Links to the Major Local Opportunities


    Thunderhawk Scholarships open Dec 15- Feb 24**If you start the application by 2/24, you may continue to work on it until 8:30am on Mon 2/27**

    Thunderhawk Scholarships are local scholarships managed through GRHS for GRHS and ALC students. Scholarships include: Paul Bunyan Communications, Grand Rapids Eagles, Deerwood Bank, GRHS Department Scholarships, American Legion, Chamber of Commerce, Rotary and many, many others. Students complete 1 application for all of the scholarships they qualify for. Application will be available in mid- December and will close on Feb 24, 2023. See Heidi Clairmont in the Counseling Office for more information. 

    Blandin Foundation Scholarships Jan 2 - Mar 1

    Blandin Foundation Scholarships Given locally through the Blandin Foundation, grants up to $5,000 are available based on family income. Remember that you can apply for the Blandin Scholarships until you are 25 as long as you are in school. 

    Grand Rapids Community Foundation Scholarships Feb 1- Mar 15Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation (GRACF) Scholarships
    Apply for over 140 scholarships totalling $170K with one application. Application is from Feb 1 to Mar 1 annually. Grand Itasca Foundation scholarships are included.



    • Alworth - STEM students of families that meet income requirements can earn $20,000 for college. Must have a 3.5 GPA or higher and an ACT score of 25 or higher. Opens in November through Jan 15.
    • ICC Foundation- Students attending MN North College - Itasca Campus can apply for $150,000 in scholarships through the ICC Foundation. Application is from Feb 1 - March 1.