South Dakota Opportunity Scholarship

Award Amount
$6,500
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
Varies
  • Scholarship Description
  • The South Dakota Opportunity Scholarship is a $6,500 scholarship awarded over four (4) years to high school graduates from South Dakota who complete a challenging high school curriculum and maintain certain academic standards.

    Eligibility:
    -Be a resident of South Dakota at time of high school graduation
    -Have an ACT composite score of 24 or higher; if using a SAT score, the sum of the verbal and mathematics (1090)
    -Complete high school course requirements commonly known as the Regents Scholar curriculum with no final grade below a 2.0 GPA and a cumulative high school GPA of 3.0

    Submit this application form as soon as possible, but no later than September 1 for fall enrollment or January 15 for
    spring enrollment, to the admissions office of the university, college, or technical school the applicant plans to attend.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Sarah Rankin
  • 306 East Capitol Ave
  • Suite 200
  • Pierre, SD 57501-2545
  • info@ris.sdbor.edu
  • 605-773-3455

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