Scholarship Details

SAVE [USA] Idaho Opportunity Scholarship

Scholarship Description

Recognizing the need for a well-educated workforce, Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter and the Idaho Legislature established the Opportunity Scholarship to remove barriers to higher education and prepare college/university graduates to enter the workforce. The Opportunity Scholarship awards eligible applicants up to $3,500 per year and is renewable for up to four years. The scholarship funds are available per school year; recipients must re-apply each year and are eligible to receive the scholarship for a maximum of four years.

Field of Study


Additional Information

  • Type Of Award: SCHOLARSHIP
  • Amount: $3,500.00
  • Application Deadline: 01-Mar
  • Level Of Study: UNDERGRADUATE
  • Automatic Consideration: NO
  • Renewable: ANNUALLY. RENEW 3 TIMES.
Application Address
Contact Information

Scholarships Program Manager
Joy Miller

Minimum Requirement

To qualify for the scholarship, a student must meet all of the following criteria:

Have an unweighted, cumulative GPA of 2.7 or above
Be an Idaho resident
Be a graduate (or will graduate) from an Idaho high school or its equivalent (GED/HSE from Idaho)
Complete the State Board of Education scholarship application by March 1
Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 1
Maintain satisfactory academic progress for financial aid purposes. See program rules for more details

Colleges & Universities
  • - Brigham Young University- Idaho Campus
  • - Idaho State University
  • - University of Idaho