Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES 2016-2017

Dear Parents and Students:

Welcome to the 2016-2017 school year!  Seniors and senior parents make sure you check the scholarship page periodically.  New scholarships will be posted in sequential order based upon the scholarship's due date.  Please read the scholarship qualifications and pay close attention to the deadlines. If you have any questions regarding scholarships, qualifications, or the application process please don't hesitate to contact me at sturner@isd116.org.  

A quick reminder, as you search for scholarship opportunities online, please make sure you don't pay money to an organization/insitution for the privilege of applying for their scholarship. All legitimate scholarships and scholarship applications will not charge a fee for you to apply. Please be careful and read the scholarship details carefully before you give out any personal information.  As always, if you have questions about a particular scholarship please contact me. Local scholarships will become available later this spring.  

Best,

Mrs. Turner

Better Business Bureau of MN and ND Scholarship
Award:
There are five scholarships available for MN and ND students.  One for $4,500; three for $2,500; and one for $1,000.

Qualifications:
Students will need 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 high school transcripts, a list of extracurricular activities and any post-secondary educatin plans

Deadline:
All entries must be received by Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 4:30PM. The entry packet and further details are avialable at http://thefirstbbb.org/scholarship

Ann Bancroft Foundation
Award:
The award is a grant that gives up to $500 to girls ages k-12 to help fund experiences in athletics, arts, leadership, outdoors and more.  

Qualifications:
See application details.

Deadline:
October 1, 2016.  For applications and more information go to http://annbancroftfoundation.org/

Wendy's Heisman Scholarship
Award:  Varies
qualifications:  See link below for scholarship details
Deadline:  October 3, 2016
http://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com/application/are-you-eligible/

AES Engineering Scholarship 
Award:
$500.00

Qualifications:
This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary facility. You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.  Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question:

When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful?  What relationships or accomplishments will be important on the journey?

Deadline:
Deadline for entry is October 6, 2016.   Students can submit essays to http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm.  There is no application packet for this award.  Please do not include your resume at this time.  Be sure to include your full name as well as the name of the school you are attending this year and your plans for next year.

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Program
Award:
Varies

Program:
1.  Young volunteers in grades 5-12 complete applications online by Nov. 8, 2016 and then submit them to their school principals.
2.  Each participating school or organization reviews the applications of its students and selects one middle level Local Honoree for every 1.000 students in grades 5-8, and/or one high school Local Honoree for every 1,000 students in grades 9-12.
3.  Principals or organization heads certify applications of their selected Local Honoree online by Nov. 18
4.  The top middle level aand high school youth volunteer in each state are named State Honorees in February, and two to 10 runners-up in each state are named Distinguished Finalists.
5.  Ten of the State Honorees are named America's top 10 youth volunteers of the year by a distinugished national selection committee at a specail ceremony in Washington, D.C. in May.

Qualifications:
1.  Is in grades 5-12 as of November 8, 2016 and is a legal resident of one of the 50 states of the US or District of Columbia. 
2.  Has engaged in a volunteer activity that occurred at least in part after September 1, 2015
3.  Complete an application and submits it to a school principal or the head of an officially designated local organization by November 8, 2016.

Deadline:  
November 8 is the deadline for students to complete applications online, submit applications to a school principal, and send in signed signature page.  Students can apply online at http://www.nassp.org/spirit

​DAR Good Citizens Awards and Scholarship Contest
Award:
Varies

Qualifications:
*Program is only open to high school seniors whose schools are accredited by their state board of education.
*Onle one student per year may be honored as a school's DAR Good Citizen
*US citizenship is not required
*Additonal rules and guidelines can be found by contacting your local DAR chapter.  
*Students must include personal information, grades, two letters of recommendation, and write an essay.  

Deadline:
The deadline to apply is November 9, 2016.  Students who are interested in applying need to see Mrs. Turner for more details and essay topics.

