For a list of Idaho scholarships, please click HERE.
Useful scholarship links and search engines:
- Academic Invest
- Online Colleges
- College View
- Women's Guide to Affordable Colleges
- Student Scholarship
- School Soup
- Weird Scholarships
- Open Education Database- scholarship opportunities for minority groups
- STEM Scholarships for Women
2023 Horatio Alger Scholarship Application DEADLINE: March 15 2023 at 12:00 PM EDT (Noon)
As one of the nation's largest need-based college scholarship programs in the country, the Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs specifically assist high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. While many programs are directed primarily to recognizing academic achievement or leadership potential, the Horatio Alger Association seeks students who have exhibited determination, integrity, and perseverance in overcoming adversity, as well as have critical financial need.
To be eligible to apply for any of the Horatio Alger Undergraduate Scholarships, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Be enrolled full time as a high school student in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation
- Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution)
- Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)
- Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
- Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
- Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and
- Be a United States citizen
Click HERE to apply.
Jiffy Lube Scholarship Deadline: March 10th, 2023
$4,000 Overall Scholarship Award
Three (3) $1,000 Finalists Awards
The Jiffy Lube "What Drives You?" High School Scholarship program is a unique opportunity to pursue your interests, goals and ideas. A simple 500 words about what drives you? Finalist essays will be selected from the 500 word “What Drives You?” essays. Each finalist will be guaranteed a minimum $1,000 award if they create and submit a unique 1-2 min. video that expands on their essay in their own candid words, visuals, etc. The overall $4,000 scholarship winner will be chosen from these videos. Click on rules/guidelines and eligibility for complete details
Auto Ranch Foundation, Deadline April 15th, 2023.
The Purpose of the Auto Ranch Foundation is to provide scholarships to deserving high school graduating seniors intending to pursue a course of study at either a two-year or four-year educational institution or trade program, to gain the skills and knowledge needed for a career in automotive, technical, agricultural, mechanical or related fields.
Criteria and eligibility:
- Applicant must be a graduating high school senior in the year of the award.
- Applicant must have at least a 2.0 grade point average (or a "C" average).
- Applicant must demonstrate community involvement, improvement in academics, and desire to further their education.
- Applicant must have a desired major in automotive, agricultural, technical, mechanical or related field.
- Applicant must demonstrate financial need.
- Applicant must reside in a designated rural community in Southwest Idaho or Eastern Oregon.
- Refer to application process below for a list of the supporting documents needed (i.e., reference forms,
- evidence of GPA, etc.) Incomplete applications will not be considered.
- If any question does not apply to you in this application, please put N/A in the space.
- Please type or print legibly.
- If you have any questions about the application, please call the Foundation Office at (208) 858-5200.
- Completed application form (if handwritten, please print legibly)
- Two (2) letters of recommendations from choice of high school teachers, administrators, counselors, employers, or individual with significant knowledge of applicant's experience and involvement.
- An official and recent high school transcript with cumulative grade point average and a class standing/rank.
- Personal Essay telling us a little bit about yourself, your education and career goals (college/university/trade school, intended major, and anticipated start date), what experiences have encouraged you to pursue this course of study or career, and how this scholarship will assist you in reaching your goals. The essay should be approximately one (1) page.
- Application period is from January 1 through March 31 of each year. No applications will be accepted after April 15. The Board of Directors will evaluate applications and award scholarships by May 31. Applicants will be notified by email of the Board's decision.