Scholarships are very competitive but here are some tips to assist you in the process.
Apply for every scholarship for which you are eligible
Finish the application prior to the deadline
Have somebody proof-read the application before submitting it
Be sure to include all of your community service, leadership experience, and academic honors
This website will be updated regularly, but you can also receive email or text notices of scholarships and college events. Email Dan Bolingbroke at email@example.com to get those notices.
In addition to the scholarships posted here, you should do your own scholarship searches. Some well known websites are listed here:
EAST & WEST CASSIA
SOIL & WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
2019 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
Deadline: June 1, 2019
This $500 College Scholarship is for anyone attending college or planning to attend college majoring in an Ag related field of study and who has not previously been awarded this scholarship. Applicants that reside in Cassia County will get first consideration.
This scholarship is to be used the fall term following receipt of award. Completed applications must be turned in to the Soil District Office by Monday, June 1, 2019 to be considered.
Morgan McGee Scholarship Fund
Deadline: June 1, 2019
The Morgan McGee Scholarship Fund was established to help students with epilepsy reach their full potential. This opportunity is for high school seniors and current college students who have epilepsy and currently live in Idaho planning to attend school in Idaho. Students interested in furthering their education in trade, vocational or technical are also eligible to apply for scholarships. A maximum of 4 $2500 scholarships will be awarded in 2019. Applications will be accepted through June 1, 2019.
Full Scholarship Application can be found here.
Elk Mountain Tents Outdoors Enthusiast Scholarship
Deadline: June 30, 2019 by 11:59 PM
This scholarship will award a one time $500 scholarship to one applicant. The scholarship amount will likely increase in future years, so interested parties are encouraged to check back each year.
Applicants must be registered for a college, university, or technical school for the Fall term immediately following being awarded the scholarship. Applicants must be a minimum of 16 years of age, have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher, and share a love for the great outdoors! Previous winners may reapply but cannot be selected as a winner more than twice. Applications will be judged and weighted as follows: Response to the question about the outdoors (5 points), financial need (3 points), and GPA (2 points). Applicants are encouraged to write their responses on a separate Word document and then copy-paste them into the entry fields.
For more information and for online application click here.
The Beauty + Wellness Scholarship for Women
Quarterly Deadlines: January 1, March 31, June 30 and September 30 every year
We award two $500 scholarships + a care package filled with healthy organic goodies to high school women who are striving to maintain their health and wellness as they pursue their higher education goals.
+ Must be a graduating high school senior, current college undergraduate, or current graduate student at a 4-year, 2-year, vocational, or technical school in the United States.
+ Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
+ Must identify as female.
+ We welcome all majors and GPAs to apply!
Idaho Postsecondary Credit Scholarship
Deadline: Open Enrollment
Award available for students with ten (10) or more postsecondary credits at time of high school graduation and a matching industry merit based scholarship
To qualify for the scholarship, a student must meet all of the following criteria:
Attending or graduating from an accredited Idaho high school (or equivalent) starting in the spring of 2016
Has earned ten (10) or more postsecondary semester credits at the time of graduation from high school or graduated from high school with an associate degree
Has obtained a matching academic scholarship that is merit-based from a business or industry, or entities representing business or industry. Merit-based is defined as a competitive scholarship in which academic achievement at the high school level is a minimum eligibility requirement and awards are made based on the achievement of the student.
Matching Scholarship Guidelines:
Must be merit-based, meaning the scholarship has a minimum eligibility requirement and awards are made based on the achievement of the student.
Must be from a business or an organization representing a business or industry. This may include, but is not limited to:
Scholarships for recipients going into a specific field such as nursing, teaching, engineering, etc.
Scholarships from an organization representing a specific industry such as societies for engineering, chambers of commerce, etc.
Scholarships may not be from a postsecondary institution foundation or funds appropriated by the State of Idaho.
For further details on eligibility and program administration please see the Statuteand Rule regarding this scholarship.
Find Matching Scholarships
To assist in finding eligible matching scholarships for the Postsecondary Scholarship Program, please download the Postsecondary Matching Scholarships Tracking spreadsheet.
Idaho Community Foundation
Various scholarships and deadlines
ICF manages over 60 different scholarship funds – each customized according to the desires of the fund creator. Each has its own eligibility criteria, application requirements, and review process. Many have their own applications, deadlines, and eligibility requirements.
Apply online at http://www.idcomfdn.org/Scholarships
Alert Magazine Scholarship $500
- Must currently be a senior in high school
- Your high school must be located in one of the following states: Alaska, Colorado, Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington or Wyoming
- You must have a grade point average of 2.5 or better
- You must have plans to attend college after graduation (the college you will attend can be located in any state)
For full information go to their website at http://www.alertmagazine.org/scholarship.php
- Write an essay about a personal encounter you or someone you know has had with drug and/or alcohol abuse. In your essay explain how the situation was dealt with, what you learned from it, what others can learn from the experience, and what was right or wrong (in your opinion) about the way the incident or problem was handled.
- Essays must be typed, double-spaced, and 650-800 words in length
- Essays must include an official copy of your high school transcripts
- Essays must also include a recent photo. Scholarship winners will have their picture reprinted in our magazine along with their winning essay.