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Four of America’s greatest presidents have made South Dakota their eternal home — forever sculpted into what is known as Mount Rushmore. If you can also call the Mount Rushmore State your home, then carve out some time to apply to these scholarships for South Dakota residents. If you don’t currently live in South Dakota but plan to attend one of its schools, such as: the University of South Dakota (USD), South Dakota State University (SDSU), Dakota State University (DSU), Black Hills State University (BHSU), or University of Sioux Falls, you may also have the chance at some free college dollars with South Dakota student scholarships. Start your search here with our directory of South Dakota scholarships, and apply online for a chance to win. For even more scholarships, fill out a free Unigo profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

AIST Midwest Member Chapter Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students in Northwestern Indiana, Northern Illinois, Wisconsin, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa who are planning to major in engineering and pursue a career in iron and steel technology. Applicants must be AIST Midwest Chapter members or dependents of AIST Midwest Chapter members.

Total: $3000 Awards:  14
Deadline:  January 31
2020

University of Louisiana at Lafayette Transfer Out-of-State Scholarship

This award is available to U.S. undergraduate students who are planning to transfer to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. The student must not be a resident of Louisiana and must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or higher.

Total: $13728 Awards:  15
Deadline:  January 31
2020

University of Louisiana at Lafayette Incoming Freshmen Out-of-State Scholarship

This award is available to U.S. students who have been admitted to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette as incoming freshmen (12 or fewer college credits) and are not residents of Louisiana. The student must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and an ACT composite of 23 or higher or an SAT composite score of 1050 or higher.

Total: $13728 Awards:  15
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Ann and Bob Becker Endowment Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. and international undergraduate and graduate students who are residents of Arkansas, Iowa, Minnesota, and South Dakota. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Bob and Jan Jones Endowment Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. and international undergraduate and graduate students who are residents of one of the eligible Midwestern states. Students must major in education and have a grade point average of 2.5-3.5.

Total: $750 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Cora E. and Royal L. Scott Family Endowment Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. and international high school seniors and undergraduate/graduate students who are residents of South Dakota. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $750 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Drs. Sidney and Corinne Milburn Memorial Endowment Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. and international undergraduate and graduate students who are residents of South Dakota. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $750 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020

MARC Endowment Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. and international undergraduate and graduate students who are residents of an eligible Midwestern state. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Parr Family Memorial Endowment Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. and international undergraduate and graduate students who are residents of an eligible Midwestern state. Applicant must have a grade point average of 2.5 to 3.0.

Total: $700 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020

NATAS Upper Midwest Chapter Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. high school seniors who are residents of the Upper Midwest area, including Minnesota, North or South Dakota, western Wisconsin and northern Iowa. Students must pursue a career in broadcasting, television or electronic media and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $2000 Awards:  6
Deadline:  January 31
2020

I Have a Dream Scholarship

This award is open to all U.S. students who are 13 and older and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than fall of 2026) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner will receive a $1,500 scholarship.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020

LTU Bulldog Out-of-State Fee Waiver for Incoming Transfer Students

This award is for U.S. and International students who are planning to attend Louisiana Tech University as an out-of-state transfer student. Students must have complete at least 12 semester hours of college credit and have a grade point average of 2.75 or higher.

Total: $7366 Awards:  45
Deadline:  February 1
2020