First Dakota National Bank has announced that the 2006-2007 FirstChoice Scholarship applications are now available. Twelve $1000 Scholarships are awarded annually to high school seniors or college students attending a post-secondary accredited American college, vocational technical school or university. Applicants are judged on leadership, school and civic involvement, satisfactory scholastic progress and demonstrated financial responsibility.
All applicants must have a FirstChoice Checking ac-count to qualify. Appli-cations need to be postmarked by March 13. Con-tact any First Dakota location for an application or download it at firstdakota.com.
With total assets exceeding $592 million and a financial team of over 250 dedicated banking professionals, First Dakota has grown to 12 offices including: Chamberlain, Kimball, Parkston, Salem, Vermillion, Wagner, with two locations each in Mitchell, Sioux Falls and Yankton. Additionally, there are loan production offices in Mitchell and Corsica, South Dakota and Elgin, Hastings, and Ogallala, NE.
First Dakota was founded in 1872 and holds the Dakota Territory's first bank charter. As South Dakota and the upper Midwest have evolved, so has First Dakota. Today, First Dakota offers one of the broadest arrays of financial services in the region, including telephone banking, Internet banking at firstdakota.com and online cash management for business.