Scholarships

Animal Science

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.

$500

1 AVAIL.

IJ Carey Memorial in Livestock Evaluation

Roxene G Kasten

IJ Carey supported our Animal Science programs at Mitchell Tech. This scholarship was established by his family to be awarded to a student who is current student and apart of the livestock judging team.
Current Student
Second Year Student
Animal Science
On Campus
Must be a second year full-time student who is a member of the livestock judging team Must be enrolled full time Applicant must complete the MTC Online application to be eligible to receive this scholarship.

$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

$500

1 AVAIL.

Ag Memorial Endowed Scholarship

During the course of MTC's history, MTC instructors, students, alumni and family have established scholarship funds in memory of Ag students, alumni or Ag Board members. B.J. Stoeser - was a 1982 graduate of the Ag program and was killed in a car accident in October, 1987. He was remembered as tough, enthusiastic and persistent with excellent leadership skills. Bryan Larson - was a 1981 graduate of the Ag program. Dennis Boehmer - attended the Ag program in 1980-81. He succumbed to cancer between his first and second year of school. Topper Largent -was an Ag Advisory Board member. Largent was killed in a plane crash near Hot Springs, SD. These scholarship will be awarded to students who exhibit outstanding leadership qualities. 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
Applicant must be currently enrolled as a first year full-time student in the Ag Business, Animal Science or Agronomy programs Applicant must complete the online MTC scholarship application during the open application period as instructed to be eligible for this scholarship

$500

1 AVAIL.

AG Leadership – SD PAS

SD PAS

This scholarship endowment was created in 2017 with funds received from the SD PAS Organization and private donations from Ag-related donors. This scholarship will be awarded to any student in Ag Business, Agronomy or Animal Science programs that shows exceptional leadership capabilities.
Agricultural Business
Agronomy
Animal Science
Diesel Power - Ag Power Technology
Precision Ag Technology
Applicant must be a second year student. Applicant must be enrolled full time at MTC Applicant must be studying an agricultural based program Applicant must complete the MTC Online application to be eligible to receive this scholarship