Scholarships For WHS STudents
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Last Updated - 9-28-20
Heisman High School Scholarship
Criteria: Seniors; student must have a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average; must participate in at least one school-sponsored sport. Information is available at heismanscholarship.com
Award: $500 to $5,000
Deadline: October 20, 2020
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Criteria: Seniors enrolled in an accredited public or private secondary school; demonstrates good citizenship (dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism). Applications are in the counselling office.
Award: Recognition, $250-$5,000
Deadline: Must be submitted to the WHS counseling office by November 2, 2020
South Dakota State DAR Scholarship for Military Descendants
Criteria: Any high school senior or student receiving an accredited high school diploma or GED, who plans to attend an institution of high learning, is a resident of South Dakota and is the direct descendant of a United States Military Veteran is Eligible. This includes legally adopted descendants. The term “Veteran” refers to former and current members of the United States Armed Forces, including members of the National Guard. Application information is available in the counseling office.
Deadline: February 13, 2020
Resource Conservation Speech Contest
Criteria: A South Dakota senior planning to attend a South Dakota college, university, or technical institute. Information and application are in the counseling office.
Award: Up to $1,100
Deadline: March 27, 2021
College Board Opportunity Scholarships
Criteria: The College Board Opportunity Scholarships program is open to class of 2020 high school students in the United States, Puerto Rico, and other U.S. territories. There's no citizenship requirement. Class of 2021 students are eligible next year. For more information please go to https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/?SFMC_cid=EM85689-&rid=47678405
Award: $500 - $40,000 (varies)
Other Scholarship/College Search Websites
Horatio Alger - scholars.horatioalger.org/