SFN 60348 (04-2019)
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Bank of North Dakota | PO Box 5509 | Bismarck, ND 58506-5509 | 800.554.2717 | TTY: 800.366.6888 | FAX: 701.328.5629
Eligibility and Assistance Highlights
To be eligible, a student must:
1. Be a current sophomore, junior or senior attending a North Dakota high school, or student completing a North Dakota home
2. Receive authorization from high school to take approved dual credit course.
3. Qualify for free or reduced price lunch.
4. Submit application for assistance to BND during the course enrollment process.
Costs covered by assistance:
1. Application fee (if applicable)
2. Tuition and fees
3. Books (with shipping costs, if applicable)
4. Assistance will be reduced by waivers or other assistance student receives.
5. Student may not receive assistance to retake a course.
Instructions and Application Process
1. Student attending a North Dakota high school work with a school official and/or or parent/guardian to complete the application.
2. Student completing a North Dakota home education program work with a parent/guardian to complete the application. To verify
eligibility, submit the first two pages of parent/guardian's federal tax return.
3. Important: Complete all fields for course(s) taken or processing will be delayed!
4. Submit application for assistance to BND during the course enrollment process and meet the fall, spring and summer submission
application deadlines to BND (see below).
• Fall - January 31*
• Spring - June 30*
• Summer - September 30*
* Note: If the deadline date falls on a weekend, the Friday prior to that date is the deadline date.
5. Mail, fax or email completed application to:
Bank of North Dakota
Dual Credit Assistance
PO Box 5509
Bismarck, ND 58506-5509
Call 800.554.2717 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
if you have questions.
6. After applications are received at BND, student will be sent notification of approval or denial for assistance.
7. The college campus will be notified to bill BND directly for application fee, tuition, fees and books less waivers or other assistance.
8. All assistance will be paid directly to the college campus through which the dual credit course is being taken. In the event of an
overpayment to the college, any funds will be returned to BND.
Assistance is not a loan; therefore, approved student will not be asked to repay funds.