Salmon High School
401 South Warpath
Salmon, ID 83467
Tel: 208-756-2415
Fax: 208-756-3484

For reporting a student absence: 
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Salmon Women’s Gutter Gussie​
There are hundreds of thousands of scholarships available to high school students. We list below just a few scholarships currently accepting applications, as well as some links you can use to search for scholarships that might meet your particular situation. We do not endorse any of the websites, but simply provide them for your convenience. Additional helpful links are provided below. Need money for your education? Start here! All seniors planning on attending 4-year, 2-year, and technical colleges should complete the FAFSA in October of their senior year, in order to be considered for scholarships and financial aid available through their future college or university.

Scholarship and Financial Aid SCAMS

Local Scholarships  

Certificate of Residency
Residents of Idaho may qualify for county support if attending College of Southern Idaho, North Idaho College, or College of Western Idaho.  You could receive a $500 per semester benefit with an approved Certificate of Residency.  To apply for this benefit, check your college's website for their form, fill it out, and take it to your County Clerk's office.

The trust of the late David and Elizabeth Ainsworth provides scholarships to graduating seniors at Salmon High School, to be used at the schools of their choice.  Selection is based on academic performance, clarity of future plans and financial needs.  Click here for the application.
Deadline April 20, 2018

Almira Capps - 4-H 
Applicants must have participated in 4-H a total of five years, two years of which were in high school, with the last year in Lemhi County 4-H.  Those students with a 4-H background are encouraged to apply. See scholarship application.
Deadline April 20, 2018

American Legion Auxiliary
There are a number of scholarships available through the American Legion Auxiliary. Please go online to see a complete list and to access the applications.  To apply for the local American Legion Scholarship click here.  To see available scholarships from the American Legion Auxiliary of Idaho please click here.
Deadline - See Scholarships for Dates

Architectural/Engineering Scholarship - $2000
This scholarship is for SJSHS Seniors who have been accepted into the fall semester at either WSU, U of I, or MSU, majoring in either Architecture or an architecturally associated Engineering program.  Click here to learn more. 
Deadline First Week of April of Graduation Year

Backstage Dance
To apply for this scholarship you must have a 3.0 GPA, write a 500 word essay on leadership, and must be a high school senior graduating from Salmon Jr.-Sr. High School.
Deadline April 15, 2018

Beta Sigma Phi
This scholarship is awarded to a Lemhi County graduating Senior in good standing with a GPA of 2.0 or more. Applications available here or in the counselor's office. 
Deadline - Not offered this year

Brackett/Monoyios Salmon, Idaho Scholarship Fund
The Brackett/Monoyios Salmon, Idaho Scholarship is in the amount of $5,000.00 per year for a maximum of four years.  This scholarship is open to students from Salmon High School, Salmon Alternative School, Leadore High School, or any other Lemhi County school including home schooled students.  Applicant must have a GPA of at least 3.75 on a scale of 4.0 and be in the top 10% of competing applicants. ACT composite score must be 26 or above.  Click here for more information.
Deadline April 30, 2018

Buzz Wing, Assistant Fire Chief - Memorial Scholarship
The Salmon Volunteer Fire Department will award a $500.00 scholarship to at least one student graduating from Salmon High School, Salmon Alternative School or an accredited high school program. This scholarship is open to all graduating seniors with a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher. The Scholarship will be awarded based on a combination of GPA, Community Service, Extracurricular Activities, and the quality of the written essay. Click here for application.
Deadline April 30, 2018

Clyde Phillips Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in memory of Clyde Phillips through the generosity of Gene Hussey.  Community service and involvement will be considered.   Intended field of study must be Agriculture related.  Deadline April 30, 2018

Custer Telephone Broadband Services LLC
This $1,000 scholarship is designed to assist graduating seniors of Salmon High School and enrolled College students (former graduates of Salmon High School) who wish to continue their education at a college, university or trade school.  Click here to see the scholarship guidelines and application.  
Deadline February 9, 2018

Dr. Herbert K.W. & Ramona W. Bradley Memorial Scholarship
Applicant must be a Senior in good standing at Salmon High School and must be accepted to a college or university.  Applicant must have taken advanced coursework in math and/or science. Click here for the application.  
Deadline April 30, 2018

Applicants must complete the general Idaho State scholarship application online on or before March 1 of the graduation year at the Idaho State Board of Education website. Please read guidelines.
Deadline March 1, 2018

Salmon Women’s Gutter Gussie
The Salmon Women’s Gutter Gussie Club offers two $500 scholarship awards.  To be eligible you must have had good scholastic records and practice good sportsmanship in any sport you have participated in. Click here for application.
Deadline April 1, 2018

