SCHOLARSHIP PLANNING FOR 2017-2018

Be sure to do these applications to be considered for multiple scholarships. 
1) Get your FAFSA done! 
Get more information at: FAFSA, part of the US Dept of Education
 
2) Apply to several colleges & universities

3) Apply for the ISD 318 LOCAL Scholarships -Application is now closed
 
4) 
Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation Scholarships
 found at www.gracf.org is Closed. Deadline was March 15, 2018.
 
5) Attending ICC? Go to www.itascacc.edu to apply for scholarships

6) Blandin Foundation Educational Grants found on the Blandin Foundation website. (If going to ICC, apply for Blandin Grants on the ICC website or pick up a paper copy in the counseling office)THIS IS CLOSED: DEADLINE WAS March 1, 2018

7) Alworth Scholarship  DEADLINE WAS: January 15, 2018.
For STEM Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Link is found at alworthscholarship.org

 
8) Check out available scholarships online 
There are so many opportunities available- check out the "Online Scholarships" Page that is updated weekly during the school year as I am made aware of them. Click the link above.

9) Don't know where to start? Click on the links below for additional help on filling out applications, writing essays and more!

 

 

Tips for Applying for Scholarships and writing essays
Click above for filling out scholarship applications and writing effective scholarship essays! 

Steps to Winning a Scholarship from the NASFAA website (www.nasfaa.org)


Everything you need to know about winning a scholarships
By The student Loan report



Beware of Scholarship Scams (From the Minnesota office of Higher Education)


Other Scholarship Search Engines & Links


Raise.me - STARTING IN 9th GRADE!

STARTING IN 9TH GRADE, STUDENTS CAN BE ELIGIBLE TO START EARNING SCHOLARSHIPS FOR THEIR ACHIEVEMENTS IN AND OUT OF THE CLASSROOM.

You can start participating with Raise.me any time but the earlier you start, the better! You can join as early as 9th grade.

To watch a video about it, click on the above link (Raise.me - Starting in 9th Grade).