Discover Idaho - for out of state residents

Paying for School

We all have different financial circumstances, but there are many ways you too can get the hands-on innovative learning and research opportunities at the University of Idaho. More


Student Financial Aid Services
Phone: (208) 885-6312
Toll Free: (888) 884-3246
Fax: (208) 885-5592
Student Union Building 101
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Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr MS 4291
Moscow, ID 83844-4291
Summer Office Hours: 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

2015-16 Discover Idaho Scholarship Program*

*Students starting Spring 2015 should contact the Financial Aid office for information about the Discover Idaho Program.

Out of State Scholarship Chart 

The Discover Idaho program recognizes our Idaho students with academic merit scholarships. Qualified students in prior years received average funding levels listed above.

Award notifications will begin in early December.

Platinum Level - Approximately $8,000 per year
($32,000 four-year value)

Gold Level - Approximately $6,000 per year                                        
($24,000 four-year value)

Silver Level - Approximately $4,000 per year
($16,000 four-year value) 

By maintaining a minimum U-Idaho GPA, Discover Idaho Scholars are guaranteed this level of funding for up to four years.

Additional need-based Discover Idaho funds may be available based on the results of your FAFSA.

It's as Simple as 1, 2...

Applying for University of Idaho scholarships may be the easiest thing you've done this year.

1. Submit your admission application materials (including transcripts and test scores) by February 15th.
2. File your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible after the opening on January 1 to receive consideration for all other types of aid.

Funding for some programs, including federal grants and loans will continue to be available for late applicants.

Did you know...?

The University of Idaho offers more than $25 million in scholarship awards annually.