Hagen-Harvey Scholarship

There will not be any new Hagen Harvey Scholarships awarded for the 2018-2019 school year. For questions please contact Mark Gageby at 605-773-3727 or mark.gageby@state.sd.us.

Scholarship Amount: $6,000 over four years for study at a South Dakota post-secondary institution

Program: The Richard Hagen Minerva Memorial state scholarship program is for enrolled members of American Indian Tribes. Once approved recipients will be authorized to receive up to 4 years of funding depending on year of attendance.

Funds are to be used for students attending a public or non-public accredited university, college or technical institute located in South Dakota.

The Hagen Harvey Scholarship Board will determine the number of scholarships to be awarded.

Annual scholarship award amounts include a minimum of $1,000 for each of the first two years of attendance, a minimum of $1,500 for the third year of attendance, and a minimum of $2,500 for the fourth year of attendance.

Scholarship recipients must be enrolled the equivalent of at least twelve (12) credit hours per semester and maintain a cumulative 2.5 grade point average during the course of the scholarship period.

Board Members
Lorenzo Bettelyoun, Chairman, Rapid City, Oglala Sioux Tribe
Daryl Russell, Lead, Lower Brule Sioux Tribe
Molly Hall-Martin, Pierre, Lower Brule Sioux Tribe
Valentina Merdanian, Oglala, Oglala Sioux Tribe
Dr. Sherry Johnson, Sisseton, Sisseston Wahpeton Oyate

Eligibility Requirements:

- Graduation from an accredited South Dakota high school
- Apply within 5 years after high school graduation or within 1 year after release from active military duty (if that release is within 5 years of high school graduation);
- Be an enrolled member of an American Indian tribe
- Must attend a public or non-public accredited university, college or technical institute located in South Dakota.

To apply, submit the following:

- A completed Hagen-Harvey application form
- Two letters of recommendation
- An official current high school transcript
- An official current college/postsecondary study previously undertaken
- Verification of tribal enrollment
- An essay explaining why you deserve to receive a Hagen-Harvey Memorial Scholarship
- Listing of high school and/or college involvement in organizations and activities
- ACT scores

Submit application to:

South Dakota Board of Regents
306 East Capitol Avenue, Suite 200
Pierre, SD 57501

Past Scholarship Recipients

2018 Recipients
Funding was not available for 2018
2017 Recipients
Funding was not available for 2017
2016 Recipients
Funding was not available for 2016
2015 Recipients
Funding was not available for 2015
2014 Recipients
Funding was not available for 2014
2013 Recipients
Tanner Colombe, Mission Chance Knutson, Kadoka
Ryan Kornely, Mission Laketon McLaughlin, Wall
Dalton Montileaux, Tea Michaela Stroup, Pierre
Sage Zephier, Wagner
2012 Recipients
Leo Chasing In Timber, Rapid City Eden Clifford, New Underwood
Aspen Ducheneaux, Eagle Butte Dysan Lends His Horse, Eagle Butte
Adonnis Martinez, Rapid City Francesca, Willard, Chamberlain
Brittany Youpee, Rapid City
2011 Recipients
Araya Cournoyer, Lake Andes Katelyn Hump, Dupree
Matilyn Kerr, Highmore Alyssa Lothrop, Canton
Dakota Marshall, Timber Lake Lindsey Montileaux, Tea
Clayton Reinhard, Ft. Pierre
2010 Recipients
Zachary Boyd, Rapid City Brian Drapeaux, Pierre
Levi Lange, Black Hawk Kayla Prasek, Watertown
Thad Rose, Eagle Butte Tyler Tordsen, Rapid City
Jacklyn Willard, Chamberlain
2009 Recipients
Eric Aberle, Timber Lake Bo Bearshield, Gregory
Russell Brehmer, Dupree Haylee Brodersen, DeSmet
Nicholas Mendoza, Eagle Butte Tyler Oberlander, New Underwood
Walker Rose, Eagle Butte
2008 Recipients
Francis Waln, Parmelee Albert Her Many Horses, Rosebud
Mariah Emery, Mission LaToya Brave Heart, Kyle
Kyrie Campbell, Sisseton Alana Stars, Pierre
Lindee Lawrence, Eagle Butte
2007 Recipients
Michaela Seiber, Sisseton Allysen Boetel, Mission Hill
David Michaud, Pine Ridge Valeriah Vasek, Lake Andes
Jordan Murray, Isabel Tory McCauley, Lower Brule
Kaitlyn Dupris, Cherry Creek
2006 Recipients
Wesley Clifford, New Underwood Christina Cordier, Pine Ridge
Shawna Cuny, Rapid City Jesse DeCoteau, Sisseton
Adam Dell, Rapid City Sean Franklin, Brookings
Brian Holmes, Dupree Angela Drown, New Underwood
2005 Recipients
Ann Marie Ducheneaux - Rapid City Raelynn Her Many Horses - Lower Brule
Shawn Her Many Horses - Lower Brule Andrea Hicks - Batesland
Jordan Mendoza - Eagle Butte Seth Pearman - Eagle Butte
Margaret Smith - Batesland Kandace L. McGlynn - Rapid City
Kelsey Anne Cavender - Lake Andes