Scholarships

Precision Ag Technology

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.

$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.

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

$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

$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 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

$1000

2 AVAIL.

Edinger Family Scholarships

Wayne and Sue Edinger

Wayne and Sue Edinger, longtime supporters of the Mitchell Tech Ag Technology programs, have provided scholarships for students enrolled in Mitchell Tech's ag-related programs for many years. Wayne passed away in November 2018 but the family continues to provide scholarship funding for students enrolled in Ag Business, Agronomy or Precision Ag.
Agricultural Business
Agronomy
Precision Ag Technology
Applicants must be currently enrolled full time as a Incoming student in the Agronomy, Ag Business or Precision Ag programs Applicants must complete the MTC Incoming student online application during the open application period as instructed to be eligible for this scholarship. Scholarship will be payable $1000 in Fall Incoming semester and student must maintain a 2.5 GPA at the end of year 1 in order to receive the remaining $1000 in Fall semester of second year.

$1000

4 AVAIL.

CHS Scholars

CHS

The CHS Scholarship program provides financial assistance to undergraduate students at select universities who are pursuing agriculture related degrees.
Agricultural Business
Agronomy
Animal Science
Precision Ag Technology
Applicant must be a first year full time student at MTC studying an agricultural based program. Applicant must complete the MTC Online application to be eligible to receive this scholarship.

$500

1 AVAIL.

David Grode Memorial Scholarship

Family of David Grode

David Grode was the Superintendent of Schools at Plankinton, SD. He was killed in the propane explosion that destroyed the school on November 17, 2000. David was an avid woodworker, therefore his family decided to establish this memorial scholarship for Natural Gas Technologies or Architectural Design and Building Construction students. The scholarship will be awarded to an accepted Incoming student who meets the listed criteria and applied to their account for the Fall semester.
ADBC
Natural Gas Technology
Applicants must be currently enrolled fulltime as a Incoming Natural Gas Technologies or Architectural Design and Building Construction programs Applicants must complete the MTC Incoming student online application during the open application period as instructed to be eligible for this scholarship.