You could win a $1,000 scholarship!

If you're a senior in high school, you could win a $1,000 scholarship to help pay for your post-secondary education next year.

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. Orlo_Balcer_Scholarship_Logo-(2).jpg

Who is eligible: Contest open to high school seniors in Minnesota, North Dakota, and Wisconsin, set to graduate in the spring of 2024, and who will attend any post-secondary institution in the fall of 2024 and:

  • Able to provide proof of admittance to a post-secondary institution as a full-time student by August 1st, 2024.
  • Student or Parent/Guardian must be a customer of Frandsen Bank & Trust
  • If the student does not attend school in the fall of 2024, their scholarship will be forfeited.
  • Scholarship payment will be made directly to the winners' school.

How students apply: Students will apply by writing a short essay answering the following question: In 200 words or more, how do you contribute to your local community?

When the program runs: The application window is open from December 1st, 2023 through February 29th, 2024. Winners will be announced in March.

How are winners selected? Winners will be selected based on how well their essay demonstrates the applicant's community support. Financial need is not a consideration.

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