Scholarships updated 5/3/19 are yellow 
  
 
 
 
May
 
  • 2019 Minnesota Athletes in Sports Medicine Scholarship
    • (Print PDF application here OR Paper application in counseling office)
      • Deadline is May 13, 2019
        • (2) $2500 scholarships to graduating seniors who had played 4 years of a sport in HS and majoring in Sports Medicine
  • 2019 Discover Student Loans Sweepstakes Scholarship
 
  • Hibbing Lodge of Perfection Scholarship
    • Deadline is May 15, 2019
      • $1000 scholarships to any graduating seniors going onto study in any college, university or tech school. See link or get a paper application in the counseling office with Mrs Clairmont. 
  • Itasca Co #13 Disabled Veterans Scholarship
    • (Print PDF application here OR Paper application in counseling office)
      • Deadline is May 24, 2019
        • (4) $500 Scholarships to Seniors at Grand Rapids High School who have been accepted and will be attending a Vocational School in Fall 2019. Complete the paper application by hand and return to  Heidi Clairmont in the counseling office. 
 
 June
 
 July
  • Gratitude in Boxes Scholarship
    • Deadline is July 1, 2019
      • (1) $500 Scholarship for students who write an essay (LESS THAN 400 words) on how you overcame and grew through a personal hardship or challenging life event.
  • Sure Oak Scholarship
    • Deadline is Mon, July 15, 2019
      • (1) $1000 scholarship by writing an essay about your future goals and where you see yourself in 5 years.
  • Mesothelioma Scholarships
    • Deadline is July 20, 2019  (2 times per year -Next February)
      • (4) $500-$2500 scholarships by writing an essay about the dangers of mesothelioma or cancer in general
August -December
  •  Reedsy National Creative Writing Scholarship
    • Deadline for Fall 2019 semester Sept 21, 2019
      • (1) $1000 scholarship. Application must include the first chapter of an original novel you are writing or have written, but not yet published.
No Deadline 
  • Model College of Hair Design Scholarship
    • Deadline: Unknown
      • The Model College of Hair Design is located in St Cloud and offers scholarships up to $1800. Contact your counselor for more information. 
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Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union

  • Deadline IS PAST FOR 2019, next estimated deadline:January 31, 2020
    • $5000 scholarships -Must be a member of Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union. [Last year they gave away (8) $5000 scholarships]

  Lake Country Power Operation Round UP Scholarship

  • Deadline IS PAST FOR 2019, next estimated deadline: Thurs, Jan 31, 2020
    • $4K ($1k per year). GPA 2.5+, Must be a Lake Country Power customer.
 
  • Mediacom World Class Scholars Scholarship Program
    • Deadline is past for 2019, next estimated date: February 15, 2020
      • $1000 scholarships for ANYONE in the Mediacom service area (Grand Rapids, Cohassest, Coleraine and others, see application for full list. 
 
  • ​​​​ISD 318 Scholarship Application
    • Deadline is past for 2019, will open Dec 2019 with next estimated deadline: mid-FEB 2020
      •  Email hclairmont@isd318.org if you have questions. 
 
  • MN Civil Engineering Technician Scholarship
    • (was a paper application)
    • Deadline is past for 2019, next estimated date: March 1, 2020
      • (4) $1000 scholarships for MN residents going to school for a civil engineering technician program in MN or adjoining state.
 
  • MN Telecom Alliance Foundation Scholarship
    • Deadline is past for 2019, next estimated deadline: March 1, 2019 
      • (6) $2000 scholarships. Must be a member of a member service company (Paul Bunyan is one!) Must submit to local Paul Bunyan office for signature.
 
  • Carquest Autoparts of Grand Rapids Scholarship
    • Deadline is past for 2019, next estimated deadline: Mar 1, 2020 (was a paper application)
      • (1) $500 scholarship for seniors attending a school pursuing a certificate or degree in the automotive aftermarket (technician, heavy duty, diesel, auto body, parts sales or similar automotive industry career. Email hclairmont@isd318.org for application or stop into counseling for a paper application.
 
