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Scholarships and Loans

Filling the Gap

Scholarships and loans that can help fill the gap of college costs that are not currently covered.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

How to Apply for Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Boise State Scholarships

    • Refer to this webpage to find scholarships opportunities available for undergraduate and graduate students and important deadlines

Boise State Scholarship Application

    • Sign in to your Boise State account and fill out the general application to be automatically matched with scholarships that you qualify for
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    • A national scholarship database to help students find scholarships, grants, internships, and financial aid opportunities


Private Student Loans by Bankrate

    • Use this tool to help you find and compare private student loan interest rates, terms, fees, etc.

Apply for a Direct PLUS Loan for Parents by Federal Student Aid

    • Loan option for parents of dependent undergraduate students to help pay for educational expenses

Understanding Student Loan Repayment by Federal Student Aid

    • Explore student loan options and navigate the process of making payments and changing repayment plans

Top 10 Student Loan Tips for Recent Graduates by The Institute for College Access & Success

    • Tips on how to overcome the obstacle of student loans as you graduate and enter “the real world”

Helpful Articles by Saving for College

Current Student Loan Rates

    • Learn how student loans interest rates work and the benefits of refinancing

How Does Student Loan Interest Work?

    • Walkthrough how loan payments are calculated and tips on how to reduce interest paid on student loans

How Long Does It Take to Repay a Student Loan?

    • Guide to student loan repayment plans and tips on how to pay less over time

How to Get a Student Loan Without Help From Your Parents

    • Guide to obtaining student loans without a parent or a cosigner

What Do I Do If My Federal Parent PLUS Loan Is Denied?

    • Information on Parent PLUS loan eligibility and what to do if your application is denied

How to Appeal for More Financial Aid for College

    • Step-by-step guide to request more financial aid from your college