Applicants must be:
high school (or
attending school in the
Apply from Oct. 1 to April 2, 2012, if you will be attending Southeast Tech in Sioux Falls next fall.
College Prowler - online search for colleges & scholarships w. ratings by current college students. They give away a monthly $2,000 scholarship for those signed up on their website.
Internet Scholarship - 40 - $1,000 Scholarships awarded in a random drawing; program runs Oct. thru March
Most Valuable Student Scholarship (Elks National Foundation) - Dec. 1st Deadline; will award 500, 4-year scholarships nationally; need not be related to an Elks member; judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.
SD Farmers Union Foundation - open to applicants whose parents are member of SD Farmers Union; open to seniors or post-secondary students who will be attending a post-secondary school in South Dakota; 3 - $500 scholarships will be awarded; Dec. 1st deadline.
Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway - Must be 18 years old & upload a 1 minute video by 12/31 for a chance to win a $2,500.
AXA Achievement Scholarship - looking for students who have been active in their communities, and/or overcome personal challenges; 2 types available:
The AXA Community Scholarship Program brings advice and access to higher education into every community in which AXA has a presence. Every AXA Advisors' branch office nationwide distributes up to twelve $2,000 scholarships to high school seniors who live and attend high school in their area. Dec. 15th deadline
Black Hills Stock Show Foundation Scholarship - will be awarding (6) $2,000 scholarships to graduating seniors from SD,ND,MT, WY, or NE who plan to attend a post-secondary school in one of those states. An application form & more info. can be found at www.bhssf.com. Dec. 15th deadline.
Scholarship recipients will have the chance to spend one week of their summer digging deep into the science that is planned for the Deep Underground Science and Engineering Lab at Homestake, based in Lead, SD. They will spend three weeks studying physics at Princeton University in New Jersey under world-renowned scholars and researchers. Funding permitting, they will spend a week in Italy, at the Gran Sasso Laboratory, to get a feeling for the dynamic research environment that will be DUSEL in the future. Coursework will cover physics, plus a variety of other science and engineering topics. Participants will have the opportunity to interact and learn from distinguished professors from all over the world. College credit will be offered.
Eligibility Requirements: Candidates must:
- Be a high school senior or college freshmen at time of application
- Attend a South Dakota public, private or home school or postsecondary institution or have graduated from a South Dakota high school - Have a demonstrated interest in science with the intent of pursuing an advanced degree in a math, science, engineering or technology field
- Preference will be given to those students completing advanced math and science courses
- Students may only participate in the five-week scholarship program once
SDAPHCC Scholarship Application -sponsored by the SD Assn. for Plumbing, Heating, & Cooling Contractors; deadline - Dec. 31st.
US JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship Program - Jan. 15th deadline: 2 - $200 state winners who are forwarded on to the national competition; application & More info.
USD Online Academic Scholarship Application - will be open from Oct. 25th through Jan. 13th; students submit one application and they will automatically be considered for all participating scholarship; students are required to have letters of recommendations provided through email; also can get an estimate of what you might receive from USD (under Coyote Commitment Scholarship Program)
(USD) Al Neuharth Scholarship for Excellence in Journalism - Jan. 13th deadline: renewable, 4 - year award valued at more than $29,000; for students who exceptional promise and plan to pursue journalism careers after college; active w. The Volante
- One form is all you need to be considered for all academic scholarships available at SDSU. (Talent scholarships for athletics and music and ROTC scholarships require a separate application process.)
- Return your scholarship application to the Admissions Office. We accept scholarship applications throughout the year, but we strongly encourage you to have yours in by January 15 of your senior year to receive priority consideration for all awards.
Essay competition sponsored by the SD Securities & Exchange Commission - Not a scholarship but a cash prize awarded to Seniors who research and write an essay on Investment Safety; 2 prizes each of $5,000, $3,000, $2,000 & $1,000 will be awarded. Jan. 18th - deadline. Rules & entry form can be found at www.state.sd.us/securities/essay.htm.
Burger King Scholars Program - $1,000 to $25,000 scholarships available to high school seniors and also their employees; application period is Nov. 15th through Jan. 10th.
National Honor Society Scholarships - NHS will award more scholarships from $1,000 to $3,000 each; 2 students in NHS can be nominated; based on scholarship, leadership, character & service. Jan. 14th deadline. Go to aim.applyists.net/NHS to set up an account.
National MS Society's Scholarship Program — to help highly qualified students who have been diagnosed with MS or who have a parent with MS achieve their dreams of going to college. In 2010 nearly $1 million was awarded to 470 scholars. (Info. & Application)
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program - awards 20 scholarships nationally each year who demonstrate exemplary leadership. drive, integrity and citizenship. Jan. 10th deadline. For requirements and online application, visit www.reaganfoundation.org/scholarships
$1000 iHELP™ SCHOLARSHIP South Dakota - Sponsored by the Student Loan Finance Corp. in Aberdeen; Determined by a random drawing; Feb. 29th deadline; 5 - high school seniors; also iPad drawing; (click here for more info. on private student loans)
In order to qualify* for the iHELP Scholarship, the applicant must be a:
|South Dakota resident.|
|High school senior or enrolled at least half time in a 2 or 4 year public or private school.|
|Must not be on academic probation.|
Dakota Corps Scholarship - for tuition & fees at a participating college in SD. Feb. 1st - deadline.
Graduate from an accredited South Dakota high school with a Grade Point Average (GPA of) 2.8 or greater on a 4.0 scale.
Have a composite ACT score of 24 or greater (or the SAT equivalent).
Agree, in writing, to stay in South Dakota and work in a critical need occupation after graduation for as many years as the scholarship was received, plus one year.
Apply for the Dakota Corps Scholarship for a school period that begins within one year of high school graduation, or within one year of release from active duty of an active component of the armed forces.
Attend a participating South
Dakota college as an
undergraduate student in a
program that will prepare the
student to work in a critical
Best Buy Scholarship Program - Grade 9 -12 students are legible; Scholarships are awarded to students who volunteer time to their communities, excel in academics, and participate in extra curricular activities. The application must be completed electronically online; Feb. 15th - deadline.
ESA Foundation Scholarships - go to their website and print the application. Then go back to items under ESA Foundation Scholarship and click on the Current List of ESAF Scholarships available by State. Click on STATE to learn which scholarships are applicable for STATE residents. Print the list. The student may apply for 3 scholarships. Each will need a full set of documents and fees. The completed application with all of the documentation must be submitted to me by February 1st to be considered for this academic year. Please mail to Box 387, Winner, SD 57580. Contact info. firstname.lastname@example.org or at 605-842-0337.
Through the World Class program, Mediacom will award $1,000 leadership scholarships to winning applicants. Applications for the World Class scholarships can be downloaded by clicking on this link. Applications and references much be received by February 15th to be considered.