Scholarships

tig-close-1WDT’s scholarships program and the generosity of donors make scholarships available for new and current students.

STARS Scholarship System

WDT uses the STARS Scholarship System to make it easier for students to view and apply for scholarships. At the STARS page, you can view all scholarships without creating an account.

To apply for a scholarship, create an account and complete the requested information. STARS will let you know what WDT scholarships may be perfect for you.

Good luck. We wish you all the best.

STARS Scholarship System

Other Scholarship Opportunities

WDT also encourages you to review the scholarship opportunities below that are available from outside agencies and organizations.

Scholarship Name Deadline Award Application
Critical Workforce Need Scholarship Ongoing up to $5,000 Link
Rapid City Foundation Scholarship Check Link Varies Link
SLFC – Student Loan Finance Corporation iHELP Scholarship March 31, 2014 $1,500 PDF
SFACF Scholarships Varies Varies Link
Rockerville Volunteer Fire Department S.A.F.E.R. Grant Program Scholarship Nov 30 $2,500 PDF
AWS – American Welding Society Scholarship Varies Varies Link
SDRA Jerry Wheeler Scholarship Check Link Varies Link
American Indian Education Foundation Scholarships Varies Varies Link
Dakota Indian Foundation Scholarships Aug 1/Jan 15 Varies PDF
College Scholarship Writing Contest July 1, 2014 $1,000 Link
South Dakota Corrections Association “Fallen Heroes” Scholarship March 15, 2014 $500 PDF
SD Department of Education Scholarships Varies Varies Link
P.E.O. Chapter BF Barbara Bates Gunderson Scholarship March 15 $1,000 PDF
National Wild Turkey Federation Scholarship Jan 1 $1,000 PDF
Mensa Scholarship Jan 15 Varies Link
Veteran’s Scholarships Check Link Varies Link
Gilbraitti Scholarship Check Link $500 Link
Youth Volunteer Scholarship Check Link $500 Link
SDACTE Scholarship Check Link Varies Link
Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship Varies Varies Link
South Dakota Chapter Soil and Water Conservation Society Scholarship March 31, 2014 $500 Link
Buick Achievers Scholarship Feb 28 Varies Link
Ag & Natural Resources Scholarship Check Link Varies PDF
Bunny Tyler Memorial Scholarship for Women in Business Sponsored by the Zonta Club of the Black Hills May 1 $250 PDF
South Dakota Solid Waste Management Association Check Link Varies Link
West River Electric/Basin Electric Power Coop Scholarship Feb 1 $500 Link
Red Zacher Education Scholarship Feb 15 $1,000 Email
Rapid City AAUW Success Award March 15, 2014 Varies PDF
College Cognitive Scholarship Check Link Varies Link
STEM Scholarships Check Link Varies Link
TopMedicalAssistantSchools.com Scholarship Program July 31 $1,500 Link
DegreeDirectory.org Scholarships Check Link Varies Link
Peter Pasula Study Habits Scholarship Check Link $500 Link
MCO Scholarship Check Link $500 Link
Find a Law Scholarship Check Link $500 Link
Maple Leaf Dentistry Scholarship Check Link $500 Link
LM Scholarship Program May 31, 2014 $500 Link
Odenza Vacations College Scholarship June 1, 2014 $500 Link
Global Lift Equipment Scholarship June 15, 2014 $500 Link
Lift Part Express Scholarship June 30, 2014 $500 Link
South Dakota Sheriff’s Association Scholarship Check Link $5,000 Link
Black Hills Home Builders Association Scholarship Program Check Link $1,000 Link
AES Engineering Solutions Oct 6, 2014 $500 Link
Elks National Foundation Check Link Varies Link
Black Hills Stock Show Foundation ….. Check Link ….. Varies ….. Link
Goedecker’s College Scholarship July $500 Link
Nuts & Bolts Scholarship Check Link Varies Link
SD Farm Bureau Scholarship April 15, 2015 Varies Link
South Dakota Retailers Association Check Link Varies Link
 South Dakota 4-H Scholarships  April 1  Varies  Link
Minnesota Builders Exchange June 30 $3,000 Link
Scholarship Links