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Local Scholarships

General Instructions

  • Each scholarship below has a link to either the application itself or the scholarship's website.
  • Note that any deadline dates could change from year to year, and we may not catch the change.
  • It is your responsibility to read all application instructions and deadlines and make sure you adhere to them. Otherwise you may be eliminated from the applicant pool.
  • Any applications that are incomplete or late will be eliminated from the applicant pool.
  • All applications must be downloaded and saved on a computer before you can fill it out. If you fill it out before doing this, then the application will not save with your information. If there is not a link to a common application scholarship, then updated scholarship applications are not available yet. Consult your counselor if you have more questions.

Click below for more scholarship opportunities

Local Scholarships with Common App

Turn into SHS Counseling Center. All of these are due April 10th.

  1. Click scholarship name; download
  2. Click Common App link; download.
  3. Complete both following all directions
  4. Submit app per the application's instructions.
Common Scholarship App

March

Elks Community Scholarship: For students who have demonstrated community involvement and are continuing their post-secondary education. (Student of the Month recipients are also eligible for the Student of the Month scholarship. No extra application needed.) 

April

Angels Over Sandpoint/Festival at Sandpoint Arts Scholarship: For students having a primary focus in the arts. Each year a different type of scholarship is offered: 2017 is Vocal, 2018 is Writing, 2019 is Visual Arts and 2020 is Dance & Theater. Don't need to be a senior to apply.

Angels Over Sandpoint Community Service: For students who have displayed acts of community service and leadership.

Angels Over Sandpoint / Lippi Family: For students who have overcome personal obstacles and demonstrate financial need.

Art Works: For a local high school student entering the field of art.

Beta Sigma Phi: For any student graduating this year and attending any type post-secondary education.

Betty Mills Memorial Scholarship: For any Bonner county senior who is involved or interested in community service. 

Bonner County 4-H Leaders Council Scholarship: For students who have completed at least 4 years of 4-H and are currently enrolled in a Bonner County 4-H program. Due 4/10.

Bonner General Health Nursing: For any student pursuing the field of nursing with a 3.0 or better GPA.

Community Assistance League: Based on academic achievement, personal goals, motivation, school and community involvement, financial need and general application appearance.

Darby & Amber Campbell Memorial: For students who have shown actions that support human rights and the ability to express in words ideals in harmony with the Bonner County Human Rights Task Force mission.

Disabled American Veterans: For students with a member of his/her family that is/was a disabled veteran.

Don McCormick Memorial: For students who are pursing a field in the health sciences with a 2.5 or better GPA.

Eagles Lodge Aerie #589 Ladies Auxiliary: For students who will be attending any type post-secondary education in the Pacific Northwest.

Farmin-Stidwell Elementary PTA: For students who attended Farmin Elementary for at least three years.

First Generation: For students who have attended a majority of the First Generation programs.

Jamieson Memorial: For students planning on attending a professional technical/vocational school or aviation program.

Jensen Memorial Music: For students majoring in music either vocal or insturmental.

Kiwanis / Key Club of Sandpoint: Based on academic achievement, community service, activities, and financial need. Must be Key Club member.

Lake Pend Oreille Education Association: For students pursing a career in secondary or elementary education or counseling.

Lake Pend Oreille School District #84 Transportation: For students with at least a 3.5 GPA who are active either community service, part-time work, or extracurricular activities.

Leonard and Helen Anderson Award: For students planning to continue their education after high school.

Louise Senft Memorial: For students pursing a career in education and attending an Idaho school.

Marilyn Rinehart Memorial: For students pursing a career in the medical field related to rehabilitation.

McFarland Family Scholarship: For students graduating from SHS and going on to any kind of post-secondary education. Minimum 2.5 GPA with a focus on character and integrity. 

Mime & Masque Club: For students who have generously contributed to the performing arts. Need not be a member of Mime & Masque Club.

National Honor Society: Open to any National Honor Society Member in good standing.

Nick Zaklan Memorial: For students with at least a 2.5 GPA with an agricultural or forestry related background.

