Friday, April 18th, 2014
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Scholarships

CHECK THESE WEBSITES FOR ADDITIONAL SCHOLARSHIP LISTINGS: www.studentscholarships.org;www.fastweb.com; www.scholarships.com; www.collegeanswer.com; Zinch.com and www.meritaid.com

 

PLEASE CHECK WITH THE COLLEGES WITH WHOM YOU APPLY for additional scholarship opportunities offered for students planning to attend their colleges.

 

LAST UPDATED: April 17, 2014


GSA SCHOLARSHIP--For graduating Blaine High School seniors who have been involved with GSA; Essay required; APPLICATIONS available in the BHS Counseling Office or from the GSA Advisor. DEADLINE: April 22, 2014.

COREY CHASE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP--Graduating seniors pursuing a career in architecture or CAD-related career (like engineering); essay.  APPLICATIONS: BHS Counseling Office (or download from NAVIANCE scholarship page). DEADLINE: Tuesday, April 22, 2014

AARON JUREK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP--Graduating seniors who have helping experiences and/or community service experience; essay. APPLICATIONS: BHS Counseling Office (or download from NAVIANCE scholarship page). DEADLINE: Wednesday, April 30, 2014

AMERICAN DREAM HOME SCHOLARSHIP: Juniors and Seniors. DEADLINE: May 30, 2014. www.bhhsgeorgia.com 

 

HARLAN THURSTON FOUNDATION LOAN PROGRAM FOR ANOKA HENNEPIN GRADS--ELIGIBILITY: Anoka Hennepin (ISD 11) grads or seniors who plan to attend or are attending colleg, university or vocational school and who are in need of additional funds in order to attend college. AMOUNT: Low interest loans available only to district 11 students; APPLICATIONS: BHS Counseling Office; DEADLINE: June 2, 2014. 

ANOKA COUNTY KENNEL CLUB NON-MEMBER SCHOLARSHIP--Graduating senior planning a career in an animal related field. AMOUNT: $750; APPLICATIONS: Email scholarship committee chairpoerson at acfdfire@gmail.com; DEADLINE: May 1.



My Alarm Center Criminal Justice Scholarship; Deadline- 7/1/2014

https://www.myalarmcenter.com/about-us/scholarships

 

ETHEL CURRY AMERICAN INDIAN SCHOLARSHIP—Students enrolling at U of MN-Twin Cities will be automatically considered but current high school students must submit written documentation of tribal enrollment and blood quantum by May 2 of their senior year.

 

 

AES ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP

To be eligible the student needs to answer one of the essay questions that they will find on our site athttp://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm We are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluating the essays that are submitted.

Amount of award: $500.00
Deadline for entry: October 6, 2014

 

 

PAGE GRANT PROGRAM--The Page Education Foundation awards annual, renewable grants of $1000-2,500 to Minnesota's students of color who are pursuing a post-secondary education in Minnesota. Students who accept a Page Grant must make a commitment to volunteer tutoring younger children of color in K-8th grae through the Service-to-Children Project. The only academic requirement is to maintain full-time student status in college year around. Non US Citizens ARE encouraged to apply. APPLICATIONS are available in the BHS Counseling Office or online at www.page-ed.org . DEADLINE: May 1, 2014.

 

 


WyzAnt College Scholarships
Students may compete for $15,000 in total scholarships, based on essay submissions answering the question,"If you could teach everyone in the world one thing, what would it be?" Twenty finalists will be selected, with three students winning prizes. Using email and social media, students can reach out to friends and family to get votes for their essay. Finalists will be determined by popular vote!
 Eligibility: The contest is open to any student planning to be enrolled in a four-year college between August 2014 and November 2016.
Prizes: Three scholarships will be awarded. First place is worth $10,000, second place $3,000 and third place $2,000.
Deadline: The deadline for essays is May 1, 2014. (Winners will be announced June 11, 2014.)
Complete rules can be found at our website:
http://www.wyzant.com/Scholarships/


B.Davis Scholarship
DEADLINE: May 26, 2014
AWARD VALUE: $1,000


This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution.
There is no age restriction; Be sure to include your name and the school you are attending this year and next; This is not an academic scholarship but we would like to know where you are going to school now and what your future academic plans are.

