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Foothills Scholarship

Overview of Foothills Scholarship

Scholarships are for outstanding international students who demonstrate academic achievement and a commitment to being a successful student at Boise State University. The awards waive the nonresident portion of tuition for new international first-year students or transfer students.

This is a scholarship by Boise State University. Boise State University is a public research university in Boise, Idaho.

Key Facts

  • Bachelor
  • $2,000
  • 14 December 2024

Eligibility

  • Only incoming students are considered for the Foothills, Ridgeline, or Summit scholarships. Consideration is based on admissions materials received by the scholarship deadline. A complete application includes the admissions application AND transcript(s). All criteria must be met by the deadline.
  • Students must have an eligible major for the Foothills, Ridgeline, or Summit scholarships, if one of the following majors is declared you will not be eligible for the Foothills, Ridgeline, or Summit: Nursing, Pre-Nursing, Radiological Science, Pre-Radiological Science, Alternative Fee Programs, and fully online programs. These programs are subject to change.
  • Scholarship recipients are required to enroll full-time (12 credits) each semester of the award (fall & spring) and are still responsible for resident fees and the uncovered portion of the nonresident fees.
  • Recipients must be enrolled in at least 12 credits each semester (fall & spring) and successfully complete at least 24 credits combined (fall & spring).
  • While courses that are repeated within the same academic year may be eligible for federal financial aid, they do not count toward the 24 credits required for scholarship renewal.
  • Be a first-time Boise State University student seeking an undergraduate degree with a full-time course load.
  • Transfer students must have an overall equivalent college GPA of 3.20-3.49.
  • New students must have an equivalent unweighted high school GPA of 3.20-3.49.

Benefits

The scholarship is worth $2,000 per year for 4 years (8 semesters).

Application

STEP 1: Apply for Admissions

By submitting a complete application and meeting the criteria listed in the “Meet the Deadline” section, you will automatically be considered for one of the following scholarships without an additional application: Foothills, Ridgeline, or Summit. A complete application includes the following required materials: admissions application and transcript(s). Boise State Admissions must receive all required materials by the deadline listed in the “Meet the Deadline” section.

Click “Apply Now to Boise State” to begin the admissions process. If you have already been admitted, welcome!

Nonresident Fall 2024 Deadline: December 15
Nonresident Spring 2024 Deadline: February 15

STEP 2: Meet the Deadline

No additional application is needed! Scholarship recipients are notified through their admissions letter. Scholarships will be made visible in the Student Center three weeks after an admissions decision has been reached.

The criteria listed here are for the 2024-24 academic year. This criterion is subject to change.

STEP 3: Complete the Boise State Scholarship Application

Complete the application to maximize your Boise State University scholarship opportunities.

Scholarship recipients are notified through BroncoMail and all awards are made by May 1.

The Boise State Scholarship Application opens mid-November and most scholarship opportunities close by February 15.

STEP 4: Complete the International Student Scholarship Application

Boise State provides other scholarship opportunities for international students, making it even more affordable to attain a quality education.

For current dates and deadlines, please click either “New International Student Scholarships” or “Current/Continuing International Student Scholarships.”

STEP 5: Other Scholarship Opportunities

Maximize your scholarship opportunities by applying for Private Funds.

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FAQS

DOES BOISE STATE OFFER SCHOLARSHIPS FOR STUDY ABROAD PROGRAMS?

Yes! Applications and information about education abroad scholarships are available here. Global Learning Opportunities staff are happy to consult with students about their applications for study abroad scholarships. Please contact Global Learning Opportunities for more information at (208) 426-2630.

WHAT OTHER TYPES OF FINANCIAL AID ARE AVAILABLE?

Please visit Boise State’s Financial Aid site for other resources and options to finance your education.

I’VE EARNED A GED. HOW CAN I BE CONSIDERED FOR SCHOLARSHIPS?

Unweighted high school GPA is used for all incoming applicants from regionally accredited high schools for both Boise State admission and scholarship awards. Home School students and students that completed their GED are considered based on their scores and an additional application may be required. All required admission and scholarship materials for new students must be received by Boise State Admissions by the indicated Application and Scholarship Deadlines. Scholarship award notifications will arrive within three weeks of a student’s admission to Boise State.

I’M A HOMESCHOOL STUDENT. HOW CAN I BE CONSIDERED FOR SCHOLARSHIPS?

Unweighted high school GPA is used for all incoming applicants from regionally accredited high schools for both Boise State admission and scholarship awards. Home School students and students that completed their GED are considered based on their scores and an additional application may be required. All required admission and scholarship materials for new students must be received by Boise State Admissions by the indicated Application and Scholarship Deadlines. Scholarship award notifications will arrive within three weeks of a student’s admission to Boise State.

HOW DOES A FEE APPEAL OR ACADEMIC APPEAL IMPACT MY SCHOLARSHIPS(S)?

If the student’s fees are refunded or waived through a fee appeal or academic appeal the scholarship(s) will be canceled and the student will not be allowed a refund from the scholarship funds. If this results in a balance owing to Boise State, the student is required to pay that money back to the University.

IS UNWEIGHTED OR WEIGHTED CUMULATIVE GPA USED FOR SCHOLARSHIP CONSIDERATION?

Scholarship decisions are based on unweighted cumulative GPA.

WHY ISN’T MY SCHOLARSHIP DISBURSING?

The earliest date that your financial aid is released is ten days prior to the start of the semester. Review our Dates and Deadlines page to determine you.

Disbursement occurs 2-3 times per week for eligible students throughout the semester.

There are several reasons your aid may be delayed. You can view your disbursement status to see if your aid is ready to release or pay your fees.

I CAN’T ACCEPT MY SCHOLARSHIP IN MY STUDENT CENTER.

Departmental awards are awarded via the Boise State Scholarship Application. You must first accept your award(s) there and then complete the thank you letter (if applicable). Donor Relations will approve the thank you letter, generally within two business days and then the award will move to accepted in your Student Center. For awards that do not require a thank letter the award will move to accepted overnight once the student accepts the award.

I WAS AWARDED A SCHOLARSHIP UPON BEING ACCEPTED TO BOISE STATE AND INCREASED MY GPA WHILE ATTENDING. CAN MY SCHOLARSHIP BE CHANGED?

Scholarship decisions are made based on the data available by the deadline. Unfortunately a scholarship can not be changed or upgraded based on your academic performance at Boise State.

 

 

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