FAFSA (FEDERAL STUDENT AID):
Legends for Kids Scholarship Application:
Legends Scholarship Application 2019-2020
Gavins Point National Fish Hatchery Scholarship $1000:
Planning a career in wildlife management, conservation or other closely related field? This scholarship is for you! Details in the Student Services Office. Deadline: April 1, 2020
Junior Achievement of South Dakota $500 Leo Crawford Scholarship:
Clay County Youth Trust Fund, INC. Centennial Scholarship $200:
The applicant must have been a resident of Clay County at the time of graduation from high school. Must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a private or public college or vocational school. Preference will be given to those attending institutions in South Dakota unless the applicant’s designated study program is not available in the state. Applications can be picked up in the Student Services Office. Deadline: March 1, 2020
Jack and Arlene Devany Scholarship-Sponsored by: Clay Rural Water System:
Clay RWS will award three $500 scholarships to students who are member or the children members of Clay RWS. The scholarships are for high school seniors and may be used to enroll full time in an accredited college, university or vocational/technical school. Applications can be picked up in the Student Services Office. Deadline: March 2, 2020
Donald H. Quimby Memorial Scholarship:
This scholarship provides a one-time $350 award to a high school senior attending a post-secondary institution. Applications can be picked up in the Student Services Office. Deadline: April 1, 2020.
Curtis Marvin Hohn Scholarship:
Seniors attending a public or private college, university, or technical school in South Dakota. Applications can be picked up in the Student Services Office. Deadline: March 10, 2020
Clay County Republican Party Scholarship:
Applications can be picked up in the Student Services Office. Deadline: April 15, 2020.
First District Development Company (FDDC ) Scholarship:
First District Development Company, South Dakota’s small business finance partner, is pleased to offer five-$1000 scholarships to students pursuing a post-secondary degree in business/finance related field. Applications can be picked up in the Student Services Office. Deadline: March 31, 2020.
Credit Union Foundation of the Dakotas Scholarship:
Applications can be picked up in the Student Services Office along with a full list of eligibility requirements. Deadline: March 31, 2020.
MASABA $500 Scholarship:
Senior who seeks further college-level (technical, trade or vocational) education in welding technology, drafting, hydraulic, machinist or electrical fields. Applications can be picked up in the Student Services Office. Deadline: April 10, 2020.
Clay-Union Foundation, Inc. Community Service/Scholarship:
Any seniors attending vocational-tech school, community college or a 4 year university. Applications in Student Services. Deadline: March 13, 2020.
Inez Taylor Walter Scholarship:
Senior planning on attending a South Dakota or North Dakota college or university in the field of nursing. Applications in Student Services. Deadline: April 1, 2020.
Dr. Dale A. Gibson Oral Health Scholarship:
Pursuing a Dental Assisting degree attending Lake Area Technical Institute. Applications in Student Services. Deadline: April 15, 2020.
Yankton Medical Clinic Scholarship:
Senior must be pursuing a major in a medical field. Application is in Student Services. Deadline: March 27, 2020
Fore the Cure Scholarship:
This scholarship is available to provide financial assistance to graduating high school seniors impacted by cancer.
Deadline: March 16, 2020
Vermillion Rotary Club Scholarship:
Deadline: April 6, 2020
The Nylen School of Nursing at Morningside College will award a $1000 Nursing Scholarship to an incoming nursing student. Students interested in pursuing a bachelor of science in nursing degree at Morningside starting August of 2020 are eligible to apply. Applications in Student Services. Deadline: April 15, 2020.
South Dakota Grand Commandery Knights Templar:
The Masons of South Dakota who are members of the Knights Templar Masonic organization are pleased to again offer their scholarship for students in your school district who are considering post high school education at one of the four South Dakota Technical schools. Applications in Student Services. Deadline: April 15, 2020
P.A.Y. (Promoting Agricultural Youth) Scholarship:
This scholarship is made available through the Yankton Area Chamber of Commerce and the Chamber Agri-Business Committee. Funds for this scholarship are raised during the Chamber Ag Producer BBQ. Scholarship winners will be recognized as a recipient during the event.
