in a South Dakota educational institution.
least one year of study in an accredited
(including tribal colleges), or technical school in
South Dakota. For
example, if the student graduates from high school in
May of 2014 and
enrolls in college in the fall of 2014 as a full-time
student for the
2014-15 year, the student could apply in the spring of
students enrolled in a 2-year technical school, the
scholarship may be
awarded post-graduation, based upon time of
review and monetary disbursement.
- Have a
point average (GPA) of at least 2.8 (on a 4.0 point
- Be an
enrolled in an agricultural or natural science
for financial assistance.
- Be involved
resource conservation activities (including leadership
- Not have
prior SD SWCS scholarship.
Past applicants have majored in agronomy, soil science,
systems technology, general agriculture, range science,
agricultural journalism, agricultural education, biology,
environmental management, horticulture, park management,
management. Other majors related to conservation
commitment to natural resource conservation (30%)
narrative on application (20%)
conservation leadership activities (10%)
- Quality and
completeness of application (10%)
SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FORMS ARE DUE BY MARCH
31 OF EACH YEAR.
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The chapter will award two $500 Scholarships each year.