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South Dakota Opportunity Scholarship
This scholarship provides $6,500 over four years to qualifying South Dakota students who attend an eligible higher education institution in South Dakota.
Qualifying students will have an ACT composite score of 24 or higher and complete the high school course requirements commonly known as the Regents Scholar curriculum with a cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
Deadline: As early as possible, but no later than Sept. 1 for fall enrollment.
USD $6,500 over four years
1 September 2017
Dakota Corps Scholarship
The Dakota Corps scholarships are four-year, full-tuition-and-fee scholarships for South Dakota high school seniors who plan to major in and then become employed in one of the following critical-need occupations: special education, math education, science education, career and technical education, accountant/auditor, nursing, engineering (except mining), and information technology.
Students must have a composite ACT score of 27 or greater and have graduated from an accredited South Dakota high school with a GPA of 2.8 or greater on a 4.0 scale. In addition, recipients must agree to stay in South Dakota and work in their critical need occupation for as many years as the scholarship was received plus one year.
Full tuition and fee
1 February 2018
You can be eligible for a renewable award, based on your ACT score and housing choice. You also can use SAT scores - Critical Reading + Math - to determine eligibility. The annual increases require you to live on campus.
The WolfPACT is for new freshmen only. Students must be enrolled full time and maintain a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 for renewal.
To apply for a WolfPACT scholarship, submit a completed admission application, application fee, high school transcript, and official ACT or SAT scores and be accepted for admission by March 1.
Up to USD $12,000
1 March 2018
The Hatterscheidt Scholarships offer $2,000 awards to incoming freshman applicants who:
- Are South Dakota residents graduating from a South Dakota high school
- Have a 3.0 cumulative GPA, and
- Show financial need
A completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is required.
Deadline: The 2017 application deadline has passed; the 2018 deadline will be announced.
Value of scholarship
1,29,000 total value