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NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Each scholarship below has a link to either the application itself or the scholarship's website. 
  2. Note that any deadline dates could change from year to year, and we may not catch the change. 
  3. 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.
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SCHOLARSHIPS (by due date): 

ANY TIME
Armed Forces and Public Safety Officer For a student already born, or born after a military member or public officer is determined to be imprisoned or missing in action, or is killed or becomes totally and permanently disabled.

Disability Scholarships
A long list of scholarships for students with general, physical, intellectual, or learning disabilities or impairments, or chronic health conditions

Army ROTC Scholarship
For a student interested in the Army.

Lgbtq Scholarships
For any WA, ID, OR, MT lgbtq ally students and can be awarded to any post-secondary school


OCTOBER
Coca-Cola Scholars ProgramFor students demonstrating leadership, service and commitment while making a significant impact on their schools and communities. Due 10/31.

NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing
For high school females with an interest and aptitude in IT/Computing

LendEDU Scholarship
For students with a min gpa of 2.5. $2,500. Write a short essay.
 


NOVEMBER
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarships
For high school seniors going on to college to study in the areas of political science, history, government, economics, nursing, occupational/physical therapy, and music. Numerous scholarships on the website.


Jack Kent Cooke
For achieving students with significant financial need. Up to $40,000 that can be applied to any 4 year college.

HFI

For students interested in helicopter piloting, maintenance, or safety. Numerous scholarships on the website.

WACE Co-op Scholarship
For students pursing a cooperative education at one of 10 specific universities. Up to $25,000! 


Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
For students who have made meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service in the past year.

Youth Volunteer Scholarship
For students who have completed 50 hours of volunteer service in the last 2 years. Min GPA 3.5. $500

Good360 Scholarship
For students with an interest in environmentalism or sustainability. Min GPA 3.3. $1000 

Drug Lawsuit Scholarship
For students attending some kind of post-secondary education. Must write short essay describing educational career and goals. $1000. Due November 1, 2016.


DECEMBER
Look Twice, Save a LifeA creative scholarship. Must create a form of social awareness for motorcycle safety. Could be a video, artwork, essay, etc. $1000.

Rocky Mountain Educational Dreams Scholarship
7 Scholarships in different categories: general, nursing, law, medical school, physical/occupational therapy, summer school, etc. $1000 each. 

Mean Stinks Scholarship
Essay about ending girl-to-girl bullying. $10,000!

KF Colonel's ScholarshipFor a student with a minimum 2.75 GPA enrolling in a public in-state college or university.

Montana State University Presidential Award
For students with outstanding academic achievement who have enrolled at Montana State University.

Elks Most Valuable Student AwardsFor high school seniors. Judged on the scholarship application, leadership, and financial need. Awards range from $4,000-$60,000! Due 12/5.
​Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger ScholarshipFor students who have volunteered hours related to fighting childhood hunger. Win 5,000 for school and 5,000 for a charity of your choice.

​Young Entrepreneur Foundation Award
For seniors who operate/own their own small business. Awards range from $2000-$15,000.

Elks Emergency Education Grants
For students of deceased or totally disabled Elk's members. Click scholarship name to send an email to request application.

Crosslites Scholarship
Personal reflective essay. From $500-$4000


JANUARY
Profiles in Courage Scholarship
A highly competitive essay scholarship. A lot of work but also great reward. $10,000!

Burger King McLamore
For students with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.

Gates Millenium
For students of varied descent that have demonstrated leadership abilities.

Multiple Sclerosis
For Individuals who have MS, or have a parent with MS, and will be attending an accredited postsecondary school are eligible to apply for any year of undergraduate study.

Pride Foundation
For current and future leaders in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ), and straight ally community from Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.

Elks National Foundation Legacy Awards
Any child or grandchild (or step-child, step-grandchild, or legal ward) of a living Elk.

Ithaca MLK Scholar Program
For academically exceptional students from traditionally underrepresented population who want to attend Ithaca College. $25,000-Full Tuition.     



FEBRUARY
DAR Lucinda Beneventi Findley History Scholarship
$2000. For students interested in history and planning to major in history. Minimum gpa 3.25.

​DAR Dr. Auro-Lee A. and James Hobbs Pittenger American History Scholarship
For students planning to major in American History or American Government. $2000 renewable!

​DAR Richard and Elizabeth Dean ScholarshipAn academic merit award. Minimum 4.0 gpa. $5000 renewable.

DAR Caroline E. Holt Nursing Scholarship
For students who have financial need and are enrolled in a nursing
school.

Idaho Governor's Cup Scholarship
For students attending an Idaho college. Min GPA 2.8. Highly based on community leadership, organization participation and/or volunteer service. $3000 Renewable

Idaho School Boards Association Scholarship

For students whose parent or grandparent is/was on the Idaho School Board.  


Burger King Scholars Program
For students who work part-time and maintain at least a 2.5 GPA.

