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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

Scholarship pages for select local schools: 

Mesabi Range: https://www.mesabirange.edu/financial-aid/scholarships/

HCC: https://hibbing.edu/financial-aid/types-of-aid/scholarships

ICC: https://www.itascacc.edu/financial-aid/scholarships/


October Deadlines


Horatio Alger: Up to $25,000 for students with financial need who have overcome adversity.  Schoarships are awarded at both the state and national levels.  (An NK student won a Horatio Alger scholarship last year!)

Deadline: October 15

How to apply: https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/


November Deadlines


Elks Most Valuable Students Scholarship: Scholarships ranging from $4,000-$50,000.  500 scholarships awarded nationwide.

Deadline: November 15 

How to apply: https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm


Hagan Scholarship: Nationwide need-based scholarship for high achieving students from small towns and rural areas.

Deadline: November 15

How to apply: https://haganscholarships.org/


January Deadlines


Duluth-Superior Area Community Foundation: One application for multiple scholarships!  See a list of scholarships available to Itasca county residents here and St. Louis county residents here.

Deadline: January 15 (opens early October)

How to apply: https://www.dsacommunityfoundation.org/learn-about-our-scholarships


Alworth Scholarship: Local, northern MN scholarship for students planning to earn a bachelors (4 year) degree in a STEM field (science, technology, engineering, mathematics). $20,000!  Must meet minimum GPA and ACT requirements.

Deadline: January 15th (opens November 1st)

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