Gold Scholarship

Sponsored by the National Alumni Board, this $25,000 scholarship is Concordia's most prestigious academic award.

Eligibility is based on high school academic performance or test score. Qualified individuals (requires at least 3.9 GPA or 29 ACT) will receive an invitation to apply once admitted, along with details and deadlines. 


Excellence Scholarships

These are automatic academic scholarships ranging in value from $5,000 to $12,000 annually ($20,000 to $48,000 over four years).

In most cases, students will be notified of awards as part of their admission notification packet. The amount is based on high school academic performance or test score(s).

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Incoming transfer students view all transfer scholarships for detailed info.


Diversity Scholarship

Concordia’s $1,000 Diversity Scholarship is available to admitted first-year or transfer underrepresented students with financial need. This scholarship can be stacked on top of the Excellence Scholarship.

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Community Achievement Scholarship

The Community Achievement Scholarship is open to first-generation college-bound students from ethnically and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds who live in Fargo-Moorhead or the surrounding area and have a desire to achieve a four-year degree. This scholarship covers comprehensive fees: tuition, room, and board.

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STEM Discovery Scholarship

The STEM Discovery Scholarship is awarded annually to eight qualified students as a stacked scholarship valued at $6,500 per year for four consecutive years. This scholarship is open to need-based students of color, new Americans, and other underrepresented students interested in studying either a STEM or pre-health field rooted in the natural sciences.

For full consideration, applicants must be admitted to Concordia and complete a FAFSA.

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International Scholarships

International Student Scholarships for academic merit and family need are available. The merit scholarships alone can go as high as $10,000 per year, with additional funds awarded to help meet financial need.

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Transfer Scholarships

Scholarships are available for transfer students based on academic standing and involvement.

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Talent Scholarships

These scholarships range in value and require separate applications and, in some cases, performance submissions. 

Deadline: Feb. 1, 2022

Students selected to receive these awards will be expected to participate in events and programs as determined by the respective departments. 

Music | Speech | Theatre | Visual Arts