Local Scholarships

WILL BE COMING......

State Scholarships

DUE SEPTEMBER:

Don't Text and Drive Scholarship

Students must be a HS freshman, sophomore, junior or senior and a US citizen or legal resident. 

My Kool Smiles Scholarship

Available to all HS seniors and college undergraduates; Students must have a 3.0 GPA; Must complete essay on dental health.

DUE OCTOBER:

Coca-Cola Scholars Program

HS seniors attending school in the US; anticipating completion of HS diploma at the time of application; planning ot pursue a degree at an accredited US post-secondary institution; carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA at the end of their junior year of HS.

CIA Undergraduate Scholar Program

Students ​must be 18 years old; Have a minimum ACT score of 21; 2.75 GPA or higher and study computer science, cartography, engineering, math, economics, physics, linguistics, account or political science.

Wells Fargo College STEPS Sweepstakes

Student must be a legal US resident; must be a full-time or part-time student attending an accredited high school, home-school program, college, university, or trade school; must be at least 14 years of age.

DUE NOVEMBER:

DAR Good Citizens Program

The DAR Good Citizens program and scholarship contest is intended to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship. The program is open to all senior class students enrolled in accredited public or private secondary schools that are in good standing with their state boards of education. DAR Good Citizens who enter the scholarship contest are eligible for the awards beyond the chapter level. Each state winner receives an award in the amount of at least $250 and a special state DAR Good Citizens pin and certificate. Each of the eight (8) national division (multi-state groups) winners will receive a cash award in the amount of $500. Two national winners will be invited to Washington, DC to attend Continental Congress and will be awarded $5,000 scholarships, inscribed silver bowls and certificates. See Ms. Kaaz for more information. 

Hagan Scholarship Foundation

The Hagan Scholarship is a nationwide, need based, merit scholarship for high achieving students who will require financial assistance in order to attend college. These students will graduate from a public high school located in a county in the United States having fewer than 50,000 residents. 350 scholarships can be awarded each year. For more information, including he scholarship application, please visit www.hsfmo.org.

Amazon Student Scholarship

Applicants will be judged based on GPA, community service and leadership experience; Students must be a full-time student enrolled at an accredited college.

Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship

These applications are judged on scholarship, leadership and financial need. Visit their website: https://www.elks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.cfm

DUE DECEMBER:

SD Bankers Foundation - Business Plan Competition and Scholarship Program

Six finalists will be chosen to travel to Pierre to present their oral plan before a panel of judges. Prizes include: first place: $1,500; second: $1,000; third: $500; fourth through sixth place will be cash awards of $300 for each place; seventh through tenth place will receive $100 each. For more information, see Mr. Hettick or Ms. Kaaz.  

US Presidential Scholarship

Student must be a HS senior; be a US citizen or legal permanent resident; attend public, parochial, or independent schools, as well as those who are homeschooled; achieve an ACT composite score of 30 or higher. 

AXA Achievement Scholarship

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James Carmichael Memorial Scholarship

Available to any HS senior from SD, ND, MT, WY or NE involved in agriculture youth activities. 

Science Ambassador Scholarship $40,000

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: be a HS senior or an undergraduate student; be attending a school in the US. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14669/science_ambassador_scholarship_scholarship.php

Foot Locker Scholar Athletes $20,000

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: be entering college in the Fall of 2019; be currently involved in HS sports, intramural sports, or community-based sports; have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Applications can e found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10817/foot_locker_scholar_athletes_scholarship.php

Final Fantasy Fan Scholarship $1,000

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: be a HS or college student who enjoys the Final Fantasy game franchise; submit a brief essay explaining their relationship with Final Fantasy games. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14921/final_fantasy_fan_scholarship_scholarship.php

Thiel Fellowship $100,000

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: be under the age of 22; be interested in designing and building things. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14065/thiel_fellowship_scholarship.php

