Scholarship Search Checklist:
Look for scholarships listed on your college's financial aid page. Apply by the institution's deadline.
The largest amount of scholarship money (merit and need-based) will come from your college. Don't miss out!
Apply for scholarships offered by the State of Idaho. State Board of Education: https://boardofed.idaho.gov/scholarships/
Check out the list of scholarships on Next Steps Idaho
If you are going out of state, apply for the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE): wiche.edu/wue
Try Study Soup. Most scholarships listed here take approximately 10 minutes to complete!! Study Soup
Ask your parents or grandparents if they are members of Rotary, Lions Club, or Kiwanis. These clubs often offer scholarships for members children.
Do you have a job? Ask your employer if the company offers a scholarship.
Check Idaho Community Foundation. It has over 60 scholarships, each with its own criteria and application.
Check the list of scholarships listed on Rocky's career and college webpage.
Be aware of scholarship scams. You should not be charged a fee. Also watch for wording such as finalist letter or scholarship guarantee.
Trouble writing your essay for the scholarship? Try the writing exercise below: