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 50 scholarship funds. These funds were created by generous donors to provide financial assistance for students pursuing higher education and training. For the 2018-19 academic year, we awarded $283,271 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. 

  • Rosamund Zlevor Memorial Fund

    Scholarship is administered by UND.

    Apply Here

  • Spencer and Ferne Jones Trust

    Scholarship is administered by Moorhead High School.

    Apply Here

  • Spencer W. Jones & Ferne K. Jones Charitable Trust

    Application Deadline: April 19, 2019

    Scholarship is administered by Fargo North & Fargo South High Schools.

    Apply Here

  • The Women@Microsoft Fargo Hoppers Scholarship

    Application Deadline: April 15, 2019

    Female student - high school or college. Enrolled in a college or university located in North Dakota, South Dakota or Minnesota with a declared major in STEM related field.


    Apply Here

  • Vernon E. Howell and Orlee R Howell

    Scholarship is administered by various local universities in several fields of study. Please contact local universities for additional information.