Welcome to the NKHS scholarship page.  Please check back often as new scholarships will be added as they come in!

School Specific Scholarships (various deadlines):

Once you know where you're applying, check this page out to see what scholarships you should apply for! This is for Minnesota schools only, but if you're applying out of state, you should look at those schools' website for opportunities as well.


April Deadlines

Nashwauk Fireplugs:  Open to seniors in the Nashwauk fire protection area (Nashwauk city & township, Lone Pine township, Buck Lake).  $250

Deadline: last Friday in April

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBMzJsd0ZxTEE2YXBBWFVyU2dRVWlEQkxTTVkw/view?usp=sharing

Mesabi Range Foundation Scholarships:  For students attending Mesabi Range College next year.

Deadline: April 12 Now extended through April 26th

How to apply: https://www.mesabirange.edu/foundation/ (click on the "scholarship opportunities" icon.)

Friends of Brad: $750 scholarship for students in rural NE Minnesota.  Strong preference for students who plan to major in music and are planning music related careers.  Non-music majors who plan to be involved with music in college (band, choir, etc.) are welcome to apply also.

Deadline: April 29

How to apply:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBWl9XdktyVVd1LWMxWVVlSGd6Ym1FSDZEOGRB/view?usp=sharing

Nashwauk American Legion/Auxiliary Scholarships: The Legion will award one boy, and the Auxiliary will award one girl a $250 scholarship.

Deadline: First Friday in April

How to apply:  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1wLQs8Q-rJ9E0P3ku64NWa3HQhlR6vwPtmmvRVhuV8CM/edit?usp=sharing

Keewatin Senior Center:  Open to NKHS seniors who reside in Keewatin.

Deadline: April 1

How to apply:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/1DqT2PpnLTf_GJzxXLgtWKJRDEZEGbIi8/view?usp=sharing

Nashwauk Sons of the American Legion:  Open to all NK graduating seniors.

Deadline: last Friday in April

How to apply:  https://docs.google.com/document/d/17LaStM7z2mp2HTVPTFCDpi_BBU4kjHLa_teJ_XPYVoQ/edit?usp=sharing

American Bank:  Two $500 scholarships for NK seniors.  

Deadline: April 15

How to apply:  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ObjtP9WinW_dDCOcx5LWQZ_CNOSmjhuXbJ4UWYrcB4o/edit?usp=sharing

P.E.O. Chapter EE Scholarship: Open to women who are pursuing professional certification or an academic degree.   $300-$500.  

Deadline: April 1

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBUGdnMHlzOXhKYThmV1pjQlIzZjRURlRxb3FV/view?usp=sharing

HCC Foundation:  All students with a 3.0 or better GPA who are planning to attend HCC are strongly encouraged to apply!

Deadline: April 1

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/12dGH2FIfbnciET4iIp4nldcMxzMji79O/view?usp=sharing

St. Anne's:  First priority given to students whose parents, grandparents or great grandparents were former members of St. Anne's Catholic church, Kelly Lake.  Second priority is membership in St. Cecilia's Catholic church in Nashwauk.

Deadline: April 15th

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBZmwyd09URTNUenUyeGM5ekhmSzZCS29ETnow/view?usp=sharing

Hibbing Elks Lodge 1022:  Open to all NKHS graduating seniors attending any college/university.

Deadline: 2nd Friday in April

How to apply:  https://docs.google.com/document/d/13mqNafToY6BNCQCMZCoTV-qUbej6-_HKm0XFkYagSNc/edit?usp=sharing

"Swede" Virgil Rostvold Memorial Scholarship:  $250 for an NK senior who plans to go to ICC or HCC. Must have a 2.0 or better cumulative GPA.

Deadline:  April 15th

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1u7YHk7ticV27_aTDY60yFTyWSTRGSkIG/view?usp=sharing

Knights of Columbus:  Open to seniors who belong to either St. Cecilia's or Mary Immaculate Catholic churches.

Deadline: April 30

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBS0lNNk1fajBYdWN0ZjRuZVpSTXFSQUUwQWJJ/view?usp=sharing

Amvets Post #12 Keewatin: Two (or more) $500 scholarships. All NKHS graduating seniors are welcome to apply.

