Idaho Opportunity Scholarship


    The Opportunity Scholarship awards eligible applicants up to $3,500 per academic year and is renewable for up to four years.

    The scholarship funds are available per school year. Recipients must renew each year and are eligible to receive the scholarship for a maximum of four years.


    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
    • Graduated or will graduate from an Idaho high school or its equivalent or Idaho home school (GED/HSE from Idaho)
    • Complete the State Board of Education scholarship application by March 1
    • FAFSA Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid by March 1
    • Maintain satisfactory academic progress for financial aid purposes. (See program rules for more details.)
    • Must attend on of these eligible Idaho colleges or universities
      • Boise State University
      • Brigham Young University – Idaho
      • College of Idaho
      • College of Southern Idaho
      • College of Western Idaho
      • College of Eastern Idaho
      • Idaho State University
      • Lewis-Clark State College
      • North Idaho College
      • Northwest Nazarene University
      • University of Idaho

College Board's Opportunity Scholarship

  • The more effort you put in, the more opportunities you have to earn a scholarship. Scholarships will be awarded through monthly drawings to students who complete each action. For more information, visit

    College Board is offering 6 individual scholarships. By completing each activity, you are entered into a monthly drawing. 

    1. Build Your College List: $500

    2. Practice for the SAT: $1,000

    3. Improve Your Score: $2,000

    4. Strengthen Your College List: $500

    5. Complete the FAFSA: $1,000

    6. Apply to Colleges: $1,000

    Complete Your Journey: $40,000 Complete five of the six steps (Build, Practice, Strengthen, Complete and Apply) to be eligible for a $40,000 scholarship. Learn More.