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    Dakota Corps Scholarship

    Offered by South Dakota Board of Regents

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated May 2, 2024
    Multiple awards worth

    Full tuition & fees

    Grade level

    High School Senior

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    December 2024

    Scholarship Overview

    Have you graduated from a South Dakota high school and will be attending an in-state post-secondary program that will prepare you to work in a critical need occupation? Further, are you looking for help funding your post-secondary education, and are willing to stay in South Dakota and work in a critical need occupation after graduation for as many years as you may receive the scholarship (plus one additional year)? If so, consider applying for the Dakota Corps Scholarship! Each year, the scholarship awards the full cost of one’s undergraduate tuition and fees to multiple students who meet the eligibility criteria and are passionate about pursuing a critical need occupation. If this sounds like a good opportunity for you, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

    About South Dakota Board of Regents

    The South Dakota Board of Regents has constitutional authority to govern the system of public higher education in the State of South Dakota. They are supported by an Executive Director and staff that provides leadership and sets policies for the programs and services delivered through its six universities and special schools.

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

    Grade Level

    High School Senior

    Minimum GPA

    2.8

    Academic Interest

    Engineering, Education, Nursing, Accounting

    State

    South Dakota

    Miscellaneous

    Applicants must have (1) graduated from a South Dakota high school and (2) received a 27 ACT Composite or Superscore or greater (or the SAT equivalent).

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

    SAT Score

    ACT Score

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