Deadline: April 15

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1B33HB3_Gz7z6NA2Z3XZuGeDzSHLsmysZ/view?usp=sharing

Keewatin American Legion:  Open to all graduating seniors of NKHS.  

Deadline: April 1st

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1MrEU1HMVxWSPKaN2wvrY6IDp0J8O7wrq/view?usp=sharing

Louis DeNucci Memorial Scholarship

Open to NK seniors who plan to attend a vocational/technical (2 year) college. $500.

Deadline: April 15

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBNU02bVJLU2M5N3pqT3c1U2NRdkg4LUgwNlRj/view?usp=sharing

May Deadlines

NK Teachers' Local 1444:  Open to all graduating NK seniors who plan to work toward any post-secondary degree or certification.  $250-$500.

Deadline: May 3rd

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBOV9NWUd6TXNraGxkLW1aU3hhOGhVTzFXWWln/view?usp=sharing

Minnesota American Legion:  Up to $500, for use at any Minnesota college, university, tech school, etc.  

Deadline: April 1, 2019

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBOHNaSUY2NUlDd1pNX04tMGNjcHViUkhaeE93/view?usp=sharing

East Side Neighbors: Open to students who live in the Pengilly/Swan Lake area.

Deadline: First Monday in April  Deadline extended to first Monday in May

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1XC2duSLwldI2Uv-KfevgDA_S5DevLdvq/view?usp=sharing

Minnesota Chapter of Women in Public Finance:  Open to females with at least a 3.0 who are interested in a career in public finance or a related career in government, nonprofit, banking or law.  $5000.

Deadline: May 31st

How to apply:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBa3pQZlhjaFNMODNaU0M4YlVFeUc2ZWtKNGJN/view?usp=sharing

Keewatin VFW:  Two scholarships will be awarded this year.

Deadline: May 1

How to apply:  https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B8b7uQptr3lBb2VVNlliTzNQeXBGX05adnhZeVZRSTVTSS04

Hibbing Lodge of Perfection: $1000 scholarship for students in the Hibbing region who plan to attend any post-secondary college or vocational school.

Deadline: May 15th

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBRmI4ZWFpNUFxVGt4RUdJeEJyc01Oc3Ezdy1N/view?usp=sharing

MN athletes in sports medicine:  A $2500 scholarship for one male, and one female student-athlete in Minnesota.  Open to students who have played at least one sport in each year grades 9-12 and who plan to pursue a 4 year degree in sports medicine or related field.

Deadline: Postmarked by May 13th

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBM2JVOHZmbzdNLWQ5VWdOMVN6Smc4ejdzaGdR/view?usp=sharing

MN Association of Townships:  $1000 scholarship opportunity for JUNIORS.  

Deadline May 1, 2019

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBeWxOMk42TVI1ams4NVozSDAzM2NncjMxUTdr/view?usp=sharing

More info: https://mntownships.org/

Ethel Curry American Indian Leadership Scholarship:  Open to students enrolled in a federally recognized tribe planning to attend a college or university in Minnesota.  $1000-$4000 per year.

Deadline: May 31

How to apply:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBd1o5cEdrNFRfV2oxakh4TEJpaHVrZkE3S1NJ/view?usp=sharing

Northland Vietnam Veterans Memorial Foundation:  Open to students who are relatives of a Vietnam vet (child, grandchild, niece/nephew, also step family.)  Applicants are asked to interview a vet and write a short essay as part of their applications.

Deadline: May 10

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBVDZKYzhWZE5nWXE1MGt5OHFUWVJfc0FFVFM4/view?usp=sharing

Summer Deadlines

Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship:  Up to $2500 for career/tech programs for students who demonstrate financial need (Pell grant eligible.)  

Deadline: June 15

How to apply: https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/technical/ 

Mesabi Range Alumni Association Scholarships:  One application, a variety of scholarships for students going to Mesabi Range.

Deadline: June 1

How to apply: https://www.mesabirange.edu/about/alumnihttps://www.mesabirange.edu/about/alumni