Scholarships

Agricultural Business

The Current Student Scholarship Application is now open until November 15th. Make sure you complete the general application and answer all the questions at http://mitchelltech.academicworks.com/. If you are a full-time dual credit student, you are not eligible for these scholarships. Please contact Robin Jacobsen with any questions.

The Incoming Student Scholarship Application is now open through March 31, 2024. Make sure you complete the general application and answer all the questions at http://mitchelltech.academicworks.com/. Please contact Robin Jacobsen with any questions.

$750

1 AVAIL.

SD Municipal Electric Association Energy Production & Transmission Scholarship

SD Municipal Electric Association

All programs eligible.
Must be a resident of the SD Municipal Electric Association service area.

$500

2 AVAIL.

Central Electric Cooperative Scholarship

Central Electric Cooperative

Electrical Utilities & Substation
Power Line Construction & Maintenance
Electrical Construction & Maintenance
Heating & Cooling
Agricultural Business
Agronomy
Applicant must be a full-time student in the Electrical Utilities & Substation, Power Line Construction & Maintenance, Electrical Construction & Maintenance, Heating & Cooling, Agricultural Business or Agronomy program at Mitchell Technical College Applicant must maintain a 2.5 GPA Student must be a member or dependent of a member of Central Electric Cooperative based in Mitchell, SD Applicant must complete the MTC Online application to be eligible to receive this scholarship. Student must provide member name on account and Central Electric will verify membership status before recipient is announced

$1000

2 AVAIL.

South Dakota Wheat Commission

South Dakota Wheat Commission

The South Dakota Wheat Commission began offering scholarships for Culinary Academy of South Dakota, Animal Science, Ag Business, Agronomy, Precision Technology, and SD Center for Farm and Ranch Management program students in 2014. The Commission has been an active supporter of several Mitchell Technical College programs for several years and has provided financial support for equipment and program development.
Agricultural Business
Agronomy
Animal Science
Culinary Academy of South Dakota
Precision Ag Technology
Applicants must be currently enrolled as first year full-time students in the Culinary Academy of South Dakota or Agronomy programs, with second choice being Ag Business, Animal Science or Precision Technology Applicants must complete the MTC current student online application during the open enrollment period as instructed to be eligible for this scholarship Applicant must maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher Award considerations include academic performance, financial need, responses to essay questions and recommendations from instructors. Ag award preference would be to someone who comes from or has plans to go into production agriculture, specifically wheat production Culinary Academy of South Dakota award preference would be students interested in the baking side of the program

$1500

1 AVAIL.

South Dakota Crop Improvement Association Scholarship

The scholarship will be awarded to a first year student enrolled in the Precision Technology, Ag Business, Animal Science or Agronomy programs and applied to the recipient's account the following Fall semester.
Agricultural Business
Agronomy
Animal Science
Precision Ag Technology
Applicant must be currently enrolled as a first year full-time student in the Precision, Ag Business, Animal Science and Agronomy programs at MTC. Applicant must complete the MTC online application during the open application period as instructed to be eligible for this scholarship 2.0 GPA

$1000

1 AVAIL.

South Dakota Assoc. of Cooperatives Scholarship

The scholarship was established in 2013.
Accounting
Agricultural Business
Agronomy
Animal Science
Business Management
Diesel Power - Ag Power Technology
Electrical Construction & Maintenance
Electrical Utilities & Substation Technology
Power Line Construction & Maintenance
Wi-Fi & Broadband Technologies
Wind Turbine Technology
Applicant must be an accepted full-time student enrolled at MTC in one of the programs mentioned Applicant must complete the MTC scholarship application during the open application period as instructed to be eligible for this scholarship First priority will be given to students with ties to a SDAC member cooperative Essay responses will be a large part of the recipient decision

$1000

1 AVAIL.

Roger Carlson “Tough Old Bird” Endowed Scholarship

Family & Friends of Roger Carlson

The endowment was established in 2013 by the family and friends of longtime Mithell Tech Ag instructor Roger Carlson. Carlson began his career at Mitchell Tech in August, 1990, and was a valued member of the Ag Technology department until May, 2011, when health problems forced his retirement. Carlson passed away on August 27, 2012 from complications related to leukemia. The endowment began providing scholarships in the 2013-14 school year to a qualifying student in the Ag Technology, Architecture Design and Building Construction or Farm Power Technology programs. The scholarship will be awarded in January each year and applied to the recipient's account the following Fall semester.
Agricultural Business
Agronomy
Animal Science
Architectural Design and Building Construction
Diesel Power - Ag Power Technology
Applicant must be an first year full-time student enrolled at MTC in the Ag Business, Animal Science, Agronomy, Architecture Design and Building Construction, or Diesel Power Technology program Applicant must maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher Applicant must complete the MTC scholarship application during the open application period as instructed to be eligible for this scholarship

