Scholarships

Scholarship


Local Scholarships


Tozer Foundation Scholarship Program
Applicants must be a resident of, or attended high school in Kanabec, Pine, or Washington counties in Minnesota.  Be a high school senior enrolled in an accredited college, university, or vocational-technical school in the United States for the entire 2016-17 academic year.
Award amounts will be up to $2750 each. Awards are renewable at the same amount for up to three additional years or until a bachelor's degree is earned, whichever occurs first.  Renewal is based on full-time enrollment and maintaining a cumulative GPA of a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.  Stop in the Guidance Office for more information or go online for an application: https://www.scholarsapply.org/tozer Deadline is February 20, 2017.


Cambridge Community College Scholarships
Cambridge Community College Scholarships are now available.  Scholarships range in value from $250 to Full-Tuition and Books for Two-Years.  Go to www.Anoka-Ramsey.edu
Deadline is March 15, 2017


Renaissance Charitable Foundation Inc. - $2,000.00 Award
Must be a graduating Braham Area High School senior who has been accepted and plans to attend either:  Northwestern University - St. Paul or Crown College.  Stop in the Guidance Office for an application or click here
Deadline is March 23, 2017

Phyllis Londgren Memorial Scholarship - $1500.00 Award
Student must be a Braham Area H.S. senior who has been accepted and plans to attend a college/university - including a technical college, trade school, or community college. To download an application click here .  
Deadline is March 23, 2017


Lois A. Froyen Memorial Scholarship 
Students applying to receive the scholarship must meet the following minimum requirements:
1. Be a graduating senior from Braham Area High School
2. Have a 2.75 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale)
3. Accepted into a post-secondary educational institution
4. Have participate in extra-curricular speech and/or drama theater arts while enrolled at Braham Area High School.
Stop in the Guidance Office for application or click here
Deadline is March 23, 201

Helen M. Johnson Scholarship
Must be a graduating Braham Area High School senior who has been accepted and plans to attend a post-secondary educational institution.  Award will be based on financial need with preference given to first generation students.  Stop in the Guidance Office for an application or click here  Deadline is March 23, 2017


Gary H. Johnson Scholarship $1,000.00 Award
Must be a graduating Braham Area High School senior who has been accepted and plans to attend a post-secondary educational institution.  Stop in the Guidance Office for an application or click here   Deadline is March 23, 2017


East Central Women of Today Scholarship (One - $500.00 Award)
Student must be a Braham Area H.S. Senior who has been accepted and plans to attend a college/university - including a technical college, trade school, or community college.  Stop in the Guidance Office for an application or Click here  Deadline is March 23, 2017


Vietnam Veterans of American - East Central Chapter 684 Scholarship Fund Program

The VVA Chapter 684 Scholarship Fund Program has been established to support students in achieving their educational goals and will provide financial assistance in the form of scholarships to eligible individuals in their pursuit of higher education.  Applicant must be a son/daughter, grandson/granddaughter, (natural, adopted or step) of a Vietnam veteran or Vietnam era veteran.  Stop in the Guidance Office for an application.
Deadline is April 3, 2017

Agricultural  Scholarship $500.00 – East Central Pork Producers

Available to any person pursuing a field of study related to agriculture or a career connected with agriculture.  Open to any graduating high school senior in the four counties of Isanti,  Kanabec, Mille Lacs and Pine.  Must have at least a 2.0 GPA .   Stop in the Guidance Office for an application. Deadline is March 31st, 2017.


Dollars for SCHOLARS

To apply for a Braham Area Dollars for Scholars Honor Loan visit: www.braham.dollarsforscholars.org
Follow the online directions to apply……only online applications will be accepted.  
If you need help with filling out your online application, please stop in the Guidance Office for an information packet. 
Deadline is March 31st @ 11:59p.m.


RLIA Grant Allen Scholarship – $1000.00

  • Open to any graduating high school student attending any post secondary school in the fall of 2017.
  • Applicants are not required to members of the Rush Lake Improvement Association.
  • Applicants are not required to be Rush Lake residents.
  • If Rush Lake holds a special meaning to you, we encourage you to apply!

