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Seniors, scholarships are an important part of your college planning. Be sure to pick up applications for all the scholarships that you are eligible to get. Keep checking this page and the bulletin board outside the guidance office and in the library for information about available scholarships. Make a list of the scholarships that pertain to your field of study or that you are eligible for. Make sure that you fill all applications in completely and that everything you need for them is attached. Be sure to read all instructions before returning completed applications. Some applications need to be submitted directly to the organization offering the scholarship and some may be turned in to the guidance office.

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High School and was a strong supporter of education.  This scholarship is for any high school senior that plans to enroll in a college or university in a field of education or relating to education (i.e. speech therapy, special education, counselor, etc) Consideration will also be given to those students with financial need.

SD DAR SCHOLARSHIP FOR MILITARY DESCENDANTS:  This scholarship is for any high school senior who will receive a diploma, is a resident of SD, and is the child or grandchild of a US Military Veteran.  Applicant must have letters of recommendation from 3 different people, to include - members of the clergy, educator, and business or civic leader, as well as, a copy of the qualifying military member's service record.  The application deadline is February 12, 2022.  

SD Engineering Society:  
The Central Chapter of the SD Engineering Society is pleased to announce its annual scholarship.  They offer  2 $1000 scholarship awards to local students.  The scholarship is for any senior who may be interested in becoming an engineer and will be attending either South Dakota State or South Dakota School of Mines and Technology next year.  The application can be found on the PDF link or by downloading it from the SDES website at www.SDES.org under Student Information.  The application deadline is April 8, 2022.

Tripp County Historical Society:  
A $300 scholarship will be presented to a qualifying Tripp County High School senior that is or whose parents are members of the historical society.  Applicant must attend an SD school of higher education and have a minimum GPA of 2.5.  Applications must be mailed to the historical society.  The application deadline is April 1, 2022.

 Charles Hellmann Memorial for Future Educators:  This scholarship is in honor of the teachers who strongly influenced the life of Charles Hellmann and will be used to support future educators in South Dakota.  A $1000 scholarship will be presented to any qualifying WHS student who is in the top half of their graduating class and is interested in becoming an educator in any area.  Applications must include a copy of the official high school transcript and resume.  The application deadline is April 1, 2022. 

First Fidelity Bank:  A minimum of two $500 scholarships will be awarded to two high school seniors for each First Fidelity community.  Eligible students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and plan to attend any SD institution of higher learning.  Selections will be based upon academics, extracurricular involvement, and need.  Scholarships will be paid at the beginning of the 2nd semester.  An official transcript including an ACT score and a resume must accompany the application.  The application deadline is April 15, 2022.

Harold E. Smith:  A $1000 scholarship will be awarded to a Winner High School senior planning to obtain a degree from any SD institution of higher learning.  Preference will be given to, but restricted to, a student showing a strong aptitude for English, drama, and/or oral interpretation.  Applicant must have obtained suitable academic achievement.  The application deadline is April 1, 2022.

Ray Neyens Sr. and Grace Neyens:    A $1000 scholarship will be awarded to a Winner High School senior planning to obtain a degree from any SD institution of higher learning. The applicant should be respectful, of good character, strong in community activities and citizenship, and must have maintained good academic standing and earned at least a 2.5 GPA.  A resume and transcript must accompany completed applications.  The application deadline is April 15, 2022.

Gordon K. Horgen Memorial Science: 
This scholarship is meant to honor the legacy of scientific education brought to the students of WHS by Gordon Horgen during his 41 year career as an educator and mentor in the various sciences.  Gordon taught at WHS from 1961-2002.  He was an outstanding chemistry and physics teacher and was easily recognized wearing his trademark white lab coat.  Mr. Horgen was also the first computer teacher at WHS.  In 1971, Gordon was named the SD Outstanding Young Educator and in 1987 he was presented the Outstanding Physical Science Teacher Award by the SD Academy of Science.  A $1000 scholarship will be awarded to a qualifying WHS student who plans to attend a school of higher education and will be pursuing a college degree in a scientific or mathematical field including anyone planning to become a science or math teacher.  The scholarship will be paid to the registrar of the college or university at the beginning of the second semester of education.  An official copy of the high school transcript, resume, and 2 sealed letters of recommendation from teachers, one of whom is a science or math instructor, to the counselor's office.  The application deadline is April 1, 2022.

