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Fall 2014 Course Schedule

Agricultural Technology
Agriculture Freshman Scholarship
Scholarship Sponsor: Agriculture Freshman Scholarship
$500 (1 Available)

Detail:

The Freshman Agriculture Scholarship is funded yearly from a donation received after the students volunteer their time parking cars during Dakota Fest activities. The scholarship will be awarded mid-March each year and applied to the recipient's account the following Fall semester. The scholarship committee will make the award selection along with input from the Agriculture instructors.

Criteria:

  • Applicant must be currently enrolled as a first year full-time student in the Agricultural Technology program 
  • Award will be based on GPA, essay responses and references
  • Applicants must complete the MTI online application during the open application period  as instructed to be eligible for this scholarship.
Program Eligibility (scholarships are only available for the following programs)
Agricultural Technology
Agriculture Memorial Endowed Scholarship
$500 (2 Available)

Detail:

During the course of MTI's history, MTI instructors, students, alumni and family have established scholarship funds in memory of Ag students, alumni or Ag Board members.

  • B.J. Stoeser - was a 1982 graduate of the Ag program and was killed in a car accident in October, 1987.  He was remembered as tough, enthusiastic and persistent with excellent leadership skills.
  • Bryan Larson - was a 1981 graduate of the Ag program.  
  • Dennis Boehmer - attended the Ag program in 1980-81.  He succumbed to cancer between his first and second year of school.
  • Topper Largent -was an Ag Advisory Board member.  Largent was killed in a plane crash near Hot Springs, SD.

These scholarship will be awarded to students who exhibit outstanding leadership qualities.  The scholarships will be awarded mid-March each year and applied to the recipient's account the following Fall semester.

Criteria

  • Applicant must be currently enrolled as a first year full-time student in the MTI Agricultural Technology program
  • Applicant must complete the online MTI scholarship application during the open application period as instructed to be eligible for this scholarships
Program Eligibility (scholarships are only available for the following programs)
Agricultural Technology
BPO Elks #1059 Endowed Scholarship
Scholarship Sponsor: BPO Elks #1059 Endowed Scholarship
$1000 (1 Available)

Detail: 

 

The Endowment was established in 2010 with the first scholarship provided in the 2011/12 school year.  The scholarship will be awarded mid-March each year and applied to the recipient's account the following Fall semester.

 

Criteria:

  • Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and have attended school in the Mitchell area
  • Applicant must be involved with student leadership
  • Applicant must be currently enrolled full-time at Mitchell Technical Institute and be within two years of MTI graduation
  • Applicant must complete the MTI online application form during the open application period as instructed to be eligible for the scholarship
  • Applicant must maintain a GPA of 2.6
  • Applicant must demonstrate financial need according to FAFSA
  • Scholarship award may be retained for 4 semesters or put on hold for military service
  • Applicant must permit selection committee to solicit oral or written recommendation from instructor or administrator
Program Eligibility (scholarships are only available for the following programs)
All Programs
Davison Crop Improvement Association Scholarships
$750 (2 Available)
Detail:

The scholarships will be awarded mid-March each year and  applied to the recipient's account the following Fall semester.

Criteria:
  • Applicant must be a first year student currently enrolled full-time in the Agricultural Technology program at MTI
  • Applicant must plan on returning to the MTI Ag program for the next Fall semester
  • Applicant must complete the MTI online application during the open application period as instructed to be eligible for this scholarship
Program Eligibility (scholarships are only available for the following programs)
Agricultural Technology
F & L Crop Services Scholarships
Scholarship Sponsor: F & L Crop Services Scholarships
$1000 (2 Available)
Detail:

F & L Crop Services (Glen and Tammy Lowrie) has been a great partner for MTI's Ag programs and has supported them in many different ways.

The scholarships will be awarded mid-March and a check disbursed at the Ag Graduation Banquet once the recipient meets the requirements of graduation for the Agriculture Technology program.

Criteria:
  • Applicant must be currently enrolled full-time as a second-year student in the Agricultural Technology program with plans to graduate with an AAS degree within the current school year.
  • Applicant must complete the MTI online application during the open application period as instructed to be eligible for this scholarship
  • Applicant must enter production agriculture after graduation
Program Eligibility (scholarships are only available for the following programs)
Agricultural Technology
Farm Credit Services of America Scholarships
$1000 (2 Available)

Details:

The scholarships will be awarded mid-March each year with $500 applied to the recipient's account the following Fall semester and the remaining $500 applied the following Spring semester.

