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

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

Yankton Medical Clinic Scholarship

Graduating seniors from Washington High School in Sioux Falls who plan to attend an accredited college, university, or vocational or technical school can apply for this award. They must also demonstrate financial need, have maintained a “C” average or higher, and be committed to their educational goals.

 

Eligibility:

Applicants must be graduating seniors from Washington High School in Sioux Falls. Scholarship requires minimum high school GPA of 2.00 to qualify. Scholarship selection may be based on financial need.

 

Applicable Institutions:

ANY technical college or university

 

Questions:

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

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 Graduate Academic Year Scholarship

The Cobell Graduate Scholarship Opportunity is for students who are enrolled members of a US Federally-recognized tribe who have earned a four-year bachelor’s degree and are in pursuit of a Master’s, Doctorate, or Professional Degree. Duplicate degrees cannot be funded (i.e. second master’s degree). After a review of institutionally provided information, some students may receive a lesser scholarship award to stay within the annual cost-of-attendance.

 

Eligibility:

Applicants must be enrolled members of a US Federally recognized tribe who have earned a four-year bachelor’s degree and are in pursuit of a Master’s, Doctorate, or Professional Degree.¬† Scholarship requires minimum college GPA of 3.00 to qualify. Scholarship selection may be based on financial need.

 

Applicable Institutions:

ANY university

 

Questions:

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

Wokini Scholarship

First-time, transfer and graduate students are all eligible for the Wokini Scholarship. Students must be tribally enrolled in a federally recognized tribe in the United States, including Alaskan Natives, and provide tribal enrollment documentation. This scholarship is open to all majors.

 

Eligibility:

Applicants must be tribally enrolled in a federally recognized tribe in the United States.

 

Applicable Institutions:

SDSU

 

Questions:

Students interested in applying can use SDSU’s universal scholarship application form found at the included link. Questions can be directed to Lisa Schramm at 605-688-5393 or lisa.schramm@sdstate.edu.

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.