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.

beatsbooster Scholarship

At BeatsBooster we know how hard for kids to get into the college or university and willing to support your education efforts. We have created the Internet Marketing Scholarship for Undergraduate or Postgraduate students with the passion of “Technology” to receive an award.

  • Amount Awarded - $1,000 USD
  • Deadline - December 1st, 2018

Click here for more information.

The Final Fantasy Fan Scholarship

The Final Fantasy Fan Scholarship is a highly competitive award for high school and college students who enjoy the Final Fantasy game franchise. You have invested many hours in the world of Final Fantasy, and now you have the opportunity for Final Fantasy to invest in your world! Students applying must submit a brief essay explaining their relationship with Final Fantasy games and how it has made them a better student.

  • Amount Awarded - $1,000 USD
  • Deadline - December 15th, 2018

Click here for more information.

Dirk Derrick Car & Truck Accident Injury Scholarship

The Dirk Derrick Car & Truck Accident Injury Scholarship is an award for any current or soon-to-be undergrad who has had his or her life altered due to an injury from a car or truck accident, be it their own injury, that of a loved one, or an influential individual. The Dirk Derrick Scholarship has a brief submission process, and applicants will be judged on their ability to convey the lasting effect an auto accident has had on their life as well as their journey to overcome those challenges.

  • Amount Awarded - $1,000 USD
  • Deadline - December 15th, 2018

Click here for more information,

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.

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.

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

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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

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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

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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.

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