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Minnesota Darkhouse and Angling Association (Southern Lakes Chapter)

Applicants must be pursuing a degree/career in a natural resources filed or closely related field.  Application are available in the Guidance Office. Dealine is April 30, 2017.  

New Prague Education Foundation Scholarships

First link is the on-line application for the NPAEF Scholarships.   The second link is electronic copies of the supplemental materials (letter, scholarship summary, and supplemental scholarships).   Paper copies of the supplemental materials are also available in the Guidance Office. Application must be completed on-line.  Due date is April 17, 2017

Application Form

Supplemental Materials

 

 

LeSueur County Pork Producers Association Scholarship

Applicant qualifications are as follows:

  • Must be a high school senior or college student between the ages of 17 and 21 
  • Must be a resident of LeSueur County
  • Have an interest in agriculture
  • Applicant or his immediate family member must either be a producer-member or be an owner or employee of a business that holds an Associate  (supporting business).  Membership of the LeSueur County Pork Producers Association.  

Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Completed applications must be return to scholarship chairperson by May 1, 2017.                                                                     

Starstruck Performing Arts Schcolarship

This scholarship is available to high school seniors in the New Prague area who have participated in StarStruck Performing Arts and are planning on continuing arts education.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Applications must be received by April 15, 2017. 

John Kottke “You Can’t Hurt Steel” Memorial Scholarship 

1.The applicant has participated in boys or girls hockey, boys or girls basketball, boys soccer, or boys or girls golf in his/her high school career.

2.The applicant has completed the essay portion of the application.

3.The applicant must submit two teacher evaluations. 

Paper copies are available in the Guidance Office.  Due date is 3:00pm on April 27, 2017.

Lonsdale Lions Club Scholarship

Applicants must be a graduating senior with a current Lonsdale address.  Selection will be based on:

  • Scholastic achievement
  • Character, leadership and community service
  • Work experiences
  • Co-curricular activities

Paper applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is April 1st

 

New Prague Rotary Club-Service Above Self Scholarship

Eligibility:

  • Graduating senior
  • Student must demonstrate his or her involvement in service, citizenship, leadership and activities/clubs.
  • Student must show evidence of initiative in their personal life.
  • Student must have a 2.0 grade point average or higher. 
  • Student must be planning to attend a 4 year college/university or 2 year community college or technical school in fall 2017.

Paper applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Due date is April 3, 2017

Local Harvest Alliance Scholarship

This scholarship is open to a senior attending a school in Scott County who has been accepted to a technical, community college or 4 year college or university seeking an educational and career in sustainable agriculture.  Paper applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Due date is March 31, 2017

Generations Theatre Company Scholarship

This scholarship is available to high school seniors in the New Prague Area who have participated in GTC productions and are planning on pursuing a performing ot theatrical arts education.  Paper copies of application are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is April 15, 2017.

2016-2017 Beyond the Yellow Ribbon South of the River Scholarship

The applicant must be a dependent of a member of the military (active, reserve, retired), or an individual who is currently serving, or is a former service member, or has a delayed enlistment and resides in Scott County. Proof must be provided.The applicant must be attending or accepted for admission to an accredited college or university, community college or vocational/technical school. Paper applications are available in the Guidance Office or click here for link.  Be be postmarked no later than April 15th.

Veseli Area Lions Club Scholarship

The Veseli Lions Club is offering scholarships to New Prague High School graduating seniors.  Students must be accepted to a 2 or 4 year postsecondary program.  Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  All completed applications must be returned to the Guidance Office by 3:00 pm on April 27th.

New Prague Knights of Columbus

The New Prague Knights of Columbus are offering scholarship to graduating New Prague High School seniors who have been accepted to a 2 or 4 year college, university, technical school or community school.  in addition to high scholastic aptitude, applicants must also participate in their school, church and community activities.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is April 25th.

William C. and Corrine J. Dietrich Scholarship Program

Applicants to the William C. and Corinne J. Dietrich Scholarship Program must be:

  • Current high school seniors attending a public high school in Minnesota.
  • Planning to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited college or university for the entire upcoming academic year.
  • Planning to obtain a bachelor's degree.

