Overview

OVERVIEW

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Augustana College invites graduating high school seniors who possess strong records of academic achievement and have demonstrated exceptional leadership to their school and community to participate in the Distinguished Scholars Competition, the college's most prestigious scholarship event. Scholarship awards range from $60,000 to full tuition over four years.

 

SCHOLARSHIP DETAIL

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The following scholarships are awarded to students based on their application for admission. No other application is necessary.

— Augustana Academic Scholarships

  • Available to: Awarded to new and continuing students on the basis of academic achievement.
  • Amount available: $10,000 to $18,000 per year, renewable
  • Application form: Application for Admission and Scholarships. First priority deadline, December 15.

 

— Presidential Scholarship

  • Available to: Awarded to students who possess a 27 ACT, 3.5 GPA.
  • Amount available: $15,000-$18,000 per year, renewable
  • Application form: Application for Admission and Scholarships.

 

— Alumni Legacy Award

  • Available to: Awarded to full-time, degree-seeking students whose parent, grandparent, sibling, or spouse earned a bachelor's or master's degree from Augustana.
  • Amount available: $1000 per year, renewable, beginning 2017-18
  • Application form: Verify your eligibility with the Office of Admission or Financial Aid.

— Family Tuition Grant

  • Available to: Full-time students who have an immediate family member enrolled full-time at Augustana.
  • Amount available: $500 per year when immediate family member enrolled full time
  • Application form: Verify your eligibility with the Office of Admission or Financial Aid.

 

— Augustana Transfer Scholarship

  • Available to: Awarded to select transfer students.
  • Amount available: $5,000 to $15,000 per year
  • Application form: Application for Admission and Scholarships.

 

— Performing & Visual Arts Scholarship

  • Available to: Based on performance or portfolio and potential as determined by application, audition, and/or interview.
  • Amount available: $1,000 to $5,000 per year, renewable
  • Application form: Complete the PVA Scholarship Application online. Must be accepted to the University by February 1; audition application due by February 1.

 

  • Amount available: Amounts range from $60,000 to full tuition, awarded over 4 years
  • Application form: Application for Admission and Scholarships completed and admitted by February 1. On campus interview required; limited to 225 candidates.

 

— Y.T. Johnson Science Scholarship

  • Available to: Awarded to students planning to major in a science related field. Must possess a 26 ACT and 3.6 GPA.
  • Amount available: $1,500 per year, renewable
  • Application form: Scholarship form due by December 1. Application for Admission and Scholarships should be submitted by December 1. Interview required. Contact the Office of Admission.

 

— Fryxell Scholarship

  • Available to: Awarded to freshmen interested in Humanities areas; preference given to English or journalism majors.
  • Amount available: $1,000 per year, renewable
  • Application form: Must be offered admission to the University by February 1. Fryxell application and Nomination Form should be returned to the Office of Admission by February 15.

 

— Hatterscheidt Scholarship

  • Available to: High School Seniors who are South Dakota residents who have at least a 3.0 GPA, and demonstrate financial need.
  • Amount available: $2,000 per year, non-renewable
  • Application form: Hatterscheidt Scholarship Application and due by March 14.



— South Dakota Opportunity Scholarship

  • Available to: South Dakota residents with an ACT composite of 24 or higher and a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 who have met the SDOS curriculum requirements
  • Amount available: $6,500 over four years
  • Application form: Applications available from high school counselor. Recommended submission by June 1, final due date is September 1.

 

The following scholarship is available only for current Augustana students.

— Augustana Camp Scholarship

  • Available to: Continuing students who serve as camp counselors (and other camp related positions) in a Lutheran camp for at least six weeks during the summer.
  • Amount available: $500 per year of service

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

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  • Possess an ACT composite of 27 or SAT of 1200
  • Possess a cumulative 3.5 GPA
  • Attend a Distinguished Scholars Competition day at Augustana
  • The competition requires an essay submitted with this application, an interview with a faculty committee and an essay written on-site during the competition.

 

Details

Deadline

Monday, January 1, 0001

Contact

Basic Info

Monday - Friday: 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM