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Scholarships

IDAHO TRANSFER STUDENT

An individual who has earned 14 or more semester credits post high school by the scholarship deadline and holds Idaho residency. Students who take concurrent college credit during high school are considered new students.

STEP 1: Automatic Scholarships

Students that were admitted prior to summer 2021 as degree-seeking by the deadline were considered for the one of the following scholarships: Dean’s Transfer or Presidential Transer without an additional application. A complete application includes the admissions application and transcript(s).

Fall Resident Deadline: February 15
Spring Resident Deadline: October 1

Scholarship NameRequired Cumulative College GPAValueLength of ProgramFall DeadlineSpring Deadline
Dean's Transfer 3.70-3.79$3,000 per year 1 year (2 semesters)May 1October 1
Presidential Transfer 3.80-4.00$5,000 per year 1 year (2 semesters)May 1October 1
  • An Idaho Transfer student is defined as an individual who has earned 14 or more semester credits post high school by the scholarship deadline and holds Idaho residency. Students who take concurrent college credit during high school are considered new students.
  • The Presidential Transfer Scholarship and Dean’s Transfer Scholarship are for one academic year and not renewable.
  • Recipients are required to enroll full-time (12 credits) each semester of the award
  • Please make yourself familiar with the Scholarship Policies for additional details.

STEP 2: Complete the FAFSA

The fall priority deadline is February 15 and the spring priority deadline is October 1 for both the FAFSA and Federal Student Aid Estimator.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be renewed each year. The application opens on October 1st yearly. If you miss the priority filing date you can, still submit a FAFSA. The last date to submit the FAFSA for the 2022-2023 academic year is June 30, 2022. By completing the FAFSA and Boise State Scholarship Application students can be considered for need-based scholarships and federal financial aid. If you don’t want to be considered for need-based scholarships or federal student aid, proceed to the next step.

Complete the FAFSA

Students who don’t meet the citizenship or eligible non-citizenship criteria for the FAFSA may still be eligible for need-based scholarships. Complete the Federal Student Aid Estimator, Boise State Scholarship Application, and questionnaire to be considered.

Complete the Questionnaire

STEP 3: Complete the Boise State Scholarship Application

Complete the application to maximize your Boise State University scholarship opportunities.

Scholarship recipients are notified through BroncoMail and all awards are made by May 1.

The Boise State Scholarship Application opens mid-November and most scholarship opportunities close by February 15.
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STEP 4: Apply for State Scholarships

The State of Idaho offers a variety of scholarships, such as the Idaho Opportunity Scholarship and Idaho Opportunity for Adult Learners Scholarship for eligible Idaho students who attend an Idaho institution.
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Early Graduation Scholarships are available for students who graduate at least one full year early.
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STEP 5: Other Funding Opportunities

Maximize your scholarship opportunities by applying for Private Funds.
Apply Now for Private Scholarships

Students admitted to the Honors College are encouraged to apply for Honors Scholarships.
Apply Now for Honors Scholarships

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