Education Grants

How to apply for funds to take your education further.

Three Blandin Foundation programs exemplify Charles Blandin’s commitment to further the education and work skills of local residents who demonstrate financial need.

Blandin Foundation Education Grants

Education Grants – $1,000 to $4,500 per student each year – are for every student of high schools in the Itasca County area and Hill City, Remer, Blackduck, Northome and Bug O Nay Ge Shig schools, even if you’re not in the top of your class. Homeschooled students who would have graduated from one these schools also are eligible.

You can apply if you are under age 25 and plan to pursue certificate programs, community technical or tribal college, and colleges or universities anywhere in the United States.

2018-19 Applications

The application period for 2018-19 grants is now closed. If you began an application before the deadline, you may complete your application by following the steps below.

It is very important that you complete the necessary steps to complete your application as soon as possible, as Education Grant award selection will be held the last week of April.

How to Apply



Login to your existing application

Use your login information to pick up where you left off.
Add any information you need to.
Be sure to hit “Submit” when your application is complete.
We will contact you if we have questions about any part of your application.

Can’t get online?

1. Fill out the Application and Financial Aid Information Release forms.

2. Send the Estimated Financial Aid Report to your school’s financial aid office.

3. You can provide the rest of the items that complete your application later.


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Itasca Community College Scholarships

If you are attending ICC, you apply for a Blandin Foundation scholarship directly through ICC. Visit ICC’s website for more information about grants available to students and for the ICC Blandin Foundation application.

Contact Us

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