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State of Idaho Scholarships

State of Idaho Scholarships

Idaho Opportunity Scholarship – A renewable 4-year scholarship available to students who graduated from an Idaho High School. Must complete a FAFSA application and the scholarship application by March 1st each year. To remain eligible must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress standards. There is also an Idaho Opportunity Scholarship for Adult Learners for students returning to school after at least two years.

Next Steps Idaho Scholarship Listing – over 150 Idaho-based scholarships with information on how to apply and deadlines can be found on the linked Next Steps Idaho Webpage.

Idaho Governor’s Cup Scholarship – For graduating seniors of an Idaho high school or homeschool, this scholarship is a merit-based award that rewards a commitment to community service. An essay about your goals and interests and letters of recommendation are required.

Idaho Gear Up Grant – Available for those that have participated in an Idaho GEAR UP PROGRAM between Fall 2011 and Spring 2018 at specific Idaho School Districts.

IDAHO LAUNCH* - A new Idaho-based scholarship being offered to the graduating class of 2024 for students enrolled in or applied to an in-demand career program at an eligible Idaho institution is hoping to help fill Idaho’s in-demand occupations. The Idaho Launch scholarship can be used at BYU-Idaho, and the following programs qualify:

Associate's Degrees

Allied Health Animal Science Architectural Technology Automotive Technology
Cloud Computing Construction Superintendency Data Science Educational Foundations
Electrical and Computer Engineering Electrical Technology Horticulture Marketing
Physical Therapy Assistant Plant Science and Technology Professional Preschool Education Web Design and Development
Welding and Fabrication Technology

Bachelor’s Degrees

Accounting Advanced Vehicle Systems Agribusiness Animal Science
Art Education Composite Automotive Engineering Technology  Automotive Technology Management  Biochemistry
Biology Biology Education Biomedical Science Business Analytics
Business Management Business Management – Marketing Chemistry Chemistry Education
Child Development Civil Engineering Cloud Computing Communication
Computer Engineering  Computer Science Construction Management Cyber Security 
Data Science Early Childhood Education/
Early Childhood Special Education
Earth Science Education Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education English Education English Education Composite Environmental Geoscience
Family and Consumer Sciences
Education Composite
Finance Financial Economics Food Sciences
Graphic Design Healthcare Administration History Education Horticulture
Manufacturing Engineering Technology Mathematics Education Mathematics Education Composite Mechanical Engineering
Music Education Composite Nursing – Pre Licensure Physics Education Plant Science and Technology
Public Policy and Administration Recreation Management Social Studies Education Composite Social Work
Software Engineering Spanish Education Special Education K-12 Generalist Supply Chain Management
Theatre Education Virtual Design and Construction Web Design and Development Welding and Fabrication Technology
Welding Engineering Technology


Accounting Fundamentals Aquatic Management Auto Service Technology Building Information Modeling
Business Fundamentals Child and Family Advocacy Cloud Computing Commercial Recreation
Computer Programming Computer-Aided Design and Drafting Construction Field Supervision Cyber Security
Data Science Database Digital Marketing Embedded Systems
Full Stack Web Development Functional Programming Graphic Design Fundamentals Human Resource Management
IT Fundamentals Machine Learning Fundamentals Professional Selling Program and Event Management
Software Design Software Quality Assurance TESOL Web and Computer Programming
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If you have questions about Certificates we invite you to visit with your Academic Advisor to find where these Certificate programs may fit into your declared major.

*Students who receive Idaho Launch awards can defer their awards until after their missions. Be sure to apply by April 15, 2024, if awarded a contingent award letter will provide information on submitting an extension request for Idaho Launch funding. It is important to complete that as soon as you are provided the information on how to do so.