Scholarships  **Elk River High School does not endorse these organizations, and we do not endorse the views they express or the products/services they may offer.  These links are provided for the user's convenience**

    External Scholarships/Grants are non-local scholarships/grants, when we receive information regarding these applications it is posted on this page. Check back often-- new scholarships/grants are posted as we receive them. These scholarships/grants will have unique deadlines, so be sure to read the information for each scholarship/grant carefully.  We encourage all students and parents to be cautious when providing personal information.  We encourage you to visit https://www.safety.com/scholarship-safety/ to learn about scholarship application safety.

     2021 James C. LaRock Memorial Scholarship

    • Sherburne Masonic Lodge #95 is currently seeking candidates for the "2021 James C. LaRock Memorial Scholarship"  This scholarship will be awarded to local students who will be attending a post-secondary school or a trade school after graduation.
    • Successful candidates will be well deserving, morally upright pupils who excel in the classroom and are active in the community.
    • 3-$1,000.00 Scholarships
    • Click here for qualifications and additional information
    • Click here for scholarship application Applications must be submitted by April 16, 2021

    2021 KPMG Future Leaders Program Scholarship

    • Due February 1 -- The KPMG Future Leaders Program is a charitable initiative focused on developing future generations of women leaders. The KPMG Future Leaders Program annually awards twenty-two top female high school seniors the opportunity to enhance their personal growth through college scholarships, a leadership development retreat, and mentorship. Applicant criteria includes: High school female senior planning to enroll in a 4-year undergraduate program for the upcoming 2021 fall semester, academic excellence and leadership potential, Minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA, Interest in a business or STEM academic track and significant financial need.
    • Award includes up to $10,000/year!
    • Visit KPMG Women's Leadership website for additional information

    Abbott & Fenner Scholarship

     ACCESS STEM Scholarship-National Science Foundation Scholarship Grant

    • https://www.stcloudstate.edu/cose/resources/scholarships/access-stem.aspx
    • Eligibility:Be a new entering first-year student and be enrolled full time in a program leading to a STEM degree at the associate or baccalaureate level.  Students at the community colleges need to transfer to St. Cloud State to get the last two years of their scholarship.  See website for additional details
    • 40 students will receive a four-year scholarship of up to $9,000 per year while attending St. Cloud State
    • 60 students will receive a two-year scholarship of up to $7,500 while attending a partner ACCESS community college with the opportunity to receive an additional two-year scholarship of up to $9,000 pear year once transferred to St. Cloud State
    • See website for more details

    AED Superstore College Scholarship

    AES Engineering Scholarship

    AFL-CIO; MN AFL-CIO Scholarships

    Air Force ROTC

    Allina Health Orthopedics Sports Medicine Scholarships:

    • 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.
    • For more information and scholarship application please click here
    • Deadline: see application materials

    Alpha Kappa Psi Scholarships

    • http://www.akpsischolarships.org/
    • Must be an incoming freshman accepted to Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota
    • Have strong academic records
    • demonstrate leadership experience
    • Deadline: February 2021

    America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders

    AmericanMuscle Student Scholarship: 2 x $2500 scholarships for students pursuing an automotive-themed major(mechanical engineering, robotics, etc.) One scholarship will be awarded every spring semester, followed by one additional scholarship to be awarded for the fall semester each year.
    Scholarship page: https://www.americanmuscle.com/scholarships.html

    American Psychological Association Scholarships, Grants and Awards

    AmericanTrucks Student Scholarship: 2 x $2500 scholarships to students pursuing a career in construction management or the traditional building trades such as HVAC, carpentry, electrical, or related fields of study. One scholarship will be awarded every spring semester, followed by one additional scholarship to be awarded for the fall semester each year.
    Scholarship page: https://www.americantrucks.com/scholarships.html

    Anoka County Kennel Club Non-Member Scholarship Program

    Ann Bancroft Foundation Grant - Dare to Dream (Girls)

    Ann Bancroft Foundation Grant - Let me Play Grant (Girls)

