|The following scholarships are open for application starting March 1, 2020.|
The Crankstart Reentry Scholarship is available to non-traditional students who have experienced a gap in their education of at least five years since completing high school. Preference will be given to new students enrolling at the Community College for Sioux Falls. A maximum of ten scholarships will be awarded annually in amounts up to $5,000 per recipient. Students who have already completed the online scholarship application will automatically be considered.
The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) is a non-profit association of women actively employed in the many phases of the construction industry. Each year Greater Sioux Falls NAWIC Chapter #237, is proud to offer scholarships to candidates (male or female) pursuing a career in the construction industry (or related field). The dollar amount of scholarships awards range from $500 to $2,500.
NAWIC defines “construction industry” very broadly and does not limit to people pursuing a construction management major. Those encouraged to apply may be pursuing an accountant or human resources degree which may then work for a construction company or any number of other occupations that might exist in a company that supports the construction industry.
This $560 scholarship award is designed to support adult learners 24 and older and is open to both undergraduate and graduate students at the Community College for Sioux Falls. Robert and Dr. Judy Nissen valued education and were sensitive to the unique challenges women face in the workplace. At age 29, Dr. Judy Nissen was widowed with two little girls when she decided to go back to school and earn her Ph.D. She eventually became the Director of the Center for Public Education, which is now the Community College for Sioux Falls. Dr. Nissen retired in 2001, but her commitment to adult education continues with this $560 scholarship.
Preference will be given to women; however, men who fit the eligibility criteria are welcome to apply. Selections are based heavily on career goals and financial need.
The application form for the Robert and Dr. Judy Nissen Scholarship is available through the Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation. Application deadline is April 15 each year.
Each year SME Sioux Falls awards four scholarships awards ranging from $1000 to $3000 for rising sophomore, junior or senior level students who are continuing their marketing, sales, entrepreneurial or business-related education at an institution of higher learning in South Dakota.
Our local community offers an array of scholarship options to a variety of students with the express goal of helping them pay for a quality education that will offer opportunities right here in South Dakota.
Business Students: Apply for $3,000 scholarship. Each year the Sioux Falls Development Foundation awards Spirit of Sioux Falls Scholarships to business students who have completed one year of higher education. These students must be from the Sioux Falls area or pursuing a business education in the Sioux Falls area. Up to four $3,000 scholarships are awarded annually. The recipients must be full-time students at a North Central Association accredited school, must retain residency in Minnehaha or Lincoln County OR be attending a post-secondary educational institution in Lincoln or Minnehaha County, and must have completed one year pursuing a major in a business course of study. The Spirit of Sioux Falls Scholarships are administered by the Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation.
The Sioux Falls Business & Professional Women's organization is to pleased to announce that we will be awarding two $500 scholarships to be used for post secondary education expenses.
Both traditional and non-traditional students are eligible to apply.
Do you have an interest in a career in banking, finance or business and are a South Dakota college or university junior?
The South Dakota Bankers Foundation Scholarships support junior-level students. This scholarship provides up to 5 levels scholarship recipients in ranges of $1,500, three $3,000 and $4,000 awards.