Don and Fern Jorgensen:  A $750 scholarship will be awarded to a qualifying WHS senior, who plans to attend an SD institution of higher learning, and has a cumulative GPA of 2.5.   An official copy of the high school transcript, resume, and ACT score must be included with the application.  The application deadline is April 1, 2022.

James & Lawrence Neyens:  2 - $1000 scholarships will be awarded to 2 Tripp County high school graduates planning on attending ANY school of higher learning.  Applicants should be respectful, of good character, strong in citizenship and community activities, participate in extracurricular activities, and has maintained suitable academic achievement.  A resume and ACT score must accompany the application.  The application deadline is April 15, 2022.  

Frank Brink:  Brink Constructors is proud to have the honor of giving back to the community.  Two graduating seniors from any West River high school will be selected to receive scholarships to enroll in Northwest Lineman College's Electrical Lineworker Program.  These scholarships cover full tuition, application fees, lab fees, CDL costs, NCCCO Crane certification, and all required tools.  Applicant must have a 2.0 GPA and include a letter indicating why you want to be a lineworker, and two letters of recommendation.  The application can be found at https://brinkred.com/frank-brink-scholarship/. ;The application deadline is April 29, 2022

Antes Family:  A $500 scholarship will be presented to a qualifying WHS senior who plans to pursue a career in agriculture.  The applicant must plan to attend an SD institution of higher learning and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.  The application deadline is April 1, 2022.

Winner Rotary Club & George and Jack Bailey Family:  Two $500 scholarships will be presented to qualifying WHS seniors.  Selection is based upon academics, extracurricular involvement, and financial need.  Complete application with a copy of resume and official transcript needs to be returned in order to be considered.  The application deadline is April 15, 2022.   

Tripp County Water User District - Lawrence Wagner:  Successful applicant will receive a $1000 scholarship.  The scholarship will be awarded during the student's first year of college, during the second semester.  Applicant must be a child of a member of the Tripp County Water User District.  The applicant must attend a SD post-secondary educational facility and have a grade point average of 2.8 or higher.  A typed 250-500 word essay on what rural water has done for you or your community must be attached to the completed application.  The application must be mailed or dropped off at TCWUD.  The application deadline is April 1, 2022. 

Tripp County Water User District - Martin & Mary Jorgensen: 
Successful applicant will receive a $1000 scholarship.  The scholarship will be awarded during the student's first year of college, during the second semester.  Applicant must be a child of a member of the Tripp County Water User District.  The applicant must attend a SD post-secondary educational facility and have a grade point average of 2.8 or higher.  A typed 250-500 word essay on what rural water has done for you or your community must be attached to the completed application.  The application must be mailed or dropped off at TCWUDThe application deadline is April 1, 2022.

Joe Foss "An American Hero": 
Available to seniors graduating from SD high schools, this scholarship is for anyone that is planning on attending an accredited college, university, or technical college.  Applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher and a minimum ACT score of 21, as well as, demonstrating characteristics of an American patriot.  The application can be found on https://www.sfacf.org/grants-scholarships/scholarships.  ;The application deadline is March 15, 2022. 

Kimberly Rose Means - Native American Council of Tribes: 
Awarded to graduating high school seniors who are enrolled members of a South Dakota tribe or tribal members who are returning to school after an absence.  Applicants must plan to attend an accredited college, university, or technical school and have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.  Applicant must also have participated in school and community activities and have the desire to accomplish his or her goals.  The application can be found on https://www.sfacf.org/grants-scholarships/scholarships.  ;The application deadline is March 15, 2022.

Osmann Family Native American: 
Awarded to graduating South Dakota high school seniors who are enrolled members of a Native American tribe.  Applicants must plan to attend an SD university or vocational school that is located in  Sioux Falls, Watertown, Mitchell, or Rapid City and have a GPA of 2.5 or higher after 7 semesters of high school.  Applicants must also have the desire and ability to succeed in further academic study and have participated in extra-curricular or community activities.  The application can be found on https://www.sfacf.org/grants-scholarships/scholarships ;The application deadline is March 15, 2022.

Fred and Marie Christopherson: 
Applicants who plan to attend a four-year college or university in South Dakota, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.9 after seven semesters, and have a minimum ACT score of 28 are eligible for this award.  The application can be found on https://www.sfacf.org/grants-scholarships/scholarships The application deadline is March 15, 2022. 

David L.  Profilet: 
Winners of this award must be graduates of a South Dakota high school who plan to attend Augustana University in Sioux Falls.  Additionally, successful candidates will have a GPA of 3.0 or higher; demonstrate financial need; and show character traits such as courage, determination, and an ability to overcome adversity.   The application can be found on https://www.sfacf.org/grants-scholarships/scholarships  The application deadline is March 15, 2022. 

