Idaho Postsecondary Credit Scholarship

  • This program has ended and is no longer accepting applications.
  • Important Note: This program will phase out after the 2023-24 application cycle concludes on 6/15/2023.
  • Award available for students with ten (10) or more postsecondary credits at time of high school graduation and an eligible matching scholarship from a business or industry.

Students who are current recipients of the Idaho Postsecondary Credit Scholarship must complete a new application every year.


To qualify for the scholarship, a student must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Attending or graduating from an accredited Idaho high school (or equivalent) within the last four years
  • Has earned ten (10) or more postsecondary semester credits at the time of graduation from high school or graduated from high school with an associate degree
  • Has obtained a matching academic scholarship from a business or industry, or entities representing business or industry.
  • Must attend an eligible Idaho college or university

Matching Scholarship Guidelines:

  • Must be from a business or an organization representing a business or industry. This may include, but is not limited to:
    • Scholarships that dictate the recipients must go into a specific field such as nursing, teaching, engineering, etc.
    • Scholarships from a group representing a specific group of businesses such as, chambers of commerce, etc.
    • Scholarships may not be from a postsecondary institution foundation or funds appropriated by the State of Idaho.
    • Scholarship must be from the current academic year.
    • Scholarship cannot come from a family member.

For further details on eligibility and program administration please see the Statute and Rule regarding this scholarship.

Find Matching Scholarships

To assist in finding eligible matching scholarships for the Postsecondary Scholarship Program, please visit the Idaho Scholarship Listing on the Next Steps website. Make sure that you select the filter box for Postsecondary Credit. This list is a starting point. There may be many other scholarships that qualify.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, this application will be provided in alternate form upon request.