Every little bit helps when it comes to paying for an education. Here's a look at some scholarship opportunities for area folks.

The Owatonna Hospital Auxiliary and Donald Sanford Fund are sponsoring several scholarships for individuals who are currently attending programs in nursing and health-related careers. Find out more at the Allina web site. The deadline is Sunday, March 18.

The Owatonna Eagles are offering a air of $1,000 scholarships. Applications can be found at the Owatonna Eagles web site. The application deadline is March 31.

The Owatonna Foundation is offering scholarships for those planning on attending a technical or community college. Go to the Owatonna Foundation web site for more information. Application deadline is April 10.

If you enjoy a role in the arts and or theater, the Little Theater of Owatonna is offering the Veta Alexander Scholarship(s).  The Little Theater of Owatonna web site offers details. The deadline to apply is April 13.

The Kiwanis Noon Club is offering scholarships as well. Applications and more information can be found at the Owatonna High School Counselor's office. The dead to apply is April 15.

Get to work and apply and good luck.