Scholarship Information

Scholarship Information

 

For a list of Idaho scholarships, please click HERE.

Useful scholarship links and search engines:

 
 
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Wise Geek Lifelong Learner Scholarship
 
Here are the key details:
  • Scholarship Name: WiseGeek Lifelong Learners Scholarship
  • Eligibility: Students who've incurred or will incur debt paying for their education.  Must be a US Citizen or permanent legal resident.  All GPAs and majors are encouraged to apply.
  • Amount: $500
  • Application Deadline: 10/31/20
  • Linkhttps://www.wisegeek.com/scholarship.htm
 
 
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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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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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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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K. Thinnes Scholarship Fund
 
Selection Criteria:
-Lost a parent due to cancer within the last 3 years or be a cancer survivor themselves
-Accepted into an accredited 4 year college or university
-Minimum GPA of 3.5
 
Application Criteria:
-Submit high school transcript and SAT/ACT scores
-Submit a college/university acceptance letter
-Write a personal statement on the following topic:
     "How cancer has affected your family. Include details regarding your selected major, awards, achievement, and why you feel you should be considered for this scholarship."
-Application deadline is April 30th, 2020
 
The application can be found on this website, on the right. 
 
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Bill Herr Memorial Scholarship
 
Selection Criteria:
-Be a graduating Senior
-No GPA requirement
-Participate in a school sponsored activity
 
Application Criteria:
-Complete the written application
-Attach a high school transcript (Contact the Career Center to get this)
-Letter of recommendation from a coach or athletic director
-Write a short 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"
-Deadline is May 1st, 2020
 
The application can be downloaded from this website, on the right.
 
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        Careers That Work Scholarship

 

        This scholarship is for students who are wishing to attend a vocational/technical school in the fall, such as cosmetology, hairdressing, and massage in Oregon, Washington, or Idaho. Use this link to see if your school is participating in this scholarship.

      

        Selection Criteria:

        -High school seniors

        -No GPA requirement

   

        Application Criteria:

        -Complete the application found on this site.

        -Contact Mrs. Essman at messman@nsd131.org once you have completed the application.

        -Deadline is June 24th, 2020