Charlie Alvaro Memorial Scholarship


Charlie Alvaro was born April 22, 1938. He was raised and educated in Honolulu, Hawaii, attending St. Louis High School. He attended the College of Idaho and received All-American honors as a quarterback and kicker. He graduated from the College of Idaho in 1960 and began his career as a teacher and coach at Jefferson Junior High School.In 1964, Charlie moved to the Caldwell Senior High School where he served as head baseball coach, head football coach, and also served several years as an assistant in the Boy’s Basketball program. He was also very active in the community and coaching association. Charlie served as a summer recreation director for several years and in a variety of leadership positions in the Coach’s Association. He also worked as a district and state basketball official. Charlie’s greatest contributions to all that came in contact with him were his humor, caring, and his unquestioning friendship.Charlie Alvaro died of a heart attack on Wednesday, September 17, 1986.


  • Caldwell High School Graduating Senior

  • Good Citizenship

  • Leadership Skills

  • Good standing in school club/extracurricular activity

  • Financial Need

  • High school grades demonstrate potential for success

  • Application Essay, Two letters of recommendation

  • Closing Date: 04-04-2024 11:45pm

    Caldwell High School Students Can Apply:

    Canyon Springs High School Students Can Apply:

    College of Idaho Matching Funds Scholarship:



    Scholarship Contact

    Kathleen O'Bannon

    Application Information

    The application window is now OPEN for the 2023-2024 application period.