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College Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIPS AND OTHER INFO

 Available in the Counseling Office

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

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For tips on applying for scholarships, writing essays, letters of recommendation go to www.mycollegescholarship.org

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Here is a Career Resources website you should check out www.mnscu.edu/careers/resources.html

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


AWARD OPPORTUNITY
Rural Electric Youth Tour

Juniors/Seniors:  Lake Country Power is offering students whose parents are customers of Lake Country Power an opportunity to win a trip to Washington D.C. to attend the Rural Electric Youth Tour. The Rural Electric Youth Tour involves more than 1,900 high school students from across America who travel to Washington together to learn about electric co-ops, American history, US government and visit national monuments and historical sites. The first three qualified applicants will receive a Caribou Coffee gift card.  Click here for more information and to apply online. Applications are also available in the Counseling Office.
Deadline: March 4, 2019


NEW SCHOLARSHIPS

8th District Minnesota State Horticultural Scholarship
The 8th District Minnesota State Horticultural Society is offering a minimum of four scholarships, ranging from $250-$600 to area students who have an interest in horticulture/gardening.  For more information and a scholarship application, please stop in the Counseling Office.
Deadline: March 1, 2019.


Juniors:  The Coolidge Scholarship is a full ride scholarship that covers a student’s tuition, room, board and expenses for four years of undergraduate study.  Qualified applicants will be juniors, possess a distinguished academic record, have an interest in public policy, and display a sense of service and care for the well-being of others.  Click here for eligibility requirements and to apply online.
Deadline:  January 23, 2019.


Lake Country Power’s Les Beach Memorial Scholarship
Lake Country Power’s Les Beach Memorial Scholarship is a renewable scholarship which offers seniors whose parents/guardians are Lake Country Power customers up to $4000.  Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA and volunteer or have other civic involvement.  Click here for all eligibility requirements and to apply online.
Deadline:  January 31, 2019.


Elks National Foundation
Legacy Award Scholarship
Established in 1998, the ENF Legacy Awards program offers 300 college scholarships worth $4,000 each to children and grandchildren of Elks members. Applicants must meet membership eligibility requirements and apply online.
Click here to review eligibility requirements and apply online.
Must apply online. Deadline: February 1, 2019 at 11:59 a.m. Central Time.


Mediacom World Class Scholarship Program
Mediacom Communications is offering 55 $1,000, non-renewable scholarships to high school seniors in the 21 states where it provides cable, internet and telephone services. Download an application here or stop in the counseling office.
Deadline: February 15, 2019


Minnesota Masonic Charities Scholarship Program
Minnesota Masonic Charities is a nonprofit organization that provides important services and contributes to many charitable causes in the name of Minnesota Masonry. The Minnesota Masonic Charities Scholarships Program has become one of the largest and most comprehensive in the state. Several scholarships are available and applications are now being accepted. Click here to view eligibility requirements and to apply online.
Deadline: February 15, 2019


Alpha Kappa Psi Scholarship Fund
The Alpha Kappa Psi Scholarship Fund has awarded nearly $2 million in scholarships to 275 recipients.  Scholarships are awarded to incoming freshman who have strong academic records and leadership experience and will attend the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. Click here for eligibility requirements and to apply online.
Deadline: February 18, 2019

Eveleth/Virginia Masonic Lodge Scholarship

The Eveleth/Virginia Masonic Lodge is offering scholarships to Virginia and Eveleth seniors who will be entering a 2-4 year college in the fall of 2019.  Please see Mrs. Harsila in the Counseling Office for an application.
Deadline:  February 28, 2019.

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