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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:
-Application
-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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http://collegepeas.com/money/  (This one is $400 and all you have to do is tell how you spend your time differently than other teenagers)

https://www.petplay.com/scholarship/ (Must be a senior who has volunteered with animals. They must summit an essay of how is has changed their life.)

https://application.horatioalger.org/Security/Login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2f (must be senior and need aid.)

 

 

 
 
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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
 
 
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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
 
 
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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.
 
 
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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
 
 
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Eagle Scout of the Year
 
 
Scholarships Awarded:
-One scholarship- $10,000
-Three runner up scholarship- $2500 each
 
 
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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
 
 
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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. 
 
 
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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. 
 
 
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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
 
 
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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
 
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Lead Roster B2B Sales and Marketing Scholarship
 
Publicity.ai SEO and Content Marketing Scholarship
 
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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.
 
 
 
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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 https://billofrightsinstitiute.org
 
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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: https://communitycouncilofidaho.org/scholarships/
 
Important Dates:
 -April 15th, 2019: Applications are due
-May 11th, 2019: Recipients chosen
-June 1st, 2019: All recipients have been notified
 
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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.
 
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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: https://pointepest.com/idaho-scholarship-application
-Application deadline is due by April 29th, 2019
-It is a one-time scholarship of $750
 
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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 http://www.elkmountaintents.com/scholarship/
 
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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.
 
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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 scholarship@flemingattorneys.com
-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
 
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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. 
 
Details and submission rules can be found on this website. https://www.aboutimi.com/medical-scholarship/
 
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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
 
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Boise State University - Bill R. McCracken Scholarship Fund

The Bill R. McCracken Scholarship Fund was established in 2004 by Bill R. McCracken, a graduate of Boise Junior College in 1969 and an Alumni Associate since 1982, for the purpose of establishing a scholarship to support a student in the College of Business and Economics with preference given to Native Americans and Minority students.

Selection Criteria:
• Registered at Boise State University full-time (12 credits or more)
• Required Major: any major in the College of Business and Economics
• Minimum cumulative grade point average: 3.0
• Required: Financial need as defined by the Boise State University Financial Aid Office
• Preferred: Native American and Minority Students
 
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Boise State University - Flandro Family Scholarship

The donor, Debbie Flandro, believes in supporting the advancement of Boise State University and Native Americans including the Kalispel Tribe of which she is a proud member. At Boise State she has served on the COBE Advisory Council since 2004, including the role of president beginning in 2016. 

Selection Criteria:
• Registered at Boise State University full-time (12 credits or more undergraduate; 9 credits graduate)
• Required Major: any major in the College of Business and Economics
• Minimum cumulative grade point average: 3.0 for undergraduate; 3.5 for graduate
• Required: Financial need as defined by the Boise State University Financial Aid Office
• Required: Member of a federally recognized Native American tribe
 
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Boise State University - Annice Hattoon Edmundson Scholarship

The Annice Hattoon Edmundson Scholarship was established in 1991, by Eldon and Phyllis Edmundson. The scholarship was established to help students at Boise State University who are working towards t heir Music degree. The Edmondson’s know that juniors and seniors need to be encouraged financially in order for them to reach their potential; therefore they developed this scholarship with them in mind.

Selection Criteria:
• Registered at Boise State University full-time (12 credits or more)
• Required major: Music Education
• Minimum cumulative grade point average: 3.0
• Junior or Senior status
• Required: Financial need as defined by the Boise State University Financial Aid Office
• Preferred: Minority Students
 
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Boise State University - Roy and Beverly Grice Education Scholarship
The Roy and Beverly Grice Education Scholarship was established in 2010 by Roy and Beverly Grice. Roy and Beverly Grice both attended Boise State University. Roy received a BA in 1972 as a History major and Beverly received a BA in 1972 as an Elementary Education major. It is for this reason that the Grice’s decided to establish a scholarship for Education majors at Boise State.

Selection Criteria:
• Registered at Boise State University full-time (12 credits or more undergraduate; 9 credits graduate)
• Required Major: Education
• Minimum cumulative grade point average: 3.0
• Required: Financial need as defined by the Boise State University Financial Aid Office
• Preferred: Minority Students
 
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Boise State University - John Jensen Minority/Migrant Education Scholarship

The John Jensen Minority/Migrant Education Scholarship was established in 1999 by the late John Jensen, a Boise State education professor. Jensen recognized the great need to increase the number of talented minority and migrant or seasonal farm worker youth in the teaching profession. He wanted to encourage these youth and their dependents to pursue careers in teacher education, therefore becoming mentors for other minority and migrant youth. 

