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Deadlines: Scholarship:
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website to search for scholarships
Scholarship search website.  Create a profile and start researching scholarships.
     
   Reciprocity  
   
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Minnesota - South Dakota Reciprocity Applications. 
Reciprocity Info for students who are attending universities in Minnesota.
 
Click on title above to download application
Western Undergraduate Exchange. Students in Western states may enroll in participating public college programs at a reduced tuition level. States that participate include: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. Some institutions are on a first-come, first-served basis. While others may only offer designated programs at the discounted rate. To learn about the programs, check out the database at www.wiche.edu/wue.
 
August 2022 Deadlines
 
Deadline:
08/01/2022
Application to be mailed.
Mike and Sarah Schulte Technical School Scholarship 
Download application on right-hand side of this page
Mike and Sarah Schulte Technical School Scholarship 
3 - $2500.00 Technical School Scholarships
1 - $2500.00 Any University Scholarship
The scholarship will be used to defray part of educational expenses at the South Dakota or Wyoming Technical College of my choice and will be paid directly to the school.
 
  September 2022 Deadlines  

Deadline:

9/16/22

by 3:30pm to

Mrs. Julie

Koch in YHS

Room 215

 
PEO STAR Scholarship. $2,500 awarded to high school senior women. Minimum GPA 3.0 Nine YHS seniors have been awarded $2,500 scholarships since 2011. Deadline: Sept 16, 2022 by 3:30pm to Room 215 (Julie Koch). Interviews will be held September 28th. You will be contacted regarding the time and place. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Koch or Nancy Sternquist, 605-760-7781 or [email protected]
Deadline:
Sept 27, 2022
 
Click on title above for more information and to apply
 
 
Quest Bridge National College Match 
Full four-year scholarships for academically outstanding high school seniors from low-income backgrounds. 
 
 OCTOBER 2021
Deadlines

 

Deadline:
Oct 19, 2021
3pm 
CLOSED
 
Click on title above to apply
Heisman Scholarship
  • B Average
  • Participated in one school sponsored sport 
  • Leadership
Deadline Oct 19, 2020 by 3pm
Deadline:  Oct 22, 2021 before 8am
CLOSED
 
 
 
Click on title above to download application
SD Farmers Union Scholarships

Eligible applicants must have parents who are members of South Dakota Farmers Union.  Applicants MUST attend or plan to attend, an in-state post-secondary college, university or technical school. There will be three scholarships in the amount of $1,500 ($500 each) awarded to eligible young people for the year 2020.  

Deadline: Oct 22, 2021 before 8am

Deadline:
Oct 31, 2021
CLOSED
 
Voice of Democracy Audio Essay Contest
Download application on right-hand side of this page or pick up application in the YHS Counseling Office.
Voice of Democracy - VFW Patriotic Audio Essay Competition. 2021-2022 Theme "America: Where Do We Go From Here?".  3-5 minute essay recorded on a flash drive or CD.  Grand Prize $30,000.
Deadline:  Oct 31, 2021
Deadline:  October 25, 202 
CLOSED
 
Click on title above to download application
Horatio Alger Scholar Undergraduate -
This scholarship seeks students who have overcome adversity and have a critical financial need.
2.0 GPA,
$55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income.
Deadline:  October 25, 2021
Deadline:  
Oct 25, 2021
CLOSED 
Click on title above to download application
Horatio Alger Denny Sanford Scholarships
Minimum GPA of 2.5
Critical Financial Need
High School Senior planning to attend:
  • Augustana University (6 awards of $25,000 each)
  • Black Hills State University (15 awards at $10,000 each)
  • Dakota State University (15 awards at $10,000 each)
  • SD School of Mines (15 awards at $10,000 each)
  • SD State University (25 awards at $10,000 each)
  • University of Minnesota (25 awards at $10,
  • University of Sioux Falls (6 awards at $25,000 each)
  • University of South Dakota (25 awards at $10,000 each)
Deadline:  October 25, 2021
Deadline:  Oct 31, 2021 at
4:00 pm 
CLOSED
 
 
Click on title above for more information and to apply
Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship is an Achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities.  Deadline:  Oct 31, 2021 at 4 p.m.
Deadline: 
Oct 31, 2021
CLOSED
 
Sanford Health's 
Click on link above for more info and application
South Dakota Big Idea Competition
Young entrepreneurs, put your best business idea forward and compete for cash prizes and scholarships in the BIG Idea Competition – over $5,000 to be awarded! Again this year is a $500 prize for the best business entry addressing wellness, sponsored by Sanford Health. 
Deadline:  Oct 31, 2021
 
November 2021
 
Deadline:
Nov 15, 2021
CLOSED
Click on link above for more info
Elks Most Valuable Student
500 4-year awards 
Need not be related to a member of the Elks
Deadline:  Nov 15, 2021
Deadline: 
Nov 15, 2021
CLOSED
 
SD Elks Vocational Grant
Download application on right-hand side of this web page.
SD Elks Vocational Grant
Enrolling in a vocational/technical school.
Deadline:  Nov 15, 2021
 
