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!

College Board Scholarship Partner Opportunities

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The Ethel Curry American Indian Leadership Scholarship

\\ Deadline: May 31, 2021

The Ethel Curry American Indian Leadership Scholarship (ECS) is an annual award administered by the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE), Office of American Indian Education. This scholarship is meant to aid American Indian students in their pursuit of higher education opportunities. Awards generally range from $1,000-$4,000 per academic year, but may vary.

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The PB&J Scholarship

\\ Deadline: May 31, 2021

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; this scholarship is meant to be inclusive.

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PFund Foundation Grants

\\ Deadline: June 1, 2021

As the upper Midwest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex and allied regional community foundation, PFund Foundation recognizes that dedicated, connected and supported generations of LGBTQIA leaders are central to the resilience and health of our communities. Grant recipients embody courage, resilience and commitment to catalyzing and building communities where LGBTQIA people are celebrated and live free from discrimination, violence, invisibility and isolation. PFund Foundation’s individual grants range from $1,000 to $10,000.

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Northland Community & Technical College Foundation Scholarships

\\ Deadline: June 15, 2021

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

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Andrew A. Lindberg Memorial Foundation Scholarship Fund

\\ Deadline: June 30, 2021

Must be a resident and High School Senior from a town with a population fewer than 25,000 in the state of Minnesota, come from an agricultural background rooted in the state of Minnesota, i.e. working on a family farm or working in agricultural service, etc…, have a GPA of 3.5 or greater and received admittance with incoming freshman status to an accredited physical (not online) education institution beyond the high school level prior to the award date [8/30/2020].

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Northland Community & Technical College Scholarships

\\ Deadline: Open

Available to students attending Northland Community & Technical College in the fall of 2021
Workforce Development Scholarship Early Recruitment Scholarship

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Graybar Construction Trades Scholarship

\\ Deadline: Open

Applications are now being accepted!
As a leader committed to helping our industry grow and thrive in the future, Graybar is excited to introduce a new scholarship program for students who wish to pursue a career in the construction trades. With increasing labor shortages, jobs in the construction trades are in high demand. Many offer competitive pay, good benefits and opportunities for career growth, without the need to invest in a four-year degree.

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THE APPLIED LEARNING INSTITUTE SCHOLARSHIP 2020-21

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Scholarships awarded are $1,000 each. Eligibility criteria: Recipients must have graduated from a high school offering ALI programming, must be enrolled full time (12 or more credits), and plan on attending one of the Northeaster Higher Education District (NHED) community colleges. Preference will be given to students who were enrolled in an ALI post-secondary program.

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Eveleth-Gilbert Junior High

1 Summit Street North
Gilbert, Minnesota 55741

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Eveleth-Gilbert Senior High

801 Jones Street
Eveleth, Minnesota 55734

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Franklin Elementary School

402 Elba Avenue
Eveleth, Minnesota 55734

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Laurentian Elementary

1409 Industrial Parkway
Eveleth, Minnesota 55734

Nelle Shean Elementary

1 Summit Street North
Gilbert, Minnesota 55741

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North Star Elementary

411 South 5th Avenue
Virginia, Minnesota 55792

Northland Learning Center

1201 South 13th Avenue West
Virginia, Minnesota 55792

Parkview Elementary

506 North 9th Avenue West
Virginia, Minnesota 55792

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Rock Ridge High School

1403 Progress Parkway
Virginia, Minnesota 55792

Roosevelt Elementary

411 South 5th Avenue
Virginia, Minnesota 55792

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Virginia Secondary School

411 North 5th Avenue West
Virginia, Minnesota 55792

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Rock Ridge Public Schools Since 2020

Rock Ridge Public Schools combines the communities of Eveleth, Gilbert, and Virginia into a progressive school district embracing an academy style high school to provide students with a real world learning environment.

Virginia Secondary School

411 North 5th Avenue West
Virginia, MN 55792

218-749-5437