See Mr. Brassilio with any questions. 

    High School Prevention Magazine Scholarship
    Must have a 2.5 GPA or better and plan to attend a college or a training program (ex. military)

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    Vantage Financial Partners Student Athlete of the Month

    Senior high school athletes who reside in east central SD, attend a South Dakota high school and participate in a team sport. You must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA, graduate high school in 2023, and have plans to enroll in a postsecondary institution, which may be a public or nonpublic university, college, or vocational/technical college

    1st of each month


    OppU Achievers Scholarship

    Student must hold a cumulative GPA of at least a 3.0, respond to an essay prompt question

     September 30  Scholarship App Link

    South Dakota Dept of Public Safety Sweepstakes

    Must be a resident of South Dakota and complete the sweepstakes application

    September 30 Scholarship Site

    No Sweat Scholarship

    Must be at least 13 years of age, be a US resident, applicant must be currently be enrolled in 8th-12th grade. 

    September 30 Scholarship Link
    AES Engineering Scholarship
    Open to ALL high school seniors planning to attend a post secondary institution; not required to take engineering courses to be eligible
    October 8
    Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway Schoalrships
    Open to all students 9-12 in the public, parochial, private, and home schools within the jurisdiction of the sponsoring state, society, or district
    October 12
    Watertown Area Chamber of Commerce Agriculture Committee Scholarship
    Must be involved in agriculture, 4-H, and /or Watertown Winter Farm Show, attend a post-secondary school
    October 14
    Heisman High School Scholarship

    Students whose senior year of high school is the 2022-2023 academic year, graduating with the class of 2023.

    Students who have at least a weighted “B” grade average (3.0 GPA) during grades 9, 10, and 11.

    Students who have participated in volunteer service, community involvement or leadership within his/her school or community.

    Students who are a resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia (D.C.)

    October 18  Scholarship App Link
    Coca Cola Scholarship
    3.0 or higher GPA
    October 31
    VFW Voice of Democracy Scholarship
    Open to students in grades 9th-12th
    October 31
    Stokes Educational Scholarship Program
    3.0 or higher GPA; 25 or higher ACT; planning to major in Computer Science or Computer/Electrical Engineering
    October 31
    Marilyn K. Hoy Memorial Scholarship
    Eligible for high school seniors who will be pursuing a career in the field of Agriculture
    October 31
    South Dakota Farmers Union Scholarship
    Applicants must be a current member of the SD Farmers Union and plan to attend a college, university, or technical school in SD.
    November 1
    Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
    Open to students in grades 5th-12th; honoring outstanding community service
    November 3
    Anne Ford & Alegra Ford Scholarship
    For students with documented learning disabilities (LD) who are pursuing post-secondary education
    November 12
    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.
    November 14
    Maryknoll Scholarships
    Students in grades 6-8 and grades 9-12 qualify. Entries must be written in English, only one entry per student
    November 14
    National Space Club Scholarship
    Eligible for seniors in high school through graduate students. The applicant 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.  
    November 15
    DAR High School Essay Contest
    All grade 9, 10, 11, and 12 students in a public, private, or parochial school, or those who are home schoolers are eligible. 
    November 15
    See Miss. Schultz for the essay topic.
     University of South Dakota Freshman Scholarships  Must apply for been accepted to USD prior to applying for scholarship.  December 1

     Scholarship Site

    South Dakota State University Freshman Scholarships

    Must apply for admission prior to filling out scholarship application

    December 1 Scholarship Site
    Dakota Corps Scholarship
    Hold a GPA of 2.8 or higher, have a composite ACT of 27 or greater, agree 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 for 2023-2024 are:
    • Teacher K-12
      • Special Education
      • Foreign Language
      • Vocal or instrumental music
      • English as a secondary language (ESL) or English Language Learners (ELL)
    • Teacher Secondary 
      • School Math
      • School Science
      • Career and Technical Education
      • Language Arts
    • Accountant/Auditor
    • Engineer (all fields EXCEPT mining, chemical, biomedical, and computer hardware)
    • Information Technology
    • Registered Nurse 
    December 15
    South Dakota Association of Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling Contractors
    Intended for those students who wish to have a career in the PHC industry
    December 31
    OppU Achievers Scholarship

    Student must hold a cumulative GPA of at least a 3.0, respond to an essay prompt question

     December 31  Scholarship App Link
    No Sweat Scholarship

    Must be at least 13 years of age, be a US resident, applicant must be currently be enrolled in 8th-12th grade. 