Selection Criteria:
• Registered at Boise State University full-time (12 credits or more)
• Required Major: Education
• Minimum cumulative grade point average: 2.5
• Sophomore, Junior, Senior status
• Required: Student must be from minority group or have a migrant or seasonal worker background.
• Supplemental Requirement: Student must submit an additional essay on why he/she wants to be a teacher and what their contribution will be.
 
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Idaho State University - American Indian Resource Fund

Emergency funds for Native American students. Used to provide support for Native American students who are in extreme situations requiring financial help.
 
Selection Criteria:
-Students must be enrolled full-time
-Have a minimum 2.0 GPA.
-Student must be an enrolled member of a federally recognized tribe.
 
Log into BOSS to apply. www.isu.edu/scholarships
 
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Idaho State University - Anne Staton Voilleque-Lousie Smith Nelson Scholarships Endowment

The *Anne Staton Voilleque-Lousie Smith Nelson Full Tuition Scholarship* is awarded to Undergraduate students of any major and class level.
 
Selection Criteria:
-The students must be registered full-time
-Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA.
-Financial need is required (FAFSA must be submitted).
-MUST be Native American from a reservation in Idaho.
-Renewable dependent on class level; available funds; progress towards intended degree.
 
Log into BOSS to apply. www.isu.edu/scholarships
 
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Idaho State University - ATCO Scholarship Fund for Native Americans

The *ATCO Scholarship* is for Native American students enrolled full-time in any program of study at ISU.
 
Selection Criteria:
-Students must be in their second semester (for the College of Technology) or second year (non-College of Technology) of their respective program.
-Must have a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA.
-Must be a resident of Southeast Idaho and a U.S. citizen.
-Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need (FAFSA must be submitted).
-Part of Combined Minority Awarding Committee.
 
Log into BOSS to apply. www.isu.edu/scholarships
 
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Idaho State University - Ben Davis Memorial Scholarship

The *Ben Davis Memorial Scholarship* is for students in any major or class level as an Undergraduate or College of Technology student.
 
Selection Criteria:
-Students must have a minimum 2.00 cumulative GPA.
-Financial need may be considered.
-Must be enrolled members of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribe.
-Must be a U.S. Citizen.
-Preference is given to Academic students.
 
Log into BOSS to apply. www.isu.edu/scholarships
 
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Idaho State University - Donald L & Helen Doering Nielson Fellowship Scholarship

The Donald L & Helen Doering Nielson Fellowship Scholarship is one of many scholarships that are part of the Combined College of Education Scholarship Application.
 
Selection Criteria:
-Preference is to a full-time (graduate) Student who is Native American and from Fort Hall Idaho.
-2nd Preference to a full-time Junior, Senior Native American (undergraduate) from Fort Hall.
-3rd Preference to a full-time Junior, Senior (undergraduate) with financial need.
 
Recipient must indicate strong intentions to work with a Native American community upon graduating. If no eligible candidates from above - student may be considered as follows:
 
-First Priority - Native American undergraduate students.
-Second Priority: COE student in need.
 
Dean of Education will provide ongoing duties to fellowship recipient relating to the ongoing support, development, and recruitment of minority students in the College of Education. _*Awards renewable for a max of 3 years.
 
Log into BOSS to apply. www.isu.edu/scholarships
 
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Idaho State University - Frank J & Carol J Thomas Scholarship
 
Selection Criteria:
-Students can be in any class level or major.
-Students must have a minimum 2.00 cumulative GPA.
-First preference is given to Native American students majoring in Business, particularly those from the Fort Hall Indian Reservation.
-Second preference is given to a deserving student majoring in Business who demonstrates financial need.
 
Log into BOSS to apply. www.isu.edu/scholarships
 
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Idaho State University - MarDeane Carver Jordan Merit Scholarship

The *MarDeane Carver Jordan Merit Scholar Scholarship* is awarded to a Native American student (must show proof).
 
Selection Criteria:
-Can be any major and class level.
-Academic Success, demonstration of exceptional leadership in his/her community, academic program, or profession required.
-Letter of nomination (reference) required.
-Must be a full-time student and have a minimum GPA of 2.00.
 
Log into BOSS to apply. www.isu.edu/scholarships
 
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Idaho State University - Marie L Hopkins Memorial Scholarship
 
Selection Criteria:
-Students can be in any major or any class level.
-Students must have a minimum 2.00 cumulative GPA.
-Financial need may be considered.
-First preference is given to students who are relatives of Marie L. Hopkins. Second preference is given to Shoshone or Bannock tribe students.
-Must be a U.S. Citizen.
 