Stop in the Guidance Office for an application or click here
Deadline for submitting completed form is March 17, 2017.


Tusen Tack and Braham Event Center Scholarship

The Tusen Tack and Braham Event Center Scholarship is intended for two seniors graduating from the Braham Area High School who will be attending a college/university, technical program, or trade school this upcoming fall.  Applicants are required to volunteer a minimum of 50 hours in a calendar year at Tusen Tack and/or Braham Event Center during their high school (9-12 grade) years.  Two $500.00 scholarships will be awarded.  The Braham Scholarship Committee will choose the recipients.  Stop in the Guidance Office for an application or click here
Deadline for submitting completed form is March 23, 2017.


Cambridge Sons of the American Legion Squadron #290 -$500.00 Scholarship

Present 12th grade student from Braham Area High School with preference to a son or daughter of a member of the American Legion, Sons of the American Legion, Women’s Auxiliary or Jr. Auxiliary.  However, it may be awarded to any deserving student.  Stop in the Guidance Office for an application or click here
Deadline for submitting completed form is March 23, 2017.

American Legion Auxiliary Howard McCarty Unit #290 Cambridge $1,000.00 Scholarship 
Applicant must be 12th grade female student from Braham Area High School, accepted into a post-high school institution: two/four year college or technical college who exhibits scholarship, leadership, character, community service and patriotism.  Students must be in the upper one third of the senior class.  Stop in the Guidance Office for an application or click here: American Legion Auxiliary Scholarship16-17.pdf
Deadline for submitting completed form is March 23, 2017.


American Legion Auxiliary Scholarships (Variety)
There are a number of Scholarships available from the Cambridge American Legion Auxiliary Howard McCarty Unit #290.  For a list of the scholarships and their criteria, please stop in the Guidance Office and pick up a list.  Deadlines vary with the earliest one being March 1st, 2017and the latest one being March 14, 2017.  Examples of these scholarships are: American Legion Auxiliary Children of Warriors National Presidents' Scholarship, American Legion Dept. of MN Scholarship, Past Presidents Parley Health Care Scholarship, American Legion Spirit of Youth Scholarship for Junior Members, and a non-traditional student scholarship.


Federated Co-Ops, Inc.

There will be 1 – $600.00 or 2 – $300.00 scholarships awarded.  Must be a graduating senior who will enroll in a at least a two year program and whose parents are current customers of Federated Co-Op, Inc.  Stop in the Guidance Office for an application or click here
Deadline for submitting completed form is March 23, 2017.



 Motek Scholarship – $750.00

Must be a graduating Braham Area H.S. senior who has been accepted into a technical college, community, or four-year institution and be majoring in Manufacturing, Engineering, Information Technology or a related field of study.  Financial need may be considered, but is not a requirement for scholarship.  Stop in the Guidance Office for an application or click here
Deadline for submitting completed form is March 23, 2017
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John (Jack) Grunewald - Braham Area High School Class of 1954 -CPA, CMA, CGMA  Scholarship Application

The John (Jack) Grunewald Scholarship is for seniors at Braham Area High School who will be attending a post-secondary institution. Priority will be given to students majoring in Business; however, qualified applicants from other majors will be considered. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.  Two (2) $5,000 scholarships will be awarded. Stop in the Guidance Office for an application or click here
Deadline for submitting completed form is March 23, 2017.


Jim Larson Memorial Scholarship

Must be a graduating Braham Area H.S. senior who has been accepted and plans to attend a college/university including a technical college or trade school, or community college.  Stop in the Guidance Office for an application or click here
Deadline for submitting completed form is March 23, 2017.

Gene and Phyllis Nelson Educational Award

Open to all graduating Braham Area High School seniors.  Stop in the Guidance Office for an application or click here 
Deadline for submitting completed form is March 23, 2017.

