Scholarship Manager

Deadline: May 1, 2024

Want to apply for Northern Scholarships? It just got easier! This one application is your key to over $350,000 in scholarship opportunities at Northern!

Application: Scholarship Manager


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Striving Solo Parent Scholarship

Deadline: September 16, 2024

Summary: Offers financial relief to single parents pursuing higher education. To be eligible for the award, you must be a single parent, and:

  • Be enrolled in an accredited university or college within the United States for the Spring 2024 semester
  • Be a permanent resident or citizen of the United States
  • Achieve a minimum GPA of 3.0

Essay required.

Application: Single Parent Scholarship  I  Daniel Bacalis Law Scholarship  TX


SGS Scholarship

Deadline: October 1, 2024

Summary:  Offers a one-time $1,000 scholarship for students aiming for excellence and outstanding performance. Available to undergraduate or graduate student attending a recognized university in the United States.

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be a legal resident of the United States or hold a valid student visa
  • Must be currently enrolled in or accepted to a full-time undergraduate or graduate program in an accredited U.S. university or college

Essay required.

Application: Sports Gear Swag Scholarship


Lance Bradford Stem Scholarships

Deadline: May 30, 2024

Summary: As a business leader with a forward-thinking approach, Bradford harbors a deep passion for promoting education in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). His commitment is rooted in the belief that by empowering the forthcoming generation through enhanced educational opportunities in these critical areas, they can be better prepared to tackle the challenges of the future.

  • Be a US citizen or permanent resident.
  • Be enrolled in an accredited college or university within the United States.
  • Pursue a degree in a STEM-related field (science, technology, engineering, or mathematics).
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.

Essay required.

Application: Lance Bradford STEM Scholarship


Scholarship for Future Entrepreneurs

Deadline: June 1, 2024

Summary: Applicants must be enrolled in a business program. Requires an online application and a 500-word essay on "Why do you want to start a business?"

Application: Visit Scholarship for Future Entrepreneurs


Completing the Dream Scholarship Program

Deadline: June 18, 2024

Summary: Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident and enrolled in an accredited college or university with a cumulative grade average of 2.75 or higher. Requires an online application and a brief two-minute video statement on "How will your education benefit you, your family, and your community?"

Application: Visit Completing the Dream Scholarship Program I The Sallie Mae Fund


Rudy Webster Family & Community Scholarship

Deadline: June 30, 2024
Summary: Applicants must be enrolled in or plan to enroll in a program consistent with the importance of providing equal access to all to the civil justice system. Applicants must write a 500-word essay on one of the questions provided; be enrolled as an undergraduate or in their final year of high school; and be 17 or older.

Application: Visit Rudy Webster Family & Community Scholarship


Dr. Paul Daidone Scholarship for Veterans

Deadline: July 15, 2024

Summary: A $1,000 Scholarship is available for students in the United States who are currently enrolled in a university who has served the country.

Essay required.

Application: Dr. Paul Daidone Scholarship


Dakota Corps Scholarship Program

Deadline: Varies

Summary: The Dakota Corps Scholarship Program is now open! Students can log in to the new scholarship application site to review the scholarship library, which has a list of all available scholarships offered by the South Dakota Board of Regents.

To be considered for the scholarship you must: 

  • Have graduated from an accredited South Dakota high school with a GPA of 2.8 or greater on a 4.0 scale. Home school students will be allowed to provide supplemental information to qualify if the information for this requirement is not available.
  • Have 27 ACT composite or superscore 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, or scholarship funds will convert to a loan.
  • Apply for the Dakota Corps Scholarship for a school period that begins within one year of high school graduation, or within one year of release from active duty of an active component of the armed forces.
  • Be an incoming freshman at a participating South Dakota college as an undergraduate student in a program that will prepare the student to work in a critical need occupation.
  • Be a U.S. citizen or national

Application: Visit South Dakota Board of Regents Scholarship Portal


Innovation in Education Scholarship

Deadline: 20th of each month

Summary: LA Tutors provides students who showcase their creativity and make positive impacts with a $500 Innovation in Education scholarship. On an ongoing monthly basis, this scholarship is open to all currently enrolled high school, college, and graduate students who showcase their creativity while helping those around them (whether that be in a creative fundraiser, an inventive new app, series of blog posts on a particular theme, or another idea). 


  • Must be currently enrolled in high school or college
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 (or equivalent)
  • Must be a citizen of, permanent resident of, or hold a valid student visa in the United States or Canada

Application: Visit Innovation in Education Scholarship  I  La Tutors 123


SDSWMA Scholarship

Deadline: See website

Summary: Applicant must be a South Dakota resident planning to pursue a career that supports protection and enhancement of our natural resources and environment, the solid waste industry and/or related fields. Requires three letters of reference and a cover letter that contains required material.

Application: Visit SDSWMA Scholarship Program


Citizens Scholarship

Deadline: See website

Summary: Applicant must be in an undergraduate or graduate program. Requires an online submission. $2,500 scholarship each month.

Application: Visit Citizens Scholarship


College Ave Scholarship

Deadline: None

Summary: One $1,000 College Ave Student Loans scholarship. One winner each month. Applicants may apply monthly.

Application: Visit College Ave Student Loans Scholarship Monthly Sweepstakes


Psychology Scholarships

Deadline: Varies

Summary: Must be seeking undergraduate or graduate degree; multiple scholarships available.

Application: Visit Psychology Scholarships


South Dakota Board of Regents Scholarships

South Dakota Opportunity Scholarship

Deadline: See website

Summary: Applicants must be South Dakota students who attended an eligible higher education institution in South Dakota. Requires composite ACT score of 24 or higher, a cumulative GPA of 3.0, and completion of the high school course requirements commonly known as the Regents Scholar curriculum. Guaranteed to all students who qualify, $7,500 over four years.

Application: Visit South Dakota Opportunity Scholarship

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