Curtis Marvin Hohn Scholarship
Criteria: The competitive $1,000 scholarships are awarded to seniors graduating from a South Dakota High School attending a public or private college, university, or technical school in South Dakota. (Preference will be given to applicants pursuing studies in history, political science, or water resources (i.e., water conservation; water quality; hydraulics; water systems management and operation; or environment)
Applicants for the Curtis Marvin Hohn Legacy Scholarship will reflect the values that embodied Curt Hohn’s life. These characteristics may include, but not limited to: Personal integrity, individual character, and courage Leadership in school and community Demonstrated involvement in civic affairs Participation in organizations that shape the school and community Individual leadership to reform policies that benefit the public good of the school and community Demonstrated work ethic in the school and community Demonstrated interest in national and global issues that impact the public interest Demonstrated interest in humanitarian issues
Scholarship recipients will be selected by the Curtis Marvin Hohn Scholarship Committee.
The scholarship is funded by the Curtis Marvin Hohn Endowment Fund with the South Dakota Community Foundation
The scholarship payment will be made to the College, University or Technical School upon the student registration.
Applications must be completed and mailed or emailed on or before March 10 to:
Curtis Marvin Hohn Scholarship Committee c/o Cassie Hohn P.O. Box 1322 Sioux Falls, SD 57101 CurtisMarvinHohn@gmail.com
Your full Name:_____________________________________________________ Address:________________________________________________Phone:___________ Graduate of ___________________________________________ High School Current GPA:_____________ ACT score:_______________ Name of South Dakota College, University, or Technical School you plan to attend: _____________________________________________________________________ Address:________________________________________________________________ Intended Course of Study:__________________________________________________ Each applicant is required to provide the following information: (carefully consider your reply to each question)
1). Describe your High School Activities and your leadership role and honors in those activities.
2). Describe community service activities outside school that you have participated in and your role in those activities.
3). Write an essay describing your interests and career goals, and how you plan to reach those goals.
4). Write an essay describing your personal values and experiences.
Attach a copy of your high school transcript and a letter of reference (From a teacher employer, or community contact. The reference must be from a person not related to you.) Application check list: (all required for your application to be considered) Application form complete Copy of high school transcript One letter of reference