Jacket Incentive Scholarship
The Jacket Incentive Scholarship is awarded on the basis of a student’s involvement in:
- We The People
- High School Honors
- High School Debate
- Teen Up (Rapid City)
Jacket Incentive Scholarships range between $2,000 and $4,000 (distributed over four years or until the completion of a bachelor's degree, whichever comes first), provided that the student maintains the cumulative grade-point average requirement and enrolls in thirty BHSU credit hours per academic year.
To be eligible for this scholarship, you must be admitted to BHSU and have:
- a minimum 3.50 – 3.80 cumulative high school grade-point average (on a 4.00 scale); and
- a minimum ACT composite score of 20; and
- *Participant of We The People, Honors, Debate or FCCLA;
- Graduate of Spearfish High School, Lead-Deadwood High School, Sturgis, Newell High School, Belle Fourche High School, Rapid City area schools, Newcastle, Sundance, Hulett, Sundance, Oelrichs, Hills City, Custer, Hot Springs, Edgemont.
*One year of active participation as indicated by a school official.
Jacket Incentive (Gold)
- 24 ACT & 3.80 cumulative high school GPA
- Amount: $1,000
- 20 - 23 ACT & 3.50 cumulative high school GPA
- Amount: $500
Jacket Incentive (Green)
Continued Eligibility Requirements:
- Maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.80 for Gold recipients and 3.50 for Green recipients.
- Enroll in thirty credit hours per academic year (BHSU credit hours).
Jacket Incentive Scholarships are guaranteed scholarships (not selective, no separate application).