• Scholarship App

    NO DEADLINES
    Alert Magazine Scholarship
    Open to high school seniors with a 2.5 or higher GPA who are planning to enroll in college after graduation
     
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    Enroll in the Wells Fargo CollegeSTEPS Sweepstakes and be entered in for the chance to win one of 160, $1,000 scholarships
     
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    OCTOBER  DEADLINES
    Wendy’s Heisman Award
    Open to student athletes
    October 3
    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
    Oct 6
    Dr. 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 district 
    Oct 18
    Horatio Alger Association Scholarship
    Provides financial assistance to students in South Dakota who have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity and who aspire to pursue a bachelor’s degree
    Oct 25
    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.
    Oct 31
    Coca Cola Scholarship
    3.0 or higher GPA
    Oct 31
     Stokes Educational Scholarship Program  3.0 or higher GPA; 25 or higher ACT; planning to major in Computer Science or Computer/Electrical Engineering Oct 31 Scholarship Site
     
     
    NOVEMBER  DEADLINES
    VFW Voice of Democracy Scholarship
    Open to students in grades 9th-12th
    November 1
    Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
    Open to students in grades 5th-12th; honoring outstanding community service
    Nov 8
    Maryknoll Scholarships
    Students in grades 6-8 and grades 9-12 qualify. Entries must be written in English, only one entry per student
    Nov 10
    South Dakota Ready Mixed Concrete Association's Essay Committee  Open to students ages 16-18 .   Nov 11  Scholarship App
     Hagen 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 13  Schoarship Site
    Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award
    Must 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 years
    Nov 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
    StyleMann Young Professionals Scholarship  Participants must be students of any educational institution in any location. Academic level and major do not matter Nov 30 Scholarship Site
    Elks Most Valuable       Student Scholarship           Program  Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership and financial need Nov 30  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 2017/2018

    Nov 30 Scholarship Site
     
    DECEMBER  DEADLINES
     University of South Dakota Freshman Scholarships  Must apply for and been accepted to USD prior to applying for scholarship.  Dec 1  Scholarship Site
    HSC Home Warranty Scholarship Open to high school seniors or college students who are legal residents of the United States, Student must enroll in semester beginning no later than winter 2018 Dec 1 Scholarship Site
    Barbara Lotze Scholarship for Teachers  An undergraduate student enrolled in an acredited two-year college, four-year college, or a high school senior accepted for such enrollment  Dec 1 Scholarship Site
    National Space Club Scholarship  Must be a U.S. citizen, open to seniors in high school through graduate students  Dec 1 Scholarship Site
    South Dakota Farmers Union Scholarship
     
    Applicants must attend a college, university or technical school in South Dakota
     
    December 5
    Elks Vocational Grant
    Must attend an accredited technical or vocational program
    Dec 4
    Stephen J. Brady Scholarship  Open to students in grades K-12; for students with volunteer work related to helping fight hunger   Dec 5  Scholarship Site
    Black Hills Stock Show Foundation   3.0 or higher GPA  Dec 10  Scholarship Info
    AXA Achievement Scholarship
    Focus is on student’s personal accomplishments
    Dec 15
    Burger King Scholars
    2.5 or higher GPA and plan to enroll full-time at a two- or four-year college, university or technical school
    Dec 15
    SD JCI Senate Scholarship
    Open to ALL high school seniors
    Dec 15
    Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Scholarship Program
    Must attend a 4 year college/university; 3.0 or higher GPA; participate in high school athletics
    Dec 16
    South Dakota Association of Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling Contractors
    Intended for those students who wish to have a career in the PHC industry
    Dec 31
     
    JANUARY  DEADLINES
    FIRE’s Freedom in Academia Essay Contest
    Open to high school juniors and seniors
    January 1
    Modern Woodman Scholarship
    High school seniors, with a 22 or higher ACT score, who are Modern Woodmen members can apply for one of 39 scholarships and 100 additional awards presented annually.
    Jan 1
     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 Site
     Davis-Bahcall Scholarship Program  Must attend school in South Dakota and pursue a degree in Math, Science, Engineering or Technology  Jan 6  Scholarship Site
    Masonic-Range Science Scholarship
    Students majoring in range science or a closely related field
    Jan 6
    Gates Millennium Scholarship
    Open 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 Grant
    Jan 13
    MENSA Education and Research Foundation Scholarship/Essay
    Scholarships based solely on written essays
    Jan 15
    SDAEP Scholarship
    2.0 or higher GPA; attend South Dakota college/technical school
    Jan 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
     