Criteria:

  • Applicant must be currently enrolled as a first year full-time student in the Agricultural Technology program at MTI and returning the following Fall semester
  • Applicant must complete the MTI online application during the open application period as instructed to be eligible for this scholarship
  • Applicant must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Applicant must have primary residence in South Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa or Wyoming
Program Eligibility (scholarships are only available for the following programs)
Agricultural Technology
Gordon and Ethel Bainbridge Family Scholarship
Scholarship Sponsor: Gordon and Ethel Bainbridge Family Scholarship
$500 (1 Available)
Details

The Gordon and Ethel Bainbridge family has been long-time supporters of MTI and the Ag Technology program.

The scholarship will be awarded August 1 to an accepted, incoming student who meets the listed criteria.  The funds will be applied to the recipient's account for the Fall semester.

Criteria:
  • Applicant must be an accepted full-time student enrolled at MTI in the Agricultural Technology program
  • Applicant must complete the MTI incoming student online application  and provide an online reference between February 1 and  June 30 to be eligible for this scholarship
  • Scholarship based on GPA, financial need and personal merit
Program Eligibility (scholarships are only available for the following programs)
Agricultural Technology
MTI Legacy Scholarship
Up to $1000 each
Detail:

This scholarship was established by MTI in 2012.  The scholarships will be awarded to any students attending MTI who have a parent, step-parent, grandparent or sibling who has graduated from MTI. 

Criteria:
  • Applicant will be awarded $500 upon verification of family member graduation at MTI
  • Completion of the first year of a two year program with a 2.5 GPA or higher will renew the award for another $500 for the student's second year
  • Application for the MTI Legacy Scholarship should be completed through the Admissions Office at MTI

Program Eligibility (scholarships are only available for the following programs)
All Programs
MTI Staff Scholarships for Freshmen
Scholarship Sponsor: MTI Staff Scholarships for Freshmen
$500 each (15 Available)
Details:

These scholarships are provided to full-time incoming students enrolled at MTI.  The funding for this scholarship is provided by the contributions to the MTI Foundation by the staff and faculty of Mitchell Technical Institute.  Recipients will be notified of awards mid-April.  All awards will be credited to student accounts for the Fall semester.

Criteria:
  • Applicant must complete the MTI incoming student online application and provide an online reference between February 1 and March 31 to be eligible for the scholarship
  • Applicant must demonstrate financial need as determined by the FAFSA (universal financial aid application form)
Program Eligibility (scholarships are only available for the following programs)
All Programs
MTI Star Scholarship
Scholarship Sponsor: MTI Star Scholarship
$1000 each
The MTI Star Scholarship is a program for those who excel academically.  If you are accepted into an MTI program, have an ACT score of 24 or higher and a high school cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, you will automatically be awarded a Star Scholarship.  Choose to enroll in one of MTI's spotlight programs, keep your grades up, and earn another $1,000 for your second year.  (MTI cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher is required for renewal.)

Spotlight Programs:
  • Automation Controls/SCADA
  • Electrical Construction & Maintenance
  • Heating & Cooling Technology Information Systems Technology
  • Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Precision Technology Specialist
Download the details here or ask your Admissions representative.
Program Eligibility (scholarships are only available for the following programs)
All Programs
Osterhaus Endowed Scholarships
$1000 each
Details:

Martin and Maude Osterhaus established this endowed scholarship in 1995 to provide financial support for two deserving MTI students each year.

The scholarship will be awarded mid-March each year and applied to the recipient's account the following Fall semester.

