Scholarships For Seniors

 

 

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Education Foundation Scholarships

 

Name

Amount

Number

Criteria

Due Date

Contact

Format of Entry

Orielle and Eleanor Memorial Scholarship

$1,000

1

See Application

April 1st

Ms. Sannes

Application; Reference; Resume

West Central Ag - Beltrami Scholarship

$500

1

Ag-Related Career Interest

April 1st

Ms. Sannes

Application; Resume; Goal Statement

Fertile Fire Fighter's Association

$1,000

2

Career in Law Enforcement, Fire, or Medical

April 1st

Ms. Sannes

Application; Resume; Reference

Otto & Swanhild Kaste Endowed Memorial

$1,000

5

4-yr College/University

April 1st

Ms. Sannes

Application; Resume; Reference

S.A. Aas (automatically awarded)

$750

2

Top two Academic Seniors

Not Applicable

Ms. Sannes

Not Applicable

Emil & LaVanche Petersen

$1,000

1

Rural background; three letters of recomendation; essay; 2.5 GPA

April 1st

Ms. Sannes

Application; Resume; Essay

Edith Bolstad Memorial (automatically awarded)

$500

1

Highest Academic Senior attending Concordia College

Not Applicable

Ms. Sannes

Not Applicable

Fertile-Beltrami Sandhill Snowcruiser's Scholarship

$500

1

Member of Sandhill Snowcruisers

April 1st

Ms. Sannes

Application; Reference; Essay

Fertile-Beltrami Education Foundation Endowed Scholarship

$1,500

2

2.5 GPA; high character, leadership skills, motivation, initiative and respect for others

April 1st

Ms. Sannes

Application; Reference;

Fertile-Beltrami Education Foundation Community Fund Scholarship

$1,000

1

2.0 GPA; high character, leadership skills, motivation, initiative and respect for others, accepted to attend any post-secondary accredited institution

April 1st

Ms. Sannes

Application; Transcipt; Reference; Statement of Educational and Career Goals

JT’s Station Scholarship

$500

1

2.5 GPA; high character, leadership skills, motivation, initiative and respect for others

April 1st

Ms. Sannes

Application; Transcript; Resume; Reference

Norris and Karen Johnson Endowed Scholarship

$1,000

1

Senior or former graduate of Fertile-Beltrami; entering a health-related field at a 2-or 4-year college or university.

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April 1st

Ms. Sannes

Application; Transcript; Resume; Statement of Educational and Career Goals; Three Letters of Reference

Lorraine and Paul Gredvig Medical Scholarship

$500

2

See Application

April 1st

Ms. Sannes

Application; Transcript; Two letters of References; Essay; List of activities

Clarence and Ethel Shawstad Memorial Scholarship

$1,000

1

Senior from Fertile-Beltrami attending any post-secondary institution; high character and lofty goals

April 1st

Ms. Sannes

Application; Transcript; Resume; Two Letters of Recommendation; Statement of Educational and Career Goals; Essay

David Jerome Norrs Memorial Scholarship

$1,000

1

Senior from Fertile-Beltrami attending any post-secondary institution; high character and lofty goals

April 1st

Ms. Sannes

Application; Transcript; Resume; Two Letters of Recommendation; Statement of Educational and Career Goals; Essay

Mary E. Swenson Memorial Scholarship

$500

1

Senior majoring in education attending a post-secondary institution; 3.0 GPA

April 1st

Ms. Sannes

Essay; Application

Renee Rongen & Associates, LLC Entrepreneur Scholarship

$500

1

Demonstration of real-life business experience, entrepreneurial mindset, or promise of future entrepreneurial endeavors

April 1st

Ms. Sannes

Application; Resume; Three letters of reference; Essay

Wilmer J. Waksvik Memorial Scholarship (cover sheet)

