Scholarships

Automation Controls / SCADA

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.

$1000

7 AVAIL.

Xcel Energy

Xcel Energy

The scholarships will be awarded in January and applied to Power Line and Electrical Utilities and Substation recipients on their second semester account, and for Automation Controls/SCADA and Natural Gas Technology recipients accounts the following Fall semester.
Automation Controls/SCADA
Electrical Utilities & Substation Technology
Natural Gas Technology
Power Line Construction & Maintenance
Wind Turbine Technology
Applicants must be first or second year students currently enrolled full-time in the following programs: Power Line Electrical Utilities and Substation Automation Controls/SCADA Natural Gas Technology Wind Turbine Technology Applicant must complete the MTC Current student online application during the open application period as instructed to be eligible for this scholarship.

$1000

5 AVAIL.

Northwestern Energy Scholarships

NorthWestern Energy has been an active supporter of Mitchell Tech through donations of scholarship funds and equipment since 2003. The scholarships will be awarded in January and applied to PL accounts the Spring semester and the following Fall semester for ECM, SCADA and WTT two-year program recipients.
Automation Controls/SCADA
Electrical Construction & Maintenance
Natural Gas Technology
Power Line Construction & Maintenance
Wind Turbine Technology
Applicants can be first or second year students currently enrolled full-time in the following programs: Electrical Construction and Maintenance Power Line Construction and Maintenance SCADA Wind Turbine Technology - 2 year Natural Gas Technology Applicant must complete the MTC online application and submit references if required during the open application periods as instructed to be eligible for this scholarship Applicant must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or above

$1000

1 AVAIL.

Mitchell Area Manufacturing Association (M.A.M.A.)

M.A.M.A.

The Mitchell Area Manufacturing Association (M.A.M.A.) has been active in Mitchell for many years. It is a membership organization structured specifically to "promote and improve Mitchell and the surrounding communities by maintaining a strong manufacturing base and developing quality employment". South Dakota manufacturers export South Dakota-made products to approximately 140 countries worldwide. Manufacturing is a major driver of the Mitchell economy with over 2,000 employees in the local industry. In 2016 M.A.M.A. teamed up with the Mitchell Technical College Foundation to provide a scholarship each year for students enrolled in the Welding and Manufacturing Technology or Automation Controls/SCADA program.
Automation Controls/SCADA
Machining and Manufacturing
Applicants must complete the MTC online application during the open application period as instructed to be eligible for this scholarship Applicants must obtain a reference if requested on the application Students must maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher Applicants who receive the Build Dakota Scholarship or receive Workforce Recruitment or Double Edge financial support are eligible to receive the M.A.M.A. scholarship Scholarship recipients will be selected by a MTC scholarship committee and M.A.M.A. representatives with references requested from the applicant's instructor The scholarship recipient will be expected to attend the Manufacturing week meetings held in the Fall to be recognized

$1000

1 AVAIL.

Jeffrey L. And Trudiann Nelson Rural Electric Endowment

The Jeffrey L. and Trudiann Nelson Rural Electric Endowment was established in December of 2013 in celebration of Jeff's retirement from East River Electric. Several of Jeff's counterparts in the industry, East River Electric, and Jeff's family came together to complete the endowment on behalf of Jeff and his wife Trudiann in honor of Jeff's commitment to Mitchell Tech and the industry he served. Nelson has offered his support of Mitchell Tech through his involvement in Mitchell Tech's Strategic Advisory Committee, program Advisory boards and most recently as a member of Mitchell Tech's Foundation Board.
Automation Controls/SCADA
Electrical Utilities & Substation Technology
Power Line Construction & Maintenance
Wi-Fi & Broadband Technologies
Applicant must be an accepted full-time student enrolled in the Power Line Construction & Maintenance, Electrical Utilities & Substation, Automation Controls/SCADA, and Wi-Fi Broadband Technologies/Telecommunications programs Applicants must complete the MTC Incoming student online application during the open application period to be eligible for this scholarship