To attract quality students to undertake an undergraduate program, the University of South Dakota has designed several amazing scholarships. These funding programs are effective for the academic session 2020-2021. The motive of these programs is to recognize and encourage development in a particular field of study or for extraordinary artistic or athletic talent. These awards will be granted based on students’ academic excellence. Students going to enrol in any undergraduate course at the University of South Dakota can be benefitted from these funds.
Each year, the University of South Dakota brings a variety of scholarships for students. This year, USD is providing scholarships in five categories such as academic merit, the field of study, talent scholarships, athletic scholarships and transfer students. Some of these scholarships require separates application whiles others consider only admission application. Award amount varies from one scholarship to another. In addition to the monetary award, all successful candidates will also get other perks that will surely make their educational journey at USD memorable and easier.
The University of South Dakota is a co-educational research university situated in the heart of Vermillion, South Dakota. The university was opened by the Dakota Territory legislature in the year 1862 as the Flagship University for South Dakota. It is considered the oldest public university in the state. This institution is famous for its elegant, eye-catching and naturally beautiful campus, which is an amazing blend of old and new structures. It is home to seven schools and colleges that offer around 202 undergraduate and 78 graduate programs.
Below is the table through which you can get quick information about the scholarships:
|Organization||University of South Dakota|
|Number of Awards||Multiple|
|Application Deadline||December 1 and April 1|
Who May Be Eligible
Criteria for scholarships vary from scholarship to scholarship. However, the basic requirement for all of these programs is that candidates must be taking admission at the University of South Dakota as undergraduate students.
How to Apply
Some scholarships require separate application whiles others are admission-based and are offered as part of the admission process. However, applications need first to take admission in an eligible course at the university to get any of these scholarships.
Award amount varies from one scholarship to another. Please the check out program you are applying for to get the detailed information regarding the award:
- Mickelson Scholarship
- USD School of Law Honor Scholar Program
- Rawlins Scholarship
- Ullyot Scholarship
- Al Neuharth Excellence in Journalism
- Sanford School of Medicine Alumni Student Scholars Program
- Spearfish Area Scholarship
- Al Neuharth Scholarship for Excellence in Journalism
- Beacom Family Business Scholarship
- Dorothy S. Schieffer Political Science Scholarship
- Edis Juel and Sidney E. Anderson (Teacher Residency & Education)
- Nolop Institute Scholarship for Medical Biology
- Robert “Bid” and Jonette “Joni” Miller Scholarship (Teacher Residency & Education)
- Walter A. & Lucy Yoshiko Buhler Scholarship (Business/Fine Arts)
- ROTC Scholarships*
- Department of Art
- Department of Music
- Department of Theatre
- Department of Athletics
- Transfer Admissions
The application deadline for the freshman USD Scholarship is December 1, 2020. On the other hand, all transfer students need to send their application by April 1, 2021.