Leadership & The American Presidency
1.  Internship placement at exclusive offices throughout DC that aligns with your interest and skill set.
2.  Academic courses for credit-up to 9 in the summer and 12 in the fall.
3.  Real-world leadership development
4.  Guest lectures led by top DC policy, business and nonprofit leaders
5.  Behind the scenes briefings and site visits to places like the White House, U.S. Capitol and State Department
6.  Mentor program with DC professionals
7.  Small group discussions at leading DC policy groups, think tanks and Congressional offices.

Deadline:
This is a tuition based program.  Early registration deadline is October 5 (receive 5% tuition discount).  Final deadline is November 10.

Hagen Scholarship Foundation
Award:
Up to $5,000 per semester

Qualifications:
1.  Must be a resident of MN
2.  Must have attended as a junior and senior an eligible high school.
3.  Must be a student in the 2017 high school graduating class.
4.  Must have achieved a 3.50 cumulative GPA or higher.
5.  Must score a 23 or higher on the ACT.
6.  Must enroll in a four year college the fall semester following high school graduation.
7.  Must work 240 hours in the 12 months prior to the start of each academic year in college.
8.  Must complete the FAFSA in 2016 using 2015 tax information.  FAFSA EFC must be less than $7,500.
9.  Must apply for eligible Federal and State grants.
10.  Must not have been convicted of a felony.

Deadline:
The application deadline is November 15, 2016.  Students can go to www.hsfmo.org to apply.

Daughters of the American Revolution
Award:
Varies

Qualifications:
The contest is open to students in grades 9-12.  Applicants must write on the title, "Technology's Impact on the Voyage of Christopher Columbus."  Technological advances have greatly changed our world since the voyages of Christopher Columbus.  If Christopher Columbus had just some of the technology we have today in 2016, how might this have changed his planning and carrying out of his voyages:  What technological advances would have been most beneficial to Christopher Columbus?

1.  Essays will be judged for historical accuracy, adherence to topic, organization of materials, interest, originality, spelling, grammar, punctuation and neatness.  

One winning essay from each participating chapter is submitted for judging on the state level. Each state winner is juged on the divisional level and the divisional winners move on to the national level, where the winner is announced. The national winner is invited to read their winning essay at the National Columbus Day celebration in Washington D.C.

Deadline:
November 30, 2016 is the deadline.  For more information please contact:

Dar Chapter:  Captain Robert Orr
Contact Name:  Carol Curby
Phone:  218-851-3459
Email:  carol.mnsdar@gmail.com

or you can visit http://dar.org/

Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarships
Award:
First place:  Two $50,000 scholarships 
Second Place:  Two $40,000 scholarships
Third Place:  Two $30,000 Jack London Scholarships
Fourteen $20,000 scholarships
480 $4,000 scholarships

Qualifications:
Any high school senior who is a U.S. citizen may apply for an MVS schoalrship.  Applications will be judged on:
1.  Scholarship
2.  Leadership
3.  Financial Need

Deadline:
Applications must be submitted online on or before November 30, 2016.  The selection of winners begins at the local Lodge level and continues through district, state and national judging.  The top 20 finalists are invited to attend a Leadership Weekend on April 6-9, 2017. For complete details and applications, students please go to http://enf.elks.org/mvs

Northern States Caucus Scholarship
Award:
Cash award of $1,000

Qualifications:
Must be a full-time student from one of the Northern States, attending a two or four-year college or university.  Be a strong academic performer and have at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.  Have a degree emphasis in a recreational boating safety related field (e.g. law enforcement or criminal justice, natural resources/environmental science, education, public relations/marketing or journalism).

Deadline:
Applicant must submit the application by December 31, 2016.  Students must include two letters of recommendation (one from a field related faculty member and one from a professional in recreational boating safety); resume noting all boating/natural resource/law enforcement related activities; college transcript, and a typewritten esssay, double-spaced, not exceeding two pages that addresses on of the follwing topics.  
1.  Boating Under the Influence
2.  Marketing Boating Safety
3.  Effects of Technology Advancements on Boating
4.  Boater Education
5.  Career Opportunities in Boating Law Enforcement

Applications can be found under "Scholarship Forms" on my web page.

