Updated: December 10, 2018
SOUTH DAKOTA SCHOLARSHIPS:
COLLEGE STEPS PROGRAM:
A program developed by Wells Fargo to help you plan for college. Enroll at any time and receive electronic postcards with helpful college-planning information. In random drawings seniors can receive a $1,000 college tuition prize.
DISCOVER PRIVATE COLLEGES:
By logging into the discover colleges web site for free information about private colleges, you will be automatically entered into the $2,500 drawing.
FAFSA (FEDERAL STU AID)
FASTWEB – http://www.fastweb.com
These websites add more scholarships to weekly:
HARVARD UNIVERSITY :
Harvard announced that from now on undergraduate students from low-income families will pay no tuition. If your family earning is less than $60,000 a year and you are an honor student, you can go to Harvard for free-no tuition and no student loans.
Three scholarships to check out: STAR SCHOLARS, MTI LEGACY , and AG EDGE CREDIT; log on for more information.
$1,000 scholarships to students that have a Yankton College connection.
- 50 different scholarship; Awards range from $250 to $5,000
- Go to their Website,
- create a profile and fill it in to earn money toward college!!
- Great to start in 9th grade!!!!!!
$1000 scholarships to qualified students. Program guidelines and application forms are available at www.hy-vee.com Deadline: Applications must be postmarked on or before February 8, 2019
Questions contact: Hy-VeeUniversity@hy-vee.com
South Dakota State DAR Scholarship for Military Descendants:
The South Dakota State Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution offers a $500 scholarship to direct descendants of United States Military Veterans. Applications are in the counseling office. Deadline: February 15, 2018.
There are four opportunities available for students.
- ANY high school senior who is a U.S. citizen may apply for the Most Valuable Student Scholarships. Applications must be submitted online at enf.elks.org/mvs by November 15, 2018.
- For the children or grandchildren of dues-paying Elks, they can apply for the The Elks National Foundation Legacy Awards. The application must be submitted online by at elks.org/scholars/scholarships/Legacy.cfm by February 1, 2019.
- The South Dakota Elks Association Vocational Grant is for students who will be enrolled in a Post Secondary Vocational/Technical School program. The paper applications must be submitted to the Yankton Elks Lodge, 504 W 27th Street, by November 15, 2018. They must be received by the Lodge prior to the deadline, not postmarked.
- Emergency Educational Grants are also available to children of deceased or totally disabled Elks members. For more details on the Educational Grant program, please visit, elks.org/scholars/scholarships/Eefgrants.cfm
If you have questions, contact the local scholarship chairman, Steven Pietila, at 605-760-4916.
Applications are in the counseling office.
SDACDE Karst Scholarship:
The SDACDE is offering three $500 scholarships. The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage those students concerned with conserving their natural resources by furthering their education in an agricultural/conservation related field. The scholarship is available to graduating high school seniors who will be attending a 4-year college or a vocational school.
Applications can be picked up in the counseling office or online at www.brookingsconservation.org Deadline: March 31, 2019
BURGER KING SCHOLARSHIP:
High school seniors, BURGER KING® employees, their dependent children, spouses or domestic partners in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico can apply to receive up to $50,000 in scholarship awards for the 2019-2020 school year!
High school seniors must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale to be eligible, and must be active in their community through volunteering, sports, clubs and/or religious organizations.
Don’t miss your chance to become a BURGER KING Scholar. Apply today!
The application period for the 2019-2020 school year is open from Oct. 15, 2018 through Dec. 15, 2018.
South Dakota Engineering Society:
$2000 Engineering Scholarships for 2019 High School Graduates who will be attending South Dakota Engineering Schools in the Fall of 2019. Students who plan to attend South Dakota School of Mines and Technology or South Dakota State University may apply for the scholarship.Applications can be picked up in the Counseling Office. Deadline: January 16, 2019
Davis-Bahcall Scholar Program:
This is a wonderful, fully supported experience for students interested in any career related to science, engineering, mathematics or technology. We are eager to involve students from all over the state in this program so we are hoping you will help us cast a wider net and get more students applying for this fantastic learning and travel experience. If you would like additional information regarding the Davis-Bahcall Scholar Program, please visit: https://doe.sd.gov/scholarships/DAVIS-BAHCALL.aspx.
WSC ART & DESIGN SCHOLARSHIP:
Every year the WSC Art & Design Scholarships assist many incoming students. For more information go to: www.wsc.edu/scholarships Deadline: December 1, 2018
B. Davis Scholarship:
The creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship for 2019. Please visit our website at http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to read about us and to apply for our scholarship. While you’re there, please browse through the rest of the site to learn more about applying for scholarships. The deadline for applications is May 24, 2019 Amount of Scholarship: $1,000 If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at email@example.com
Resource Conservation Speech Contest:
Resource Conservation Speech Contest for students 9-12. Scholarship value for first place $1100. Applications can be picked up in the counseling office. Deadline: March 30, 2019.
Local Junior Achievement of South Dakota $500 Leo Crawford Scholarship
Application Deadline: March 1st
o Please note this application has been updated and the deadline has been moved to March 1st. If you have printed applications from year’s past – please disregard and print new applications for your file.
· Available for South Dakota seniors who have had Junior Achievement at some point in their K-12 education (including the high school JA Ethics program).
· Application Posted: https://www.juniorachievement.org/web/ja-southdakota/scholarship
National Scholarship – KPMG Future Leaders Program
· This is an application we were made aware of through JA USA
· Application Deadline: January 31st
If interested: https://womensleadership.kpmg.us/charitable.html
· Applicant criteria includes:
o High school female seniors planning to enroll in a 4-year undergraduate program for the upcoming fall semester
o Proven track record of academic excellence and leadership potential
o Minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA
o Interest in a business or STEM academic track
o Demonstrates a significant financial need
Direct any questions to (336-7318 or 800-871-7007).
Basin Electric scholarship- Members of Clay Union Electric:
Each year the Basin Electric Power Cooperative Scholarship Program awards more than 180 scholarships in the amount of $1000 each. Five 25 scholarships are for children of BEPC or subsidiary employees will be designated for qualified applicants who plan to attend a certified Vocational or Technical school, and five of 25 will be designated for qualified applicants who plan to achieve an engineering degree. Twenty will go to children of member cooperative employees and 141 to member-cooperative consumers.
Clay-Union Electric will award one $1000 scholarship to a child of a member. The scholarship must be used for educational costs and the student must enter college in the fall of the school year and will be distributed in August for the full amount. Applications are available on our website at www.clayunionelectric.coop, in our office or call to request one.
Completed applications must be received by February 15th, 2019 and can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, mailed to PO Box 317 Vermillion, SD 57069 or dropped off at the office at 1410 E. Cherry St. Vermillion.
Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc:
Apply online at scholars.horatioalger.org Deadline: October 25, 2018
Any questions see Mrs. Kirsch in Counseling Office.
Voice of Democracy-
Patriotic Audio Essay Competition Top Scholarship $30,000– Application forms can be picked up in the Counseling Office. Deadline: October 31, 2018
Prudential Spirit of Community Award:
Students grades 9-12 who have volunteered over the past year are encouraged to apply. Qualified certified applicants will receive the President’s Volunteer Service Award, and will become eligible to win $1000 or more, a medallion, and an all-expense paid trip with a parent or guardian to Washington, D.C.
TO APPLY GO TO: spirit.prudential.com or nassp.org/spirit – Deadline: November 6, 2018.
Snow Queen Contest and Scholarship Program:
- Who? Freshman and Senior Girls
- For more information and an application stop in the Counseling Office.
- Deadline: November 9, 2018