Financial Aid

Scholarship Search Engines and Outside Scholarships

Scholarship Search Engines

There are many free national scholarship search programs designed to assist students locate additional scholarship sources.

Below is a list of sites providing scholarship information. Be cautious in your search for scholarships. Some scholarship searches will charge you a fee or attempt to lure students with other promises. If it seems too good to be true, it likely is. 

LCSC does not endorse any specific website and is not responsible for the content on these websites.

Undergraduate Outside Scholarships

The following scholarships are external to LCSC. Information and applications can be found at the scholarship source websites provided. LCSC does not endorse any specific website and is not responsible for the content on these websites.

Note all scholarships are highly competitive. Review them well in advance to your desired receipt of scholarship funding.

Scholarships available to international students are indicated by an asterisk (*).

If the scholarship states “LCSC Financial Aid Office,” information and application materials are available in the LCSC Financial Aid Office. If you have difficulty obtaining information from the contacts listed, please feel free to utilize the Financial Aid Office as a resource at any time by e-mailing us at scholarships@lcsc.edu.

February Deadlines

Date Scholarship Name/Organization Scholarship Link Description
10 Daughters of the American Revolution http://www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships Open to all majors. Various scholarships available.
12 Kootenai Electric http://www.kec.com/content/scholarship-program-0 Must be a Kootenai Electric Cooperative member or child of Kootenai Electric Cooperative member. Must have minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.
15 American Indian Services http://www.americanindianservices.org/ Must be one-quarter (1/4) Northern-Native American Indian blood and have a minimum GPA of 2.25.
  Idaho Press Club http://www.idahopressclub.org/scholarships/college-scholarship/ Must have completed at least one year of college, be pursuing a career in journalism or communications.
28 Abodo http://www.abodo.com/scholarship Open to all majors. Must be a U.S. citizen who is 18 years or older.
  Havahart Wireless http://www.havahartwireless.com/scholarship Open to all majors. Must be currently enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student.
  PayScale's Women in STEM http://www.payscale.com/education/scholarship Must be pursuing a degree in a science, technology, engineering, or math related major.
29 Buick Achievers Scholarship Program http://www.buickachievers.com/ Must be a full-time student, be majoring in Engineering, Technology, Design, or other programs of study related to the automotive industry, be a U.S. Citizen.
  CenturyLink http://www.centurylinkdeals.com/internet-scholarship.html Open to all majors.

 March Deadlines

Date Scholarship Name/Organization Scholarship Link Description
 1 GreenPal  https://www.yourgreenpal.com/scholarship Must be pursuing a degree in business, economics, or finance and be a full-time student.
  Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

https://mcsf.scholarshipapps.org/index.cfm

Must be a child of U.S. Marine or U.S. Navy Corpsman. Must have minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0. Family adjusted gross income for the 2015 tax year does not exceed $95,000.
  Northwest Navy Nurses Corps Association

 LCSC Financial Aid Office

Must be pursuing a degree in nursing, have a minimum GPA of 3.0, and have a junior standing.
  OneTri* https://www.onetri.com/OneTri-500-Student-Tri-Athlete-Scholarship_ep_116-1.html Must have participated in a triathlon (any length).
  West Valley Medical Center Auxiliary  LCSC Financial Aid Office Must be pursuing a degree in the medical field, be a full-time student, and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
 2 Morris K. Udall Foundation http://www.udall.gov/ Open to all majors. Must be have a sophomore or junior standing, be a full-time student, and be a U.S. citizen.
 15 Charles M. Bair Memorial  http://www.charlesmbairtrusts.org/scholarship.html Must be a high school graduate of Meagher County or Wheatland County, Montana. Be a full-time student and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
18 Air Force Aid Society http://www.afas.org Must be a dependent, spouse, or surviving spouse of Air Force Members. Must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0.
21 NASA Idaho Space Grant Scholarship http://www.idahospacegrant.org/#!scholarships/c2088 Must be a full-time student studying science, technology, engineering, math, or science/math education discipline. Must have minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and be a U.S. citizen.
30 Hispanic Scholarship Fund www.hispanicfund.org Must be of Hispanic Heritage and be a full-time student.
31 National Federation of the Blind http://www.nfb.org/scholarships Open to all majors. Must be legally blind in both eyes and be residing in the United States, the District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico.

