Rotary Club of Bonners Ferry

Dual Credit Scholarship


Boundary County high school students interested in dual credit college courses are encouraged to apply for the Rotary Dual Credit Scholarship.


Public high school and home school students enrolled in accredited college courses are eligible to apply for the $100 award.


Application Procedure


Prior to the application deadline each student must submit:


·         Application Letter

o        Explain why you believe you are a good candidate for the scholarship.  Add any information you think might be necessary or helpful.

o        Identify the course you are taking and describe how the class fits within your long term goals. 

o        Describe what you hope to gain from the class.

o        Include your address and phone number.


·         Proof of Enrollment

o        Photocopy of the  confirmation of your North Idaho College registration

o        OR, a copy of your class schedule


·         Referral form completed by a teacher, counselor, or community member

o        Referrals may NOT be completed by a family member. 

o        All referrals are confidential, and must be returned in a signed, sealed envelope. 

o        Referral form must be returned with student's application letter.


Students may apply for the scholarship twice.  A separate application letter and referral are required for each semester.  No late applications will be accepted.


The deadline for fall class applications is May 10th.  Awards for fall classes will be issued on or before June 10th


The deadline for spring class applications is December 5th.  Awards for spring classes will be issued on or before January 5th.


Awards will be granted on a merit basis according to the following guidelines:


·         50%      Application letter content

·         40%      Referral

·         10%      Application letter mechanics (spelling, grammar, format, etc.)


Application materials should be returned to:


Rotary Club of Bonners Ferry

Attn:  Scholarship Committee

P.O. Box 1921

Bonners Ferry, ID  83805-1921


Award recipients must provide proof of enrollment (registration statement or official college class schedule), including student ID number and college payment address. 


Recipients and their parents/guardians will be invited to attend a Rotary luncheon.