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1. PURPOSE OF THE SCHOLARSHIP
Two scholarships will be awarded in remembrance of Ashley and Amanda Loban, whose young lives were cut short by a fatal automobile accident on May 22, 2006 in Brookings County. Scholarships will be awarded to one Brookings High School student and another South Dakota High School student who will be full-time first-year students at a post-secondary school.
The overall two recipients of the Loban Memorial Inc. Scholarship will receive a $1,500.00 scholarship that will be awarded for one (1) year and dispersed at $750.00 per semester to the post-secondary school.
3. SELECTION PROCESS
-All applications must be received by March 31, 2019. No late applications will be considered and no part of the application will be returned.
-Applications can be acquired on the Loban Memorial Inc. website at www.aaloban.com
-The Loban Memorial Inc. board will review the applications.
-The winners will be notified personally and announced on the Loban Memorial Inc. website at www.aaloban.com on April 29, 2019.
4. CRITERIA FOR AWARDING SCHOLARSHIPS
-Applicants must be residents of South Dakota and high school seniors in South Dakota high schools. The scholarship rewards service, humanitarianism, and citizenship, not Grade Point Average (GPA).
-The application must be complete, must follow all requirements as outlined, and all components of the application must be postmarked by the deadline.
-Applicants will be judged on quality of essay and recommendation forms and, above all, on evidence of sustained, focused service efforts, acts of kindness, and citizenship.
5. AWARD DISTRIBUTION
-Checks for the $1,500 scholarships will be written to the college or university of the award recipient’s choice. Checks will not be written to the student.
-Award recipients must notify Loban Memorial Inc. if their school of choice changes after the application has been processed.