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/

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

Lake Country Power: Open to seniors with a 2.5 or better GPA whose parent/guardian is a customer of Lake Country Power. Renewable scholarship up to $4000!

Deadline: January 31

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

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. (Note the Builder's Exchange scholarship which can also be applied toward apprenticeship programs!)

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/

March Deadlines

North Star Credit Union: $500 scholarship for NK seniors.

Deadline: March 26

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1iCBNmhAGR9Ir_T2aod6iA_bVnK_k6slh/view?usp=sharing

Keewatin VFW: Open to NK seniors

Deadline: First Friday in March

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

Blandin Grants: Renewable local scholarship, up to $5000 per year for low-middle income students.  No minimum GPA.  NK seniors are strongly encouraged to apply for this one!

Deadline: March 1

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

8th District MN Horticultural Society Scholarship: Open to graduating seniors from Minnesota's 8th district (includes Itasca and St. Louis counties) who can provide evidence of an interest and participation in horticultural/gardening activities.

Deadline: March 15

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1YP6LI8biyZEXKpfHSTvxdP8orcx5fDH2/view?usp=sharing

American Bank (Hibbing): Open to seniors with a 3.0 or better GPA who plan to attend either a 2 or 4 year college.

Deadline: March 1 (opens January 1st)

How to apply: https://www.ambnk.com/about/american-bank-scholarship

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

Deadline: Last Friday in March

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

April Deadlines

Knights of Columbus: Open to NK and Greenway seniors who belong to either St. Cecilia's (Nashwauk) or Mary Immaculate (Coleraine) parish.

Deadline: April 15

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBNDIxTWprbjNvSTlkX0VOLWxnLWpabWxhTGJn/view?usp=sharing

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

Deadline: April 15

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

Hibbing Elks: Open to NK seniors

Deadline: 2nd Friday in April

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

Amvets Post 12 Keewatin: Open to all NK seniors.

Deadline: April 15th

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1B33HB3_Gz7z6NA2Z3XZuGeDzSHLsmysZ/view?usp=sharing

Keewatin American Legion: Open to NK seniors planning to attend either a 2 or 4 year college.

Deadline: April 1

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1MrEU1HMVxWSPKaN2wvrY6IDp0J8O7wrq/view?usp=sharing

East Side Neighbors: Open to NK seniors who live in the Pengilly/Swan Lake area.

Deadline: April 15

How to apply: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1gsuaD21MENgdeA4osKuD9lFNnJu_8Pr9T5_MnN1NvCs/edit?usp=sharing

May Deadlines

PB & J Scholarship: Open to seniors attending a 2 or 4 year college who have experienced personal challenges that may have affected their academic performance in high school. No minimum GPA required to apply!

Deadline: May 31

How to apply: https://scholarsapp.com/scholarship/pbj-scholarship