• Scholarships

     

    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 boldan@cassiaschools.org 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:

  • High Desert Milk Scholarship

     Deadline Friday, March 15, 2019

     

    High Desert Milk offers an annual scholarship to seniors with interests in agriculture an fields related to agriculture. You must be a US citizen and a graduating student from a Minidoka, Cassia, Kimberly, Hansen, or Murtaugh High School.

     

    Apply online at High Desert Milk Scholarship

  • The Ashley Dawn Haskin Scholarship

     Deadline Postmarked by Monday, March 18, 2019

     

    The Ashley Dawn Haskin Scholarship is made available through the courageous battle Ashley Dawn Haskin had with cancer.  She passed away at age 7.  An endowment fund was established in 1993 for the purpose of awarding scholarships each year beginning in 2003, the year Ashley would have graduated.  This is the sixteenth year scholarship awards will be available.

     

    To be considered for a scholarship, the candidate must completely fill out the attached application form.  The scholarship shall be used for full-time undergraduate study and can be used at any American college, university, trade, or vocational school approved by the Selection Committee.  The cover letter will explain all the details.

     

     

    Fillable Form

     
     
  • PMT Foundation 2018 Scholarship

     Deadline March 29, 2019

     

    This scholarship is designed to assist graduating seniors who wish to continue their education at a college, university or trade school the summer or fall immediately following their high school graduation.

    The amount of the scholarship is $2,000. A minimum of three scholarships will be awarded in 2019.

    The applicant must submit one complete copy of this application along with supporting documents to Project Mutual Telephone Co., Attn: FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP, P. O. Box 366, Rupert, ID 83350 no later than March 29, 2019.

     

    Eligibility Criteria

    1. The Applicant must intend to continue his/her education at a two or four year accredited college, trade school or university the summer or fall immediately following their high school graduation.
    2. The Applicant must be a graduating senior who has made application to an institute of higher learning.
    3. The Applicant must provide scores for both the ACT and SAT exams.
    4. The successful Applicant will be selected on the basis of the information provided on this form. Need is not necessarily a guideline for selecting scholarship recipients, but all items being equal, it may be used in determining awardees. The major criteria are the student's academic record, demonstrated achievement or leadership and answers to questions on the form.

     

     Other Information

    1. A transcript of grades for the Sophomore, Junior and Senior year to date must accompany this application. The application must be signed and dated by the Applicant prior to the deadline.
    2. Two letters of recommendation must accompany this application. One must be from a High School employee; the other must be from a non-family member.
    3. The successful Applicant will receive an award in the form of a check made out jointly to the Applicant and the college, university or trade school. The check will be issued on or about August 15, 2019.
    4. Successful Applicants will be notified on or before May 5, 2019.
    5. Please complete the application on a computer. Hand written applications will not be accepted. This application is available online at pmt.org as an MSWord document or from your high school counselor.



     

    PMT 2019 Scholarship Application in pdf fillable form                    2019 PMT Scholarship Form in Word format

  • 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. 

     

    • Eligibility:

            + 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!

    https://www.skincareox.com/scholarship/

  • The Hispanic Scholarship Fund

    Closes: April 1, 2019

    The HSF Scholarship is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree. Scholarships are available, on a competitive basis, to:

    • High school seniors

    • Undergraduate students (all years)

    • Community college students transferring to four year universities

    • Graduate Students


    Award

    Awards are based on merit; amounts range from $500 to $5,000, based on relative need, among the Scholars selected.


    ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

    • Must be of Hispanic Heritage

    • Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for High School Students

    • Minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for College and Graduate Students

    • Plan to enroll Full-Time in an accredited, not-for-profit, 4-year university, or graduate school, during the FALL of a scholarship cycle (year)

    • U.S. Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA)

    • Complete FAFSA or state based financial aid application (if applicable)

  • Jiffy Lube Teen Driver Scholarship

    Deadline: April 8, 2019

    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 $1,500 scholarship winner will be chosen from these videos. Click on rules/guidelines and eligibility for complete details.

