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Fool Soldier Scholarship

Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation

Application Information


Scholarship Overview

This scholarship is for students who are descendents of the Fool Soldiers, a group of ten Teton Lakota men who successfully bargained for the freeing of 10 settlers during the Dakota Conflict in 1862. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have proof of descendency from one or more of the Fool Soldiers; have a GPA of 2.0 or higher; plan to attend an accredited college, university, vocational, or technical school; and demonstrate financial need.

How easy is it to apply?

Not too bad

This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.

How much competition is there?

Relatively little!

This scholarship has a relatively low number of applicants.

Contact Information



Deadline: Mar 15
The deadline for this scholarship has passed.
Average Award: $500


GPA: Is this you?
  • 2.0
Financial Need: Is this you?
    Financial need will be considered.
Class Year: Is this you?
  • High school senior
  • College freshman
  • College sophomore
  • College junior
  • College senior
Home State: Is this you?
  • South Dakota
Ethnicity: Is this you?
  • American Indian or Native Alaskan
Ethnic Heritage: Is this you?
  • Lakota
More Requirements:
    Must be a descendent of one of the Fool Soldiers.

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