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SEPTEMBER DEADLINESOppU Achievers Scholarship
Student must hold a cumulative GPA of at least a 3.0, respond to an essay prompt question
September 30 Scholarship App LinkVantage Financial Partners Student Athlete of the Month Scholarship
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 2022, and have plans to enroll in a postsecondary institution, which may be a public or nonpublic university, college, or vocational/technical college.
September 1 2021-2022 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 LinkOCTOBER DEADLINESVantage Financial Partners Student Athlete of the Month ScholarshipSenior 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 2022, and have plans to enroll in a postsecondary institution, which may be a public or nonpublic university, college, or vocational/technical college.October 1 2021-2022 Scholarship App LinkAES Engineering ScholarshipOpen to ALL high school seniors planning to attend a post secondary institution; not required to take engineering courses to be eligibleOctober 8Watertown Area Chamber of Commerce Agriculture Committee ScholarshipMust be involved in agriculture, 4-H, and /or Watertown Winter Farm Show, attend a post-secondary schoolOctober 14Dr. 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 districtOctober 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 DakotaOctober 22 Scholarship App LinkHeisman High School Scholarship
Students whose senior year of high school is the 2021-22 academic year, graduating with the class of 2022.
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 20 Scholarship App LinkCoca Cola Scholarship3.0 or higher GPAOctober 31VFW Voice of Democracy ScholarshipOpen to students in grades 9th-12thOctober 31Stokes Educational Scholarship Program3.0 or higher GPA; 25 or higher ACT; planning to major in Computer Science or Computer/Electrical EngineeringOctober 31Marilyn K. Hoy Memorial ScholarshipEligible for high school seniors who will be pursuing a career in the field of AgricultureOctober 31NOVEMBER DEADLINESPrudential Spirit of Community AwardsOpen to students in grades 5th-12th; honoring outstanding community serviceNovember 10Anne Ford & Alegra Ford ScholarshipFor students with documented learning disabilities (LD) who are pursuing post-secondary educationNovember 12Scholarship siteMaryknoll ScholarshipsStudents in grades 6-8 and grades 9-12 qualify. Entries must be written in English, only one entry per studentNovember 15 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 15 Scholarship Link 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
*Scholarship has not been updated yet for 2020-21 school year
November 30 Scholarship SiteDECEMBER DEADLINES University of South Dakota Freshman Scholarships Must apply for and been accepted to USD prior to applying for scholarship. December 1 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. December 1 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.
December 3 Scholarship Site South Dakota State University Freshman Scholarships
Must apply for admission prior to filling out scholarship application
December 15 Scholarship Site Agtegra Future Agriculturalist Scholarship Eligible for students who are a current member in a South Dakota FFA Chapter, must be enrolled in a two or four year college within the upcoming academic year, and must be pursuing something within the agriculture field. December 25 Scholarship AppSouth Dakota Association of Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling ContractorsIntended for those students who wish to have a career in the PHC industryDecember 31FIRE’s Freedom in Academia Essay ContestOpen to high school juniors and seniorsDecember 31 Scholarship AppOppU Achievers Scholarship
Student must hold a cumulative GPA of at least a 3.0, respond to an essay prompt question
December 31 Scholarship App LinkNo 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 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. January 6 Scholarship SiteFFA ScholarshipsOpen to FFA members and non-membersJanuary 11Dakotaland Federal Credit Union ScholarshipMust be a member of Dakotaland Federal Credit UnionJanuary 12MENSA Education and Research Foundation Scholarship/EssayScholarships based solely on written essaysJanuary 15SDAEP Scholarship2.0 or higher GPA; attend South Dakota college/technical schoolJanuary 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 DakotaJanuary 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 Black Hills State University Freshman Scholarships Must have applied for admission and been accepted prior to applying for scholarship. January 15 Scholarship Site South Dakota Engineering Society/Eastern Chapter Scholarship Must attend SDSU or SD School of Mines and Technology and major in engineering January 15
