CEI Foundation Waitlist Scholarship

/CEI Foundation Waitlist Scholarship

The Foundation looks forward to receiving your 2019-2020 wait-list application.

WAITLIST Scholarship Application for Spring 2020 Semester

Due January 3, 2020
Applications are due by 5:00pm (MST) to the CEI Foundation Office
Applications are for scholarships to be used in the Spring 2020 semester.

Thank you for your interest in the College of Eastern Idaho Foundation Scholarships. Scholarships are made available to CEI students through local individuals, businesses, community organizations and private foundations. Please read all the instructions before filling out the application, then follow the four (4) steps listed below and submit your Scholarship Application Packet to the CEI Foundation online at www.ceigiving.org, by hand (Room 335 in the John E. Christofferson Multipurpose Complex), by mail (CEI Foundation, 1600 S. 25th E., Idaho Falls, ID, 83404), by fax (208-524-3007) or by e-mail at (scholarships@cei.edu). Please do not staple applications and please do not submit any double sided pages. The Foundation looks forward to receiving your application.

Student applicants: Hello potential or current Falcon, thank you for your interest. Students must be accepted to the college by the first term of the 2019-2020 academic year (Fall fee payment deadline), in order to utilize scholarship funds. If you have not applied to the College of Eastern Idaho (www.cei.edu/startcei) by the scholarship deadline, your application will not be evaluated by the Scholarship Selection Committee.

Missing application information (i.e. email address, GPA, first time student status, program declaration, expected graduation date, etc.) will result in a deduction of points from your overall application score given by the Selection Committee. Please include all information possible. If a field does not pertain to you – please indicate N/A so that it does not count against your application score. Furthermore, all information provided will be verified, and any applicants found to have submitted false information will be automatically disqualified.

Student applicants who have not completed the appropriate FAFSA (www.FAFSA.gov) by the scholarship deadline will not be considered for needs based scholarships.

If you are submitting your application for waitlist funding, you will need to use the Fall or Spring Waitlist Application available online at www.ceigiving.org. Please follow the instructions online accordingly and contact the CEI Foundation should you have questions at scholarships@cei.edu.

Please see the steps below to apply. If you have any questions regarding any of the information in this application, please do not hesitate to contact the CEI Foundation at 535-5407, or by email at scholarships@cei.edu.

Steps to apply:

  • Step 1: New students must have completed a CEI admission application prior to submitting a scholarship application.
  • Step 2: Complete the Scholarship Application in its entirety. Incomplete applications will result in a loss of points.
  • Step 3: Complete a personal statement no longer than 2 typed double spaced pages. See below for criteria.
    • Criteria for Personal Statement: Please answer all of the following questions:
      • What are your educational goals and how will this scholarship help you to attain them?
      • Why did you choose College of Eastern Idaho for your education?
      • How will your education contribute positively to your potential employment and the community at large?
      • Describe any community service that you have been involved in.
      • Please provide additional information that you would like the Selection Committee to consider including need.
  • Step 4: Submit one (1) letter of recommendation from a non-family member (preferably a professional or academic reference). See below for criteria.
    • Criteria for Letter of Recommendation: Please have the person writing the letter answer the following questions.
      • In what capacity do you know the applicant? Please specify the relationship you have with the applicant.
      • What strengths, leadership attributes and characteristics does the applicant have that qualify them to be a scholarship recipient?
      • What academic or professional achievements qualify the student to be a scholarship recipient?
      • Please provide any additional information that you would like the Scholarship Committee to consider about the applicant.