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Governor's Challenge Scholarship

The Governor's Challenge Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by Idaho State Board of Education.

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Average: $3000
Application Deadline: 15-Dec
Requirements: Applicant must be an Idaho resident interested in pursuing college. Must demonstrate a commitment to public service through essay, and submit transcripts and letters of recommendation.
Eligibility: College freshman

Sponsorship provided by:

Idaho State Board of Education
Len B. Jordan Building, Room 307, P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0037
Email Address:
Phone Number: 208 332 1574
Fax Number: 208 334 2632

You can find out more by contacting:

Dana Kelly
Student Affairs Program Manager

Boise, ID 83720-0037
Email Address:
Phone Number: 208 332 1574
Fax Number: 208 334 2632

One may find it helpful to check out any material provided for the scholarship. A maximized likelihood of success will follow from initially researching the prerequisites and making sure you meet them. Before you even begin, seek to understand the potential motivations of the Idaho State Board of Education and what they hope to achieve with the Governor's Challenge Scholarship. If you meet the requirements, make sure you have a decent shot of being awarded the scholarship. Upon determining that you have a decent shot of actually being awarded the Governor's Challenge Scholarship, then it is useful to use your time.

One critical part in the process of trying for the scholarship is paying close attention to the application. Some forms are long and tedious, but take the time to make sure that the forms are filled out accurately and completely. Avoid mistakes that might make you miss out on a technicality.

After the required forms have been mailed, it's important to know when the Governor's Challenge Scholarship chooses a winner and actually dispenses the money in order to know whether or not you will be able to count on the scholarship to assist with the expenses associated with school and what assistance it will provide, since there might be constraints on what expenses are covered by the Governor's Challenge Scholarship. It can be difficult to be able to manage the increasing costs of education, and having the additional resources of the Governor's Challenge Scholarship can be a huge help. If you don't end up getting the Governor's Challenge Scholarship, don't give up, there will be alternative scholarships and your persistence may be rewarded.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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