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
• Three (3) “Character Counts” recommendations
• Official high school transcript
This scholarship is a part of our SCF common application. Click here to apply.