Log into BOSS to apply. www.isu.edu/scholarships
 
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Idaho State University - Thomas & Lucille Townsend Scholarship
 
Selection Criteria:
-Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
-Student must demonstrate financial need.
-Preference will be given to students who are Native American. If no suitable candidates are available, preference may be given to other American minorities.
-Part of Combined Minority Awarding Committee.
 
Log into BOSS to apply. www.isu.edu/scholarships
 
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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  http://www.bigsunathletics.com
 
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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. https://debtreviews.com/get-out-of-debt/#scholarship
 
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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)
 
 
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PNACAC Student Scholarship

 
The Pacific Northwest Association for College Admission Counseling (PNACAC)
 
Selection Criteria:
  • 3.00 cumulative unweighted GPA or higher.
  • Currently enrolled student who is in their senior year of high school in the states of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington and plans to attend a regionally accredited college or university in the fall -OR- Currently enrolled student who attends a two-year college in the states of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington and plans to attend a regionally accredited college or university in the fall.
 
Application Criteria:
  1. Record a video (no more than one minute in length) responding to one of the following prompts:
    1. “What would you like to be doing in 10 years, and how does college help you get there?” -OR-
    2. “How has your college / career counselor, school counselor or advisor helped you (and/or others) in finding the right college fit and what would you like to say to them?”
  2. Upload your video to YouTube or Vimeo.
  3. Fill out the submission form online, including the link to your video in the field provided
  4. Deadline is March 1st, 2019
You can follow this link for more information: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1D31fFyWXKPl9h8GhvLDJNqNaRDkry5gBJ5F2IKcr4C0/viewform?edit_requested=true
 
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Idaho School Board Association Scholarship
 
The purpose of these scholarships is to encourage and promote the attainment of higher education and/or trade or technical school goals for students who have demonstrated a high level of academic achievement and citizenship during high school.
 
Selection Criteria:
-Children and grandchildren of Idaho public schools trustees or of charter school governing board members, past or present, are eligible to apply for these scholarships. 
-The parent or grandparent (not great- grandparent) must be an active board member or must have previously served three years or longer. 
-Applicants for the 2019 Scholarship Program must be a senior who is graduating (or plans to graduate) from an Idaho public high school prior to September 1, 2019. The student should be planning to enroll in a post-secondary educational institution, including technical/trade school.
 
Application Criteria:
-Application are due by February 15, 2019.
-You can find the application Here and it will give you more details and information. 
 
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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.
 
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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.
 
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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.
 
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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
 
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Idaho Power Company's Academic Excellence Scholarship
 
Selection Criteria:
-Must plan on attending full-time secondary education in Idaho or Oregon
-Must have at least a unweighted GPA of 3.75
 
Application Criteria:
-The completed scholarship application.
-A statement of between 250 and 300 words, summarizing curricular and extra-curricular activities and accomplishments. The statement should also address itself to the applicant’s qualifications, goals, and objectives for higher education.
-Official high school transcripts  
-Copies of ACT and/or SAT scores. 
-Three letters of recommendation describing the character, personality traits, and academic achievements of the applicant. One or two of these letters must be from teachers, counselors, or administrators; and one must be from a community leader or employer (not related to the applicant) who has had an opportunity to personally observe the applicant’s character and initiative.
-Application deadline is March 1st, 2019
 
To receive an application and to view more details visit this website.
 
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BYU Department of Geological Sciences George Hansen Scholarship
 
This award is available to all incoming BYU freshmen who enroll as Geology or Earth and Space Science Education majors.
 
Selection Criteria:
-Must be a graduating high school senior 
-Must enroll as a geology or earth and space science education major 
-Must continue in one of these majors according to a progressive program 
-Must maintain at least a 3.3 grade-point average
-Must abide by all BYU standards of conduct
 
Application Criteria:
-Complete the online application here.
-Submit high school transcript and two letters of recommendation
-Application deadline is February 15th, 2019
 
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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.
 