CrossLites Scholarship $4,000

To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must: be a HS, college or graduate student; write a reflective essay based on one of Dr. Parker's quotes or messages. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12561/crosslites_scholarship_scholarship.php

Very Important Person Scholarship $5,000

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: be a US citizen and currently enrolled in college or HS; be at least 13 years of age or older. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14805/vip_voice_5_000_scholarship_scholarship.php

Imagine America Scholarships $1,000

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: have a HS GPA of 2.5 or greater; have financial need; demonstrate voluntary community service during senior year. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12488/imagine_america_scholarships_scholarship.php

Harris Poll Scholarship $1,000

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: be a legal resident of the US; be 13 years or older at the time of entry. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14804/harris_poll_scholarship_scholarship.php

Scholar Points Scholarship $10,000

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US; be a legal resident of the US or Puerto Rico. Applications can be found by going to: 

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14870/sp_high_school_scholarship_scholarship.php

Overachievers Student Grant $12,500

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: be in middle or high school; be a person who is making a difference in others' lives outside of the classroom. Applications can be found by going to: 

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14651/overachievers_student_grant_scholarship.php

DUE JANUARY:

SD Engineering Society 

Students must plan on attending SD School of Mines. Contact college directly for more information. 

Davis-Bahcall Scholarship

Student must be a high school senior with plans of attending a South Dakota post-secondary institution. Students must also have demonstrated an interest in science with the intent of pursuing an advanced degree in math, science, engineering or technology field.

Courage to Grow Scholarship

Student must be a junior or senior in high school with a minimum GPA of 2.5 or better; U.S. citizen. 

GE Reagan Foundation Scholarship

Students must be a HS Senior with a minimum of 3.0 GPA; Demonstrate financial need, leadership drive, integrity and citizenship.

State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship

Applicants must be a HS senior; Plan to enroll in the fall for full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two or four-year college university or vocational-technical school for the entire academic year; GPA of 2.50 to 3.20; Demonstrate financial need.

Kiwanis Educational Fundraiser 

Applicants must be a graduating senior with plans of a post-secondary education. Students must have a grade-point average of at least a "B" average or the equivalent of a 3.0 GPA.

Eastern Chapter SD Engineering Society

This $2,000 engineering scholarship is available for HS graduates who will be attending SD engineering schools. Students planning on attending SD School of Mines and Technology or SD State University may apply. Applicants will be judged on ACT scores, transcripts, extracurricular activities and answers to questions on the application. See Ms. Kaaz for an application. 

JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship Application

Scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors in South Dakota, who plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities or vocational schools. They must be used for educational expenses in the first year of full-time study. Applications will be judged and ranked as 1st place recipient ($250 award); 2nd place recipient ($200 award); 3rd place recipient ($150 award). Winning recipient applications are eligible for the US JCI Senate Scholarship award of $1,000. Applications can be submitted electronically to: Edith Arneson at:  edith@travisarneson.net or Edith Arneson, Scholarship Program Manager, 1000 N. West Ave., Suite 410, Sioux Falls, SD 57104. 

Cam-Wal Electric Scholarship

The Basin Electric Power Cooperative is again offering $1,000 college scholarships to students in the eight-state region served by its members. The scholarships are for the 2018-2019 college academic year. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and the dependents of member-system consumers. Applicants also must be students enrolled or planning to enroll in a full-time undergraduate or graduate course of study at an accredited, two-year or four-year college, university or vocational/technical school.

MIT THINK Scholars Program $500

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: be a full time HS student attending a public, private, or home school at the time of your application; be a US resident during the 2018-2019 school year. Applications can be found by going to: 

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12729/mit_think_scholars_program_scholarship.php

GE Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program $40,000

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship; demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 GPA). Applications can be found by going to: 

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10159/ge_reagan_foundation_scholarship_program_scholarship program_scholarship.php

United States JCI Foundation Scholarship $1,000

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: be a graduating senior; plan to continue their education at an accredited post-secondary college, university or vocational school. Applications can be found by going to: 

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12734/united_states_jci_senate_scholarships_scholarship.php

DUE FEBRUARY: 

Basin Electric or Northern Electric

Based on ACT score and GPA. Family must be a customer of Basin or Northern Electric. Student must provide resume and outline of high school honors, community and school activities, employment history and career goals. 

