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City Scholarships

2023 Youth Scholarships Application Period Closed on April 14, 2023.

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 2023, 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 2022. Applicants must be graduating in the spring of 2023, and plan on attending an accredited college or vocational education program beginning in the fall of 2023.

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. Applicants awarded scholarships will be notified prior to June 1, 2023, and recognized during the 2023 State of the City address on June 1, 2023.

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

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 Dave Miles in the Meridian Mayor’s Office at, or 208-489-0532.

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