Scholarships

The Williston Coyote Foundation offers a number of scholarships for seniors graduating from Williston High School every year. To apply for one of these scholarships, please fill out our Scholarship Application Form.

For information on the scholarships offered, please consult the table below.

If you would like information about contributing to a scholarship fund, starting your own scholarship, or have any questions, please Contact Us.

 

Scholarship Name Scholarship Value Scholarship Guidelines
Rita Anseth Memorial Scholarship $500 (2) Recipients will be chosen based on need.
Bob Abernathy Memorial Scholarship $500 Recipient should be interested in a degree in counseling/social work.
Annie Barkie Memorial Bunko Scholarship $500

Student will be chosen by Annie's Bunko group.

Annie Barkie Memorial Scholarship $500 Student should be attending cosmetology school.
Robert Barkie Memorial Scholarship $500 Student will be chosen by the scholarship committee.
Cheri Fay Brakey Memorial Scholarship $1,000 Recipient must be attending Williston State College.
Roger Breezley Memorial Scholarship $500 Recipient to be selected by scholarship committee.
Leslee Bublitz Memorial Scholarship $500 Recipient must attend a four year university; should be a hockey player.
Hank Ceglowski Memorial Scholarship $500 Recipient must have taken two years of high school chemistry.
Class of 1962 Memorial Scholarship $500 Recipient must embody the spirit of 1962.
Class of 1975 Memorial Scholarship $1,000 Recipient must be in the top 25% of their class and actively volunteer in the community.
Class of 1980 Memorial Scholarship $500 Scholarship will be awarded based on need and academic performance.
Class of 1996 Memorial Scholarship $500 Student must embody the spirit of 1996.
Gene and Elsie DeLorme Memorial Scholarship $500  Recipient selected by the scholarship committee.
Josh Drew Turn-It-Around Scholarship  $300 Must be a student who struggled early on during high school but turned it around and wants to attend college.
Ruth Eder Memorial Art Scholarship $400 Awarded to a student pursuing a degree in art.
Ruth Hegge Fay Memorial Scholarship $1,000 Awarded to a student attending Williston State College.
Norm and Cleo Furuseth Memorial Scholarship $500 Recipient chosen by the family of Norm & Cleo Furuseth.
Jim Geiermann Memorial Scholarship $1,000 Recipient must be majoring in education.
Cathie Carl Gendreau Memorial Scholarship $500 (2) Recipients must demonstrate financial need -- one boy and one girl.
Galen Germundson Memorial Scholarship $500 Recipient will be selected by the family.
Kristi Grove-Wells $500 (2) Recipients are selected by the friends and family.
Oliver and Hilda Hanson Memorial Scholarship $500 Preference to a student pursuing a degree in the field of agriculture.
Sonny and Pat Hanson Scholarship $500 Preference to a student pursuing an agricultural degree.
Marty and Arlis Haug Scholarship $500  Recipient is selected by the scholarship committee.
Arlo Hendrickson Memorial Scholarship $500  Recipients will be 1 boy and 1 girl basketball player who will attend WSC.
Robert and Sharon Herman Memorial Scholarship $500  (3) Recipients are selected by the scholarship committee.
Lanny Holgerson Memorial Scholarship $500  Scholarship will be awarded to an Eagle Scout.
Tyler Jangula Memorial Scholarship $500 Recipient must be attending NDSU.
Dick Jensen Memorial Scholarship $500 Recipient must show interest in the field of agriculture.
David Jorgenson "Jorgy" Memorial Scholarship $500 Recipient must show interest in the field of STEM.
Nina Kjorstad Memorial Scholarship $500 Recipient should have an agricultural background.
Charmaine Krenz Memorial Scholarship $1500 (5) Recipient should be attending a vocational school.
Janet Hughes Laqua Memorial Scholarship $1,250 (2) Recipients must be athletes. Preference to students pursuing a degree in teaching or math/science.
Lewis & Clark Elementary Alumni Scholarship $250 (2) Recipient must have attended Lewis & Clark Elementary School.
Lloyd Larson Memorial History Scholarship $500 Recipient must be pursuing a degree in education with an emphasis on history.
Hugh Long Family Scholarship $500 Recipient should show their ability to overcome adversity.
Marek Trust  $500 Recipient will be selected by scholarship committee.
