Various scholarships ranging from $200 - $6,000 are available to RRCC students. Scholarships are provided by generous friends of the College, organizations, businesses, individuals, alumni, and the Rainy River Community College Foundation.

To be eligible, students need to:

  1. Apply for Admission to Rainy River Community College
  2. Complete the online Scholarship Application, below
  3. Have a high school and/or college GPA of 2.0 or higher, or have a GED. Submit all high school and college (if applicable) transcripts, or GED to:

Rainy River Community College
Attention: Scholarship Committee
1501 Highway 71
International Falls, MN 56649


All completed scholarship applications, including all necessary transcripts, need to be received by Rainy River Community College by the following dates to be eligible for scholarship review:
  • FALL SEMESTER 2020: Priority Deadline - April 13, 2020, Final Deadline - August 3, 2020
  • SPRING SEMESTER 2021: Final Deadline - December 17, 2020

*All complete applications, including transcripts, received by the Priority Deadline will be the first applications to be reviewed and awarded. All completed applications received after this date will be reviewed and awarded on a rolling basis.

**All completed applications, including transcripts, received by the Final Deadline will be reviewed and awarded before the beginning of the term. Any applications received after this deadline will not be reviewed for scholarships for that term. There is no Priority Deadline for Spring scholarships.

Scholarship Application

To be eligible for a scholarship, students need to:

  1. Apply for admission to RRCC
  2. Be eligible to enroll in college-level courses
  3. Have a GPA of 2.0 or higher, based on current high school and/or college transcripts
  4. Complete the following Scholarship Application (* denotes required information)
  5. Submit high school transcript and college transcript, if applicable


(The year you will attend RRCC.)

Some scholarships are very specific. To be considered, please provide the following:


Include why you should be considered for a scholarship.

Terms and Conditions. I give Rainy River Community College permission to release information regarding my grades and financial aid eligibility to the RRCC Scholarship Committee. If awarded a scholarship, I give permission to announce the scholarship award to the public.