A current or continuing student is defined as an individual who has completed credits at Boise State post high school and is continuing on.

Complete the checklist below to maximize your funding opportunities.

STEP 1: Complete Your FAFSA

Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) by February 15th to be considered for need-based aid and scholarships.
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STEP 2: Complete the Boise State Scholarship Application

Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) to be considered for the greatest number of need-based scholarships and financial aid.

Fall Deadline: February 15
Spring Deadline: October 1
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STEP 3: State of Idaho Scholarships

Recognizing the value of postsecondary education, the State of Idaho offers a variety of scholarship options for eligible Idaho students who attend an Idaho institution, such as the Idaho Opportunity Scholarship and the Idaho Opportunity for Adult Learners Scholarship.
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STEP 4: Apply for Other Funding Opportunities

Maximize your scholarship opportunities by applying for Private Funds.
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Students admitted to the Honors College are encouraged to apply for Honors Scholarships.
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Apply now for Boise State Foundation Scholarships.
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We’ve anticipated many of your questions and tried to answer them. Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page if you have a specific question.
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