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.

SDCA (South Dakota Corrections Association) Fallen Heroes Scholarship

College scholarship for someone majoring in the Corrections and/or related field. Eligibility requirements – enrollment in a college/university/technical institution, SD resident interested in corrections or human services field, involved in school or community activities, GPA, and need for award. All schools, but must be college, university, or technical college.

 

Eligibility:

Scholarship selection may be based on financial need. Eligible majors/fields: Corrections or Human Services field

 

Applicable Institutions:

ANY technical college or university

 

Questions:

JoAnna Mitchell at 605-394-2595 ext. 1314 or joanna.mitchell@ujs.state.sd.us.

The Cobell Undergraduate Scholarship

The Cobell Undergraduate Scholarship Opportunity is a non-renewable competitive scholarship that provides scholarship support to enrolled members of US Federally-recognized tribes with strong academic records who can demonstrate financial need and have not yet earned a four-year Bachelor’s degree. Available for students planning to attend a non-profit, public or private and accredited institution as a full-time degree seeking student. Duplicate degrees cannot be funded (i.e. No second Bachelor’s degrees). The award amount can be up to $5,000 a year for first time applicants, and up to $10,000 for returning Cobell Scholars. (Though requirements state that students must have a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA, a lower GPA may be considered)

 

Eligibility:

Scholarship selection may be based on financial need

 

Applicable Institutions:

ANY technical college or university

 

Questions:

Gary Pierce at 505-313-0032 or scholarships@cobellscholar.org.

Seed for Success Scholarship

Land a $5,000/year scholarship ($10,000 total if received as a first-year student). Southeast Technical College will award up to four full-time scholarships in one or two-year programs. You must possess a 3.0 GPA, both for initial award (high school GPA) and annual renewal. Preference will be given to students who provide an employment record during high school.

 

Eligibility:

Scholarship requires minimum high school GPA of 3.00 to qualify.

 

Applicable Institutions:

Southeast Technical College

 

Questions:

Megan Fischer at 605-367-4624 or FinancialAid@southeasttech.edu.

Southeast Tech Scholarships

Current and newly accepted students to Southeast Technical College are eligible for Southeast Tech Scholarships that are funded through the Southeast Technical College Foundation. These scholarships are funded by annual and endowed gifts. The scholarships typically range from $500‒$1,000, and each scholarship has unique eligibility criteria.

 

Eligibility:

Scholarship selection may be based on financial need.

 

Applicable Institutions:

Southeast Technical College

 

Questions:

Megan Fischer at 605-367-4624 or FinancialAid@southeasttech.edu.

Boom & Bucket’s Student Scholarship Program

Boom & Bucket is offering a scholarship of $1,000 to be awarded each year to a student pursuing a heavy machinery themed program. This scholarship is available to both currently enrolled students and future students who are planning to attend a program within the next 12 months. The program can be at a college or a trade school anywhere in the United States or Canada. To apply, students must write a 500+ word essay or record a 2-minute video explaining who you are and what makes you excited about the heavy equipment space. Please submit your application by 12:00PM central time on March 31st of each calendar year. Winners will be chosen by April 15th. The winning scholarship will be paid directly to the school as a tuition payment.

 

Eligibility:

Eligible majors/fields: Construction Engineering. Infrastructure Engineering. Structural Engineering

 

Applicable Institutions:

ANY technical college or university

 

Questions:

Josh MacDonald at (888)-417-3477 or josh@boomandbuckets.com.

Ruby’s Rainbow Scholarship

Our goal is to help as many college students with Down syndrome as we possibly can to go for their dreams of higher education and independence!
Awarded $1000-$10,000Students must be at least 18 years old and have the desire and intent to enroll or continue in a post-secondary class or program that will enhance their life through employment skills, independent living or life skills, or interests in any other areas. Students must provide copies of high school diploma or equivalent (e.g., certificate of completion), high school transcript if graduating in the spring of this year, or proof of acceptance to or current enrollment in a post-secondary program. Individuals who have previously been awarded a Ruby’s Rainbow scholarship can apply for another scholarship as soon as the following year.

 

Applicable Institutions:

ANY technical college or university

 

Questions:

Liz Plachta at (512) 879-7801 or Liz@rubysrainbow.org.

DOD Cyber Security Scholarship Program

The Department of Defense Cybersecurity Scholarship Program (DoD CySP) is a nationwide program with the goal of increasing the number of qualified students entering the fields of cybersecurity, computer science, information assurance, and information technology at the Department of Defense through a scholarship for service program. These students will help secure the nation against threats of increasing attacks against our nation’s infrastructure and secure our country against threats.

 

Eligibility:

Students must be 18 or older, full time students and accepted into an appropriate program at DSU. Undergraduates must have completed at least 60 credits at the time at which they would receive the award. Students must have at least one year of school left (at least a fall and spring semester) in their plan of study (undergrad, graduate, or combination). Must meet minimum GPA standards of 3.2 (undergrad) or 3.5 (graduate).If awarded students can earn up to 100% tuition and fees covered plus a $27,000 undergraduate stipend or $32,000 graduate stipend. Includes funding for professional development and books, paid summer internship, and guaranteed job security following graduation in federal, state, local or tribal government.

 

Applicable Institutions:

Dakota State University

 

Questions:

Kyle Cronin at 605-256-5838 or kyle.cronin@dsu.edu.

Cyber Corps Scholarship

Funded by the National Science Foundation, the CyberCorps Scholarship Program awards around 10 new, high-achieving, driven students in security degree programs following their sophomore year at DSU. Recipients in this program can, by application, become part of the 4+1 program, which allows you to graduate with your bachelor’s and master’s degree in just five years. If awarded students can earn up to 100% tuition and fees covered plus a $25,000 undergraduate stipend or $34,000 graduate stipend. Includes $6,000 for professional development and books, paid summer internship, and guaranteed job security following graduation in federal, state, local or tribal government. Renewable for up to three years.

 

Eligibility:

Scholarship requires minimum college GPA of 3.25 to qualify

Eligible majors/fields: Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences

 

Applicable Institutions:

Dakota State University

 

Questions:

Jill Corbin at 605-256-5152 or jill.corbin@dsu.edu.

DSU Rising Scholarship

The DSU Rising Scholarship is available to new transfers who have completed less than 4 years of undergrad and are enrolled in an undergraduate degree program within the Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences. Students must have and continue to maintain full time status and a 3.25 cumulative college unweighted GPA.

 

Eligibility:

Applicants must be new transfers enrolled in an undergraduate degree program within the Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences at DSU. Scholarship requires minimum ACT score of 30 and minimum high school GPA of 3.00 to qualify.

Eligible majors/fields: Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences

 

Applicable Institutions:

Dakota State University

 

Questions:

Jill Corbin at 605-256-5152 or jill.corbin@dsu.edu.