Scholarships & Awards
 
 
  SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

           

Scholarships and awards provide incentives, assistance and recognize outstanding student performance in many areas.  Scholarships vary in amount and duration and are based upon individual achievement.  They are awarded in the following areas:

 

Award of Excellence

 

Based on a combination of Academics (GPA, AP classes if applicable, ACT or SAT), Leadership, Service, Out-of-Class Activities, Essays, Church, and Seminary.  Each new freshman applying to Brigham Young University-Idaho will be considered for this scholarship. No scholarship application is required as studentsí information is gleaned from the admissions application.  These scholarships range from full LDS tuition plus $500 for books for one year to quarter tuition for one year.

 

Departmental Awards

 

These awards recognize outstanding achievement in a particular discipline.  They are available from several departments in varying amounts.  These awards require application materials obtained by contacting the individual departments listed below:

 

Accounting

History

Agronomy/Agriculture

Health Science

Animal Science

Home & Family Education

Architecture/Construction

Horticulture

Art

Interior Design

Automotive

Learning Assistance Lab

Biology

Math

Business Management

Mechanical Engineering & Technology

Child & Family Studies

Music

Communication

Nursing

Computer Engineering

Psychology

Dance

Recreation Leadership

Elementary Education

ROTC

English

Theatre

Geology

 

 

Talent Awards (Deadline February 1)

 

BYU-Idaho offers a number of talent scholarships in a variety of areas ranging from a few hundred dollars to full tuition.  Interested students should contact the specific department or talent area for applications. Students should have demonstrated outstanding talent and abilities.  Following is a list of talent awards:

                       

Art

Music:

Piano

Dance

 

Percussion

Debate/Forensics

 

Strings

Journalism

 

Vocal

Theater Arts

 

Winds

 

Continuing /Transfer Student Academic Awards

 

Awards vary up to full tuition. Academic performance is considered and reviewed by the Scholarship Committee.  To be considered, students must have 30 semester hours completed.  No application is needed.  These awards are based upon cumulative GPA and credits earned.

 

Continuing Student Leadership/Need Awards

 

Awards vary and are based upon leadership and or service at BYU-Idaho, and need as determined by work, family size, income, etc.  Applications are available in the Scholarship Office.

 

Please come into the Scholarship Office and pick up a Scholarship Information Booklet listing all awards available.

 

NOTE: For scholarship consideration, students must have all admissions requirements completed prior to announced admissions deadlines.  Students may receive more than one scholarship; typically however, totals may not exceed full LDS tuition.

 

            FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

            BYU-IDAHO

            SCHOLARSHIP OFFICE

            KIM 120

            REXBURG, ID 83460-1616

            (208) 496-1092