Students at Black Hills State University can now apply for funding to help cover expenses caused by the pandemic. The CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund allocated $757,487 to BHSU for student emergency assistance.
Black Hills State is joining the global effort Giving Tuesday on May 5 to respond to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. Funds raised by BHSU through this effort will assist students who are struggling with basic needs like housing, food, or everyday living expenses. Gifts can be made by texting BHcares to 41444 or online at www.BHSUFoundation.org
Black Hills State University is expanding its course offerings this summer to help students, both incoming and current, and those looking to make a career change or advancement to have the most productive summer ever. More than 100 courses are available this summer from BHSU. View a full listing of courses at www.BHSU.edu/summer
A local internet company is offering broadband services to students at Black Hills State University who do not currently have internet access at home. BHSU announced earlier this week that classes will be taught online for the next two weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a statement from Vast Broadband, company representatives said they value being a part of each of the communities they serve and they want to do all they can to assist those in need during this critical time.
High school seniors who attend Black Hills State University may be eligible for $10,000 scholarships, thanks to a donation by T. Denny Sanford to the Horatio Alger Association Endowment. Fifteen scholarships of $10,000 each are dedicated to incoming students at BHSU. The Denny Sanford Scholarship application is open until March 15 at: https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/59963-Horatio-Alger-Association