2015-2016 South Dakota Bankers Association Scholarships
Amount: $3,000 - $4,000
2015-2016 South Dakota Bankers Association announces the following scholarships for juniors with an express interest in banking, finance or business; $3,000 Herman Lerdal Scholarship, $3,000 Joyce Hazeltine Scholarship, $3,000 David S. Birkeland Scholarship, and $4,000 Alan M. Graff Scholarship. The applications are available online at: http://www.sdba.com/college-scholarships.
Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award
In the last 2 years the student must have completed at least 50 hours of volunteer work and have a 3.5 GPA or better. Student must be under 21 years as of the deadline and submit an essay on the given topic. See website for more details: www.bbgcommunicationssolutions.com.
New Look Laser Tattoo Removal Scholarship (Spring Award)
Merit-based scholarships for students pursuing higher education with an emphasis in one of the following fields: nursing, medicine, natural or applied sciences, or engineering. Apply at: www.newlookhouston.com/New_Look_Scholarship.html.
SD & American Mensa Education & Research Foundation Scholarship (2015-16)
Amount: $500 to $1,000
Essay of no more than 550 words; applicant must be enrolled in an accredited U.S. institution of post-secondary education for Fall 2015. See website for more information. Apply at: www.mensafoundation.org/scholarships.
Giva, Inc Scholarship
Available to all college or university degree seeking students. See website for essay topic: www.givainc.com/scholarships.
Submit an essay of 1,000 words minimum on one of the designated topics listed at the website: http://www.emitations.com/scholarship.html.
Foreclosure.com Scholarship Essay Contest
Amount: $1,000 to $5,000
Submit an essay that describes your solution to the foreclosure crisis. See website for details: http://www.foreclosure.com/scholarship.
Women's Opportunity Award
Assist women entering or re-entering the workforce in obtaining the education and skills training they need to improve their employment status. Must be female head of household, have financial need, and not already earned an undergraduate degree. Apply at: www.soroptimistncr.org.
SMART Scholarship (Science, Mathematics & Research for Transformation)
Amount: Tuition and cash award
Students pursuing a degree in a science, math or technology field who have a 3.0 GPA and would be interested in summer internships and post-graduate employment with the Department of Defense. U.S. Citizens only. Apply at: www.asee.org/smart.
Just Home Medical Health Care Leaders Scholarship
Available to undergraduate or graduate students pursuing a career in health care. To apply, students create a short video answering the question "What are your long and short term goals as a future health care professional?" Apply at: http://justhomemedical.com/health-care-leaders-scholarship.
Rocket 55 Scholarship Video Contest
There are many different stories around here about how the "Rocket 55" name came to be. Most are boring - a few are funny. We want to see creative, marketing-minded, videos that tell a story. Videos must be under 3 minutes long and describe how "Rocket 55" got its name. Apply at: www.rocket55.com/scholarship.php.
2015-2016 Yankton College Scholarships
Yankton College scholarships for post graduate students and graduating high school seniors are now available for application. Applicant must either have: a) a family relationship to Yankton College alumni, former faculty or staff; OR b) be recommended by a family friend, graduate or former YC faculty or staff member. The applications are available online at: www.yanktoncollege.org.
A Place for Mom Senior Care Innovation Scholarship
A Place for Mom will offer (5) $1,000 scholarships to students enrolled in an associate's, bachelor's or graduate level program at an accredited school in the fields of gerontology, medicine, nursing, social work, sociology, psychology, physical or occupational therapy, speech pathology or long-term care administration. For essay topic and details please go to: www.aplaceformom.com/scholarship.