Hans F. Koenig Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the staff of The Upper Salmon Basin Watershed Program in memory of Hans Koenig. It has been made possible by the sacrifice and caring of multiple donors.  Applicant must be a qualifying High School student, including Home Schooled students OR a student presently enrolled in college, university or technical school.  GPA 2.30 or greater (provide official transcript).   
Deadline April 30, 2018

IAC - Idaho Association of Counties
Children of county employees working more than 20 hours per week and the children and grandchildren of county elected officials by the Idaho Association of Counties Scholarship Fund may apply for this scholarship.  Recipients must attend any Idaho college, university or vocational/technical school full-time for the upcoming academic year and be enrolled in either an academic or vocational education program leading towards a degree or certification.
Deadline February 28, 2018

ICF - Idaho Community Foundation
There are 70 different scholarships listed in the brochure, including whom to contact with questions about the application and eligibility requirements. Check here to see the guidelines and applications.  
Deadline - Check Individual Scholarships 

Idaho Elks Teenager of the Year Award Program
These grants will be awarded to any high school student (not limited to graduating seniors), who has distinguished themselves by working in their community, volunteering in their community, and helping people in their community.  Applicants are required to have a 3.0 grade average but are not judged on grades beyond meeting this standard.  Click here for instructions.
Deadline - Turn into Counselor's Office by March 13th

Idaho Farm Bureau Federation Scholarship
​This scholarship is available to a member of an Idaho Farm Bureau family for one year of higher education at an institution of their choice.
Deadline March 13, 2018

Idaho Horse Council Scholarship
The Idaho Horse Council, a non-profit association, is composed of organizations across the state involved in the equine industry. In 1999, the council’s Board of Directors voted to fund up to three scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each. Please click here to learn more and access the scholarship application.  Deadline February 25, 2018

Idaho Outfitters and Guides (IOGA)
​The Salmon Chapter of the Idaho Outfitters and Guides Association would like to give back to the communities that Fran Tonsmeire and Michelle Zettel devoted so much time and effort to through this scholarship. Applicant must reside in Lemhi or Custer County and be a senior in good standing at Salmon High School, Salmon Alternative School, Leadore High School, Challis High School or an accredited Home School program. This scholarship is also open to college students.  A GPA of 2.50 or greater is required.  
Deadline - Applications must be received by April 20 (not postmarked)

Idaho Power Scholarship
Any student residing in the Idaho Power service area who is in the graduating class of an accredited high school or its rated equivalent, plans full-time attendance at any accredited Idaho or Oregon two or four year college, university, or vocational-technical school, and has a minimum 3.75 GPA may apply.  Application is available online.
Deadline March 1, 2018

Idaho Scholarships
The State of Idaho On-Line Scholarship site is open now for student applicants.  There are multiple scholarships available.
Deadline:  See Scholarship for Deadline

Jackie Caivano
This scholarship is open to all graduating seniors from Salmon, Leadore, Challis or Mackay High Schools with a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or higher.  Scholarship information is available on the Salmon-Challis National Forest website.  Click here for the scholarship or go to the website 
Deadline April 15, 2018

Jason Armstrong
The Salmon Co-ed Softball Association will award a $500 scholarship to one student. This scholarship is open to all graduating seniors with a GPA of 2.5 or higher.  It will be awarded based on a combination of GPA, community service, extracurricular activities and quality of written essay. 
Deadline April 20, 2018

Kay Stone Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is for Salmon High School graduates who have completed their second year or more of college in the areas of education or nursing.  You  must include an official college or university transcript with your cumulative grade point average.  See application.
Deadline April 30, 2018

Kelly Winton Idaho College or University Scholarship
This is a 4-year renewable scholarship. Applicant must be a Senior in good standing at Salmon High School or Salmon Alternative School (2.5 or better GPA) and planning on attending an Idaho college or university.  Click here for scholarship application.  Deadline April 30, 2018

Kelly Winton Vocational-Technical Scholarship
Applicant must be a Senior in good standing at Salmon High School or Salmon Alternative School (2.5 or better GPA) and must be accepted at a Vocational/Technical school.  Click here for scholarship application.  Deadline April 30, 2018

Kiwanis Scholarship
The Salmon Kiwanis Club is offering scholarships to students who demonstrate a strong commitment towards community service.  To apply for this scholarship, students need to briefly describe their voluntary community service projects and the number of hours they have put in.  In addition, students are to write a 500-1000 word essay on why community service is important to them. 
Deadline April 13, 2018

4-H Scholarships
​To apply (and be considered) for a 4-H Scholarships, you must submit an application to the University of Idaho. This does not mean that you have to accept the University of Idaho as your institution for higher education to receive the 4-H scholarship. For more information click here.
It is recommended you apply prior to December 1st of each year.  

