Roll of Excellence Scholarship

Your education is important to us.  The Roll of Excellence Scholarship is to honor students who take pride in their education, community and strive for financial success. Each year, we will present six (6) $2,500 scholarships to graduating members.


Our application process is currently closed.  Please check back in January, 2021.


  • Active Explorers CU member in good standing
  • Graduating high school senior enrolled in the Explorers CU field of membership (Holt, Knox, Cedar, Wheeler, Antelope, Pierce, Wayne, Boone, Madison, Stanton and Platte counties in Nebraska, as well as, Bon Homme, Yankton, Clay, Douglas, Hutchinson, Turner and Lincoln counties in South Dakota)
  • Minimum 3.5 GPA or higher


  1. Completed application
  2. Personal written essay or video
  3. Letter of recommendation from a teacher, counselor, or community leader
  4. Proof of college enrollment
  5. Recent photo – digital image preferred
  6. Sealed high school transcript mailed to Explorers CU


Maximum of a 500-word essay, or a 2-minute or less video describing yourself, activity or organization you are involved in and why it is important to you.


Explorers CU, Attention: Roll of Excellence
Mailing Address:  PO Box 704, Yankton, SD 57078

2020 Winners

Sally Quatier, Gayville-Volin High School
Kyler Lillie, Yankton High School
Sydney Mueller, Bon Homme High School
Sarah Stoddard, Yankton High School
Riley Hellmann, Bon Homme High School
Paige Hoesing, Yankton High School