Scholarships

A number of scholarship opportunities are currently available. 

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Scholarship Guidelines and Application Link

This is a friendly reminder that the deadline for the iHELP scholarship is March 31, 2018. I have attached a copy of the scholarship application or you can have the students go to:http://ihelploan.com/blog/sd-mn-scholarship-drawing/ to register online.  What is the iHELP Scholarship?  Reunion Student Loan Finance Corporation is pleased to announce the availability of THREE $1,000 scholarships and 1 Apple iPad for Minnesota high school seniors. The scholarship is good at any school in the United States. The only criteria to qualify for the scholarship is that the applicant must be 1) a high school senior for the 2017/2018 academic year 2) applied to 2018/2019 academic year cost of education 3) no on academic probation. Winners will be chosen at random live on Facebook. I will send an update to you once we have a date finalized. No essay required. Students fill out the form and that is it. J  Please let me know if you have any questions. Thanks!  Maria Sevareid Marketing Manager

Email: marias@slfc.com P: 605-622-4507 105 1st Ave. SW | Aberdeen, SD 57401-4104


The "Sons of Norway" have several scholarships available to graduating seniors.  There are two with a March 1, 2018 deadline, one with an April 1, 2018.  Information is available in the office.

Easy Automation is offering the Bruce Larson scholarship .  Bruce P. Larson was a long-time employee of Easy Automation Inc.  In his over twenty years of service to EAI, Bruce was instrumental in developing the electrical/controls department at EAI.  Bruce lost his battle with cancer on May 3, 2015.  In honor of his commitment to excellence, EAI is providing a $1000 scholarship to a student pursuing a degree in a program from his career area.  Deadline is April 1, 2018.  Information is available in the office.

ACT Student Champions receive a $500 non-renewable scholarship, certificate, plaque, and state-level recognition.  Please encourage students in the graduating class of 2018 who have taken the ACT who fit the following criteria to apply:  A student who has overcome challenges and can articulate education and career actions.  Students must have a composite ACT score of a 22 on a single test date or a 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale.  Preference will be given to underrepresented and/or first-generation college students.  Applications can be found at www.act.org/readinesschampions. Applications are due champions will be notified on or before April 2, 2018. If applicants are under the age of 18, they must complete this form in addition to the application.  All questions may be directed to ccrc@act.org.

Federated Rural Electric is offering its annual scholarships.  Information is available in the office.  Deadline is April 11, 2018.

The Truman American Legion is offering a $500 scholarship to a graduating senior at Truman Schools.  Information is available in the office.  Deadline is April 15, 2018.

Chain of Lake Lodge #64 Masonic is offering a scholarship to a graduating senior.  Information is available in the office.  Deadline is April 15, 2018.

Luther Memorial Home 2018 Health Care Career Scholarships Applications for the 2018 scholarships are due to Luther Memorial Home by Monday April 16,, 2018 at 5:00pm.

Gerdts CPA, Ltd is offering a $1,000 scholarship for a senior has a GPA of 3.0 or higher and is looking at getting a bachelors or associates degree in business.  Information is available in the office.  Deadline is May 1, 2018.

Bruce P. Larson was a long-time employee of Easy Automation Inc.  In his over twenty years of service to EAI, Bruce was instrumental in developing the electrical/controls department at EAI.  Bruce lost his battle with cancer on May 3, 2015.  In honor of his commitment to excellence, EAI is providing a $1000 scholarship to a student pursuing a degree in a program from his career area.  Students who meet the following criteria are eligible for the scholarship.  The candidate: is a citizen of the United States of America, has a minimum grade point average of 2.8, plans to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at a two or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire 2018-2019 academic year in a career field related to the areas of electrical controls or electrical engineering.   Applications and all required materials by deadline date must be received by April 1, 2018.
Minnesota Association of Townships is offering six $1,000 scholarships to high school juniors.  Information is available in the office.  Deadline is May 1, 2018.

Sports and Orthopaedic Specialists, part of Allina Health is proud to continue its effort to advance sports medicine and orthopaedic care throughout Minnesota with the 11th Annual Minnesota Athletes in Sports Medicine scholarship for student athletes. We are excited to continue offering this award as exemplification of our commitment to provide unsurpassed patient care and community education. Sports & Orthopaedic Specialists and in partnership with Allina Health, will be offering two $2,500 scholarships, which will be awarded annually to one female and one male student athlete who intends to attend college to pursue a career in sports medicine. You will find additional information and an application form attached. Please distribute the information to anyone you believe will find it relevant. Sports and Orthopaedic Specialists and Allina Health are proud to continue their traditions of advancing sports medicine and orthopaedic care throughout Minnesota. We thank you for your assistance in helping us identify outstanding candidates. It is our intent to announce the recipients of each scholarship by June 1, 2018.   