Tobi Cares Scholarship
Award:
$3000 and a $200 store credit in Tobi.com store

Qualifications:
Tobi is an online fashion label representing the causal, cool, and sexy attitude of Los Angeles.  We are inspired by stylish, successful women from all walks of life and aim to inspire the next generation of young women to pursue higher education, leadership, and of course, personal style!  To be eligible for this scholarship, the applicant must be a female enrolled as an undergraduate student in a four-year college or community college.  Applicant must be an incoming freshman, sophomore, junior or senior to qualify.  Funds will be disbursed directly to the college/community college, not the student.

Deadline:
The deadline to apply for this scholarship is December 31, 2016.  For more details and to apply visit:

http://www.tobi.com/tobi_cares/scholarship_program
 
Marshall H. and Nellie Alworth Memorial Fund
Award:
$20,000

Qualifications:
1.  Must be a U.S. Citizen graduating from a high school in one of the following MN counties: Aitkin, Beltrami, Carlton, Cass, Cook, Crow Wing, Lake, Itasca, Koochiching, and St. Louis.
2.  Must have a composite score of 26 or higher on the ACT.  SAT scores are not accepted.
3.  Must have a mimimum GPA of 3.5
4.  Have shown promise for a career in mathematics and in the sciences.
5.  Commit to major in one of the designated fields of study.
6.  Have demonstrated qualities of character, perseverence and ambition.
7.  Be from a family whose taxable income is less than $120,000
8.  Students must be pursuing one of the following majors:

Aeuronotics, Agriculture, Animal Science, Biochemistry, Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Clincial Lab Science, Computer Science, Dietetics, Engineering, Environmental Science, Forestry, Genetics, Geology, Mathematics, Medicine, Meteorology, Neuroscience, Nursing (bachelor degree programs only), Occupational Therapy, Osteopathy (DO), Paper Science, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Physics, Pre-Engineering, Pre-Medicine, Pre-Occupational Therapy, Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Physical Therapy, Pre-Veterinary Medicine, Soil Science, Speech and Hearing Science, Statistics, Teaching Classical Mathematics, Teaching Basic Science, Veterinary Medicine, Wildlife Management and Zoology

*If your major is not one of those listed above, contact the Marshall H. and Nellie Alworth office.  Eligibility is based on the following criteria:  Freshman and sophomores 35% of total credits must be in mathematics or the sicences and for juniors and seniors 50%.  


DSACF Scholarships
Award:
Varies depending upon the scholarship

Qualifications:
For more information go to http://www.dsacommunityfoundation.com/learn-about-our-scholarships

Deadline:
January 15th

Kiwanis Educational Foundtion Scholarship
Award:
$865.00

Qualifications:
Applicants must be a graduate from a high school in Minnesota, ND, SD or Superior WI and must attend a college or university located in MN, ND, SD or Superior WI.

Deadline:
Application deadline is January 10, 2017.  All applications must be returned to Mrs. Turner. No late applications will be accepted.  Students can find the application under "Scholarship Forms Spring 2017" on my website.

CTC Washington D.C.  Youth Tour
Award:
CTC invites high school students to compete for a chance to attend the 2017 Washington D.C. Youth Tour from June 3-7.  Each year the Foundation for Rural Services (FRS) Youth Tour brings together rural students from across rural America to visit our nation's capital andlearn about rural telecommunications.  The tour provides a forum fro you to meet and interact with your peers from other rural communities, as well as, key legislative, regulatory and government figures.  The costs for the Youth Tour will be paid entirely by CTC, including:  airfare, hotel, meals, and miscellaneous expenses.  Students will have the opportunity to visit famous historical sites and amazing museums.  You will learn how the legislative process and our government work and also learn a bit about D.C. history.

Qualifications:
To qualify, students must be in high schoo, age 16 or 17, at the time of the tour and your parent or legal guardina must be a CTC year-round member in CTC's service area.  CTC will select one student from the areas that it serves.  Each student is required to complete an application and submit either a short essay or a two minute video on how technology in Rural America affects your education.  

