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SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

February 2016-March 2016

SCHOLARSHIP

REQUIREMENTS

AMOUNT

DEADLINE

Ayn Rand

Anthem Essay Contest

*Freshmen and Sophomores Only* Each student must submit an essay selecting one of the three given topics. Essays must be 600-1200 words in length. For more information and to Submit your essay go to:

http://essaycontest.aynrandnovels.org/Anthem.aspx?theme=blue


1st Prize: $2,000

5 Second Prizes: $500

10 Third Prizes: $200

45 Finalists: $50

175 Semifinalists: $30




March 25th

Clearwater Power Co-Op Youth Rally

*Sophomores and Juniors Only* Students whose parents are involved in the power Co-op are eligible to apply. Applications consist of a 400 word essay, a 20 Question Written Exam and a panel interview.

For more information go to www.facebook.com/ICUAYouthRally



6 Students chosen to attend rally will receive scholarships ranging from ($500-$1200). One student at the Rally will be selected to represent Idaho and get a paid trip to Washington DC

March 31st

The Michael Yasick ADHD Scholarship

The Scholarship program is for individuals in the US diagnosed with ADHD who are accepted or will be enrolled in an undergraduate program. Applications consist of contact information, letters of recommendation, a personal essay, an ADHD Coaching essay, activity involvement, and liability release.

See counseling center for more information or go to http://www.shireadhdscholarship.com/US/default.aspx



$2,000 monetary award and a prepaid year of ADHD coaching from the Edge Foundation to assist meeting the challenges of higher education. 50 recipients will be selected in 2014.

March 9th

The Latah Federal Credit Union: Glenda J. Hart Educational Scholarship Application

*Seniors Only* Available for anyone who is a member of the credit union or related to a member of the credit union. To apply fill out application and include all required documentation including 2 one page essays. For application and more information see the counseling center

$500 to a high school senior in Latah County

TBA

Hamilton Relay Scholarship Application

*Seniors Only* awarded to a graduating high school senior who is deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind, or has difficulty speaking. Applicants must complete application including an Essay and Letter of Recommendation. See Counseling Center for more information

$500

March 1st


Idaho Association of Counties Scholarship Fund


*Seniors Only* Children of county employees and the children and grandchildren of county elected officials, are eligible. Recipients must attend college full-time for the 2016-2017 academic year. Application and letters of recommendation are required. For more information visit the Counseling Center or http://www.idcounties.org/index.aspx?NID=265

$1,000


February 26th

Idaho Governors Cup Scholarship

*Seniors Only* Idaho residents graduating high school that are going to enroll as a full time student. Need a 2.8 GPA or higher and write a 500 word essay about your goals and interests. High consideration will go to those in volunteer, leadership and public service activities. Apply online at http://www.boardofed.idaho.gov/scholarship/gov_cup.asp

25 $3,000 scholarships



February 15th

Frame My Future Scholarship

Show us how you want to Frame Your Future! Submit an original creative image- photograph, college, poem, drawing, painting and more to win. For more information and to apply online go to http://www.diplomaframe.com/contests/frame-my-future-scholarship-contest-2015.aspx

1 Grand Prize Winner: $1,000 scholarship and $1,000 donation check to the college their attending.
4 Scholarship Winners: $1,000 ea.


March 8th

Idaho Irrigation Equipment Association Scholarship

For students interested in irrigation industry- majors include Irrigation Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Horticulture, Crop and Soil Sciences, Agribusiness, Turf Landscape/Irrigation Architecture and Design, Agriculture/Horticulture Education. For more information and to apply go to the Counseling Center or http://idahoirrigationequipmentassociation.org/pdfs/scholarshipapplication.pdf

22 scholarships of $500 ea.

