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          Western Dakota Tech will be sponsoring a Free Financial Aid Assistance Event - Join us for this FREE event! - Financial Aid representatives will help you complete the Free Application for FAFSA for 2020-2021 regardless of where you plan to go to college.  Remember bring your 2018 tax return and W2 information for parents and students.

        Thursday, Feb. 20, 5 to 6:30 PM - Western Dakota Tech.  If you have questions contact WDT Financial Aid at 605-718-2988 or

      Are you interested having your opinions heard across the Black Hills?  KEVN Black Hills Fox News and Monument Health are going to give you the chance to become our next Rising Star of the West and earn your share of $7,500 in scholarships.    All students grade 9 thru 12 are eligible for this scholarship.  See Rhonda or Mr. Caldwell for more information!!

     Juniors and Seniors interested in attending Scubs Camp - see Mr. Caldwell.  The camp will be held March 20, 2020 from 8:30 to 3:30 on the BHSU campus!

      Any senior planning on going into the engineering field - SDSU is offering the Grand Challenges Scholarship - this award is automatically awarded to South Dakota residents upon admission in one of our engineering majors.  Student must have a composite ACT score of 24 or higher or SAT composite o 1160.  SDSU will honor test scores received until June 1, 2020.


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      America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders - $1,500 scholarship for students pursuing a career in various sects of agriculture. Applicant must be a high school senior planning to pursue a degree in a qualifying area of study at a 2-year or 4-year qualifyinig ag related study program; meet a 2.5 GPA and must obtain two electronic endorsements from qualifying farmers who live or farm in an eliglble county.  For more information and DEADLINE visit

      Cogley-Buffington Certified Property Underwriters Fund - $750 - Awarded to graduating seniors who plan to attend an accredited four-year college or university.  Applicants must also demonstrate financial need, have a GPA of 3.5 or higher; participate in extra-curricular and community activities; and demonstrate an interest in and understanding of the role of buisness in American society. Visit for application and dealine information.

       Fred and Marie Christopherson Scholarship - $3,000 - Applicants who plan to attend a four-year college or university in South Dakota, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.9 after 7 semesters and have a minimum ACT score of 28 are eligible for this award.    Visit for application and deadline information.

      Joe Foss "An American Hero" Scholarship - $1,000 - Applicants must plan to attend an accredited college or university or vocational or technical school; have a cumulative GPA of 35 or better and a minimum ACT score of 21; and domonstrate characteristics of an American patriot.  Visit for application and deadline information.

     Kiwanis Educational Foundation Scholarship - $795 - Applicant must be a high school graduate and attend a post-secondary school in North Dakota, South Dakota or Minnesota.  Deadline is Jan. 24, 2020.  See Rhonda for application.

     Elks Legacy Scholarship - is a $1,000 to $4,000 award given to students whose parents or grandparents are Elks members.  Students will complete the application online at All applications must be completed online by 11:59 AM CST, Jan. 31st, 2020

      The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship -  No one succeeds in college alone. That is why the Jackie Robinson Foundation offers promising minority students a generous four-year grant to assist with the costs of attending college.  Deadline for applications is Feb. 1, 2020 - learn more by visiting

      SD State DAR Scholarship for Military Decedents - any high school senior who plans to attend an institution of higher learning; is a resident of SD and is the direct decedent of a US Military veteran is eligible.  Deadline is Feb. 15, 2020.  See Rhonda for application.

      Basin Electric Power Cooperative Scholarship - available to graduating seniors whose dependents are on Butte Electric.  Deadline is Feb. 21, 2020.  See Rhonda for application.

      South Dakota Board of Regents Annis I. Fowler/Kaden Scholarship - $1,000 - to  seniors going into elementary education.  Applicant must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA; attend BHSU, DSU, NSU of USD and major in elementary education.  Deadline if Feb. 22, 2020 - see Rhonda for application.

      South Dakota Board of Regents Ardell Bjugstad Scholarship for Native American High School seniors - $500  Applicant must be an enrolled member of a federally recognized Indian tribe whose reservation is located in South Dakota or North Dakota; Demonstrate academic achievement and plan on earning a degree in agriculture or natural resources or a related field. Deadline is Feb. 22, 2020.  See Rhonda for application.

