Top USD scholarships awarded to area students
The George S. Mickelson Scholarships and Presidential Alumni Scholarships are the most prestigious awards offered by USD, and provide outstanding students with four-year, renewable awards contingent upon the student maintaining the minimum grade point average and meeting all other conditions of the renewal criteria as specified by the award. Valued at $40,000 over a four-year period, recipients of the George S. Mickelson Scholarship must maintain a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and remain enrolled full-time on the Vermillion campus. Presidential Alumni Scholarships are valued at $28,000 over a four-year period. Recipients must maintain a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and remain enrolled full-time on the Vermillion campus. Students interested in these and several additional scholarships offered by the University of South Dakota can apply for the 2013-14 academic year at http://admissions.usd.edu/cost-and-aid/scholarships.cfm.
Lindenhurst – Daniel Duncan, Lake Community High School, Presidential Alumni Scholarship
Le Mars – Colby Felts, Remsen-Union High School, Presidential Alumni Scholarship
Fargo – Shayla Gustafson, Ronald Davies High School, Presidential Alumni Scholarship
Brandon – Hayley Naasz, Brandon Valley High School, George S. Mickelson Scholarship; Groton – Marah Smith, Groton Area High School, Presidential Alumni Scholarship, and Erin Sternhagen, Groton Area, Presidential Alumni Scholarship; Milbank – Jordan Hins, Milbank High School, Presidential Alumni Scholarship; Rosholt – Austin Eggers, Rosholt High School, George S. Mickelson Scholarship; Sioux Falls – Nathan Vinzant, Roosevelt High School, George S. Mickelson Scholarship, and Erin Gullickson, Washington High School, Presidential Alumni Scholarship; Vermillion – Kristina Zalud, Vermillion High School, Presidential Alumni Scholarship; Yankton – Lauren Fanta, Yankton High School, Presidential Alumni Scholarship
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