SCHOLARSHIPS  
The following is a link to the 2017 Royalton Area Scholarship Booklet.
The following is a link to the 2017 Scholarship Due Dates handout.





Midwest Student Exchange Program
The Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP) is a tuition reduction program that makes attending out-of-state-colleges and universities more affordable for non-residents. By enrolling in a MSEP program at a participating institution, you will receive a reduced tuition rate. Nearly one hundred colleges and universities in Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and Wisconsin have opened their doors to each others' citizens by offering reduced tuition rates. For more information visit http://msep.mhec.org or call 1-855-767-6432.




Raise.Me Scholarships
What if you could earn $1,000 for college every time you got an "A" in a class?
What if you could earn $600 for college every time you got a "B" in a class?
How about $250 for participating in an after-school club or sport?
Starting today you can earn scholarships to colleges each time you achieve one of these goals. Get started today at 
https://www.raise.me/join/60734776261




Prudential Spitit of Community Award
Students who have distinguished themselves through community service can apply for this award  Complete an online application at spirit.prudential.com or nassp.org/spirit.  Applications are due November 7, 2017.  Students could win an unrestricted award of $1000 or more, and an all-expanse-paid trip with a parent or guardian to Washington, D.C. next spring for four days of special recognition.


 

Hagen Scholarship Foundation

The Hagan Scholarship is a nationwide, need based, merit scholarship for high achieving students who will require financial assistance in order to attend college.  The grantor of the Hagen Scholarship attended very small public schools in rural areas.  Because Royalton High School is a small public school in a rural area, students who meet the eligibility requirements may apply for one of the three hundred fifty scholarships that can be awarded each year.  Students must have a 3.5 cumulative gpa or higher, have an ACT composite of 23 or higher, enroll in an eligible college/university, must work 240 hours in a the twelve months prior to the start of each academic year of college, and must demonstrate need by completing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).  Scholarship recipients are selected based upon character, leadership, academic ability, achievement in and out of school, and future promise.  Go to www.hsfmo.org to check out the eligible colleges/universities.  The deadline for application is November 15, 2017.



Rove Pest Control Scholarship
Applicants must be Class of 2017 graduates and must be attending college by the Fall 2017 semester and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.  This scholarship is open to anyone seeking a higher education.
Application process:  Only online applications will be accepted.  The application can be found at: http://www.rovepestcontrol.com/rove-pest-control-scholarship/
Award Amount: $500.00  Application Deadline is 
December 31, 2017.




Review 10s Student Scholarship Program
"Empowering the Education for All Students" Scholarship is available for current and past Royalton Middle/High School Students.  The scholarship is valued at $1000 a year.  Learn more about this by going to
http://review10s.com/scholarship-program.  Application deadline is December 31, 2017.



"FuriousGrill Eat Healthy Scholarship"
FuriousGrill is an outdoor cooking blog, specializing in grilling, smoking & barbecue articles, including recipes, tips, tricks, cooking tutorials and product reviews.  They have announced the opening of an annual FuriousGrill Scholarship Program.  Students from universities, colleges or high school are eligible to apply.  Students under the age of 18 need consent of a parent or legal guardian to participate.  An essay is required.  Go to http://furiousgrill.com/scholarship for more information. Application deadline is November 15, 2017.




2017-2018 Car Seat Research Scholarship
Car Seat Research is offering an annual merit-based mid-term scholarship to all students.  This scholarship requires either an essay or video submission.  The three winning applicants will receive $3,000, $1,000, and $500 towards their costs of education.  All of the application details and the 2017 essay questions are available on our website at http://carseatresearch.com/scholarship/.  Application deadline is November 30, 2017.




Cosmetology Advancement Scholarship
Royalton High School has received two (2) cosmetology advancement scholarships/grants.  To validate this award, the person issued this award must visit the campus with the award letter and the college representative will validate the award.  Minnesota's most established Cosmetology College is the Model College of Hair Design, St. Cloud Minnesota - http://www.mcohd.com Tours of the Model College of Hair Design are available Monday - Saturday from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM.  
  • Campus Housing
  • 10 to 1 student/staff ratio
  • Accredited by NACCAS
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Nationwide Placement
Please stop by the CRC if you'd like more information on this scholarship/grant.



