Links to the above Major Deadlines:

    • FAFSA - Opens in Oct and can be done throughout the year - this will be done every year you are in college and is how you receive your financial aid package.
    • 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.
    • Thunderhawk Local Scholarships
      40+ local scholarships are 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 Counseling Office for more information. 
    • 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 to the Blandin Edu Grants until you are 25 as long as you are in school. Jan 2 - March 1
    • ICC Foundation- Students attending Itasca Community College can apply for $150,000 in scholarships through the ICC Foundation. Application is from Feb 1 - March 1.
    • Grand 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.

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