Scholarships

Scholarships are listed in order of upcoming deadlines. All titles are "clickable" and will take you to the scholarship host website where you will find more information about the application process, eligibility, and selection. 

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Skin Care Ox: Beauty & Wellness Scholarship for Women

Living a totally healthy lifestyle can be surprisingly challenging in our modern society—especially for college students! The Skin Care Ox: Beauty + Wellness Scholarship for Women program was established to provide financial support to college women who are striving to lead healthy lifestyles. If you’re a female high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student who is committed to maintaining personal wellness, then this is the scholarship for you! More details here.

 

Reedsy Creative Writing Scholarship

We are pleased to announce the inaugural Reedsy Creative Writing Scholarship, a biannual award for writers and novelists in further education. As the world’s leading marketplace of book publishing talent, Reedsy is passionate about nurturing the next generation of fiction authors. We have designed this scholarship to award a student whose writing displays a clear and unique voice with the potential to thrive in the competitive literary landscape.

Your application must include the first chapter (1,500 to 7,500 words) of an original novel you are currently writing, or have written but not yet published.

  • Amount Awarded - $1,000 USD (multiple scholarships awarded each year)
  • Deadline - February 21st, 2019 and again September 21st, 2019

Click here for more information.

 

Caldwell Western Heritage Foundation Scholarship

Six scholarships will be awarded to deserving high school seniors or full-time college or vocational educational students who have shown a farm, agriculture or rodeo interest. The scholarship may be used at any accredited Idaho or Eastern Oregon University, College or Vocational Educational School. 

  • Amount Awarded - $2,000
  • Deadline - March 9, 2019

Applications are posted in the school library on the College and Career bulletin board.

 

Roger C. Sathre Memorial Scholarship Fund

For Idaho high school graduates planning to enroll full-time in either a professional-technical degree leading to something less than Bachelor’s degree; OR for students seeking a Bachelor’s degree in secondary education in a professional-technical area.

  • Amount Awarded - TBD
  • Deadline - March 15, 2019

Click here for more information.

 

Mike Crapo Math and Science Scholarship Fund

For full-time first year students majoring in math, science, or engineering at a four-year college or university in the state of Idaho.

  • Amount Awarded - TBD
  • Deadline - March 15, 2019

Click here for more information.

 

Jim Poore Memorial Scholarship Fund

For seniors in Ada, Adams, Boise, Canyon, Elmore, Gem, Payette, Valley or Washington counties, or seniors in Marsing, Homedale, Bruneau or Riggins, or first- or second-year students attending the University of Idaho or Boise State University.

  • Amount Awarded - TBD
  • Deadline - March 15, 2019

Click here for more information.

 

Treasure Valley Family YMCA Scholarship for Civic Engagement Fund

For seniors at any high school in the area served by the Treasure Valley Family YMCA (Ada and Canyon counties) who have made significant contributions to their community through community service. Must demonstrate a passion for working collaboratively to find solutions for civic issues (whether homelessness, healthcare, education, environment, etc.) and have an interest in pursuing civic work (whether career or volunteer) that will strengthen and improve our communities.  

  • Amount Awarded - TBD
  • Deadline - March 15, 2019

Click here for more information.

**Note: Only one student per school may apply. Please see your guidance counselor before submitting an application.

 

Westmark Credit Union Scholarship Program

Westmark Credit Union is committed to the advancement of education in our communities and for our members. As an expression of this commitment, Westmark will award 15 scholarships in 2019. These scholarships will be awarded by the established regions. Scholarships are available only to members of Westmark Credit Union who have a minimum of $25 in their Westmark Account. In order to be eligible the following criteria must be met: 2019 High School Graduate, Attend a State Accredited or Licensed Post Secondary School (any state), Use scholarship funds in the summer or fall of 2019 (check will be made out to the school listed on the application), GPA of at least 3.50.

  • Amount Awarded - $1,000 USD (fifteen scholarships awarded this year)
  • Deadline - March 18th, 2019

Click here for more information.

 

HonorsGradU Scholarship

Ever wondered just how much of a difference high school students can make on their communities? In our 2018 scholarship program, Austin, Bryan, Isaac, Lexi, and William proved it can be profound. That’s why our 2019 Design a Better Future scholarship will also be a design thinking community improvement project based on the LAUNCH Cycle. We will also fund five more $10,000 tuition awards, with the top project receiving up to $5,000.

