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Undergraduate Scholarship Opportunities
"Advice to Your High School Self" Scholarship
This $2,500 scholarship offered by Campus Discovery asks students to write a 200 word essay responding to the following question: "Assume you would go back in time and talk to yourself as a high school senior. Knowing what you know now about college life and making the transtion, what advice would you give yourself?" The deadline for appiications is January 31. For more information, click here.
American Association of University Women
The Racine, Wisconsin Branch of the American Association of University Women is offering a $3,000 scholarship to a female student who will be enrolled as a college Junior in September 2013. The successful applicant must be a resident of Racine City/County, Wisconsin. The deadline for the receipt of applications is February 15, 2013.
- American Association of University Women Scholarship Instructions (pdf)
- American Association of Univeristy Women Scholarship Application (pdf)
AES Engineering Scholarships
AES Engineering is offering a $500 scholarship to motivated high-school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility. Applicants are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible. Scholarships are intended for future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. Students must submit an essay of 500-1000 words to the question posted on the website. To Apply, click here.
AICCW Scholarship Program
AICCW scholarships are distributed to American Indian students who reside in Wisconsin, both on and off the reservation. Students must demonstrate a high aptitude for academic achievement and financial need. Students that are awarded the AICCW scholarship receive up to $2,000 each academic year to offset student expenses including tuition, books, and living expenses. For more information click here, and for the application click here
American Indian Education Foundation
AIEF provides educational leadership and networking services for Native American students enrolled in post-secondary schools. For more information, click here. For the application, click here. Applications due April 4, 2013.
American Chemical Society Scholars Award
ACS awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students who want to enter the fields of chemistry or chemistry-related fields. Awards of up to $5,000 are given to qualified students based on academic standing, financial need, career objective, leadership skills, and involvement in school activities and community service. To learn how to apply, click here. Applications are due March 1st annually.
Army Emergency Relief's MG James Ursano Scholarship Program
Army Emergency Relief (AER) is a non-profit organization that offers financial assistance to dependent children of active, retired, or deceased soldiers. Scholarships are based on financial need, academics, and leadership/achievement for each academic year. For more information and to apply, click here.
ASCO Numatics will award two merit-based scholarships of $5,000 each to exceptional undergraduate and graduate engineering students pursuing careers in manufacturing, processing or other industrial automation related disciplines. Applications must be submitted online, click here.
Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
The Ayn Rand Institute will award 49 college students and high-school seniors with scholarships ranging from $50-$10,000 for winning essays demonstrating an outstanding grasp of the philosophic meaning of Ayn Rand's book Atlas Shrugged. For more information and to apply, click here.
The Arthington Fund Scholarship
The Avery Arthington Fund is intended to help undergraduate college students from the African continent study in the United States. Awards average $1,000-$4,000. Awards can cover educational expenses such as tuition and fees. Awards are granted one year at a time , students my apply for renewal. Renewals are not automatic. Click here for Guidelines and Application.
Black and Lee Scholarship
To be eligible for this $500 scholarship, students must be between the ages of 15 and 20 on 5/15/13 and be attending college in the Fall of 2013. The application is due May 15, 2013 and can be found here.
Boren Scholarship and Fellowship
Boren Awards provide up to $30,000 awards for U.S. students to study in Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East, where they can add important international and language components to their educations. For more information, click here.
Buick Achievers Scholarship
The Buick Achievers Scholarship has expanded eligibility to include current college undergraduates as well as high school seniors. This scholarship, funded by the GM Foundation, is designed to help students who are leaders in both the classroom and their communities, but who may not have the financial means to attend college. The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program will award up to $25,000 per year or 100 students AND $2,000 one-time awards for 1,000 students. Students who are encouraged to apply are those who:
- Are high school seniors or current college undergraduates enrolling for full-time study at an accredited four-year U.S. college or university for the 2012-13 academic year.
- Plan to major in a specified course of study that focuses on Engineering/Technology, or select Design and Business-related programs.
- Have an interest in a career in the automotive or related industries.
More details about the scholarship program, eligibility rules, and selection criteria can be found here. The program closes February 29, 2012.
