Scholarships

 

​Crookston High School 
Scholarships 

  • Scholarships are a great way to earn free money towards post-secondary education. There are many places to search for scholarships, review the points below of where to find Scholarships
  • Use this page to search eligible local Scholarships as well as outside Scholarships
  • Colleges- Check the Financial Aid/Scholarship page on the college you are planning to attend. You can apply to scholarships at multiple schools and once you decide on your college, you'd accept the scholarships only for the school you choose

 Go through the list of scholarships below  that are at Crookston High School, or known to Crookston High School. You can also pick up a Scholarship Booklet in the Counseling Office.

Note: Scholarships that are online, the title is linked. **=Scholarship is on Going Merry as well. Scholarships that are not linked, applications can be picked up in the CHS Counseling Office. Please know the name or number of scholarship when you come to pick up the application. 

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Going Merry- (https://www.goingmerry.com/) Use this website, create an account and get matched to scholarships you qualify for.**= Scholarships listed below that are on GoingMerry.

1. AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY - DEPT. OF MN SCHOLARSHIPS- 
Eligibility: Children/Grandchildren of a veteran who is a dues paying member
$750
Due: March 15
Application: In Counseling Office

**2. AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY NELS T. WOLD UNIT #20
Eligibility: Must be a child/grandchild of a dues paying member
$500
Due: March 15
Application: In Counseling Office 

3. AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY CHILDREN OF WARRIORS PRESIDENT'S SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Must be a relative of veteran who served in Armed Forces and have at least 50 hours of volunteer service
$-Amount Varies
Due: March 15
Application: In Counseling Office

4. AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY PAST PRESIDENT'S PARLEY HEALTH SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Must be active member for minimum of 3 years
$1000
Due: March 15
Application: In Counseling Office

5. AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY SPIRIT OF YOUTH FOR JUNIOR MEMBERS
Eligibility: Must be a junior member and have GPA of 3.0 or higher
$500
Due: March 15
Application: In Counseling Office

6. AMERICAN LEGION INSURANCE TRUST SCHOLARSHIP 
Eligibility: Must be veteran, child/grandchild of veteran
$500
Due: April 1
Application: In Counseling Office

7. AMERICAN LEGION MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Must be child/grandchild for active member of legion or auxiliary
$500
Due: April 1
Application: In Counseling Office

**8. CROOKSTON EAGLES AERIE 873 SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Open to all
$500
Due: April 15
Application: In Counseling Office

9. AG COUNTRY- FARM CREDIT SERVICES SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Planning to study an Ag related field or live on farm/ranch
$1000
Due: March 1
Application: In Counseling Office

**10. RED RIVER VALLEY DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION NORTHWEST MN YOUTH LEADERSHIP AWARD
Eligibility: Open to all
$500
Due: March 3
Application: In Counseling Office

11. COCA-COLA SCHOLARS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Need to be a current High School student receiving a diploma in the spring and planning to attend Post-Secondary Institution
$1,000-$1,500
Due: Fall

**12. P.K.M ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE TRUST SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Must liv within PKM electrical service area in Polk/Marshall counties 
$1000
Due: April 15
Application: In Counseling Office

**13. MN WOMEN'S GOLF ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Must have played high school golf
$-Amount Varies
Due: March 31
Application: In Counseling Office

**14. VERNON J. PICK FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Must be a resident of Polk, Red Lake, Marshall or Norman Counties
and be planning to study a field in Math , Science or Engineering
$2,500
Due: March 30
Application: In Counseling Office

15. VFW SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Must have participated in the VFW Voice of Democracy Contest
$500
Due: End of School Year
Application: In Counseling Office

16. AMERICAN CRYSTAL SUGAR COMPANY SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Must be attending a 4 year college in Technology, Math, Science, Ag, or Engineering and have a GPA of 2.5 or higher
-Submit applications to the Counseling Office
$1,000
Due: April 3
Application: In Counseling Office

17. THOMAS C. LENERTZ FAMILY HEALTHCARE SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Planning to study a Health related field
$750
Due: March 21
Application: In Counseling Office

18. BISHOP AFONYA HEALTHCARE SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Planning to study a health related major
$1,000
Due: April 1

19. NORMA BIGGER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Planning to study a field in one of the following areas: Nutrition, Health, Financial Management, Energy and Environment, Clothing and Textiles, Child and Family
$200
Due: April 1
Application: In Counseling Office

20. NORTHWEST MN HOUSING COOPERATIVE SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Planning to study Construction
$500
Due: March 31
Application: In Counseling Office

21. MASONIC LODGE EASTERN STAR SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Open to all
$500
Due: April 30
Application: In Counseling Office

22. ELK'S MOST VALUABLE SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Open to all
$50,000
Due: November 15
Application: In Counseling Office

23. UNITED EDUCATORS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Must be a member of child/grandchild of member
$500-$1,000
Due: February 3
Application: In Counseling Office

24. CROOKSTON EAGLES LADIES AUX. #873 SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Must have a female relative who is active member
$500
Due: April 15
Application: In Counseling Office

