Foundation Scholars walking

Foundation Scholars

Foundation Scholars Program

Established in 1991 to attract students with strong academics and leadership

Students eligible for the program are Idaho and Asotin County, Washington high school seniors and have a minimum 3.5 gpa

Criteria - Enroll for minimum of 12 credits per semester and maintain 3.5 cumulative gpa.

Foundation Scholars are eligible for a scholarship in the amount of $3,000 per year and it is renewable for up to 4 years if criteria are met.

Did you know you can adopt a Foundation Scholars? Check out the Adopt a Scholar Program!

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Adopt A Scholar Program

$2,500 to adopt a Foundation Scholar for one academic year (August through May)

People wishing to support the Foundation Scholarship Program with gifts under $2,500 are welcome to do so. They will not be assigned a specific scholar, but will have opportunities to attend regularly scheduled Foundation Scholar events.

Benefits to Donor

Interaction with student
Provide mentorship and encouragement to student
Invited to attend special Foundation Scholar events
Invited to attend annual scholarship luncheon
Become member of President’s Circle

Interested in adopting a scholar? Just email us at 

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Thank you Adoptors!

Avista Utilities
DeVlieg Foundation, Mr. Jim and Ms. Janet Pope, Clarkston
Dr. David and Ms. Betty Kendrick, Lewiston
Dr. William and Ms. Roena Mannschreck, Lewiston
Dr. David Thiessen, Clarkston
Mr. Gary and Mrs. Grace Meisner, Boise 
Dr. Robert Olson, Class of 1950, Boise
Mr. Don and Ms. Joanne Poe, Clarkston

Would you like to learn more about adopting a scholar?  

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