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

iHelp: 3 $1000 scholarships (as well as ipads) to be given to Minnesota students by drawing.  

Deadline: March 31st

How to apply: http://ihelploan.com/blog/mn-scholarship-application/

ICC Foundation: Any student going to ICC is highly encouraged to apply.  One application, multiple scholarship opportunities for ICC students!

Deadline: March 4th

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

North Star Credit Union:  $500 scholarship for an NKHS senior.

Deadline: March 29

How to apply:  https://northstarcreditunion.org/wp-lib/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/SCHOLARSHIP-Nashwauk-Greenway-2018-2019.pdf

Disabled American Veterans of Itasca County:  Open to NKHS seniors who plan to complete a vocational/technical degree or certificate.  

Deadline: last Friday in March

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

Minnesota State Horticultural Society:  Four scholarships ($250-$600) for students from MN district 8 (Includes St. Louis and Itasca counties) for any college or technical school.  Applicant must provide evidence of an interest and participation in horticultural/gardening activities. (i.e., home garden, 4-H, community garden, etc.)

Deadline: March 1, 2019

How to apply:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBNDYzZVRaYkJPTlVaM0RJaW9MT0g5MGFnSEVV/view?usp=sharing

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

April Deadlines

Mesabi Range Foundation Scholarships:  For students attending Mesabi Range College next year.

Deadline: April 12

How to apply: https://www.mesabirange.edu/foundation/ (click on the "scholarship opportunities" icon.)

Nashwauk American Legion/Auxiliary Scholarships: The Legion will award one boy, and the Auxiliary will award one girl a $250 scholarship.

Deadline: First Friday in April

How to apply:  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1wLQs8Q-rJ9E0P3ku64NWa3HQhlR6vwPtmmvRVhuV8CM/edit?usp=sharing

Keewatin Senior Center:  Open to NKHS seniors 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:  Open to all NK graduating seniors.

Deadline: last Friday in April

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

American Bank:  Two $500 scholarships for NK seniors.  

Deadline: April 15

How to apply:  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ObjtP9WinW_dDCOcx5LWQZ_CNOSmjhuXbJ4UWYrcB4o/edit?usp=sharing

P.E.O. Chapter EE Scholarship: Open to women who are pursuing professional certification or an academic degree.   $300-$500.  

Deadline: April 1

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBUGdnMHlzOXhKYThmV1pjQlIzZjRURlRxb3FV/view?usp=sharing

HCC Foundation:  All students with a 3.0 or better GPA who are planning to attend HCC are strongly encouraged to apply!

Deadline: April 1

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/12dGH2FIfbnciET4iIp4nldcMxzMji79O/view?usp=sharing

St. Anne's:  First priority given to students whose parents, grandparents or great grandparents were former members of St. Anne's Catholic church, Kelly Lake.  Second priority is membership in St. Cecilia's Catholic church in Nashwauk.

Deadline: April 15th

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBZmwyd09URTNUenUyeGM5ekhmSzZCS29ETnow/view?usp=sharing

Hibbing Elks Lodge 1022:  Open to all NKHS graduating seniors attending any college/university.

Deadline: 2nd Friday in April

How to apply:  https://docs.google.com/document/d/13mqNafToY6BNCQCMZCoTV-qUbej6-_HKm0XFkYagSNc/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.

Deadline:  April 15th

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

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

Amvets Post #12 Keewatin: Two (or more) $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

Keewatin American Legion:  Open to all graduating seniors of NKHS.  

Deadline: April 1st

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1MrEU1HMVxWSPKaN2wvrY6IDp0J8O7wrq/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

May Deadlines

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

Deadline: First Monday in April  Deadline extended to first Monday in May

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

Minnesota Chapter of Women in Public Finance:  Open to females with at least a 3.0 who are interested in a career in public finance or a related career in government, nonprofit, banking or law.  $5000.

Deadline: May 31st

How to apply:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBa3pQZlhjaFNMODNaU0M4YlVFeUc2ZWtKNGJN/view?usp=sharing

Minnesota American Legion:  Up to $500, for use at any Minnesota college, university, tech school, etc.  

Deadline: April 1, 2019

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBOHNaSUY2NUlDd1pNX04tMGNjcHViUkhaeE93/view?usp=sharing

Keewatin VFW:  Two scholarships will be awarded this year.

Deadline: May 1

How to apply:  https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B8b7uQptr3lBb2VVNlliTzNQeXBGX05adnhZeVZRSTVTSS04

Hibbing Lodge of Perfection: $1000 scholarship for students in the Hibbing region who plan to attend any post-secondary college or vocational school.

Deadline: May 15th

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBRmI4ZWFpNUFxVGt4RUdJeEJyc01Oc3Ezdy1N/view?usp=sharing

MN athletes in sports medicine:  A $2500 scholarship for one male, and one female student-athlete in Minnesota.  Open to students who have played at least one sport in each year grades 9-12 and who plan to pursue a 4 year degree in sports medicine or related field.

Deadline: Postmarked by May 13th

How to apply: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8b7uQptr3lBM2JVOHZmbzdNLWQ5VWdOMVN6Smc4ejdzaGdR/view?usp=sharing

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

Summer Deadlines

Mesabi Range Alumni Association Scholarships:  One application, a variety of scholarships for students going to Mesabi Range.

Deadline: June 1

How to apply: https://www.mesabirange.edu/about/alumnihttps://www.mesabirange.edu/about/alumni