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ScholarshipAward AmountSelection CriteriaRequired ApplicationDeadlineRenewable?
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Abrahamson & Uiterwyk Scholarship Essay Contest$1,500A current high school senior registered at a U.S. college or university OR a current student enrolled at a college or university

18 years or older

U.S. citizen and permanent resident of the United States

An essay of 500-750 words (see website for details)

Application form (can be found on the website -- PDF document)

This scholarship is offered on a semi-annual basis for both the fall and spring semesters. Details and deadlines will be updated on this spreadsheet accordingly.
http://www.theinjurylawyers.com/scholarship/Current scholarship application period is closedNo
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Act Six Twin Cities ScholarshipFull-tuition, full-needCurrent high school senior (graduating in 2019), or previous high school graduate from 2018 or 2017. Students currently attending 2-year schools may apply.

Applies to four institutions in Minnesota: Augsburg University, Bethany Lutheran, Bethel University, North Central University, University of Northwestern St. Paul

Official high school transcript and copies of ACT or SAT score reports (must be sent by high school registrar or counselor)

Three personal essays (see website for specifics, as some colleges require different or additional essays), completion of the FAFSA, a high school counselor report, teacher recommendation, and community recommendation are required. See website for additional details.
http://www.actsix.org/mw/twincities/Application closedApplies to all four years of study
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AES Engineering Scholarship$500Current high school seniors or students currently attending a post secondary educational facility

No GPA requirement

NOT required to be taking engineering courses to be eligible

Students must submit an essay of 500-1000 words (see website for essay question). Award given on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of the essay submitted.
http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm10/6/2019No
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The Alan A. Grove, Christopher A. Grove and Patrick T. Grove Scholarship$1,350/year for 4 yearsA student attending St. John's University in Collegeville, MN; College of St. Benedict in St. Joseph, MN; or the University of Nebraska - Lincoln

At least one letter of recommendation (with a maximum of two letters)

A school administrator must submit transcripts (see website for link to provide to school administrators)

See website for complete application and questions
https://www.cognitoforms.com/MinneapolisRotaryClub9/TheRotaryClubOfMinneapolisScholarshipApplicationApplication closedYes
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All About Education Scholarship$3,000Must be 13 years of age or older

Legal resident of the 50 United Staets or the District of Columbia

Currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2025) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education

Submit an online response to the question (250 words or less): "How will a $3,000 scholarship for education make a difference in your life?"

Winner will be notified by e-mail or phone on/around July 30, 2019
https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/all-about-education-scholarship4/30/2019No
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American Foreign Service Association National High School Essay Contest$2,500

+ a trip to Washington, D.C. and a full scholarship for a Semester at Sea educational voyage
Current high school students in grades 9-12 in the U.S., District of Columbia, the U.S. territories, or U.S. citizens attending high school overseas

Entires from home-schooled students are also accepted
http://afsa.org/essay-contestApplication closed - new essay prompt will be published in September 2018No
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Ayn Rand Institute Essay Contest - Anthem$30-$2,000No application is required, but please read the following to ensure you are 1) eligible and 2) understand the requirements:

Entrant must be in 8th, 9th, or 10th grade at the time of the current contest deadline

Select from one of the three topics listed online. Students should have read Anthem for the purposes of this contest. Essay must be no fewer than 600 and no more than 1,200 words in length, double-spaced. Spelling errors and/or written corrections (by anyone) found on the essay will count against the final grade and should be omitted before submission.
https://www.aynrand.org/students/essay-contests#anthem-1Application closedNo
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Ayn Rand Institute Essay Contest - The Fountainhead$50-$10,000No application is required, but please read the following to ensure you are 1) eligible and 2) understand the requirements:

Entrant must be in 11th or 12th grade at the time of the current contest deadline

Select from one of the three topics listed online. Students should have read The Fountainhead for the purposes of this contest. Essay must be no fewer than 800 and no more than 1,600 words in length, double-spaced. Spelling errors and/or written corrections (by anyone) found on the essay will count against the final grade and should be omitted before submission.
https://www.aynrand.org/students/essay-contests#thefountainhead-1Application closedNo
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Ayn Rand Institute Essay Contest - Atlas Shrugged$50-$10,000No application is required, but please read the following to ensure you are 1) eligible and 2) understand the requirements:

Entrant must be in 12th grade, a current undergraduate, or a current graduate student at the time of the current contest deadline

Select from one of the three topics listed online. Students should have read Atlas Shrugged for the purposes of this contest. Essay must be no fewer than 800 and no more than 1,600 words in length, double-spaced. Spelling errors and/or written corrections (by anyone) found on the essay will count against the final grade and should be omitted before submission.
https://www.aynrand.org/students/essay-contests#atlasshrugged-1Application closedNo
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Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund$2,500-$20,000Be enrolling as an undergraduate student in a U.S. accredited college or university in the fall of 2019

Be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity; U.S. citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of the U.S.

Minimum GPA of 2.7/4.0 (unweighted) or have earned GED

Must apply for federal financial aid using the FAFSA; Submit one letter of recommendation online
http://www.apiasf.org/scholarship_apiasf.htmlApplication closed - check back in early September 2018 for detailsDepends on award type
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AvaCare Medical Scholarship$1,000Citizen of the United States or in possession of an Alien Registration Card

High school senior or enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university

Achieved a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (4.0 scale)

Pursuing a degree in the medical field such as therapy, nursing, medicine, nutrition, laboratory science, dentistry, etc.