Deadline:
The application and essay or video are due to CTC by January 19, 2017.  The application is under "Scholarship Forms Spring 2017" on my website. You can submit your application and essay or two minute video to hr@connectctc.com or by mail to:

CTC
Attn:  Youth Tour
PO Box 972
Brainerd, MN 56401

Healthcare Leaders Scholarship
Award:
See website

Qualifications:
See website

Deadline:
Students can apply online at http://nurse.org/healthcare-leaders/ 
Application deadline is January 29, 2017

​The 2017 Drake Physics Prize
Award:
First Place is an unrestricted four-year full-tuition scholarship to Drake University, a personal trophy and the Drake Physics Trophy.  Second and third place is a personal trophy.  Top 50 seniors is an invitation to apply for a second four-year, full-tuition scholarship, restricted to physics or astronomy majors, to be awarded based upon overall academic record, recommendations and an interview to be conducted at Drake in April.  The runner-up will receive a half-tuition scholarship, pending on the budget.

Qualifications:
Students interested must take a physics examination.  The exam is open to any student in enrolled in a high school in Iowa, MN, ND, SD, Nebraska and some slect areas in Illinois.  It will cover topics in physics that would normally be studied by students during the FIRST SEMESTER of their high school physics course:  kinematics, dynamics (Newton's laws), circular motion, universal law of gravitation, harmonic motion , impulse, linear momentum, conservation of momentum and collisions.  For more information please see Mrs. Turner.

Deadline:
Students wishing to take the test should register online by 1:00PM on Monday, January 30, 2017.  Students can register at http://www.drake.edu/physics/

Sanford Health Scholarship
Award:
$2,500

Qualifications:
Students must develop a plan to attract more students into health careers in rural settings. The top submissions in all three categories may be invited to Sanford to participate in a ten week experience to help implement your solution.

Deadline:
All plans must be submitted by Feb. 1, 2017.  For more information and an application students can email chairmanschallenge@sanfordhealth.org

Foundation for Rural Service College Scholarship Program
Award:
$2000 (if you should receive this scholarship, CTC will also contribute an additional $500 scholarship, bringing the total scholarship amount to $2500).  Students may also be eligible for  four $3000 Staurulak is Family Scholarships with a preference to students who are majoring in Math, Science, Engineering, or Medicine, two $1,300 TMS scholarships, one $7,000 Everett Kneece Return to Rural America Scholarship.

Qualifications:
Must be a graduating high school senior, be a U.S. Citizen, be sponsored by a current NTCA, be accepted by an accredited two or four year college, university or vocational-technical school, have at least a C grade point average, and express an interest to return to a rural community following graduation.

Deadline: 
Completed applications and requested attachments must be submitted to CTC by February 15, 2017.  The completed applications must bear CTC's CEO signature to be considered eligible.  CTC will then forward the completed applications along with the CEO signature to FRS postmarked no later than March 1, 2017.  Students may send their properly completed application and attachments to:

CTC
Attn:  HR Department
PO Box 972
Brainerd, MN 56401

To apply, students can download the application form at:

http://www.frs.org/

Central Lakes College Liberal Arts and Science Scholarship
Award:
$1,400

Qualifications:
Any senior who is planning on attending CLC for the 2017-2018 school year is eligible to apply. 

Deadline:
Students must email their applications to jamesvanduyn@gmail.com by March 1, 2017. Students can find the application under "Spring Scholarship Forms" on my web page.

Central Lakes College Career and Technical Program Scholarship
Award:
$1,400

Qualifications:
Any senior who is planning on attending CLC Technical College for the 2017-2018 school year is eligible to apply.

Deadline:
Students must email their applications to jamesvanduyn@gmail.com by March 1, 2017. Students can find the application under "Spring Scholarship Forms" on my web page.

Joe & Donna Masanz/Brainerd Elks Lodge #615
2016-2017 Central Lakes College Nursing or Teaching Career Scholarship
Award:
$1,000

Qualifications:
The Joe and Donna "Masanz Scholarship" is for students interested in going into either the nursing or education field.  

Deadline:
Students must email their applications to jamesvanduyn@gmail.com by March 1, 2017. Students can find the application under "Spring Scholarship Forms" on my web page.

