CorTrust Bank is offering a $1000 for any student planning to attend a college or post-secondary institute in SD. Deadline is May 31. APPLICATION
Students who qualify for the SD Opportunity Scholarship must be sure to complete the application in order to receive it. Please visit http://sdos.sdbor.edu/forms/ to complete the form, print it out and give it to Ann Born or Mrs. Tiefenthaler to verify and send. Only students planning to attend college or technical school in SD are eligible to receive this scholarship.
Sioux Falls Business and Professional Women’s Organization: $500.00 scholarships to women pursuing a post secondary education. Both traditional and non-traditional students are eligible to apply. Applications are available by clicking HERE and should be sent back to: Sioux Falls Business & Professional Women, Inc., Attn: Scholarship Committee; PO Box 1773; Sioux Falls, SD 57101. Deadline is May 31.
Headlines Academy School of Cosmetology (Rapid City) Scholarship: $500 toward Cosmetology School; students must submit their 13 goals for 2013. Entries can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to 605.348.5462. For more information, contact Susan Spint at 605.348.4247 ext. 11. Deadline is May 3rd.
SD Opportunity Scholarship: $5000 over four years for students who meet the following criteria:
- 1 additional year of upper level math beyond graduation requirements for a total of 4 credits
- 1 additional year of upper level science beyond graduation requirements for a total of 4 credits
- 2 years of the same foreign language
- A 3.0 GPA with no grade below a C
- 24 or above on ACT
Information can be found at http://sdos.sdbor.edu/forms/. Deadline is September 1.
Only 4 applications so far for this scholarship! SDACTE Scholarship: SD 2013 high school graduate who has demonstrated scholastic achievement and applying to or accepted into one of the following fields at any South Dakota university: Health, Business, Trade and Industry, Marketing, Agricultural Education, and Family Consumer Science Education. The application form is available online at www.lakeareatech.edu/sdacte/ and must be typed or computer generated. Applications, along with 3 letters of reference and a current official transcript should be mailed to: Dodie Bemis, SDACTE Executive Director, PO Box 730, Watertown, SD 57201 by the due date of April 15. If you have questions, contact Jim Wilson at 605-647-2203
"Insuring a Brighter Tomorrow” Scholarship: $1,000 scholarships funded by Farmers Union Insurance through South Dakota Farmers Union Foundation for SD high school seniors seeking funds to attend post-secondary education at a SD college, university, or technical school. Open to Farmers Union Insurance Policyholders, South Dakota Farmers Union Members, Friends of the SDFU Foundation (defined as a contribution of $25 or more during the past year), or a Participant in any South Dakota High School Activities Association (SDHSAA) sanctioned activity. Awards will be based on academic records; school, community and volunteer involvement, financial need, written essay about: “How do you hope to impact a Brighter Tomorrow in South Dakota?” Applications are available at www.sdfufoundation.org. Deadline is April 15, 2012. Materials should be returned to Farmers Union Insurance, Attn: Wayne Bartscher, PO Box 1388, Huron, SD 57350.
University of Dayton: up to $40,000 scholarship - at this top-tier Catholic Research University in Dayton, OH, big questions are asked in a search for knowledge that changes the world. By answering questions about how they will make their mark and what they hope to accomplish, students can earn substantial scholarships. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/universityofdayton.
Junior Achievement USA Scholarships (Multiple opportunities with varied deadlines):
AES Engineers: $500 scholarship for HS seniors and current undergraduates who plan to enroll full time at a four-year college or university in 2013-2014 in a field of study that focuses on engineering, technology, design or business, with an interest in the automotive industry. Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluating the essays that are submitted. Application and information can be found at http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm. Deadline is October 4, 2013.
“B. Davis Scholarship”: The creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are renewing this $1000 scholarship. Visit http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to read about the organization and apply for the scholarship. Deadline is May 27, 2013. For more information, feel free to contact email@example.com.
Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants Scholarship: $1,000 scholarship. Students submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page at the following website: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm. Full details are available at this site, as well. Deadline is June 14, 2013.
Wisconsin Lutheran College Merit Awards: Students may qualify for one of the 4 Merit Awards ranging from $8,000 to $12,000.Students must be first-time, full-time freshmen and admitted by May 1 for scholarship consideration.
Wayne State College Music Scholarships: The Department of Music awards scholarships to students who plan to major in music and to other talented musicians selected to perform in the college instrumental and vocal ensembles. Awards are based on performance quality and potential for success in music. Enrollment at WSC is not required prior to auditions. For more information and how to apply visit www.wsc.edu/schools/ahu/musc/. Auditions are held February 15 and April 12.
The Young Arts Awards program: This program provides individual awards of up to $10,000 each, gives national recognition of artistic excellence to students, is an exclusive opportunity to be nominated as a U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts, and provides winners with an all-expenses paid weeklong learning and performance/exhibition intensive in Miami, FL, working with world-renowned artists. Students in grades 10-12 who are passionate about: Cinematic arts, theater, dance, visual arts, jazz, voice, music, writing, and photography can apply at www.youngarts.org/apply. For more information or if you have questions you can contact staff at 800-970-ARTS(2787) or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parents of Seniors: if your son or daughter plans to play sports in college, they MUST register with the appropriate clearinghouse to be sure they’re meeting eligibility. If they plan to play NAIA, find more information and have them register at www.playnaia.org, and if they plan to play NCAA, go to http://web1.ncaa.org/ECWR2/NCAA_EMS/NCAA.html.