Scholarship Information

Scholarship Information

 

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GoTranscript Academic Scholarship Program
 
This is a $1,000 scholarship that is given out in the spring and fall semesters. 
 
Selection Criteria:
-Must be a high school senior or full-time college freshman
 
Application Criteria:
-Students must write an essay on the following prompts:
       Briefly talk about yourself and your academic/career short-term and long-term goals. Then, answer the following questions:
       1. What have you learned from your experience(s)? Examples may include: community service, volunteer work, employment, school clubs, sports, family,etc.
       2. Describe your most meaningful achievements and how they relate to your field of study and your future goals.
  or  Write 500 to 1,000-word essay on the following topic: Share a story about how language has helped you express your voice
-There is no deadline for this scholarship, it can be applied for throughout the year. 
 
To apply for this scholarship enter here.
Applications are accepted year-round
 
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The Alert Scholarship  ($500)

Selection Criteria:
- Be a senior in high school
- Attend a high school in one of the required states
- Have a 2.5+ GPA

Application Criteria:
-Written essay about a personal encounter with drug and/or alcohol abuse
-You can find the application and more details on this website.
 
There is no deadline for this application
 
 
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Caldwell Night Rodeo Scholarship
 
Selection Criteria:
-Must be attending any accredited Idaho or eastern Oregon university, college, or vocational school in the fall.
-High school seniors who have an interest in farm, agriculture, or rodeo
-Minimum GPA of 3.0
 
Application Criteria:
-Must have 3 letters of recommendation
-Write a 500-1,000 word essay
-Deadline is March 20th, 2020
-Application can be found at this website.
 
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Governor's Cup Scholarship
 
Selection Criteria:
-Must be attending an Idaho post secondary school
-Minimum GPA of 2.8
-Priority is given to those who prove a commitment to public service 
 
Application Criteria:
-Write a 500 word essay
-Submit ACT or SAT scores
-Two letters of recommendation
-Complete forms in application, explaining community involvement
-You can get the application from this website.
-Academic Deadline: February 15th, 2020
-Career/Technical Deadline: March 15th, 2020
 
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Horse Council Scholarship
 
Selection Criteria:
-Attending any accredited institution in the US in the fall
-Minimum GPA of 2.5
-Preference will be given to those who demonstrate involvement with the horse industry
 
Application Criteria:
-Two letters of recommendation
-ACT or SAT scores
-Scholarships must be mailed or hand delivered
-Deadline is February 25, 2020
-The application and mailing address is available on this website.
 
 
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Idaho Music Educators Scholarship
 
Selection Criteria:
-For students planning on studying music performance or music education
-High school seniors 
-Minimum GPA of 2.8
 
Application Criteria:
-Must apply for the award through their music teacher who will forward the application
-Deadline is April 1st, 2020
-Students can find the application on this website.
 
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National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association Student Athlete Scholarship
 
Selection Criteria:
-High school seniors who have achieved at least two of the following:
   (A) Minimum of a B+ grade average
   (B) Ranked in the top 25% of class
   (C) ACT score of 24 or an SAT score of 1500
-Must have participated in two sports for at least two years in each sport and earned at least one varsity letter
-School athletic director must be an NIAAA member
 
Application Criteria:
-You can find further details on this website.
-Deadline is February 28th, 2020
 
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Jiffy Lube Teen Driver Scholarship
 
Selection Criteria:
-At least one award will be given to those who are ages 15-17 and are currently or recently enrolled in a driver's education program and a second award will be given to students between the ages of 16-18 who are currently licensed to drive. 
 
Application Criteria:
-Students may print an application or apply online at this website.
-Deadline is March 19th, 2020
 
 
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Society of Women Engineers Scholarship
 
Selection Criteria:
-This scholarship is for women students must be planning to study Engingeering, Computer Science, Math, or Hard Sciences while at a four or five year university
-Minimum GPA of 3.0
 
Application Criteria:
-Applications are available at this website.
-Submission begins December 1st, 2019
-Application deadline is January 31st, 2020 
 
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DAR Good Citizen Scholarship
 
Selection Criteria:
-Students demonstrating dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism
-Students can apply for multiple scholarships on this website.
 
Application Criteria:
-Access the application on this link.
-State of 1,000 words or less on your career objectives
-High school transcript
-Letters of recommendation (at least 2)
-Deadline is February 15th
 
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College Board Opportunity Scholarship
 
Selection Criteria:
-This scholarship is for high school seniors
-There is no GPA requirement
 
Application Criteria:
Using a six-step process students will use their college board account to complete the six steps. Each steps focuses on a different step to become college-ready. If you would like more information and details for the steps follow this link.
 