Northside School: For students who attended Northside Elementary.

Panhandle Chapter of the School Nutrition Association: For students pursing further education in nutrition (culinary arts, general nutrition, specialized nutrition, dietetics, etc).

Panida Theater: For students with an interest pursing a career or involvement in theater, film , music, or other aspects of the performing arts.

Patrick Orton "Live Your Dreams": For Bonner County students who want to live their dreams.

Pierce Auto Center: For one girl and one boy graduating from Sandpoint High School and going on to any kind of post-secondary program. Must have a minimum 3.5 GPA  or be on Honor Roll your senior year. 

Portz-Wanek: For students with at least a 3.75 GPA during his/her senior year (cumulative or by semester).

Portz-Wanek Professional Technical: For students with at least a 2.5 GPA during his/her senior year (cumulative or by semester) and planning to attend a professional technical school.

Richard R. Gehring/Math Club & Boosters: For students who are active in the math club with at least a 2.5 GPA and a strong work ethic.

Rotary Club of Ponderay: For students who demonstrate Rotary values of "Service Beyond Self" with an emphasis on community service and volunteerism.

Rotary Club of Sandpoint: For students who demonstrate Rotary values of "Service Beyond Self" with an emphasis on community service and volunteerism.

Sagle Memorial: For students who attended Sagle Elementary for at least 3 years.

Sandpoint Football Dennis Hopper Memorial: For students with at least a 3.25 GPA who participated in Sandpoint Junior Tackle for at least three years and high school football for four years (barring injuries).

Sandpoint Lions Club Memorial: For students pursing a post-secondary education.

Sleyster Unlimited Potential: For graduating SHS seniors interested in STEM and Aviation fields.

Southside Elementary: For students who attended Southside Elementary for at least 3 years.

Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 2453: For students who have a Veteran, Active, Retired, or Reservist family member that has served or is serving in the U.S. Military.

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 890: For students who have a Veteran, Active, Retired, or Reservist family member that has served or is serving in the U.S. Military.

Women Honoring Women: For female students who demonstrate WHW qualities and values.

Local Scholarships with Own Application

Turn into SHS Counseling Center

  1. Click scholarship name; download
  2. Complete both following all directions
  3. Submit app per application's instruction's

Alma Martin Award (P.E.O.): P.E.O. Chapter V in Sandpoint offers three opportunities for financial awards this year. These scholarships are offered to young women at SHS and LPO. 

Alvie C. Jeffres Memorial: For students with financial need who are committed to a higher education and achieve success through hard work and determination.

Ambrosiani-Pastore Foundation: For students with financial need with a GPA between 2.0 and 3.4. Prior winners can apply for renewal.

Bismarck H. Turner Scholarship: For students who attended a primary educational institution in Bonner County and demonstrate financial need.

Bonner County Sportsmen's Association: For students who completed a hunter safety course. Prefer that application is handwritten. Scroll down website to click on your preferred application format.

Bonner County Youth Court Scholarship: For students who have participated in Bonner County Youth Court. Two $750 scholarships.

Festival of Sandpoint Music Scholarship: For students planning to pursue music as a career.

French Club: For students who will be pursuing French courses in college and have demonstrated effort in high school French classes.

Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness: No minimum GPA or commitment to higher education required.

P.E.O. Chapter CA Award: P.E.O Chapter CA in Sandpoint offers three opportunities for financial awards. Available to SHS, CF and LPO female students.

Rotary Vocational Scholarship: For students planning to pursue a professional technical degree or certificate.

Selkirk Association of Realtors®: For students who have are children or grandchildren of a SAR member including sponsors and affiliates. 

Three Letter Student Athlete: For students who have lettered in 3 varsity sports during their senior years.

May

American Heritage Wildlife Foundation: For Clark Fork High School, Lake Pend Oreille High School, and Sandpoint High School seniors. The applicant must be signed up to attend a 2 or 4 year school and planning to study natural resources and conservation in some form.