Ron Martin Memorial Baseball Scholarship $500 Awarded to a baseball player.
Ben McIvor Memorial Scholarship $500 TBD.
George Meisel Memorial Art Scholarship $500 Recipient must be pursuing an art degree.
Dwight and Carole Montgomery Memorial Scholarship $500 Recipient should be attending vocational school.
Neff, Eiken & Neff Law Scholarship $500 Recipient must have taken AP Government and/or AP History.
LaVonne Lowe Nelson Memorial Scholarship $500 Recipient should be pursuing a degree in agriculture and/or attending a junior college.
Nelson/Freeman Memorial Scholarship $500  Recipient chosen by the scholarship committee.
Taylor Nelson Memorial Scholarship $300 Recipient chosen by the scholarship committee.
Dr. Jerry Olson Memorial Scholarship $500 Recipient must be pursuing a degree in the medical field.
Leon Olson Recognition N/A  This fund is used for enhancement of the arts.
Greg Ough Memorial Scholarship $500 (2) Recipients will be chosen by their academic performance and/or need.
H.L. Pederson Memorial Scholarship $500 Recipients must be a multi-sport letter winner, a good student with excellent character, and must be attending a North Dakota college or university.
Floyd & Hildegarde Penfield Memorial Scholarship $500 Preference to a student pursuing a degree in education who attends Gloria Dei Lutheran Church.
Kim Pflepsen Memorial Scholarship $1,000 Recipient must be pursuing a degree in a business related field.
Polivka Nursing Scholarship $1,000 Recipient must be pursuing a degree in nursing. Renewable one time.
Aric Quarne Memorial Scholarship $500 Recipient must be pursuing a degree in music.
Riewe Sisters Memorial Girls’ Basketball Scholarship $250 Recipient must be on the Girls Basketball team.
Dr. T. C. Ritter Memorial Scholarship $700 Recipient should be pursuing a degree in the sciences.
Lois Schmitz Memorial Scholarship $1000 Recipient chosen by the family of Lois Schmitz.
Ted Schmitz Memorial Scholarship $1000 Recipient selected by the family of Ted Schmitz.
Brian Shirley Memorial Scholarship $500 Preference given to student in Eagle Scouts or pursuing a degree in the medical field.
Donn Skadeland Memorial Basketball Scholarship  $500 (2) Given to the Player of the Game for Varsity Boys and Girls Basketball on Donn Skadeland Night.
Jack and Eleanor Snyder Memorial Music Scholarship $750 (2) Recipients must be pursuing a music degree.
E. Clare Stepanek Memorial Scholarship $1,200 (2) Recipients chosen by the family of E. Clare Stepanek.
Donald Stewart Memorial Scholarship $250 TBD.
Donald O. and Josephine O. Stockman Memorial Scholarship $500 Recipient must be have an interest in music or be pursuing a degree in business.
Virgil Syverson Memorial Music Scholarship $500 Recipient must show interest and success in the field of music.
Taylor Family Community Scholarship $1000 Recipient must be involved in the community and show good moral fiber.
Upper Missouri United Sportsmen’s Scholarship $1,000 United Sportsmen picks their winners.
Waitman Memorial Scholarship $500 Recipient must be an athlete, active in their community, and a good citizen.
Cody Wentz Memorial Football Scholarship $500 Recipient must be a football player, chosen by the family.
Williston Volunteer Fire Dept. Community Scholarship $500 Recipient will be a child of a Williston Fire personnel or going into Fire/EMS.

Teacher Scholarships and Grants

The Williston Coyote Foundation also offers scholarships and grants for teachers in Williston Public School District #1 who want to use them for degree-based continuing education.

For information on the scholarships offered, please consult the table below.

Scholarship Name Scholarship Value Scholarship Guidelines
George Amsden Memorial New Teacher Grant  $200 Provides money for classroom supplies for all new teachers
Jim Haugen Memorial Teacher Scholarship $500 Teacher grant
Wally LaRose Memorial Scholarship $1,000 Awarded based on need.
A.D. MacMaster Memorial Teacher Scholarship $1,000 Math teacher or coach
Neva MacMaster Memorial Teacher Scholarship $1,000 English and/or reading teacher



Past Scholarship Winners

The Williston Coyote Foundation has been awarding scholarships for over 20 years but has only recently begun to archive all past winners.

To see a list of scholarship winners and the scholarship they won, click a link below: