EAST HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP BULLETIN #4 

From the Career Center    

December 20,2021

Please give those who will be writing your recommendation letters at least 14 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.  Scholarship opens up on January 13, 2022. All is due by March 15, 2022

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 scholarship opens up on January 1,2022 and the deadline to apply is February 15, 2022.

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 16, 2022.

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 18, 2022.

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 28,2022.

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 at https://hpcu.us/about-hpcu/apply-for-a-scholarship/The deadline to apply is February 15, 2022.

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.comThe deadline to apply is March 1, 2022.

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 21, 2022.

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 2, 2022.

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-scholarshipDeadline: Will post the due date here soon.

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 15, 2022.

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, 2022.

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 May 1, 2022.

 

 

 

 

 

 

EAST HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP BULLETIN #3

From The Career Center

December 2021

PLEASE GIVE THOSE WHO WILL BE WRITING A RECOMMENDATION FOR YOU AT LEAST 14 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

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 informationand eligibility requirements can be found here:https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/ge-reagan-foundation-scholarship-program/  .  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 7Click 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.  For more information and to apply, go to www.alworthscholarship.org.  Deadline 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 13

 

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 13

 

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 13

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 January 13

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 https://mncourthistory.wildapricot.org/Essay-Contest  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 January 12

 

EAST HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP BULLETIN #2

From the Career Center

November 2021

 

PLEASE GIVE THOSE WHO WILL BE WRITING A RECOMMENDATION FOR YOU AT LEAST 14 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 Scholarshipshttps://www.bestcollegereviews.org/scholarships/state/minnesota/

 

FOR ALL SPECIFIC DUE DATES CLICK ON LINK TO EACH SCHOLARSHIP

 

Alworth Scholarship-High school seniors awarded the scholarship will be eligible to receive $20,000. The award will be distributed over eight semesters ($2,500 per semester) providing recipients meet the following requirements: cumulative GPA of 2.85 as a freshman and a 3.0 for subsequent years, continue to major in an approved mathematics or science field of study, and 35-50% of total credits taken each semester must be in math and science. To find out if you are eligible for this scholarship and to apply to the Alworth Scholarship: https://www.alworthscholarship.org/about.html Due: January 15

 

Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation - This foundation has over 60 scholarships! Apply by filling out a profile at www.dsacommunityfoundation.com, Scholarship applications will open up on November 15th, 2021 and the deadline for the scholarships is January 15, 2022

 

Oscar Mitchell and Mary W. Mitchell Scholarship: This scholarship is for one year only; however, current recipients may reapply and
be considered for additional funding along with other new applicants. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled full-time. Scholarships are limited to a maximum of four years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever is earlier. To be eligible: a senior must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, demonstrate financial need and Be planning to attend full-time at the University of Minnesota (Duluth or
Minneapolis campus only) or any accredited, PRIVATE FOUR-YEAR college or
university in the United States. Eligible applicants can apply at www.csascholars.org/mitchell Deadline: January 13, 2022 5pm Eastern Time

 

Gilmore Family Scholarship Foundation: This scholarship is for one year only; however, current recipients may reapply and be considered for additional funding along with other new applicants. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled full-time. To be eligible, applicants must: Be current high school seniors or graduates of high schools in the Minnesota counties of Cook, Lake, Carlton, Pine, and the south part of South St. Louis County lying south of and including the area in Township 54 North. In addition:
 Be of good character and serious purpose.
 Current college applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale.
 High school applicants must be in the upper 8th percentile of their graduating class.
 Be enrolled in, or planning to attend, full-time an accredited college or university located in the United States in pursuit of an undergraduate degree. To apply: www.csascholars.org/gilmore Deadline is January 13, 2022 5 pm Eastern Time

James Wright Hunt Scholarship: This scholarship is a four-year scholarship subject to the following terms and conditions: recipients must attend the University of Michigan, Carleton College, or any campus of the University of Minnesota and must be working toward an undergraduate degree; recipients must remain in good academic standing and remain enrolled
full-time, continuously throughout the four-year scholarship. Eligibility requirements: be a high school senior enrolled at any public high school located in Duluth, MN, demonstrate character and leadership, plan to attend full-time at any branch of the University of Minnesota, Carleton College, or the University of Michigan. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale and rank in the top 25% of their graduating class. Eligible applicants can apply at www.csascholars.org/hunt  Deadline is January 13, 2022 5 pm Eastern Time.

Jack Moon Scholarship: This scholarship is for one year only; however, current recipients may reapply and be considered for additional funding along with other new applicants. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled full-time. Eligibility requirements: Be graduates of one of the following schools in Duluth, Minnesota: Denfeld High School, Duluth East High School, Harbor City International School, or Duluth Area Learning
Center.
 Demonstrate good character and academic ability and readiness.
 Demonstrate financial need.
 Be enrolled full-time in an accredited vocational or trade school in Minnesota, Wisconsin,
or Michigan in a qualified vocational or trade program leading to a certificate or diploma.
Applicants enrolled in a program leading to a degree are not eligible for this scholarship. To learn more about this scholarship, go to www.csascholars.org/moon Deadline is March 15, 2022 5 pm Eastern Time.

 

Masonic Charities Scholarship: Minnesota Masonic Charities offers a portfolio of scholarship opportunities to high school students throughout Minnesota. All of our Scholarships are renewable, if specific requirements are met. Check our website www.mnmasoniccharities.org for eligibility details for the online application process and answers to Frequently Asked Questions. Online applications accepted January 1-February 15

 

Kids Deserve a Shot! $100,000 Minnesota College Scholarship Drawing All Minnesotans 12-17 who have completed their two-dose COVID-19 vaccine series are eligible (Eligible if age 12-17 at time of at least one shot in the series). The State of Minnesota will hold five drawings (11/19/21-12/17/21) of $100,000 for five students to attend any public or private non-profit educational institution in the state of Minnesota.  Once a kid is entered, they will be included in all drawings. https://mn.gov/covid19/vaccine/vaccine-rewards/kids-deserve-a-shot/   Entry Deadline Range: 11/15/21-12/13/21

 

MN Association of Counselors of Color Scholarships - This scholarship is awarded to students of color a one-time scholarship ranging between $500 to $2,500 to be used towards their education at one of 67 member colleges and universitiesDue:  March 11.  Click Here for More Information & To Apply

 

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, 2022 - 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 6, 2022

 

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 December 1, 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 14, 2022

 

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/scholarshipsApplications must be submitted by 11:59 pm Central Time January 15, 2022.  

 

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, 2022.

 

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, 2022.. Apply online at: http://www.rovepestcontrol.com/rove-pest-control-scholarship

 

EAST HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP BULLETIN #1

From the Career Center

September 2021

 

PLEASE GIVE THOSE WHO WILL BE WRITING A LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION FOR YOU AT LEAST 14 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


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 Sept 17,2021

 

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 on November 18,2021

 

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/mvs Due in November 15,2021

 

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 on November 30, 3021

 

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, Mr. Doug Paulson to be considered. Email: doug.paulson@state.mn.us  or phone: (651) 582-8734 to be considered. Due October 29,2021

 

Heisman High School Scholarship: The Heisman Memorial Trophy is renowned for symbolizing the pursuit of excellence with integrity. The Heisman High School Scholarship, presented by Acceptance Insurance, extends the Heisman prestige to our nation's most esteemed male and female high school seniors by recognizing and rewarding outstanding scholar-athletes who understand that the most important victories not only happen on the field, but in their schools and communities. These remarkable young leaders set the example and make a game-changing difference every day, paving the way to greatness for everyone around them. http://heismanscholarship.com/application/are-you-eligible/  Students must submit their application by October 19, 2021 at 3 pm PT/6 pm ET.  The application must be reviewed and submitted by the school official listed in the application by October 21, 2021 at 3 pm PT/ 6 pm ET.

