Meridian Seeks Applicants for City Scholarship


Monday, March 2, 2020

CONTACT: Shandy Lam, 208-489-0538,

MERIDIAN – The City of Meridian seeks applicants for up to four $1,000 scholarships to Meridian students who will graduate from high school in the spring and begin attending an accredited college or vocational education program in the fall. These scholarships are funded by the sponsors of the Mayor’s State of the City Address. To be eligible in 2020, an applicant must reside in the City of Meridian or its area of impact or have been a member of the Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council since January 2019. Applicants must be graduating in the spring of 2020, and plan on attending an accredited college or vocational education program beginning in the fall of 2020.

The City of Meridian scholarships are awarded to successful applicants who demonstrate evidence of leadership potential through their community involvement, as well as volunteerism, school activities, or work experience. This year, applicants who have completed an Alive at 25 Safe Driving Course and include their course completion certificate with their application material, will be given additional consideration. Information about the Alive at 25 Course can be found online at Scholarship application forms can be accessed here. Copies are also available in the counseling offices of area high schools and in the Mayor’s Office at Meridian City Hall (33 E. Broadway Ave, Meridian, Idaho 83642).

The deadline to apply is Friday, April 17, by 5:00 p.m. If you know of a deserving student who has been active in our community and would be interested in applying, please make sure to let them know about this opportunity.

For questions, please contact David Miles in the Meridian Mayor’s Office at 208-489-0532.

Inspire Excellence Nonprofit Press Release

BVA Development is excited to announce our nonprofit, Inspire Excellence.

Please see the attached Inspire Excellence Nonprofit Press Release for information about the organizations mission and TEENS 2 TRADES program.

Check out our podcast that dropped today with guest Colleen Braga, Executive Director of The Boys & Girls Clubs of Ada County, about out the partnership with Inspire Excellence Nonprofit and the TEENS 2 TRADES program: