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General Information

Name Robert R. Lee Promise Category A Scholarship - Academic
Number of Awards
Award Value $3,000
Award Type Merit-Based Scholarship
Accept Applications
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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

Scholarship Description

The Idaho Promise Category A Scholarship, formerly known as the State of Idaho Scholarship, provides approximately 25 new scholarships each year to academic scholars and professional-technical students. The award is $3,000 per year, renewable up to four years for academic programs and for the term of the professional-technical program, up to three years.

Students who receive the Idaho Promise Category A Scholarship are not eligible to receive a Category B Scholarship.

Category A Eligibility:
To qualify for the scholarship, a student must meet all of the following criteria:
* Be an Idaho resident
* Be a graduating senior of an Idaho high schoolor its equivalent
* Enroll as a full-time student in an academic or professional-technical program at an eligible Idaho college or university

Academic applicants must also
* Have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above and an ACT score of 28 or above

Professional-technical applicants must also
* Earn a cumulative GPA of 2.8 or above and take the COMPASS test (reading, writing and algebra scores required