Ralph Engelstad Late Bloomer Scholarship
To be eligible for a scholarship, you must:
- Be admitted to UND as an incoming freshman student for the 2023-24 academic year and plan to be enrolled full-time (at least 12 credit hours each semester)
- Have a 2.5 minimum high school GPA
- Have a 23-28 composite ACT score or equivalent SAT score
- Have declared one of the following academic majors: business, economics, engineering, computer technology & related studies, accounting, medicine, nursing, mathematics, physics, chemistry or biology.
- Demonstrated possession of character
- Demonstrated desire to contribute to society as a citizen
- Demonstrated leadership ability
- Demonstrated intellectual capacity to achieve
Amount and Duration of Award
- Variable depending on the number of eligible applicants. Minimum award of $5,000.
- The award is renewable. A student may receive a maximum of eight semesters of funding for undergraduate work leading to a first bachelor’s degree.
- Students are not eligible to receive the Late-Bloomer and Presidential, Academic Achievement, or Merit scholarship
- Enroll in 12 or more credits by the official date to add/drop a course each semester and complete 24 credits each academic year (not including summer)
- Maintain good academic standing (as defined by UND and Major department/college)
- Complete at least 10 hours of service or civic engagement each semester (documentation must be submitted to onestop@UND.edu) Notifications due May 1st
- Maintain a major in one of the selected areas indicated in the eligibility requirements
- Office of Student Finance
- Supplemental Questions
- Essay Question: Please describe what you have learned from your community service and leadership activities. (500 words or less)
- Please fill in the name and email address of someone who is familiar with your extra-curricular and leadership activities that can recommend you for this scholarship. Their submissions will be confidential.