2020 Most Valuable Student Scholarship
The Elks National Foundation Awards 500 High School Seniors a total of $2.9 million .
Qualification:  High School Senior and a U.S. Citizen
Nov 5, 2019 Deadline

The Hagan Scholarship
Nationwide need-based merit scholarship.
Up to $6,000 each semester for 8 consecutive semesters
Nov 15, 2019 Deadline

The McCain Family Scholarship
Open to students who will be attending the College of Idaho and graduating from a rural school in the Treasure Valley
Full tuition for 4 years to the College of Idaho
Dec 10, 2019 Deadline

Idaho Latino Scholarship Foundation
Idaho students of Hispanic/Latino descent with 2.5+ GPA
Jan 31, 2020 Deadline

Bill Hamilton Memorial Scholarship
New Plymouth Senior pursuing a career in Fire/EMS
1 - $500
February 14, 2020 Deadline

Idaho Association of Counties Scholarship
Children of county employees or children/grandchildren of county elected officials
6 - $1000
February 28, 2020 Deadline

Scholarship for Academic Excellence
Must be a graduating senior residing in Idaho Power's service area
3.75+ GPA & enroll in an Idaho or Oregon university or career-technical school
10 - $2000
March 1, 2020 Deadline

Idaho Opportunity Scholarship
Need based, 2.7 min GPA
March 1,  2020 Deadline

The New Plymouth Chet Counsil/Kiwanis Scholarship
New Plymouth Graduate with an interest in education
1 - $500
March 15, 2019 Deadline

Idaho Power's Douglas E. Sprenger, Kevin M. Whittier, and Larry R. Wimer Memorial Scholarship Fund
Must plan on enrolling in an engineering or natural resources program at a college/university in Idaho
2 - $1000
March 15, 2020 Deadline

Western Treasure Valley Rotary Club Scholarship
Must be a resident of Malheur County, Payette County, or Washington County
1 - $750
March 20, 2020 Deadline

Caldwell Western Heritage Foundation
Must be a resident of SW Idaho or E Oregon, have a GPA of 3.0+, and show interest in farm, agriculture, or rodeo
6 - $2000
March 20, 2020 Deadline

D.L Evans Bank Scholarship
Graduating senior from Idaho/N. Utah planning to attend college in the fall with at least a 3.0 GPA
15 - $2000
March 20, 2020 Deadline

Nora Johnson & Dorothy White Memorial Scholarship
New Plymouth Graduate, 3.0+ GPA, majoring in Elementary Education
1 - TBD
March 20, 2020 Deadline (extended until after Spring Break)

Ann Louise &  Gordon Collinsworth & Kathleen Cicak Scholarship
New Plymouth Graduate attending post-secondary in the state of Idaho
1 - TBD
March 20, 2020 Deadline (extended until after Spring Break)

Frances Reed Purkhiser Memorial Scholarship
New Plymouth Graduate, 3.5+ GPA
1 - $1200
March 20, 2020 Deadline (extended until after Spring Break)

ew Plymouth Senior Center
New Plymouth Graduate attending post-secondary
1 - $500
March 20, 2020 Deadline
Essay about your education, experience, goals, and career plans

P.E.O. Scholarship
Female New Plymouth/Payette Graduate 
1 - $750
March 30, 2020 Deadline

US Silica/EP Minerals, LLC - Academic Scholarship
Graduating senior
1 - $2000
March 31, 2020 Deadline

US Silica/EP Minerals, LLC - Vocational Scholarship
Graduating senior
1 - $2000
March 31, 2020 Deadline

Washoe Lodge No. 28 A.F. & A.M. Scholarship
Graduating senior who resides in Payette County
14 - $750
April 1, 2020 Deadline

Nyssa-Nampa Sugarbeet Growers Association Scholarship
A dependent (child or grandchild) of Snake River Sugar Company LLC Cooperative members
2 - $1000
See the counseling office for more information
April 3, 2020 Deadline

Pilgrim Scholars Program
Graduates of NPHS with a 3.0+ GPA who show financial need
Multiple Scholarships available - 80-100% of tuition covered
April 24, 2020 Deadline has been extended

Eli Claypool Memorial Scholarship
New Plymouth Senior who is active in the baseball program
1 - $1000
April 25, 2020 Deadline

Marge Plaza Memorial Scholarship
Graduating senior of Basque Descent planning on attending TVCC
1 - full tuition
April 27, 2020 Deadline

Trademark Dental Health Professions Scholarship
Gem or Payette County resident pursuing a career in health professions with a 2.5+ GPA 
1 - $1000
May 1, 2020 Deadline

Sunny's Rally Memorial Show and Shine
New Plymouth Senior who helped design or fabricate the trophies for the show and shine held at the New Plymouth Kiwanis park in the fall
1 - $1200
May 3, 2020 Deadline

Luke M. Harris Memorial Scholarship
New Plymouth Graduate with an emphasis on academic success and community service
May 29, 2020 Deadline
Essay explaining the value of community service

PB&J Scholarship
Seniors who plan on attending college after high school and who have experienced challenges in their life
1 - $1000
May 31, 2020 Deadline

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  • College specific scholarships are awarded by the college you are applying to and will be awarded based on academics, SAT/ACT scores, talents, etc. To find out what scholarships colleges have available, call the financial aid office of your school of choice or go to their website and click on "financial aid" or "scholarships."
  • Outside sources are given to students for a wide variety of qualifications. Each outside scholarship has its own deadlines, its own qualifications and its own award amount—these must be researched.

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