What Services Are Available To Part-Time Students? Academic Support: Full services available Associated Students of Boise State: Eligible to vote in Campus elections. Must be full-time status to run for office. Athletic Tickets: 2 Guest tickets to Football and Basketball games Campus Apartments: Available Campus Recreation: Additional fee per semester required Career Center: Full services available Counseling Services: Full services available Children’s Services: Available if taking 6 or more credits Health and Wellness Center: Additional fee per semester required Internships: Eligible to participate Intramural Sports: Eligible to participate Outdoor Recreation: Full services available Transportation and Parking: Full services available Student Employment: Available with 6 or more credits Student Housing: Contact Housing and Residence Life for details Student ID card: Available Veterans Services: Full services available Writing Center: Full services available STUDENT LIFE What will the first week be like? Bronco Welcome kicks off the first week of the semester with a full schedule of fun activities. Float the river, grab a burger at a cookout or practice your bowling skills for free in the SUB Game Center. Keep checking the Bronco Welcome schedule for new events to attend! Do I need to bring a car to campus? The majority of our on-campus student resources can be easily reached without a vehicle. We also encourage the use of the campus shuttle service and the City of Boise bus service, both of which are free to all full-time students. Many of our on-campus students do not need a personal vehicle. How do I buy my parking pass? Parking passes are purchased online at Transportation and Parking. Should I bring a bicycle? Our campus is extremely bike friendly, and bicycles are encouraged as a way of getting around campus! Boise State’s campus has over 1,000 places to park your bike. Plus! If you need a tune up or repair, The Cycle Learning Center is conveniently located on campus and here to help cyclists and commuters.

Global Broncos Scholarship

Overview of Global Broncos Scholarship

Continuing undergraduate international students who are not receiving full non-resident waivers are eligible to apply for the Global Broncos scholarships. This is a scholarship by Boise State University. Boise State University is a public research university in Boise, Idaho.

Key Facts

  • Bachelor
  • $2,000 – $8,500 tuition fee waiver
  • 30 April 2024

Global Broncos Scholarships – 2024 academic year

Eligibility

Continuing undergraduate international students who are not receiving full non-resident waivers are eligible to apply for the Global Broncos scholarships. These scholarships waive $2,000 – $8,500 of the non-resident portion of tuition and fees for continuing international students for up to one academic year. To be considered you must meet the following qualifications:

  • You must have successfully completed (by the end of the Spring 2024 semester) at least one semester of full-time coursework at Boise State University (a minimum of 12 credits). Courses that are repeated within the same academic year do not count towards meeting the credit completion requirement.
  • You must be on an F-1 student visa.
  • You must have a minimum cumulative Boise State GPA of 3.00 or higher.
  • You must be making satisfactory academic progress toward a degree at Boise State.
  • You must be studying an eligible major. Ineligible majors include Nursing, Pre-Nursing, Pre-Radiology, and self-supported online programs. These programs are subject to change.
  • You must not have already been awarded a full non-resident tuition fee waiver for the 2024 academic year.
  • The Global Broncos continuing student application will be due May 1, 2024, at 5 pm.

Benefits

These scholarships waive $2,000 – $8,500 of the non-resident portion of tuition and fees for continuing international students for up to one academic year.

Departmental Scholarships

The academic departments and colleges also offer scholarships. Each academic division is responsible for separate awards, and most do not have separate applications.

Graduate and Research Assistantships

Graduate students may apply for a graduate or research assistantship at the same time they apply for admission to the Graduate College. The deadline to apply for an assistantship is determined by the department.  The application is available on the Graduate College website.

Departments award graduate or research assistantships with stipends valued between $6,600 and $12,000. Assistantships include a stipend and a waiver of tuition and fees (including non-resident fees). Graduate and research assistantships are expected to provide 15 to 20 hours of service per week to the university, while scholarship recipients have no service requirements.  For questions about graduate or research assistantships, please contact the department of your major.

Other Financial Resources

You can obtain information about scholarships or loans available to international students on many websites.  Please be aware that Boise State University does not recommend any website that requires a fee for this service.  This information should be free to students.  The following websites are recommended and contain scholarship information:

Fast Web: This is a good place to search for scholarships. Enter the requested information to receive a listing of available scholarships.

College Board: This is another source of scholarship information for international students.

Nursing scholarships for international students: Scholarship information for Nursing majors.

Western Union (WU) Scholars: The Western Union Foundation Global Scholarship Program, also referred to as WU Scholars, is a program designed to support young people and their efforts to pursue post-secondary education. Selected scholarship recipients will receive USD $2,500 each to contribute toward tuition or school fees at an accredited post-secondary institution and will be selected based on criteria relating to the program’s three pillars: Perseverance, Aspiration, and Community.

