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.

Idaho Falls Rotary Club #1041 

$1,000 Scholarship Opportunity

Deadline for Application:
February 8, 2019 by 5 p.m. (for students planning to attend CEI)

About the Idaho Falls Rotary #1041 Scholarship

A total of six scholarships of $1,000 to qualifying students. A qualifying student meets one of the following criteria:

  • As ISU of UI student attending at University Place in Idaho Falls.
  • A student attending College of Eastern Idaho in Idaho Falls.
  • One graduating senior at each of the area Idaho Falls High Schools: Idaho Falls H.S., Thunder Ridge H.S., Emerson H.S. and Compass Academy.

Scholarships will be awarded based on community service, financial need, scholastic achievement, and references. Scholarship awards will be paid directly to the educational institution (university, college etc.) after confirmation of enrollment is received from registrar of college or institution you plan to attend.

Applications should include the following along with attached cover sheet:

2019-2020 Idaho Falls Rotary Club Scholarship Application

  1. A brief autobiography detailing your education and life goals. Please also include a brief description of your financial need.
  2. A description of community service activity including whether you are a member of a Rotary affiliated Interact or RotorAct Club.
  3. A statement contemplating how the Rotary “Four-Way Test” relates to your life experiences and/or our society. The Four-Way Test 1.) Is it the TRUTH? 2.) Is it FAIR for all concerned? 3.) Will it build GOOD WILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS? 4.) Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?
  4. Official transcripts.
  5. Three letters of recommendation from:
    1. A teacher, counselor, or principal.
    2. A volunteer organization or individual for whom you have done volunteer work.
    3. An individual not related to you.
  6. Name of the post-secondary school you wish to attend.

Adrian Rubin Foundation Scholarship
Please visit the link below to apply:

The Adrian Rubin Foundation Scholarship was created by Adrian Rubin to help the future entrepreneurs of the world with the cost of going to college. This is the first year this scholarship is being issued, however, Adrian Rubin is looking forward to helping out one college student each year.

High school students graduating in 2018 that have been accepted into a college, university, trade school, or design school.
Students currently enrolled in a college, university, trade school, or design school.

To apply for the $1000 Adrian Rubin Foundation Scholarship, Adrian Rubin wants to hear your answer to the following question in the form of a 500-word essay: “How do you think technology has improved the world“?

Submission Deadline:
May 31st, 2019

Winner Selection:
The winner will be selected in June 2019. Once contacted, the winner will have two weeks to respond. If the winner does not respond, a new winner will be selected.

Chase Rubin Foundation Scholarship
Please visit the link for details

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.

Idaho Governor’s Cup Scholarship – Academic 
Visit the link below to apply:


  • Requires 2.8 GPA, graduating senior of an Idaho high school, essay, strong public service/volunteerism experience.
  • Must go into a non-career/technical education associate’s degree or be seeking a bachelor’s degree.


  • Deadline February 15

Idaho Governor’s Cup Scholarship – Career/Technical
Visit the link below to apply:


  • Same requirements as Academic but applicants must be going into a career/technical program that leads to a credential such as Technical Certificate, Advanced Technical Certificate, or Associate’s of Applied Science.


  • Deadline last year was later: April 15

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
Please visit the link to apply:


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.

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