St. Cloud State University Scholarships
St. Cloud State University awards four-year renewable scholarships ranging from $750-$5,000 to eligible students admitted prior to March 1.

First-year Student Academic Scholarships
First-year students who are admitted to St. Cloud State prior to March 1 will be considered for an academic scholarship.  Scholarships are renewble for up to four years pending GPA and course completion requirements.

Expect to receive a scholarship if you are:
1.  In the top 30% of your class, AND
2.  Have scored at least a 23 on your ACT, OR
3.  Have at least a 3.30 cumulative GPA or above on a 4.0 scale

First-Year Students in the Top 30% of Their Class

ACT/High School GPA

Scholarship Award Amount

36 ACT

$5,000

35 ACT

$5,000

34 ACT

$5,000

33 ACT

$3,000

32 ACT

$2,500-3,000

31 ACT

$2,000-2,500

30 ACT or 4.0+ GPA

$1,500-2,500

29 ACT or 3.90-3.99 GPA

$1,500-2,500

28 ACT or 3.80-3.89 GPA

$1,000-2,000

27 ACT or 3.70-3.79 GPA

$1,000-2,000

26 ACT or 3.60-3.69 GPA

$750-1,500

25 ACT or 3.50-3.59 GPA

$750-1,500

24 ACT or 3.40-3.49 GPA

$750-1,500

23 ACT or 3.30-3.39 GPA

$750-1,500

In addition to academic merit-based scholarships awarded through the admissions process, the St. Cloud State University Foundation offers scholarships gifted by friends and alumni of the University.  For more information on scholarships go to http://www.stcloudstate.edu/huskiesscholarships

CTC Scholarship Application
Award:
$500

Qualifications:
1.  The student's family or legal guardian must be a year-round and good standing member in CTC's service area.
2.  The student plans to attend a two-year or four-year college, university or vocational technical school.
3.  The student is a graduating high school senior.
4.  The student needs to enclose a picture with the application.  The scholarship winner's picture will be published in CTC member communications.

Deadline:
The deadline to apply is March 15, 2017.  Students must turn in their scholarship application to Mrs. Turner by the deadline.  No late applications will be accepted.  Students can access the scholarship application under the "Scholarships Form Spring" tab on my website.

Crow Wing Power Scholarship
Award:
Varies

Qualifications:
Applicant must be a senior in high school who will be attending a higher learning institution following graduation.  If applicant decides not to futher their education, the scholarship must be returned.  Applicant needs a letter of recommendation from a counselor, teacher, or coach or a caring adult.  Student must write a short essay demonstrating how this scholarship and further education will help you succeed and include your short and long-term goals.  This scholarship is not based on academic achievement but should reflect the student's potential for success.  

Deadline:
The application deadline is March 31, 2017.  Applications must be returned to Mrs. Turner no later than March 31. Application form can be found under "Scholarship Forms Spring 2017"

American Legion Auxiliary Girls State
Award:
Sponsorship to Girls State program at Bethel University from June 11-17.

Qualifications:
Must be a US citizen or legal resident of the United States and be willing to pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States and respect the value of God and Country.  Girls must have completed their junior year in high school. 

Deadline:
Please see Mrs. Turner if you are interested in attending by March 1, 2017.

iHelp Scholarship
Award:
Five $1,000 scholarships

Qualifications:
iHelp will be awarding five $1,000 scholarships to MN high school seniors that are attending a college, university or technical institute in the 2017-2018 academic year.  The applicants are responsible for submitting scholarships to RSLFC.  The scholarship winners will be chosen at random.  The applicant must be a high school senior for the 2016/2017 academic year, scholarship will be applied to 2017/2018 academic year cost of education, and not on academic probation.

Deadline:
March 31, 2017 is the deadline to apply.  Students can apply online at http://http//ihelploan.com/blog/2016-mn-scholarship-application/

Crow Wing Power Scholarship Random Drawing

Award:
$1000

Qualifications:
The only qualification is that you have to be a member of Crow Wing Power (your immediate family has to receive electricity from Crow Wing Power).  Money wil be sent directly to your college of choice in your name.

Simply go to http://www.cwpower.com/
Look under News/Events on the home page
Click on Scholarship Contest
Only one entry per person

Deadline:
Contest ends March 31, 2017.  The drawing for three $1000 scholarships will be held in April.

Hibbing Community College Foundation Scholarship
Award:
Varies

Qualifications:
Must be planning on attending Hibbing Community College.  General scholarships are based on GPA and need.  There are also scholarships available related to the medical field as well as other majors.

Deadline:
April 1.  Application can be found online under "Spring Scholarships 2017" on Mrs. Turner's webpage.

The Crossing Arts Alliance Scholarship
Award:
$500

Qualifications:
The Crossing Arts Alliance is proud to offer a $500 scholarship to a graduating senior from a high school in the Lakes Area.  The applicant must be planning to pursue further education in the arts including, but not limited to, visual art, music, drama, speech, literary arts, dance/movement, photography and technology-produced arts. For the essay this year, students are asked to choose their favorite art quote and tell why it's important to them. Each applicant is to give personal viewpoints but may also draw a minimum from the expertise of others.  If citing others, students need to give full credit to the original. 

Deadline
Applications are due on Monday, April 3rd.  Students can print off the application under "Scholarship Forms 2017" under Mrs. Turner's website.

Clean Air Choice Biodiesel Scholarship
Award:
First place, $1,000 scholarship; the second place finisher will receive a $500 scholarship.

Qualificiations:
Current high school seniors in the state of MN with plans to attend postsecondary education are eligible to submit a brief (1,000 words or less) essay or a brief (three minutes or less) video on the topic of biodiesel.  

Deadline:
All essays, videos, and application materials must be submitted by 4:30pm on Friday, April 7, 2017.  Students can apply online at http://www.cleanairchoice.org/

Pillager Education Foundation Scholarship
Award:
Varies

Qualifications:
An applicant must be a current year graduate of Pillager High School, scholarships are awarded to individulas attending postsecondary schools as full-time students during the 2017-2018 school year.  Selection is made on the basis of total points earned in the areas of: work experience, school and community activities, goals and aspirations, applicant appraisal and scholastic performance.

Deadline:
Applications must be postmarked by Friday, April 7, 2017.  Applications can be found under "Scholarship Forms Spring 2017" Completed applications should be mailed to:

Pillager Education Foundation
PO Box 345
Pillager, MN 56473


The Gabe Rapatz Memorial Scholarship
Award:
$300

Qualifications:
Must be a graduating senior from Pillager High School who plans a career in the field of science.  Financial need is not a consideration.

Deadline:
Applications must be filed on or before April 7, 2017 to be considered.  You can find applications online under "Scholarship Forms Spring 2017" on Mrs. Turner's website. Applications and all supporting materials can be mailed to:

Freshwater Education District
Attn:  Gabe Rapatz Scholarship Fund
1100 5th Street NE
Staples, MN 56479-3118

Lions Club Scholarship
Award:
Varies

Qualifications:
Must be a senior graduating in 2017 and planning on going to a two-year, four-year, or technical college.

Deadline:
Applications can be found under "Spring Scholarship Forms" on my webpage.  Applications are due no later than Monday, April 3 to Mrs. Turner.

Mid MN Builder's Association Scholarship (MMBA) Trades Scholarship
Award:
Up to $3,000 in Scholarships

Qualifications:
Open to MMBA members, employee of a MMBA member, spouse and/or recent high school graduate of a MMBA member.

Deadline:
Application deadline is April 14, 2017.  Students can download the application form under "Spring Scholarship Forms 2017."  Students can mail their applications to:

Mid-MN Builder's Association
17068 Commerical Park Drive
Brainerd, MN 56401
Phone: (218) 829-4982

2017 Building Industry Scholarship
Award:
$500

Qualifications:
Open to a graduating high school student or recent high school graduate going into the building industry.  Students can be going into the trades or to a college to major in project or construction management.