Annis I. Fowler/Kaden Scholarship

Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and be currently enrolled as a freshman at either BHSU, NSU, DSU or USD with an intent to pursue elementary education.

NIAAA

High school seniors may apply. Qualified applicants will have achieved one of the following:  a B+ average; ranked top 25% of class; ACT score of 24. Additional requirements include participation in two years of sports gaining one varsity letter in two of those sports. Students must complete application with recommendation from athletic director and the school director must be a NIAAA member. 

Dakota Corps Scholarship Program

Student must be a high school graduate with a GPA of 2.8 or greater with an ACT score of 27. Student must also agree to live in South Dakota and work in a critical need occupation after graduation for as many years as the scholarship was received, plus one year. 

Tractor Supply Co. Scholarship

Students must be pursuing a four-year degree in agriculture and reside in the state of SD.

Ramona Boersma Scholarship

Available for HS seniors or college sophomores; Must be a son or daughter of member of the SDEA or NEA; meet academic requirements; be accepted or enrolled in a SD college or university; Student must plan on entering the teaching profession.

Best Buy Scholarship Program

Scholarships are awarded to students who volunteer time to their communities, excel in academics, and participate in extra-curricular activities. 

Buick Achievers Scholarship

Students must be planning to major in a field of study that focuses on engineering, technology, design or business with an interest in the automotive industry.

Southeastern District Dental Society Benevolent Scholarship

Students pursuing a degree in dental hygiene at the University of South Dakota.

National Interscholastic Athletic Administration Scholarship 

Students must participate in two sports for a minimum of two years; Maintain a B+ average; Receive a 24 or higher on ACT.

Lowes Scholarship

Available to HS students with a 3.25 and above GPA; Demonstrating financial need; character, scholastic achievement, objectives, volunteerism, potential for leadership and good citizenship.

POET Schoalrship

Scholarship is available to students enrolled in any SD two-year or four-year post-secondary school, regardless of major or GPA. 

Elks Legacy Scholarship

Available to students whose parents or grandparents are Elks members. Visit their website for more details:  www.elks.org/enf/scholars/legacy.cfm

Foundation for Rural Service Scholarship

The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS), the philanthropic arm of the National Telephone Cooperative Association, was established in 1994 with its mission being to promote and enhance the quality of life in rural America -- with education being one of its main focuses. Should a student from the Venture Communications service area be selected to receive one of the national scholarships ($2,000 each), Venture Communications will make a $500 matching contribution to the scholarship resulting in a total scholarship of $2,500. It should be noted that preference will be given to individuals expressing an interest to return to work in a rural area following graduation. Download your application form at:  ww.frs.org.  Completed applications should be sent to Venture Communications, PO Box 157, Highmore, SD 57345.

FEM Electric and Basin Electric Power Cooperative 

Applicants must be a child of an FEM Electric member. FEM Electric provides electrical power to rural McPherson, Edmunds and Faulk County residents. The top applicant will receive the $1,000 Basin scholarship, the second and third top applicants will each receive a $500 FEM scholarship. Please see Ms. Kaaz for more information. 

 

DUE MARCH: 

Avera St. Lukes Auxiliary

The Avera St. Luke's Auxiliary is offering six $500 scholarships. Application deadline: March 6, 2018. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher; must attend HS within the Avera St. Luke's service area; must attend a SD college or university; area of study must be in a health-related field; recipient will be selected by the Scholarship Committee of Avera St. Luke's Auxiliary; check will be forwarded to the Financial Aid Office at the school student will be attending and applied toward tuition fees. See Ms. Kaaz for an application.

