Scholarships 2015-2016

Update 1/8/2016:  Kathryn Albertson Scholarship Competition January 11-22, 2016.  Students can qualify for a $2,000 scholarship and could win up to $10,000.  For more information, KASC.


2015-2016 SCHOLARSHIPS   (*courtesy

Due Date




Fall of senior year

ROTC scholarship

$150,000 - ROTC pays for everything but room and board!

Juniors and seniors: Do you have at least a 3.0 GPA, are you involved in athletics or student government?  Now is the time to start your ROTC application.  Be sure to consider this option before you join the military.  Call 208-467-8391 and speak with SGM Clinton Beers.


Taylor Royce Wood Memorial Technical School Scholarship


This scholarship will help a student from Cole Valley Christian Schools enter a technical program of their choice including, but not limited to, auto mechanics, art, design, computer programming, barber or cosmetology, massage.  Click on the following link for more information and application: Taylor Royce Wood Scholarship

April 15, 2016

Meridian Police Employee Association Scholarship

2 $500 scholarships

The applicant must plan to attend an accredited college or vocational education program in the fall of 2015.  The scholarship is open for students with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.  To download an application visit Meridian Police Employee Association.  The application will then need to be mailed to ATTN: MPEA Scholarship, 1401 E. Watertower Street, Meridian, ID  83642.

June 17, 2016

BigSun Athletic Scholarships


The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits.  All student athletes, whether high school seniors or college students, are eligible for this award regardless of which sport they are participating in.  Their participation may be any capacity - as a player, coach, assistant or official.  Visit BigSun Athletics to learn how to apply.

One Each Month

Sussle Company

$1,000 scholarship

Seniors: Musy be a U.S. citizen and be able to contribute knowledge about your interests.  Apply online at Sussle

Varies with individual college admission deadlines

QuestBridge National College Match Program

Full cost of tuition (up to $40,00 per year), full cost of room and board (up to $15,000 per year)

This program is for high achieving, low income seniors.  Some of the colleges included are: Amherst College, MIT, Pomona College, Stanford University, and Yale University etc.  For more information and an application, go to QuestBridge


Montgomery GI Bill

Full tuition, housing, yearly books and supplies stipend

The post 9/11 Bill is a new benefit providing educational assistance to individuals who served on active duty in the military on or after September 11, 2001.

No Date Listed

Brown Mackie College

2 $5,000 Tuition Scholarships

This is for students looking for postsecondary education in the fileds of business, health care, legal studies, and technology. Go to: Brown Mackie College

No Deadline

Alert Magazine, Inc. Scholarship


Seniors: 2.5 GPA or above, write a 600 - 1000 word essay about a personal encounter you or someone you know has had with drug and/or alcohol abuse.  Alert Magazine

No Deadline

$11 billion matches students with merit-based scholarships that reflect their accomplishments and interests.  Merit Aid

None given

Lewis Clark Service Corps - Americorps (LCSC - Lewiston)

$10,6000 living allowance, $4,725 Education Award, Health Insurance, child care assistance, leadership

You must be at least 17, have your high school diploma or GED, be a U.S. citizen or legal resident, be a team player and interested in making a difference.  Apply at Ameri Corps

None given

Idaho Promise Category B Scholarship

$500 per year for 2 years

Seniors: have a GPA of 3.0 and an ACT of 20; enroll as a full-time first time freshman in an Idaho college or university.  Contact the college or university you plan to attend for more information.

None given

Idaho Minority and "At Risk" Scholarship

$3,000 renewable for up to 4 years

Seniors: to qualify you must be a resident of Idaho, graduate of an Idaho high school, meet 3 of the 5 criteria: be a first generation college student, be disabled, be a migrant farm worker or dependent, have substantial financial need, be a member of an ethnic minority historically under-represented in higher education.  For more information, contact the financial aid office of the Idaho college or university you plan to attend.

Depends on college/university admission deadline

Leveraging Educational Assistance State Partnership Program (LEAP)


This grant aids students attending an eligible public or private college or university within the state of Idaho.  Eligible students must have financial need and must be enrolled for at least 6 credits.  For more information, contact the Idaho institution you plan to attend.

Depends on college/university admissions deadline

Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)

Reduced tuition

AZ, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, NM, ND, OR, SD, UT, WA and WY.  ** Apply for admission and WUE tuition status directly to the institution of your choice.  Mark prominently on the institution's application form that you seek admission as a WUE student  Western Undergraduate Exchange

None given

Harvard University

Full tuition

Seniors: if your family earns less than $60,000 and you an honor student, Harvard University will pay your tuition if you get accepted.  Harvard University or call the financial office at 617-495-1581.

Varied dates

The American Legion Need a Lift? scholarship program


These scholarships are specifically for veteran's dependents.  Information available at Need A Lift? Scholarship

Dates vary

Northwest Career Colleges Federation "Careers That Work!" Scholarship


Seniors: recipients must meet the schools minimum acceptance and admission criteria.  Some of the participating schools are Apollo, Western Culinary Institute, Milan Institute, ITT Tech, International Air & Hospitality Academy etc.

Applications are accepted year round until all scholarships have been awarded

Boise State University CAMP (College Assistance Migrant Program)

Tuition, books, health insurance, class fees for first year students

Seniors: to qualify, you or one of your parents, must have worked as a migrant or seasonal farm worker or participated in Chapter 1 Migrant Ed Program or qualified or be eligible for Workforce Investment Act 167 Program.

Dates vary

Writers of the Future Contest

3 cash prizes every 3 months; $1,000, $750, and $500.  Annual grand prize is $5,000.

If you are interested in becoming a writer, then this one is for you.  Contest rules are found online at Writers of the Future

Dates vary

Tall Clubs International

$1,000 award

Seniors: must be planning to attend college in the fall and meet minimum height requirements of: 5'10" for women and 6'2" for men.  Go to the website for more information.  Tall Scholarships