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External Scholarships

Many scholarships and grants are offered by private sources, therefore not administered by Northland. Here are some places to start.

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Property Gift to Provide Scholarships

Alumni Carol and Don Buckman donate property for scholarship As a freshman, Carol McLean met her future husband, Don Buckman, in the College print shop. Don worked downstairs in the copper shop. It was 1947. Don graduated in 1950; Carol in 1951. They married two years later in St. Paul. Carol worked at the University…  Read More

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Scholarships

We recognize when you have outstanding academic, leadership, service, and extracurricular achievements.

Northland College Health Services

COVID-19 Updates

Read the CARES ACT Notification. Read the Clery COVID-19 Compliance Notification. Resources It is natural to experience a wide range of thoughts, feelings, and reactions in regards to the current global health crisis. Please visit our COVID-19 resource page for tips on how to take care of yourself and manage stress and anxiety. If you’re…

Northland College student Shyanne Eustace

Giving Back to Her Tribal Community

Shyanne Eustace Receives Udall Foundation Scholarship

The Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation announced Friday they had selected Northland College sophomore Shyanne Eustace as a 2020 Udall Scholar. This scholarship will provide up to $7,000 for Eustace’s junior year of academic study. A sixteen-member independent review committee selected this year’s group of fifty-five Udall Scholars from among 429 candidates…

Northland College students search for orchids as part of research project.

The Orchid Hunters

Last summer, students Adrian Bethel and recent graduate Lauren Sloyer ’19 battled mobs of mosquitoes and black flies, scouring the Apostle Islands for a rare broad-leaved twayblade orchid named Neottia convallaroidies. The western orchid is listed as threatened in Wisconsin, the eastern edge of its range, and likely extinct in Minnesota. Assistant Professor of Natural…

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Northland College Issues Mt. Ashwabay Ski Passes to Students

Northland College has announced a partnership with Mount Ashwabay to provide free season passes to Northland College students. More than 180 students have already claimed their passes. Under the agreement, students will have unlimited access to downhill skiing, snowboarding, the terrain park, and over 40k of groomed cross country ski trails. “In short, I’m pumped!” said…

Northland College student Gretchen Hamernik-Winters dogsledding as part of internship.

Working with Animals

Gretchen Hamernik-Winters is a pre-veterinarian student at Northland College, who has set big goals for herself.  “I would love to work as a zoo vet with the potential of opening my own rehabilitation center for zoos that close as well as for wildlife that can no longer live in the wild,” she said. Gretchen was…  Read More

Where Sustainable Community Development Can Take You

Julie Fair & Adrian Diaz '16

Hometown: Maple Grove, Minnesota (Julia) and Waukegan, Illinois (Adrian) Current location: Minneapolis, Minnesota Major/Emphasis: Sustainable Community Development and Sociology ’16 (both of them) Experience/Internships while at Northland College: Both: Wendy and Malcolm McLean Intern at Compatible Technology International Julia: HECUA participant (NC’s first for many years) to Northern Ireland. Completed capstone work on the conflict…  Read More

Northland College student Isa Meyer works with a display in the Native American Museum

Combining Forestry and Native American Studies

Isa Meyer grew up in Madison, Wisconsin, but her family spends a week every summer in northern Wisconsin. When she started her search for colleges, she knew two things: she wanted to study forestry and she wanted to stay in Wisconsin. She discovered Northland College during family day trips to Ashland. Drawn to Northland for…  Read More