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Ardell Bjugstad Scholarship
Sponsor: South Dakota Board of Regents
306 East Capitol Ave
Suite 200
Pierre, SD 57501-2545
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who are residents of South Dakota or North Dakota. Students must be enrolled members of a federally recognized Indian tribe whose reservation is located in South Dakota or North Dakota. Applicants must be planning to earn a degree in agriculture or natural resources or a related field.

Amount: $500
Deadline: February 25
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.sdbor.edu

Ardell Bjugstad Scholarship
Sponsor: Northern State University
1200 S Jay St
Aberdeen, SD 57401-7198
Eligibility: Applicants must be incoming freshmen planning on a degree in agriculture, natural resources or a related field and are residents of South Dakota or North Dakota. Students must be enrolled members of a federally recognized Indian tribe.

Amount: $500
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.northern.edu/admissions-aid/financial-aid#scholarships

Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) Scholarships
Sponsor: Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) Scholarships
P.O. Box 583
Omaha, NE 68101
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolling in or currently enrolled in an accredited two- or four-year program in Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, North Dakota or South Dakota with the intent of earning a degree in information systems, computer science or related field.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: June 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.aitpomaha.com/scholarship-information.html

BNSF Railway Company FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. Students must be pursuing a four-year degree in one of the following agricultural fields: business management, economics, sales and marketing or finance. They must be residents of California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota or Texas. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the student's activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: January 14
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.ffa.org/participate/grants-and-scholarships/

Board of Trustees Promise Scholarship
Sponsor: Briar Cliff University
3303 Rebecca Street
Sioux City, IA 51104
Eligibility: This scholarship is aimed at students focusing on extracurricular clubs and organizations. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and 22 ACT scores to apply. Students must be living in Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota or Minnesota.

Amount: Partial tuition
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.briarcliff.edu/future-chargers/tuition-and-aid/scholarships

Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Science and Engineering Society
4263 Montgomery Boulevard, NE
Suite 200
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Eligibility: Applicants must reside in one of the following states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Utah, Nevada, Wyoming, Illinois, Missouri, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Iowa or Washington. Students must also major in one of the following areas: business, engineering, math, medicine/health administration, natural/physical sciences, technology or education and belong to AISES. Applicants must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students at an accredited college or university with a 3.0 minimum GPA.

Amount: $2,500 for 4 years
Deadline: May 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.aises.org/scholarships

Child of Alumni Program / Legacy Scholarship
Sponsor: University of South Dakota
414 E Clark St
Vermillion, SD 57069-2390
Eligibility: Applicants must be incoming freshmen students who are South Dakota residents and whose parent(s) or legal guardian(s) graduated from USD.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.usd.edu/Admissions-and-Aid/Financial-Aid/Types-of-Aid/Scholarships

Dakota Corps Scholarship
Sponsor: Northern State University
1200 S Jay St
Aberdeen, SD 57401-7198
Eligibility: Applicants must be students who have graduated from an accredited South Dakota high school. Students must plan to major in special education, math education, foreign language education, science education, career and technical education, accountant/auditor, nursing, engineering (except mining) and information technology. Applicants must also have a 2.8 GPA or greater and an ACT score of 27.

Amount: Full Tuition
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.northern.edu/admissions-aid/financial-aid#scholarships

Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company of Iowa
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be working toward degrees in one of the following areas of agriculture: agronomy, crop science, agricultural communications, education, journalism, extension, public relations, business management, economics, finance, sales, marketing, plant pathology, plant breeding, plant genetics, soil science, soil conservation, water conservation or public service and administration. Applicants must be residents of Arkansas, California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or Wisconsin. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: January 14
How to apply: An application form is required.
Website: https://www.ffa.org/participate/grants-and-scholarships/

Fastline Publications FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants may be from Iowa or Texas and working toward two-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm and ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Applicants may also be from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina or South Carolina and working toward four-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm and ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: January 14
How to apply: An application form is required.
Website: https://www.ffa.org/participate/grants-and-scholarships/

Freshmen Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)
Sponsor: University of Nevada-Las Vegas
4505 S Maryland Pky
Las Vegas, NV 89154
Eligibility: Applicants must be entering freshmen who reside in one of the following states or territories: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands. Students must have a 3.25 unweighted overall high school GPA, or 24 ACT score or an 1160 SAT score combined critical reading and math. Applicants must be enrolled and complete at least 12 credit hours (full-time enrollment) in the fall and spring semesters.

