Alumni Stipend Scholarship

The Alumni Legacy Stipend is a one-time $2,000 award. Eligible candidates must be full-time continuing Boise State students who are at least sophomores in class standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, and who have at least one relative who is a Boise State alumna/us. Four stipends are awarded each spring to students who live in the four defined geographic regions (one per region, based on the location of graduating High School):

  • North Idaho/NE Washington: Benewah, Bonner, Boundary, Kootenai, Latah, Lewis, Nez Perce, Pend Oreille, Shoshone; Asotin, Garfield, Spokane, Whitman
  • East Idaho: Bannock, Bear Lake, Bingham, Bonneville, Butte, Caribou, Clark, Custer, Franklin, Fremont, Jefferson, Lemhi, Madison, Oneida, Power, Teton
  • South Central Idaho: Blaine, Camas, Cassia, Gooding, Jerome, Lincoln, Minidoka, Twin Falls
  • Treasure Valley: Ada, Adams, Boise, Canyon, Elmore, Gem, Owyhee, Valley, Washington

Scholarship Application Minimum Requirements:

  • The relative of the applicant is preferably a parent, step-parent, legal guardian, grandparent, or great-grandparent (rather than an aunt, uncle, sibling, etc.) of an alumna/us of Boise State University, Boise State College, or Boise Junior College
  • Applicant must be a relative of an alumna or alumnus of Boise State. (An individual who has completed at least 25 credits qualifies as an alumna/us of Boise State.) Preference will be given to a relative who is a graduate.
  • The relative is preferably a current dues-paying member of the Boise State University Alumni Association
  • Minimum unweighted cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Enrolled as a full-time fee-paying student; undergraduate or graduate student
  • Completed Essay (no more than 250 words) “What does Blue Turf thinking mean to you?” For more information on Blue Turk thinking, please visit

Up to $2,000
Departments / Colleges
Alumni Association
Supplemental Questions
  1. Is your relative currently a dues-paying member of the Boise State University Alumni Association?
  2. Relative's full name (while at Boise State)
  3. Current address of relative.
  4. Did your relative graduate from Boise State University, Boise State College, or Boise Junior College?
  5. List the year your relative graduated:
  6. If not a graduate, please list the years attended:
  7. Please list your relative's phone number:
  8. Please list your relative's email address:
  9. Relation to the student.
  10. Are you a resident of one of the following counties.
  11. Please attach an essay (no more than 250 words) addressing the following: What does Blue Turf thinking mean to you? Please upload as a Word or PDF document (8 MB max file size). Make sure your full name and student ID number is on the header of each page. To save as PDF: For Microsoft users: From Word document click File, Save As, and then click PDF or XPS. For Mac users: Choose print, click on PDF in the bottom-left of the Print menu, and Save as PDF.
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