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Idaho State University


To be eligible for the scholarship, all applicants (incoming freshmen, transfer students, and current ISU students) must satisfy the following requirements:

  • Have U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status
  • Major in chemistry or biochemistry at ISU at the time of application
  • Demonstrate intent to eventually, upon graduation, work or pursue graduate education in the chemical or biochemical sciences (excluding allied professional schools such as pharmacy, medical and dental school).
  • Demonstrate financial need and federal aid eligibility according to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and Student Aid Report (SAR) forms
  • Have a GPA no lower than 3.0, or demonstrate extenuating circumstances

Apply online using the Bengal Online Scholarship System (BOSS) as early as March 1 but no later than May 1st to be considered for the following school year. Students applying earlier may receive earlier notification of award.

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Current scholars can apply for NSF S-STEM scholarship every year and receive scholarship for up four years.