• ESA Foundation Scholarships                                Due: February 1st

    Follow the link to set up an account which will open you up to 38 different scholarships. Will be a scholarship opportunity for everyone. JUST LOOK!!!!


    Dakota Corps Scholarship Program                       Due: February 1st

    Graduate from an accredited South Dakota high school with a Grade Point Average (GPA of) 2.8 or greater on a 4.0 scale. Home schooled students will be allowed to provide supplemental information if this requirement is not applicable.
    Have a composite ACT score of 27 or greater (or the SAT equivalent). Agree, in writing, to stay in South Dakota and work in a critical need occupation after graduation for as many years as the scholarship was received, plus one year.

    The current critical need occupations for 2022 are:


    • Teacher - High School Math
    • Teacher - High School Science
    • Teacher - Elementary or Secondary Special Education
    • Teacher - High School Career and Technical Education
    • Teacher - K-12 Foreign Language
    • Teacher - Secondary Language Arts (New in 2020)
    • Accountant / Auditor
    • Engineer (includes all fields EXCEPT mining)
    • Information Technology
    • Registered Nurse







    Elks Legacy Awards                           Due: February 7th

    Legacy Awards are $4,000 scholarships available to children and grandchildren of Elks members. Eligibility requirements are outlined below. The Foundation will offer a total of 300 awards in the 2022 contest.




    South Dakota High School Coaches Association Scholarship               Due: February 10th

    There are 4 scholarship opportunities aimed at senior student athletes from South Dakota.




    Stratford Community Theatre Scholarship        Due: February 11th

    The Stratford Community Theatre is pleased to be able to offer another scholarship this year. This scholarship will go to a deserving student who has shown outstanding school and community involvement. 





    Northern Electric Cooperative Scholarship                       Due: February 11th

    If your parents are consumer members of Northern Electric Cooperative, you are eligible to apply for a $1000 and $500 education scholarship offered by the cooperative. Your school counselor has applications or you can go to:



    South Dakota State DAR Scholarship for Military Descendants        Due: February 12th

    Information attached.



    Dakota Energy Lineman Scholarship                           Due: February 12th

    Students planning to enroll in Powerline Construction & Maintenance at Mitchell Tech




    MediaCom World Class Scholarship              Due: February 15th

    Supporting Higher Education and The Families of Mediacom Customers Just like most American families, the Mediacom family believes in the importance of higher education. As a corporation with strong community roots, we wanted to support, in some way, the higher education of our customers. For this reason, we formed World Class – The Mediacom Scholarship Program to help graduating high school students with their college expenses, such as tuition and books. 




    Lake Region Electric Duane Snaza Memorial Scholarship               Due: February 15th

    This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to one student who is the dependent child, including adopted or stepchild, of member-owners of Lake Region Electric Association. The applicant must be a U.S. citizen and must be a student who is enrolled, or is planning to enroll, in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited, two-year or four-year college, university or vocational/technical school.




    Ty Eschenbaum Foundation Scholarship               Due: Feburary 15th 

    Open to seniors who have been diagnosed with a form of cancer at some point in their life.



    Gordon Horgen Scholarship                       Due: February 15th

    South Dakota Native American students planning to enter the teaching profession.





    RAMIA BOERSMA SCHOLARSHIP                    Due: February 15th

    Every year the South Dakota Education Association sponsors scholarships to support high school seniors who wish to pursue a career in education. Both are $750 scholarships which can be renewed for 4 years.  Ramia Boersma applicants must be the son/daughter or grandson/granddaughter of an SDEA or SDEA Retired member. 



    Gordon A. Rich Memorial Foundation Scholarship                 Due: February 16th

    Exceptionally qualified high school students with demonstrated financial need, whose parents or guardians have, or had, a career in the financial service industry.





    James Valley Telecommunications Scholarship           Due: February 28th

    James Valley Telecommunications will be awarding three $2,000 scholarships in 2022. Please complete this application and essay and return to JVT’s office. Applicant must be a high school senior graduating in the Spring of 2021 and whose parents/legal guardians are members of James Valley Telecommunications. Seniors must be attending an accredited college, university or vocational school in South Dakota in the Fall of 2021. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Immediate family members of James Valley Telecommunications’ directors and employees are not eligible for the JV. The application is attached.



    KnowBe4 Women's Scholarship                             Due: February 28th

    Must identify as a female pursuing, or plan to pursue, a degree with a focus on cybersecurity, information assurance or similar field.




    Scholars Helping Collars Scholarship                               Due: February 28th

    If you have done volunteer work helping save animals follow instruction found on the web page.