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Skyview Booster Scholarship

Applicant must be a graduating senior currently attending Skyview High School. Parents of each scholarship applicant must be current paid members as of Dec. 31st, 2018 of the Skyview High School Booster Club.
The scholarship is to be used at a two-year or four-year accredited college or university. It can also be used at an accredited trade school within the academic year following graduation. 

Selection Criteria:
-High school transcript
- 2 letters of recommendation
-Personal interview (optional)

Pick up an application in the Career Center, applications are due by April 1st. 


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Samsung Scholarship
In each region of Idaho 2 scholarships will be awarded for $10,000, 2 scholarships for $5,000 and state winners can receive $1250 each.
Selection Criteria:
-Must attend either American Legion Boy's State or American legion Auxiliary Girl's State and be a direct descendant of a wartime US military veteran eligible for membership in the American Legion
Application Criteria:
-Applications submitted online
-Due by 1st day of Boy's/Girl's State
Legacy Scholarship
The opportunity to receive up to $20,000 that can be reapplied up to 6 times.
Selection Criteria:
-Still in need of financial assistance after all state grants/scholarships have been utilized
-Must be a child of US military who died on Active Duty on or after September 11, 2001 or a child of Post 9/11 veteran with a combined disability of 50% or as more determined by Department of Veteran's Affairs.
Application Criteria:
-Due by April 9th
-Must be used within 1 year
American Legion Baseball
Each state has $500 that they can award to a player, eight players are selected by a committee and will receive an additional $2500. A 9th player selected as most outstanding of All Academic Team will the awarded an additional $5000
Application Criteria:
-Scholarships must be used within 8 years of high school graduation, excluding military time.
Orchestral Contest
Open to grades 9-12, If a participant does not place in top 3 at Nationals they may complete again every year for additional scholarship money. This scholarships can be used for any college or university in the U.S. and the contest will begin at local levels in December.
Scholarships Awarded:
-National Scholarship 1st Place- $18,000
-National Scholarship 2nd Place- $16,000
-National Scholarships 3rd Place- $14,000
-Each state winner participating in National first round receives $1500
-Each 1st round winner who advances but does not qualify for finals receives an additional $1500
Eagle Scout of the Year
Scholarships Awarded:
-One scholarship- $10,000
-Three runner up scholarship- $2500 each
Junior Shooting Sports
Winners of the following scholarships will receive an expense paid trip to the American Legion National Convention to be honored as a part of Youth Champions Delegation. 
Scholarships Awarded:
- One Precision Scholarship- $5,000
- One Sporter Scholarship- $5,000
- One second place scholarship in each category- $1,000
Children of Warriors
This awards 15 scholarships of $5,000 each 
Application Criteria:
- For undergraduate study only at a 4 year accredited college or university
- Deadline is March 1st
- Must be a descendant of a veteran who served in the Armed Forces during Time of War and the veteran must have been eligible for membership in the American Legion. 
Non-Traditional Student 
This awards 5 scholarships of $2000 each.
Application Criteria:
-May be pursuing training in certified, trade, professional or technical program or a 2 or 4 year degree program
-Must be a member of the American Legion Auxiliary or Sons of American Legion and must be a paid member for current yer and 2 preceding years. 
Spirit of Youth Scholarships
-ALA Girls Nation President- $5000
-ALA Girls Nation Vice-President- $2500
-ALA Girls Nation Outstanding Senator- $3000
-Honorary National Junior Division Vice-President- 5 scholarships given of $2000 each
               -Applicant must be an attendee at one of the ALA National Junior Meetings-Mission Training
-Spirit of Youth- 5 scholarships given of $5000 each
              -Applicant must have held membership in the American Legion Auxiliary for immediate past 3 years and hold current year                       membership card.
