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!


January Deadlines

Duluth-Superior Community Foundation:  One application, multiple scholarship opportunities.  To see a list of scholarships specific to Itasca County students, click here.

Deadline: January 15

How to apply:  https://www.jlweb.co/prod1/portal/portal.jsp?c=279328&p=2236115&g=2236117

PolyMet Mining: Scholarships for students who plan to pursue STEM careers.

Deadline: January 3rd

How to apply: https://polymetmining.com/miningforexcellence/?utm_source=website&utm_medium=blogpost&utm_campaign=mining_for_excellence_20192020

Lake Country Power, Les Beach Memorial Scholarship:  Open to seniors with a 2.5 or better GPA whose parents/guardians are Lake Country Power customers.  May be used at any 2 or 4 year school, up to $4000 over four years.

Deadline: January 31 (application opens on January 1st)

How to apply: https://www.lakecountrypower.coop/high-school-scholarships

Alworth Scholarship: Up to $20,000 for STEM majors in NE Minnesota!  Must have a 3.5 or better GPA and a 25 or better ACT score.  Must be pursuing a 4 year degree, includes those starting out at community college.

Deadline: January 15 (opens November 1st)

How to apply: www.alworthscholarship.org

February Deadlines

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

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

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/

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...

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: file:///C:/Users/lisa.tucci/Downloads/2020%20Grand%20Rapids%20Area%20Chamber%20of%20Commerce%20Scholarship%20Application.pdf

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

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

Keewatin American Legion:  Open to NKHS seniors.

Deadline: April 1

How to Apply:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/1MrEU1HMVxWSPKaN2wvrY6IDp0J8O7wrq/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

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