Paul Georgas Memorial Award

This award is a one-time $1000 award to one student based on academic merit, participation in extracurricular activities and community service, one letter of recommendation from one of the applicant’s current or former teachers, and a personal essay. Eligibility: To apply, the student must be a high school senior with a minimum GPA of 3.0. The recipient must demonstrate a desire to pursue a bachelor’s degree in education at a four-year South Dakota college or university following high school.

 

Eligibility:

Scholarship requires minimum high school GPA of 2.80 to qualify

Eligible majors/fields: Education

 

Applicable Institutions:

BHSU, DSU, NSU, SDSU, USD, Private SD School

 

Questions:

Alexia Gillen at 605-545-4109 or alexia.gillen@gmail.com

Gordon Ingwersen Scholarship

Graduating high school seniors from Doland High School are eligible for this award. Applicants must plan to attend an accredited college, university, or vocational or technical school; demonstrate financial need; have a GPA of 2.0 or higher; and demonstrate the desire, motivation, and ability to succeed in his/her chosen field.

 

Eligibility:

Scholarship selection may be based on financial need

Scholarship requires minimum high school GPA of 2.00 to qualify

 

Applicable Institutions:

ANY technical college or university

 

Questions:

Jamie Weyh at 605-305-3516 or jweyh@sfacf.org

Service First Federal Credit Union

Service First Federal Credit Union is awarding five individual scholarships of $1,000 each to students who meet eligibility requirements and complete the entire application. Applicants must be a high school senior, 19 years or younger and an active Service First Federal Credit Union member in good standing.

 

Applicable Institutions:

ANY technical college or university

 

Questions:

Service First FCU at (605) 336-1047 or scholarship@servicefirstfcu.org

Building Trades Scholarship

Established to benefit high school graduates, The Home Builders Care Foundation Building Trades Scholarships ($1,000) are given annually to those majoring in a home building related field of study. Students must have applied for acceptance into a technical college or university and reside within Lincoln, McCook, Minnehaha or Turner counties

 

Eligibility:

Lincoln, McCook, Minnehaha or Turner county students

Eligible majors/fields: Home building related field of study

 

Applicable Institutions:

ANY technical college or university

 

Questions:

SE Home Builders Care Foundation at (605) 361-8322 or hbacarefoundation.com

Brooks Law Group Car Accident Scholarship

Applicants must be a high school senior or current undergraduate student, be enrolled in or planning to attend a U.S. college or university and submit their application, with all components, by the deadline. Students must submit an essay on the topic listed on the website.

 

Eligibility:

Scholarship selection may be based on financial need

 

Applicable Institutions:

ANY technical college or university

 

Questions:

Brooks Law Group Car Accident Scholarship at 1-800-LAW-3030 or marketing@brookslawgroup.com

Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants

To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay describing your educational career and life goals and explaining your plan for achieving these goals. Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals. on the topic below. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words. Essay and application submissions must be sent by email to: scholarships@abbottandfenner.com

 

Applicable Institutions:

ANY technical college or university

 

Questions:

Grant Parker at scholarships@abbottandfenner.com

Wyatt Ammon Memorial Scholarship

This award benefits graduating seniors from Dell Rapids public or private high schools. Eligible applicants must plan to attend an accredited college, or vocational or technical school, and demonstrate originality and interest in seeking personal challenges. Applicants may also be evaluated according to special circumstances, motivation to pursue goals, and the inspiration for those goals.

 

Eligibility:

Applicants must be graduating seniors from Dell Rapids public or private high schools. Scholarship selection may be based on financial need.

 

Applicable Institutions:

ANY technical college or university

 

Questions:

Jamie Weyh at 605-305-3516 or jweyh@sfacf.org.

Washington High Alumni Scholarship

Graduating seniors from Washington High School in Sioux Falls who plan to attend an accredited college, university, or vocational or technical school can apply for this award. They must also demonstrate financial need, have maintained a “C” average or higher, and be committed to their educational goals.

 

Eligibility:

Applicants must be graduating seniors from Washington High School in Sioux Falls. Scholarship selection may be based on financial need and requires minimum high school GPA of 2.00 to qualify.

 

Applicable Institutions:

ANY technical college or university

 

Questions:

Jamie Weyh at 605-305-3516 or jweyh@sfacf.org.

Waneta Drake Miller Edmison Memorial Scholarship

Applicants of this scholarship must be graduating seniors of an accredited high school in the Sioux Falls area who plan to attend an accredited college, university, community college, vocational school, or technical school. Additionally, applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher and have participated in school and community activities. This scholarship offers multiple awards.

 

Eligibility:

Applicants must be graduating seniors of an accredited high school in the Sioux Falls area. Scholarship requires minimum high school GPA of 3.00 to qualify.

 

Applicable Institutions:

ANY technical college or university

 

Questions:

Jamie Weyh at 605-305-3516 or jweyh@sfacf.org.

Viola Lingo Watson Scholarship

This scholarship is open to graduating seniors from Canton High School who plan to attend an accredited college or university, are in the upper 50% of their class, have actively participated in extra-curricular school activities, and have financial need.

 

Eligibility:

Applicants must be graduating seniors from Canton High School. Scholarship selection may be based on financial need.

 

Applicable Institutions:

ANY technical college or university

 

Questions:

Jamie Weyh at 605-305-3516 or jweyh@sfacf.org.