Current scholarships available…(check back frequently for updates)
High school seniors who apply for a scholarship must take their SAT, ACT or COMPASS test no later than December in order to have test results back by scholarship deadlines.
The state scholarships applications will be available December 9, 2013, for the 2014-2015 academic year.
Armed Forces and Public Safety Officer Scholarship - Open/No deadline
Opportunity Scholarship - Deadline 3/1/14
*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
*College of Western Idaho - Scholarship application will be open Feb 1 – March 17th. Only students who have been admitted to CWI can apply for these scholarships. http://cwidaho.cc/current-students/foundation-scholarship-online-application
*Horatio Alger Scholarship - To be eligible to apply, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- 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
- 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
*Idaho Power Academic Excellence Scholarship program provides ten (10) $2,000 scholarships for graduating high school seniors. Students wishing to apply must: enroll at an accredited Idaho or Oregon college, university or vocational-technical school and have a minimum cumulative 3.75 GPA including one semester of their senior year. Scholarship applications can be found at www.idahopower.com or see Mrs. Beers. Applications are due March 1, 2014.
*Caldwell Western Heritage Foundation will award a minimum of five (5) $2000 scholarships to deserving high school seniors or full-time college or vocational educational students who have shown a farm, agriculture, or rodeo interest. Applications are due March 21, 2014. For more details and an application, see Mrs. Beers.
*Young American Creative Patriotic Art Scholarship – Students (9-12) and home schooled are encouraged to express their artistic talents, demonstrating their patriotism. Art must be on paper or canvas. For more information and an entry form, see Mrs. Beers. Deadline is March 31, 2014
*Charles Monger Memorial Masonic Scholarship is sponsored by Meridian Lodge #47, Ancient Free and Accepted Masons. Deadline is March 31, 2014. Application and instructions available at http://meridian47.idahoaf.am/scholarship
*Buckle Up For Bobby (http://buckleupforbobby.com/scholarships) offers 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.
*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.
*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.
http://www.onlineschools.org/financial-aid/minority/. - for minority students
http://collegerealitycheck.com - Interactive college comparison tool that helps students and parents get beyond the sticker price and consider other important factors.