  • Experimental Aircraft Association Scholarship
    • Deadline is past for 2019, next estimated deadline: Mar 1, 2020 (was a paper application)
      • (1) $750 scholarship for a student (must be at least 16 and doesn't have to be graduating) interested in getting their pilots license, or pursuing a degree to be an Air Traffic controller, Aircraft mechanic or Airport manager. Get an email or paper application from hclairmont@isd318.org or stop into the counseling office. 
 
  • Grand Lodge of MN  (ALL US CITIZENS/MN Residents are eligible)
    • Deadline is past for 2019, next estimated deadline: Mar 1, 2020
      • (15) $500 Scholarships. Must be a US Citizenship and a MN Resident. DO NOT need to be a member of the Grand Lodge to be eligible. 
 
  • Michigan Tech Iron Range Alumni Scholarship
    • (was a paper application)
    • Deadline is past for 2019, next estimated deadline: Mar 1, 2020
      • (2) $500 scholarships to Iron Range HS students attending Michigan Tech in the top 1/4 of their class. 
 
  • MN State Horticultural Society Scholarship (paper)
    • (was a paper application)
    • Deadline is past for 2019, next estimated deadline: Mar 1, 2020
      • (4) scholarships ranging from $250-$600 awarded to the 8th district (Counties: Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, N & S St Louis). Must provide evidence of an interest and participation in horticultural/gardening activities. Write an 200-500 word essay describing your horticultural/gardening activities. 
**IMPORTANT**
Blandin Foundation Educational Grants
  • Deadline is past; next estimated March 1, 2020
    • Education Grants – $1,000 to $4,500 per student each year – are for every student of high schools in the Itasca County area and Hill City, Remer, Blackduck, Northome and Bug O Nay Ge Shig schools, even if you’re not in the top of your class. Homeschooled students who would have graduated from one these schools also are eligible.You can apply if you are under age 25 and plan to pursue certificate programs, community technical or tribal college, and colleges or universities anywhere in the United States. These grants fund up to a bachelor’s degree. Must fill out the FAFSA and provide your SAR (Student Aid Report).
  • ICC Foundation Scholarships
    • Deadline is past; next estimated March 4, 2020
      • For seniors attending ICC in the fall of 2019
  • Lake Co Power Rural Electric Youth Tour
    • Deadline is past; next estimated March 4, 2020
      • Juniors & Seniors, if you have a parent or legal guardian who is a Lake Country Power customer, you could win a FREE trip to Washington DC in June 2019. On average, less than 10 applications are sent in each year! 
  • Bridesmaid Gifts Boutique Scholarship Program
    • Deadline is past; next estimated March 15 2020
      • (1) $500 Scholarship to students passionate about business & marketing. Write an essay with an understanding of the business & creates value for their customers
  •  STEM All-Stars
    • Deadline is past; next estimated March 15, 2020
      • Apply for the STEM All-Stars. Local students will be honored at a banquet on April 10 in Chisholm, receive a STEM All Star Jacket, certificate and a chance to win a scholarship at the banquet.
  • **IMPORTANT**
    Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation Scholarships
  • Deadline is past; next estimated March 15, 2020
    • 1 application for $75,000 in LOCAL scholarships​​​
  • Mike Rowe Scholarship
    • Deadline is past; next estimated March 28, 2020
      • For students going to a 2 year college, vocational, technical school for approved trades. See list on the website. 
  • Clean Air Choice Biodiesel Scholarship
    • Deadline is past; next estimated Mar 29, 2020
      • (1) $1000 & (1 )$500 scholarships - Write an Essay or do a Video on the topic of biodiesel. 
  • Local 1038 United Steelworkers Scholarship
    • Deadline is past; next estimated March 29, 2020
      • (10) $750 scholarships for dependent children of a member or retiree of LOCAL UNION 1938, United Steelworkers of U S Steel Corporation, (Minntac plant). 
  • iHELP Student Loan
    • Deadline is past; next estimated March 31, 2020
      • (3) $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to Minnesota high school seniors attending a college, university or technical institute for the next academic year. Every scholarship application will be automatically entered into a drawing for a free iPad.​​​​​​
  • Jacobson Charitable Civic Club Scholarship
    • Deadline is past; next estimated March 31, 2020
      • (1) $300 scholarship. For residents of Jacobson. GPA min 2.5 ​​​​
  • Members Cooperative Credit Union
    • Deadline is past; next estimated March 31, 2020
      • (11) scholarships from $500- $2500. Membership is not required. Emphasis on community involvement . Write a 500 word essay about several leadership topics. Get application on website or paper copy is available in the counseling office. 
         