25. MN STATE COACHES ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
*Use this link for the Scholarship Application: scholarship18.pdf
Eligibility: Must be on honor Student
Compete in Athletics through 12th grade
One page letter outlining the role sports has played in your life
One letter of recognition from one of your coaches
$1,000
Due: March 28

26. RED LAKE ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE SCHOLARSHIP (submit application to counseling office)
Eligibility: Must live within Red Lake Electric Cooperative service area
$500
Due: April 1
Application: In Counseling Office

27. LEO C. PARENT SCHOLARSHIP TRUST II
Eligibility: Must be a male student of Polk County and attend UND or any MN college
$1,200
Due: April 1
Application: In Counseling Office

28. HALSTAD TELEPHONE CO. TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP (submit application to counseling office)
Eligibility: Must be planning to study a Technology field
2- $500
Due: April 1
Application: In Counseling Office

29. LIL SNYDER SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Must be planning to study a health related field
$500
Due: April 15
Application: In Counseling Office

30. AMERICA'S FARMERS GROW AG LEADERS SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Must be planning to study an Agriculture related field, Min. 2.5 GPA, 2 endorsements from Farmers
$1,500
Due: February 1

31. BOB AND ELLA Q. STRAND SCHOLARSHIP (submit application to Counseling Office)
Eligibility: Must have GPA of 3.5 or higher and plan to attend a 4 year college
$1,000
Due: April 1
Application: In Counseling Office

32. CHS JUNE SHAVER HEALTHCARE SCHOLARSHIP (submit application to Counseling Office)
Eligibility: Must plan to study a healthcare related field
$1,000
Due: April 1

33. Driftbusters Scholarship- 
Must be a member or son/daughter of Driftbusters Snowmobile Club
Completed snowmobile safety
Minimum GPA 2. 5
$200
Due: April 1

34. CLEAN AIR CHOICE BIODIESEL ESSAY SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Open
$1,500
Due: March 29

35. DARLA SCALES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Must be planning to study a business related field
$750
Due: March 31
Application: In Counseling Office

36. CHERYL STEINBRINK HEALTHCARE SCHOLARSHIP (submit applications to the Counseling Office)
Eligibility: Must be planning to study a Healthcare related field
$500
Due: April 1
Application: In Counseling Office

37. GE-REAGAN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Eligibility: Must have 3.0 GPA or higher, be a HS Senior, and plan to attend a 4 year college
$10,000
Due: October 16- January 4

38. AMERICAN WELDING SOCIETY DISTRICT SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Planning to study welding or related technologies
$1,000
Due: March 1

39. MN BENEFIT ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP AWARD PROGRAM
Application: 2019_MBA_Scholarship_Application.pdf
Eligibility: Must be a child/grandchild of MN Public Employee or elected official
$1,000
Due: April 15

40. TRACY LYNN ALTRINGER SCHOLARSHIP (submit application to Counseling Office)
Eligibility: Must be planning to study a Medical related field
$500
Due: April 1
Application: In Counseling Office

41. AMERICAN CRYSTAL SUGAR COMPANY SCHOLARSHIP (submit application to the Counseling Office)
Eligibility: Must attend technical college in Technology, Math, Science, Agriculture, or Engineering, and have a min. 2.5 GPA
$500
Due: April 1
Application: In Counseling Office

42. AMERICAN LEGION LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Musts be a child of active duty personnel
Amount Varies
Due: April 15
Application: In Counseling Office

43. LARSEN FAMILY ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Eligibility: Must be in the top 10% of graduating class
$1,000
Due: April 1
Application: In Counseling Office

44. VALLEY BONE AND JOINT CLINIC SCHOLAR- ATHLETE
Eligibility: Must be a HS Senior athlete and have a minimum 3.5 GPA
$500
Due: (3 different times) Aug-Oct; Nov-Jan; Feb-Mar

45. CHS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Eligibility: Must be planning to study an agriculture or energy industry field
$5,000
Due: April 1

46. AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY SCHOLARSHIP FOR NON-TRADITIONAL STUDENTS
Eligibility: Must be a non-traditional student
$2,000
Due: March 15
Application: In Counseling Office

47. MINNESOTA ATHLETES IN SPORTS MEDICINE SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Must be planning to study a sports medicine related field, and have a minimum of a 3.5 GPA
$2,500
Due: May 1
Application: In Counseling Office

48. MINNESOTA MASONIC CHARITIES SCHOLARSHIPS
Eligibility: (multiple scholarships, check requirements online)
$2,500- $5,000
Due: February 15

49. DIANE ALTRINGER SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Must be planning to study a vocational or technical field of study at a 2 year college with a minimum GPA of 2.0

50. AGRI-WOMEN DAUGHTER OF AMERICAN AGRICULTURE SCHOLARSHIPS
Must be relative of farming family
Need 3 letters of reference 
$1,000
Due: June 1st
Application: In Counseling Office

51. RICHARD MAVES HEALTHCARE SCHOLARSHIP
$1,000
Due: March 28

52.  JUNE E. SHAVER HEALTHCARE SCHOLARSHIP 
Eligibility: Must be a high school graduate AND have completed one semester of post-secondary education
$1,000
Due: April 1

