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Scholarships are gift awards generally based on scholastic ability, community or school involvement, ethnic background or other related factors.  Most scholarships have deadlines between November and March for the coming school year. We DO NOT recommend that you use any scholarship search service that charges a fee!

Outside scholarships exceeding $999 will be split between two semesters of attendance if applicable.

Each year the ICC Foundation awards approximately $150,000 in scholarships to ICC students thanks to generous donors. Both current and future students can apply for scholarships that will be awarded the following academic year. Students can apply at the beginning of February, and the application is due the first week in March.


Adult students who are 25 years of age or older may apply.  Applicants must live in Itasca County and meet income guidelines.  Contact Tawnya Maras at (218) 322-6504 or by email at tawnya.maras@aeoa.org for more information and an application.



Current students attending any of the 32 Minnesota State Colleges and Universities are eligible to apply.  Applications still accepted for Spring 2018 until November 1st!!


The Minnesota Builders Exchange Scholarship Fund awards scholarships annually to college and technical school students in construction-related fields of up to $5000. Scholarship applications can be downloaded online or picked-up in the ICC Financial Aid Office in 107 Backes Hall. Deadline: May 31


Minnesota Indian Scholarship Program provides postsecondary financial assistance to eligible Minnesota resident students who are of one-fourth or more Indian ancestry and demonstrate financial need for an award.  The award amount is based on need.  Award maximum is $4,000 per year for undergraduate students. 


The Minnesota State College Student Association (MSCSA) scholarship program rewards emerging student leaders for their community service and their academic achievement. The MSCSA Leadership Scholarship winners serve their community in many ways–everything from mentoring Head Start students to organizing youth groups to volunteering as a translator. 


One-time payment of up to $750 for tuition expenses.
Honorable discharged veterans who entered active service from MN and have used all education benefits available from the federal government. Must be a current MN resident and attend a MN school.


Scholarships will be awarded based on the applicants' demonstrated and articulated commitment to completing degrees at qualifying institutions in fields of study that match regional workforce needs. $1,000 for students pursing an Associate's degree and $2,500 for students pursuing a Bachelor's degree. Deadline: February 1st


SFM Foundation is a non-profit organization created to administer a post-secondary education scholarship program to benefit children of workers disabled or fatally injured in work-related accidents.  Each scholarship recipient is eligible for up to $5,000 per year and can receive scholarships annually through graduation from a two-year or four-year college, university or vocational school.


This scholarship program is intended to help early childhood and school-age care professionals increase their levels of education, compensation and commitment to the field. Benefits vary depending on scholarship type, but for most scholarship recipients, T.E.A.C.H. covers the majority of tuition and textbook purchases while also providing a travel stipend and paid release time.



$5,000+ Available for transfer students with GPA of 3.0 or higher


$800-$1200 per year for two years
Must have an AA degree and GPA of 2.5 or higher



Special Attention High School Seniors

High school seniors in northeastern Minnesota who are majoring in basic sciences.  $5,000/year, renewable.


GRACF administers more than 80 different educational funds, each with unique criteria. Apply with one application.


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