  • Reunion Student Loan Finance MN Scholarship
    • Deadline is past; next estimated March 31, 2020
      • (3) $1000 scholarships will be giving to MN HS Seniors. Also entered to win a free iPad.
  • SFM Foundation​​
    • Deadline is past; next estimated March 31, 2020
      • Up to $10,000 in scholarships are awarded to students whose parents were killed or seriously injured in workplace accidents while working for MN or Iowa employers. 
  
  • Itasca Lodge #209 A.F & A.M Scholarship
    • Deadline is past; next estimated April 1, 2020
      • (2) $1000 scholarships. Essay about yourself, your goals, why you chose your field fo study and relationship if any to the Masonic Fraternity or lodge. However, affiliation is not required. 
  • Grand Rapids Public Utilities 
    • Deadline is past; next estimated April 1, 2020 (was a paper application)
      • (4) awards for a total of $5000 from the MN Municipal Utilities Assoc. Must be a GR Public Utilities Customer. Write an essay (500-750 word, typed, double spaced essay) on the theme "Municipal Utilities: Good for All of Us." 
  • GameAuthority Scholarship
    • Deadline is past; next estimated April 15, 2020
      • $1000 annual scholarship. Write a 1200-1500 word essay about video games and how they enhance your learning experience, change the way you think and learn and about your favorite games and their benefits
  • College JumpStart Scholarship 
    • Deadline is past; next estimated April 15, 2020
      • For 10th-12th graders. Held every year bi-annually -  April 15 and October 17 
  • Pretty Photoshop Actions Bi-Annual Scholarship
    • Bi-annual award: Deadlines are April 15 & Oct 15
      • (1) $500 scholarship. Write a tutorial on photoshop topics
  • Wabana Township Community Fund
    • (Paper application in counseling office)
    • Deadline is past; next estimated April 19, 2020
      • (1) scholarship for seniors or 1st year college students. Must be a resident of Wabana Township. May only receive the scholarship 1 time. Pick up scholarship application in the counseling office 
  • 2019 Student-View Scholarship Program
    • Deadline is past; next estimated April 22, 2020
      • (13) Scholarship ranging from $500- $4000. Complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area. No essay, no minimum ACT or GPA!
  •  North Itasca Electric Scholarship
    • (Print PDF application here OR Paper application in counseling office)
    • Deadline is past; next estimated April 26, 2020
      • North Itasca Electric Cooperative-Northome Scholarship Association is for high school seniors whose parents/guardians are North Itasca Electric customers.
  • Friends of Brad Foundation​​
    • Deadline is past; next estimated April 29, 2020
      • (2) $750 scholarships are awarded to students from various Northern MN Counties (ITASCA IS INCLUDED) who plan to pursue music-related activities in college. Preference for Music majors but any music related activities in college are encouraged to apply (choir, band, ensembles)
  • DaVinci Body Sculpting Women in STEM Scholarship
    • Deadline is past; next estimated Tues, April 30, 2020
      • (1) $2500 Scholarship for women that have a passion for science and technology.