SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

  • The following scholarships are available in the Guidance office.  Applications can be obtained from Mr. Gilbertson or are available for pick up in the outer Guidance office, located in the NEW SCHOLARSHIP BINDER.

    Scholarships

    Requirements

    Deadline

     
    Wendys Heisman Scholarships

    If you excell in the classroom and in athletics you may want to check out this scholarship.  Go to wentysheisman.com  for to apply.

    Deadline:  10/17/2018  
    Chris Lund Memorial Scholarship One $2,000 will be granted to an Arlington High School Graduate of the year 2018.  Applicant must have a minimum of a 2.5 GPA to be eligible.  Applications can be picked up in the outer guidance office. Deadline April 3, 2019

     

     Prudential Spirit of Community Awards  If you have done volunteer work in the past year you may be eligible for this award.  Go to:  spirit.prudential.com or nassp.org/spirt to apply  Deadline:  Nov. 6, 2018

     

    Build Dakota Scholarship

    Build Dakota Scholarship Fund is awarding multiple scholarships for individuals seeking an education at a technical institution towards a specific career in which they plan to work in for three years following graduation.  Recipients eligible for this scholarship must be a U.S or national citizen; enrolled as first-time student; possess financial need; and have demonstrated aptitude through on or more of the following: NCRC; technical, dual or concurrent credit courses taken in the career interest area; Career & Technical Education coursework completed in the career interest area; Work-based learning experiences, internships or work experience in the career interest area.  For more information please contact Deni Amundson via email at deni.amundson@state.sd.us or via phone at (605)220-6300, or visit http://www.builddakotascholarships.com.

     

     Deadline: March 15, 2019

     

     South Dakota State DAR Scholarship for Military Decendants.  This scholarship is for students who are a direct descendant of a United States Military Veteran.  Includes legally adoped descendents.  The term "Veteran" refers to former and current members of the United States Armed Forces, including members of the National Guard.  Information can be found in the outer guidance office.  Deadline:  February 15,  2019

     

     LATI/Winter Farm Show  and The Fred Morris Mimorial/Gene and Mary Lois Reichling Memorial Scholarship Program  For students whose families have been actively involved in the Watertown Winter Farm show.  Applications can be found in the outer guidance office.  Deadline:  Oct. 15,  2018

     

     You will find a list of 15 scholarship programs avialable to South Dakota Students.  More thatn 900 inidividual scholarship awards will be distributed through these 15 programs.    To download the scholarship Newsletter in a PDF, visit the following link:  https://www.studentscholarships.org/newsletter.php     Deadlines vary for different scholarships with the first deadline Oct. 15,  2018.

     

     Hagan Scholarship Foundation  The Hanan Scholarship is a nationwide need-based merit scholarship, designed to provide each recipient with the opportunity to graduate college debt free.  Six hundred twenty-two Hagan scholars from 37 states currently attend 236 colleges and universities.  For more information visit their website at www.hsfmo.org.  Or get a brochure from Mr. Gilbertson.  Deadline:  November 15, 2018  
    The Horatio Alger Denny Sanford Scholarship https://The Horatio Alger Denny Sanford Scholarship provides a $10,000 scholarship to be disbursed throughout a student’s collegiate career. Like all Horatio Alger Scholarships, the Horatio Alger Denny Sanford scholarship assists high school students who have faced great obstacles in their young lives to overcome their adversities, attend a post-secondary institution, and achieve success. To be eligible for the Horatio Alger Denny Sanford Scholarship a student must meet the following criteria: Be committed to complete a bachelor’s degree at University of South Dakota Be a current high school senior with plans to enroll in college Fall 2019 Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or less family income required) Be involved in community service activities Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 Be a United States citizen  Students may apply online!

     

     Michael J. Entringer Scholarship   *   Applicants must be a graduating senior from a participating school in the Michael J. Entringer Scholarship Basketball Classics or Brookings High School.
      *   Participated in high school sports for two or more years, and exhibited good sportsmanship.
      *   Participation includes athletes, cheerleaders, student managers and statisticians.
      *   Scholarship funds must be used for post-secondary education expenses the first year followings graduation.

