The SIEH, WESTBY, ZEMLICKA, MONTGOMERY, HOHN SCHOLARSHIP is designed to encourage and recognize young men and women in the WEB Water area who have demonstrated leadership skills, public involvement, community service, and academics, and who have worked to improve the rural community in which they live.
Five $500 scholarships ($2,500 total) will be awarded to graduating seniors who reside within the WEB Water service area and are enrolled or plan to enroll in a full-time course of study at an accredited institution of higher learning, including a vocational/technical school, two-year or four-year college, or university in the fall of the year the scholarship is given.
Completed applications must be postmarked by April 3rd or received at the WEB Water Office no later than 4:30 P.M. April 3rd. The WEB Water mailing address is: WEB Water Development Association, Inc., PO Box 51, Aberdeen, SD 57402-0051
The winners of the five scholarships will be selected by a panel appointed by the WEB Board.
The winners will be notified by mail from WEB Water. A news release and photograph will be published in the WEB Water newsletter.
The $500 checks will be mailed to each winner. The checks will be made payable to the winner and their higher education institution of choice.
In addition to the information included in filling out the scholarship application, the quality and effort of the applicant will also carry substantial weight. Academics is important and athletic achievement or extra curricular activities are important, but we are also interested in what you’ve done beyond that. We want to help young people who have shown leadership skills, an interest in their community, and a willingness to help others. Tell us your story. You might be pleasantly surprised.
Complete and sign the application form (attach additional sheets if necessary). Don’t forget to sign & date the form and have your parent or guardian also sign & date the form.
Enclose the following to apply:
Mail your application packet to:
Attn: Darnell Bohlander
WEB Water Development Association, Inc.
PO Box 51
Aberdeen, SD 57402-0051
Questions? Contact Darnell Bohlander at 800-658-3957 or 605-229-4749 or firstname.lastname@example.org
|Demonstrated Leadership Skills||20|
|Public involvement/civic involvement/issues of the day||15|
|Defined goals, objectives, dreams||15|
|Letters of reference/recommendation||10|
|Academics, school activities||10|
|Care in preparing the application||15|
|Do Americans Take Safe Drinking Water for Granted? Essay Question||15|
|TOTAL POINTS POSSIBLE||100|