Academic and Career Center

Next Steps Idaho - get ready for life beyond high school.

Whether you’ve got your sights set on a four-year college, community college, a certification program, or the military, we’re here to help—every step of the way. No matter where you are along the path to graduation, we’re here to make sure your next step is a cinch.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES: (Click on the Links)
Websites with Scholarships Lists:
CIS (Career Information System) Idaho
*CIS has hundreds of scholarships listed on the website by category
Sallie Mae Scholarship Search
Horatio Alger Career & Tech Scholarship
List of National Scholarships       
Idaho State Board of Education Scholarships
UNIGO Scholarship List (Click Here)
The Best Scholarship Search Platforms of 2018


Individual Scholarships:

The McGregor Company Scholarship: March 23, 2018 ($250-$1000)
Idaho CattleWomen and Simplot Western Stockmen’s/Simplot Livestock Scholarships:
 March 31, 2018 (see counselor or FFA Advisory)
BBB Foundation Scholarship
: February 13, 2018 ($10,000 award)
Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship
: June 1, 2018 ($1,000 award)
Redfin ScholarshipJanuary 31, 2018 ($2500 award)
Best Mattress Reviews Scholarship: Due May 19, 2018 ($1,000 award)
VIP Scholarship-  (1 Award - $5,000)
YDI Scholarship:  Check website (1 Award - $1,000)

Scholarship Guidance (several scholarships available)
Questbridge Scholarship (for students admitted to schools such as Stanford, Harvard, Yale, etc.)
CWI Foundation Scholarship

Most colleges and universities have scholarships available. These are called "Institutional Scholarships". These scholarships may be based on merit (academic achievement), talent, or a variety of other factors. Click on the link to the university you plan to attend for information about that institution's scholarships. 

Boise State University - Due Feb 15th                 NNU Scholarship
University of Idaho - Due Dec. 1st                      College of Idaho
Lewis Clark State College - Due March 1           College of Western Idaho
Idaho State University                                         College of Southern Idaho

Idaho State Board of Education Post Secondary Scholarships

HELPFUL FINANCIAL AID WEBSITES:

College Resources and Financial Aid for Hispanic Students
First Generation College Students Resource Center
College Resources and Financial Aid for Hispanic Students
Federal Student Aid
National Association of Student Financial and Administrators 
Smart Guide to Financial Aid
FAFSA4caster: an early estimate of your federal financial aid
Expected Family Contribution, cost and loan calculators
Western Undergraduate Exchange
SallieMae College planning


Free SAT Practice - Khan Academy Free SAT Practice 

Free ACT Practice - Free ACT Practice Questions

ACT Online Guide - Impact Your Future - Get Set for College - Includes tips to simplify college planning, prep for the ACT Test, College Selection Strategies, and Financial Aid Facts -  Impact Your Future 

 

 

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