Scholarships

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

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”

Better Business Bureau Student of Integrity Scholarship

Due By: September 21st — $5,000 / $2,500 (x3) / $1,000 (x2) 

How to apply: 

  • Essay (1,000 or less) 
  • Application in the link above
  • Letter of recommendation 
  • High school transcript 
  • List of extracurricular activities 
  • Post-secondary goals 

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.

Carl & Leora M. Nelson Memorial Scholarship – Deadline is February 7th – Two scholarships are available to Dickey County students who will be studying in a health related field. At least one scholarship recipient must be attending Bismarck State College, while the other recipient can attend any college/university in ND. If the applicant is not attending BSC, you must attach a statement with the application stating your name, the college you’ll be attending, the program/major, and the request is for the Carl & Leora M. Nelson Memorial Scholarship. 2 – $1000

CHI Oakes Hospital Educational Gift

Due by: April 22nd  – – $750 (x2)

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-SRCTC Scholarship

Due by: March 1st – – $500

How to apply: Complete application in the link above.  Short essay

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) – – $ amount not listed

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) – – $500

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

Garry Opp Memorial Scholarship

Due by: April 1st (opens Jan 1) – – Amount not listed 

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

Good Samaritan Society Scholarship

Due by: April 15th  – -$500 (x2) 

How to apply: TBD (waiting for information form GSS) 

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) – – Amount not listed 

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 Oakes. Complete application by clicking the link above.

Mary Goldader (Johnson) Memorial Scholarship

Due by: Application window is January 1 – April 1 only – – Amount not listed

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

Max Zelenak Scholarship

Due by: April 1st (opens Jan 1) – – Amount not listed 

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

NDCF Community Scholarships

North Dakota CTE and Academic Scholarship

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

How to apply: Go to: https://apps.nd.gov/DPI/Scholarship/login.aspx

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
  • Personal Statement: What has inspired you to pursue this major

Essay: “What do you enjoy most about winter.” 

Oakes Snobusters Carson Roney Memorial Scholarship

Oakes VFW Scholarship

Due by: April 1 (opens January 1) — $700 

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 27th  — $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) — $ 

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: May 16th  — $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) — $ amount not listed 

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) — $ amount not listed 

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

Starion Ag Scholarship

Due by: April 15th — $500 

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

Starion Bank Scholarship

Due by: April 15th — $500 

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

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 7th — $ amount not listed 

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. 

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