Submit a written, video, or image project (see website for details) about an act of kindness that inspired you
https://avacaremedical.com/scholarship12/15/2018No
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AXA Achievement Scholarship$2,500, $10,000, or $25,000Current high school seniors

U.S. citizens or legal residents of the U.S.

Plan to enroll full-time at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the U.S.

Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community, or work-related activities
https://us.axa.com/axa-foundation/AXA-achievement-scholarship.htmlApplication closed - check back in September 2018 for detailsNo
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Bay Alarm Medical Volunteer Scholarship$1,000, $2,000, or $3,500Must be a graduating senior in high school or currently enrolled in an undergraduate program for the 2018-19 school year

Must be involved in a community service effort/volunteer opportunity where you work with the elderly OR participate in caregiving duties for an elderly relative living in your home

Write a 500-1,000 word essay that answers the following three questions:
1) What is the most important lesson you've learned from the senior you work with?
2) How has working with seniors impacted your life/inspired you?
3) How would you encourage others to spend more time with their gradparents or seniors in the community?

Submit your essay in a Word document along with a picture of you and the senior discussed (as attachments) to scholarship@bayalarmmedical.com
https://www.bayalarmmedical.com/scholarshipApplication closedNo
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Beat the Odds Scholarship$5,000Current high school senior in Minneapolis, St. Paul or surrounding area (attending a public, charter, or alternative high school) on track to graduate by June 2019

Nomination from a teacher, counselor, caseworker, or other adult who can speak to student's challenges

Have overcome significant adversity, including but not limited to poverty, disability, homelessness, or abuse

Demonstrate participation in school activities, community organizations, employment, and/or community service
http://www.cdf-mn.org/programs/beat-the-odds/beat-the-odds-program.html?referrer=https://www.google.com/Application closed - 2019 application will open in the fall of 2018No
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BestMattressReviews.com Sleep Scholarship$1,000Applicants must be current high school seniors attending school in the U.S. OR current college students already studying at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution

Applicants must be U.S. citizens

Applicants must be anticipating completion of high school diploma at time of application or already in possession of high school diploma/GED

Applications must be planning to or already currently pursuing a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution

Applicants must be carrying a minimum GPA of 3.0 currently or at the end of their senior year

VIDEO application is required regarding the two questions posted online (see website for details), along with a single page Google Word Doc answering the questions posted online
https://www.bestmattressreviews.com/sleep-scholarship/Application closedNo - however, students may apply each year
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Book Industry Charitable Foundation Scholarship Program$3,500-$10,000High school seniors or graduates or be current postsecondary undergraduates or graduate level students

Plan to enroll in full- or part-time undergraduate or graduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college,university, or vocational-technical school for at least half of the 2019-20 academic year

Applicants must all meet one of the following requirements: Current employees or owners of retail bookstores in the U.S., or dependents* of such individuals who have a minimum of one year of continuous employment at the bookstore as of the application deadline date. The bookstore must have a bricks and mortar presence in the U.S. and have a substantial portion of the store's revenue coming from the sale of books. Eligible employees must be employed directly by the bookstore. OR Former full- or part-time Borders Group employees or dependents* of such employees who were employed with Borders Group at any point during the 2011 calendar year and who had a minimum of one year employment with the company. (*Dependents include children aged 25 and under, spouses and qualified same-sex partners)

A current, complete transcript of grades from each college or vocational-technical school attended. High school seniors or students who have completed less than 12 credits at any college or vocational-technical school should submit a high school transcript.

Copy of the first two pages of the 2017 or 2018 IRS Federal Form 1040 which was used to complete the Financial Information section of the application.
https://www.scholarsapply.org/binc/Application closed - check back in January 2019 for details.No - however, students may reapply to the program each year they meet the eligibility requirements. A student may receive an award no more than four times.
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Bristol-Myers Squibb Scholarship for Cancer Survivors$10,000Be a cancer survivor, age 25 or under, who is a high school senior or graduate, or current postsecondary undergraduate

Be someone who has been diagnosed by a physician as having had treatment for cancer and survived (applicants must submit a Diagnosis Verification Form - see website)

Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year

Minimum GPA of 3.5 (out of 4.0)

Financial need is not considered

See website for further specifics
https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/cancer-survivors/Application closedNo - however, students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
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Burger King Scholars Program$1,000Must be living in the U.S., Canada, or Puerto Rico

Be graduating high school seniors (including those graduating from home school education)

Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher (4.0 scale)

Plan to enroll full-time, without interruption, for the entire 2019-20 academic year at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the U.S., Canada or Puerto Rico

Please note: Employees, spouses or domestic partners of employees, and children of employees have an additional component to complete (see website for details)
https://www.scholarsapply.org/burgerkingscholars/Application closed - check back in mid-October 2018 for detailsNo
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Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship$1,000Currently enrolled in high school or college, or plan to enroll in the next 12 months

**This scholarship occurs monthly, with applications due on the last day of the month.**
https://www.cappex.com/page/account/quickApply.jsp?scholarshipID=gp&code=HO1013-5-em7/31/2018*

*The last day of the month, every month
No
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Catch a Break! ScholarshipUp to $10,000/yearBe current high school seniors or graduates, ages 21 and under

Be United States citizens and residents of Minnesota

Be accepted for enrollment for the first time in full-time undergraduate studies at an accredited public four-year college or university in Minnesota for the entire 2019-20 academic year

