USD Student Wins Scarborough Scholarship

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PIERRE, S.D. – USD student Conrad Adam has been awarded the Marlin R. Scarborough Scholarship for the 2016-2017 academic year by the South Dakota Board of Regents. The $1,500 scholarship honors the late Marlin R. Scarborough, who was president of the Board of Regents at the time of his death.

The Scarborough Endowment Fund annually provides a scholarship to a student at a South Dakota public university. Applicants must have a 3.5 grade point average, demonstrate leadership potential and be nominated by their university.

Adam, recently named the student representative to the Board of Regents, had a cumulative GPA of 4.0 after completing three semesters at the University of South Dakota. He is majoring in business administration and finance. Adam is a graduate of T.F. Riggs High School at Pierre.


Founded in 1862 and the first university in the Dakotas, the University of South Dakota is the only public liberal arts university in the state, with 205 undergraduate and 73 graduate programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, School of Education, School of Law, Sanford School of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, Beacom School of Business and College of Fine Arts. With an enrollment of nearly 10,000 students and more than 400 faculty, USD has a 17:1 student/faculty ratio, and it ranks among the best in academics and affordability. USD’s 17 athletic programs compete at the NCAA Division I level.


Michael Ewald
USD News