Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

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



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.

AAUW - Fergus Falls Branch (for women only)
Due March 15, 2019
The Fergus Falls branch of the American Association of University Women is pleased to announce that it is once again offering scholarships; 2 for $1500 and one $1500 Georgia Nagatomo Dieseth scholarship for a woman who has demonstrated an interest in the Arts.  It is important for applicants to realize that the scholarships granted on the basis of the whole person not simply tests or GPA.  General factors that will be taken into consideration are the following:  leadership, dedication to lifelong learning, completion of essay, life experiences, extracurricular activities, and the applicant appraisal forms.
Applications are 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. 

The Friends of Lake Region Healthcare 
Applications due by April 12, 2019
This is a one time $1000 scholarship given to students who are pursuing a healthcare related career.  Students need a GPA of 2.5 or higher to qualify.  The scholarship committee will award scholarships of $1000 based on need and academic ability.  Scholarship recipients will be given their scholarship monies once he/she has successfully completed one quarter or one semester of the course where at least 12 credits were taken at an accredited school.  
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.  

​Lillian Saure Nursing Scholarship
Due May 15, 2019
The Pioneer Care Auxiliary is pleased to sponsor an educational scholarship for community members and employees of PioneerCare who plan to advance in health care career and are enrolled in a related degree or certificate program such as: Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse.  
Applications are in the school library.

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 *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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