Two ways to qualify for South Dakota Opportunity Scholarship

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November 7, 2019

Students who don't have the grades to qualify for the South Dakota Opportunity Scholarship still have another way to qualify.

There are two options to establish initial eligibility in the scholarship program:

  • Meet the minimum standards on both grade point average (GPA) and on ACT scores, or
  • Meet a higher ACT score requirement without the minimum GPA requirement.

Both options require students be a resident of South Dakota at the time of high school graduation as well have requirements on the timing of attendance and on the type of postsecondary institution.

For more details on the options and the application, visit the South Dakota Opportunity Scholarship website.