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@TFSscholarshipson Twitter, Facebook and InstagramSEPTEMBER DEADLINESOppU Achievers Scholarship
Student must hold a cumulative GPA of at least a 3.0, respond to an essay prompt question
Sept 30 Scholarship App LinkOCTOBER DEADLINESAES Engineering ScholarshipOpen to ALL high school seniors planning to attend a post secondary institution; not required to take engineering courses to be eligibleOct 6Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway Scholarships Open to all students 9-12 in the public, parochial, private, and home schools within the jurisdiction of the sponsoring state, society, or districtOct 17South Dakota Farmers Union ScholarshipApplicants must be a current member of the SD Farmers Union and plan to attend a college, university or technical school in South DakotaOct 25 Scholarship App 2019-2020Coca Cola Scholarship3.0 or higher GPAOct 31VFW Voice of Democracy ScholarshipOpen to students in grades 9th-12thOct 31Beauty School Directory $2500 Cosmetology ScholarshipOpen to students who are 18 years or older at time of application. Must be attending a qualifying institution or enrolling within a year of receiving the scholarship. Scholarship is available 4 times throughout the year.Oct 31NOVEMBER DEADLINESPrudential Spirit of Community AwardsOpen to students in grades 5th-12th; honoring outstanding community serviceNov 6Maryknoll ScholarshipsStudents in grades 6-8 and grades 9-12 qualify. Entries must be written in English, only one entry per studentNov 16 Hagan Scholarship Foundation For high achieving students who will require financial assistance to attend college Nov 15 Scholarship Site Anne Ford & Alegra Ford Scholarship For students with documented learning disabilities (LD) who are pursuing post-secondary education Nov 12 Schoarship Site Stokes Educational Scholarship Program 3.0 or higher GPA; 25 or higher ACT; planning to major in Computer Science or Computer/Electrical Engineering Nov 15 Scholarship Site Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship Current HS seniors are eligible for this scholarship, students do NOT need to be a member or related to one to apply. Scholarship judged on leadership and financial need. Nov 15 Scholarship Link Hagan Scholarship High school senior, 3.5 GPA, 23 or higher ACT Composite score, must enroll at eligible 4-year school for fall semester after HS graduation, must work 240 hours in the 12 months prior to start of each academic year of college, must complete FAFSA. Nov 15 Scholarship LinkYouth Volunteer Scholarship AwardMust have completed 50 hours or more of volunteer work within the past 2 years; maintained a 3.5 or higher GPA over the past 2 yearsNov 29 Jack Kent Cooke College Scholarship Must have 3.5 or higher unweighted GPA, ACT score of 26 or higher, and demonstrate financial need Nov 30 Scholarship Site Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship Program Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership and financial need Nov 15 Scholarship Site Sixt Scholars
Have a minimum 3.7 GPA on a 4.0 scale, Graduating high school senior in the United States, academic year 2018-2019
Nov 30 Scholarship Site National Space Club Scholarship
Must be a U.S. citizen, open to seniors in high school through graduate students
Must have the intention of pursuing a career in the STEM fields and plan to attend an accredited U.S. college or university to follow a course of study to pursue a career in the STEM field, with a preference for those with space related interests.