Lemhi County 4-H Basket Scholarship
Applicants must have participated in 4-H a total of 5 years, two years of which were in high school with the last year in Lemhi County 4-H.  Everyone with a 4-H background is encouraged to apply. See guidelines and requirements.
Deadline April 20, 2018

Lemhi County 4-H & FFA Win Turner Ag Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist youth in furthering their education and/or training in an Ag related field that could be utilized in Lemhi County.  Click here for more information.

Lemhi County Cattlewomen's Scholarship for Graduating Students
This scholarship is for residents of Lemhi County or the Pahsimeroi Valley who have graduated from Salmon, Leadore, or Challis High Schools.  Recipients must be accepted to college studying in an agricultural related field. See application for more information.  

Lemhi County Cattlewomen's Scholarship for Graduated Students
Recipient must be a resident of Lemhi County or the Pahsimeroi Valley who has graduated from Salmon, Leadore, or Challis High Schools.  The recipient must have completed at least one year of college in an agricultural related field.  See application for more information. 

Lemhi County Sheriff Posse Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior of SHS who is a member of the Salmon High School Rodeo Club, FFA or pursuing a career in law enforcement, agriculture or animal science fields. Applicant must be in good standing with a GPA of 2.5 or more.  
Deadline April 20, 2018

Nep & Mary Lynch Scholarship
​This scholarship was established through the generosity of Nep and Mary Ellen Lynch.  Student must have a 2.5 GPA or above and must be a senior in good standing in the Salmon School District.
Deadline April 30, 2018

P.E.O. International Organization Promoting Female Education
Apply for this scholarship if you are a graduating female senior with at least a 2.75 GPA.  To learn more about the scholarship and to access the application click here.
Deadline April 19, 2018

​Salmon Education Association Scholarship
Apply for this scholarship if you have completed at least one year of college (freshman year) and are enrolled in a teaching field.  

Salmon Elks National Foundation
Several scholarships are available through the Elks National Foundation. Visit the the Elk's Foundation website for more information.  Deadline varies for each available scholarship.  

To apply for the ENF Legacy Award you must have a parent or grandparent who is a member of the Elks Foundation.  Visit the Elks National Foundation website to apply. Deadline February 3, 2017

Salmon Elks Lodge Local Scholarship
This scholarship, in the amount of $1,500, will be awarded to a graduate from Salmon High School.  You must have a 2.75 GPA or better to submit an application.
Deadline April 28, 2018

Salmon Rotary
Multiple scholarships are available for up to $300.  The application is available here.
Deadline April 20, 2018

Salmon Women Educators Scholarship
This $500 scholarship is available to young men and women.  Application is available here.
Deadline May 1, 2018

Shirley Stroud Scholarship
Apply for this scholarship if you are a Senior in good standing at either Salmon High School or Salmon Alternative School with a GPA of 2.5 or better.  Deadline - Not offering this year

Steele-Reese Foundation
This scholarship is applicable to 13 western colleges for residents of Lemhi and Custer Counties. Contact the college you are applying to for amounts and deadlines.
Amount varies depending on the University.  Lewis and Clark University in Portland, OR has not had any applicants for some time.  That amount could be up to $21,000.
List of colleges to contact for scholarship information:
  • Albertson College
  • BYU-Idaho
  • BYU-Provo
  • College of Southern Idaho
  • Gonzaga University – Spokane, WA
  • Idaho State University
  • Lewis and Clark College – Portland, OR
  • Montana State University – Bozeman, MT
  • Pacific Lutheran University – Tacoma, WA
  • Reed College – Portland, OR
  • University of Idaho
  • University of Montana – Missoula, MT
  • Western Montana – Dillon, MT
Visit the Steele Reese Foundation website for more information. 

Valley Wide Cooperative
Valley Wide Cooperative will be awarding 11, $1,000 scholarships to those in their cooperative community who choose to further their education.  Click here to read their brochure and here to read their scholarship letter.  ​The scholarship application can be found in the counselor's office or at Valley Wide.  Deadline March 17, 2017
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The College Matchmaker
Check out this website to see 111 schools that offer incredible scholarships to students who are high level achievers both in academics and extracurricular activities.  Scholarships are based soley on merit.  