Waste Management Scholarship - $500.00 Award

Must be a graduating Braham Area H.S. senior who has been accepted and plans to attend a post high school institution.  Stop in the Guidance Office for an application or click here: waste.pdf
Deadline for submitting completed form is March 23, 2017.

Donald F. Olson Scholarship Application

The Donald F. Olson scholarship is for seniors at Braham Area High School who will be attending a college/university, technical program, or trade school this upcoming fall, who live outside of the corporate limits of any city within the ISD #314 school district and have an academic standing of 2.5 GPA or higher.  The Braham Area High School Scholarship Committee will award multiple $1,000 scholarships.  Stop in the Guidance Office for an application or click here
Deadline for submitting completed form is March 23, 2017.

Braham Education Association Scholarship

This scholarship is for a Braham Area High School student will attend college and enter the education field.  One $500 scholarship will be awarded and paid up passage of the PRAXXIS exam or the equivalent exam to gain your teaching license.  Stop in the Guidance Office for an application or click here
Deadline for submitting completed form is March 23, 2017.

East Central Energy Scholarship

ECE will award four $1,000 scholarships to Braham Area H.S. students whose parents are ECE members.  Stop in the Guidance Office for an application or click here: ECE 2017
Deadline for submitting completed form is March 23, 2017



East Central MN PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) Scholarship
This scholarship program will award three $500 scholarships to deserving LGBTQ seniors from the pool of senior applicants from the following schools: Braham, Cambridge-Isanti, Mora, Ogilvie and Pine City. Applicants must be making satisfactory academic progress, attend one of the listed schools, self identify as LGBTQ, plan to attend a post-secondary institution in the fall and attend the spring scholarship awards ceremony. Stop in the Guidance Office for an application. 
Deadline for submitting completed application materials in the Guidance Office is April 3, 2017.


 

Nation Wide/State Wide Scholarships:


Minnesota Chapter of FarmHouse Faternity Scholarship
For a male high school senior who is planning to attend the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.  There will be $3,000 worth of scholarships ranging from m$250 to $1,0000.  The scholarships are awarded based on the individual's quality of Academic Achievement, Leadership Experience, Athletic Involvement and Career Motivation, not their likelihood to join a fraternity.
Go to www.minnesotafh.org and fill out an application.  Deadline is April 1, 2017.



Hibbing Community College Foundation Scholarships

Recipients must be enrolled at HCC in 6 or more credits at the time of disbursement. Awards will apply to fall and spring 2017-2018 tuition.

Past academic excellence and promise of future performance determine the recipients.   Students should have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.  The awards generally range from 500 to $1000.
Application is available on the HCC website:  hibbing.edu  Deadline is April 1, 2017.

 

Spire Credit Union - $1,000 Scholarship
The total amount that will be given out for the 2017 – 2018 school year is $1,000:
·         Traditional Scholarships:  Two (2) awarded for $500 each
·         Scholarships will be paid out directly to the school during the student’s first quarter/semester with at least a 2.0 grade point average.
·         There will be a one-year expiration date on all scholarships.  Any funds not used within one year will be returned to SPIRE.
The application criteria are as follows:
·         Must be a primary member of SPIRE Credit Union, and your account must be in good standing.
·         Must  answer the stated essay question within 500-1,000 words.
·         Further details can be found on the application available at www.myspire.com.
·         Financial need is not considered in the selection of the scholarship recipients. 
Online application only:
·         All applications must be submitted using SPIRE’s online application form – no paper applications will be accepted:
GO to:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SPIRE2017
The deadline for applications is April 14, 2017



St. Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce Unite for Success - Farm Show/Agriculture Scholarship

Students must be planning to study an agricultural-related area after high school. Pick up and return completed applications in the Guidance Office by February 3, 2017.

 

HONORSGRADU MULTIMEDIA SCHOLARSHIP
Calling Creative Voices (Art, Music, Photo, Writing & Video)! Five $1,000 Awards  Honors Grad U is an educational blog dedicated to providing teachers with resources to help students graduate and go to college. We offer an annual scholarship available to college-bound high school seniors and college students with at least one year left of school.