National Rural Letter Carriers Auxiliary: 
The following eight scholarships are available to a child or grandchild of a National Rural Letter Carriers Auxiliary Member.  Stop in the counselor's office if you want more information or are eligible.  The application deadline is March 1, 2022.  
~NRLCA Auxiliary Discovery 
~Ian M. Etheridge NRLCA 
~Clara Gardner-Burch 
~Marie V. Mutchmore
~PNO 
~Delbert "Lucky" Clark Memorial
~Smith Family
~Francis and Laurie Raimer

Bank West: 
21 BankWest scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors and undergraduate college students that meet the following criteria:  must be a BankWest deposit account holder for at least 6 months preceding the application deadline, must be a US citizen, not have previously received a BankWest scholarship, and be willing to have a personal interview on March 14 or 15, 2022.  Each scholarship is valued at $1500 and may be used to fund tuition.  BankWest Scholarship applications are available at https://www.bankwest-sd.bank/personal/scholarships/ ; The application deadline is January 28, 2022.  

Winner VFW Auxiliary Post #4674: 
One $500 scholarship will be presented to a qualifying high school senior upon registration at the school of their choice.  Students must have a cumulative GPA of not less than 2.5 and be a child, grandchild, or sister/brother of a veteran.  The application deadline is April 1, 2022.  

Statewide Ag Insurance: 
This scholarship is $200 for a WHS student that has a minimum GPA of 2.0 and has an agriculture background.  The scholarship will be paid directly to the student.  An essay of no more than 150 words must accompany the application.  The application deadline is April 30, 2022.  

Oscar and Rose Pravecek Family: 
The family of Oscar and Rose Pravecek have established a fund in their honor.  They enjoyed a successful lifestyle in the Winner area.  This scholarship is for the benefit of deserving graduating seniors from Winner High School under the following terms and conditions.  Selection of students shall be based on pursuing an Ag-related field or vocation, be returning to an ag area, or be a participating 4-H member.  The recipient shall attend a post-secondary institute of their choice, with either college or vocational training.  The application deadline is March 30, 2022.  

Pheasants Forever: 
A $250 scholarship will be awarded directly to the recipient for the fall semester.  The applicant must be a Tripp County resident planning to attend a 2 or 4-year university or technical college.  The application deadline is April 15, 2022.    
 
Dakota Corps:   
This scholarship is for a student going into a high need area, as defined by the state, and who will stay in South Dakota upon completion of that degree.  The scholarship pays maximum tuition and generally-applicable fees for 16 undergraduate credit hours at an institution.  The recipients promise, in writing, to enter a critical need occupation in South Dakota following completion of the program of study and to fulfull the entire obligation equal to the number of years of scholarship received, plus one year.  Critical need occupations for 2022-2023 year are: K-12 Special Education teacher, High School Math or Science teacher, K-12 Foreign Language, Secondary Language Arts teacher, ELL teacher, K-12 Vocal or Instrumental Music; accountant/auditor; engineer; information technology; or registered nurse.  The application is online at https://www.sdbor.edu/dakotacorps/Pages/How-Do-I-Apply.aspx.  ;The application deadline is  February 1, 2022.    

Norman W. Ranschau Memorial: 
Norman was born in 1951 and raised on a farm in Lyon County, Iowa.  While in high school he was actively involved in FFA.  He also loved to assist his father and brother with planting and harvesting of crops.  Norman died unexpectedly in an accident on the farm at the age of 61.  To remember him, and his love of agriculture, his family have started this scholarship.  Applicants for this scholarship must be students who plan to pursue a degree in an agricultural-related field and who attended school or reside in Lyon County, Iowa; Sioux City, Iowa; Rock County, Minnesota; or the state of South Dakota.  Applicants must be first time students with financial need who have participated in agricultural extra-curricular activities and will be pursuing an ag-related job.  The application can be found on https://www.sfacf.org/grants-scholarships/scholarships ; The application deadline is March 15, 2022.

Peter Duffy: 
Peter Duffy graduated from WHS and his wife, Delores Duffy, was a graduate of Colome.  They strongly supported education and believed in pursuing education beyond high school.  The applicant for this scholarship must be a senior at WHS or CHS, be enrolled in a college or technical school in a field
of education or related to education and submit all the required application parts.  Financial need will also be considered.  The application deadline is April 7 to WHS library or mailed to Brad Duffy.

