Idaho Scholarships

Note: Idaho Scholarship Applications are Now Closed for 2015-2016.

Applicants will be informed of their status via the email used on the application by mid-May 2015.

Important Preliminary Dates

Applicants who need ACT/SAT scores must take these exams no later than December in order to have results back by scholarship deadlines.

The state scholarships application will be available early December 2015 for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Opportunity Scholarship  
  • Deadline 3/1/16
  • Need-based award for students with at least a 3.0 unweighted cumulative GPA
GEAR UP Idaho Scholarship  
  • Deadline 2/15/16
  • Renewal applications only
  • For graduating seniors of an Idaho high school participating in Gear Up
  • Requires a 2.0 GPA
Governor's Cup Scholarship  
  • Deadline 2/15/16
  • Requires community service
  • For graduating seniors of an Idaho high school
  • Requires a 2.8 GPA
Tschudy Family Scholarship  
  • Deadline 2/15/16
  • For Emmett High School seniors or recent graduates
  • Requires a 2.6 GPA
Armed Forces and Public Safety Officer Scholarship  
  • Open/No deadline
  • For dependents of fallen or permanently disabled members of the armed forces or public safety officers

The online application will require the following information:

  • Social Security Number
  • E-mail Address (Used for all scholarship notifications)
  • Expected Graduation Date

Recognition of Senator Robert R. Lee

The Board wants to extend thanks to the late Senator Robert Lee from Rexburg who was instrumental in securing significant state funding for scholarships in the early 2000s.