    December 31 Scholarship Link
    Young Entrepreneur Scholarship Grant

    Must be a high school senior, undergraduate, graduate, or trade school student, must hold a GPA of 3.0 or higher, must have an interest in starting a business

    December 31 Scholarship site
     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.  January 5  Scholarship Site
    FFA Scholarships
    Open to FFA members and non-members
    January 11
    MENSA Education and Research Foundation Scholarship/Essay
    Scholarships based solely on written essays
    January 15
    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
    January 15
    SDAEP Scholarship
    2.0 or higher GPA; attend South Dakota college/technical school
    January 15
    South Dakota Solid Waste Management Scholarship
    Intended 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 Dakota
    January 15
    Scholarship Site
     South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Freshman Scholarships Must apply for admission AND been accepted no later than February 1st  January 15  Scholarship Site
    Dakotaland Federal Credit Union Must be a member of Dakotaland Federal Credit Union January 19

    2024 Scholarship App

    SD Engineering Schools Scholarship
    Must enroll in a South Dakota engineering program in the fall 2024 at the SD School of Mines and Technology or SDSU.
    January 20

     DAR National Scholarship

    Open to all students, do not need DAR nomination or sponsorship

    January 31

    Scholarship Link

      Black Hills State University Freshman Scholarships Must have applied for admission and been accepted prior to applying for scholarship.     February 1 Scholarship Site
    Elks Legacy Scholarship
    Must be a child or grandchild of an Elks member
    February 5 Scholarship Site
    Dakota Energy Cooperative Scholarship
    Four $500 scholarships will be awarded to children of Dakota Energy users who will attend a technical school or university in South Dakota.
    February 9
    South Dakota High School Coaches Association Scharships 
     There are 4 scholarship opportunities amied at senior athletes from South Dakota
     February 10 Scholarship Link
    South Dakota High School Coaches Association Scharships 
     There are 4 scholarship opportunities amied at senior athletes from South Dakota
     February 10 Scholarship Link
    POET Never Satisfied Scholarship 
    (Up to $5,000 scholarship)
     Any individual who will be enrolled in a full-time undergraduate degree program at a two-year or four-year university, college or technical school located in any state within the US during the upcoming academic year
    No specific degree program requirements
    No minimum GPA requirements
    US citizen

     February 12

    Scholarship App
    Ramia Boersma Memorial Scholarship
    South Dakota students pursuing a degree in education; must be son or daughter of an active or retire SDEA/NEA member
    February 15
    Scholarship Site
    Gordon A. Rich Memorial Foundation Scholarship
    The South Dakota Education Association/NEA is calling for applications for the new Gordon Horgen Memorial Scholarship, which will be awarded to Native American students who are planning on entering the teaching profession.
    Exceptionally qualified high school students with demonstrated financial need whose parents or guardians have, or had, a career in the financial service industry
    February 15
    Scholarship Link
    Agtegra Agricultural Scholarship Must plan to attend a 2 year or 4 year post secondary institution in South Dakota or North Dakota, must plan to pursue or currently pursue an agricultural degree/program.  February 15  Scholarship site
    Stratford Community Theater Scholarship
    Open to any student who has shown outstanding school and community involvement. 
    February 16
    2024 Scholarship App
    Foundatin of Rural Service Scholarship
    At 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. 
    February 16 Scholarship site
    Annis I. Fowler/Kaden Scholarship
    Have a 3.0 cumulative high school GPA, first time entering Freshman at BHSU, DSU, NSU, or USD in 2024, intend to major in Elementary education.
    February 23
    Scholarship App
    Ardell Bjugstad Scholarship Program for Native American High School Seniors
    Enrolled member of a federally recognized Indian tribe whose reservation is located in SD or ND, resident of SD or ND, demonstrated academic acheivement, high school senior planning to earn a degree in agriculture or natural resources or a related field. 
    February 23
    Scholarship App
    Blue and Gold Scholarship
    South 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 application
    *Need recommendation letter via Mr. Cihak
    February 26
    Scholarship Site
    Ag Ed Scholarship
    Eligible 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 awarded
    *Need recommendation letter via Mr. Cihak
    February 24
    Scholarship Site
    Independent Insurance Agents Scholarship Open to graduating Seniors and college students who participate in community service.  February 29 Scholarship site
    NSU Hatterscheidt Scholarship
    SD resident; graduate from SD high school, have a 3.0 or greater GPA. Planning to attend Northern
    March 1 
    Scholarship Link
    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.
    March 1st
    2024 Scholarship Link
    Beauty School Directory $2500 Cosmetology Scholarship
    Open 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.
    March 1
    Scholarship Site
    Dakota State University Scholarships
    Must apply for admission prior to filling out scholarship application
    March 1
    Scholarship Site
    Northern State University Scholarships
    Must apply for admission AND been accepted by March 1st
    March 1
    Steven Wright Memorial Scholarship
    For a Redfield High School senior involved in school and community activities
    March 1st 
    University of Sioux Falls Freshman Merit Scholarships Priority Deadline
    Scholarship considered based off admission packet
    March 1
    South Dakota Sheriff’s Association Scholarship  Student majoring or minoring in Criminal Justice and seeking a career in Law Enforcement March 2 Scholarship App 
    First Dakota Scholarship Program
    Student must be a high school senior, planning on attending a 2 year or 4 year college full time. Studnet must provide confirmation of enrollment. Student must have First Dakota checking account and demonstrate staisfactory account maintenance. 
    March 5
    Redfield Area Arts Council Scholarship Essay on participation in the arts up to this point in their lives and how the arts have affected the March 7 Scholarship App
    Venture Communications Cooperative Scholarship
    Must be a graduating high school senior in 2024. Scholarships will be awarded on a 3.0 cumulative GPA, citizenship, community service, academics, and school involvement. 
    March 8
    Scholarship website
    Black Hills Home Builders Association Scholarship Program