 
Keith and Geneice Gebhart Family: 
One $500 scholarship will be presented to a Winner High School senior on behalf of the Gebhart family to stress the importance of continuing education.  The application deadline is April 15, 2022. 

Mary Still Memorial: 
Still will be a stranger to most of the students who are awarded this scholarship.  Perhaps this short description will help you know and appreciate her.  For almost 30 years, Mary had a beauty salon in the basement of her home on Main Street.  At the age of 85, she was still doing hair at the Winner Regional Long Term Care Center.  School and education were important to her.  She liked to see people succeed in their education.  For many years she was the only member of the class of 1930 that came to roll call.  This scholarship is a gift from her.  In July 2017 Mary died at the age of 106.  She outlived all her siblings, their spouses, and her friends whose hair she had done.  This gift will not only help the recipients further their education but will leave a legacy of what hard work and commitment can accomplish.  A minimum of $1000 scholarship(s) will be awarded to a WHS student who plans to attend post-secondary education in any field of their choice.  The application deadline is April 1, 2022.  

Benson Family Memorial: 
This scholarship is offered by Robert and Judy Benson to a graduating senior from WHS.  Both Bob and Judy have been lifelong residents of Tripp County and are graduates from WHS.  Applicant must have a 4.0 non weighted gpa, include a personal resume, and transcript.  The application deadline is April 1, 2022.

Dr. Tony and Kay Berg: 
This permanent endowment to provide a $1000 scholarship will be awarded to a Winner High School student or an employee of Winner Regional Healthcare seeking a career or to advance their career in healthcare.  The application will be assessed by need, grades, involvement, or can be given to someone already in the medical field that is trying to advance their degree.  The application deadline is April 15, 2022.

Yankton Medical Clinic, PC: 
Through the strong desire to promote higher education, and to provide resources for youth to seek higher education,  Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. will award five $1000 scholarships to area high school seniors.  Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.4 and ACT composite score of 25; must be pursuing a major in a healthcare related field and essays and references are to be 800 words maximum.  Applications and complete details can be found online at www.YanktonMedicalClinic.com/Scholarships. ; The application deadline is March 18, 2022.   

Abbott and Fenner:
  The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution.  To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on the topic below. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words. Your submissions must be sent to us by email at:   
Topic: Describe your educational career and life goals. Explain 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.  The application deadline is June 12, 2022. 

South Dakota Cattlemen's Foundation:  
The South Dakota Cattlemen's Foundation was formed to support the long-term viability of the South Dakota beef industry by promoting the nutritional benefits of beef consumption and value of modern production. It is highlighted by its benevolence for the food insecure and support for entrants into the industry. This scholarship aims to identify and reward students who are interested in the improvement of beef production and promotion.
Questions or concerns, please contact the South Dakota Cattlemen's Foundation at sdcfscholarships@gmail.com.  The application can be found at https://sdcattlemensfoundation.com/education/ ; The application deadline is February 19, 2022.

ESA State: 
Epsilon Sigma Alpha has many scholarship opportunities for residents of South Dakota.  You do not have to be an ESA member to apply for these.  The following scholarships are available:
Bob & Jan Jones
Cora E & Royal L Scott Family
Dr. Sidney & Corinne Milburn Memorial
Barbara Wilsterman Memorial
Danzo & Elsie Shiramizu Memorial
Joan G & Dean E Monson Memorial
LaVerne 'Bun' Young Memorial
Rodger & Rhea Weaver Catastrophic Disease Survivor
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Cancer Survivor
Winger Leyes Endowment  
The website to apply for scholarships is: www.epsilonsigmaalpha.org/scholarships-and-grants. ; The application deadline is February 1, 2022 at 11 pm MST. 

Golden West Communications:  This $1000 scholarship will be awarded to 1 WHS student based off of academics, extra-curricular activities, and ACT score.  Parent's must be a Golden West phone or internet subscriber.  Award will be paid directly to the college or university of student's choice after successful completion of the first semester.  Applications must be completed and returned to the counselor by March 15, 2022.

