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Bemidji, MN - March 13, 2014 - The Roseau Area Community Fund and The Warroad Area Community Fund, both under the umbrella of the Northwest Minnesota Foundation are offering scholarships to qualifying applicants. Listed below are the scholarship funds seeking applicants:

A J & Eleanor Kramer Scholarship Fund - for students who graduated from Roseau High School, who are pursuing their junior or senior year in post-secondary education through a college or university with a major in Education in the field of health or physical education or are earning an athletic coaching certificate or a major in English.

Dorrance H. Johnston Scholarship for Engineering Fund -provides scholarship(s) to graduates of Warroad Public High School, ISD #690 who are pursuing their final year in post-secondary education through an accredited college or university with a major in engineering.

Betty Bahnmiller Memorial Fund - provides scholarships to dependents of past and present members of a U.S. Navy UDT/SEAL team who are pursuing post-secondary education through a college, university, trade school, tech school, or other accredited not-for-profit technical or vocational education/training institution or program.

Contact Peggy Crandall, or call 218-759-2057 for an application or to learn what scholarships are available in your community.

The Northwest Minnesota Foundation has established Community Funds in key areas throughout its region of service. These funds maintain a local focus and work to address the same needs as the Foundation itself, but in a manner specific to those communities in which they serve. This method of "helping communities help themselves" increases donor involvement, encourages local participation, and builds on hometown pride. It's just one more way that NMF works to develop our community assets.

The Northwest Minnesota Foundation is a public, charitable foundation serving 12 counties of Northwest Minnesota by investing resources, facilitating collaboration and promoting philanthropy.


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