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Receive $10,000 with the Horatio Alger Boise State University Scholarship

Funded by Association Member Robert G. Miller

The Horatio Alger Boise State University Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to students currently in their freshman year at Boise State University who have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity. Each year seven scholarships, valued at $10,000 each, will be awarded to deserving students at Boise State.

Eligibility: Students selected for the Horatio Alger Boise State University Scholarship will exhibit the following characteristics:

  • current freshmen who are entering their sophomore year in the fall of 2021 at Boise State University;
  • critical financial need ($55,000 or less family income);
  • currently be a resident of the State of Idaho;
  • demonstrate integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity;
  • maintain a minimum 2.0 grade point average; and
  • be a citizen of the United States

For more information and to apply online, please see:

Deadline is March 15

First-Year Writing Advising

For all questions and concerns related to:

  •  Enrolling in ENGL 101, 101P, 101M and 102
  • ACT/SAT/AP test scores that may qualify for first-year writing equivalency
  • Transfer courses that may qualify for first-year writing equivalency
  • Permission Number requests
  • The Write Class placement tool
  • Requests to Exceed Maximum Course Registration
  • Academic Adjustments or Credit for Prior Learning

English Advising

For all other English Academic Advising questions

Undergraduate Advising

Congratulations! You are already on the fast-track to success by seeking advising! Learn more about getting an advisor, choosing a catalog, understanding area requirements and transfer credits, scheduling classes, and more through our advising page.

The Writing Center

The Boise State University Writing Center is a free service open to all members of the campus community students, faculty, and staff. We offer support and encouragement to all writers, primarily through one-to-one and email consultations.

The Mary Ellen Ryder Linguistics Lab

The Mary Ellen Ryder Linguistics Lab supports research, teaching/learning, and community outreach activities of linguistics students and faculty at Boise State University. We are located in the Simplot Micron Academic Success Hub building, rooms 218 and 219. Come by and pay us a visit!

English Language Support

English Language Learners come from diverse backgrounds and have a variety of educational experiences. Boise State University has many programs that can help students as well as faculty to make the university experience a success. Check out English Language Support for more information.

English Tutoring

We offer free tutoring for students who need English language help.

One of our tutors can meet with you for 1 hour each week for the whole semester. Tutors can help with reading, writing, conversation, online learning technology, and more!

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