              -Winner must maintain membership in the ALA through 4 year scholarship period
              -Deadline is March 1st
IHSAA Interscholastic Star Scholarship
Selection Criteria:
-Must be juniors
-In at least on eIHSAA-sponsored sport and one IHSAA-sponsored activity (class-only participation will not be considered)
-Through their participation, strengthen interscholastic sports and activities programs
-Are active contributors to school and community organizations and programs.
-Are good citizens and positive role models for their peers
-Promote the ideals of good sportsmanship and citizenship
Application Criteria:
-5A and 4A schools may submit four applications
-Must be postmarked no later than April 10th for selection.
For Scholarship application see Mrs. Essman in the Career Center
Lead Roster B2B Sales and Marketing Scholarship SEO and Content Marketing Scholarship
American Legion High School Oratorical Contest
The American Legion sponsors this event as a way to encourage young people to learn more about the history of our nation and its governing philosophy, political systems, and constitutional principles. This is consistent with the Legion’s commitment to help prepare students to become responsible, productive, contributing citizens of the state and nation. 
Application Criteria:
-Contest will be held locally at the Nampa Post of the American Legion on Monday, January 21st, 2019 at 10:00 am in Legion Hall located at 1504 2nd Street South in Nampa.
-Students interested in competing should contact the Oratorical Chairman at 208-546-9580.
-Must prepare a 8-10 minute speech on the responsibility of citizens and some aspect of US Constitution
-Must be prepared to speak on a randomly assigned topic of the Constitution
Contest Prizes:
-National 1st Place Winner: $18,000
-National 2nd Place Winner: $16,000
-National 3rd Place Winner: $14,000
-Additional monetary prizes are awarded at local levels
For more information about this contest such as rules, topics, and specifics, you can follow the link below.
We the Student Essay Contest
Application Criteria:
-Students must write an essay on the prompt: “What are essential qualities of a citizen in your community in 21st century America?”
-This essay is meant to demonstrate the students knowledge of what it means to be a citizen in our country following our founding principles but to also allow the student to personalize the topic and make it meaningful to them. 
-Students may win up to $5,000, there are multiple levels of winners. 
For more detailed information on deadlines and process follow this link to the scholarship website
Hispanic Scholarship
Selection Criteria:
-$1,000 one-time scholarship
-Low income high school student
-first time college bound Idahoan 
Application Criteria:
-Complete the application questionnaire 
-3 letters of recommendation
-copy of high school transcripts
-2018 tax returns
-one-page essay or personal statement describing your education or career goals, why you are passionate about your career choice and details about why you chose that path. Include information about your involvement in the community and you plan to stay involved in the community when in school. Also include what activities and organizations that you will be involved in that will help your career path. 
-You can fill out all of this information and submit your essay on the following website:
Important Dates:
 -April 15th, 2019: Applications are due
-May 11th, 2019: Recipients chosen
-June 1st, 2019: All recipients have been notified
The League of Women Voters of Pocatello, Idaho
This scholarship gives awards of:
First Place: $2,000
Second Place: $1,500
Third Place: $1,000
Selection Criteria:
-Must be enrolled in an Idaho public school, grade 9-12
Application Criteria:
-Students must write an essay on the following topic: "Fake News" sub topics include:
         "How do we distinguish between facts and real news versus "alternative facts" and "fake news"
         "Why is it important to fact-check the beliefs and opinions of others, as well as our own beliefs and opinions"
         "Why is it important to have evidence-based laws, policies and beliefs"
-Specifics and important details are in the Career Center, along with the official application.

