Each year approximately $300,000 in UND Aviation scholarships and training awards are granted to students enrolled at The Odegard School. Scholarship applications will be available online for enrolled students in early February, are due by mid-March and awarded in April. Awards are based on academic merit, leadership, flight achievement, and other attributes as specified by the sponsor. Students are notified electronically and through their departments when on-line applications became available.
Two significant scholarship programs are available for all students (including freshmen and transfer students) pursuing aviation related majors such as PreCommercial/Commercial Aviation, Pre ATC/ATC, PreFlight Ed/Flight Edu; PreAirportMgt/Airport Management; or Pre Aviation Management/Aviation Management:
First is the Odegard Scholarship program, provided by the James Ray Foundation. These scholarships are administered by the Aviation Department and awarded in the spring. For additional information about the Aviation Department Scholarships, contact the Odegard College Office of Aviation at 701-777-2834 or 800-258-1525 extension 2834
The other is the Clay Lacy Professional Pilot Scholarship in conjunction with the EAA Aviation Foundation, are awarded based on academic merit, "a passion for flying", and service. The application process for this scholarship happens in the fall and is applied for through Student Services.