The purpose of this scholarship is to support Custer or Hill City High School students who aspire to further their educational careers in a 2- or 4-year accredited program and have a financial need. Tom Patterson believes in rewarding the perseverance of students who have overcome difficult challenges to accomplish their goals in life.

The Patterson Scholarship is a one-time $2,500 scholarship.

Eligibility Requirements:

1) Current high school senior at Custer or Hill City High School
2) Anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application
3) Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited post-secondary institution

Applications for this scholarship are due by April 15. All elements of the application, to include the recommendations, must be received by the deadline.