Scholarships & Scholar Programs

SENIORS: When you bring Scholarship & College applications to the Counseling Office, please make sure you have them to us at least a week before the due date to ensure that they are mailed on time. Failure to do so may result in missed deadlines.

For free college scholarships search and financial aid information, go to:

For tips on applying for scholarships, writing essays, letters of recommendation, go to www.mycollegescholarship.org.

Career resources website available to you: MN State Career Wise

IMPORTANT: When applying for scholarships, NEVER release your social security number or pay any amount of money!

Virginia High School Senior Local Scholarship Booklet

\\ Deadline: Open

This working document contains all of the local scholarships that we were provided with. It includes all eligibility criteria, applications, deadlines and directions for submitting the scholarships.  This information is also available on all of our senior’s iPads under the scholarship app.

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The Ethel Curry American Indian Leadership Scholarship

\\ Deadline: May 31, 2022

This scholarship is meant to aid American Indian students in their pursuit of higher education opportunities. Awards generally range from $1000-$5000 per academic year, but may vary.

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The PB&J Scholarship

\\ Deadline: May 31, 2022

This scholarship is for students who have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically, but who still have the drive to succeed. When in doubt, students are encouraged to apply!

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Nellie Stone Johnson Scholarship

\\ Deadline: June 1, 2022

Scholarships for students who are union affiliated (members or family members), attending a MN State two or four year college in the fall, and are a racial/ethnic group member.

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Phi Sigma Kappa Scholarship

\\ Deadline: July 31, 2022

Scholarship available to men entering the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities for their freshman year.  Awarded to one exemplifying what Phi Sigma Kappa stands for.

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Northland Community & Technical College Scholarships

\\ Deadline: Open

Scholarships available to students attending Northland Community & Technical College in the fall of 2022.

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St. Louis County Mineral Royalties and Workforce Development Scholarships

\\ Deadline: August 15, 2022

These are program specific scholarships.

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