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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 norma@fortboise.com
-Deadline is April 5, 2019
 
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Hispanic Business Association Richard G. Cortez Scholarship
 
Selection Criteria:
-Must be a resident of Idaho or Eastern Oregon
-Must be attending college with a full-time status in the fall of 2019
-Minimum GPA of 2.5
-Must be of Hispanic descent
 
Application Criteria:
-Two letters of recommendation.
-Official copy of the most recent transcript (1st semester of 2018).
-List of extracurricular activities and work history in a resume format.
-Essay questions:
       1. The phrase “Manifest Destiny” was a very popular term used in the mid 1800’s. Although its impact was significantly                       greater to the indigenous Native American population, what was its relevance to Hispanics living in the West at that time?
        2. Popular American History recognizes that the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock in 1620 and America was “founded.”                    What role did Hispanics play in the colonization of America? Where, when and why did they establish a presence in                     North America?
-Application Deadline is March 1, 2019
 
To get the transcript and more information follow this link.
 
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Southwest Idaho Society of Women Engineers Scholarship
 
This scholarship is for female students who will be entering the STEM field. 
 
Selection Criteria:
-Female student
-Entering a STEM-related field of study
-From anywhere in Idaho
-Going to any ABET accredited university (even out of state)
-Minimum GPA 3.0
 
Application Criteria:
-Fill out the online application and attach student's ACT/SAT scores and high school transcript
-Deadline is February. 3, 2019
 
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 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+
 
Application 
-You can get the application by following this link.
-Application Deadline is April 30th
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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.
 
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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?"
-You can get the application and scholarship details on this site.
 
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Epilepsy Foundation of Idaho Scholarships
 
If you are a student who has epilepsy or a family member of someone with epilepsy this site has many scholarships that you can apply for.
https://www.epilepsy.com/learn/age-groups/youth/work-and-college/scholarships
 
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Idaho Association of Counties Scholarship Fund 

Selection Criteria:
-Must be a child of county employees working 20 hours or more per week OR a child or grandchild of county elected official
-Must attend a college, university or vocational/technical school full-time for 2018-2019 academic year
-Must be enrolled in either an education program leading towards a degree or certification
 
Application Criteria:
-You can follow this link for a list of scholarships available
-Deadline for scholarships is February 28th
 
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Idaho Athletic Administrators Association  ($500)
 
Selection Criteria:
-Must be a child/grandchild of a current I.A.A.A. member
-Must be a graduating high school senior of an Idaho high school
-Must have 3.0+ GPA
-Must have participated in high school athletics or activities during grades 9-12
 
Application Criteria:
-Written essay
-The applicant must include letters of recommendation from at least two school officials
-Essay subject and application are available on this website.
-Deadline is February 10th
 
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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
 
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Hispanic Scholarship Fund (Deadline February 5)
 
Selection Criteria:
 Must be of Hispanic heritage
 Must have a GPA of 3.0+ if attending high school
 Must have a GPA of 2.5+ if attending undergraduate or graduate programs
 Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited, not-for-profit, four-year university, or graduate school, during a fall semester
 US Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA)
 Complete FAFSA or state based financial aid application (if applicable)
 
Application Criteria:
-For more information and a list of scholarships follow this link.
 
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Idaho Power Scholarship for Academic Excellence ($2000)
 
Selection Criteria:
-Must have a 3.75+ GPA
-Residing in the Idaho Power service area
-In the graduating class of an accredited high school or its rated equivalent
-Plans full-time attendance at any accredited Idaho or Oregon two or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school beginning in the fall semester following high school graduation
 
Application Criteria:
-A statement of between 250 and 300 words, prepared by the applicant, summarizing curricular and extra-curricular activities and accomplishments. The statement should also address itself to the applicant’s qualifications, goals, and objectives for higher education.
-Official school transcripts from the ninth grade through the most recent term completed, which include courses taken, grades received, class rank, and the signature of the principal and/or counselor. The transcript must include at least the first semester of the senior year. 
-Copies of ACT and/or SAT scores. 
 
Follow this link for more information 
 
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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 Criteria:
-To get the application follow this link
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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
 
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American Welding Society, Idaho-Montana Section Scholarships (Deadlines vary) $375-$3500
 
Selection Criteria:
-Open to students who are planning to attend 1,2, or 4 year post-secondary programs
-2.5+ GPA
-Selection based on letter of recommendation, work history, and academic leadership.
 
Application Criteria:
-You can find the application and further details on this website.
-Deadlines vary, check on the website for details.
 
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Idaho Chapter of American Fisheries Society ($500)

For students interested in fisheries sciences, aquaculture, management of water, wetlands & marine resources
 
You can go to this website to get more information about specific scholarships
The deadline is January 31st
 
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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 scholarshipsatabbottandfenner.com
-Deadline is June 14th, 2019
 
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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
 
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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 www.student-view.com and complete a short survey about Idaho colleges
-Deadline is April 22, 2019
 
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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
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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