    Jan 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 Site
    South Dakota State University Freshman Scholarships
    Must apply for admission prior to filling out scholarship application
    Jan 15
    Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship
    Planning a career in government service
    Jan 15
    South Dakota Engineering Society/Eastern Chapter Scholarship
    Must attend SDSU or SDSMT and major in Engineering
    Jan 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, Mr. Lewis and Mrs. Knuppe will choose 3 seniors to represent Redfield High School in the scholarship competition.
     Jan 20 – To Mrs. Koester  Scholarship App
    Kitchenopedia Merit Based Scholarship 

    Any student pursuing Under-Graduate, Graduate or Doctoral programs at the best schools in a field of their choice with academic excellence is eligible

    Any student who initiates community development programs looking for a financial aid can apply

    Students from the LGBT community with good academic background and in need of financial aid can apply

    Jan 28 Scholarship Site
    Elks Legacy Scholarship
    Must be a child or grandchild of an Elks member
    Jan 29
     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 29  Scholarship Site
    AWM Essay Contest
    Open to students in grades 6th-12th
    Jan 31
    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.
    Jan 31
     
    FEBRUARY  DEADLINES
     Build Huron Nursing Scholarship For students pursuing a BS Nursing degree at DWU; must commit to working in the Huron community for 5 years once graduated.  Scholarship covers yearly tuition, except for $4,000 that is the responsibility of the student.  February 1  Scholarship Site
    Dakota Corps Scholarship
    FULL RIDE SCHOLARSHIP!! 2.8 or higher GPA; 27 or higher ACT; must major in a critical need area that are listed on the website; must commit to working in South Dakota for as many years as the scholarship was received, plus one year
    Feb 1
    Scholarship Site
    FFA Scholarships
    Open to FFA members and non-members
    Feb 1
    SportQuest Playing with Purpose Scholarship
    Open to 10th-12th grade students; must have a minimum of a C average and a varsity level athlete in one or more sports
    Feb 1
    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.
    Feb 3
    Dakota Energy Lineman Scholarship
    Students planning to enroll in the Powerline Construction & Maintenance program at Mitchell Tech
    Feb 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 Site 
    South Dakota High School Coaches Association Scholarships
    There are 4 scholarship opportunities aimed at senior student athletes from South Dakota
    Feb 10
    DAR National Scholarship   Open to all students, do not need DAR nomination or sponsorship  Feb 10 Scholarship Site
    Ag Education FFA Scholarship
    Senior FFA member who will attend SDSU and major in Agricultural Education
    Feb 15
    Blue and Gold FFA Scholarship
    Senior FFA members who will attend a South Dakota university or technical school and major in agriculture
    Feb 15
     Lynn Wagner Memorial Scholarship  Outstanding South Dakota senior wrestler (class B) with ability and at least a C average GPA     Feb 15    Scholarship App
    WACE Scholarship
    3.5 or higher GPA and must attend one of the WACE Partner Colleges listed
    Feb 15
    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
    Feb 15
    Scholarship Site
    Marion T Woods Scholarship
    Office related field, must have completed four semesters of business related classes
     
    Feb 15
     Foundation 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.
    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 16 Scholarship Site
    Gordon A. Rich Memorial Foundation Scholarship
    Exceptionally qualified high school students with demonstrated financial need whose parents or guardians have, or had, a career in the financial service industry
    Feb 20
    Yankton College Scholarship
    For students who need financial assistance and are attending an accredited college or university
    Feb 20
    Poet Scholarship  POET, one of the world's largest biofuel producers, is awarding seven scholarships of up to $5,000 to full-time undergraduate students who will be attending any South Dakota two-year or four-year college, university or technical school in Fall 2017.   Feb 24  Scholarship Site
    Annis I Fowler/Kaden Scholarship
    Must major in elementary education; 3.0 or higher GPA; must attend BHSU, DSU, NSU or USD
    Feb 26
    Ardell Bjugstad Scholarship
    Enrolled member of a federally recognized Native American tribe whose reservation is located in SD or ND
    Feb 26
     Mike Durfee Memorial Scholarship  Student wrestler who shows good citizenship and character; 3.0 or higer GPA; plans to attend college in South Dakota  Feb 27  Schoarship Site
     National Association of Women in Construction Scholarship  Must plan to pursue a course of study that will lead to a Bachelors or Associates degree in a construction related field.     Feb 28  Scholarship App
    Dakotaland Federal Credit Union Academic Scholarship
    For students in North and South Dakota; Must have at least one year of credit union membership at Dakotaland FCU by application deadline
    Feb 29
     