    Anoka Ramsey Community College Prospective/New Student Scholarship Opportunities

    Art of Healing Scholarship

    B. Davis Scholarship

    Better Business Bureau is offering Student of Integrity Scholarships

    Big Sun Athletic Scholarship

    • http://www.bigsunathletics.com/
    • All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in or the capacity in which they participate.  The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute
    • See website for additional details

    Bill of Rights Institute

    • bill of rights institute scholarship link
    • Contest is open to all United States citizens or legal residents who are students who are no older than 19 and no younger than 14 at the end of the Contest Period.  Must attend school in the United States, one of its territories or districts, or an American Armed Forces School Abroad and who are in grades 8-12 attending public, private, religious, or charter schools, or are enrolled in a GED or correspondence school program, or are attending a home school program. 
    • Submissions must adhere to the topics and should fully answer the question and all sub-parts.  Each submission must adhere to the word limits for each question (between 500 and 800 words), and must be submitted by the deadline.  Only online submissions will be accepted for the contest.  Only one essay per student will be accepted.
    • Deadline: See website for deadline and additional information

    Bosterbio Scholarships for Young Scientists Of Excellence

    • https://www.bosterbio.com/scholarships
    • Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded annually
    • This scholarship is for students with an interest in pursuing a 4-year academic program related to Biology Technology.  
    • See website for scholarship requirements
    • Deadline: June 30

    Blacks at Microsoft Scholarships

    • https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/diversity/programs/blacks-scholarships.aspx
    • two $5,000 scholarships, scholarships are renewable so winners who continue to meet the criteria can receive an annual $5,000 award for up to four years.
    • Must be a high school senior of African descent (for example: African American, African, or Ethiopian)
    • Plan to attend a four year college or university in the fill of the year following high school graduation
    • Plan to pursue a bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, or select business programs
    • Demonstrate a passion for technology
    • Demonstrate leadership at school or in the community
    • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher
    • Require financial assistance to attend college

     Buffalo Championship Rodeo Scholarship

    • Applicant should be a resident of Elk River School District
    • Must complete the scholarship application, submit a transcript and write a 500 word essay using the topic listed in the instruction sheet
    • Must have a minimum of 2.5 Cumulative Grade Point Average
    • Transcript must be included with application to be considered
    • Must intend to pursue schooling at a Post-Secondary Institution such as a university, college, or vocational institution
    • Applicant should have an appreciation of agriculture and western heritage
    • Deadline: See website for deadline and additional information
    • http://buffalorodeo.com/about/scholarship/

     Buy-Rite Beauty:

    Central Minnesota Farm Show Agricultural Scholarship

    • www.CentralMNFarmShow.com
    • Multiple - $1,000 scholarships to students planning on enrolling in a field of study rooted in agri-education or agri-business
    • Students must be enrolled in or have graduated from a Central MN High School
    • Students must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher
    • Deadline: See website to apply

    Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Scholarship

    • Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation awards 150 college scholarships worth $20,000 to high school students across the United States through the Coca-Cola Scholars Program.
    • For more information please visit https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/

    CNA Free Training Scholarship

    CNA Classes Near Me Scholarship

    • Eligibility Criteria for $500 scholarship: 
      • Applicants must be accepted into a state-approved Nurse Aide, CNA, or LNA training program by August 31st
      • Applicants must be a US resident and over the age of 18
      • Entries must be received by August 21st and a winner will be contacted by August 31st
    • For more information please visit https://cnaclassesnearme.com/cna-scholarship/

    College Board Opportunity Scholarships-For the class of 2022, the College Board Opportunity Scholarships program will help even more students plan for college, address affordability concerns, and connect them with other scholarship opportunities. Here are a few key changes to the program for the class of 2022:

    • More than 7,000 students will earn a scholarship each year, nearly double the number of winners in previous years.
    • All scholarship steps for the class of 2022 will be awarded for the same amount: $500. The Complete Your Journey award will remain $40,000.
    • There's a new Explore Scholarships step to help students find scholarship opportunities that may be a good fit for them. And there's a simplified Practice for the SAT® step that will guide students to begin personalized SAT practice just for them.
    • At least half of all the scholarships—over $2 million each year—are awarded to students whose families earn less than $60,000 per year.
    • We encourage you to share this information with your juniors and have them sign up for the program. Their first step is to make a starter list of six colleges they're interested in, for a chance at $500. 

