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March 6th during WIN WITC will be in the Career Center to help students apply for specific WITC scholarships. Seniors that will be attending WITC in the fall should sign up for this WIN.

Ionic Lodge 186 and Minnesota Masonic Charities is offering three $2000 scholarships to local seniors. Applications are available in the Career Center, room 1212. The deadline to apply is April 15th. Students are eligible to fill out applications from more than one lodge. You can  learn about larger scholarship opportunities at:

Northland Vietnam Veterans Memorial Foundation is offering a scholarship to Vietnam veterans and their relatives that are in or planning to enter the medical profession. Applications are available in the Career Center, room 1212. The application deadline is May 10th.

Please check out the bulletin board across from the Guidance Office to learn more about scholarship opportunities. Reminder that the application for the Gilmore, Hunt, Mitchell, and Moon scholarships is now open at If you have questions or want help applying for scholarships please stop by the Career Center, Room 1212.

Do you have a quick question about a class or application that only your school counselor can answer,  but you just don't have time to make an appointment?  The Guidance Office has a solution.  Starting today, they are offering walk-in hours.  This is where you can just come in to see your counselor to get a quick question answered - no appointment needed.  Walk in hours are Monday, Wednesdays, & Fridays from 8 am to 9 am and on Tuesday & Thursdays after school until 3:45 pm.  If you need more time such as a credit check or can't come in during Walk-In hours, simply see Sue to make an appointment.

 Scholarships and Career Information
WIN Opportunity 

Lake Superior College will be at Denfeld on Tuesday February 13th during WIN to talk about career opportunities in Aviation Maintenance Technology. 

Aviation Maintenance Technology Diploma or Aviation Maintenance Technology Associate of Applied Science Degree trains students in the repair and schedule maintenance of aircraft. Both are two year programs and total tuition is approximately $16,000 - $18,000. Starting median wage is $28.00. The program is FAA approved.
Students should sign up in flexisched under OTHER - Wrolstad. This WIN will be held in room 2001.

The following admission representatives will be visiting Denfeld:

Fond du Lac Tribal & Community College - Tuesday, February 13th, Career Center WIN
UWS - Thursday, February 15th, Career Center WIN
WITC - Friday, February 16th, Commons during both lunches

Seniors one of the most prestigious scholarships Denfeld offers is given in Honor of Denfeld Hall of Fame member Michael Colalillo. Michael served in the United States Army, and is a recipient of the Medal of Honor, the military's highest decoration, for his actions during World War II. This scholarship recognizes a Denfeld graduating senior that plans to pursue a career in public service. This includes military, fire safety, law enforcement, teaching, nursing, EMT, ministry, and other noble causes. If you qualify for this scholarship applications are available in the Career Center or Guidance Office.

Juniors the Minnesota Assocation of Townships is awarding $1000 scholarships to up to six juniors. Part of the application is a written essay on the theme: Powering Our Future - Energy to Build on in Your Township. Applications are online at or in the Career Center, Room 1212. Deadline is May 1, 2018.

Alert Magazine awards a $500 regional scholarships to current high school seniors that have a minimum 2.5 GPA. A requirement for this scholarship is to write a personal essay about drug and/or alcohol abuse. There is not a deadline for this scholarship. Students can apply at

Harbor Pointe Credit Union (DTCU) will award four $1500 scholarships. Eligible applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and be HPCU member by the scholarship deadline. Applications are available in the Career Center. The deadline is February 28, 2018.

The following scholarships are available to seniors:

Clayton Jackson McGhie Memorial will award a $1500 scholarship to a local graduating senior. Applications are available in the Career Center, room 1212. The deadline to apply is February 23rd.

Members Cooperative Credit Union will be awarding 12 scholarships to area youth. Applications can be found at or in the Career Center, room 1212. The deadline is March 31st. You don't need to be a member of MCCU to apply.

Robert Hermans Harbortown Rotary Scholarship will award scholarships of $2000 to area students on the basis of character, community involvement, leadership, and academic ability. Last year six scholarships were awarded. Applications are available at or in the Career Center, room 1212. The deadline is March 1st

Student-View Scholarship Program is offering thirteen scholarships. This scholarship is a random drawing from students that complete a 15-20 minute application about colleges in the area. You can find the survey at The deadline is April 22nd. Student Insights is a market research firm.