ACT composite score of 24 or higher

Plan to live on campus for the first year of undergraduate studies

Minimum GPA of 2.5 (out of 4.0)

Awards are considered 'last dollar in' and will be based on the annual comprehensive cost of attendance of school choice as determined by College Board less other gift aid
https://www.scholarsapply.org/catchabreak/Application closed - check back in November 2018 for detailsYes
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Cecil E. Newman Scholarship$1,000Current high school senior of African or African American descent

Entering college as a freshman in Fall 2019

500-600-word essay based on the theme "Education and Grduation: It's a Family Affair"

A photo of yourself (e.g., senior year photo)

Completed community yearbook form (online)

Two letters of recommendation from a teacher, guidance counselor, coach, work supervisor, youth advisor, etc.
http://graduation-celebration.com/Application closedNo
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CJ Pony Parts Scholarship Video Contest$500Any current student who is a U.S. resident and will be enrolling in post-secondary education in their next semester

Open to ALL fields of study and is not exclusive to automotive or related degrees

Must upload a video to YouTube that is 3 minutes (or shorter) - please see website for possible video topics and a complete list of all contest rules
http://www.cjponyparts.com/cj-pony-parts-scholarship-video-contest4/15/2019 (Spring Deadline)
10/15/2018 (Fall Deadline)
No
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Clifford Anderson Scholarship$1,350/year for 4 yearsMinneapolis high school senior who has demonstrated academic achievement and significant community service

At least one letter of recommendation (with a maximum of two letters)

A school administrator must submit transcripts (see website for link to provide to school administrators)

See website for complete application and questions
https://www.cognitoforms.com/MinneapolisRotaryClub9/TheRotaryClubOfMinneapolisScholarshipApplicationNot listed at this timeYes
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Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship$20,000Current high school senior attending school in the U.S. on track to graduate by June 2019

U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, U.S. permanent residents

Minimum 3.0/4.0 GPA at the end of junior year of high school

Plans to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution
http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/applicants/Application closed - check back in early August 2018 No
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Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program$2,500-Have a demonstrated commitment to community service, outstanding qualities in character, integrity and leadership

-Be enrolled as a high school senior

-Reside in a community served by Comcast and/or in one of the following NBC or Telemundo markets: Boston, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, El Paso, Los Angeles, McAllen (TX.), New York, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Antonio, San Diego, and Washington, D.C. Please enter zip code below to confirm eligibility

-Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university or vocational-technical college in the United States for the entire 2019-2020 academic year

-Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent)

-Demonstrate financial need
https://www.scholarsapply.org/leadersandachievers/information.php12/7/2018No
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Dell Scholarship Program$20,000Must participate in a Michael & Susan Dell Foundation approved college readiness program in grades 11 and 12 (see website for further details - if your program is not listed, you may submit the program for consideration)

Current high school senior on track to graduate by June 2019

Minimum 2.4/4.0 GPA

Plans to enroll full-time in a bachelor's degree program at an accredited higher education institution in the fall directly after high school graduation

Demonstrated need for financial assistance and eligible to receive a federal Pell grant in the first year of college
http://www.dellscholars.org/scholarship/Application closed - opens 10/1/2018No
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Dr. Michael and Mrs. Kay Wilcox Education Fund$2,500-$5,000Be high school seniors or graduates from a Minnesota high school or a bordering community in North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa or Wisconsin within 25 miles of the Minnesota border.

Plan to enroll in a full-time approved primary health care related undergraduate field of study at an accredited two year or four year college, university or vocational-technical school in Minnesota for the entire 2019-20 academic year.

In addition, award recipients will purchase a whole-life insurance policy. Each annual premium for the whole-life insurance policy will be deducted prior to payment of the award. More details will be provided to recipients of the program.

Awards are renewable for students enrolled in a two-year college or vocational-technical school up to one additional year or until a certificate or associate's degree is earned, whichever occurs first, and for students enrolled in a four-year college or university up to three additional years or until a bachelor's degree is earned, whichever occurs first, on the basis of satisfactory academic performance (maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale or the equivalent) and remaining in a health care-related field of study.

Recipients attending a two-year college or vocational-technical school who transfer to a four-year college or university may receive $5,000 per year up to the combined total of four years.

Award recipients will also be provided the opportunity to receive a mentorship by Dr. Michael Wilcox each year the award is granted.

Students will be required to sign a promissory note and disclosure form before education awards are issued.
http://sms.scholarshipamerica.org/wilcox/index.htmlApplication closed - check back in December 2018 for detailsYes
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Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway$2,500-$100,000Contestants must be between the ages of 18-24 and connect to the competition using Facebook

"Tell us how you'll change the world in 350 characters or less."

Friends and family vote for contestants' posts - once a post reaches 50 votes, contestant must submit a video to inspire others

Dr. Pepper selects finalists to compete during throw-offs at college football conference championship games
http://www.drpeppertuition.com/Application closed - check back in 2018 for detailsNo - however, if selected, award is designed to be split across four years of study
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Enterprise Education Foundation Scholarship Program$5,000Be a high school senior at one of the following high schools:

Anoka High School Hopkins High School
Apple Valley High School Irondale High School
Blaine High School Minnetonka High School
Bloomington John F. Kennedy Mounds View High School
Bloomington Thomas Jefferson Richfield High School
Columbia Heights High School Roseville High School
Eagan High School Spring Lake Park High School
Eden Prairie High School St. Louis Park High School
Fridley High School

Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four year (not-for-profit) college or university located in Minnesota,Wisconsin, Iowa, North Dakota, or South Dakota for the entire 2019-20 academic year.

Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent).

Be a resident of Minnesota and a U.S. Citizen

Be pursuing a field of study in Business, Accounting, Economics, Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Pre-Law, or Pre-Med.

Awards may be renewed for up to three additional years or until a bachelor's degree is earned, whichever occurs first for a total amount not to exceed $20,000. Renewal is contingent upon maintaining a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale in a full-time course of study, continuing within a designated field of study, and continuation of the program by Enterprise Education Foundation.
https://www.scholarsapply.org/enterpriseeducation/index.phpApplication closed - check back in October 2018Yes
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Eve's Addiction Scholarship$1,500Open to high school seniors and any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program for Fall 2019 at any accredited U.S. college or university

Complete the following prompt: If your dream job only allowed you to apply via Twitter, write the 140-character limit Tweet of why you would be the ideal candidate. Also state what the dream job would be, which will not be counted toward the 140-character limit.

Please see website for details about how to submit your entry!
http://www.evesaddiction.com/scholarship.htmlNo application available for 2018No
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Express Medical Supply Scholarship Program$500**Scroll to the bottom of the webpage for the NEWEST scholarship details!**

Must be enrolled at an accredited two or four year college within the United States

Submission must be in by designated due date

Up to 3 submissions per person

Must be a legal resident of the United States or hold a valid student visa

Email must include: Full Name, your Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram User Name, Address, Phone, School Name, Date of Birth, and Parent/Guardian Name (if under 18)

See website for submission requirements
https://www.exmed.net/t-scholarships.aspx6/30/2018No
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Federated Challenge Scholarship$1,000-$5,000Current or former Little Brother/Sister or High School Big (minimum of 18 months in the program) through one of the three MN BBBS agencies

GPA 2.0/4.0

Interest in pursuting part-time or full-time non-four year education or training program at an accredited MN postsecondary school, focused on obtaining an apprenticeship, certificate or associate's degree.
http://www.scholarsapply.org/bbbsmnApplication closed - check back in February 2019 for detailsYes - must reapply
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Flavor of the Month Scholarship$1,500Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application

Be a legal resident of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia

Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2023) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education

See website for required written response/prompt
https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/flavor-of-the-month-scholarship7/31/2018No
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Franklin D. Gray Scholarship$1,125 /year for 4 yearsMinneapolis high school senior who has demonstrated academic achievement and significant community service

At least one letter of recommendation (with a maximum of two letters)

A school administrator must submit transcripts (see website for link to provide to school administrators)

See website for complete application and questions
https://www.cognitoforms.com/MinneapolisRotaryClub9/TheRotaryClubOfMinneapolisScholarshipApplicationApplication closed - check back in 2019 for detailsYes
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Gates Millennium ScholarshipN/A**The class of 2016 was the final class for the Gates Millennium Scholarship. As such, this scholarship is no longer available.**

Check out The Gates Scholarship!!
http://www.gmsp.orgN/AN/A
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Gates ScholarshipFull ScholarshipCurrent high school senior

From at least one of the following ethnicities: African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian & Pacific Islander American, and/or Hispanic American

Pell-eligible

US citizen, national or permanent resident

3.3 minimum GPA on a 4.0 scale

Must plan to enroll full-time, in a four-year degree program, at a US accredited, not-for-profit, private or public college or university
https://www.thegatesscholarship.org/scholarshipApplication closed - check back in July 2018 for detailsYes
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GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program$10,000Demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship

Demonstrate strong academic performance, including a minimum GPA of 3.0 (4.0 scale)

Be citizens of the U.S.

Current high school seniors attending high school in the U.S.

Plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor's degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S. for the entire upcoming academic year

Additionally, semifinalists must be nominated by an eligible community leader, such as a high school principal, elected official or executive director of a nonprofit organization, and must provide documentation to certify academic performance and financial need.
https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/ge-reagan-foundation-scholarship-program/Application closed - check back later in 2018 for detailsYes - up to an additional 3 years (up to $40,000 total)
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Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes$5,000 + other recognition, gifts, materials, networking opportunities, and media coverageMust be between the ages of 8 and 18 (not yet age 19)

Permanent residents of and currently residing in the U.S.A. or Canada

Currently working on an inspiring service project or have done so within the past 12 months

Working as an individual to lead their service work

Please see website for complete details! ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE.
http://barronprize.org/apply/Application closed - check back in January 2019 for details.No
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Horatio Alger Association State and National Scholarships$6,000-$25,000Current full-time high school senior in the U.S. (expected graduation in spring/summer of 2017)

No minimum ACT/SAT score required; cumulative GPA of 2.0/4.0; Adjusted family gross income must be $55,000 or lower; U.S. citizen

Only one application required to be considered for state and national scholarships

Additional Materials: Certifications Form (verifies student's academic info), Adversity Section (student description of confronting and overcoming significant adversity), Support Form (completed by Support Form Provider)
https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/Application closed - check back in 2018 for detailsYes
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I Have a Dream Scholarship (Unigo)$1,50013 years of age or older at the time of application

Legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia

Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2023) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education

Submit an online written response for the question (250 words or less): "We want to know... what do you dream about? Whether it's some bizarre dream you had last week, or your hopes for the future, share your dreams with us for a chance to win $1,500 for college."
https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/all/i-have-a-dream-scholarship-2018/1003833Application closed - check back in 2018 for detailsNo
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Intertech Foundation STEM Scholarship$2,500Cumulative high school or college GPA of 3.3 or better

