EAST HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP BULLETIN #5

From the Career Center

January 20, 2021

 

Please give those who are writing your recommendation letters at least 10 days notice!! 


 

Glen Avon Peterson Scholarship - 3-4 scholarships are awarded per year of $3,500/ scholarship. Renewable. Seniors with financial need, who have shown academic progress and have had some sort of difficulty (personal or scholastic) during their high school career. Follow instructions on application https://docs.google.com/document/d/1IWExXqojCyye7F6Ap9BDx636JucTLKX_xkxGKNm5kjg/edit Deadline Jan 29 

Bernicks Family Scholarship- Ten - $2000 scholarships will be awarded to seniors with 3.0 or better, planning on attending a 2 or 4 yr college.   https://www.communitygiving.org/scholarship Must apply online. Not based on financial need. Includes a two page essay.  Two letters of recommendation. Deadline March 1

Members Cooperative Credit Union Future Leaders Scholarship:  Eleven scholarships ranging from $500-$2,500 will be awarded to seniors attending an accredited post- secondary school in the fall.   Decision based upon community involvement, leadership and essay question answered in a short video submission. Applications can be downloaded at www.membersccu.org  The application opens Jan 31. Due March 31 

MN Golf Association Foundation Each scholarship is for the amount of $3,000 per year, renewable for four consecutive years (a $12,000 maximum) and is made available to high school senior girls who intend to enroll in college the year they submit this application. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and reside in the state of Minnesota. Min GPA - 3.2, financial need, and consideration to civic and academic activities plus an interest in the sport of golf. Scholarship funds may be applied toward tuition, books, room and board. A scholarship recipient must be enrolled and continue as a full-time student at an accredited college or university. Find info and application at  https://www.mngolf.org Deadline is March 31

Lakewood American Legion Post 571 Scholarship:  One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a senior who attended Lakewood Elementary School, and plans to enroll in an accredited college or university in the fall.  Scholarship is also based on dedication to community service, participation in school activities, and academic performance.  For more information and an application, please stop by the Career Center. HERE Deadline is April 1

Ann Bancroft Grants - Two types of grants, each $500. Let Me Play and Dare to Dream grants help explore anything from sports, dance,  music or art camps to exploring the world on a mission trip! Any high school girl is eligible to apply: https://www.annbancroftfoundation.org/programs/grants  Deadline April 1

Frances and Theodore Perrault Scholarship  - Two - $1000 scholarship awarded to a senior going to a 2 or 4 year or vocational school. Must be a member of St Michael’s Catholic Church (or have parent’s/guardians who are registered members). Apply online at perraultscholarship.com Application deadline is May 15

Bill of Rights Essay Contest  amount varies $500 - $7500. Essay contest. Must be 14 - 19 years old. In a 500 - 800 word essay, answer:  “What is the relationship between Equality and Justice?”  Answering this question requires considering each of these principles and analyzing the relationship between them.  Apply online www.billofrightsinstitute.org   Deadline is April 15

East PTSA Scholarship - $500 Award Senior who has overcome  hardship, made positive academic and personal growth. Must provide two letters of recommendation. Students may be interviewed by PTSA (confidential). Application can be downloaded HERE  Deadline is April 16

 

EAST HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP BULLETIN #4 

From the Career Center    

December 15, 2020

Please give those who will be writing your recommendation letters at least 10 days notice!

Jack Moon Scholarship Fund:  Scholarship amount varies up to $5000.  It is a one year scholarship but can be re-applied for each year.  Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident, must demonstrate financial need, and must plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two-year or vocational-technical school in 2020-21,  in Minnesota, Wisconsin or Michigan.  All applicants must apply online at www.csascholars.org.  After completing the online portion of the application, additional items requested must be sent in one envelope by mail.  All is due by March 15, 2021

 

Glen Avon/Peterson Scholarship offers 3 t0 4 $3500/year scholarships to seniors pursuing 4-year or 2-year college or vocational training. Preference given to those who show academic potential (have taken coursework in high school which will prepare them to be successful in their post-secondary program of study),  financial need and have had some past difficulty--personal or scholastic--that has affected their academic standing and who may not, therefore, qualify for other community scholarships. Download the application.  Application due January 29th

 

