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Real DEAL Scholarship

The Real DEAL Scholarship is closed for North Dakota high school seniors from the class of 2017. We will reopen the scholarship fall of 2017 for North Dakota high school seniors class of 2018.

We’re giving away $27,000 in scholarships!

If you are a high school senior, now is your chance to win a $500 scholarship from Bank of North Dakota (BND).

We will award 48 – $500 scholarships to North Dakota high school seniors from the class of 2017 attending a North Dakota college. Eight recipients are selected each month, October – March, so apply early for more chances to win. The first 1,000 applicants receive a FREE t-shirt. Plus, the 48 recipients have a chance to win a $3,000 scholarship at the end of the school year!

This scholarship is different from most. You don’t need to be a student with the top grade point average (GPA) to qualify. It should take you less than 20 minutes to complete the application.

Applicants must:

  • Have a GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Demonstrate community and school involvement in at least three activities
  • Plan to attend a North Dakota college

You only need to apply one time to qualify for all six drawings. The sooner you enter, the more chances you have to win.

When scholarships, grants, savings and federal student loans don’t meet the entire cost of college, BND has the DEAL Student Loan. Learn more.