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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: Though the University of Idaho's December 1 priority scholarship and financial aid application date has passed, many scholarships and other financial aid are still available. Submit your application for admission (new students) and your FAFSA as soon as possible for consideration of scholarships and other types of financial aid. The sooner you apply, the sooner you will know what scholarships and financial aid awards you qualify for.
  • 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