Who Can Apply: High school seniors from schools in Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Lake, St. Louis, and Koochiching counties in Minnesota, and Ashland, Douglas, and Bayfield counties in Wisconsin, who will enroll as full-time students in a two-year or four-year post-secondary educational institution immediately following high school graduation may apply.
Furthermore, the scholarship requires that applicants have a high school grade point average between 2.5 and 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and that applicants come from families whose Expected Family Contribution (EFC) from a recently submitted FAFSA is less than or equal to $25,000.
Submission: Students should complete and submit the DSACF Common Application by the deadline day. A complete application will also include an academic transcript (including standardized test scores), two letters of recommendation, financial need documentation and a 350 word essay addressing the following questions: what you love about your community, what will convince you to live here after college graduation, and what contributions will you make to the area’s future.
Deadline: January 15, 2019