Butte County Local scholarships: 

These scholarships will be available for students who currently attend Butte County Middle/High School to apply for late February/March. They should be turned into the Counseling Center to Jaci by April 1st.

Avenue Rental and Sales Vocational/Technical School Scholarships 2020

This scholarship is available to all 2020 graduating students from high schools in Butte, Custer and Lemhi counties in Idaho planning to attend a Vocational or Technical School. There are two scholarships in the amount of $500 each, which will be awarded at the beginning of the applicants' second semester upon proof of enrollment. 

To be eligible applicants must plan to attend a vocational school, trade school, career center or vocational college type of institution for a skilled industrial, construction or service trade in fields such as electrician, plumber, pipefitter, rigger, machinist, welder, steel-worker, cabinet-maker, carpenter, auto mechanic, dental hygienist, medical assistant, cosmetologist, etc.

Complete and submit the application by 5:00 pm MT on February 28, 2020. As part of your submission please answer the  questions on the website and upload your answers using the application form (also listed on website). Please upload a copy of your transcript, also.  Valid upload file types are doc, docx, pdf, jpg, jpeg, tif, tiff, bmp, zip.

Optionally, you may prepare a printed document which includes your contact information (see form below for what information is required) and your answers to the following questions and return that document along with a copy of your transcript to your School Counselor's Office by 3:00 pm MT on February 28, 2020.





Go to: https://boardofed.idaho.gov/scholarships/ to apply for the Idaho Opportunity Scholarship, Post-Secondary Education Scholarship, Governor's Scholarship, and others! Idaho wants to see you GO ON, so apply now! 

ISBA Scholarship: Any high school senior who is a child or grandchild of a past or present Idaho School trustee or Charter board member may apply for. Please access the application at https://www.idsba.org/scholarships/     Due Feb. 15th

The College Board Opportunity Scholarship:

Applying to college is a complicated process, so the College Board created a program that guides you through it. It doesn't require an essay, application, or minimum GPA. Instead, it rewards your effort and initiative. Starting this December 2019, complete key steps along your path to college for a chance to earn scholarships. Go to: https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/?SFMC_cid=EM85689-&rid=47277449 and start the application process!

Idaho Falls Gem & Mineral Society Scholarship Program

IFGandMS@gmail.com   The Idaho Falls Gem & Mineral Society (IFG&MS) is a non-profit Idaho organization offering a $1000 Earth Science scholarship to one qualified high school senior from the Upper Snake River Valley. The scholarship is intended to help support one student planning to further their education in the academic area of Earth Sciences. The one time $1000 IFG&MS scholarship award will be paid to the college or university to be applied to the enrolled student's fees. Applications must be postmarked or e-mailed on or before March 8, 2019. The scholarship will be null and void if the winner is not enrolled in a college or university within a year of the award. Special circumstances will be reviewed and decided upon by the IFG&MS Scholarship Committee.


https://www.aboutimi.com/medical-scholarship/: This is a $1,000.00 scholarship to an Idaho student interested in studying in the medical/health field and is available to both idaho high school students and college freshman. Go to the website for more information!


Applicants must be registered for a college, university, or technical school for the Fall term immediately following being awarded the scholarship. Applicants must be a minimum of 16 years of age, have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher, and share a love for the great outdoors! Previous winners may reapply but cannot be selected as a winner more than twice.

Applications will be judged and weighted as follows: Response to the question about the outdoors (5 points), financial need (3 points), and GPA (2 points). Idaho applicants will receive a 1 point bonus to encourage more local participation. It is recommended that applicants write their responses on a separate Word document and then copy-paste them into the entry fields.

Applications are due by June 30th at 11:59 pm. Late applications will be considered for the following year’s application process if still eligible. The scholarship winner will be announced on or before July 31st.

If you have any questions regarding this scholarship, please shoot us an email at info@elkmountaintents.com

Douglas Wareing Memorial Scholarship: 

www.wareingscholarship.org  This is a $500 scholarship for first year college students planning to study music/music education. You must be a graduate of one of the following high schools: Butte County Middle/High School, Blackfoot High School, Firth High School, Rigby High School, Snake River High School, or Weber High School. Go to the website for application details!

