The great state of Idaho features over 20 colleges and universities offering a wide range of academic pursuits and degree options. Some of the more well known universities include Brigham Young University, Boise State and the University of Idaho.
There are a host of scholarship options for degree candidates studying in Idaho. Agricultural exports are big here as is tourism. Other leading industries include science, technology, forestry and mining. State sponsored public scholarships as well as private scholarships are available for these fields and many others.
The state is also recruiting teachers and nurses through a combination of tuition and loan forgiveness along with other funding opportunities. Individuals will be expected to seek employment in traditionally under served areas of the state.
Continue exploring the links below to learn more about the range of college scholarships offered in Idaho.
To qualify for the scholarship, a student must meet all of the following criteria:
Be less than 22 years old at time they first receive their scholarship award.
Be a graduating senior of an Idaho high school participating in GEAR UP
Enroll as a full-time undergraduate student at North Idaho College, Lewis-Clark State College, College of Southern Idaho, Eastern Idaho Technical College, University of Idaho, Boise State University, Idaho State University, Brigham Young University-Idaho, Northwest Nazarene University, The College of Idaho, or College of Western Idaho
Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) prior to February 15 of graduating year at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov
Apply for the GEAR UP scholarship in the same year as their graduation from high school.
The Treacy Foundation gives scholarships to starting freshman and sophomore college students who are residents of Montana, Idaho and North Dakota. The scholarships are $2,000.00 per year and are renewable for 4 years provided the student requests renewal each year.
We do not offer scholarships to junior, senior or graduate college students.
The application deadline is May 1st. The applications are then reviewed by the Scholarship Selection Committee. The applicant will then be notified of his/her selection or non-selection.
Once a student has been selected for a Treacy Foundation scholarship, that student
will receive preference for renewal each year provided they write the Treacy Foundation requesting renewal by the May 1st deadline. We do provide preference to students requesting renewal of their scholarships, so we are limited on the number of new scholarships granted each year.
A Korean student currently enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate program is qualified to apply. Applicants are judged on the basis of financial need, academic achievement, extracurricular activities, and community service. .Applicants from the Western Region must attend a school in either: Washington, Oregon, Nevada, California, Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Arizona, Colorado, or New Mexico.
Undergraduate, graduate, and high school students enrolled full time during the scholarship application year.
Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
Students with a Korean heritage studying in the United States regardless of citizenship status (including Korean Nationals).
If extra funds are available, other students (non-Korean) may qualify for some scholarships.
LA Tutors awards a monthly $500 Innovation Scholarship to high school and college students who showcase their creativity and make a positive impact.
MusicAuthority recognizes the positive impact that music can have on a student’s learning experience. Studies have shown how music can enhance learning- from improving memory performance to relieving anxiety, music can be a great component to aid a student’s college experience.
We are proud to offer our $1,000 scholarship to one current or prospective student. We will be offering this scholarship on a continual basis and we are excited to promote a passion for music and higher education.
ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a four-year degree in agricultural business/farm/livestock or ranch management or agricultural sales and marketing. Seventeen $1,000 scholarships to a member from Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina or South Carolina; Arkansas, Louisiana or Mississippi; Missouri; Nebraska; Pennsylvania or New York; Washington, Oregon or Idaho; Ohio; Oklahoma; Alabama, Georgia or Florida; Tennessee; Texas; Wisconsin. In addition, seven scholarships are available to FFA members pursuing a two-year degree in agricultural business/farm/livestock or ranch management or agricultural sales and marketing to the states of Kansas; Kentucky; Nebraska; Ohio; Oklahoma; Texas; Alabama, Georgia or Florida. Applicants must live on a family farm, exhibit strong leadership skills, financial need and demonstrate interest in managing a farm.AWARD: 24 scholarships at $1,000 each, non-renewable.
ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a four-year degree in select areas of agriculture, agribusiness management, communications, education, journalism, extension, public relations, finance, economics, sales, marketing, engineering, mechanization, technology, plant pathology, plant/animal breeding and genetics, range/soil science or public service and administration in agriculture. Resident of Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin or Wyoming required. No more than one scholarship per state.AWARD: 10 scholarships at $2,000 each, non-renewable.
ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a two- or four year degree in dairy science, animal science as it relates to the dairy industry, agricultural education or extension, animal breeding and genetics, large animal nutrition or large animal veterinarian. Residents of Idaho with a dairy cattle background required. Student must live on family farm and have dairy ownership/experience in supervised agriculture experience (SAE).AWARD: Three scholarships at $1,600 each, non-renewable.
ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a degree in any field of agriculture or agribusiness. Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale required. Must be resident of Idaho. Preference given to members of the Melba FFA Chapter in Idaho.AWARD: Approximately one scholarship at $300. Not guaranteed.
ELIGIBILITY: One scholarship to applicants pursuing a four-year degree in general agriculture, agricultural business management, agricultural engineering, agriculture power and equipment or soil or water conservation with preference to those specializing in irrigation and soil technology. Must be a resident of Arizona, California or Idaho. One scholarship to applicants pursuing a four-year degree in environmental engineering. Must be a resident of Illinois, Louisiana or Texas. All applicants must have completed freshman year and have a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale required. Applicants will be considered on the basis of scholastic achievement, leadership skills, community involvement, then financial need. Recipients must be willing to provide a picture for publicity purposes and tour a Rain for Rent facility.AWARD: Two scholarships at $1,000 each, non-renewable.
Eligible students will:
Write an essay of no fewer than 600 words about their career aspirations and how their current course load will help them achieve success in their careers. Where do you see yourself 10 years from now? Thinking outside the box is encouraged!
Email their essay as a .doc or .pdf attachment to: email@example.com
YouTube submissions are optional, although not required. Video should be no longer than 5 minutes. (Essays submitted via YouTube must also be submitted in writing.)
a) College students at the University of Idaho enrolled in the Department of Natural Resources;
b) Academic achievement (40%), leadership potential (30%), and school/community involvement (30%) will be considered when judging applicants. Renewable: No.
Additional Application Materials (Application materials should not exceed 15 pages, one-sided):
____ Statement of between 300 and 600 words summarizing curricular and extra-curricular activities and accomplishments. The statement should also include your qualifications, goals, and objectives for higher education, and how that education can promote conservation of the environment.
____ Official college grade transcripts.
____ Three letters of recommendation describing your character, personality traits, and academic achievements. One or two of these letters must be from teachers, counselors, or administrators; and one must be from a community leader or employer (not related to the applicant) who has had an opportunity to personally observe the applicant’s character and initiative.
____ Optional: Exhibits showing notable achievement in scholarship, leadership, athletics, dramatics, literature and community service.
(Please do not send originals.)
Scholarships only applicable for specific counties within this state
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