Criteria:
  • Applicant must be a currently enrolled first year full-time student in any two year program
  • Applicant must demonstrate financial need as determined by the FAFSA (universal financial aid application form)
  • Applicant must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Applicant must complete the MTI online application during the open application period as instructed to be eligible for this scholarship 
  • Applicant must have good leadership skills
Program Eligibility (scholarships are only available for the following programs)
All Programs
Roger Carlson "Tough Old Bird" Endowed Scholarship
Scholarship Sponsor: Roger Carlson "Tough Old Bird" Endowed Scholarship
$1000 (1 Available)
Detail:  The endowment was established in 2013 by the family and friends of longtime MTI Ag instructor Roger Carlson.  Carlson began his career at MTI in August, 1990, and was a valued member of the Agriculture Technology department until May, 2011, when health problems forced his retirement. Carlson passed away on August 27, 2012 from complications related to leukemia.

The endowment began providing scholarships in the 2013-14 school year to a qualifying student in the Ag Technology, Architecture Design and Building Construction or Farm Power Technology programs. The scholarship will be awarded mid-March each year and applied to the recipient's account the following Fall semester.

Criteria:
  • Application must be an accepted full-time student enrolled at MTI in the Ag Technology, Architecture Design and Building Construction or Farm Power Technology program
  • Applicant must maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Applicant must complete the MTI scholarship application during the open application period as instructed to be eligible for this scholarship
Program Eligibility (scholarships are only available for the following programs)
Agricultural Technology, Architectural Design and Building Construction, Farm Power Technology
South Dakota Assoc. of Cooperatives Scholarship
$1000 (1 Available)
Details:  
The scholarship was established in 2013.  The scholarship will be awarded mid-January each year for Electrical Utilities and Substation Technology,  Propane and Natural Gas Technology, and Powerline Construction and Maintenance recipients and applied to their second semester account, or mid-March each year for Accounting and Business Management, Ag Technology, Electrical Construction and Maintenance, Farm Power Technology, Telecommunications, Utilities Technology/Powerline and Wind Turbine Technology recipients and applied to their account the following fall semester.

Criteria:
  • Applicant must be an accepted full-time student enrolled at MTI in one of the programs mentioned
  • Applicant must complete the MTI scholarship application during the open application period as instructed to be eligible for this scholarship
  • First priority will be given to students with ties to a SDAC member cooperative
  • Essay responses will be a large part of the recipient decision

South Dakota Crop Improvement Association Scholarship
$1000 (1 Available)
Details:

The scholarship will be awarded to a first year student enrolled in the Ag Technology program and applied to the recipient's account the following Fall semester..

Criteria:
  • Applicant must be currently enrolled as a first year full-time  student in the Agricultural Technology program at MTI.
  • Applicant must complete the MTI online application during the open application period as instructed to be eligible for this scholarship 
Program Eligibility (scholarships are only available for the following programs)
Agricultural Technology
South Dakota Grain and Feed Scholarship
$500 (1 Available)

Details:

The scholarship is awarded to a student who has exhibited outstanding leadership qualities.  The scholarship award will be announced mid-March each year and applied to the recipient's account the following Fall semester.

Criteria:

  • Applicant must complete the online scholarship application during the open application period as instructed to be eligible for this scholarship 
  • Applicant must be currently enrolled as a first year full-time student in the Ag Technology program at MTI
Program Eligibility (scholarships are only available for the following programs)
Agricultural Technology
Thomsen Family Enterprises Endowed Scholarships
$500 each (2 Available)

Details:

The first endowed fund for scholarships at Mitchell Technical Institute, the GF Thomsen Family Scholarship has been awarded annually since 1985.  First preference for the scholarship is to dependents of employees or employees themselves of Thomsen Enterprises companies of Mitchell.  If no applicants meet this criteria a Mitchell area high school graduate may receive the scholarship.  The scholarship will be awarded mid-January each year for second year students and applied to their account the Spring semester, and mid-March for first year students and applied to the recipient's account the following Fall semester.

Criteria:

  • Applicant must currently be enrolled as a first or second year full-time student at MTI and completed at least one semester of classes. 
  • Applicant or applicant's parents must work at Tumbleweed, Highland Travel Plaza, Highland Conference Center or Hampton Inn in Mitchell, SD
  • Applicant must promote leadership skills as demonstrated in application form
  • Applicant must complete the MTI online application during the open application period as instructed to be eligible for this scholarship
  • Applicant is eligible to receive the scholarship all years of attendance at MTI as long as the criteria is met and the applicant completes the online application each year
Program Eligibility (scholarships are only available for the following programs)
All Programs