MSCA High School Scholarship Program:  This scholarship is sponsored by the Minnesota School Counselors Association.  One $500 scholarship (in our district - Northeast) will be awarded to an individual pursuing post-secondary education at an institution of their choice in the Fall of 2020. Applicants must articulate how a licensed school counselor has impacted their life.  The licensed counselor must be a member of MSCA.  The application must be signed by a licensed school counselor in your building but it does not have to be the counselor you are writing about.  Application requirements are here https://www.mnschoolcounselors.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/MSCA-Scholarship-Criteria.pdf  The deadline to apply is February 14    

Minnesota Masonic Charities Scholarships:  MMC offers four types of scholarships (Signature, Legacy, Heritage and Vocational), in addition to matching funds awarded by local community lodges or charities that offer their own scholarship programs.  The scholarships are merit-based (not financial need) and are made available on an equal opportunity basis, with no discrimination for age, gender, religion, national origin or Masonic affiliation.  The scholarship categories are determined by an applicant’s GPA, ranging from 3.9 and above for Signature, 3.6 and above for Legacy, and 3.0 to 3.59 for Heritage.  These are renewable scholarships based on continuing excellence in college and can be as high as $5,000, renewable for up to four years.  Seniors interested in entering a vocational/technical school to acquire an associate’s degree may be considered for the Vocational scholarships, having a GPA of 2.5 or higher.  This award is $1,000, renewable for two years.  Applications are online at https://www.mnmasoniccharities.org/what-we-do/scholarships/The deadline to apply is February 15

Simon Youth Community Scholarship Foundation Awards high school seniors $1500 planning to enroll in a  2 yr, 4 yr or vocational school. Applications will be evaluated based on academic promise, financial need and essay, letters of recommendation, work experience and extracurricular involvement.  For online application visit www.syf.org/scholarships  Deadline February 17

Clayton Jackson McGhie - Awards $1500 scholarship to a senior from Duluth/Superior area that will attend a technical, community college or a 4yr public or private university. Students of color are encouraged to apply. 500 word essay, video, original poem or videotaped speech regarding the impact of racism on you. Applications in the Career Center or at www.claytonjacksonmcghie.org  Deadline February 21

Youth Foundation Inc. Hadden Scholarship:  Scholarships of $2,500-$4,000 (renewable at the discretion of the foundation) will be awarded to seniors who will attend any four-year college or university in the fall of 2021.  Requirements to apply are a minimum GPA of 3.5, financial need, community service and extracurricular activities.   The application will be available to download or or after February 1 at http://fdnweb.org/youthfdn/application-procedure/. Due February 28

Harbor Pointe Credit Union:  Will be awarding four $1,500 non-renewable scholarships to area high school seniors in the spring of 2021.  Applications and complete guidelines are available in the Career Center.  High school senior must be a member of Harbor Pointe Credit Union by scholarship application deadline ($5 fee), have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, be involved in community service or employment outside of school, and must have applied to an accredited college, university or technical school. Application can be found athttps://hpcu.us/about-hpcu/apply-for-a-scholarship/. The deadline to apply is February 15

Robert Hermans Harbortown Rotary Scholarship:  Several $2,000 scholarships are awarded each year to seniors planning to attend any fully-accredited degree-granting college or university.  Scholarships are awarded on the basis of character, community involvement, leadership and academic ability.  Financial need is not a requirement.  Applications are available in the Career Center or online at www.harbortownrotary.com.  The deadline to apply is March 1

MnACC Scholarship The Minnesota Association of Counselors of Color (MnACC)  offers scholarships to underrepresented Minnesota high school seniors.  A one-time award ranging between $500 to $2,500.  Students applying for this scholarship must attend a MnACC member institution. Full list of member institutions can be found here: https://www.mnacc.org/directory.  Full scholarship details and requirements can be found on our website: https://www.mnacc.org/Scholarships The application deadline is March 8th

Greeting Card Scholarship - 13th Annual Create-A-Greeting Card Scholarship Contest is for high school students age 14-18. ONLINE ENTRY ONLY. Contest participants should register on the https://www.gallerycollection.com/greetingcardscontests.htm?location=static-lower website. The online application must include an original work of art or photograph, the applicant’s first and last name, date of birth, phone number, mailing address, e-mail address, grade level, name of school currently attending and school’s website address. The contest is limited to one entry per person. Submission deadline is March 9, 2021

Puckett Scholars Program: $4000 renewable for students attending the U of MN. Preference given to students of color, who demonstrate strong academics, leadership and/or community involvement, and with financial need. Online application at https://oed.dl.umn.edu/student-financial-aid/puckett-scholarship.   Deadline is March 17

Catch a Break Scholarship Program:  Four-year scholarships up to $10,000/year will be awarded to U.S. Citizens/Minnesota residents who have been admitted to a 4-year public college or university in Minnesota, and have an ACT composite score of 24 or higher.  Applicants must have faced challenges in life and learned from them, must be highly motivated and know why you want a college education, and your family’s household income must show significant financial stress/challenge in paying for your college education.  The award amount will be determined after consideration of all sources of financial aid. Visit:  https://app.mykaleidoscope.com/scholarship/catchabreak  The online application deadline is March 31

Clean Air Choice Biodiesel - American Lung Assoc MN Current high school seniors in the state of Minnesota are eligible to submit a brief (1,000 words or less) essay or a brief (three minutes or less) video on the topic of biodiesel.  Two scholarships will be awarded.  The first will receive a $1,000 scholarship; the second place will receive a $500 scholarship.  All essays and videos due by 4:30pm, Friday, March 29  The application form and scholarship rules are attached and students can apply for the scholarship online at https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/residence-state/minnesota/minnesota-clean-air-choice-biodiesel-scholarship

SFM Foundation Scholarship Open to sophomores, juniors or seniors. Applicants must be a child of a worker injured or killed in a work-related accident in MN or WI. Must be of financial need, pursuing a degree or certificate at a 4-year, 2-year or vocational institution. Awards varies between $1,000 and $10,000. Applications in the Career Center or online at https://www.sfmfoundation.com/apply/.  Deadline is March 31

Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation:  $1,000 to $5,000 scholarships will be awarded to seniors who will be pursuing a degree in printing technology, printing management, or graphic communications in the Fall of 2020.  Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and attend school full time in the fall at a 4-year college/university, or technical school.  Two letters of recommendation are required.  Applications are online at: https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarships-by-grade-level/high-school-scholarships/print-and-graphics-scholarship-foundation/  The deadline to apply is March 1

 

2020-21 EAST HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP BULLETIN #3

From the Career Center

November 12, 2020

 

PLEASE GIVE THOSE WHO WILL BE WRITING A RECOMMENDATION FOR YOU AT LEAST 10 DAYS NOTICE!!!!

 

Check out the NUMEROUS Duluth Superior Community Foundation Scholarships for Duluth East Students at www.dsacommunityfoundation.com.   The deadline to apply for these scholarships is January 15


 

Rotary 4-Way Essay Contest - Open to Juniors or Seniors. Six winners will receive $150, one District winner will receive $1500. Submit a 500-1000 word essay that incorporates 1) Is it the truth? 2) Is it fair to all concerned? 3) Will it build goodwill and better relationships? 4) Will it be beneficial to all concerned? DISTRICT 5580 FOUR WAY TEST ESSAY CONTEST | Rotary District 5580 Due date: December 31

 

NAFEPA -: National Association of Federal Education Program Administrators provides $2500 for seniors pursuing a career in education or any other field.  Four awards are given.  An application, letters of recommendation, and an essay are required.  Scholarship winners will be selected based on GPA, school or community extracurricular service and/or leadership, recommendation letters, and a personal essay.   A PDF of the application can be found at this link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Akr3zdejpYF6CzU5_10yxzI84aO_ZZRd/view?usp=sharing

 Application packet must be postmarked no later than December 14


 

The Ardith Beveridge Floral Arts Scholarship and ​The Koehler & Dramm Floral Arts Scholarship 

Two - $1000 scholarships towards tuition and fees of five courses at Koehler and Dramm Floral Institute. Must be at least 18 and demonstrate a passion for flowers and design, a strong desire to expand knowledge, and has aspirations of a career in the floral industry. Essay question regarding your passion and pursuit of career in floral industry. Download application https://www.kdfloralinstitute.com/scholarship-information  Deadline December 31st  

GE Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program. $10,000 renewable scholarship! Seniors planning on pursuing a bachelors degree at a four year college. Can demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship; Additional information, eligibility requirements, and a link to the application are available online.  Due January 5

 

Student of Integrity Scholarship

Scott Richards North Star Charitable Foundation provides scholarships (amounts vary $1000-$2500) to seniors, who personify all of the best aspects of high character in their personal choices and actions. Provide written 1000 word essay of a personal challenge or struggle and how you have overcome that situation. One letter of recommendation and list of extracurricular activities. Deadline is January 7