 December 2021
 
Deadline:  Deadline:  
Dec 1, 2021 for Winter Board Meeting Approval 
CLOSED
 
Click on title above to download application
Barbara Lotze Scholarships for Future Teachers.  Students pursuing a course of study leading toward a career in physics teaching in high schools.
Deadline:  Dec 1, 2021
Deadline:
Dec 1, 2021
CLOSED
Click on link above for more information and application
Hagan Scholarship Foundation
Minimum GPA 3.75
24 ACT or higher
Must complete FAFSA in 2019 and EFC must be less than $6500
See website for more information.
Deadline:  Dec 1, 2021
Deadline:
Dec 11, 2021
CLOSED
DAR Patriots of the American Revolution Essay Contest 
 
Download application information on the right-hand side of this webpage 
DAR Patriots of the American Revolution Essay Contest
  • All grades 9-12 are eligible
  • Essay Length: 800-1,200 words
  • See application (on right hand side of this webage) for more information 
 
Deadline: December 11, 2021
 
January 2022
 
Deadline: 
January 14, 2022
CLOSED
 
2021 SD JCI Senate Scholarship
 
Download application and see student checklist on the right-hand side of this webpage 
 
SD JCI Senate Scholarship 
  • 3 scholarships to graduating HS Seniors
    • $200, $300, $500
  • Top two candidates automatically receive a chance at a $1000 US JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship 
  • Plan to attend a technical college or University in fall of 2022 
Deadline:
Jan 5, 2022
CLOSED
 
 
 
 
Click on link above for more info
 
2022 America's Farmers GrowAg Leaders Scholarships
  • pursue a degree or certification in specific areas of agriculture or chemical, electrical or mechanical engineering. (a broad variety of degrees are included)
  • minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Obtain 2 farmer endorsements
 
DO NOT have to be a FFA member to apply 
Deadline:  Jan 5, 2022
Deadline:
Jan 21, 2022
CLOSED
 
 
Click on link above to download application
Legends for Kids Scholarship
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Positive role model
  • Nominated by coach, athletic director or other school official - talk to your coach or school official if you're interested in applying.
Deadline:  Jan 21, 2022
Deadline:
Jan 14, 2022
CLOSED
 
Click on link above
FFA Scholarships - a link to scholarships (most require a membership in FFA)
Deadline:  Jan 14, 2022
Deadline: 
Jan 15, 2022
CLOSED
Eastern Chapter
Click on link above for application form
$2,000 Engineering Scholarship from the Eastern Chapter of the SD Engineering Society. Open to seniors applying to engineering colleges in South Dakota. (School of Mines or SDSU). Deadline: Postmarked Jan 15, 2022
Applications Reviewed  January 24-28, 2022
CLOSED
ROTC Scholarships
ROTC Scholarships
For more information, please follow the link below
Deadline: 
Jan 21, 2022
 
CLOSED
Click on title above to download application
Davis-Bahcall Scholarship
All South Dakota high school seniors with an interest in STEM are eligible to apply
4-5 weeks of fully supported summer study and travel program.
Deadline:  Jan 21, 2022
Deadline:
January 30,
2022
CLOSED
Click on title above to download application.
Helena Acre Home Grown Scholarship. All seniors who will pursue a two- or four- year degree in agriculture and/or science major. 
Deadline: January 30, 2022
 
FEBRUARY 2022
 
Deadline:
Feb 7, 2022
CLOSED
 
Click on link above for application and information
Elks National Foundation - Legacy Award.  Any child or grandchild (or step-child, step-grandchild, or legal ward) of a living Elk who joined the order on or before April 1, 2018, or a charter member of a Lodge that was instituted on or after April 1, 2018, is eligible to apply. The Elk must also be a paid-up member through March 31, 2021. Great-grandchildren are not eligible. 
Deadline: Feb 7, 2022
Deadline:
Feb 1, 2022
CLOSED
 
 
 
 
Click on link above for more information and application forms
 Dakota Corp Scholarships
  • Obtain their post-secondary education in South Dakota
  • Remain in the state upon completion of their education
  • ACT 27 or greater
  • Contribute to the state of South Dakota and its citizens by working in a critical need occupation.
 The current critical need occupations for 2021-2022 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
  • Accountant / Auditor
  • Engineer (includes all fields EXCEPT mining, chemical, biomedical, and computer hardware)
  • Information Technology
  • Registered Nurse
Deadline:  February 1, 2022
Deadline:
Feb 1, 2022
by 11:00 pm
CLOSED
 