Curtis Marvin Hohn Legacy 

Students must plan to attend a private or public university in South Dakota with intentions of studying history, political science or water resources. 

Young Women in Public Affairs  

This program is available for young women ages 16-19 who have displayed an active commitment to volunteerism and have experience in local, student or workplace government.

Bellator Titans

This scholarship is for all eligible South Dakota students that display financial need and that are enrolled in their first year of post-secondary education in South Dakota. 

Coach Russ Morrell Memorial

Scholarship applicants must be a graduate from a SD high school and have achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.2. Students must provide a resume and of extra-curricular community service activities.

Hatterscheidt Foundation Scholarship

Students must be a graduate from a SD high school with a cumulative GPA of 3.0. They must complete their FAFSA, exhibit financial need and plan to attend USD. 

Health Care Plus Educational Scholarship

Student must be a full-time student and a current member of Health Care Plus Federal Credit Union to apply. 

Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship

Student must be plan on attending a higher institution of learning, be a resident of South Dakota and be a descendent of a military veteran. 

Student Loan Finance Corp Scholarship

Student must be a high-school senior and plan on attending a university or tech school in the United States. 

South Dakota Youth Trooper Academy

This opportunity is available to any junior or senior student in good academic standing.

 

Touchstone Energy Cooperatives of South Dakota - SD Dept. of Agriculture, SD Assn. of Conservation Districts, US Fish & Wildlife Service - Resource Conversation Speech Contest

This opportunity is available to all high school students. Two winners from each district contest will be eligible to participate in their respective Natural Resource Area contest. $2,300 is available to students with state champion winning $1,100; second place $750; and third place $450. 

President's Meritorious Scholarship

Students must score a 30 or above on the ACT; and be attending NSU.

Fred and Marie Christopherson Scholarship

Available for students planning to attend a 4-year college or university in SD; have a cumulative GPA of 3.9 after 7 semesters and have a minimum ACT score of 28. 

Grand Lodge of SD (IOOF)

Available to HS students with a GPA of 2.5 and demonstrate financial need.

Hills Material/NWE Management Scholarship

Available to any graduating senior that plans to attend college, university or technical school as a full-time student; Demonstrate need and self-motivation; Be available for an interview and supply their transcript. 

SD Agri-Business Association Scholarship

Open to HS and undergraduate students majoring in agriculture in South Dakota.

SD Fire Fighters Association Scholarship

A son or daughter of any member (living, deceased or retired) of a fire department in South Dakota or an active member of a junior fire department in SD. The applicant must be sponsored by a fire department that has 100% membership in the SD Firefighters Assn. for the current year. The scholarship may be used at a SD college, or post-secondary institution, but may be used in the field of fire science outside of South Dakota.

Better Business Bureau Student of Integrity Scholarship 

Student must be a 2017-2018 graduate with plans to attend an accredited higher education institution; have a 3.25 GPA or higher.

MN Timberwolves Fast-break Foundation

Student must be enrolled in a college or university; Must have a minimum 19 ACT score and 3.0 GPA; Must participate in extra-curricular activities; Must complete 45 hours of community service, outside of school, during the course of the academic school year. 

Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund

Students must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher; Plan on attending a 4 year college; Demonstrated leadership through community service or other extra curricular activities. 

Anne Frank Outstanding Scholarship Award 

Applicants must be graduating HS seniors who are community leaders and have been accepted to a four-year college; Must be acting as spokespersons for tolerance; On a daily basis, have the courage to be bridge builders and peacemakers; Create programs that address intolerance, violence prevention and conflict resolution; Standing up against intolerance by leading or participating in community-based organizations.

Knights of Columbus National Scholarship

Eligible candidates must be accepted to a Catholic College 

Society of Exploration Geophysicists Scholarship (SEG)

Student must be a HS senior with a 3.0 GPA or higher with plans to enter college in the field of geophysics. 

