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College Board Scholarship Opportunities
Click here to view several scholarship opportunities with varying qualifications and deadlines.

Itasca Community College Presidential Scholarship
First Priority Deadline: December 1, 2020
Second Priority Deadline: March 1, 2021

This is a Full-Tuition Presidential Scholarship for high-achieving students.
High school seniors planning on attending Itasca Community College who scored 29 or higher on their ACT and have either a 3.8+ GPA or are in the top 10% of their class may apply. Please note that due to COVID-19 the ACT criteria has been adjusted, click  here for more information and to apply online.

Impact Scholarship
Deadline: December 6, 2020 
Are you planning to attend Michigan Technological University and pursue a major in accounting, economics, engineering management, finance, general business, management, management information systems, or marketing? If so, this scholarship is for you! Click here for eligibility requirements and to apply online.

PolyMet Mining Scholarship
Deadline: December 31, 2020
Are you a student excited to work in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)? If so, this scholarship is for you! Click here for more information and to apply online.

The PB&J Scholarship
Priority deadline:  December 31, 2020
Second Deadline: May 31, 2021
This scholarship is for students who have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically, but who still have the drive to succeed. When in doubt, students are encouraged to apply; this scholarship is meant to be inclusive. Click here for more information and to apply online.

Alworth Scholarship – $20,000.00
Deadline: January 15, 2021
Available to Math & Science majors in Northeastern Minnesota. The Marshall H. and Nellie Alworth Memorial Fund has provided scholarships in science and math since 1949. They have distributed over $47 million in college scholarships to nearly 4,700 students in Northeastern Minnesota. Click here to review eligibility requirements and apply online.

The Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation  Scholarships
January 15, 2021
The Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation offers over 70 scholarship opportunities. With a wide variety of criteria, there’s a scholarship for nearly everyone! Create a profile and use their Eligibility Quiz to determine what’s out there for you.  

Coolidge Scholarship – High School Juniors
Deadline: January 20, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. est. 
The Coolidge Scholarship is a full-ride, four year, merit scholarship that may be used by recipients for undergraduate study at any accredited college or university in the United States. Click here for eligibility and to apply online.

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: February 1, 2021, 5 p.m. ET.
The online application for the Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship is available starting on November 1, 2020, at Through the JRF application, more than 4,000 talented young minority high school students apply to become JRF Scholars and carry on the civic-minded legacy of the foundation’s namesake, Jackie Robinson.

Elks National Foundation  Legacy Award Scholarship
Deadline: February 5, 2021 at 11:59 a.m. cst
The Elks National Foundation Legacy Award Program offers 300 college scholarships worth $4,000 each to children and grandchildren of Elks members. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements and apply online. Click here to review eligibility and apply online.

Harbor Pointe Credit Union Scholarship
Deadline: February 15, 2021
Four $1,500 scholarships will be awarded. Applicants must be a member of Harbor Point Credit Union and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Click here for complete eligibility and an application.

Al Church Scholarship
Deadline: April 14, 2021
Applicants must be a child or grandchild of an AFSCME Council 65 or Council 65 Retiree member. Must be enrolled in a college, university, vocational, technical, or trade school in Minnesota or one that has reciprocity with the state of Minnesota. Click here for more information and to download an application.

Northland Community & Technical College Scholarships
Available to students attending Northland Community & Technical College in the fall of 2021.

  • Workforce Development Scholarship
    Click here for more information and to apply online.
  • Early Recruitment Scholarship
    Click here for more information and to apply online.

Scholarships awarded are $1,000 each. Eligibility criteria: Recipients must have graduated from a high school offering ALI programming, must be enrolled full time (12 or more credits), and plan on attending one of the Northeaster Higher Education District (NHED) community colleges. Preference will be given to students who were enrolled in an ALI post-secondary program. Click here to apply.