Missouri River Energy Services:  The Missouri River Energy Services is offering two different scholarships for area youth.  The first one is for students who reside in a household receiving electric service from one of the 61 MRES member utilities.  Up to 5 scholarships of $1000 each will be awarded to high school seniors that are enrolled in a full time undergraduate course of study at an accredited 2 or 4 year college, university or vocational school no latter than the fall of 2022 and will be pursuing degrees related to the electric industry.  The second one is for students in a Powerline/Lineworker Program.  Up to 7 scholarships of $1000 each will be awarded to students who are enrolled in a full time powerline/lineworker program at an eligible technical college no later than fall of 2022.  Mitchell Technical College is an eligible college.  Applications can be found mrenergy.com and clicking on the scholarship page.  The application deadline is March 15, 2022.  

Order of Eastern Star and Mason's:  
A $500 scholarship will be given to a local high school senior.  A resume about yourself, including plans, activities, and any jobs you have held in the past 4 years needs to be included along with a transcript and any affiliation to the Masonic temple if applicable. The application deadline is April 1, 2022.  

Catholic Daughters Court Mary Imelda #1014:
One $200 scholarship will be presented to a qualifying Winner High School senior girl upon registration at the school of their choice.  Applicant must be a member of the Immaculate Conception Church.  The application is available on the PDF scholarship page.  The application deadline is March 15, 2022.  

  
WH Sturges: 
This is 2 - $900 scholarships for a student going into any field of medicine.  Applicants for this scholarship must be a senior or an alumnus of Winner School District and be planning to go into a health-related field of study.  Applicant must attend an SD Institute of Higher Education including a technical school.  The applications are available by clicking on the PDF link at the top of the page.  The application deadline is May 2, 2022. 

SDEA/NEA Gordon Horgen Memorial: 
The South Dakota Education Association/NEA is calling for applications for the new Gordon Horgen Memorial Scholarship, which will be awarded to Native American students who are planning on entering the teaching profession. This scholarship was created by the 2014 Representative Assembly to honor the late Gordon Horgen from Winner.  Throughout his 41 years as a science teacher, Gordon Horgen was an advocate for all students. He wanted to help them succeed at their highest potential and capability. To better understand the Native American Culture, he attended multiple workshops on the USD campus in Vermillion and attended another two-day workshop with Native American instructors and guest speakers in Mission, SD. Additionally, Gordon was always open for dialog with parents and community leaders. Gordon used these experiences to incorporate more hands-on examples and experiments into his science courses and related various complex scientific theories to things more readily observed in nature. Gordon’s advocacy was also evident in his teaching Sinte Gleska College Classes at night for over ten years in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s in his classroom at Winner High School.  The Association may annually award up to four $750 scholarships for each academic year. The scholarships are open to Native American high school seniors or college sophomores who are planning on going into the teaching profession.  The application can be found at https://www.cognitoforms.com/SouthDakotaEducationAssciation/GORDONHORGENSCHOLARSHIPAPPLICATION  ;The application deadline is February 15, 2022.  

SD FFA: 
The South Dakota FFA Association and the South Dakota FFA foundation together provide numerous scholarships of $500+ for members of the South Dakota FFA. Preference is given to those who plan to major in an agricultural-related area at a South Dakota post-secondary institution. Applicants must be high school seniors at the time they fill out the application.  Application can be found at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScZngobOSuqruxUjUz0TUBud958Y-DKO4cYFHMyQNhcavV_mg/viewform  Applications are due by 11:59 pm February 22, 2022. 

Rosebud Electric Cooperative: 
This scholarship is for any student whose parent(s) are members of Rosebud Electric Cooperative.  To apply for this scholarship you must have a letter of recommendation from someone OUTSIDE the education system, including your transcript and ACT scores, and a short essay outlining your high school/college honors; community and school activities; your employment history; and future career goals.  The completed application must be returned to Rosebud Electric Cooperative in Gregory by 4:30 pm on the deadline.  The application deadline is February 14, 2022

Kristie L Storms, Ph.D Memorial: 
This is a $500 scholarship in memory of Kristie L Storms.  Kristie started her education at Beaver Creek School, a one-room schoolhouse.  She graduated from Winner High School.  She attended SDSU and after graduating she continued her education at Northern State.  She received her doctorate posthumously from Texas Tech in Family and Consumer Science.  Preference for this scholarship will be given to applicants that are going into this field of study, but any interest in education will also be accepted.  The application deadline is April 1, 2022.   

SD Weed fighters: 
The SD Weed Fighters are offering 2 scholarships, one to a high school graduating senior and one to a college student.  Applicant must be an SD resident and be planning on going into agriculture production, precision farming, agronomy, entomology, or natural resources as their field of study and be attending an SD institution of higher education.  The application must be mailed or emailed and be received by the due date.  The application deadline is April 1, 2022. 