Pointe Pest Control Scholarship:

Pointe Pest Control is offering a great scholarship opportunity for
your students that we wanted to be sure to make you aware of. It is a
"Pay it Forward' scholarship in which your students are encouraged to
do good for someone else. You can read more about the application and
requirements on our website. The scholarship is $750 and is available
for high school seniors in Idaho to apply for.


Avenue Rental & Sales Scholarship:

Avenue Rental and Sales of Challis, Idaho, would like to offer two (2) Vocational/Technical School scholarships in the amount of $500 each.  All 2018 graduating students in Butte, Custer and Lemhi counties are eligible to apply if they meet the requirements below.


These scholarships will be available to students planning to attend a vocational school, trade school, career center or vocational college type of institution next fall for a skilled industrial, construction or service trade in fields such as electrician, plumber, pipefitter, rigger, machinist, welder, steel-worker, cabinet-maker, carpenter, auto mechanic, dental hygienist, medical assistant, cosmetologist, etc. Please click on the link for the application: www.AvenueRentalAndSales.com


Students have until 5:00 pm MT on May 13, 2020 to submit their application online for this scholarship or until 5:00 pm MT on May 17, 2018 to submit a printed document to the school counselor’s office, to be forwarded to Avenue Rental and Sales by email (preferred) or by fax (866-852-9880) or by mail (PO Box 1176 Challis 83226).


The Snake River Chapter and Yellowstone Chapter Scholarship Program, funded through the Rocky Mountain PGA Foundation, has been in existence for the last forty-four years providing scholarships to college bound high school seniors. This Scholarship Program is an academic scholarship awarded based on academic achievement, community and extracurricular activity, financial need, leadership and involvement and contribution to the game of golf. For year 2019, interested high school seniors may download an application at www.rockymountainpga.com, or contact the Rocky Mountain Section PGA office at 1303 South Five Mile Road, Boise, Idaho 83709 or call (208) 939-6028 to receive an application. The completed application and an official copy of the school transcript with ACT/SAT scores must be received at the Rocky Mountain Section PGA office by 4:30 pm, MDT on March 22, 2019. All candidates must read the information and directions very carefully. Incomplete or incorrect applications will not be considered. 1. Applications will be ranked based on the following criteria: Cumulative Grade Point Average, ACT/SAT scores, high school extracurricular activities, leadership activities, financial need, and involvement and contribution to the game of golf. 2. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and plan to attend a college or university as a full-time student. Any questions concerning the Scholarship Program should be directed to my attention at (208) 939-6028.


The Idaho Section of the American Nuclear Society (IANS, chartered in 1957) is announcing their annual Essay Contest with winners (2) receiving cash scholarships. This is for 9th to 12th graders in SE Idaho (Regions V and VI) because many IANS members are current or former employees of Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and because of INL’s influence and impact in SE Idaho.  Students throughout the state are welcome to submit essays, however.  The 2 essay winners and their parents will be invited to attend a dinner meeting in the Spring (March 2019, date TBD) in Idaho Falls.

2019 IDAHO CATTLE WOMEN SCHOLARSHIP: Open to current members or those whose parents or grandparents are ICA members. Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student at a university Fall 2019 and majoring in an agriculture-related field of study.  These two scholarships are a wonderful opportunity for those individuals looking to further their education in agricultural studies. Applications are available by visiting www.idahocattlewomen.orgApplications are due on March 31, 2019. Any questions can be answered by reaching out to Anita Miller, ICW Scholarship Chairwoman, by email at anitamillerpnw@gmail.com or by phone at (208)863-8443.

Idaho Horse Council Educational Scholarship: www.idahohorsecouncil.com

2019 WESTERN STOCKMEN'S & SIMPLOT LIVESTOCK SCHOLARSHIPS - Now available to current Idaho Cattle Association members and members of their family. Must be enrolling full-time in the Fall 2019 and majoring in an agriculture-related field of study.  Applications are available by visiting www.idahocattlewomen.orgApplications are due on March 31, 2019. Any questions can be answered by reaching out to Anita Miller, ICW Scholarship Chairwoman, by email at anitamillerpnw@gmail.com or by phone at (208)863-8443.