Nov 30 Scholarship SiteDECEMBER DEADLINES University of South Dakota Freshman Scholarships Must apply for and been accepted to USD prior to applying for scholarship. Dec 1 Scholarship Site AXA Achievement Scholarship Focus is on student’s personal accomplishments Dec 14 Scholarship LinkBurger King Scholars2.5 or higher GPA and plan to enroll full-time at a two- or four-year college, university or technical schoolDec 15Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Scholarship ProgramMust attend a 4 year college/university; 3.0 or higher GPA; participate in high school athleticsDec 14South Dakota Association of Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling ContractorsIntended for those students who wish to have a career in the PHC industryDec 31FIRE’s Freedom in Academia Essay ContestOpen to high school juniors and seniorsDec 31OppU Achievers Scholarship
Student must hold a cumulative GPA of at least a 3.0, respond to an essay prompt question
Dec 31 Scholarship App LinkJANUARY DEADLINES GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship For students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship, 3.0 or higher GPA, plan to attend a 4 year school, demonstrates financial need. Jan 5 Scholarship SiteSD JCI Senate ScholarshipOpen to ALL high school seniorsJan 11Gates Millennium ScholarshipOpen to African American, American Indian, Alaskan Native, Asian Pacific Islander or Hispanic American students; 3.3 or higher GPA; shows leadership qualities and is eligible for the Pell GrantJan 13MENSA Education and Research Foundation Scholarship/EssayScholarships based solely on written essaysJan 15SDAEP Scholarship2.0 or higher GPA; attend South Dakota college/technical schoolJan 15South Dakota Solid Waste Management ScholarshipIntended for students looking to study in fields relating to the protection and enhancement of our natural resources and environment, the solid waste industry or similar fields; preference is given to South Dakota students intending to attend post-secondary institutions in South DakotaJan 15 South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Freshman Scholarships Must apply for admission AND been accepted no later than February 1st Jan 15 Scholarship Site Black Hills State University Freshman Scholarships Must have applied for admission and been accepted prior to applying for scholarship. Jan 15 Scholarship SiteSouth Dakota State University Freshman ScholarshipsMust apply for admission prior to filling out scholarship applicationJan 15Washington Crossing Foundation ScholarshipPlanning a career in government serviceJan 15South Dakota Engineering Society/Eastern Chapter ScholarshipMust attend SDSU or SDSMT and major in EngineeringJan 16 Kiwanis Educational Foundation Scholarship For HS graduates of Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota and Superior, WI. Students must attend school in one of those states.From the RHS applicants, Miss Becker and Mrs. Stadel will choose 3 seniors to represent Redfield High School in the scholarship competition. *Make sure you complete both pages of application! Jan 25 (NO later than 8:20 AM)– To Mrs. Stadel Nurse.Org Healthcare Leaders Scholarship Must have at least a 3.0 GPA and be accepted to or enrolled in a nursing or medical related program Jan 28 Scholarship SiteAWM Essay ContestOpen to students in grades 6th-12thJan 31Beauty School Directory $2500 Cosmetology ScholarshipOpen to students who are 18 years or older at time of application. Must be attending a qualifying institution or enrolling within a year of receiving the scholarship. Scholarship is available 4 times throughout the year.Jan 31FEBRUARY DEADLINESFFA ScholarshipsOpen to FFA members and non-membersFeb 1 Scholarship SiteDakota Corps ScholarshipHold a GPA of 2.8 or greaterHave a composite ACT of 27 or greaterAgree, in writing, to stay in SD and work in a critical need occupation after graduation for as many years as the scholarship was received, plus one year.Critical Need Occupations -Teacher - HS Math / ScienceTeacher - K-12 Foreign Language or Special EducationTeacher - CTEAccountant/AuditorEngineer (includes all fields except mining)Information Technology (computer science, information assurance, information security)Registered Nurse Feb 1 Scholarship SiteElks Legacy ScholarshipMust be a child or grandchild of an Elks memberFeb 1 Scholarship SiteDakota Energy Cooperative ScholarshipFour $500 scholarships will be awarded to children of Dakota Energy users who will attend a technical school or university in South Dakota.Feb 3Dakota Energy Lineman ScholarshipStudents planning to enroll in the Powerline Construction & Maintenance program at Mitchell TechFeb 3 Scholarship Site RMEL Foundation Scholarship For students pursuing a certificate, associates degree or bachelor’s degree with intent of working in the electric energy industry Feb 9 Scholarship Site Winfield Careers in Agriculture Scholarship Students pursuing two or four year degrees in agronomy, crop production or closely related field Feb 10 Scholarship SiteSouth Dakota High School Coaches Association ScholarshipsThere are 4 scholarship opportunities aimed at senior student athletes from South DakotaFeb 10 Scholarship Link DAR National Scholarship Open to all students, do not need DAR nomination or sponsorship Feb 15 Scholarship SiteWACE Scholarship3.5 or higher GPA and must attend one of the WACE Partner Colleges listedFeb 15Ramia Boersma Memorial ScholarshipSouth Dakota students pursuing a degree in education; must be son or daughter of an active or retire SDEA/NEA memberFeb 15 Scholarship SiteMarion T Woods ScholarshipOffice related field, must have completed four semesters of business related classesFeb 15 Foundation of Rural Service ScholarshipAt least a C average, been accepted to a 2-year or 4 year institution and have an interest to return to a rural community following graduation.VENTURE COMMUNICATIONS IN HIGHMORE, SD, WILL FILL OUT THE NTCA MEMBER SPONSOR CERTIFICATION PART OF THE APPLICATION Feb 15 Scholarship Site
