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Scholarships

We believe that craft education should be accessible to anyone with an interest in learning.

The North House Folk School Scholarship fund has been made available through the donations of generous supporters who want to make courses available to all.

The foundation of the scholarship program is to aid those with financial need. Nestled within this overarching focus are supplemental goals for the program. They are(in no particular order): to increase the diversity of age and race in our student body; to offer opportunities to local residents of Cook County and Grand Portage, MN; to support the learning of those with professional aspirations in a particular craft area. 

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION UPDATE:
Starting May 30, the application for August - December classes only will be linked below for one month. 
Please see the information below to learn more about the process of applying. 

Scholarships are available at three levels. 
 - Half: half of tuition and materials.
 - Full: full amount of tuition and materials.
 - Full+: full amount of tuition and materials and $50 per course day to offset housing/transportation costs.

Starting May 30 (or May 29 for members) applicants can call our Front Office at 218-387-9762 to register as a scholarship applicant. This must  be done BEFORE submitting an application.

Follow the steps below  to register as a scholarship applicant for a course and submit your scholarship application:

STEP 1: All applicants must call our Front Office/School Store at 218-387-9762 and register as a scholarship applicant for their desired course BEFORE submitting a scholarship application. This will reserve a spot for scholarship applicants at no charge. Applicants may be added to waitlists (#5 or lower) as "scholarship applicants" if there is not a space on the roster. 
STEP 2: Once you are confirmed as registered as a scholarship applicant, you may proceed to filling out an application. 

Click here to submit a Scholarship Application → 

Information for applicants: What to know about the application review and when you'll hear back:
Once applications close, a week's time is typical for review by committee. Applicants will hear back within two weeks of the deadline. 

Any award is pending scholarship funds being made available: if their application is not funded, the applicant will be notified and their registration will be cancelled.
An individual may receive one scholarship per year maximum. The amount of funding available per year will vary, and is determined by the Board of Directors through the budgeting process. 

Questions? Email sbeggs@northhouse.org.

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