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University Honors Program

Honors Scholarship Information

Bennion Scholar Program

Samuel Horne Bennion was a legendary Idaho Businessman who was absolutely committed to Idaho State University. Over his lifetime Mr. Bennion donated millions of dollars to Idaho State University. As one of his final gifts, in the fall of 2005 Mr. Bennion gave nearly $700,000 to the Idaho State University Honors Program. He had one request, he wanted Idaho’s Best and Brightest to stay and gain their educations in Idaho.

In order for students to be considered for this award and the additional scholarship dollars there are two requirements:


Our Commitment to High Achieving Students

Idaho State University is committed to providing as much information as possible to high achieving students. We want students to be able to make fair comparisons across colleges. Therefore, once a student has completed her or his application to both Idaho State University and the Idaho State University Honors Program using the two separate application forms, that student will receive his/her scholarship award letter within two weeks.


Last Modified: 02/01/2013


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