Pointe Pest Control Scholarship

Selection Criteria:
-For this scholarship, do something good for someone else and include a note telling them to pass it on.
-After you have finished your good deed, pass along this scholarship to as many friends as you can. For every submission we get that says you referred/told them about this scholarship, you get bonus points.
-Once your good deed is finished and you have told all of your friends about this scholarship, play the Pointe Pest Control game and take a screenshot of your highest score. Bonus points are added to your application for playing the game.

Application Criteria:
-Fill out the online application which can be found here:
-Application deadline is due by April 29th, 2019
-It is a one-time scholarship of $750
Elk Mountain Tents Outdoors Enthusiast Scholarship

Selection Criteria:
-must be a high school senior
-have a love for the outdoors and adventure
-must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher

Application Criteria:
-Applicants need to answer the following two questions (no length requirement)
1) What do you love about the great outdoors?
2) Please describe your financial need and how you would use your scholarship funds.
-Deadline is June 30th

You submit your application and get more information on this website
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.
Fleming College Scholarship
Selection Criteria:
-Must be a high school senior or undergraduate student
Application Criteria:
-You will need to write an essay of approx. 250 words or a video essay on the topic of "Ideas and solutions to reduce drunk driving car accidents". 
-Essays can be turned in to
-Essays must include your first and last name, address, phone number, and name of school
-Deadline to turn in the essay is July 1st, 2019
2019 Intermountain Medical Imaging Scholarship
Selection Criteria:
-Students must be interested in furthering their education in the medical field. 
-Must hold at least a 3.0 GPA
-Must graduate from an Idaho High School
-Must currently be a high school senior or college freshman
Application Criteria:
 -Participants must submit an original 500-word essay on how they have made a difference in our community and what they hope to accomplish in the world of healthcare.
 -Students need to provide details and experiences from community service they have participated in over the last 4 years, including descriptions of the events and dates. 
-Students need to provide proof of acceptance or active enrollment in a higher education organization. 
-Deadline is April 30th, 2019
Details and submission rules can be found on this website.
Jiffy Lube Teen Driver Scholarship
Scholarship Awards:
-2 Finalist $1,000 awards
-1 Overall $4,000 award
Application Criteria:
-Students will submit a 500 word essay on the prompt "What Drives You?"
        - If you are chosen as a finalist you will create a 1-2 minute video expanding on your essay topic.
-Submit your essay and information to Jiffy Lube's Website
-Deadline is March 18th, 2019
Big Sun Scholarship
This scholarship is a $500 award for student athletes who are wanting to pursue their education. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they participate in. Their participation can be in any capacity whether player, coach or official. 
Selection Criteria:
-Must be a high school senior or currently enrolled in a college or university.
-Must be participating in a sport at their school or in the community. 
Application Deadline:
-The deadline is June 19th, 2019
Go to this website for more information and to apply
Debt Reviews Scholarship Program
Selection Criteria:
-Have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
-Will be attending a University in Fall of 2019.
-Desired major in Finance, Business, or Economics.
-Must have participation in community service.
Application Criteria:
-Write a 750-1000 word essay, including your ideas on how America can solve financial crisis.
-Deadline is September 2019.
Go to this website for more information and to apply.
Soma Weight Loss Health & Wellness Scholarship
Selection Criteria:
-There is no minimum SAT/ACT or GPA required
-Must be an undergraduate or graduate student (any age) in an accredited U.S. education institution
-Must be a major in any of the healthcare fields that promote achieving and maintaining a healthy weight
Application Criteria:
-Essay: Explain, in a 500 to 1,000-word essay, why you are studying your chosen field and what good health means to you
-Transcripts: You must upload a copy of your transcripts displaying your name, school name and degree program