DAR National Scholarship
Open to all students, do not need DAR nomination or sponsorship
January 31FEBRUARY DEADLINESDakota 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 for 2021-2022 school year -
- Teacher - High School Math
- Teacher - High School Science
- Teacher - Elementary or Secondary Special Education
- Teacher - High School Career and Technical Education
- Teacher - K-12 Foreign Language
- Teacher - Secondary Language Arts
- Accountant / Auditor
- Engineer (includes all fields EXCEPT mining)
- Information Technology
- Registered Nurse
February 1 Scholarship linkElks Legacy ScholarshipMust be a child or grandchild of an Elks member February 7 Scholarship SiteSouth Dakota High School Coaches Association ScharshipsThere are 4 scholarship opportunities amied at senior athletes from South Dakota February 10 Scholarshup LinkPOET 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 yearNo specific degree program requirementsNo minimum GPA requirementsUS citizen
Scholarship AppDakota 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.February 11Dakota Energy Lineman ScholarshipStudents planning to enroll in the Powerline Construction & Maintenance program at Mitchell TechFebruary 11 Scholarship SiteNorthern Electric Cooperative ScholarshipMust 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.February 11 2022 Scholarship App Basin Electric Scholarship One $1,000 scholarship from Basin Electric and one $500 scholarship from Northern Electric February 11 See Miss. Schultz for scholarship applicationRamia Boersma Memorial ScholarshipSouth Dakota students pursuing a degree in education; must be son or daughter of an active or retire SDEA/NEA memberFebruary 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 industryFebruary 15 Scholarship LinkBlue 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 application*Need recommendation letter via Mr. CihakFebruary 25 Scholarship SiteFoundation 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.February 25 2022 Scholarship siteAg 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 awarded*Need recommendation letter via Mr. CihakFebruary 25 Scholarship SiteAgtegra Future Agriculturalist ScholarshipEligible for students who are a current member in a South Dakota FFA Chapter, must be enrolled in a two or four year college within the upcoming academic year, and must be pursuing something within the agriculture field.*Need recommendation letter via Mr. CihakFebruary 26 Scholarship AppMARCH DEADLINESNSU Hatterscheidt ScholarshipSD resident; graduate from SD high school, have a 3.0 or greater GPA. Planning to attend NorthernMarch 1 Scholarship appBeauty 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.March 1 Scholarship SiteDakota State University ScholarshipsMust apply for admission prior to filling out scholarship applicationMarch 1 Scholarship SiteMitchell Technical Institute ScholarshipsMust apply for admission prior to filling out scholarship applicationMarch 1 Scholarship SiteNorthern 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 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 2 2022 Scholarship AppAvera St. Lukes Auxiliary ScholarshipSeniors 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 4Venture Communications Cooperative ScholarshipMust be a graduating high school senior in 2022. Scholarships will be awarded on a 3.0 cumulative GPA, citinzenship, community service, academics, and school involvement.March 4 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 First Dakota Scholarship Program Student must be a high school senior, planning on attending a 4 year or 2 year college full time. Student must provide confirmation of enrollment. Student must have First Dakota checking account and demonstrate satisfactory account maintenance. March 7 Scholarship App 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 South Dakota Sheriff’s Association Scholarship Student majoring or minoring in Criminal Justice and seeking a career in Law Enforcement March 12 Scholarship App BBB Student of Integrity Award Scholarships
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.
