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! 


Click HERE for the Local Scholarship Google Doc

Click HERE to access the Scholarships Awarded Form

The Friends of Brad Memorial Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: May 27, 2020 at 5 p.m. CDT
This scholarship opportunity is available to young musicians in rural Northeastern Minnesota graduating in 2020 who plan to pursue musical endeavors while attending college. Click here for full scholarship guidelines and to apply online.

Attention: High School Junior Athletes

Triple-Impact Competitor®  Scholarship

Deadline: May 31, 2020
Positive Coaching Alliance  (PCA) awards scholarships to high school athletes. A Triple-Impact Competitor® is an athlete who works to improve oneself, teammates, and the game as a whole. These individuals play a special role in Positive Coaching Alliance’s mission to turn high school and youth sports into a Development Zone™, developing better athletes and better people. Eligibility extends to any high school junior residing anywhere in the U.S. and playing for a high school team or in club sports! Click
here for more information and to apply online.

Minnesota Chapter of Women in Public Finance 2020 Scholarship
Deadline: June 1, 2020
Available to female, college-bound high school students entering their senior year in the fall of 2020, OR be a female, college undergraduate in her freshman or sophomore year in the fall of 2020. Click here for full eligibility and an application.

Andrew A. Lindberg Memorial Foundation Scholarship Fund 
Deadline: June 30, 2020
Scholarship amount is $2,500 per year, renewable for up to 5 years by maintaining a 3.25 Undergraduate GPA and while still satisfying eligibility requirements (sans grade level).
Eligibility Requirements: 

  • Must be a resident and High School Senior from a town with a population fewer than 25,000 in the state of Minnesota. 
  • Must come from an agricultural background rooted in the state of Minnesota, i.e. working on a family farm or working in agricultural service, etc. 
  • Must have graduated from High School with a GPA of 3.5 or greater and received admittance with incoming freshman status to an accredited physical (not online) education institution beyond the high school level prior to the award date [8/30/2020].

Applications are available in the counseling office.

Deadlines vary by college.
The Minnesota Legislature has provided funding for hundreds of $2,500 scholarships at the 30 community and technical colleges of Minnesota State in numerous high-demand fields. Now available for the state universities too!
The Workforce Development Scholarship program has now been expanded to include $2,500 scholarships to the seven state universities of Minnesota State for students who received a Workforce Development Scholarship from a Minnesota State college, graduated from the college with a two-year associate’s degree, and transfer into a corresponding bachelor’s program. Click here for eligibility and to apply online.

Minnesota Indian Scholarship
Provides postsecondary financial assistance to eligible Minnesota resident students who are of one-fourth or more Indian ancestry and demonstrate financial need for an award. Click
here for more information and to apply online.

Mesabi Range College Scholarships
Various scholarships are available to students who will be attending Mesabi Range College. Scholarship amounts and deadlines vary, many are awarded on a first come basis. Click
here for more information and to apply online.St. Louis County Mineral Royalties Scholarships / Deadline: August 14, 2020The Mesabi Range College Alumni Scholarships / Deadline: June 1, 2020Workforce Development Scholarships / Deadline: August 15, 2020
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