Deadline:
Applications are due to the MMBA office by Friday, April 14 at 3:00PM and can be mailed to the address below.  Applications can be found under "Spring Scholarship Forms 2017"

Mid-MN Builder's Association
17068 Commerical Park Drive
Brainerd, MN 56401
Phone: (218) 829-4982

Education Minnesota-Pillager
Award:  TBD

Qualifications:  
Applicant must be a current year graduate of Pillager High School.  All scholarships are awarded to applicants attending an accredited post-secondary school full-time for the subsequent school year.  

Deadline:
Applications must be turned in to Ms. Rivera on or before Friday, April 28, 2017.  Application can be found under "Scholarship Forms Spring 2017" on Mrs. Turner's website. 

​Pillager Husky Booster Club Scholarship
Award:
TBD

Qualification:
An applicant must be a current year graduate of Pillager High School.  Applicants must not have an MSHSL violation on file for the 2016-2017 school year.  All scholarships are awarded to applicants attending accredited post-secondary schools full-time for the subsequent school year.

Deadline:
Applications must be turned in to Mrs. Turner on or before Friday, April 28, 2017. Applications can be found under "Scholarship Forms Spring 2017"

Horn's Acres Scholarship
Award:
$1,000

Qualifications:
Must be a graduating senior of Pillager High School interested in pursuing a degree in agriculture or medicine.

Deadline:
Applications must be submitted by Friday, April 28, 2017.  Application can be found under "Scholarship Forms Spring 2017" on Mrs. Turner's website.  Students need to send completed application by email to hornsacresscholarship@gmail.com or can send via mail to:

Horn's Acres Scholarship Fund
Bianca Wyffels, David Horn, Bonna Olson
9716 49th Ave. SW 
Pillager, MN 56473

MN Association of Townships
Award:
Six $1000 scholarships

Qualifications:
All students currently enrolled in the 11th grade and attending a MN public, private, or parochial high school or a home school study program are eligible for this program. Participants will submit a written essay on a pre-selected topic.  This year's topic is on sustainable water. 

Deadline:
All applications for the awards must be submitted by May 1, 2017.  Winners will be chosen and notified by October 1.  Students can print off the application on my website. Applications are under "Scholarship Forms Spring 2017"

B. Davis Scholarship
Award:  $1,000

Qualifications:
The creators of the "Student Award Search Aid" website are offering a scholarship for 2017. Interested students should go to http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to read about the program and apply for scholarships.  

Deadline:
May 22, 2017

Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship Program
Award:
$1000

Qualifications:
1.  Intend to pursue a fashion related field at an accredited post-secondary school or college
2.  Have demonstrable record of academic success
3.  Have a passion and drive for a fashion related career
4.  Fashion related careers include, but are not limited to, the following programs:  fashion design, fashion merchandising, fashion marketing, fashion management, fashion retailing

Selection Criteria:
1.  Scholarship may be used at any accredited post-secondary school or college
2.  Selection is based on the students high school academic performance combined with the student's application essay
3.  Selection is determined by the Fashion-Schools.org staff
4.  Scholarship is a one-year non-renewable scholarship

Deadline:
Deadline for applications is June 1, 2017.  Scholarship winners will be announced in July 2017 and the scholarship paid in August 2017.  Students can go to the link below for more information and to apply.

http://http//www.fashion-schools.org/aspiring-fashion-professional-scholarship-program

Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship Program
Award:
$1000

Qualifications:
This scholarship will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college.  

Deadline:
June 1, 2017.  For more detailed scholarship information and to apply visit:

http://http//www.animationcareerreview.com/animationcareerreviewcom-aspiring-animation-professional-scholarship-program

Aspiring Business Professional Scholarship
Award:
$1000

Qualifications:
This scholarship will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a business degree at any accredited post-secondary school or college.  

Deadline:
June 1, 2017.  For more detailed scholarship information and to apply visit:

http://http//www.onlinembareport.com/ombar-aspiring-business-professional-scholarship-program

Big Sun Scholarship
Award:
$500

Qualifications:
The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they play in. Student participation may be in any capacity, whether as a player, coach or official.

Deadline:
June 19, 2017 is the application deadline.  Students can visit http://www.bigsunathletics.com/ to apply.