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General Information

Name Minority/At-Risk Programs - First Generation College Student
Number of Awards
Award Value $3,000
Award Type Need-Based Scholarship
Accept Applications
Renewable
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Contact Information

Contact Dana Kelly
Student Affairs Programs Manager
Idaho State Department of Education
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, Idaho 83720-0037
Phone (208)332-1574
Fax
Email dana.kelly@osbe.idaho.gov

Scholarship Description

The Idaho Legislature established the Minority and "At-Risk" Student Scholarship to assist talented students who are "at-risk" of failing to obtain a college education because of their cultural, economic or physical circumstances. The awards range up to $3,000 a year for a maximum of four years.

Minority and "At-Risk" Scholarship Eligibility:
To qualify for the scholarship, a student must meet the following criteria
* Be a U.S. citizen and a resident of Idaho
* Be a graduate of an Idaho high school

You must also meet three of the following five criteria
* Be a first-generation college student
* Be disabled
* Be a migrant farm worker or the dependent of a migrant farm worker
* Have substantial financial need
* Be a member of an ethnic minority historically underrepresented in higher education in Idaho

Eligible Idaho colleges and universities are:
* The College of Idaho
* Boise State University
* Brigham Young University-Idaho
* Eastern Idaho Technical College
* Idaho State University
* Lewis-Clark State College
* University of Idaho
* College of Southern Idaho
* North Idaho College
* Northwest Nazarene University
* College of Western Idaho