SDACO County Government Scholarship

SDACO County Government Scholarship

The deadline for the 2024 County Government Scholarship is May 24, 2024.

The South Dakota Association of County Officials will award one $1000 scholarship to a child or grandchild of a county auditor, treasurer, register of deeds or their employee each year.  The recipient must be at least a second year registered full-time students in a South Dakota University, college (public or private), or vocational/technical certification program.

Applicants must complete a personal essay of at least 500 words on a topic chosen by the SDACO Scholarship Committee, a personal statement of at least 300 words explaining their goals and future plans, and include a resume or work history with their essays and application.

Essay topic: “How can social media/technology help engage more young adults in the significance that local government plays in our everyday life?”

 Scholarship Application