An intent to study computer science

Currently enrolled at or accepted to an accredited college or university within the US (not required at time of application)

Official high school transcript (sent directly from student's high school to the Intertech Foundation)

Resume describing any extracurricular activities and employment experience

Two letters of recommendation (one of which should be from a Math or Science teacher familiar with the student)

Copy of official college/university acceptance letter (not required at time of application)

One-page essay describing the student's work ethic and what they hope to accomplish in the "real world" after graduation from college

Experience with the National First Robotic Challenge (NOT required)
https://www.intertech.com/About/Foundation/ScholarshipApplication closed - check back at the beginning of January 2019 for detailsNo
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Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College ScholarshipUp to $40,000 (per year)Current high school senior on track to graduate by June 2019

GPA 3.5 or above/4.0

SAT combined score of 1200 (critical reading and math) OR a composite ACT score of 26 or above

Plans to enroll at an accredited four-year college beginning in fall 2019

Demonstrate significant unmet financial need. Families with income up to $95,000 will be considered
http://www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/college-scholarship/Application closed - check back in 2018 for detailsYes
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Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship ProgramUp to $28,000 (over four years)Current high school senior on track to graduate by June 2019

Minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined (math and critical reading sections) OR a composite ACT score of 21

U.S. citizen

Plans to attend an accredited four-year institution within the U.S.

Show leadership potential and demonstrate dedication to community service

Evidence of financial need

Online application (including four essay questions); professional, hi-resolution digital photo (headshots only); one letter of recommendation (e.g., teacher, mentor, employer); SAT or ACT scores (writing scores are not considered)
http://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/applicants/Application closed - check back later in 2018 for detailsYes
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JAMAS Future Hispanic Leaders Scholarship$2,500U.S. citizen of Hispanic descent currently enrolled or have been accepted to an accredited college or university

Copy of transcript, completed application, and essay (500-1,000 words) on one of the following topics: (1) How has your Hispanic heritage shaped your career goals? (2) What are the most important issues the Hispanic community is facing today? (3) Describe how your experiences have shaped your view on today's business environment.

GPA 2.8/4.0
http://www.jamas.us/hispanic-leaders-scholarship/Application closed - check back later in 2018 for detailsNo
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Jane Nelson Mooty Scholarship$1,125 (per year for 4 years)Graduating senior of a Minneapolis high school who has demonstrated civic commitment in a most meaningful way.

See application link for more information regarding required letter of recommendation and transcript.
https://www.cognitoforms.com/MinneapolisRotaryClub9/TheRotaryClubOfMinneapolisScholarshipApplicationApplication closed - check back in 2019 for detailsYes
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Juliet Evans Nelson Scholarship for Outstanding Youth Volunteerism$2,500Current high school juniors who live and volunteer in Anoka, Carver, Chisago, Dakota, Hennepin, Isanti, Ramsey, Scott or western Washington county, and who will begin a post-secondary program in fall of 2019

Two letters of recommendation from individuals who have knowledge of the student's volunteer experience must accompany each application. These letters may be from teachers, clergy, counselors, youth workers, social service professionals, or others familiar with the student's volunteerism

Submit an application online (see link to the right)
https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=vjJ66id07kS3fVgodr7tbsQwWUYJd_BOr8if17QdsMZUNU1VTUlNVldQWDNWVFE2TkdTTFQ4RkU4Qy4u&_cldee=YXJpb3JkYW5AYmlnc3R3aW5jaXRpZXMub3Jn&recipientid=contact-4aad7775386ee7119431001dd8b71c53-016488903f82462b88472c967e287dd3&esid=abd40df3-5738-e811-944e-001dd8b71c536/15/2018No
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Ketamine Clinics of Los Angeles Scholarship Program$1,000Available to all students ages 18 and older, from high school to graduate school

A copy of your most recent school transcript and proof of school enrollment

Minimum GPA of 2.8 (4.0 scale)

Copy of resume or curriculum vitae

Students must be planning to enroll in medical school, or a degree program that leads to medical school, in the following academic year, or already be enrolled in a medical degree program and plan to return in the next academic year

Scholarship essay: See website for complete details
https://www.ketamineclinics.com/scholarship-program/12/1/2018*

*Application due on 12/1 of each year, unless otherwise stated
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Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America (LEDA) Scholars ProgramFree program - check website for further detailsMust be a junior in a public high school at the time of applying

Unweighted cumulative GPA 3.6/4.0 and class ranking within the top 10% of the high school class

A record of enrollment and success in the most rigorous courses available to the students (e.g., honors, AP, IB, dual credit). Exceptional analytical reading and writing skills, demonstrating preparedness for selective colleges and universities.