Fred and Marie Christopherson Scholarship

Students must be pursuing a 4-year college or university degree in South Dakota; Have a GPA of 3.9 and ACT of at least 28.

Cogley-Buffington 

Applicants must be a graduating senior who plans to attend a four-year college or university. They must demonstrate financial need; have a 3.5 GPA or higher; participate in extracurricular activities; demonstrate an interest in and understanding of the role of business in the American society. 

Joe Foss "An American Hero" 

Applicants must plan to attend a college, university or vocational or technical school; have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or better and have a minum ACT score of 21; demonstrate characteristics of an American patriot; available to seniors graduating from SD high school. 

CorTrust Bank

Applicants must be a graduating HS senior in the year in which the scholarship is awarded. Students must live in the community of a CorTrust location offering the scholarship. Students must plan on attending a SD college or postsecondary school as a full-time student. Compete online application at: https://www.cortrustbank.com/resources/online-scholarship-application/ 

National Independent Automobile Dealers Association

Students must be classified as a HS senior during the the current school year; have maintained an outstanding academic achievement record as reflected by HS transcript and demonstrate an aptitude for college work as measured by ACT.

Lewis J. Menzel Memorial Scholarship

This ​$500 scholarship will be awarded to an outstanding senior who is a resident of South Dakota; has a GPA of 25 or above, and been accepted to a four-year college. Citizenship and extracurricular involvement are important. Financial need will be considered. 

State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship

Graduating seniors must have a cumulative GPA between 2.5 and 3.2; plan to enroll in a two-year or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school. 

Venture Communications Citizenship and Community Service Scholarship

12 - $500 Scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors in 2018. The student's parent or legal guardian must reside in and be an active telephone subscriber within a Venture Communications telephone exchange. Students must also have a cumulative B average or above grade point average. Scholarships awarded will be based upon Citizenship, Community Service, Academics and School Involvement. Applications are available online at:  venture.coop/why-venture/scholarships. For more information contact Ms. Kaaz or call Venture directly at 605-852-2224. 

Aberdeen Valley of the Scottish Rite 

20 - $250 book grants are available to students in the Aberdeen area in the spring of 2018. The applicant may attend a college, university, or post-secondary school of his or her choice. All applications must be postmarked before April 1, 2018 and forwarded to: Aberdeen Scottish Rite, PO Box 1026, Aberdeen, SD 57402-1026. Please see Ms. Kaaz for more information.

DUE APRIL: 

F.W. Hatterscheidt

Students must be a SD high school graduate with a GPA of 3.0 or above that exhibits a need for financial assistance. Students must be enrolled and accepted as a full-time student in South Dakota university.

3M Math and Science

For students interested in pursuing a degree in math and science. Please see 3M website for more details. 

Build Dakota Scholarship 

Build Dakota is a new scholarship program created through a $50 million investment funded by a $25 million donation from T. Denny Sanford and a $25 million contribution from the South Dakota Future Fund. Build Dakota Scholarships will be awarded to skilled scholars entering high-need workforce programs such as: manufacturing, automotive technicians, construction, energy, engineering, medical laboratory technicians or nurses at South Dakota technical institutes

Farmers Union Insurance 

Students must be accepted and enrolled in a post-secondary institution school in South Dakota and involved in SD high school activities or family be a Farmer's Union Insurance patron. 

Carol C. Malony 

This scholarship is available to one senior male and one senior female who have participated in the fine arts. 

PEO Chapter BX Scholarship

This scholarship is for students that display excellence in leadership, academics, extra-curricular activities, community service and potential for futre success. Students must be in their final academic year (senior) of her secondary education and is 20 years of age or under at the end of the calendar year. Student must also have a minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Student must also be recommended by and receive the vote of a local P.E.O. chapter. 