    College Board Scholarship Partners

    • The College Board partners with scholarship providers connected to the SAT®, PSAT/NMSQT®, and PSAT™ 10. Through these partners, students can access over $300 million in scholarship awards. Learn more at psat.org/scholarships.

    Community Giving Scholarships

    Concordia College Visual Arts Scholarship:

    Dirk Derrick Car & Truck Accident Injury Scholarship:

    • https://www.derricklawfirm.com/library/scholarship.cfm
    • $1,000 scholarship
    • Eligibility Requirements: This scholarship is awarded to a student that has had his or her life altered due to an injury from a car or truck accident, be it their own injury, that of a loved one, or an influential individual.  Students are required to submit an essay with this scholarship.  See website for more details.
    • Deadline: Annually on December 15

    Distinguished Young Women Scholarships

    • http://distinguishedyw.org/scholarships/
    • Distinguished Young Women is a national scholarship program that inspires high school girls to develop their full, individual potential through a fun, transformative experience that culminates in a celebratory showcase of their accomplishments.  Distinguished Young Women strives to give every young woman the opportunity to further her education and prepare for a successful future.
    • multiple scholarships available-see website for more details

    Dr. Phillip Sobash Scholarship:

    Dream.US National Scholarship

    • Due February 25 -- TheDream.US National Scholarships are for highly motivated students who are undocumented or have DACA or TPS status (eligibility criteria here).
    • This scholarship awards up to $29,000 for unmet financial need at one of their 70+ partner colleges.
    • While we consider your GPA and test scores, we place great emphasis on your demonstrated commitment to community service and your ability to overcome the barriers and challenges that DREAMers face each and every day.

    Elks National Foundation

    • https://www.elks.org/scholars/about.cfm
    • Since 1931, the Elks National Foundation has helped students recognize their academic dreams.  Each year, they award more than $3 million in college scholarships to at least 800 outstanding, service-minded high school seniors.  
    • Multiple scholarships available-see website for more details

    ExtremeTerrain Student Scholarship: 2 x $2500 scholarships for students pursuing a degree in Biology, Environmental Studies, Civil Engineering, Environmental Research, Land Use, Earth and Atmosphere Studies, Sustainable Land Management, Parks and Recreation, or Sustainable Agriculture Systems. One scholarship will be awarded for the fall semester and another for the spring semester each year.
    Scholarship page: https://www.extremeterrain.com/scholarships.html

    Fairview Northland Medical Center Scholarships

    • Fairview Northland Medical Center, Medical Staff, Clinics, Auxiliary and staff are pleased to offer 14-$1,000 scholarships for students pursing a health care degree.
    • https://www.fairview.org/careers/grow-with-us/scholarships/fairview-northland-medical-center-scholarship see website for application and guidelines
    • Eligibility Requirements:
      • Scholarships are available to qualified candidates planning a career in the medical field.  All RN candidates must be pursuing a BSN (4 year) degree.
      • The applicant must be a high school graduate and attend or plan to attend an accredited school in the 2020-2021 school year.  The definition of student, as used in the document, means high school senior, traditional college student or a non-traditional adult student unless otherwise specified.
      • Applicants must reside in the Fairview Northland Health Services region.
    • Deadline: April 1st

    George D. Andrews Engineering Scholarship

    • The purpose of the George D. Andrews Engineering Scholarship is to provide college scholarship awards to stduents who have shown a career interest in the sciences or engineering.
    • Eligibility Requirements:
      • Applicants must be an incoming freshman accepted to a four-year accredited college or university
      • Applicants must be majoring in a field of engineering or sciences
      • Applicants must be US Citizens
    • See website for application requirements and details https://www.ssind.com/scholarship-award-entry-guidelines/

    Healthcare and Nursing Student Scholarships for Historically Underrepresented Groups:

