Candidates for this award shall be daughters, sons, grandsons, granddaughters, great-granddaughters, great-grandsons of veterans who served in the Armed Forces during eligibility dates for membership in The American Legion, listed below.
April 6, 1917, to November 11, 1918
Any time after December 7, 1941
Awarded to a student who is pursuing a degree program at one of the South Dakota tech schools.
Available to both a Riggs and a Stanley County High School Senior.
Student must be related to a veteran who has served in any branch of the military for the United States of America.
The National Exchange Club’s Legacy of the Year Award recognizes high school students who are children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren of Exchange Club
The student's parents or legal guardians must reside within one of the Golden West exchanges and be a Golden West customer.
Awarded to a Riggs or SC senior who will be attending a SD College or Tech School.
Applicant must be interested in conservation or wildlife studies with preference given to applicants that have a parent or grandparent that is a member of the Pierre Sunshine Chapter Izaak Walton Club.
The scholarship is available to those attending a four-year college or a vocational college and pursuing an Ag related career.
Students currently participating in FCA are eligible.
Pursuing a degree in Education.
Attending a 2 or 4 year Tech School.
Scholarships are awarded annually to anyone wishing to further their education.
Grade point average is not a consideration for scholarship recipient selection.
Scholarship Award $500
Be a resident of the Oahe Family YMCA service area.
Associate with the YMCA through programs, employment or volunteerism.
Intend to use this scholarship for post-secondary education.
Model the YMCA’s core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility.
The scholarship is based on participation in fine arts programs, activities and events.
Pierre Players Community Theatre participation is given preference.
Scholarship recipients will be selected by three independent panels of judges.
based on the following judging criteria: academic, 5 percent; leadership, 20 percent; community service, 20 percent; recommendations/nomination, 20 percent; and essay content, 35 percent.
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/Explorer/Cadet Fire Program in South Dakota.
Minimum GPA of 2.5
Must participate in at least two activities per year for any two of your four year high school career (including one of those years as a junior or senior year).
Must further your education in a post-secondary institution. Enrollment verification is required in order to receive funds.
Any alcohol or drug related charges prior to this scholarship voids you from applying as a candidate.
Student must be in their senior year of HS
Plan to attend a post-secondary college, university, or tech school
The following criteria applies to all programs below:
Horatio Alger Scholarships are also intended for promising students who have critical financial need, demonstrate integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, and are determined to succeed.
Undergrad & Career & Technical Scholarships available.
High School Senior who will attend a higher education institution in North Dakota, South Dakota or Minnesota
Student or student’s immediate family must be a primary or secondary owner on a deposit acount, a primary owner or co-owner on a loan account, a primary owner of an insurance policy, or someone who has an agency agreement with the Trust and Wealth Management department.
Applicants must be a student who will be attending an accredited university, college, technical school or other recognized program in the Fall of 2024 and must be enrolled in an agricultural related field of study
Students applying for the Youth of the Year Award should complete the essay required by Section 4.(See Mrs. Garrett for essay topic)
Along with the essay, students should submit their grade point average and a list of activities they have been involved in as required by sections 1a. and 1b. of the application.
Due March 15 to Mrs. Garrett
The National Exchange Club’s Legacy of the Year Award recognizes high school students who are children or grandchildren of a veteran or first responder.
Candidates also display exceptional community involvement and leadership skills
March 15th Due to Mrs. Garrett.
Riggs or SC Graduate
Enrolled in 2 or 4 year institution
Attending a SD Tech School
Pursuing an Automotive Degree
SC Class of '24
Do NOT need to be a Delta Waterfowl Member
SD students planning to attend a SD college pursuing a Conservation Degree.
Lake Area has partnered with the SD Dept. of Social Services to offer full-ride scholarships to eligible students pursuing high need child care careers in SD.
Student agress to work full time in SD for 2 years in the child care profession.
Open Jan 1-March 31, 2024
Avera believes in the value of education and offers a variety of scholarships to assist students and employees with their pursuit of knowledge
Senior at Stanley County High School
Completed application form must be postmarked by March 15. No late applications will be considered.
Applications need to be typed and professional.
Preference will be given to applicants pursuing studies in history, political science, or water resources.
The National Exchange Club’s Legacy of the Year Award recognizes high school students who are children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren of Exchange Club members.
Candidates also display exceptional community involvement and leadership skills.
Eligibility is limited to young men and women who are residents of Hughes County and attending a university or technical school for an agriculture related degree in the fall of 2022.
Participation in any JA Program during applicant’s K-12 education
Don London was a proud member of Kiwanis and this community. He felt education was a very important step for youth.
In his memory, Kiwanis and Perkins offer $500 scholarships.
Mr. Wall was a gentleman with high standards. He focused on “doing the right thing.” He loved children and wanted the best opportunities available for their education and development. Mr. Wall passed away in 1997, leaving a sum of money to assist in higher education for youth in the Pierre and Ft. Pierre areas.
Students attending a 4 year University.
Your parent or guardian must be a Knight of Columbus in the Pierre Council or a registered member of SS. Peter and Paul Church in Pierre.
This scholarship focuses on what you do for those around you because it's a part of who you are and how you integrate that quality into your daily life.
The Masonic Grand Lodge of SD will be awarding ten $2,000 scholarships to HS Seniors.
Preference will be given to those students attending an institution in SD.
Successful students will demonstrate a financial need, scholastic capability, and have a connection to a member of the Masonic fraternity.
This scholarship is for approximately $750 for a Riggs High School or Stanley County senior girl who has a cumulative grade point average between 3.40 and 4.0.
Must be graduate from T.F. Riggs or Stanley County High with a G.P.A. of 2.5 or greater.
Applicant must plan to enroll in a trade school, community college, or technical education/training program.
Graduate from a South Dakota high school.
Attain a minimum 3.2 GPA through 7 semesters of high school.
Applicant, applicant’s parents or guardians must be a current member of South Dakota Farm Bureau and must have been a member for 2 years.
Interested in the healthcare of rural and/or underserved populations in western SD.
Must be enrolled in at least a two year health professions program.
Criminal justice/law enforcement students.
Top 50% of graduatig class.
Pursuing an Agricultural/Conservation related field.
Attening a SD College or Vo-Tec School.
This scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who attend a participating high school and reside in a household receiving electric service from a Missouri River Energy Services member utility.
One time scholarship of $500 for participation in any Junior Achievement elementary, middle school, or high school program.
Student must have a First Dakota checking account and demonstrate satisfactory account maintenance.
$2,000 scholarships are awarded annually to high school seniors, including home-schooled seniors, who reside in the geographic area served by the BBB:
The applicant will be judged according to
The A.C.E. (Accepting the Challenge of Excellence) Award recognizes high school students who have had to overcome great physical, emotional, or social obstacles and are now eligible for high school graduation.
Due to Mrs. Garrett March 15
Due March 15th (Can mail or give to Mrs. Garrett)
The scholarship will recognize a high school senior from a school district that is a member of the Impact Schools of South Dakota entering the education field whose plan is to be a teacher.
South Dakota Resident
Graduate from Riggs or Stanley County
Student enrolled in a trade school, community college or tech school
EXTENDED to APRIL 1st 2023
The criteria is very open (SD graduates, any form of cancer at any age, attending any type of post-secondary in any state.)
Must be a South Dakota Resident; graduating from a SD high school or home school.
Must show financial need and must apply for Federal Student Aid.
Must be planning to enroll full time in a course at Mitchell Tech.
Must have average minimum high school GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.