Outside Scholarships

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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.


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.


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.




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.