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.

 

 

Emery Redding Legal Studies Scholarship

Deadline: Nov. 30, 2020

Summary: Applicant must be pursuing a career in the legal field. Requires online application and essay. One $2,500 scholarship.

 

Shook and Stone Scholarship

Deadline: Dec. 1, 2020

Summary: Applicant must be pursuing a law degree with a 3.0 GPA or higher. Requires online application with essay or video submission. One $2,500 scholarship.

 

Mindful Urgent Care Scholarship

Deadline: Dec. 1, 2020

Summary: Applicant must be pursuing a degree in a STEM field. Requires online application. One $500 scholarship to be awarded.

 

Pettable Pet Lover Scholarship

Deadline: Dec. 15, 2020

Summary: Applicant must be a US Citizen & either currently enrolled in an undergraduate/graduate program or be a currently accepted high school senior. Requires creating a Bold.org profile & a Instagram photo submission. One $1,000 scholarship to be awarded.

 

South Dakota Well Drillers Association Scholarship (SDWDA)

Deadline: Dec. 15, 2020

Summary: Applicants must be a South Dakota resident or relative of an individual employed by a member company in good standing; full-time student who has completed their freshman year at an accredited post-secondary South Dakota school with a major emphasis on a degree related to the water/water well/groundwater industry; must have 2.0 GPA; Top two winners required to attend SDWDA Convention to accept scholarship. Requires typed application, essay, transcript, photo and 2 letters of recommendation. One $3,000, one $2,000 and two $1,000 scholarships awarded.

 

Kryder Law Community Leadership Scholarship

Deadline: Dec. 15, 2020

Summary: Applicant must have a passion for community, have displayed this passion through actions, and have a 3.0 GPA or higher. Requires online application, unofficial transcript and essay. One $1,000 scholarship.

 

Sachs Marketing Group Scholarship

Deadline: Dec. 15, 2020

Summary: Applicant must be currently enrolled. Requires online application and essay. One $1,000 scholarship.

 

LendUp Opportunity Scholarship

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2020

Summary: Applicant must be a U.S. resident enrolled full time with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Requires online application and essay. One $2,500 scholarship.

 

Zippia’s Lawyer Dream Job Scholarship

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2020

Summary: Applicant must be 18 years or older; open to those currently enrolled and high school students. Requires essay submission. One $1,000 scholarship to be awarded.

 

2020 HireAHelper Skilled Trade & Technology Scholarship

Deadline: Jan. 15, 2021

Summary: Applicant must be 18 years or older & currently either a high school senior, undergraduate or graduate student with a 3.4 GPA or higher pursing a degree that enables you or others in your community to learn a new trade, develop skills and technology, or start a small business related to moving services offered by HireAHelper. Requires online entry. One $2,000 scholarship to be awarded.

 

Timber Works Scholarship

Deadline: Jan. 18, 2021

Summary: Applicant must be a US citizen or legal resident, enrolled full time in an undergraduate program for the upcoming year in an urban forestry related major/career. Requires online application and Facebook posting. One $1,000 scholarship to be awarded.  

 

College Monk Short Essay Scholarship

Deadline: Jan. 31, 2021

Summary: Applicant must be a legal US citizen or an International student with a valid student visa, currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program. Requires online submission & essay. One $1,500 scholarship to be awarded.

 

Basin Electric/Northern Electric Scholarship

Deadline: Feb. 12, 2021

Summary: Applicant must be a dependent child of a member-system consumer or employee, and a US citizen. Student must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a full-time undergraduate program. Requires application, ACT or SAT scores (college freshman only), essay and appraisal (included on application). One $1,000 scholarship and one $500 scholarship to be awarded.

 

Howard Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: The 2020-2021 application cycle for Howard Memorial Scholarships has closed. New applications will be available in early 2021.

Summary: Applicants for the Howard Memorial Scholarship must be residents of Brown County OR plan to attend Northern State University regardless of where they live. Requires application, page one of the federal income tax return, and a transcript. Scholarships up to $3,000 available.

 

Ashoori Law Good Deeds Scholarship

Deadline: May 1, 2021

Summary: Applicant must be enrolled or accepted with a 3.0 GPA or higher and have performed an act of kindness for another person. Requires online application, essay and transcript. One $1,000 scholarship to be awarded.

 

Randall Blair Isenberg Alcohol Addiction Awareness Scholarship

Deadline: June 15, 2021

Summary: Applicant must be currently enrolled, or accepted with a 3.0 GPA or higher and has demonstrated history of raising alcohol addiction awareness. Requires online application, resume of demonstrated history, essay and transcript. One $1,000 scholarship to be awarded.

 

Morris Bart, LLC Community Service Scholarship

Deadline: June 15, 2021

Summary: Applicant must have a history of community service, volunteerism, or fundraising in their community, be currently enrolled or accepted for fall 2020 and have a 3.0 GPA. Requires online application, video message and unofficial transcript. One $2,500 scholarship to be awarded.  

 

Ben Crump Law PLLC Community Leadership Scholarship

Deadline July 15, 2021

Summary: Applicant must 3.5 GPA or higher. Requires online application, essay and unofficial transcript. One $2,500 scholarship to be 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.

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