School of Education Scholarships

If a scholarship application does not specify a mailing address for submission, please return completed applications to the School of Education in the H.P. Gerber building, room 115, or email to raelynn.zens@northern.edu. For additional scholarship opportunities, visit Outside Scholarships.

  

Daniel Wold Foundation Scholarship

Summary: Applicant must be attending Northern with preference given to students from Watford City, Ellendale or Carrington, N.D., or from Roncalli High School, Aberdeen, S.D.; preference also given to majors in school counseling, secondary education, elementary education or special education. Requires online application, essay, high school transcript with GPA and ACT score and a recommendation letter. One $1,000 scholarship.

Deadline: April 1, 2020

 

Dakotas AER Scholarship Program

Summary: Click HERE for the full details of the scholarship guidelines. Completion of one semester in an approved program in visual impairment or orientation and mobility. Required are two letters of recommendation and evidence of financial need. Minimum GPA 3.0. One $500 scholarship.

Deadline: April 8, 2020

 

Glenna Schauer Fouberg Endowment Scholarship

Summary: Applicant must be a junior or senior majoring in secondary education with an interest in working with at-risk youth. Minimum GPA 2.5. One $1,450 scholarship.

Deadline: April 1, 2020

 

Orley & Bernice Gederos Educational Leadership Endowment Scholarship

Summary: Applicant must be a student majoring in teacher education or business with a minimum B+ GPA. Must have financial need and write an essay addressing: “How will you be involved in your community as a leader of tomorrow?” A copy of the recipient's essay will be sent to the scholarship donor. One $775 scholarship.

Deadline: April 1, 2020

 

Doreen Thomas Kayl Endowment Scholarship

Summary: Applicant must be a South Dakota female non-traditional student majoring in elementary education. Primary consideration given to a graduate of Deuel, Hand or Spink counties with secondary consideration given to a S.D. resident. Minimum GPA 3.0. One $150 scholarship.

Deadline: April 1, 2020

 

Patricia Venoy (Schumacher) Kurle Scholarship

Summary: Priority is given to juniors majoring in elementary education with a kindergarten endorsement. Minimum GPA 3.0. One $1,350 scholarship.

Deadline: April 1, 2020

 

Jason Lillebo Endowment Scholarship

Summary: Applicants must be men majoring in elementary education. Minimum GPA 3.5. One $500 scholarship.

Deadline: April 1, 2020

 

Aberdeen Area Retired Teachers Association Annual Scholarship

Summary: Applicant must be an elementary or secondary education major who has been admitted to the teacher education program and completed a minimum of 80 semester hours of coursework. One $475 scholarship.

Deadline: April 1, 2020

 

Dr. Wanda Coffield Hisel Memorial Scholarship

Summary: Applicant must have completed a minimum of 24 credit hours. Priority is given to students who attended high school in South Dakota. The award will be for teacher education only, and is not to replace a pre-existing academic award. Two $250 scholarships.

Deadline: April 1, 2020

 

Bob Lehr Memorial Scholarship (Education)

Summary: Applicant must be a graduate student born and raised in South Dakota seeking a master’s degree in educational administration. Minimum GPA 3.0. One $200 scholarship.

Deadline: April 1, 2020

 

Janice Jirouch Counselor Education

Summary: Applicant must be pursuing a master's degree in counselor education. One $675 scholarship.

Deadline: April 1, 2020

 

Clara Leap Graham Memorial Scholarship

Summary: Applicant must be a student seeking a master’s degree in guidance and counseling. Minimum GPA 3.0 in your undergraduate program and/or the first year of your master’s program. One $1,975 scholarship.

Deadline: April 1, 2020

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