• Scholarships

    Seniors, please take advantage of the scholarship opportunities provided by the many local families, businesses, and organizations who unconditionally contribute to furthering your postsecondary education.



    Anna & James Svoboda Sr. Memorial Scholarship
    Fern & Jim Svoboda Jr. Memorial Scholarship
    Ciara Flynn, Granddaughter of Gail & Roxane Svoboda Memorial Scholarship
    Gene Lundgren Memorial Scholarship
    Jeremy Lundgren Memorial Scholarship
    Jeffrey Svoboda Memorial Scholarship
    Dawn Svoboda Benkler Memorial Scholarship
    Scholarship in Honor of Betty Peterson
    Anton & Frances Ratkovec Memorial Scholarship
    Margaret Foster Memorial Scholarship
    Theodore & Mary Dostal Memorial Scholarship
    Wilhelmi Family Scholarship
    Jim Tryon Memorial Scholarship
    Greenbush-Badger Lions Club Scholarship
    Badger Town & Country Scholarship
    Badger Jaycees Scholarship
    Badger Alumni Scholarship
    Badger Education Association Scholarship

    • The "Badger High School Scholarship" application link below makes you eligible for all the above-mentioned scholarships!
    • Application: Badger School Scholarship Application
    • Due Date: April 4, 2024



    The scholarship portal will open February 1, 2024. Watch the applicant tutorial to create an account, take the eligibility quiz, and apply for the scholarships. Once you create an account, take the eligibility quiz to determine which scholarships you are eligible for. You can take the quiz only once. If there is an error taking the quiz, contact Mrs. Mostofi for assistance.

    Deadline: April 15, 2024 for most scholarships BUT some could have a different deadline (opens February 1)

    Frances McNeill Arts Fund Scholarship

    • Awarded to students from Roseau County who are pursuing a fine arts degree with preference given to current graduates and previous Roseau County graduates currently attending college with a fine arts major.

    Keith & Ellen Kapphahn Family Scholarship

    • Awarded to a Badger senior who is pursuing post-secondary education through a college, university, or Minnesota technical or community college or other accredited not-for-profit technical or vocational education/training institution.

    Rick Hetten Memorial Scholarship

    • Awarded to qualified students in Roseau County who are pursuing a post-secondary education at a technical school majoring in building trades.

    Citizen State Bank Scholarship

    • The Citizens State Bank of Roseau Scholarship Fund was established by the Citizens State Bank of Roseau to recognize and encourage achievements in higher education. The scholarship is awarded to an eligible Badger High School graduating senior.

    Northwest Minnesota Women's Fund

    • Provides funding for an annual scholarship to female students who reside within the 12 counties of the Women's Fund service area who are pursuing a degree in post-secondary education at the following public high education institutions: Bemidji State University, Northwest Technical College in Bemidji, Northland Community & Technical College (TRF/EGF), University of Minnesota Crookston, & White Earth Tribal College.

    University of Minnesota Crookston Women's Scholarship

    • Provides scholarship support to women who reside within the 12 counties of the Women's Fund service area who are pursuing a degree in post-secondary education at the University of Minnesota Crookston.

    Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation
    The Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. 

    Hagan Scholarship Foundation
    A nationwide need-based scholarship designed to help high-achieving students graduate college debt-free. It is important that you complete the FAFSA to qualify for need-based scholarships.

    Heisman High School Scholarship
    Supports education, recognizes achievement, and celebrates male and female community-minded high school student-athletes around the country. Seniors, if you strive for excellence in the classroom, on the playing field, and in your community, now's the time to get the recognition you deserve.

    Better Business Bureau Student of Integrity Scholarship
    Better Business Bureau offers annual scholarships recognizing Students of Integrity in Minnesota and North Dakota. These scholarships celebrate & promote ethics and integrity among young people who personify & demonstrate high character in their personal choices & actions. Submit a 1,000 word essay sharing a personal example of how you were challenged & overcame a difficult situation by applying your high character and personal ethics. The essay must be accompanied by the scholarship entry form, one letter of recommendation, a copy of your high school transcript, & a list of extracurricular activites.

    AgCountry Farm Credit Services Scholarships in Agriculture
    Applicants may be from an actively farming or ranching family OR must be planning to pursue an agricultural career. This means that seniors from a farming ranching family are eligible, regardless of their career intentions. Also seniors intending to pursue ag careers are eligible, regardless of whether they have a farm background or not. I

    The Marvin Companies Scholarship Program
    Lifelong learning & a commitment to ongoing education are pillars of The Marvin Company's values and they are pleased to offer educational scholarships to employees and their families, which are available for a wide variety of accredited schools. 

    • Application: Brochure   Marvin Scholarship
    • Due Date: 

    Polaris Scholarship Program
    Polaris Industries Inc has established a scholarship program to assist children of employees who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs.

    • Application: The Polaris Scholarship Application
    • Due Date:  

    Northern Resources C-Store Scholarship
    Awarded to a student planning to enroll in full-time study at an accredited two-or-four-year college/university that has worked and who is currently working at the Roseau or Hallock C-Store prior to the application deadline.

    • Details: Scholarship Details
    • Application: Northern Resources Cooperative, C-Store Scholarship
    • Due Date: April 11, 

    Northern Resources Cooperative Ag Related Scholarship
    Awarded to a student planning to enroll in full-time study at an accredited two-or-four-year college/university concentrating in a Ag Related subject.