      Junior Achievement of South Dakota - $500 Leo Crawford Scholarship - Available for South Dakota Seniors who have had Junior Achievement (All Seniors are eligible as you participated in Junior Achievement your Junior year.)  Deadline is March 1, 2020  Visit

      Farmers Union Insurance "Insuring a Brighter Tomorrow" Scholarship - $1,000 - Eligibility - SD high school senior seeking funds to attend a SD college, university or technical school; open to Farmers Union policyholders, SD Farmers members, Friends of the SDFU Foundation or a participant in any SD High School Sctivities Association sanctioned activity.  See Rhonda for application.  Deadline March 1, 2020.

      Curtis Marvin Hohn Legacy Scholarship - this competitive $1,000 scholarship is awarded to seniors graduating seniors from a South Dakota High School attending a public or private college, university or technical school in South Dakota.  Deadline is March 10.  See Rhonda for application.

      Bellator Titans MC Scholarship - to a senior who is in need of financial assistance. Deadline is March 13, 2020.  See Rhonda for application.

      Coach Russ Morell Memorial Scholarship - $1,000 award to a worthy SD high school grad attending a post-secondary institution.  Russ Morell spent his professional life in service to others as a teacher and coach and did so with unmatched optimism and incredible resourcefulness.  Applicants must attain a minimum 3.2 GPA thru 7 semesters of high school; prrovide a resume of extra-curricular and community service activities; submit a 300-500 word essay detailing a personal story which illustrated an event in which the applicant demonstraed resourcefulness and optimism in the face of adversity.  See Rhonda for application.  Deadline is March 15, 2020

      2020 HonorsGradU Scholarship - Design A Better Future - Five $10,000 awards will be offered.  High school students can participate in a design-thinking community building project.  Here is a link to anything else you may need to know about this scholarship. is March 21, 2020

      SD Department of Agriculture, Division of Resouce Conservation and Forestry Speech Contest -  ALL students in grades 9 - 12 are eligible to compete for $2,300 in scholarship.  !st place winner will receive $1,100; 2nd place receives $750 and 3rd place $450.  See Rhonda for more information.  Deadline is March 28, 2020

      First District Development Company Scholarship - $1,000 - graduating seniors accepted into a business/finance program at an accredited, post-secondary instituion in South Dakota are eligible to apply.  Deadline is March 31, 2020.  See Rhonda for application.

      Dr. Dale A Gibson Oral Health Scholarship - available to students pursuing a Dental Assisting degree at Lake Area Technical Institute.  See Rhonda for application.  Deadline is April 15, 2020

      Northern Hills Federal Credit Union Scholarship - the credit union is offering 3 scholarships in the amount of $1,000, $750 and $500. Applicants must be a member in good standing of Northern Hills Federal Credit Union and plan on attending an accredited college, university or vocational/technical school.  Deadline is March 31, 2020  See Rhonda for application.

      Inez Taylor Walter Scholarship - for a student going into the field of nursing and planning on attending a South Dakota or North Dakota college university.  Deadline is April 1, 2020.  See Rhonda for application.

      Donald H. Quimby Memorial Scholarship - $350 - awarded to high school graduates planning on attending a post-secondary institution.  See Rhonda for application.  Deadline is April 1, 2020

      "B. Davis Scholarship - $1,000 - the creators of the "Student Award Search Aid" website are offering a scholarship for 2020  Please visit the website to apply for the scholarship.  Deadline for applications is May 22, 2020

      Big Sun Scholarship - This scholarship is offered to high school senior student athletes.  All student athletes are eligible for this award regardless of which sport they are participating in.  Their participation may be in any capacity, whether as a player, coach or official.   Please visit the following website to learn how to apply -   http://www.bigsunathletics.comThe deadline for this $500 scholarship is June, 19, 2020.

      James H. Jensen Scholarship - $500 - applicant must be enrolled in an engineering at SDSM&T or SDSU for the upcoming academic year; have a parent, sibling, uncle, aunt or cousin employed with the SD Department of Transportation a minium of 3 years or retired; have a current GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate the ability to become an asset to the engineering field.  Deadline is July 15, 2020.  See Rhonda for application.

      AES scholarship - $500 - scholarship available to all gradating seniors. Visit Deadline is Oct. 5, 2020

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