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Jump Start Scholarship

 

          During the 2011 Session, the Legislature approved the creation of the Jump Start Scholarship program which is designed to provide a student who graduates from a public high school in three years or less to receive a scholarship funded with a portion of the money saved by the state in state aid to education funding pursuant to chapter 13-13.  As a result of the student's early graduation, if the student enrolls at any college, university, or technical school accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools that provides instruction from a campus located in South Dakota, for the 2013-14 academic year the student will be eligible for $1,866.45 to be distributed equally across both the Fall and Spring semesters during their first year of post-secondary enrollment.  No student who enrolls in a high school for all or any part of a fourth year is eligible for the Jump Start Scholarship program.  To be eligible for the Jump Start Scholarship program, a student shall:
 
 
1)
Be a resident of South Dakota;
 
2)
Complete the requirements of the recommended high school program as established by the Board of Education pursuant to §13-1-12.1, and be awarded a high school diploma by a public high school in three years or less;
 
3)
Have attended a public high school in South Dakota on a full-time basis for at least two semesters prior to graduating; and
 
4)
Within one year of graduating from high school, excluding any time served on active duty in the armed forces of the United States, enroll in a college, university, or technical school accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools that provides instruction from a campus located in South Dakota

 

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Participating Institutions
   
Augustana College
Black Hills State University
Colorado Technical University
Dakota State University
Dakota Wesleyan University
Kilian Community College
Lake Area Technical Institute
Mitchell Technical Institute
Mount Marty College
National American University
Northern State University
Presentation College
Sinte Gleska University
South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
South Dakota State University
Southeast Technical Institute
University of Sioux Falls
University of South Dakota
Western Dakota Technical Institute