Scholarships for Duluth, MN Residents

If you are a resident of the port city of Duluth, MN, you not only have a spectacular view of Lake Superior, you also have access to scholarships that can help you pay for your college education. Many awards given to Duluth students are privately-funded memorial scholarships managed by the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation. These scholarships can be awarded based on a variety of criteria, including gender, area of study, athletic participation, community activity or academic excellence. They can be one-time or multi-year awards, from $500 up to $5,000. Many of these funds are available to Duluth high school juniors and seniors. Scholarships are also available from Duluth-based institutions, such as the University of Minnesota - Duluth, the College of St. Scholastica and Lake Superior College. Requirements for these scholarships vary, ranging from academic performance and GPA to area of study and residency. Find out more about available scholarships for Duluth, MN residents by taking a closer look at the list below.

Showing 1-12 of 12 scholarships
View Details Walter and Anna Soneson Scholarship Fund Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation
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  • 3,000 - 3,500
  • 1 award
  • Jan-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Residence: Live in |Iowa|Minnesota|Wisconsin|Michigan|Duluth, MN|
  • School (K-12): |Public High School|Illinois|
  • Religion: |Baptist|Lutheran|Methodist|Protestant|Congregationalist|
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The Walter and Anna Soneson Scholarship Fund is awarded to graduating high school senior from Duluth public high school. Applicants must be resident of the City of Duluth for at least three years
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Jack and Mary Rowe Memorial Scholarship Fund Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation
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  • 4,000
  • 1 award
  • Jan-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Residence: Live in |Duluth, MN|
  • School (K-12): |Public High School|Hermantown, MN|Proctor, MN|
  • Major: Study |Engineering|
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The Jack and Mary Rowe Memorial Scholarship Fund is awarded to graduating high senior from public high school in Duluth, Hermantown or Proctor City. Applicants must demonstrate involvement in community and extra-curricular activities
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Anderson Niskanen Scholarship Fund Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • Jan-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Duluth, MN|
  • School (K-12): |Public High School|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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The Anderson Niskanen Scholarship Fund is awarded to graduating high school senior from Duluth public high school. Applicants must be top 25% of their graduating class
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Jan-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Duluth, MN|Duluth Central Area, Duluth, MN|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public High School|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College or University|
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This scholarship was established by the Duluth Central Sports Association in 2009 to promote athleticism among the youth of Duluths central district and to honor all of the past athletes, coaches, athletic directors, and the undeniable Trojan Spirit of Duluth Central high school, Duluth's oldest high school. The scholarship is open to graduating senior athletes of Duluth public high schools planning to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited two-year or four-year colleges and universities.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Allen Butler Minority Law Enforcement Scholarship Fund Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • Jan-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Duluth, MN|
  • School (K-12): |Public High School|GED|
  • Major: Study |Law Enforcement|
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This scholarship fund was established by the Duluth's African American Men's Group in 1996 to honor Officer Allen Butler . Allen Butler was a police officer of the Duluth Police department who served for more than twenty years and was a positive influence to many Duluthians. This scholarship aims to provide financial assistance to people of color to begin or continue law enforcement training at a post-secondary institution.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Robert B. & Sophia Whiteside Scholarship Fund Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Duluth, MN|
  • School (K-12): Attend an |Home School|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited Degree-granting Institution|Fully-accredited college or university|
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This scholarship was started 1976 in memory of Robert B. and Sophia Whiteside. The creation of this scholarship was made possible through the will of their daughter Marion Whiteside Meining. Robert Whiteside was a pioneer Duluth lumberman and mining executive active in the formation of the city of Duluth. The purpose of this scholarship is to benefit graduating seniors of Duluth high schools who are planning to attend any accredited, degree-granting, four-year college or university. Applicants must have demonstrated academic excellence, high character, leadership and promise of contributing to the betterment of society.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Jean Hustad Scholarship Fund Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Duluth, MN|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College or University|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to outstanding female senior of public or private high school in Duluth who are planning to attend a 2 or 4-year college or university.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Amelia and Emanuel Nessell Family Scholarship Fund Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Duluth, MN|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public High School|private high school|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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This scholarship was established in 1997 in memory of Amelia and Emanuel Nessell. The Nessells valued higher education and were committed to making educational opportunities available to those in financial need. This scholarship was intended to benefit graduating seniors from a Duluth public or private high school. Priority consideration will be given to Jewish applicants.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Richard B. Pearson Memorial Scholarship Fund Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Duluth, MN|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public|
  • Major: Study |Elementary Education|Secondary Education|
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The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to outstanding graduating seniors of a public high schools Duluth who are planning to pursue a degree in elementary or secondary education.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details William E. Barto Scholarship Fund Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Jan-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Duluth, MN|
  • School (K-12): |Private High School|Public High School|Superior, MN|
  • School (College): Attend |University of Minnesota (MN)|University of WisconsinSuperior (WI)|
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The William E. Barto Scholarship Fund is awarded to graduating high school senior from public or private high schools in Duluth or Superior. Applicants must be pursuing major in arts or visual arts
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Harold & Laura Jorgenson Memorial Scholarship Fund Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation
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  • 1,500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Duluth, MN|
  • School (K-12): |Public|Ely Memorial High School, Ely, MN|
  • School (College): Attend |University of MinnesotaDuluth (MN)|Vermilion Community College (MN)|
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The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to outstanding graduating seniors of Duluth public schools or Ely Memorial High School who are planning to pursue a study in Environmental Science or Social Work at the University of Minnesota Duluth or Vermilion Community College.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Hubert A. Nelson Scholarship Fund Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Duluth, MN|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public|Private| in |Superior, MN|
  • School (College): Attend |University of MinnesotaDuluth (MN)|University of WisconsinSuperior (WI)|
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The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to outstanding seniors of Duluth or Superior public or private high school who are planning to pursue a degree in business or accounting at UMD or UWS.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 2.0
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