Bismarck State College
Foundation Scholarship Application
BSC Foundation, P.O. Box 5587, 1255 Schafer Street, Bismarck, ND 58506    701-224-5700 :: 800-272-2586
Bismarck State College Foundation provides scholarships for students enrolled at BSC. These awards range from $1,000 to $2,000 each and are based upon academic achievement and credits enrolled in. Students must earn at least a 3.0-3.5 grade point average during fall semester to be eligible/continue these scholarships (see scholarship listing for exact criteria of each scholarship). Scholarships are available to both incoming freshman/transfer students and returning students.

Collaborative students must declare Bismarck State College as their home campus to be eligible for these scholarships. Applicants must be a citizen of the United States of America, national, refugee alien, or permanent resident alien at the time of application.

Recommendation Letter: One letter of recommendation is required from a teacher, employer or volunteer supervisor. The recommendation must include your name and may be emailed to Christina.Burns@bismarckstate.edu or it may also be sent via postal mail to the BSC Foundation, PO Box 5587, Bismarck, ND 58506-5587.

Transcripts: Must mail or email a copy of your most current high school or college transcript. The transcript does not need to be official, a copy of your transcript meets the requirements. Because of the early application deadline, we understand that high school transcripts will not include the current semester's grades.

Priority Application Deadline
Priority deadline for the $2,000 scholarships is January 25th, applications will still be accepted after the priority deadline for the $1,000 scholarships. All applications must include a transcript and the recommendation and must be submitted to the BSC Foundation by the priority deadline for top consideration. Applications can be submitted up until August 1st. If submitting an application by mail, it must be addressed to: BSC Foundation, PO Box 5587, Bismarck, ND 58506-5587
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* Please indicate the type of scholarship you are applying for:
 Academic
 Journalism
 Visual Arts
 Theater
 Technical Theater
 Band        Specify instrument: 
 Chorus     Specify voice range:
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Note: Check only one type of application, as each type of scholarship requires a separate application and recommendation.
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PERSONAL INFORMATION
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* Permanent Mailing Address:
* City:
* State:
* Zip Code:
* Telephone:
* Email Address:
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  Name of Local/Hometown
  Newspaper:
  Street/PO Box:
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  Parent/Legal Guardian:
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ACTIVITIES
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Write "HS" in front of your high school activities and "C" in front of your college activities:
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GENERAL MUSIC CLUBS ATHLETICS
Student Council Band 4-H Basketball
Class Officer Choir FFA Football
School Paper Orchestra Science Track
Yearbook Solo Computer Wrestling
Dramatics Volleyball
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Additional Considerations: If any of the following factors apply to you check the appropriate box(es) and briefly explain:
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Past academic performance
affecting GPA
Health related
Recent job loss
Single Parent
Other
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ACADEMIC INFORMATION
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U.S. Citizen
National, Refugee Alien or Permanent Resident Alien
Other
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Spouse Grandparent Parent Sibling
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This section to be completed by entering freshmen only
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HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATION
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* High School Attended:
* City:
* State:
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Year of Graduation:  Class Rank:  Class Size:  GPA based on a 4.0 scale:  
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Composite ACT score:
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If you did not graduate, check this box if you received a G.E.D:        Date G.E.D. received:
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Recommendation Letter must be emailed or sent to:

Christina.Burns@bismarckstate.edu
BSC Foundation
PO Box 5587
Bismarck, ND 58506-5587
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Please download/print the recommendation form or send a separate recommendation letter.
High School/College Transfer Transcripts must also be emailed or sent to the above addresses.

* By checking this box I agree to mail or email my recommendation and transcripts to the above address(es):
 

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I hereby certify that to the best of my knowledge the information on this application is true. My signature on this application authorizes BSC to release any academic and financial aid information to the BSC Foundation necessary for scholarship consideration. Any scholarship committee may use this information to determine eligibility for a scholarship. I hereby authorize dissemination of scholarship application and awards information as considered necessary and appropriate by BSC and the BSC Foundation. * By checking this box you have created an electronic signature as legal as your handwritten signature.
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