Scholarships – Local/Regional/National
Academic Competitiveness and National SMART Grants
These grants will encourage students to take more challenging courses in high school – making success in college more likely. Students applying for these grants must be eligible for the PELL GRANT. Students can go to www.federalstudentaid.ed.gov to learn more about these new student aid grant programs.
Alois and Marie Goldman Scholarship Fund
Commemorative scholarship, open to graduating high school seniors statewide who are attending an Idaho college or university. For guidelines and applications, go to:
http://www.idcomfdn.org (Idaho Community Foundation) scholarship link.
Alpha RHO Alumni Scholarship
This scholarship is for students planning on attending the University of Idaho beginning the fall school year 2018/2019. It is sponsored by the Alums of Alpha Chi Omega. The award is $750.00 and the deadline for application is January 12, 2017. The application form is in the scholarship box in the Career Center.
American Cancer Society’s Scholarship Program
The program is designed to help young cancer survivors pursue an undergraduate degree from an accredited university, community college or vocational school. The application is available in the spring from the scholarship box or by going on-line to the American Cancer Society web site and typing in Great West Division Scholarship in the search box in the upper right corner.
American Chemical Society Scholars Program
This scholarship is designed to encourage African-American, Hispanic, and Native American students to pursue undergraduate college degrees in the chemical sciences. High school seniors who will be entering college are also eligible www.acs.org/scholars.
American Planning Association
The American Planning Association is a non-profit public interest and research organization representing 40,000 planners, elected officials, and citizens involved with urban and rural planning issues. This is an essay contest that started in October. Those applying for this $5,000 scholarship will think critically about the role of planning in creating communities of lasting value. The deadline is April 30th each year. For more information, please visit www.planning.org/institutions/hsessay.htm
Applying to School Scholarship
This is an on-line college/university application site. You can get college and scholarship information on this site as well as apply to the listed colleges at no cost to you. Why not let colleges seek you out! For more information go to: www.applyingtoschool.com.
Aspiring Business Professional Scholarship
This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a business degree at any accredited post-secondary school or college. For more information go to http://www.onlinembareport.com
Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship
This scholarship is given to promote fashion and its related fields as a career path for young people. The $1000.00 scholarship will be granted to a student intending to pursue a fashion related field at post-secondary school or college. For more information or to apply go to… www.fashion-schools.org the link is on the lower right side of the page. The deadline to apply is June 1, 2018
AXA National Dollars for Scholars Scholarship
Students are eligible to apply if they are enrolled or planning to enroll full-time at an accredited two-or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school. Applicants are evaluated on their level of volunteer service as well as the student’s academic achievement, work experience, school activities and a statement of goals. The award amount is $500. Applications are available on line at: http://www.axa-equitable.com/axa-foundation/AXA-achievement-scholarship.html Deadline is December 15, 2017 or the first 10,000 applications, which ever comes first.
Burger King Scholars Program
Awards are $1,000 each. GPA of 2.5 or higher, work part-time (15 hours),
demonstrate participation in community service, financial need, enroll in
college in the fall. Application window is October 15, 2017 to December 15, 2017 Go to:
The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation was established in 1986 by the local Coca-Cola Bottler to recognize outstanding seniors. Recipients are well-rounded individuals with highly developed interests in their community. To lean more about this scholarship and or apply please go on-line to www.coca-colascholars.org. This scholarship has a deadline of October 31, 2017.
Dell Scholars Program
Funded by Michael and Susan Dell Foundation. Students need to have a GPA of 2.4 or higher, be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, and have a demonstrable need for financial assistance. For more information and an online application go to www.dellscholars.org. this scholarship opens on November 1, 2017
D.L. Evans Bank
The D.L. Evans bank is once again offering $250.00 scholarships to students in our area. The scholarship applications for each participating college and university are available on their website: http://www.dlevans.com/personal/students/scholarships.html.
The deadline for the scholarship (must be in their office) is March 1, 2018.
“Tell us how you changed the world in 350 characters or less; rally your friends to vote; once you reach 50 votes, submit a video to inspire more fans. $100,000 goes to the winner for tuition. Ages 18 to 24 may apply at www.drpeppertuition.com .
EGC Women in Law Scholarship
My name is Taylor Whitehead and I work with Eisenberg, Gilchrist, and Cutt located in Salt Lake City, Utah. We pleased to announce the EGC Women in Law Scholarship. This scholarship is now available to any full time college student or high school senior nationwide.
