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La Follette Scholarships

  • What:  Application putting you in the running for 40-50 local scholarships
  • Completion time:  About 1 hour
  • Application Opens:  Beginning of December each year - The link will be sent to seniors' school email and posted in the graduating classes Google Classroom
  • Deadline:  January 31st at midnight of each year
  • Eligibility Requirements
    • A senior that is on-track to graduate
    • Planning to continue your education after high school at a 4 year college/university, technical college including college transfer and technical/vocational programs, or a 2 year UW System school
    • Attending La Follette for a minimum of 3 semesters, one of which must be the final semester (either fall or spring semester depending on if the student plans to graduate early or with their class in the spring) 

Local Scholarship

Local scholarships can be accessed through your Xello account.

English video tutorial on accessing scholarships in Xello.

Spanish video tutorial on accessing scholarships in Xello.

 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)


  • CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE & IDOC Service (Only complete if your college/university requires it)
  • Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP) is a tuition reduction program that makes attending out of-state colleges and universities more affordable for non-resident students. Participating students will typically realize savings between $500 and $5,000 annually.
  • Minnesota-Wisconsin Tuition Reciprocity Application (Minnesota public institutions ONLY.  For MN Private and Technical Colleges, apply directly to the financial aid office of that institution. You MUST complete this application in order to qualify for Reciprocity, otherwise you will pay out of state tuition).



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