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Duluth-Superior Area Community Foundation

The Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation offers about 60 scholarships with varying criteria for students in northeast MN and northwest WI. Eligibility for particular scholarships is determined by academics, geography, religion, financial need, volunteerism and many other personal factors. Applicants can take a 16 question “Eligibility Quiz” to help determine which scholarships they qualify for.
Deadline: January 15 for most scholarships

Grand Itasca Foundation
The Grand Itasca Foundation supports individuals living in their service area who are interested in pursuing field of healthcare. They have two main scholarship funds: one supports graduating high school students and the other provides scholarships for working adults interested in changing their career path to the medical field.. You can apply for all Grand Itasca Foundation scholarships by visiting the Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation scholarship portal at Each student fills out one application, which is applied to all scholarships that the student is eligible for.  Our goal in partnering with the Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation is to make the application process easy and accessible for all students in our service area.
Award: Various amounts
Deadline: March 15

Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation
The Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation administers almost 150 scholarships funds, each with different criteria. The application process is simple: students complete one application that will automatically match them to the scholarships for which they qualify. Some are available for statewide residents, northern MN region, but most scholarships are for students who live in, or are from, the greater Itasca area. We provide both academic and workforce awards, support of all types of education, are for recent High School graduates, GEDs, or changing careers; and financial need is not taken into consideration. 
Award: Various awards
Deadline: March 15

Itasca Community College Foundation
The Itasca Community College Foundation supports ICC students by awarding a variety of scholarships to help ease the financial burden of earning a degree. Our scholarships are available to everyone, whether you’re a high school student, new/continuing student at ICC, or full/part-time. Scholarships range from $500 to $3,500; some have specific criteria and others are available to any student. There is only one online application to fill out.
Deadline: March 1

Northland Scholarship Services
Northland Scholarship Services administers multiple scholarships to be awarded to Denfeld High School students.
Deadline: January 15

National Society of Newspaper Columnists Education Foundation
Undergraduates (including seniors) writing bylined general interest, editorial or specialized columns (humor, sports, business, arts, culture, etc.) that appear in print or online editions of college publications. 
The Dear Abby College Columnist Scholarship Program is made possible through the generous support of Jeanne Phillips aka Dear Abby.
Award:  $5,000
Deadline:  June 29

SMART, the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail, Transportation Workers
For active member of SMART or SMWIA, a covered employee or a dependent, spouse, or child under the age of 25 of a SMART/SMWIA member or covered employee. Provides multiple scholarships that include: full-time undergraduate study at any accredited college or university; undergraduate course in mechanical Engineering and Architecture; and single-year scholarships for undergraduate study.
Award: Various amounts
Deadline:  February 15

Alan Page Foundation Scholarship

To be eligible, applicant must be a high school or college student of color living in Minnesota. Awards are based on an essay submission, letters of recommendation, financial need, and a willingness to complete the Service to Children volunteer project.
Award:  Renewable annual awards range from $1,000 to $2,500 per student.
Deadline: May 1

Minnesota Section Scholarships
lists scholarships for engineering with mining focus, geological sciences, petroleum, mineral sciences, materials science and engineering, chemical engineering and other related studies.
Awards:  Various
Deadline:  January 15

Center for Scholarship Administration serves as the administrator of many scholarship programs. The funds are provided from the generosity of corporations, foundations, individuals, and trust funds.
Award:  Various
Deadline:  Various

The College Board has launched a new program that guides applicants through the application process. It doesn’t require an essay, application, or minimum GPA. Instead, it rewards you for effort and initiative. Complete key steps along your path to college for a chance to earn scholarships along the way.
Eligibility:  Open to all high school class of 2020 students
Awards:  Various awards up to $40,000
Deadline:  Starting June 30

Lake Country Power
offers scholarship opportunities to high school seniors whose parents/guardians are customers of Lake Country Power. Student must be enrolled full-time (12 credits) in a college or vocational-technical school and have a GPA 2.5 or higher.
Deadline: Application opens January 1 and closes January 31

Jurkovich Scholarship for college students
Attending the University of Minnesota–Duluth and be pursuing studies in the School of Education. Demonstrate financial need. A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. This scholarship is for one year only, however, current recipients may reapply and be considered for additional funding along with other new applicants. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled full-time. 
Deadline:  March 5

Mediacom Scholarship Program
The Mediacom Scholarship Program to help graduating high school students with their college expenses, such as tuition and books. The selection of scholarship recipients is based on: Leadership: based on self-reliance, initiative, problem-solving and creative ability in school and out, as reflected in the applicant’s personal essay. Applicants must be legal residents of a community that is being served by Mediacom (see pages 6-8 of application PDF). Applicants must be in their senior year of high school, must be high school graduates or persons who have achieved equivalent certification. Go to website for more details.
Award: $1,000
Deadline:  January 31