Click here for more information. https://www.bbb.org/minnesota/torch-awards-for-ethics/student-of-integrity-scholarship/

Marshall H. and Nellie Alworth Memorial Scholarship:  for science and math majors; a $20,000 scholarship distributed over 8 semesters to a senior who is pursuing a 4-year degree, starting fall 2020.  This includes those who begin at a community college. Must be a U.S. citizen, from St. Louis County, have a 3.5 GPA, commit to major in one of the designated fields of study, have demonstrated qualities of character, perseverance and ambition, and be from a family whose income is less than $125,000 per year. NOTE: ACT score is NOT required for 2020-2021 For more information and to apply, go to www.alworthscholarship.orgDeadline to apply is January 15

 

Marquerite Gilmore Family Scholarship:  Scholarship amount varies - up to $8000.. It is a one year scholarship but can be re-applied for each year.   Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident, in the upper 8th percentile of graduating class, have a 2.8 GPA, must demonstrate traits of high personal character and leadership, and must plan to enroll in an undergraduate study of teaching, business or engineering at an accredited four-year college or vocational-technical school in the U.S. for the entire upcoming academic year (2020-21).  All applicants must apply online at www.csascholars.org.  After completing the online portion of the application, additional items requested must be sent in one envelope by mail.  All is due by January 14

 

James Wright Hunt Scholarship Fund:  Scholarship amount varies, up to $5000 per year for four years. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident, in the upper 25th percentile of graduating class, must have a 2.5 GPA or higher, must demonstrate excellence in academic accomplishment and character, and must plan to enroll in any campus of the U of M system: Twin Cities, Duluth, Morris, Crookston, Rochester; Carleton College or the University of Michigan for the 2021-22 academic year.   All applicants must apply online at www.csascholars.org.  After completing the online portion of the application, additional items requested must be sent in one envelope by mail.  All is due by January 14

 

Oscar and Mary W. Mitchell Scholarship Fund:  Scholarship amount varies up to $10,000. It is a one year scholarship but can be re-applied for each year.  Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident, must have at least a 2.5 GPA, must demonstrate traits of high personal character and leadership, must demonstrate financial need, and must plan to enroll at of the U of M system: Twin Cities or Duluth, or any PRIVATE FOUR-YEAR college in the U.S.  All applicants must apply online at www.csascholars.org.  After completing the online portion of the application, additional items requested must be sent in one envelope by mail.  All is due by January 14

 

 

Jack Moon Scholarship Fund:  Scholarship amount varies up to $5000.  It is a one year scholarship but can be re-applied for each year.  Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident, must demonstrate financial need, and must plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two-year or vocational-technical school in 2020-21,  in Minnesota, Wisconsin or Michigan.  All applicants must apply online at www.csascholars.org.  After completing the online portion of the application, additional items requested must be sent in one envelope by mail.  All is due by March 15, 2021



 

Minnesota Supreme Court Historical Society Mondale-Quie Essay Contest:  an essay contest for juniors and seniors.  Essay topic: The COVID-19 pandemic is not the first time a national emergency has caused the country to weigh public health and safety against individual liberty. Examples include the suspension of the writ of habeas corpus during the Civil War; the Espionage and Sedition Acts during World War I; the Spanish Flu of 1918; the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II; the War on Terror; and, very recently, curfews in response to racial unrest. Based on the U.S. and Minnesota Constitutions, can and, under what circumstances, should, the government limit personal rights during an emergency? Go to www.mncourthistory.org  Deadline to submit essay is January 19


 

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship:  This foundation awards minority high school senior students $30,000 in scholarship money over four years to attend an accredited 4-year institution of their choice within the U.S.  To be eligible, you must be a minority, show leadership potential, demonstrate a dedication to community service, have financial need, and past applicants have had a composite ACT score of at least 21 (this years’ applicants will not need to submit an ACT score) To apply, go to www.jackierobinson.org.   The application deadline is February 1

 

 

2020-21 EAST - HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP BULLETIN #2

From the Career Center

October 2020

 

PLEASE GIVE THOSE WHO WILL BE WRITING A RECOMMENDATION FOR YOU AT LEAST 10 DAYS NOTICE!!!!

Raise Me - visit www.raise.me for micro-scholarships. As a senior, you can retroactively put ALL grades and accomplishements in your account up until the deadline (varies per college). It all adds up to tuition dollars -see what you have already earned! 

