INCOMING IDAHO STUDENT
An incoming Idaho student is defined as an individual who has earned less than 14 post high school semester credits or no college credits at the time of admittance and holds residency in Idaho.
Complete the checklist below to maximize your funding opportunities.
STEP 2: Complete Your FAFSA
Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) to be considered for the greatest number of need-based scholarships and financial aid.
Fall Priority Deadline: February 15
Spring Priority Deadline: October 1
If this deadline has passed, we still encourage you to complete the application as some financial aid may still be available. The last day a FAFSA can be submitted is June 30th.
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|Scholarship Name||Required Cumulative Unweighted High School GPA||Required Test Score||Value||Length of Program||Fall Deadline||Spring Deadline|
|Presidential Scholarship||3.90-4.0||ACT 28+ or SAT 1300+||$5000 per year||2 years (4 semesters)||February 15||October 1|
|Dean's Scholarship||3.85-4.0||ACT 26+ or SAT 1230+||$3000 per year||2 years (4 semesters)||February 15||October 1|
|True Blue Promise||3.20-4.0||ACT 22+ or SAT 1100+ Eligible for Federal Pell Grant*||$2000 per year||4 years (8 semesters)||February 15||October 1|
- Only incoming students are considered for the Presidential, Dean’s and True Blue Promise Scholarships. Consideration is based on their admissions materials received by the scholarship deadline.
- Additional details and renewal information.
STEP 5: Apply for State 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 Idaho Opportunity for Adult Learners Scholarship.
Apply Now for State of Idaho Scholarships
Early Graduation Scholarships are available for students who graduate at least one full year early.
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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.
Apply Now for Boise State Foundation Scholarships