Our Deadline: June 30, 2018 Award Amount:$1500
Elks National Foundation
Most Valuable Student Scholarship
Open to any high school senior who is a US citizen. Applications are available now at www.elks.org/enf/scholars - it is the easiest best way to apply. Make a copy of the online application and get it to Mr. Jeff Jeffries at 1020 Nevada St., Gooding, ID 83330 by November 27, 2017.
Far West Agribusiness Association
This scholarship is for students interested in the Agricultural Industry. This scholarship is open to high school graduates and college students. For information, criteria and deadlines please access their website at www.fwaa.org FWAA also has internship opportunites accessible through the same website. The paper version of the application is also available in the scholarship box in the Career Center.
GEM State Insurance Co.
2016/17 was the first time this local scholarship was offered. If it continues in future years then the scholarship form will be in the scholarship box beginning in January with the due date toward the end of March.
Gooding Basque Association Annual Scholarship
This is a $500 scholarship awarded for academic or vocational studies. The application deadline is usually in April. Please look in the scholarship box for the application form starting in March. There is a short essay required so give yourself plenty of time to write.
Gooding Chamber of Commerce Scholarship
This local scholarship comes out in the spring of the year and the deadline is generally the first of May. You can find the scholarship in the scholarship box in the Career Center.
Great Clips for Hair
Cosmetology school scholarships. Twin Falls franchises
And Great Clips, Inc is sponsoring one $200 scholarship
for individuals interested in pursuing a career in cosmetology
or barbering. Go to www.greatclips.com/stylists/scholarship-program. October 31 deadline.
Hospital Foundation Health Care Scholarship
This scholarship is available through the North Canyon Medical Center foundation and is made available for students entering a health care field that has at least a 2.5 GPA and has participated in extra curricular activities. The amount of the scholarship is $500. The deadline for the application is generally mid March.
Horatio Alger Scholarship
The Horatio Alger Association seeks to assist students who have demonstrated integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength of character, financial need, a good academic record, commitment to pursue a college education, and a desire to contribute to society. Students must submit an online application at https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs
Idaho Association of Counties
This scholarship comes in varying amounts and is awarded to eligible children of county elected officials and county employees and the grandchildren of county elected officials. Recipients must be full-time students in any Idaho college, university or vocational/technical school. Go to: idcounties.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/2017-scholarship-Application.pdf
Idaho Community Foundation
This website hosts many scholarships from around the State. One main application only is required with supporting documents from each individual scholarship. Most of the scholarships can be used at the student’s choice of public or private junior college, college, university or vocational-technical school. You may go to the ICF website to download info at http://www.idcomfdn.org/Scholarshipsapplication. Deadline for application(s) varies by scholarship and there are quite a few different scholarships. many.
Idaho Horse Council Education Scholarship Program
The Idaho Horse Council, a non-profit association, is made up of people across the state who are involved in the equine industry. The scholarship award amount is $1000. Go to http://idahohorsecouncil.com/?page_id=43. The application is on the website by Sept.1, 2016 and the deadline for application is February 25, 2018.
Idaho Irrigation Equipment Association Scholarship
These scholarships are for students pursuing degrees in Irrigation Equipment, Parts/power machinery, landscape irrigation and design, agricultural engineering, soil and water engineering, biological systems engineering, and agricultural education. The applications are available from the counselor, member of the Idaho Irrigation Equipment Assoc. or at www.idahoirrigationequipmentassociation.org. The deadline for application is February 2018.
Idaho Power Scholarship for Academic Excellence
Any student residing in the Idaho Power service area who is in the graduating class of an accredited high school, plans full-time attendance at any accredited Idaho, Oregon, or Nevada college, and has a 3.75 minimum GPA may apply. An application form is available in the Career Center. The scholarship amount is $1000 and the deadline for application is March 1 of current academic year. Go online for the application now.
Idaho School Boards Association, Inc.
This scholarship is for students who the children or grandchildren of an active school board member or members who served 3 or more years. The applicant must be a senior who is graduating (or plans to graduate) from an Idaho public high school prior to Sept 1, 2018. The application may be found at www.idsba.org/node/388. The 2018 application will be available when the new scholarship season opens.
Image de Idaho
Image de Idaho is a non-profit organization serving the interests of Latinos in employment, training, education, civil rights, and social issues. The scholarship application is due April 30 for summer and June 30 for the fall start. The requirements for the scholarship are listed on the application form. Go to: http://www.isu.edu/scholar/forms/ImagedelSudApp.pdf
Imagine America Scholarship
Each year, up to three students can be selected to receive a $1,000 Imagine America scholarship. It is designed to help students desiring to pursue a career education. Please check out this scholarship on line at www.imagine-america.org. This web site also has the list of qualifying career (professional/technical) schools and the application form.
