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.


March Deadlines:

Blandin Education Grants: Renewable award for Itasca area students, between $1,000 and $4,500 per year for any accredited college or university. All NK students are encouraged to apply for a Blandin Grant!

Deadline: March 1

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

Note: If you are going to ICC you need to fill out this form instead: http://www.itascacc.edu/departments/financialaid/documents/17-18/1718BlandinEducationalGrantApplication.pdf

iHelp:  $1,000 scholarships for three MN high school seniors.  Also a chance to win an iPad.

Deadline: March 31st

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBRGRPTGhWV21ESUk2ZUpuaWRaNGJlZ1otM2lN/view?usp=sharing

ICC Foundation:  Multiple scholarship opportunities for students planning to go to ICC next year.  One application!  

Deadline: applications accepted Feb 1-Mar 1.

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

North Star Credit Union: Open to all NK graduating seniors.

Deadline: March 30th

How to apply:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBZldMV2s4eWl6bzFVc0tBQVUyUHg1YTVxZU4w/view?usp=sharing

Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation:  One application, multiple Itasca area scholarships!  $275K was given away last year.  This year, additional funds are available for area students pursuing a vocational/technical (two year or less) education.  All NK seniors are encouraged to apply!

Deadline: application open from January 15-March 15

How to apply: https://www.gracf.org/scholarships click on "apply for scholarships" and create an account.

United Steelworkers Local 1938:  $700 scholarships for dependent children of a member or retiree of Local 1938, Minntac plant.  

Deadline: Postmarked by March 31st

How to apply:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBUWZkSTRaOXFIX1VDeHdWcU1qMHpXN1VWc0RR/view?usp=sharing

Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce:  Two $500 scholarships for area students who plan to pursue a bachelors (4 year) degree OR who plan to pursue a degree or certificate in a vocational/technical industry needed locally.

Deadline: March 16

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

SFM Foundation: Scholarships for students whose parents were seriously injured or killed in workplace accidents while working for MN, IA or WI employers.  Up to $10K/year for up to 5 years.

Deadline: March 31

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

Disabled American Veterans of Itasca County:  Four $500 scholarships available to NKHS seniors.  Short essay required.

Deadline: March 23 (last Friday in March)

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

Horticultural Society Scholarship:  Four scholarships ranging from $250-$600 for northeastern Minnesota students who have an interest/involvement in gardening.

Deadline: March 1

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBbWdJVE5nWjV0Y1JPTzBSeThxZVdrekJzY29V/view?usp=sharing

Michigan Tech Iron Range Alumni: 

$500 scholarship for an Iron Range student in the top 25% of their class who plans to attend Michigan Tech.

Deadline: March 1

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/a/isd319.org/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBX2ZpQV9xUzBoYUktSkg4eHZvc2FIcEJRVEsw/view?usp=sharing

April Deadlines:

East Side Neighbors:

Open to students who live in the Pengilly/Swan Lake area.

Deadline: First Monday in April

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

Friends of Brad Memorial Foundation:  Two $750 scholarships for young musicians in NE Minnesota.  Open to anyone planning to participate in music in college, but preference for those who plan to pursue a music related career.

Deadline: April 16

How to apply: http://friendsofbrad.org/initiatives/scholarships/ 

Mesabi Range scholarships:  For students attending Mesabi Range next year.

Deadline: April 30

How to apply: http://www.mesabirange.edu/current/scholarships/

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

Centennial Rotary Scholarship:  $1,000 scholarships for Itasca county high school students.  

Deadline: April 14

How to apply:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBWkcyMEhjRGI1dVhsaUZsZWZrUkYzWHBUcXlj/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: April 2, return to counseling office

How to apply:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBcDdlYXRVQldKNnNnTFVvMnE5cDlsMl9nUlA0/view?usp=sharing

P.E.O. Chapter EE:  $300-$500 scholarship for area young women.

Deadline: April 1

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBR0VMaU1mbVMyNkRnYkh3VDdtbVdTemZZVGhv/view?usp=sharing

Amvets Post  #12 Keewatin:  Two $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

St. Anne's Scholarship:  Priority for students whose parents, grandparents or great grandparents were members of St. Anne's Catholic church, Kelly Lake, then: St. Cecilia's Nashwauk.  Must be a practicing Catholic.

Deadline: April 15

How to apply:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBZmwyd09URTNUenUyeGM5ekhmSzZCS29ETnow/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

American Bank Scholarship:  Two $500 scholarships for NK students!

Deadline: Friday, April 13

How to apply:  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ObjtP9WinW_dDCOcx5LWQZ_CNOSmjhuXbJ4UWYrcB4o/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.

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

St. Anne's Scholarship

Priority given to 

1. students whose parent, grandparent or great-grandparent were members of St. Anne's, Kelly Lake.  Then,

2. members of St. Cecilia's Nashwauk.

Deadline: April 15

How to apply: new application will be posted soon

Nashwauk Fireplugs: 

$250 scholarship open to students who live in the Nashwauk Fire Department Protection Area (City of Nashwauk, Nashwauk Township, Lone Pine Township, Buck Lake Area).  

Deadline: April 15

How to apply:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/1GcKfety_94BLn8LT0UsxS2pz8L0CBBgd/view?usp=sharing

Keewatin Senior Center:  Two scholarships this year for one boy and one girl 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 Scholarship

Deadline: last Friday in April

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

Hibbing Elks Bowlers/Keith VonderHaar Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: 2nd Friday in April

How to apply:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBN0JIcm92OWJGbDhMb083VGhRZkJ2bmZIdjlF/view?usp=sharing

May Deadlines

Keewatin VFW: Open to graduating NK seniors.  Preference for students who had/have a relative who served and/or is currently serving in the military.

Deadline: May 1st

How to apply:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBb2VVNlliTzNQeXBGX05adnhZeVZRSTVTSS04/view?usp=sharing

Return to counseling office.

Northland Vietnam Veterans Memorial Foundation: open to students who had a relative who served in the Vietnam era.  3.0 or better GPA.

Deadline: May 10th

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBSTkyYVVzQTJGSUNuYnI0SThoMkl4TVZ5U3lZ/view?usp=sharing

Minnesota Association of Townships:  Rare scholarship opportunity for JUNIORS.  $1000 for up to six juniors in Minnesota.

Deadline: May 1, 2018

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBN0p6UXg1WWk0VTRyRWIyQjQ1TG1zSDhhcjNV/view?usp=sharing

Best Mattress Reviews:  Creative scholarship opportunity to make a video as part of your application.  $1000 scholarship.

Deadline: May 19th

How to apply: https://www.bestmattressreviews.com/sleep-scholarship/

Hibbing Lodge of Perfection:  $1000 scholarships open to all area students pursuing higher education.

Deadline: May 15th

How to apply:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBbjF4cExDNk9GSktZQmRtenBSVXh5X09ROEZN/view?usp=sharing

Summer Deadlines

Aspiring Nurse Scholarship: $1000 scholarship for students going into a nursing program.

Deadline:  August 31st

How to apply:  https://www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com/articles/2018-aspiring-nurse-scholarship

Horatio Alger Career & Tech scholarships:  Open to Pell grant eligible students attending a vocational/technical program in the fall.  Up to $2500.

Deadline: June 15

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