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South Dakota Retailers Association Scholarship Program

Offered by South Dakota Retailers Association

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Jan 11, 2024
6 awards worth

$2,100 - $3,500

Grade level

College Students

Application deadline:

April 23, 2024

Scholarship Overview

Looking to pursue a career in retail or hospitality? The South Dakota Retailers Association Scholarship Program is here to help! The program offers financial assistance to students studying in fields related to retail, including business administration, the culinary arts, Auto Mechanics, Landscape Design, Pharmacy, Photography, and more. As long as you’re enrolled in a qualifying program at an accredited school and have graduated from a South Dakota high school, you’re eligible to apply. Plus, if you’ve completed at least 24 credits from a college or university or 12 credits from a tech school or professional training institute, you’re good to go. Don’t have that much education under your belt? No worries – full-time work experience in lieu of the education requirement is also acceptable. Apply and take the first step towards your dream career!

About South Dakota Retailers Association

The South Dakota Retailers Association is a 3,800-member trade association for South Dakota retail businesses, and businesses allied with retailing.

Eligibility information

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

Grade Level

College Students

Academic Interest

Agribusiness, Landscape Architecture, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, HVAC Mechanics, Culinary Arts, Graphic Design/Printing, Photography/Photojournalism, Pharmacy, Business, Accounting, Hospitality Management, Travel/Tourism, Marketing


South Dakota

Application information

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


Academic transcript

Letter of Recommendation

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Scholarship FAQ

Is this scholarship restricted by institution type?

This scholarship is restricted for use at two-year colleges, four-year colleges, and trade/technical schools.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact South Dakota Retailers Association at [email protected].

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

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