Amount: $11,000 per year
Deadline: November 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.unlv.edu/finaid/scholarships-first-year

Geisinger Scholarship
Sponsor: University of Michigan
College Administration
1221 Beal Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 2102
Eligibility: Students must be first year students entering the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor for the upcoming fall semester. Applicants must be from one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington or Wyoming.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 4
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://scholarships.engin.umich.edu/new-students/

Glen and Marjory Jeffery Memorial
Sponsor: Dodge City Community College
2501 N 14th Ave
Dodge City, KS 67801-2399
Eligibility: Applicants must be Meade County residents enrolled in nursing with a 3.5 GPA established at DCCC.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://dc3.edu/admissions/financial-aid-scholarships/

Hatterscheidt Scholarship
Sponsor: Northern State University
1200 S Jay St
Aberdeen, SD 57401-7198
Eligibility: Applicants must be incoming freshmen at Northern State University with demonstrated financial need. Students must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA and be South Dakota residents. Applicants must be graduating from a South Dakota high school.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.northern.edu/admissions-aid/financial-aid#scholarships

Helen Mahoney Running and Raymond Running Scholarship
Sponsor: Black Hills State University
1200 University St
Spearfish, SD 57799-9500
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time freshmen in education majors with a minimum 2.75 GPA. Students must have completed at least 15 credit hours per semester, be South Dakota residents and submit their applications no later than February 1.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.bhsu.edu/Admissions/Pay-for-College/Scholarships/

Iowa Student Loan Midwest Senior Scholarship
Sponsor: Iowa Student Loan Education Lending
6805 Vista Drive
West Des Moines, IA 50266
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who are at least 13 years of age. Students must be a permanent resident of and enrolled in a high school located in one of the following states: Illinois, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Missouri or Minnesota and who will attend an eligible U.S. college. Selection is based on a random drawing.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 29
How to apply: Application information is available online. Two online financial literacy tutorials, an online financial literacy assessment and a short essay are required.
Website: https://www.iowastudentloan.org/scholarships/

Joe Foss, An American Hero Scholarship
Sponsor: Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation
The Depot at Cherapa Place
200 N. Cherapa Place
Sioux Falls, SD 57103-2205
Eligibility: Applicants must have at least a 3.5 GPA and an ACT score of 21 or above. Students must reside in South Dakota.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.sfacf.org/grants-scholarships/scholarships

Mae and Chester Garrett Scholarship
Sponsor: Black Hills State University
1200 University St
Spearfish, SD 57799-9500
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time students in visual art education majors with a minimum 2.0 GPA. Students must be South Dakota residents and submit their applications no later than February 1. Preference will be given to students from Sturgis first and western South Dakota second.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.bhsu.edu/Admissions/Pay-for-College/Scholarships/

Marie L. Schultz Endowed Seminary Scholarship (Midwest)
Sponsor: Fresno Pacific University
1717 S Chestnut Ave
Fresno, CA 93702-4709
Eligibility: Applicants must be students from a Mennonite Brethren Church or missionary background in the Midwest of the U.S. whose characters are in line with seminary values.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: June 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.fresno.edu/departments/student-financial-services/types-aid/institutional-aid

Marlin R. Scarborough Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: South Dakota Board of Regents
306 East Capitol Ave
Suite 200
Pierre, SD 57501-2545
Eligibility: Applicants must submit an essay detailing their leadership qualities, academic achievements and community service. Students must attend a public South Dakota university with at least a 3.5 GPA, and they must be in their junior year at the time they receive the scholarship funding.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.sdbor.edu

MetLife Foundation FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be working toward four-year degrees in specific areas of agriculture including public service and administration, agribusiness management, range/soil science, public communications, plant or animal breeding and genetics, education, plant pathology, journalism, technology, extension, mechanization, public relations, finance, economics, sales, marketing or engineering. Applicants must also be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: January 14
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.ffa.org/participate/grants-and-scholarships/

MGMA Midwest Section Scholarship
Sponsor: Medical Group Management Association
104 Inverness Terrace East
Englewood, CO 80112
Eligibility: Applicants must be members of the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA). They must be residents of one of the MGMA Midwest Section states, namely Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota or Wisconsin. They must be undergraduate or graduate students who are enrolled in a degree program that is related to medical practice management (such as public health, business administration or health care administration). Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: May
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.
Website: https://mgma.com/career-pathways/career-advancement/career-resources/scholarships

Mickelson Scholarships
Sponsor: University of South Dakota
414 E Clark St
Vermillion, SD 57069-2390
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors with a 28 or higher ACT (1320 SAT). Students must be residents of South Dakota and maintain a minimum 3.5 cumulative grade point average.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: December 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.usd.edu/Admissions-and-Aid/Financial-Aid/Types-of-Aid/Scholarships

Our First Amendment Freedoms Art and Essay Contest
Sponsor: Anti-Defamation League Midwest
120 South LaSalle
Suite 1150
Chicago, IL 60603
Eligibility: Applicants must be 6th to 12th grade students in Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Minnesota, North Dakota or South Dakota. Students must submit an essay or artwork related to the First Amendment. Selection is based on the overall strength of the submission.

Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: December 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://chicago.adl.org/fivefreedoms/

Reduced Tuition - Children of Deceased Firefighters, Police Officers or EMTs
Sponsor: South Dakota Board of Regents
306 East Capitol Ave
Suite 200
Pierre, SD 57501-2545
Eligibility: Applicants must be survivors of firefighters, law enforcement officers or emergency medical technicians who died as a result of injuries received while on official duty. The tragedy must have occurred before the student turned 21. They must be seeking a bachelor's or vocational degree, and funding is only available to those who earn such degrees within a 36-month or eight semester period.

