Wurth Electronics is a global leader in the design and manufacture of custom transformers in lighting, smart metering, home automation, security systems and more. Our standard catalog line contains connectors, terminal blocks, ferrites, inductors, transformers, RF components, varistors and shielding materials for the electronics industry.

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, administrative staff, and management.

Wurth Electronics will award a scholarship in the amount of $2500 to a student entering the first year of post-secondary schooling. The student must have been accepted into a university or business college in South Dakota.

Criteria for Eligibility

  • Acceptance to and intent to attend a South Dakota accredited school
  • Applicant must pursue a bachelor’s degree
  • 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