Successful applicant will receive one of four $500 scholarships. Applicant must be a child of a member of Mid-Dakota Rural Water System or a resident in one of Mid-Dakota’s participating communities. The applicant must attend a South Dakota Post-Secondary educational facility and have a grade point average of 2.8 or higher (please provide a copy of transcript). This form must be completely filled out and a 250-500 word essay on what rural water has meant to the applicant or his/her community must be attached. A current photo is also required to be used for publicity purposes. Mid-Dakota reserves the right to print any and all essays that have been submitted.