How to Apply

Depending on who you are, the steps in your application process may vary slightly. If you’d like to learn more about how to apply, select the type of student you are.

Application and Scholarship Deadlines

Fall/Summer Application and Scholarship Priority Deadlines

  • Nonresident Application and Scholarship Priority Deadline:* December 15
  • Resident Application and Scholarship Priority Deadline:* February 15
  • Standard Application Deadline: May 1
  • Non-degree Application Closes: August 14

These deadlines are for undergraduate domestic students. International student deadlines are earlier.

Spring Application and Scholarship Priority Deadline:

  • Application and Scholarship Priority Deadline:* October 1
  • Standard Application Deadline: December 1
  • Non-degree Application Deadline: January 2

All required admission materials must be received by Boise State Admissions by the Application and Scholarship Priority Deadline to be considered for automatic scholarships. All scholarship criteria is subject to change.

Deadline: May 1, 2024

Frequently Asked Questions

ACADEMICS

Who is my advisor?

New students will first meet with academic advisors at their mandatory Orientation Program hosted by the New Student Transition & Family Connections Office. After Orientation, you will be connected with a department specific advisor or with a general academic advisor.

How do I change my schedule?

Class schedule changes can be made through your My Boise State account.

What is Finish in 4?

The Finish in Four Program is an optional program designed to help students graduate in four years. By joining this program, you have access to additional resources to keep you on track.

Will Boise State Be Holding Any In-Person Classes This Upcoming Semester?

Yes! The university will offer a blend of in-person, online, remote and hybrid courses.

APPLICATION FEE

Can I Pay The Application Fee With A Credit Card?

Application fees are payable through our online application by Visa, MasterCard or Discover. Payment online is processed through a secure web server and is the recommended method of application fee payment.

Can I Pay The Application Fee With A Check Or Money Order?

Applicants wishing to pay by check or money order should mail payment and a cover sheet that includes the student’s full name, date of birth, phone number and email address to:

Boise State University Admissions
1910 University Drive
Boise, ID 83725-1320

Once the check or money order is received, Admissions will credit your online application with payment. You will receive an email that your payment has been processed and then you may submit your application online. If you are paying your application through check or money order, please allow us two business days to process your payment. We will need to process your payment and you will need to submit your application online prior to any applicable application or scholarship deadlines.

Can I Pay The Application Fee With Cash?

Admissions strongly encourages students to pay by credit card, check or money order. Cash payment by mail is not advised due to the inability to track payment. If you must pay by cash, please bring your application fee payment to our office in the Student Union Building (SUB). Boise State Admissions is located on the first floor of the SUB. You may access a campus map for more detailed directions.

How Do I Apply For An Application Fee Waiver?

Students applying for undergraduate admission may qualify for a waiver of the application fee by providing documentation of economic need. If you submit a completed application fee waiver form, please allow us two business days to process your waiver. We will need to approve your waiver and you will need to submit your application online prior to any applicable application or scholarship deadlines.

What If I Receive A Payment Error?

If you submitted an application in error and paid the wrong fee (for example, you need to be a graduate student, but applied as an undergraduate student and paid the undergraduate application fee), please contact Admissions at (208) 426-1156 or [email protected] to discuss your options.

APPLY FOR ADMISSION

When Will I Be Notified About An Admission Decision?

Once all your admission materials have been received it takes approximately three weeks to process your application and make your admission decision. You’ll be notified of your admission decision by mail and email. A printable letter of admission will be posted on your My Boise State page. Get in the habit of checking your BroncoMail and myBoiseState frequently, as important information is posted regularly.

Can I Move My Application?

If you need to move an application that you have already submitted forward or backward one semester, you must complete our Deferment Request Form.

How Is A Student’s Residency Determined?

Your state of legal residence is determined at the time of your initial application for admission to Boise State. Be sure to answer all questions on the admission application as fully as possible. The full process for establishing Idaho residency is listed on the Registrar’s webpage. Further questions can be directed to Josh Wilkins at [email protected].

CAMPUS VISITS

How Can I Visit Boise State’s Campus?

Whether you want to spend a weekend exploring here or simply join us for a virtual visit, we offer a diverse set of options for you to learn more about our campus, student life, academics, and more.

CAMPUS SAFETY

Does Boise State publish annual safety statistics?

Yes, the Department of Public Safety publishes the Boise State University Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. This report is provided to students, faculty, staff, and the public as part of the University’s commitment to safety and security on campus, and in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act. Copies of the report may also be requested in person through the Department of Public Safety at 2245 University Drive, Boise, Idaho 83706, by calling (208) 426-6911, or by sending an email to [email protected].

Where can I learn about safety resources?

The safety of our students, faculty, staff and campus guests is our highest priority. The Boise State University Department of Public Safety provides security services including BroncoAlert, free 24-hour campus security escorts, over 70 emergency phones located across campus, and an expansive set of campus safety resources.

