Automatic Scholarships for First-Year Applicants
First-year applicants to Boise State are defined as those who hold fewer than 14 transferrable post-secondary credits earned after high school. The scholarships in the table below require no additional application for consideration, but eligibility does require that all required admissions materials are received in the International Admissions Office by the posted deadline.
|Scholarship Award||Cumulative Unweighted GPA Required||Value||Length of Award||Spring Semester Deadline|
|Foothills Scholarship||3.20 - 3.49||$2,000 per year||4 years (8 semesters)||October 1|
|Ridgeline Scholarship||3.50 - 3.69||$8,000 per year||4 years (8 semesters)||October 1|
|Summit Scholarship||3.70 - 4.00||$11,000 per year||4 years (8 semesters)||October 1|
Please be aware that some programs at Boise State are ineligible for these scholarships and that applicants must be in an eligible program to be considered. Ineligible majors include Nursing, Pre-Nursing, Radiological Science, Pre-Radiological Science, and self-supported and fully online programs.
For complete scholarship policies, as well as renewal information, please visit the Scholarship Office website.
The Center for Global Engagement offers the Global Excellence and Global Distinction Scholarships for new degree-seeking undergraduate international students. These scholarships require an additional application and are open only to international undergraduate applicants.
|Scholarship Award||Cumulative Unweighted GPA Required||Value||Length of Award||Fall Semester Deadline||Spring Semester Deadline|
|Global Excellence Award||3.50 - 4.00||Up to $18,194 per year||4 years (8 semesters)||March 1 (11:59 pm Mountain Time)||October 1 (11:59 pm Mountain Time)|
|Global Distinction Award||3.00 - 3.49||Up to $9.097 per year||4 years (8 semesters)||March 1 (11:59 pm Mountain Time)||October 1 (11:59 pm Mountain Time)|
Requirements and Eligibility Criteria
In order to be eligible for a Global Scholarship award, students must:
- Be first-time Boise State University undergraduate degree-seeking students.
- Have an unweighted cumulative GPA of 3.00 (Global Distinction Scholarship) or 3.50 (Global Excellence Scholarship).
- Study in an eligible major. Nursing, Pre-Nursing, Radiology, Pre-Radiology, and self-supported and fully online programs are not eligible for these awards.
- Submit your admissions application, all required admissions materials, and the Global Scholarship application to International Admissions by the posted deadline. The application for admission and application fee must be submitted before students can submit a Global Scholarship application.
In addition to academic achievement, Global Scholarship recipients typically demonstrate ambitious academic or professional goals, a commitment to positively impacting the Boise State community, and the ability to overcome adversity.