    • Details: Application Details
    • Application: Northern Resources Cooperative, Ag Related Scholarship
    • Due Date: April 11, 

    Roseau Area Arts Association Scholarship
    Awarded to students from Badger, Roseau, Warroad, Greenbush pursuing a degree in an arts program at a post-secondary institution.

    Roseau Eagles Auxiliary Scholarship
    Regionally competitive scholarship.

    • Application: Roseau Eagles Auxiliary Scholarship
    • Due Date: May 1, 

    VFW Post 8663 Auxiliary Scholarship
    Awarded to Badger senior going on to school or training after graduation.

    • Application: VFW Post 8663 Auxiliary Scholarship
    • Due Date: April 15, 

    Roseau Electric Cooperative Scholarship
    Awarded to a Badger student planning to enroll in postsecondary education, whose parent/guardian is an active service member with Roseau Electric Cooperative (REC). This can include a business, a cabin, a seasonal home, or a permanent home. Once your eligibility has been verified, you will receive additional information from REC on what needs to be done.

    • Read before registering: Scholarship Information
    • Application: Roseau Electric Cooperative Registration Fillable Form
    • Due Date: April 4, 

    LifeCare Medical Center Healthcare Scholarship
    Awarded to seniors living in Roseau County who are entering the healthcare field.

    • Application: LifeCare Medical Center Healthcare Scholarship
    • Due Date: April 14, 

    Border Bank Scholarship
    Border Bank generously offers scholarship opportunities to graduating seniors at Badger High School pursing a post-secondary degree.

    Roseau County 4H Scholarship
    Awarded to seniors who are members of Roseau County 4H Clubs.

    • Informational Letter
    • Application: Roseau County 4-H Scholarship
    • Due Date: April 15, 

    Clean Air Choice Biodiesel Essay Scholarship
    This scholarship is open to all Minnesota high school seniors. It is sponsored by the Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council and administered by the American Lung Association in Minnesota.

    • Application: Scholarship Form
    • Due Date: 

    Sarah Wahlberg Memorial -  Concordia College Congregational Scholarship
    Awarded to any student who has been accepted to Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota. It is a $500 renewable scholarship for up to 4 years and is matched by Concordia College for a total of $1000 each year.

    • Application: Sarah Wahlberg Memorial Concordia College Scholarship
    • Due Date: April 21, 

    Minnesota Deer Hunters Association Scholarship
    To qualify for this award, the individual or the individual’s parent/guardian must be a current member of the Roseau River Chapter of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association.

    • Application: Minnesota Deer Hunters Association
    • Due Date: 

    Roseau VFW Post 8663 - Stan Ostby Memorial Scholarship
    To qualify for the award, the individual must a graduating senior pursuing a two- or four-year degree. The award will be based on scholastic and athletic achievement, leadership, community service, and written essay.

    • Application: Stan Ostby Memorial Scholarship
    • Due Date: May 3, 

    Frandsen Bank & Trust Scholarship
    Frandsen Bank & Trust is proud to announce the Orlo A. Balcer Scholarship for 2024! We will be awarding 25 - $1,000 scholarships to eligible high school seniors across Minnesota, North Dakota, and Wisconsin. 

    National Farmers Farm Kids for College Scholarship
    Frandsen Bank & Trust is proud to announce the Orlo A. Balcer Scholarship for 2024! We will be awarding 25 - $1,000 scholarships to eligible high school seniors across Minnesota, North Dakota, and Wisconsin. 

    Hank Lindsey Memorial Scholarship - MN United Snowmobile Association
    For students who are enrolled (or who are enrolling for the first time) in a course of small engine repair, DNR or GPS at a vocational school.

    Red River Valley Development Association Northwest Minnesota Youth Leadership Award
    Young adults between the ages of 17 and 21 by the date of this application living in Becker, Clay, Clearwater, Kittson, Lake of the Woods, Mahnomen, Marshall, Norman, Otter Tail, Pennington, Polk, Red Lake, Roseau, or Wilkin Counties pursuing a degree at an institution of higher learning.
    • Application: NW MN Youth Leadership Application
    • Due Date: 
    Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship
    The Horatio Aleger Association seeks to assist students who have demonstrated integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, and strength of character; have financial needs; and are committed to pursuing a career or technical certificate/degree. Need to be under the age of 30.

    Minnesota (NCTC) Workforce Development Scholarship
    Recent legislation has awarded $2500 scholarships to incentivize students to enter high growth, high-demand occupations in the areas of manufacturing, health care, agriculture, information technology, early childhood education, and transportation. Northland Community & Technical College (NCTC) is offering these scholarships to area high school students. They believe these targeted scholarships will encourage local talent to remain in our communities and answer the demand for highly skilled workers.



    Horatio Alger High School Junior Scholarship
    Rewards students who possess the character to succeed in life and believe in the American Dream. To qualify, you must have at least a 2.0 GPA and require financial assistance to attend college. Learn more at the link provided.

    Minnesota Association of Townships Scholarship Program for High School Juniors
    All students currently enrolled in 11th grade and attending a Minnesota public, private, or parochial school, or a home-study program, are eligible to apply for this program.


    40 & 8 Nurses Scholarship
    Students must be a graduate of a Roseau County high school OR live in the Roseau trade area with a clean intent to serve this area. The student nurse must be enrolled in a program for RN or LPN training. Part-time students may apply with 16 credits earned. Students may apply EACH year of instruction following payment of second semester or third quarter tuition for a maximum of four years. 

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