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
This scholarship is awarded to students currently attending community colleges or two-year institutions in the US and planning to transfer to four-year institutions. The student that applies must be nominated by the Jack Kent Cooke representative at the college they are attending. The awarded amount is up to $30,000. The representative at the College of Southern Idaho is Mary Joe Church, Scholarship Coordinator, PO Box 1238, Twin Falls, ID 83303-1238.
Khan Law Firm Scholarship
This law office in Seattle is offering this scholarship to a student planning to attend college in the US. The student must have a 3.0 gpa and the student must write an essay explaining their plans for furthering their education. This scholarship is worth $1,000.00 and the application can be accessed on line at http://khaninjurylaw.com/scholarship/
Latinos and Planning Division
This scholarship is part of the American Planning Association. This scholarship is designed to increase interest in the study of urban planning with in the Latino student population. The program is open to third and fourth year undergrad students. https://www.planning.org/divisions/latinos/scholarships
Magic Valley Dairy Days - Wendell Chamber of Commerce
This scholarship is awarded to Magic Valley Students for use at Idaho colleges, universities, and vocational schools. Scholarships are in the amount of $300 and must be used within one year of being awarded. See the scholarship box for application form. The due date is April 30.
McKelvey Foundation Scholarship
This scholarship is made available to high school seniors who have demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit by owning and operating their own business while in high school. To qualify you need to own your own business; have at least 1 paid employee; graduate high school spring 2018 and plan to attend any four-year college in the United States. This scholarship is worth $10,000 to be awarded each year for 4 years. For more information please see their web page at www.mckelveyfoundation.org (click on Entrepreneurial Scholarship) Deadline is TBA
Monsanto Imagine Scholarships
College scholarships available for farm youths pursuing careers in agriculture. The scholarship is administered through the FFA website at https://www.ffa.org/scholarships Application window opens on November 15, 2017
National Association of Secondary School Principals
If you have made a difference through volunteering over the past year, you could win $1,000 and a trip to Washington, D.C., next May by applying for a Prudential Spirit of Community Award! It’s easy to apply: go to http://spirit.prudential.com or www.principals.org/spirit, click on the “Apply Now” link, and follow the onscreen instructions. Once you have completed your online application, go to the “Certification” page and either email certification instructions to your certifier or print them out and hand-deliver them. This must be done by November 1, 2017. Print out the signature page of your application, sign it, have a parent or guardian sign it, and then submit it to International Scholarship and Tuition Services by Nov 1, 2017 by FAX or Upload.
National Commission for Cooperative Education
The National Commission for Cooperative Education, a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing high quality, college-level cooperative education. The deadlines for applying differ with each scholarship so apply early. To get more information or to apply on-line go to: www.co-op.edu
National Restaurant Association – Educational Foundation
There are numerous opportunities for scholarship money in the restaurant industry whether you want to pursue a degree in the culinary arts or in hospitality (from restaurant.org). If you think you may pursue such a career this site is a great place to start to look for scholarships - https://www.chooserestaurants.org/scholarships
Nursing Schools Almanac
Nursing Schools Almanac has just launched its third annual Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. Our website will award a $1,000 scholarship to an aspiring nurse who best demonstrates: A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics; A passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare
This scholarship is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. Scholarship applications will be accepted until midnight on June 30, 2018. Interested students may visit www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com and click the banner on the right-hand side of the website's homepage for more detailed information and the application form.
Pacific Northwest Grain & Feed Association
The PNWFGA Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce the 2014 application is available to qualified applicants who’s family either work for, or have a connection to, the regional grain and feed industry as well as PNWGFA. The application may be downloaded at: or at their own website http://www.pnwgfa.org/scholarship April 4, 2018 is the deadline.
P.E.O. is a Philanthropic Educational Organization who provides scholarships to high school and college girls. The award is $500 and the application is available from the scholarship box usually in February.
Project Mutual Telephone has a scholarship available in the spring each year. It will be available in the scholarship box or on line beginning in February 2018. Go to www.pmt.org for the application and more information.
Pointe Pest Control in Idaho
Pointe Pest Control in Idaho is offering a $750 scholarship again for 2018. Just as last year, it will be given to a graduating senior or college freshman from Idaho. There are more details about the scholarship and its qualifications in the link listed below. http://pointepest.com/idaho-scholarship-application
Robinson & Henry Family Law Scholarship
This scholarship is reserved for high school seniors nationwide who plan on attending a 4-year college/university or a 2-year accredited community college in the fall. This scholarship is open to applicants whose parents have gone through a divorce and plan on pursuing a career in Family Law. For more information go to: https://www.robinsonandhenry.com/denver-divorce-lawyer#scholarship May 31, 2018
Roger C. Sathre Memorial Scholarship Fund
Fund awarded to worthy students throughout the
state who are pursuing advanced professional-technical
training. Open to graduating high school seniors.
