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Local Scholarships

Local Scholarships are updated each January. Remember to log in to Google Docs if you would like to make a copy of the applications.  Go to FILE, MAKE A COPY to have your own copy to type into.  Be sure to type your application for the best chance at a scholarship.

**All Local Scholarships are Due to Mona in the Counseling Office by April 1st unless otherwise noted below.**
 
Scholarship Name Due Date Special Requirements Updated 2023?
A Class Act Cosmetology Scholarship  April 1st Attending a cosmetology program.  
American Legion Citizenship Award  April 1st  Preference given to students with an affiliation to American Legion.  BUT not Required!  
American Legion Claude Kelly Memorial Scholarship Fund  April 1st  Preference give to students with an affiliation to American Legion or Boys or Girls State.  BUT not Required!  
Anderson, David B., Memorial Scholarship  April 1st  For students planning to major in music, must include a sampling of music performance  
Bert and Helen Kimball Scholarship  April 1st    
 Boys and Girls Club Continuing Ed Scholarship  July 31 Must be a returning college student in good standing with the Club
 Brenda K. (Petersen) Hamilton Memorial Scholarship April 1st For a student attending Chadron State College. Preference will be given to a student active in their church and/or community.  Yes
Carolyn Ann Burnett and Jack and Anna Ward Scholarship  April 1st Short essay required. Scholarship criteria link.
Connie Igo Memorial, Boys and Girls Club of Douglas Scholarship
 April 1st
 Must have attended, volunteered at, or worked at the Boys & Girls Club. Read the intake form here.
CC Bank Scholarship  April 1st 3.0+ GPA, short essay   
CC Commissioners' Scholarship (Word form link)
 April 1st Due Date has been extended to April 16th
Short Essay addressing an issue facing state or local government with a solution to the problem, Does not have to be a current graduate, open to non-traditional students as well. General Scholarship information. 
 CC Farm Bureau Scholarship  ***You mail, must be received by April 1st!***  Child of CCFB Member- Come to the Counseling Office for Updated Scholarship Application
CC Liquor Dealers' Association  April 1st Need-based 
CC Rancher's Memorial Fund Scholarship  April 5th  The family must be actively farming or ranching in Converse County  
CCSD #1 Scholarship Trust Fund  April 1st  Short essay about a life-changing event
Dave Chitty Memorial Scholarship (D.E.A.)  April 1st  Majoring in Education AND parent a member of Douglas Education Association
DHS Counseling Scholarship  April 1st  Short Essay
 Dilts Memorial Scholarship   April 1st   For students attending UW  
 Engdahl Memorial Scholarship  April 1st  
Jamie Rupp,MD Memorial Scholarship  April 1st For a student going into a math or science field, and loves to travel or has a desire to travel
Douglas Kiwanis Scholarship - Shaw  April 1st    
Douglas Kiwanis Scholarship - Tony Funk & Gene L. Payne, Sr. Memorial  April 1st For a student who is employed, must include a reference from employer   
Douglas Rotary Club - William G. Spencer/Fr. Jim Wolfkiel Memorial Scholars
 April 1st
Essay on the Four-Way Test 
 Douglas Rotary Interact Recognition Award  April 1  Active participant in DHS Rotary Interact 
Douglas Sorority Scholarship  April 1st Personal Statement   
Douglas Volunteer Firefighters' Scholarship  April 1st  2.5+ GPA  
Dr. Pol William Holt Memorial Scholarship  April 1st  Majoring in Education  
 Equality Scholarship sponsored by the Douglas Baha'i Community   April 1st  Any student attending post-secondary education or training (examples of training include cosmetology, lineman's school, trade school...).
First United Methodist Church Scholarship  April 1st Preference given to a student active in the FUMC Church   
 Ft. Fetterman Sportsman Association Scholarship  ***You mail or email, must be received by April 1st!***  Write a short essay
LeRoy Lewis Memorial Scholarship  April 1st  For students attending a trade program, renewable for 2 years. Offered every other year.  
George Etchemendy Rural Firefighters Scholarship  **You mail, must be received by April 1st!** For dependents of rural firefighters that belong to the CCRF Association 
 
April 1st 3.0+ GPA. Student's community service is the main focus.  
Kindness Scholarship  April 1st  Must be recommended by someone else
Knight Kruiser's Car Club Scholarship  April 1st Preference to Automotive  
Knights of Columbus #6558 Scholarship -   **You mail, must be postmarked by April 1st**
 For active members of
St. Louis or St. James 

Mary Katherine Collins Scholarship  April 1st For a student from a single-parent family   
McDonald's Cares Scholarship  April 1st Personal Statement   
MHCC Employee Engagement Committee Scholarship  April 1st  For an employee, spouse of an employee, or child of an employee at MHCC. Application information link. 
Mike Vigil "Perseverance" Scholarship April 1st Must write an autobiography. May require an interview. Read Mike Vigil's testimony here.
Moose Lodge #602 Community Service Scholarship  April 1st  2.8+ GPA, to a student active in the community  
 Moose Lodge #602
George Emery Memorial Scholarship
 April 1st  Students going into a trade school or program. Do not need to have a parent that is a member of the Moose Lodge.  
Moose Lodge #602 Scholarship  April 1st  3.0+ GPA, family involvement with the Moose Lodge
Noel's Giving Scholarship You Mail. Must be postmarked by April 15th. Any student attending post-secondary education or training (examples of training include cosmetology, lineman's school, and trade school...).
 Physical Education Scholarship  April 1st  A student majoring in Physical Education or Outdoor Education. A minimum of 4 semesters of PE during high school is requested. Yes 
Science and Health Scholarship  April 1st  
Shane Shatto Memorial Scholarship  April 1st  For students active in sports, a short essay  
Shelby Brooks Memorial Scholarship  April 1st  For students active in at least two sports  
Student Council Scholarship  April 1st  For students active in Student Council
Super 8/Motel 6 Scholarship  April 1st  
Terri Griffin Future Teacher Scholarship April 1st Pursuing a Degree in Education
Vera Darlington Memorial Scholarship  April 1st  Pursuing a Degree in Music
The Mary Cross Memorial Scholarship - Zonta Club of Converse County  April 1st  For female students
Rocky Mountain Wash  **Must be received by April 1st, you mail or email!**  Write a Short Essay
Ed & Bessie Hiser Memorial Scholarship  **Must be received by April 15th, you mail!** Can be used at a college, university, or trade school of your choice.
James & Dorothy Willox Trade School Scholarship Reviewed Quarterly, Rolling Acceptance  For students going to college or trade school
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