Randall Scholarships
Randall Scholarship Day is Feb. 7, 2014
Application deadline is Jan. 31, 2014

Dakota Wesleyan University has been selecting Randall Scholars for more than 25 years. The highest academic award given at DWU, Randall Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis to academically successful high school seniors who display a strong talent for leadership and service. Students must have a minimum 3.5 GPA and 24 ACT or 1090 SAT to compete for a Randall Scholarship. A current leadership resume must be submitted by Jan. 31, 2014; attendance at Randall Scholarship Day is required, and a personal interview will be conducted. A limited number of Randall Scholars are named each year. Those successful in achieving Randall Scholar status will receive additional awards and the option of a book stipend or credit toward a Wesleyan-sponsored study abroad experience.

Application ChecklistYou will need to complete the following steps and return all forms to the admissions office by Jan. 31, 2014.
  • Apply for admission to Dakota Wesleyan University
  • Complete the Randall Scholarship Application - Download the Randall Scholarship Application here
    • Note: The application PDF is enabled for completion via your computer. 
  • Submit a current leadership resume. Please include all school, church, community, service and work-related activities.
All application materials must be postmarked or emailed by Jan. 31, 2014.

Submit completed application to:
Dakota Wesleyan University
Admissions Office
1200 W. University Ave.
Mitchell, SD 57301

Contact the admissions office with questions at:

Randall Scholarship Day Schedule
Friday, Feb. 7, 2014
8 – 8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30 – 9 a.m. Welcome
9 – 11 a.m. Individual Interviews and Clifton StrengthsFinder
All attendees will have the opportunity to take the StrengthsFinder. This personal inventory is the first step in understanding your personal talents and strengths.
11 – 11:25 a.m. Academic Sessions
Learn about the variety of majors within DWU’s three colleges.
11:30 a.m. – Noon
Affirming Your Strengths
Our experts will explain the StrengthsFinder and help you discover how to use the new information you have about yourself.
Noon – 1:15 p.m. Scholars’ Luncheon and Award Presentation 
1:15 p.m. Optional campus tours and appointments with coaches, financial aid officers or other campus staff members. 

Dakota Wesleyan University was named to the 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. This designation is the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.
Dakota Wesleyan University is proudly affiliated with the Dakotas Conference of the United Methodist Church. Members of any and all faiths are welcome and encouraged to experience an education based on learning, leadership, faith and service.
Dakota Wesleyan University has been honored as a College of Distinction through demonstration of excellence in these areas: engaged students, great teaching, vibrant communities and successful outcomes.
The Chronicle of Higher Education named Dakota Wesleyan University one of the “Great Colleges to Work For®” for 2014-2015. DWU won honors in three categories: facilities, workspace and security, and supervisor/department chair relationship.
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