  • Minidoka Bowmen Scholarship

    Deadline April 10, 2019

     

    Applicant must have a minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 to apply
    Applicant must plan to attend the school of choice full time (12 credits or more.)
     
  • Gooding Basque Association Scholarship

    Postmark Deadline: April 13, 2019

     

    To apply you must meet the following requirements and complete the following:

     

    • Must be a senior in high school, graduating in 2019

    • Have at least a 3.0 grade point average and include an official high school transcript with your application

    • Complete a resume that includes social and community activities, school and extracurricular activities, after school jobs, and other personal data -- including date of birth and birthplace. (City and State)

    • A resident of Idaho

    • Provide a short essay (maximum 300 words) of your knowledge of the Basques Culture and the Basques of Idaho.  Emphasis on original and personal experiences with the Basque people and their culture.  Be Creative.

    • Provide at least two recommendation letters.  (From teachers school officials, community eaders, employers, etc.)

    • Provide a photo of yourself that can be submitted to the Gooding Basque Association Newsletter and to the Times News if you are selected

    • Include the name of the college and address you have been accepted to.  (This information can be completed on the Applicant Information Sheet).

     

     Complete information and application can be downloaded here.

     

  • Kiwanis Club of Burley Scholarship

    Deadline April 15, 2019

     

     The Burley Kiwanis Club is making this scholarship application available to students in the Burley/Declo area.  The amount has varied from $350-$500 depending on the number of awards and how successful their fundraisers have been.  The scholarship is based on Academics, Service, Leadership, Prof Tech and Athletics. 

    Download the 2019 Kiwanis Scholarship Application here

  • United Electric Co-Op, Inc. Scholarship

    Deadline April 15, 2019 by 5:00 p.m.

     

    The John Jones Scholarship - $500

    The Grant M. Saxton Scholarship - $500

    The Larry Burbank Scholarship - $500

    United Electric Scholarship - $500

     

    Each year United Electric sponsors five scholarships. Three are in memory of former managers of Rural Electric and Unity Light & Power John Jones, manager of Unity from 1964 to 1991; Larry Burbank, manager of Rural Electric from 1985 to 1997; and Grant Saxton, manager of Unity from 1991 to 1995. United Electric sponsors the fourth scholarship. The fifth is a Non-Traditional student scholarship.

     

    If you are a graduating senior with plans to attend college and your parents or guardians receive power from United Electric, you are eligible to apply for a scholarship.

     

    If you are a current member of United Electric and fit the definition of a Non-Traditional student, you are eligible to apply for the Non-Traditional Scholarship. What defines an adult or non-traditional student? The non-traditional application contains the definition requirements for this scholarship.

     

    Each scholarship is worth $500.00.

     

    You can download a PDF Fillable Form version of scholarship application

  • Wendell Chamber of Commerce

    Magic Valley Dairy Days Scholarship

    Postmark Deadline April 15, 2019

    Guidelines:

    • Scholarships are awarded to Magic Valley Students for use at Idaho Colleges, Universities, and Vocational Schools without regard to age, sex, marital status, race, or religion.

    • Scholarships are awarded from funds raised in conjunction with Wendell Chamber of Commerce sponsored events. Students with a minimum of 10 dual credits may be eligible for additional funding with the Post-secondary Schools Credit Scholarship through the Idaho Board of Education.

    • An independent selection committee consisting of Wendell Business, education, and community members selects recipients based on the applicant’s community service activities, educational aims, goals, and needs. Extracurricular activities are also considered.

    • Scholarships of $1,000 are issued the 1st week of August.