    Preference 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 industry

    March 8 2024 Scholarship App
    Dacotah Bank Scholarship

    Must attend a higher education institution in ND, SD, or MN and student's immediate family must be a primary or secondary owner on a deposit account, a primary owner or co-owner on a loan account, a primary owner of an insurance policy, or someone who has an agency agreement with the Trust and Wealth Management department. 

    March 8 2024 Scholarship Link
    Curtis Marvin Hohn Scholarship

    Eliigible for graduating seniors attending a public or private college, university, or technical school in South Dakota.

    **(Preference will be given to applicants pursuing studies in history, political science, or water resources (i.e., water conservation; water quality; hydraulics; water systems management and operation; or environment)

    March 10  Scholarship app
    Ai Camp Scholarship

    Applicants must be 13+ year old, current or graduating middle or high school student in the US or CAN. A full scholarship, valued at over $2,000, is granted to 1 in every 10 applicants!


    March 10 2024 Scholarship
    Coach Russ Morrell Memorial Scholarship
    SD high school graduate; 3.2 or higher GPA
    March 15
    2024 Scholarship Link
    Joe and Norma Rahm Memorial scholarship  Applicants must be graduating seniors from Doland High School or Redfiend High School who plan to attend a SD accredited college, university, or vocational or tech school. Successful applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, be involved in school and community activities, and be highly motivated self starters.  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 15 Scholarship Website
    Healthcare Plus Federal Credit Union Educational Scholarship  High school seniors and post-secondary students are encouraged to apply by means of an essay or a 60-second video submission. One scholarship will be awarded for a high school senior. All applicants must be current Healthcare Plus FCU members in good standing.  March 15  2024 Scholarship App
    Community Memorial Hospital Auxillary Scholarship High School senior in Spink County, attending post-secondary school for a healthcare related major.  March 15 2024 Scholarship Link
    SDSTE Technology Scholarship Enroll in a post-secondary educational institution and be going into a technology related field, have a 2.5 or above gpa.  March 22 2024 Scholarship Link
    Resource Conservation Speech Contest    Open to students 9th-12th grade - Topic "Rivers and Streams Benefit South Dakota" March 23  2024 Scholarship Link

    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 26


    2024 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 March 27  Scholarship Site
    Tressie Esser Scholarship Fill out the application form! (DO NOT HAVE TO BE CATHOLIC) March 27 2024 Scholarship
    WEB Water Scholarship Must be a graduating senior who resides within WEB water service area and are enrolled or plan to enroll in a full-time course of study at an accredited instituion 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.  March 29

    Scholarship app

    2024 Scholarship Instructions

    Lake Area Technical Institute Scholarships
    Must apply for admission prior to filling out scholarship application
    March 31
    Fraternal Order of Police Scholarship
    SD 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 community
    March 31
    SD Association of Conservation District Employees Memorial 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
    First District Development Scholarship Must be a high school senior, attend a South Dakota school and major in business/finance, hold at least a 3.5 GPA. March 31 Scholarship app
    Build Daktoa Scholarship FULL RIDE SCHOLARSHIP! Student must enroll in a high need workforce program at one of South Dakotas four technical schools, demonstrate financial need, must committ to work in South Dakota for three years after graduation in the high need field March 31 Scholarship Website
    No Sweat Scholarship Must be at least 13 years of age, be a US resident, applicant must be currently be enrolled in 8th-12th grade.  March 31 Scholarship Link
    Mitchell Tech Staff Scholarships for Freshman Awareded to full-time incoming Freshman at Mitchell Tech. *Complete the General Application* March 31

    Scholarship site 

    Avera St. Lukes 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.
    April 1
    USA Softball Scholarship

    Must be a graduating senior who has been involved in the USA Softball of South Dakota sanctioned programs for at least 3 years. 

    April 1 Scholarship App
    Donald H. Quimby Memorial Scholarship Must graduate from a South Dakota high school and be attending a post-secondary school.

