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North Dakota Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Occupations Student Loan Program

Who It’s For: Employees with a STEM-related education who work full time in a STEM occupation in North Dakota.

How to Apply: Online applications are available on the program website, but only when the application cycle is active.

What Loans Qualify: Most federal loans should qualify (whether FFELP, Direct, or Perkins). Dakota Education Alternative Loans (DEAL) obtained through the Bank of North Dakota can also qualify.

How Much?: Up to $1,500 per year, up to a maximum of $6,000 total.

Anything Else I Should Know?: You may not qualify for this option if you earn more than $60,000 per year.