Bellator Titans MC

$500

DEADLINE: March 18, 2016

Criteria:

·         Plan to attend an in-state post-secondary school

·         SD resident

·         Senior going into their first year of post-secondary education

Application Form

Build Dakota Scholarship

FREE RIDE

DEADLINE: March 15, 2016

Apply online at https://www.builddakotascholarships.com  

Criteria:

·         Attend a technical school in SD (Southeast Tech, Western Dakota Tech, Lake Area Tech, Mitchell Technical Institute)

·         Go into one of the following high-need fields of study below:

o   Agriculture – Large Animal

o   Automotive/Diesel

o   Building Trades/Construction

o   Energy Technicians

o   Engineering Technicians

o   IT/Computer Information Systems

o   Medical Laboratory Technicians

o   Practical Nursing (Select Programs)

o   Precision Manufacturing

o   Surgical Technicians

o   Welding

FirstChoice Student / First Dakota Family

18 X $1,000 / 3 X

DEADLINE: March 7, 2016

Criteria:

·         U.S. Citizen

·         HS senior planning to attend an accredited post-high school college, university, vocational technical school, community college or junior college on a full-time basis

FirstChoice Student:

·         Must have FirstChoice checking account

First Dakota Family:

·         Must be a regular employee, spouse or dependent child of an employee at time of award

·         Employee/recipient must be employed by First Dakota when next school term begins

Application Form

Vincent L. Hawkinson Foundational for Peace & Justice

$1000

DEADLINE: March 15, 2016

Criteria:

·         Resident of IA, MN, ND, SD, or WI

·         High school senior

·         Must be available for an in-person interview in Minneapolis, MN

·         Must attend annual award ceremony in the fall of 2016

Application Form

Karst Memorial Scholarship

3 X $500

DEADLINE: March 31, 2016

Criteria:

·         Going into an agricultural related field

·         Graduate in top 50% of the class

·         Current year graduate of a SD high school

Application Form

Midstate Communications Scholarship

11 X $500

DEADLINE: March 25, 2016

Criteria:

·         HS Senior

·         Parents/Guardians receive telephone service from Midstate

·         Judging is based primarily on the (typed!) essay and community and school involvement

·         Applicant must submit photo

Application Form

National Association of Women in Construction

2 x $1000  1 x $500

DEADLINE: February 28, 2016

Criteria:

·         Pursuing a course of study that will lead to a degree in a construction related field.

·         Meet one of the following:

o   High school senior currently accepted into a college or vocational institute

o   Undergraduate student currently enrolled in a college or vocational institute

o   Part-Time Student, enrolled in a minimum of 8 credits, while working full-time in a construction related field

Application Form

Ralph Mitchell Scholarship

$2,500

DEADLINE: April 1, 2016

Criteria:

·         HS Senior graduating from Chamberlain

·         Scholarship will be paid in increments throughout the first two years of post-secondary education upon proof of enrollment, a 2.0 GPA for each semester, and a full-load (usually 12 credit hours)

Application Form

SD Amateur Softball Scholarship

17 X $500

DEADLINE: March 1, 2016

Criteria:

·         Involved in SD Amateur Softball Association program or has a parent/guardian who has participated in this program in the last 3 years (player, coach, umpire, SDASA official, or league official).

·         19 years or younger

·         Must be used in an accredited college, university, or vocational technical school

Application Form

SD Cattlemen’s Foundation Scholarship

$4000, $3000, $2000, $1000

DEADLINE: April 1, 2016

Criteria:

·         Enrolled in a post-secondary institution in South Dakota

·         Demonstrate interest in future involvement in the beef industry

·         Demonstrate interest in taking leadership roles in agricultural based oranizations

·         SD resident

·         Demonstrated volunteerism

Application Form

South Dakota Engineering Society

Central Chapter

$800

DEADLINE: March 15, 2016

Criteria:

·         Pursue an engineering career.

·         Plan to attend South Dakota State University (SDSU) or South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (SDSMT)

·         Citizen of USA and SD resident

·         Live in Central Chapter area

Application Form

South Dakota Fire Service Scholarship

2 x $1000

DEADLINE: March 15, 2016

Criteria:

·         Son or daughter of any member (living, deceased or retired) of a fire dept in SD or an active member of a junior fire dept in SD

·         High school senior or student entering their first semester of college

·         Sponsored by a member of the SD Firefighters Auxiliary, a local fire dept auxiliary or a member of the Dear Old Timers

Application Form

Sanford Chamberlain Scholarship Program

$500

DEADLINE: April 1, 2016

Criteria:

·         Preparing for education in the health care industry

·         HS Senior graduating from Chamberlain May 2016

·         Graduate with a grade average of a “C”

Application Form

Student Loan Finance Corporation

5 X $1000 & iPad Drawing

DEADLINE: March 31, 2016

Criteria:

·         High school senior for the 2015/2016 academic year

·         Applied to 2016/2017 academic year cost of education

·         Not on academic probation

Application Form

 

John Forkenbrock Educational Scholarship

$500

DEADLINE: February 26, 2016

Criteria:

·         Plan to be a teacher

·         Graduate from SD high school

·         Minimum 2.5 GPA

Application Form

Coach Russ Morrell Memorial Scholarship

$1000

DEADLINE: March 15, 2016

Criteria:

·         Graduate from SD high school

·         Minimum 3.2 GPA through 7 semesters of high school

·         Provide a list (resume) of extra-curricular and community service activities

·         300-500 word essay

·         Provide contact info (phone and email) of two character references

Application Form

 

Sanford Health Network Scholarship

$2000

DEADLINE: March 4, 2016

Criteria:

·         Must officially be accepted into a healthcare program at an accredited, post-secondary institution.

·         Cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or greater (4.0 scale)

·         Application (with documentation) must be submitted to local Sanford Health Network CEO, Erica Peterson 300 S Byron Blvd., Chamberlain, SD 57325 by March 4 for potential sponsorship of the scholarship

·         (See application for needed documentation)

Application Form

 

Sanford Chamberlain Scholarship Program

TRIBAL ELGIBILITY

$500

DEADLINE: May 1, 2016

Criteria:

·         Preparing for a profession or training in a career related to medical or hospital work.

·         Must be a member of one of the Crow Creek or Lower Brule Tribes. Proof of enrollment or proof of 1/4th Indian Heritage with proof of ancestral enrollments will be required

·         Applicants need not be current high school seniors and no age limits will be applied

Application Form

Prime Cattlewomen Scholarship

1 X $500 & 1 $250

DEADLINE: April 1, 2016

Criteria:

·         Studies related to Agriculture or the Beef Industry are preferred

·         Must attend a SD College or Vocational school, public or private

·         Graduating senior from Chamberlain, Kimball, Lower Brule, or Lyman High schools

Application Form