Charles “Lindy” and Shirley Feeney Scholarship
The Charles “Lindy” and Shirley Feeney Scholarship was established in December 2007. The purpose of this scholarship is to assist a dedicated track athlete in his/her higher education costs. This student must have participated in track & field for at least three years, and must be accepted to a college or technical school. This award will be given to an athlete who has shown determination, hard work, and perseverance in the sport of track & field.
This annual $1,000 scholarship is intended to go to a graduating high school senior in Pierre who is in need of financial assistance to further their education beyond high school. Participation in extra-curricular activities in school and the community are preferred. This student must be a person who strives to achieve a high moral character.
Herbert and Irene Emde Family Scholarship
This $800 scholarship is awarded to a T.F. Riggs High School senior who will be pursuing a degree in education from an accredited college or university. The intent of this scholarship is to support a student’s efforts to become a teacher in elementary, middle school, high school or university setting. The applicant must possess academic capabilities that can handle a challenging post-secondary education. The student should model characteristics such as honesty, trustworthiness, caring for mankind, wanting to make a difference and a passion for teaching. Applicants should have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher to apply.
Mortenson Family Scholarship
This scholarship is for $1,600.00 to a T.F. Riggs High School Native American senior who will be attending college / university or technical school. Applicant must be identified as a Native American student through school records. Applicant must demonstrate academic achievement and desire to pursue a post-secondary education. Financial need will be considered.
Spilde Family Scholarship
The Spilde Family Scholarship is offered to a T.F. Riggs High School graduating senior who is in need of financial assistance to further their education beyond high school. The purpose of this scholarship is to assist a dedicated student in his/her higher education costs. The selection committee has the discretion of awarding the annual scholarship either to a current senior, or, if deemed more appropriate, to a previous years’ awardee if he/she is maintaining a GPA of 2.75 or higher in their post-high school education. This scholarship is $1,000.
James and Gertrude Mueller Scholarship Fund
The James and Gertrude Mueller Scholarship Fund was established in 1997 by Mrs. Gertrude Mueller. The annual scholarship is intended to go to a graduating high school student in Pierre who will enter the medical field. This scholarship is for $3,500.
Those wishing to support any of the PEF scholarship funds may send their tax-deductable donation to:
Pierre Educational Foundation
PO Box 94
Pierre, SD 57501
Please specify your fund designation on your check.
For information about establishing a scholarship with the Pierre Educational Foundation, contact Director Jennifer Stalley at email@example.com or (605) 224-9016