- This is a $3,000 scholarship – $1,500 second semester of Freshman year, $1,500 second semester Sophomore year
- Applicants must be going into an Ag-related field of study (see application for approved courses of study)
- This scholarship is available for 2-year or 4-year programs
Please review the application for further requirements. Please share with students who you feel would be a good applicant for this award. Applications must be postmarked by March 31, 2020 to be considered for the scholarship.
First Dakota National Bank is happy to provide scholarship opportunities to the students in our communities, and we ask for your help in sharing the news with them.
First Dakota Scholarship:
First Dakota National Bank understands the importance of higher education. We support our communities and the youth within them. In order to encourage students to pursue furthering their education, First Dakota is proud to offer scholarships ranging from $1,000 – $5,000 up to a total of $25,000 for the 2020-2021 school year. Please follow eligibility requirements below and turn in your application soon!
GENERAL ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
• Student must be a U.S. citizen/permanent resident.
• Student must be a high school senior or currently attending a post-secondary accredited American college, vocational technical school, or university.
• Student must plan to attend an accredited post-high school college, university, vocational technical school, community college or junior college on a full-time basis.
• Student must provide confirmation of enrollment. Payment of the scholarship will be made directly to the school. • Previous scholarship winners are not eligible.
• At the time of application, student must have a First Dakota checking account and demonstrate satisfactory account maintenance.
• If you would like to apply for the First Dakota student scholarship and do not currently have an account, stop by any First Dakota location and open one today. You will enjoy the benefits!
Here is the link to the web application that students can fill out on-line or students can pick up an application in Student Services. Deadline: March 10, 2020.
CorTrust Bank along with South Dakota Bankers Association are honored to offer our Scholarship Program to high school seniors who will be attending a post-secondary school in South Dakota! This year we will be awarding fourteen (14) scholarships throughout our South Dakota footprint. Below are details about our program as well as a link to the online application.
Scholarship Requirements. Applicant must:
- Be a graduating high school senior in the year in which the scholarship is awarded
- Attend high school or live in the community of a CorTrust Bank location
- Be attending a South Dakota college, technical or post-secondary school as a full-time student
- Submit a completed online form
- Applicants do not need to be a customer of CorTrust Bank to be considered
- CorTrust employees and family members are not eligible to apply
Online applications will be accepted January 30 through March 15, 2020.
Vermillion Lions Club Scholarship:
Applications in Student Services. Deadline: April 1, 2020
Vermillion American Legion Post No. 1 Scholarship:
Applications in Student Services . Deadline: March 20, 2020
Grand Lodge Ancient Free & Accepted Masons of South Dakota:
The Grand Lodge A. F. & A. M. of South Dakota will award several scholarships of $2,000 this year to South Dakota residents who plan to attend a public or private college, university or technical school. Preference will be given to students attending a school in South Dakota. Successful candidates will demonstrate financial need, scholastic capability, and have a family connection, either by blood or marriage, to a member of the Masonic fraternity, either living or deceased. Scholarships will be granted for one year, but may be applied for each year for a maximum of five years.
Please make all eligible students aware of these scholarships. Application need to be returned to by March 27, 2020 to: Grand Lodge Scholarship Committee, Grand Lodge A.F.& A.M. of South Dakota, 520 S. First Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD 57104-6902. Copies can be made of the attached Scholarship Applications. Additional applications can be found on our web site at
First National Bank Scholarship:
Applicants must have a checking account with First National Bank. Applications in Student Services. Deadline: March 19, 2020
Vermillion Public Schools Foundation Scholarships:
The Dennis Helseth Scholarship– $1000 Scholarship for a VHS Senior planning to attend a South Dakota University, College, or Technical School.
The Walter and Margaret Kaeberle Scholarship-$1000 Scholarship must be pursuing Health Sciences, Agriculture, or Religious Studies.
The Class of 1989 Scholarship- $500 Planning attending an accredited 4 0r 2 year University, College or Technical School.
Edith Siegrist Scholarship- Two $1000 Scholarships planning to attend ANY University, College or Technical School.
The Construction Trades Scholarship- $500 Regionally-Accredited College or Technical School supporting programs in the building trades.
DEADLINE: March 26, 2020