Local Scholarships


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American Legion Post #115 Les Bird Athletic Award (male) – $300.00

  • Given by the American Legion Post #115.

  • There is nothing to submit.

 

American Legion Post #115 Gladys Carlson Athletic Award (female) – $300.00

  • Given by the American Legion Post #115.

  • There is nothing to submit.

National Mutual Benefit Scholarship – $200.00

  • Have a National Mutual Benefit account

  • You will receive a letter in the mail if you qualify for this with instructions and an application.

 

Night Hawks Drug & Alcohol Awareness Scholarship Program – (2) $250

  • Must be a member of the Night Hawks Drug and Alcohol Coalition

  • Must submit a 300-500 word essay on required topic

  • Pick up application from Mrs. Olson

  • Due: April 18, 2019 to Mrs. Olson

Tanner Strand Memorial Scholarship – Valued up to $1,500

  • See Mrs. Olson for an application.

  • Requirements:

    • Available to anyone attending a two or four year college/university.

    • Based on Need and Merit as determined by Tanner’s Family

    • Due May 15th to Trevor and Carrie Strand

  • Recipient announced in October at the Tanner Strand Memorial Hunt

  • Awarded during the Student’s Sophomore Year of College

Beverly and Robert Fitch Memorial Scholarship – $1,000

  • Submit an essay addressing the following:

    • Future Plans

    • Character

    • To Mrs. Olson by April 18, 2019

 Jacob “Jake” Christman Memorial Scholarship – $500.00

  • Submit a transcript, resume, and an essay addressing the following:

    • Plans for Secondary Education

    • To Mrs. Olson by April 18, 2019

  • Requirements:

    • Must have a GPA of 2.5

    • Preference to a student going into Agriculture or Arts related field

    • positive work ethic

    • attending a two or four year college or university

  • Scholarship is awarded Sophomore year, First Semester

Dakota Western Bank – $1,000.00

  • Applications are OUT!

  • Stop by Mrs. Olson’s to pick up an application

  • Due April 15, 2019 to the Bank

Hettinger Class of 1996 Memorial Scholarship - $250.00

  • In Memory of Ann Veitz

  • Requirements:

    • Graduating Senior of Hettinger High School

    • Demonstrate Financial Need

    • Pursuing degree in education or science

    • In good standing, demonstrate sound ethical and moral character

    • Participant in band and/or choir

  • Pick up an application from Mrs. Olson

  • Due April 15, 2019 to Mrs. Olson

West River Veterinary Clinic Scholarships

  • Bert R. Berg, DVM Memorial Scholarship – $1,000.00

  • Charles Uecker, DVM Memorial Scholarship – $1,000.00

  • Andress Family Scholarship – $500.00

    • Requirements:

      • Planning to attend a 2-4 year post-secondary, accredited undergraduate degree program or a technical/vocational school with a major in the veterinary, microbiological, agricultural, medical, or animal science.

    • Applications are available from Mrs. Olson

    • Due April 1, 2019

Reeder Lions Club Scholarship - Three (3) $300.00 Scholarships

  • Due April 9, 2019

  • Pick up an Application from Mrs. Olson

Dakota Plains Federal Credit Union Scholarship – $500

  • Requirements:

    • Open to students who are Dakota Plains Federal Credit Union members

  • Pick up an Application at the bank or from Mrs. Olson

  • Due April 12, 2019

  • One $500.00 scholarship will be awarded at EACH of its 5 branches to eligible applicants

Chris Christman Conservation Scholarship – $500
(See Mrs. Olson for an Application)

  • Due: April 1, 2019 to Gail Froelich, Adams County Soil Conservation District

  • Been active in agriculture (school, work, or home)

  • Is planning to pursue a career in agricultural/natural resources management/environmental or related field at a two or four year college

  • Resident of Adams County OR attending a high school in Adams County

Hettinger National Honor Society Scholarship – One $500.00 Scholarship

  • Requirements:

    • Must be a Hettinger National Honor Society member.

    • Must have taken an active part in National Honor Society

  • Submit a resume, and an essay addressing the following:

    • How you were active in NHS, Volunteer/Community Services, Leadership, and Character

    • To Mrs. Olson by April 5, 2019

  • Scholarship will be awarded Freshmen year, Second Semester

Hettinger High School Student Council Scholarship – Two (2) $750.00

  • Requirements

    • Must be a Student Council member a minimum of two years

    • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.67 (B-) or higher

    • Be an “active” member in all student council activities and fundraisers.

  • Submit

    • a resume which highlight what the student has done in Student Council since 9th grade

    • The description of what the student has done can be on a separate sheet of paper

    • to Mrs. Kristy by April 9, 2019

  • Scholarship(s) will be awarded Sophomore year, Second Semester

Robert Plum Memorial Scholarship – $500.00

  • Submit an essay addressing the following:

    • Career Motivation, Responsibility, Attitude, Character

    • To Mrs. Olson by April 5, 2019

  • Requirements: include a sense of responsibility, a positive attitude, good character, and career motivation.

