Long list of scholarships available for Stanley High School seniors

Stanley High School seniors have a long list of potential scholarship opportunities. Graduating seniors will have an opportunity to apply for scholarships through the Stanley Scholarship Committee.

Here is a list of scholarships available:

Judson Boyd Memorial  – Stanley High School Senior that will be attending any ND College, University, or Trade School.There is no GPA requirement. Will look at essay, school and community involvement, and full/part time summer employment. Will be awarded after completion of first semester.

Stalnecker Memorial – Stanley High School Senior with at least a 3.0 GPA; Will be awarded after 1 successful year of college.

Grande Family Scholarship – Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Combined academic, extra-curricular activities, community involvement and demonstration of leadership and character. Must attend 4-year college, university, 2-year college or vocational college. 1 page essay discussing how your involvement in extracurricular activities will prepare you for a future in entrepreneurship.

John Peterson Memorial -Years Active in 4-H; Intent to pursue Ag-related career, open to any Mountrail County graduate.

Stanley Schools Endowment Fund – Stanley High School Senior with a GPA between 2.25-3.25; Leadership, Community Involvement.

Stanley Schools Endowment Fund– $300 High Honors $150 Honors. Automatic Award based on GPA and college enrollment.

Lawrence Elefson Memorial – Stanley High School Senior with GPA of 2.75-4.0, attendance, community involvement, and extra curricular involvement will all be taken into consideration.  Must be attending ND college or university.

Stanley Farmers Elevator – Sons & Daughters of farm or ranch families who are to graduate from Stanley High School. Combined academic, extra curricular activities, community involvement, and demonstration of school and community leadership and character.  ACT scores, GPA, and essay are taken into consideration.

Town and Country – Scholarship is available to all seniors who plan on attending post-secondary school.

1st Presbyterian Church – Scholarship is available to all seniors planning on attending a 2 or 4 year college. Community and school involvement will be taken into consideration. Scholarships will be awarded after completion of 1st successful semester of college.  Preference to students attending Jamestown college.

Erling W. Korterud Memorial – Stanley High School Graduating Senior with NO other scholarship to date; GPA of 2.25-3.25; demonstrate financial need; Established career goals.

Ray Rude – The Ray Rude Dollars for Scholars Scholarship will be available to Stanley High School seniors who plan to attend any college.

Bluejay Scholarship – All Stanley High School Graduating seniors are eligible to apply. Payable after the first semester of college.

Eckstrom Memorial – Applicant must complete one semester of college before applying. Must have been High School honor graduate.

John & Alice Anderson Homestead Scholarship– Scholarship requires all pages of application completed.

Key Energy Scholarship- Scholarship requires all pages of application completed.

Applications for the these scholarships can be found on Stanley High Schools website.


The Stanley Counseling Office has provided the following links as resources for students and parents as they prepare to file their FAFSA forms:

Bank of North Dakota College Handbook


Bank of North Dakota Presentation on Financial Aid:


Stanley Scholarship Fundraiser

The Stanley Scholarship fund has also been running a fundraiser where local individuals/businesses can sponsor a Stanley Blue Jay Basketball game (Boys and Girls).

Here is a list of game sponsors:

Hamers Agency LLC

Fuel Force- Godfather’s Pizza

Springan Furniture

BBH Insurance Agency

Kids Korner Daycare

NAPA Auto & Truck Parts

Thrivent Financial – Kyle Hanson

Wing Financial Services

American Bank Center

Town & Country Credit Union

JAG Gravel LLC

Border Plains Equipment

Stanley Hardware


NW Collision & Custom Inc

Norman Mell & Associates PC

Gustafson Septic Service Inc

Farmers Union Lumber

Stanley Women of Today

Sandy & Barb Meiers

AFLAC – Brandi Bieri

American Lutheran Church

Johnson Oilfield Services

Mountrail Williams Electric Coop

Whiting Oil & Gas

Brosz Engineering

The Leader Bar & Grill

American Family Insurance – Mike Lucy

Kelly & Denise Hanson


– Ian Grande is the Editor of the Stanley Gazette. For any questions or to report any scores please email StanleyGazette@gmail.com

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