    MARCH  DEADLINES
    Agri-Business Scholarship
    Must be a customer, employee, or family member of an employee or member of the South Dakota Agri-Business Association (SDABA).  Must major in Agriculture and attend school in South Dakota.
    March 1
     Basin Electric Scholarship
    One $1,000 scholarship from Basin Electric and one $500 scholarship from Northern Electric
     
    March 1     Scholarship Site
    South Dakota American Legion Auxiliary University/Technical School Scholarship
     Must be a child or grandchild of a Veteran or a child or grandchild of a member of the American Legion Auxiliary.  Must demonstrate financial need
    March 1
    American Legion Auxiliary Children of Warriors National Presidents Scholarship
    Must be children, grandchildren or great-grandchildren of Veterans who served in Armed Forces during eligibility dates of membership in the American Legion. Student must have at least 50 hours of community service.
    March 1
     Scholarship App
     South Dakota American Legion Auxiliary Thelma Foster Scholarship for Junior Members  Must be a current Junior Member of the South Dakota American Legion Auxiliary and has maintained that membership for the past 3 years.  March 1  Scholarship App
    American Legion Spirit of Youth Scholarship for Junior Members
    Must be a Junior Member of the American Legion and have maintained that membership for the past 3 years.  Must have a 3.0 or higher GPA
    March 1
    South Dakota ASA Scholarship
    Must have participated in SDASA for at least 3 years as a player, coach, ump or official
     
    March 1
     Bob Redder Memorial Scholarship  Must be a student in SD FFA Districts 1,2,3,4,6,7 (Redfield is in District 6); Be a senior FFA member, has been an active FFA member for at least 3 years; attend a college or university in South Dakota; plan to pursue a major in an agriculturally related field and intend to return to farm or ranch  March 1  Scholarship App
    Dakota State University Scholarships
    Must apply for admission prior to filling out scholarship application
    March 1
    Mitchell Technical Institute Scholarships
    Must apply for admission prior to filling out scholarship application
     
    March 1
    Northern State University Scholarships
    Must apply for admission AND been accepted by March 1st
    March 1
    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 1
     Steven Wright Memorial Scholarship  For a Redfield High School senior involved in school and community activities  March 1  Scholarship App
    University of Sioux Falls Freshman Merit Scholarships Priority Deadline
    Scholarship considered based off of admission packet
    March 1
    Healthcare Plus Federal Credit Union Educational Scholarship
    Must be a current member of Healthcare Plus Federal Credit Union
    March 1
    Dacotah Bank Scholarship
    SD 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 Bank
     
    March 1
    Scholarship App
    Dacotah Bank/SD Bankers Scholarship
    Must 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 Bank
     
    March 1
     Venture Communications Scholarship  Must be a Venture Communications subscriber and at least a B average March 6  Scholarship Site
     Avera St. Luke's Auxiliary Scholarship  Students must have a 3.0 or higher GPA, must plan to attend school in South Dakota and major in a health related field  March 6  Scholarship Site
    Curtis Marvin Hohn Scholarship
    SD high school seniors attending a public or private college, university or technical school in South Dakota
    March 10
     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 10  Scholarship Site
    Riverview Scholarship
    Senior from Clark, Doland or Redfield and attending a four year college
    March 10
     South Dakota Sheriff’s Association Scholarship  Student majoring or minoring in Criminal Justice and seeking a career in Law Enforcement  March 10  Scholarship App 
     South Dakota Aviation Association/DJ Fischer Foundation Scholarship  SDAA will award one or multiple scholarships up to the amount of $3,000 annually, if the criteria is met by one or more applicants. DJ Fischer Foundation will award an additional $1,000 scholarship to one  or more Applicants meeting the criteria. All Applicants must be sponsored by a SDAA Member.   March 15
     