East Idaho Credit Union
East Idaho Credit Union will award one $1,000 and three $500 scholarships to East Idaho Credit Union members to aid them in the pursuit of their education.  Scholarships are a single monetary reward to be applied to the cost of tuition, books, and/or lab fees (if applicable). 
Deadline March 1,  2018

Agriculture Scholarship Information 
The Idaho FFA Association works to identify potential scholarship opportunities for its FFA members. The Idaho FFA Association does not directly offer scholarships for its programs, events, or higher education.
For Ag related scholarships go to:

FIRST Scholarship Program
Any high school junior or senior participating in the FIRST Robotics Competition or FIRST Tech Challenge may be eligible.  Make sure to pay close attention to individual scholarship submission deadline dates.  New scholarships are added throughout the season. 
Visit their website for more information:

University of Idaho 4-H College Scholarship Applications 
The Idaho Friends of 4-H Board offers The Idaho Friends of 4-H Board offers scholarships to assist Idaho 4-H members with to assist Idaho 4-H members with post-high school education in Idaho.  Visit their website for eligibility requirements and applications.
Deadline February 1, 2016

NASA Idaho Space Grant Consortium (ISGC)
Students pursuing a baccalaureate degree at one of the NASA Idaho Space Grant Consortium (ISGC) member institutions may be eligible to apply for the ISGC Scholarship. Other requirements include: 
•U.S. Citizenship
•Entering a science, math, engineering, science or math education discipline as a full-time student
•A current cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher
Due no later than 

Campus Explorer has compiled everything you need for a college search in one site.   You will find information on a two- or four-year school, a career college or an online program.  They also have a free personalized search function that allows you to set your wish list and explore from there. 

Campus Explorer is giving away free scholarship money every month! It’s quick and easy to enter! 

Burger King Scholars Program:  Scholarship grants range from $1,000 to $50,000, and are intended to help students offset the cost of attending college or post-secondary vocational/technical school. Recipients are selected based on their grade point average, work experience, extracurricular activities and/or community service.  Deadline 

Voice of Democracy

Student Scholarships.Org
This free website will help match you to scholarships and grants.  Their career section allows you to compare occupations by Salary, Expected 10 year Growth Rate, Educational Requirements, and Unemployment Rates.

Claes Nobel Academic Scholarship and National Scholar Awards:  Winners are selected based on the strength of their academis record, demonstrated leadership, service activities, personal statement, and educator recommendation.

AXA Achievement Scholarship:  The AXA Achievement Scholarship in association with U.S. News and World Report provides $670,000 in annual scholarships to young people throughout the nation.

Discover Nursing Scholarship Search:  Explore over 300 nursing scholarships.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation: (National Assocation of College Admission Counselors Seal of Approval)

ARTS Program-Scholarships for Performing, Visual & Literary Artists:

Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants:  Will be awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s) each year.  Scholarship deadline is .

The College of Idaho Heritage Scholarship:  Awarded to students who meet the highest academic standards with a full tuition scholarship to the College for the 2011-12 academic year, with renewal up to four years.  Students must have a 3.85 cumulative GPA through the first 6 semesters of high school, and a minimum of 31 ACT composite or 1380 score.  Also, they must complete an application and be accepted to The College of Idaho, write a 750 to 1000-word essay, send their FAFSA information to the College, and be nominated through their High School’s faculty.

Montana State University Scholarship:  Go online to get information regarding multiple scholarships to MSU:

The Fountainhead Essay Contest:  Available to 11th and 12th grade students who submit an essay to be evaluated.  This contest is worldwide with no required application.  Go online and visit:

DeVry University Scholarships: To qualify for a DeVry University scholarship, students must have applied for admission to DeVry University, must have met DeVry University entrance requirements, be a U.S. citizen and attend DeVry University in the U.S. or attend online.  

B. Davis Scholarship 
This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution.
  • There is no age restriction 
  • Be sure to include your name and the school you are attending this year and next 
  • This is not an academic scholarship but we would like to know where you are going to school now and what your future academic plans are.

Scholarships not requiring essays:
Check out No Essays Scholarships

Financial Aid for Veterans and their Dependents

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Scholarship Search Engines and Websites

Check out, an Idaho State Board of Education site with helpful information.
Check out the following websites for more helpful information about scholarships, grants and colleges.

Sites for Special Populations

Special/Disabilities Scholarships Find a disability scholarship for students with special needs with the help of these resources offered on the Web.
  • QuestBridge (a non-profit program that links bright, motivated low-income students with educational and scholarship opportunities at some of the nation's best colleges.)
  • The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) Program selects 1,000 talented students each year to receive a good-through-graduation scholarship to use at any college or university of their choice. Check out their website to learn more. 
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Salmon, Idaho 83467