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 WEBSITES: (Click on the Links)
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

LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS: (Click on links)

A-1 Auto Transport Annual Scholarship
ZipRecruiter Scholarship
The McGregor Company Scholarship
Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship 
Best Mattress Reviews Scholarship
VIP Scholarship
YDI Scholarship
Scholarship Guidance
Questbridge Scholarship
CWI Foundation Scholarship
Alois and Marie Goldmann Memorial Scholarship Fund
IAC Scholarship Fund
Community Council of Idaho Scholarship Fund
ICAFS High School Scholarship
Idaho Gem Club-Earth Science Scholarship
Idaho Nursing and Health Professionals Scholarship Fund
Idaho Nursery and Landscape Association Scholarships
Idaho Power Company - Kevin Whittier Memorial Scholarship Fund
Idaho Power Company - Larry R. Wimer Memorial Scholarship Fund
The Idaho Career & Technical Education Foundation Scholarship 
Jim Poore Memorial Scholarship Fund
Michael S. and Jeffrey C. Hagler Scholarship Fund
Mike Crapo Math and Science Scholarship Fund
Roger C. Sathre Memorial Scholarship Fund
Yvonne and Dick Lierz Scholarship Fund
Idaho Opportunity Scholarship
Idaho Governor’s Cup Scholarship
The Lightfoot Foundation Scholarship
D.L. Evans Scholarship
Western Heritage Scholarship Foundation 
Scholarship for Academic Excellence
Western Undergraduate Exchange*
Idaho Society of Women Engineers - SW Idaho Section
Pointe Pest Control
BBB Northwest Scholarship
Idaho CattleWomen and Simplot Western Stockmen’s/Simplot Livestock Scholarships: (see counselor or FFA Advisory)

 NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS: (Click on links)

Jiffy Lube Scholarship
Tesoro Youth Leadership Award
DECA Scholarship
The Dream- National Scholarship
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Global Goals Scholarship
Nitro College Scholarship
Coca-Cola Scholarships
Horatio Alger National Scholarships
Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) 
Society of Women Engineers
Pride Foundation Scholarships
Student of History Scholarship
Sports Unlimited Scholarship
Solar Alliance Action Scholarship
Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Foundation
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
Elks Foundation Scholarship
Reagan Foundation Scholarship
Therapy Pet Scholarship
Coolidge Scholars
Quest Bridge College Match
National High School Essay Contest
Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund
Scholastic Art and Writing
Public Relations Society of America Scholarships
U.S. Hispanic Leadership Institute Scholarships 
Davidson Fellows 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


 
SCHOLARSHIP DATABASES: 

Local Scholarship Databases

Name



Site

Career Information Systems

http://labor.idaho.gov/dnn/idahocareerinformation.aspx

Idaho Community Foundation

https://www.idcomfdn.org/Scholarships

Idaho State Board of Education Scholarships

www.boardofed.idaho.gov/scholarship

 




National Scholarship Databases


Name






Site

Cappex Scholarship Database

https://www.cappex.com/scholarships/

Academic Invest

http://www.academicinvest.com/arts-careers/history-careers/scholarships-bursaries-awards

 

(there are multiple categories within the scholarships section!)

Affordable Colleges

http://www.affordablecolleges.com/resources/scholarships/

College View

http://www.collegeview.com/financialaid/salliemae.jsp

CollegeBoard Scholarship Database

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/scholarship-search

Discover - Free Scholarship Search

https://www.discover.com/student-loans/scholarships/search.html

FastWeb Scholarship Database

http://www.fastweb.com/

FinAid Scholarship Database

www.finaid.org

Good Call

https://www.goodcall.com/scholarships/

Open Education Database

http://oedb.org/scholarships/

Sallie Mae Scholarships

https://www.salliemae.com/college-planning/tools/scholarship-search/?dtd_cell=SMPLSHDCOTDOBOOTOTHOTHRR010001

Scholarship AMERICA

https://scholarshipamerica.org/what-we-do/students-parents/open-scholarships/

Scholarship Guidance

http://scholarshipguidance.com/all_scholarships.php

Scholarships for Minority Students

http://www.onlinecolleges.net/for-students/financial-aid-minorities/

Student Scholarships.com

http://ww12.studentscholarship.com/

Student Scholarships.org

https://www.studentscholarships.org/2017scholarships.php?utm_medium=uppop&utm_campaign=uppop&utm_medium=popunder&utm_source=scholarshipguidance.com

Unigo

https://www.unigo.com/

USA Scholarships

http://usascholarships.com/category/scholarships/

Weird Scholarships

https://weirdscholarships.net/


 
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


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