Outside Scholarships


Northern does not endorse any of the below businesses, organizations, or scholarships. This information is provided as a service. Please contact the NSU Financial Aid Office for more information.

 

Danielle Lea Wingate Memorial Scholarship 

Deadline: May 5, 2017

Summary: Applicant must be a degree seeking student at Northern who has been impacted by cancer in some way. Requires application and an essay detailing the affect cancer has had on their life, why they chose NSU and how he/she excels outside of the classroom, as well as their future plans; minimum of 250 words. Scholarship up to $950 available.

 

SDTA (South Dakota Telecommunications Association) Scholarship

Deadline: May 31, 2017

Summary: Applicant must have completed at least two semesters (24 credits) at a SD institution, majoring in a program with technical skills or a field of study that is particularly useful for work in the telecommunications or broadcasting industry *see application for listing of related programs and must be a member/customer or child of member/customer of an SDTA company. Requires application and two letters of recommendation. Three $1,500 scholarships awarded.

 

Spring 2017 Labroots Scholarship 

Deadline: April 30, 2017

Summary: Applicant must be currently enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate program (BS or higher) in the STEM field for the 17-18 academic year or a high school senior 17 years of age or older.  Requires online application, transcript, resume, proposal of intent. Scholarship will fund one undergraduate or graduate student for one year, providing $3,000 in direct costs.

 

Action Behavior Center ABA Therapy Scholarship

Deadline: June 30, 2017

Summary: Applicant must be enrolled full time and pursuing a degree that focuses in one of the following: psychology, applied behavior analysis (ABA), early education, secondary education, sociology, biology, and other natural or applied sciences that relate to autism. Requires online application, short writing project and a post to a social media site. One $1,000 scholarship awarded.

 

POET Media Digital Marketing Scholarship

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2017

Summary: Applicant must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student. Requires essay, online application and proof of enrollment status. One $1,000 scholarship awarded.

 

Ted & Stacey Scholarship (Ted & Stacey’s Mattress Guides)

Deadline: Aug. 1, 2017

Summary: Applicant must be enrolled pursuing a business or entrepreneurship degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and be either a US citizen or legally authorized to study in the US. Requires original idea of products of interest with a new mattress, short essay, proof of enrollment, proof of grades and contact information. One $1,000 scholarship awarded.

 

Einstein Moving Scholarship

Deadline: Dec. 1, 2017

Summary: Applicant must currently be enrolled or a high-school student entering college, provide verification of full-time enrollment, and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5. Requires essay and copy of college ID. One $1,000 scholarship awarded.

 

Feldco Windows, Siding and Doors Scholarship

Deadline: June 15, 2017

Summary: Applicant must be a legal U.S. resident, currently enrolled or will be enrolled fall 2017. Requires proof of enrollment, essay and email submission. One $1,000 scholarship awarded.

 

DocuTAP Scholarship

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2017

Summary: Applicant must 18 years or older, currently enrolled in an undergraduate program and in good academic standing. Requires essay and online application. Five $1,000 scholarships awarded.

 

FurnaceCompare Climate Change Scholarship

Deadline: July 31, 2017

Summary: Applicant must be enrolled for the 2017-2018 academic year with a minimum GPA  of 3.0. Requires application, transcript and essay. One $1,000 scholarship awarded.

 

Kitchen Cabinet Kings Entrepreneur Scholarship

Deadline: April 30, 2017

Summary: Applicant must be a U.S. citizen enrolled in an undergraduate/graduate program.  Requires online application and essay. One $5,000 scholarship awarded.

 

Lucidchart Scholarship

Deadline: June 17, 2017

Summary: Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident, enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or graduate program and have a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4-point scale. Requires online application, creative diagram and a brief description of your diagram. One $1,000 scholarship awarded.

 

Doolittle Scholarship

Deadline: Postmarked by May 1, 2017

Summary: Applicants must be graduates who attended Aberdeen Central High School for at least two years. Applicants must be in their sophomore, junior or senior year and have demonstrated leadership skills, civic or community involvement. Preference given to business majors, but other courses of study may be considered. Requires application and three letters of recommendation. Scholarships from $800 to $1,500 available.

 

Russ Keen Memorial Endowment Scholarship

Deadline: May 1, 2017

Summary: Applicant must have graduated from any Aberdeen Public School, currently a sophomore or junior in college, pursuing a degree in Communications or Journalism. Requires application.  One scholarship award approximately $750.

 

Vimbly Scholarship

Deadline: May 31, 2017

Summary: Applicant must be an undergraduate student. Application requires proof of enrollment and essay. One $1,000 scholarship awarded.

 

Spirit of Sioux Falls Scholarship

Deadline: July 1, 2017

Summary: Applicant must live/maintain residency in Lincoln or Minnehaha counties (S.D.). Must be pursuing a business degree full time in a bachelor or graduate program, demonstrate motivation/ability to succeed, and understand the role of business in American society. Four $2,500 scholarships awarded.

 

The AZAZIE Scholarship

Deadline: May 31, 2017

Summary: Applicant must be a high school senior or freshman/sophomore in college, attending college at a U.S. or Canadian university/college. Requires essay. One $1,000 scholarship awarded.

 

The Andrew Flusche Scholarship

Deadline: June 30, 2017

Summary: Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or lawful resident enrolled in college, or a high school senior accepted to college. Requires creating video PSA uploaded to YouTube, online application and proof of enrollment/acceptance to college. One $500 scholarship per deadline.

 

Ampronix College Scholarship

Deadline: May 31, 2017

Summary: Applicants must be a United States resident, enrolled as an undergraduate student and have performed at least 20 hours of community service in the last year. Requires taking a survey and photo with essay. Three $1,000 scholarships awarded.

 

 

South Dakota Board of Regents Scholarships

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, $6,500 over four years.