PREMIER Business Scholarship

First PREMIER Bank

Earn Extra Money for School

When you join PREMIER, you get valuable work experience at one of the nation’s strongest financial institutions. You earn a paycheck and could qualify for a scholarship up to $2,000 to help with tuition. Work 10-19 hours per week with a schedule that fits into your class times! You apply for the scholarship by completing a job application for a qualifying position. See eligibility requirements below. 

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Scholarship Eligibility

  • Be a full-time student at a partner school
  • Meet your institution's academic requirements
  • Work a minimum of 10 hours and a maximum of 19 hours per week during the school year
  • Work 90 days with a satisfactory performance rating
  • Cannot currently be employed with a competitor of First PREMIER Bank or PREMIER Bankcard
  • Scholarship winners are not benefits eligible
  • Once a student receives the PREMIER Business Scholarship, they are eligible every year they work for PREMIER and attend school (Maximum of 4 years)
  • Apply for the scholarship by applying for a qualifying job

Variety of Experience

If you're interested in the financial industry, PREMIER is the place to learn and work. With a PREMIER Business Scholarship position, you can learn:

  • Collections
  • Customer Care
  • Customer Service
  • Digital Innovation
  • IT
  • Retention
  • Teller Services
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Partner Schools

  • Augustana University
  • Briar Cliff University
  • Dakota State University
  • Lake Area Technical College
  • Morningside College
  • South Dakota State University
  • Southeast Technical College
  • University of Sioux Falls
  • University of South Dakota
  • Western Iowa Technical School


First PREMIER Bank

Student-Friendly Accounts

Our FREE+ Checking account has no minimum balance and no monthly maintenance fee. Plus, you get free industry-leading online and mobile banking tools and access to 37,000+ surcharge-free MoneyPass ATMs, so you take your account anywhere!  Apply online in less than four minutes.

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