Scholarships For WHS STudents
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Last Updated - 1-13-21
Sioux Valley Energy: Customers Scholarship
Criteria: Senior; only dependents of SVE members/customers are eligible to apply; must have a 3.0 GPA or higher; plan to be a full-time student in an accredited college or vocational-technical school. For more information visit the counseling office or www.siouxvalleyenergy.com
Deadline: 4:30pm, January 15, 2021
Sioux Valley Energy: Power Line Scholarship
Criteria: Dependents of Sioux Valley Energy members/customers; students interested in the Power line work field. Information in the counseling office or www.siouxvalleyenergy.com
Deadline: 4:30 pm, January 15, 2021
South Dakota Engineering Society Scholarship
Criteria: Senior; plans to pursue a degree in engineering; plan to attend South Dakota State University or South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Schools of Engineering; have competitive ACT/SAT score, grades and demonstrate responsibility. Information is at www.SDES.org or in the counseling office.
Applications can be sent to:
Lance Mayer, PE
Scholarships – SDES/EC
2909 East 57th St, Suite 101
Sioux Falls, 57108
Deadline: January 16, 2021
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
Quinn Noel Scholarship
Criteria: Must be a high school senior at Washington High School; must have a minimum 3.0 G.P.A; must participate in at least one school related extra-curricular activity; must have a financial need; must plan to continue education at an accredited post-secondary school. The application is available in the counseling office.
Deadline: March 11, 2021
Bellator Titans MC Scholarship
Criteria: Seniors; South Dakota resident; Financial need; must attend any in state post-secondary institution. The application is available in the counseling office.
Deadline: March 13, 2021
Blanch Irene Doolittle Scholarship
Criteria: Seniors graduating from Sioux Falls High Schools; planning to enter college; based on GPA, financial need, extracurricular activities, abilities and character. Applications available in the counseling office.
Award: To be determined
Deadline: March 15, 2021
2019 Citi Youth Leadership Award
Criteria: Senior in a Sioux Empire School; must have 100 hours of community service in the last twelve months. Applications are available in the counseling office or at helpinecenter.org/scholarship.
Award: $1,000 (3)
Deadline: March 31, 2021
First District Development Company
Criteria: Be a US citizen, high school senior attending a SD High School, be accepted into a business/finance program at an accredited, post-secondary institution in SD, 3.5 or high GPA, and submit a completed application. Application is available in the counseling office.
Award: $1,000 (5)
Deadline: March 31, 2021
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
SD Weed and Pest Conference Scholarship
Criteria: Must be a citizen of the United States, a resident of South Dakota, a high school graduate, post-secondary student with an agriculture production, precision farming, agronomy or entomology field of study in a South Dakota College, University or Technical School. A 500-word essay on “Why do we need to take care of Noxious Weeds and how does that effect the agriculture economy?” The application is available in the counseling office.
Award: $500 (or more)
Deadline: April 2, 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/