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.

 

ZEQR Scholarship

Deadline: Dec. 15, 2017

Summary: Applicant must be currently enrolled at an institution within the United States or Canada. Requires online application and essay. One $1,000 scholarship.

 

ANA Annual Scholarship

Deadline: March 15, 2018

Summary: Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0; enrolled/taken 15 credits in business related course work and enrolled full time. Graduate students must have a bachelor degree and be registered full time in their graduate program. Requires essay, resume, and proof of both current GPA and business courses taken. One $1,000 scholarship.

 

Creative Mind Scholarship

Deadline: March 15, 2018

Summary: Applicant must be an aspiring artist who is currently enrolled. Requires an original piece created by applicant, photo(s) with an essay explaining the inspiration behind the piece and an online submission. One $1,500 scholarship.

 

KNR Don't Text and Drive Scholarship

Deadline: March 31, 2018

Summary: Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, accepted or currently enrolled at a university within the U.S., demonstarting good character/high initiative and a 3.0 GPA or higher. Requires an application, transcript, and recommendation letter. One $5,000 scholarship. 

 

POET Never Satisfied Scholarship

Deadline: Feb. 2, 2018

Summary: Applicant must be enrolled for the 2018 fall semester. No major or GPA requirement. Requires online application and essay. Ten $5,000 scholarships.

 

Commerce Bank Scholarship

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2017

Summary: Applicant must be a legal resident of the U.S. (excluding NY, RI & FL), 18 years or older and enrolled at a post-secondary educational institution. Requires online entry-sweepstakes. Five $1,000 scholarships to be awarded for the 2018 spring semester.

 

Yankton College Scholarship

Deadline: Feb. 23, 2018

Summary: Applicant must be seeking a bachelor's degree as a full-time student with a connection to Yankton College (family relationship to an alumnus, former faculty/staff or a family friend, teacher, pastor etc. with a connection to Yankton College). Requires application, official high school transcript/college transcript, personal statement, leadership statement and two letters of reference.  Multiple $1,000 scholarships.

 

Northern Electric Cooperative Scholarship

Deadline: Feb. 16, 2018

Summary: Applicant must be a member-system consumer/cooperative or dependent of a member, currently enrolled or planned to be enrolled full-time in a graduate or undergraduate program. Requires application, essay, transcripts, ACT scores (if incoming freshman) and applicant appraisal. One $1,000 scholarship and one $500 scholarship.

 

Adventographer Travel Scholarship

Deadline: Feb. 1, 2018

Summary: Applicant must be enrolled full time. Requires original photo and an essay. One $1,500 scholarship.

 

The Krist Law Firm, P.C. National Scholarship

Deadline: March 31, 2018

Summary: Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, accepted or currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program with a 3.0 GPA or higher. Requires application form, transcript, letter of recommendation from teacher/faculty member, essay and a personal statement. One $10,000 scholarship.

 

John K. Zaid Essay Writing Scholarship

Deadline: Jan. 15, 2018

Summary: Applicant must be a college student. Requires essay and proof of enrollment.

 

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.

 

HostGator Website Scholarship

Deadline: Nov. 30, 2017

Summary: Applicant must be enrolled in a two-to four-year or graduate program for the 2017-18 academic year. Requires application and essay. One $1,500 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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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. 

 

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.