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.


January Deadlines

Alworth Scholarship: Large, renewable scholarship (up to $20K) for NE Minnesota students pursuing a 4 year degree in math, science and medical fields.  Must have a 3.5 or better GPA and a 25 for better ACT.

Deadline: application window November 1-January 15

How to apply: https://www.alworthscholarship.org/index.html

Lake Country Power: The Les Beach Memorial Scholarship is open to seniors whose parents/guardians are members of Lake Country Power.  Must have a 2.5 or better GPA.  Up to $4000 and can be used at any 2 or 4 year college.

Deadline: Application window open January 1st-January 31st.

How to apply: https://www.lakecountrypower.coop/content/scholarships

Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation:  a list of scholarships available to Itasca county students available here:  DSACFS Itasca County Apply for multiple scholarships with one application!

Deadline: January 15th

How to apply: Application portal

February Deadlines

Alpha Kappa Psi:  For students who are accepted to the Carlson School of Busines at the U of M.  $5000-$20,000!

Deadline: February 18th

How to apply: http://www.akpsischolarships.org/

March Deadlines

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

Deadline: March 31

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

Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation:  Apply for a variety of Itasca area scholarships with one application!  NK students are highly encouraged to apply for this scholarship program.

Deadline: application window is open between January 15th and March 15th

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

United Steelworkers Local 1938:  Open to dependent children of a member or retiree of local union 1938, Minntac Plant.  Ten $750 scholarships.  

Deadline: postmarked by March 31

How to apply:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBLS1zMkFMM2VpaWY0dlpDbGxOMEMxaG53M01n/view?usp=sharing

Blandin Grants: awards ranging from $1000-$4500 annually.  For low-middle income families in the Itasca county area. Not based on GPA or class rank.

Deadline: March 1

How to apply: blandinfoundation.org/educationgrants  OR get a paper application from Mrs. Tucci

Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce: Open to students who either A. have applied and been accepted to a 4 year college/university and plan to obtain a BA or BS or B. are pursuing a 2 year degree/certification in a field needed locally.  Two $500 scholarships will be awarded to area students.

Deadline: March 15

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

MI Tech Iron Range Alumni Scholarship:  $500 scholarship for grads of any Iron Range high school in the top 25% of his/her class who plans to attend Michigan Tech.

Deadline: March 1

How to Apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBTUNaZFVjNEtYVk00Q1Y5MmljRUFYOWF6aDNr/view?usp=sharing

May Deadlines

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/

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