Additional Outside Scholarships

/Additional Outside Scholarships

Additional Outside Scholarship opportunities are scholarships offered by outside companies or organizations that have no affiliation with the College of Eastern Idaho or the CEI Foundation. All questions regarding these scholarship opportunities should be directed towards the granting organization. The CEI Foundation does not regulate these scholarships and students who wish to apply must meet the criteria on their own.

Chase Rubin Foundation Scholarship
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Chase Rubin believes that all young adults can benefit from furthering their education after college. However, he also knows that the price of education is increasing and not decreasing. Therefore, he created the Chase Rubin Foundation Scholarship to help one student each year become one step closer to completing their chosen degree program by giving them a $1000 scholarship.

Eligibility Requirements:
Current college and university students
High school seniors who have already been accepted into a college or university

Write a 500-word essay answering, “If you could travel anywhere in the world after college graduation where would it be and why?”

Submission Deadline:
May 31, 2019

Winner Selection:
A winner will be selected and contacted during June 2019 by Chase Rubin or his representative. Once contacted, the winner has two weeks to respond before a winner up is selected. Once the winner responds the scholarship will be sent to their school’s financial aid office.

Opportunity Scholarship

Opportunity Scholarship for Adult Learners
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  • For Idaho residents who plan on attending Idaho colleges or universities
  • Students must have at least 24 postsecondary credits
  • Must not have attended a postsecondary institution within the previous 24 months before applying for this scholarship
  • GPA requirement is a 2.7
  • FAFSA needs to be submitted before semester begins

Deadline is three weeks before each semester begins

Postsecondary Credit Scholarship

Postsecondary Credit Scholarship
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To qualify for the scholarship, a student must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Attending or graduating from an accredited Idaho high school (or equivalent) starting in the spring of 2016
  • Has earned ten (10) or more postsecondary semester credits at the time of graduation from high school or graduated from high school with an associate degree
  • Has obtained a matching academic scholarship that is merit-based from a business or industry, or entities representing business or industry. Merit-based is defined as a competitive scholarship in which academic achievement at the high school level is a minimum eligibility requirement and awards are made based on the achievement of the student.

Matching Scholarship Guidelines:

  • Must be merit-based, meaning the scholarship has a minimum eligibility requirement and awards are made based on the achievement of the student.
  • Must be from a business or an organization representing a business or industry. This may include, but is not limited to:
    • Scholarships for recipients going into a specific field such as nursing, teaching, engineering, etc.
    • Scholarships from an organization representing a specific industry such as societies for engineering, chambers of commerce, etc.
    • Scholarships may not be from a postsecondary institution foundation or funds appropriated by the State of Idaho.

Open Enrollment