Local Scholarships - Irene Area
Elsie O. Petersen / Earl and Irwin Nielson Scholarship - 2 - $250 Scholarship awards for a graduating senior from Irene-Wakonda School or Gayville-Volin School who plans to enroll in a health care field of study. Deadline will be set each year by the Sunset Manor Administrator. Info. Application Deadline:April 4th
IRENE AREA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION/SHERMAN AND KIMIKO PETERSEN PROMISE SCHOLARSHIP - 2.50 or higher GPA or an ACT Composite score of at least 21; Multiple scholarships could be awarded each year. Must be attending a public college or university. Preference will be given to majors in the areas of Business, Science and Math; Info. & Application Deadline:April 4th
Zavier Larsen Memorial Scholarship - Open to all seniors in Irene-Wakonda (first year will be ours), Gayville-Volin & Viborg-Hurley schools will be added next year; not looking for the top students of the class necessairily; sponsored by his parents and selected by your answers to four questions. $500 total - split between your first 2 semesters. (Application) Deadline: March 15th
Merchants State Bank - (MSB/SDBF Scholarship) - 1 Scholarship; do not need to have an acct. at the bank; April 1st deadline (mailed to Freeman, SD) Application and info. is emailed to all seniors.
John N. Nelson Character Award - 1, $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to a student who demonstrates great personal character - intergrity, self-awareness, leadership, work ethic and citizenship. Need two recommendations. Deadline: March 23rd. Info. & Aplication; Recommendation Form
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