Get in Touch Foundation Youth Ambassador Collegiate Scholarship
The School Health/Get in Touch Youth Ambassador Collegiate Scholarship is awarded in the amount of $10,000 annually to one high school senior girl who has successfully completed her one-year term as a Get In Touch Youth Ambassador and will be attending a 2 or 4-year university.  For more information on this Scholarship please visit:  http://getintouchfoundation.org/git-involved/youth-ambassador-scholarship/




State of Sleep Scholarship
The Sleep Judge is announcing the first State of Sleep Scholarship.  They are offering a $1,500 scholarship to eligible high school seniors, current college and graduate students in an effort to support students who wish to further their education and provide awareness around the importance of sleep.  Selection of the recipients is based on the creative entry and academic performance.  Eligibility requirements:
  • Must be current high school seniors attending school in the United States and Canada OR current college students already studying at an accredited US or Canada OR current college students already studying at an accredited US or Canada post-secondary institution.
  • Must be US or Canadian citizens
  • Must be anticipating completion of high school diploma at time of application or already in possession of high school diploma/GED
  • Must be planning to or already currently pursuing a degree at an accredited US or Canada post-secondary institution.
  • Must be carrying a minimum 3.0 GPA or equivalent grade point average
Please see complete details here:  https://thesleepjudge.com/scholarship/ 
Application deadline is
October 30, 2017.



Healthcare Leadership Scholarship
Healthgrad.com is pleased to announce its bi-annual $2,000 Healthcare Leadership Scholarship!  They are now seeking qualified applicants for the November 1st deadline.  Healthgrad.com is becoming one of the largest social communities for students of healthcare around the world.  Their goal is to educate, inform and share career, job and salary information.  As their way of giving back to future leaders in healthcare, their merit-based scholarship is awarded every spring and fall.  Here are the details:  http://www.healthgrad.com/scholarships/healthcare-leadership-scholarship/  Application deadline is November 1, 2017.




Parentinn's Cyberbullying Prevention Scholarship
In an effort to the cause of preventing cyberbullying, Parentinn has created the "Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship" for High School students.  Parentinn has achieved a major impact on raising awareness of Cyberbullying to all students.  The award is $1,250 for Undergraduate or Postgraduate students and $1,250 for High School students.  Link to the Scholarship can be found here:  http://www.parentinn.com/scholarship  Application deadline is February 28, 2018.




The National Center for Learning Disabilities Scholarships
The Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship is a $2,500 one-time scholarship awarded to a graduating high school senior with a documented learning disability and/or ADHD who will be enrolled in a two-year community college, a vocational or technical training program, or a specialized program for students with learning and attention issues in the fall of 2018.

The Anne Ford Scholarship is a $10,000 scholarship ($2,500/year over four years) granted to a graduating high school senior with a documented learning disability and/or ADHD who will be enrolled in a full-time bachelor’s degree program in the fall of 2018.

 
Students can submit applications beginning July 5th. All applications and supporting materials must be submitted by November 6th. 

Information about eligibility requirements and how to apply can be found at ncld.org/scholarships



BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Federated Challenge - $1,000-$5,000 per year for a non-four year college.  Application link opens by April 1st.  Deadline to apply is May 1st, 2018.

WWBD Memorial - $500 to college of your choice.  Application link is open now.  Deadline to apply is April 1st, 2018.

Nursing Scholarship - Amount changes each year but minimum is $500 for a student studying to be an RN.  Application link is open now.  Deadline to apply is May 1st, 2018.

For more information on these scholarships please check the website at:  http://bbbscentralmn.org/scholarships  Please contact Ann Matvick at 320-258-4517 or at amatvick@bbbscentralmn.org with any questions.

