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. These grants fund up to a bachelor’s degree. Graduate or doctorate degree studies are not eligible.
You may now apply for 2020-21 Education Grants. Deadline is MARCH 1, 2020.
You’ll find instructions for each step of the process.
You don’t need to do the entire application at once.
You can save your work, log out and return when you have information to add.
Be sure to keep your login information handy so you don’t have to create a duplicate 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.
Available for full-time and part-time study for lower-income individuals who have a commitment to remain in the Itasca County area. Students who plan to attend Itasca Community College (ICC) apply there directly. Students who plan to attend an institution other than ICC apply to Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency.
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GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. – Blandin Foundation recently shared with 325 Itasca area students that they have been awarded grants of up to $4,500 for their education after high school, putting higher education better within financial reach. The total amount awarded for 2019-20 is $992,100 to students from 11 area schools. “Students from our area schools… Read More
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