South Dakota Scholarship

Scholarships for students South Dakota. Some scholarships specifically open to South Dakota students, and others give preference to students in South Dakota.

Burlington North Santa Fe (BNSF) Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Science and Engineering Society | Burlington North Santa Fe Foundation
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to Native American, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians who are graduating high school seniors and live in a state serviced by BNSF (Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, and Washington). Applicant must be planning to study Business, Finance, Mathematics, Natural/Physical Sciences, Technology, Engineering, Education, Medicine, or Health Administration.

Roberta M. Wilson Scholarship
Sponsor: Urban Native Education Alliance
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 3, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students at the University of Washington, Western Washington University, and Sinte Gieska University (South Dakota). Applicant must have service/volunteerism in their respective Native communities, leadership, and participation in extracurricular school and/or community activities.

Jerry Wheeler Scholarship
Sponsor: South Dakota Retailers Association (SDRA)
Amount: Up to $1,600
Closing Date: April 22, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be enrolled in a retail field of study during the 2019-2020 school year. Applicant must have graduated from a high school in South Dakota or has a plan to attend a college, university, or vocational school in South Dakota in the fall of 2019.

Celebrate the West High School Art Competition
Sponsor: Western Governors’ Association
Amount: Up to $1,200
Closing Date: April 28, 2019
Description: Competition is open to high school students (grades 9-12) in public, private, charter, and alternative schools. Home-schooled students in that age group also may enter. Student must be in a school in a WGA member state: Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, California, Colorado, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. Applicant must submit a two-dimensional art piece on what their state means to them.

Come 2 Iowa Senior Scholarship
Sponsor: Iowa Student Loan
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors from Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wisconsin who will attend college at an eligible institution located in Iowa.

South Dakota Opportunity Scholarship
Sponsor: South Dakota Legislature
Amount: $1,300
Closing Date: June 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open residents of South Dakota at the time of high school graduation with at least a 24 on the ACT or 1090 on the SAT and who had a cumulative high school GPA of at least 3.0 prior to graduation. Applicant must attend a university, college, or technical school that provides instruction from a campus located in South Dakota. While the final deadline is September 1, it is recommended that the initial scholarship application and transcript be submitted by June 1 when establishing eligibility for the Fall term.


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