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2018 PREMIER Scholarships for High School Seniors

First PREMIER Bank and PREMIER Bankcard will award a total of 34 $2,000 scholarships to high school seniors who make the grade in the classroom and through community service. Following are the two PREMIER scholarship programs available:

$2,000 Community Scholarships – 18 to be awarded

Eligibility:

  • Either the parent or the student must be a current customer of the bank at the time of application. In Huron or Dakota Dunes, this criteria does not apply, however, the student must attend either Huron High School or Dakota Valley High School. Dependents of First PREMIER Bank/PREMIER Bankcard personnel are not eligible for this program.
  • Student must be a high school senior.
  • Student must plan to attend a South Dakota accredited post-high school college, university, technical school, community college or junior college in the Fall semester of the current year.
  • Student must provide confirmation of enrollment to the South Dakota accredited school. Payment of the scholarship will be made directly to the school.

Application List:

Application Deadline:

  • Applications must be postmarked by March 16, 2018

$2,000 Employee Scholarships – 16 to be awarded

Eligibility:

  • Student must be a high school senior. Their parent or guardian must be a full or part-time regular employee of First PREMIER Bank or PREMIER Bankcard for 90 days or more. They must be employed at the time the scholarship is paid to the designated school. High school seniors employed by PREMIER must have a parent or guardian who meet the above criteria.
  • Either the parent or the student must be a current customer of First PREMIER Bank.
  • Student must plan to attend an accredited post-high school college, university, technical school, community college or junior college in the Fall semester of the current year.
  • Student must provide confirmation of enrollment to the South Dakota accredited school. Payment of the scholarship will be made directly to the school.

Application List:

Application Deadline:

  • Applications must be postmarked by March 16, 2018

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