Link can be found here

Deadline is March 15, 2017

N.E.W. Lions Club

To be eligible students must meet one of these requirements:

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

Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Applications must be returned to the Guidance Office by 3:00 pm, March 31, 2017

Lonsdale SnoWizards Scholarship

Applicants must have a Lonsdale or Veseli address and attending NPHS.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Due date is April 1, 2017

LCpl Dale Wayne Means Scholarship

Eligibility:

  1. Spouses, Children, Grandchildren, Step-Children and 1st generation Aunts and Uncles of a Marine or Navy Corpsman/Chaplin that served with a FMF Marine Unit.
  2. Children of a Marine or Navy Corpsman/Chaplin (that served with a FMF Marine unit) who have lost their lives in the line of duty.
  3. Honorably discharged Marines/Navy Corpsman/Chaplin(that served with a FMF Marine unit) in need of rehabilitation training not provided by government programs
  4. Accepted discharges are Honorable and/or a General Discharge under honorable conditions.
  5. All applicant must be legal residents of Minnesota

Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is May 5, 2017.  Any incomplete applications or applications received after due date will not be considered.

 

New Prague Utilities Commission Scholarship Program

The New Prague Utilities Commission are offering a scholarship to New Prague High School seniors.  Those eligible must be or have as a legal guardian, a customer of the New Prague Utilities Commission.  Relatives of NPUC personnel are not eligible.  Paper applications are available in the guidance office or at www.ci.new-prague.mn.us under city departments/utilities.  Deadline is March 22, 2017

Abbott and Fenner Business Consultants Scholarship

The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution.

To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on the topic below. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words.   Deadline isJune 12, 2017

Click here for link.

Describe your educational career and life goals.  Explain your plan for achieving these goals.  Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals

 

Clean Air Choice Bio-diesel Essay Scholarship

This scholarship is sponsored by the American Lung Assoc and MN Soybean Research and Promotion Council.  Current high school seniors in the state of MN with plans to attend post-secondary education are eligible to submit a 1000 word or less essay on the topic of bio-diesel.  Link to scholarship information can be found here.

Seneca Foods Corporation

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 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 Company, i.e., seasonal employee, child of full time employee/child of a grower/child of a trucker, etc.

Information can be found in the Guidance Office.  Due date is March 24, 2017

 

2017 Steele-Waseca Co-op Electric Scholarship

2017 graduating high school seniors who live in households served by Steele-Waseca Cooperative Electric (SWCE) may be eligible for a $500 scholarship. One scholarship is available to each participating school. 

To meet scholarship requirements, students must meet the following eligibility criteria: 

1) the applicant must be a dependent of a Steele-Waseca member

2) the applicant must be a 2017 graduating high school senior, who will be continuing his/her education full-time at a two- or four-year technical school or college.

3) the student must write an essay regarding their involvement in school , community, and/or church.  Please include future college/career plans.

 Essay should also include

•   Student’s name and address.

•   Parent/guardian name(s) and Steele-Waseca account number.

•   A wallet-size photo, a head and shoulder shot works best.

•   Please include two- or four-year college or technical school name and mailing address

All materials must be returned to the Guidance Office by April 4, 2017 

Catch a Break! Scholarship

The program is intended to enable recipients to graduate debt-free following four years of study.  They are looking for you if:

  • You have faced challenges in your life and learned from them.
  • You are highly motivated and know why you want a college education.
  • You are a US Citizen and a MN resident who has been admitted to a 4-year public college or university in Minnesota.
  • Your ACT composite score is 24 or higher.
  • You will be 21 years of age or younger when admitted as a freshman.
  • Your family's household income shows significant financial stress/challenge in paying for your college education. Award amount determined after consideration of all sources of financial aid.

For more information visit:  http://scholarsapply.org/catchabreak/

 

Scott/LeSueur County Corn and Soybean Growers 2016 Phil Meyer Memorial Scholarship

Applicants must be high school seniors or currently enrolled college students choosing an education/career in agriculture.  Information and application can be found in the Guidance Office.  Applications are due April 10, 2017.

 Minnesota Women's Golf Association Foundation Scholarship

 Scholarship is awarded on the basis of scholastic rating, financial need, and school achievements, leadership, and activities.  Although skill or excellence in the game of golf is not a criterion, candidates shall demonstrate an involvement in the sport.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  All pieces must of the application must be received together at the MWGA Foundation office by 4:30 pm, March 31, 2017.  

Aspiring Fashion Designer Scholarship Program

Aspiring Animation Profession Scholarship Program

BigSun Athletic Scholarship

Army ROTC Scholarship