College Scholarships


 Available in the Counseling Office

SENIORS:  When you bring Scholarship & College applications to the counseling office, please make sure  you have them to us at least a week before the due date to ensure that they are mailed on time.

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For tips on applying for scholarships, writing essays, letters of recommendation go to

Career resources website available to you:  MN State Career Wise

When applying for scholarships never release your social security number or pay any amount of money. 


Watch here for new awards and programs! 


Cobell Scholarship Program
Applications are accepted December 15 through March 31 annually for the upcoming academic year.
This program provides scholarships for American Indian and Alaska Native students who are enrolled members of U.S. federally recognized tribes, pursuing vocational, undergraduate, and graduate degrees at nonprofit institutions. Applicants begin by creating a general application profile in OASIS, after which they’re matched to the available scholarship opportunities for which they’re qualified. Click here for more information and to start your application.


Impact Scholarship
Deadline: December 8, 2019
Are you planning to attend Michigan Technological University College of Business and pursue a major in accounting, economics, engineering management, finance, general business, management, management information systems, or marketing? If so, this scholarship is for you! Click here for eligibility requirements and to apply online.

Alworth Scholarship – $20,000.00
Deadline: January 15, 2020

Available to Math & Science majors in Northeastern Minnesota. The Marshall H. and Nellie Alworth Memorial Fund has provided scholarships in science and math since 1949. They have distributed over $47 million in college scholarships to nearly 4,700 students in Northeastern Minnesota. Click here to review eligibility requirements and apply online. Please stop in the counseling office with any questions.

The Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation
Deadline: January 15, 2020
The Duluth Superior Community Foundation manages multiple scholarships available to seniors in our area. Click here to access a complete grid of scholarships offered and to apply online. A printout of the grid is also available in the Counseling Office. 

Saturn Systems Scholarship
Deadline: January 15, 2020
Attention Computer Geeks! Do you want $4,000 to pay for your Computer Science major at UMD? It could be yours if you apply for the Saturn Systems Scholarship from the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation. You need a 3.0 GPA and plan to study Computer Science at the University of Minnesota Duluth to get in on this action. Click here to complete the application.

Coolidge Scholarship – High School Juniors
Deadline: January 16, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. est.
The Coolidge Scholarship is a full-ride, four year, merit scholarship that may be used by recipients for undergraduate study at any accredited college or university in the United States. Available to high school juniors who intend to enroll full-time in the fall of 2021. Click here for full eligibility and to apply online. 

Elks National Foundation  Legacy Award Scholarship
Deadline: January 31, 2020 at 11:59 
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The ENF Legacy Awards program offers 300 college scholarships worth $4,000 each to children and grandchildren of Elks members. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements and apply online.  Click here to review eligibility and apply online

MSCA Scholarship
Deadline: February 14, 2020
The Minnesota School Counseling Association will award a $500 scholarship to one individual in each MSCA division. Students must submit an essay (no more than 500 words) describing how a licensed school counselor in elementary, middle or high school has supported them in at least one of the following areas; career exploration, social emotional development or educational planning. Click here for eligibility requirements and application instructions or stop in the counseling office for a copy.

Alpha Kappa Psi Scholarship Fund
Deadline: February 17, 2020
Scholarships are awarded to incoming freshmen admitted to the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota who have strong academic records and leadership experience. Click here for eligibility requirements and to apply online.

Michigan Tech Iron Range Alumni Scholarship
Deadline: March 1, 2020
Two $500.00 scholarships will be awarded. Applicants must be in the top 1/4 of their class. Applications with full eligibility requirements are available in the counseling office.

Itasca Community College Scholarship
Second Priority Deadline: March 1, 2020
This is a Full-Tuition Presidential Scholarship for high-achieving students. High school seniors planning on attending Itasca Community College who scored 29 or higher on their ACT and have either a 3.8+ GPA or are in the top 10% of their class may apply. Click here for more information and to apply online.

Housing First Minnesota Scholarship
Deadline:  March 16, 2020
Housing First Minnesota is accepting 2020-21 scholarship applications. The scholarship selections will give priority to those seeking to learn a construction-related trade. This includes carpentry, HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and others. Click here for more information and to apply online.


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