Scholarships 

The Forest Lake Area Community Scholarship Foundation offers scholarships to Forest Lake Area residents pursuing a post secondary degree or training.  All applicants must live in the area of the Forest Lake School District or attend a Forest Lake School program.  Applicants may be high school seniors, post graduates, GED recipients, or residents of Forest Lake School district.  If you need additional information on applying for a scholarship, that is not found here, please contact the Dean of Scholarships at the Forest Lake High School at (651)982-8405.

Scholarships are funded by local businesses and individuals, either annually or one time endowment donations. Please see the listing below for the names and descriptions of scholarships available through the Forest Lake Area Community Scholarship Foundation.  This listing will be updated as new/additional scholarships become available.

 

Scholarship Name
Description
American Legion Post 225
The American Legion Post offers a scholarship to a graduating senior who has shown Americanism/Patriotism in our community.
Beck Automotive
Student attending Dunwoody or another tech school pursuing a degree as an automotive technician.
Ben Clark Memorial
Scholarship recipient must be a past student of Forest Lake Elementary School and reflect financial need.
Bob McCollough NLA Trade
Scholarship to be awarded an NLA graduate seeking post-secondary trade school education.
Boettcher Memorial
Vernon Boettcher served on the School Board for more than 25 years. He established this endowment to provide for students in the Forest Lake area.
Class of '72
The class of 1972 awards this scholarship to a FLAHS graduate in support of his/her post-secondary education..
Class of '77
The class of 1977 awards this scholarship to a FLAHS graduate in support of his/her post-secondary educational plans.
Class of 68
Class of 78
Community Scholarship Foundation
The Forest Lake Area Community Scholarship Foundation sponsors fund raising activities and solicits donations from community businesses and residents to provide scholarships for area students.
Connexus
Connexus provides scholarships to deserving students who reside in the Connects service area.
Coon Lake Senior and Community Center
The Coon Lake Community Scholarship is awarded to a Forest Lake graduate living in the Coon Lake Area.
CSF Grant
CSF Operations
Donations to cover expenses related to the administration of CSF responsibilities
Drolson Memorial
The Drolson family honors the contributions of Don Drolson, a former Forest Lake School Administrator, through this memorial scholarship to graduates who have displayed leadership in their school and community.
Edelen American Family Insurance
Jeff Edelen, American Insurance, presents this scholarship to a FLAHS graduate who reflects a commitment to both the academic and co-curricular aspects of a high school experience.
Express Employment Professional
Express Employment offers this scholarship to a graduating senior planning to enter trade and/or technical school with the intent of becoming a welder, machinist, or cabinet maker.
First State Bank of Wyoming
The First State Bank of Wyoming proudly awards scholarships to graduates who have attended the Forest Lake, Chisago Lakes, and North Branch Schools.
Five Star Financial
The Five Star Financial Scholarship is awarded to a student planning to study finance, business, or economics.
Forest Lake Area Retired Educators
FLARE, representing retired teachers, paraprofessionals, custodians, administrators, office staff, food service personnel, and school board members supports a Forest Lake Area graduate with this award.
Forest Lake Education Association
The Forest Lake Education Association, a part of Education Minnesota,is proud to award a scholarship to a student who has demonstrated success in the classroom and service in the community.
Forest Lake Principals
Forest Lake Area Principals recognizes a graduate who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and served as a role model for younger students.
Forest Lake Rotary Interact
Forest Lake Rotary awards this scholarship to a FLHS senior who has demonstrated extraordinary community support through their involvement and leadership in the Interact program.
Forest Lake Rotary Strive
Forest Lake Rotary supports multiple graduates who have shown maturity and dedicated themselves to improve their academic skills.
Forest Lake Safety Camp
This scholarship supports a community minded graduate seeking a career in public safety.
Forest Lake Sanitation
Forest Lake Sanitation awards this scholarship to a graduating senior expressing an interest in attending a technical/vocational school.
Founders
The Forest Lake Area Community Scholarship Foundation recognizes the dedication and leadership of CSF Founders Virgil Grove, Gwen Hansen and Mark Hansen through this scholarship.
Frandsen Bank and Trust
Applicant must demonstrate need and show improvement and turnaround in their academic studies in high school.
G2 Dental
G2 Dental supports a scholarship to an individual planning a career in dentistry, a related healthcare field, or medical basic sciences.
Gaughan Family
The Gaughan family provides this award to graduates demonstrating the ability to appreciate the importance of supportive families in the community.
Hallberg Family Foundation
The Hallberg Family Foundation provides generously for the educational needs of students in the Forest Lake Area. FLACSF is grateful for their commitment to the citizens of District 831.
Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation Scholarship
Hazelden is committed to helping those with addiction by providing funding for students who plan to study in the medical/healthcare or human and social services area.
JDKC Award in Business and Finance
Scholarship to be awarded Forest Lake Area student: Pursuing a career in business or finance Active in athletics or the arts while in H.S. Demonstrated academic achievement
Kasma Memorial
The Dewey Kasma memorial scholarship is awarded to a student planning to study engineering, or math and science.
Leaders in Giving
The Leaders in Giving Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding graduate intending to pursue post-secondary education and has demonstrated a commitment to our community.
Linwood Fire Association
The Linwood Fire Community Scholarship is to be awarded a graduating senior from Linwood Township demonstrating community involvement and pursuing post-secondary education
Mayer Family Scholarship
The Mayer family awards this scholarship to support the educational plans of a FLAHS graduate.
Michael Gross Memorial
This scholarship is awarded in memory of Michael Gross, a 1983 graduate of FLHS and a graduate from the U of M in chemical engineering. The recipient of this award has demonstrated an interest in STEM related career.
Midwest One Bank
Through this scholarship, Midwest One Bank support a Forest Lake Area graduate with their post-secondary plans.
Mills Memorial
The Lefto family wishes to honor Jolene's father, Donald C. Mills, by awardng a scholarship to a deserving student to assist in their post-secondary plans.
Miron Family
The Miron family awards this scholarship to a graduate pursuing a career in agriculture or food and natural resources.
Monson Memorial
This scholarship, in memory of Linda Monson,is awarded to a graduate pursuing a career supporting patients and their families experiencing health issues.
Moskop Memorial
The Moskop family awards this scholarship to a graduate of FLAHS in support of his/her post-secondary education.
Nelson Memorial
The family of Fritz Nelson has provided financial support to students for many years through the Fritz Nelson endowment which was established early in the history of FLACSF.
NLA General
This scholarship is awarded to a graduate of NLA exemplifying the characteristics of the "Husky of the Year".
Norhart - Edward Kaeding Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor offers this scholarship to a recipient interested in the construction trades or property management
North Lakes Academy Board
This scholarship, sponsored by the NLA Board, is awarded to an NLA graduate pursuing a post-secondary education.
Olson's Sewer Service
Awarded to a Forest Lake area graduate in support of their post-secondary plans.
Palmer Memorial (Reub's Tire)
Reub's Tire supports a deserving graduate with this award to help them reach their educational goals.
Peterson Memorial (Gertrude)
Judge Randy Peterson honors his mother, Gertrude Peterson, through this scholarship for a graduate pursuing a career in food science and nutrition.
Peterson Memorial (Maynard)
Judge Randy Peterson honors his brother, Maynard Peterson, with this award to a graduate who has demonstrated their work in defending and promoting an idea and/or initiative to improve society.
Rasmussen Award
This scholarship is awarded In recognition of the community achievements of Duane Rasmussen, a founder of the Forest Lake Area Community Scholarship Foundation.
Reese Memorial
This award honors Jack and Betty Reese whose commitment and contributions to the families they touched as educators will always be greatly appreciated.
Road to Success
The Road to Success Scholarship, sponsored by Mary and Lyle Koski, is awarded to a graduate who has faced challenges with determination, demonstrated responsibility and service to our community.
Sargeant Family Foundation
Any area of study in post secondary education
Schubert
The Schubert Awards are granted to graduates displaying a global perspective reflecting education and environment concerns in order to develop a well-educated and well-trained American citizenry.
Shirley Grove Memorial
The family of Shirley Grove, awards this scholarship to a graduate who has demonstrated compassion and is pursuing a career meeting community needs.
Sinna Family Endowment
Sinna Memorial
The Sinna family sponsors this scholarship to a graduate, attending a technical school or pursuing a career in a STEM related field.
Somrock Family Scholarship
Bill and Jill Somrock, former educators in District 831, designate this scholarship for a student who wishes to study in the field of education.
South Shore Veterinary Hospital
South Shore Veterinary Hospital scholarship encourages the pursuit of a career in Veterinary Medicine, Animal Science,
Steinke Family
The Steinke family honors a student who will be studying in Agribusiness. Don is a graduate of FLAHS and continues to be supportive of FFA and the Agribusiness Department.
Support Our Fine Arts (SOFA)
This scholarship is given to a student who will be studying art, drama, and/or music. Funding for this award comes from the Fine Arts Program at Forest Lake Area High School.
Swenson Memorial
This scholarship is awarded in memory of Doug Swenson, former Member of MN House of Representatives and Judge, to a graduate actively involved in school or local government or drug awareness.
Teamvantage Technology Scholarship
Teamvantage, a precision manufacturing company in Forest Lake, seeks to assist students pursuing a manufacturing degree at a two-year technical school. The recipient will be eligible for a paid internship between years 1 and 2 of technical school.
Values to Impact
This scholarship is open to all applicants and is designed primarily for students who have crafted their own values that lead to beliefs and ultimately impacts on the future.
Virgil T. Grove Memorial
Specifications to be approved by Virgil's sons.
Voedisch Memorial
This scholarship, in memory of Barb Voedisch, an Elementary Special Education teacher, is awarded to a graduate pushing a degree in Elementary Education with an emphasis on Special Education.
Washington County American Dairy Association
This scholarship is awarded to a graduate pursuing a career in the field of agriculture or food and natural resources.
Washington County Dive Team
Funded by the FL Rotary to honor the dive team that supports the Winter Plunge Event.
Washington-Ramsey County Farm Bureau
This scholarship is awarded to a graduate pursuing a career in agriculture or food and natural resources.
Wyoming Area Business Association
This scholarship is awarded to 2 Wyoming Area graduates based on their community involvement and academic achievements.

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