Welcome to Black Hills Area Community Foundation

Connecting People Who Care to Causes that Matter.

The BHACF provides philanthropic leadership to build community endowments to invest in people and solutions that positively impact the Black Hills area.

The Sarah Stevens Memorial Scholarship is a one year $500.00 scholarship.


The Sarah Stevens Memorial Scholarship

The Sarah Stevens Memorial Scholarship is dedicated to supporting young women graduating from Stevens High School interested in a career in medicine or counseling. The Rapid City Area Chamber of Commerce has been designated by the donor of the Sarah Stevens Memorial Scholarship to select the recipients for this scholarship award.  The selection committee focuses on the applicant’s ability to demonstrate that they have characteristics in line with overcoming personal obstacles, facing challenges and following through on commitments.


1) A female graduating from Steven’s High School, Rapid City, SD
2) Cum Laude grade point average (3.2 or higher)
3) Planning to study in a medical or counseling field

Submit and upload all application materials by 11:59PM, April 15.