This is a chance for creative voices to be heard! Through art, music, photography, creative writing, or video, you can use our prompt to create and share your work for a chance at earning $1,000 toward your tuition! Visit our website for details!
Website: www.honorsgradu.com 
E-mailscholarship@honorsgraduation.com 
for more information.


TWIN CITIES IN MOTION - Scholarship Program

TCM's College Scholarship Program awards $5,000 each year to one graduating high school male and female.  
The scholarship is open to all graduating high school students who:

  • Have participate in cross-country or track, running event 800 meters or longer
  • Have a cumulative 3.0 or higher GPA
  • Have leadership skills and volunteer experience
  • Live or attend school in the 11-country metro area

Selection criteria includes:  academic performance, community service, leadership, running accomplishments, coach recommendations and an essay.  Student athletes of all abilities are encouraged to apply.
Applications can be downloaded online at www.tcmevents .org.  All applications must be typed and postmarked or scanned and emailed no later than March 1, 2017.  

Minnesota JCI Senate Scholarships

The Minnesota Junior Chamber International (JCI) Senate Club joins the United States JCI organization in presenting scholarships to selected high school seniors.  Below you will find a link to the application forms and information.   To retrieve a scholarship application, go to the website:  www.usjcisenate.org  The application should be completed in its entirety and returned postmarked on or before January 20, 2017.  


Hagan Scholarship Foundation

The purpose of the Hagan Scholarship is to provide each recipient with the opportunity to obtain a four year college education and graduate debt free. Two Hundred scholarships will be awarded each year.

1.Must graduate college within Four (4) years.
2.Must achieve a 3.0 GPA each semester the first four semesters of college and a 3.25 GPA each subsequent semester.
3.Must complete thirty on-campus GPA credit hours each academic year, excluding summer school.
4.Must fulfill ALL Recipient Responsibilities, and attend the free workshop in July each year.
Application deadline is November 15, 2016.
Go to www.hsfmo.org for more information

Money Geek.com

MoneyGeek.com has created two new guides to help students take responsibility for the cost of higher education. The Ultimate Guide to the FAFSA has 10 clear, user-friendly steps to successfully apply for a student loan. You can review it here: http://www.moneygeek.com/education/college/resources/fafsa-guide/  

Our Scholarship Search Tool offers students the opportunity to review a list of over 200 scholarships that can be filtered by award amount, deadline, subject area and more. 

See it here: http://www.moneygeek.com/education/scholarship-search/

MoneyGeek.com combines decades of experience in financial literacy and data to provide comprehensive, easy-to-use tools to help users make smarter financial decisions. 


Affinity Plus (Federal Credit Union) Academic Scholarship Program

Affinity Plus will be awarding fifteen $5,000 scholarships.  To be considered for one of the scholarships, you must: * Be a primary member of Affinity Plus Credit Union. * Follow all the application instructions and checklist provided. * Submit all requested materials to an Affinity Plus branch location, or have them postmarked by January 27, 2017.  Please be aware of branch hours.  For more information and an application please go to their website: www.affinityplusfoundation.org 


Minnesota Women's Golf Association (MWGA) $3000 per year, renewable for 4 consecutive years

This scholarship is awarded on the basis of scholastic rating (must have a GPA of 3.2 or above), financial need, and school achievements, leadership, and activities.  Although skill or excellence in the game of golf is not criterion, candidates shall demonstrate an involvement in the sport.  Stop in the Guidance Office for an application.  Deadline is March 31, 2017

 

SPIRE Credit Union Scholarship

Total amount that will be given out for the 2016-2017 school year is $1,000 (Two (2) Traditional for $500 each)  There will be a one-year expiration date on all scholarships. Applicant must be a primary member of SPIRE Credit Union and your your account must be in good standing.  Go online to https://myspire.com/spire-headlines to download an application.

