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Establish an LSHS Scholarship
Any scholarship donors interested in establishing a scholarship for LSHS students, please contact Heather Allen in Student Services. In order to be an LSHS academic scholarship, the award must be offered to all seniors at LSHS. All scholarships are established by the end of January for each school year, and due in March of each year. Scholarship recipients are chosen and recognized in May at the Senior Awards Program. LSHS Student Services Heather Allen email@example.com #952-232-3306 The LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION has closed for 2018.
Tips For A Successful Scholarship Application
- START EARLY. Don’t wait until the last minute to complete the application.
- PROOFREAD your application.
- DON’T PROCRASTINATE. Deadlines are final. Your application will not be considered if it is late.
- TAKE RESPONSIBILITY for your application. Keep a copy of your application for your records.
For Outside Scholarships:
Bring the ENTIRE, completed application; sealed letters of recommendation, essays, the Dean forms needing signatures/information, and a stamped envelope, addressed to the scholarship donor to Heather Allen in the Student Services office to mail the completed form to the donor as required. If letters of recommendation are required, inform all individuals of your intentions 2 weeks prior to the due date. Provide each individual an addressed and stamped envelope. Give individuals a completed Student Information for use while completing the Recommendation form. Follow the directions from the application as how to submit the letters.
Letters of Recommendation Form
How to request a Transcript to go with a scholarship application
Some scholarship organizations use Parchment for sending transcripts; however, most organizations prefer a printed version. When a printed/official version is needed for scholarship applications please follow the instructions below:
- Bring in an envelope addressed to the scholarship organization with proper postage on it (do not put a return address on the envelope).
- Leave the transcript information on the scholarship application blank. Students Services is required to fill out class ranks, cumulative grade point average & ACT scores.
There is no cost to process the official scholarship transcript. For questions regarding scholarship applications and transcripts, please contact Heather.Allen@isd194.org or 952-232-3330
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Local Scholarships- are no longer being accepted.
DISCLAIMER: The listings below are not endorsed by Lakeville South High School. The information provided in this section is for informational purposes only. It is the responsibility of the student to verify all information related to the scholarship application, including any requirements and related deadlines.
Other Scholarship Opportunities- listed by due date:
July 11, 2018- U of MN Balanced Man Scholarship
Scholarships totaling $2,000 being awarded to incoming males who exemplify excellence in academics, extracurricular involvement, and community leadership. Must be accepted to the University of Minnesota.
Adventures in Education
This site contains basic information on a selecting a school, how to get money for school, what parents need to know, and a financial need estimator.http://www.aie.org/students/index.cfm
Please log on to www.ApplyingToSchool.com to familiarize yourself with this free service. You can register as early as 9th grade. Scholarship application available online.
Aviation Colleges, Flight Training Schools, Aviation Scholarships – AvScholars.com
While this site features information on the entire college preparation process, it is sponsored by a credit union and its financial information features are especially strong. http://www.collegeplan.org/cpnow/collplan.htm
Discover Colleges – Private College Scholarship Drawing
Simply log onto www.discovercolleges.com to request information and automatically be entered in the $2,500.00 scholarship drawing.
Amount: Varies. Hundreds of scholarships available. Criteria: Seniors, Interested in Nursing, Other criteria varies by scholarship. http://www.discovernursing.com/scholarships#no-filter
Comprehensive merit aid scholarship database. www.meritaid.com
Minnesota Jobs.com Scholarship Program
The MINNESOTAJOBS.COM Scholarship is available to all students currently enrolled or have been accepted to and are planning to enroll in an accredited 2 year or 4 year program offered by a Minnesota School. Minnesota Jobs award a $1000 scholarship each Sept., Dec., March, and June. Applicants must be enrolled and accepted into a 2 or 4 year college program at a MN accredited school. Requirements are listed on their website under the scholarship section. For more information and application visit: minnesotajobs.com/scholarships
Minnesota’s Private Colleges Scholarships
Each year our donors provide scholarship support for nearly 300 students. At our member institutions, 94% of students qualify for some form of financial aid and these scholarships are an important component of the aid they receive. Most of the scholarships are awarded by campus financial aid offices. http://www.mnprivatecolleges.org/giving/our-scholarships
Navy ROTC Scholarships
$150,000 Navy Scholarship is now available for juniors seeking a 4 year degree. Must be in top 10% of their class. Apply to: www.nrotc.navy.com
Peterson’s Scholarship Finder
Comprehensive site from Peterson’s offers articles on many financial aid topics.http://www.petersons.com/college-search/scholarships.aspx
Poetry Contests/Amount: $100-$10,000 Submit original poetry online (free poetry, haiku, or spontaneous “poetry in motion”) for a chance to win daily/monthly cash prizes. Visit poetry.com for details.
Quest Scholars Program
Outstanding low-income students access to top-tier educational opportunities. www.questbridge.org
University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee Chancellor’s Scholarship For Diversity Leadership
Graduating seniors planning to attend UW-Milwaukee in the fall; historically underrepresented students demonstrating outstanding academic achievement and leadership. AMOUNT: Full-ride renewable scholarship includes tuition, residence halls, books and expenses. Application:www.scholarships.uwm.edu
UPS Earn & Learn Program/Scholarships
United Parcel Services (UPS) has paid out more the $47 million in college education assistance, including tuition and other qualifying expenses, helping more than 30,000 UPS employees attend college. Through UPS Earn and Learn Program, students are able to work part time and earn as much as $30,000/year in college education assistance. For more on the scholarships visit: http://www.community.ups.com/Education/Available+Scholarships
Scholarship Websites & Resources
- Gates Millennium Scholars Program (GMSP)
- Imagine America Foundation
- Nationally Coveted College Scholarships