 

 

 

 

EAST HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP BULLETIN #9

From the Career Center

June 4, 2021

Abbot and Fenner Scholarship Program:  A $1000 scholarship will be awarded to a high school junior or senior based on an essay of the following topic: “Describe your educational career and life goals.  Explain your plan for achieving these goals.” The essay should be between 500-1000 words. Go to www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm

Big Sun Scholarship:  The Big Sun organization is proud to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits.  This is an annual scholarship award of $500.  All senior student athletes who will be attending a post-secondary institution are eligible, regardless of which sport they participate in.  Please go to www.bigsunathletics.com for more information, and to learn how to apply.  The deadline for applying is June 19

MN Indian Scholarship - Up to $6000, scholarship varies. Must be a senior with at least ¼ Native American and member of a federally recognized Indian tribe. Must be accepted to a MN college, university or vocational school. Applications at www.ohe.state.mn.us  click on Outreach. Due July 1

Michael Moody Fitness Scholarship is a college scholarship of $1,500 awarded to a high school senior, accepted to a two or four year college/university pursuing a career in Athletic Training, Psychology, Biology, Kinesiology, Nursing, General Medicine, Dentistry, Behavioral Sciences, Personal Training, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Health and Physical Fitness, Exercise Science, Sports and Recreation Management, Health Sciences, Physical Therapist, or another health- related major. The scholarship is sponsored by Michael Moody Fitness. Apply online at http://www.michaelmoodyfitness.com/scholarship-application Due by  July 15th

The Mesothelioma Center Scholarship Essay Contest:  Each fall and spring, they award one $3,000 scholarship and one $2,000 scholarship based on an essay that brings to light the issues surrounding mesothelioma.  Seniors who are enrolled full-time in a U.S. institution for fall of 2016 are eligible to apply.  The essay must be between 750 and 1,500 words.  Two letters of recommendation are also required.  For more details and the online only application, go to  www.asbestos.com.  The deadline to apply for the fall scholarship is August 18      

 

EAST HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP BULLETIN #8

From the Career Center

May 13, 2021

MN Women in Public Finance Scholarship -  Award varies up to $5,000. High school girls interested in public finance (how governments raise and spend money) and related fields of law, finance, banking and non-profits. 3.0 GPA. Must exhibit leadership in extracurricular, volunteer or work positions. Short essay required. https://www.mnwpf.org/news-events/scholarship/  Deadline to apply is June 1

 

Duluth Preservation Alliance Scholarship One scholarship up to $1,500 for a student pursuing an associate or technical degree to the building trades at a school in St Louis County. Provide a letter of recommendation and answer three brief essay questions. Applications are online at: Application https://duluthpreservation.org/scholarship-program/    Due by  June 1

 

Joe Francis Scholarship for Haircare - $1,200 for seniors applied to Cosmetology School.  Must provide answers to 4 questions regarding your background, financial need, and what makes you want to pursue a career in cosmetology. Must provide two letters of recommendation. More information in the Career Center. Apply online www.joefrancis.com/apply   Due June 1

 

Nellie Stone Johnson - Over 30 scholarships ranging from up to $1300 for part time and up to $2500 for full time were awarded.  Racial/Ethnic diverse students whose parent or grandparent is/was a union member and who will be accepted or enrolled in a MN state community, technical college or university. Must have 2.0 GPA min.  Renewable for up to two years for a community or technical college program, up to four years of undergraduate work at a university. Application online www.nelliestone.org  Due June 1

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program:  A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a high school junior or senior based on an essay on the following topic:  “Describe your educational career and life goals.  Explain your plan for achieving these goals.  Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals.”  The essay should be between 500-1000 words.  Go to www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm to submit your essay.  The deadline is June 12

Big Sun Scholarship:  The Big Sun organization is proud to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits.  This is an annual scholarship award of $500.  All senior student athletes who will be attending a post-secondary institution are eligible, regardless of which sport they participate in.  Please go to www.bigsunathletics.com for more information, and to learn how to apply.  The deadline for applying is June 19

 

 

EAST HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP BULLETIN #7 

From the Career Center

April 16,2021

 

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

 

Twin Ports Walleye Association Scholarship -Amount varies $500- $1,000. Senior planning on attending a 2 or 4 year school in the surrounding counties of St Louis, Carlton, Lake or Douglas. Must be going into a field of Biology, DNR, Environmental Studies or similar field. Brief essay required. https://www.twinportswalleye.com/scholarship-app Must be postmarked by May 1st, 2020

Duluth Masonic Ionic Lodge #186- $2,000 award to a senior attending a 2 or 4 year college in the fall of 2020. Must write an essay about Freemasons. Having a relative that is a Mason is not a requirement but beneficial to the application. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1jgLYHnrrnhxSMapAtMy4aZrAGavqe3yl/view?usp=sharing Deadline is May 1st.