    Heisman High School Scholarship

    • heismanscholarship.com
    • Multiple Scholarships: 88 State Winners receive a $500 scholarship, 10 National Finalists receive a $1,000 scholarship and 2 National Winners receive a $5,000 scholarship
    • The Heisman High School Scholarship requires a weighted GPA of 3.0 or better, participation in at least one school-sponsored sport, and demonstrated leadership at school and in the community.
    • See website for details

    Horatio Alger Association Scholarships:

    • https://scholars.horatioalger.org/
    • Multiple scholarships available-National Scholarships, State Scholarships, Career & Technical Scholarships, Targeted Scholarships
    • For additional information regarding this program please visit their website.

    Housing First Minnesota Scholarships:

    • Housing First Minnesota is now acceting applications in consideration of their 2020-2021 scholarship program.  The scholarship selections will give priority to those seeking to learn a construction-related trade.  This includes carpentry, HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and others.
    • Click here for informational flyer
    • See website for application and details: housingfirstmn.org

    Little Bundle Super Mom/Dad Scholarship: Due December 31 

    • Baby formula company Little Bundle offers two $1,000 scholarships for single parents OR children of single parents. Whether you’re a single parent yourself, or the child or loved one of a single parent, we especially want to hear about your dreams and goals. What do you hope to accomplish in terms of your education, career, and family life? What steps are you already taking to give yourself the best possible chance of success -- and how will this scholarship help you get there? We want you to think big and tell us where you see yourself in the future -- the sky’s the limit!
    • Apply for the SuperMom Scholarship or the SuperDad Scholarship.

    MAKA (Minnesota Association for Korean Americans) Scholarship:

    • https://www.makaweb.org/
    • Eligibility:
      • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
      • MN High School Senior
      • Korean heritage (minimum 50% biologically Korean)
      • Overall GPA of 3.0 or greater
      • Able to attend the awards dinner in March 13, 2022  
    • Deadline: See website for details

    Martin Luther King Scholar Program-Ithica College:

    • http://www.ithaca.edu/mlk/
    • This scholarship is open to academically talented U.S. citizens and permanent residents from ethnic and racial backgrounds that have been historically underrepresented in U.S. higher education.  
    • Deadline: See website for details

    Mensa Foundation:

    • MnACC is excited to provide scholarships for students of color who are in pursuit of higher education.  Students who are awarded this scholarship will receive a one-time award ranging between $500 to $2,500 to be used towards their education during the 2021-2022 academic year
    • Scholarship Opens: September 15 and Closes: January 15

    Mental Health Education Scholarship

    Minnesota Association of Counselors of Color Student of Color Scholarship:

    • Applicants do not need to be Mensa members.  They must be enrolled in a degree program in an accredited U.S. institution of higher learning during the academic year following the application date and they must submit an application and essay explaining their career, academic and/or vocational goals.
    • See website for criteria and deadlines

    Minnesota Association of Townships:

    • The Minnesota Association of Townships will award up to five $2,000 scholarships to high school juniors.
    • Eligibility: All students currently enrolled in the 11th grade and attending a Minnesota public, private or parochial high school or a home study program 
    • Applicants must submit an application form and submit it along with a written essay on this years question-see website for essay question.
    • https://mntownships.org/about-mat/minnesota-association-of-townships-scholarship-program/

    Minnesota Elks Association

    Minnesota Golf Association Foundation Women's Scholarship

    • Due March 31, 2021. 
    • Each scholarship is for the amount of $3,000 per year, renewable for four consecutive years (a $12,000 maximum)
    • This scholarship is available to high school senior girls who intend to enroll in college the year they submit this application.
    • Applicants must be U.S. citizens and domiciled in the state of Minnesota.
    • Scholarship funds may be applied toward tuition, books, room and board.
    • A scholarship recipient must be enrolled and continue as a full-time student at an accredited college or university. 