    Magic Valley Dairy Days Scholarship Application

     

     
  • River View Urgent Care and Medical Center

    Presents the

    Dennis James Memorial Scholarship

    Deadline: April 19, 2018

     

     The Dennis James Memorial scholarship was started in 2015 by the family of Dennis James and through his company, Riverview Urgent Care and Medical Center.  Dennis had a love of life-long learning and was a passionate businessman and member of his community.  He knew how important education was in bettering people, families, and communities.  He supported education throughout his life and will continue that through this memorial scholarship.

     

    Scholarship Eligibility:

    • High School Senior – must receive diploma from a Cassia or Minidoka County High School by June 2019
    • US citizen
    • Plan to enroll in an accredited two or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school in the US for the 2019-2020 school year, with the exception made for serving a church mission and extending the time for a two year period.
    • 2.8 GPA or greater

     

     

    Dennis James Memorial Scholarship Application

  • The Dragonfly Hope Foundation Scholarship

     Deadline April 30, 2019

     
    The Dragonfly Hope Foundation was established in memory of Andrea Rebecca Jensen Hall, 12 November, 1982 - 28 September 2011. Andrea held a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work.  She was working as a PSR in the Twin Falls School District at the time of her death.  Andrea was passionate about her work as a social worker and wanted fiercely to change the lives of the kids she worked with and would often take their problems on to herself while fighting to make their world better for them.  Unfortunately, in doing so she neglected to help herself foremost.  Suffering from severe stress anxiety disorder, a perfectionist personality, and a genetic predisposition to mental illness, Andrea chose to end her own life by suicide.
     
    The purpose of The Dragonfly Hope Foundation is to continue the work that Andrea loved and was so passionate about; helping others to help themselves.  To inspire Hope to others who continue to struggle for lack of it, always leaving people better than she found them.  An annual Scholarship Fund will be awarded to a qualifying high school student within the Cassia and/or Minidoka County Schools.
     
  • Intermountain Medical Imaging Scholarship

    Deadline: April 30, 2019

     

    • Intermountain Medical Imaging is offering a merit based scholarship to a student who desires to further their education in the medical field. All applicants applying to be considered for the $1,000 scholarship from Intermountain Medical Imaging must meet the following criteria:

      • 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.
      • Hold a 3.0 grade point average.
      • Show interest in going into a healthcare field (MD, DO, PA, NP, Nursing, Radiology Technologist)
      • Graduate(d) from an Idaho high school.
      • Provide details and experiences from community service they have participated in over the last 4 years.
      • Show proof of acceptance or active enrollment in undergrad school.
      • Currently be a high school senior or college freshman.
    • Apply using this form no later than April 30, 2019. Applications submitted after that date will not be considered.

    Essays should be written in English and typed in 12-point, legible font.

    Scholarship applications can be filled out and submitted online at https://www.aboutimi.com/medical-scholarship/ can be uploaded below. All applications must be filled out and completed by April 30, 2019. Applications submitted after this date will not be considered.

     

  • Brandon Erickson Memorial Scholarship Fund

    Deadline: April 30, 2019

    The Brandon Erickson Memorial Scholarship Fund announces the Scholarship Awards Program. Under the Program, two (2) $500 scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors enrolled in a college with a major in Fire Science, Fire Administration, an approved Paramedic Program or Paramedic Science Program.
    Available Scholarships:
    Two (2) $500 scholarships are available for seniors attending any high school in Idaho.


    Program Guidelines & Priorities:

    • *Seeking graduating seniors with a record of volunteerism in the community in non-school sponsored activities andparticipation 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. It will be thestudent’s responsibility to ensure the Scholarship Fund has the correct address for the student on file.
    • *Application must be post-marked by April 30th to be considered for the scholarship. Late applications will notbe accepted.

    Applications may be downloaded here or from the Meridian Local 4627 Benevolent Fund website at: www.meridianfirefighters.org

  • 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.

  • 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

     

    Eligibility

    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

    No deadline

     

    Eligibility:

    • 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)
     

    Requirements:

    • 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.
     
    For full information  go to their website at http://www.alertmagazine.org/scholarship.php