Our Opportunities

Welcome to the Mitchell Technical Institute Foundation Scholarship Homepage.

Below you will find a listing of scholarships available to students with brief information about the scholarship qualifications. To apply to scholarships which require an application, you must first sign in with the same user name and password you use to access the campus login portal. You will then have the opportunity to complete a general application and, if applicable, apply for specific scholarships. If you are an incoming student you will receive log-in information in a letter that was mailed on December 26, 2019. You will also receive an email on or around December 31, 2019.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$1,000.00 Butler Machinery Scholarship
Butler Machinery is a supporter of the Diesel Power Technology program at Mitchell Technical Institute.   Scholarship will be awarded to any first...
Butler Machinery is a supporter of the Diesel...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline06/30/2020
$1,000.00 CHS Scholars
The CHS Scholarship program provides financial assistance to undergraduate students who are pursuing agricultural-related degrees.
The CHS Scholarship program provides financial assistance to...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline06/30/2020
$500.00 David Grode Memorial Scholarship
David Grode was the Superintendent of Schools at Plankinton, SD. He was killed in the propane explosion that destroyed the school on November 17,...
David Grode was the Superintendent of Schools at Plankinton, SD. He was...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline06/30/2020
$1,000.00 Edinger Family Scholarship
Edinger Farms is a long-standing operation in south-central South Dakota. Growing corn, soybeans, wheat and sunflowers since the 1950’s. Wayne...
Edinger Farms is a long-standing operation in south-central South...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline06/30/2020
$1,000.00 Gordon and Ethel Bainbridge Memorial Scholarship
The Gordon and Ethel Bainbridge family has been long-time supporters of MTI and its ag programs. Their scholarship is awarded to a full-time,...
The Gordon and Ethel Bainbridge family has been long-time supporters of...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline06/30/2020
$500.00 Graves Family Scholarship
Dr. Joe Graves is the Superintendent of Schools for the Mitchell School District. As an advocate of technical education, and as a supporter of...
Dr. Joe Graves is the Superintendent of Schools for the Mitchell School...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline06/30/2020
$1,000.00 Harv and Peggy Kelley Endowed Scholarship
Harv Kelley had a life-long career in the Telecommunications industry and wished to provide assistance for funding student’s tools with this...
Harv Kelley had a life-long career in the Telecommunications industry...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline06/30/2020
$1,000.00 Jeffrey L. and Trudiann Nelson Rural Electric Endowment
The Jeffrey L. and Trudiann Nelson Rural Electric Endowment was established in December of 2013 in celebration of Jeff’s retirement from East River...
The Jeffrey L. and Trudiann Nelson Rural Electric Endowment was...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline06/30/2020
$1,000.00 Marlene Hafner Barrow Endowed Fund
  • Deadline: 06/30/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline06/30/2020
$500.00 Martha Fay Krueger Memorial Scholarship
The Martha Fay Krueger Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 2019 by her family to honor Martha Fay after she lost her fourth battle to...
The Martha Fay Krueger Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 2019...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline06/30/2020
$500.00 MCTEA
The MCTEA scholarship is available for a student that has taken classes through the Mitchell Career and Technical Education Association and has...
The MCTEA scholarship is available for a student that has taken classes...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline06/30/2020
$500.00 Mitchell Area Manufacturing Association (M.A.M.A.)
The Mitchell Area Manufacturing Association (MAMA) has been active in Mitchell for many years. It is a membership organization structured...
The Mitchell Area Manufacturing Association (MAMA) has been active in...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline06/30/2020
$500.00 MTI Alumni Legacy
The MTI Alumni Legacy Scholarship is designed to benefit the children, grandchildren and siblings of MTI’s alumni. An incoming student whose...
The MTI Alumni Legacy Scholarship is designed to benefit the children,...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline06/30/2020
$750.00 Randy Herr Memorial Scholarship
The scholarship was established in memory of MTI Power Line alumnus Randy Herr in 2003. This scholarship is awarded to a full-time, incoming Power...
The scholarship was established in memory of MTI Power Line alumnus...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2020
  • Award: $750.00
Deadline06/30/2020
$1,000.00 South Dakota Cable Television Association Scholarship
The S.D. Cable Television Association established this scholarship in 2012.  Scholarship are awarded to full-time, incoming students in...