 



Feldco Windows, Siding and Doors Scholarship
Feldco is a family-owned exterior home improvement company that specializes in replacement windows, siding, doors and garage doors.  More importantly, we are proud to have served over 350,000 homeowners across the Midwest with outstanding products and service.  We've also created countless jobs for hundreds of hard-working employees with the job security that comes with a reputable company that has been around since 1956.  We refer to all of our employees as "Feldco Family" because they embody what makes our company what it is today.  We're proud to offer this scholarship to a worthy applicant that best describes how their family has contributed to who they are today.  So here's the question:  "How has your family contributed to who you are today?"  Tell us your unique story, starting with an introduction about who you are, your background and how your family has contributed to who you are as an individual.  Acceptable essays will be between 700-1000 words long.  To be eligible for the Feldco Windows, Siding & Doors Scholarship, you must be:
  • a legal US resident
  • a current undergraduate college student or a current high school student that will be enrolled in a college/university in 2017-18
Proof of enrollment must be provided with your email submission. This can include a digital scan of your unofficial transcript, letter from admissions or acceptance letter on a school letterhead.  Application deadline is January 15, 2018.



Lights, Camera, Save! Scholarships
Pine Country Bank is participating in the American Bankers Association Foundaton Lights, Camera, Save! video contest to engage teens in educating themselves and their peers about saving and using money wisely.  Winning videos will be posted on YouTube and viewed by people across the globe.  The contest is free and open to all students ages 13-18, with the videos of local winners moving on to the national competition.  The entry period is Oct.1 - Dec. 1, 2017.  The top three national winners of Lights, Camera, Save! will receive awards of $1,000, $2,500 or $5,000 to fund their saving goals.  Equally rewarding - if you are a top-three national winner, your school will win a scholarship to attend the 2018 JumpStart National Educator Conference.  Winners will be announced in March of 2018.  Also note:  Pine Country Bank will be giving $200 to the student(s) who submit the winning video picked by Pine Country Bank, along with that, Pine Country Bank will be offering $100 VISA gift card to staff or teachers who help the winning team with their video.



Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation Scholarships
2017-2018 DSA Community Foundation scholarships have been anounced.  These scholarships are fro Cass, Hubbard, Wadena, Todd, Morrison, Crow Wing & Pine County students.  There are 13 different scholarships, all with different criteria.  Online applications can be found at http://www.dsacommunityfoundation.com>Receive>Scholarships>How to apply.  Use the eligibility tool and if you see a scholarship that you think you're eligible for, but it doesn't appear on the portal - ASK!  Application deadline is January 15, 2018 at 11:59 pm.  If you have questions regarding the list of Scholarships available, please stop in the CRC and ask to see the DSA Commuhttp://careerinfonet.org/scholarshipsearchnity Foundation Scholarship grid.



iHELP Student Loan Scholarship & iPad giveaway
Reunion Student Loan Finance/iHELP Student Loan gives away three $1,000 scholarships and an iPad in Minnesota.  These scholarships are awarded to high school seniors attending a college, university or technical institute for the 2018-2019 academic year.  Apply here.  For more information or questions regarding this scholarship/giveaway please contact Maria Sevareid at marias@slfc.com or call Maria at 605-622-4507.  The random drawing is held in April 2018.  Application deadline is March 31, 2018.



Unique College Scholarships

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Check out the link below for scholarships, grants and fellowships:
http://www.mastersineducation.net/scholarships



AED Superstore College Scholarships
http://www.aedsuperstore.com/scholarship.html



Scholarships Offered by Minnesota Institutions
www.ohe.state.mn.us/sPages/scholarshipsAll.cfm




The following links can help in your scholarship search:

​School Soup
Cappex
Fastweb
Scholarship Monkey
Scholarships and Financial Aid in Minnesota
Chegg

Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation
Scholarships Offered by Minnesota Schools
Big Future Grants and Scholarships (College Board)
Scholarship Finder
Scholarship America
Education Planner
Scholarship Junkies
Federal Trade Commission Scholarship Scams

Additional Scholarship Links:
Sleep Scholarships