Independent Forest Lake Area Scholarships
AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY-FOREST LAKE POST #225 and PAST PRESIDENT’S PARLEY SCHOLARSHIP
The local Legion Auxiliary offers three $500 scholarships to graduating seniors who are planning to attend college or a vocational-technical institution. Send completed application materials to: Sharon Karls, 20671 Fenston Ave. North, Forest Lake, MN 55025. Application deadline: March 31, 2021.
CENTURY COLLEGE KOPP LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP
This is $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to one Forest Lake Area High School student who will be attending Century College in the fall. The student must also demonstrate leadership and service beyond the classroom. Drop completed materials in the media center, Molly Bonnett or scan and send to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application deadline: April 20, 2021.
CHISAGO COUNTY FARM BUREAU SCHOLARSHIP
The Chisago County Board is offering three $500 scholarshps to graduating seniors pursuing a post-secondary education in an agriculturally-related field. The scholarship is open county-wide to all seniors living in Chisago County. Applications can be completed using the following link.
Chisago County Farm Bureau Scholarship Link
Application Deadline: March 31, 2021.
COLUMBUS LIONS SCHOLARSHIP
Two $250 scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors who are residents of Columbus Township. Eligibility is based on academic achievement and involvement in school and community activities. The award is to be used to further education at a college or vocational-technical institution. Send completed application materials to: Bill Monson, 9300 170th Street, Forest Lake, MN 55025. Application deadline: March 31, 2021.
M HEALTH FAIRVIEW LAKES VOLUNTEER ORGANIZATION SCHOLARSHIP (Guidelines)The M Health Fairview Lakes Volunteer Organization will award up to 30 $1,000 scholarships this spring to qualified candidates pursuing a career in the medical field. Application deadline is April 15, 2021.Applicants must be high school graduates enrolled in accredited post-secondary schools in the 2021-2022 school year. Applicants must also reside in the M Health Fairview Lakes Health Services region: Pine City to Lino Lakes/Hugo; Highway 65 to Wisconsin border. M Health Fairview Lakes Health Services employees and their children are also eligible for application regardless of residence.The scholarship program is coordinated by the M Health Fairview Lakes Volunteer Organization, which raises funds throughput the year to support the majority of the scholarships. Additional scholarships are sponsored by M Health Fairview Lakes, M Health Fairview Lakes Health Services Medical Staff, North Metro Anesthesia, and donations from the Cindy Lynch family, Michas and Alma Ohnstad, and the Fairview Lakes Health Services Volunteer Organization.Applications are only accepted on-line. Applications and guidelines are available at:https://www.fairview.org/
careers/grow-with-us/ scholarships/fairview-lakes- medical-center-scholarships. For more information about the application process, contact LakesVolunteers@fairview.org or call 651-982-7773.Application deadline: April 15, 2021.
FFA SANDAGER HONORARIUM AGRICULTURAL SCHOLARSHIP
One $500 scholarship, sponsored by the Forest Lake FFA Alumni, is available to a student who has been enrolled in high school agricultural education courses/the FFA and who is pursuing post secondary education in the agriculture, food or natural resource career areas. More information is available on the Forest Lake FFA website at: www.ForestLakeFFA.org or contact an agricultural education teacher. Applications for this scholarship can be found at http://www.forestlakeffa.
Submit completed application materials to Mr. Mike Miron at Forest Lake Area High School. Application deadline: April 1, 2021.
FOREST LAKE AREA ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP
The Forest Lake Area Athletic Association (FLAAA) has up to 10 - $1000 scholarships to be awarded to graduating Seniors. Criteria for the scholarship are based on athletic, academic and community involvement.
To qualify for a $1000 scholarship, the application must:
• Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 from grade 10 through the first semester/quarter of grade 12.
• Have participated in a FLAAA sport(s) for at least four seasons (traveling baseball, traveling basketball, traveling fastpitch, traveling hockey (prior to 2019), traveling soccer (prior to 2011), traveling volleyball, in-house modified pitch softball, in-house football and lacrosse).
• Currently live within the borders of the Independent School District 831. • Attending a college, university or technical school after completing your senior year of high school.
• Complete the application (neatly) and apply for the award by March 31, 2021
FOREST LAKE AREA FASTPITCH ASSOCIATION (FLAFA) SCHOLARSHIP
The Forest Lake Area Fastpitch Association (FLAFA) is offering up to two $500 scholarships to seniors graduating from FLHS this spring. To qualify for this scholarship, the applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above, have participated in FLAFA for at least four seasons of fastpitch, live within the borders of ISD #831, and playing college or university fastpitch after high school. Please send completed application materials to: FLAFA Scholarship Committee, PO Box 575, Forest Lake, MN 55025. Application deadline: March 31, 2021.