The S.D. Cable Television Association established this scholarship in...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline06/30/2020
$500.00 Tessier's Inc. Endowed Scholarship
The Tessier’s Inc. Endowment was established in 2007 by the Tessier Family Foundation, Tessier’s, Inc., Mark Buche and Gopal Vyas.   The purpose of...
The Tessier’s Inc. Endowment was established in 2007 by the Tessier...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline06/30/2020
$1,000.00 Thomsen Family Endowed Scholarships
The first endowed fund for scholarships at Mitchell Technical Institute, the GF Thomsen Family Scholarship has been awarded annually since 1995. ...
The first endowed fund for scholarships at Mitchell Technical Institute,...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline06/30/2020
$750.00 Ag Class of 1974 Scholarship
The Ag Class of 1974 scholarship was established in 2014 by several alumni who wished to support second year full-time Ag Business, Animal Science...
The Ag Class of 1974 scholarship was established in 2014 by several...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $750.00
Ended
$500 Ag Leadership-SD PAS
This scholarship endowment was created in 2017 with funds received from the SD PAS Organization and private donations from Ag-related donors.  This...
This scholarship endowment was created in 2017 with funds received from...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$500 ASHRAE-American Society of Heat., Refrig. & Air-Cond. Engrs Scholarship
The ASHRAE Scholarship has been offered at Mitchell Tech for many years. Requirements include full-time enrollment in the Heating and Cooling...
The ASHRAE Scholarship has been offered at Mitchell Tech for many years....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$1,000.00 Associated General Contractors (AGC) Endowed Scholarship
Associated General Contractors (AGC) is a South Dakota trade association that represents the interests of the construction industry. The Building...
Associated General Contractors (AGC) is a South Dakota trade association...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$500.00 Avera Queen of Peace Endowed Scholarships
Avera Queen of Peace is a leading supporter and partner of Mitchell Technical Institute.  An endowment was established in 2002 and now provides...
Avera Queen of Peace is a leading supporter and partner of Mitchell...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$500.00 Bartels Endowed Scholarships
Keith & Glynn Bartels have been active and instrumental supporters of the Mitchell Technical Institute Foundation and have a passion for education...
Keith & Glynn Bartels have been active and instrumental supporters of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$0.00 Black Hills Energy
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
$1,000.00 BPO Elks #1059 Endowed Scholarship
This endowment was established in 2010 with the first scholarship awarded in 2012. The scholarship is available for a full-time, first year...
This endowment was established in 2010 with the first scholarship...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Brian Zambo Fallen Lineman Organization Memorial Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship endowment was established in 2014 by family, friends, co-workers and the Fallen Linemen Organization in memory of Brian Zambo....
This scholarship endowment was established in 2014 by family, friends,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$500.00 Brian Zambo Scholarship for the Culinary Arts
Brian Zambo graduated from Mitchell Tech’s Powerline program in 2003.  While at MTI, Brian developed a fondness and respect for the unique talents...
Brian Zambo graduated from Mitchell Tech’s Powerline program in 2003....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Buche Family Scholarship
Mark and Chris have been superb supporters of Mitchell Technical Institute, both as a part of Tessiers, Inc. and on their own. The Buche Family...
Mark and Chris have been superb supporters of Mitchell Technical...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$750.00 CHS-Farmer's Alliance
Farmers Alliance, a subsidiary of CHS Inc., is a full service agricultural cooperative located in Southeastern South Dakota.  Their core businesses...
Farmers Alliance, a subsidiary of CHS Inc., is a full service...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $750.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Communications Endowed Scholarships
The Communications endowment was created in December, 2003. The scholarships are awarded to first year, full-time student in Telecommunications.
The Communications endowment was created in December, 2003. The...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$0.00 Current Students
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Dakotas Chapter NECA Endowed Scholarship
The Dakotas Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA), based in Fargo, ND, was founded in 1949 and is one of 117 NECA...
The Dakotas Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$500.00 Daniel Roy Todd Memorial Scholarship
Daniel Roy Todd, son of native Letcher, SD parents, returned to his family roots in 1998 to care for his father and in August, 2001 he accepted the...