 Kiwanis Club of Friendly Duluth Andrew E. Reardon Scholarship:  This $1000 scholarship will be awarded to students attending UMD, or an East High School senior planning on attending UMD or St. Scholastica, and studying medicine.  Applicants must have min 3.0 and need to send a letter stating why they would like to be considered for the scholarship, along with civic/volunteer activities, academic achievement, what school you will attend, and any other information that will help the committee to decide.  Preference is given to a high school Key Club member.  For more information on this scholarship and where to send the letter, please visit www.kiwanisduluth.com.  The deadline to apply is May 10

Kiwanis Club of Friendly Duluth Armistead Scholarship:  Two $1000 scholarships will be awarded to seniors pursuing post-secondary education in the fall of 2020 at UMD, Lake Superior College. Preference given to a East High Key Club member.  Applicant must demonstrate a history of civic/voluntary service, and have a GPA preferably of 3.0 or higher.  For more information on this scholarship and where to send the letter, please visit www.kiwanisduluth.com.  The deadline to apply is May 10.

Northland Vietnam Veterans Memorial Foundation Scholarships:  Up to three $1,000 scholarships will be awarded.  High school seniors who are a verifiable relative (child, grandchild, sibling, niece/nephew) of a Vietnam era veteran (including step family) are eligible.  Must have a GPA of 3.0, and be accepted to an accredited university or technical college for the fall of 2020.  Applicants must interview a Vietnam Veteran and write a brief essay (500 words or less) on the following:  “Does this veteran feel the US accomplished anything fighting the war in Vietnam?” Find applications here http://www.nvva.us/scholarship  Due  May 10

Northland Vietnam Veterans Memorial Foundation Frank Budd MD Scholarship:  One $750 scholarship will be awarded to a high school senior who is a verifiable relative (child, grandchild, sibling, niece/nephew) of a Vietnam era veteran (including step family), and going into a medical field.  Must have a GPA of 3.0, and be accepted to an accredited university or technical college for the fall of 2020.  Applicants must interview a Vietnam Veteran and write a brief essay (500 words or less) on the following:  “Delayed Primary Closure: What is it? Why or how was it used? Is it still used?” Find applications here .http://www.nvva.us/scholarship May 10

Historic Central High School Museum - A $500 scholarship will be awarded to a senior going to a 2 or 4 year college. Short essay on how Duluth Public Schools has prepared you for your future. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1naNoNtEIEYeXfcR49x_xt5ZaQZCF2WxJ9S-XR_pJj9g/edit?usp=sharing Due May 15

POE - Jean Hustad Scholarship Award - A $500 award to any senior girl who is an ISD709 Duluth resident. Must be accepted to a 2 or 4 yr college or university https://drive.google.com/file/d/129BWKWHAgoe9ZLn5rlgx_AcVVHQZHmUo/view?usp=sharing          Due May 15

Rosey Award Scholarship - 12 scholarships offered annually $500 - $1500. Must be ACCEPTED into a Cosmetology program by May 15, 2020. A 500 word essay is required about your current and future goals in the cosmetology industry. https://www.rosysalonsoftware.com/rosy-scholarship-program Due date May 15

Triple Impact Scholarship - for Juniors. $500 - $2,000 award, must be participating in high school or club sports. GPA of 2.5 of higher. A Triple-Impact Competitor makes oneself better, makes teammates better and makes the sport better. Must write essay to three questions and provide two references. https://positivecoach.academicworks.com/users/sign_up  Due May 31

 