 April Deadlines

Dates Scholarship Name/Organization Scholarship Link Description
1 District 91 Education Foundation http://idahofallsedfounda.wix.com/edfoundation#!blank/r30tq Attend an Idaho Falls School District 91 school or have graduated from an Idaho Falls School District 91 school
  Teacher.org http://www.teacher.org/scholarships-grants/#apply Must be at least 18 years of age, have a minimum GPA of 3.5 and be pursuing a degree in one of the following fields: Early Childhood Development, Education, Secondary Education, or Special Education
3 ASCO Numatics http://www.asconumatics.com/scholarship Must be pursuing a degree in Engineering.
7 Caldwell Chapter AU of the International PEO Sisterhood LCSC Financial Aid Office Must be a female graduate of either Caldwell or Vallivue Idaho school districts.
15 A Place fo Mom Senior Care Innovation http://www.aplaceformom.com/scholarship Must be pursuing a degree in a medical, nursing, or social science related major.
  Horatio Alger and Lola and Duane Hagadone Idaho Scholarship Program http://www.horatioalger.org/ Must be high school senior from one of the following counties: Benewah, Boundary, Bonner, Kootenai, Latah, or Shoshone. Must demonstrate financial need, be a U.S. citizen, and maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0.
  LendEDU https://lendedu.com/blog/scholarship-application/ Must be a U.S. citizen with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
  North Idaho Building Contractors Association LCSC Financial Aid Office Must be incoming freshman majoring in a bulding related field (engineering, electrical, HVAC, etc.)
16 Medals of America http://www.medalsofamerica.com/content--name-scholarship Must be a U.S. citizen, pursuing a degree in Political Science, History or equivalent, be a veteran or descendant of a veteran.
30 County Office http://www.countyoffice.org/ Open to all majors. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  P1FCU https://www.p1fcu.org/scholarship Must be a 2016 high school graduate. Must have a GPA of 3.0 and be a P1FCU primary member.

May Deadlines

Dates Scholarship Name/Organization Scholarship Link Description
1 Army Emergency Relief http://www.aerhq.org/ Two scholarship programs available. One for spouses, one for dependents.
  H & P Veterans Helping Veterans http://www.hillandponton.com/veterans-scholarship/ Open to all majors. Must be a veteran of the armed forces. 
  Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society http://www.nmcrs.org Must be a full-time student, under the age of 23. Be a child or spouse of active duty or retired Sailors and Marines.
15 Families of Freedom http://www.familiesoffreedom.org Must be a children, spouse, or domestic partner of 9/11 victims.
  Senior Care http://www.seniorcare.com/scholarship/ Must be full-time student.
31 Addiction Resource https://addictionresource.com/scholarship/ Must be 18 years of age or older.
  Lower Snake River Retired Educators LCSC Financial Aid Office Must be a junir or senior in the education department. Must have graduated from a high school in Fruitland, New Plymouth, Payette, or Weiser.

June Deadlines

Dates Scholarship Name/Organization Scholarship Link Description
1 Mark A. Forester http://www.rockymountainmattress.com/company/mark-a-forester-scholarship.php Open to all majors.
3 inSegment http://www.insegment.com/scholarship/ Must have cumulative GPA of 3.0.
14 AT&T Internet & Education http://www.attsavings.com/scholarship Open to all majors. Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and be a U.S. citizen.
24 Idaho Sheriff's Association http://www.idahosheriffs.org/scholarships.htm Open to all majors. Must be the child or grandchild of an Idaho sheriff or an Idaho sheriff employee. Must be an Idaho resident and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
25 ProofreadingServices.com http://www.proofreadingservices.com/pages/scholarship Open to all majors.
30 Sterling Law Offices http://www.sterlinglawyers.com/family-law/attorneys/#scholarship Open to all majors. Must be full-time student and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  Urban Mattress https://www.urbanmattress.com/scholarship Must be a U.S. citizen and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

 July Deadlines

Dates Scholarship Name/Organization Scholarship Link Description
15 NurseJournal.org http://nursejournal.org/global-health-nursing-scholarship/ Must be pursuing a major in one of the following fields: nursing, public health, or medicine. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.2.
31 American Graphics Institute https://www.agitraining.com/scholarships/application  Open to all majors.
  Good Call* http://www.goodcall.com/scholarship Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0

August Deadlines

Dates Scholarship Name/Organization Scholarship Link Description
1 Willyoube http://willyoube.com/band-together-scholarship Open to any legal U.S. resident who is 18 years or older
15 American Indian Services http://www.americanindianservices.org/ Must be one-quarter (1/4) Northern-Native American Indian blood and have a minimum GPA of 2.25. 