    Minnesota Masonic Charities

    Minnesota School Counselors Association Scholarship:

    • Ten $500 scholarships (one finalist per each of the ten MSCA divisions) will be awarded to individuals pursuing a post-secondary education.  For more information click here.
    • Applicants must submit an application form as well as a typed essay of no more than 500 words describing how a licensed school counselor in elementary, middle or high school has supported them in a least on of the following areas: 
      • Career Exploration
      • Social Emotional Development
      • Educational Planning
    • Deadline: February 14th
    • Please visit their website for more information: https://www.mnschoolcounselors.org/awards/#scholarship

    Minnesota Women in Public Finance:

    • The Minnesota Chapter of Women in Public Finance (MnWPF) is offering scholarships to women who will be entering their undergraduate freshman or sophomore year in the fall of 2021.  MnWPF typically awards at least $5,000 annually.  The amount to be awarded and the amount of individual awards may vary.
    • The scholarship application form is available at www.mnwpf.org
    • Applications must be received no later than 11:59pm Central Time June 1, 2021

    MnACC Student of Color Scholarship: 

    • Due March 8 -- Minnesota Association of Counselors of Color (MnACC), established in 1991, is a noncompetitive post-secondary collaborative dedicated to improving access to higher education for Minnesota's students of color. MnACC is excited to provide scholarships for students of color who are in pursuit of higher education. Students who are awarded this scholarship will receive a one-time award ranging between $500 to $2,500 to be used towards their education during the 2021-2022 academic year.

    MPMA (Minnesota Precision Manufacturing Association) Education Foundation :

    • The Minnesota Precision Manufacturing Association's (MPMA) Education Foundation is offering $2,000 scholarships to help motivated students with an interest in manufacturing get the training they need to become successful in the field.  
    • Scholarship applications must be submitted by April 15, for more information please visit their website at: https://www.mpma.com/page/educationfoundation

    Nellie Stone Johnson Scholarship:

    • http://www.nelliestone.org/scholarship-program
    • Student must be currently enrolled in or accepted at a MnSCU institution; applicant must be a union member or the child, grandchild or spouse of a union member; applicant must be one of the following racial/ethic group member: Black/African American, Chicano/a or Latino/a, Asian/Pacific Islander, and American Indian/Native American/Alaskan Native; Applicant must have at least a 2.0 GPA; 
    • Deadline: Application must be postmarked by June 1

    OppU Achievers Scholarship

    • https://www.opploans.com/scholarship/
    • Award: $2,500
    • Eligibility: GPA above 3.0
    • Students must submit a short essay through the portal of their scholarship page
    • Deadline: Applications accepted year-round with cycle deadlines on September 30, December 31, March 31 and June 30
    • Please review terms of use and privacy policy available on the website.

    Pet Lifestyle And You (P.L.A.Y.):

    • https://www.petplay.com/scholarship/
    • $1,000 scholarship to one student who can tell the best story, describing the impact he or she made in the life of a rescue animal or animal welfare cause in general.
    • See website for additional details

    Plaisted Companies Scholarship Program:

    • Plaisted Companies Scholars Program is an achievement-based scholarship program.  Students are recoginized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact in their schools and communities. 
    • Three Plaisted Companies Scholars will be selected each year to receive a $500 to $1,500 scholarship. 
    • Please see website for eligibility requirements and scholarship application https://plaistedcompanies.com/about-us
    • Deadline: see website

    Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Institute Scholarship Programs

    Rove Pest Control Scholarship:

    Rover Scholarship:

    Rox Project S.A.V.E. Foundation Scholarship:

    Schulze Innovation Scholarship (University of St Thomas)

    • Schulze Innovation Scholarship
    • 4 year full tuition scholarship and premier academic program designed to help launch the careers of students ready to tackle big challenges through innovation and entrepreneurial leadership. 
    • Criteria:
      • Acceptance to St. Thomas (minimum 3.0 GPA; 27 ACT)
      • Entrepreneurship major (can be taken as part of a double major in another business or non-business discipline)
      • Demonstrated entrepreneurial creativity and inventiveness, as described in application through concrete example of entrepreneurial venture/iniative
    • See website for additional details

    Seton Hall University's School of Diplomacy and International Relations presents Sustainable Development Challenge

