By Cameron Rasmusson
The Angels Over Sandpoint are delighted to offer multiple scholarship and grant opportunities to Bonner County students and citizens. This is just one of many ways the funds raised by this local all-volunteer organization go back into the community.
Interested high school students should use the common scholarship application (available at http://sh.lposd.org/counseling-career-center/scholarship/local-scholarships) for the three scholarships listed below.
Community Service Scholarship
Provides yearly scholarship assistance to students in recognition of their achievements in community service. The Community Service Scholarship is presented during School Scholarship Awards Night. Deadline for application is April 10 at 9:00 a.m.
Lippi Family Scholarship
The Ivano’s Italian Open Golf Scramble has provided financial help for several years to Bonner County graduating seniors who choose to pursue college or trade school. This scholarship is awarded annually to students who exhibit determination, courage, and a desire to continue their education in the face of less than perfect conditions. Deadline for application is April 10 at 9:00 a.m.
This scholarship is open to any high school student in Bonner County, including home-schooled students. Each year, the focus changes to cover all aspects of the arts. This year’s focus is theatre/dance. Deadline for application is April 10 at 9:00 a.m.
Please visit angelsoversandpoint.org for additional information and applications for the two grants listed below. These grants support Bonner County adults and charitable or educational institutions.
Community Grants Program
Supports charitable and educational institutions. Primary consideration given to non-profit organizations involved in health, education and youth-oriented projects and services. This program offers grant cycles in March and September. Deadline for the current cycle is March 15.
New Direction Grant
A New Direction Grant is offered in honor of Amber Coffman Campbell for adults looking to make a change in their life/vocation to better their opportunities and improve their circumstances. Applications accepted throughout the year.