Scores above the national average on the PSAT, SAT, PLAN, and/or ACT

Students who will be first-generation college students are given particular consideration

U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or have been granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) staus

Students must be from low-income backgrounds. Eligibility is assessed individually based on the composition and income of a student's family.
http://ledascholars.org/our-program/recruitment-admissions/apply/Application closed - check back in 2018 for detailsNo
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Lindsey Vonn Foundation Scholarship3 tiers of scholarships: $100-$500; $500-$1,000; $1,000-$5,000All genders, with the core of scholarships going to girls

11 to 18 years of age at the time of application

Household income of $120,000 for a family of four

Students can receive only one scholarship per year, but can receive three scholarships in total during their period of eligibility. Scholarships will be awarded twice each year, in the Spring and Fall: winners must participate in an enrichment activity within six months of receipt of the scholarship. In order to apply for a scholarship, applicants must follow the application guidelines once they select a tier dollar amount. Applicants can re-apply once a year, but only receive the scholarship three times total from the age of 11 to 18. All applicants must fill out the online application on the Foundation’s website. Below are the requirements for each tier:

Tier 1: fill out application form and attach one letter of recommendation
Tier 2: fill out application form, submit a video/portfolio/writing sample (essay), and attach one letter of recommendation
Tier 3: fill out application form, submit a video/portfolio/writing sample (essay), participate in a panel interview (in person, phone, or video chat), and attach one letter of recommendation
https://www.lindseyvonnfoundation.org/scholarships/Application closed - check back later in 2018 for detailsNo, but students may reapply to the program once per year. A maximum of three scholarships can be received between the ages of 11 and 18.
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Niche "No Essay" College Scholarship$2,000Create a Niche account to apply. Open to all high school and college students. See website for further details on how to create an account and the information required to apply.https://www.niche.com/colleges/scholarship/no-essay-scholarship/6/30/2018*

*Can apply monthly - due at the end of each month
No
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Olson-Anderson Owatonna Clinic Scholarship Program$1,000Check back in the spring of 2017 - please note: This scholarship is for those who are current or previous residents of Owatonna or Steele County, Minnesota, OR those who have immediate family members who live/lived or work/worked in Owatonna or Steele County, Minnesota

Students who are planning to enroll in a medical-related education program at an accredited two-year or four-year college or vocational-technical school for the entire 2017-18 academic year

No GPA requirement

Financial need is not considered

Open to both undergraduate and graduate students
https://mayoclinichealthsystem.org/locations/owatonna/student-opportunities/scholarshipsApplication closed - check back later in 2018 for detailsYes - must reapply
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Page Education Foundation Grant$1,000-$2,500Current high school senior and student of color on track to graduate by June 2017

Plans to enroll full-time at an accredited post-secondary educational institution in MN

Maintain full-time status throughout the academic year in order to remain eligible

Willing to complete a minimum of 50 volunteer hours tutoring children in grades K-8th grades per academic year that the grant is awarded
http://page-ed.org/scholar-applicants/Application closed - check back later in 2018 for detailsYes - must reapply
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Pohlad Scholars ProgramN/A**The Pohlad Scholars Program will not be accepting applications any longer due to changes in organization structure and strategic plans.**https://www.scholarsapply.org/pohladscholars/N/AN/A
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Return 2 College Scholarship Program$1,000U.S. citizens or legal residents who are starting a program of higher education (college or graduate school) within the next 12 months or are currently full- or part-time students

Applicants must be 17 years of age or older (no maximum age limit)

Online form/application with 3-sentence essay on the topic of "Why are you getting your degree?". Please note: You may submit more than one entry (no more than 12!) in order to answer the essay topic.
http://www.return2college.com/awardprogram.cfm9/30/2018No
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Richard and Louise Varco Scholarship Fund$5,000Be a high school senior or graduate or current postsecondary undergraduate or graduate level or professional level student.

Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate, graduate or professional level study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school in Minnesota for the entire 2017-2018 academic year.

Have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent).

OR be a worker displaced under extraordinary circumstances, planning to enroll in a retraining program at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school in Minnesota for the entire 2017-2018 academic year.

A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Unofficial or online transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken.

A completed Applicant Appraisal Form (found online)

**Only the first 50 applications will be considered**
https://scholarsapply.org/varco/Application closed - check back around December 15, 2018 for detailsNo, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
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Risk Management Association Foundation (RMA Foundation) Scholarship$2,000-$8,000Be a citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. or Canada.
Have completed a minimum of two years of college education and be currently enrolled full-time at an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S. or Canada for the entire 2018-19 academic year.
Have an intent to work in the banking industry following graduation.
Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent) overall.
Applicants do not have to be a current RMA member, but they must join (free) and remain a member to renew the award.

RMA employees and their dependents are ineligible to apply. Others ineligible are current members of the Board of Directors of RMA and the RMA Foundation and their families.
https://www.scholarsapply.org/rma/10/21/2018No, but students may reapply for continuation of their scholarship for up to two additional years or until a bachelor's degree is earned, whichever occurs first. Renewal is not guaranteed. See application website for specific requirements.
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Saint Therese Youth Volunteer Scholarship$2,000Anyone between 15 and 18 years of age as of January 13, 2017

Youth who has gone above and beyond to help an older adult(s) (relative or non-relative)

Applicants must have volunteered a total of 20+ hours in a senior care facility or in the community (e.g., raking leaves, household chores, playing cards or games with older adults, shoveling snow). Volunteer hours may have been completed any time before the submission deadline.

Previous applicants who have not received a scholarship award in the past are encouraged to apply again

Funds may be used for a number of purposes including but not limited to: Middle or high school tuition; college education at a community college, technical school, or four-year institution; apprenticeship programming fees; deposited into a 529 College Savings Plan. Other uses may be acceptable but must be submitted for approval in writing.
https://www.sttheresemn.org/volunteer/youth-volunteer-scholarship/Application closed - check back later in 2018 for detailsNo
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Signet Classics Student Scholarship Essay Contest$1,000Current high school juniors or seniors attending high schools located in the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, or home-schooled students between the ages of 16-18 who are residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia

Essays must be submitted by a high school English teacher on behalf of students who write an essay on one of the five topics for this year's competition book, The Tempest. See website for a complete listing of all topics.

