Post Secondary Planning Services


For more assistance with your Financial Aid questions or to make inquiry into all post-graduation studies please call 218-345-6789 or email the School Counselor, Mr. David Erickson or School Principal Mr. Andrew Bernard.

Try this out:    ACT Prep

New Scholarships from the daily announcements:

SCHOLARSHIPS:  Any student wanting to apply to Mesabi Range College will no longer be charged an application fee.  Biodiesel Essay Scholarship – see Mr. Erickson for application; Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation –www.dsacommunityfoundation.com; St. Scholastica will be holding a financial aid/FAFSA information night on January 9, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in Mitchell Auditorium; Alworth Science and Math – ACT score 26 or higher, top 20 in class –www.alworthscholarship.org, deadline is January 15; Minnesota Power Community Involvement – www.mnpower.com/scholarships – Deadline is January 15; Seniors interested in becoming a child care professional of school-age children can apply atwww.mnchildcare.org, deadline is March 15; Big Sun Scholarship – student athlete, deadline is June 21, www.bigsunathletics.com; American Legion –  High School Oratorical Contest, Children of Warriors National Presidential Scholarship, Spirit of Youth Scholarship for Junior Members – deadline is March 1, www.alaforveterans.org/what we do/scholarships;

Info for Seniors:

Seniors Apply for K.F.C. Scholarship at www.kfcscholars.org  Dec 1st– Feb 9th

Students, see counselor for Legacy of Leadership Contest

Any senior that is planning to attend the College of Idaho apply for visionary scholarship $10,000 annually.  Must have 3.0GPA through 7 semesters of High School. 22 ACT .  See counselor for information.

Any senior that would like to attend Vanderbilt University can apply for full tuition scholarships.

1.   Ingram Scholarship Program

2.  Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholarship

3.  Chancellor’s Scholarship Program

 Colleges will be here on these dates:     (Sign up with Counselor)

  • Fond du Lac   Oct 1st at 10:00
  • St. Scholastica  Oct 13 at 10:15
  • University of Crookston Nov 9th at 10:15

St. Scholastica will be having a college fair on the night of Oct 27th and during the day on the 28th.

Scholarships:

AXA apply online at www.axa-achievement.com

Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation Scholarships are posted by counselor office.  Check to see if you qualify.  Apply online at www.dsacommunityfoundation.com Deadline Jan 15 2011

Elks Lodge ww.elks.org/enf/scholars

Coca-cola Scholars program: Deadline Oct 31   www.coca-colascholars.org

 

Financial Aid

FinAid Financial Aid search. Students and parents can get financial aid registration information, find answers to common questions and information on student loans.

FAFSA Federal financial Aid and Scholarship program. All students should fill this form out regardless of other funding sources. Application on-line and get information on college loans available to you.

Minnesota Office of Higher Education Students and Parents can learn more about financial aid, reciprocity, and other information to prepare for college.

MCIS (Minnesota Career Information System) Site contains information on scholarships, colleges, how to write resumes, and an interest inventory to help students with career searching.

College Entrance Exams See School Counselor for dates, place and times

ACT – Register for and take practice tests

College Board – Register for the SAT test

Test Practice: Number2.com

Scholarships

Alworth College Major in Math or Science   www.alworthscholarship.org students need a 25 ACT and must score in top 20% of class. Deadline Jan 15.

AXA Achievement Scholarship  www.axa.achievement.com

Banovetz Scholarship– due April 16th.  Return to School Counselor

Eleventh District Bar Association Scholarship– Due April 6th

Bill Mainerich Memorial Scholarship Write an essay on What makes Minnesota a special place.     Submit to School Counselor by Jan 10.  Deadline   Jan 15.

Burger Kingwww.bk.com/scholarshipsGPA 2.5 or higher. work 15 hours a week, 40 weeks a year,   community service, financial need, 2-4 year college Deadline Feb 15.

CAP-Trico scholarship– application in School Office, parent or guardian must be an active member of CAP-Trico.  Due in May

Community Foundation www.dsacommunityfoundation.com

Discover Card Tribute Award Scholarship Program

Duluth-Superior Area Community Foundation Scholarship

Dunwoody College        www.dunwoody.edu Must be planning on attending Dunwoody Tech College.

Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarshipwww.elks.org/enf/scholars Deadline Jan 11.

Fastweb

Hibbing Community College Foundation Scholarship due in March. See School Counselor for more information.

Hibbing Lodge of Perfection– due June 15th

Lake Country Power Scholarship Contact School Counselor for more information

Laurence Kleven Memorial Scholarship– must have had an exhibit at St. Louis Co. Fair – due April 15th

Miles and Jan Holets Scholarship –  Meadowlands resident students only– due April 6th – Return to School Counselor

Members Cooperative Credit Union www.memberssccu.org Must be a member. Deadline Feb 1.

Michigan Tech Iron Range Alumni Scholarship due in March

Minnesota State University Moorhead Scholarships Contact School Counselor for more information

Minnesota Women’s Golf Association Do not need to play golf, but have an interest or involvement in the sport Contact School Counselor for more information

Northland Vietnam Veterans Memorial Foundation Scholarship Need to be a relative of a Vietnam Vet Contact School Counselor for more informationDue in May

Potlatch 2.0 GPA or Higher.  Deadline Feb 10.  www.potlatchcorp.org

ROTC-Airforce www.afrotc.com dead line is Dec. 1.

Sam Walton Community Scholarship

Skilling Scholarship Contact School Counselor for more information

Steelworkers Local Memorial Scholarships due in April

Local Union 1938 United Steelworkers – need to be a dependent of a member or retiree of Local 1938 Contact School Counselor for more information

USbank www.bank.com/studentbanking $1,000.00 random drawing Oct-Feb

VFW Post or Auxiliary #3044 Scholarship Contact School Counselor for more information

Hans Wallin and Jyring Scholarship – due April 6th Return to School Counselor

Walmart www.walmartfoundation.org access code (swcs)

In addition, check with your local colleges that you plan on attending for their scholarships.

College/Career Search Information

MCIS (Minnesota Career Information System) Site contains information on scholarships, colleges, how to write resumes, and an interest inventory to help students with career searching.

College Board Career and College searching with a variety of information for students and parents.