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Sharon Kienow, Director
 
Dacotah Hall 103
1200 S. Jay St.
Aberdeen, S.D. 57401
 
Phone: 605-626-2640
            1-800-NSU-5330
Fax:      605-626-2587
 
 
 
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Multicultural Scholarships

NSU Diversity Scholarship
Deadline:
Summary: Scholarships are available for American Indian and other minority students. Award amounts and eligibility criteria vary. To receive an application, please contact: NSU Admissions Office, Northern State University, 1200 South Jay Street, Aberdeen, SD 57401, 605-626-2544.

 

Crazy Horse Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: March 19, 2012
Summary: Applicants must be enrolled members of an American Indian Tribe and current Northern students. Requires application, tribal enrollment number, 2 letters of recommendation, and most recent transcript. Multiple scholarships awarded.

 

MassMutual Scholars Program
Deadline: May 4, 2012
Summary: Applicants must be U.S. citizens of African American, Asian/Pacific Islander or Hispanic descent and must be full-time sophomores, juniors, or seniors. Preference will be given to students who are interested in pursuing a career in the insurance and financial services industry. Requires application, proof of citizenship, 3.0 GPA, copy of FAFSA, and college transcript(s). Thirty $5,000 scholarships.

 

Richard Hagen-Minerva Harvey Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: March 15, 2012
Summary: Applicants must be enrolled members of an American Indian Tribe and must have graduated from a South Dakota high school within the last 5 years. Requires application, 2 letters of recommendation, transcripts, essay, tribal enrollment verification, and ACT scores. Up to seven scholarships awarded, valued at a minimum of $6,000 over four years.

 

American Indian Graduate Center Scholarships
Deadline: earliest is May 11, 2012
Summary: Scholarships available through two programs. Available to applicants of American Indian or Alaskan Native descent.

 

American Indian Education Foundation Scholarships
Deadline: April 4, 2012
Summary: Applicants must be American Indian or of Alaska Native descent. Requires application, transcripts, essay, and tribal enrollment documentation. $2000 scholarships awarded.

 

Yankton College Scholarships
Deadline: February 10, 2012
Summary: Applicants must be high school seniors with a family or friend relationship to a Yankton College alumni or former faculty/staff. Requires application, personal statement, and 2 letters of reference. Several $1,000 scholarships.

 

American Indian Scholarships

 

    • Crow Creek Higher Education Scholarship-Enrolled members only
      Deadline: Academic Year-July 15, Spring Semester-November 15
    • Lower Brule Higher Education Grant Program-Enrolled members only
      Deadline: Fall Semester-July 15, Spring Semester-November 30
    • Rosebud Sioux Tribe Higher Education Grant Program-Enrolled members only
      Deadline: Fall Semester-July 15, Spring Semester-December 1
    • Standing Rock Higher Education Scholarship-Enrolled members only
      Deadline: Fall Semester-June 1, Spring Semester-Nov. 30, Summer Session-April 30
    • Yankton Higher Education Scholarship-Enrolled members only
      Deadline: Academic Year-July 1, Spring Semester-Dec. 1, Summer Session-April 15
    • Association on American Indian Affairs
    • Brown Foundation Scholarship Program
    • Catching the Dream
      Deadline: Summer Session-March 15, Fall-April 15, Spring-September 15
    • National Society Daughters of the American Revolution-Various scholarships
      Deadline: Varies

 

 
Latino/Hispanic Scholarships

 

 
 
Black/African American
 
 
 
Chinese
 

 

Various