• 2020-2021 SCHOLARSHIP LIST

    LOOKING FOR A GREAT COLLEGE?
     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.

    www.capex.com

    www.collegeboard.com/student/csearch

    www.collegesofdistinction.com

    www.collegeview.com

    www.mycollegeguide.org

    www.petersons.com

    www.princetonreview.com

    www.usnews.com/rankings

     

    OUTSIDE COLLEGE SEARCH ENGINES

    www.fastweb.com
    www.goodcall.com

    www.collegeboard.com

    www.scholarships.com

    www.wiredscholar.com
    https://lendedu.com/blog/financial-aid-scholarships-student-loans-101-course/

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

     

      

    MERID AID.COM 
    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 www.meritaid.com

     

    CHRISTIAN CONNECTOR.COM

    A free Christian college resource for students interested in going to a Christian college. www.christianconnector.com

     

    SCHOLARSHIP.COM 

    Online resources for students seeking scholarship information.

    ZINCH 
    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. www.zinch.com

     

    FEDERAL STUDENT AID (FAFSA) 
    Most colleges and universities prior to awarding financial aid and scholarships require student to complete the FAFSA form found at www.fafsa.ed.gov

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

     

    SELECTIVE SERVICE

    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.

     

    NAVAL RESERVE OFFICERS TRAINING CORPS (NROTC)

    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/

     

    GENESES MIGRANT CENTER 
    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 http://www.migrant.net/migrant/scholarships.htm.  
    Deadlines vary per scholarship.

     

    COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN IDAHO

    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
       

    BOISE STATE UNIVERSITY CAMP 
    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. 

     

    THE HAIR ACADEMY

    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.

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

     

    ALERT MAGAZINE

    $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.

    SUSSLE
    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

     

    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

     

    Watch for scams
    -Do not pay to apply for scholarships!
    -Do not provide SSN#, etc.
     
    Google Global Science Fair Scholarships of up to $50,000. 

    Current students between the ages of 13 and 18 are eligible to apply for this prestigious scholarship is in partnership with leaders such as National Geographic and Lego. The competition starts in mid-February and ends in mid-May of each year. If you would like to be notified for updates, sign up at https://www.googlesciencefair.com/en/

    Idaho Opportunity Scholarship
    https://nextsteps.idaho.gov/scholarship-listing/idaho-opportunity-scholarship

    Min. GPA: 2.7 Award: $3,500.00 

    Description:

    Open to Idaho residents who graduated from an Idaho high school (or equivalent) and are seeking their first undergraduate degree. Applicants must apply for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) prior to March 1 and maintain unweighted, cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. Selection based on financial need and academic record.

    Deadline: N/A


    Idaho Latino Scholarship Foundation
    https://nextsteps.idaho.gov/scholarship-listing/idaho-latino-scholarship-foundation-2

    To Study: Any field of study at Any accredited Idaho university, college, or vocational/technical institution Min. GPA: 2.50 Award: $5,000.00 

    Description:

    Open to Idaho high school or college students of Hispanic/Latino descent with a GPA of 2.5 and above who have demonstrated leadership in school, community, and/or other service organizations that promote, enhance, or strengthen diversity. Selection based on the essay, academic achievement, demonstrated leadership, financial need, and involvement in service to school, community, and family.

    Deadline: N/A 


    Betaseed FFA Scholarships
    https://nextsteps.idaho.gov/scholarship-listing/betaseed-ffa-scholarships

    To Study: Agriculture and related majors At: Any college, university or technical school

    Min. GPA: 2.00 Award: $1,000.00 

    Description:

    Open to current high school seniors and college students enrolling as full time students who are members of their local Idaho FFA Chapter with a minimum 2.0 GPA. Selection based on application responses, FFA and community service activities, and letters of recommendation.

    Procedure:

    Submit completed application, transcripts, two letters of recommendation, and a recent photo in which the applicant is wearing their FFA jacket.

    Deadline: N/A 


    Anne Veseth Memorial Continuing Education Scholarship
    https://nextsteps.idaho.gov/scholarship-listing/anne-veseth-memorial-continuing-education-scholarship

    To Study: Any career technical program including at least nine months of consecutive attendance and leading to an initial degree or technical certificate At: College of Western Idaho, College of Southern Idaho, Eastern Idaho Technical College, Idaho State University College of Technology, Lewis-Clark State College, and North Idaho College Min. GPA: 2.50 Award: $500.00 

    Description:

    Open to Idaho residents that have graduated from an accredited Idaho public or private high school, or equivalent. Applicants must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher during the last two years of school and enroll as a full-time student. Selection based on essay, two letters of recommendation, and official transcripts.

    Deadline: N/A 


    Building Safety Professionals of Southwestern Idaho Scholarship
    https://nextsteps.idaho.gov/scholarship-listing/building-safety-professionals-of-southwestern-idaho-scholarship

    To Study: Programs leading to careers as inspectors, plan reviewers, construction managers, architects, engineers and more At: Any college or university. Min. GPA: N/A Award: $600.00

    Description:

    Open to students interested in a career in the building and safety profession. Selection based on is based upon an essay response.

    Procedure:

    Submit application (available at the website below) with essay by mail, email, or fax.

    Deadline: N/A

     Jiffy Lube Scholarship

    Your local Jiffy Lube owner is offering one $1,500 scholarship award and one $1,000 scholarship award to 2 local high school students – students simply have to write about “What Drives You?” No grade point or test score requirements.

    Students attending high school in the Magic Valley area can apply directly online NOW at: https://yourturn2apply.com/twinfalls.htm

     

    The Rosenberg-Ibarra Scholarship

    Deadline: January 08, 2021

    For full details, see https://pridefoundation.org/2018/01/the-rosenberg-ibarra-scholarship/

    This scholarship, created by Bill Teska, is open to LGBTIQ students who either graduated from a high school in Idaho, or will be attending a college or university in the state of Idaho.

     

    TO QUALIFY, YOU MUST:

    • Have gone to school in Idaho
    • Be applying to an Idaho College/University
    • Currently be a high school senior or undergraduate
    • Be LGBT
    • Have financial need

     

    IAC (Idaho Association of counties Scholarship Fund)

    Deadline of Saturday, February 27th, 2021

    Pick up an application in the counselor’s office.

    ELIGIBILITY: Children of county employees (county employees are those who are issued a paycheck by the county) working 20 hours or more per week and the children and grandchildren of county elected officials (County Commissioners, Assessors, Clerks, Coroners, Prosecuting Attorneys, Sheriffs, and Treasurers).

    Recipients must attend a college, university, or vocational/technical school full-time for the 2021-2022 academic year and be enrolled in either an academic or a vocational education program leading towards a degree or certification.

    All application requirements must be completed and post-marked by the deadline of Saturday, February 27th, 2021, or the application will be eliminated from consideration.

     

     

    Jackie Robinson Foundation
    Deadline: February 1, 2021

    https://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/?utm_campaign=counselors&utm_source=programs&utm_term=FY21&utm_medium=email

    Idaho Opportunity Scholarship - https://boardofed.idaho.gov/scholarships/idaho-opportunity-scholarship/

    Eligibility:

    • Have an unweighted, cumulative GPA of 2.7 or above
    • Be an Idaho resident
    • Graduated or will graduate from an Idaho high school or it equivalent or Idaho home school (GED/HSE from Idaho)
    • Complete the State Board of Education scholarship application by March 1
    • FAFSA Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid by March 1
    • Maintain satisfactory academic progress for financial aid purposes. (See program rules for more details.)
    • Must attend one of these eligible Idaho colleges or universities

    o    Boise State University

    o    Brigham Young University – Idaho

    o    College of Idaho

    o    College of Southern Idaho

    o    College of Western Idaho

    o    College of Eastern Idaho

    o    Idaho State University

    o    Lewis-Clark State College

    o    North Idaho College

    o    Northwest Nazarene University

    o    University of Idaho

    Armed Forces/ Public Safety Officer Dependent Scholarship

    https://boardofed.idaho.gov/scholarships/armed-forces-public-safety-officer-dependent-scholarship/

    Eligibility

    For a child of a military member or public safety officer, the student must:

    • Be an Idaho resident.
    • Be a graduate from an Idaho high school or its equivalent (GED from Idaho).
    • Enroll as a student in an academic or professional-technical program at North Idaho College, Lewis-Clark State College, College of Southern Idaho, College of Eastern Idaho, University of Idaho, Boise State University, Idaho State University or College of Western Idaho.
    • Be a child already born, or born after a military member or public safety officer is determined to be imprisoned or missing in action, or is killed or becomes totally and permanently disabled.

     

    Idaho Governor’s Cup Scholarship

    https://boardofed.idaho.gov/scholarships/idaho-governors-cup-scholarship/

    • Open for 2021-22 academic year.
    • Deadline is 2/15/21 for Academic, 4/1/21 for Career Technical.
    • Merit-based award
    • Requires community service
    • For graduating seniors of an Idaho high school or home school, or a first-year student in a CTE program
    • Requires a 2.8 GPA

     

    Idaho Postsecondary Credit Scholarship

    https://boardofed.idaho.gov/scholarships/postsecondary-credit-scholarship/

    • Deadline: Open enrollment
    • Merit-based award
    • Award available for students with ten (10) or more postsecondary credits at the time of high school graduation and a matching industry merit-based scholarship

     

    Jackie Robinson Foundation 
    Deadline: February 1, 2021

    https://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/?utm_campaign=counselors&utm_source=programs&utm_term=FY21&utm_medium=email

     

    Armed Forces/ Public Safety Officer Dependent Scholarship

    https://boardofed.idaho.gov/scholarships/armed-forces-public-safety-officer-dependent-scholarship/

    Eligibility

    For a child of a military member or public safety officer, the student must:

    • Be an Idaho resident.
    • Be a graduate from an Idaho high school or its equivalent (GED from Idaho).
    • Enroll as a student in an academic or professional-technical program at North Idaho College, Lewis-Clark State College, College of Southern Idaho, College of Eastern Idaho, University of Idaho, Boise State University, Idaho State University or College of Western Idaho.
    • Be a child already born, or born after a military member or public safety officer is determined to be imprisoned or missing in action, or is killed or becomes totally and permanently disabled.

     

    Idaho Governor’s Cup Scholarship

    https://boardofed.idaho.gov/scholarships/idaho-governors-cup-scholarship/

    • Open for 2021-22 academic year.
    • Deadline is 2/15/21 for Academic, 4/1/21 for Career Technical.
    • Merit-based award
    • Requires community service
    • For graduating seniors of an Idaho high school or home school, or a first year student in a CTE program
    • Requires a 2.8 GPA

     

    Idaho Postsecondary Credit Scholarship

    https://boardofed.idaho.gov/scholarships/postsecondary-credit-scholarship/

    • Deadline: Open enrollment
    • Merit-based award
    • Award available for students with ten (10) or more postsecondary credits at time of high school graduation and a matching industry merit-based scholarship

     

    2021 We the Students Essay Contest

    Essay Prompt: What is the relationship between Equality and Justice?

    Deadline: April 15, 2021 at 11:59 pm PT.

     

    Bezos Scholarship

    https://bezosscholars.org/apply/#becomeabezosscholar

    Deadline: January 11, 2021

     

    Utah State University

    A quick reminder of our deadline for academic scholarships are this Sunday, January 10.

    Students must complete and submit the online application for admission before Sunday at midnight. We do not have a separate application for academic scholarships. They are automatically considered based on their cumulative GPA and ACT or SAT scores. We can receive their official transcripts and test scores after January 10 as long as the online application is submitted by the deadline. Increases in GPA and ACT/SAT exams that happen after January 10 will not be eligible for scholarship consideration.

     Our scholarship parameters for this year’s senior class are attached.

     Link to the application for admission: https://www.usu.edu/admissions/apply/

    I Have a Dream Scholarship 
    Deadline: 
    01-31-2021

    Applicants must:

    Must be 14 years of age or older at the time of application.| Must be a legal U.S. resident.| Must be a resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.| This award is for U.S. students.

    Submit an online written response to the question:

    "We want to know... what do you dream about? Whether it's some bizarre dream you had last week, or your hopes for the future, share your dreams with us for a chance to win $1,500 for college." (250 words or less)

    The I Have a Dream Scholarship winner will be notified by email or phone on or around April 30, 2021.

     

    Dennis James Memorial Scholarship

    Riverview Urgent Care is proud to again be offering the Dennis James Memorial Scholarship

     

    ISBA Scholarship
    Deadline: 
    February 15, 2021

    Eligible students are the children or grandchildren of Idaho School Board members who plan to graduate from an Idaho public school prior to September 1, 2021, and attend a post-secondary education institution. The form to apply is now available on our website: https://www.idsba.org/scholarships/.