EAST HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP BULLETIN #6

From the Career Center

March 3, 2021

The VIP Women in Technology Scholarship (WITS)  is sponsored by Visionary Integration Professionals (VIP), a leading provider of technology solutions that drive enterprise performance. The WITS program is made available annually to women across the United States. • Eligibility: At the time of award, students must be enrolled at, or accepted into, either a two or four-year college or university within the United States. These women must be planning a career in computer science, information technology, management information systems, or another related field. • Awards are valued up to $2,500.00 per recipient. • Evaluation Criteria: The scholarship is based on the following criteria:  * A cumulative 3.0 grade point average or higher  * Thoughtful answer to the essay question  * Level of participation in community service and/or extracurricular  activities .  Download our application from our website at https://trustvip.com/?s=scholarship  , or request it via email at WITS@trustvip.com. Applications can be submitted via email to WITS@trustvip.com Deadline is March 31

Mike Zimmer Scholarship will award two $10,000.00 (one time, non-renewable) educational scholarships in the spring of each year.  The scholarships will be paid directly to an accredited college, university or community college on behalf of the recipient.  The scholarship criteria and application requirements: must be a senior, participated in a varsity sport, 2.75 or higher GPA, must plan to attend an accredited college, university, or community college, must have participated in an extracurricular activity or volunteered in the community.   Download the information and application at https://www.mikezimmerfoundation.com/. Deadline is April 15

Minnesota Benefit Association (MBA) Scholarship Scholarships up to $1,000 are awarded to public employees or elected officials or their family members in the state of Minnesota, based on financial need, academic achievement, vocational goals, employment history, community involvement and an original essay. Applications are available at https://www.minnesotabenefitassociation.org  Click on Scholarships to find the application. Completed applications must be postmarked by April 15

Memorial Blood Center Scholarship:  Awarded to a senior at East who is in good academic standing, plans to pursue post-secondary education in the fall after senior graduation, and has participated in the support of successful blood drives at East High School.  Student must include on the application total hours involved in blood drives, as well as an essay explaining why they are deserving of the scholarship. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1hQHO_cBZA8_bFYNC_IPTJN11bWlD9xkepiNTpRjcHXQ/edit?usp=sharing Applications can be emailed directly to laura.lafontaine@isd709.org or dropped off at the Career Center by April 16

Joseph W. Mrkonich Scholarship - Up to 4 scholarships (amount to be determined) awarded to East senior who exemplifies hard work, sportsmanship and strong character. Must have 2.5 GPA. Lettered at least once in an athletic sport. Must demonstrate other interests such as student leadership, community activities, theater, debate or other school activities. Applications are available outside the East Activities office. Deadline of Application to the Activities Office  by April 17

ISL Midwest Senior Scholarship - Random drawing! Ten - $1,000 awards given. For high school seniors from  Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota or Wisconsin. Simple application. See details and application: https://www.iowastudentloan.org/scholarships/isl-midwest-senior-scholarship.aspx Deadline April 30

Euclid Masonic Lodge Chester D Schwar Memorial Scholarship:  Four $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors, residents of Minnesota, seeking to further their education by attending college, university or technical school.  Masonic affiliation is not a requirement.  Applicants should identify their academic history, community involvement, and financial need. Applications are available online at https://www.EuclidMasonicScholarshipApplication.pdf or in the Career Center and are due to the Euclid Masonic Lodge No. 198 by May 1st

MN Association of Townships Six $1000 scholarships will be awarded to JUNIORS. Submit an essay on the theme described on the application.  Must have one letter of recommendation and high school transcript. Application can be found at https://mntownships.org/about-mat/minnesota-association-of-townships-scholarship-program/. Due Date May 1.

Rev. Arthur Foy III Scholarship Sponsored by Peace United Church of Christ, Duluth. One $1,000 award to a graduating senior of color, pursuing a college of his/her choice.  Preference will be given to first generation to attend college in the family, financial need. Community involvement and leadership will be considered.  Finalists will be interviewed  by the award committee.  Due May 15

ConnectHer Film Festival - presented by Connecther, is a film festival and scholarship program in which 9th - 12th grade high school students submit 3-6 minute short films that focus on a variety of global women's issues, including maternal health, microfinance initiatives, child-marriage, sex-trafficking, poverty alleviation, etc. Go to https://connectherfilmfest.org/  for more details. Winners will receive a monetary prize $1,000 - $5,000 and film distribution channels via Connecther .Deadline June 15

 

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 Scholarshipshttps://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