 
Click on link above for application and information
Epsilon Sigma Alpha Scholarships.  Dozens of scholarships for SD students including St Jude cancer survivors, epilepsy diagnosis, descendant of Purple Heart recipient, learning disability with an IEP,  or specific majors such as: Nursing, Teaching, Culinary Arts, Dance, Fashion Design, Music, Theater, Writing, Architecture, Interior Design, Art Education, Studio Art, Veterinary.
There is no fee to create an account and begin searching for scholarships. There is a $5.00 processing fee for each scholarship for which you apply.  
Deadline:  Feb 1, 2022 by 11:00pm
Deadline:
Feb 10, 2022
CLOSED
Click on link above for application information
SD High School Coaches Association Scholarships
$1,000 Scholarships
  • Coaches Against Cancer
  • Prohl Memorial Scholarship
  • SD Coaches Foundation Scholarship
  • SD High School Coaches Assn Scholarship
Deadline:  Feb 10, 2022
Deadline:
Feb 16, 2022
by 4:30pm
CLOSED
Application may be downloaded on the right-hand side of this web page. Scroll up.
B-Y Electric Scholarship - Seniors who are dependents of a current Bon Homme Yankton Electric member are eligible to apply.
1 $1,000 Scholarship
2 $500 Scholarships
Deadline:  Feb 16, 2022 by 4:30pm
Deadline:
Feb 12, 2022
CLOSED
SD State DAR Scholarship for Military Descendants
Download application info on the right-hand side of this web page
SD State DAR Scholarship for Military Descendants
$500 scholarship available to direct descendants of  a US Military Veteran (including legally adopted descendants).  "Veteran" refers to former and current members of the US Armed Forces, including members of the National Guard.  
Deadline:  Feb 12, 2022
Deadline:
Feb 15, 2022
CLOSED
Click on link above for application
Ty Eschenbaum Foundation Scholarship 
Open to any SD high school graduate who was diagnosed with a form of cancer at any time in their life.
(3) $1,000 scholarships.
Deadline:  Feb 15, 2022
Deadline:
Feb 15, 20222
CLOSED
Richard "Robbie" Robinson Memorial Scholarship
Download application on the right-had side of this webpage. Scroll up
Richard "Robbie" Robinson Memorial Scholarship
  • Multiple sport athlete for a minimum of 2 years
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • College or Technical School
Deadline:  Feb 15, 2022 (new in 2022)
 Deadline:
Feb 14, 2022
by 11:59PM CST
CLOSED
 
Click on the link above for application
POET Scholarship. open to students enrolled for Fall Semester 2021 in any two or four-year post-secondary school, regardless of major or GPA. Never Satisfied Scholars receive up to $5,000 each. Deadline: February 14, 2022
Deadline:
Feb 15, 2022
CLOSED
 
Click on link above for more info and application
Gordon Horgen Scholarship - SD Education Assn
Native American student who are entering the teaching professions
Deadline:  Feb 15, 2022
Deadline: 
Feb 15, 2022
CLOSED
 
Click on link above
The South Dakota Education Association/NEA awards scholarships to outstanding students who are planning on entering the teaching profession. The Association may annually award up to three $750 scholarships for each academic year.

Criteria for application requires that the student must:

Be the daughter or son of an active or retired SDEA/NEA member.

  • Be in the top quarter of his/her class as of January of their graduating year.
  • Be a student in a South Dakota public education institution.
  • Be accepted and/or enrolled in a South Dakota college or university.
Deadline:  Febr 15, 2022
Deadline:
Feb 15, 2022 
CLOSED
Click on link above for more info and applications
VFW Continuing Education Scholarship.
Open to any Auxiliary member who has belonged for at least one year, spouse, son or daughter with financial need who is at least 18 years old. Attending a college or Technical School.
Deadline:  Feb 15, 2022
Deadline:
Feb 15, 2022
CLOSED

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
USDA 1994
TRIBAL SCHOLARS PROGRAM
www.USDA.gov/partnerships
For more information please contact
USDA Office of Partnerships & Public Engagement
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The USDA 1994 Tribal Scholars Program offers scholarships to U.S. citizens who are seeking a bachelor's degree at one of the 35 1994 Land-Grant Institutions in the field of agriculture, food, natural resource sciences or
other related disciplines.
• Aaniiih Nakoda College - Montana
• Bay Mills Community College – Michigan
• Blackfeet Community College - Montana
• Cankdeska Cikana Community College – North Dakota
• Chief Dull Knife College – Montana
• College of Menominee Nation - Wisconsin
• College of Muscogee Nation – Oklahoma
• Diné College - Arizona
• Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College - Minnesota
• Fort Peck Community College - Montana
• Haskell Indian Nations University - Kansas
• Ilisagvik College - Alaska
• Institute of American Indian Arts – New Mexico
• Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College- Michigan
• Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College - Wisconsin
• Leech Lake Tribal College – Minnesota
• Little Big Horn College - Montana
• Little Priest Tribal College - Nebraska
• Navajo Technical University – New Mexico
• Nebraska Indian Community College - Nebraska
• Northwest Indian College – Washington
• Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College – North Dakota
• Oglala Lakota College – South Dakota
• Red Lake Nation College - Montana
• Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College - Michigan
• Salish Kootenai College - Montana
• Sinte Gleska University – South Dakota
• Sisseton Wahpeton College – South Dakota
• Sitting Bull College – North Dakota
• Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute -New Mexico
• Stone Child College - Montana
• Tohono O’odham Community College - Arizona
• Turtle Mountain Community College – North Dakota
• United Tribes Technical College – North Dakota
• White Earth Tribal and Community College – Minnesota
High school and current college students are eligible to apply for the USDA 1994 Tribal Scholars which provides full
tuition, fees, books, and a summer internship which may convert to full-time employment with USDA after graduation.
The scholarship is open to students pursuing an agriculture or agriculture-related bachelor's degree at the following
Land-Grant Institutions:
Eligibility Requirements
High School applicant must:
• Be a U.S. citizen
• Have applied for or have been accepted for admission at one of the 1994 Land
Grant Institutions
• Have a high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED)
certificate with a high school grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 unweighted or
better (on a 4.0 scale)
• Study agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, or other related disciplines
• Demonstrate leadership and community service
College applicant must:
• Be a U.S. citizen
• Be a college freshman or sophmore
• Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better (on a 4.0 scale)
• Attend one of the 35 1994 Land-Grant Institutions
• Study agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, or other related disciplines
• Demonstrate leadership and community service

DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 15, 2022
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Deadline: 
Feb 19, 2022
CLOSED
Foundation Scholarship
Click on link above to download application.
SD Cattlemen's Foundation Scholarship.
Attend an in-state school
This scholarship aims to identify and reward students who are interested in the improvement of beef production and promotion.
Deadline:  February 19, 2022
Deadline Feb 24, 2022 by 3:30pm to the YHS Counseling Office
CLOSED
Yankton Youth Soccer Association Scholarship
Download application on the right-hand side of this web page.

Yankton Youth Soccer Association Scholarship 
  • Participated in high school soccer during the 2021 season. 
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Attend college, university or technical school.
Deadline: Feb 24, 2022 to YHS Counseling Office by 3:30pm
Deadline:  Feb 25, 2022 by 3:30pm to the YHS Counseling Office
CLOSED
Jaxon Liam Boomsma 'Keep His Smile Alive' Memorial Scholarship
Download application on right-hand side of this web page

Jaxon Liam Boomsma 'Keep His Smile Alive' Memorial Scholarship

YHS graduating senior attending an in-state technical school or college and who will study in an Agricultural-related field.

Deadline:  Feb 25, 2022 by 3:30pm to the YHS Counseling Office

Deadline:
Feb 25, 2022 by 3:30pm to the YHS Counseling
cCLOSED
YHS Multi-Scholarship Application
Download application on the right-hand side of this web page.
YHS Multi-Scholarship Application
Thirteen local scholarships on one application form.
Deadline:  Feb 25, 2022 by 3:30pm to the YHS Counseling Office
Deadline:  Feb 25, 2022 by 3:30pm to the YHS Counseling Office
CLOSED
Kaitlyn Ann Erickson Memorial Scholarship
Download application on the right-hand side of this web page. Scroll up.

Kaitlyn Ann Erickson Memorial Scholarship
  • Minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Member of National Honor Society
  • Lettered in music, band, or athletics
  • Participated in high school musicals
  • Volunteered
  • College, university or technical school
Deadline:  Feb 25, 2022 by 3:30pm to YHS Counseling Office
Deadline:
Feb 25, 2022
CLOSED
Click on title above to download application or download on the right-hand side of this webpage.
Scroll up
Yankton College Scholarships
YC awards approximately 20 scholarships to seniors attending an accredited college or university.
See the YHS Counseling Office if you have questions about the required relationship with Yankton College  
Deadline:  Feb 25, 2022
Deadline:
Feb 25, 2022
by 3:30pm to the YHS Counseling
Office
CLOSED
Jackie Husman Memorial Scholarship
Download application on right-hand side of this web page. Scroll up.
Jackie Husman Memorial Scholarship - $500
  • Community involvement in service to children or youth.
  • pursuing a career that contributes to the well-being of children or youth (i.e. social worker, education, nursing, juvenile corrections, religious work) at a college, university or technical school.
Deadline:  Feb 25, 2022 by 3:30pm to the YHS Counseling Office
Deadline:  Feb 25, 2022 by
3:30pm to the YHS Counseling
Office
CLOSED
John Simel Scholarship
Download the application on the right-hand side of this web page. Scroll up
John Simel Scholarship
Students who have at least average grades and are attending a technical school.
Deadline:  2/25/2022 by 3:30pm to the YHS Counseling Office
 
Deadline:  Feb 25, 2022 by 3:30pm to the YHS  
Counseling
Office
CLOSED
Phyllis Ann Hunhoff Memorial Scholarship
Download application on the right-hand side of this web page. Scroll up.

Phyllis Ann Hunhoff Memorial Scholarship
  • Business degree at college or technical school
  • GPA 3.0 or higher
  • ACT 18 or higher (if attending a 4- year college
  • 2 letters of recommendation
Deadline:  Feb 25, 2022 by 3:30pm to the YHS Counseling Office

  MARCH 2022   
March 1, 2022 by 3:30pm to the YHS Counseling Office
CLOSED
Avera Sacred Heart  Scholarship
Download application on the right-hand side of this web page. Scroll up
Avera Sacred Heart Staff Scholarship
  • YHS Senior pursuing a major in a medical field
  • Minimum GPA 3.5
  • Minimum ACT 24
Deadline:  March 1, 2022 by 3:30pm to the YHS Counseling Office
Deadline:
March 1, 2022
CLOSED
Click on title above to download application

The Summer Programs of the Indian University of America - partnership between USD and the Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation.  Earn a semester of college credit this summer at low or no cost.  Preference to enrolled members of federally recognized tribes;  however the program is open to all qualified students.  Deadline:  March 1, 2022
Deadline:
March 4, 2022 by 3:30pm to the YHS Counseling
CLOSED
Kipp A Kinsley Scholarship
Download application on right-hand side of this web page for more information. Scroll up.
 
