2023 Perpetua Resources Education Scholarships

2023 Perpetua Resources Education Scholarships

Published on March 1, 2023

Perpetua Resources (formerly Midas Gold Idaho Inc.) is offering a total of eleven scholarships for deserving high school seniors. Scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors living in the West Central Mountains or who are members of the Nez Perce, Shoshone Bannock, or Shoshone Paiute Tribes.


  1. The Perpetua Resources Community Scholarship ($1,000) (9 total) will be provided to one graduating senior per high school or homeschool program from the following area high schools: McCall- Donnelly, Cascade, New Meadows, Heartland, Council, and Riggins, Idaho. As well as one graduating senior from each of the following federally recognized Idaho Tribes: Nez Perce, Shoshone Bannock, and Shoshone Paiute.
  2. The Ken Assmus Memorial Scholarship for Academic and Community Achievement ($4,000) (1 total) is an honorary scholarship that will be awarded to one graduating senior, chosen from the applicants eligible for the Perpetua Resource Community Scholarship and who stands out as exceptional in their academic and community achievements.
  3. The Alzar Scholarship ($1,000) (1 total) will be provided directly to Alzar School to support one local student offset the cost of tuition at the Alzar School located in Cascade, Idaho. Students interested in this scholarship should speak directly to the Alzar School. 


  1. The scholarship must be used for furthering one’s education, either at a college, university, or technical school. The money will be paid to the institution after enrollment verification has been received by Perpetua Resources for the first semester.
  2. This scholarship will be null and void if not utilized within the year that the scholarship is awarded.


The scholarship is open to any graduating senior at the above named high schools/homeschool programs or is an enrolled member of the above-named Idaho Tribes.


All applicants for this scholarship must submit the following in a letter format:

The importance of this scholarship to your personal financial circumstances and your educational goals;

  1. Your current community involvement and accomplishments;
  2. Future vocational and career goals;
  3. Demonstration of your leadership, service, and character qualities;
  4. Awards or recognitions during your high school years;
  5. Minimum unweighted cumulative GPA of 2.70 or higher;
  6. Your interests and hobbies.

All applicants for this scholarship must include along with your application two letters of recommendation: (1) from a teacher and (1) from a past or present employer or community member.


Applications must be postmarked and submitted by April 28th, 2023.

Click here to download a copy of these instructions.


Perpetua Resources

Attn: Community Relations; Hayley Rambur

P.O. Box 429

Donnelly, ID 83615


This scholarship will be awarded according to high school policies.


  1. Students must email Hayley Rambur: [email protected] providing the following information prior to or at the beginning of your first semester/program start:
    1. School/Program you will be attending
    2. Institutions financial aid office mailing address and phone number
    3. Enrollment Verification (Acceptance letter to program)
  2. All scholarships will be sent to the accreted institution to be attended. Funds will not be dispersed if enrollment verification & financial aid office information is not provided.
  3. With a minimum GPA requirement this scholarship allows for opportunity for matched funding from the Idaho State Board of Education as Perpetua Resources Community Scholarship is an Industry Scholarship.


Hayley Rambur

Corporate Social Responsibility Manager

[email protected]


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