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.

 

SDTA (South Dakota Telecommunications Association) Scholarship

Deadline: May 31, 2018

Summary: Applicant must have completed at least two semesters (24 credits) at a South Dakota institution, majoring in a program with technical skills or a field of study related to the telecommunications or broadcasting industry (see application for details) and be a member/customer or child of member/customer of an SDTA company. Requires application and two letters of recommendation. One $2,000 and one $1,500 scholarship.

 

Elmer C. Anderson Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: April 30, 2018

Summary: Applicant must be a junior or senior during the 2018-19 academic year. Requires application, copy of completed FAFSA, personal statement, transcript, three references, and a short essay. One $1,000 scholarship.

 

Doolittle Business Scholarship

Deadline: May 1, 2018

Summary: Applicant must have graduated from Aberdeen Central High School (and have attended there at least two years) and entering sophomore year or later in college. Preference is given to business majors. Requires application, essay and three letters of recommendation. Scholarships range from $800-$1,500.

 

Russ Keen Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: May 1, 2018

Summary: Applicant must be a graduate of Aberdeen Central High School entering their sophomore or junior year, majoring in journalism or communications. Requires application and short essay. One scholarship, approximately $750.

 

ZipRecruiter Scholarship

Deadline: June 30, 2018

Summary: Applicant must be a legal resident of the U.S. or District of Columbia, 18 or older and be a student enrolled in high school or college in the U.S. Requires online submission and essay. One $3,000 scholarship.

 

2018 Volunteer Scholarship

Deadline: June 30, 2018

Summary: Applicant must be enrolled full time for the 2018-19 academic year, in good standing and show outstanding community volunteer involvement. Requires online application, reference, and essay. One $1,500 scholarship.

 

Spolin Law Civil Rights and Criminal Law Essay Competition and Scholarship

Deadline: Oct. 1, 2018

Summary: Applicant must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program and have a 3.0 GPA or higher. Requires online application form, essay and transcript or proof of enrollment. One $1,000 scholarship.

 

Big Sun Scholarship

Deadline: June 19, 2018

Summary: Applicant must be a student athlete in capacity of participation and currently attending college or a high school senior. Requires essay and online submission. One $500 scholarship.

 

2018 Colwell Law Group Single Parent Scholarship

Deadline: May 31, 2018

Summary: Applicant must either be a child of a single parent or a single parent themselves, U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident of the U.S. with a 3.0 GPA who will be attending college fall 2018. Requires one application, current transcript and essay. One $2,000 scholarship.

 

2018 Grasshopper Entrepreneur Scholarship

Deadline: April 30, 2018

Summary: Applicant must be a current college student or incoming freshman enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program. Requires online application and essay. One $5,000 scholarship.

 

 

HumberSport's Internet Marketing Scholarship

Deadline: May 1, 2018

Summary: Applicant must be enrolled the current year of the scholarship program in the U.S. or Canada. Requires essay and proof of enrollment. One $1,000 scholarship.

 

2018 Straight North STEM Scholarship

Deadline: Aug. 1, 2018

Summary: Applicant must be an undergraduate or graduate student majoring in STEM field of study. Requires online application, college transcript and a biography. One $1,000 scholarship and two $250 scholarships.

 

Gracey Holistic Health Scholarship

Deadline: May 15, 2018

Summary: Applicant must be an incoming freshman, current undergraduate or graduate student who is a legal resident of either the United States or Canada. Requires a minimum GPA of 2.5, online application and an essay. One $500 scholarship.

 

Clean this Carpet Scholarship

Deadline: Aug. 20, 2018

Summary: Applicant must be currently pursuing a degree. Requires online submission with proof of enrollment, essay, CV/resume and relevant course work. One $1,000 scholarship.

 

Simply SUP Boards Scholarship

Deadline: May 1, 2018

Summary: Applicant must be a citizen or permanent legal resident of the U.S. or Canada, enrolled full-time in a degree-seeking program with proof of enrollment, and be attending an accredited college in the U.S. when scholarship is awarded. Requires application, essay and posting to social media. One $500 scholarship.

 

 

 

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.