SCHOLARSHIP UPDATE

January 21, 2021

SENIOR ONLINE SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

New scholarships are added to this page regularly. Email hclairmont@isd318.org to get added to the notifications list.

ANNOUNCING:Grand Rapids Community Foundation Scholarship (Gracf.org)

WILL BE OPEN: FEB 1 - MARCH 1

The Grand Rapids Community Foundation Scholarship application will open be starting FEB 1 until MAR 1

Go to gracf.org/scholarships to apply today!

One application for over $75,000 in LOCAL scholarships!

Other new scholarships added to the website:

Minnesota Masonic Charities

  • Deadline is Feb 15
    • (36) awards to MN Seniors going to 4 year schools from $3k- $5k up to 4 years. Varies based on GPA 3.0 and up.
    • (10) awards to MN Seniors going to 2 year schools $1500 for 2 years.
    • (30) awards to MN Seniors going to Trade/Vocational/Technical Schools; $1500 for 2 years.

Mediacom World Class Scholars Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: Feb 15
    • ALL HS Seniors graduating in 2021 and live in a Mediacom service area are eligible. (Grand Rapids is in the service area and you do NOT have to be a Mediacom customer to apply)
    • Awards are $1000; they gave away nearly 60 last year total all states and 3 in Minnesota.

MN Telecom Alliance Foundation Scholarship

    • Deadline: Feb 19
      • (7) $2000 scholarships. Must be a member of a member service company (Paul Bunyan is one!) Must submit to local Paul Bunyan office for signature.
      • MTA Scholarship Application

Foundation of Rural Service (FRS) Application Scholarship

    • Deadline: March 5
      • (1) $2500 scholarship. Guardian should be a member of Paul Bunyan Communications (when you make an NTCA account, choose Paul Bunyan out of Bemidji)

SFM Foundation​​

  • Deadline is March 31
Up to $10,000 in scholarships are awarded to students whose parents were killed or seriously injured in workplace accidents while working for MN or Iowa employers.

UPCOMING JANUARY DEADLINES:

JAN 31: Lake Country Power Scholarship

Lake Country Power offers scholarships to students with a parent or legal guardian who are Lake Country Power members:
  • High School Scholarship Program: renewable up to a total of $4,000 ($500 per eight semesters)
  • Community and Technical College Scholarships: $1,000
The Essay and student portion are due on January 31

https://www.lakecountrypower.coop/high-school-scholarships

UPCOMING FEBRUARY DEADLINES:

Monday, Feb 15: Thunderhawk Scholarship Application

Deadline is Monday, February 15


Go to https://www.isd318.org/Page/287 for 1 application for 40 scholarship opportunities

UPCOMING MARCH DEADLINES:

Horticulture Scholarship pg 1

Horticulture APPLICATION Scholarship pg 2

MARCH 1: Blandin Foundation Educational Grants

  • Apply TODAY for the Blandin Foundation Educational Grants!
  • Deadline is (around) March 1
  • ITASCA COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENTS: There is a separate form on ICC's website or contact Heidi Clairmont with questions.

UPCOMING APRIL DEADLINES:

COMPLETE YOUR FAFSA TODAY!

If you are applying for college or the Blandin Foundation grant and others, you will need to complete the FAFSA to get a copy of your Student Aid Report.

https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa