Augustana Scholarships and Grants

The scholarship program at Augustana is made possible by the generous support from alumni, special friends of the College, corporations, and foundations. Through their dedication and generosity, students are realizing their dreams of a liberal arts education.

To be considered for scholarships at Augustana based on academic performance and/or talent requires a completed Application for Admission and Scholarship. Academic and talent scholarships are awarded only after an offer of admission has been made. In addition to the programs listed below, Augustana provides numerous academic and merit-based awards to qualified students. Students must earn at least a 3.0 GPA while enrolled at Augustana to maintain these scholarships in subsequent years.
 

— Alumni Legacy Award

  • Available to: Awarded to full-time, degree-seeking students whose parent, grandparent (beginning with new students enrolling in Fall 2012), or spouse earned a Bachelor's or Master's Degree from Augustana College.
  • Amount available: $500 per year, renewable
  • Application form: Verify your eligibility with the Office of Admission or Financial Aid.

— Augustana Academic Scholarships

  • Available to: Awarded to new and continuing students on the basis of academic achievement.
  • Amount available: $1,000 to $11,000 per year, renewable
  • Application form: Application for Admission and Scholarships. Priority deadline, March 15.

— Augustana Athletic Grant

  • Available to: Awarded to outstanding student-athletes; NCAA Division II, Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference.
  • Amount available: Varies
  • Application form: Contact the head coach. See Athletics website for contact information.

— 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
  • Application form: Application form must be completed prior to start of camp, after receiving a position.

— Augustana Leadership Award

  • Available to: Awarded to students demonstrating strong leadership in school, church, and/or community activities.
  • Amount available: $1,000 per year, renewable
  • Application form: Application for Admission and Scholarships. Priority given to those offered admission by February 1.

— Augustana Grant

— Augustana Transfer Scholarship

— Citibank Endowed Scholarship

— Diversity Scholarships

  • Available to: Full-time students who bring diversity to campus. Ethnicity and financial need are two of the factors considered.
  • Amount available: Varies, renewable
  • Application form: Verify your eligibility with the Office of Admission or Financial Aid.

— Dakota Corps Scholarship

  • Available to: Priority given to Dakota Corps recipients with an ACT composite of 29 or higher and a GPA of 3.5 or higher, who agree to work in a high-need field in SD upon graduation.
  • Amount available: Full Tuition, two awarded
  • Application form: Dakota Corps applications available from high school counselor and due February 1.

— Family Tuition Grant

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

— Foreign Student Grant

  • Available to: Awarded to international students, based on academic credentials.
  • Amount available: $10,000  to $14,000 per year, renewable
  • Application form: Application for Admission and Scholarships. Priority deadline is March 15.

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 College by February 1. Fryxell Application and Nomination Form should be returned to the Office of Admission by February 15.

— Hatterscheidt Scholarship

— Haugo Memorial Scholarship

Kruse Leadership Award

  • Available to: Awarded to students with Junior status during the 2014-15 school year who are engaged in leadership in the community
  • Amount available: $5000 renewable for the Senior year
  • Application form: Application must be submitted by April 14.

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 offered admission to the College by February 10; audition application due by February 10.

— Presidential Scholarship

— Distinguished Scholars

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: $5,000 over four years
  • Application form: Applications available from high school counselor. Recommended submission by June 1, final due date is September 1.

— Y.T. Johnson Science Day Scholarship