John and Olive Adams Scholarship Foundation

The John and Olive Adams Foundation will award scholarships to qualifying students who plan to further their education at the College of Eastern Idaho before transferring to an accredited Idaho state college or university. The student must reside in Bingham, Bonneville, Fremont, Jefferson, or Madison county.

Selection Criteria

  1. The recipient must qualify under at least one of the following:
    1. Top 20% of class
    2. 24 on ACT or 1110 SAT or equivalent score on an institutions entrance exam
    3. GPA of 3.5 or higher
  2. The scholarship is limited to students who plan to study in the broad fields of either physical science or social science.
  3. Preference will be given to students who have demonstrated financial need.
  4. The recipient must attend the College of Eastern Idaho before transferring to an Idaho state-sponsored university or technical college which is accredited by the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges.

Application Procedure

 Applicants must submit the following (please type or print):

  1. A complete application signed by the applicant.
  2. An official high school transcript, which includes at least the first term of the Senior year.
  3. Two letters of recommendation. One must be from a school official.
  4. A personal statement no more than 2 pages double spaced addressing the following:
    1. What are your educational goals and how will this scholarship help you to attain them?
    2. Why did you choose the College of Eastern Idaho and the university you’ll transfer to for your education?
    3. How will your education contribute positively to your potential employment and the community at large?
    4. Describe any school clubs, extracurricular activities, community service, etc. that you have been involved in.
    5. Please provide additional information that you would like the Selection Committee to consider including need.
  5. The name and address of both schools intended to attend.

** All awards will be paid directly to the school(s) attended by the recipient(s).

The completed application and all supporting documents must be received by the Scholarship Committee by February 14, 2020. Please submit the application to:

John and Olive Adams Scholarship Foundation
1600 S 25th E
Idaho Falls, ID 83404

208-535-5407 

Scholarship Application

  • Contact Information:


  • High School Information:

  • If known.
  • All Students: All awards will be directly paid to the institution.

  • Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf, txt, Max. file size: 128 MB.
    An official high school transcript which includes at least the first term of the Senior year is required.
  • Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf, txt, Max. file size: 128 MB.
    Upload your Letter of Recommendation
  • Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf, txt, Max. file size: 128 MB.
    Upload your Letter of Recommendation