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October Scholarship and Opportunities Bulletin

October Scholarship and Opportunities Bulletin

Huntsman Scholar Program at Utah State University-The Huntsman Scholar Program is a highly selective undergraduate business program offered to an ambitious group of high-performing students in the Huntsman School.  If you are selected into the program you will receive an annual scholarship of $2,000 as well as extracurricular opportunities including service projects, business competitions, and program socials.  The application can be found at huntsman.usu.edu/scholars/high_school.  The application deadline is April 1, 2019.

Discover Boise State University-Discover BSU is designed to help you discover BSU for yourself.  Take a campus tour, learn about campus life, scholarship opportunities, and hear from your academic area.  Did we mention you get to visit the blue field?  This event will be held on October 13, 2018, January 19, 2019 and March 2, 2019.  Register online if you would like to participate in this event.

Eastern Oregon ASTEO Scholars- Are you a first-time freshmanmajoring in biology, chemistry-biochemistry, computer science or mathematics?  If so, apply for the ASTEO Scholarship.  This application will be open from October 1-February 1.  Recipients will receive up to $7,500 annually for tuition and fees.  To apply, go to eou.edu/asteo.

University of Idaho College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) Scholarships-
CALS offers over 41 undergraduate majors and students interested in these programs are eligible to apply for over 1 million dollars in scholarships.  If this is you, apply at www.uidaho.edu/cals.

​2019 Prudential Spirit of Community Award-​Any student who is in grades 5-12 and is a legal resident of one of the 50 states, has engaged in volunteer activity and completes an application and submits it to your school principal is eligible to apply.  The application deadline is November 6, 2018.  If you have questions, please see Mrs. Draves.

BYU-I Campus Day-BYU Idaho is inviting all high school students to BYU-I Campus Day on October 19th.  This is a great opportunity for students to be introduced to campus and see what sets us apart.  As a participant of Campus Day, students will take a campus tour, meet with academic and non-academic departments, attend an information session, participate in some activities, and receive BYU-I swag.  For additional information, go to http://www.byui.edu/admissions/byui-campus-day.

AMDA 2018 Audition Tour-AMDA offers multiple Bachelor of Fine Arts Degrees and Professional Conservatory Programs in the performing arts.  AMDA has campuses on the Upper West Side of Manhattan and in the heart of Hollywood.  AMDA awards more than $10 million in scholarships each year.  Individual  annual awards range form $1,000-$18,000.  Scholarships are awarded based on talent, merit, academic excellence and financial need.  For additional information go to amda.edu.

LCSC Information Night-On Thursday, October 18, 2018 from5:30-7 pm, Lewis Clark State College will be visiting with students and families about programs offered, scholarship opportunities, housing, and answer any other questions you may have.  This event will be held at the Burley Public Library.  You can RSVP by calling 208-792-2378, or by emailing, admissions.lcsc.edu.

LCSC Discovery Day-Lewis Clark State College is once again providing free transportation and overnight accommodations to our campus in Lewiston for Discovery Day.  Students must be either a junior/senior to attend.  This trip will take place on November1st and 2nd and will depart from Twin Falls.  To request this opportunity, click on the bus information page at www.lcsc.edu/discovery-day.  If you have additional questions, call 208-859-3778.

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange-CBYX is a Department of State funded scholarship program awarding 250 American students annually the opportunity to live and study abroad in Germany for one academic year.  This scholarship gives participants the unique opportunity to learn a foreign language, experience another culture, and gain a better global understanding all while representing the United States as Youth Ambassadors.  The online pre-application can be found at www.USAGermanyScholarship.org.  The deadline to apply is December 11, 2018.

Voice of Democracy Audio Essay Competition-Each year, more than 40,000 students compete for more than $2 million in scholarships and incentives.  Students compete by writing and recording an audio essay on an annual patriotic theme.  This year's theme is, Why My Vote Matters.  This competition is open to students in grades 9-12.  The application deadline is October 31, 2018.  For additional information, see Mrs. Draves in the counseling office.

Patriot's Pen-This VFW sponsored youth essay competition gives students an opportunity to write essays expressing their views on an annual patriotic theme.  National awards total $54,500, and can range between $500-$5,000.  This competition if open to students in grades 6-8.  This year's themes is, "Why I Honor the American Flag".  Deadline is October 31, 201.  See Mrs. Draves for additional information.

Women in Engineering Day at the University of Idaho-Are you a junior or senior high school student?  Do you have a 3.0 or higher GPA?  Do you want to learn about what engineers do?  Do you want to make a difference?  If so, Women in Engineering Day may be your ticket!  The registration deadline for this even is October 5, 2018.  Go to uidaho.edu/wie to register.  Space is limited to the first 80 qualified applicants.

Christian College Fair-Will be held on Tuesday, October 22nd from 6-8 pm at the Tree City Church, 3852 N. Eagle Road, Boise, Idaho 83713.  For more information, go to ChristianCollegeFairs.com or call 26-356-5211.  Get your barcode online and save time!

Bengal Bridge 2018-Get a head start on your college degree and receive reduced tuition.  This is a 7 week summer semester program on the ISU campus.  You will:  transition to college and university life, earn 9-10 college credits towards a degree, receive specialized tutoring and campus support, experience living on campus with friends, and save on tuition.  Application deadline is April 15, 2019.  Questions?  Go to bengalbridge@isu.edu or call, 208-282-3662.

George Hansen Fellowship in Geological Sciences (BYU)-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 at BYU and it usually covers a significant portion of the recipient’s tuition costs.  Applications are due by February 15th.  The application link is:  http://www.geology./byu.edu/Home/news/george-hansen-scholarship.

Magic Valley College and Financial Awareness Fair-This event will be held on Thursday, November 1st from 5:30-8:00 p.m. in the gym at Twin Falls High School.  Admission representatives from our region will be available to answer your questions, along with members of various financial institutions.  Breakout sessions re: college athletics, admissions testing, the admissions process, scholarships and financial aid, etc. will also be presented throughout the evening.

Boise National College Fair-Find your perfect college with One-Stop Shopping at the Boise National College Fair on Wednesday, October 31st.  This event will be held from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. and from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Expo Idaho.  To register and see a list of colleges that will be in attendance, go to www.gotomyncf.com.

Idaho Opportunity Scholarship-Application opens October 1, 2018.  Applicants must meet the following criteria:  3.0 or higher GPA, Idaho resident, must graduate from Idaho high school, plan to enroll full-time at any of the following institutions-LCSC, U of I, BSU, ISU, BYU-I, NNU, C of I, CWI, CSI, EITC or NIC.  Application and FAFSA deadline-March 1, 2018.  Go to:  boardofed.idaho.gov/scholarship/opportunity.asp

Governor's Cup Scholarship-This scholarship awards approximately 25 scholarship awards of $3,000 to Idaho seniors planning to attend an Idaho college or university.  Applicants must meet the following criteria:  Idaho resident, graduate from Idaho high school, enroll full-time in Idaho college/university, 2.8 GPA or higher, must attend college first semester after graduating, 500 word essay, letters of recommendation, heavy emphasis on public service.  Application deadline is February 15, 2019.  Go to:  boardofed.idaho.gov/scholarship/gov_cup.asp.

*Don't forget to check the calendar for other college visit days throughout Idaho.