Kipp A Kinsley Memorial Scholarship
Endurance athlete
College or Technical School
Deadline:  March 4, 2022 by 3:30pm to the YHS Counseling Office
 
 
 
Deadline:
March 10, 2022 to the YHS Counseling Office
CLOSED
General Federation of Women's Clubs of South Dakota Scholarship 
Download application on right-hand side of this web page for more information. Scroll up.
 
General Federation of Women's Clubs of Yankton South Dakota $1000.00 Scholarship:
 
 Graduating Senior, Female resident of SD
Provide personal statement detailing your volunteer community service work and explaining how your community service will be of value to you in the field you have selected to pursue. List of high school activities, offices held, organizations/memberships, and accomplishments.
Letter of personal reference, someone other than a relative.
Deadline : March 10, 2022
 
 
Deadline:
March 10, 2022 to the YHS Counseling Office
CLOSED
 

Women's Clubs of South Dakota Scholarship 
Download application on right-hand side of this web page for more information.
Scroll up.

General Federation of Women's Clubs of South Dakota $500.00 Scholarship:
 
 Graduating Senior, Female resident of SD
Provide personal statement detailing your volunteer community service work and explaining how your community service will be of value to you in the field you have selected to pursue. List of high school activities, offices held, organizations/memberships, and accomplishments.
Letter of personal reference, someone other than a relative.
Deadline : March 10, 2022

Deadline:
Mar 4, 2022 by 3:30pm to the YHS Counseling Office
CLOSED
 
 
Yankton Morning Optimist Club Scholarship
Download application on the right-hand side of this web page. Scroll up.
Yankton Morning Optimist Club Scholarship
"Youth of the Year" Award
Open students enrolling in 4-year, 2-year and technical schools
Deadline:  March 4, 2022 by 3:30pm to the YHS Counseling Office
Deadline: 
Mar 7, 2022
CLOSED
Click on link above to download application or download on right-hand side of this webpage

First Dakota Scholarship  
Eligibility Requirements:
  • At the time of application, student must have a First Dakota checking account and demonstrate satisfactory account maintenance.
  • If you would like to apply for the First Dakota Scholarship and do not currently have an account, stop by any First Dakota location and open one today.
  • Student must plan to attend an accredited post-high school college, university, vocational technical school, community college or junior college on a full-time basis.
Deadline:  Mar 7, 2022
Deadline:
Mar 10, 2022
CLOSED
Curtis Marvin Hohn Scholarship
Download application on the right-hand side of this web page. Scroll up
Curtis Marvin Hohn Scholarship.
Attend a college or technical school in SD
Leadership, civic affairs involvement
Deadline:  Mar 10, 2022
Deadline:  Mar 11, 2022
CLOSED
Yankton Lions Club Scholarship
Download application on right-hand side of this web page. Scroll up.

Yankton Lions Club Scholarship 
'C' Average
College, university or technical school.
Deadline:  March 11, 2022
Deadline: 
Mar 11, 2022
CLOSED
Click on link above to download application

South Dakota Sheriff's Association Scholarship
Enrolled at a SD college or university as a full time student majoring or minoring in Criminal Justice and seeking a career in law enforcement.  College or Technical school.
Deadline:  March 11, 2022
Deadline: 
Mar 13, 2022
CLOSED
Bellator Titans MC Scholarship
Download the application on the right-hand side of this web page. Scroll up.
Bellator Titans Motorcycle Scholarship. 
  • Attend an in-state college or technical school
  • Financial need
  • Does not need to be at the top of their class but must be hard working and motivated
Deadline:  March 13, 2022
Applications Reviewed March 14-18, 2022
CLOSED
ROTC Scholarships
ROTC Scholarships:
For more information, please follow the link below
Deadline: 
March 15, 2022
CLOSED
Click on link above to download application

Explorer's Credit Union Education Scholarships
Five (5) scholarships awarded.  Have an account at Explorers CU and GPA > 3.5.  
Enrolling in college, university or technical school
Deadline:  March 15, 2022

Deadline:
Mar 15, 2022
CLOSED
Click on link above for application
Horatio Alger Denny Sanford Scholarships 
Minimum GPA 2.5
Financial Need (under $55,000 adjusted gross income)
Attend a SD school.  (see application for a complete list)
Deadline:  Mar 15, 2022
Deadline:  
Mar 15, 2022
CLOSED
Click on link above for applications and more information on scholarships available to YHS students - including technical schools

Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation Scholarships
Choose 'Yankton High School' from the drop-down menu - there are approximately 10 scholarships that YHS students can apply. 
Deadline:  March 15, 2022
Deadline:  Mar 15, 2022
CLOSED
Click on link above to download application
South Dakota Fire Service Scholarship.
The son or daughter of any member of a fire dept in SD.
College or Technical Schools.  See application for more details.
Deadline:  March 15, 2022
Deadline:  March 18, 2022 by 3:30pm to the YHS Counseling Office
CLOSED
Khrista Ibarolle "BE YOUR PASSION" Memorial Scholarship
Download application on the right-hand side of this pageScroll up.

