See Miss Schultz with any questions.Alert Magazine ScholarshipOpen to high school seniors with a 2.5 or higher GPA who are planning to enroll in college after graduationHigh School Prevention Magazine ScholarshipMust 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
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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 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 DEADLINESAES Engineering ScholarshipOpen to ALL high school seniors planning to attend a post secondary institution; not required to take engineering courses to be eligibleOctober 8Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway SchoalrshipsOpen to all students 9-12 in the public, parochial, private, and home schools within the jurisdiction of the sponsoring state, society, or districtOctober 12Watertown Area Chamber of Commerce Agriculture Committee ScholarshipMust be involved in agriculture, 4-H, and /or Watertown Winter Farm Show, attend a post-secondary schoolOctober 14Heisman 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 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 DEADLINESSouth 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 SD.November 1Prudential Spirit of Community AwardsOpen to students in grades 5th-12th; honoring outstanding community serviceNovember 3Anne Ford & Alegra Ford ScholarshipFor students with documented learning disabilities (LD) who are pursuing post-secondary educationNovember 12Scholarship siteElks Most Valuable Student ScholarshipCurrent 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 14Maryknoll ScholarshipsStudents in grades 6-8 and grades 9-12 qualify. Entries must be written in English, only one entry per studentNovember 14National Space Club ScholarshipEligible 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 15DAR High School Essay ContestAll grade 9, 10, 11, and 12 students in a public, private, or parochial school, or those who are home schoolers are eligible.November 15See Miss. Schultz for the essay topic.DECEMBER DEADLINES University of South Dakota Freshman Scholarships Must apply for been accepted to USD prior to applying for scholarship. December 1 South Dakota State University Freshman Scholarships
Must apply for admission prior to filling out scholarship application
December 1 Scholarship SiteDakota Corps ScholarshipHold 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:
December 15South Dakota Association of Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling ContractorsIntended for those students who wish to have a career in the PHC industryDecember 31OppU Achievers Scholarship
- 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
- Engineer (all fields EXCEPT mining, chemical, biomedical, and computer hardware)
- Information Technology
- Registered Nurse
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 LinkYoung 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 siteJANUARY 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 5 Scholarship SiteFFA ScholarshipsOpen to FFA members and non-membersJanuary 12SD Engineering Schools ScholarshipMust enroll in a South Dakota engineering program in the fall 2023 at the SD School of Mines and Technology or SDSU.January 14MENSA Education and Research Foundation Scholarship/EssayScholarships based solely on written essaysJanuary 15Hagan ScholarshipHigh 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 FAFSAJanuary 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 Dakotaland Federal Credit Union Must be a member of Dakotaland Federal Credit Union January 20
DAR National Scholarship
Open to all students, do not need DAR nomination or sponsorship
January 31FEBRUARY DEADLINESElks Legacy ScholarshipMust be a child or grandchild of an Elks member
February 6 Scholarship SiteFoundatin 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 8 Scholarship siteSouth Dakota High School Coaches Association ScharshipsThere are 4 scholarship opportunities amied at senior athletes from South Dakota February 10 Scholarship 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 AppSouth Dakota State DAR scholarship for Military DescendantsAny high school senior or student receiving an accredited high school diploma or GED, who plans to attend an institution of higher learning, is a resident of SD, and is a child or grandchild of a US Military Veteran.
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 10Dakota Energy Lineman ScholarshipStudents planning to enroll in the Powerline Construction & Maintenance program at Mitchell TechFebruary 10 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 10 2023 Scholarship App Basin Electric Scholarship One $1,000 scholarship from Basin Electric and one $500 scholarship from Northern Electric February 10 2023 Scholarship AppRamia 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 LinkStratford Community Theater ScholarshipOpen to any student who has shown outstanding school and community involvement.February 17 Scholarship AppAnnis I. Fowler/Kaden ScholarshipHave a 3.0 cumulative high school GPA, first time entering Freshman at BHSU, DSU, NSU, or USD in 2023, intend to major in Elementary education.February 25 Scholarship AppArdell Bjugstad Scholarship Program for Native American High School SeniorsEnrolled 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 25 Scholarship AppBlue 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 24 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 24 Scholarship SiteMARCH 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 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 1Venture Communications Cooperative ScholarshipMust be a graduating high school senior in 2023. Scholarships will be awarded on a 3.0 cumulative GPA, citizenship, community service, academics, and school involvement.March 3 Scholarship websiteAvera 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 4Scholarship appFirst Dakota Scholarship ProgramStudent 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 6 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 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 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 10 2023 scholarship South Dakota Sheriff’s Association Scholarship Student majoring or minoring in Criminal Justice and seeking a career in Law Enforcement March 10 Scholarship App
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
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 2023 Scholarship App Community Memorial Hospital Auxillary Scholarship High School senior in Spink County, attending post-secondary school for a healthcare related major. March 17 2023 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 Scholarship App 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. March 24 Scholarship site Resource Conservation Speech Contest Open to students 9th-12th grade - Topic "Rivers and Streams Benefit South Dakota" March 26 2023 Scholarship link Tressie Esser Scholarship Must be Catholic March 29 2023 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 31SD 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 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. March 31 Scholarship site 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 31 2023 Scholarship App 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 31 Mitchell Tech Staff Scholarships for Freshman Awareded to full-time incoming Freshman at Mitchell Tech. *Complete the General Application* March 31APRIL DEADLINES Redfield Lions Scholarship
Open to Redfield High School seniors planning to pursue a post-secondary education. Should have good community service.
April 1 to Miss. Schultz 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 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 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 1Scottish Book Rite ScholarshipMust be a senior planning to attend a post-secondary school in South DakotaApril 1Redfield PTSA scholarshipGraduating student from RHS.April 1 to the high school officeRedfield 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 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 Miss. Schultz 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 2023 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 Heartland State Bank
Student must attend college in South Dakota
April 14 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 App Independent Insurance Agents Scholarship Open to graduating Seniors and college students who participate in community service. April 15 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 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 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 SiteMasonic Lodge ScholarshipSeniors who have Masonic affiliationApril 15Redfield High School SADD ScholarshipMust be an active member of the RHS SADD chapterApril 15
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.
Ashton Community Hall Scholarship
Available to any Senior graduating from Northwestern or Redfield High School
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 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 28 Scholarship App Scott Hegge Memorial Scholarship Open to high school seniors within a 50 mile radius of Aberdeen, SD April 30 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 30 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 1Associated General Contractors of South Dakota Highway-Heavy-Utilities Chapter ScholarshipsSeniors planning to enroll in construction related education programs at a technical institution or college/universityMay 2B. Davis ScholarshipOpen to Juniors and SeniorsMay 21JUNE 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 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 June 30 Scholarship Link
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