FHS Scholarship News


$500 Optimist Club Scholarship. See Sabine in the Guidance Office for an application. Deadline, Tuesday, May 8, 2018.
Federated Co-ops - $200 - Family must be a customer of Federated Co-op, (propane, energy produts or farm supplies.  See Sabine in the Guidance Office for applicaiton.  Deadline extended to Wednesday, May 9th, 2018.
The Minnesota Chapter of Women in Public Finance (MnWPF) is offering scholarships to college-bound high school women entering their senior year of high school in the fall of 2018 AND to female college undergraduates entering their freshman or sophomore years in the fall of 2018. A total of $5,000 will be allocated toward this effort.
  Applications via email to are due by midnight CDT on Friday, June 1, 2018. Scholarship recipients should expect to be notified by August 1, 2018. The scholarship application form is attached to this email and will also be available at

Seniors: The Santiago Lions Memorial


Rice Area Sportsment Club Scholarship - The Rice Area Sportsman Club is offering 4 scholarships in the amount of $250.  The Club is sponsoring these scholarships to emphasize the unique privileges and benefits of the school system in the U.S. in perpetuating and improving our enviornment and our way of life. The applicants must be pursuing a field of Enviornmental Study. Other qualifications include: 1)work habits, 2)character and personality; 3)leadership; 4) potential to benefit from advanced training.  Please see Sabine in the Guidance Office for an application  Deadline is May 1, 2018.

FFA Members Scholarship - There are $300 scholarships for students who are FFA members at Foley. Students do not have to be pursuing an Agriculture related degree to be eligible.
At this time we have 3 scholarships that will be presented by Alumni and Business sponsors at our spring banquet on April 19th. Application deadline is April 13th. See Mr. Stemper for an application or Sabine in the Guidance Office.


Benton Sherburne Corn Growers scholarship application for students possibly pursuing an Agriculture related education after high school. It is directed to students and families that live in the school districts serviced by our local Corn Growers group. It is a fillable form and all of the details are on that form. Past graduates from our school that may already be enrolled in a college program, are encouraged to submit an application. This year they have increased the scholarship amount to $2500 each for the 2 scholarships. Deadline is May 15th for submitting the applications back to Mr. Semper.. If you have you need an application or any questions about eligibility or other related details, please let Mr. Stemper know.




2018 Minnesota Athletes in Sports Medicine Scholarship - Sports and Orthopaedic Specialists, the Women’s Orthopaedic Center and Allina Health are proud to present the 11th annual Minnesota Athletes in Sports Medicine Scholarship - Two $2,500.00 scholarships are available and will be awarded to one male and one female graduating high school student athlete who intend to pursue a professional career in sports medicine.  Go to or see Sabine in the Guidance Office for an application. Deadline: Applications must be postmarked by May 1st, 2018.


The Scholarship Committee of the Vietnam Veterans of America, Central Minnesota Chapter 290 is offering 2 $750 scholarships for children or grandchildren who are descendents and/or relatives of Veterans of the Vietnam War. Please see Sabine in the Guidance Office or go to for more information.

NAFEPA Scholarship Program - A total of 4 Scholarships. 2 will be offered to students who are pursuing a degree in education and 2 for any other field. Needs based scholarship and must have received title one/assurance of mastery during your education. Please see Sabine in the guidance office to see if you qualify or additional questions.

Seniors: The Tom Bearson Spirit Award - this Scholarship was created to recognize the achievements, dedication, and positive spirit put forth by a Central Minnesota student athlete. The Tom Bearson Foundation will award a $1,500 scholarship and a beautiful crystal trophy to the student athlete (boy or girl) that best represents those attributes. This award will be presented at the Times Media Awards Banquet in June 2018. Please see Sabine in the Guidance Office for an criteria and application.  DEADLINE: Postmarked by May 15, 2018.

Seniors: James W. Tracy Scholarship: Must be enrolled or plan to be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary school in the U.S. Must plan to pursue an academic award (certificate, diploma or degree) in agriculture or animal husbandry. The application is located on the Minnesota FFA Foundation's website under the Scholarship & Opportunities tab. A direct link to scholarship information and the application is To date we have awarded 26 - $1,000 scholarships to Minnesota students as a result of James Tracy's generosity through this program. You primary contact person for this scholarship program is LuAnn Schloesser, Program Director, Minnesota FFA Foundation.  


Seniors Girls: Minnesota Women’s Golf Association Foundation Scholarship (MWGA). Must have a 3.2 GPA or above and a copy of the FAFSA form must be included showing the parents income level for the past year. The MGWA Scholarship  is based on scholastic rating , financial need, and quality of character as demonstrated by academic and civic activities and achievements. Although skill or excellence in the game of golf is not a criterion, candidates shall demonstrated an involvement in the sport. See Sabine in the Guidance Office for a copy of the application. DEADLINE: March 31st, 2018.



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