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.

 For free college scholarship search and financial aid information go to 

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 for future opportunities! 



Horatio Alger Association Scholarship Programs
Deadline: October 25, 2020
The Horatio Alger Association’s Scholarship programs are among the few in the nation that specifically focus on identifying young people who, similar to its members, have overcome exceptional hardships. Despite facing adversity in their young lives, Horatio Alger Scholars have proven their ability to succeed. The Association awards over 1,500 students in every state, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia. Please note, last year there were less than 130 completed applications from Minnesota that met all criteria! Also note that a recent VHS graduate received this scholarship.  Click here for more information and to apply.

Harbor Pointe Credit Union Scholarship
Deadline: February 15, 2021
Four $1,500 scholarships will be awarded. Applicants must be a member of Harbor Point Credit Union and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Click here for complete eligibility and an application.

Scholarships awarded are $1,000 each
Eligibility criteria: Recipients must have graduated from a high school offering ALI programming, must be enrolled full time (12 or more credits), and plan on attending one of the Northeaster Higher Education District (NHED) community colleges. Preference will be given to students who were enrolled in an ALI post-secondary program.
Click here to apply. 


  • Virginia Minnesota Public Schools
  • ISD 706
  • 411 South 5th Ave.
  • Virginia, MN 55792
  • Phone: 218-749-5437
  • Fax: 218-741-8522