FOREST LAKE AREA MUSIC BOOSTERS SCHOLARSHIPThree $1000 scholarships, sponsored by the Forest Lake Area Music Boosters, are available to Forest Lake High Area High School seniors who have participated in music during high school. PLEASE NOTE: APPLICANTS DO NOT NEED TO PLAN TO MAJOR IN MUSIC IN COLLEGE. Send completed application materials to: Forest Lake Area Music Boosters, Attn: Scholarship Committee, PO Box 11, Forest Lake, MN 55025. Application deadline: April 15, 2021.
FOREST LAKE ASSOCIATION OF PROFESSIONAL OFFICE PERSONNEL SCHOLARSHIP
Three $500 scholarships are available to graduating seniors who wish to further their education at a college, university, business or vocational-technical institution. The awards are based on financial need, academics and participation in school and community activities. Send completed application materials to: Wendy Schroeder, Forest Lake Area Schools, 6101 Scandia Tr. N., Forest Lake, MN 55025. Application deadline: March 31, 2021.
FOREST LAKE LIONS' COMMUNITY SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP
The Forest Lake Lions motto is "We Serve" . To encourage all members of the
community to be involved in community service (especially our youth), the Lions offer
up to 5 , $1,000 scholarships to deserving graduating students in the
Forest Lake School District. You do not have to be an "A" student to apply
for this scholarship....the emphasis will be on your community service. It will
be awarded to students who exemplify the “Spirit of Lionism” through their
actions. Your service can be through an organization or by individual
efforts to help our community and/or individuals. Hours of service in addition
to any National Honor Society projects will be especially considered. Please use
the Lions Scholarship Application form.
This scholarship requires an official transcript, which must be obtained
through Student Services and takes several days to process. Without an
official transcript, your application will not be considered. *Send
completed application material to: Forest Lake Lions, P.O. Box 543, Forest
Lake, MN 55025.* *Application deadline:** March 31, 2021. *
FOREST LAKE MASONIC LODGE SCHOLARSHIP
Three scholarships of $1,000.00 each will be awarded to three Forest Lake High School graduates. Eligibility will be based on academic achievement, involvement in the community and school activities, as well as Masonic affiliation. This award will be used to further education at a university, community college, or technical school of your choice.
You may also fill out our online application by visiting www.ForestLakeMasons.com in the “Discover” tab. If you choose this option, be sure to email a copy of your transcript to ForestLakeMasons@gmail.com
If you are printing, return this completed application along with a copy of your transcript to:
Forest Lake Masonic Lodge #344
Attention Scholarship Application
119 8th Ave SE
Forest Lake, MN 55025 Application deadline: March 31, 2021.
HUGO LIONS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP (Application)
$1,000 and $500 scholarships are available to qualified applicants based on the decision of the selection committee. Awards will be made to students planning to attend college, vocational, or trade school. Applicants must be current graduating seniors of any high school, public or private, and a resident of the City of Hugo. Send completed application materials to: Grant Schaefer, P.O. Box 321, Hugo, MN 55038. Application Deadline: April 20, 2021.
Applicants please note: You need to down load BOTH this application and the cover page (below).
HUGO LIONS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP (Cover Page)
This cover page should be used in combination with the Hugo Lions Club Scholarship Application, listed above.
Applicants please note: You need to down load BOTH the application (above) and this cover page.
LINO LAKES ELEMENTARY STEM SCHOOL PTO SCHOLARSHIP
$500 scholarship will be awarded to a Forest Lake graduating senior who previously attended Lino Lakes Elementary School for at least one year. To qualify for the scholarship, the applicant must:
● Student does not have to live within the borders of the Independent School District 831; ● Plan to attend a college, vocational or trade school after completing their senior year of high school;
● Have participated in some type of extracurricular activity (clubs, sports, community involvement, volunteering, etc.).
Send completed application material to: Lino Lakes PTO Scholarship Committee, 725 Main Street, Lino Lakes, MN 55014. Application deadline: March 31, 2021.
