Scholarships

Scholarships

The Current Student Scholarship Application is now open until November 15th. Make sure you complete the general application and answer all the questions at https://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 https://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

$750

1 AVAIL.

SD Municipal Electric Association Energy Production & Transmission Scholarship

SD Municipal Electric Association

All programs eligible.
Must be a resident of the SD Municipal Electric Association service area.

$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.

Loren G Kasten, Emeritus in Agronomy Scholarship

Roxene G. Kasten

Loren Kasten was a former Ag instructor at Mitchell Tech. This scholarship was established by his family.
Incoming Student
First Year Student
Agronomy
On Campus
Must be a first year incoming full-time student in the Agronomy program Must be enrolled full time Applicant must complete the MTC Online application to be eligible to receive this scholarship.

$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.

$750

1 AVAIL.

Harv and Peggy Kelley Endowed Scholarship

Incoming Student
Wi-Fi and Broadband/Telecommunications
Applicant must currently be an accepted Incoming full-time student enrolled in the Wi-Fi and Broadband/Telecommunications program Applicant must be a resident of a community within a 50-mile radius of Mitchell. Applicant must demonstrate financial need as determined by the FAFSA (universal financial aid application form) Applicant must maintain 3.0 or higher GPA Applicant must complete the MTC Online Incoming student application to be eligible for this scholarship.

$500

2 AVAIL.

Central Electric Cooperative Scholarship

Central Electric Cooperative

Electrical Utilities & Substation
Power Line Construction & Maintenance
Electrical Construction & Maintenance
Heating & Cooling
Agricultural Business
Agronomy
Applicant must be a full-time student in the Electrical Utilities & Substation, Power Line Construction & Maintenance, Electrical Construction & Maintenance, Heating & Cooling, Agricultural Business or Agronomy program at Mitchell Technical College Applicant must maintain a 2.5 GPA Student must be a member or dependent of a member of Central Electric Cooperative based in Mitchell, SD Applicant must complete the MTC Online application to be eligible to receive this scholarship. Student must provide member name on account and Central Electric will verify membership status before recipient is announced