International Student Scholarships
The International Programs Office provides awards to U of I students who study abroad as well as International students attending the University.
Discover Idaho International Tuition Waiver
All qualified, NEW, incoming students are guaranteed to receive this tuition waiver. This waiver is renewable if a 2.5 cumulative University of Idaho GPA is maintained.
There are two categories:
New Freshman International Students
Incoming GPA from High School
Level of Funding
|3.9 - 4.0||$8,000 tuition waiver|
|3.75 - 3.89||$6,000 tuition waiver|
|3.4 - 3.74||$5,000 tuition waiver
|3.00 - 3.39||$2,000 tuition waiver
New Transfer International Students
Incoming GPA from College
Level of Funding
|3.8 - 4.0||$4,000 tuition waiver|
|3.6 - 3.79||$2,500 tuition waiver|
Take advantage of external resources such as non-University of Idaho specific scholarships. It pays to search and apply. Any extra resource you bring in can help pay for the great education offered at the U of I.
Although you are automatically considered for any university-based scholarships for which you are eligible, we highly recommend that you consider additional sources of funding. Speak with your guidance counselor and check with family employers, credit unions, churches and other community organizations to see if they offer scholarships. Financial aid has a resource center located inside the financial aid office in The Pitman Center. You will find documents relating to other aid options, including a large list of outside scholarships. You may also find some of the following links helpful.
- Fast Web - Free online scholarship search
- College Board Scholarship Search - Free version of the FUND FINDER scholarship database
- SuperCollege - Free database of scholarships and grants
- GoCollege - Guide to free money
- Student Scholarships - Scholarship database
- College Scholarships - Free scholarship search
- Peterson's - Find the right scholarship, grant, or award for you
- Financial Aid for Undergraduate International Students
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