Yankton College announces 2013-14 scholarship opportunities

Twenty-one named Yankton College Scholarships at $1,000 each will be awarded during the 2013-14 academic year to college bound students with a Yankton College connection.  Applicants must, either, have:  1) a family relationship to Yankton College alumni, former faculty or staff; or 2) a family friend, teacher or pastor with a connection to Yankton College recommend the applicant, or 3) be a Yankton College graduate, former student, faculty or staff. 

The Yankton College Scholarship Program awards two types of scholarships, general and post-graduate, to deserving students to use at an accredited college or university.  The goals of the program are to perpetuate the College tradition of liberal arts in higher education, support deserving young persons who have shown outstanding promise, apply discretionary funds to a higher function and promote the memory and reputation of Yankton College. 

Applications are available at the Yankton College office located at 1801 Summit St., Door #9 or online at www.yanktoncollege.org.  To receive the financial aid, applications are due in February, then reviewed and ranked on the basis of merit and criteria from blinded applications in March. The recipients receive the scholarship awards in May and the scholarship funds are dispersed in August, unless notified otherwise.

Named scholarships come from the kindness of Yankton College alumni and friends who are inspired by the positive influences of Yankton College.  They are: 

GENERAL SCHOLARSHIPS:

The Charles A. Alseth Scholarship

The Bennett-Walter Scholarship

The Brown-Daniels Scholarship

The Rosamond Burgi-Hall Scholarship

The Class of 1962 Scholarship

The Gross Family Scholarship

The Mary Lucille & Glenn Jensen Scholarship

The George & Kay Means Memorial Scholarship

The Isabel Reedy-Sattler Scholarship

The Rivola Family Scholarship

The Trantina Revocable Trust Scholarship (5)

The Rev. Dr. Donald B. Ward Scholarship

The Carl & Cle Youngworth Scholarship (2)

POST-GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS:

The Dr. Fritz A. Brink Scholarship  (2)

The Dr. Richard G. Sherman Scholarship

The 2013-14 applications and supporting materials must be postmarked no later than February 15, 2013.  For more information on scholarships, contact Yankton College at (605) 665-3661, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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