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Black Hills State University - Rapid City is proud to announce two scholarship opportunities for our students: The John T. Vucurevich Foundation Scholarship and the Rapid City Campus Book Scholarship.

John T. Vucurevich Foundation Scholarship
The John T. Vucurevich Foundation provides scholarships to undergraduate students attending classes at the Rapid City Campus. Any student taking at least half of her/his classes at BHSU-Rapid City - regardless of home institution - is eligible to apply for the Vucurevich scholarship. Full-time students can receive up to $2000 per semester. Part-time students will be pro-rated based on enrollment. This scholarship is designated to those who are NOT eligible for 'traditional' first-year scholarships. The scholarship is renewable from Fall to Spring if the student takes at least half of their credits at BHSU-Rapid City. 

BHSU-RC General Scholarship
The BHSU-RC General Scholarship is open to any BHSU-RC student (including graduate students), regardless of home institution. Recipients will receive $500 per year if they are full-time students and $250 per year if they are below 12 credits. It is to be used for books and or other supplies OR to go straight to your tuition.

*By filling out this one application, your information is submitted for consideration of both scholarships. Applicants who do not receive the scholarship in Fall 2020 may reapply for Spring 2021.

**IMPORTANT: By completing this application, it DOES NOT guarantee you will receive the scholarship. The Scholarship Committee will review your application and decide if you are eligible to receive funding.

The priority application deadline to apply for Fall 2020 is June  19, 2020, 11:59pm Mountain Time.  The standard application deadline is August 3, 2020, 11:59pm Mountain Time. Priority candidates will be reviewed first followed by the standard candidates.  Applicants will be notified by August 11, 2020 of the committees decision. 


The application deadline to apply for Spring 2021 is December 13, 2020, 11:59pm Mountain Time.   Applicants will be notified by January 8, 2021 of the committees decision. 
*If you receive a scholarship for Spring 2021, it is not renewable for Fall 2021. You will have to reapply for the Fall Scholarship round. 


Scholarship Application

Applicants will be reviewed for both scholarships by filling out this application.

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Questions? Contact Hans Nelson,, 605-718-4088.