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Idaho Opportunity Scholarship

The Idaho Opportunity Scholarship offers several scholarships to Idaho high school students and students considering attending college in Idaho. Criteria and award amounts vary by scholarship with different programs starting every year. The College highly encourages all students to explore and apply for these scholarships.

About The Idaho Opportunity Scholarship

Recognizing the need for a well-educated workforce, Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter and the Idaho Legislature established the Opportunity Scholarship to remove barriers to higher education and prepare college/university graduates to enter the workforce.  The Opportunity Scholarship awards eligible applicants up to $3,500 per academic year and is renewable for up to four years.

Details Of The Idaho Opportunity Scholarship

LEVEL: Idaho High School grades.
DEADLINE: March 1, 2022.
FUNDING: $3,500 per academic year (renewable for 4 years).
ELIGIBLE NATIONALITIES: Idaho high school of the U.S  (it’s equivalent or Idaho home school (GED/HSE from Idaho).
TYPE OF STUDY: Full-time.

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Eligibility For The Idaho Opportunity Scholarship

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

  • Have an unweighted, cumulative GPA of 2.7 or above
  • Be an Idaho resident
  • Graduated or will graduate from an Idaho high school or its equivalent or Idaho home school (GED/HSE from Idaho)
  • Complete the State Board of Education scholarship application by March 1
  • FAFSA Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid by March 1
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress for financial aid purposes. (See program rules for more details.)
  • Must attend one of these eligible Idaho colleges or universities
  • Boise State University
  • Brigham Young University – Idaho
  • College of Idaho
  • College of Southern Idaho
  • College of Western Idaho
  • College of Eastern Idaho
  • Idaho State University
  • Lewis-Clark State College
  • North Idaho College
  • Northwest Nazarene University
  • University of Idaho
  • Western Governors University

For further details on eligibility and program administration, please see the following links:
Idaho Statute Title 33 – Education, Chapter 43 – Scholarships
Idaho Administrative Procedures Act (IDAPA) Rule 08.01.13

Deadline For Scholarship

Applications are open on October 1. Applications and FAFSA are due March 1, 2022.

Benefits Of The Idaho Opportunity Scholarship

Selected applicants are granted up to $3,500 per academic year and are renewable for up to four years.

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How To Apply

What you’ll need:

  •  Application Form.
  •  Financial Need Analysis.
  • Visit the official site for more info



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