To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay of less than 1000 words on the topic below:

Pick a controversial problem on high school or college/university campuses and suggest a solution. 
Your submissions must be sent to us by email at awards@studentawardsearch.com


 

MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS for non resident freshmen who plan to attend in Fall, 2014. More information at:

http://montana.edu/admissions/scholarships.shtml

 


Next Nursing Leaders Scholarship - $1000 Awarded Annually by TravelNursing.org   $1000 awarded annually to students interested in pursing a career in nursing and currently accepted or enrollee in any college program. View Scholarship Application

 

Health Care Professions Scholarship - $1000 Awarded Annually by All50Medical.com

$1000 awarded annually to students interested in pursing a career in any health care related profession and currently accepted or enrollee in any college program.  View Scholarship Application


 

 

 

 

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program

Abbott & Fenner Business Consultantsare pleased to be able to continue with our scholarship program for the 7th year. We will be awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s) each yearApplication Process: Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of our web site:  http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm

Full details are available on our site.  Scholarship Deadline: June 14, 2014

 

MODEL COLLEGE OF HAIR DESIGN--Cosmetology Advancement scholarships (2) in the amount of $2,000 available to students who visit Model College of Hair Design in St. Cloud, MN and then enroll. Stop in the BHS Counseling Office to pick up the certificate to take with you on your visit.

 

Crown & Caliber Entrepreneur’s Scholarship--Prize is $1,000 and the deadline is May 31.

The scholarship is geared at young entrepreneurs and business majors but is open to students in any field at both the undergraduate or high school level. To enter, students must submit an original business proposal plan. You can learn more about the scholarship and enter here: http://www.crownandcaliber.com/crown-caliber-entrepreneurs-scholarship/


Sunoco Rewards Scholarships (TWO $1,000 opportunities available); Deadline- 6/1/2014http://www.gosunoco.com/contests-and-sweepstakes/sunoco-rewards-scholarship/


Sports Unlimited 2014 Scholarship; Deadline- 4/20/2014

http://www.sportsunlimitedinc.com/2014-scholarship.html


Big Fish Online Games Scholarship ($2,500 scholarship); Deadline- 5/31/2014

http://www.bigfishgames.com/daily/big-fish-online-games-scholarship/


Oz Moving & Storage Scholarship 2014; Deadline- 4/4/2014

http://www.ozmoving.com/scholarship


AWeber Email Marketing Scholarship; Deadline- 5/1/2014

http://www.aweber.com/email-marketing-scholarship.htm


Emergency University $1000 Scholarship; Deadline- 4/30/2014

http://www.emergencyuniversity.com/news/scholarship.aspx


Griswold Home Care 2014 Scholarship; Deadline- 5/1/2014

http://www.griswoldhomecare.com/scholarship/


Revzilla “The Future of Motorcycle Technology” Scholarship; Deadline- 4/20/2014

http://www.revzilla.com/revzilla-college-scholarship-2014


Nuvation Engineering Scholarship; Deadline- 5/31/2014

http://www.nuvation.com/nuvation-scholarship


Autodesk Scholarships and Competitions; Deadline- Ongoing

http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/pc/index?siteID=123112&id=17359857


Lamps.com 2013 Scholarship; Deadline- 6/1/2014

http://www.lamps.com/scholarship-2013


PicMonkey $1000 Scholarship; Deadline- 5/31/2014

http://blog.picmonkey.com/2013/11/01/1000-picmonkey-college-scholarship/


RE/MAX of New Jersey 2014 Scholarship; Deadline- 4/30/2014

http://www.remax-nj.com/scholarship.aspx


IssueTrak Help Desk Software Scholarship; Deadline- 5/31/2014

http://www.issuetrak.com/help-desk-software-scholarship


Westway Electric Supply “Illuminating Ideas” Scholarship; Deadline- 4/30/2014

http://www.westwayelectricsupply.com/scholarship


NAVEX Global Policy and Procedure Management Software Scholarship; Deadline- 5/31/2014  http://www.navexglobal.com/policy-management-software-scholarship