Campus Discovery Scholarship
CampusDiscovery.com is offering the chance to win a $5,000 scholarship to U.S. students enrolled at a college or university (as well as recent college grads). To start the process, students just have to complete a fun, interactive college survey, and then give campusdiscovery.com his/her thoughts about the value of college. For more information and to apply, click here. The application deadline is January 31, 2013.
Caretenders Scholarship Program
This $500 scholarship is available to any student who is attending college full time in the fall of 2013. The applciation deadline is May 31st , 2013. To apply, click here.
Dan Coiro Scholarship
CenageBrain offers these $2,500 scholarships to students who have a 3.0 GPA or higher and plan to pursue a degree in science or engineering. The applicant must be a high school or an undergradute student. Applications are due January 31st, 2013. For more information, click here.
Delta Nu Alpha Greater Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter 317 Scholarship
This scholarship program is open to all students studying in the field of Transportation, Logistics or related areas. Contact the Northland College Financial Aid Office for more information.
Denise Bertucci Memorial Scholarship
This $500 scholarship is offered by the Jaycees of Wisconsin awarded to candidates throughout the state. Applicants must be 21 years of age and enrolled as a full-time student after a break in their education. The application is due June 30 and is available in the Financial Aid Office.
Developmental Disabilities Scholastic Excellence Award
The Bethesda Lutheran Homes and Services, Inc. is offering two $3,000 scholarships to be awarded to Lutheran students pursuing undergraduate degrees in any area of service to people with developmental disabilities. For application materials and information, click here. The deadline is April 17, 2013.
2012 Dr. Emil Nigro P.E. Scholarships
The Chicago Metropolitan Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) is proud to announce two scholarship programs. One is for Public Works employees who are pursuing continuing education in non-degree programs and the other is for part time or full time students or Public Works employees who are seeking degrees. Personnel at all levels of your organization are eligible. Click here for the application. The deadline is March 29, 2013.
Fine Art Finals
The Fine Art Finals Scholarship Competitions are dedicated to the promotion of talented and gifted emerging artists at the High School and Collegiate levels, and awards their mastery of technique and excellence of artistic achievement. For availability and more information, click here.
This $500 scholarship is awarded to a student between the ages of 16 and 20 who is attending college in the Fall 2013. Applcations are due by March 30, 2013 and can be found here.
Great Lakes Scholarship America
Great Lakes Educational Loan Services, Inc. is offering $2,500 scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students enrolling in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) programs. Up to 750 awards will be granted to qualified students from across the country. For more information and to apply click here
Hispanic College Fund
There are multiple scholarships available, each with its own set of criteria. For more information on all scholarship programs, click here.
Home Security Scholarship
How would you improve the safety of America's cities? An essay that answers this question could be awarded a $1,000 scholarship from YourLocalSecurity.com. The essay is due by June 30, 2013. For more information, click here.
WACAC provides scholarships to first generation, low income students who are pursuing higher education in Wisconsin. Scholarship recipients will receive a one-time award of $500 to be used towards higher education expenses. For more information and application forms click here. Applications are due the December 15th preceeding the upcoming school year.
Healthy Choices Scholarship
This $500 scholarship is available to students who will attending colllege in the fall of 2013. Applications are due by April 30, 2013 and can be found here.
This $2,000 scholarship is offered by HotelsCheap to help undergraduate students afford their education. Applicaitons are due by March 15. More information can be found here.
I Know I Can Grant
The I Know I Can Grant is available for qualified Columbus City School Graduates. It is intended to assist students in covering the gap that exists between your resources and the cost of your college education. Awards range from $100-$1,200 per year. For more information and to apply, click here. Applications are due April 26, 2013.
Induction Recognition Award
The Induction Recognition Award presents 80 NSCS members with $500 each towards their education. Requirements: must be an active NSCS member, have a resume on Scholar Jobs, must have attended NSCS induction in 2012 (spring or fall), must be enrolled in an undergraduate program in an accredited institution and must be a fan of your Facebook chapter fan page. For important dates and to apply, click here.
ISA Educational Foundation Scholarships
ISA Educational Foundation Scholarships are awarded to college or university students who demonstrate outstanding potential for long-range contribution to the fields of automation and control The scholarship awards support tuition and related expenses and research activities and initiatives. To learn more and apply, click here. Applications are due February 15, 2013.