-Deadline: First scholarship: March 31, 2019. Second scholarship: September 30, 2019.
-Amount: $1,000 (each scholarship)
9th Circuit Civics Contest
What is an "Unreasonable Search and Seizure" in the Digital Age?
Selection Criteria:
-Open to all high school students
-No GPA requirement
Application Criteria:
-Individual Students should submit an essay of 500-1000 words, and teams of up to three students should submit a 3-5 minute video on the theme.
-Students may participate in both the essay and video contests.
-The theme for the essay and video is: "The significance of the Fourth Amendment and discuss how it protects information the government or others may obtain from your technological devices."
-In the essay and video you will need to reference the court cases listed on the contest website.
-Deadline is April 1st, 2019
Caldwell Western Heritage Foundation Scholarship
This scholarship will award a minimum of six $2,000 scholarships to students who have shown a interest in farm, agriculture, or rodeo. 
Selection Criteria:
-Must be a resident of Southwestern Idaho or Eastern Oregon
-Must be a High School Senior
-Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
Application Criteria:
-Must provide current school transcript
-Must Submit three letters of reference
-Write an Essay on the topic "What is the impact of Caldwell Night Rodeo to the community", include your plans for after you finish college or vocational education. 
-Deadline is March 20th, 2019
You can go online to this site to print out an application.
Gem State Scholarship
Two scholarships in the amount of $1,000.00 each will be awarded to winners as selected by the Gem State Insurance Company Scholarship Committee.
Selection Criteria:
-Must be an Idaho resident and graduating from an Idaho high school.
-Must attend an Idaho college, university or vocational/technical school full time for the 2019-2020 academic year and be working towards a degree.
Application Criteria:
-Complete an application cover sheet 
-A personal statement of not more than 250 words addressing:
                 " Describe how you will use your education to benefit your community."
                 " Describe, in your opinion, the relative benefits of living in Idaho."
-Certified high school transcripts.
-Two sealed letters of recommendation from individuals who are aware and supportive of your academic endeavors. Letters must be from persons not related to you.
-List and describe school and community involvement including volunteer and extracurricular activities
-Deadline is April 1st, 2019
To get the application cover sheet follow this link.
Westmark Credit Union Scholarship
Selection Criteria:
-Must be a member of Westmark Credit Union
-Must be a 2019 High School Graduate
-Attend a State Accredited or Licensed Post-Secondary School
-Use scholarship funds in the summer or fall of 2019
-GPA of at least 3.50
Application Criteria:
-Must fill out an application form (students can pick this up in the Career Center)
-Deadline is March 18th, 2019
D.L. Evans Bank Schlarship
Selection Criteria:
-Must be attending the following colleges:
      College of Southern Idaho
      College of Western Idaho
      College of Idaho
      University of Idaho
      Idaho State University
      Boise State University 
      Brigham Young University-Idaho
      Treasure Valley Community College
-Must be enrolled full-time at university during fall of 2019
-Preference is to students interested in finance, business, or economics
-Minimum of 3.0 GPA, minimum ACT score of 18, and minimum SAT score of 860
Application Criteria:
-BYU-I applicants will complete the application, attach a high school transcript, include a statement of why you should be considered for this scholarship
-The BYU-I application is due by March 15th, 2019
-All other colleges will contact their prospective college/university to apply for the scholarship. 
Scholarship information is available on this website.
Nyssa-Nampa Sugarbeet Growers Association Scholarship
Selection Criteria:
-Must be a graduating senior planning to attend college in the fall
-Must be a dependent (children/grandchildren) of snake river Sugar Company LLC Cooperative members-growers who deliver sugar beets to the Nampa sugar factory.
Application Criteria:
-Applications can be requested by e-mail from
-Deadline is April 5, 2019
 CWI – Dual Credit/ Advanced Learner Achievement Scholarship  ($1,000) 
Selection Criteria:
- Must be admitted to CWI, degree-seeking with major
- Completed 1 dual credit course
- Cumulative GPA 2.0+
-You can get the application by following this link.
-Application Deadline is April 30th

