In a continuing effort to help students pursue their goals of a higher education, Dacotah Bank reminds students, parents and school counselors of a continuing scholarship opportunity at all Dacotah Banks.

Scholarships may be applied for by any public, private, and homeschooled graduating high school senior student whose immediate family is a customer of the company. The student or the student's immediate family must be a primary or secondary owner on a deposit account, a primary owner or co-borrower on a loan account, a primary owner of an insurance policy, or someone who has an agency agreement with the Trust and Wealth Management Department.

Applications are available at any local Dacotah Bank and online at The applications must be postmarked by Wednesday, March 4, to be considered. An independent panel of judges will review all applications and select recipients. For more information, contact your local Dacotah Bank or email

For the 20th consecutive year, Dacotah Bank has agreed to match South Dakota Bankers Foundation funds to provide scholarships to graduating high school seniors in local communities who plan to attend a South Dakota post-secondary institution of higher learning. Dacotah Bank will also be awarding scholarships to students attending a post-secondary institution of higher learning, not limited to the state of South Dakota. Company-wide, Dacotah Bank will be granting $32,000 in total scholarships. Recipients of the 2020 scholarships will be announced in the spring.

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