Be less than 22 years old at time they first receive their scholarship award.
Be a graduating senior of an Idaho high school participating in GEAR UP
Enroll as a full-time undergraduate student at North Idaho College, Lewis-Clark State College, College of Southern Idaho, Eastern Idaho Technical College, University of Idaho, Boise State University, Idaho State University, Brigham Young University-Idaho, Northwest Nazarene University, The College of Idaho, or College of Western Idaho
Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) prior to February 15
Apply for the GEAR UP scholarship in the same year as their graduation from high school.