Finding Scholarships

Getting scholarships is a good way to help pay for college. Now, we’ve made it even easier for you to find scholarship opportunities available in Idaho. Check out the Next Steps Scholarship Listing where you can sort the list by GPA or by award amount to find scholarships you’d like to apply for. Each listing […]

Important FAFSA Information

What Exactly Is the FAFSA? The FAFSA (short for “Free Application for Federal Student Aid”) is a federal form that nearly all colleges and universities use to help determine how much financial aid you and your family are eligible for. It’s created and coordinated by the U.S. Department of Education, and it is safe and […]

State Board of Education – State Scholarships

The Office of the State Board of Education manages several scholarships including The Idaho Opportunity Scholarship, Postsecondary Credit Scholarship, Gear Up Idaho Scholarship, Governor’s Cup Scholarship, Tschudy Family Scholarship, Armed Forces and Public Safety Officer Scholarship. Be sure to carefully check the requirements and deadlines for each scholarship opportunity. Applicants who need ACT/SAT scores must take […]

Early Graduation Scholarship

Early Graduation Scholarships are available for students who graduate at least one full year early. These scholarships are equal to 35% of the Average Daily Attendance (ADA) for a given school year. This equates to roughly $1,500.  Scholarships can be used at Idaho public post-secondary institutions. The awarded amount will double for students who graduate two years early and will triple for students who graduate three years early. If a student elects not to attend a college or university immediately after high school, they will have up to 28 months to utilize the scholarship before it expires.

How to Find Scholarships

One of the challenges you're probably facing is trying to figure out how to pay for college, right? In addition to grants and loans, you may also be eligible for scholarships to help pay for your expenses.

How to Pay for College

We get it. College is expensive and costs are likely to keep climbing in the next few years. The good news is you and your family probably won't pay the price you see listed in school websites and brochures thanks to a variety of aid, grants, and scholarships.