Winner Regional Health & Wellness: 
Any high school senior in Winner Regional Healthcare Center's service area planning to pursue higher education in a medical or healthcare field.  Up to 2 - $2500 scholarships may be awarded.  An essay needs to be included and three references need to be included.  The application deadline is April 15, 2022.  

Town and Country Women's Club: 
The applicant must be a graduating senior and have maintained a 2.5 gpa or greater.  The student must have been accepted at a college or technical school as a full-time student.  They should reflect academic achievement as well as community involvement.  Applications are available by clicking the PDF link at the top of the page.  The application deadline is April 1, 2022.  

Winner American Legion Auxiliary:
The candidate for this award must be a daughter, son, or a grandchild of a veteran who is a member of the Winner American Legion Post #169 or an auxiliary member of the post.  Two letters of recommendation need to be included, as well as an essay of not more than 300 words about you and your plans.  The application deadline is April 1, 2022. 

Winner Southern Belle Cattlewomen: 
Two $500 scholarships will be available to any Tripp high school graduate who plans to attend a school of higher education, in order to pursue a career in an agricultural-related field.  These scholarships will be used for the spring semester following high school graduation.  Applications are available on the PDF scholarship page.  The application deadline is April 4, 2022.  

John Forkenbrock Educational: 
The John Forkenbrock scholarship was established by the Impact Schools of South Dakota.  Mr. Forkenbrock dedicated years of service ensuring funding and quality educational programs for Impact Schools of South Dakota.  This $500 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.  The application must be mailed and needs to include 2 letters of recommendation.  The application deadline is April 4, 2022.  

Richard Hagen-Minerva Harvey Memorial: 
The Richard Hagen-Minerva Harvey scholarship is for students enrolled in an American Indian tribe that will graduate in May or be applying within 5 years after high school graduation that will be attending a public or non-public accredited university, college or technical school in South Dakota.  The application deadline is April 13, 2022.

Class of 1962: 
The graduating Class of 1962 is offering two scholarships in the amount of $250 each to a senior at Winner High School.  Applicants must attend an SD school of higher education and must be related in some way to a member of the class of 1962 (see attached list).  The application also requires a short essay and 3 letters of recommendation.  The application deadline is April 15, 2022.  

Oscar and Rose Pravecek Music: 
This $250 scholarship will be awarded to a senior of Winner High School who has demonstrated an interest and dedication to music.  The applicant must have been active in the Music department for at least 2 years of high school, including band and/or choir and have a minimum gpa of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.  The application deadline is March 17, 2022. 

Sanford Health Network Scholarship: 
Sanford Health Network is pleased to offer a $2000 scholarship opportunity to students planning on pursuing a post-secondary degree in a healthcare-related field.  By offering this scholarship, they are making an investment in our region's future workforce and the communities that they serve.  The applicant must have been accepted into a healthcare program at an accredited, post-secondary institution, and have a cumulative gpa of 3.0 or greater.  The application can be found online at https://sanfordhealthfound.smapply.io/prog/sanford_health_network_scholarship_application/.   The application deadline is April 8, 2022.  

South Dakota Telecommunications Association; 
Three scholarships, 1 for $2000, and 2 for $1500, will be awarded to any student that is majoring in a degree program or field of study that is useful in the telecommunications or broadband industry or which significantly relies on the use of broadband services and related technologies and be a customer/member of Goldenwest Telecommunications.  The application can be found at sdtaonline.com. ; The application deadline is June 15, 2022.   

SDACTE High School: 
Two $1000 scholarships will be awarded to high school graduating from a South Dakota high school with the class of 2022.  The applicant must be accepted into a program at any idea technical institute or university in one of the following fields:  Health, Business, Trade and Industry, Marketing, Agricultural Education, or Family Consumer Science Education and be a full-time student.  The application can be found at form.jotform.com/82595573397171.    The application deadline is April 1, 2022.  

Dallas Cares: 
Dallas Cares is awarding a $500 scholarship to a girl in the Gregory/Tripp County area.  Any high school senior interested can submit a 1-page double-spaced essay on the value of volunteering along with a transcript and the cover page found on the PDF scholarship page.  The application deadline is May 10, 2022.  

ESA Beta Alpha:  This scholarship is for a Winner High School student who demonstrates financial need and a commitment to their community through extra-curricular and volunteer activities.  The applicant must have at least a 2.0-grade point average and your grade point average must be verified by Val.  The application needs to be returned to the counselor's office by April 28, 2022.