CDA Scholarships

Strengthen your skills and advance your profession when you earn your CDA. Qualifying applicants will receive a $425 scholarship, which covers the cost of the CDA application fee.
Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Complete an ONLINE APPLICATION
     
  • Be a North Dakota resident
     
  • Career Pathways Placement at a Category A or higher
     
  • Be ready to meet the professional development requirements of the CDA Council:
    - 120 hours of Career Pathways training completed, including 10 hours of Career Pathways training in each of the 8 competency areas and an additional 40 hours of Career Pathways training in your choice of areas
    - Individuals can apply with 100 hours of complete Career Pathways training with a Professional Development Plan in place to meet the required criteria
     
  • Be ready to apply to the CDA Council within three months