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Military Students

Due to the varying needs of military students, Dakota College at Bottineau offers many benefits to earn a seamless college education, regardless of location.

Choose your branch from the right menu to view all the benefits available to you!

If you have further questions, you can contact student services at 701-228-5669 or dcb.registrar@dakotacollege.edu



Gene L. Kouba Memorial Scholarship Program


General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant

The Air Force Aid Society's General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant application is NOW AVAILABLE!  This program awards grants ranging from $500 to $4,000 based on need to dependent children of Air Force members currently on Active Duty, in Retired status or deceased.  Spouses of Active Duty members and surviving spouses of active or retired members are also eligible.  All applicants must be enrolled as full-time undergraduates at an accredited college or university during the 2019-2020 academic year, and are required to maintain a minimum 2.0 Grade Point Average (GPA). 

Merit Scholarship - Incoming freshmen with verified 4.0 GPAs identified through the Arnold Education Grant application are contacted directly by AFAS to compete for these $5,000 merit-based scholarships.  A minimum of 10 scholarships are awarded annually.

Supplemental Loan Program - provides interest-free loans to sponsoring members of eligible students identified through the Arnold Education Grant application of up to $1,000 per eligible student to help reimburse out-of-pocket education expenses.

For more information on eligibility for all of these programs, please visit our website at https://www.afas.org/general-henry-h-arnold-education-grant/.  To access the Arnold Education Grant application directly after January 2, 2019, please visithttps://education.afas.org/grantapplications.  The deadline for applications is April 30, 2019, but students are encouraged to APPLY EARLY!