Amount: Full tuition
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available from your financial aid office.
Website: http://www.sdbor.edu

Reduced Tuition - Dependents of Prisoner of War or Those Missing in Action
Sponsor: South Dakota Board of Regents
306 East Capitol Ave
Suite 200
Pierre, SD 57501-2545
Eligibility: Applicants must be children or spouses of veterans who were declared POW or MIA. Applicants must confirm that the parent/spouse who is declared POW or MIA must have official residency listed as South Dakota and declaration of POW or MIA status must be made by United States Secretary of Defense. Benefits may be received for up to eight semesters or twelve quarters.

Amount: Full tuition
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.sdbor.edu

SDRA Jerry Wheeler Scholarship program
Sponsor: South Dakota Retailers Association (SDRA)
P.O. Box 638
Pierre, SD 57501
Eligibility: Applicants must enroll full-time in a retail-related course of study at a qualifying, accredited educational institution in the fall following the application date. Students must have earned their high school diploma or GED in the state of South Dakota or plan to study in South Dakota. Applicants must have completed at least 24 qualifying university or college credits or 12 qualifying technical or training institute credits by September in the year of application. Full-time post-secondary work may be considered in place of education. Two letters of recommendation are required. One must be from a business owner or manager.

Amount: $500-$2,250
Deadline: April 19
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.sdra.org

Sioux Falls Area Retired Teachers Scholarship
Sponsor: Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation
The Depot at Cherapa Place
200 N. Cherapa Place
Sioux Falls, SD 57103-2205
Eligibility: Applicants must be rising undergraduate juniors or seniors who are majoring in education at an accredited South Dakota college or university. They must have a GPA of 2.5 or better, demonstrate financial need, participate in extracurricular activities and display a commitment to the teaching profession. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available from the applicant's financial aid office or guidance counselor. An application form and supporting materials are required.
Website: https://www.sfacf.org/grants-scholarships/scholarships

South Dakota Dual Credit Scholarship
Sponsor: Southwest Minnesota State University
1501 State St
Marshall, MN 56258-5468
Eligibility: Applicants must be South Dakota students taking at least one dual credit class at a college with a minimum high school GPA of 3.0 and college GPA of 3.0.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.smsu.edu/scholarships/index.html

South Dakota Free Tuition for Veterans and Others Who Performed War Service
Sponsor: South Dakota Board of Regents
306 East Capitol Ave
Suite 200
Pierre, SD 57501-2545
Eligibility: Applicants must be veterans or others who performed active war service. They must South Dakota residents who qualify for resident tuition and not be entitled to have their tuition or expenses paid by the United States.

Amount: Full tuition
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available from your financial aid office.
Website: http://www.sdbor.edu

South Dakota Reduced Tuition - Children of Deceased Servicemen/women
Sponsor: South Dakota Board of Regents
306 East Capitol Ave
Suite 200
Pierre, SD 57501-2545
Eligibility: Applicants must be South Dakota residents who are under the age of 25. The deceased parent must have been a resident of South Dakota for at least six months before entering the service and must have died while enlisted from any cause.

Amount: Full tuition
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available from your financial aid office.
Website: http://www.sdbor.edu

Steve Nesson Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Alexandria Technical & Community College
1601 Jefferson Streeet
Alexandria, MN 56308
Eligibility: Applicants must be current students in law enforcement and have a minimum GPA of 3.0 to be eligible. Students must have good attendance and must demonstrate financial need to receive the scholarship. Preference will be given to applicants who are originally from South Dakota.

Amount: $450
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.alextech.edu/college-services/scholarships

Titan Machinery Service Technician Sponsorship Program
Sponsor: Titan Machinery
644 East Beaton Drive
West Fargo, ND 58078
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in a participating school pursuing a two-year applied science degree in diesel technology or a precision Ag/GPS program. Participating schools are in the area of a Titan Machinery dealership in Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin or Wyoming. Students must complete an application and work with the recruiting department for sponsorship.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 1; December 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.titanmachinery.com/service-tech-sponsor-program

Transfer Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)
Sponsor: University of Nevada-Las Vegas
4505 S Maryland Pky
Las Vegas, NV 89154
Eligibility: Applicants must be eligible transfer students who reside in one of the following states or territories: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands. Students must not exceed 90 transfer credit hours and have a 3.0 cumulative transfer GPA. Applicants must enroll and complete at least 12 credit hours fall and spring semesters (credit requirement does not apply to the summer terms) and must be transferred students starting the fall semester.

Amount: $11,000 per year
Deadline: November 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.unlv.edu/finaid/scholarships-first-year

Upper Midwest Chapter Scholarships
Sponsor: National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences-Upper Midwest Foundation
7319 Hunters Run
Eden Prairie, MN 55346
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who live in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa or Wisconsin. They must have applied or been accepted to a college or university that offers a broadcasting, television or other electronic media curriculum and intend to pursue one of these fields. A GPA of 3.0 or higher is preferred, but not required.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form is required.
Website: https://midwestemmys.org/student-awards/scholarships/