Northern Electric Cooperative Scholarship
Must be a dependent of a member-cooperative employee or member-cooperative customer. Must attend a two year- or four-year college, university, or vocational/technical school. Feb 15 Scholarship SiteGordon A. Rich Memorial Foundation ScholarshipExceptionally qualified high school students with demonstrated financial need whose parents or guardians have, or had, a career in the financial service industryFeb 20Blue and Gold ScholarshipSouth Dakota FFA who plan to major in agriculture at a South Dakota university or technical institute. Applicants must be high school seniors at the time they make applicationFeb 22Ag Ed ScholarshipEligible for seniors who are current FFA members. The FFA member must be planning to attend South Dakota State University to major in Agricultural Education in the fall semester of the current year. One scholarship in the amount of $500 will be awardedFeb 22Annis I Fowler/Kaden ScholarshipMust major in elementary education; 3.0 or higher GPA; must attend BHSU, DSU, NSU or USDFeb 26Ardell Bjugstad ScholarshipEnrolled member of a federally recognized Native American tribe whose reservation is located in SD or NDFeb 26MARCH DEADLINESInsuring a Brighter Tomorrow ScholarshipSouth Dakota high school seniors seeking funds to attend post-secondary education at a South Dakota college, university, or technical school. Open to Farmers Union Insurance Policyholders, South Dakota Farmers Union Members, Friends of the SDFU Foundation (defined as a contribution of $25 or more during the past year), or a Participant in any South Dakota High School Activities Association (SDHSAA) sanctioned activity.March 1 Basin Electric ScholarshipOne $1,000 scholarship from Basin Electric and one $500 scholarship from Northern Electric March 1 Scholarship SiteDakota State University ScholarshipsMust apply for admission prior to filling out scholarship applicationMarch 1Mitchell Technical Institute ScholarshipsMust apply for admission prior to filling out scholarship applicationMarch 1Northern State University ScholarshipsMust apply for admission AND been accepted by March 1stMarch 1Steven Wright Memorial ScholarshipFor a Redfield High School senior involved in school and community activitiesMarch 1University of Sioux Falls Freshman Merit Scholarships Priority DeadlineScholarship considered based off admission packetMarch 1Healthcare Plus Federal Credit Union Educational ScholarshipMust be a current member of Healthcare Plus Federal Credit UnionMarch 1Dacotah Bank ScholarshipSD and ND high school seniors whose families currently have an account with Dacotah Bank, Dacotah Insurance, Dacotah Trust, or the Investment Centers of America located at Dacotah BankMarch 1 Scholarship AppScott Mecham BBB Student of Integrity ScholarshipCurrent high school senior planning to continue educationMarch 1NSU Hatterscheidt ScholarshipSD Resident; graduate from SD high school, have a 3.0 or greater GPA.March 1Dacotah Bank/SD Bankers ScholarshipMust be going to a South Dakota college or technical school and family has an account with Dacotah Bank, Dacotah Insurance, Dacotah Trust or the Investment Centers of America located at Dacotah BankMarch 6 Avera St. Luke's Auxiliary Scholarship Seniors planning to enter an area of study in the healthcare field. Must have a 3.0 or higher GPA and attend post-secondary school in South Dakota. March 7 Scholarship Link Redfield Area Arts Council Scholarship Essay on participation in the arts up to this point in their lives and how the arts have affected them. March 7 Scholarship App BBB Student of Integrity Award Scholarships Two $2,000 scholarships will be awarded to SD students. Award will go to students who exemplify ethical behavior and personal integrity and who demonstrate humility, courage, compassion and respect for their peers, teachers and community. March 8 Scholarship Site South Dakota Sheriff’s Association Scholarship Student majoring or minoring in Criminal Justice and seeking a career in Law Enforcement March 8 Scholarship App
Community Memorial Hospital Auxillary Scholarship
High school senior, attending post-secondary school for a healthcare-related major. ONE $250 Scholarship given to a student in Spink County. Essay MUST be typed. March 15
Bellator Titans Motorcycle Club Scholarship
High school senior, plan to attend an in-state post-secondary school in order to apply for the scholarship. Applicant does not need to be top of their class, but the committee is searching for students who are hardworking and motivated to succeed. March 15
Horatio Alger Denny Sanford Scholarhip Program