  • One scholarship will be awarded Freshmen Year, Second Semester

D.J. Schults Memorial Scholarship – Two $500 scholarships

  • Requirements:

    • Student must be have a minimum of a Cumulative GPA of 3.33

    • Attending a four year college or university in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree

    • Have demonstrated a positive attitude towards school, and education for potential success.

  • Submit an essay addressing the following:

    • Volunteer/Community Services, Positive Attitude, Plans for Secondary Education

    • To Mrs. Olson by April 5, 2019

  • Two scholarships will be awarded Sophomore Year, Second Semester

Earl and Tillie Rosenow Memorial Scholarship – $400.00

  • Requirements:

    • Student must be an active member of FFA, Agriculture Education classes, 4-H, and/or in Family and Consumer Science Classes (FACS).

    • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.0

    • Be going into some area of agriculture or family and consumer science.

  • Submit an essay addressing the following:

    • Involvement in FFA, Agriculture Education, 4-H, and/or FACS classes and Plans for Secondary Education

    • To Mrs. Olson by April 5, 2019

  • Scholarship is awarded Freshmen year, Second Semester

Lloyd & Marion Schoeder Memorial Scholarship – $500.00

  • Requirements:

    • Student needs to have an interest in accounting or another math related field (Engineering, Finance, Math teacher, etc) If you’re unsure, submit an essay anyway.

  • Submit an essay addressing the following:

    • Plans for Secondary Education in Accounting or Math related field

    • To Mrs. Olson by April 5, 2019

  • Scholarship will be awarded Freshmen year, Second Semester

O.Gordon and Elaine Reinke Memorial Scholarship – $500.00

  • Criteria for this scholarship are based on values that were important to Gordon and Elaine Reinke. These values include attitude, character, responsibility, and motivation.

  • Submit an essay addressing the following:

    • Attitude, Motivation, Character, Responsibility

    • To Mrs. Olson by April 5, 2019

  • Scholarship will be awarded Freshmen year, Second Semester

Jerry “Ed” Hasche Memorial Scholarship – $550.00

  • Requirements:

    • Awarded to a student going into education with an emphasis on sports, coaching, or being an athletic director. If you’re unsure, submit an essay anyway.

  • Submit an essay addressing the following:

    • Character, Plans for Secondary Education in an education field with emphasis including coaching, sports, and/or Athletic Director positions

    • To Mrs. Olson by April 5, 2019

  • Scholarships will be awarded Sophomore year, Second Semester

Erling and Jean Dahl Memorial Scholarship – $500.00

  • Requirements:

    • Areas of interest would include education, particularly science and math and or pharmaceutical studies as well. If you’re unsure, submit an essay anyway.

    • Community service as a student at HHS is important as well as the desire to volunteer in the future.

    • Recipient of the scholarship will need to maintain a cumulative COLLEGE GPA of 3.0 by their 3rd Semester to receive the funds.

  • Submit an essay addressing the following:

    • Volunteer/Community Services, Positive Attitude, Plans for Secondary Education

    • To Mrs. Olson by April 5, 2019

  • Scholarship will be awarded Sophomore year, Second Semester

 Hettinger Equity Legacy Scholarship – $500.00

  • Requirements: Agriculture related field

  • Submit an essay addressing the following:

    • Plans for the future, Ag experiences

    • To Mrs. Olson by April 5, 2019

  • Scholarship will be awarded Freshmen year, Second Semester

Nan & Ted Uecker Sr. Memorial Scholarship – $500

  • Given by Uecker Yards, Inc.

  • Requirements:

    • Scholarship is based on need, academics, patriotism, potential to complete their chosen post-secondary program, and acceptance to that program.

  • Submit a transcript, resume, and an essay addressing the following:

    • Plans for the future

    • What you’ve done for others

    • What does Patriotism mean to you?

    • To Mrs. Olson by April 18, 2019

  • Scholarship is awarded Freshmen year, Second Semester

 

Nancy Beth Uecker Memorial Scholarship – $750

  • Given by Uecker Yards, Inc.

  • Requirements:

    • This scholarship is based on need, potential to complete chosen program, acceptance to any vocational school or college in any field of study, and academics.

  • Submit a transcript, resume, and an essay addressing the following:

    • Plans for the future

    • What you’ve done for others

    • To Mrs. Olson by April 18, 2019

  • Scholarship is awarded Freshmen year, Second Semester

Delmar & Veronica Svihovec Scholarship -$500.00

  • Student must attend a two-year technical school with emphasis on the trades, mechanics preferred.

  • Requirements:

    • Other areas of importance are financial need, positive attitude, and strong work ethic.

