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. www.idcomfdn.org/Scholarships
*Alert Magazine/Golden West Publications- $500 scholarships are awarded to the student who writes the best essay concerning drug or alcohol abuse and its prevention. More information can be found at www.alertmagazine.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
*Idaho Opportunity Scholarship- Students may receive up to $3000 per year to attend an Idaho college or university. This is a renewable scholarship. Students must meet certain qualifications. More details and the online application can be found at www.boardofed.idaho.gov. Application deadline is March 1, 2015.
*Idaho Power Company’s Academic Excellence Scholarship provides ten $2,000 scholarships for graduating high school seniors who reside in Idaho Power Company’s service area. These are non-renewable grants and are conditional upon the recipient’s enrollment at an accredited IDAHO or OREGON college, university, or vo-tech school. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative 3.75 GPA as well as meet other requirements. Applications can be picked up from Mrs. Bishop or found at www.idahopower.com. Application deadline is March 1, 2015.
* Caldwell Western Heritage Foundation Scholarship offers (5) $2000.00 scholarships to high school seniors or full-time college or vocational educational students who have shown a farm, agricultural, or rodeo interest. Please note, living on a farm or having a farm/agricultural/rodeo background are not requirements of this scholarship. Students must meet eligibility requirements. If interested, please speak to Mrs. Bishop about the application process. Deadline is March 20, 2015.
*Ada County Association of Educational Office Professionals- This scholarship is open to students who wish to continue their education in a business-related career, preferably in the educational field. In addition to other requirements, students must have completed 2 or more business education courses, expect to be enrolled as a full-time student, and maintain a 2.8 GPA for the one year period of the scholarship. See Mrs. Bishop for more details. Application deadline is March 20, 2015.
*Treasure Valley Family YMCA Scholarship for Civic Engagement- Students must meet eligibility criteria which include: 1. Students who are seniors of public, private, charter, or parochial high schools in the geographic area served by the Treasure Valley Family YMCA (Ada and Canyon Counties) 2.Who have made significant contributions to their community through civic engagement, etc. beyond that which may be required by school, church, Key Club, or similar organizations; and 3. Who demonstrate passion for and dedication to working collaboratively to find solutions for civic issues (whether homelessness, healthcare, education, environment, social justice, etc.) and an interest in pursuing civic work (whether career or volunteer) that will strengthen and improve our communities. See Mrs. Bishop for application packet. Deadline is April 1, 2015.
*Buckle Up For Bobby (http://buckleupforbobby.com/scholarships) offers $1000 scholarships to college bound teens. Students must take the free Alive at 25 class offered by many Idaho police departments and submit the application. Alive at 25 class information can be found at www.idsafedriver.org Deadline is April 15, 2015.
*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.