Julia Corine Barnes Scholarship
Questia offers these $2,500 scholarships to high school seniors and undergraduate college students who have a 3.0 GPA or higher. The applicant must plan to pursue a degree in language, linguistics, or literature and must demonstrate high moral character and leadership qualities. Applications are due by January 31st, 2013. For more information, click here.
Krill Oil Scholarship
These $1,000 scholarships, offered by Everest Nutrition, are available to any college student who completes the essay questions regarding heart health and healthy living. The deadline for applications is July 5, 2013. For more infomation, click here.
LCO Youth and Education Scholarship
Awarding $1,000 per recipient. Must be an enrolled member of the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa; and must be enrolled or accepted into a college or university, or a technical or vocational school or program working towards an undergraduate or postgraduate degree, certification or license. For application materials email here.
LM Scholarship Program
This $1,000 award is available to students who will be attending college in September 2013 and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. The application deadline is May 31, 2013. For more information, click here.
Lift Parts Express Scholarship
To be eligible for this $1,000 award, students must be a current high school senior or a college freshman or sophmore and be enrolled in college for the Fall of 2013. Applications are due by June 30, 2013 and can be found here.
MENSA Foundation Scholarships
MENSA Foundation scholarships are available to applicants residing in participating American Mensa Local Group areas. Applications are only available between September and January. For more information, click here.
Morris K. Udall Foundation Scholarships
Be committed to a career related to the environment, OR committed to a career in tribal public policy OR Native American health care. Only Native Americans and Alaska Natives are eligible to apply in tribal public policy or Native American health care. To view all requirements: click here.
National Federation of the Blind (NFB) Scholarship Program
NFB gives a broad array of thirty scholarships to recognize achievement by blind scholars. In addition to a scholarship, each winner will receive assistance to attend the 2011 National Federation of the Blind Annual Convention. Applications are due March 31, 2013. For more information, click here.
National Society of Collegiate Scholars
GEICO is presenting two $1,000 awards to NSCS members. Eligible recipients are undergraduates attending an accredited four-year college or university, possess sophomore or junior status, have achieved at least a 3.0 overall GPA, are majoring in business, computer science, mathematics or a related program , have demonstrated leadership within their campus or community and are an NSCS member in good standing. For more information and to apply, click here.
Online Colleges.org Support A Student Scholarship for Single Parents
Any single parent enrolled in a degree program with a significant online component is eligible to apply. The applicant must also be receiving some other type of financial aid. The scholarship, with further information can be found at: http://www.onlinecolleges.org/scholarships. The winner, who will be announced on December 1st, 2011 will be awarded $10,000 towards non-tuition related living expenses for the January 2012 academic year. Including: Rent, Childcare, Books and School Supplies, Utilities and groceries.
Point Foundation, the nation's largest scholarship granting organization for LGBT students, is seeking scholars who will become the leaders of tomorrow. Point's online scholarship application is open now until January 28, 2013. Find out more by clicking here.
Robert Rue Parsonage Fund
Offers assistance for students to support a variety of projects outside the scope of regular coursework. Priority is given to proposals that support student-initiated research and the completion of capstone projects. Funding is capped at $1,500 per student per academic year. Only currently enrolled, full-time Northland students is good academic standing are eligible. To learn more about the Parsonage Fun and to apply online, click here.
Rogers Community Volunteer Scholarship
To be eligible for this $500 scholarship, students must be attending college on a full-time basis in the Fall of 2013, have a GPA of 2.5 or higher, and have contributed a minimum of 10 hours of volunteer community service in the last 12 months. Applications are due by June 1, 2013 and can be found here.
Roy Kalmerton Scholarship - Sponsored by the Sheboygan County Conservation Assoc.
Awards one $1,000 scholarship. Must be a Sheboygan county resident obtaining at least 60 credits while attending college any where in Wisconsin. Click here for more information and to download an application. Applications are due April 1, 2013.
