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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
 
 
The WolfPACT Scholarship
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The largest guaranteed four year scholarship in the Midwest. Money you can count on. Get your ACT Score; find out your scholarship award. It's that simple!
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Northern State University
WolfPact Scholarship

​Northern State University's WolfPACT Scholarship is the largest guaranteed scholarship in South Dakota. 

Students with an ACT of 30 or higher are guaranteed $12,000 over 4 years; ACT scores of 28 or 29 qualify for $11,000 over 4 years; scores of 24 to 27 qualify for $7,000 over 4 years; and scores of 21 to 23 receive $5,000 over 4 years. See below for required SAT scores.

 
Deadline: To apply for WolfPACT, send a completed admission application, application fee, high school transcript and ACT or SAT score and be accepted for admission by March 1.
 
The WolfPACT is for new freshmen only.
 
 
ACT Score of 28 or 29 - $11,000
SAT of 1250 - 1320 (Critical Reading + Math)
3.0 GPA required for renewal
Year 1​ ​$2,000
​Year 2 ​$2,500
​Year 3 ​$3,000
​Year 4 ​$3,500
 
ACT Score of 24-27 - $7,000
SAT of 1090 -  1240 (Critical Reading + Math)
3.0 GPA required for renewal
​Year 1 ​$1,000
​Year 2 ​$1,500
​Year 3 ​$2,000
​Year 4 ​$2,500
 
ACT Score of 21-23 - $5,000
SAT of 980 – 1080 (Critical Reading + Math)
3.0 GPA required for renewal
Year 1​ ​$ 750
​Year 2 ​$1,000
​Year 3 ​$1,500
​Year 4 ​$1,750
 

 

 

President's Meritorious Scholarship

Applicants with an ACT score of 30 or above who are accepted for admission by March 1 will automatically receive a President's Meritorious Scholarship. In addition to the $11,000 WolfPACT Scholarship, these students will receive an additional $1,000 in their freshman year, for a total scholarship award of $12,000.

 

ACT Score of 30 or above - $12,000
SAT of 1330 or above
3.0 GPA required for renewal
Year 1​ ​$3,000
​Year 2 ​$2,500
​Year 3 ​$3,000
​Year 4 ​$3,500