Scholarships, (including local) available to NPHS students, will be posted here throughout the school year.


Scholarship Search Process: Recommended for NPHS Seniors

Follow these specific guidelines to complete a thorough scholarship search during the senior year. 

MCIS Scholarship Search

Click here to log into MCIS. Seniors have an account login and password. Go to "Education" and "Financial Aid Sort."


Minnesota Music Hall of Fame, Inc. Music Scholarship - Due January 30th, 2023

Applicant must be graduating senior from a Minnesota High School. Must have a minimum of 3.0 or “B” grade average while attending high school. Monies must be used for post-secondary education in the area of music. Click here for more information and click here for the application.

NROTC Scholarship - Due January 30th, 2023

This scholarship valued at $200,000 has over 150 of the nation's leading colleges and universities to choose from. Plus a monthly allotment of $250-$400 each month. Please click here for more information.

Valley Will Scholarship - Due February 1st, 2023

For more information please. click here.  For website please click here.

Dr. Michael and Mrs. Kay Wilcox Education Fund Scholarship - Due February 13th, 2023 by 3:00 PM

For website please click here

Applicants must be:

  • ​Be high school seniors or graduates from New Prague High School in New Prague, Minnesota.
  • Plan to major in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Paramedic, or Physician Assistant program at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school in Minnesota for the entire 2023-2024 academic year.

Horatio Alger Scholarship - Due March 15th 2023

Scholarships available for Juniors and Seniors. For more information please click here.

Eligibility criteria for Horatio Alger Scholarships include:
Be enrolled full time as a high school junior or senior (dependent upon scholarship type).
Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity.
Desire to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution).
Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities.
Maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0.
Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required).
Be a United States citizen.

TRI-LAKES Sportsmen's Club Scholarship - Due March 17th, 2023

For more iapplication please click here.

Scholarship Criteria:

  1. Must be a Senior accepted and attending a 2 or 4-year University or Vocational school next year.
  2. Must have a passion for the outdoors and/or pursuing a degree in the outdoors or the environment.

A personal essay (no longer than one page, MUST BE TYPED) on WHY you believe you should receive this award and describe an outdoor experience that left a lasting impression on you.

Ridgeview Health Care Scholarship - Due March 17th, 2023 by 11:45 PM

For more information please click here.

Scott County Law Enforcement Memorial Scholarship - Due March 26, 2023

This scholarship is looking to award local residents living in Scott County and attending school to prepare for a career in the field of law enforcement. For more information please click here. For the application please click here.

First Bank & Trust Scholarship - Due March 28th, 2023

Pleas click here for the application and to find out more about this scholarship.

Veseli Area Lions Club - Due March 31st, 2023

Applicants are required to have a minimum 2.5 GPA. The scholarship is open to anyone attending a 2 to 4 year post secondary program. For the application please click here.

Innovance Manufacturing Scholarship - Due March 31st, 2023

This scholarship provides a max of $5,000 per school year, for two years, or until the program is completed-whichever is reached first. Students must be enrolled in a full time Welding or CNC Machining Program to be eligible. For more information please click here. For the application please click here.

SFM Fpimdatopm Scholarship - Due March 31st, 2023

For more information please click here. To be eligible for a scholarship, you must:

  • SFM Foundation scholarships may be used toward the costs of attending a two-year or four-year university, college, vocational school or graduate school. To qualify, students must have a parent who was disabled or fatally injured while working for Minnesota or Iowa employers. Scholarships are awarded up to a maximum of $15,000 a year.

Generations Theatre Company Scholarship - Due April 1st

For the Generation Theatre application please click here.

608 Scholarship - Due April 9th, 2023

This scholarship is for a senior who is seeking Law Enforcement as a career. For more information please click here.

John Kottke "You Can't Hurt Steel" Memorial Scholarship - Due April 10th 2023

In his memory, John’s friends and family have donated $1000 toward an annual scholarship
to a deserving NPHS Senior who meets the qualifications below: For application please click here

1. The applicant has participated in boys or girls hockey, boys or girls basketball, boys or girls soccer,
     or boys or girls golf in his/her high school career.
2. The applicant has completed the essay portion of the application (see p. 2).
3. The applicant must submit two Teacher Evaluations.

Two Eagles Detachment Marin Corps Scholarship - Due April 15th, 2023

ELIGIBILITY:       For more information please click here.
1. Spouses, Children, Grand Children, Step Children, Brothers/Sisters and 1st generation
Aunts and Uncles of a Marine or Navy Corpsman/Chaplain 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/Chaplain (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
5. All applicants must be legal residents of the state of Minnesota.

Minnesota Association of Townships - JUNIORS - Due May 19th , 2023

Applicants must complete an application form and submit it along with a written essay using critical thinking discussing this year's topic on Promoting Townshiips Government. For more information please click here.


Misc. Student Scholarships

For more information please click here.