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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.

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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 below; download.
  3. Complete both, following all directions.
  4. Submit app per the application's instructions.

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Common Scholarship Application

April

Angels Over Sandpoint/Festival at Sandpoint Arts: For any Bonner County senior who has a primary focus in the arts. Each year a different type of scholarship is offered: 2019 is Visual Arts, 2020 is Dance and Theater, 2021 is Vocal, and 2022 is Writing. Do NOT need to be a senior to apply.

Angels Over Sandpoint Community Service: For any Bonner County senior that has displayed acts of community service and leadership.

Angels Over Sandpoint / Lippi Family: For any Bonner County senior who overcame personal obstacles and demonstrates financial need.

Art Works "Share the Love: For any Bonner County senior entering the field of art.

Beta Sigma Phi: For any Sandpoint HS or LPO senior attending any type post-secondary education.

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

Bonner County 4-H Leaders Council: For any Bonner County senior who has at least 4 years of 4-H and are currently enrolled in a Bonner County 4-H program. 

Bonner County Youth Court: For any Bonner County senior who has participated in Bonner County Youth Court.

Bulldog Motivation: For any Sandpoint HS senior who is the first in their family to attend and complete a 2 or 4 year degree OR who has attended Scholarship Club along with other school events (i.e. FAFSA Night, All Things Senior, etc).

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

Darby & Amber Campbell Memorial: For any Bonner County senior who has 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 any Bonner or Boundary County senior with a member of his/her family that is/was a disabled veteran.

Don McCormick Memorial: For any Bonner County senior who is pursing a field in the health sciences with a 2.5 or better GPA.

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

Elks Community: For any Bonner County senior who has 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.) 

Farmin-Stidwell Elementary PIE: For any Lake Pend Oreille SD senior who attended Farmin Elementary for at least three years.

Jamieson Memorial: For any Sandpoint HS senior planning on attending a professional technical/vocational school or aviation program.

Jensen Memorial Music: For any Sandpoint HS senior majoring in either vocal or instrumental music.

John Porter Memorial: For any Bonner County senior pursuing a post-secondary education.

Juneau Family: For any Bonner County senior who is interested in pursuing a career pertaining to people with special needs. Preference will be given to Sandpoint High School seniors or students attending a Christian college/university.

Kiwanis / Key Club of Sandpoint: For any Sandpoint HS, Clark Fork HS, or LPO senior. Based on academic achievement, community service, activities, and financial need. Must be Key Club member.

Lake Pend Oreille Education Association: For any Sandpoint HS, Clark Fork HS, and LPO senior who is pursing a career in secondary or elementary education or counseling.

Lake Pend Oreille Idaho Club: For any Sandpoint HS, Clark Fork HS, LPO, or Forrest Bird Charter School senior pursing their post-secondary education in outdoor recreation, fisheries, wildlife, ecology, environmental science, etc.

Lake Pend Oreille School District #84 Transportation: For any Sandpoint HS, Clark Fork HS, or LPO senior with at least a 3.5 GPA who is active in either community service, part-time work, or extracurricular activities.

Leonard and Helen Anderson Award: For any Sandpoint HS or Clark Fork HS senior planning to continue their education after high school.

Life Choices Pregnancy Center: For any Bonner County senior pursuing a post-secondary education.

Louise Senft Memorial: For any Sandpoint HS or LPO senior pursing a career in education and attending an Idaho school.

Marine Corps William E. Barber Memorial: For any Bonner County senior who has a relative that has served or is serving in the United States Marine Corps.

McFarland Family: For any Sandpoint HS senior who is going on to any kind of post-secondary education. Minimum 2.5 GPA with a focus on character and integrity. 

Mime & Masque Club: For any Sandpoint HS senior who has generously contributed to the performing arts. Need not be a member of Mime & Masque Club.

National Honor Society: For any Sandpoint HS senior who is an active member of NHS. 

Nick Zaklan Memorial: For any Sandpoint HS senior with at least a 2.5 GPA with an agricultural or forestry related background.

Northside School: For any Lake Pend Oreille SD senior who attended Northside Elementary.

Panhandle Chapter of the School Nutrition Association: For any Sandpoint HS, Clark Fork HS or LPO senior pursuing to further their education in nutrition (culinary arts, general nutrition, specialized nutrition, dietetics, etc).

Panida Theater: For any Bonner County senior with an interest in pursuing a career or involvement in theater, film , music, or other aspects of the performing arts.

Patrick Orton "Live Your Dreams": For any Bonner County senior who wants to live their dreams.

Pend Oreille Arts Council: For any Bonner County senior who has a passion in the performing or visual arts.

Pierce Auto Center: For one girl and one boy graduating from Sandpoint HS 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 any Sandpoint HS or Clark Fork HS senior with at least a 3.75 GPA during his/her senior year (cumulative or by semester).

Portz-Wanek Professional Technical: For any Sandpoint HS or Clark Fork HS senior 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 any Sandpoint HS senior who is active in the math club with at least a 2.5 GPA and a strong work ethic.

Rotary Club of Ponderay: For any Bonner County senior who demonstrates Rotary values of "Service Beyond Self" with an emphasis on community service and volunteerism.

Rotary Club of Sandpoint: For any Sandpoint HS, Clark Fork HS, or LPO seniors who demonstrate Rotary values of "Service Beyond Self" with an emphasis on community service and volunteerism.

Sagle Memorial: For any Bonner County senior who attended Sagle Elementary for at least 3 years.

Sandpoint Football Dennis Hopper Memorial: For any Bonner County senior 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 any Bonner County senior pursing a post-secondary education.

Sleyster Unlimited Potential: For any Sandpoint HS senior interested in STEM and Aviation fields.

Southside Elementary: For any Bonner County senior who attended Southside Elementary for at least 3 years.

Three Letter Student Athlete: For any Sandpoint HS senior who has lettered in three varsity sports during their senior year.

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

Women Honoring Women: For any female Bonner County senior who demonstrates 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

April

Alvie C. Jeffres Memorial: For any Bonner County senior or college student with financial need who is committed to a higher education and achieve success through hard work and determination.

Ambrosiani-Pastore Foundation: For any Sandpoint HS, Clark Fork HS, or LPO senior with financial need and a GPA between 2.0 and 3.4. Prior winners can apply for renewal.

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

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

Festival of Sandpoint Music: For any Bonner County high school student planning to pursue music as a career. Priority given to high school seniors. 

Festival of Sandpoint Charley Packard: For any Bonner County senior who writes their own song lyrics.

French Club: For any Sandpoint HS senior who will be pursuing French courses in college and have demonstrated effort in high school French classes.

Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness: For any Sandpoint HS, Clark Fork HS, or LPO seniors. No minimum GPA or commitment to higher education required.

P.E.O. Chapter CA Awards: P.E.O Chapter CA in Sandpoint offers three opportunities for financial awards. Available to Sandpoint HS and Clark Fork HS female seniors.

P.E.O. Chapter V Awards: P.E.O. Chapter V in Sandpoint offers three opportunities for financial awards this year. Available to Sandpoint HS and LPO female seniors. 

Selkirk Association of Realtors: For any Sandpoint HS, Clark Fork HS, or LPO seniors/graduates who are children or grandchildren of an SAR member including sponsors and affiliates. 

May

American Heritage Wildlife Foundation: For any Sandpoint HS, Clark Fork HS, or LPO 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.