The University of Idaho offers more than $25 million in scholarship awards annually. Scholarships are given based on merit, financial need, or outstanding achievement in specialized fields. Ranked third in the West among public universities for affordability by Forbes, and we are committed to helping make college affordable.
How to apply
There are no separate applications for scholarships at the University of Idaho and you’ll be automatically considered when you apply for admission.
Dates to know for the awarding process
September - Dec. 1
New students apply for admission and complete the FAFSA to receive priority consideration for scholarships and other financial aid. Continuing students complete the FAFSA for priority consideration for scholarships and other financial aid. Funding for some programs including federal grants, loans and scholarship programs will continue to be available for late applicants.
December - March
Prior to Jan. 1
New students receive scholarship and financial aid notifications.
Prior to March 15
Continuing students receive scholarship and financial aid notifications.