High school senior planning to enter college no later than fall following graduation. Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree at one of the following schools: Black Hills State, Dakota State, School of Mines, SDSU, USD, U of M -- Twin Cities, Augustana University, University of Sioux Falls. Demonstrate a financial need ($55,000 or less). Maintain a 2.5 GPA. March 15 Augustana University Hatterscheidt Scholarship Must have 3.0 or higher GPA and should demonstrate financial need. March 15 Scholarship SiteCoach Russ Morrell Memorial ScholarshipSD high school graduate; 3.2 or higher GPAMarch 15 Scholarship App Lake Area Technical Institute Scholarships Must apply for admission prior to filling out scholarship application March 15 Scholarship Site South Dakota Fire Service Scholarship Must be a son or daughter of any member of a fire department in South Dakota or an active member of a junior fire department in South Dakota March 16 Scholarship Website Resource Conservation Speech Contest Open to students 9th-12th grade - Topic "Soil Health: What Will You Leave?" March 30 Scholarship Site iHelp Scholarship Must be a high school senior who will be attending a college, university, or technical school for the 19-20 school year. **Scholarship is a random draw. March 31 Scholarship Link Build Dakota Scholarship FULL RIDE SCHOLARSHIP!! Students must enroll in a high-need workforce program at one of South Dakota's 4 Technical School; demonstrate financial need; demonstrated interest in one of the high need fields; must commit to work in South Dakota for 3 years after graduation in the high need career field March 31 Scholarship WebsiteFraternal Order of Police ScholarshipSD high school senior graduation from a high school in Spink County; plan to attend a university, college or technical school; must be active in the school and communityMarch 31IHelp Scholarship5 South Dakota seniors will be chosen randomly from applicantsMarch 31 Scholarship SiteKarst Scholarship
The recipient will be a current high school senior, needs to graduate within the upper 50% of the class, and must attend a South Dakota post-secondary school and pursue an Agricultural/Conservation related field.March 31
OppU Achievers Scholarship Student must hold a cumulative GPA of at least a 3.0, respond to an essay prompt question March 31 Scholarship App LinkAPRIL DEADLINES WEB Water Scholarship Must be a graduating senior who reside within the WEB Water service area and are enrolled or plan to enroll in a full-time course of study at an accredited institution of higher learning, including a vocational/technical school, two-year or four-year college, or university in the fall of the year the scholarship is given. April 1 Scholarship Site First District Development Company Scholarship Must be a high school senior, attend a South Dakota school and major in business/finance, hold at least a 3.5 GPA. April 1 Scholarship Form Plains Commerce Bank Scholarship Eligible to graduating seniors, who plan to attend a South Dakota college, university, or technical school. April 1 Scholarship App American Legion Legacy Scholarship Child/children or legally adopted child/children or a child of a spouse by a prior marriage or dependent child as defined by the Us Armed Services for active duty personnel of the US military and National Guard and military reservists who were federalized and die on active duty on or after September 11, 2001 April 1 Scholarship Site Joe and Norma Rahm Scholarship Be graduating seniors of Doland or Redfield high schools.
Plan to attend a South Dakota accredited college, university, vocational, or technical school. Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Be involved in school and community activities. Be highly motivated self-starters.
* Preference is given to students seeking a degree in agriculture or conservation, but it isn’t a requirement for application or selection.
April 1 Scholarship SiteBlack Hills Home Builders Association Scholarship ProgramPreference given to a child or grandchild of an owner or employee of an association member or a child or grandchild of a BHHBA staff member; Preference given to applicants with goals of employment in the home building industryApril 12 Huron Area Chamber & Visitors Bureau Agriculutre Committee Scholarship Must plan to attend a SD college/technical school April 1 Scholarship Site Inez Taylor Walter Scholarship Fund Seniors pursuing a nursing degree at a South or North Dakota college or university. April 1 Scholarship ApplicationMid-Dakota Scholarship ProgramMust be a child of a member of Mid-Dakota Rural Water System or a resident in one of Mid-Dakota’s participating communities. Must attend school in South Dakota and have a GPA of 2.8 or higherApril 1Phi Delta Kappa Scholarship GrantStudents pursuing a degree in EducationApril 2Project Yellow Light PSA Scholarship ContestOpen to ALL seniorsApril 1Redfield Nurses Training ScholarshipPlan on attaining a registered nursing degreeApril 1SDACTE ScholarshipSD high school senior attending any SD technical school OR applying or been accepted into one of the following fields at any SD university: Health, Business, Trade and Industry, Marketing, Agricultural Education, or Family Consumer Science EducationApril 1SDATAT ScholarshipMust attend school in South DakotaApril 1 South Dakota Cattlemans Foundation Scholarship Must enroll at a post secondary institution in South Dakota; must demonstrate interest in future involvement in the beef industry and interest in taking on leadership roles in Ag based organizations; must demonstrate volunteerism. April 1 Scholarship Site Web Water Scholarship Five $500 scholarships awarded to high school seniors who reside in Web Water service area. Looking at students who have shown leadership skills, an interest in your community and willingness to help others. April 2 Scholarship Site Redfield Lions Scholarship Open to Redfield High School seniors planning to pursue a post-secondary education. Should have good community service. April 5 - To Mrs. Stadel Scholarship App 2019 RHS Local Scholarship Seniors from Redfield High School April 5 - To Mrs. Stadel Scholarship App RHS CTE Scholarship
Is enrolled as a full-time post-secondary student during the 2019-2020 school year in a program at any technical institute or university.
Is active in Career and Technical Student Organizations.(CTSO)
Is a graduate from high school in the year 2019.
Has achieved at least a GPA of 3.0.
April 5 - To Mrs. Stadel 2019 Scholarship App Deanna Mauck E-Learing Scholarship Student must plan to attend Northern State Univesity and have taken one or more NSU E-Learining classes and earned a "B" or higher April 26 Redfield Kiwanis Scholarship Redfield High School seniors who excel in community service April 15 2019 Application Brookings Area Chamber of Commerce Ag Relations Scholarship Student must plan to major in an Ag related field at a University or Technical School April 30 Scholarship Site South Dakota Grand Commandry Knights Templar Scholarship Student must plan to attend a technical school in South Dakota following graduation. April 15 Scholarship App Norm & Margo Meriweather Vet Scholarship Preference in awarding this scholarship will be given to a student who has been admitted to or is currently attending a School of Vet Medicine and lives in a designated area previously served by Meriweather Vet Supply. April 15 Scholarship App Heartland State Bank Scholarship Student must attend college in South Dakota April 15 Scholarship AppMasonic Lodge ScholarshipSeniors who have Masonic affiliationApril 15Redfield High School SADD ScholarshipMust be a member of the RHS SADD chapterApril 15 Dakota Relays Gold Medal Scholarship SD senior track and field athlete who has participated in a Howard Wood Dakota Relay and has committed to attend a college/university and continue a track and field career April 17 Scholarship Site Stanley Moore FUI Foundation Regional Scholarship Several $1500 scholarships are awarded each year to Farmers Union members in Montana, North Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin and South Dakota. April 1 Scholarship Site Bank of the West Scholarship Must plan to attend SD college/technical school April 24 Scholarship App Mary Lynn Jensen Memorial Scholarship For a Redfield High School senior who plans to seek a degree in the field, or realted to, music April 27 Scholarship Info Evie Kahnke Memorial Scholarship The scholarship is open to South Dakota students who were active in extra curricular activities through all of his/her high school years and plan to pursue a career in the ag industry. April 28 Scholarship AppBeauty School Directory $2500 Cosmetology ScholarshipOpen to students who are 18 years and older at time of application. Must be attending a qualifying institution or enrolling within a year of receiving the scholarship.April 30MAY DEADLINESB. Davis ScholarshipOpen to juniors and seniorsMay 22LM Scholarship Program3.0 or higher GPAMay 31JUNE DEADLINES South Dakota Golf Association Junior Golf Foundation Scholarship Student has lived in South Dakota for the past two years, planning to attend a 4 year college or university, and must provide history of golf participation and accomplishments. June 30 Scholarship Site OppU Achievers Scholarship Student must hold a cumulative GPA of at least a 3.0, respond to an essay prompt question June 30 Scholarship App Link The Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship
Available to high school seniors who have been accepted and/or enrolled into an accredited college or university. Must be pursuing a health care-related career. Applicants must also submit an essay, no longer than 500 words.
June 30 Scholarship Application
August Deadlines 2018 Straight North STEM Scholarship As an industry leader, Straight North supports students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines. Through the Straight North STEM Scholarship, we award the winning student $1,000 to be used toward his or her degree. In addition, we award $250 book scholarships to the two runners-up. August 1st, 2018 Scholarship Site