Adam D. Ellis Memorial Scholarship

Application Available: November 1
Application Deadline: February 1
Final Determinations: April 15

BACKGROUND: This scholarship fund was established in 2014 by the family in loving memory of Adam.

PURPOSE: The purpose of the scholarship program is to assist graduating Dakota Valley High School seniors in their pursuit of a post-secondary education at an accredited two-year or four-year college/university.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: Applicants must be graduating seniors from Dakota Valley High School in North Sioux City, South Dakota; have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5; must have participated in work, extracurricular school and/or community activities.

SELECTION CRITERIA: Selection of recipients is based on such factors as scholastic performance while in high school, school and/or community service activities and essay evaluation.

SCHOLARSHIP AWARD: $500, not renewable.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Application must be received by the February 1 deadline and must include the following:

• Completed online application
• Essay
• Three (3) “Character Counts” recommendations
• Official high school transcript

This scholarship is a part of our SCF common application.  Click here to apply.