Khrista Ibarolle "BE YOUR PASSION" Memorial Scholarship
  • Art/Composition Scholar
  • 3.0 Minimum GPA
  • Technical School or College
Deadline:  March 18, 2022 by 3:30pm to the YHS Counseling Office

 

Deadline:  March 18, 2022 by 3:30pm to the YHS Counseling Office
CLOSED
Khrista Ibarolle "LACE UP YOUR BOOTS" Memorial Scholarship
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Khrista Ibarolle "LACE UP YOUR BOOTS" Memorial Scholarship
  • Any athlete who has lettered a minimum of 2 years in any sport
  • 3.0 minimum GPA
  • Technical School or college
Deadline: March 18, 2022 by 3:30pm to the YHS Counseling Office

 

Deadline:  March 18, 2022 by 3:30pm to the YHS Counseling Office
CLOSED
Khrista Ibarolle "PLAY IT FORWARD" Memorial Scholarship
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Khrista Ibarolle "PLAY IT FORWARD" Memorial Scholarship
  • YHS Band member
  • 3.0 Minimum GPA
  • Technical School or college
Deadline: March18, 2022 by 3:30pm to the YHS Counseling Office

 

Deadline:  Mar 18, 2022
CLOSED
Click on link above for information and application.

Yankton Medical Clinic Scholarship. 5 $1,000 Scholarships awarded. Students entering a medical field.  Enrolling at a college, university or technical school.  Minimum 3.4 GPA and minimum ACT Score of 25.  Deadline: March 18, 2022.  (NOT postmarked, received by)
Deadline:
March 21, 2022
by 3:30 PM YHS Counselors 
Office
CLOSED
Yankton Battle of the Badges Scholarship
Download application on the right-hand side of this web page. Scroll up.

Yankton Battle of the Badges Scholarship Application

Eligibility

1. Scholarships are limited to Yankton High School seniors registered in a college or technical school.

2. Applicant has shown determination for classroom academic achievement.

3. Applicant has shown a dedication to our Country, and the Yankton Community.

4. No candidate shall be denied being recipient of a scholarship on the basis of race, creed, sex, religion, national origin, or any other basis which is prohibited by Section 501 (C) (3) of The Internal Revenue Code.


Deadline:
Mar 25, 2022 by 3:30pm to the YHS Counseling Office
CLOSED
Jody Sage Memorial Scholarship
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Jody Sage Memorial Scholarship.  Senior pursuing a degree in HVAC, or Plumbing/Trade School. Financial Need and desire to help others are considerations.  College or Technical School
Deadline:  March 25, 2022 by 3:30pm to the YHS Counseling Office

Deadline:  Mar 30, 2022
CLOSED
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
B & L Opportunity Scholarship
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B & L Opportunity Scholarship 
This scholarship will be awarded to a graduating Yankton High School Senior attending an 
accredited public post-secondary school including two-year community or technical college or 
a four-year university or college (Augustana University in Sioux Falls is also included). This 
$5,000 scholarship will be paid $2,500 per semester and is renewable the second year with 
passing grades. The award will be applied to tuition, fees, books and/or supplies. The 
scholarship will be offered every other year to YHS Seniors.
Criteria:
 A graduating senior from Yankton High School
 Good academic standing
 Financial Need
 Good work ethic
To apply, please submit this application form along with a brief statement addressing your 
biographical information and career goals.
Deadline: March 30, 2022 by 3:30pm to the YHS Counseling Office.
Deadline:  Mar 31, 2022
CLOSED
First District Development Co Scholarship
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First District Development Company Scholarship
Attend post-secondary institution in SD
GPA 3.5 or greater
Deadline: Mar 31, 2022

 Deadline:
Mar 31, 2022
CLOSED
Click on link above to download application 
 
SD Association of Conservation District Employees Scholarships
  • (3) $500 scholarships
  • Ranked in the upper 50% of senior class
  • Attending a SD college or Vocational School
  • Going into  a Agricultural/Conservation-related field
Deadline:  March 31, 2022
 
Deadline:
March 31, 2022
CLOSED
Click on title above to download application
Avera Health Scholarships
Multiple Scholarships
Application deadlines are March 31, 2022
 
 
 
 
Deadline: 
Mar 31, 2022
CLOSED
Click on link above for website.  More information can also be found on the technical schools' web page.
Build Dakota Scholarships

Open Jan 1, 2022 – March 31, 2022

Full-ride scholarships will support tuition, fees, books and other required program expenses in the eligible technical institute programs.  Recipients of the scholarships will commit to living and working in the state for three years after graduation. 