$1000

1 AVAIL.

Mark Hohn Hoof Hauler Scholarship

Lisa & Jeff Larson

Mark was a 1984 graduate of the Mitchell Tech Agriculture program. Has passed away from a tragic farm accident in December of 2021. He dedicated his entire life to farming and the agriculture industry. Mark was known for his caring, outgoing, and giving personality and assisting a young farmer to get an agriculture education is a perfect tribute to Mark and his love for farming and his legacy.
Agricultural Business
Agronomy
Animal Science
Precision Ag Technology
Applicant must be accepted or currently enrolled as a full-time student in Animal Science, Agronomy, Ag Business or Precision program at Mitchell Technical College. Applicant must maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher Applicant must complete the MTC online application during the open application period as instructed to be eligible for this scholarship

$1000

1 AVAIL.

Lewis Bainbridge Family Scholarship

Lewis and Charlene Bainbridge

The Lewis Bainbridge Family is a dedicated supporter of Mitchell Tech's Ag programs and the Mitchell Technical College Foundation. They have provided scholarships for students since 2007. Lewis was a member of the Mitchell Technical College Foundation Board for many years. The scholarship will be awarded in January each year and applied to the recipient's account the following Fall semester.
Agricultural Business
Agronomy
Animal Science
Precision Ag Technology
Applicant must be currently enrolled full-time as a first year student in the Ag Business, Animal Science, Agronomy or Precision Ag programs at MTC with plans to complete an AAS degree Applicant must complete the MTC online application during the open application period as instructed to be eligible for this scholarship Recipient may be selected by scholarship committee along with instructor input

$1000

2 AVAIL.

Farm Credit Services Of America Scholarships

Farm Credit Services has been providing Mitchell Tech Ag students with scholarship opportunities since 2010.
Agricultural Business
Agronomy
Animal Science
Applicant must be currently enrolled as a first year full-time student in the Ag Business, Animal Science or Agronomy programs at MTC and returning the following Fall semester Applicant must complete the MTC online application during the open application period as instructed to be eligible for this scholarship Applicant must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher Applicant must have primary residence in South Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas or Wyoming

$750

1 AVAIL.

Davison Crop Improvement Association Scholarships

Davison Crop Improvement has been providing scholarship funding for Mitchell Tech Ag students since 2010. The scholarship will be awarded in January each year and applied to the recipient's account the following Fall semester.
Agricultural Business
Agronomy
Animal Science
Precision Ag Technology
Applicant must be a first year student currently enrolled full-time in the Precision Ag, Ag Business or Agronomy programs at MTC Applicant must plan on returning to the MTC Ag program for the next Fall semester Applicant must complete the MTC online application during the open application period as instructed to be eligible for this scholarship

$750

2 AVAIL.

CHS – Farmers Alliance

Farmers Alliance, a subsidiary of CHS Inc, is a full service agricultural cooperative located in Southeastern South Dakota. Their core businesses include agronomy, energy, feed and grain. Primary locations include Alexandria, Bridgewater, Chamberlain, Corsica, Ethan, Huron, Mitchell, Parkston, Storla, and White Lake. They also have offices in Emery and Wessington Springs.
Agricultural Business
Agronomy
Animal Science
Applicant must be a second-year Ag Business, Animal Science and Agronomy student Applicant must complete the MTC Online application to be eligible to receive this scholarship.

$2000

1 AVAIL.

Beef Bucks

Beef Bucks, Inc.

The Beef Bucks scholarship was established in 2017.
Agricultural Business
Agronomy
Animal Science
Diesel Power - Ag Power Technology
Precision Ag Technology
Applicant must be enrolled full time at MTC studying an agricultural based program. Applicant must have a GPA of 2.5 or greater. Applicant must complete the MTC Online application to be eligible to receive this scholarship