There is a NEW scholarship available to SPHS graduates!

You are eligible for the Roger & Sharon Bakken/Scholarship America Renewable Scholarship if you:

  • are a graduate of Saint Peter High School, or another school within District 508
  • have completed at least one full year of post secondary education 
  • have at least a 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) college GPA
  • are enrolled full time at an accredited four-year college or university, two-year college or vocational-technical school, or graduate school

This $3,000 scholarship will be paid out over a 3-year period. The recipient will receive $500 in the first year, $1000 the second year, and $1500 the third year if eligibility is maintained.

Deadline to apply is August 15, 2019. The first year's award of $500 will be sent to the recipient in the fall and can be used towards the next semester's expenses.

View our brief application instructions, specific to THIS scholarship, then APPLY TODAY by clicking the blue login button below. 


There are 4 steps to apply for a scholarship:

Attention, all high school Seniors, Juniors, Sophomores and Freshmen in the St. Peter School District, start building your online profile now. Track your activities, grow your profile and discover how you can earn scholarships - all in one place. Update your profile throughout your high school career and beyond. To apply for scholarships in your senior year, you must have set up and built your profile. Seniors then apply for scholarships online using their profile in the spring of their senior year.

1. Read the Directions Carefully.  View Student Directions You'll be glad you did!!

2. Create a Profile by clicking the BLUE login button below. You will receive an email with instructions to set your password. This can be done during your freshman, sophomore, junior or senior year. Hint: DO NOT USE your St. Peter High School Email Address. Use an address you regularly use.

3. Build your Profile. You will complete information in the following areas:

  • Basic and Additional Information
  • School and potential post-secondary Information
  • Academic Information
  • Activities, Employment and Awards
  • Essays 

4. Apply for Scholarships: After February 15, 2019, currrent seniors who have completed an online profile should search for scholarships to be matched to potential scholarships and seniors then click Apply to finish their application. SENIORS MUST APPLY FOR ALL SCHOLARSHIPS BY MARCH 31, 2019 AT 11:59PM.

ALL Dollars for Scholars scholarships will be competitive. Make sure you complete your profile on time and accurately to create the best possible chance of winning a scholarship. Incomplete profiles will NOT be eligible for scholarships!