Local Scholarships


Currently Open:

Slope Electric Cooperative Scholarship – $500.00

  • 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

    • 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

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

Consolidated Scholarships Available:

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

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

  • Due March 7, 2019

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

  • Applications: www.swgrain.com

The Erickson Memorial Scholarship – $500.00 - HAS BEEN AWARDED

  • HAS BEEN AWARDED

  • 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

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

Beverly and Robert Fitch Memorial Scholarship – $1,000

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

    • Future Plans

    • Character

    • To Mrs. Olson by May 11, 2018

 

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

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

  • Must submit an essay on required topic

  • Due: May 9, 2018 to Kira at the High School Office

  • Questions call Cheryl Dix at 567-3079

 

Dacotah Bank Scholarship – $1,000

  • Requirements: Open to students whose families currently have an account relationship with Dacotah Bank, Dacotah Insurance, or the Investment Centers of America located at Dacotah Bank.

  • See Mrs. Olson for an Application or visit: http://dacotahbank.com/pdf/2018-scholarship-application.pdf

  • One $1,000.00 Scholarship WILL BE given out to a Hettinger High School Senior

 

Dakota Western Bank – $1,000.00

  • Applications are OUT!

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

  • Due April 27, 2018 to the Bank

  

West River Health Services Scholarships

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, 2018

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

Robert Plum Memorial Scholarship – $500.00

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

    • Career Motivation

    • Responsibility

    • Attitude

    • Character

    • To Mrs. Olson by April 1, 2018

  • 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. Shults Memorial Scholarship – Two $500 scholarships

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

    • Volunteer/Community Services

    • Positive Attitude

    • Plans for Secondary Education

    • To Mrs. Olson by April 1, 2018

  • Requirements:

    • Student must be have a minimum of a 3.33 GPA

    • 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.

  • Two scholarships will be awarded Sophomore Year, Second Semester

Hettinger National Honor Society Scholarship – One(1) $500.00 Scholarship

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

    • Volunteer/Community Services

    • Positive Attitude

    • Plans for Secondary Education

    • To Mrs. Olson by April 1, 2018

  • Requirements:

    • Must be a Hettinger National Honor Society member.

    • Must have taken an active part in National Honor Society

    • Have been accepted to a two or four year college/university.

  • One scholarship will be awarded Freshmen year, Second Semester

 

Hettinger High School Student Council Scholarship – Three $1,000 Scholarships

  • Submit a resume to Mrs. Kristy by April 1, 2018

  • Requirements

    • Must be a student council member a minimum of two year

    • Have a 3.0 cumulative GPA

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

  • Three scholarships will be awarded Freshmen year, Second Semester

 

Earl and Tillie Rosenow Memorial Scholarship – $400.00

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

    • Activity in FFA, Agriculture Education, 4-H, and/or FACS classes

    • Plans for Secondary Education

    • To Mrs. Olson by April 1, 2018

  • 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.

  • Scholarship is awarded Freshmen year, Second Semester

 

Lloyd & Marion Schoeder Memorial Scholarship – $300.00

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

    • Plans for Secondary Education in Accounting or Math related field

    • To Mrs. Olson by April 1, 2018

  • Requirements:

    • Student needs to have an interest in accounting or another math related field.

  • Scholarship will be awarded Freshmen year, Second Semester

 

O.Gordon and Elaine Reinke Memorial Scholarship – $500.00

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

    • Positive Attitude and Motivation

    • Plans for Secondary Education

    • Character

    • Responsibility

    • To Mrs. Olson by April 1, 2018

  • Requirements:

    • This scholarship is to be awarded to a student who will be furthering his/her education by attending a post-secondary school.

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

  • Scholarship will be awarded Freshmen year, Second Semester

 

Jerry “Ed” Hasche Memorial Scholarship – $450.00

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

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

    • Character

    • To Mrs. Olson by April 1, 2018

  • Requirements:

    • Awarded to a student going into education with an emphasis on sports, coaching, or being an athletic director.

  • Scholarships will be awarded Sophomore year, Second Semester

 

Erling and Jean Dahl Memorial Scholarship – $500.00

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

    • Volunteer/Community Services

    • Positive Attitude

    • Plans for Secondary Education

    • To Mrs. Olson by April 1, 2018

  • Requirements:

    • Areas of interest would include education, particularly science and math and or pharmaceutical studies as well.

    • 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 to receive the funds.

  • Scholarship will be awarded Sophomore year, Second Semester

 

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

  • Given by the American Legion Post #115.

 

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

  • Given by the American Legion Post #115.

 

Hettinger Equity Legacy Scholarship – $500.00

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

    • Plans for the future

    • To Mrs. Olson by April 1, 2018

  • Requirements:

    • Agriculture related field

  • Scholarship will be awarded Freshmen year, Second Semester

 

Nan & Ted Uecker Sr. Memorial Scholarship – $500

  • Given by Uecker Yards, Inc.

  • 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 May 1, 2018

  • Requirements:

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

  • Scholarship is awarded Freshmen year, Second Semester

 

Nancy Beth Uecker Memorial Scholarship – $750

  • Given by Uecker Yards, Inc.

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

    • Plans for the future

    • What you’ve done for others

    • To Mrs. Olson by May 1, 2018

  • 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.

  • Scholarship is awarded Freshmen year, Second Semester

 

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 1, 2018

  • 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.

 

Delmar & Veronica Svihovec Scholarship -$500.00

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

  • 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

    • To Mrs. Olson by April 1, 2018

  • Requirements:

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

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

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

 

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.

 

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 1, 2018

  • 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

 

Evelyn Olson Memorial Scholarship – $500.00

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

    • Community/Volunteer work

    • Good Work Ethics

    • Positive Attitude

    • To Mrs. Olson by April 1, 2018

  • Requirements:

    • academics

    • volunteer work

    • extra-curricular activities

    • good work ethic

    • positive attitude

 

Julie Merte Memorial Scholarship – $500.00

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

    • Community/Volunteer work

    • Good Work Ethics

    • Positive Attitude

    • To Mrs. Olson by April 1, 2018

  • Requirements:

    • academics

    • volunteer work

    • extra-curricular activities

    • good work ethic

    • positive attitude

 

Jim & Lucille Clement Elementary Education Scholarship – $500.00

  • 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 1, 2018

  • Requirements:

    • Hettinger High School Senior going into Elementary Education

 

Jeans for Charity Scholarship – $200.00

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

    • Plans for Secondary Education

    • Positive Attitude

    • Work Ethic

  • Due to Mrs. Olson by April 1, 2018

  • Chosen based on academics, need, and attitude.

 

 

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 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

Drake University Scholarships, Des Moines, Iowa

Dushinske & Jamison Water Resources Scholarship

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

My Injury Attorney.com Scholarship

National Honor Society Scholarship

National Farmers Union Scholarships

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 University Scholarships

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

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