     
     Zonta Young Women in Public Affairs Scholarship  Sponsored by the Zonta Club of Aberdeen.  Female students who are active in volunteerism, have experience in local or student government and have volunteer leadership achievements  March 17 Scholarship App
    AIST Midwest Chapter Scholarship
    Must attend a college or university full time; must be a member of the AIST Midwest Chapter or the dependent of a member
    March 15
     Augustana University Hatterscheidt Scholarship  Must have 3.0 or higher GPA and should demonstrate financial need.     March 14 Scholarship Site
     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 15  Scholarship Site
    Coach Russ Morrell Memorial Scholarship
    SD high school graduate; 3.2 or higher GPA
    March 15
    Cogley-Buffington Certifies Property and Casualty Underwriters Fund Scholarship
    Students must plan to attend a 4 year college or university, have a GPA of 3.5 or higher, and demonstrate financial need
    March 15
    Fred & Marie Christopherson Scholarship
    3.9 or higher GPA; 28 or higher ACT score; attend a SD school
    March 15
    Joe Foss “An American Hero” Scholarship
    3.5 or higher GPA; 21 or higher ACT; American Patriot
    March 15
    Kimberly Ross Means – Native American Council of Tribes Scholarship
    Must be a member of an SD Native American Tribe; 2.0 or higher GPA
    March 15
     Osman Family Native American Scholarship  Must be a member of an SD Native American Tribe; 2.5 or higher GPA  March 15  Scholarship Site
    South Dakota Farm Bureau Scholarship
    Parents/Guardians must be a current member of SDFB for two years
    March 15
    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
     Lake Area Technical Institute Scholarships  Must apply for admission prior to filling out scholarship application  March 15  Scholarship Site
     NSU Hatterscheidt Scholarship  South Dakota resident; 3.0 or higher GPA; been accepted to NSU  March 15  Scholarship App
    Bellator Titans MC Scholarship   SD high school senior attending post-secondary institution in SD; demonstrate financial need  March 15  Scholarship App
    South Dakota Society Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship   SD high school seniors who are a direct descendant of a United States military veteran.  March 15  Scholarship App
    Resource Conservation Speech Contest    Open to students 9th-12th grade - Topic "Soil Health: What Will You Leave?"  March 25  Scholarship Site
    USD Hatterscheidt Scholarship   SD resident who will attend USD; 3.0 or higher GPA, Financial Need  March 24  Scholarship Site
    Redfield Lions Scholarship   Open to Redfield High School seniors planning to pursue a post-secondary education.  Should have good community service.  March 30 - To Mrs. Henjum  Scholarship Info
     BHSU Hatterscheidt Scholarship  SD high school senior who will attend BHSU; 3.0 or higher GPA; demonstrate financial need  March 31  Scholarship Site
    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
    Hand County Conservation District
    Must be resident of Hand County and plan to study in Ag-related field
    March 31
    IHelp Scholarship
    5 South Dakota seniors will be chosen randomly from applicants
    March 31
    Janice M. Scott Scholarship
    3.0 or higher GPA
    March 31
    Karst Scholarship
    Pursuing an Agricultural degree
    March 31
    Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs Scholarship
    For students majoring in programs that will lead to a career in manufacturing
    March 31
     CHS Foundation High School Scholarship Program  Students must plan to start at a college or university in Fall 2017 and plan to pursue an agricultural  or energy related degree.  March 31  Scholarship Site
     
     
     
    APRIL DEADLINES
    ACE Scholarship Program   Must be a dependent child of an employee or stakeholder of an Associate, Voting or Ethanol Producer member of ACE  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
    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
    April 3
    David Profilet Scholarship   3.0 or higher GPA; demonstrate financial need; attend Augustana College April 1  Scholarship Site
    Hunter Education Student Essay Contest   Open to high school juniors and seniors who have completed a Hunter Education Course.  Two $2500 scholarships will be awarded.     April 1  Scholarship App
    Huron Area Chamber & Visitors Bureau Agriculutre Committee Scholarship   Must plan to attend a SD college/technical school     April 1 Scholarship Site
    James Valley Telecommunications
    Parent/Legal Guardian must be members of James Valley Telecommunications
    April 3
    Joe and Norma Rahm Scholarship
    Senior from Redfield or Doland high school; 3.0 or higher GPA; plan to attend school in South Dakota; involved in school and community activities
    April 1
    Scholarship Site
    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
     
