Idaho Nursing and Health Professions Scholarship Fund

$3,000Award Amount
1Number of Awards
3/15/2023Submission Deadline

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The Idaho Community Foundation (ICF) is a non-profit, tax-exempt public organization founded in 1988 by residents of Idaho including Boise Cascade CEO and Chairman John Fery, corporate officers, philanthropists, and community leaders. The ICF serves all 44 counties in Idaho and manages programs specific to different regions of the state.

The foundation was created to pool people and resources together to impact and enrich the quality of life throughout Idaho. ICF allows individuals, families, and organizations to build and or donate to temporary and permanent funds that are used to support causes and charities across Idaho.

Students, who have been accepted into any accredited nursing or health professions program in Idaho, may apply to the ICF for a $3,000 scholarship. The scholarship can be used at any higher institution in Idaho. Applicants will be required to demonstrate financial need.

Key Information of Idaho Nursing and Health Professions Scholarship Fund

Study Details

Area of Study

  • Health Science
  • Nursing

Country of Study

United States

Specific Schools

Any

Scholarship Details

Intended Level of Study

  • Undergraduate
  • Vocational/Technical School

Award Amount

$3,000

Number of Awards

1

Idaho Nursing and Health Professions Scholarship Fund Timeline

November 2022

Application Opening Date

Applications open on November 1.

March 2023

Submission Deadline

The submission deadline is on March 15.

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible to apply, applicants must meet the following criteria.

  • Eligible Grade: High School Senior – Undergraduate
  • Maximum Age: Any
  • Required GPA: Any
  • Geographic Eligibility: Idaho, United States
  • Gender: Any
  • Race/Ethnicity: Any

Application Requirements

Here’s what you need to submits besides your application.

  • Financial Information
  • School Verification
  • Grade transcript
  • Short Answers

How to ace the Idaho Nursing and Health Professions Scholarship Fund

1

Fill out a FAFSA early

Complete and submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid to show your financial situation. Completing a FAFSA may also make you eligible for other scholarships. Complete it as soon as possible as it is quite a long process.

2

Participate in community service

To make your application stand out, volunteer for community service as often as you can. Also, take on leadership roles in school and your community.

3

Submit an official transcript

Get an official transcript from your school that shows your recent grades. Your transcript should have an authorized signature or bear the official school logo.

4

Review your application before submitting

Go over your application before submitting it. Crosscheck your details, and make sure you fill out the correct information. Changes to transcripts and applications after the deadline will not be accepted.

How the Idaho Nursing and Health Professions Scholarship Fund is Judged

Applicants will be judged based on their financial need. Preference will be given to students in the top third of the academic ranking in their class.

Why We Love the Idaho Nursing and Health Professions Scholarship Fund

1

Recipients may receive external funding

Recipients of the scholarship are allowed to apply for additional financial support from other organizations.

2

No GPA requirement

GPA will not be considered during the selection process. Students may apply regardless of their GPA.

3

No age restriction

Eligible students will be considered for this scholarship irrespective of their age.

5 Facts About The Idaho Community Foundation Scholarships and Grants

01.

Scholarship amount may change yearly

The number of scholarships awarded and the amount awarded may change annually. The amount to be awarded in a year will not change after the application opens.

02.

Nearly $2.2 million awarded in grants

Between 2020 to 2021, ICF awarded almost $2.2 million in grants to members of the community to deal with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

03.

ICF manages over 50 scholarship funds

The foundation manages multiple scholarship programs with different eligibility requirements for high school students and college and university undergraduates across Idaho.

04.

ICF supports regional initiatives

ICF granted $9 million across Oregon, Idaho, and Washington, among others to support regional initiatives, including the preservation of 18,000 acres in the Pacific Northwest.

05.

External organizations may apply for ICF grants

While the foundation offers grants that primarily benefit Idaho organizations and residents, grants can be awarded to organizations and charities from communities outside of Idaho.

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