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Global Ambassador Scholarship
Live in a Residence Hall on Campus for FREE! (Up to 8 academic semesters). Housing costs vary year to year; however, the current estimated value is $14,000 distributed over four years! This competitive scholarship is awarded only to International Students, and recipients are selected based on a personal essay, GPA, test scores, and extracurricular involvement. Students must be admitted to BHSU to be awarded scholarships. 

Priority Deadline: 
Fall Semester: May 1
Spring Semester: October 1

Buzz Bonus Scholarship
This award is available to a high school graduate who has not previously attended a post-secondary institution. The application must be made during the senior year of high school. To be eligible, a student must attain a minimum SAT composite score of 1060, be in the upper 33% of their class rank, and must have been admitted to Black Hills State University. This scholarship will be awarded for four (4) years if the student maintains a 3.0 cumulative GPA and takes 30 credit hours per academic year.
The amount of the award is determined by the student's SAT score according to the chart below:
  • SAT Score Scholarship Amount
    • 1260 or higher --- $1,000.00
    • 1200 - 1250 --- $750.00
    • 1060 - 1190 --- $500.00

If you believe you are eligible for this scholarship, contact the International Relations Office to Apply.

Contact Info

Kaitlin Palmer
Principal Designated School Official (PDSO) and Responsible Officer RO
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Phone: +1 605-642-6942
Fax: 605-642-6254

International Relations & Global Engagement
Black Hills State University
1200 University St. Unit 9519
Spearfish, SD, USA 57799-9519