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

Itasca Summit Scholarship: Open to seniors in the manufacturing and/or construction career pathway.

Deadline: October 13th

How to apply:https://docs.google.com/document/d/18baWcVqcISMDZmv8C3JgOs5iXxYX04GW/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=110764074223547012722&rtpof=true&sd=true

November Deadlines

December Deadlines

Hagan Scholarship: Scholarship for high achieving students from rural areas (NK is a qualifying school) who plan to attend a 4 year college or university. Up to $6000 per semester! Must have a 3.75 or better GPA, work at least 240 hours during your senior year before you start college (summer job OK too) and have financial need (you will need to submit your SAR from the FAFSA).

Deadline: December 1

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

January Deadlines

Alworth Scholarship: For students with a 3.5 or better GPA and a 25 or better ACT who are pursuing a 4 year degree in a STEM field (starting at a community college OK). $20,000 scholarship!

Deadline: January 15th (application portal opens November 1)

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

Duluth-Superior Area Community Foundation Scholarship: Apply for a variety of scholarships available to students in NE Minnesota in one place!

Deadline: January 15th

How to apply: https://www.dsacommunityfoundation.org/scholarships

February Deadlines

March Deadlines

8th District MSHS Scholarship: Minnesota State Horticultural Society scholarships are open to high school seniors in Minnesota's 8th district (includes Itasca and St. Louis Counties) who have a demonstrated interest in horticulture/gardening/landscaping.

Deadline: March 15

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1XjZSfU-Fu3cXeAZg-4oz75RiOQtpuUpz/view?usp=sharing

Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation: Over 150 area scholarships, 1 application!

Deadline: March 1 (application portal opens February 1st)

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1XjZSfU-Fu3cXeAZg-4oz75RiOQtpuUpz/view?usp=sharing

Keewatin VFW: Open to NKHS seniors

Deadline: First Friday in March

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

April Deadlines

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

Deadline: April 15th

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

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

Deadline: April 15th

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

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

Deadline: April 15th

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/19ZHnWJF8UEYIBY6rpSWavHUmJRiHTC4i/view?usp=sharing

Nashwauk Fireplugs: $250 scholarship for students who reside in the Nashwauk Fire Department service area (City of Nashwauk and "north of Nashwauk").

Deadline: last Friday in April

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBMzJsd0ZxTEE2YXBBWFVyU2dRVWlEQkxTTVkw/view?usp=sharing&resourcekey=0-aY23olRiokIBxf-sieQAKg

Blandin Grants: Up to $5,000 per year for low-middle income families in our area. NK seniors are strongly encouraged to apply for this one!

Deadline: April 1st (scholarship portal opens January 2nd)

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

Hibbing Elks Lodge 1022: Open to graduating seniors who plan to attend college in the fall.

Deadline: 2nd Friday in April

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

Keewatin American Legion: Open to NK seniors

Deadline: April 1st

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

Disabled American Veterans of Itasca County, Chapter 13: Open to NKHS seniors pursuing higher education at a vocational/technical school

Deadline: last Friday in April

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

East Side Neighbors: Open to graduating seniors from the Pengiilly/Swan Lake area.

Deadline: April 15

How to apply: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1XC2duSLwldI2Uv-KfevgDA_S5DevLdvq/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=110764074223547012722&rtpof=true&sd=true

May Deadlines

Summer Deadlines