    • UN Sustainable Development Challenge
    • The United Nations has set 17 sustainable development goals to help end poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and tackle climate change by 2030.  Seton Hall University's School of Diplomacy and International Relations is challenging you to be part of the solution.
    • Interested students must submit a 300-500 word statement that describes an innovative approach or idea they have for addressing one of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
    • 1st Place-$2,500 cash prize and $10,000 scholarship to attend Seton Hall University   2nd Place-$1,000 cash prize and $6,000 scholarship to attend Seton Hall University.    All other finalists will receive a $4,000 scholarship to attend Seton Hall University
    • See website for additional details

    SFM Foundation Scholarship

    Shelving.com is offering the Business Process Management Scholarship

    SYF Youth Community Scholarship

    • https://syf.org/scholarships/
    • Must be a high school senior living near a Simon mall or in the surrounding communities.
    • To be eligible, applicants must:
      • Be a high school senior attending school and living in a Simon community
      • Be a legal U.S. resident
      • Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational/technical school in Fall 2019
      • Demonstrate academic promise and financial need
    • See website for additional details

    Society of Women Engineers Scholarships

    SPIRE Credit Union Scholarship

    • SPIRE will award a total of $5,000 in scholarships
    • The application criteria are as follows:

    St. Cloud State University Department of Music

    • https://www.stcloudstate.edu/music/
    • Students must submit an application and must audition for scholarships ranging from $1,500 to $4,000
    • Deadline: Please see website for audition dates and application deadlines

    Student of Integrity Scholarship

    • Due January 7 -- Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) promotes integrity and ethics in the marketplace through voluntary business self-regulation. Each year we present the BBB Torch Awards for Ethics to companies who demonstrate ethical business practices. BBB also recognizes that ethics and integrity are founded on principles we learn young — at home, at school and in dealings with our peers. For that reason, we are proud to offer an annual scholarship program recognizing Students of Integrity.

    Student Success Scholarship

    Studentscholarships.org  **MULTIPLE SCHOLARSHIPS

    Student-View Scholarship Program:

    • $11,000 in scholarship to high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community/junior college or career school.
      •    One $4,000 scholarship, Two $1,000 scholarships and Ten $500 scholarships
    • Log on to: http://www.student-view.com/ and complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area.
    • The scholarships will be awarded via a random drawing of all completed applications.  The scholarship winner will be announced in May 
    • Deadline: see website

    The Beauty + Wellness Scholarship:

    • https://www.skincareox.com/scholarship/
    • To be eligible for this $500.00 scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
    •    -Must be a graduating high school senior or current college undergraduate at a 4-year, 2-year, vocational or technical school in the United States
    •    -Be a female
    •    -Be a United States citizen
    • Deadline: This quarterly scholarship is offered September 30th, January 1st, March 31st and June 30th each year
    • For additional information regarding this program please visit their website.

    The Greater St. Cloud Public Safety Foundation Scholarship:

    • https://gscsafety.org/scholarship/
    • The Greater St. Cloud Public Safety Foundation annually awards $2,000 scholarships to students from Stearns, Benton, and Sherburne Counties.  
    • Deadline: March 1st
    • See website for details

    The Jeff Johnson Group Scholarship

    The Sparkling Ice Flavorful Futures Scholarship

    • https://www.flavorfulfutures.com/
    • Five scholarships worth $1,000 each.  To be eligible for one of these scholarships, applicants must meet the following criteria:
    •    -Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States
    •    -Must be a graduating high school senior 
    •    -Must be enrolled for Fall 2019 as a freshman or 1st year student-part-time or full-time study in a 2-year or 4-year school
    •    -Have a cumulative high school GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4 point scale.
    • See website for more details

    The Steers and Associates Aspiring Attorney Scholarship

    • https://www.steerslawfirm.com/scholarship/
    • $1,000 scholarship available to students pursuing or planning on pursuing a career in law
    • 500+ work essay based on question listed on their website
    • See website for more details

    The Top Student Entrepreneurship Scholarship:

    • https://useproof.com/scholarship
    • To be eligible for this $1,000.00 scholarship (awarded 2x per year-once Spring Semester and once Fall Semester), applicants must meet the following criteria:
    •    -Interested in entrepreneurship (but open to all undergraduate majors)
    •    -3.0 GPA or higher
    •    -Current or incoming university student at an accredited post-secondary instituion (as defined by the US Department of Educaiton)
    •    -Submit a video answering scholarship prompt
    • Deadline: Spring Semester Deadline: see website   Fall Semester Deadline: see website
    • For additional information regarding this program please visit their website.

