Buffalo High School
Scholarships & Information
Local and area scholarships available
It's never too early to explore scholarship opportunities.
Local 877 Scholarship Application - Around Spring Break an application is made available to BHS Seniors. This is emailed to all Seniors and parents/guardians, hard copies are posted in the Student Services and the Senior locker bay, and the form is available in the link above.
Area Scholarships - When area scholarships become available they are emailed to Seniors and parents / guardians and hard copies are located in Student Services.
Buffalo Hospital- Due: March 27 (Return to Student Services)
Hanover Athletic Association- Due: April 5 (Don't have to be a Hanover resident)
Nelson Masonic Lodge- Due
Durand Onell Memorial Scholarship- Due: April 9 (Return to Student Services)
Corcoran Lions- Due: April 18
Buffalo Chamber of Commerce- Due
Buffalo Agriculture Scholarship- Due
Friends of the Buffalo Airport- Due April 28
EAA 878 Aviation Scholarship- Due May 13
State/Nationwide Scholarships- These scholarships will vary and may have specifics so please read each one for more information.
Edward R. Slebiska Memorial Line Worker Scholarship: Two scholarships are awarded annually to men and women in WH’s service territory who want to pursue a career as an electric line worker. Applications can be picked up in Student Services @ BHS and then sent to Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association, Attn: Ruth Potter, P.O. Box 330 Rockford, MN 55373. (Due April 15)
Basin Electric Scholarships: Basin Electric Power Cooperative, one of WH’s wholesale power suppliers, awards scholarships annually to its distribution cooperatives’ members, and descendants of employees who work at those cooperatives. Applications can be picked up in Student Services @ BHS and then mailed to Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association, Attn: Ruth Potter, P.O. Box 330, Rockford, MN 55373. (Due Feb 7)
Housing First Scholarship: This scholarship since 2014 has awarded $84,000 in scholarship funds to dozens of deserving recipients. You can find the application directly on their website and if you have any questions please reach out to their contact Mary Beth: email@example.com (Due Mar 16)
Friends of the Buffalo Airport: This scholarship will be awarding a $1,000 to a graduating senior from BHS. The student must be looking at pursuing a career in related to aviation. The application can be picked up in Student Services.
EAA 878 Aviation Scholarship: This scholarship will be awarding a $1,000 to a graduating senior from BHS. The student must be looking at pursuing a career in related to aviation. The application can be picked up in Student Services.
Durand Onell Memorial Scholarship: This scholarship is awarding two- $500 scholarships to BHS seniors. These scholarships are made possible by the proceeds of the Durand Michael Onell Memorial Golf Tournament. (Due April 9)
Corcoran Lions Scholarship: The student(s) that are awarded this scholarship will be apart of the Award Ceremony at the Corcoran City Hall on May 5 at 7:00pm. The students must provide a transcript with their application. You can print your transcript from your student account at home or from the BHS library. (Due April 18)
OTHER WEBSITES TO CHECK OUT
www.fastweb.com Scholarships and financial aid & FAFSA information
www.legion.org/needalift Scholarship & financial aid information.
www.meritaid.com This site helps students find merit-based scholarship opportunities before they apply.
www.nextSTEPmag.com The best website for college, career and life planning.
25th Annual Pork Chop Feed
TBD-waiting until information is released for the 2019-2020 school year
MNCIS (Minnesota Career Information System) - Financial Aid Sort uses your criteria to help you find awards that you may qualify for. It is an exploratory tool that can be used more than once. Students can locate the sort by logging into their account and clicking on the "Education" tab to locate "Financial Aid Sort." All BHS students have access to this site. For log in information see your counselor.