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LOCAL COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS 
** Scholarships with Due Dates in Black are open **
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Due Date Name/Link Amount Details
March 3, 2020 Caldwell Foundation For Education Opportunity- CFEO Various Amounts
Website with over 35 local Scholarships offered only to Caldwell School Students
Go to www.CFEO.org and select the "Students" tab on the left to begin the process of registering.  It will take at least 15 - 30 minutes to complete and you will need an email address and your Caldwell Student ID number.  You have to apply for each Scholarship individually so choose wisely to maximize your efforts.
Closed and reviewing applications
The Lightfoot Foundation Scholarship Program $500 +
Seniors: The Foundation supports students in the Treasure Valley who wish to further their education.  Application require recommendations, transcripts, and tax forms to be submitted.  Will only review the first 500 applicants.  So apply early!
Nov 15, 2019 Daughters of Revolution Scholarship $50
Print off forms and fill out and bring to Mr. Scott Nelson by Friday, Nov. 15th 2019
April 24, 2020 Patrick O'Connor Memorial Scholarship $1,500
Only for Caldwell High School graduating seniors. Print out Application and  bring completed application to CHS counseling office before due date.
April 15th, 2020 Caldwell Lions Club $1,000 (5)
GPA 2.5 or better, letter of references, and fill out application and official transcript and mail to:
Caldwell Lions Club    Attn: Alex Esparza    P.O. Box 236 Caldwell, ID 83606
April 15, 2020
Caldwell Rotary Club - Technical/Trade School Scholarship
$1,000 For those who plan to attend a trade school or a 2-year program that will produce an associate degree. This can be anything from diesel mechanics, hair, nails, cosmetology, nursing associate, dental hygienist and others not culminating in a B.A or B.S. degree. There are many trades that do not require a 4-year college degree. Students may apply to out-of-state schools for this scholarship.
April 15, 2020
Caldwell Rotary Club  - Academic Scholarship
 $1,000 For those who plan to attend any IDAHO 4-year college program that will result in a B.A. or B.S. degree. It is also for those who intend to begin a college degree at a junior college, with plans to transfer to finish a B.A. or B.S. degree at a 4-year IDAHO university or college.
April 24, 2020 Bryle C. Morse Scholarship Award  $$$ Awarded annually to 3 graduating seniors from Caldwell High School who will attend the College of Idaho. Bring application to CHS counseling office before due date.
February 15, 2020
$1,000
Senior - 3.0 GPA, Lives in Canyon County, entering Heath Career Fields.
March 13, 2020 West Valley Allied Health Care Scholarship $500 - $2,000
 Senior - 3.0 GPA, lives in Canyon County, entering a Heath Career Field, Go to college in Idaho.  Submit Application to Human Resources Dept at West Valley Medical Center 1717 Arlington Ave.  Caldwell, ID 83605
April 6, 2020 Bethel Wing Memorial Scholarship $500
Write an essay and letters of recommendation. Mail application to Melba Rebekah Lodge 204 12th Ave.South Nampa, ID 83651
May 4, 2020 Caldwell United Methodist Church Scholarship  $$ First consideration will be given to members of the United Methodist Church.  Personal Essay, Application, transcript, and recommendation letters mailed.  See application for details.
March 20, 2020  Caldwell Night Rodeo - Caldwell Western Heritage Foundation Scholarship  $2,000 (6)
Please note, living on a farm or having a farm/agriculture/rodeo background are not requirements of this scholarship.  GPA 3.0, Idaho resident, will attend or are attending an Idaho college, university, vocational/trade school. For more info - click here
April 1, 2020 Kiwanis Club of Caldwell, Idaho
 $1,000 (5)
$1,500 (1)
 
