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.

 

Software Testing Scholarship

Deadline: Nov. 1, 2017

Summary: Applicant must be a 2017 high school graduate accepted to or currently attending a university. Requires application and essay. One $1,000 scholarship.

 

SACHS Marketing Group General Marketing Education Scholarship

Deadline: Dec. 15, 2017

Summary: Applicant must be currently enrolled at any accredited college. Requires application and essay. One $1,000 scholarship.

 

Westwind General Education Scholarship

Deadline: Dec. 15, 2017

Summary: Applicant must be enrolled at any accredited college. Requires application and essay. 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.

 

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

Deadline: Oct. 3, 2017

Summary: Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, undergraduate student in good standing receiving a Federal Pell Grant and be in the process of applying to/accepted for a study abroad or internship program of at least two weeks in a single country that is not under a U.S. Department of State travel warning. Requires application, official transcripts and certification from applicant’s study abroad and financial aid advisors. Scholarship amounts vary.

 

AIGC Stem Loan Service

Deadline: Oct. 31, 2017

Summary: Applicant must be an enrolled member of a federally recognized American Indian tribe or Alaska Native group OR provide documentation of ancestry to possession of ¼ degree Indian blood verified through TEC and be pursuing a master’s or doctorate degree as a full time student. Exclusive consideration to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields – verified through college transcripts/acceptance forms.  Requires application and financial needs form. Award(s) valued up to $30,000.

 

Global Volunteers Bi-Annual Student Volunteer Abroad Scholarship

Deadline: Oct. 15, 2017

Summary: Applicant must be a U.S. or Canadian student who is either a high school junior or senior, accepted to an accredited college, or enrolled at an institution located in the U.S. or Canada. Requires essay, application and a photo. One $500 scholarship.

 

VelvetJobs Scholarship

Deadline: Dec. 16, 2017

Summary: Applicant must be 18 or older. Requires application and essay. One $1,000 scholarship.

 

BTE Loans & Credit Scholarship

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2017

Summary: Applicant must be enrolled for the Spring 2018 semester (undergraduate or graduate). Requires application and essay. One $500 scholarship.

 

The Krist Law Firm, P.C. National Scholarship

Deadline: March 31, 2018

Summary:  Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident accepted or  currently attending college in the U.S. with a 3.0 or higher GPA and demonstrates good character/high initiative. Requires application, transcript, recommendation from teacher/faculty member, essay and personal statement. Scholarship value of $10,000.

 

Staver Law Group National Scholarship

Deadline: Dec. 1, 2017

Summary: Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident accepted or  currently attending college in the U.S. with a 3.0 or higher GPA and demonstrate good character/strong motivation despite challenges. Requires application, transcript and essay. One $5,000 scholarship to be awarded.  

 

Brian Meyer Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: Oct. 31, 2017

Summary: Applicant must have attended a South Dakota college for two semesters and be a subscriber or member of the family must be a subscriber to South Dakota Telecommunications Association (SDTA). Requires application, essay and two letters of recommendation. Scholarships of $1,250 and $650 to be awarded for the 2018 spring semester.

 

Cloud Peak Law Group Scholarship

Deadline: Nov. 15, 2017

Summary: Applicant must be attending at least half time with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Requires essay. One $1,000 and one $500 scholarship to be 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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

 

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.