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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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Outside Scholarships

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IHELP Scholarships
Deadline: June 30, 2016
Summary: Applicants must be seniors or current college students. Requires application. One $3,000, one $2,000 and one $1,000 scholarship.

Honored Women Educators of South Dakota Scholarship          
Deadline: May 15, 2016
Summary: Applicants must be female students majoring in education who are in the second semester of their junior year. Requires application, transcript, two references, and an essay. One $500 scholarship.

South Dakota Telecommunications Association Memorial Scholarships
Deadline: May 31, 2016
Summary: Applicants or their parents must be subscribers of a South Dakota Telecommunications Association member company (James Valley Telecommunications, Swiftel Communications, Venture Communications Cooperative, etc.). Applicants must also have completed at least two semesters of post-secondary school.  Requires application, transcript (must list GPA), and two letters of recommendation. Two $1,500 scholarships.

LeafFilter Gutter Guard Scholarship
Deadline: July 29, 2016
Summary: Applicants must be full-time students during the 2016-2017 school year.  Requires essay.  One $500 scholarship.

Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship

Deadline: May 15, 2016
Summary: Applicants must be women who are in a business-related major and are freshmen, sophomores, or juniors. Requires application, two recommendation letters, essay, enrollment verification, and transcripts. 

Senior Caregiver Scholarship
Deadline: July 15, 2016
Summary: Applicants must be students who have been a caregiver for an adult relative. Requires application, transcript, and video or essay. One $1,000 scholarship.

Senior Volunteer Scholarship 
Deadline: July 15, 2016
Summary: Applicants must be students who have volunteered in a senior living community within the past year.  Requires application, transcript, and video or essay. One $1,000 scholarship.

CSM Virgil R. Williams Scholarships
Deadline: June 1, 2016
Summary: Applicants must be Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States (EANGUS) members or their family members. Requires application, transcript, and essay. $2,000 scholarships awarded.

Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States Auxiliary Scholarship
Deadline: June 1, 2016
Summary: Applicants must be Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States (EANGUS) Auxiliary members, children or grandchildren of EANGUS Auxiliary members, or spouses of EANGUS Auxiliary members.  Requires application, transcript, essay, and four letters of recommendation. One $3,000, one $1,250, and two $1,000 scholarships awarded.

The White Buffalo Club Annual Scholarship
Deadline: Aug. 15, 2016
Summary: Scholarship is open to all college and university students. Requires essay. One $500 scholarship.


Whistler Premier Scholarship
Deadline: Aug. 15, 2016
Summary: Applicants must be U.S. or Canadian citizens. Requires essay. One $500 scholarship. 


Wells Fargo Veterans Emergency Grant Program
Deadline: Grants are awarded on an ongoing basis until funds are exhausted
Summary: Applicants must be honorably discharged veterans or spouses of disabled veterans. Requires application, transcript, expense documentation, copy of DD214, and completed FAFSA. Emergency grants are available to eligible applicants who are enrolled in postsecondary education and experience unexpected financial difficulties that might cause them to drop out of school. Maximum grant award is $1,000.


Spirit of Sioux Falls Scholarship
Deadline: July 1, 2016
Summary: Applicants must be business majors who maintain residency in Lincoln or Minnehaha counties.  Applicants must also have completed at least 1 year of undergraduate study. Requires application, transcript, and two letters of recommendation. Four $2,500 scholarships.

 

 

South Dakota Board of Regents Scholarships


Jump Start Scholarship
Deadline: Sept. 1
Summary: Applicants must be South Dakota residents who graduate from high school in 3 years or fewer. Guaranteed $1771.34 for one year.

South Dakota Opportunity Scholarship
Deadline: See website

Summary: Applicants must be South Dakota students who attended an eligible higher education institution in South Dakota. Requires composite ACT score of 24 or higher, a cumulative GPA of 3.0, and completion of the high school course requirements commonly known as the Regents Scholar curriculum. Guaranteed to all students who qualify, $5000 over four years.