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 2022?
 A Class Act Cosmetology Scholarship   April 1st Attending a cosmetology program.  Yes
American Legion Citizenship Award  April 1st  Preference given to students with an affiliation to American Legion.  BUT not Required!  Yes
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!  Yes
Anderson, David B., Memorial Scholarship  April 1st  For students planning to major in music, must include a sampling of music performance  Yes
Bert and Helen Kimball Scholarship  April 1st    Yes
 Boys and Girls Club Continuing Ed Scholarship  July 31 Must be a returning college student in good standing with the Club Yes 
 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. Yes 
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. Yes 
CC Bank Scholarship  April 1st 3.0+ GPA, short essay   Yes
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.  Yes 
 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 Yes 
CC Liquor Dealers' Association  April 1st Need based  Yes 
CC Rancher's Memorial Fund Scholarship  April 5th  Family must be actively farming or ranching in Converse County  Yes
CCSD #1 Scholarship Trust Fund  April 1st  Short essay about a life changing event Yes 
Dave Chitty Memorial Scholarship (D.E.A.)  April 1st  Majoring in Education AND parent a member of Douglas Education Association Yes 
DHS Counseling Scholarship  April 1st  Short Essay Yes 
 Dilts Memorial Scholarship   April 1st   For students attending UW  Yes
 Engdahl Memorial Scholarship  April 1st   Yes 
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 Yes 
Douglas Kiwanis Scholarship - Shaw  April 1st   Yes 
Douglas Kiwanis Scholarship - Tony Funk & Gene L. Payne, Sr. Memorial  April 1st For a student who is employed, must include a reference from employer  Yes 
Douglas Rotary Club - William G. Spencer/Fr. Jim Wolfkiel Memorial Scholars
 April 1st
Essay on the Four-Way Test  Yes 
 Douglas Rotary Interact Recognition Award  April 1  Active participant in DHS Rotary Interact  Yes 
Douglas Sorority Scholarship  April 1st Personal Statement   Yes
Douglas Volunteer Firefighters' Scholarship  April 1st  2.5+ GPA  Yes
Dr. Pol William Holt Memorial Scholarship  April 1st  Majoring in Education  Yes
 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...). Yes  
First United Methodist Church Scholarship  April 1st Preference given to a student active in the FUMC Church   Yes
 Ft. Fetterman Sportsman Association Scholarship  ***You mail or email, must be received by April 1st!***  Write a short essay Yes 
LeRoy Lewis Memorial Scholarship  April 1st  For students attending a trade program, renewable for 2 years. Offered every other year.  Yes
George Etchemendy Rural Firefighters Scholarship  **You mail, must be received by April 1st!** For dependents of rural firefighters that belong to the CCRF Association  Yes 
April 1st 3.0+ GPA. Student's community service is the main focus.  Yes
Kindness Scholarship  April 1st  Must be recommended by someone else Yes 
Knight Kruiser's Car Club Scholarship  April 1st Preference to Automotive   Yes 
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   Yes
McDonald's Cares Scholarship  April 1st Personal Statement   Yes
MHCC Employee Engagement Committee Scholarship  April 1st  For an employee, spouse of an employee, or child of an employee at MHCC. Application information link.  Yes 
Mike Vigil "Perseverance" Scholarship April 1st Must write an autobiography. May require an interview. Read Mike Vigil's testimony here. Yes 
Moose Lodge #602 Community Service Scholarship  April 1st  2.8+ GPA, to a student active in the community Yes 
 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. Yes 
Moose Lodge #602 Scholarship  April 1st  3.0+ GPA, family involvement with the Moose Lodge Yes 
Noel's Giving Scholarship You Mail postmarked by April 15th. Any student attending post-secondary education or training (examples of training include cosmetology, lineman's school, trade school...). Yes 
Science and Health Scholarship  April 1st   Yes 
Shane Shatto Memorial Scholarship  April 1st  For students active in sports, short essay  Yes
Shelby Brooks Memorial Scholarship  April 1st  For students active in at least two sports  Yes
Student Council Scholarship  April 1st  For students active in Student Council Yes 
Super 8/Motel 6 Scholarship  April 1st    Yes
Terri Griffin Future Teacher Scholarship April 1st Pursuing a Degree in Education Yes 
Vera Darlington Memorial Scholarship  April 1st  Pursuing a Degree in Music Yes 
The Mary Cross Memorial Scholarship - Zonta Club of Converse County  April 1st  For female students  Yes
Rocky Mountain Wash  **Must be received by April 1st, you mail or email!**  Write a Short Essay  Yes
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. Yes 
James & Dorothy Willox Trade School Scholarship Reviewed Quarterly, Rolling Acceptance  For students going to college or trade school Yes 
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