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High school seniors throughout northeastern and north central Minnesota who will graduate in the spring in 2013 are encouraged to apply for a scholarship from the Marshall H. and Nellie Alworth Memorial Fund.


Applications can be completed online at The application period continues through Jan. 15, 2013.

To be considered for a scholarship, applicants must:

• Be graduating from a high school in one of the following Minnesota counties: Aitkin, Beltrami, Carlton, Cass, Cook, Crow Wing, Lake, Itasca, Koochiching and St. Louis.

• Have a composite score of 26 or higher on the American College Test (ACT).

• Commit to a major in math or science-related field.

• Have demonstrated qualities of character, perseverance and ambition.

• Be from a family whose taxable income is less than $120,000.

For full scholarship requirement information, visit