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The Hatterscheidt Scholarship is a one-year award valued at $2,000. 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 (minimum 12 credit hours)

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

Hatterscheidt Scholarship Application 

Completed applications will include the following items:

  • Application form (signed by applicant and parents)
  • Financial information
  • High school transcript
  • Autobiography (no more than 200 words)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Due Date: , but earlier submission is recommended

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

Black Hills State University Financial Aid
c/o Alyssa Blake
1200 University St. Unit 9670
Spearfish, SD 57799-9670

For questions regarding the Hatterscheidt Scholarship, please contact Alyssa.Blake@bhsu.edu at 605.642.6829

Contact Info

Financial Aid
Phone: 605-642-6145
Fax: 605-642-6913