 58078