South Dakota Scholarship

First Interstate Bank and the South Dakota Banker's Association will award $1,000 college scholarships to local South Dakota High School seniors in the following communities: Belle Fourche, Custer, Deadwood/Lead, Edgemont, Hill City, Hot Springs, New Underwood, Rapid City, Spearfish, Sturgis, and Wall.

Complete the application, print copy upon completion, and sign and date last page. No handwritten applications will be accepted. All applications must be delivered to the First Interstate Bank branch office nearest the High School on or before April 15, 2017.

Download Scholarship Application Packet

Scholarship Requirements

  • Graduating senior in 2017 who plans on attending an accredited South Dakota college, university, vocational/technical school, or community college on a full-time basis.
  • Submit an official copy of your transcript.
  • Strong character and demonstrated involvement in school and community activities.
  • If selected as a finalist, the ability to be interviewed by First Interstate Bank.