Daniel Roy Todd, son of native Letcher, SD parents, returned to his...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$750.00 Davison Crop Improvement Association Scholarships
Davison Crop Improvement has been providing scholarship funding for MTI Ag students since 2010. The scholarship will be awarded to a first year,...
Davison Crop Improvement has been providing scholarship funding for MTI...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $750.00
Ended
$500.00 Dennis Knouse Memorial Scholarship
This fund was established in 2013 by family, friends and co-workers of Dennis Knouse. Knouse was a 1979 Electrical Construction and Maintenance...
This fund was established in 2013 by family, friends and co-workers of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Dennis Merchant Endowed Sholarship
This endowment was established in 2012 by the family of former MTI Power Line instructor, Dennis Merchant. Merchant spent his entire working...
This endowment was established in 2012 by the family of former MTI Power...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 East River Electric Cooperative Scholarship
East River Electric Cooperative has been providing scholarship funds to MTI since 2003. This scholarship is provided annually for a student in the...
East River Electric Cooperative has been providing scholarship funds to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Elite Electricians of Tomorrow
Elite Electric established this endowment in 2016. Luke 12:48 references: “For everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; and from...
Elite Electric established this endowment in 2016. Luke 12:48...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$500.00 Enertech Global Scholarship
Enertech Global provides comprehensive assistance in sizing, design, application, and installation support to their HVAC dealer network. They have...
Enertech Global provides comprehensive assistance in sizing, design,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Farm Credit Services of America Scholarships
Farm Credit Services has been providing MTI Ag students with scholarship opportunities since 2010. These scholarships will be awarded to a first...
Farm Credit Services has been providing MTI Ag students with scholarship...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$500.00 Forty and Eight Voiture 481 Nurse Training Scholarship
La Societe des Quarante Hommes et Huit Chevaux (The Society of Forty Men and Eight Horses), is an independent, invitation only, honor society of...
La Societe des Quarante Hommes et Huit Chevaux (The Society of Forty Men...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$500.00 Gary Plagmann Memorial Scholarship
The Gary Plagmann Memorial Scholarship was established by his family in 2011. Gary was involved in the Telecommunications Industry in South...
The Gary Plagmann Memorial Scholarship was established by his family in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Gene Haas Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2017 with funds received from the Gene Haas Foundation. The scholarship will be given to students enrolled in...
This scholarship was established in 2017 with funds received from the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$500.00 Home Builders of the Sioux Empire Scholarships
Home Builders of the Sioux Empire has been offering scholarships to Architectural Design and Building Construction students since 2003. The...
Home Builders of the Sioux Empire has been offering scholarships to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$500.00 Interstates Endowed Scholarships
Interstates, Sioux Center, Iowa, has been a great industry partner of MTI.  Interstates began offering scholarships to ECM students in 2004 and...
Interstates, Sioux Center, Iowa, has been a great industry partner of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$1,000.00 John and Diane Weber "Career Change" Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2015 by the daughters of John and Diance Weber. Johnwas a Culinary Academy instructor and MTI alum.  Diane’s...
This scholarship was established in 2015 by the daughters of John and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 John and Diane Weber Culinary Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established by family, friends, and co-workers, in 1999 to honor the memory of John Weber, SD Culinary Academy instructor and...
This scholarship was established by family, friends, and co-workers, in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Kenneth B. Carlson Agricultural Scholarship
Kenneth was a man who loved farming and was an incredible mechanic. He farmed near Letcher for many years. In loving memory, his family has...
Kenneth was a man who loved farming and was an incredible mechanic. He...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Legacy Staff Endowed Scholarship
With the support of long-time employee Jan Quenzer, this scholarship was established by the former faculty and staff of Mitchell Technical...
With the support of long-time employee Jan Quenzer, this scholarship was...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Lewis Bainbridge Family Scholarship
The Lewis Bainbridge Family is a dedicated supporter of MTI’s Ag programs and the MTI Foundation, including Lewis’ many years on the MTI Foundation...
The Lewis Bainbridge Family is a dedicated supporter of MTI’s Ag...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended