Scholarships

Current scholarships available…(check back frequently for updates)

*Idaho Community Foundation (ICF) - ICF manages over 60 different scholarship funds – each customized according to the desires of the fund creator. Each has its own eligibility criteria, application requirements, and review process. Many have their own applications, deadlines, and eligibility requirements. http://www.idcomfdn.org/Scholarships

*Horatio Alger Scholarship - To be eligible to apply, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  1. Be enrolled as a full-time high school senior with plans to enter a college in the US no later than the fall following graduation
  2. Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the US

Applications can be found at www.horatioalger.org

*Pride Foundation has $400,000 available in scholarships for LGBTQ and straight ally student leaders.  With one application students apply for over 50 scholarships.  Apply online at www.pridefoundation.org

*Buckle Up For Bobby (http://buckleupforbobby.com/scholarshipsoffers eight (8) $500 scholarships to teens who will take the free Alive at 25 class offered by many Idaho police departments.  Class information can be found at www.idsafedriver.org  Deadline is April 15, 2014.

*Meridian Police Employee Association (MPEA) Scholarship Program - Four (4) $500.00 individual scholarships for applicants who reside in the City of Meridian or its area of impact.  Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 unweighted gpa and plan to attend an accredited college or vocational educational program in the fall of 2014.  Applications are located at www.mpeaidaho.org/mpea-scholarship and must be postmarked by April 15, 2014.

*Kendall Ford of Meridian Drive for Education - Seniors with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 of higher and have a minimum of 15 service hours within the local community during the senior year can apply to win a new FORD car.  For full details and requirements, visit http://www.kendallgivesback.com/idaho/kendall-drive-for-education/  All paperwork must be turned in by May 9, 2014.

*Idaho Professional-Technical Education Foundation Tools of the Trade Scholarship - provides funding for Idaho students pursuing certificates or degress in professional-technical education programs within Idaho.  To be eligible, students must have at least a 2.5 GPA and be enrolled as a full-time student in a professional-technical occupational program.  Deadline is May 31, 2014.  See Mrs. Beers for an application.

 

*Scholarship Websites
http://www.onlineschools.org/financial-aid/minority/. - for minority students
www.college.gov
www.KnowHow2Go.org
www.idahocis.org
https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org
www.fastweb.com
www.finaid.org
www.scholarships.com
www.scholarships101.com
www.studentscholarships.org
www.legion.org/needalift
http://collegerealitycheck.com - Interactive college comparison tool that helps students and parents get beyond the sticker price and consider other important factors.