$1,000 2 (one for each GPA criteria) Have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 (or 3.75 for higher GPA scholarship), plan to attend a college, vocational school, or other institution of higher education April 1st Ms. Sannes Application; Transcript; Resume; Two letters of recommendation (only one can be from FB faculty); statement of educational and career goals
The Carole Engelstad Memorial Scholarship $500 1 Demonstrate high character, leadership skills, motivation, initiative and respect for others; GPA of 2.0 and plan to attend a university, college, technical college or other accredited institute of higher education April 1st Ms. Sannes Application; Transcript; Resume; 2 Letters of Recommendation; Essay
Marv Nelson Memorial Scholarship $500 1 Graduating senior of FBHS pursuing in the science field. Must be accepted into 4-year college, university or 2-year technical institue. High character, leadership, motivation initiative, and respect others. GPA at least 2.5 during last 2 years of his/her education. April 1st Ms. Sannes Application, High school transcript, Resume of high school or college and religious activities, statement indicating your educational pursuits (Where you plan on attending), 2 letters of recommendation, who is not a relative.
Ray and Nancy Christian Scholarship $1,000 2 Demonstrate high character, leadership skills, motivation, initiative and respect for others, Have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5. Plan to attend a university or college, Technical college or other accredited institute of higher education April 1st Ms. Sannes Application
Red River State Bank F-B Scholarship $500 2 Student who is planning on attending a junior college, four-year college or university with a planned major in Business, Agricultural Business, Agricultural Finance, Finance, or Accounting. April 1st Ms. Sannes Application
Arnold & Arlene Edlund Memorial Scholarship $500 1 Pursue a career in elementary education. Demonstrate high character, leadership skills, motivation, initiative, and respect for others. GPA of at least 2.0. Plan to attend a technical cololege, 4-year college or university, or other accredited institution of higher education April 1st Ms. Sannes Application, Paragraph explaining your financial need
Frances Raff Flaig Scholarship $1,000 2 Demonstrate high character, leadership skills, motivation, initiative, and respect for others. GPA of at least 2.0. Plan to attend a technical college, 4-year college or university, or other accredited institution of higher education April 1st Ms. Sannes Application
Helmer and Bergie Haugen Endowed Memorial Scholarship $1,000 2 Demonstrate high character, leadership skills, motivation, initiative, and respect for others. Have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0. Plan to attend a technical collge or university, or other accredited institution of higher education April 1st Ms. Sannes Application
June Erikson Endowed Memorial Scholarship $1,000 3 Demonstrate high character, leadership skills, motivation, initiative, and respect for others. Have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5. Plan to attend a college, university, or technical institute. Plan on pursuing a career in education or the agricultural field. April 1st Ms. Sannes Application
Norma A. Hanson Memorial Scholarship $500 1 Plan to further his/her education at a college, university or technical college in a medical field. Have a high school GPA of 2.5 or higher. Include two letters of reference. A copy of your high school transcript. Include a list of activites, awards, volunteer activites, and hobbies. Include a one page essay titled "Why I have chosen to enter the medical field." April 1st Ms. Sannes Application
Keith D. Swenson Memorial Law Enforcement Scholarship $500 1 In high school, the appilcants must have held a 2.5 GPA, and must have demonstrated high character, leadership skills, motivation, initiative, and respect for others. Plan to attend a technical college, 4-year college, or other accredited institution of his/her education and held a 2.5 GPA or higher in first semester of college. Plans to major in the Law Enforcement field or plans to major in the Service to Community Field (Medical, Paramedicine, and Fire). April 1st Ms. Sannes Application
Arthur Schuschke Memorial Scholarship $500 1 Demonstrated high character, leadershipskills motivation, initiative, and respect for others; Have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0; Plan to attend a college, university, or technical institute. April 1st Ms. Sannes Application
Gary Werner Memorial Scholarship $1000 1 Given to a student planning a career in Math, Science, or the Medical field. This scholarship will be awarded annually to an individual who plans to further his/her education at a college, university, or technical institute. April 1st Ms. Sannes Application
Gary Kiefert Memorial Scholarship $1,000 1 The Gary Kiefert Memorial Scholarship is $1,000 award given to a student planning a career in Music or computer/technolofy or graphic arts fields. This $1,000 scholarship witll be awarded annually to an individual who plans to further his/her education at a college, university or technical institute. April 1st Ms. Sannes Application

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Local Scholarships

Name

Amount

Number

Criteria

Due Date

Contact

Format of Entry

AgCountry Farm Credit Services Scholarships in Agriculture

$1,000 36 From an actively farming or ranching family OR planning to pursue a career in farming or some other aspect of agriculture such as agriculture extension, agriculture education, soil conservation, farm and ranch management, agricultural finance, veterinary medicine or agri-business. March 1st See Ms. Sannes if you have questions

Application, transcript copy, letters of reference.

Allina Health Orthopedics Sports Medicine Scholarship $2500 2 Will be awarded to one male and one female graduating high scholl student athlete who intends to pursue a professional career in psorts medicine. Qualified candidates should demonstrate leadership, be actively involved in their community and interscholastic sports and achieve academic success. March 1st Ms. Sannes Application

Heartland Chevy Scholarship

$500 9 High school junior or senior. March 3rd See Ms. Sannes if you have questions

Video Entry.

Ultima Bank Minnesota 2021 Scholarhship

$2,000 5 Must be a graduating senior who is enrolled at Bagley, Bemidji, East Grand Forks, Fertile-Beltrami, Fosston, Mahnomen, Red Lake County Central or Win-E-Mac schools and are planning on attending a post-seconary school. April 1st See Ms. Sannes if you have questions A resume highlighting your activites, jobs, groups/clubs, volunteer work, and GPA. Letter of reference from someone you respect, with an introduction from you explaining why you respect them. Two-page minimum essay.

