Scholarship Info

 

 

How do you find scholarships?

Finding scholarships can be quite the headache.. which is why most go unused! Reviews.com conducted a study into the process of finding and submitting scholarships. The common point of stress came from trying to find the tools to sort through all of the available scholarships to find those that would be most applicable to their situation. Reviews.com analyzed and audited the various platforms and created guide to finding and submitting scholarships. 

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Dollars for Scholars

Dollars for Scholars is a National Organization that provides communities the foundation for developing a local organization to provide graduating senior students with scholarships. Bertha-Hewitt has a long running, very successful Dollars for Scholars chapter that has awarded many seniors scholarships each year. All senior students are encouraged to submit an application with Dollars for Scholars. The link to create your account and begin the application is here: Dollars for Scholars See Ms. Roatch for any questions you might have! 

 

Raise.Me Scholarships

Bertha-Hewitt is now a part of the Raise.Me scholarship network. This allows students to start earning scholarship money from colleges beginning in 9th grade. Students earn scholarship money for simple things like getting an A, scoring well on the ACT or PSAT, participating in extracurricular activities, etc. Follow this link https://www.raise.me/join/bertha-secondary to set up your account TODAY! 

Current Scholarships

Maryknoll Scholarship

Deadline: November 10

Award: $1,000 (6 awards)

Eligibility: 

  • Students in grades 6-8 (Division I) and grades 9-12 (Division II) qualify. Entries must be written in English, only one entry per student. Children of Maryknoll employees, associates and affiliates are not eligible. 

Applications can be found at www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12706/maryknoll_essay_contest_scholarship.php

Student Photography Scholarship

Deadline: November 15

Award: $2,500 (11 awards)

Eligibility: 

  • High School students grade 10-12

  • Should have taken at least one photography or art related class; College or technical school students applying for these scholarships must have completed one year at a recognized college, university, or professional school

Applications can be found at www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9451-student_photography_scholarships_scholarship.php

StyleMann Young Professionals Scholarship

Deadline: November 30

Award: $1,800 

Eligibility: 

  • Participants must be students of any educational institution in any location. Academic level and major do not matter

  • Each student must write an essay

Applications can be found at www.studentscholarships.org/145224/stylemann_young_professionals_scholarship_scholarship.php

Sixt Scholars

Deadline: November 30

Award: $5,000 (5 awards)

Eligibility:

  • Have a minimum 3.7 GPA on a 4.0 scale

  • Graduating high school senior in the 2017/2018 school year

Applications can be found at www.studentscholarships.org/10645/sixt_scholars_scholarship.php

HSC Home Warranty Scholarship

Deadline: December 1

Award: $2,000

Eligibility: 

  • High School seniors who are legal residents of the US

  • Student must enroll in semester beginning no later than Winter 2018

Applications can be found at www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14465/hsc_home_warranty_scholarship_scholarship.php

Barbra Lotze Scholarships for Teachers

Deadline: December 1

Award: $2,000 (5 awards)

Eligibility:

  • High School Seniors

  • Planning to pursue a course of study leading toward a career in physics teaching in the high schools

Applications can be found at www.studentscholarships.org/9561/barbra_lotze_scholarships_for_future_teachers_scholarships.php

National Space Club Scholarship

Deadline: December 1

Award: $10,000

Eligibility:

  • High School Seniors

  • The applicant must have the intention of pursuing a career in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields and plan to attend an accredited US college or university. 

Applications can be found at www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12191/national_space_club_scholarship_scholarship.php

  

2016-2017 Scholarships

Note: Most scholarships are the same year-to-year but please check websites/counselor to verify deadlines. 

Todd County Corn & Soybean Growers Association Scholarship Deadline: April 30th Award: $1000 Applications can be found in counseling office.

Ellingson Plumbing, Heating, A/C & Electrical Scholarship Deadline: May 1st Award: $15,000 Applications can be found in counseling office. 

Minnesota Association of Townships Scholarship Program Deadline: May 1st Award: $1000 Website: www.mntownships.org or applications can be found in counseling office

Todd County American Dairy Association Scholarship Deadline June 5th Award: $100 Applications can be found in counseling office. 

Sports & Orthopedic Specialists Scholarship Deadline: June 30th Award: $2500 Applications can be found in counseling office. 

Women's Orthopedic Center Scholarship Deadline: June 30th Award: $2500 Applications can be found in counseling office. 

Nursing Schools Almanac's Aspiring Nurse Scholarship Deadline: June 30th Award: $1000 Website: www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com

2015-2016 Scholarships

Note: Most scholarships stay the same year-to-year but please check websites/counselor to verify deadlines. 

Horatio Alger Scholarship  Deadline: Oct 25th   Award: $5,000                         Website:www.horatioalger.org/scholarship

Burger King McLamore Foundation Scholarship  Deadline: Jan 10th   Award: up to $50,000 Website:www.bkmclamorefoundation.org/whatwedo/scholarsprogram

Minnesota Power’s Community Involvement Scholarship Deadline: Jan 15th   Award: $2,500 Website:www.mnpower.com/scholarships

Buick Achievers Scholarship   Deadline: Feb 28th          Award: up to $100,000 Website:www.buickachievers.com

AgCountry Farm Credit Services Scholarship   Deadline: March 1st   Award: $1,000   Website:www.agcountry.com

MN Telecom Alliance Foundation Scholarship    Deadline: March 1st Award: $2,000

Naviance MSCA High School Scholarship Deadline: March 1st Award: $1,000 Website:www.mnschoolcounselors.org

Tri-County Health Care Scholarship Deadline: March 15th Award: $1,000

Minnesota Benefit Association (MBA) Scholarship  Deadline: March 30th  Award: $1,000              Website:www.minnesotabenefitassociation.org

SFM Foundation Scholarship Deadline: March 31st  Award: $5,000 Website: www.sfm-foundation.org

West Central Telephone Scholarship           Deadline: April 1st Award: $1,000 Website: www.wcta.net

Madhatters Fine Arts Award   Deadline: April 1st   Award: $500

Sports and Orthopaedic Specialists Athletes in Sports Medicine Scholarship Deadline: May 1st Award: $2,500 Website: www.sportsandortho.com

Lakewood Health System Scholarship   Deadline: April 1st   Award: $1,000

Gabe Rapatz Memorial Scholarship Deadline: April 12th   Award: $300

Morrison-Crow Wing-Todd Counties Corn Growers Scholarship Deadline: April 12thAward: $500

Wadena Masonic Lodge Scholarship   Deadline: May 10th   Award: $500

American Dairy Association Scholarship   Deadline: June 1st Award: $100

American Legion Scholarship Program Deadline: Varies Award: Varies Website: www.legion.org/needalift

 

All scholarships can also be found in the Counselor's Office.

See Ms. Roatch if you have questions or would like assistance.

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