  • Amount Awarded - $10,000 USD
  • Deadline - March 23rd, 2019

Click here for more information.

 

Nampa/Caldwell Chambers of Commerce Agri-Business Committee Scholarship

Available to Canyon County residents and also to continuing students who graduated from a Canyon County High School. Applicants must be enrolled full-time at a community college or university for the coming academic year. Major or minor in an agriculture-related field is required. College freshman are eligible for a one time award in the amount of $500.

  • Amount Awarded - TBD
  • Deadline - April 15th, 2019

Applications are posted in the school library on the College and Career bulletin board.

 

2019 Rosen & Ohr Scholarship Program

The 2019 Rosen & Ohr Scholarship Program is accepting essays from students who have suffered injuries due to an accident or who have been impacted personally by a loved one’s accident. The winner will be presented with a check from Rosen & Ohr that must be used to pay for tuition, books, or other education-related expenses.

  • Amount Awarded - $1,000 USD
  • Deadline - July 20th, 2019

Click here for more information.

 

American Legion High School Oratorical Contest Scholarship

The American Legion High School Oratorical Contest annually grants hundreds of thousands of dollars to students. The national first place winner receives $18,000, second $16,000 and third $14,000. Additional scholarship money is available at every level of the competition.

The contest starts locally. The Nampa Post of The American Legion will host the American Legion High School Oratorical Contest on Martin Luther King Day, Monday, January 21, 2019, at 10:00 am, in the Legion Hall located at 1504 2nd Street South in Nampa.  Everyone is invited to attend. Students interested in competing should call and talk with the Oratorical Chairman, Cordell Cropper: 208-546-9580. 

 

Discover Student Loans College Scholarship

Sign up for e-mails to get helpful college tips and resources, and enter to win a scholarship! Throughout the year, 11 eligible students or parents will be randomly selected to win a $10,000 Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award to help cover college expenses. Click here for more information.

 

The Best College Scholarships: 2018 Edition from Fastweb

New Year is the perfect time to reboot your scholarship search! Check out Fastweb’s list of scholarships to apply for throughout 2018, with options that just about every student qualifies for.

 

Idaho Governor's Cup Scholarship

The Idaho Governor’s Cup was established in 1974 by then-Governor Cecil Andrus. It is a 501(c)(3) organization with a mission to help Idaho kids pursue their higher education goals at our state postsecondary institutions. Depending on funding, the Idaho Governor’s Cup Scholarship provides approximately 25 awards to Idaho high school seniors planning to attend an Idaho college or university. Funds are awarded to students pursuing academic or career technical education. 

  • Amount Awarded - $3,000 USD
  • Deadline - see website for more details

Click here for more information.

 

Idaho Postsecondary Credit Scholarship

A merit-based matching scholarship providing additional opportunity for students who have earned a qualifying industry scholarship.

  • Amount Awarded - variable
  • Deadline - open enrollment

Click here for more information.

 

Idaho Opportunity Scholarship

Recognizing the need for a well-educated workforce, Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter and the Idaho Legislature established the Opportunity Scholarship to remove barriers to higher education and prepare college/university graduates to enter the workforce. The Opportunity Scholarship awards eligible applicants based on need and other factors.

  • Amount Awarded - up to $3,500 USD
  • Deadline - March 1st, 2019

Click here for more information.

 

2019 Intermountain Medical Imaging Scholarship

Intermountain Medical Imaging is offering a merit-based scholarship to a student who desires to further their education in the medical field.

  • Amount Awarded - $1,000 USD
  • Deadline - April 30th, 2019

Click here for more information.

 

Horatio Alger Association Scholarships

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 a critical financial need.

Click here for more information.

 

D.L. Evans Bank Scholarships

D.L. Evans Bank is pleased to award thirty-six (36) $500 ($2,000 per college/university and a grand total of $18,000 per year) scholarships to the 2019 graduating high school seniors. We offer scholarships to the following:
  • College of Southern Idaho. For information, click here
  • College of Western Idaho. For information, click here
  • College of Idaho. For information, click here
  • Treasure Valley Community College. For information, click here.
  • University of Idaho. For information, click here.
  • Idaho State University. For more information, click here.
  • Boise State University. For information, click here.