To encourage skill-development and leadership in the pursuit of STEM fields among college-bound students in the Big Sky and Gallatin Valley area, the Yellowstone Club Community Foundation is proud to award the Rieschel Family Scholarship for Science and Technology.
The $5,000 Rieschel Family scholarship will be awarded each spring to one local high school junior or senior.
Skills in STEM fields – science, technology, engineering, and math – are in high demand to meet the demands of the 21st century.
“We want to identify and encourage the passions of high school students in STEM fields,” said Yucca Rieschel, a member of the Foundation’s Board of Directors. “We are looking for innovative minds, creative minds, minds that inspire others, students who want to give back to their community.”
These students could be anything from computer whizzes who trouble-shoot networks for local nonprofits to budding environmental scientists who spend their weekends repairing trails, Rieschell suggests. “We’re looking for bright students who want to broaden these skills into careers and lasting community impact,” she said.
- Applications must be made online using the form below (coming soon)
- Deadline for applications is January 15
- Two letters of recommendation are required from for each applicant, which may be submitted along with this form or mailed directly to the address found below. Referrals can be from a teacher, minister, school counselor, guidance counselor, or alternative program director
- Approved applicants will interview with a committee selected by the Foundation