Treasure Valley Family YMCA Scholarship for Civic Engagement Fund 

Selection Criteria:
- Be a senior of public, private, charter, or parochial high school in Ada or Canyon County
- Have made significant contributions to their community through community service, etc.
- Demonstrate passion for and dedication to find solutions for civic issues and an interest in pursuing civic work that will strengthen and improve our communities
Application Criteria:
-You can get the application by following this link.
-Application Deadline is March 15th

Superpower Scholarship ($2,500)
Selection Criteria:
- Be 13 years of age or older
- Be legal residents of U.S. or the D.C.
- Be currently enrolled (or enroll by fall 2025) in an accredited post-secondary institution
Application Criteria:
-Submit an online written response to the question:
"Which superhero or villain would you want to change places with for a day and why?" (250 words or less)
-You can submit your application with this link.
-Deadline is March 31st

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.
Do It Over Scholarship  ($1500)

Selection Criteria:
-Be 13 years of age or older
-Be legal residents of the United States or the District of Columbia
-Be currently enrolled (or enroll by fall 2024) in an accredited post-secondary institution
Application Criteria:
-Submit an online written response to the question:
     "If you could get one 'do-over' in life, what would it be and why?"
-Deadline is June 30th, 2019
-You can get the application and scholarship details on this site.

Idaho Latino Scholarship Foundation
Selection Criteria:
-Be an Idaho resident of Latino/Hispanic descent
-Be admitted to attend college next fall, or be currently enrolled at an Idaho college, university or vocation program
-Be in good standing and making satisfactory progress toward an academic degree, diploma, or certificate
-Have a cumulative 2.5+ GPA
Application Criteria:
-Deadline is April 15
-You can follow this link to get the application and more details

Worldstudio AIGA Scholarship
Selection Criteria:
-Students must have at least a 2.0 GPA
-Applicants must be pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees in Fine art, graphic design, illustration, or photography
-Meet various financial and citizenship requirements
-Application Deadline is May 1st, 2019
Application Criteria:
-To get the application follow this link

Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship  ($1000)
Selection Criteria:
-Intends to pursue an animation related field at an accredited post-secondary school or college
-Has a demonstrable record of academic success
-Has a passion and drive for an animation and/or design related career
Application Criteria:
-Fill out the online application
-Write a 250-500 word essay on the following topic:
      “What specific skill do you most want to develop?”
-Deadline is June 2019

OMBAR Aspiring Business Professional Scholarship  ($1000)
Selection Criteria:
-Intends to pursue a business related field at an accredited post-secondary school or college
-Has a demonstrable record of academic success
-Has a passion and drive for a business career
Application Criteria:
-You can find the application and further details on this website.
-Deadline is June 2019

Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship  ($1000)
Selection Criteria:
 Intended to pursue a fashion related field at an accredited post-secondary school or college
 Have a demonstrable record of academic success
 Have a passion and drive for a fashion related career
Application Criteria:
-You can find the application and further details on this website.
-Deadline is June 2019
Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program ($1000)

