December 1, 2020

Change to ALWORTH SCHOLARSHIP requirements

ATTN 2021 GRADUATES:The Alworth Scholarship has dropped their ACT requirment this year! So if you are going into STEM majors and have a GPA OF 3.5, apply NOW!

Seniors in NE MN counties may qualify for up to $20,000 distributed over eight semesters ($2,500 per semester) Deadline is Jan 15, 2021

Upcoming Scholarship Deadlines:



Descriptions are also shown on the Senior Online Scholarship Opportunities Page

New Scholarships added this week to the

Online Scholarship Opportunities Page ----->

Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Scholarship (Apply through Going Merry website)

  • Deadline is January 8, 2021
  • (20) scholarships up to $25,000. The Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program honors student-athletes who demonstrate exceptional academic ability and strong leadership skills in sports, in their schools, and within their communities.

John F Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest

  • Deadline is Jan 15, 2021
    • (17) awards up to $10,000. Write an original essay (700-1000 words) describing and analyzing an act of political courage by a US elected official serving after 1917.

1 for 2 Education Foundation Scholarship (Apply through Going Merry)

  • Deadline is Feb 15, 2021
  • (10) Scholarships up to $25,000. Participate in 1 for 2 Foundation's Annual Gathering (Expense Paid trip) and agree to give 2 people (not related to you) scholarships equal to your award in your lifetime.

MN State Horticultural Society Scholarship is offered to students with interest and participation in horticultural/gardening activities.

Aging Matters Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 15, 2021
    • (1) $1500 Scholarship. Write an essay about why aging matters to you.

Announcing: Lake Country Power Operation Round Up Scholarship

Seniors can apply for $4000 scholarships ($1000 renewable for 4 years)

from Lake Country Power

Dates to apply: Jan 1, 2021 until deadline of Jan 31, 2021

Parent/Guardian must be a member of Lake Country Power; GPA 2.5 or higher. Essay and 2 letters of recommendation required.

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  • Blandin Foundation Education Grants

    Grants are funds that do not need to be paid back and are based on family income. Many students may qualify for some grant money, even with higher income. Funding is available each year student is in higher education.

    Deadline to apply is March 1, 2021

Before each year of college, apply for federal grants, work-study, and loans with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form. Your college uses your FAFSA data to determine your federal aid eligibility. Many states and colleges use FAFSA data to award their own aid. After submission, you’ll receive your Student Aid Report.

Itasca Community College Full Tuition Presidential Scholarship

Itasca Community College Full Tuition Presidential Scholarship

  • Second Priority: March 1, 2021
    • Renewable scholarship for full tuition (around $5500/year). ACT 28+ and GPA 3.8+ OR in top 10% of class. Must maintain a 3.2 first year to be eligible for scholarship 2nd year.


Apply for scholarships with the same essays at the same time.