To help you navigate the process, we have compiled  a list of websites dedicated to the college search. On these sites, you can compare colleges, learn about financial aid, find tips on getting in, and a lot more. Happy surfing- and best of luck in the college search.














UAspire - Tips and Suggestions for submitting the successful scholarship application.


CIS is a division of the Idaho Department of Labor and since 1980 has been helping people in Idaho with volumes of information about occupations, postsecondary education, financial aid, and finding jobs. Visit the website at www.idcis.intocareers.org


Merit aid is awarded to students with a broad range of GPAs. Students with a 2.0 GPA or higher often qualify. There are merit aid scholarships for students based on their interests, their intended majors, leadership and community service. MeritAid.com is the first comprehensive web site dedicated to helping students with the college search by matching them to merit-based scholarships from colleges across the country. Check out their website and set up your own portfolio at

A free Christian college resource for students interested in going to a Christian college. www.christianconnector.com.
Online resources for students seeking scholarship information.

is a search engine to match students with scholarships at the college of their choice. You can set up a profile and it will match scholarships to you.


Most colleges and universities prior to awarding financial aid and scholarships require student to complete the FAFSA form found at

www.pin.ed.gov  --Apply for a PIN number 


All young men 18 years old need to register for Selective Service. Go online, at www.sss.gov and take of it. It’s easy, and once you’ve done it, it’s one less thing on your mind.


A scholarship program that offers students the opportunity to earn their degree and receive valuable leadership and management skills while enjoying the benefits of an exciting career.  Applicants need to be a graduating senior and have a 21 Math score and 22 English score on the ACT. Apply online at https://www.nrotc.navy.mil/


Students whose parents are seasonal workers or have moved due to agriculture work may be eligible for scholarship opportunities thru
Geneseo Migrant Center.   For more information, check out their website at
Deadlines vary per scholarship.


Must apply for CSI admission first @ www.csi.edu

Choose future student, money matters, scholarships(must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 to qualify), or go to http://scholarships.csi.edu

·        Idaho Promise B

·        Minority at Risk

·        New Hope

·        Fine Art Scholarships

·        Departmental Scholarship info and links to applications

·        CSI Foundation Scholarships
Applicant must have participated within the last 24 months as a seasonal or migrant farm worker participated in a Chapter I Migrant education Program or be eligible to participate.  Applicant must also have a high school diploma or GED, be a U.S. Citizen or Legal Resident of the U.S. and must desire a four-year academic degree or a two-year vocational-technical degree in preparation for a four-year academic or technical degree. 


Paul Mitchell partner school is offering scholarships for their academy in Rexburg. Applications are in the counseling center. Scholarship is based on first come first served.

A list of scholarships that students from Idaho school districts are eligible for is listed in the counseling center.


$500 Scholarship for seniors who have a GPA of 2.5 or better and are planning on attending a college after graduation. Write an essay (650 -­ 800 words, double spaced) about a personal encounter you or someone you know has had with drug and/or alcohol abuse, how it was dealt with, what you learned from it, and what was right or wrong (in your opinion) about the way the incident or problem was handled. No application is required. See details in the counseling center.

Applicants contribute knowledge for a chance to win a $1,000 monthly award.  High school seniors, current full-time undergrad or grad students may apply.  Scholarship is awarded monthly.  It begins and ends every calendar month.  For more information, visit http://sussle.org/scholarship


For students who demonstrate a strong aptitude for higher learning, have a drive to improve themselves, and a desire to improve society in general. Winners will be determined by the Reservation Counter Executive team each Spring and Fall semester. Two ongoing scholarships are offered per year, at $1,500.00 each. Our Fall 2015 Scholarship Award is currently available and open to all students who apply through our online application located here: http://www.reservationcounter.com/scholarships/

LendEDU  is awarding  2, $2500 scholarships this fall.    To apply answer  this short question in 750 words or less: 

How do you plan to avoid excess student loan and debt?  Must be a High school senior or college student.  For more information go to: https://lendedu.com/blog/sholarship-application. We will be awarding 2 more scholarships in the spring. 

Merritt Brook Scholarship
The Merritt Brook Scholarship was set up to serve graduating students with a minimum 2.5 GPA from accredited Idaho high schools in the Magic Valley, including Blaine, Camas, Cassia, Gooding, Jerome, Lincoln, Minidoka and Twin Falls counties.   We seek applicants who have a clearly defined goal for college and plan to attend any accredited 2-4 year college or university in the United States.

Applicants should coordinate with their high school guidance counselors  to prepare an application package consisting of the following: Completed application form, signed and dated. A copy of your most recent high school transcript, report card, or college transcript. Essay on the topic described in the application form, and Letter(s) of recommendation. Applications can be found at: http://www.mbscholarship.org/ or in the counseling center.

