Scholarships for Military, Veterans, and Dependents

Some of the many scholarships available are listed below.  Please contact Matt Hanley, VRC Director and SD Mines Scholarship Coach, for specific information and deadlines, as well as assistance in applying.  ( or (605) 394-2560)

Military and Veterans

  1. Scholarship Finder (database)
  2. Air Force Aid Society
  3. Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society Education Programs
  4. Coast Guard Mutual Assistance (CGMA)
  5. Army Emergency Relief (AER) Education Assistance
  6. AMVETS National Service Foundation Scholarships
  7. AFCEA War Veterans Scholarships and Educational Foundation Scholarships
  8. Veterans United Foundation Scholarship
  9. Pat Tillman Foundation Scholarship Program
  10. VFW SportsClips Scholarships
  11. Student Veterans of America (SVA) Scholarship Program
  12. Horatio Alger Military Veterans Scholarship
  13. Military Order of the Purple Heart Scholarship
  14. Troops to Teachers Education Program
  15. Army Green-to-Gold Scholarship Program
  16. Heart of a Marine Scholarship
  17. MoneyGeek Financial Aid Guide for Veterans
  18. Vets and Gold Star Family Members Scholarship

Dependents and Spouses

  1. Air Force Aid Society General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program
  2. American Legion Legacy Scholarship
  3. American Legion Auxiliary Non-Traditional Student Scholarship
  4. Army Emergency Relief
  5. Folds of Honor Foundation Scholarships
  6. Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund
  7. Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation
  8. MOAA (Military Officers Association of America)
  9. Military Order of the Purple Heart Scholarship
  10. Navy's Anchor Scholarship Program
  11. National Military Family Association (NMFA) Military Spouse Scholarships
  12. Thanks USA Scholarships
  13. Fisher House Foundation Scholarships
  14. Folds of Honor
  15. Military Commanders' Scholarship Fund

Contact the Veterans Resource Center

 Matt Hanley
VRC Director; Scholarship Coach

 Mike Nau
Program Assistant, Veterans Upward Bound

 Hallie Vigil
Registrar Coordinator

 Samantha Smith
Admissions/Transfer Coordinator 

The Veterans Resource Center is located in the lower area of the Surbeck Center.
South Dakota School of Mines & Technology.
501 E. Saint Joseph St.
Rapid City, SD 57701

VRC Student Perspective