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Apply for Aid

New Students

Applying for merit-based scholarships and financial aid at the University of Idaho is simple.

  1. Apply for Admission: Complete your application, and send your transcripts and test scores to the university. You will automatically be considered for merit-based scholarships. That’s it! No additional application is required. 
  2. Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) to be considered for need-based scholarships and federal financial aid.
  3. Accept Your financial aid on VandalWeb.

Continuing Students

You are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships. No separate applications are required.

  1. Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) to be considered for need-based scholarships and federal financial aid.
  2. Accept Your financial aid on VandalWeb.

Dates to know in the awarding process:

  • December 1: Priority date for submitting application for admission (and scholarships) and supporting documentation for new first year and transfer students applications. FAFSA priority date for all students. Funding for some federal programs loans will continue to be available for applications received after this date.
  • By January 1: Award notifications begin for new students.  Watch your VandalMail for notification and review, decline or accept awards on VandalWeb.
  • Mid-March: Award notifications begin for continuing students.

Do you have questions?

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Student Financial Aid Services

Physical Address:

Bruce M. Pitman Center
Room 101

709 Deakin Avenue
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
Student Financial Aid Office
875 Perimeter Dr
MS 4291
Moscow, ID 83844-4291

finaid@uidaho.edu

Phone: 208-885-6312

Fax: 208-885-5592