ROTC – Military scholarships – Army, Navy, and Air Force
These are scholarships that pay tuition, fees, books and a monthly stipend. To consider these scholarships it is best to go online and read the information on qualifying and applying. It is important to know that you must begin the application process in the spring of your junior year in order to get through the process in a timely manner. The do require military duty after graduation. For full descriptions of the scholarships please go on line to: www.goarmy.com/scholarships or www.aforce.com/scholarships or www.nrotc.navy.mil/scholarships
Rouch Foundation Scholarship
The Rouch Foundation is to assist needy young men and women in Twin Falls and the surrounding area. The scholarship application can be found in the Scholarship box in the early spring of each year.
Safelink Internet Technology Scholarship
Safelink is offering (3) $500 scholarships to students with interests and talent in the field of technology. Please see the scholarship form in the Scholarship box around March 1, 2018. The winners will be chosen based on the strength of their essay, and the clarity of their responses and vision for themselves as a contributor to the future workforce. The scholarship form will have the closing date, approx. the third week in April.
On this website you will find: Dream Award, Families of Freedom, Partners Programs, Collegiate Partners, and the Dreamkeepers. These are Educational Assistance Programs.
This website is a host page to multiple scholarships. If you are a woman interested in STEM careers then check out the Science Ambassador Scholarship on this website. Check out the scholarships at: www.scholarshipdesk.com/us-students.
Application can be found at https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12038/siemens_scholarship_competition_scholarship.php Deadline for 2018/19 is Sept. 19, 2018
State Board of Education State Scholarship Site
The 2017/2018 online application site will open for students beginning on October 01, 2017 and will close for students on or about January 15, 2018. These
scholarships include: Idaho Opportunity Scholarship, Tschudy Family Scholarship, Idaho Postsecondary Credit Scholarship, Idaho Governor’s Cup Scholarship and the Armed Forces/Public Safety Officer Dependent Scholarship. These scholarships require an application through the office of the State Board of Education. www.boardofed.idaho.gov
Society of Women Engineers
The Southwest Idaho Section of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is offering scholarships to young women entering their first year of college who are majoring in engineering or a related field. For further information and or to download the application please go to http://www.swiswe.org/scholarships.html The application can be printed off or filled out and downloaded electronically.
This scholarship is for young women persuing technical careers. The scholarship includes the $5,000 scholarship as well as one year of one-on-one mentoring by a Toptal senior developer. The 12 winners will be able to use this money on your educational goals as well as coding bootcamps, online programming courses, textbooks, etc. Apply at https://www.toptal.com/scholarships
Tuite Law DUI Accident Scholarship
The Tuite Law DUI Accident Scholarship. This scholarship is now available to any full time college student or high school senior. Apply at:
Deadline is May 31, 2018 and the amount is $750.00
The Tylenol Scholarship
This scholarship is for students pursuing careers in healthcare. There will be 150 $1,000 and 20 $5,000 scholarships awarded. The application deadlines may vary so you need to check the online information often. This is an on-line application at https://www.tylenol.com/news/scholarship
United Dairyman of Idaho Scholarship
Each year, fifteen(15) $1500 scholarships will be awarded to the dairy families of Idaho. Scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors attending two and four year colleges and universities as well as trade schools. There is also one $2500 scholarship awarded. The deadline for application is March 15 of the current year. You can pick up a copy from the scholarship box or online at http://idahodairy.com/scholarships
USA Funds Access to Education Scholarships
This site provides a link to other scholarships but no longer provides funds.
www.usafunds.org this site has a link to several other scholarships; among them the Hispanic Scholarship Fund.
US JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship (Junior Chamber International)
This scholarship is offered to high school seniors that plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities, or vocational schools. This is a $1000 scholarship and the deadline for the application is January 2018. The application form is in the scholarship box in the career center.
Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)
Students interested in attending college/university in the Western United States may qualify for a “reduced tuition scholarship” Check out the information booklet in the career center or go to www.wiche.edu/sep/wue. Check out the admission deadlines for the college(s) you are interested in applying to.
You Deserve it Scholarship
Student must be a resident of the USA, older than 16 and apply at the following: https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12809/you_deserve_it_scholarship_scholarship.php
Check out this website if you are a member of 4-H