Gold Scholarship (10 awarded)

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 in early November, along with details and deadlines. 


Excellence Scholarships

These are automatic academic scholarships ranging in value from $3,000 to 7,000 annually ($12,000 to $28,000 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 should see the transfer section for detailed info.


BREW Scholarships

These awards are open to all admitted students (entering as a first-year student in Fall 2021) and range in value from $1,000 to $5,000 annually. 

Based on the concept of BREW (Becoming Responsibly Engaged in the World) – a foundational component of the Concordia experience – this scholarship recognizes not only what students have accomplished prior to college but also what they hope to accomplish at Concordia and in the future.

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North Dakota Scholarship

Admitted students who qualify for the North Dakota Academic Scholarship will be awarded $1,500 annually (up to four years) – on top of their automatic Gold or Excellence scholarship. The award will be added to the total aid package of admitted North Dakota students with a GPA of at least 3.0.

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Montana Scholarship

Admitted students who qualify for the Montana Academic Scholarship will be awarded $1,500 annually (up to four years) – on top of their automatic Gold or Excellence scholarship. The award will be added to the total aid package of admitted Montana students with a GPA of at least 3.0.

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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 Excellence and BREW scholarships.

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Talent Scholarships

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

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


Congregational Matching Scholarships

Concordia Congregational Scholarships are available to students from congregations who have been accepted for admission and who will be enrolled on at least a half-time basis. Receiving a congregational scholarship will not result in the loss of any gift assistance.

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