A qualified student who plans to attend any university, college, vocational, or technical school and/or that has an immediate family member in the Caldwell Kiwanis Club. Fill out the following.
March 31, 2020 Caldwell Optimist Club Scholarship
$1,000
GPA of 2.5 or higher, submit written essay and application electronically to caldwelloptimist@gmail.com or mail to Caldwell Optimistic Club  PO Box 1325  Caldwell, ID 83606
April 15, 2020 Canyon County Farm Bureau Scholarship Fund
$750 (10)
High School graduate enrolling in a college, university, or trade school. Need Official transcript and 2 letters of recommendation. More details on the application.
May 7th, 2019 P.E.O Scholarship - Chapter AU
$1000
Available to a young women who will be graduating from CHS and will be attending a 4 year college or university in Idaho. Applications submitted to: Linda Symms, P.E.O Chap. AU  13515 Chicken Dinner Rd. Caldwell ID 83607
April 1, 2019 P.E.O Scholarship - Chapter F
$1,000
Available to Young women who will be graduating from Caldwell School District and will be attending a 4 year college or university.
Applications submitted to:Karen Alldredge   3107 Arlington Ave.  Caldwell ID 83605
April 10, 2020 Sacajawea Elementary School Student Council Scholarship
$250
Senior, GPA 2.5, Attended Sacajawea Elementary School. Print out application and drop off completed application to CHS counseling office.
May 22, 2020 Community Council of Idaho - Hispanic Scholarship
$1,000
Criteria: Be resident of Idaho, GPA 2.5 or higher, attending Post-Secondary education, be of Hispanic origin, demonstrate financial need.  
 April 10, 2020
University of Idaho Alumni Scholarship  $500 (2)
Graduate from Canyon County high school, plan to attend U of I, and demonstrate academic excellence and good citizenship. Application mailed, faxed, or emailed to Phil Peterson 5700 E. Franklin Rd. Suite 200, P.O. Box 247 Nampa, ID 83653  pap@whitepeterson.com
May 1, 2020 Caldwell Board of Realtors Scholarship Award  varies
Area graduating senior living in Canyon County. Attach a 300 word Essay to the 2018 Application
April 3, 2020 Nyssa-Nampa Sugarbeet Grower's Scholarship $1,000 (2) Scholarships awarded to dependents (children/grandchildren) of Snake River Sugar Company LLC Cooperative.  Applications can be requested by e-mail norma@fortboise.com and any questions call Norma Burbank @ 208-863-5353
March 31, 2020 Idaho Cattle Women Scholarships $1,000
Scholarships are available to current Idaho Cattle Association members or immediate family. They offer two Scholarships -
Fill out both the Application and this Application #2 Form.
March 31, 2020 Soroptimist International of Caldwell $1,000 - $1,300
Special consideration given to seniors planning on attending a vocational school.
Send application, transcript, letter to SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL OF CALDWELL, ETHEL PENNY MEMORIAL TRUST COMMITTEE, 
C/O  Susan Davis 222 West Pat Lane  Caldwell ID 83607 
April 15, 2020 Nampa/Caldwell Chambers of Commerce Agri-Business Committee $1,000 Enrolled full-time at a community college or university  and will major or minor in an agriculture related field required.
March 1, 2020 YMCA Civic Engagement Scholarship  $10,000 or more Please submit the complete application to the CHS Counseling office by March 1st. to be considered. Students with financial need are given preference. Looking for students who demonstrates commitment to working within our communities to bring about positive change. Read all paperwork very carefully so nothing is left out.
April 17, 2020 Building Safety Professional Scholarship BSPSI  $220- $600 For students pursuing a career in building safety, construction, architect, and engineering. Fill out the following application here.
June 30, 2020 Elk Mountain Tents Outdoors Enthusiast Scholarship $500 Applicants must be registered to attend college, University or Tech School for the fall term. GPA 2.5 or higher, share a love for the great outdoors.
 
 
IDAHO/TREASURE VALLEY SCHOLARSHIPS 
March 1,2020 Idaho Opportunity Scholarship up to $3,500

Must have a 2.7 GPA or higher, be an Idaho resident, and complete your FAFSA and attend an Idaho College.

March 15, 2020 Idaho Community Foundation  Varies  ICF manages over 60 different scholarship funds - each customized according to the desires of the fund creator. Each has it's own eligibility criteria, application requirements, and review process. Many have their own applications, and eligibility requirements.
Dates Vary-  starting  Oct 2020 - May 2020 Idaho Career & Technical Education Scholarships Varies Did you know there are scholarships available for career & technical students?
Open Next Steps Idaho Scholarships Varies There are over 14 pages of scholarships the Idaho State Board of Education gathered together in one place.
March 1, 2020 Idaho State Board of Education Scholarships Varies Many Scholarships listed and also direct links to Idaho college/universities on the right hand side.
March 1, 2020 GEAR UP Idaho 2 Scholarship $$ Applicants less than 22 years old on first award. For graduating seniors of an Idaho High School (Caldwell, Vallivue, Emmett, Marsing, Weiser or 15 other rural Idaho Schools.) participating in Gear Up form Fall 2011-Spring 2018
March 30,2020 D.L. Evans Bank $2,000 (15) The scholarship winners will be able to use their funds towards any accredited college, university, or trade school located in the USA. The scholarship needs to be used the year right after graduating from high school. The would be their freshman year in college. 
March 1, 2020 Idaho Power - Academic Excellence Scholarship  $2,000
Seniors; 3.75 GPA; Must plan to attend an Idaho or Oregon College, University, or vocational-technical school.  If you have any questions about the scholarship or the application process, feel free to send an email to IdahoPowerScholarships@idahopower.com      Click here for Application
March 1, 2020 PNACAC Student Scholarship $1,000 (10)
Idaho Senior to attend any college or university in fall, 3.0 GPA, and submit video essay.
Jan 31, 2020 Society of Women Engineers Scholarship $3,000 For Female students planning on pursuing a degree in engineering or other STEM fields such as Computer Science, Math, or hard science. GPA 3.0 and above.
March 16, 2020 BBB Students of Integrity Scholarship
$5,000 (video)
$2,000 (essay)
There are two scholarships available 1- for submitting a video, and 6 for written essays submitted.  Check out website by clicking on name to left to read all the details.
Jan 24, 2020 IETA Girls: College-Bound Scholarship $1,000 For college-bound for female senior entering a college program in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics.
March 20, 2020 Jiffy Lube Teen Driver Scholarship-Idaho Varies For Treasure Valley student's 16-18 yers old enrolled in high school during 2019-2020 school year that also are licensed drivers.

