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

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

Brooks Law Group Car Accident Scholarship

Applicants must be a high school senior or current undergraduate student, be enrolled in or planning to attend a U.S. college or university and submit their application, with all components, by the deadline. Students must submit an essay on the topic listed on the website.

 

Eligibility:

Scholarship selection may be based on financial need

 

Applicable Institutions:

ANY technical college or university

 

Questions:

Brooks Law Group Car Accident Scholarship at 1-800-LAW-3030 or marketing@brookslawgroup.com

Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants

To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay describing your educational career and life goals and explaining your plan for achieving these goals. Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals. on the topic below. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words. Essay and application submissions must be sent by email to: scholarships@abbottandfenner.com

 

Applicable Institutions:

ANY technical college or university

 

Questions:

Grant Parker at scholarships@abbottandfenner.com

South Dakota Farm Bureau Scholarship

South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) is offering scholarships to high school seniors and college students whose parents or guardians are current members of South Dakota Farm Bureau and have been for at least two years. Applicants can consider an agriculture-focused or community-focused scholarship, depending on their major and experience with agriculture. Scholarships are awarded to students enrolled in a four-year program or those pursuing a two-year degree at a technical college. The scholarships from SDFB are not limited to high school seniors; students can apply at any point in their college career.

 

Applicable Institutions:

ANY technical college or university

 

Questions:

Heather Lentz at 605-353-8055 or heather@sdfbf.org

SD Bankers Foundation Named Scholarships

The South Dakota Bankers Foundation annually offers five named scholarships awarded directly to students attending a South Dakota college who are pursuing a career in banking or finance. Applicants must be in their junior year, entering their senior year of college during the 2024-2025 school year. Please refer to your academic handbook if you need clarification for junior/senior credit qualifications.

$4,000 Alan M. Graff Scholarship
$3,000 David S. Birkeland Scholarship
$3,000 Herman Lerdal Scholarship
$3,000 Joyce Hazeltine Scholarship
$1,500 Deb Gates Scholarship
The deadline to apply is Friday, March 29, 2024. Notification of award status will be made by Friday, May 3, 2024, and if chosen, the scholarship award will be paid directly to the student’s university.

 

Eligibility:

Scholarship selection may be based on financial need

Eligible majors/fields: Business, Finance, IT, Cybersecurity, HR, Marketing

 

Applicable Institutions:

Any SOUTH DAKOTA technical college or university

 

Questions:

Halley Lee at 605.224.1653 or hlee@sdba.com.

Jack and Arlene Devany Scholarship Program

The Jack and Arlene DeVany Scholarship is designed to encourage and recognize the achievements of the members of the Clay Rural Water System and to assist them in bettering themselves by obtaining a higher education. Applicants must be high school seniors or full-time undergraduate college students who are members of Clay Rural Water System (or their children). Must enroll as a full-time student in an accredited college, university, or vocational/technical school.

 

Eligibility:

Applicants must be high school seniors or full-time undergraduate college students who are members of Clay Rural Water System (or their children).

 

Applicable Institutions:

ANY technical college or university

 

Questions:

Donna Henriksen at 605-267-2088 or office@clayruralwater.com.

Addiction Resource Scholarship

Eligible students must be 18 years or older and pursuing a college or university degree (associate, bachelor’s, master’s doctorate) or a trade certification in a technical college and be enrolled full-time at a post-secondary institution.

 

Eligibility:

Applicants must be 18 years or older.

 

Applicable Institutions:

ANY technical college or university

 

Questions:

Sheila Camp at 408-784-2696 or sheila@addictionresource.net.