• 2019-2020 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.
     
     
     Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program 
    Deadline
    : December 8, 2019

    This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors who are currently involved in high school or after-school sports. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.  

     
     

    Pride Foundation Varsity Athletics Scholarship 
    Deadline: January 11, 2020
    This award is available for U.S. citizens who have been living in Washington state, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, or Alaska for at least one year. Applicants must have experience in participatory athletics, and preferably, at the varsity level. Preference is given to self-identified LGBT students, members of LGBT families, and straight allies who have been supportive of the LGBT community.  

    https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/athletic/baseball-scholarships/pride-foundation-varsity-athletics-scholarship/3234 

     

    Unigo $10K Scholarship 
    Deadline: 
    December 31, 2019
    Imagine a historical figure is brought back to life. Who is it? What's their favorite mobile app? (250 words or less)
    https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/unigo-10k-scholarship


    Magic Valley Jiffy Lube Teen Driver Scholarship Program 
    Deadline:
     March 16, 2020
    A simple 500 words about "What Drives You?" essay. 
    $1,500 Overall Scholarship Award and $1,000 Finalist Award
    https://www.yourturn2apply.com/twinfalls.htm 

    Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship Program 
    Deadline: Postmarked by November 12, 2019
     If you are interested in the Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship Program, please come see me. 

    Remember WWII 
    Deadline: December 

    High school students, grades 9-12, with an interest in history and the ability to write a compelling essay may qualify for The National WWII Museum Online Essay Contest Scholarship of up to $1,000.  Topic will be announced on their website in September. http://www.nationalww2museum.org/learn/education/for-students/essay-contests/high-school.html.

     

    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/

     

    The John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest 
    Deadline: January 17, 2020 at 11:59 PM (EST). 
    Essays must describe an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born. The official may have addressed an issue at the local, state, or national level. 
    https://www.jfklibrary.org/learn/education/profile-in-courage-essay-contest/eligibility-and-requirements

     

    Girl of the Month Application 
    Deadline: Friday, January 31, 2020 
    Soroptimist of Mini-Cassia is seeking applications for a $1,000 cash award. The Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards program (formerly the Women’s Opportunity Awards) has been helping women around the world since 1972. This program provides cash grants to women who are working to better their lives through additional schooling and skills training. Come to my office for an Application.
     

    Hagan Scholarship Foundation 
    Deadline: November 15, 2019 https://www.haganscholarships.org/ 

     

    Hagan Scholarship Foundation
    Deadline: November 15, 2019
    https://www.haganscholarships.org/ 

     

     

    Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program 
    Deadline: December 8, 2019

    This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors who are currently involved in high school or after-school sports. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.  

    https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/athletic/basketball-scholarships/foot-locker-scholar-athletes-program/1005451

     

    10 Things You Love About You – Award: $1,500 
    Deadline: December 31, 2019

    "Create a Top Ten List of the top ten reasons you should get this scholarship." (250 words or less)  

    https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/top-ten-list-scholarship  

     

    DoSomething Anti Vaping Scholarship Award: $2,500 
    DEADLINE: DECEMBER 31, 2019

    https://www.dosomething.org/us/campaigns/the-hit-well-take?&utm_source=scholarship_featured&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=unigo_2019_11    

     

    The John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest 
    Deadline: January 17, 2020 at 11:59 PM (EST).

    Essays must describe an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born. The official may have addressed an issue at the local, state, or national level. 

    https://www.jfklibrary.org/learn/education/profile-in-courage-essay-contest/eligibility-and-requirements

     

    Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship – 
    Deadline: February 1, 2020

     jackierobinson.org

    To be eligible for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship, an applicant must:

    • Be a graduating, minority high school senior
    • Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States
    • Show leadership potential
    • Demonstrate a dedication to community service
    • Present evidence of financial need
    • Be a United States Citizen
    • Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21
    • Not possess a degree from a 2 or 4-year college when applying for the scholarship

     

    Sweet and Simple Scholarship - Award: $1,500
    Deadline:
    February 29, 2020

    Submit an online written response to the question:
    "Not every gift has to be expensive or extravagant. In fact, sometimes it's the sweet and simple things that make a real difference in our lives. Think back and tell us about something you received as a gift and why it meant so much to you." (250 words or less)

    https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/sweet-and-simple-scholarship