Sallie Mae Fund
The Sallie Mae Fund awards about $2 million in scholarships. Four scholarship programs include, First in my Family, American Dream Scholarship, Unmet Need Scholarship, and the Sallie Mae 911 Education Fund. Scholarships have strict ethnic and demographic requirements, for complete information and instructions, click here.
Scholarship by Design Award
This $500 scholarship, offered by Studentscholarships.org is awarded to a current high school senior or college student who is currently attending school full time. The deadline is May 1st, 2013 and the applicaiton can be found here.
The ScholarshipExperts website is a search engine that provides information for hundreds of scholarships. For more information, click here.
Sedary & Associates Scholarship
To be eligible for this $500 award, students must be between the ages of 16 and 22 on 6/15/13, have a GPA of 3.0 or greater, and be enrolled in college for the Fall of 2013. Applications are due by June 15, 2013 and can be found here.
The SFM Foundation provides scholarships to benefit students whose parents were fatally or seriously injured while working on the job. Applications are due by March 31, 2013. For more information, click here.
Student Satellite Balloon Launch Internship
The Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium is offering a paid internship opportunity for 3 full time students who are majoring in a science or engineering discipline. The internship lasts thirteen months and students will receive a $4,000 award paid in increments. Most work takes place off site and students from any location are encouraged to apply. For more information and application materials, click here.
Superior Choice Credit Union
Seven $500 Scholarships will be offered in 2012:One for a member of the Mellen School Credit Union and one for a member of the Superior High School Credit Union Five for members of SCCU, regardless of location. Eligible recipients must be members in good standing of Superior Choice Credit Union (SCCU)and the recipient must be a “full-time” student as determined by their respective schools. For more information and for deadline dates, click here.
Talbots Scholarship Foundation
Awards up to ten scholarships of $15,000 and one $30,000 scholarship will be awarded. Applicants to the Talbots Scholarship Foundation must: be women currently residing in the United States or Canada women who earned a high school diploma or their GED on or before September 2000, enrolled or planning to enroll in a full- or part-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two-, three- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the United States or Canada, be attending the full 2011-12 academic year and receiving a degree no earlier than May 2012, and have at least two semesters (24 credit hours or more) remaining to complete an undergraduate degree as of the beginning of the 2011 fall academic term. Only the first 5,000 eligible applications submitted will be processed. For more information, click here.
Thomas B. and Grace Stevenson Jones Scholarship Foundation
Students Residing in the Wisconsin counties of Grant, Iowa and Lafayette are eligible to apply for scholarships through this organization. Scholarships range from $1,500-$3,000 for students enrolled or accepted in a duly accredited four-year college or university in Wisconsin. For further information or to apply click here.
United Church of Christ Undergraduate Scholarship
The UCC Undergraduate Scholarship Endowment Fund was established in 1994 by a generous gift from the Society of the South Congregational Church of Brooklyn, N.Y. The Endowment is managed by Local Church Ministries of the United Church of Christ. The scholarship is administered by the Worship and Education Ministry Team of Local Church Ministries.
Awards are modest, ranging from about $500-$1,000. The Endowment provides scholarship assistance to members of UCC congregations who are under 25 years and are sophomore, junior or senior undergraduate students, in any discipline, attending an accredited 4-year university or college in the United States. Find out more and submit your application.
United Realty Students Scholarship
This $10,000 scholarship is available to students between the ages of 16 and 22. Applicants are asked to submit an essay of no more than 700 words that answers the following question: "How do I invest in my future?". Applications are due March 1 and can be found here.
USA Funds will award 1,500 scholarships to students with economic need through the USA Funds Access to Education Scholarship Applications. Check out all of their scholarship opportunities, eligibility and important dates, click here.
Wisconsin Aviation Art Contest
Wisconsin aviation is holding a contest for artists ages 14-17. Winners will receive their choice of an airplane flight for themselves and two guests, or $100 of art supplies from the Dick Blick TM catalog. Second place winners will receive $75 of art supplies and third place winners $40 of art supplies. For more information on rules and deadlines, click here.
Wisconsin Foundation for Independent Colleges
WFIC awards nearly $1,000,000 in scholarships to Wisconsin private college students annually. Students should make sure they meet the criteria for each scholarship, including: minimum grade point average, area of study, the college they attend, permanent residence and a completed application. For more info, click here.
