Scholarships are available to North Dakota United members, including student, retired, and dependents of members.


Application deadline is March 1.

 

1.    NDU Member/Dependent:  Available to a member including a student member or dependent of an NDU member who is pursuing post-secondary education in any field of study including vocational, associate or bachelor, degree programs at a North Dakota college or university. At least two $750 scholarships may be awarded each year.  The funding for this scholarship comes from the general earnings of the Foundation including the annual $1 assessment paid by NDU members.

 


2.    NDU Education Scholarship:  Available to a student member of North Dakota United, or a North Dakota resident who is a student NEA/AFT member in other states who is pursuing an undergraduate degree in education. At least two $750 scholarships may be awarded each year.  The funding for this scholarship comes from the general earnings of the Foundation including the annual $1 assessment paid by NDU members.

 

 

3.    Bill Oban Special Education Scholarship: Available to an outstanding undergraduate student who is preparing for a career in special education.  This scholarship was established by his family, in memory of Bill Oban a long-time special education teacher and administrator, legislator and Association member.  The endowment will fund one scholarship of at least $500 annually.

 

 

4.    Mary Cripps Special Education:  Available to either an undergraduate or graduate student pursuing initial or advanced training in special education. Initial funding was provided by the family and friends of Mary Cripps, a Grand Forks Special Education teacher.  The endowment will fund one scholarship of at least $500 annually.

 

 

 

5.    Ron & Ann Anstrom Scholarship program to assist individual English, Math or Science Instructors:  The purpose is to assist individual English, math or science instructors to improve their qualifications by attending summer school or engaging in graduate level courses during the regular academic year, online courses or extension courses that are part of a graduate program. The Anstrom endowment was funded by Decker Anstrom to honor the work his parents, Ron and Ann, did as public school teachers.   The amount and number of awards will depend on the earnings of the endowment fund.

 

6.      The NDU Foundation Ethnic Minority Scholarship will be awarded to a minority preparing to teach.  At least two $750 scholarships will be awarded annually.  The Foundation will give special consideration to a student attending a tribal college.  Funding for this scholarship comes from a special grant from North Dakota United.

 

 

Cindy and Gary Rath Education Scholarship.  Available to a student member of North Dakota United, or a North Dakota resident who is a student NEA/AFT member in a other states who is pursuing an undergraduate degree in education.   A preference will be given to a student attending Dickinson State University or Valley City State University.  At least one $500 scholarship may be awarded each year.  The funding for this scholarship comes from an endowment created at the time of Cindy’s death to honor the role of education in the professional careers of Cindy and Gary Rath.

 

 

Mailing Address:
ND United Foundation
301 N 4th St
Bismarck ND 58501-4020

 

Phone Number:
701-223-0450

 

Email:
foundation@ndunited.org

 

Fax:
701-224-8535

 

Online Application:

Check back in December for the next application

 

To Donate to the Foundation: