South Dakota students interested in applying for the Critical Teaching Needs Scholarship Program have just over a month to get their application in for priority consideration.
The Critical Teaching Needs Scholarship Program encourages South Dakota high school graduates to:
Students who apply for this scholarship need to agree to staying in South Dakota and working in a critical teaching need occupation for five years after graduating from a participating postsecondary institution. In addition. If the student fails to abide by the employment requirement, the scholarship will convert into an interest-bearing loan.
Current critical need occupations within a public, private, or parochial school include teaching:
Students should study the application and requirements carefully before submitting the application.
For more information and for the 2020-21 application, visit the Critical Teaching Needs Scholarship page on the South Dakota Board of Regents website.