You have a bright future.

Alerus supports your higher learning aspirations through several scholarship opportunities. It’s our way of saying "reach for the stars." And we know that someday, you'll help others achieve their goals, too.

ALERUS CONNECT WITH THE COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 1 of current academic year

Three or more $1,000 scholarships are gifted annually to qualified students enrolled full-time in any undergraduate college, university, or trade school in the United States. Priority will be given to employees or customers of Alerus who are enrolled in a North Dakota or Minnesota college, university, or trade school.

Applications requirements:

Grand Forks residents  Apply for Grand Forks Community Scholarships
All other residents  Apply for Community Scholarships

ALERUS ASPIRE HIGHER SCHOLARSHIP

Amount: $500
Deadline: March 1 of current academic year

Three or more $500 scholarships gifted annually to qualified students enrolled full-time in any undergraduate college, university or trade school in the United States. Priority will be given to current Alerus employees or children of employees who are enrolled in a North Dakota or Minnesota college, university, or trade school.

Application Requirements:

Grand Forks residents  Apply for Grand Forks Aspire Higher Scholarships
All other residents  Apply for Aspire Higher Scholarships

ALERUS/UND COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION SCHOLARSHIP

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 1 of current academic year

Two or more $1,000 scholarships are gifted each year to qualified students currently enrolled in the College of Business and Public Administration at the University of North Dakota, with priority to students from North Dakota or Minnesota.

Apply at und.academicworks.com. Sign in with your UND username and password, complete the general application, and then submit a request for the “Alerus/UND College of Business Scholarship.” You will need to upload the following information:

Apply for Alerus/UND College of Business and Public Administration Scholarships

HERB STENNES SCHOLARSHIP
Amount: $500
Deadline: March 1 of current academic year

One or more $500 scholarships are gifted annually to qualified students enrolled in the College of Business and Public Administration at the University of North Dakota, with priority to a North Dakota resident.

Apply at und.academicworks.com. Sign in with your UND username and password, complete the general application, and then submit a request for the “Herb Stennes.” You will need to upload the following information:

Apply for Herb Stennes Scholarships

ALERUS/UND ATHLETIC ENDOWMENT SCHOLARSHIP
Amount: $1,000

One or more $1,000 scholarships are gifted each year to qualified University of North Dakota athletes who actively participate in a sanctioned NCAA sport, with priority to an outstanding athlete from North Dakota or Minnesota.

Recipients are chosen annually by a process established with the University of North Dakota Athletic Department. Recipients will be selected and notified in the in the last quarter of the current academic year.

Apply for Alerus/UND Athletic Endowment Scholarships

ALERUS GOOD CITIZEN SCHOLARSHIP
Amount varies

The Alerus Good Citizen Scholarship is awarded to two students — one at Grand Forks Central High School and one at Red River High School in Grand Forks — who have demonstrated good school attendance, good school citizenship, a good work ethic, and who have put forth their best effort academically.

Recipients are chosen annually by a process established with the Grand Forks Central and Red River High School staff. Recipients will be selected and notified in the last quarter of the current academic year.