 

Going Merry - visit www.goingmerry.com for a one-stop shop for many national scholarships. Fill out your profile to see what you can qualify for, then complete the application process for many scholarships on one site. 

 

State of MN Scholarships - https://www.bestcollegereviews.org/scholarships/state/minnesota/

 

FOR ALL SPECIFIC DUE DATES CLICK ON LINK TO EACH SCHOLARSHIP

 

Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation - This foundation has over 60 scholarships! Apply by filling out a profile at www.dsacommunityfoundation.com, Application window is Oct 10 - Jan 15. 

 

 

Alert Magazine Scholarship:  A $500 scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who writes the best essay concerning drug or alcohol abuse and its prevention.  To qualify you must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher, and have plans to attend college after high school (in any state).  There is no deadline for this scholarship as all essays are considered on a yearly basis, and the scholarships are awarded when the magazine is published (twice during the year).  More information about Alert Magazine and the Alert Scholarship can be found at: www.alertmagazine.org.

 

University of St. Thomas will offer two full-tuition scholarships  (Dease Scholarship Program)

And many other scholarships for majors in education, business and STEM. Deadlines vary starting in December   https://www.stthomas.edu/admissions/Scholarships

 

Burger King - Burger King offers a scholarship opportunity to any high school senior who has a minimum GPA of 2.5.  Must be senior, plan to enroll in a 2 or 4 year college or university or vocational-technical school in 2021-22 school year. Award is $1,000 - $50,000 Deadline is December 15, 2020 - or when 50,000 applications have been received.

www.scholarshipamerica.org/burgerkingscholars  

 

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program:  In honor of the legacy and character of Ronald Reagan, this program awards up to 20 college-bound students (attending an accredited 4-yr. college or university in the Fall of 2021  who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship with $10,000 renewable scholarships.  Other eligibility requirements are a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrated financial need.  To apply online, go to www.reaganfoundation.org/scholarships.  Connect via Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/GEReaganScholarships/ The deadline to apply is January 5,2021

 

MSHSL AAA Award:  All Seniors!  Do you play MSHSL sports?  Are you involved in a fine arts program?  Do you excel in the classroom? Then the MSHSL Triple A Award is for you!  To be eligible for the Academics, Arts, and Athletics Award a student:  must be a high school senior, have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, participate in League-sponsored athletics and fine arts activities, and comply with the MSHSL’s code of conduct. East will nominate one Male and one Female! This is one of the most prestigious awards given out at Duluth East.  Contact the East Activities Office for information on the application process.  Don't miss the deadline of January 6, 2021. 

 

United States JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship:  Each year (April), $1,000 grants are awarded to graduating high school seniors in the U.S., who plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities, or vocational schools.   The number of grants awarded each year is at the discretion of the foundation.  The grant must be used for educational expenses in the first year of full-time study.  A copy of the application, can be found at  https://www.usjcisenate.org/scholarship-program The deadline to apply is January 22, 2021

 

Mensa Education and Research Foundation Scholarships:  U.S residents who will be enrolled in an accredited U.S. institution of postsecondary education for the fall term of 2020 are eligible to apply for scholarships from $500 - $2,500 at the regional and national level.  Minnesota Mensa will award a $500 scholarship.  Applicants must submit an application and essay explaining his or her career, academic and/or vocational goals.  For essay rules, and how to apply, visit http://www.mensafoundation.org/scholarships.  Applications open September 15, 2020 and  must be submitted by 11:59 pm Central Time January 15, 2021.  

 

JFK Profile in Courage Essay Contest is open to United States high school students in grades 9-12th attending public, private, parochial, or home schools; https://www.jfklibrary.org/Education/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest

Essays can be no more than 1,000 words but must be a minimum of 700 words. Essays must be the original work of the student. Essays must describe an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born. Registration and Submission.The contest deadline is January 15, 2021.

 

Rove Pest Control in Minneapolis is open to high school students nationwide who have been accepted to a college or university. Amount of $500.00 Special consideration will be given to anyone pursuing a degree in entomology or a related field. GPA of 3.0  Application due January 31, 2021.. Apply online at: http://www.rovepestcontrol.com/rove-pest-control-scholarship/

 

 

2020-21 EAST HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP BULLETIN #1

From the Career Center

September, 2020

 

PLEASE GIVE THOSE WHO WILL BE WRITING A RECOMMENDATION FOR YOU AT LEAST 10 DAYS NOTICE!!!!

