BYU-Idaho recognizes academic achievement by awarding this scholarship to students based on their academic performance.
- Students who are U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens must complete the scholarship application before March 1st. A FAFSA is not required for students to be evaluated for academic scholarships.
- International students must complete the scholarship application before March 1st. DACA students should follow the same guidelines as international students.
- Student must be admitted as a campus student
- Student must be meeting the university’s satisfactory academic progress standards
- Student must be meeting qualifying academic performance standards
- Student must have less than 130 cumulative credits earned at the time of evaluation
|Freshman||Less than 14 BYU-Idaho credits and less than 24 transfer college credits||Evaluated based upon high school GPA and ACT or SAT score (see Table 1 below) at the time of evaluation. and will be awarded based upon track assignment|
|Transfer||Less than 14 BYU-Idaho credits and more than 24 transfer college credits||Evaluated based upon students cumulative transfer GPA from prior university (see table 2 below) at the time of evaluation.|
|Continuing||14 BYU-Idaho credits or more||Evaluated based upon the comletion of 14 BYUI and the student cumulative BYU-Idaho GPA (see table 2 below) at the time of evaluation.|
- Freshman students are evaluated using Table 1 below.
Table 1: 2018-2019 Academic Year
*Award criteria is subject to change from year to year.
- Transfer/Continuing students are evaluated using Table 2 Below.
Table 2: Award Levels
|Cumulative GPA||Scholarship Award|
|3.950-4.000||Full LDS Tuition|
|3.900-3.949||Half LDS Tuition|
|3.750-3.899||Quarter LDS Tuition|
- Awards are based on the semesters indicated by the student on the scholarship application.
- Evaluations for continuing academic scholarships take place annually after Fall semester.
- Students must be enrolled in 14 or more credits to receive this scholarship.
- Scholarships will not typically disburse until the first week of the semester.
- This scholarship may be prorated in a student’s final semester at BYU-Idaho when graduating with a 4- year degree. For financial aid purposes, graduation is defined as completing all components required by your degree. "Walking" in a graduation ceremony does not constitute graduation.
Example: If you will be walking in fall but finishing an internship or student teaching experience in winter, the semester you are graduating is winter.
Academic /Talent/ Leadership/Merit Scholarships
|Credit Level||Full Tuition||3/4 Tuition||1/2 Tuition||1/4 Tuition|
IMPORTANT: All academic scholarships will be cancelled for students enrolled in less than 14 credits. Academic scholarships may ONLY be prorated in a student's final term at BYU-Idaho when graduting with a 4 year degree. This proration request must be made online by completing the Scholarship Proration Request. No academic scholarships will be prorated below 6 credits.