Citi Youth Leadership Awards

Citi and the Helpline Center are pleased to announce six $1,000 Citi Youth Leadership Awards will be given in 2018. These scholarships will go to six Sioux Empire area seniors involved in community service.

The basic requirements for applicants are:

  • students need to be a senior at a Sioux Empire high school during the 2017-2018 academic year
  • students need to have contributed at least 100 hours of service within the past 12 months

Eligible service may include: service with community/religious organizations; service through school/community based service-learning projects or individual efforts to help others and/or improve the community. This service cannot include fundraising, lobbying, or paid/stipend service.

Students seeking an award will be asked to fill out a nomination form and write an essay on their volunteer service. A panel of judges will evaluate the nominee essays. The winners will be notified by the Helpline Center.  The awards will be presented to the students Thursday, May 10, 2018 at the Spirit of Volunteerism Awards Luncheon, hosted by the Helpline Center. 

Application as a .pdf               Application as a .doc

Nominations must be submitted to the Helpline Center by 5 PM March 20, 2018.

For more information contact Susie Ryks at (605) 274-1407 or