Hatterscheidt Scholarship Information

The Hatterscheidt Scholarship is a one-year award valued at $1,500. These selective application-based scholarships are awarded annually to seniors graduating from South Dakota high schools who meet the following minimum requirements.

  • Must be a South Dakota resident and graduate from a South Dakota high school
  • Show financial need and apply for Federal Student Aid through the FAFSA
  • Minimum high school GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Be accepted for admission to Black Hills State University
  • Attend the Spearfish main campus of BHSU full time (min. 12 credit hours)

To apply for a Hatterscheidt Scholarship, please complete, print and submit the following forms: 


Applications for the 2014 Hattescheidt Scholarship must be received in the BHSU Financial Services Office by Wednesday, April 1, 2015.

Completed applications will include the following items:

  • Application form (signed by applicant and high school official)
  • Financial information
  • High school transcript
  • Autobiography (no more than 200 words)
  • Three letters of recommendation

After completing and printing the above forms, please send your completed application to the following address:

Katie Nelson
BHSU Financial Services
1200 University St. Unit 9670
Spearfish, SD 57799

For questions regarding the Hatterscheidt Scholarship, please contact Katie Nelson at 605-642-6829.