Critical Needs Scholarship

Student must agree in writing to work and live in South Dakota in a critical teaching need position for five years after graduating from a participating post-secondary institution. Students must agree through a promissory note, that failure to abide by the employment requirements will result in the scholarship being converted into an interest-bearing loan. Students must attend a post-secondary institution as an undergraduate and be enrolled in the final two years of post-secondary education program. Students must also be a U.S. citizen with a minimum cumulative 2.8 GPA.

South Dakota Opportunity Scholarship

Student must be a SD resident; have an ACT score of 24 or higher; Complete all HS course requirements with no final grade below a "C" and a cumulative HS GPA of 3.0 on a 4l0 scale (grade of "B") prior to graduation. 

Horatio Alger State Scholarship

Student must be a HS senior with plans of attending a US college. Students must exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and ocmplete a bachelor's degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the US. Students must demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required). Student must be involved in co-curricular and community service activities. Student must display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity. Student must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 and be a U.S. citizen. 

David L. Profilet Scholarship

Students must plan to attend Augustana College in Sioux Falls; maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher; demonstrate financial need; show character traits such as courage, determination, and an ability to overcome adversity. 

Kids' Chance Scholarship Application 

Students must be a HS graduate, dependent of a parent who suffered either an on the job fatality or injuries that have had a significant adverse effect on family income. 

SD Farmers Union Foundation

Available to seniors or college freshmen who are applying or accepted at SD school whose parents are members of the SD Farmers Union. 

Dakota Area Electrical Apprenticeship and Training Fund

Student must be a minimum of 18 years old; provide official HS transcript or GED and college or technical school transcripts, showing course and grades; provide proof of one full credit of HS algebra or one post HS algebra course with a passing grade.If you have previous electrical construction work experience, we will need verification of your hours from the contractor(s) in order to award previous experience credit. 

SD Assn. of Towns and Townships

One $1,000 and one $500 scholarship will be awarded. Student applicants must be a HS senior from SD attending a public, private, parochial or home school program. To qualify, students must live in a town or township with a current membership in SDATAT.

CHS Foundation Scholarships

Available to HS seniors pursuing a two or four-year degree in an agriculture-related major.

David L. Profilet Scholarship

Applicants must be a SD HS graduate who plans to attend Augustana; have a GPA of 3.0 or higher; Demonstrate financial need and character traits such as courage, determination, and an ability to overcome adversity.

SLS Consulting Marketing Scholarship

Applicants must be a high school senior or undergraduate student pursuing or planning to pursue a degree in marketing, business administration, writing, design or computer science; have a 3.0 GPA.

William A. Bromes, M.D. Science Award

This award is open to all seniors who have participated in the area of science and will continue their science education.

Street Masters Scholarship

Applicant must be a senior at a SD high school. Applicant must have maintained a 2.5 GPA or better over his/her high school career. Applicant must be enrolling in an institution of higher learning with the intention of preparing for a career in a field related to the automobile industry. 

SD Cattlemen's Foundation Scholarship

Four scholarships are awarded annually. Students must meet the following requirements: Be enrolled in a post-secondary institution in SD; must be a resident of SD; Demonstrate interest in future involvement in the beef industry; Demonstrate interest in taking leadership roles in agriculture based organizations; Demonstrated volunteerism; Complete a 500-800 word essay on any topic you see as critical to the future of the beef business and what you see your role is in addressing it. Submit two letters of reference describing your involvement in the beef industry. 

First District Development Company

First District Development company, South Dakota's small business finance partner, is pleased to offer five - $1,000 scholarships to students pursuing a post-secondary degree in a business/finance related field. Students must be a U.S. citizen; be a high school senior attending a South Dakota high school; be accepted into a business/finance program at an accredited, post-secondary institution in SD; have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or greater, calculated on a 4.0 grading scale; submit an application with documentation by April 6, 2018. Please visit Ms. Kaaz for more information.

