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/

September Deadlines

Questbridge: Scholarship opportunity for academically outstanding, low income students to apply for 4 year scholarships at selected top colleges.  

Deadline: September 29th

How to apply: www.questbridge.org/refer

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/

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

November Deadlines

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

Alworth Scholarship: Local, northern MN scholarship for students planning to study in a STEM field (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) at a 4 year college or university.  Up to $20,000!

Deadline: January 15th (opens November 1st)

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