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Regents drop early graduation penalty from Opportunity Scholarship

December 13, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SPEARFISH College students receiving the South Dakota Opportunity Scholarship would still get the full amount if they graduate ahead of schedule, under a rule change adopted Wednesday by the state Board of Regents.
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OUR VIEW: Increasing Opportunity Scholarship will benefit students and South Dakota

August 8, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The director of the state Board of Regents says he wants to “significantly” increase a scholarship that we see as instrumental in making college more affordable. Continue Reading

Value of Opportunity Scholarship slipping

March 29, 2012 in The Daily Republic

ABERDEEN The potential of $5,000 spread across four years to help pay for a college or technical education continues to attract South Dakota high school students to take the rigorous curriculum necessary to qualify for the state-funded Opportunity scholarship. Continue Reading