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Student receiving scholarshipScholarships 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!  Be sure to check out these scholarship tips.

2015-2016 ICC Foundation Scholarships

Scholarships are awarded and paid out to Itasca Community College degree seeking students who are enrolled in, and working on, an ICC degree/diploma/certificate only. Scholarships cannot be transferred to any other college/university. Application deadline: March 6, 2015

ICC Engineering Scholarships

8th District State Horticultural Society

(no specific major requirement)
This scholarship is for youth graduating in 2014 or a current college student, non-traditional student, second-time winner, etc. from the MSHS 8th District (Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake and St. Louis counties) or attending college in the MSHS 8th District. No restriction as to major or school. This is being offered to youth who have shown an interest in gardening/horticulture and hope to continue their gardening/horticultural activities throughout their life as a hobby or vocation.

Minnesota Builders Exchange Scholarship

the Minnesota Builders Exchange Scholarship Fund awards $3000 and $4000 scholarships annually to college and technical school students in construction-related fields. Scholarship application can be downloaded online or picked-up in the ICC Financial Aid Office in 107 Backes Hall. Deadline: June 30

Minnesota Indian Scholarship
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.  LIMITED FUNDING AVAILABLE!  Apply early as funds run out very quickly in this program.

Minnesota Veteran Education Assistance
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.

Minnesota Power New Generation Scholarship

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 Scholarship

Scholarships are available to qualifying students whose parents have been disabled or fatally injured in the course of working for Minnesota or Wisconsin employers. Each scholarship recipient is eligible for up to $5,000 per year and may receive the scholarship annually through graduation.

T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® MINNESOTA Scholarship
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.

Twin Ports Walleye Association (TPWA) Scholarship

The Twin Ports Walleye Association is offering a $1,000.00 scholarship to a graduating high school senior or returning post secondary student from qualifying counties surrounding the Twin Ports. (St. Louis and Carlton in Minnesota and Douglas in Wisconsin).  The students must be referred by or be a current TPWA member to be eligible. Applicants must be going into a field of Biology, DNR, Environmental Sciences, Etc. Deadline: March 31, 2015.


College of St. Scholastica Transfer Scholarships
$5,000+ Available for transfer students with GPA of 3.0 or higher

Southwest Minnesota State University Transfer Scholarship
$800-$1200 per year for two years
Must have an AA degree and GPA of 2.5 or higher


Special Attention High School Seniors

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

Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation

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


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