Need-Based Aid

Need-Based Aid

Filing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) determines your eligibility for federal and Augustana need-based financial aid. This can be completed at starting October 1 prior to the upcoming academic year.

Need-based aid can include grants, loans, and work-study. 


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Need-Based Scholarship Opportunities

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Hatterscheidt Scholarship

  • Available to: High School Seniors who are South Dakota residents who have at least a 3.0 GPA, and demonstrate financial need. 
  • Amount available: $2,500 per year, non-renewable
  • Application form:  Hatterscheidt Scholarship Application due by April 1. 
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Horatio Alger Denny Sanford Scholarship

  • Available to: Current high school seniors who plan to enroll at Augustana. Must demonstrate financial need, be involved in community service activities, display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, be a U.S. Citizen and have a 2.5 GPA. 
  • Amount available: Six scholarships at $25,000 each. Scholarship awarded over four years.
  • Application form: Complete the application beginning December 1. 
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