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An international student is defined as a F1 or J1 individual seeking a degree from Boise State. Refugees, permanent residents and asylum seekers are not considered international students.

Complete the checklist below to maximize your funding opportunities.

STEP 1: Become an Official Bronco

Students must be admitted as degree-seeking to be considered for scholarships. Click below to begin the admissions process. If you have already been admitted, welcome!

Fall Application Deadline: May 15
Spring Application Deadline: October 15
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STEP 2: Complete the Boise State Scholarship Application

You are required to complete the Boise State Scholarship Application in order to be considered for additional Department and College Scholarships.

Scholarship recipients will be notified through BroncoMail and all awards will be made by May 1st.

The Boise State Scholarship Application opens mid-November and most scholarship opportunities close by February 15th.

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Students who do not meet the citizenship or eligible non-citizenship criteria for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) may still be eligible for other types of financial aid including need-based scholarships. Click here to complete the FAFSA4caster, once completed email the confirmation page to, which will allow us to determine your need.

STEP 3: Complete the International Student Scholarship Application

Boise State provides several scholarship opportunities for international students, making it even more affordable to attain a quality education.
New International Student Scholarships

Current/Continuing International Student Scholarships

STEP 4: Other Scholarship Opportunities

The Trang Doan Memorial Scholarship is for selected international students who display commitment to involvement in campus life at Boise State University.
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Maximize your scholarship opportunities by applying for Private Funds.
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Apply now for Boise State Foundation Scholarships.
Apply Now for Boise State Foundation Scholarships


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Scholarship Details and Renewal Information

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