PLEASE SEE WEBSITE FOR FULL DETAILS! You must follow the specific guidelines as outlined on the website!
http://www.penguin.com/services-academic/essayhome/Application closed - check back later in 2018 for detailsNo
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Simpson Strong-Tie Company, Inc. Structural Engineering/Architecture Student Scholarship Program$2,000Applicants must be enrolled as juniors (60 semester hours or equivalent) or seniors in full-time undergraduate study in Architecture, Structural Engineering or Construction Management at a specific college or university (see https://www2.strongtie.com/ftp/scholarships/ProgramDetails.pdf for list of schools) for the entire upcoming academic yearhttps://www.strongtie.com/about/company/scholarshipsApplication closed - check back later in 2018 for detailsNo
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Soroptimist Resilience Award$500High school senior girls who have shown resilience and determination in overcoming difficult obstacles to complete their high school education and have plans for post-secondary education

This is not a scholarship - rather, it is a cash award to offset any costs associated with the recipient's efforts to attain higher education, including tution, books, supplies, or transportation costs
http://sitc.clubexpress.com/content.aspx?page_id=22&club_id=488322&module_id=123934&sl=615793354&sl=617523421Application closed - check back in early 2018 for detailsNo
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Space Center Scholarship$1,125 (per year for 4 years)Minneapolis high school senior who has demonstrated academic achievement and significant community servicehttps://www.cognitoforms.com/MinneapolisRotaryClub9/TheRotaryClubOfMinneapolisScholarshipApplicationApplication closed - check back in 2019 for detailsYes
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Sports Unlimited Scholarship$1,000Must be a graduating high school senior or a freshman or sophomore in college

Can not be related to anyone at Sports Unlimited

Submit a 500-1000 word essay about the following topic: Identify a piece of gear or equipment currently used in a sport and describe how to improve it and why.

Please see website for a complete list of all requirements.
http://www.sportsunlimitedinc.com/scholarship.htmlApplication closed - check back in 2018 for detailsNo
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State Farm Good Neighbord Scholarship Program$5,000 ($2,500 per year)High school senior

Cumulative GPA of 2.5-3.2 (4.0 scale)

Student with a demonstrated financial need

U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.
https://www.scholarsapply.org/statefarmgoodneighborscholarship/Not accepting applications in 2018. Check back in 2019.Yes - students will receive $2,500 per year for a total of $5,000 over the course of two years
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Student Insights Student-View Scholarship$500-$4,000Current high school seniors regardless of academic achievement or financial need

Simply complete a 15-25 minute survey about local colleges for an opportunity to be selected for a scholarship
http://www.student-view.com/ScholarshipWmap.htmlApplication closed - check back later in 2018 for detailsNo
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Study.com Scholarship for African Americans$500Selection & Eligibility Criteria
Selection will be based on academic history and extracurricular activities. Financial need will not be considered.

Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent U.S. Resident.
Must be of African American Heritage.
Must be enrolled (or accepted) in an accredited college or university and planning on continuing the next year.
Graduating high school seniors who meet the above-mentioned criteria may apply.
Must have a minimum of 30 semester or 45 quarter hours still to be completed.
Must consent to provide a digital photograph of self and quote for display on Study.com if notified as the award winner by the selection committee.
https://study.com/pages/Scholarship_for_African_Americans.html4/1/2019No
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Study.com Scholarship for Hispanics$500Selection & Eligibility Criteria
Selection will be based on academic history and extracurricular activities. Financial need will not be considered.

Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent U.S. Resident.
Must be of Hispanic Heritage.
Must be enrolled (or accepted) in an accredited college or university and planning on continuing the next year.
Graduating high school seniors who meet the above-mentioned criteria may apply.
Must have a minimum of 30 semester or 45 quarter hours still to be completed.
Must consent to provide a digital photograph of self and quote for display on Study.com if notified as the award winner by the selection committee.
https://study.com/pages/Scholarship_for_Hispanics.html4/1/2019No
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Superpower Scholarship$2,500Must be 13 years of age or older

Legal resident of the 50 United Staets or the District of Columbia

Currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2023) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education

Submit an online response to the question (250 words or less): "Which superhero or villain would you want to change places with for a day and why?"

Winner will be notified by e-mail or phone on/around June 30, 2017
https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/superpower-scholarship3/31/2019No
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Surety Bonds Small Business Scholarship Program$1,500Citizen and/or resident of the United States (and its territories) who will be enrolled at an institution of higher learning full-time for fall semester 2017

Send an essay submission via e-mail to scholarships@suretybonds.com (see website for essay requirements)

Each finalist will be asked to provide a photo of the applicant with the small business or photo of the applicant that represents the nature of the small business (for voting platform purposes)

Winners will be notified via e-mail on June 3, 2017
https://www.suretybonds.com/scholarshipsApplication closed - check back later in 2018 for detailsNo
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UNCF/Nissan Scholarship$10,000 (over 4 years; $2,500/academic year)Applicants must be high school seniors who plan to be enrolled at a Historically Black College OR University (HBCU) in the Fall of 2017

Must have a cumulative high school grade point average of 3.00 or higher on a 4.00 scale

Must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Must pursue a degree in engineering, business, marketing, information technology and/or finance