The following high-needs fields of study have been approved for 2021-22:

  • Agriculture
  • Automotive
  • Building Trades/Construction
  • Energy Technicians
  • Engineering Technicians
  • Healthcare
  • IT/Computer Information Systems
  • Precision Manufacturing
  • Welding
  • Deadline:  March 31, 2022
Deadline:
Mar 31, 2022
CLOSED
Susan M Hunter Correctional Scholarship
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Susan M Hunter Correctional Scholarship. 
Children of a current, retired, or deceased full-time employee of a corrections agency that is a member of ASCA. Children of vendors within corrections are not eligible.
2 or 4 year school
Deadline:  March 31, 2022
Deadline: 
March 31, 2022 to Local VFW
CLOSED
Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest 
 
Download application on right-hand side of this webpage

Young American Create Patriotic Art Contest
  • Two-dimensional and three-dimensional submissions accepted
  • Digital art, photography and jewelry are NOT accepted 
  • First place winner from each state competes for national awards totally $33,000 

Deadline: 
March 31, 2022
CLOSED
The Clark County Riders MC
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The Clark County Riders MC
 
Program Guidelines & Priorities:
* Seeking graduating seniors continuing their education in a technical field.
* Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.0, participate in both school and community
activities and plan to attend a South Dakota technical school.
* Scholarship funds will be paid upon enrollment directly to the school at the beginning of the
second semester and not to the student.
* Applicants must be willing to interview with the CCR MC selection panel to be considered for
the scholarship.
Mail one copy of a completed typed application package postmarked by Thursday,
March 31, 2022 
 
 
 
APRIL 2022  
Deadline: 
April 1, 2022 by 3:30 pm to the YHS Counseling Office
CLOSED
Yankton High School Student Council Vocational or College Scholarship
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YHS Student Council Vocational or College Scholarship.
GPA between 2.5 and 3.9 only
Deadline: April 1, 2022 by 3:30pm to YHS Counseling Office
Deadline:
April 1, 2022
CLOSED
Inez Taylor Walter Nursing Scholarship
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Inez Taylor Walter Nursing Scholarship
Preference given to students entering nursing field and attending a North or South Dakota college or university
Deadline:  April 1, 2022
Deadline:
April 1, 2022
CLOSED
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

INTERCHANGE SCHOLARSHIP

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INTERCHANGE SCHOLARSHIP

Preference Order for Scholarship Recipient:

  1. Interchange members
  2. Children of Interchange members
  3. Grandchildren of Interchange members
  4. Yankton HS senior planning to enroll full-time at MMC, GPA 3.0
  5. A female student attending MMU, GPA 3.0
        Deadline: April 1, 2022
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Deadline:
April 1, 2022
CLOSED
Friends of Gavins Point National Fish Hatchery $1,000 Scholarship
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Friends of Gavins Point National Fish Hatchery $1,000 Scholarship
  • Career in wildlife management, conservation or other closely-related field
  • Any two or four-year school
Deadline:  April 1, 2022
DEADLINE: APRIL 1, 2022
CLOSED
YANKTON ROTARY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP 2022
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YANKTON ROTARY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP 2022

Multiple scholarships at a minimum of $500.00 each will be awarded for the 2022 academic year. Eligibility Requirements To apply for the Yankton Rotary Foundation Scholarship, an applicant must:
Be a senior in high school and/or hold a high school degree and must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better.
Scholarship are available to residents of South Dakota and/or students who are attending an accredited South Dakota institute of higher learning.
Scholarship qualifications, leadership qualifications and financial need form an essential part of the committee’s review process and reflect the objectives sought by the committee.
Children and grandchildren of current Rotary members are not eligible for these scholarships.
 
DEADLINE: APRIL 1, 2022
Deadline:
April 1, 2022
CLOSED
Click on link above for information and application form
The South Dakota Association of Towns & Townships is offering one $500 and one $1000 scholarship.  Student must reside in a town or township who is a current member of SDATAT (Volin, Utica, Mission Hill Jamesville, Gayville, Mayfield, Marindahl or check our website.) Must attend a college, university, or vocational school in SD.  Deadline:  April 1, 2022
Deadline: 
April 1, 2022
CLOSED
YBI Scholarship
(Yankton Basketball Inc)
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YBI Scholarship
YHS Basketball players, managers and cheerleaders are eligible to apply.
4 year, 2 year or technical school
Deadline:  April 1, 2022

Deadline:
April 1, 2022
by 3:30pm to the YHS Counseling Office
CLOSED
Margaret M. Lyons YHS Scholarship
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Margaret M Lyons YHS Scholarship
  • $500
  • Open to grades 9-12
  • Scholarship used to pursue education in one of the art disciplines (i.e. dance, music, theater, visual arts, writing)
Deadline:  April 1, 2022 by 3:30pm to the YHS Counseling Office
Deadline:
April 1, 2022
CLOSED
SD USA Softball Scholarship
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SD USA Softball Scholarship
Applicants must have participated in the USA Softball of SD sanctioned programs for at least 3 years as a player, coach, umpire.
Deadline:  April 1, 2022
Deadline:  April 1, 2022 by 5:00pm
CLOSED
 
Chopper Johnson Foundation Scholarship
(CJF Scholarship)
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Chopper Johnson Foundation Scholarship. 
(3) $1,000 dollar scholarships award to YHS Seniors who are attending a 4 year or technical school.
Deadline:  Friday, April 1 at 5:00 pm 
 Deadline: 
April 1, 2022 to the YHS Counseling Office
CLOSED
Kelly Graves Memorial Art Scholarship
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Kelly Graves Memorial Art Scholarship
$1,000 to a YHS senior majoring in art (4-year or technical school)
Deadline:  April 1, 2022 to the YHS Counseling Office
Deadline:
Return to YHS Activities office by April 8, 2022
CLOSED
Y-Club Scholarship Application
Y-Club Scholarship Application
Yankton High School encourages student-athletes to further their education after High School graduation. The Yankton High School Y-Club is proud to be able to provide additional resources to our student-athletes by awarding two (2) $250 scholarships which are to be used to defray educational costs of attending an institution of higher education.
Who May Apply:
Any Yankton High School student who meets the following criteria:
1. Y-Club Member (Must attend meetings on a regular basis)
2. Senior
3. Minimum of 2 athletic letters earned during High School career
4. Minimum of 3.0 GPA
Entry Requirements:
1. Write a 250-word essay. Describe what you have learned while participation in YHS athletics. What lessons can you apply to the rest of your life?
2. Submit your high school transcript.

