Know WHY you want to go to college. Is it part of your career path to get the career you want?What are your options? What will college cost? What are my skills?
Focus, Plan and Action!
As a high school student wanting to go to college, it us up to you to research what you need to do to get into your desired college. Some of this may include: what ACT score is needed, what high school classes are required, when do you need to apply by, how to pay for college, etc. You will find resources and information here but also feel free to contact Mrs. Breker, Jody.Breker@k12.nd.us or stop in to visit in her 3rd floor office with any questions!
ND State Academic and CTE Scholarship
Local Scholarships Thank you to our Local Donors!
Note to Donors: If you do not plan to continue an award, change an award, want to submit a new award, or add an application link to the OHS website; it must be sent to Maureen or myself as a word document to make sure our links are screen reader ADA compliant. Please contact Jody Breker, HS Counselor at Jody.Breker@k12.nd.us or Maureen Wentworth, at Maureen.firstname.lastname@example.org to help us maintain up-to-date scholarships opportunities for our seniors.
Scholarships by Month
Scholarship Search Websites
Students may request a transcript to send to colleges or request a pdf to be sent to them for scholarships. Email: Jody.Breker@k12.nd.us, School Counselor
North Dakota Postsecondary Options:
Organized as a system in 1990, the North Dakota University System is made up of 11 public colleges and universities governed by the State Board of Higher Education. The NDUS is composed of two doctoral-granting institutions, two master’s-granting institutions, two universities that offer baccalaureate degrees and five campuses that offer associate and trade/technical degrees. Each institution is unique in its mission to serve the people of North Dakota.
Baccalaureate (4 year) and Advanced Degrees:
Associate (2 year) and Trade/Technical Degrees:
Dakota College at Bottineau
North Dakota Tribal Colleges:
Fort Berthold Community College
Job Cops is a career training and education program for students ages 16 through 24 who meet income requirements. It is designed to help students find the path to personal and career success – all at no cost to eligible students. Minot is home to the Quentin N. Burdick Job Corps Center. Career training programs include: Advanced Automotive Repair, Carpentry, Health Occupations/LPN/RN Training, Facilities Maintenance, Food Service/Culinary Arts, Medical Office Support, Office Administration, and Welding.
Apprenticeship training connects job seekers looking to learn new skills with employers looking for qualified workers. Employers, employer associations, and joint labor-management organizations, known collectively as apprenticeship sponsors, provide apprentices with instruction that reflects industry needs. Contact a Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training representative at (701) 250-4700.
Air Force Local Contact: 701.227.1818
Air National Guard Local Contact: 701.451.2237
Army Local Contact: 701.227.1299
Army National Guard Local Contact: 701.429.1098