Duane & Shirley Hiller Student Athlete Scholarship

Shirley Hiller

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

BACKGROUND: The Duane & Shirley Hiller Student Athlete Scholarship Fund is administered by the Siouxland Community Foundation headquartered in Sioux City, Iowa. This scholarship fund was established in 2009 by family and friends.

PURPOSE: The purpose of the scholarship program is to assist graduating seniors at West Monona High School or Kingsley-Pierson High School in their pursuit of a post-secondary education.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: Applicants must be graduating seniors from either West Monona High School or Kingsley-Pierson High School that have been involved in school sponsored sports for each of their four (4) years while in high school and have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.8 (out of 4.0). Applicants must be pursuing a post-secondary education at an accredited educational institution located in Iowa, Nebraska, or South Dakota.

SELECTION CRITERIA: Selection of recipients is based on such factors as scholastic performance, participation in extracurricular & community activities, work history, and essay evaluation.

SCHOLARSHIP AWARD: minimum of $500, not renewable.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Application must be received by 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 the SCF common application.  Click here to apply.