February 26th



Idaho Opportunity Scholarship

*Seniors Only* graduates from an Idaho high school with a 3.0 GPA or above. Enroll or intend to be enrolled in an Idaho College or University, accept all federal aid money based off of the FAFSA and enter application. To apply go online to http://www.boardofed.idaho.gov/scholarship/opportunity.asp

Varies


March 1st

Idaho State Boards Association Scholarship

For children and grandchildren of current and former Idaho School Board Members. Recipient selected based on Academic Achievement, Citizenship, Leadership, a personal essay and letters of recommendation. To apply go online at http://www.idsba.org/node/88



$250

February 5th

Margaret Galbraith Scholarship

*Seniors Only* Graduates from Latah County planning to attend North Idaho College, University of Idaho or the University of Washington. Academic achievement, financial need, and community service are factors for selection. Apply online at http://www.inwcf.org/receive/apply-for-scholarships/71-margaret-galbraith-scholarship

Varies

March 1st

AXA Achievement Community Award

Student applicants to the AXA Achievementsm Community Award must: Be United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 United States, Washington, D.C. or Puerto Rico. Be current high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2016-2017 academic year.

Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities.



Every AXA Advisors branch office nationwide distributes up to twelve $2,500 awards in their local area.

February 1st


NASA Idaho Space Consortium Grant

*Seniors Only* Students who are US citizens who will be entering college as a full time student studying science, technology, engineering, math or science/math education discipline. Students should possess a current GPA of 3.0 or higher. www.idahospacegrant.org

$7,000

March 21st


National Co-Op Scholarship Program


To qualify students must apply to one of the participating colleges within the Co-Op Program. Students must have a 3.5GPA or higher. See the counseling center for more information or go to www.waceinc.org

Varies by School Selected

February 15th

The National Federation of The Blind of Idaho Scholarship Program

All Applicants must be legally blind and pursuing or planning to pursue a full-time post-secondary course of study. One application applies for all scholarships though some has specific criteria and eligibility requirements. For more information go to www.nfbidaho.org/scholarships.html

1 Scholarship for $10,000, 3 Scholarships for $7,000, 4 Scholarships for $5,000, and 22 Scholarships for $3,000

March 15th

National School Plant Management Association

Any student in search of an Associate or Bachelor’s Degree. Amount received is dependent upon candidate’s interest and evaluation results. Application and Essay are required. See counseling center or www.nspma.org/awards-scholarship/scholarship-program/

4 awards ranging from $500-$1,500

TBA

NIAAA Student Athlete Scholarship

Applicants must have achieved at least 2 of the following: a minimum B+ average, ranked in top 25%, ACT score of 24 or an SAT score of 1100. Applicants must have participated in two sports for at least two years each sport. Applicants must have earned at least one varsity letter in each of the two sports. The Essay and application must be signed by the principal and athletic director and sent in by due date. For more information see counseling center or go to www.niaaa.org/niaaa-awards/niaaa-student-athlete-scholarship/

Section Winners: One Male and One Female in each of the eight NIAAA sections will receive $1,500. National Winners: One Male and One Female will be selected from the 8 Section winners to each receive $2,500

February 28th

ALC Services, Inc. Heartflite Scholarship

Presented to a worthy student in the medical field, preferably from the state of Idaho and from a logging related family. See the Counseling Center for application.

$1,000

TBA

ALC Dave Kludt Natural Resource Scholarship

Eligible students must demonstrate that they are related to an ALC member and planning to attend college in a field of study that will return them to work in the natural resource arena. Examples of fields of study are: diesel mechanics, truck driving, machine operation, forestry, forestry technician, biology, hydrologist, or law with the intent to practice in the natural resource field in defense of logging and forest management. See the counseling center to pick up applications.

$1,000

TBA

Chanda Morris Jr. Volunteer Scholarship

*Seniors Only* Applicants must have participated in the Jr. Volunteer program. They must also have contributed a minimum of 40hrs. to the program and do not need to be pursuing a degree in health care. Get an application at the Counseling Center or www.gritman.org/about-scholarships.aspx

Varies

TBA

Midge Presol Medical Scholarship

Eligible for anyone studying in the health care fields.

