Scholarships

 
Popular Scholarship Websites (Click below for links for thousands of scholarships)
 
Misc. Scholarship List (Month listed is typical deadline annually)
 ***Click on Scholarship Names in list below for Links to Website/Additional Info.***
Check Deadlines for Most Updated Specific Dates/Info. on Websites!
 
Numerous Scholarships on Website Listed (Numerous Deadlines) 
 
September Deadline 
  • QuestBridge
    • 50, Top 5-10% of graduating class
    • SAT or PSAT Scores 1310 or higher or ACT composite score of 28 or higher
    • Strong writing ability, intellectual spark, and determination through essays and teacher/counselor recommendations
    • Households earning less than $65,000 annually for a family of four, and often less
 
October Deadline 
  • Wendy's High School Heisman
    • High School Senior,
    • 2.5 GPA, 3.0 Cumulative GPA,
    • participate in one of the eligible sports programs,
    • leadership, Amt Varies, Early Oct.
  • AES Engineering Scholarship
    • Open to everyone, not just engineer majors.  Based on character, not GPA or financial need, Early Oct.
  • US Bank Scholarship Program
    • Open to high school seniors who plan to attend a 2 or 4 year institution.  Winners chosen at random, 1,000, Oct.
 
November Deadline 
 
December Deadline 
  • Delete Cyberbullying Scholarship
    • Selection is based on the written essay and focused on creativity, content and a commitment to the cause of deleting cyberbullying, $1,500
 
January Deadline 
  • GE Reagan Foundation Scholarship
    • 3.0, demonstrate financial need, enroll in a 4 year University.  Leadership, drive, integrity, citizenship, $10,000 renewable
  • Pride Foundation Scholarship
    • Preference is given to student who are self-identified LGBTQ, membErs of LGBTQ community.  All scholarships emphasize demonstrated commitment to equality and civil rights for all people, Amt. varies, Early Jan.
  • TVCC Foundation Scholarships
    • Plan to attend TVCC, application, transcript, essay questions, complete the FAFSA, Amt. Varies
  • Society of Women Engineers Scholarships
    • Open to any Idaho female planning to major in Engineering, Computer Science, or Hard Science., 7 awards of $3,000, Jan.
  • Bikes Reviewed
    • For those who love cycling, special consideration to those pursuing a career in fitness, health, or sports, $1,500
  • Frame Your Future
    • Submit an original digital creation showing how you frame your future, January, $5,000
 
February Deadline 
 
March Deadline 
 
April Deadline 
  • Anne Veseth Memorial
    • Open to student planning to major in Fire Ecology or Auto Mechanics, min. 2.5 GPA, two letters of rec, short essay, Amt. Varies
  • IHSAA Interscholastic Star Award
    • Recognizes and rewards outstanding athletes, Amt. Varies
  • Boise Cascade, North Oregon Region Scholarship
    • May not still exist as info. is not on-line (Have parent ask employer).  Parent must be a full-time employee of the Northeast Oregon Region, 2.5 GPA or Higher, $2,500
  • CCI Hispanic Scholarship
    • Must be low-income, 9 scholarships available-$1,000 each
  • Hispanic Scholarship Fund
    • 3.3 GPA, US Citizen, leadership, financial need (Pell Eligible), there is a list of scholarship programs, Amt. varies, April.
  • Pointe Pest Control
    • Not merit or need based, just do a good deed in the community, $750
  • Shawn Carter Scholarship 
    • 2.0 GPA, on-line application, transcript, 2013 tax info., financial aid award letter, Amt. varies
  • Lightfoot Foundation
    • Must be attending college in Idaho or Oregon, demonstrate financial need
  • Idaho Pointe Pest Control Scholarship
    • One time scholarship worth $750, on-line application
    • All that is required is that you share one good deed you have done for your community.  See website for more info.
  • Stuck at Prom: Duck Tape Attire Scholarship
    • Create and wear your original & unique prom wear (Tux or Dress), submit picture and details,
    • 2 Grand Prizes-$10,000 (Tux, Dress),
    • 8-$500 prizes for Runner-ups,
    • Contest begins in April-Ends July 9th,
    • Entry period April- June (Check website for exact dates)
  • Preston Capell Educational Loan Fund (THIS IS NOT A SCHOLARSHIP)
    • No interest loan!
    • Awarded based on financial need, academics, and potential for service and achievement.
    • Applications are available through high school counselors 
    • The loan fund has grown to over $300,000
  • Nampa Sugarbeet Growers Association Scholarship
    • For Dependents (children/grandchildren) of Snake River Sugar Company LLC Cooperative members-growers who deliver sugarbeets to the Nampa sugar factory.
    • Request an application by e-mailing [email protected],
      • Questions? Contact Norma Burbank at 208-863-5353
      • Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors, Usually due early April
 
May Deadline 
 
June Deadline
 
August Deadline
 
 
Check Website for Deadline on these Scholarships Below on Websites (Varies)
 
Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) Program 
  • WUE Website (Click Here)
    • 16 US Western States and Territories Participate (160 2 and 4 year schools participate/see info. on website)
    • Huge reduction in tuition!  Avoid the high out of state costs.
    • A lot of the colleges base getting into the program using Test Scores and GPA, but check with your college to see what the requirements are for utilizing the program.
 
 
 Resources
  • CHECK YOUR STUDENT E-MAIL FROM MS. TALBOTT REGULARLY 
    • Start a scholarship list of deadlines so you can organize/prioritize your time
      • See "Scholarship Search Tracking Form" at the bottom of this page
        • Download to your device to have an on-line form to use to track your scholarship research and organize your time
    • Apply for as many scholarships you qualify for that you can find
  • Check the front whiteboard inside the Career Center
  • Check College Websites (Colleges have their own scholarships)
  • Meet with College Reps
  • Visit College Campuses/College Financial Aid Advisers
  • Check with parent employer as sometimes employers offer scholarships 
  • Tips for Writing Scholarship Essays (Click Here)
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