Wisconsin Laboratory Association (WLA) Scholarships
The WLA is offering a $1000.00 scholarship for students who meet the following requirements: technical student – beginning of their second year, undergraduate university student – entering their 3rd, 4th or 5th year of college, or a graduate student – enrolled in a graduate program. Students must be in pursuit of a career in a non-medical laboratory related field and has at least a 3.0 or higher gpa. For more information, please visit the Financial Aid office.
Wisconsin Mathematics Council Scholarship Award
Arne Engebretsen Award For legal Wisconsin residents enrolled in teaching mathematics offers two $2,000 scholarships to qualified individuals. To learn more, click here.
Wisconsin Mathematics Council Scholarships
Sister Mary Petronia Van Straten and Ethel A. Neijahr Awards – Currently offers two $2,000 scholarships to qualified individuals. For information about this award, click here.
Wisconsin Medical Society
Must be entering a Health-related field. To view other Wisconsin Medical Society Scholarships and Awards, click here. The deadline for applications is February 1st.
Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium
The WSGC awards up to $1,500 for the 2010-2011 academic year. *Subject to availability of funds. Requirements: must be a U.S. citizen, enrolled full-time, admitted to or applied to any undergraduate program at a WSGC college or university, obtain a minimum 3.0 GPA (Proposals that include a GPA of less than 3.0 will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis), obtain an above average SAT/ACT score, and have completed application online. For additional information, click here.
Wisconsin Women in Government Scholarship 2011
WWIG is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that recognizes the contributions of women involved in public policy decision making. This year it will choose two women enrolled at a WAICU-member college or university to receive scholarships of $3,000 each. The scholarship is designed for women considering careers in public service, public administration, and government. The funds may be used for tuition, school supplies, childcare, and to reduce a loan burden. For guidelines, information and application click here.
Basic scholarships are awarded in the amounts of $2,000–$3,000. One or two top awards may be given in an amount up to $5,000 at the jury’s discretion. Each award is paid directly to the recipient’s school and applied toward tuition. In addition, honorable mention prizes in the amount of $500 cash are also awarded. For eligibility and more information, click here. The application deadline is March 29, 2013.
This is our second annual college scholarship contest featuring $10,000 in total awards. This year, we're asking students to write a short essay about the most important lesson they have learn. Just like last year, students will be able to solicit votes from friends and family to reach the finals and then our nationwide network of $40,000 tutors will vote for the winners. For more information click here.
Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award
This $500 scholarship is available to students who have completed over 50 hours of volunteer work in the past two years, have maintained a GPA of 3.5 or greater over the past two years, and who will be under the age of 21 on the day of the deadline. Applications are due by April 15, 2013 and can be found here.
For Wisconsin Students
Bayfield County Home & Community Education (HCE) Scholarship
The HCE awards a $500 scholarship annually to a continuing college or vocational college student who is enrolled in a field of study that benefits home or family. Applicant must be in his or her second year of study and a Bayfield County resident or a graduate of one of the Bayfield County High Schools. Contact the Northland College Financial Aid Office for more information.
Chicago FM Club, Edmond A. Metzger, and Francis Walton Memorial Scholarships
These $500 scholarships, provided by the American Radio Relay League Foundation, support the post-secondary education of students folding a valid FCC-granted Amateur Radio license. Students must hold an FCC amateur radio license and must be residents of of FCC Ninth Call district (IN, IL, WI). The application deadline is February 1. Click here for more information.
Dan Busch Memorial Wildlife Scholarship
This $500 scholarship, awarded by the Wisconsin Trappers Association, is granted to a student pursuing an education in a wildlife related science. Applications are due by March 1. For an application and more information, contact Mike Widner, Scholarship Committee Chairperson at P.O. Box 26 Boscobel, WI 53805.
E.H. Marth Food and Environmental Scholarships
This scholarship is provided by the Wisconsin Association for Food Protection. Applicants for this scholarship must be enrolled in an accredited Wisconsin college and pursuing a a degree in dairy science, food science, environmental sanitation, or a closely related major. Applicants must also be residents of Wisconsin. The deadline is July 1. For more information, click here.