Selection Criteria:
-Available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution.
-No GPA requirement
Application Criteria:
-Write an essay (500-1000 words) on the following topic:
       "Describe your educational career and life goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals. Included your degree/major,              why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals.
-Applications need to be emailed to
-Deadline is June 14th, 2019
Brady Cobin Law Group
Selection Criteria:
-High school and college/university students
-Students younger than 17 will need parent consent to apply
-No GPA requirement
Application Criteria:
-Students must write an essay of approximately 500 words, they can choose 1 of the 3 following topics.
       1.At what age do you think individuals should begin planning for unforeseen circumstances? What are the major areas they              should consider? What would happen in the event an estate or will has not been established, and how can we teach                      future generations of the importance of planning an estate or will?
       2.What are some of the most important things individuals should consider putting in a will? Do you think future generations              will value certain personal belongings or ownership more, in comparison to past generations?
      3.How could individuals start a conversation about establishing a will or trust with a loved one or an elder? Discuss personal             experiences (if possible) or things you think might assist with initiating a conversation.
-Deadline is May 1st, 2019
You can follow this link for more information
Student View Scholarship Program
Selection Criteria:
-Must be a high school senior
-No minimum SAT/ACT Score or GPA
-Winners will be chosen at random from applicants
Application Criteria:
-No essay required
-log on to and complete a short survey about Idaho colleges
-Deadline is April 22, 2019
Preston Capell Loan
This is a no-interest loan available for all seniors in the Nampa School District
Application Criteria:
-Collect the application from the Career Center
-Write a short explanation of why you are deserving of this loan, details are in the application.
-Deadline is April 11, 2019
Nampa School Foundation Scholarships
Selection Criteria:
-Be a student of the Nampa School District
Application Criteria:
-Follow this link to apply, 
-You can apply for multiple scholarships at once, with one application
Soroptimist International of Caldwell Scholarship
Selection Criteria:
You will need to write short answers for the following criteria:
-Describe your opinions on courage, honesty, and dependability, and state how these values apply to your life.
-Outline contributions you feel you can make through pursuing your chosen career and being  apart of your community
-State factors for committee evaluation of economic, physical and environmental situation of applicant. 
Application Criteria:
-You can pick up an application form in the Career Center.
-Deadline is March 31st, 2019
Wilshire Law Firm Student Scholar Award
Selection Criteria:
-Student must be a US citizen or a permanent resident.
-Student must be a senior in high school or a current undergrad with at least 2 semesters left.
-Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
-Must demonstrate involvement in community activities.
Application Criteria:
-Students must submit a 600-word essay describing the college major they’re interested in and why. Also, how they intend to utilize their degree to contribute to the community.
-Students must send an unofficial copy of their high school and/or college transcripts.
-Deadline is June 28th, 2019
You can find the official application page on this website
Caldwell United Methodist Church Scholarship Fund
Selection Criteria:
-First consideration will be given to members of the United Methodist Church
-Open to any grade
Application Criteria:
-Complete application
-Turn in a official, signed transcript
-One letter of recommendation
-List your school/church/community involvement.
-Application Deadline is April 15th, 2019
Applications can be picked up in the Career Center
HelpJuice Scholarship
Selection Criteria:
-This scholarship is targed towards students interested in technology, developer, and marketers. 
Application Criteria:
-Must be attending a college or university in the Fall of 2019
-Submit one piece of work. There are no limits on the form of this work, but it should be something that you truly believe in and have worked hard on. 
-Application Deadline is August 20th, 2019
You can turn in your work on this page.
Nampa Association of Realtors Scholarship
Selection Criteria:
-Graduating Class of 2019
-Grade point of 2.5 or higher
-Must live within Nampa or Melba school district boundaries
Application Criteria:
-Copy of transcript
-Name & contact information of one teacher and one counselor
-Typed essay (250 words) on the following topic -
        "What do you love about where you live?"
-Deadline is April 8th, 2019
You can follow this website to get an application.
G.F.W.C. Women's Century Club of Nampa Scholarship
Selection Criteria:
-Seniors graduating in May 2019
Application Criteria:
-Attach a high school transcript
-Copies of your SAT/ACT scores
-Write a prompt (less than 500 words) on the following topic:
     "What are your plans upon completion of your college major?" and "What difference would earning this scholarship make in            your plans?"
-Explain what jobs you have had in high school
-Write about your volunteer work
-Application deadline is April 5th, 2019
Students can receive an application in the Career Center.
Bill Heir Memorial Scholarship
The referees and umpires of the Third District Officials Association are again excited to offer two scholarships (one male and one female) to deserving graduating seniors in any of the schools in Idaho or Oregon that we service.
Selection Criteria:
-These scholarships are for the 2019-2020 academic year
-Can be used at any traditional college or technical/trade school 
-Participate in an activity sponsored by the IHSAA or the OHSAA
-Demonstrate academic ability, citizenship, and community involvement
-Indicate how receiving this scholarship will help achieve your post secondary education goals


Application Criteria:
-Official High School Transcript including ACT or SAT scores
-Essay on the following topic
   "How will receiving this scholarship help you achieve your educational goals, and why should the Third District Officials                Association select you to receive this scholarship?"
-Letter of Recommendation from Coach or Director of sports activity.
You can get the application from the Career Center
Brandon Erickson Memorial Scholarship
This is a scholarship for students that are pursuing a career in paramedics or fire. 
Selection Criteria:
-Seniors from any high school are invited to apply
-Have a record of volunteerism in the community in non-school sponsored activities and
participation in extracurricular school activities.
-Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and plan to attend a 2 or 4 year college or technical school.
-Scholarship funds will be paid in August for the first semester of the student’s first year.
Application Criteria:
-Students can obtain a application by coming to the Career Center
-High School Transcript is required
-Write a essay on the following prompt:
     "Describe how your degree choice (fire or paramedic) can shape who you are today and what it can do to help the
      community you live in. Also, discuss in your essay about any challenges or obstacles you have dealt with and
      overcome in life and how this will help you succeed in college and beyond".
-Deadline is April 30th.