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WEBSITE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Doneen Hollingsworth, Secretary of Health

South Dakota Board of Nursing

Nursing Education Scholarship Program

Funding for the scholarship program is generated through a $10 fee charged to LPNs and RNs at the time of licensure.  The number and amount of each scholarship is determined annually by South Dakota Board of Nursing, not to exceed $1,000 per academic year.

Scholarships may be used only for direct education expenses such as tuition, books, and fees.  Room and board are not considered direct educational expenses.

 


 

ELIGIBILITY & INSTRUCTIONS


Students in Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN), Registered Nursing (RN)and Advanced Practice Registered Nursing (APRN)programs must submit the Scholarship Application directly to the Board. 

RN and APRN applications are due by June 1 and awardees will be selected during the July Board of Nursing meeting.  All applicants will be notified of selection.  Scholarship payments will be made at the start of the fall and spring semesters.

LPN applications are due by October 1 and awardees will be selected during the November Board of Nursing meeting.  All applicants will be notified of selection.  Scholarship payments will be made at the start of the spring semester.