Fort Atkinson Community Foundation Scholarships
The following scholarships are only available to students who are residents of the Fort Atkinson area, graduates of Fort Atkinson High School, or employees of Fort Atkinson School District. More information can be found at www.fortfoundation.org
- Eileen Harrison Education Scholarships: Eligible students will be pursuing a degree in Education. Applications are due April 1.
- Gene Halker Memorial Schoarships: Eligible students will be pursuing a degree in economics, business, literature, or any related fields. Applcations are due May 15.
- Robert C. and Judith L. Knapp Scholarships: Applicants must be prusuing a degree in mathematics, mathematics education, physics, physics education, engineering, engineering education, music performance, or music performance education. Applications are due May 15.
- Jason Dahnert Memorial Scholarships: Applicants must be pursuing a post-secondary education in an engineering related field. Applications are due January 20 for high school students and February 15 for undergraduate students.
- Jerome Hake Engineering Scholarships: Eligible students will have graduated in the top one-third of their graduating class, and must be pursuing a degree in engineering. Applications are due January 20 for high school students and February 15 for undergraduate students.
Jacqui Koltiz Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship, provided by the Wisconsin Trappers Association District 7, awards $500 to a student who is a residents of Waupaca, Outagamie, Waushara, Winnebago, Marquette, Green Lake, Fond du Lac, Columbia, or Dodge counties. The student must be pursuing a career in a wildlife-related science have a 3.0 GPA average or better. Applicant must be truthful, honest, friendly, have a love for nature, and a desire to learn more about our living natural resources. For an application and more information, contact Mark Hogen at W2118 Pond Rd. Neosho, WI 53059-9744.
Lawrence A. Wacker Memorial Awards
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers Education Foundation is offering this $1,000 award to a student pursuing a career in manfacturing, mechanical, or industrial engineering. Preference is given to Wisconsin students, especially those living in Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Washington, and Waukesha counties. The application deadline is February 1 and more information can be found here.
Menominee Tribal Scholarships
This $1,000 scholarship, provided by the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin, offers financial assistance to Menominee tribal students pursuing higher education. The application deadline is March 26 and more information can be found here.
Michael Abrahamson Memorial Scholarship
This $500 scholarship, provided by the Wisconsin Trappers Association, is awarded to a student pursuing a career in a wildlife-related science. The WTA is looking for a student who is successful in life, who has developed a strong sense of discipline, an ability to lead and motivate others, and possess a well rounded character. They must be selfless of their time and talent to others. For more information, contact Scholarship Committee Chairperson Junior Prudlick at P.O. Box 505 Strum, WI 54770-0505.
National Federation of the Blind of Wisconsin Scholarship
This $1,500 scholatship is granted to a legally blind student from the state of Wisconsin. Applications can be picked up in the Financial Aid office and are due by March 19.
Roy Kalmerton Scholarship
This $1,000 scholarship is offered by the Sheboygan County Conservation Assocation. The scholarhip is open to students who are residents of Sheboygan County, attend college in Wisconsin, and who are majoring in the fields of environmental management (i.e. Resource Science, Law Enforcement, Forestry, Fisheries Management, Wildlife Management, Zoology, and Environmental Education).The deadline to apply is April 1. For more information, visit the Northland College Office of Financial Aid.
Thomas B. and Grace Stevenson Jones Scholarship Foundation
These scholarships are available to Wisconsin students who are from Grant, Iowa, or Layfayette Counties. The scholarships range from $1,500-$3,000 and are given tos tudents who are enrolled or accepted into a 4-year Wisconsin institution. Applications are due by March 1 and more information can be found by coming to the Financial Aid Office, Brownell 110.
These $1,000 scholarships are awarded by the Wisconsin Indian Edcuation Association to American Indian students pursuing higher education. The application is due March 14. For more information, click here.
Wisconsin Women in Government Scholarship
This $3,000 scholarship is available to Wisconsin women college students who are considering careers in public service, government, or public administration. The application is due April 30. Please visit or contact the Office of Financial Aid to pick up an application.
