Scholarship for students in Pembina and Cavalier counties

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Prospective freshman students residing in Pembina or Cavalier Counties may apply for the Leslie & Marjorie Duncan Scholarship to attend the University of North Dakota.

Student must have the ability to succeed in college.  Students who plan to major in engineering, the sciences, education or nursing and have a financial need will be shown preference.

An application should be available in your school office or send a request to, the application needs to be submitted to the Student Financial Aid Office to be considered for the Duncan Scholarship.  In addition to the application, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be submitted to the processor.  The application deadline for this scholarship is April 15, 2011.

The Leslie and Marjorie Duncan Memorial Endowment was established with a gift from Richard and Margaret Hill to the University of North Dakota Foundation. This endowment provides annual funding for scholarships for deserving North Dakota high school graduates who wish to pursue a degree at UND. The scholarship is offered to qualified candidates who are graduates of a North Dakota high school, have a proven record of sound academic achievement, are of good and sound moral character, and have a bonafide financial need which would enable a student to enroll or to continue their education at UND. In addition students from Pembina and Cavalier Counties in North Dakota shall be given preference. Academic areas of primary interest include engineering, the sciences, education and nursing.

For more information, contact the Student Financial Aid Office, University of North Dakota (701) 777-3121 or