Selected candidates may be invited by Nissan Corporation to participate in enrichment programs or internship opportunities
https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/394b9648-ae9c-4e6a-b630-f877f0d30de9Application closed - check back in 2018 for detailsNo (award paid out in $2,500/academic year)
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Vernetta Wilson Memorial Scholarship$1,000-$2,500Current high school senior of African-American/Pan-African descent

GPA 2.7/4.0 (unweighted)

Demonstrated leadership skills

Active volunteer in community service activities (minimum 30 hours) - this is heavily weighted in the application

Acceptance at a two-year or four-year accredited institution of higher education for the 2017 fall semester

Minnesota resident
http://www.dstmsp.org/scholarship/Application closed - check back later in 2018 for detailsNo
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Virginia Mae Mooty Scholarship$1,575 (per year for 4 years)Valedictorian of a Minneapolis high school who has evidenced public speaking excellence. If no such valedictorian has evidenced public speaking, then the valedictorian who has demonstrated civic commitment.https://www.cognitoforms.com/MinneapolisRotaryClub9/TheRotaryClubOfMinneapolisScholarshipApplicationApplication closed - check back in 2019 for detailsYes
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Wallin Education Partners ScholarshipUp to $4,000 (per year, up to a maximum of $16,000)Current high school senior at a partnering high school (check website for list) on track to graduate by June 2019

3.0/4.0 GPA or higher

Composite ACT score of 19 or higher

Application submitted to at least one eligible college or university (accredited, four-year, public or private institution) in MN, WI, IA, ND, or SD or one of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)

Family taxable income of $75,000 or less with low to moderate assets
https://app.wallinpartners.org/Application closed - check back in the fall (likely November 1st) of 2018 for detailsYes
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William C. and Corrine J. Dietrich ScholarshipVaries - up to $5,000 for specific competitive awards, and specific $6,250 awards based on eligibility (see scholarship information)All applicants must be planning to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an eligible* college or university for the entire upcoming academic year, and be planning to obtain a bachelor's degree

Competitive award applicants must be current high school seniors attending a public high school in Minnesota, and demonstrate financial need

Merit award recipients must be current high school seniors of Le Sueur-Henderson High School in Le Sueur, MN or Maple River High School in Mapleton, MN or other such public high schools serving Le Sueur or Mapleton. Merit award recipients must also be the outstanding scholastic achiever in the graduating class named by Le Sueur-Henderson High School and Maple River High School as the top ranked students in their respective high schools

*Eligible postsecondary insitutions includes an accredited four-year college or university
https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/dietrich/Application closed - check back later in 2018 for detailsYes, for up to three additional years or until a bachelor's degree is earned. Must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA.
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Women in Engineering Study.com Scholarship$500Selection & Eligibility Criteria
Selection will be based on academic history and extracurricular activities. Financial need will not be considered.

Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent U.S. Resident
Must be an enrolled (or accepted) female student in an accredited college or university who is planning on continuing the next year.
Graduating high school seniors who meet the above-mentioned criteria may apply.
Must have a minimum of 30 semester or 45 quarter hours still to be completed.
Must consent to provide a digital photograph of self and quote for display on Study.com if notified as the award winner by the selection committee.

Requirements
Applicants should be pursuing a degree with an engineering emphasis, such as one of the following:

Bachelor's in Software Engineering
Bachelor's in Biomedical Engineering
Bachelor's in Engineering Management
Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering

Areas of study that will be considered include engineering, computer engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, engineering technology, bioengineering, biomedical engineering, energy engineering, environmental engineering, chemical engineering, and architectural engineering among others.
https://study.com/pages/Women_in_Engineering_Scholarship.html4/1/2019No
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Women in Science Study.com Scholarship$500Selection & Eligibility Criteria
Selection will be based on academic history and extracurricular activities. Financial need will not be considered.

Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent U.S. Resident
Must be an enrolled (or accepted) female student in an accredited college or university who is planning on continuing the next year.
Graduating high school seniors who meet the above-mentioned criteria may apply.
Must have a minimum of 30 semester or 45 quarter hours still to be completed.
Must consent to provide a digital photograph of self and quote for display on Study.com if notified as the award winner by the selection committee.

Applicants should be pursuing a degree in a scientific field of study, such as biology, physical science, chemistry, or physics.
https://study.com/pages/Women_in_Science_Scholarship.html4/1/2019No
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Women in STEM Study.com Scholarship$500Requirements
Applicants should be pursuing a degree with a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics) program emphasis, such as one of the following:

Bachelor's Degree in Biological Science
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science
Bachelor's Degree in Math
Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering

Areas of study that will be considered include science, technology, engineering, mathematics, engineering technology, and computer science, among others.

Selection & Eligibility Criteria
Selection will be based on academic history and extracurricular activities. Financial need will not be considered.

Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent U.S. Resident.
Must be an enrolled (or accepted) female student in an accredited college or university who is planning on continuing the next year.
Graduating high school seniors who meet the above-mentioned criteria may apply.
Must have a minimum of 30 semester or 45 quarter hours still to be completed.
Must consent to provide a digital photograph of self and quote for display on Study.com if notified as the award winner by the selection committee.
https://study.com/pages/Women_in_STEM_Scholarship.html4/1/2019No
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Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship$2,000Be thirteen years of age or older at the time of the application

Legal residents of the U.S. or the District of Columbia

Currently enrolled (or plan to enroll no later than the fall of 2022) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education

Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) - see website for question
https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/zombie-apocalypse-scholarship10/31/2018No
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