NEW! Samuel K. Hoffart Scholarship

Two scholarships in the amount of $1,000 and $500 given to SD high school seniors pursuing a career or degree in agriculture.

 

Eligibility:

Eligible majors/fields: Agriculture related

 

Applicable Institutions:

ANY technical college or university

 

Questions:

Bailey Veskrna at 6058302590 or Mbveskrna@gmail.com

NEW! Serving Others

One $10,000 Scholarship and 4 scholarships for $2,500. Students select someone in their community who gives back via volunteering, donating, etc. and write an essay about them. Then the app is to be dropped off at one of our member offices, which exist throughout the state.

 

Applicable Institutions:

Any SOUTH DAKOTA technical college or university

 

Questions:

Blake Severyn at 6052246234 or bseveryn@iiasd.org

NEW! United States Army ROTC National 4 Year Scholarship

Army ROTC id a program that allows you to attend college and earn any degree while simultaneously completing requirements to commission as a Second Lieutenant in the Army. You can serve full time or part time in the Army as an Officer. You will earn a minor in Military Science along with the degree that you chose. Student elects how scholarship is paid out each term. Can be used with some other scholarships.

 

Eligibility:

Scholarship requires minimum high school and/or college GPA of 2.50 to qualify

 

Applicable Institutions:

SDSMT, SDSU, USD

 

Questions:

Karl Miller at (605) 677-6059 or karl.f.miller@usd.edu

Grand Commandery Knights Templar of South Dakota Scholarship

South Dakota resident, attend a state Technical College in South Dakota, US citizen, demonstrate financial need, scholarships can be applied for each year for up to three years.

 

Eligibility:

Scholarship selection may be based on financial need

 

Applicable Institutions:

LATC, MTC, STC, WDTC

 

Questions:

Richard McBride at sd.yorkrite@gmail.com

Bellator Titans Motorcycle Club Scholarship

South Dakota resident, Senior going into their first year of post-secondary education.

 

Eligibility:

Scholarship selection may be based on financial need

 

Applicable Institutions:

Any SOUTH DAKOTA technical college or university

 

Questions:

Jason Winterringer at 605-760-4828 or 65scout80@gmail.com

Paul Georgas Memorial Award

This award is a one-time $1000 award to one student based on academic merit, participation in extracurricular activities and community service, one letter of recommendation from one of the applicant’s current or former teachers, and a personal essay. Eligibility: To apply, the student must be a high school senior with a minimum GPA of 3.0. The recipient must demonstrate a desire to pursue a bachelor’s degree in education at a four-year South Dakota college or university following high school.

 

Eligibility:

Scholarship requires minimum high school GPA of 2.80 to qualify

Eligible majors/fields: Education

 

Applicable Institutions:

BHSU, DSU, NSU, SDSU, USD, Private SD School

 

Questions:

Alexia Gillen at 605-545-4109 or alexia.gillen@gmail.com

Gordon Ingwersen Scholarship

Graduating high school seniors from Doland High School are eligible for this award. Applicants must plan to attend an accredited college, university, or vocational or technical school; demonstrate financial need; have a GPA of 2.0 or higher; and demonstrate the desire, motivation, and ability to succeed in his/her chosen field.

 

Eligibility:

Scholarship selection may be based on financial need

Scholarship requires minimum high school GPA of 2.00 to qualify

 

Applicable Institutions:

ANY technical college or university

 

Questions:

Jamie Weyh at 605-305-3516 or jweyh@sfacf.org

Horatio Alger Association

Horatio Alger Association administers over 70 scholarship programs, offering opportunities for students in various stages of their academic careers to achieve their educational goals and realize their potential. By filling out one application, you will be considered for all scholarships for which you are eligible.

 

Eligibility:

Scholarship selection may be based on financial need

 

Applicable Institutions:

ANY technical college or university

 

Questions:

General Scholarships at 844-422-4200 or scholarships@horatioalger.org

Citi Youth Leadership Award

The Citi Youth Leadership Awards recognize young people for their outstanding community service. The Helpline Center and Citi are pleased to work with school administrators and community leaders to select local scholarship recipients. Students will submit an application and essay that demonstrates volunteer activities performed, need for service (what need in the community are you meeting), meaning and significance of your service to you, and any challenges you faced in performing this service. Three seniors from the Sioux Empire (Lincoln, McCook, Minnehaha, and Turner counties) will each receive a $1,000 scholarship award.

 

Eligibility:

Lincoln, McCook, Minnehaha, and Turner county students

 

Applicable Institutions:

ANY technical college or university

 

Questions:

Brittany Kleinhesselink at 605-274-1409 or salsa@helplinecenter.org

The Hagan Scholarship

The Hagan Scholarship provides up to $7,500 each semester for up to 8 consecutive semesters, workshops to learn important life skills not typically covered in the college curriculum, funds to purchase college essentials, an HSF Schwab Brokerage Account to manage, funds to study and travel abroad, and the opportunity to extend the Hagan Scholarship to obtain a graduate or professional degree.

 

Eligibility:

Scholarship selection may be based on financial need

Scholarship requires minimum high school GPA of 3.50 to qualify

 

Applicable Institutions:

ANY technical college or university

 

Questions:

Dan Hagan at (573) 875-2020 or scholarships@hsfmo.org