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Campus Students are students that live in or near Rexburg and are currently taking classes on BYU-Idaho's campus.

Federal Aid is money granted by the government to enrolled students who are in need of financial assistance. There are two different types of federal aid, Pell Grants and Federal Student Loans. Both types are defined below.

Filling Out the FAFSA

The FAFSA is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. The FAFSA determines your eligibility for federal aid, which includes Pell Grants and Federal Student Loans.

FAFSA

Pell Grants

Federal Pell Grant funds are awarded to degree-seeking students based on financial need. Need is determined by the information you provide on your FAFSA.

Pell Grants

Loans

A loan is money you may borrow to help pay for college that must be repaid. You can apply for loans through the FAFSA.

Student Loans

The 2017-2018 BYU-Idaho Scholarship Application (Summer 2017, Fall 2017, Winter 2018, Spring 2018) is open until April 15, 2017.

If you were admitted or returned from your mission after the April 15th deadline, you can still be considered for scholarships. The application(s) can be accessed here:​

If you are unable to access the application(s) using this link, please email your request to our office at financialaid@byui.edu.


BYUI Scholarships


To be eligible for scholarships through BYU-Idaho, you must fill out the BYU-Idaho Scholarship Application. There is no automatic consideration for scholarships; all university scholarships (with the exception of Talent and Leadership Scholarships) require the completion of this application. The BYU-Idaho Scholarship Application is available starting in October each year and closing in April.

BYUI Scholarships are awarded for one academic year and require an enrollment of 14 credits. Awards will be made based on the semesters indicated on the application. The maximum amount a student can receive each semester in university scholarships is full LDS tuition.

Your application information along with your GPA, major, credits earned, etc. will be compared to the criteria of all available scholarships offered through the scholarship application. Your award could possibly include an Academic Scholarship, a General BYU-Idaho Scholarship, or both. You will be notified if you receive any awards through your BYU-Idaho email account.

In order to keep your scholarship(s), you must be enrolled in at least 14 credits on the last day to drop classes without receiving a W grade. This date, which usually falls around the third week of each semester, is referred to as the Financial Aid Determination Date (FADD). It is your responsibility to be aware of the FADD each semester, as well as the 14 credit requirement.

Prorating Scholarships

If you have been awarded a BYU-Idaho Scholarship, and you are in your last semester before graduating with your Bachelor's Degree, your scholarship can be prorated if you're taking less than 14 credits. Simply email the financial aid office ( financialaid@byui.edu) and let us know how many credits you will be enrolled in during your final semester. To get an idea of the prorated amount of your scholarship, please see the table below.

Final Semester Credit LevelFull Tuition ($1960)3/4 Tuition ($1470)1/2 Tuition ($980)1/4 Tuition ($490)
12+ $1,960 $1,470 $980 $490
9-11 $1,470 $1,103 $735 $368
6-8 $980 $735 $490 $250
0.5-5 $490 $368 $250 $250

You can find your scholarship information in your student portal. If you have any questions regarding your awards in your final semester, please contact our office.

General Scholarships

BYU-Idaho general scholarships are awarded based on financial need, self-reliance, extracurricular involvement, and academic status.

General

Academic Scholarships for Incoming Freshmen

These awards are specifically designated for new freshmen and are awarded for academic achievement in high school.

Freshman

Academic Scholarships for Continuing Students

These awards are available to students based on their academic performance at BYU-Idaho.

Continuing

Internship Scholarships

These awards are for student who are completing a required, unpaid internship for more than 15 hours a week.

Internship

Talent Awards

Talent Scholarships are offered through certain departments at BYU-Idaho.

Talent

Non-BYUI Scholarships

Non-BYUI scholarships are offered by various outside entities. These scholarships are listed as a courtesy to you and are not endorsed by BYU-Idaho.

Non-BYUI Scholarships

Idaho Work Study

Idaho Work Study is a state-run employer reimbursement program designed to encourage Idaho employers to hire Idaho resident students in jobs related to their course of study.

Idaho Work Study

Bureau of Indian Affairs

Through the Bureau of Indian Affairs, financial aid is available for students of Native American heritage.

BIA Benefits