Get an application from the Counseling Center or www.gritman.org/about-scholarships.asx



Varies

TBA

L. Clay Boyd Memorial Healthcare Scholarship

*Seniors Only* Any High School Senior in Latah County who has at least a 3.0GPA who demonstrate financial need to attend college. To get an application see the Counseling Center or got to www.gritman.org/about-scholarships.aspx

$1,500

TBA

Janet Chisholm Martin Healthcare Scholarship

*Seniors Only* Any student with at least a 2.0GPA or higher who has financial need may apply. IF they are studying toward careers of Doctor of Medicine, nursing, medical technicians, physical therapy, or pharmacy.

$500

TBA

Society of Women Engineers Scholarship Program

*Senior Girls Only* SWE provides financial assistance to women admitted to accredited baccalaureate or graduate programs in careers in engineering, engineering technology, and computer science. Apply online at http://scholarships.swe.org

Multiple scholarships with varying amounts are available.

March 16th


Digital Arts, Film, and Animation Competition for deaf and hard of hearing students


Eligible to any high school student 9th-12th grade that is deaf or hard of hearing, and that have filled out the forms completely including a recommendation and school transcripts as well as an original submission for the contest. Submission categories include Interactive Media, Graphic Media, Photo Imaging, Web Page Design, Film or 3D Animation. For more information and to enter go to www.rit.edu/NTID/DAFAC

$250 per category

March 16th

Walmart Dependent Scholarship

*Seniors Only* Any student that is a dependent of an employee of any division of Walmart that have been actively employed at least six months as of March 14th. Financial need based off of the FAFSA is required. Apply online.

Varies

TBA

Walmart Associate Scholarship

*Seniors Only* Any student that is employed part-time of full-time with any division of Walmart for at least 6 consecutive months prior to application due date.







Working Ranch Cowboy Foundation Scholarship

*Seniors Only* For students whose parents are working ranch cowboys defined as any person (male or female) deriving at least 90% of his or her income from taking care of cattle on a ranch or cooperative. Day workers are included. See Counseling Center for more details and application.

$500-$2,500

March 1st

American Foreign Service Association High School Essay Contest

Any High School Student may fill out the registration form and turn in an essay. Essays must be 1,000-1,250 words based on the topic provided on the website. For more information and to enter go to

http://www.afsa.org/essay-contest




1st Place: $2,500 plus a trip to DC to meet the Secretary of State, and a full scholarship for a semester at sea voyage.

2nd Place: a full scholarship to participate in the International Diplomacy program of the National student leadership conference.



March 15th

Alois and Marie Goldmann Scholarship

*Seniors Only* Seniors intending on attending an institution of higher learning in Idaho and submit completed application and essay. Applicants are asked to write an essay or formal research paper on one specific aspect of the Holocaust. For more information see the counseling center

$1,000


March 15th

Standing Tall for American Agriculture McGregor

Scholarship

*Seniors Only* who will be entering college in an

Agricultural field of study. Application and essay is required. To apply or for more information go to www.mcgrgor.com/home/quicklinks/scholarships



3 awards of $1,000 ea.

TBA


Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship

Available to any student 16 or older, with a 2.5 GPA or higher. Applicants will submit answers to essay questions. Questions and more information can be found at

http://www.odenzascholarships.com/awards/8/eligibility_odenza_marketing_group_scholarship.php


$500

March 30th

You Deserve it Scholarship

Be a resident of the U.S., District of Columbia, or US Territories. Must be 16 years of age or older, and either be enrolled now or will be enrolled in a qualified high school, college or university within the U.S. Applications can be found by going to:

http://www.studentscholarships.org/available.php



$1,000

February 15th

Margaret Galbraith Scholarship

Applicants must be graduating seniors in Benewah or Latah County, Idaho and attending either North Idaho College, the University of Idaho or the University of Washington. Academic achievement, financial need and community service are factors for selection. The deadline for this application is March 1. For more information, visit http://www.inwcf.org/receive/apply-for-scholarships/16-recieve/scholarships2/71-margaret-galbraith-scholarship

Info will be given on website

March 1st





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