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:

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