Students can apply NOW directly online at: 

www.yourturn2apply.com

March 15, 2020 Idaho Trappers Assoc. Conant Family Scholarship $1,000 Applicant or a member of the family is current member of the ITA. 2 letters of reference, application mailed to Tim Conant Attn:Conant Family Scholarship 103 N. Lincoln Dietrech, ID 83324    conantfamilyscholarship@gmail.com 
March 27, 2020 West Mark Idaho Credit Union Scholarship $1,000 Applicant must be a member of Westmark Credit Union, Plan to attend a college or university, GPA 3.50  You can apply online or coming to counseling office for Application form.
April 30, 2020 K. Thinnes Scholarship Fund Inc. $1,000 Idaho Senior who has lost a parent due to cancer within last 3 years or be a cancer survivor themselves.  Go to any 4 year College and University. GPA of 3.5
April 15, 2019 Windermere Real State Scholarship $1,000 (5) Graduating senior who will attend a State of Idaho college in the Fall. Criteria will be based on financial need, extracurricular activities, and scholastic achievement.
April 1, 2019 2019 Upstander C.A.R.E Scholarship by Center for Human Rights $500 This award is based solely on commitment and dedication to advancing human rights. It is not based on academic, athletic or social achievements. 
March 1, 2020 Fire Fighter Brandon Erickson Memorial Scholarship Fund $500 (2)
For Idaho High School seniors enrolled in a college with a major in Fire Science, Fire Administration, an approved Paramedic Program or Paramedic Science Program. All questions can be directed to wschuler@meridiancity.org 
February 28, 2020 Idaho Associations of Counties $1,000
For Children of county employees only.
April 11, 2020 McClendon Engineering Scholarship $1,000 For students looking to major in Structural Engineering or Architect and has a 2.5 GPA and higher. Mail before due date to address in the application.
 April 30, 2019  Intermountain Medical Imaging Scholarship  $1,000 Graduation High school student looking to go into the healthcare field. 
April 5, 2019 Idaho State University - Thomas G. Ioerger Stem Scholarship for Women $11,000 Female Student enrolled full-time at ISU, Idaho Resident, majoring in the College of Science and Engineering.  For even more ISU Scholarship opportunities click here
 
 OTHER
Due Date Name/Link Amount Details
Varies Reduced tuition
AZ,CO,HI,ID,MT,NV,NM,NO,OR,SD,UT,WA and WY. 
Apply for admission and WUE tuition status directly to the college of your choice. Mark prominently on the college's application form that you seek admission as a WUE student.
Varies $1,000 - $5,000 For students going to College to be an Engineer.
February 27, 2020 $14,500 - $29,000
For students who have DACA or TPS or certify that you meet the immigration eligibility criteria. 3.0 and above GPA.  Click here for Application Guidelines.
April 15, 2020 $$$ Student of Hispanic descent, and 2.5 GPA and higher.
January 31, 2020 $1,000 - $5,000 Student of Hispanic descent who lives in Idaho and 2.5 GPA and higher.
Varies  ROTC - Scholarships $150,000 - ROTC pays everything but room & board Juniors & Seniors - Do you have at least a 3.0 GPA, are you involved in athletics or student government? Now is the time to start your ROTC application. Be sure to consider this option before you join the military. Contact the military recruiter.
Dec. 1, 2020 Dell Scholars Program up to $20,000 Participant of Upward Bound program, GPA 2.4, prove financial need.
February 15, 2020 Hispanic Scholarship Fund $500- $5,000 Must be of Hispanic Heritage, 3.0 GPA and higher, Plan to enroll Full-time 4-year university, U.S. Citizen, Complete FAFSA
October 31, 2019 VFW - "Voice of Democracy" Essay Competition $30,000   Easy competition about democracy. 
Varies Scholarships for Undocumented Varies Here is another list of scholarships too Click here
Idaho Colleges and University Scholarship Pages