Walworth County Farm Bureau Scholarship

The $1,000 Walworth County Farm Bureau Scholarship is available to those who meet the following criteria: 1) The student and his/her parents must be members of the Walworth Co. Farm Bureau. You will be considered a member if you have insurance through one of the insurance agents in Walworth County, but you may also be a member through a general membership in the Walworth Co. Farm Bureau; 2) The student must have attained a grade point average of a minimum of 2.5 on a 4.0 grade point scale; 3) The student must be pursuing a two or four year degree in a course of study in higher education which is related to agriculture. This could be any subject related to science, production, economics, etc., at a four year institution; or may be a course of study such as diesel mechanics, farm business or production, etc., at any two year institution. If you meet these three criteria, you may be eligible for consideration. For more information, contact Robert Seyer, President of the Walworth Co. Farm Bureau, 13469 - 312th Ave., Selby, SD 57472; Phone 649-7679; Email: pamelaseyer@hotmail.com

Skilled Labor Shortage Scholarship

Six awards for $2,500 each. To be eligible, a student must: 1) Be planning to attend a community college, technical institute, or university during the 2019-2020 academic year to study anything from construction management, plumbing or carpentry to landscape architecture or interior design. 2) Be 18 or older and a U.S. resident. Applications can be found by going to:  

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12303/home_advisor_skilled_labor_shortage_scholarship.php

Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship

One award for $500. To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must: 1) Be a legal resident of the United States; 2) Be 13 years or older. Applications can be found by going to: 

https://www.odenzascholarships.com/awards/8/eligibility_odenza_marketing_group_scholarship.php

Toptal Scholarships for Women

Five awards of $10,000 each. To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must: 1) Identify as a woman, age 16 and older; 2) Be interested in becoming a leader amongst your peers. Applications can be found by going to: 

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/15266/toptal_scholarships_for_women_scholarship.php

SP High School Scholarship

Ten awards of $10,000 each. To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must: 1) Be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US; 2) Be a legal resident of the US. Applications can be found by going to: 

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14870/sp_high_school_scholarship.php

Plumbersstock Scholarship

Three awards of $2,000 each. To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must: 1) Be a HS senior; 2) Be planning on going to a college or university within the US. Applications can be found by going to: 

https://studentscholarships.org?scholarship/13457/plumbersstock_scholarship.php

VIP Scholarship

One award for $5,000. To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must: 1) Be a US citizen and currently enrolled in college o high school; 2) Be at least 13 years of age or older. Applications can be found by going to: 

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14805/vip_voice_5_000_scholarship.php

Young Women in Public Affairs Award

42 Awards of $4,000 each. To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must: 1) Be a woman between the ages of 16-19; 2) Show active commitment to volunteerism: 3) Have experience in local government, student government, or workplace leadership (paid or unpaid). Applications can be found by going to: 

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14063/young_women_in_public_affairs_award_scholarship.php

AFSA High School Scholarships

Ten awards for $2,000 each. To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must: 1) Be a HS senior planning to enroll for classes; 2) Enroll in classes no later than Fall 2019. Applications can be found by going to: 

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/8897/afsa_high_school_scholarships.php

Car Brain Scholarship

One award for $1,000. To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must: 1) Be currently enrolled in the last year of HS; 2) Be attending a college or university on a full-time bases for the 2019 school year. Applications can be found by going to: 

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/15212/carbrain_scholarship.php

Student Identimap Scholarship

Ten awards of $1,000 each. 

