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Local Scholarships

Complete list of Local Scholarships  Click Here  Cover Page details Click Here

Scholarship NameDue Date
Application
PEO ScholarshipSeptember 27, 2019
Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizens Scholarship
November 9, 2019Student Cover Sheet
Day County Conservation Scholarship
November 27, 2019
Community Service ScholarshipFebruary 3, 2020Community Service Hours
Community Service Recommendation form
Alumni Scholarships
(one application for 12 scholarships)
February 18, 2020Local Scholarship form
Recommendations
Barry Schuring Memorial
February 18, 2020Local Scholarship form
Recommendations 
Beck Memorial
February 18, 2020Local Scholarship form
Recommendations 
Brenda Harms Memorial
February 18, 2020Local Scholarship form
Recommendations 
Columbia American Legion Auxiliary
February 18, 2020Local Scholarship form
Recommendations 
Eastern Star
February 18, 2020Local Scholarship form
Recommendations 
Groton Area TeachingFebruary 18, 2020Local Scholarship form
Recommendations 
Gwendolyn O'Connor Broman
February 18,2020Local Scholarship form
Recommendations 
Kay & David Donovan Memorial
February 18, 2020Local Scholarship form
Recommendations
Lion Club
February 18, 2020Local Scholarship form
Recommendations 
Masonic Lodge
February 18, 2020Local Scholarship form
Recommendations 
Renee McKiver Memorial
February 18, 2020Local Scholarship form
Recommendations 
Richard Duerre Memorial
Outstanding Senior Football Player
February 18, 2020Local Scholarship form
Recommendations 
Rob Luecke Memorial
February 18, 2020Local Scholarship form
Recommendations 
Roger Hendrickson Memorial
February 18, 2020Local Scholarship form
Recommendations 
STEM ScholarshipFebruary 18, 2020Local Scholarship form
Recommendations
Susan Clawson Grace
February 18, 2020Local Scholarship form
Recommendations 
Tom & Barb Paepke - AgFebruary 18, 2020Local Scholarship form
Recommendations 
Tom & Barb Paepke - Fine ArtsFebruary 18, 2020Local Scholarship form
Recommendations 
Vicci Strom
February 18, 2020Local Scholarship form
Recommendations
James Valley Telecommunications Bob Peterson Memorial Telecommunications ScholarshipFebruary 28, 2020Application Form

Web-page Link here
Kuehnert Scholarship
(5 possible Scholarships)
March 1Application
Recommendations form
Ruden Family Ag-Related Career ScholarshipMarch 2, 2020Local Scholarship form
Recommendations 
Shawn Weismantal Kramer March 2, 2020Local Scholarship form
Recommendations 
Susan Deanne Weismantel 
March 2, 2020Local Scholarship form
Recommendations 
Hopps Dow ScholarshipApril 1, 2020Web-page link here
Anthony O. Brokaw
Around April 1st
Jean Conley BrokawAround April 1st
Jerald PetersonAround April 1st

State Scholarships 

ScholarshipDue DateWeb-Page Link
Dakota Corps ScholarshipWeb-Page Link here 
South Dakota Opportunities Scholarship Web-page Link here 
South Dakota Critical Teaching Needs ScholarshipWeb-Page Link here
Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation
List of Local & State Scholarships
Web-page Link here 
American Legion Auxiliary Children of Warriors national Presidents' ScholarshipFebruary 3, 2020Application link included with the scholarship name
American Legion Auxiliary Spirit of Youth Scholarship for Junior MembersFebruary 3, 2020Application link included with the scholarship name
Thelma Foster Senior ScholarshipFebruary 3, 2020Application link included with the scholarship name
Military Descendants Scholarship by DARFebruary 15, 2020Application link included with the scholarship name
Curtis Marvin Hohn ScholarshipMarch 10, 2020Application link included with the scholarship name
National Farm Workers Funding
National Farm Workers flyer

National Scholarships

Scholarship NameDue DateWeb-Page Link 
College BoardWeb-Page Link here
QuestBridge (College Match) Web-Page Link here
Fast WebScholarship search siteWeb-Page Link here
NicheScholarship search siteWeb-Page Link here 
FinaidScholarship search siteWeb-Page Link here
Unigoscholarship search siteWeb-Page Link here
Siemens Competition in Math, Science, & TechnologySeptember 19, 2019 Web-Page Link here
Young Arts ScholarshipOctober 11, 2019Web-Page Link here
Horatio Alger ScholarshipOctober 25, 2019Web - Page Link here
Coca Cola ScholarshipOctober 31, 2019Web-Page Link here &
Web-Page Link here
VFW Voice of Democracy Audio Essay CompetitionOctober 31, 2019Web-Page Link here
Prudential Spirit of Community AwardNovember 5th, 2019Web-Page Link here
AXA AchievementDecember 15, 2019Flyer
FAQ

FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)  

Web-Page Link here

Priority Deadlines: The FAFSA is available to complete for the upcoming school year beginning October 1! You want to get your FAFSA completed as soon as possible. But some states have priority deadlines that you don't want to miss because it will affect the amount of money you get for state financial aid.

Post Education InstitutionPriority Date
Augustana UniversityMarch 1, 2020
Black Hills Beauty CollegeNo  Priority Date
Black Hills State UniversityDecember 1, 2019
Dakota State UniversityMarch 1, 2020
Lake Area Technical InstituteApril 1, 2020
Mitchell Technical InstituteApril 1, 2020
Mount Marty CollegeMarch 1, 2020
NAUNo Priority Date
Northern State UniversityMarch 1, 2020
Presentation CollegeMarch 1, 2020
Sinte Gleska UniversityMarch 31, 2020
SD School of Mines & TechnologyNo Priority Deadline
SD State UniversityMarch 1, 2020
University of South DakotaApril 1, 2020
Western Dakota Technical InstituteApril 20, 2020

Scholarships will be available at each Post Education location (Universities, Colleges, Tech Schools etc...). Make sure to check out their web-pages for other available scholarships. 

For Questions and concerns on this page please email Jodi Schwan at jodi.schwan@k12.sd.us