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The CHS Guidance Office posts a variety of scholarships throughout the year. Please continue to check the Cathedral website for updated information.

Scholarships for Juniors in High School

Minnesota Association of Townships Scholarship Program: The Minnesota Association of Townships (MAT) is awarding six (6) $1,000 scholarships to juniors that plan to further their education at a college, university or vocational school. Applicants must complete the application form and submit it along with a written essay (450-500 words) discussing this year's topic: Sustainable Water: The Foundation of Minnesota's Environment, Economy, Health and Well Being.  Follow this link, www.mntownships.org, for more information and download the application. Applications also available in the Guidance Office, S116. Deadline May 1, 2017

2017 Electric Cooperative Youth Tour to Washington, D.C. The Youth Tour is sponsored by electric cooperatives from all over the country. Last year over 1,500 delegates participated including 40 from Minnesota. The tour is a tremendous education opportunity and is supervised and staffed by the Minnesota Rural Electric Association and Minnesota Electric Cooperatives. The Stearns Electric Association will be sponsoring one student for the one week all - expense paid trip to Washington D.C. Deadline February 24th, 2017For more information and an application go to www.stearnselectric.org 

Scholarships for Seniors in High School

Tip Top Tux: Since 2011, Tip Top Tux has awarded twenty-six area high school students with college scholarships.  The recipients were chosen from thousands of applicants based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities, financial need and volunteer service in their communities. 2017 Scholarship Application at: www.TTTuxprom.com/scholarship.  Apply by: March 1, 2017

Minnesota Women's Golf Association Foundation Scholarship: The MSGA Foundation Scholarship is an award of $3,000 per year, renewable for four years ($12,000). This scholarship may be applied toward undergraduate tuition, books, room and board.
Criteria:
• be in her senior year
• have a GPA at or above 3.2
• be a U.S. Citizen, and a female resident of Minnesota
• complete and file the FAFSA
• complete the MWGAF Scholarship Application
• be enrolled or about to enroll in an accredited college for four consecutive years
•be available for a telephone or in person interview
Application deadline:  March 31st, 2017 Click to download application.

George W. Friedrich Foundation Scholarship: The George W. Friedrich Foundation is offering two $500 scholarships to two Lion's District 5M-8 high school senior. Submit application and essay to the Guidance Office, S116, by March 10th, 2017. Criteria include:
• Community service/activities
• Upper 50% of class
• Planning to attend a college/university or technical college
• Extracurricular involvement
• Essay
Click to download application.

Zonta Club of St. Cloud, Young Women in Public Affairs Award The Zonta Club of St. Cloud will select a winner from area high schools and award the winner $500. That winner will advance to the District competition level. The District winner will receive a $1,000 award and be entered into the International Contest. The International winner will receive $4,000 award. For more information and to download application go to www.zontastcloudmn.org Deadline: March 1, 2017

Minnesota Masonic Charities Scholarships *NO Masonic affiliation required MMC provide 95 scholarship to high school, undergraduate and vocational students each year.  For more information and to apply online go to:
https://www.mnmasoniccharities.org/what-we-do/scholarships/
Deadline: March 1, 2017

CentraCare - St. Cloud Hospital Health Care Scholarships Provided by the St. Cloud Hospital Halenbeck Fund
Eligibility Criteria:
• Enrolled in health care related degree program
• GPA of 2.8 or above
• Involvement in community, school or work activities
Applications in the Guidance Office, S116. Deadline to return application to Guidance Office is Friday, February 24th, 2017. For more information contact you guidance counselor, Ms. Hamak or Ms. Quick.

Central Minnesota Farm Show Agriculture Scholarship This award ($500) is made possible through the St. Cloud Area Chamber's "Unite for Success Scholarship Program".  Students applying for this award must be planning to study an agricultural-related or forestry major.  Other considerations include volunteerism, leadership, extra-curricular and community service activities.  Applications available in the Guidance & Counseling Office or download by clicking on this link: 2017 Farm Show Agriculture Scholarship form. Deadline is Tuesday, January 31, 2017.

Sanford Health Network Chairman's Challenge Scholarship High school students develop a plan to attract more students into health careers in rural settings. Format of plan is up to you.  You can work as an individual or a group.  A $2,500 one time award for higher education will be awarded for the selected plan. Click to download Application Form. Email your submission to charmanschallenge@sanfordhealth.org  Deadline is February 1, 2017