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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):


List of scholarship opportunities by school (Minnesota colleges/universities only).  Also be sure to check your college's website for additional opportunities!

http://www.ohe.state.mn.us/sPages/scholarshipsAll.cfm


February Deadlines


MN Athletes in Sports Medicine Scholarship: open to MN senior student-athletes who plan to attend a 4 year school and major in a field related to sports medicine.

Deadline: February 17th

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBd0NtRXVYZnBfN2p1SFBzamNhTFVSWVZ4TGdn/view?usp=sharing


Mediacom World Class Scholarship: 55 $1000 scholarships for students in Mediacom service areas.  You do not have to be a Mediacom customer, but you do have to live in an area where they provide service. (A full list of towns is available on the application.  Nashwauk and Keewatin residents are eligible.)

Deadline: February 15

How to apply: http://www.mediacomworldclass.com/


March Deadlines


Members Cooperative Credit Union: Open to high school seniors in select counties (Itasca and St. Louis counties are both eligible.)  

Deadline: March 31

How to apply: https://www.membersccu.org/academic-scholarships#utm_source=eblast&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2020-scholarships


Keewatin VFW: 2 $350 scholarships available.

Deadline: March 6

How to apply: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Lf3_HoplU_nsYTABZCPetDEySAHrabC2-uEWxEdxCps/edit?usp=sharing


ICC Foundation: Scholarship opportunities for seniors planning to attend ICC.

Deadline: March 1

How to apply: https://iccfoundation.awardspring.com/


MN Horticultural Society: Scholarships for students from Minnesota's 8th congressional district (including Itasca and St. Louis counties) who have an interest and participation in some aspect of gardening, either indoor or outdoor.

Deadline: March 7th

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBWFhGV3RSOF9od1ExLVN4T013MDFCSndTeGRV/view?usp=sharing


Disabled American Veterans of Itasca County, Chapter 13: $500 scholarship for NK seniors pursuing higher education at a vocational/technical school.

Deadline: Last Friday in March

How to apply:  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1s9z6JSZ8N0Th2bDYXjLDw26EI2KjQkqIdidAkVzwLl8/edit?usp=sharing


Nashwauk Area Community Foundation: Two $1000 scholarships for NK students, one for a student attending a traditional college/university and the other to a student attending a trade school.  Emphasis is on community service.

Deadline: March 31

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBTm1RRjlVMXF5LWRQQWlNeGtpZG4wN0lfN1pV/view?usp=sharing

(If you need an envelope for your appraisal form, see Mrs. Tucci. You may also provide your own.  Return completed application AND envelope to Mrs. Tucci by the deadline.)


SFM Foundation: Scscholarships for students whose parents were killed or seriously injured in workplace accidents while working for Minnesota or Iowa employers.

Deadline: March 31

How to apply:  https://www.sfmfoundation.com/apply/


Michigan Tech Iron Range Alumni:  $500 scholarship for a graduate of any Iron Range high school who plans to attend Michigan Tech.  Must be in top 25% of your class.

Deadline: March 1

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBdkxXSTJoWU1xV21FRnlLci1icTB6QzJZTjZn/view?usp=sharing


American Legion Auxiliary Children of Warriors National Presidents' Scholarship: National scholarship opportunity open to high school seniors whose parent, grandparent or great-grandparent served or is currently serving in the US armed forces.  

Deadline: March 1

How to apply: https://www.alaforveterans.org/Scholarships/Children-of-Warriors-National-Presidents--Scholarship/


8th District MN Horticultural Society Scholarship: Scholarship for area students who can provide evidence of an interest or participation in horticultural/gardening activities.

Deadline: March 7th

How to apply:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBZkVtM...


Grand Rapids Area Chamber: Two $500 scholarships for area students who plan to go to a 4 year OR a 2 year school.

Deadline: March 20th

How to apply: https://www.grandmn.com/chamber/55/2017-2018-grand-rapids-area-chamber-of-commerce-scholarship


Blandin Foundation: Renewable grants ranging from $1000-$4500 annually for low to middle income families in the greater Itasca county area. Can be used toward any accredited college, university or technical program.  NK students are strongly encouraged to apply for this one!

How to apply:  https://blandinfoundation.org/programs/itasca-area/education-grants/

Deadline: March 1


American Bank:  Two $2500 scholarships for graduates from NE Minnesota.  

