Local Scholarship

Below you will find scholarship opportunities that are available for Oakes High School seniors:

Please note, the scholarship availability and amount are subject to change by year depending on funding for the scholarship.

Allied Scholarship

Due by: April 15th  – – $1,000 (x2)

How to apply:

  • Complete application form
  • Submit high school transcript
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Essay “Why are you interested in agriculture as a career?”

Ashley K. Meyer Memorial Scholarship

Due by: April 10th  – – $1,000

How to apply:

  • Your name and address
  • Your parent’s names and address
  • The college you plan to attend
  • Resume of your high school activities/work experience
  • Essay “who or what has inspired you to pursue this major or career”

Brian A. Holzer Memorial Scholarship

Due by: April 1 – – $1,000

How to apply:

  • Your name and address
  • Your parent’s names and address
  • One adult mentor reference letter* (include phone #)
  • One peer reference letter* (include phone #)
  • Provide a summary that includes the following: A brief outline of your background, how your basketball experience prepared you for your future endeavors, involvement in groups/organizations/activities at your high school, and your intended major course of study and college plans.

Brian Meehl Memorial Scholarship

Due by: April 1 (opens Jan 1) – – $250

How to apply: Complete application in link above and Include a letter of recommendation from a teacher or employer.

Carson Roney Memorial Scholarship

Due by: April 30th – – $1,000 (x2)

How to apply: 1 winner must be attending SRCTC. Include resume, essay, transcripts, and letters of recommendation.

CHI Oakes Hospital Educational Gift

Due by: April 20th – – $500

How to apply: Must be pursuing healthcare field. Complete application in link above.

Cole James Schmitz Memorial Scholarship

Due by: April 15th  – – $500

How to apply: Must be pursuing career related to children. Complete application in link above. Short essay on how children have impacted your life

Dickey County Daycare Scholarship

Due by: April 15th – – $300

How to apply: Complete application in the link above.

Dickey Rural Network

Due by: March 1st – – $500

Dual Credit Scholarship Form

Due by: time of enrolling in Dual Credit Course – – Cost of course

How to apply: Complete application by clicking the link above.

Farmland Co-op Career and Technology Scholarship

Due by: March 15th – – $500

How to apply: Must attend SRCTC in Oakes. Complete application by clicking the link above.

Fay & Irene Sanders Memorial Scholarship

Due by: April 1st (opens Jan 1) – – $425

How to apply: Must be Oakes graduate. Must be majoring in pharmacy or food nutrition. Complete Application by clicking the link above.

First Community Credit Union Scholarship

Due by: March 17th – – $4,000 (x7) and $2,000 (x2)

How to apply: Complete application by clicking the link above.

First State Bank of ND Scholarship

Due by April 1st (opens Jan 1) – – $495

How to apply: Complete application by clicking the link above.

Garry Opp Memorial Scholarship

Due by: April 1st (opens Jan 1) – – $197.50

How to apply: Complete application by clicking the link above. Include copy of current transcript*

Good Samaritan Society Scholarship

Due by: April 20th  – -$500 (x2)

How to apply: Must be pursuing medical a career in medical field. Complete the application by clicking on the link above. Include copy of current transcript*

Kenny Ehrlin Scholarship

Due by: April 15th – – $500 

How to apply: Complete application by clicking the link above. Include a reference letter.

Leo Billey Memorial Scholarship

Due by: April 1st (opens Jan 1) – – Apprx. $1,715 (x7)

How to apply: Complete application by clicking the link above. Include copy of current transcript* 

Lion’s Career and Technology Scholarship

Due by: March 15th – – $750 

How to apply: Must attend SRCTC in OakesComplete application by clicking the link above.

Mary Goldader (Johnson) Memorial Scholarship

Due by: April 1 – – $275

How to apply: Complete application by clicking the link above.

Max Zelenak Scholarship

Due by: April 1st (opens Jan 1) – – $1,375 (x2)

How to apply: Complete application by clicking the link above. Include copy of current transcript* 

NDCF Community Scholarships

Various local scholarships listed here.

North Dakota CTE and Academic Scholarship

Due by: June 1st (opens Jan 1) – – $6,000

How to apply: Click Here to see instructions for applying/maintaining the scholarship throughout college.

Oakes Snobusters Ashley K. Meyer Memorial Scholarship

Due by: April 10th – – $300

How to apply: Necessary information needed is as follows:

  • Your name and address
  • Your parent’s names and address
  • The college you plan to attend
  • Resume or summary of your high school activities/work experience
  • Essay

Oakes Snobuster Carson Roney Memorial Scholarship

Due by April 10th – – $300

How to apply: Necessary information needed is as follows:

  • Your name and address
  • Your parent’s names and address
  • The college you plan to attend
  • Resume or summary of your high school activities/work experience
  • Essay “What does being a humanitarian mean to you?”

Oakes VFW Scholarship

Due by: April 1 (opens January 1) — $675 

How to apply: Must attend or have attended SRCTC in Oakes. Complete application by clicking the link above. Submit list of hobbies.

P.E.O. Evelyn Van Houten Memorial Gift

Due by: April 15th  — $500

How to apply: GPA of 3.0 or better, Must be a Senior Girl. (application will be updated)

Ray & Hazel Wuolu Memorial Scholarship

Due by:  (TBD) — $ 1,000

How to apply: Attending UND – Majoring within the School of Medicine. Complete application by clicking the link above.

Richard W. Bourne Everyday Hero Scholarship

Due by: April 30th  — $750 

How to apply: Submit story of how a hero performs selfless acts. Nominated by classmate, teacher, admin, or community. 

Rick & Nancy Warner Bigler Scholarship

Due by: April 1 (opens Jan 1) — $2,000

How to apply: Letter of recommendation (x2) Complete application in the link above.

Sanford Health Scholarship

Due by: April 15th — $500 

How to apply: Provide name, address, phone #, parent’s names, major, GPA, awards, activities, involvements, work experience. Short essay. For more information, click the link above. 

Sheila Coleman Memorial Scholarship

Due by: April 1 (opens Jan 1) — $1,500

How to apply: Pursuing a degree in education. Complete application by clicking the link above.

Starion Bank Scholarship

Due by: April 15th — $500 (x2)

How to apply: Complete application in link above and return to Mrs. Wibstad.

Starion Ag Scholarship

Due by: April 1st — $500 

How to apply: Pursuing an ag related program. Complete application in the link above and return to Mrs. Wibstad/Mr. Spellerberg.

Tara’s Thrify White Pharmacy Scholarship

Due by: April 15th — $500 

How to apply: Complete resume with information from application applied (see application in link above). Letter of Recommendation. 

Western Agency Scholarship

Due by: April 2nd — $500

How to apply: Short essay. High school transcripts and/or ACT score. High school’s name and address. Application in link above.

William C. Ptacek Scholarship

Due by: April 15th — $1,000 

How to apply: Complete application. High school transcript, ACT score, list of high school honors, letter of recommendation, and short essay.