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Scholarships for Undergraduates



Need money? We know that one of the biggest struggle for students is paying for your education. That’s why we encourage you to apply to as many scholarships as possible.

General Scholarships

  • Annual CGTrader Scholarship-Deadline is December 14, 2018
    • Essay topic for the Annual CGTrader Scholarship is “Our life on a spaceship: the future of mankind”, and the award is 2,000 dollars. Click on the link above for more information.
  •  Senior Advice Caregiver Scholarship- Deadline is January 15th, 2019
    • This scholarship opportunity is for Boise State STEM students who have acted as a caregiver. The scholarship award is 2,000 dollars. For full details about the scholarship, click here. For more information about previous winners, Click here!


  • NASA DEVELOP is a capacity building program similar to an internship.  This fantastic program has opportunities at a dozen sites across the US including the DEVELOP node at Idaho State University’s GIS Center.  Applications for the fall term are now being accepted through June 29th.  To apply visit  To learn more about DEVELOP visit  for information about the national program, or visit to learn specifics about the research being done at ISU’s GIS Center.

    DEVELOP is an opportunity not only for college students but for military/veterans, any early career professionals, and transitioning professionals as well.  Consider applying for DEVELOP and jump start your future!

  • There is an upcoming NSF-funded atmospheric science research project to study the chemistry of wildfire smoke plumes called the Western Wildfire Experiment for Cloud Chemistry, Aerosol Absorption and Nitrogen, or WE-CAN project, and will be based in Boise from 22 July – 31 August, 2018WE-CAN will use the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF)/National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) C-130 research aircraft, essentially a flying laboratory, to systematically identify and quantify the emissions from western wildfires and to understand how smoke plumes evolve over the first 24-hours after emission. The data collected during WE-CAN will play a vital role in improving our ability to predict storms and rainfall in smoke-filled environments. Additionally, there will be a public open house to visit two research aircraft at the Boise Airport on Saturday, 11 August from 10:00 – 1:00 pm. This is a free, family-friendly event.