    • Student must be a HHS Senior with a “C” average.

  • Submit a transcript, resume, one Letter of Recommendation and an essay addressing the following:

    • Plans for Secondary Education, IMPORTANT

    • Positive Attitude, Financial Need, The Need for a Strong Work Ethic

    • Letter of Recommendation from someone NOT related to you

    • To Mrs. Olson by April 5, 2019

  • Scholarship is for $500.00 and will be awarded after the student’s first semester of college.

Evelyn Olson & Julie Merte Memorial Scholarship –two $500.00

  • Requirements:

    • academics

    • volunteer work

    • extra-curricular activities

    • good work ethic

    • positive attitude

  • Submit a transcript, resume, and an essay addressing the following:

    • Community/Volunteer work, good work ethics, positive attitude

    • To Mrs. Olson by April 5, 2019

  

Jim & Lucille Clement Elementary Education Scholarship – $500.00

  • Requirements:

    • Hettinger High School Senior going into Elementary Education

  • Must be pursuing a degree in Elementary Education

  • Submit a transcript, resume, and an essay addressing the following:

    • Plans for Secondary Education

    • Plans for future in Elementary Education

    • Positive Attitude

  • To Mrs. Olson by April 5, 2019

 

Jeans for Charity Scholarship – $200.00

  • Chosen based on academics, need, and attitude.

  • Submit a transcript, resume, and an essay addressing the following:

    • Plans for Secondary Education, Positive Attitude, Work Ethic

  • Due to Mrs. Olson by April 5, 2019

West River Health Services Scholarships

Joseph Marion Scholarship - $500

  • Open to ALL Seniors

  • Submit a transcript and resume

  • To Mrs. Olson by April 18, 2019

Geraldine “Gerry” Marion Scholarship - $500

  • Open to ALL Seniors

  • Submit a transcript and resume

  • To Mrs. Olson by April 18, 2019

Claude Marion Scholarship - $500

  • Open to ALL Seniors

  • Submit a transcript and resume

  • To Mrs. Olson by April 18, 2019

In Memory of Loren Miller Scholarship - (2) $663

  • Submit an essay addressing the following:

    • Community Volunteering

    • Work Ethic

    • To Mrs. Olson by April 18, 2019

Les Braaten/Linda Weaver Scholarship – $250.00

  • Submit a transcript, resume, TWO Letter of Recommendation (not from immediate family members), College Letter of Acceptance and a 300-500 word essay addressing the following:

    • Life Goals

    • To Mrs. Olson by April 18, 2019

  • Requirements:

    • It is preferred but not required that the applicant pursue History, Political Science, or the Graphic Arts.

  • The funds will be given after the student’s first semester of school.

The Erickson Memorial Scholarship – $500.00 - HAS BEEN AWARDED

  • CLOSED

  • Submit a transcript, resume, and an essay addressing the following:

    • Volunteer/Community Services, Positive Attitude, Plans for Secondary Education

  • Scholarship is in memory of Greg, Chad, and Brian Erickson

  • Scholarship will be awarded Freshmen year, Second Semester

CHS Southwest Grain Scholarships - (8) $1,000 to our region - CLOSED

  • Due March 7, 2019

  • pursuing an agriculturally related career or profession that contributes to benefiting our rural communities

  • Applications: www.swgrain.com

Slope Electric Cooperative Scholarship – $500.00 - CLOSED

  • Requirements:

    • Open to students whose parent(s) or guardian(s) are members of the co-op

  • Submit a transcript, resume, and an essay addressing the following:

    • Plan for Secondary Education, Attitude, and Character

    • To Mrs. Olson by January 25, 2019

  • One $500.00 Scholarship WILL BE given out to a Hettinger High School Senior

  • Additional Slope Electric Scholarships available - CLOSED

Consolidated Scholarships Available: CLOSED

West River Cooperative Telephone Company CLOSED

Dacotah Bank Scholarship – $1,000 CLOSED

***Everything Below this is still pending. Check back later.

 

 

External Scholarships

College specific scholarships are below - Make sure to check them out


AES Engineers Solutions Scholarship

American Legion Auxiliary Scholarships

Associated General Contractors of North Dakota

Automobile Dealers Association of North Dakota

AXA Achievement Scholarship

B. Davis Scholarship

Bank of North Dakota – Real Deal Scholarship

Bank of North Dakota College Handbook (go to page 24)

Bismarck Cancer Center Foundation

Bismarck State College Scholarships

Build North Dakota

Butler Cat Think Big Scholarship

Children of Warriors National Presidents Scholarship

CHS Foundation Scholarships - NDSU, Montana State University, SDSU, Bismarck State College, and Lake Region State College Students