    **NOTE:  New application process implemented last year. All applications will be submitted online.**

    The application will be filled out and submitted on the MJEC website. Here is the link for that: http://www.entringerclassic.com/scholarship-application/
     information will be available in March

     

     Scholarship Programs  Go to:  www.studentscholarships.org/newsletter.php  Deadlines Vary Depending on the scholarship

     

    Ethics Scholarship Two $1,000 scholarships will be presented to 2018 Arlington High School graduates.  For application requirements and mor details pick up an application in the outer guidance office.  See Mr. Gilbertson. Deadline:  April 3, 2019

     

     The Hagan Scholarship is a nationwide need-based merit scholarship, designed to provide each recipient with the opportunity to graduate college debt free. Recipients must graduate from a public high school located in a county in the United States having fewer than 50,000 residents. The scholarship provides up to $6,000 each semester for up to 8 consecutive semesters; 622 Hagan Scholars from 37 states currently attend 236 colleges and universities. https://haganscholarships.org// Deadline:  Nov. 15,  2018  
    Karst Memorial Scholarship Students must be going to an agricultural/conservation related field and attending a South Dakota college or Vocational School.   Deadline?????  

    Dave Prohl Memorial Scholarship

    Applicant must be a 2015 graduating senior from Arlington High School; must have an accumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher; must be accepted to an accredited post secondary institution; and must have been active in school activities.

     

    Deadline: April 3, 2019

    Applications can be found in the outer guidance office

     

    GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program To apply go to reaganfoundation.org/scholarships Deadline January 4, 2019  
    John Cleveland Trust Memorial Scholarship

    Applicant must be a graduate from Arlington High School pursuing a degree in special education. Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.2 or higher. Applications are in the outer guidance office.

     

    Deadline: April 3, 2019  
    General Scholarship Search Go to: http://www.guaranteed-scholarships.com  vary depending upon the scholarship  
     Arlington Education Scholarship

     Applicants must be a graduating senior from Arlington High School planning on entering the field of Education

     

     Deadline: April 3, 2019

    Applications can be found in the outer guidance office

     
    Marlys and Dick Christensen Scholarship

    Must be a graduating senior; Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher; Must be accepted to an accredited post secondary institution; Must show involvement in a variety of activities in and out of school.  Applications are in the outer guidance office.

     

    Deadline: April 3, 2019
    Triple Crown Storage Scholarship.

    Application and other information can be found in the outer guidance office.  Only Arlington High School Graduates of 2015 are eligible.

     

    Deadline:  April 3, 2019
     Watertown Community Foundation Scholarships  

    The Watertown Area Community Foundation has several scholarship opportunities available.  Would you please help me get the word out to your students?  The scholarship deadline (to have applications in my office) is March 31st.

     

    The following scholarships are available for your students:

                    KXLG Radio Dean Johnson Family Business Scholarship, $500 to a graduating senior who is a resident of South Dakota within a 60 mile radius of Watertown.  The recipient will be attending a post-secondary institution majoring in business or a related field of study.

                    KXLG Radio David J. Law Journalism Scholarship, $500 to a graduating senior who is a resident of South Dakota within a 60 mile radius of Watertown.  The recipient will be attending a post-secondary institution majoring in business or a related field of study.

                    Jerry Grotewold Scholarship, $500 to a graduating senior who is a resident of South Dakota within a 60 mile radius of Watertown.  The recipient will be attending a post-secondary institution to study in an agriculture related field.

     Deadline March 31, 2018.
     OppU Achievers Scholarhsip   Scholarship Name: OppU Achievers Scholarship
    Criteria: To be eligible for the OppU Achievers Scholarship, a student must: Be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional, or trade school; Possess a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0; Be a U.S. citizen.
    Deadline: March 31, June 30, September 30, December 31
    Award Amount: $2,500
    Scholarship Websitehttps://www.opploans.com/scholarship/
     Varied Deadlines.  Read to the left.
     TransCanada Community Scholarships  Applications available in the outer guidance office.  Deadline:  April 15,  2018
     Redfin Scholarships  The $2,500 biannual scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students. We will accept submissions from November 1st through January 31st!