    Phi Delta Kappa Scholarship Grant
    Students pursuing a degree in Education
    April 2
    Project Yellow Light PSA Scholarship Contest
    Open to ALL seniors
    April 1
    Redfield Nurses Training Scholarship
    Plan on attaining a registered nursing degree
    April 1
    Scottish Rite Book Grant
    Any student may apply for a book grant if attending a post-secondary school; 5 grants will be awarded to students in Aberdeen and surrounding areas
    April 1
    Scholarship App
    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
     
    SDATAT Scholarship
    Must attend school in South Dakota
    April 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 Info
    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 3  Scholarship Site
    American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) Scholarship
    Open to ALL seniors.  Ten $2,000 scholarships will be awarded
    April 7
     RHS Local Scholarship  Seniors from Redfield High School  April 7 – To              Mrs. Henjum  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 21
     
           
    Redfield Kiwanis Scholarship   Redfield High School seniors who excel in community service  April 10     Scholarship App
     South Dakota Society for Technology in Education Scholarship  2.5 or higher GPA; major in Information Technology  April 25  Scholarship App
    Full Circle Ag-Careers in Agriculture Scholarship
    For students pursuing a two-year or four-year degree in the Agriculture field.  Have a family actively engaged in farming, or a member/patron of Full Circle Ag.  ACT score of 18 or higher and average to above average academic record.
     
    April 15
     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 15 Scholarship Site
    Heartland State Bank Scholarship   Student must attend college in South Dakota  April 14  Scholarship App
    Insuring a Brighter Tomorrow Scholarship
    South 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.
    April 15
     
     South Dakota Kids Chance Scholarship  Must be the child of a parent who suffered either an on the job fatality or injuries that had a significant adverse affect on the family income.  April 15 Scholarship Site
    Masonic Lodge Scholarship
    Seniors who have Masonic affiliation
    April 15
    Redfield High School SADD Scholarship
    Must be a member of the RHS SADD chapter
    April 15
    Horatio Alger South Dakota Scholarship     Must have a 2.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need.  Up to $10,000.  April 15       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 19 Scholarship Site
    Redfield Youth Wrestling Scholarship   Senior wrestler who will be going to college or technical school  April 22  Scholarship App
     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 22  Scholarship Site
    Legends for Kids Scholarship  $5,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who will be attending a 2 or 4 year institution, have a 2.5 or higher GPA and have participated or contributed to the high school athletic program(s) in any way.  April 21  Scholarship App
    Student View Scholarship
    Open to ALL seniors
    April 22
     Bank of the West Scholarship  Must plan to attend SD college/technical school     April 21 Scholarship App
    The AYN Rand Institute:  Fountainhead Essay Contest
    Open to Juniors and Seniors
    April 26
     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
    Beauty School Directory $2500 Cosmetology Scholarship
    Open 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 30
    MAY  DEADLINES
      South Dakota Aviation Association Scholarship  Student must be entering into some form of education for a future career that is related to or will benefit the aerial application industry.  May 1  Scholarship App
    Plains Commerce Bank Scholarship  Applicant or parent must be a customer of Plains Commerce Bank.  Scholarship is based primarily on student’s activities, community involvement, and character
     May 1
    Fresh Scholarship 

    Must be a legal resident and currently living in the United States

    Fresh n’ Lean staff’s members are not eligible to enter

    Home-schooled students may apply (must be equivalent to high school senior)

    Must submit a video or photos with a short essay

    May 1  Scholarship Site
     Associate General Contractors of South Dakota Scholarship  Applicants must have desire to pursue a construction related degree at a college/university or technical school and be sponsored by an AGC member  May 5 Scholarship Link
    B. Davis Scholarship
    Open to juniors and seniors
    May 22
    LM Scholarship Program
    3.0 or higher GPA
    May 31
     
    JUNE DEADLINES
    Abbot & Fenner Scholarship Program
    Open to juniors and seniors
    June 12
    BigSun Scholarship
    Open to student athletes
    June 19
     Aspiring Nurses Scholarship  Open to high school seniors who are planning to pursue a degree in nursing. June 30  Scholarship Site
     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
    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