LINWOOD HELPING HAND CLUB SCHOLARSHIP
The Helping Hand Club of Linwood sponsors two $500 scholarships available to a Linwood Township resident and a former Linwood Elementary student. This scholarship is awarded to a student who has demonstrated academic progress and who plans to continue their education at a college or vocational school. One of the requirements for this scholarship is participation in community service in Linwood. Send completed application materials to: Linwood Helping Hand Club Scholarship, 6071 South Linwood Drive, Wyoming, MN 55092. Application deadline: March 31, 2021.
MICHAEL K. CORCORAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
To honor Michael K. Corcoran, a long-time FL resident who loved football, his family is offering one $1,000 scholarship to any senior who participated in the Forest Lake High School football program. The scholarship will be awarded to one senior athlete who best exemplifies the love of football, a hard work ethic, dedication, commitment and spirit. It recognizes the athlete who the team could count on to give his best effort at practice, inspire others by encouraging teammates to excel. See the application file for complete details. Send completed application materials to: Julie Corcoran, 6471 210th Lane North, Forest Lake, MN 5505. Application deadline: March 31, 2021
NEW CREATIONS CHILD CARE & LEARNING CENTER SCHOLARSHIP
We are offering 0ne $500 scholarship to a graduating senior with a desire and drive to become an Early Education teacher or Elementary Education teacher. This candidate has a record of volunteerism in the community in nonschool sponsored activities, especially in educating, mentoring, or encouraging young minds.
Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 & plan to attend a 2- or 4-year college or technical school.
Mail completed applications to: Foundation Scholarship Committee, c/o New Creations Child Care & Learning Center, Inc., 11806 Aberdeen St. NE, Suite 210, Blaine, MN 55449 Due Date: April 15, 2021
SCANDIA-MARINE LIONS SCHOLARSHIP (Application)
The Scandia-Marine Lions Club offers non-renewable scholarships each year to students graduating from Forest Lake Area High School who reside in the Scandia-Marine area and has been accepted at a college or technical school. The award is based on scholastic achievement, financial need, and service to others. Several $500-$1000 scholarships will be awarded. Requirements of the scholarship are: application, an official transcript, one letter of recommendation, and an essay. Mail completed application materials to: Lion Linda Venables, Attn: Scholarship Committee,1031 North Shore Drive, Forest Lake, MN 55025. Application deadline: April 1, 2021. PLEASE NOTE: Applications for this scholarship are ONLY accepted via U.S. Mail.
Please review the non-discrimination letter found HERE beore applying
The St. Croix Valley Foundation is offering scholarships to graduating seniors and non-traditional students who reside in Chisago or Washington Counties. The $1500 scholarships can be used at any public higher educational facility in Minnesota or Wisconsin. Once awarded, students may reapply yearly. For more information and apply go to: https://www.scvfoundation.org/scholar-sterbenz-ryani Application deadline: March 31, 2021.
The Tozer scholarship was created under the will of the late David Tozer; the purpose is to award renewable scholarships to students attending high school in Washington, Pine, or Kanabec counties. Tozer scholarships are extremely competitive and strongly based on financial need and above average scholastic performance. Tozer scholarships are valued at $2,750 per year and are four-year renewable.
Applications and additional information can be found online at https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/tozer/ . Applications must be submitted online with supplemental materials and applicant appraisals (2) requested from their Dean by Wednesday, February 20, 2021. The final deadline is February 22, 2021. An outline of the Tozier application process can be found here
VIETNAM VETERANS ESSAY SCHOLARSHIP
2021 Essay Topic (must read document for details): Battlefield Medical Care
Two $500 scholarship is available to a 12th grade student on track to graduate in spring of 2021. Please read the entire application information and submit a completed essay that is 600 words or less, typed and double-spaced, on single-sided pages. Submit essays to Eric Stang via email by March 18, 2021.
WYOMING ELEMENTARY PTA SCHOLARSHIP
The Wyoming Elementary School Parent Teacher Association will be awarding a $500 scholarship to a graduating senior of Forest Lake High School who previously attended Wyoming Elementary School. Qualified applicants will have a strong background in community service. The personal letter should address community service commitment in addition to the topics outlined in the Forest Lake Area Scholarship Application. All application materials should be mailed to: Wyoming Elementary PTA Scholarship, Wyoming Elementary PTA President, C/O Wyoming Elementary School, 25701 Forest Blvd. N, Wyoming, MN 55092. Application deadline: March 31, 2021.
WYOMING LIONS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP
The Wyoming Lions Club will be awarding a $250 scholarships to a students who resides in Wyoming. All application materials should be mailed to: Wyoming Lions Club, Attn: Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 62, Wyoming MN 55092. Application deadline: April 9, 2021.