Deadline is April 15, 2017


The Simple Dollar Scholarship website:

Login onto the following website for scholarship opportunities: http://www.thesimpledollar.com/college-scholarship-guide/ 

Society of Women Engineers

This national program provides over 25 scholarships, ranging in value from $1,000 to $7,000, for women entering college as freshmen next Fall to study engineering or computer science.  Detailed information and the complete application are available on SWE’s national website:  Go to www.swe.org highlight the tab marked “Scholarships” for links to the application and eligibility requirements.  The application must be postmarked by May 15, 2017. 

Ag STAR Scholarships

Go to www.agstar.com to check out a number of agriculture based scholarships.

MCO Scholarship – $500 – 1 Award (Deadline: May 15, 2017)

Student Eligibility:

1) Be attending college or university no later than December of 2017.

2) Be attending college or university on a full-time basis by December of 2017.

3) Submit an answer to the essay question no later than 11:59 PM EST on May 15, 2017.

4) Be currently in your last year of high school or a freshman, sophomore, or junior in college/university.

Applications can be found by going to:
http://www.scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_mco_scholarship_8939.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201402&utm_content=bengelking%40braham.k12.mn.us

Arctic Physical Therapy Scholarship – $500
1 Award (Deadline: Aug 31, 2017)

Student Eligibility:

1) Be attending college or university no later than January of 2017.

2) Be attending college or university on a full-time or part-time basis by January of 2017.

3) Have achieved a GPA of 3.0 or greater during their last academic year.

Applications can be found by going to:
http://www.scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_arctic_physical_therapy_scholarship_8938.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201402&utm_content=bengelking%40braham.k12.mn.us

 

Your Favorite Car Scholarship – $500
1 Award (Deadline: April 30, 2017)

Student Eligibility:

1) Must be attending an accredited post-secondary institution by the fall of 2017 at the latest.

2) Must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a program that is at least two years in length.

Applications can be found by going to:
http://www.scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_your_favorite_car_scholarship_8933.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201402&utm_content=bengelking%40braham.k12.mn.us

Nursing Scholarships

Scholarships:

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.

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. 

MSNA (MN School Nutrition Association Scholarship)

(2) $400.00 scholarships will be available to students attending a college or vocational program of 12 months or more.  Applicants going into or attending a college or vocational program that is food related will have first consideration in the awarding of a scholarship.  Stop in the Guidance Office for more information.  Deadline is March 31, 2017.

Greater Minnesota Credit Union Scholarship

The Greater Minnesota Credit Union is offering a number of scholarships to members of their Credit Union.  Students must have a 2.0 GPA and will be required to write a 500-1,000 word essay.  Scholarship applications may be found at www.gmcu.com   Deadline for applications is April 14, 2017.

Gladys L. Johnson Scholarship Trust

This scholarship will be from $500 to $1,000 each.  Eligibility based on financial need, academic and vocational achievement, service to school and community.  Must be a student of Protestant Faith and resident of Minnesota and Wisconsin High Schools.  Stop in the Guidance Office for an application.  
Deadline is April 4th, 2017.

AES Engineers Scholarship

To be eligible the student needs to answer one of the essay questions that they will find on their site at http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htmAES Engineers 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, 2017

MN Association of Townships

Up to six $1,000 scholarships available to students currently enrolled in the 11th grade.  Winners will be chosen based on a written essay.  Deadline to submit applications is May 1st, 2017.  Stop in the Guidance Office for an application and more information.

American Lung Association in Minnesota and the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council  -  Clean Air Choice Biodiesel Essay Scholarship.

