Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

These are scholarships that the school has received information about. Please contact Mrs. Breer with any questions.

Minnesota Telecom Alliance Foundation
Due by Feb 22, 2019
Six $2000 scholarships will be awarded to 2019 Minnesota graduating high school seniors.  This year one $2000 Telecom Scholarship and five $2000 general scholarships will be awarded.  The Telecom scholarship must be majoring in either Telecommunications or IT at a university, college, or technical college and be a Minnesota Resident.  To be eligible for the general scholarships the applicant must be a Minnesota resident and subscribe to a least one service from MTA.
Applications are in the school library and online at https://www.mnta.org/resource/resmgr/MTA_scholarship_Form_2019.pdf


Foundation for Rural Service
Due by Feb 22, 2019
This scholarship is from the Foundation for the Rural Services.  Applicants must be a senior and receive service from Park Region Telephone, Otter Tail Telcom, Rothsay Telephone, or Valley Telephone, among other eligibilty requirements as specified in application.  You can find the applications in the school library or on the website www.frs.org.

Mike Rohde Spirit Scholarship
Due March 8, 2019
The Mike Rohde Spirit Scholarship Award was founded in 2002 by the Fergus Falls Sertoma Club and the Rohde family.  After Mike's untimely death of a hereditary heart disease in 2000 at age 51, the Mike Rohde Spirit Scholarship Award committee was established to administer a scholarship in his name.  This award is meant to honor an individual who embodies the warm, fun-loving and energetic spirit of Mike and his dedication to contributing to his community.  Three Mike Rohde Spirit $1500 scholarship awards will be awarded to 3 recipients in the month of May.  
Applications are in the school library.  


Lake Region Builders Foundation
Due March 15, 2019
The Lake Region Builders Association is sponsoring educational scholarships in the building trades through the Lake Region Builders Foundation.  A limited number of scholarships of a minimum of $500 each will be awarded to students from Becker, Mahnomen, Norman, Otter Tail, and Wilkin Counties in Minnesota.  You are eligible to apply if you are planning a career in the following trades; carpentry or woodworking, design or architectural drafting, construction management, electrical construction, plumbing & HVAC, masonry, landscaping, and interior design.  
Applications can be found in the School Library.

​BATC - Housing First
Due April 1, 2019
BATC Housing first Minnesota Scholarships are for graduating Seniors who are residents of Minnesota or plan to work in Minnesota in the construction industry.  The scholarship selections will give priority to those seeking to learn a construction related trade.  This includes carpentry, HVAC, electrical, plumbing, etc.  Applications can be found in the school library or at www.BATC.org/page/scholarships

Sunrise Rotary Club Performing Arts Scholarship
Application due on April 1, 2019
The Sunrise Rotary Club of Fergus Falls is offering a $750 Scholarship to recognize the accomplishments of an area high school senior who has excelled in the arts.  Applicant must plan to pursue a college education but a major in the arts is not required.  Applicant has demonstrated a willingness to share artistic abilities and talents to better one's community and has demonstrated a a positive attitude and is an example of good citizenship.
Applications are in the school library.  


David H Beighley Memorial Scholarship
The Beighley Family and Minnesota West Ottertail Darkhouse and Angling Association have established a memorial scholarship in the amount of $1000 in the name of David H Beighley.  The scholarship is open to all graduating seniors who are planning to attend any type of college (2 or 4 years).  Preference will be given to students entering a field related to natural resources but will not be limited to only those students.  If you wish to apply the applications are in the school library. 

Russell Jensen Scholarship
Due April 15, 2019
The Russell Jensen scholarship awards $250 to a student going into the electrical field which will allow them to remain and serve in the rural area.  Applications can be found in the school library.  

HELPFUL SCHOLARSHIP WEBSITES

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http://www.college-scholarships.com/free_scholarship_searches.htm
http://www.petersons.com/college-search/scholarship-search.aspx

 *Students interested in the field of engineering should visit:  http://www.engineeringedu.com/scholars.html for a list of several engineer-related scholarships.

*Scholarships - Minnesota Institutions:  http://www.getreadyforcollege.org/sPagesGR/scholarshipsAll.cfm

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SCHOLARSHIP TIPS 

Tip #1:  Have you talked to your church, insurance agent, bank,or your parents' place of employment yet?  Those are all excellentresources for scholarships. 

Tip #2:  You never know what you are capable of unless you try -don’t be the student that later regrets not going for it and giving ittheir all.

Tip #3:  If you are going to apply, do a good job.  Theperson/people reviewing it won’t spend time trying to understand yourhandwriting and will know if you took your time on it.

Tip #4:  DON’T LIMIT YOURSELF TO THIS LIST! 

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