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American Legion Oratorical Contest Scholarship
 
Selection Criteria:
-No GPA requirement
 
Application Criteria:
-This scholarship provides students with a specific prompt and then students create a spoken presentation (3-5 minutes) with the given prompt. There are multiple levels of competition including district, state and nationals. 
-For prompts and event deadlines visit this website.
 
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PNACAC Student Scholarship
 
Selection Criteria:
-Minimum GPA of 3.0
-Senior in high school who will be attending a post-secondary institution in Fall 2020
 
Application Criteria:
-Record a video (no more than 1 minute) responding to one of the following prompts:
        - "What would you like to be doing in 10 years, and how does college help you get there?"
        - "How has your college/career counselor, school counselor or advisor helped you (or others) in finding                             the right college fit and what would you like to say to them?"
-Upload the video to Youtube or Vimeo
-Deadline is March 20, 2020
-Complete the scholarship submission form here.
 
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Idaho Pointe Pest Control Scholarship
 
Selection Criteria:
-High school Senior or Freshmen in college
-No GPA requirement
 
Application Criteria:
-Do a good deed for someone else and give them a note telling them to complete their own good deed. 
-For every person that does a good deed and completes an application saying that you recommended them, you get more of a chance at the scholarship
-Deadline is April 29th, 2020
-For more details and application follow this link.
 
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The Core Project Leadership and Influence Award
 
Selection Criteria:
-High school seniors currently attending Skyview
-Plan to attend a college, university, or trade school in Fall 2020
-Student who demonstrates commitment to using their influence to make a positive and lasting impact on their campus
 
Application Criteria:
-Complete online application and write an essay on the topic "How you've used your influence to make a positive and lasting impact on your peers or on your campus"
-Deadline is March 6th, 2020
-You can find the application on this website.
 
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PB&J Scholarship
 
Selection Criteria:
-Must be a current high school senior
-Students who have experienced challenges in their life and have the drive to succeed
 
Application Criteria:
-Complete the online application
-Submit a high school transcript
-Write a two page essay on the following topic: "Talk about challenges that you have encountered and how you have overcome them. Please also include your aspirations for college and your career and the reasons why".
-You can find the online application using this link.
 
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DL Evans Bank
 
Selection Criteria:
-Seniors graduating from an Idaho high school
-Must be planning to attend college, university or trade school full time in Fall 2020
-Minimum GPA of 3.0
 
Application Criteria:
-Copy of student's unofficial high school transcript
-Two letters of recommendation
-Typed statement addressing the following topics:
       -Your educational, career goals and objectives
       -Your extra curricular activities, awards and honors (high school years only)
       -Your community involvement
       -Your hobbies and interests
-Deadline for this scholarship is March 30, 2020
-You can find more details by using this link.
 
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West Valley Medical Center Allied Healthcare Scholarship
 
Selection Criteria
-Students who have residence in Canyon or Owyhee County
-Must be attending a post secondary program in Idaho or Eastern Oregon
-Minimum GPA of 3.0
-Students must be enrolled in an allied healthcare program (ex. nursing, medical tech, radiology, pharmacy)
 
Application Criteria
-Unofficial transcript
-Resume
-Answer this essay question: "Goals Statement: Describe your educational and career goals. (Limit about 200 words)"
-Optional essay: "Unusual Circumstances (optional): Please describe how and when any unusual family or personal circumstances have affected your achievement in school, work experience, or your participation in school and community activities. (Limit about 200 words)
-Deadline is March 13, 2020 at 5pm
-You can pick up an application in the Career Center
 
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Westmark Credit Union
 
Selection Criteria: 
-Must be a member of Westmark Credit Union, with at least $25 in your account
-2020 high school graduate
-Attend a post-secondary school in Fall 2020
-Minimum 3.5 GPA
 
Application Criteria:
-Write a an essay (max. 100 words) on the following topic:
      "During your life-time, what is the most important contribution you hope to make in society with your chosen                   career?"
-Deadline is March 27, 2020
-You find the application on this site.
 
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Student View Scholarship Program
 
Selection Criteria:
-High school seniors
-No SAT/ACT score or GPA requirement
 
Application Criteria:
-Students log on to www.student-view.com and completer a 20 minute survey about colleges in your area, then you are in the running for a scholarship
-Deadline is April 22, 2020
 
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Nyssa-Nampa Sugarbeet Growers Assocation
 
Selection Criteria:
-High School Seniors
-Will attend college in Fall 2020
-Must be a dependent of Snake River Sugar Company LLC Cooperative employee
 
Application Criteria:
-Applications must be requested by email norma@fortboise.com
-Deadline is April 3, 2020