Northwest Minnesota Youth Leadership Award

$500 4 Young adults between the ages of 17-21 by the date of this application living in Becker, Clay, Clearwater, Kittson, Lake of the Woods, Mahnomen, Marshall, Norman, Otter Tail, Pennington, Polk, Red Lake, Roseau and Wilkin Counties. March 2nd See Ms. Sannes if you have questions A maximum of two-pages, typed, double-spaced essay describing one project that you have been involved with and how your leadership skills were used. A typed, one-page listing of your school, church and community activites and your leadership duties in each. Also include if you have registered or been accepted for admission to an institution of higher learning. If so, where? What do you plan to major in? How will your plans enrich life in northwest Minnesota? One letter of recommendation included with application. A recent photo that can be used in publicity if you are selected.

Minnesota Athletes in Sports Medicine

$2,500 2 Graduating high school senior in the state of Minnesota, plan on attending a 4-year college or university within the United States, involved in an interscholastic sport each of their four years in high school, intending to major in a field related to sports medicine. February 17th See Ms. Sannes if you have questions List of interscholastic sports activites and years involved, description of volunteer activites, summarization of leadership roles, special honors or recongnitions, a description of any relevant work experience, copy of your transcript with current cumulative GPA(minumum of 3.5), copy of ACT scores, a one-page, single spaced essay describing how your experience as an interscholastic student athlete will benefit a sports medicine career and the medical community in the future.

Manley Helling Memorial Scholarship

$500 1 Plan on pursuing a degree in the medical field. Demonstrate exemplary character, leadership, motivationm initiative, and respect for others. Recieved a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0. Acceptance to an accredited 4-year college or 2-year technical institute. April 1st See Ms. Sannes if you have questions Completed application cover sheet, a copy of your high school transcript signed by a school official, resume, one letter of recommendation.

Fertile Beltrami Wrestling Club Scholarship

$500 2 Must be involved in the wrestling program ( wrestler, cheerleader, stats, manager, videograpgher), enrolled in postsecondary school, 2.5 GPA, resume, 1 page paper April 1st See Ms. Sannes if you have questions Application, resume, 1 page essay explaining "How wrestling has impacted my life in a positive way".
Advanced Com $500 2 ANY senior planning to major in a business or technology field May 1st Mrs. Clark; FB Business Department Application
Wes Michaels Memorial Scholarship $250 1 Seniors attending a technical college, trade school, four year college or university, or other accredited university. April 18th See Ms. Sannes if you have questions Complete coversheet, Answer one of two questions and write an essay under 750 words.
Fertile Lions Club Scholarship $500 3 Senior attending a post secondary school, technical school, and etc. April 1st See Ms. Sannes if you have any questions Completed application, two letters of reference (one must be from a former or current teacher), a brief resume of your high school and community activities, copy of your high school transcript signed by a school official.
Alex Bauer Memorial Scholarship $1,000 1 Senior attending a Christian college April 1st See Ms. Sannes if you have any questions Completed Application, Essay explaining your decision to enroll in a Christian college and what goals this education will help you achieve
David and Helen M. Hanson Scholarship     Minimum of a 3.0 Cumulative GPA and plan to enroll full-time in a 2 or 4 year school. April 1st Ms. Sannes Application
Fertile American Legion Auxillary Scholarship $100 1 See attatched April 15th Ms. Sannes Application
Minnesota American Legion Memorial Scholarship $500 1 See attatched April 1st Ms. Sannes Application
American Crystal Sugar Company Scholarship Technical/Vocational Schools $500 1 See attatched April 21st Ms. Sannes Application
American Crystal Sugar Company Scholarship Undergraduate Degree Colleges & Universities $1,000 1 See attatched April 21st Ms. Sannes Application
Red River Valley Co-Operative Power Association Scholarship $250 1 Planning to enroll full-time in a technical, 2 or 4 year college, and financial need April 1st Ms. Sannes Application
Red River Valley Development Association Northwest Minnesota Youth Leadership Award $500 1 Young adults between the ages of 17 and 21 by the date of this applicatino living in Becker, Clay, Clearwater, Kittson, Lake of the Woods, Mahnomen, Marshall, Normanm, Otter Tail, Pennington, Polk, Red Lake, Roseau and Wilkin Counties April 1st Ms. Sannes Application
Minnesota Association of Townships Scholarship Program $2,000 1 The Minnesota Association of Townships (MAT) is awarding $2,000 scholarships to up to five juniors currently attending a Minnesota public, private or parochial high school, or a home study program, that pla to further their education at a college, university, or vocational school. April 1st Ms. Sannes Application

 

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