Jump Start Scholarship Program

Jump Start Scholarship Program
Jump Start Scholarship Program

The jump start scholarship creation was approved by the legislature during the 2011 session 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.

So for the 2019-20 academic year the student will be eligible for $1,500 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. 

You can also apply for the Golden door Scholarship Program you fresh graduates

More about Jump Start Scholarship Program

Applicants must be 10th, 11th or 12th grade high school, college or adult students. Applicants may study any major and attend any college in the U.S.

Applicants must be legal residents of the U.S. and complete the online application form including the required personal statement. The award may be used for tuition, room and board, books or any related educational expense.

Applicant must be committed to using education to better their life and that of their family and/or community

Eligibility for Jump Start Scholarship Program

To be eligible for the Jump Start Scholarship program, a student shall:

  • Be a resident of South Dakota;
  • 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;
  • Have attended a public high school in South Dakota on a full-time basis for at least two semesters prior to graduating; and
  • 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. A must for Jump Start Scholarship Program.

Read also: Wentcher Foundation Scholarship Program

Documents / Forms

Jump start Scholarship Amount

The total Amount of the scholarship by jump start is $1,000

Participating Institutions

  • Augustana University
  • Black Hills State University
  • Colorado Technical University
  • Dakota State University
  • Dakota Wesleyan University
  • ​Lake Area Technical College
  • Mount Marty University
  • National American University
  • Northern State University
  • Presentation College
  • Sinte Gleska University
  • South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
  • South Dakota State University
  • Southeast Technical College
  • University of Sioux Falls
  • University of South Dakota
  • Western Dakota Technical College

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Jump Start Scholarship Contact Information

College JumpStart Scholarship Fund
4546 B10 El Camino Real
Number 325
Los Altos, CA 94022 United States

http://www.jumpstart-scholarship.net

College JumpStart Scholarship Fund
4546 B10 El Camino Real
Number 325
Los Altos, CA 94022
United States
admin@jumpstart-scholarship.net

To apply for the scholarship please visit the scholarship website

Scholarship website

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