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How to check the Status and Accept Scholarship Offers

You can check the status of scholarships received and view scholarship offers in MyISU:

  1. Find the "My Financial Aid" card and click on "My Financial Aid"
  2. Select the appropriate Academic Year and click "Submit"
  3. View your "Award Offer"

On this page you will see all federal and scholarship aid once it is awarded.

This page will indicate if you have "accepted" the scholarship or if it is still in "offered" status.

If your scholarship is still in "offered" status, you may need to accept your scholarship and/or complete a "Thank You Letter," or endorse a check (for outside scholarships) in order for your award to change to "accepted" status in MyISU.

Please contact the Scholarship Office if you have questions about your award.

Accepting Scholarships

Scholarships must be accepted via mail or through the Bengal Online Scholarship System (BOSS) as detailed below. 

Accepting Scholarships by Mail:

If you are offered a scholarship, an offer letter with a QR code to accept your scholarship will be mailed to your address provided in MyISU. An email may also be sent to your ISU email address with instructions or links to accept in the Bengal Online Scholarship System (BOSS). Thank you letters may also be requested.

Letters and acceptance form(s) (if required) must be sent/submitted to the Scholarship Office in order for your scholarships to disburse. If you are offered an award, detailed instructions on how to accept will be provided in your "official" offer letter (mailed) or ISU email. Please note, some scholarships do not require you to accept and will automatically be accepted for you.

If you are required to write a thank you letter, please take your time in writing these letters and follow the “Thank You Letter Guidelines”.  These letters are very valuable and appreciated by our donors.

Accepting Scholarships in BOSS:

An email will be sent to your ISU email address if an award has been offered, requiring you accept the scholarship(s) through the Bengal Online Scholarship System (BOSS).

Read the instruction given in the email, click on the link provided and log into BOSS. Scroll to the "Needs Attention" area on the main page. Click on the scholarship and follow instruction to accept/decline the award.

If a Thank You Letter or any additional information is required, a post-acceptance email will be sent to you. Click on the link provided and follow the instructions.