The Idaho Association of Counties and we are now accepting applications for the 2020 IAC Scholarship. Scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each will be awarded to the winners as selected by the IAC Scholarship Committee. Children of county employees (county employees are those who are issued a paycheck by the county) working 20 hours or more per week and the children and grandchildren of county elected officials (assessors, clerks, commissioners, coroners, prosecuting attorneys, sheriff and treasurer) are eligible. The deadline for the 2019 - 2020 scholarship is: Wednesday, February 28, 2020. If you have questions please call Mindy Linn, Idaho Association of Counties at (208) 514-0413. See below for info and application!


Idaho School Board Association Scholarship - To be eligible, the student must have a parent or grandparent who is a past or present school board member. Pick up an application from Jaci or go to https://www.idsba.org/scholarships/.

George H Hansen Scholarship: (Specific to BYU) byu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_2fpQowWAIOqhGJv This award is available to incoming freshmen who enroll as geology or earth and space science education. This fellowship is awarded separately from University-wide scholarships and usually covers a significant portion of the recipient’s tuition costs. Candidates may apply for University scholarships separately.

2019 Idaho High School Essay Contest sponsored by the Idaho Section, American Nuclear Society: 

Scholarships will be awarded for the best essay at each of two levels; 9th and 10th grade; and 11th and 12th grade.  The winner at each level will receive a $1500 scholarship. Winners will be notified by email in January.  Each winner (and their parents) will be invited to a dinner and scholarship presentation at the January, 2020 Idaho American Nuclear Society (IANS) meeting in Idaho Falls (date TBD). See Ms. Hill for an entry form.

Racine Olsen Scholarship: 
This scholarship is open to high school seniors in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington who plan on either attending a 4-year college or 2-year community college. These applicants have either been a victim of a personal injury accident or has a parent(s) or guardian(s) who has been a victim of a personal injury accident.

- Funds will be sent directly to the college you'll be attending
- Scholarship is a one-time award of $500
- Scholarship is due by May 31, 2017
- Winner will be announced on July 8th, 2017.


International Air and Hospitality Academy Scholarships: 

Scholarships available in Airline/Travel Specialist, Culinary Arts, Wind Turbine and Telecom Technician, and Railroad Operations Training! Go to: www.aha.edu or call 1(800)868-1816 or see the school counselor for more information.

Horatio Alger Association Scholarship

High school seniors interested in attending a Career and Technical Education program this fall are encouraged to apply for the Horatio Alger Association Career & Technical Scholarship Program. To apply, go to application.horatioalger.org or visit the website at https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/technical/ or scholars.horatioalger.org

Careers that Work Scholarship Program: nwcareercolleges.org/scholarships/careers-that-work 

Student interested in attending post-secondary education programs in the trades areas such as cosmetology, , technology, and massage therapy have an opportunity to obtain a $1,000.00 scholarship to a participating school of their choice. Students must visit with their school counselor to be nominated for the scholarship. Each high school is given five scholarships to award to students that enroll in a participating college program.

Wendy's Heisman Scholarship: wendysheisman.com

Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship: elks.org/enf The Elks Lodge has several scholarships available for students whose parent or grandparent is a member as well as awards open to any high school student such as the Most Valuable Student Scholarship. Please log on to: http://www.elks.org/scholars/ for more details and to submit an application.

Women In Law Scholarship:

National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) National & Idaho Affiliate Award for Aspirations in Computing Scholarship: This scholarship is for high school girls with computing aspirations.
Any high school girl interested in applying for this scholarship, please log on to the following link for guidelines and the application:

Seattle University's Sullivan Leadership Award: This award selection is based on demonstrated academic excellence, service and leadership. It includes full tuition, room, and meals for four years of undergraduate study at  Seattle University. Recipients will participate in a 4-year leadership development program as well. Apply on-line at www.seatleu.edu/sullivan.