For Minnesota Students
Dale and Betty George Sola Scholarships
The Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation provide these $2,000 scholarships to students living in the central areas of Duluth. Applicants must be students of Duluth Central High School, the Marshall School, Laekview Christian Academy, or alternative schools (incl. Unity School and the Harbor City International School) in the central areas of Duluth. Applicants can also be high school graduates living in the Central Hillside or Park Point areas. The application deadline is January 15. More information can be found here.
Horatio Alger Minnesota Scholarships
The Horatio Alger Association provides dozens of $4,000 scholarships to students in the state of Minnesota who are pursuing higher education. Students can be pursuing any field but must demonstrate financial need, must be involved in co-curriculuar and community activities, must have a minimum GPA of 2.0, and must reside in either Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, or Washington counties. To apply, click here.
Minnesota Power Community Involvement Scholarships
This scholarship, offered by the Duluth Superior Community Foundation, is awarded to high school seniors living within Minnesota Power's service territory. The application deadline for this $2,500 scholarship is January 14. More information can be found here.
No Child Left Indoors Scholarship
The Optimist Club of Richfield Youth Foundation offers this scholarship to Minnesota students who are enrolled in a course of study relating to environmental education and/or natural resources. The application deadline is May 30, 2013 and more information can be found here.
The Jackson Club Scholarships
These $500 scholarships, offered by the Duluth Superior Community Foundation, are awarded to residents of Hermantown, MN and gradutes of Hermantown High School. More information can be found by clicking here.
For Illinois Students
Community Foundation Scholarships
The Community Foundation of Northern Illinois provides these scholarships to graduating senior students who are residents of Winnebago County and have a 2.75 or higher GPA. The deadline is March 1. To apply, click here.
Ernest and Charlene Stachowiak Memorial Scholarships
The Community Foundation of Northern Illinois provides these scholarships to graduting seniors who are residents of Boone, Ogle, Stephenson, or Winnebago counties with a GPA of 2.5 or higher. The deadline is March 1. To apply, click here.
Horatio Alger Illinois Scholarships
The Horatio Alger Association provides $5,000 scholarships to Illinois high school seniors who plan to pursue a bachelor's degree and have at least a 2.0 GPA. Applicants must demonstrate critical financial need. To apply, click here.
Illinois Lake Management Association Scholarhips
The ILMA provides these $1,000 scholarships to Illinois students who are enrolled in colleges in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, or Wisconsin. The applicants must be full time undergradute students with at least a 2.5 GPA. Students must be studying a natural resource discipline related to lake and/or lake watershed management. Applcations are due December 31. To apply, click here.
Illinois Landscape Contractors Association Scholarships
The Illinois Landscape Contractors Association offers scholrships to Illinois students who are enrolled full-time in a college in Illinois or bordering state. The student must be working towards a degree in horticulture or a related field. Applications are due March 21. To apply, click here.
International Management Council IMC Scholarships
The Community Foundation of Northern Illinois provides these scholarships to graduating seniors who are residents of Winnebago County. The student must have at least a 3.0 GPA, be pursuing a degree in business, and be active in community service. Applications are due March 1. To apply, click here.
Jewish Federation Academic Scholarships
The Jewish Vocational Service offers scholarships to Jewish students born and raised in either: Cook County, Chicago metropolitan area, or Northwest Indiana, or have one continous year of full-time employment in any of the previously listed areas. The student must be entering as a full-time junior or senior undergraduate student and must be pursuing a career in a helping profession (medicine, social work, arts, public health, urban affairs/planing, law). Applications are due February 15 and can be found by clicking here.
La Voz Latina Scholarships
The Community Foundation of Northern Illinois provides these scholarships to high school graduates of Winnebago County who are of Hispanic origin. The student must be studying education. Applications are due March 14. To apply, click here.
Margaret T. Craig Community Service Scholarships
The Community Foundation of Northern Illinois provides these scholarships to high school graduates or graduating seniors under the age of 23. Student must have a permanent address in Winnebago County, have at least a 2.75 GPA, and plan to pursue a bachelor's degree. Applications are due March 1 and can be found here.
Margaret Wyeth Scholarships
The Community Foundation of Northern Illinois provides these scholarships to graduating seniors residing in Boone, Ogle, or Winnebago County who plan to attend a college or university. Applications are due March 1 and can be found here.