Scholarships for First-Year Students

At Valley City State University, we offer the top scholarship program among all public universities in North Dakota.

No deadline or application; just apply for admission!

(Note that online students do NOT qualify for these scholarships.)

Scholarships are offered at the following levels based on your GPA and ACT/SAT scores.

President's Scholarship for $16,000
$4,000 per year for 4 years

Leadership Scholarship for $14,000
$3,500 per year for 4 years

Clock Tower Scholarship for $6,000
$3,000 per year for 2 years

Footbridge Award for $1,500
$1,500 for first year only

Scholarships for Transfer Students

Scholarship criteria for transfer students is based on your cumulative grade point average (GPA) from all institutions attended.

Innovator Award of $2,500 
for first academic year at VCSU
Cumulative GPA of 3.5

Difference Maker Award of $1,500
for first academic year at VCSU
Cumulative GPA of 3.0

For more information, call the VCSU Enrollment Services Office at 701-845-7101.

Office Information

Charlene Stenson

Admission Counselor
Bridget Blunck

Admission Counselor
Erin Heide

Admission Counselor
Oscar Suniga

Admission Specialist
Jacob Frey
Office Location
McFarland 218

Office Hours
Academic Year
7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday-Friday


800-532-8641, ext. 7101

Mailing Address
Enrollment Services
Valley City State University
101 College Street SW
Valley City, ND 58072