Scholarships 2016-2017

 BestMattressReviews.com Scholarship

Offering a $1,000 scholarship to eligible HS seniors, current college and graduate students in an effort to give back and also promote sleep awareness.

Check out all of the details here: https://www.bestmattressreviews.com/sleep-scholarship/

Deadline – May 19th, 2017

Missouri River Energy Services Scholarship

The Missouri River Energy Services (MRES) has established a scholarship program to assist high school seniors with education pursuits that are related to the electric industry.  Up to ten scholarships will be granted in two categories as follows

  1. Scholarships for full time undergraduate studies

Must reside in a household receiving electric service from one of the 60 MRES member utilities.  Residence eligibility may be verified by calling the city utility office. 

Must enroll in a full time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two or four year college, university or vocational technical school no later than fall of 2017.

  1.  Scholarships for students in a powerline/line worker program

Must enroll full time in a Powerline/Line worker Program at an eligible community/technical college no later than fall of 2017

The guidelines and application are available online at:

http://www.mrenergy.com/contents/what-we/do/community-outreach 

Postmark deadline date to submit applications is March 15th.  Applications should be mailed to:

Missouri River Energy Services Scholarship Program
Scholarship America
One Scholarship Way
Saint Peter, MN 56082

Hutchinson Health Scholarship

Once again, the Hutchinson Health Foundation will offer an educational scholarship for graduating seniors from New Century Academy, who intend to pursue a career in health care.

The Foundation has an established scholarship committee that is responsible for raising funds to support educational scholarships in the field of health care.  Education is critical to insuring health care professionals are thoroughly equipped top provide safe, superior care to all patients and residents.  Scholarship recipients are chosen by a selection committee from our school.   The scholarship will be announced in May – the recipient will receive the scholarship of $1,000.00 at the start of their second semester of college.

Applications are available at the front desk of NCA and must be completed and submitted no later than April 1st, 2017.

NHS Scholarship

Read through the NHS Scholarship information and talk to your NHS advisor about applying.

The deadline for student applications is Wednesday, February 1, 2017.
The deadline for adviser and principal recommendations and certifications is Friday, February 10, 2017. One additional faculty recommendation is also required by this date.

Better Business Bureau

Better Business Bureau is offering Student of Integrity Scholarships for Minnesota and North Dakota high school students beginning their senior year. These scholarships are designed to recognize and promote ethics and integrity among young people, and will be awarded to students who demonstrate high character in their personal choices and actions.

There are five scholarships available – one for $4,500, three for $2,500 and one for $1,000.

Students are asked to write an essay or create a video that gives a personal example of how they were challenged or struggled through a difficult situation and how they overcame the situation by the application of integrity and personal ethics. This must be accompanied by the scholarship entry form, one letter of recommendation, a copy of their high school transcript, a list of extracurricular activities and any post-secondary education plans. Application info here.

All entries must be received by Thursday, September 22, by 4:30pm

The scholarships will be presented in conjunction with the BBB Torch Awards for Ethics, which are given to companies that demonstrate ethics in their business practices. The BBB Torch Awards ceremony will take place on October 29 from 11:00am – 1:30pm at McNamara Alumni Center on the University of Minnesota campus.

Prudential Spirit of Community Award

Deadline for applications is November 8, 2016. Please click to read/print requirements and details.

Crow River Sno Pros, Inc.

Stay tuned for more information.  Typically the deadline for this scholarship is in February.

Elks Most Valuable Student Contest

The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks are offering scholarships to high school graduating seniors.  In addition to 500 awards worth $2.44M offered by the Elks National Foundation, there are 8 awards of $2,000 each offered by the State Association.  “The 2017 Most Valuable Student scholarship contest is open to any high school senior who is a US Citizen. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. Applications for the 2017 contest are available to download after September 1, 2016. The application must be submitted to the Elks Lodge nearest to the applicant’s home by December 2, 2016.   All applications must be submitted online here where you will receive an application to print and return to the Hutchinson Elks Lodge on Highway 7 East.  For more information contact Chuck Olson at 320.587.7741.

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program

The GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program annually awards roughly 20 college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with $10,000 renewable scholarships – up to $40,000 total per recipient.
For more information, eligibility requirements, and an online application, visit www.reaganfoundation.org/scholarships, or follow the Foundation on Facebook at http://facebook.com/GEReaganScholarships.

 

Kiwanis

Our school may send in a maximum of three applications for consideration for a one-year $865 scholarship.

 

NEW! Grant for Seniors Enrolling at ANY 2 Year MN College in the Fall 2016

Announcing an AMAZING new grant that will pay the remainder of a student’s tuition (after Pell grant and MN state grant) for two year vocational programs in high demand fields! (the qualifying fields and more information are listed in this link).

This grant is for students who are graduating from high school in the Spring of 2016 and who will enroll in a two year college in MN for fall of 2016. Now is the time to apply because you have to do your FAFSA, which means you have to have your taxes done (ideally). It is first come, first serve and people are starting to apply!

AED Superstore $1000 College Scholarship

Reaching out again in reference to the $1000 bi-annual scholarship we’re offering for high schools. This is a great opportunity for your students to help fund their college tuition.

Based off what I found on your school’s website, you seemed the best point of contact to spread awareness to the students attending your school. If you get a free moment I would appreciate the opportunity to discuss placing the details to the scholarship on your site.

Fashion, Animation, and Business Scholarships

  1. The 1st scholarship is “Aspiring Fashion Professional” Scholarship. This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college.  Interested students can visit this link www.fashion-schools.org and find the scholarship located at the bottom of the page and click on it.
  2. The 2nd Scholarship is the “Aspiring Animation Professional” Scholarship Program. This is the 5th year we are awarding this scholarship for AnimationCareerReview.com. We are offering high school seniors the opportunity to win a $1,000 scholarship.  This will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college. We ask that you have interested students visit our website, http://www.animationcareerreview.com/ to find eligibility information along with the online application. The scholarship will be on the right side of the page and click on it.
  3. The 3rd scholarship was started late last year and is being offered again this year.  “Aspiring Business Professional” Scholarship. This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a business degree at any accredited post-secondary school or college.  Interested students can visit this link http://www.onlinembareport.com/ and find the scholarship located at the right side of the page and click on it.

The deadline for these scholarships is June 1, 2017.

 
State Farm Scholarship

The State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship doesn’t require a high GPA, but rather focuses on students who are leaders and volunteers in their communities and demonstrate financial need.

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a 2017 graduating high school senior.
  • High school seniors must have a cumulative GPA between a 2.5 and 3.2 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Plan to enroll full-time for the 2017-18 academic year at an accredited 2- or 4-year college, university or vocational-technical school
  • Must be a U.S. citizen

 

The deadline is March 1, 2017 or the first 700 submitted applications.
 
Scholarship America
One Scholarship Way
Saint Peter, MN 56082

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