Prizes

We continually strive to improve the prize packages awarded each year. The below prize listing is from this year's pageant.

Miss South Dakota USA Prizes

  • a $3,000 scholarship to Indian Hills Community College
  • a scholarship valued at $4,800 to attend The New York Performing Arts Academy 6-week summer intensive program on acting, vocal, theater, and dance
  • a $500 scholarship to Dakota Wesleyan University
  • a $5,000 scholarship to The Salon Professional Academy or Elevate Salon Institute
  • a full tuition scholarship valued at $3,000 to attend the LEAP Leadership Seminar
  • a $2,000 scholarship to Wartburg College
  • a $1,000 scholarship to PCI Academy
  • five cocktail dresses and up to $5,000 retail cost for Miss to use in enhancements, customizations, and design for her Sherri Hill national competition evening gown from Bridal Elegance & Pageantry
  • complimentary dental work towards perfecting her smile prior to the national pageant provided by Smiles by Design and Dr. Fred Hermanson
  • complimentary orthodontist services towards perfecting her smile prior to the national pageant provided by Dr. Andrew Wahl at Minneapolis/Village Orthodontics
  • an allowance to spend on three new pairs of shoes from Chinese Laundry
  • one hour of training on interview techniques from Jorge Esteban of Pageant Smart
  • a group makeup consultation & hair styling lesson and makeup services for her official photo shoot provided by Brenda Torre
  • fitness and nutritional programs from Scott Training Systems, Bombshell Fitness, Core Progression, Fit Body by Angelo and Results Personal Training and Corey Howard
  • a complimentary outfit for her national pageant wardrobe from Pinque Unique Fashions
  • complimentary hair for hair extensions prior to the national pageant from Cinderella Hair
  • hair styling services for her official photo shoot and a $250 gift certificate to use towards hair extension application services prior to the national pageant from Hair by Andrew Schmitz
  • a complimentary monthly airbrush tan and complimentary eyelash extensions & fills provided by Luxury Lashes and Nutrition
  • a complimentary monthly spray tan application provided by Bold Sunless Tans
  • 2 complimentary hours of one-on-one and 1 complimentary hour of group communications training provided by Kelly Sargeant
  • a complimentary Hydro Facial and Skincare package provided by Salon Professional Education Company
  • professional photography sessions provided by FELS Photo & Retouch, Solberg Photography, Brittany Link Photography, Deb Schroeder Photography, Paula Preston Photographer
  • beautiful earrings and a $50 gift card for purchases from Keep Collective
  • a LIT LED Panoramic Vanity Mirror plus 3 products of her choosing from Prosper Beauty
  • a complimentary Hydro Facial and Skincare package provided by Salon Professional Education Company
  • a cash prize and wardrobe allowance
  • personalized autograph photocards
  • hotel accommodations during Pageant Power Week
  • a complimentary pass to the Beauty is Power Seminar
  • oversight and preparation for nationals
  • airfare to the host city selected for the national pageant
  • an incidental allowance during her stay at the nationals
  • the official trophy, banner, and crown
...and the chance to become the next MISS USA®

Miss South Dakota Teen USA Prizes

  • a $3,000 scholarship to Indian Hills Community College
  • a scholarship valued at $4,800 to attend The New York Performing Arts Academy 6-week summer intensive program on acting, vocal, theater, and dance
  • a $500 scholarship to Dakota Wesleyan University
  • a $5,000 scholarship to The Salon Professional Academy or Elevate Salon Institute
  • a full tuition scholarship valued at $3,000 to attend the LEAP Leadership Seminar
  • a $2,000 scholarship to Wartburg College
  • a $1,000 scholarship to PCI Academy
  • three cocktail dresses and up to $3000 retail cost for Teen to use in enhancements, customizations, and design for her Sherri Hill national competition evening gown from Bridal Elegance & Pageantry
  • complimentary dental work towards perfecting her smile prior to the national pageant provided by Smiles by Design and Dr. Fred Hermanson
  • complimentary orthodontist services towards perfecting her smile prior to the national pageant provided by Dr. Andrew Wahl at Minneapolis/Village Orthodontics
  • an allowance to spend on three new pairs of shoes from Chinese Laundry
  • one hour of training on interview techniques from Jorge Esteban of Pageant Smart
  • a group makeup consultation & hair styling lesson and makeup services for her official photo shoot provided by Brenda Torre
  • fitness and nutritional programs from Scott Training Systems, Bombshell Fitness, Core Progression, Fit Body by Angelo and Results Personal Training and Corey Howard
  • a complimentary outfit for her national pageant wardrobe from Pinque Unique Fashions
  • complimentary hair for hair extensions prior to the national pageant from Cinderella Hair
  • hair styling services for her official photo shoot and a $250 gift certificate to use towards hair extension application services prior to the national pageant from Hair by Andrew Schmitz
  • a complimentary monthly airbrush tan and complimentary eyelash extensions & fills provided by Luxury Lashes and Nutrition
  • a complimentary monthly spray tan application provided by Bold Sunless Tans
  • 2 complimentary hours of one-on-one and 1 complimentary hour of group communications training provided by Kelly Sargeant
  • a complimentary Hydro Facial and Skincare package provided by Salon Professional Education Company
  • professional photography sessions provided by FELS Photo & Retouch, Solberg Photography, Brittany Link Photography, Deb Schroeder Photography, Paula Preston Photographer
  • beautiful earrings and a $50 gift card for purchases from Keep Collective
  • a LIT LED Panoramic Vanity Mirror plus 3 products of her choosing from Prosper Beauty
  • a complimentary Hydro Facial and Skincare package provided by Salon Professional Education Company
  • a cash prize and wardrobe allowance
  • personalized autograph photocards
  • hotel accommodations during Pageant Power Week
  • a complimentary pass to the Beauty is Power Seminar
  • oversight and preparation for nationals
  • airfare to the host city selected for the national pageant
  • an incidental allowance during her stay at the nationals
  • the official trophy, banner, and crown
...and the chance to become the next MISS TEEN USA®


Note: All awards are subject to fulfillment by sponsors. Future Productions, LLC assumes no responsibility for the failure of sponsors to fulfill their commitment. Scholarships are subject to qualifications and requirements of the university, and are not redeemable for cash.