Students of Integrity Scholarship: 
BBB Foundation (Better Business Bureau) - apply at go.bbb.org/nw-scholarship


Applications are open for the 2020 Southwest Idaho Society of Women Engineers Scholarships.  Graduating Idaho high school senior girls interested in pursuing engineering or computer science should apply!  Scholarship amounts have been for $3000, are not need based, and can apply to any ABET accredited school for an engineering or computer science degree.  



  • Female student graduating from an Idaho high school in May 2020
  • Majoring in engineering or computer science  
  • Attending an ABET accredited university and program (includes out of state)
  • Minimum high school GPA 3.0

Applications open online at  http://swidaho.swe.org/scholarships.html until 1/31/20, midnight PST. (application attached below as well).

B. Davis Scholarship: 
The creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship for 2020. Please visit our website at: http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to read about us and to apply for our scholarship.  While you’re there, please browse through the rest of the site to learn more about applying for scholarships.
Our website was developed solely for the purpose of helping students locate and apply for scholarships.  We are trying to improve the students’ chances for success.  The site is free and we charge nothing for the information or the application.
The deadline for applications is May 20, 2020
 Amount of Scholarship:  $1,000
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at: awards@studentawardsearch.comhttp://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm

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The Alois and Marie Goldmann Scholarship was established in 1997 by Mary and George Freund in honor of George’s grandparents who perished at the Auschwitz concentration camp during the Holocaust.  The purpose of this scholarship is to promote a greater understanding of the Holocaust among high school students in Idaho.
ELIGIBILITY – Applicants must meet the following requirements:
·Be a graduating student at a high school or home school within the state of Idaho.
·Plan to attend an institution of higher learning in Idaho during the 2020-2021 academic year.
·Must submit a completed “Student Application Form” AND write an original essay or research paper according to specific guidelines (see information below).

This video explain the history and process of the scholarship: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xUQ70rSkV8M


United States Senate Youth Program: Any junior or senior currently in a leadership position may apply to be selected by the state (by taking a rigorous public affairs exam) to participate in Washington Week as a delegate. Two student delegates and two alternates will chosen from each state to participate based on the exam results. Apply at:  http://ussenateyouth.org/selection_process_qualify/  

Idaho Science and Aerospace Scholars Program: This is an opportunity for high school juniors to take a special science class that could result in the ability to visit the NASA Ames Research Center in Sunnyvale, California next summer and meet NASA scientists. Registration for the program runs through December 1, 2015. Once accepted, students will sign up for the special on-line course (dual credit through BSU) provided through IDLA for second semester. The top 88 students from the class will then be invited to visit the Ames Research Center with all expenses paid. Teachers may also apply to be mentors for the program as well as may be selected to attend the trip with the students. Please visit the program website at www.sde.idaho.gov/site/science/ISAS.

US Presidential Scholars Program:

All seniors who will graduate between January and June of 2019 and who scored exceptionally well on either the SAT or the ACT college admission tests during the two-year window that begins in September 2016 and runs through October 2018, are automatically considered for participation. The U.S. Department of Education looks at test records in each state and the top 20 male examinees and top 20 female examinees are used to identify the automatic candidates in each state.

In addition, Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra may nominate up to ten additional male and ten female Idaho candidates based on their outstanding scholarship, but who have not been automatically selected. Students who have not been notified by the Presidential Scholars program of their eligibility, and who would like to be considered for a nomination by Superintendent Ybarra should go to the following website for information on consideration requirements and how to apply: https://sde.idaho.gov/events/presidential-scholars/index.html

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Information regarding Idaho scholarships, including Opportunity Scholarship (renewable up to four years), GEAR UPGovernor's CupTschudy Scholarship, and the Armed Forces and Safety Officer Scholarship

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Senior students use the online LiveUp Career Match Scholarship App tool to find ten career options in a top paying industry and apply for a chance to be awarded a $1,000 scholarship to help them pursue their top career match. We have also attached a flyer and a paper version of the application for those students without internet access (see below in attached files). The Scholarship application is due by end of day November 15th (extensions are available until 11/30). We will announce this year’s winner by December 15th and provide each school counselor a report from their student’s submissions to show the number of students that selected each industry and the top three careers selected within those industries.

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