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Fool Soldier Scholarship

Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation

Application Information

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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
Average Award: $1,250
Awards Granted: 2
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