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
*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
*Better Business Bureau- Torch Awards for Ethics- Two scholarships are awarded based on leadership, contributions to community and school, personal integrity, academic accomplishment and a written essay. Deadline is October 7, 2014. Applications can be found at www.bit.ly/studentessay14
*Veterans of Foreign Wars & Ladies Auxiliary- Voice of Democracy. See Mrs. Bishop for scholarship details. Deadline is November 1, 2014
*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. The 2015 scholarship application is available from August 1, 2014 – October 25, 2014.
*Boston University Trustee Scholarship Competition: Scholarship recipients rank at the top of their classes and demonstrate exceptional leadership in their schools and communities. This scholarship covers full undergraduate tuition plus orientation and mandatory undergraduate student fees for four years. All application and nomination materials are available at www.bu.edu/admissions/trustee. Submission deadline is December 1, 2014.
*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
*Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund offers scholarships from $2,500 – $15,000. Criteria is listed on their website: http://www.apiasf.org/scholarship_apiasf.html. Deadline is Deadline: Friday, January 9, 2015 at 11:59pm EST.
*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.
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.