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.
*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
*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: Friday, January 9, 2015 at 11:59pm EST.
*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.
*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.