March 13 Scholarship Website
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 13 Augustana University Hatterscheidt Scholarship Must have 3.0 or higher GPA and should demonstrate financial need. March 15 Scholarship AppCoach Russ Morrell Memorial ScholarshipSD high school graduate; 3.2 or higher GPAMarch 15 Scholarship App 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 18 2022 Scholarship App Community Memorial Hospital Auxillary Scholarship High School senior in Spink County, attending post-secondary school for a healthcare related major. March 18 Scholarship App Riverview Scholarship Riverviews scholarship program goal is to support eligible students furthering their academic careers in any two/four year college program. Open to high school seniors. Student must be accepted to an accredited college and enrolled as a full time student before the scholarship will be awarded. March 20 2021 Scholarship App Redfield Lions Scholarship Open to Redfield High School seniors planning to pursue a post-secondary education. Should have good community service. March 25 - to Miss. Schultz 2022 Scholarship App Resource Conservation Speech Contest Open to students 9th-12th grade - Topic "Rivers and Streams Benefit South Dakota" March 26 Scholarship Link Tressie Esser Scholarship Must be Catholic March 30 2022 ScholarshipLake Area Technical Institute ScholarshipsMust apply for admission prior to filling out scholarship applicationMarch 31Fraternal 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 31Karst 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 Link 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 2022 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 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 Hoegemeyer Cares Scholarship
Student must plan to attend a university or community college and major in an agriculture related area
April 1 Scholarship Link SD Weedfighters Scholarship
Must be a citizen of the United States, must be a high school graduate (funding after you complete one semester of college). Attend a post - secondary student with an agriculture production, precision farming, agronomy, entomology or Natural Resources as fields of study in a South Dakota College, University or Technical School.
April 1 2021 Scholarship App 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 2022 Scholarship App Donald H. Quimby Memorial Scholarship Must graduate from a South Dakota high school and be attending a post-secondary school. April 1 Perry and Doreen Evans Scholarship
GPA of 3.0, must plan to attend a post-secondary vocational, college or university
April 1 Scholarship App 2022 Huron Area Chamber & Visitors Bureau Agriculutre Committee Scholarship Must plan to attend a SD college/technical school April 1 Scholarship App 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 1Project 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 1 Scholarship SiteSDATAT ScholarshipMust attend school in South DakotaApril 1 RHS Local Scholarship Seniors from Redfield High School April 1 - To Miss. Schultz 2022 Scholarship App RHS CTE Scholarship To apply fill out the RHS local scholarship application and return to Miss. Schultz April 1 - To Miss. Schultz Fill out the above application 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 2022 Scholarship App Redfield PTSA Scholarship
Graduating student from RHS.
April 8 to the high school office 2022 Scholarship App 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 9 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 Ashtin Community Hall Scholarhsip Available to any Senior graduating from Northwestern or Redfield High School April 15 Scholarship App South Dakota Grand Commandry Knights Templar Scholarship Student must plan to attend a technical school in South Dakota following graduation. April 15 Scholarship App 2022 Scottish Book Rite Scholarship Must be a senior planning to attend a post-secondary school in South Dakota 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 2022 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 site 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 15 Scholarship Site Heartland State Bank Scholarship Student must attend college in South Dakota April 15 2022 Scholarship AppMasonic Lodge ScholarshipSeniors who have Masonic affiliationApril 15Redfield High School SADD ScholarshipMust be an active member of the RHS SADD chapterApril 15
Kids' Chance Scholarship
Must be between the ages of 16 – 25 years old, must (a) be a graduating high school student in good standing, (b) currently possess a high school diploma or GED, or (c) be currently enrolled and in good standing at a post-secondary institution or trade school. Dependent of a parent who suffered either an on the job fatality or injuries that have had a significant adverse effect on family income
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.
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 April 22 Scholarship App Agtegra Future Agriculturalist Scholarship Eligible for students who are a current member in a South Dakota FFA Chapter, must be enrolled in a two or four year college within the upcoming academic year, and must be pursuing something within the agriculture field. April 25 Scholarship App 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 Miss. Schultz 2022 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 26th 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. April 27 Scholarship AppMAY DEADLINESLM Scholarship ProgramCurrently enrolled or expects to be enrolled in a degree program (2 years length or greater) by SeptemberStudent must have a 2.5 GPA or higherStudent must be a resident of the United States or CanadaMay 1B. Davis ScholarshipOpen to Juniors and SeniorsMay 21Stanley Moore FUI Foundation Regional ScholarshipSeveral $1500 scholarships are awarded each year to Farmers Union members in Montana, North Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin and South Dakota.May 31JUNE DEADLINES 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 2022 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 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 No Sweat Scholarship June 30 Scholarship Link
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