    You can find all the information related to the scholarship on the link below. 
    • Redfin Scholarship: https://www.redfin.com/resources/scholarship
     Deadline:  Jan. 31st 2018 and Nov. 1st 2018
     UEW Healthcare EEOICPA Scholarships

    Click on the link to find information and information about the healthcare scholarships.

     https://www.uewhealth.com/eeoicpa-reca/#scholarship-application

     Check the application for deadline formation
     Kingbrook Rural Water Scholarships  This scholarship program is designed to encourage and recognize the achievements of children of members of the Kingbrook rural water System and to assist them in improving themeslves through persuit of higher eucation.  Applications can be found in the outer guidance office.  Deadline:  February 24,  2018
     Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation scholarships  SFACF has more than 50 different scholarship opportunities avaiable for students heading to college in the fall.  Awards range from $250-$5,000per academic year.  Seniors can search and complete applications directly throught our website-  www.sfacf.org  Deadlines for various scholarships will vary
     South Dakota Farmers Union Foundation Scholarships  Applicants must be a senior who's parents are current policy holders of Farmers Unon Insurance, or a member of the Spoth Dakota Farmers Union, or a friend of the farmers Union foundation ora participant in any South Dakota High School Activity Associations's sanctioned events.    information and applications can be picked up in the outer guidance office.  Application deadline is March 1st, 2018.
         
         
         
    Playin' With an Angel Scholarship  The Cleveland family is awarding a student a scholarship in memory of Kayla Cleveland.  Requirements for applying for this scholarship in attending Lake Preston High School, or participate in the "Playin with an Angel" basketball tournament.  Those awarded the scholarship must earn at least a 2.0 GPA throughout their first two semesters of post-secondary schooling.  Forms and applications can be found in outer guidance office.  Deadline: April 1, 2018
         
         
         
    Kingsbury Conservation District Scholarship  The Kingsbury Consevation District will offer up to 4 $250 scholarships.  Applications can be picked up in the outer guidance office.  Deadline March 31,  2018
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
     Curtis Marvin Hohn Legacy Scholarship

     This scholarship is given in honor of the life and work of Curtis M. Hohn: South Dakota state water policy leader, public servant, and commnity activist. Applicants should reflect the values emodied by Curt Hohn's life. These characteristics may include, but are not limited to: personal integrity, individual character, and courage; leadership in school and community; demonstrated involvement in civic affairs; participation in organizations that shape the school and community; individual leadership; demonstrated work ethic; demonstrated interest in national and global issues; and demonstrated interest in humanitarian issues.

     Dadline: March 10, 2018

    Applications can be found in the outer guidance office

         
         
     Arlington Area Chamber of Commerce Scholarship  Applicant must be a graduating senior; must have an accumulative GPA of 2.0 or above; and must be accepted to an accredited post secondary institution.

     Deadline: Application should be returned to Mr. Gilbertson on or before April 16, 2018

    Applications are located in the outer guidance office

         
         
         
         
         
         
     Guaranteed Scholarships Please visit www.guaranteed-scholarships.com to find a list of scholarships for different colleges located around the US. To avoid disappointment or misunderstandings, you should verify the scholarship information with the offereing college or university.  Deadlines vary depending on the scholarship
         
     Citizens State Bank Scholarship  Applicants must be attending an accedited South Dakota post-secondary institution & be a customer (or child of a customer) of Citizens State Bank

     Deadline: April 1, 2018

    Applications are located in the outer guidance office

         
     Lyle Signs Scholarship  Applicants must be a senior from one of five Kingsbury County High Schools. Two scholarship amounts are offered: $500 and $1000.

     Deadline: April 1, 2018

    Applications are located in outer guidance office.

         
         
         
         
         
    Howard and Hazel Kjellsen Memorial Scholarship Applicants must have a minimum of a 2.5 GPA, be enrolled in a post secondary institution, and posses and portray the work ethic and character of a true champion.

    Deadline: April 3, 2018

    Applications are located in the outer guidance office

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    Don’t get taken by phony scholarship search offers.   Check out this site first.

    http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/conline/edcams/scholarship/

     

    Check out the following sites for Scholarship Searches:

    1. fastweb.com:  The world’s largest online scholarship search.
    2. Sallie Mae's Online Scholarship Search
    3. FASTAID Scholarship Search
    4. http://www.scholarships.com/College Net's MACH25 Scholarship Search

    5)  http://www.scholarshiphunter.com

    6)  http://www.gocollege.com

    7)  http://www.collegenet.com/mach25/app

    8 )  http://apps.collegeboard.com/cbsearch_ss/

    9)  http://www.collegeanswer.com/global/registration/what_you_need.jsp

    10)    www.meritaid.com/counselor

    www.scholarships.com/educators

     

    11)    The scholarship application season is upon us. NOW is the time for your students to use www.SchoolSoup.com for their scholarship and financial aid searches. SchoolSoup features the following:

    12) www.sfacf.org

    13) www.college-scholarships.com