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Knights of Columbus Scholarship

Applicants are expected to not only have a high scholastic aptitude, but also be active in school, church and their community.  Applications can be found in the Guidance Office or can be printed from the Naviance website.  Completed applications are due in the Guidance Office no later than 3:00 pm on April 13, 2018

2018 Clean Air Choice® Biodiesel Scholarship

This scholarship is open to all Minnesota high school seniors. It is sponsored by the Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council and administered by the American Lung Association in Minnesota.  Click here for info and application.  Deadline is March 30, 2018

Lonsdale SnoWizards Scholarship

The Lonsdale SnoWizards are offering 4 $500.00 to New Prague High School graduating seniors. Recipients must have a Lonsdale or Veseli address. This scholarship is not only for students attending a 4 year college but for students attending any type of additional education like Cosmetology school, Vocational schools, etc.
Applications are available in the Guidance Office. Completed must be received by the Lonsdale SnoWizards no later than April 2, 2018 to be considered

Jeff Gravon Memorial Scholarship

The Jeff Gravon Memorial Scholarship is open to senior boys basketball players.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Completed applications must be returned no later than 3:00 Friday, April 6, 2018.

Scott County Law Enforcement Memorial Scholarship

STUDENT CRITERIA:

1. At the time of application and the awarding of the scholarship, the applicant must reside in or be employed within the geographical

boundaries of Scott County, MN.

2. Candidates are required to validate their academic achievement through the submission of high school, vocational and/or college transcripts and/or workshop certificates.

3. Preference may be given to candidates who must relinquish their regular employment to attend the skills course. Preference may also be given to candidates currently enrolled in a law enforcement course.

4. Scholarships are only available to students who have applied to or have been accepted into one of the following educational categories:
a. Two year Law Enforcement program
b. Vocational Technical Police program
c. Mandated skills program
d. Four year College Law Enforcement or Criminal Justice program

​5. Individuals who have previously been awarded The Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Scholarship of Scott County are not eligible to apply for the 2018 scholarship award.

6. It is the responsibility of the applicant to:
a. Obtain and submit three (3) letters of recommendation to the committee –see attached forms;
b. Submit completed application along with most recent educational transcripts.
c. Comply with all requirements of the Procedure and Student Criteria sections in order for an application to be considered.

Application and all documentation must arrive no later than March 26, 2018.  Paper applications can be found in the Guidance Office.  Link to application site is here

Seneca Foods Corporation Scholarship

STUDENT SELECTION CRITERIA:

  You must be a graduating high school senior and have attained a “C” (2.6 GPA) or better grade average through your high school work.
  You must be of good character and have a record of leadership and/or community service.
  You must be accepted by a two- or four-year accredited college, university, or vocational-technical school. Please include copy of acceptance letter.
 You must submit a written essay of at least 200 words stating future goals, special talents, financial need, and why you feel you should receive this scholarship. A transcript must be attached along with a home address.
Special consideration will be given to those students who have a direct tie with the Montgomery, MN Seneca Foods Corporation

Guideline sheets are available in the Guidance Office.  All applications must be returned to the Guidance Office no later than Friday, March 23, 2018.  

2018 Minnesota AFL-CIO Scholarships

The Minnesota AFL-CIO sponsors scholarships for high school seniors graduating in 2018.  There are three requirements for the Minnesota    AFL-CIO scholarships.  To be eligible, you must:

  • be a union member or a dependent of a union member whose local union is affiliated with the Minnesota AFL-CIO
  • have a straight "B" average or better (3.0)
  • attend a post secondary institution within the state of Minnesota

Paper applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Applications must be postmarked no later than April 30, 2018

N.E.W. Lion Club Scholarship

Students must meet one of these to be eligible for scholarship

1. Mailing address of New Market, Elko, or Webster
2. Resident of New Market or Webster Townships (Address may be different than New Market,
Elko, or Webster)
3. Son/Daughter of N.E.W. Lions Club member

Paper copies of application are available in the Guidance Office.  Completed applications must be returned to the Guidance Office by 3:00 on March 23, 2018

Traverse Des Sioux Chapter of the Minnesota Society of Professional Engineers

High school seniors who are graduating in 2018 and have a genuine interest in engineering are eligible to apply for this scholarship.  Copies of application form are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is March 23, 2019.

Steele-Waseca Cooperative Electric Scholarship

2018 graduating high school seniors who live in households served by Steele-Waseca Cooperative Electric (SWCE) may be eligible for a $500 scholarship. To meet our scholarship requirements student must meet the following criteria: 1) the applicant must be a dependent of a Steele-Waseca member, and 2) the applicant must be a 2018 graduating high school senior, who will be continuing his/her education full-time at a two- or four-year technical school or college.  Application materials are available in the Guidance Office  Deadline is April 6, 2018.

Masonic Lodge Scholarship

Minnesota River Valley Masonic Lodge No. 6 is offering a scholarship opportunity for area  graduating seniors.  Requirements and applications can be found in the Guidance Office or on Naviance/Scholarships.  Completed applications must be returned before May 1, 2018.

New Prague Utilities Commission Scholarship

High School seniors eligible to apply if they have a legal guardian who is an electric customer of New Prague Utilities Commission (NPUC).  Relatives of NPUCU are not eligible to apply.  More info and application can be found at http://www.ci.new-prague.mn.us/utilities  Applications are due before March 21, 2018.

SFM Foundation Scholarship

The SFM Foundation provides scholarships to students whose parents were killed or seriously injured in workplace accidents while working for Minnesota, Iowa or Wisconsin employers.  More information and application can be found at www.sfmfoundation.com  Applications are due before March 31, 2018.

The Beauty + Wellness Scholarship for Women

Scholarship are awarded quarterly to young women who are striving to maintain their health and wellness as they pursue their higher education goals.

Here is a brief summary of the eligibility requirements:
• Award: $1,000
• Quarterly Deadlines: January 1, March 31st, June 30th, and September 30th every year
• Eligibility:
+ Must be a graduating high school senior, current college undergraduate, or current graduate student at a 4-year, 2-year, vocational, or technical school in the United States.
+ Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
+ Must identify as female.
+ We welcome all majors and GPAs to apply!

https://www.skincareox.com/scholarship/

Parentinn's Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship

In an effort to the cause of preventing cyberbullying, we have created the “Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship” for High School students.

Award: $1250 for High School students.

Deadline: Feb 28th

Link to Scholarship page: http://www.parentinn.com/scholarship

Scott/LeSueur County Corn and Soybean Growers 2018 Phil Meyer Memorial Scholarship Program

Student must be planning to attending an agricultural program at two-year or four year college majoring in an Ag related field.

Scholarship will be awarded on the following criteria:

  • Student must reside in Scott or LeSueur County
  • Family must be a Scott or LeSueur County Corn or Soybean Growers member
  • Student activities in high school and community
  • Student academics

Deadline is April 9.  Paper copies of application are available in the Guidance Office.

Minnesota Women's Golf Association

 The MWGA Foundation (Minnesota Women’s Golf Association) is pleased to announce the Minnesota Women’s Golf Association Foundation Scholarship Program. The scholarship program is available to high school senior girls who intend to enroll in college this year. The MWGA Foundation provides opportunities (scholarships) for youth, high school, and college girls involved or interested in golf and promote education by providing financial assistance (grants) to youth, high school, and college golf programs.The foundation will provide awards up to $3,000 per year to winning female candidates.  Application are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is March 31, 2018.