Our Scholarships

Our scholarship funds provide financial assistance to students working to reach their fullest potential through education and training.  

The FM Area Foundation manages more than 60 scholarship funds. These funds were created by generous individuals, families and businesses to provide financial assistance for students pursuing higher education and training. For the 2021-2022 academic year, we awarded $334,825 to deserving students!

Some of the scholarships you’ll find below are awarded to students from a certain high school, while others are awarded to students going into specific areas of study, such as nursing or engineering. Each scholarship has its own set of eligibility requirements. To see if you may be eligible for a scholarship, please search the list below. 

We are now accepting applications for the 2022-2023 academic year. 

  • C. Edmund Strinden Scholarship Fund

    Scholarship is administered by Pelican Rapids High School.

    Apply Here

  • Carol L. Stoudt Fund

    Scholarship is administered by Jamestown College.

    Apply Here

  • Cass County Area Retired Teachers Scholarship

    Deadline March 22,2022 

    Applicant must have graduated from Cass County, ND High School. 

    Average a B or better in post secondary courses. 

    Sophomore or Junior in college majoring in Education. 

    Four - $1,000 scholarships available 

    Please see application for full list of requirements and application process. 

    Apply Here

  • Celebration of Women and Their Arts

    Application Deadline: April 8, 2022

    Scholarship recognizes a creative young woman who has a passion for and plans to pursue education in the arts.

    Apply Here

  • Clayton and Ilene Lodoen Scholarship Fund

    Application Deadline: April 2, 2022

    Scholarship is administered by West Fargo Public Schools

    Students awarded from each West Fargo High School and Sheyenne High School.  

    Apply Here