The Company Corporation’s Quarterly Business Plan Contest; Deadline- Ongoing/Quarterly  https://www.incorporate.com/business_plan_contest.html


Free Country Principles Scholarship Essay Contest; Deadline- 5/31/2014

http://www.freecountry.com/pages/principles-scholarship-essay-contest

 

 


 

 

 


 


FOR STUDENTS IN ALL GRADES :   SCHOLARSHIP EXPERTS SCHOLARSHIPS--QUALIFICATIONS: A variety of scholarships offered through this website…most require an online essay.AMOUNT: VariesAPPLICATION: Online only @ www.scholarshipexperts.com/apply.htx (PRIVACY NOTICE: By submitting an application, you acknowledge that the Sponsor and its related companies may also call and/or send you information it thinks may be of interest to you.) 

MINNESOTAJOBS.COM SCHOLARSHIP--QUALIFICATIONS: Graduating seniors planning to enroll in an accredited 2 yr or 4yr program offered by a MN institution of higher learning. AMOUNT: $1000APPLICATIONS: Applicants are selected at random after registering online @ http://MINNESOTAJOBS.COM/scholarships

 


CENTURY COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP opportunities available at: http://www.century.edu/foundation/scholarships/default.aspx

 

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE CHANCELLOR'S SCHOLARSHIP FOR DIVERSITY AND LEADERSHIP--QUALIFICATIONS: Graduating seniors planning to attend UW-Milwaukee in the fall; historically underrepresented students demonstrating outstanding academic achievement and leadership. AMOUNT: Full-ride renewable scholarship includes tuition, residence halls, books and expenses. APPLICATION: www.scholarships.uwm.edu; DEADLINE: Not specified.

 

NATIVE AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIP DATABASE 2012-13--These scholarships are available specifically for Native American students. Students should be encouraged to apply to ALL sources of financial aid for which they are eligible.www.indianeducation.spps.org/Scholarship_Information.html.

 

YOUTH FOR UNDERSTANDING--USA offers scholarships for American Students to travel overseas for summer, semester and year programs. More information is available at their website: www.yfu-usa.org.

 

REMEMBER to apply for financial aid with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) @ www.FAFSA.ed.gov after January 1st.

 

TO DETERMINE ELIGIBILITY FOR GOVERNMENT BENEFITS, CHECK THE WEBSITE FOR THE U.S. DEPT. OF LABOR @ www.govbenefits.gov

 

REMEMBER! MIDWEST STUDENT EXCHANGE PROGRAM If you're a Minnesota resident, you're eligible for reduced tuition at a limited number of Midwest public and private schools and programs of study in Michigan, Missouri, Kansas and Nebraska. Students in the Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP) pay up to 150 percent of the resident tuition rate (which is still below the non-resident rate) at participating public schools or receive a 10 percent reduction in tuition at participating private schools. More information on this program can be found at: getreadyforcollege.org, the website for the Minnesota Office of Higher Education or http://www.mhec.org/MidwestStudentExchangeProgram 

 

 

REMEMBER! TUITION RECIPROCITY Minnesota has ongoing reciprocity agreements with Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota and the Canadian province of Manitoba. The agreements reduce non-resident tuition prices and eliminate non-resident admissions barriers for residents of each state who attend a public institution in the other state. First, apply for admission to the participating reciprocity college or university. You do not have to apply for reciprocity at the same time. Second, apply for reciprocity online or fill out a paper application. New applications are available each April for the following academic year. Your best insurance for receiving the reciprocity tuition price at the time of registration is to apply during the spring or summer before classes start in the fall. More information on this program and a link to the reciprocity application can be found at: getreadyforcollege.org, the website for the Minnesota Office of Higher Education.

 

PLEASE CHECK WITH THE COLLEGES WITH WHOM YOU APPLY for additional scholarship opportunities offered for students planning to attend their colleges.