53. iHelp
Eligibility:
$1,000
Due: March 31

54. MAASFEP Scholarship
Eligibility: Must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher, Graduating from HS in Spring Semester
$
Due: May 18

55. NWMN WOMEN'S FUND SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Must live in one of the 12 NW region counties, and plan to attend a college in the NW region
$
Due: 

56. Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
Eligibility: Multiple Scholarships

57. Native American Students Scholarship Database
List of multiple Scholarships for Native American Students:
Native_American_Scholarship_Database_2017-18 (1).pdf

58. Rove Pest Control Scholarship
Eligibility: Must have minimum 3.0 GPA, and be accepted into a college
$500
Due: December 31

59. MN State Colleges and Universities- Scholarships
Eligibility: Varies- multiple scholarships
Due: Varies

60. ASPIRING BUSINESS PROFESSIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS
Eligibility: High School senior planning to study a Business related field
$1,000
Due: June 1

61. NELLIE STONE JOHNSON SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: 
$1,200-$2,500
Due: June 1

62. Better Business Bureau
Eligibility: Must be a MN or ND High School Student, 
$- $1,000-$4,500
Due: September 20

63. MS SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: (Multiple scholarships for students of different areas of need)

64. Minnesota School Counselor Association (MSCA) Scholarship
Application Directions
$500
Due: March 1

65. ALERUS SCHOLARSHIPS
Eligibility: Varies- they have multiple scholarships
Amount Varies
Due: March 1

66. MN CONCRETE COUNCIL 
Eligibility: Interested in Engineering, Finisher/Laborer, Construction, or going to a Technical College; Varies- there are multiple scholarships
Amount- Varies
Due: December 1

67. DR. PEPPER TUITION GIVEAWAY (click on Official Rules)
Eligibility: Open to all
$100,000
Due: November 30

68. MARYKNOLL SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Must be a student in grades 6-12; Complete essay written in English
6-$1,000 
Due: November 16

69. JAMES ALAN COX FOUNDATION FOR STUDENT PHOTOJOURNALISTS
 Eligibility: varies
Amount- Varies
Due: November 15

70.  SIXT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Eligibility: Minimum 3.7 GPA and be a high school senior
5-$5,000
Due: November 30

71. BARBARA LOTZE SCHOLARSHIP FOR PHYSICS TEACHERS
Eligibility: a High School student planning to attend college to study physics teaching; or Undergraduate student studying physics eduction; U.S. citizen
$2,000
Due: December 1

72. NATIONAL SPACE CLUB SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Open to High School students through Graduate Students; Pursuing a career in the STEM field and be attending an accredited college/university 
$10,000
Due: November 30

73.  PLUMBING, HVAC TECHNICIANS & ELECTRICIANS SCHOLARSHIPS
Eligibility: Current High School or Undergraduate students; Varies- multiple scholarships
Amount varies
Due: August 1

74. UNITED STATES JCI SENATE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: High School Seniors planning to attend post-secondary education 
$1,000
Due: January 11

75. TITAN MACHINERY SERVICE TECHNICIAN SPONSORSHIP PROGRAM
Eligibility: Students planning to study Diesel Technology, Precision Ag/GPS Product Specialist
Amount Varies
Due: (Check website)

76. MASONIC CHARITIES SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Eligibility: 3.9 GPA or higher; ACT score of 29 or higher; planning to attend a 4-year college/university
$5,000/year up to $20,000
Due: February 15

77. WOMENT AT MICROSOFT HOPPERS SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Female high school or college student planning to attend a 4-year school in SD, ND, or MN; studying a career in the STEM field
Amount- varies
Due: April 15

78. CROOKSTON ROTARY CLUB COMMUNITY SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP IN HONOR OF ALLEN PEDERSON
-Application Here
Eligibility: Open to High School Students
Due: April 15

79. TRIPLE IMPACT COMPETITOR SCHOLARSHIP (JUNIORS ONLY)
Eligibility: High School Junior Athletes
$1,000-$2,000
Due: March 31

80. MAKE THE U SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Show academic excellence, demonstrate dedication to community service
31-$15,000
Due: October 15

81.HISPANIC HERITAGE YOUTH AWARDS
Eligibility: Current High School student graduating in the spring; minimum 3.0 GPA, planning to attend an accredited college or university, be of Hispanic heritage, U.S. resident, citizen or qualify under the DACA
Due: October 15

82. AMERICAN MUSCLE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Eligibility: a current High School senior planning to attend higher education, or attending a college, or technical institute; planning to study automotive or related field
Due: October 15 for Spring Winner; June 15 for Fall Winner

83. WENDY'S HIGH SCHOOL HEISMAN SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility: Minimum GPA of 3.0; Participate in 1 of 47 sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee
Due: October 17

84.Horatio Alger Association
Eligibility: Over 70 Scholarship Programs over a range of areas
Due: Check programs

85. FIRST COMMUNITY CREDIT UNION
Eligibility: Graduating High School Senior; Check website for other eligibility requirements and deadline.
Amount- 9-$4,000; 6-$2,000; $1,000









 

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