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Scholarship Program


The North Dakota Fraternal Order of Police - State Lodge is proud to offer scholarships to children of Law Enforcement officers who are members of the Fraternal Order of Police. 

If you are a high school senior and are planning on attending an institution of higher learning you are eligible to submit an application.  Please fill out an application form in its entirety. 

Recipients of the scholarship agree to have their name, photo and/or information about their major and college published in the FOP Journal magazine or for other fundraising events of the North Dakota Fraternal Order of Police. 

Applications are accepted starting January 1 of each year. Applications must be submitted by February 1st of each year.  Once the applications have been received, they will be reviewed by the selection committee and recipients will be notified by mail or phone (see criteria below). 

Scholarships should be submitted to:


North Dakota Fraternal Order of Police
Attn:  Scholarship Committee

P.O. Box 711

West Fargo, ND 58078


  • NDFOP to provide up to 5 scholarships per year.  

  • Scholarships will be in the amount of $500 each.  

  • Available to High School Seniors who are children or grand-children of an FOP member (active / associate) in good standing.  

  • Applications accepted starting January 1 of each year. Deadline for submitting scholarship applications is February 1st of each year and sent to the NDFOP State Secretary.

  • Applications can be completed on-line or mailed to the NDFOP State Secretary who will then disseminate them to the Scholarship committee.

  • Envelopes must be post-marked before or on February 1st and must be sent by certified mail.  

  • Announcement of scholarship recipients will be by mail or phone.  

  • Must have at least a 2.5  GPA  

  • Application form must be completed entirely.

  • If you are on the scholarship committee and your child or grand-child is an applicant, you would not be allowed to vote.

  • Scholarships that are awarded will be sent to that recipient’s local lodge so that it can be presented (photo opportunities, etc.)

The scoring and judging of all applications will be done by persons who have no vested interests in or relationships with the applicants.

The North Dakota State Lodge Fraternal Order of Police does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability, age, or any other legal protected status in the provisions of its courses, programs, service and activities.

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