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Area Scholarships

about 1 year ago

See Mr. Preheim for assistance. 

All scholarship applications can be found on the table in the upstairs hallway in the high school building. 

USD Scholarship Deadline - December 1, 2016

SDSU Scholarship Deadline - January 15, 2017

Black Hills State Priority Deadline - January 15, 2017

Lake Area Tech Scholarship Deadline - March 15, 2017

Mount Marty Scholarship Deadline - January 26, 2017

Northern State University Scholarship Deadline - March 30, 2017

Southeast Tech Scholarship Deadline - April 1, 2017

Dakota State University Scholarships - March 1, 2017

Dakota Wesleyan University Scholarship Days Feb 3 & 17, 2017

Opportunity Scholarship - May 2017 with completed transcript

September 1st for those seeking initial enrollment during the Fall term,

January 15th for those seeking initial enrollment during the Spring term.

Build Dakota Scholarship - March 15, 2017 

Must be entering a Tech School in SD and studying in a high-need workforce program.

Regental Merit Based Scholarship Programs

BHSU - Buzz Bonus Scholarship  - towards the bottom of page

DSU - DSU Champion Scholarship - Academic Scholarships

NSU - WolfPACT Scholarship 

Mines - varies

SDSU - Jackrabbit Guarantee 

USD - Coyote Commitment Scholarship

Local Scholarships

WIA / Mary Werkmeister MemorialNumber and Amount Vary4/15/2017

Open to all Armour HS graduates

Basin Electric/Douglas Electric$1,0002/13/2017

Parents must be a member of Douglas Electric

Based on GPA, leadership, etc.

Golden West Telephone$1,0004/1/2016

Must reside in Golden West (724) service area

AND subscribe to at least one of their services.

AHS has a packet that must be completed.

    Based on ACT, academics, essay, etc.

Douglas County Conservation District3) $500late March

Must be top 50% of class

Must be majoring in an agricultural-related field

Midstate Communications

Must reside in and be telephone subscriber w/Midstate11) $5003/25/2016

Apps in folder

   (Apps can also be found at:

mid April

Pick up and return at the bank.

Coca Cola Scholarship

AHS AlumniVarieslate April

GPA of 2.8 or higher

Armour Teacher Association

Loraine Theatre

Get form to and from Susan Lout

State of South Dakota

SD Scholarships

Direct links to SD Dept of ED Scholarships

    Dakota Corps

    Jump Start

    Critical Teaching Needs Scholarship


    Ardell Bjugstad

    Annis I. Fowler/Kaden

    Haines Memorial

Dakota CorpsTuition2/1/2016

Based on ACT, GPA and high need areas

Opportunity Scholarship$1,000End of Yr

GPA 3.0, ACT 24, Adv. Curriculum

SD Critical Teaching Needs ScholarshipVaries4/17/2016

Majoring in SPED, HS Math, Science or CTE Educ

Based on financial need

SD DAR Scholarship$500late Feb

Must be a direct descendant of a military veteran

Bellator Titans MC$500late March

Financial Need, Essay Question, Application

First National Bank South DakotaVariesApril

See Application or Email

SF Farmers Union Foundation Scholarship3) $50012/1/2015

Parents must be members of SD Farmers Union

Buche Foods Underdog Scholarship$1,0004/1/2016

Goes to student who has overcome obstacles in their life

SD Agri-Business Association Scholarship3) $1000late Feb

Must be a member of Farmer's Alliance

Must be majoring in Agriculture field

SD Farmer's Union "Insuring a Brighter Tomorrow"25) $10004/15/2016

Must be a member of SD Farmer's Union

OR  a policyholder in Farmer's Union Insurance

OR  participate in a SDHSAA sanctioned event

South Dakota Farm Bureau$1000 ea3/15/2016

Sr or parent must be a current member of SDFB for 2 years

South Dakota 4-H

Karst Memorial Scholarship3) $5003/31/2016

  SD Association of Conservation/Douglas Co Cons Dist

Must be top half of class

Must be entering an agricultural related field

BankWest Scholarship15) $1500

Must be BankWest deposit account holder

First Dakota Bank Scholarship16) $1000

Must have FirstChoice Checking Acct

Elks Nat'l Scholarship "Most Valuable"$100-$30012/4/2015

ESA (Epsilon Sigma Alpha) Foundation$1,000late Jan

Based on Community Service, Financial Need, and Scholarship

Yankton College Scholarship Application

Must have a family member w/relationship to Yankton College

Scholarship good for any accredited collegeVaries2/19/2016

Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation Scholarships$250-$5000March/April

