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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
Guaranteed Scholarship
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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WolfPACT Scholarship
Untitled 1 Northern State University's WolfPACT Scholarship is the largest guaranteed scholarship in the Midwest!

You can be eligible for a renewable award of up to $12,000, based on your ACT score and housing choice. You also can use SAT scores - Critical Reading + Math - to determine eligibility. The annual increases require you to live on campus. Review the chart below to determine your minimum and maximum eligibility!

Application and deadline
To apply for a WolfPACT scholarship, submit a completed admission application, application fee, high school transcript, and official ACT or SAT scores and be accepted for admission by March 1.

The WolfPACT is for new freshmen only. Students must be enrolled full time and maintain a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 for renewal.
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​On campus all 4 years
On campus 3 years/
off campus 1 year​
On campus 2 years/
off campus 2 years​
Off campus 4 years OR
 on campus 1 year​/off campus 3 years
President's -
30 or above ACT score

(SAT 1330 or above)​​​​​

​Year 1 ​$3,000 ​$3,000 ​$3,000 ​$3,000
​Year 2
​$2,500 ​$2,500 ​$2,500 ​$2,000
Year 3​ ​$3,000 ​$3,000 ​$2,500 ​$2,000
​Year 4
​$3,500 ​$3,000 ​$2,500 ​$2,000
​$12,000 $11,500​ $10,500​ ​$9,000

 
​28-29 ACT score
(SAT 1250-1320)

​Year 1
​$2,000 ​$2,000 ​$2,000 ​$2,000
​Year 2
​$2,500 ​$2,500 ​$2,500 ​$2,000
​Year 3
​$3,000 ​$3,000 ​$2,500 ​$2,000
​Year 4
​$3,500 ​$3,000 ​$2,500 ​$2,000
​$11,000 ​$10,500 ​$9,500 ​$8,000

 
​24-27 ACT score
(SAT 1090-1240)​​​​

​Year 1 ​$1,000 ​$1,000 ​$1,000 ​$1,000
​Year 2
​$1,500 ​$1,500 ​$1,500 ​$1,000
​Year 3
​$2,000 ​$2,000 ​$1,500 ​$1,000
​Year 4
​$2,500 ​$2,000 ​$1,500 ​$1,000
​$7,000 ​$6,500 ​$5,500 $4,000

 
​21-23 ACT score
(SAT 980-1080)

​Year 1 ​$750 ​$750 ​$750 ​$750
​Year 2
​$1,000 ​$1,000 ​$1,000 ​$750
​Year 3
​$1,500 ​$1,500 ​$1,000 ​$750
​Year 4
​$1,750 ​$1,500 ​$1,000 ​$750
​$5,000 ​$4,750 ​$3,750 ​$3,000