​​APPLY NOW! (Deadline: December 15, 2022)

The Dakota Corps Scholarship Application is now available with a NEW DEADLINE!   

In order to be able to award students the Dakota Corps Scholarship in alignment with most South Dakota College and University financial aid and scholarship packaging and prior to required commitments to out of state schools, the Dakota Corps Scholarship Board has moved up the application window for the Dakota Corps Scholarship.   While the application prior still remains more than 5 weeks, the deadline for the scholarship is now December 15th.   

Scholarship Application:   PDF PREVIEW


To complete the Dakota Corps Application, enter your Full Name and Email address below and click “BEGIN SIGNING."  You will then be prompted to agree to use electronic records and signatures, once agreed, you will click “CONTINUE" and you can then review and complete the application. 

Should you need to come back to the document to complete at another time, you can: from a desktop computer, click the “Finish Later" button on the upper right OR from a mobile device,​ click the drop down button (three horizontal lines) on the upper left corner and select “Finish Later."   You will be prompted to re-enter or verify your email address - you will then be sent an email with a link to return to your application – please utilize this link and avoid beginning multiple documents. 

Once you have started the application, you will be sent reminders every couple of days to complete the document.   You can follow the link in these emails to come back and finish your already started application.  Or should you decide NOT to apply, you can follow the link in the email and choose to void the document to discontinue receiving these reminders. 

If you need to submit documents outside of DocuSign, please utilize the link/form on the application page of the Dakota Corps Scholarship website.

Once you complete all the information in the application, sign the document and click “FINISH."   You will receive verification that you have completed the document and asked if you would like to download or print a copy of your document.   You should also receive an email from DocuSign allowing you to view your completed document. 

An incomplete application will not be reviewed by the Dakota Corps Scholarship Board.  And remember – the deadline for submission is December 15! ​

If you have any questions, please reach out to dakotacorps@sdbor.edu or kerri.richards@sdbor.edu


Unless necessary, please utilize the electronic, DocuSign version of the Scholarship Application linked above.  However, paper applications are still accepted and should be mailed to the address listed on the application.  Applications must be postmarked by December 15, 2022.   

Emailed Applications will not be considered.

Additional Document Submissions​: 

Please use the form request below to submit additional documents to be included with the application.   This could include ACT/SAT scores, high school transcripts, or any other documents an applicant may wish to include with their application.

Submit Additional Documents​

The method is the preferred method to receive documents by the administrative staff of the Dakota Corps Scholarship.  

Should you need to mail additional documents, these can be sent to: 
South Dakota Board of Regents
Attn. Dakota Corps Scholarship
306 E. Capitol, Suite 200
Pierre, SD 57501