    Scholarship App

    Perry and Doreen Evans Scholarship

    GPA of 3.0, must plan to attend a post-secondary vocational, college or university

    April 1  Scholarship App
    Huron Area Chamber & Visitors Bureau Agriculutre Committee Scholarship   Must plan to attend a SD college/technical school    April 1 2024 Scholarship App
    Inez Taylor Walter Scholarship Fund Seniors pursuing a nursing degree at a South or North Dakota college or university. April 1 Scholarship Application
    Mid-Dakota Scholarship Program
    Must 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 higher
    April 1
    Scholarship Site
    Project Yellow Light PSA Scholarship Contest
    Open to ALL seniors
    April 1
    Scottish Book Rite Scholarship  
    Must be a senior planning to attend a post-secondary school in South Dakota  
    April 1 
    Redfield PTSA scholarship
    Graduating student from RHS.
    April 1 to the high school office (TBD)
    Redfield Nurses Training Scholarship
    Plan on attaining a registered nursing degree
    April 1
    SDACTE Scholarship
    SD 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 Education
    April 1
    Scholarship Site
    SDATAT Scholarship
    Must attend school in South Dakota
    RHS Local Scholarship Seniors from Redfield High School April 1 - To Mr. Brassilio Scholarship App
    RHS CTE Scholarship Graduating Seniors from Redfield High School who have taken CTE (Career & Technical Education) courses and/or have been invovlved in FFA, FBLA, or FCCLA. April 1 - To Mr. Brassilio Scholarship App 
    Autumn Jungwirth Memorial Scholarship

    Must be a Redfield High School senior, 3.0 cumulative GPA, and participated in one season of high school sports.

    April 3 2024 Scholarship App
    Redfield Lions Scholarship

    Open to Redfield High School seniors planning to pursue a post-secondary education. Should have good community service.  

    April 5th to Mr. Brassilio


    2024 Scholarship
    BBB Student of Integrity Award Scholarship Three $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.   April 5 Scholarship site
     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 13 Scholarship Site
    Heartland State Bank

    Student must attend college in South Dakota

    TBD Scholarship app
    Plains Commerce Bank Scholarship Graduating Senior who plans to attend a post-secondary SD college, university or technical school full-time. The student or their parent (s) must be a customer of Plains Commerce Bank April 15 Scholarship Link
    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
    Brookings Area Chamber of Commerce Ag relations scholarship Student must plan to go into an Ag related field at a university of techincal school April 15  Scholarship App
    Masonic Lodge Scholarship
    Seniors who have Masonic affiliation
    April 15
    Redfield High School SADD Scholarship
    Must be an active member of the RHS SADD chapter
    April 15
    Associated General Contractors of South Dakota Highway-Heavy-Utilities Chapter Scholarships
    Seniors planning to enroll in construction related education programs at a technical institution or college/university
    April 19

    Ashton Community Hall Scholarship  

    Available to any Senior graduating from Northwestern or Redfield High School  

    April 19

    2024 Scholarship Link

    Alfred and Julia Bucher Scholarship Current HS senior, must be a resident of Hand or Hyde County, and plan to attend a higher education institution in South Dakota TBD Scholarship App

    South Dakota Retailers Association Scholarship


    Applicant must desire a career in a retail or retail-related field. To be eligible, applicant must enroll in a retail or retail-related course of study at a qualifying, accredited technical school, college, university, or certified professional training institute in the fall of 2022. 

    April 23



    Scholarship Link


    Willard and Doris Schwartz Memorial Scholarship Eligible for students who are currently a senior at RHS, involved in school and community activities, involved in the same extra-curricular all four years, and be continuing education at a post-secondary school. April 25 to Mr. Brassilio 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 TBD  Scholarship Site
     Mary Lynn & Darrel Jensen Music Scholarship  For a Redfield High School senior who plans to seek a degree in the field, or realted to, music  April 27  Scholarship Info
    Redfield Sons of American Legion Scholarship Be a Redfield graduate.  TBD Scholarship App
    Scott Hegge Memorial Scholarship Open to high school seniors within a 50 mile radius of Aberdeen, SD TBD Scholarship App
    LM Scholarship Program
    Currently enrolled or expects to be enrolled in a degree program (2 years length or greater) by September
    Student must have a 2.5 GPA or higher 
    Student must be a resident of the United States or Canada
    May 1
    B. Davis Scholarship
    Open to Juniors and Seniors
    May 21
    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.   May 31 Scholarship App
    South Daktoa Telecommunications Association Scholarship HS graduate, accepted into post secondary school majoring in a field of study that is useful in the telecommunications industry, is a customer/member of SDTA company (listed on scholarship) June 15 Scholarship Website
     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
    No Sweat Scholarship

    Must be at least 13 years of age, be a US resident, applicant must be currently be enrolled in 8th-12th grade. 

    June 30 Scholarship Link




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