Deadline:
Return to YHS Activities office by April 8, 2022
Deadline:
April 9, 2022
to the YHS Library
CLOSED
YEA Scholarship
Download application on the right-hand side of this web page
Yankton Education Association Scholarship -
Technical or 4 year school are eligible.
Return to the YHS Library.
Deadline:  April 9, 2022
 
Deadline:
April 8, 2022
CLOSED
St. John's Lutheran Preschool Scholarship
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St. John's Lutheran Preschool Scholarship
Open to all seniors but preference given to 
  • Member of St. John's Lutheran Church
  • Alumni of St. John's Lutheran Preschool
  • Enrolling in college, university or technical schools
Deadline:  April 8, 2022
Deadline:
April 13, 2022
CLOSED
 
 
 
Click on link above to download application
 
 
 
 
Richard Hagen-Minerva Harvey Scholarship

The Richard Hagen Minerva Harvey Memorial state scholarship program is for enrolled members of American Indian tribes. Once approved, recipients will be authorized to receive up to four years of funding, depending on year of attendance.

Funds are to be used for students attending a public or non-public accredited university, college or technical institute located in South Dakota.

The Hagen Harvey Scholarship Board will determine the number of scholarships to be awarded

Application Deadline: Application deadline is April 13, 2022. Applications and attachments must be hand delivered by 5:00 p.m. CST or postmarked by stated deadline.

For questions, call Mark Gageby at 605-773-3727 or email [email protected].



Deadline:
April 15, 2022
CLOSED
Click on link above, fill out online and send  transcript.
VFW Eagles Scholarship.
  • Open to anyone with a GPA of 2.0 or over
Deadline:  April 15, 2022
 Deadline:
April 14, 2022 by midnight
CLOSED
Click on link above to download application
Growmark 2022 Scholarship
Students pursuing an agricultural-related degree or certification at a college, university or technical school.
Deadline:  April 14, 2022 by midnight
Deadline:
March 31, 2022
CLOSED
Grand Lodge Mason Scholarship
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Grand Lodge Mason Scholarship
$2,000 to SD resident who is attending a public or private college, university or technical school.  Preference given to students attending an in-state school.  Demonstrate a financial need, scholastic capability, and have a family connection, either by blood or marriage, to a member of the Masonic fraternity, either living or deceased.  Scholarships will be granted for one year, but may be applied for each year for a maximum of five years
Deadline: March 15, 2022
Deadline: 
April 15, 2022
received by 5:00 pm
CLOSED
Marvin and Kathleen Teget Foundation Scholarship
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Marvin and Kathleen Teget Foundation
Scholarship
Any YHS senior that has attained the rank of Eagle Scout from Boy Scouts or the Gold Award from Girl Scouts are eligible to apply.
Deadline:  Received by April 15, 2022 by 5:00pm
Deadline: 
April 15, 2022
CLOSED
Roy Anderson Post #12 Scholarship
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Roy Anderson Post #12 Scholarship
  • Minimum GPA 3.0
  • Attend a 2 year or 4 year school in SD
  • A record of Americanism (see application)
  • Deadline:  April 15, 2022

Deadline:
April 15, 2022
CLOSED
Click on link above for more info and application
SD Critical Teaching Needs Scholarships
The current critical need occupations within a public, private, or parochial school are:
  • Teaching K-12 Special Education
  • Teaching High School Math or Science
  • Teaching High School Career and Technical Education (CTE)
  • Teaching Secondary Language Arts
  • Teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) or English Language Learners
  • Teaching K-12 Vocal Or Instrumental Music
Must stay and teach in SD for 5 years
Minimum GPA of 2.8 to apply
See website for more information
Deadline:  April 15, 2022
 
MAY/JUNE 2022
 
Opens:
March 15,2022
 
Deadline: 
June 15, 2022

Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship Program

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Have completed high school (or earned a high school equivalency credential)
  • Will be enrolled in eligible program in Fall 2022
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical program (up to 2 years) at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States
  • Demonstrated critical financial need (must be eligible to receive the Federal Pell grant as determined by completion of the FAFSA)
  • Demonstrated perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Be under the age of 30
  • Be a United States citizen

 
 
 
Deadline:
June 1, 2022
Click on title above to download application
SD Opportunity Scholarship.
Up to $6,500 over 4 years.
Attend a college or technical school in South Dakota. 
Minimum ACT of 24.  
Required courses/grades in high school (see website/school counselor for more details)
Technical Schools are eligible
Mail to the post-graduate school you're attending