    The Travis W. Watkins Tax Resolution & Accounting Firm Scholarship

    • https://www.traviswatkins.com/scholarship/
    • One time $1,000 award for any current or soon-to-be student who has had his/her family's life altered because of tax controversies (back taxes owed, audits, etc.)
    • See website for more information

    The Zebra Tour Guide Scholarship :

    • Eligibility: Students must be currently enrolled at or planning to attend a four-year university, graduate program, community college, or trade school located in the continental United States.  Upon notification, winner(s) must supply a current proof of enrollment or letter of acceptance
    • Entrants will need to create an original video (not exceeding two minutes) about their favorite road trip destination(s) in their state.  Please see website for further details: https://www.thezebra.com/insurance-news/3787/zebra-tour-guide-scholarship/

    Thumbs Up High 5k Scholarship:

    • http://www.thumbsuphigh5k.com/scholarship/
    • Thumbs Up High will be awarding (5) $1,000 scholarships in 2019 to students pursuing a career in the mental health line of work.
    • Deadline: March 31st
    • For additional information regarding this program please visit their website.

    Tom Bovitz Memorial Scholarship Award-(Elk River Municipal Utilities in conjunction with Minnesota Municipal Utilities Association):

    • $500 scholarship is open to high school seniors that are a customer or have a legal guardian that is a customer of Elk River Municipal Utilities
    • ERMU "Tom Bovitz Scholarship Application"
    • ERMU Deadline: March 31, 2021 
      • The winning essay chosen by ERMU will be passed on to MMUA for their judging and could win: 1st place-$2,000, 2nd place-$1,500, 3rd place-$1,000 and 4th place-$500 
      • A committee of MMUA members will select the winners, with an announcement by mid-May.

     University of Minnesota Duluth - RAISE.ME (Grades 9-12)

    University of St. Thomas - RAISE.ME (Grades 9-12)

    WACE Advancing Cooperative & Work-Integrated Education

    Wallin Scholarship

    • Due February 1. Seniors! One of the biggest scholarships of the year is now open! The Wallin Scholarship program offers $6,000/year ($16,000 over four years!), targeted advising, and networking opportunities. 
    • Last year over 20 Central students were awarded this scholarship!! To be eligible, you must have a minimum 3.0 unweighted GPA, Demonstrated financial need and enroll in an accredited, 4-year, public or private (not-for-profit) institution in Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, or any Historically Black College or University (HBCU) in the nation. No test scores required--apply today!

    Wear the Badge College Scholarships

    • The Minnesota Chiefs of Police Foundation is pleased to offer Wear the Badge Scholarships to Minnesota undergraduate students studying law enforcement and related fields.  The scholarships include $500 awards to new students and $1,000 awards for advanced students.  The MCPF supports diversity in this application and award process.
    • See website for more information https://mcpa.memberclicks.net/wtb-scholarship

    Work Force Development Scholarship

    • http://www.minnstate.edu/stories/wds/index.html
    • 400 new scholarships of $2,500 each will be awarded to new students enrolling in any Minnesota State college for associate degree, diploma, or certificate programs that prepare graduates for careers in high demand sectors including advanced manufacturing, agriculture, health care services, and information technology.

    Youth Forward Scholarship Program



    Bestcolleges.com offers students the opportunity to search thousands of available scholarships as well as College/University ratings, College/Universities by occupation and multiple other resources.  To visit the scholarship portion of their webpage simply click on link: http://www.bestcolleges.com/financial-aid/

    **Elk River High School does not endorse these organizations, and we do not endorse the views they express or the products/services they may offer.  These links are provided for the user's convenience**