Current high school seniors in the state of Minnesota with plans to attend postsecondary education are eligible to submit a brief (1,000 words or less) essay on the topic of biodiesel.  Two scholarships will be awarded.  The first place essay writer will receive a $1,000 scholarship; the second place essay writer will receive a $500 scholarship.  All essays and application materials must be submitted by 4:30pm on Friday, April 1, 2017.   Students can apply for the scholarship online at: http://www.cleanairchoice.org/fuels/scholarship2016.cfm 

MBA (Minnesota Benefit Association) $1,000.00 Scholarship Program

Must be the child or grandchild of a public or school district employee or elected official in Minnesota.  Instructions and applications are available online at:   www.MinnesotaBenefitAssociation.org     Deadline is March 31, 2017. 

BigSun Scholarship

The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. They are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in.
Deadline is June 20, 2017    Amount of Award - $500.00
The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community.Please visit our website at http://www.bigsunathletics.com to learn how to apply. 

Alert Magazine $500 Scholarship

In order to quality:

  1. You must currently be a senior in high school.
  2. Your high school must be in Minnesota
  3. You must have a grade point average of 2.5 or better.
  4. You must have plans to attend college after graduation (the college can be located in any state)

All you have to do is write an essay (650-800 words, double-spaced) about a personal encounter you or someone you know has had with drug and/or alcohol abuse, how it was dealt with, what you learned from it, and what was right or wrong (in your opinion) about the way the incident or problem was handled. Scholarship essays are judged on the same criteria that essays written for high school English class would be, i.e.,thesis statement, supporting content, grammar, punctuation, etc.  No application is required and there is no deadline.  Website:  www.alertmagazine.org

Mail your double-spaced essay , official school transcript, color photo (please no low-quality photo printouts), name, phone number, address, and school name to:  
ALERT MAGAZINE,  P.O. BOX 4833,  BOISE, IDAHO   83711

Sussle Scholarship

http://sussle.org/scholarship
Deadline: June 30 and December 31 each year
Value: $5,000
Scholarships available: 1 at each deadline
Mission: Sussle collects the best content by topic. This is not your usual scholarship. There is no application or essay, and it’s actually fun. By participating, you will be posting your knowledge for the benefit of others, and in return, the best contributor will win the scholarship. Eligibility: Full-time undergraduate or graduate students as of Fall, 2017 at an accredited college or university in the United States.US citizen or legal permanent resident

How to enter:
  • Use Sussle.org to contribute knowledge about your interests.

SEIU Local #284 – (3) $500.00 awards

Parent or Guardian must be a SEIU Local #284 member.  Applications can be found at this link:  http://www.seiu284.org/?s=scholarship&submit-btn=Search 

The Joyce Ivy Foundation Scholarships

Go to  www.joyceivyfoundation.org for more information. 

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program

Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue with their scholarship program for the 4th year.  They will be awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s) each year.  Application Process:  Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of their web site: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm   Full details are available on the web site. Deadline is June 14, 2017. 

ScholarshipExperts.com

Go to http://www.scholarshipexperts.com to view a listing of available scholarships. 

Cappex.com Scholarship 2 - $5000

Go to www.cappex.com/scholarships for more information. 

SFM Foundation Scholarship

Offering scholarships to children of working parents who have been killed or injured on the job working for a Minnesota or Wisconsin employer.  Go to www.sfm-foundation.org for more information as well as the application.  Deadline is March 31, 2017.


Student Award Search Aid
Go to: 
http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm

College Board Scholarships 
Go to:  http://www.collegeboard.com/pay  for more information


Scholarship America
Go to: www.collegescholarshipamerica.org  for more information

Fastweb Scholarship
Go to www.fastweb.com for more information

Students Scholarship Search
Go to www.studentscholarshipsearch.com for more information

Go College Scholarship
Go to www.gocollege.com for more information

Scholarship Help
Go to scholarshiphelp.org for more information


Minnesota Athletes in Sports Medicine Scholarships  – Orthopaedic Specialists and Women’s Orthopaedic Center Scholarships

Contact www.sportsandortho.com or www.womensorthocenter.com for more information. 


Zinch.com:
 Scholarship website

Website for Scholarship search:
http://www.cappex.com/scholarships/juniorsCollegeEdgeScholarship.jsp


Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship

Visit web site:  gwcf.org