South Dakota Opportunity Scholarship

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

January 15, 2018

Awarded By

South Dakota Board of Regents

Award Amount

The award amount is for $6,500 over four years of undergraduate enrollment or until attaining a bachelor's degree. Recipients will receive $1,300 each year for the first three years of attendance. During the recipient's fourth year, he/she will receive $2,600. One half of the scholarship will be distributed at the beginning of the fall semester and at the beginning of the spring semester. Students must maintain consecutive enrollment with a cumulative 3.0 grade point average or higher and complete a minimum of 30 credit hours of instruction per year to continue receiving awards.


Varies, all eligible applicants will be considered. Approximately 1,200 awards are disbursed each year.

Deadline Info

Applications are available online on the South Dakota Board of Regents (SDBOR) website. To apply, students must complete the initial eligibility application form and submit to his/her authorized high ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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