Wurth Electronics offers sophisticated electronic components for a multitude of applications in all industrial sectors. With Wurth Electronics, customers realize electronic visions – we’re on board from start to finish. The passive division includes inductors, ferrites, chokes, LEDs, capacitors, crystals, resistors, transformers and wireless charging coils. Board-to-Board, Wire-to-Board, Terminal Blocks, and Input/Output connectors are included in the electromechanical division.

The headquarters of Wurth Electronics resides in Watertown, SD and houses design engineering, a research & development lab, a warehouse, supply chain management, inside sales representatives, growth & retention, accounting, marketing & communications, finance, IT, human resources, and management.

Wurth Electronics will award a scholarship in the amount of $2500 to a student entering the first year of post-secondary schooling, pursuing a bachelor’s degree at a university in South Dakota. Additionally, a $1500 scholarship will be awarded to a student pursuing an associate’s degree at a technical college in South Dakota.

Criteria for Eligibility

  • Acceptance to and intent to attend a South Dakota accredited school
  • A cumulative grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • Leadership and service displayed in the community
  • An essay which answers the question, “What does South Dakota mean to you?”

Applications should be submitted to Wurth Electronics by March 8, 2019.

Wurth Electronics
Attn: Scholarship Application
121 Airport Drive
Watertown, SD 57201

Or, email your application to us at

If in the event the award recipient withdraws from school during the first term, the award must be returned to Wurth Electronics.

To download the application, click here