Scholarships

Current Students

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.

Rod Bowar Memorial Scholarship

Rod owned Kennebec Telephone Company, providers of telephone, cable TV and internet service to Kennebec, Presho and rural Lyman County. He joined the company in 1977 and purchased it in 1998. Rod was passionate about providing the best opportunities possible for his family and community. He served on many different boards and committees, including serving on the Mitchell Technical College Foundation Board. Two of Rod's children were Mitchell Tech grads, and his businesses employ multiple Mitchell Tech graduates.
2.5 GPA or greater

$1000

5 AVAIL.

SD Pork Producers Scholarship

Culinary of South Dakota student 2.5 GPA

$500

1 AVAIL.

Bryan Roth Memorial Scholarship

Roth Family

2.5 GPA Wi-Fi Broadband Technology student

$1000

1 AVAIL.

SSB Culinary Excellence Scholarship

2nd year Culinary Student

$1000

1 AVAIL.

East River Electric Power Co-op Scholarship

East River Power Cooperative

East River Electric Cooperative has been providing scholarship funds to Mitchell Tech since 2003. This scholarship is provided annually for a student in the Power Line Construction and Maintenance program. The scholarship will be awarded in fall semester and applied to the recipient's account for the Spring semester.
Electrical Utilities Substation student
Electrical Utilities Substation student

$500

3 AVAIL.

Tessier Family Foundation – Current Students

Tessier Family Foundation

The Tessier Family Foundation began providing funds for scholarships in 2014 for students enrolled in the Accounting/Business Management, Heating and Cooling Technology, LPN and Medical Assistant programs. The scholarships will be awarded in January each year and applied to the recipient's accounts the following Fall semester.
First Year Student
Accounting
Heating and Cooling Technology
Licensed Practical Nursing
Medical Assistant
Applicant must be currently enrolled as a first year full-time student in Accounting/Business Management, Heating and Cooling Technology, LPN or Medical Assistant programs to be eligible for these scholarships. Applicant must complete the MTC current student online application during the open application period as instructed to be eligible for these scholarships.

$1000

3 AVAIL.

Pella Program Support

Pella of Sioux Falls

Current Student
2.5 GPA

$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.

$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.

$500

1 AVAIL.

Willard “Bill” Krueger Memorial Scholarship Fund

Family of Willard "Bill" Krueger

The Willard "Bill" Krueger Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 2016 by his family to honor Bill, who was an amazing husband and an outstanding Dad and Grandpa who had a sweet and patient personality. Bill was from Howard, SD, and worked most of his adult life in the building and construction industry. He also had a passion for woodworking and created numerous master pieces for his wife and daughters.
Architectural Design and Building Construction
Applicant must be currently attending MTC as a second year, full-time student in Architectural Design and Building Construction program Applicants must complete the MTC online application during the open application period as instructed to be eligible for this scholarship Maintain a GPA of 2.5 or above Demonstrate financial need as determined by the FAFSA (universal financial aid application) Applicant who demonstrates determination and patience First priority given to applicants from Howard, SD. SD resident

$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