FarmHouse Fraternity at the University of Minnesota. We are looking to provide $6,000 in scholarships to high school seniors that are coming to the University of Minnesota that represent our core values: academic excellence, social wellbeing, spiritual balance and physical wellness. As a chapter, we are among the top fraternities in GPA and every member completes 20 hours of service each semester at a minimum, on top of being active all over campus in activities ranging from bible studies to intramural sports

BestMattressReviews.com. is offering a $1,000 scholarship in an effort to give back to the community while also promoting sleep awareness. This scholarship is available to eligible HS seniors, current college students, and graduate students.  You can check out all of the details here: https://www.bestmattressreviews.com/sleep-scholarship/

 AED Superstore is awarding scholarships for college bound high school seniors. Scholarships of $1,000 are being awarded biannually. Information is available by visiting http://www.aedsuperstore.com/scholarship.html .

Performing and visual Arts Scholarships are available to Augustana College. Scholarships awarded from $1,000 to $5,000 per year. Information is available by visiting www.augie.edu/arts .

Minnesota JCI Senate Scholarship Program is linked to the U.S. JCI Senate Scholarship Program. Each state will pick two winners statewide and award them with a $250.00 Scholarship Grant. Then, the two will go on to the U.S. JCI Senate Scholarship Program and be judged with the other states. There are 15 winners from national, receiving $1,000.00 Scholarship Grants. The MN JCI Senate Scholarship Program has been giving out two - $250.00 scholarships each year. They have been doing this since I became a JCI Senator May 1976. Information is available in the office.

SMSU is offering scholarships for next fall students who have a 22 or above on the ACT, are eligible for their online Scholarship Application as soon as possible. The first round of offers has already been sent, you are encouraged to complete the application soon to ensure the best offer that we can make. In order to be eligible for our scholarships, a student just needs to have the following: 1.) Be admitted to SMSU – can apply online at SMSU Application 2.) A completed Scholarship Application - Scholarship Application 3.) Received a 22 or above on the ACT test

MWGA scholarship foundation is offering 43 scholarships from the Minnesota Women's Golf Association Foundation Scholarship fund to graduating senior girls. $3,000 per year -renewable for four consecutive years of scholarships which totals $12,000. It is made available to high school senior girls residing in Minnesota and planning to enroll in a four year college program the year the application is submitted. Information is available in the high school office.

SFM Foundation is a nonprofit organization offering college scholarships to children of working parents who have been killed or injured on the job. Information can be found by visiting www.sfm-foundation.org .

The Credit Union Foundation Scholarship Opportunities for students and educators are offering A United Educators Foundation Awards, A Student Awards, An Educator Award, and Education Major Award Scholarships for both students and fellow school staff members. Information is available in the high school office or online at www.uecu.coop , email address molnau@uecu.cooop , or by calling Andrea Molnau at 1-763-706-3950.

For information on preparation for college visit: www.getreadyforcollege.org . This is a helpful site for students headed off to college in the fall.

The United States Navy Reserve Officer Training Corps is offering scholarships to any 2008/2009 graduates. Information is available in the high school office, calling 1-715-234-7318, Michael.a.skinnerl@navy.mil, , 1-515-285-6201, or Stacie.alleger@navy.mil .

FastWeb has information and is a free resource for scholarship information for students. Visit the www.fastweb.com/presentations for information.

For help college scholarship information check out the web site www.scholarship.com/educators .This link will show you links you'll need in order to point students and parents in the right direction looking for money for college.

For information on preparation for college visit: www.getreadyforcollege.org . This is a helpful site for students headed off to college in the fall.

“Need A Lift?” The Need A Lift book is available to check out from the high school office. It contains information on 1,400 colleges and universities around the nation. It also contains a section on information provided by Scholarship Resource Network about scholarships. Individual copies are available for your purchase or you may check out the book through the school. For further information check at the office or call 1-888-453-4466. A CD to help students is available in the high school office.

Career Information: A note to all students and parents wanting to research career information. Truman High School now has access to the MN Career Information System. Please feel free to use it as a resource as you think ahead to choose a career. The address is: http://mncis.intocareers.org/ Username: trumanhs Password: bluejays


www.mncis.intocareers.org  (use YOUR personalized account in MCIS to do a scholarship search and find awards that match you.  This is a great tool to use with your account.  Under the EDUCATION Tab, click on "Financial Aid Sort".  Answer the questions/criteria to sort out the awards that match you.  
http://www.collegescholarships.org/financial-aid/
tuitionfundingsources.com
http://www.college-scholarships.com  (a website filled with information about college admission, college life, career schools, scholarships, and financial aid)
http://www.college-scholarships.com/minnesota.php (lists Minnesota colleges, community colleges, and career schools)
http://www.college-scholarships.com/free_scholarship_searches.htm (a list of more than 60 no-cost scholarship search sites)
http://www.college-scholarships.com/learning_disabilities.htm (a list of colleges with comprehensive programs for students with learning disabilities)
http://www.college-scholarships.com/online_college_gpa_calculator.htm (offers an instant online GPA calculator)
 
Some of the links that provide access to information about scholarships for “non-traditional” students are:
http://www.fastweb.com/
http://www.finaid.org/otheraid/employertuitionassistance.phtml
http://www.usnews.com/education/blogs/the-scholarship-coach/2010/12/23/3-steps-adults-returning-to-college-must-take


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Shirley Rohman,
Feb 8, 2018, 9:29 AM