Be sure to check with your high school guidance counselor or ask about financial aid at your college admissions office. Here on this page we've identified a few of the most common scholarship programs that are available right in your state...
South Dakota Opportunity Scholarship
Up to $6,500 (paid out over 4 years) to academically accomplished South Dakota high school graduates to receive an affordable education at any college in SD.
Augustana University Hatterscheidt Scholarship
$2,000 scholarships to financially needy South Dakota college students with at least a 3.0 GPA.
Vincent L. Hawkinson Foundation Scholarship
Up to $5,000 for South Dakota college students. $1,000 for SD high school students.
Upper Midwest Emmy Chapter Scholarships
$3,000 to South Dakota students who plan to major in journalism, broadcasting or electronic media at an accredited educational institution.
Come 2 Iowa (C2IA) Senior Scholarship
$1,000 scholarships for South Dakota high school seniors to come study in Iowa.
Heidelberg University Out-Of-State Scholarship
Up to $12,000 per year to South Dakota college freshman who do well in school.
EMU National Scholars Program (NSP)
Up to $15,000 to South Dakota college freshmen with a minimum 3.5 GPA.
NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships
Up to $3,500 to young and smart South Dakota college students.
NSHSS Tesoro Youth Leadership Awards
Up to $2,500 to young South Dakota college students who demonstrate good leadership!
Duck Tape Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest
Up to $10,000 to the best dressed high seniors who attend the prom wearing outfits made out of duck tape!
Tall Clubs International Scholarships
$1,000 scholarships to young tall college students. Read More
Coca Cola Scholarships
Up to $20,000 in scholarships to graduating high
school seniors who demonstrate good leadership skills.
Obviously this list is just the tip of the iceberg in the vast ocean of available scholarships and grant programs. To get a more extensive idea of the funding opportunities you might be eligible for, visit these database websites to see which scholarship programs match you!