Deadline: March 1, 2020

How to apply: https://www.ambnk.com/about/american-bank-scholarship


ICC Presidential Scholarship: FULL TUITION scholarship for students going to ICC with a 29 or better on their ACT AND a 3.8 or better GPA OR are in the top 10% of their class.

Deadline: 1st Priority: December 2, 2nd priority: March 1

How to apply: https://www.itascacc.edu/presidential


American Legion Auxiliary State Scholarship:  State level scholarship opportunity open to Minnesota seniors whose parent or grandparent served or is currently serving in the US Armed Forces.  Must have a 2.0 or better GPA.

Deadline: March 5

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBM2tPc...


Model College of Hair Design: Two $2000 scholarships available for NK students interested in pursing a cosmetology career at Model College of Hair Design in St. Cloud.  

Deadline: rolling

How to apply: See Mrs. Tucci


April Deadlines


St Anne's Scholarship: For seniors whose parents, grandparents or great grandparents were members of St. Anne's church in Kelly Lake (1st priority) and/or St. Cecilia's church in Nashwauk.

Deadline: April 15th

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


P.E.O. Chapter EE: Open to female students who are pursuing a degree or professional certification after high school.

Deadline: April 1

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBX2thb1JHakV1LTF0QThYZFpUSVRmY3dScmEw/view?usp=sharing


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

Deadline: Last Friday in April

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


Minnesota American Legion Scholarships:  Two state level scholarships sponsored by the American Legion: the Minnesota American Legion Foundation scholarship and the Minnesota American Legion Memorial Scholarship. Must be a legal descendant of a member of the American Legion or the American Legion Auxiliary.  (You will need to have a local American Legion Post sign off to verify your parent/grandparent's etc., membership.)

Deadline: April 1

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBSXUweExqeDY5WjZKR0g4WnFPUmtIUFhGWFJn/view?usp=sharing


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

Deadline: April 15

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBNDIxTWprbjNvSTlkX0VOLWxnLWpabWxhTGJn/view?usp=sharing


Hibbing Elks: Open to area seniors attending any post-secondary program in the fall.

Deadline: Second Friday in April

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


Louis DeNucci Memorial: Open to NK seniors who plan to attend a vocational/technical college.

Deadline: April 15

How to apply: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1SJ_Tps9JQySJtAJXjOum9R0InhmTvFrhT8Qs-JwvSC0/edit?usp=sharing


North Star Credit Union: Open to all NK seniors.

Deadline: April 3rd

How to apply:https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBVDBlcmdPaFYtMjh0ZHAzMDRFWk1iUWlJeThR/view?usp=sharing


Keewatin American Legion:  Open to NKHS seniors.

Deadline: April 1

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


Louis DeNucci Memorial Scholarship: Open to NK seniors who are planning to attend a vocational/technical school after graduation.

Deadline: April 15

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


AmVets Post 12 Keewatin: Open to NK seniors.

Deadline: April 15th

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


"Swede" Rostvold Memorial Scholarship: Open to NK seniors who plan to attend either HCC or ICC after graduation.

Deadline: April 15

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


Keewatin American Legion Riders: scholarship is open to students who reside in Itasca or northern St. Louis county and must be a son, daughter, step-son or step-daughter of one or more of the following:  American Legion Rider; American Legion, Auxiliary or Sons of American Legion member; I.R.M.C. member;  U.S. military veteran or active duty service member.

Deadline: April 1

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBRlpHbEF0cFE2TzRGV2p4TkRtVDlBRTl1RzBB/view?usp=sharing


May Deadlines


Northland Vietnam Veterans Memorial: Open to high school seniors in NE MN (including Itasca and St. Louis counties) who are related to a Vietnam era veteran. If you are the child, grandchild, niece/nephew (including step family) of an honorably discharged veteran who served between January 1, 1959 and December 31, 1975, you are eligible to apply. 

Deadline: May 10

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1S4E1qmeK4MCHf0hi6h19-8C6WK3QY6Lp/view?usp=sharing


Hibbing Lodge of Perfection: Open to area high school seniors. 

Deadline: May 15th

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBZHNuT2Q4SDBZbk9NTG1ISl9FOTBFTGY3VHNN/view?usp=sharing


MN Association of Townships: Scholarship opportunity for JUNIORS.  Essay required.

Deadline: May 1

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBVXlrTWFqT1NlRVlpcjFKMk9OaExCUC1yNEZn/view?usp=sharing