FINANCIAL AID

How can I get more scholarships?

Students can check out the Financial Aid scholarship website for information about automatic scholarships, federal student aid, additional scholarships, and other funding opportunities.

My family’s income is now a lot less than when I submitted the FAFSA. Can I update my information?

Yes, there are additional options to update your financial information. The Change in Finances page offers several ways to request a review depending on your specific financial circumstances.

HOUSING

What can I bring to my Residence Hall?

We recommend bringing bedding, personal hygiene essentials, any appliances with closed coil elements, extra lighting, mini refrigerators, microwaves, decorations and audio visual equipment. Housing and Residence Life offers a comprehensive list of what to bring and what to leave home.

When do I pay for housing?

The first housing payment is due prior to move in, however late charges are not assessed until after September 1 for Fall semester and February 1 for Spring semester.

Monthly payments are due on the 25th of every month (July through April). Check Bronco Accounts regularly to view posted charges.

What will living on campus look like this upcoming semester?

We’ve got this covered! Visit Housing and Residence Life for more specifics on living on campus.

How do I get my ID card?

Submit your photo now so we can have your card ready and waiting. Bronco Cards help you enter buildings, purchase food, check out books and so much more.

INTENT TO ENROLL

Why Do I Need to Submit My Intent to Enroll?

Once you have been admitted and have decided to enroll at Boise State, you are required to reserve your spot in the incoming class by submitting the Intent to Enroll along with a $100 enrollment confirmation. Waivers are available for students demonstrating financial need.

In addition to reserving your spot in the incoming class, this also:

  • allows you to sign-up for an orientation program
  • secures any scholarships you’ve been offered
  • ensures processing of your final enrollment materials
  • helps us plan for the incoming class (so even if you’re enrolling elsewhere, please fill out the form to let us know!)

NON-DEGREE-SEEKING STUDENTS

How Do I Apply As A Non-Degree Seeking Student?

Boise State University provides a convenient process for students wanting to take courses of interest. All you need to do is submit the Boise State Application along with the nonrefundable application fee. Select either the undergraduate application or the graduate application depending on which course(s) you plan to take.

Boise State has a secure server which will ensure your privacy to apply online. You are able to submit credit card payment online for your application fee as well.

How Many Credits Can I Register For Each Semester?

As a non-degree-seeking student during the fall or spring semester, you can register for any combination of courses totaling seven or fewer credits; or a maximum of two courses, even if these courses total more than seven credits. Non-degree seeking students pay the part-time per credit rate.

Can I Qualify For Financial Aid?

Non-degree-seeking students are not eligible to receive federal financial aid no matter when classes are taken. In addition, transfer students will not receive an evaluation of their transfer credit until they apply and are admitted as degree-seeking students. Any credits earned as a non-degree-seeking student can be applied toward a degree at a later date.

When can I register for classes?

As a non-degree-seeking student, you can register for classes during open enrollment. Check out the academic calendar for more information on the open enrollment date.

What Services Are Available To Part-Time Students?

  • Academic Support: Full services available
  • Associated Students of Boise State: Eligible to vote in Campus elections. Must be full-time status to run for office.
  • Athletic Tickets: 2 Guest tickets to Football and Basketball games
  • Campus Apartments: Available
  • Campus Recreation: Additional fee per semester required
  • Career Center: Full services available
  • Counseling Services: Full services available
  • Children’s Services: Available if taking 6 or more credits
  • Health and Wellness Center: Additional fee per semester required
  • Internships: Eligible to participate
  • Intramural Sports: Eligible to participate
  • Outdoor Recreation: Full services available
  • Transportation and Parking: Full services available
  • Student Employment: Available with 6 or more credits
  • Student Housing: Contact Housing and Residence Life for details
  • Student ID card: Available
  • Veterans Services: Full services available
  • Writing Center: Full services available

STUDENT LIFE

What will the first week be like?

Bronco Welcome kicks off the first week of the semester with a full schedule of fun activities. Float the river, grab a burger at a cookout or practice your bowling skills for free in the SUB Game Center. Keep checking the Bronco Welcome schedule for new events to attend!

Do I need to bring a car to campus?

The majority of our on-campus student resources can be easily reached without a vehicle. We also encourage the use of the campus shuttle service and the City of Boise bus service, both of which are free to all full-time students. Many of our on-campus students do not need a personal vehicle.

How do I buy my parking pass?

Parking passes are purchased online at Transportation and Parking.

Should I bring a bicycle?

Our campus is extremely bike friendly, and bicycles are encouraged as a way of getting around campus! Boise State’s campus has over 1,000 places to park your bike. Plus! If you need a tune up or repair, The Cycle Learning Center is conveniently located on campus and here to help cyclists and commuters.

 

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