College Scholarships

Scholarship Search Sites

Students are encouraged to visit one of the many scholarship search websites to assist in finding scholarships that match their needs. A few useful sites are listed below.

http://www.college-scholarships.com/schools/minnesota

https://www.unigo.com/scholarships#/fromscholarshipexperts

http://www.collegenet.com/elect/app/app

https://www.goodcall.com/scholarships

https://www.scholarships.com/

http://www.finaid.org/

https://www.studentloans.net/guide-to-paying-for-college

 

 

Legacy Scholarships

Anoka Area Chamber of Commerce Scholarship

Deadline: February 1

The Anoka Area Chamber of Commerce is offering a $500 scholarship to a Legacy senior who intends to major in a business related field. Minimum GPA of 2.5. See Mrs. Lunderby for application.

Matthew Enfield Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: April 1

The Matthew Enfield Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to one Legacy senior who intends to pursue a career in the helping professions. See Mrs. Lunderby for application requirements.

Public Scholarships

Many outside scholarships are available to students who choose to apply to them. Here are a few to consider:

Wendy’s High School Heisman

Deadline: October 2

The Wendy’s High School Heisman award is for students who excel in academics, play sports and are involved in community service. Visit www.wendysheisman.com.

Young Arts Scholarships

Deadline: October 18

The National Young Arts Foundation is awarding various scholarships for students pursuing Acting, Dancing, Film, Music, Photography, Singing, Visual Art, and Writing. Visit www.youngarts.org/applytoday

Horatio Alger Association

Deadline: October 25

If integrity, determination and courage describe you, then you might have what it takes to be a Horatio Alger Scholar. Visit www.horatioalger.org/scholarhips

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Scholarship for High School Seniors

Deadline: October 31

The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors each year. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, and their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. Visit http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/applicants

The 2014 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

Deadline: November 5

The 2014 Prudential Spirit of Community Award will be given to a student who has participated in community service over the past year. Visit www.spirit.prudential.com

University of St. Thomas STEM Scholarships

Deadline: 11/22/15

The U of St. Thomas is offering two $8,000 scholarships to students who intend to go to St. Thomas and plan to major in Science, Math or Engineering. Visit www.stthomas.edu/scischolar

Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award

Deadline: November 29

To be eligible for the Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award ($500) students must have completed a minimum of 50 hours of volunteer work and have a minimum GPA of 3.5. Visit www.studentscholarships.org/volunteer.php

NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award

Deadline: December 18

Graduating high school seniors who operate their own small business are eligible to receive a 2014 NFIB award from the NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation. Visit www.nfib.com/yea

Odenza Marketing Group Volunteer Scholarship

Deadline: December 30

To be eligible for the Odenza Marketing Group Volunteer Award ($500) students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and have volunteered at least 50 hours in the last 12 months. Visit www.studentscholarships.org/college.php

Alpha Kappa Psi Scholarship

Deadline: January 31

Students who attend the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota are eligible for scholarships up to $18,500. Visit www.akpsischolarships.com/apply

Minnesota Masonic Charities

Deadline: February 15

The Minnesota Masonic Charities is offering various scholarships with varying qualifications. For more information please visit www.mnmasoniccharities.org.

Buick Achievers Scholarship Program

Deadline: February 28

Buick is offering a variety of scholarships to students who plan to pursue a career in the automotive or a related industry. Visit www.buickachievers.com

Pohlad Scholars Program

Deadline: March 1

The Pohlad family foundation is offering numerous $2,000 scholarships to students who have at least a 2.0 gpa and demonstrate financial need. Must live in metro area. Visit http://sms.scholarshipamerica.org/pohladscholars.

Twin Cities in Motion

Deadline: March 1

Twin Cities in Motion is offering a $5,000 scholarship to one male and one female who have participated in cross-country or track and have at least a 3.0 gpa. Must live in metro area. Visit www.tcmevents.org.

Minnesota Women’s Golf Association

Deadline: March 31

The MWGA is offering a $3,000 scholarship to girls who have a 3.2 or higher and demonstrate financial need.See Mrs. Lunderby for an application.

QuitDay.org Scholarship

DEADLINE: March 31

The QuitDay scholarship is awarded to students each year who share their vision for a smoke-free world. Help make higher education smoke-free!  Scholarship Award: $3,000 total, awarded to three students. Submit your free application online at https://quitday.org/

SFM Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: March 31

The SFM Foundation is offering numerous $5,000 scholarships to students whose parents have been injured in the course of working for MN or WI employers. Visit www.sfm-foundation.org

Peter Pasula Student Habits Scholarship

Deadline: April 1

A $500 award will be given to a student who best answers the essay question on the Peter Pasula Mortgage Solutions website. Visit www.mortgagebrokersburnaby.com

Maple Leaf Dentistry Scholarship

Deadline: May 30

Students are eligible for this $500 award if they have at least 100 hours of volunteer service over the last two years and a minimum GPA of 3.0. Visit www.peterboroughdentists.com

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution offers numerous scholarships of varying amounts to both males and females. See the website for details and deadlines www.dar.org/natsociety/edout_scholar.cfm.

American Heart Association

Deadline: Spring 2016

The Northwest Airlines Pilots’ Wives Club awards two $1,800 scholarships to allow students to explore the field of cardiovascular research by working in a Minnesota research lab during the summer months. Visit www.heart.org/mnscholarships.

National Television Academy

Each year the National Television Academy awards three $40,000 college scholarships to high school students planning to pursue careers in television or a related field. Visit www.emmyonline.org/emmy/scholr02.html.