2023-24 Merit-Based Scholarship Application Now Available

Mar 23, 2021 | High School, Middle School, Trapshooting

The Oak Grove Merit-Based Scholarship Application is open beginning on Friday, March 31st for the 2023-2024 school year.  These are for students going into grades 6-12 next year. Scholarships will be awarded in May 2023.

These scholarships are competitive and are not based on financial need. The deadline for application is Sunday, April 16, 2023. All applications must be submitted online by the deadline date. Please encourage Oak Grove students to apply for these merit-based scholarships.

Scholarship Information & Requirements

We have a variety of merit-based scholarships available to students, each with different requirements for application. Please review scholarship information and requirements carefully. Let us know if you have questions.

Merit-Based Scholarships Online Application

Each applicant is required to complete the online form as part of their application. It includes a file upload tool at the end for submitting your essay questions (PDF or Word).


Who may apply? Current students in grades 5-11 who are accepted for fall 2023 admissions. Applicants must meet certain criteria listed on the scholarship descriptions page.

How do I apply? Those seeking merit-based scholarships must complete and submit the required application materials including an online application and scholarship-specific essays. Scholarship descriptions and online application links can be found above.

What is the application deadline? The deadline is April 16, 2023 All applications must be submitted online by the deadline date.  *Note, some scholarship applications require letters of recommendation. Letters may be emailed to matthew.hallaway@oakgrovelutheran.com or mailed to the school (Attn: Matthew Hallaway).

How are scholarship recipients chosen? Applications will be reviewed by a panel of individuals that are put together in conjunction with our partner churches in the area consisting of Youth Directors, Deacons, Pastors as well as other community partners associated with Oak Grove. All recipients are selected through an objective and anonymous process.

When will I know if I’ve received an award? Merit-based scholarships are awarded during Oak Grove’s Academic Convocations in May.  Parents will be notified in advance if their student has received an award.

Who should I contact if I have questions? We hope this information is helpful to your family. Please contact Matthew Hallaway at (701) 373-7152 or matthew.hallaway@oakgrovelutheran.com or Shellie Simonson Ulven at (701) 373-7196 or shellie.ulven@oakgrovelutheran.com with any questions you may have.