CHS Southwest Grain Scholarship

Consolidated Scholarship

Credit Union Foundation of the Dakotas Financial Education Scholarship

Dakota JATC Inside Wireman (Electrician) Apprenticeship

Dickinson State University Scholarships

Doodle for Google Scholarship

Drake University Scholarships, Des Moines, Iowa

Dushinske & Jamison Water Resources Scholarship

See Mrs. Olson for an Application

Edward Nesheim Memorial Scholarship

Elks National Foundation Emergency Educational Grants

Elks National Foundation Scholarship

Elks National Foundation Scholarship – Legacy

  • Our Local Lodge, Dickinson Elks #1137 awards (2) $500.00 scholarships to deserving students in our area based on this criteria and application

  • Due February 1, 2019

Elks National Foundation Scholarship - Most Valuable Student Scholarship

Farm Credit Services Scholarship

  • See Mrs. Olson for an Application

  • Due March 1, 2019

Farmers Union Co-Op House Scholarship - NDSU Students

FastWeb Scholarships

Foundations for Rural Service Scholarship

Freshman Impact Scholarship

GE Reagan Foundation Scholarship

Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship
 

Hattie K. Tedrow Memorial Scholarship – Maximum up to $2,000.00

  • Application is available at: http://www.ndlegion.org/scholarships/#

  • Applicant must be a legal resident of North Dakota, a high school senior and a direct descendant of a veteran with honorable service in the U.S. military. Scholarship is for post high school study only.

 Hagen Scholarship Foundation

High School STEM Scholarship for Aspiring Commercial Drone Pilots

Home Builders Care Scholarship

Hubert K. and JoAnn Seymour Scholarship - NFU

John Deere Tech Program

LendEDU Scholarshi

Life Happens Scholarship

Lowry Engineering Scholarship

My Injury Attorney.com Scholarship

National Honor Society Scholarship

National Farmers Union Scholarships

National Organization of Professional Hispanic Natural Resources Conservation Service Employees Scholarship

North Dakota American Legion Auxiliary - Education Program Scholarship

North Dakota Department of Public Instruction Grants and Scholarships

  • Includes the ND Academic and CTE State Scholarships

North Dakota Farm Bureau Scholarships

North Dakota Grants and Scholarships

North Dakota Indian Scholarships

North Dakota Jump Start Scholarship

North Dakota State Fair Foundation Scholarships

North Dakota State University Scholarships

North Dakota State University - Agriculture Leadership Scholarship

North Dakota State University - FarmHouse Scholarship

North Dakota Women Involved in Farm Economics Scholarship

NDSCS Komatsu Program

NIAAA Student Athlete Scholarship

North Dakota Dollars for Scholars Scholarships

North Dakota State Academic and CTE Scholarship

North Dakota State CTE Video Challenge

North Dakota STEM Occupations Student Loan Program

North Dakota Student Exchange & Reciprocity Program

North Dakota Teacher Shortage Loan Forgiveness Program

NDSU Scholarships

North Dakota Associations of Counties Scholarship

North Dakota Community Foundation Scholarship

North Dakota Conservation District Employee Association Conservation Studies Scholarship

  • See Mrs. Olson for an application

  • Due February 22, 2019

North Dakota Corn Growers Association

North Dakota Crop Improvement & Seed Association

North Dakota Dollars for Scholars Scholarship

North Dakota Farm Bureau

North Dakota Farmers Union Scholarship

North Dakota Grain Dealers Association Scholarship

North Dakota Implement Dealers Association

North Dakota JCI Senate

North Dakota Rural Water Systems Association

North Dakota School Counseling Association

  • See Mrs. Olson for an Application

  • Closed December 19, 2018

North Dakota State American Legion Auxiliary Scholarship

North Dakota Stockmen’s Association

Past Presidents Parley Grace Homes, MD Nursing Scholarship

Past Presidents Parley Nursing Scholarship

Quest Bridge National College Match

Reuben T. Guenthner Scholarship

Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarship

Roughrider Electric Cooperative Scholarship

SAE Institute Scholarships

SAMSUNG American Legion Scholarship

Scholarship for Non-Traditional Students

Scholarships America Scholarship Search

Slope Electric Cooperative Scholarships

  • 3 Scholarships - (1) $1,000; (2) $500

  • (1) $500.00 to a Hettinger High School Student

    • See Local Scholarship column

  • Due January 31, 2019

Spirit of Youth Scholarship for Junior Members - American Legion Auxiliary

Stanley Moore National Scholarships - NFU

Stanley Moore FUI Foundation Regional Scholarships - NFU

State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship

Student Scholarships.org

The Associated General Contractors of North Dakota

The Smart Student’s Guide to Financial Aid

Titan Machinery Service Technician Sponsorship Progra

Trans Canada Scholarship

Weigel Medical School Scholarship

Wells Fargo College STEPS

Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship

Western Cooperative Credit Union

The Women@Microsoft Hoppers Scholarship