 

Raise Me - visit www.raise.me for micro-scholarships. If the school to which you are applying is a partner with Raise Me, add your accomplishments prior to their deadline (varies per school), to see what you have already earned. 

 

Going Merry - visit www.goingmerry.com for a one-stop shop for many national scholarships. Fill out your profile to see what you can qualify for, then complete the application process for many scholarships on one site. 

 

State of MN Scholarships - https://www.bestcollegereviews.org/scholarships/state/minnesota/

 

FOR ALL SPECIFIC DUE DATES CLICK ON LINK TO EACH SCHOLARSHIP

Ann Bancroft Foundation -The Ann Bancroft Foundation Grant application is open to any K–12th grade Minnesota resident who identifies as a girl. Grants are available to fund art, cultural, leadership, educational, outdoors/wilderness experiences, sport, athletic, dance equipment, or participation fees. Given the increased requirements for technology due to the COVID-19 pandemic, for this fall 2020 granting cycle, we are also funding technology equipment and technology access Apply at https://annbancroft.smapply.io/prog/abf_fall_2020_grant_application/  Due October 1

 

Horatio Alger Association Scholarship:  State and national award value ranges from $6,000 to $25,000 (over 100 awards available). To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must be a U.S. citizen,  have at least a 2.0 GPA and have a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree (student may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution). Must be involved in co-curricular/community activities, demonstrate critical financial need, and display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity.  Apply online at https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/
Due in October 


MSCA Scholarship  Minnesota School Counselor Association (MSCA) is providingTen $500 scholarships awarded to individuals pursuing post-secondary education at an institution of their choice. For more information about MSCA visit: www.mnschoolcounselors.org
ELIGIBILITY:
* Applicants must be a Minnesota public or private high school senior
* Applicants must be able to articulate how a licensed school counselor impacted their life
* The licensed school counselor written about MUST be a member of MSCACounselors  (Note: All East counselors are members) 

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1WWuce8344AqbB4cag4Lygq6yhzA-kA4D/view?usp=sharing  Submit by Oct 19

 

Coca –Cola Scholars Program: Each year, they award 150 scholarships of $20,000 each.  Eligibility requirements are:  residency qualifications, minimum 3.0 GPA at the end of junior year, and planning to attend an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution. Award is based on leadership, academics and service. For more information, go to www.coca-colascholars.org.  Students must apply online. Applications due in October


 

Cooke College Scholarship:  Undergraduate scholarships up to $40,000 per year for four years; available to seniors who plan to attend an accredited four year university/college.Have a GPA of 3.5 or above and demonstrate significant financial need. ACT/SAT has been waived. Consideration for applicants with family income up to $95,000. (Last year’s cohort of new college scholarship recipients had a median family income of approximately $35,000.)

Criteria for selection also includes persistence, service to others, and leadership. To apply, go to: http://www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/college-scholarship/   The application is through the Common App and closes in October.

 

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards: Students in grades 9-12 that have made a difference through volunteering over the past year are eligible for this scholarship. You could be honored at the local, state, or national level for your volunteer work. State winners will receive $1000 and a trip to Washington D.C. this spring.  National honorees are chosen from the state winners, and will receive an additional $5,000 scholarship.   Visit http://spirit.prudential.com or www.nassp.org/spirit to apply. The application must be completed and given to your guidance counselor by Due in November


 

Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship Contest: 500 four year scholarships will be awarded ranging from $1,000 to $50,000.  Open to any high school senior who is a US Citizen. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.  Applications for the 2020 contest are available online at www.enf.elks.org/mvsDue in November

 

MN Credit Union Foundation  - Offering 8 -  $1,000 scholarships to a high school senior who is a member of a MN Credit Union Network. 500 word essay required. Financial need is NOT a consideration. For essay topic and application go to https://www.mncun.org/scholarship-council.html Due in November

 

U.S. Senate Youth Program: A great opportunity for Minnesota students – a week in Washington D.C. and a $10,000 scholarship. Two high school junior or senior students are selected as delegates from each state. Delegates will visit Washington D.C with all expenses paid.  Applicants should be serving in an elected or selected capacity in a student, civic or educational organization for an entire school year. Visit the program website at us senate youth for an application.  You must contact the Minnesota representative, Ms Gloriann McDonald email: gloriann.mcdonald@state.mn.us (651) 582-8734 to be considered. Due December 4