DAR Mildred Nutting Nursing Scholarship
For students with financial need and are enrolled in a nursing school/program. $1000.

DAR Occupational/Physical Therapy
For students with financial need and have been accepted to a school of occupational therapy (including art, music, or physical therapy).

Buick Achievers Scholarship
For seniors who demonstrate academic achievement, financial need, participation and leadership in community and school activities, work experience and interest in pursuing a career in the automotive or related industries. Special consideration will be given to the following applicants: first-generation college attendees, females, minorities, and dependents of military personnel. The majority of the scholarships will be awarded to students majoring in STEM disciplines.    

AXA Foundation
For students who set and reach ambitious goals.

Best Buy
For students with high academics and community service.

Create-a-Greeting-Card Scholarship
A greeting card contest. Submit original photo, artwork, or computer graphics for a greeting card. Easy opportunity for artsy students. $10,000! Due 2/18.

Society of Women Engineers
For female students pursuing a degree in engineering, or an enginnering-related field such as Computer Science or a hard science.



MARCH
Idaho Opportunity Scholarship
Idaho students going to an Idaho College. Min GPA 3.0. Upt to 3,000

Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship
For students whose parents’ combined adjusted income does not exceed $50,000. 
Min GPA 3.0. $2500. Email sarah.clausen@lposd.org for the application.

Body By Milk
For outstanding scholar/athletes.

Walmart Dependent Scholarship
For students with a parent that works at Walmart.

Pointe Pest Control Scholarship
For students with a min. 3.0 g.p.a and is primarily need-based.

Bobby and Tiffany Memorial Scholarship
For students accepted to college and have attended Alive at 25 course. $1000

NEW Marsden Scholarship
For students with high academic achievement who need some financial help to go to the best college. $30,000 (Over 4 years).  



APRIL
E-waste Scholarship
Required to write a statement about electronic waste. $1500.

Pelican Water Scholarships
Requires essay the negative environmental and social impacts of single use bottled water. Min 3.5 GPA. Requires letter of recommendation.

Horatio Alger Scholarship
For students who have critical financial need (<55,000 gross family income), have overcome a significant hardship, and are planning to go to an Idaho college. Min GPA 2.0

Student-View Scholarship
A short 15 minute application survey. Winners are drawn at random. $500-$4000! Due April 22. 

Dave Ramsey Scholarship
A brief online money quiz/survey for seniors with the chance to win $40,000 (among other amounts) towards any college! Due April 25

The Ninth Circuit Scholarship
Contest on the theme “50 Years after the Miranda Decision – How the Federal Courts Defined the Rights of the Accused.” 10th, 11th, and 12th graders can participate by submitting individual essays or they can team with up in submitting a video presentation. $100 to $2,000! Due April 15.


MAY
B. Davis Scholarship
For high school juniors and seniors. Requires essay on leadership characteristics. $1000.

Source Supply College Scholarship
For students who believe in the importance of keeping the environment clean. Requires an essay. $1000. Due 5/31.

Rentacomputer Scholarship
For students planning to attend a college/university within 12 months. Requires essay about academic and career goals. $2000.

​Alert Magazine Winning Essay Scholarship
$500 college scholarship to the writer of the best drug and/or alcohol abuse-related essay for that state/region".

Impacted by Crime Scholarship
For children of an inmate (either presently or or formerly) or a victim of a crime. Min gpa 2.5 (can explain a lower gpa).

Racine Olson Injury Scholarship
For Idaho, Washington, Oregon seniors who were either a victim of personal injury accident or have parents or guardians who were victims of a personal injury accident. Min gpa 3.5. $500. 


JUNE
Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship
$1000 scholarship for students interested in pursuing a fashion degree in college. Scholarship can be found at the bottom of the page.

​Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship
$1000 Scholarship for students interested in pursuing an animation career path in college.Scholarship can be found on the right side of the page.

Aspiring Nurse Scholarship
For students interested in nursing (LPN/LVN, RN, ADN, or BSN) $1000.

Aspiring Business Professional Scholarship
For seniors who are pursuing a business related degree. $1000. Due June 1st. 


BBG Communications Scholarship
Essay about information and communications technology industry. Min GPA 2.5

Abbott and Fenner Business Scholarship
For high school students. Requires essay about educational, career, and life goals. $1000.

Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship
For students planning on completing a career or technical program. Demonstrate financial need (Pell Grant eligible) and display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity. $2500. Due June 1st. 


JULY
Lending Tree Scholarship
For high school seniors with a min 3.5 GPA. Submit a 30 second video about how you are planning to pay for college. 

AUGUST
ABODO Scholarship
For high school seniors attending college in the fall. Write a short essay about what you are bringing with you to college. $500.

SEPTEMBER

Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship

140-character message about texting while driving. The top 10 applications asked to write a full length essay about texting while driving. $1000.

 
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