SFACF has over 50 different scholarships

See booklet for descriptions

Better Business Bureau Student of Integrity3) $20003/11/2016 

demonstrate humility, courage, compassion and respect

HyVee/Sanford Legends Scholarship6) $10004/21/2016

Demonstrated high quality on and off athletic field

First National BankVariesApril

Cutis Marvin Hohn Legacy$1,0003/10/2016

SD grad based on a list of characteristics

Preference is given to history, political sci, or water resources

SD Agri-Busines Association3) $1000late Feb

SD grad majoring in agriculture - customer or employee of SDABA


Town must be member of SDATAT$500 & $10004/1/2017

Fill out application and essay

Institution Specific

USD Scholarship Deadline December 1, 2015

SDSU Scholarship Deadline January 15, 2016

Black Hills State Priority Deadline February 15, 2016

Lake Area Tech Scholarship Deadline April 1, 2016

Mount Marty Scholarship Day February 28, 2016

NSU Scholarship Deadline March 1, 2016

Southeast Tech Scholarship Deadline April 1, 2016

Mitchell Technical InstituteVariesVaries

Several Scholarships available.

Criteria varies.  Some is program specific.

You were sent an email with info and link.  Or:

Go to following link

Mitchell Area Manufacturers Association$50010/9/2015

Must attend MTI

Random Drawing from all applicants

Mitchell Tech - Star Scholars$1000-$2000

Must have GPA 3.0 and ACT 24

Must attend MTI

Mitchell Tech - Legacy$500-$1000ongoing

Parent, Grandparent, sibling must be MTI Alum

Must attend MTI

SD Engineering Society several $20001/19/2016

Attend SDSU or School of Mines

Based on test scores, transcripts, activities, and answers

Lake Area Technical

Critical Needs Workforce Scholarships$4,000

Must enroll in specific program
same time as admissions app

Specific Organization/Membership/Characteristics

Richard Hagen-Minerva Harvey Memorial Scholarship$1000/yearearly March

Must be enrolled member of an American Indian Tribe

Specific Areas of Study

SD Tech Institutes Critical Needs Workforce Scholarshipup to $5000

Up to half of your tuition could be paid

Must major in a critical need program

Must agree to work in that occupation in SD for 3 yrs

Failure to do so or to complete the program

will change scholarship to a loan that must be repaid

Yankton Medical Clinic(4) $1000mid March

Must be pursuing a major in a medical field

Must have a 3.2 GPA

SD Engineering Society$2,000mid January

Attend SDSU or School of Mines

Based on test scores, transcripts, activities, and answers

CHS Foundation100) $10004/1/2016

Must plan to pursue an agriculture degree

    (Students pursuing STEM will be considered)

Horton Machine Tool Technology Scholarshipup to $3500May

Must enroll in a Machine Tool Tech program

SD Society for Technology in Education Scholarshipvarieslate March

Must 2.5 GPA and majoring in Ed Tech or Informational Tech

See Mrs. Bitterman email for application

National Scholarships

Horatio Alger Scholarshipup to $22,000October

See flyer or go to:

GPA 2.0, critical financial need, other characteristics

Burger KingVariesDecember

B. Davis Scholarship$1,0005/23/2016

Based on written essay

Abbot & Fenner$1,000June

Written Essay

Best Buy

1,100 scholarships of $1000 each$1,000February

grades, community service and/or work experience

Buick Achievers Scholarship Program 1000) $2,000late Feb

4-yr college - focus on engineering, tech design

  or business, with an interest in the auto industry

GE-Reagon Foundation Scholarship Program to $10000early January

State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship
early March

GPA between 2.5 and 3.2 

Based on leadership, volunteerism, financial need

iHELP Scholarship and iPad Drawing5) $10003/31/2016

Random Drawing of SD applicants