To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must: 1) Be a HS junior or senior in the 2018-2019 school year; 2) Submit a 200-250 word essay or a brief 30 second video. Applications can be found by going to : 

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/15205/student_identimap_scholarship.php

DUE MAY: 

LM Scholarship

One award of $500. To be eligible fo rthe scholarship, a student must: 1) Be currently enrolled or expects to be enrolled in a degree program (2 years of length or greater) by September 2019; 2) Have a GPA of 3.0 or highter and submit an answer to the essay question prior to the submission deadline. Applications can be found by going to:  https://forkliftcertificationcalgary.com

DUE JUNE: 

Walter J. Travis Memorial Scholarship

Available to HS seniors or undergraduate students; Must be a college golf participant or pursuing a golf-related profession such as landscape design, golf course architecture, turf management, golf course superintendent, professional golf management/club professional or sports journalism (focus on golf); Enroll in a two-year or four-year college or university. The scholarship committee will be considering the applicant's academics, career goals, involvement in extracurricular activities.

Aspiring Nurse Scholarship

Applicants must display a track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics. Students should also have a passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare. This scholarship is open to all US HS seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN, LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. Applicants must be in good academic standing and on tract to graduate from high school. 

Automotive Hall of Fame Scholarship Program 

In order for students to be eligible for this scholarship, students should be interested in the automotive field and demonstrate financial need. They should also be seniors with a minimum of 3.0 GPA.

Big Sun

All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. Their participation may be in any capacity, whether as a player, coach or official. The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post-secondary institute and currently involved in some sport that institution or in the community.

Nursing School Almanac

Students must display a track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics. They should have a passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare. This scholarship is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing. Visit the website:  www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com

Women Forward in Technology Scholarship

Fifteen awards for $3,000 each. To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must: 1) Be a woman who is planning a career in one of th eSTEM fields; 2) Be attending at an accredited university in the U.S.  Applications can be found by going to:  https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14924/women_forward_in_technology_scholarship.php

Global Lift Equipment Scholarship

One award for $500. To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must: 1) Be currently attending or planning on attending a post-secondary institution in Canada or the US no later than the fall of 2019; 2) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater. Applications can be found by going to: 

https://usedforkliftsphoenix.com

Lift Parts Express

One award for $500. To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must: 1) Be a current senior in HS and a legal resident of the US or Canada; 2) Be enrolled or expected to be enrolled by the Fall of 2019. Applications can be found by going to: 

https://forkliftpartsdallas.com/forkliftparts.php

DUE JULY: 

Walter Panzier Family Scholarship

Applicants must be the son or daughter, step-son or step-daughter, or adopted child of an active or former member of law enforcement. This scholarship will be awarded to an applicants who is currently a resident, or who has formerly been a resident of the state of SD, with current SD residents given preference. Scholarship applicants can pursue any degree, however, applicants pursuing a field in criminal justice will be given preference.

CPA Society Scholarship

The Certified Public Accountants of South Dakota give away around $15,000 a year in scholarship money to those students who show a promising future in the financial world of accounting. They offer both the Accounting Program Completion Scholarship and the Accounting Excellence Scholarships to deserving applicants. See their website for specific details. 

South Dakota American Legion Auxiliary

This award sponsored by the South Dakota American Legion Auxiliary provides several scholarships in the amount of $500 to deserving students. See their website for specific details. 

Associated General Contractors of SD Hwy. Heavy Utilities Chapter Scholarship

See their website for more details:  http://www.sdagc.org/workforce-development/scholarships/

Black Hills Golf Association

This scholarship award is for graduating seniors who have or are now participating in a junior golf program. Successful applicants will be selected on financial need and leadership.

Black Hills Home Builders Association

See their website for specific details:  http://www.blackhilsshomebuilders.com/education/scholarship-information

Dakota Artists Guild

This award is available to any HS senior which will be paid to the college or advanced educational institution for a graduate going on to major in art. Students will need to present art from three different media (submit photos or disk) to accompany application. Please visit the website: https://drive.google.com/a/meadeschools.org/file/d/0B7PKKF2LIAzleEhvMUotX0IOak0/view?us

Distinguished Young Women of South Dakota 

This scholarship is for young women involved in school and/or community activities; have displayed outstanding achievements in academics, leadership, athletics or the arts. Please visit:  http://distinguishedyw.org/

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