September Deadlines

Dates Scholarship Name/Organization Scholarship Link Description
30 County Office http://www.countyoffice.org/ Open to all majors. Must be a U.S. citizen.

October Deadlines

Date Scholarship Name/Organization Scholarship Link Description
31 Abodo http://www.abodo.com/scholarship Open to all majors. Must be a U.S. citizen who is 18 years or older.

November Deadlines

Date Scholarship Name/Organization Scholarship Link Description
1 H & P Veterans Helping Veterans http://www.hillandponton.com/veterans-scholarship/ Open to all majors. Must be a veteran of the armed forces.

December Deadlines

 

Date Scholarship Name/Organization Scholarship Link Description
31 American Graphics Institute https://www.agitraining.com/scholarships/application Open to all majors.
  Caring.com https://www.caring.com/scholarship Open to all majors. Must be full-time student and U.S. citizen.
  Good Call* http://www.goodcall.com/scholarship Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  Sterling Law Offices http://www.sterlinglawyers.com/family-law/attorneys/#scholarship Open to all majors. Must be full-time student and have a minimum GPA of 3.0

 

The following sites offer multiple scholarships with various deadlines

Scholarship Organization Scholarship Link
ACLS Medical Training https://www.aclsmedicaltraining.com/medical-financial-aid-opportunities/
American Chemical Society http://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-and-awards/scholarships.html
American Indian Science & Engineering Society http://www.aises.org
American Welding Society https://scholarship.aws.org
Association on American Indian Affairs http://www.indian-affairs.org/
Collision Repair Education Foundation http://collisioneducationfoundation.org/student-scholarship-and-grant-opportunities-2015/
Frank Kazmierczak Memorial Migrant Scholarship http://www.migrant.net
Idaho Community Foundation http://www.idcomfdn.org/scholarships
Idaho Farm Bureau  LCSC Financial Aid Office
InternationalScholarships.com http://www.InternationalScholarships.com
International Student http://www.InternationalStudent.com 
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation http://www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/ 
Military Spouce Career Advancement Account Financial Assistance Program http://www.military.com/education/content/money-for-school/military-spouse-career-advancement-accounts-financial-aid.html 
Military.com http://edu.military.com/education/scholarship/ScholarshipSearch.jsp 
National Database of Nursing Schools & Scholarships http://www.free-4u.com/nursing/
National Restaurant Association http://www.nraef.org/scholarships 
Student Veterans of America http://studentveterans.org/index.php/programs/scholarships
Surviving Mesothelioma http://survivingmesothelioma.com/scholarship 
United Negro College Fund https://scholarships.uncf.org
Varsity Tutors Scholarship http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship

Graduate Fellowships & Scholarships

Thinking about graduate or professional school after LCSC graduation? Consider some of the following nationally competitive fellowships and scholarships. Also, visit the internet sites for institutions you may be planning on attending for funding sources exclusive to that institution.

Many of the following have stringent requirements and early application dates. Review them well in advance to your attendance to a graduate program.

Scholarship/Fellowship Organization Scholarship/Fellowship Link
Charles B. Rangel Fellowships http://www.howard.edu/rjb/rangelprogram.htm
Coro Fellowships http://www.coro.org/
Fulbright Scholarships http://www.iie.org/
Fulbright-mtvU Fellowship http://www.us.fulbrightonline.org/about/types-of-grants/fulbright-mtvu-awards
Gates Cambridge Scholarships http://www.gatesscholar.org
Hertz Foundation http://www.hertzfoundation.org/
James Madison Memorial Fellowships http://www.jamesmadison.com/
Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

http://www.pdsoros.org


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