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.

  • ICC Foundation Scholarships
    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.
  • AEOA - Blandin Scholarship program
    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 for more information and an application.
  • Lead MN
    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!
  • Minnesota Builders Exchange Scholarship
    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
    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.
  • 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
    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.
  • 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.


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