Yvonne and Dick Lierz Scholarship Fund
Eligibility: Enrolling in the upcoming year as a first or second year undergraduate student at any public Idaho or Nevada institution of higher learning;  Demonstrated volunteer involvement in at least one charitable activity benefiting the community;  While grades, activities, and recommendations are important, if an applicant's cumulative grade point is below 2.8 they will be seriously considered only if they are able to convince the Scholarship Selection Committee of a high desire to advance their education.   Non-renewable.

Additional Application Materials:  A 250-300 word essay about the importance of giving of yourself and your time to help others.  A 250-300 word essay about how you have demonstrated a unique contribution to your community.  Two letters of recommendation.  If your high school or college GPA is below a 2.8: A 100-150 word essay about your desire to advance your education.


Mike Crapo Math and Science Scholarship Fund
Eligibility: a) Resident of Idaho; b) Majoring in math or science (including but not limited to the area of engineering); c) Enrolling as a full-time student at the freshman level (first year) at a public or private four-year college or university in the state of Idaho; and d) Must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above for all class work prior to the application.  Non-traditional students who have not been enrolled in a higher education institution for a period of three years shall be exempt from the cumulative grade point average requirement for the first semester (or quarter if the school is on a quarter basis) of the scholarship.  All recipients must maintain the stated grade point for the first semester (or quarter if the school is on the quarter system) in order to receive a subsequent disbursement.  Awarded primarily on the basis of a sincere desire for further education or training, and individual achievement as evidenced through the student’s academic record, participation in outside activities, leadership roles and/or work experience.  Renewable:  No.


Oakley Valley Arts Council
Aaron & Gloria Johnson Memorial Scholarship This $250.00 Scholarship is designed for the senior who has been active in the arts (such as; music, drama, art, etc.) in school as well as in the community. Applicants must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher and be a graduating senior. Applications available in the counseling center.

3 - $500 scholarships are being offered.  Applicants must be a high school senior or a high school graduate from the state of Idaho and have a 3.0 GPA.  Applications are online at www.safelinkinternet.com/scholarship-application.  

This scholarship is open to any graduating senior in the Magic Valley. Three $2000 scholarships will be awarded.  The major criteria are academic record, demonstrated achievement or leadership and responses on application.  Application is available online at www.pmt.org or in the counseling center.  Deadline is March 31, 2017.

Anne Veseth Memorial Scholarship Fund
For graduating high school seniors or current undergraduate college students attending or planning to attend a public or private, two- or four-year college or university in the state of Idaho and majoring or planning to major in Fire Ecology or Auto Mechanics. Or for any student who is also a current Wildland Firefighter majoring in any subject. Deadline is April 1, 2017.

Roger C. Sathre Memorial Scholarship Fund
Deadline: April 1, 2017  Enrolling as a full-time student in either a career or technical degree leading to something less than Baccalaureate degree or a Baccalaureate degree in secondary education in a career or technical area. 

Vivint Smart Home Scholarship
Vivint Smart Home is pleased to promote higher education and give back to the community with a $5,000 scholarship.  Must be a legal resident, enroll in college classes by Sept. 30th 2017.  Applicants are required to submit a video.  Deadline: April 1, 2017.  Apllications online at:  www.vivint.com/scholarship


Scholarship Application Access:
Applicants must have a user account setup to login. If you already have an account you can 
Click Here to begin the application. It is possible to begin the application, save it, and complete it at a later date. 
If you need to register a new account 
Click Here. The registration process can take up to a full business day to complete, so please plan accordingly.


Minidoka Soil & Water Conservation Scholarship
Applicant must be a senior planning to attend college in the fall with a major in Agriculture, Natural Resources, or related fields.  FFA member for one full year. The deadline is April 4, 2017. The award amount (2) is $500 Applications are available in the counseling center.

Cassia Festival of Trees Scholarship
Cassia is offering a $500 scholarship to graduates from Cassia and Minidoka counties.  Must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA, complete resume and attach a photo that will not be returned and must enroll full time in a health care field in college.  Applications are available in the counseling center. Deadline: April 10, 2017.

Two $1000 and two $500 scholarships will be awarded.  These scholarships are available to Minico graduates provided they are entering as a first year student or a student currently enrolled as a full time college student.  Applicant must have attended Minico for at least one year.  Applications are available in the counseling center.  Deadline is April 11, 2017.

United Electric CO-OP Scholarship
If your parent or guardian receives power from United Electric you are eligble to apply for this scholarship. The deadline for this scholarship is: April 14, 2017. Four awards will be given in the amount of $500. Applications are available in the counseling center.  

Dennis James Memorial Scholarship
The recipient of this scholarship must receive a diploma from a Cassia or Minidoka County High School by June 2017.  Must be a U.S. Citizen, plan to enroll in an accredited two or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school in the U.S. for 2017-2018 school year, and minimum of a 2.8 GPA. The application must be postmarked by April 14th 2017. The award amount is $1,000.  Applications available in the counseling center. 

(Magic Valley Dairy Days) Scholarships will be awarded to Magic Valley students attending an Idaho college, university, or vocational school.  Applications are available in the counseling center.  Deadline is April 15, 2017

Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA.  Applicant does not need to be of Basque decent.  Application will include a resume, short essay on knowledge of the Basque culture, and two recommendation letters.  Applications are available in the counseling center.  Deadline is April 15, 2017.  

This scholarship is offered to seniors in Minidoka County who are planning a career in agriculture. Students enrolling in either academic or vocational programs will be considered, including production agriculture, agri-business, agricultural engineering or any other field related to agriculture.  The award is based on need, achievement record, personal qualifications, and other leadership activities.  Applications are available in the counseling center.  Deadline is April 17, 2017.

Senior girls a $300 award is offered by Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc. Delta Eta Chapter at U of I seeks to encourage the educational advancement of determined young ladies who will be enrolling in post-secondary education at an accredited Idaho University.  Applications are available in the counseling center. Deadline is April 19, 2017.

Minidoka Bowman Scholarship
Deadline:  April 22, 2017 Guidelines:  Transcripts must be submitted with application to be considered. Applicant must have a minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 to apply. Applicant must plan to attend the school of choice full time (12 credits or more.)

A $500 scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior or current college student.   Applicants must plan to major in a field that promotes or is beneficial to agriculture.  Applications are available in the counseling center or online at http://extension.uidaho.edu/minidoka/category/news/.  Deadline is April 28, 2017.

The Dragonfly Hope Foundation was established in memory of Andrea Hall.  Andrea held a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work.  The purpose of The Dragonfly Hope Foundation is to continue the work that Andrea loved, and was so passionate about; helping others to help themselves.  Applications are available in the counseling center.  Deadline is April 30, 2017.

Sherri Lynn Crumley
A $1000 scholarship is available to students from St. Paul’s United Methodist Church. Scholarship will be awarded to music students from Eastern Idaho who plan on obtaining a Music or Music Education degree from U of I.  Applications are available in the counseling center.  Deadline: May 1, 2017.

B. Davis Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: May 22, 2016
  • Amount of Scholarship: $1000


This scholarship is open to high school seniors in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington who plan on either attending a 4-year college or 2-year community college. Applicants must have either been a victim of a personal injury accident or has a parent(s) or guardian(s) who has been a victim of a personal injury accident.
 Scholarship is a one-time award of $500. To access our scholarship, visit: http://www.racinelaw.net/practice-areas/boise-personal-injury-lawyers/. Deadline: May 31, 2017.

EGC Women in Law Scholarship
The applicant must be enrolled at an accredited college, university or law school, will not have graduated by Fall 2017, and must be attending classes. This scholarship is only open to women.  The scholarship will be awarded based on merit, need and commitment to helping others.  Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 & official transcript. The deadline for this scholarship is May 31st 2017. The award given is $500. Applications are available at: http://www.egclegal.com/salt-lake-city-utah-car-accidents-lawyer/#scholarship-application

Robinson & Henry Law Firm
This scholarship is reserved for high school seniors nationwide who plan on attending a 4-year college/university or a 2-year accredited community college in the Fall of 2017. This scholarship is open to applicants.

   1.    Whose parents have gone through a divorce and plan on pursuing a career in Family Law.  

   2.    Enrollment to a 4-year college/university or 2-year community college

   3.    Submit Transcript

   4.    Minimum G.P.A. 3.0

   5.    500 word minimum essay 

The dealine for application submissions is May 31, 2017.  Qualifying can apply here:  https://www.robinsonandhenry.com/denver-divorce-lawyer#scholarship

Tuite Law Scholarship
The Scholarship is open nationwide to those who will be attending college fall semester of 2017. Special consideration will be given to an undergraduate who is interested in pursuing a career in Law, but anyone meeting the requirements & can demonstrate an interested in pursuing a career in law will be considered. Deadline: May 3, 2017

The Hornbuckle Firm Scholarship
The Hornbuckle Firm located in Bellevue, WA. is pleased to announce the second annual Hornbuckle Firm Scholarship.  This scholarship is now available to graduating high school seniors in Idaho, Oregon and Washington who plan on attending a 4-year college/university or a 2-year community college.  Applications can be found online at:  http://www.thehornbucklefirm.com/seattle-brain-injury-lawyer/#scholarship-application. Deadline is May 31st 2017


ISCA Scholarship
Idaho School Counselor Association Scholarship is available to graduating seniors who is the son daughter or grandchild of an ISCA member. (3) $250 scholarships will be awarded per year. Applications are available in the counseling center.  Completed applications must be emailed by the June 1st 2017 deadline.  

Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship

   Application Deadline  June 1, 2016
   Amount of Scholarship  $1,000
   Relevant to Students Interested in a Fashion Degree

Apply at http://www.fashion-schools.org/  scholarship located at the bottom of the page.


Aspiring Animation Professional ScholarshipApplication 

  • Deadline  June 1, 2017
  • Amount of Scholarship $1,000
  • Relevant to Students interested in pursuing an animation career

Apply at http://www.animationcareerreview.com/  scholarship is located on the right side of the page.

Aspiring Business Professional Scholarship

  • Application Deadline June 1, 2016
  • Amount of Scholarship $1,000
  • Relevant to Students interested in pursuing a business degree

Apply at http://www.onlinembareport.com/ scholarship is located on the right side of the page.

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program
To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on the topic below. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words. Your submissions must be sent to us by email at: scholarships@abbottandfenner.com

Describe your educational career and life goals.  Explain your plan for achieving these goals.  Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals. Scholarship Deadline: June 12, 2017 Award - $1000

The Horatio Alger Association seeks to assist students who have demonstrated integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength of character, financial need, a good academic record, commitment to pursue a college education, and a desire to contribute to society. Applications can be found online @ www.horatioalger.org/scholarshipsDeadline is June 15, 2017.

Nursing School Almanac Scholarship

Nursing Schools Almanac has just launched its third annual Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. Our website will award a $1,000 scholarship to an aspiring nurse who best demonstrates:

   -A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics
   -A passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare 

This scholarship is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. Scholarship applications will be accepted until midnight on June 30, 2017

Interested students may visit www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com and click the banner on the right-hand side of the website's homepage. Here they'll find detailed scholarship information and the official application form. 

Sterling Law Offices Scholarship
Sterling Law office is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating high school senior who is pursuing an education at an accredited 2-year, 4-year, or trade school.  Must have a 3.0 G.P.A to be eligible for the scholarship as well as meet the other requirements.  Applications are available @ www.sterlinglawyers.com/scholarshipDeadline is June 30, 2017

Veterinarian Science Scholarship
Pets in the City-St. Petersburg are offering a veterinarian science scholarship.  Applicants must have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0, attend college by Fall 2017, & pursue a degree related to veterinary science within the United States. The deadline is July 31, 2017.  The award amount is $500. Only online applications will be accepted.  Applications can be found at: www.petsinthecitystpete.com/#scholarship-application.

Summit Disability Law Group Scholarship
Jake Lee and the other attorneys at the firm are proud to offer a generous $1,000.00 scholarship for individuals who have been effected by a disability.  To qualify for this scholarship:

1.     You must currently be enrolled in or have been accepted to (and planning to attend) a college or university in the United States.

2.     You must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA in the current or most recent secondary education program you have attended.

3.     You must have a physician documented disability.

The deadline for application submissions is August 1, 2017. Qualifying students can apply here: https://www.summitdisabilitylawgroup.com/about-us/community-involvement/scholarship/

Christensen & Hymas Law Firm
Kenneth Christensen and Russell Hymas, the lawyers here are proud to offer a generous $1,000.00 scholarship for any individuals who qualify. To qualify for this scholarship: 
1. You must be currently enrolled in or have been accepted to (and planning to attend) a University or College in the United States.
2. You must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
3. Cumulative GPA of the current or most recent secondary education program you have attended
4. You are required to submit a transcript verifying your GPA
The deadline for application submissions is August 1, 2017. Qualifying students can apply here:  https://christensenhymas.com/about-us/community- involvement/general-scholarship/

Khan Law Firm
Khalil Khan and the other attorneys at the firm are proud to offer a generous $1,000.00 scholarship to a student of their choosing. To qualify for this scholarship:

   1.     You must currently be enrolled in or have been accepted to (and planning to attend) a college or university in the United States.
   2.   You must be able to provide an official school transcript or acceptance letter verifying your enrollment
   3.   You must have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.00
   4.   Write an essay explaining your plans for your education.  

The deadline for application submissions is August 1, 2017. Qualifying students can apply here: http://khaninjurylaw.com/scholarship/

ABODO “Off to College” High School Scholarship
A $500 scholarship will be awarded to a High School student (18 years old+) who will attend an accredited college or university in Fall 2017 or current college student.  Applications are available online at https://www.abodo.com/blog/high-school-scholarship.  Deadline is August 31, 2017.

Wendy’s Heisman High School Scholarship
Applicants need to be a senior athlete who exhibits excellence in the classroom, on the field and within their communities, who have at least a B grade point average and have participated in at least one of the 33 sports officially sanctioned by the National Federation of State High Schools.  Apply online at www.wendyheisman.com
Deadline: October 2, 2017.

BigSun Scholarships 
The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits.  We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post-secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community.  Apply @ http://www.bigsunathletics.com