South Dakota Scholarships

Learn about South Dakota's "big five' scholarships, other state-managed scholarships and institutional scholarships offered by the public colleges and universities.

South Dakota’s “Big Five” Scholarships

At a bare minimum, these are the scholarships every South Dakota student and family should know about.

Build Dakota Scholarship Fund
Dakota Corps Scholarship
South Dakota Opportunity Scholarship
Freedom Scholarship
Critical Teaching Needs Scholarship

Additional State Managed Scholarships

Jump Start Scholarship
Hagen-Harvey Scholarship
Ardell Bjugstad Scholarship
Annis Irene Fowler/Kaden Scholarship
Marlin R. Scarborough Memorial Scholarship
U.S. Senate Youth Program Scholarship
U.S. Presidential Scholars Program

Institutional Scholarships

Click on the school logos below to see scholarships.

Statewide Scholarship Bulletin Board

Search scholarship opportunities on the Statewide Scholarship Bulletin Board, which includes scholarships that are managed by the South Dakota Board of Regents and state colleges as well as scholarship opportunities from outside organizations.

Related Resources

Mapping Your Future
Paying for College
Paying for College Video Series
Completing the FAFSA
Financial Aid
Cost of College

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