A Google Docs Spreadsheet has been shared with all Juniors and Seniors. Ask your students for more information about this spreadsheet. If you have a Google account and would like this Google Sheet shared with you, please Email Jo and it will be shared with you. Everything listed on this spreadsheet, is also listed below – either in RED as a link to the foundation’s website, or as a downloadable pdf document to print. All scholarships are listed by the due date.Open the Google Docs Spreadsheet
*Some scholarships apply to Alumni.
Remember To Start Early –
as some scholarships require financial information, letters of recommendation, or for you to complete the FAFSA. When asking someone to write you a letter of recommendation, fill out a Student Bio to help the writer –
Watch for deadlines! Does it need to be mailed? Do you need a transcript?
It pays to apply for scholarships.
In the year of 2019, the 27 Seniors and 13 Alumni who were awarded scholarships, received 142 scholarships for a grand total of over $155,715! A little effort goes a long way.
You can visit Jo in the Office for additional information and to ask any questions.
All scholarships should be read carefully and follow the instructions completely. They are listed by due date and post number.
If a scholarship application is to be turned into the GFW office and it is a non school day – it will be accepted the following school day until 3:00.
Scholarships that are not completed online should be typed if at all possible and neatly printed in black ink where appropriate. On paper applications, print “see attached” on the lines and attach a typed paper to answer the questions.
Scholarships By Month
8/3/20 4:30 (#159) Minnesota State Fair – PLEASE READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE CLICKING THE LINK TO APPLY ONLINE.
U of M Extension scholarships (#136) U of M Extension 4-H, FFA Many scholarship opportunities through 4-H. Some are also available for FFA members. Check it out.
JUNIORS ONLY - Statewide scholarship offer - up to 5 $2000 scholarships available for juniors. Applicant must write an essay on "Township Day". You can read winning essays and read more about the program at: https://mntownships.org/about-mat/minnesota-association-of-townships-scholarship-program/
LOOK FOR YOUR OWN SCHOLARSHIPS ON THESE
Additional Scholarship Websites
(for Juniors & College students too!)
- student scholarships.org
- High Five Scholarships
- colleg express
- tuition funding sources
Many scholarship applications will ask what you do for your community. If you feel you need more volunteer service – check this out.
Looking for volunteer opportunities?
- Go to the United Way Website
- Click on GET CONNECTED
- Register and Search for ways you can support your community
If you are unable to download or pick up an application in the Office, Email Jo and she will email, or mail you what you need.
If a scholarship is due to the Office, and it is a non-school day for any reason, it will be accepted until the end of the following school day.