Financial Aid

Out-of-State Tuition Scholarships and Waivers

For more information about any of these scholarships/waivers please feel free to utilize the Financial Aid Office as a resource at any time by e-mailing us at scholarships@lcsc.edu 

  • Please note that Out-of-State Tuition Scholarships and Waivers are for students seeking their first Bachelor's or Associate's Degree. Students with a Bachelor's Degree are not eligible. 
  • Out-of-state tuition scholarships/waivers are applied to out-of-state tuition and fees and are not intended to cover in-state tuition or fees. 
  • If you are receiving an Athletic Waiver, you may not be eligible for out-of-state scholarship/waiver funding.

Out-of-State Non-Traditional Student Scholarship

This scholarship has been set up to assist out-of-state non-traditional students who have been out of high school for at least five years at the time of their initial enrollment at Lewis-Clark State College. To be eligible, students must be a non-traditional student, be classified as full-time, enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need as determined by the Financial Aid Office. The amount of the award is $500 and can be renewed. A separate application is required and must be submitted by March 1.

Click here for a printable application 2014-2015 Out-of-State Non-Traditional Student Scholarship Application

Out-of-State Transfer Student Scholarship

This scholarship has been set up to assist out-of-state transfer students who wish to complete their Bachelor’s degree at Lewis-Clark State College. To be eligible, students must be a new, direct out-of-state transfer to LCSC, be pursuing a Bachelor's degree, have acquired a minimum of 60 credits, be classified as full-time, enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Applicants must have an Associate's degree from a college other than Lewis-Clark State College. Students who are or have been concurrently enrolled at LCSC are not eligible.  Students who currently have or have had an approved Consortium Agreement with LCSC are not eligible.  Preference will be given to students who transfer from the following colleges: North Idaho College, Community Colleges of Spokane, College of Southern Idaho, Walla Walla Community College, Treasure Valley Community College, and College of Western Idaho. A separate application is required and must be submitted by March 1.

Click here for a printable application 2014-2015 Out-of-State Transfer Student Scholarship Application

Presidential Out-of-State Tuition Scholarship (Tier 1)*

New non-resident students with a high school or transfer minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 or a 28 ACT composite/1260 SAT critical reading/verbal and math combined score are considered for this merit-based award. Students must be at least tentatively admitted by the March 1 Priority Deadline to receive priority consideration. This $5,000 scholarship may be renewed for up to four years of consecutive attendance towards a Bachelor’s degree and up to two years of consecutive attendance towards an Associate’s degree based upon meeting the following requirements: maintaining a 3.0 semester GPA, completing at least 12 credits per semester, and registering for classes during advanced registration each semester. An annual $1,000 increase, during these four consecutive years, is an option if additional criteria are met. Out-of-state tuition scholarships/waivers are applied to out-of-state tuition and fees and are not intended to cover in-state tuition or fees. For more information, contact the Financial Aid Office, LCSC, 500 8th Avenue, RCH 208, Lewiston, ID 83501 or call (800) 933-5272 or (208) 792-2224.

*Effective 2013-2014 academic year.

Presidential Out-of-State Tuition Scholarship (Tier 2)*

New non-resident students with a high school or transfer cumulative GPA of 3.0-3.49 or a 20 ACT composite/950 SAT critical reading/verbal and math combined score are considered for this merit-based award. Students must be at least tentatively admitted by the March 1 Priority Deadline to receive priority consideration. This $3,000 scholarship may be renewed for up to four years of consecutive attendance towards a Bachelor’s degree and up to two years of consecutive attendance towards an Associate’s degree based upon meeting the following requirements: maintaining a 3.0 semester GPA, completing at least 12 credits per semester, and registering for classes during advanced registration each semester. An annual $1,000 increase, during these four consecutive years, is an option if additional criteria are met. Out-of-state tuition scholarships/waivers are applied to out-of-state tuition and fees and are not intended to cover in-state tuition or fees. For more information, contact the Financial Aid Office, LCSC, 500 8th Avenue, RCH 208, Lewiston, ID 83501 or call (800) 933-5272 or (208) 792-2224.

*Effective 2013-2014 academic year.

Presidential Out-of-State Tuition Scholarship - Asotin County (Tier 1)*

New Asotin County residents with a high school or transfer minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher or a 28 ACT composite/1260 SAT critical reading/verbal and math combined score are considered for this merit-based award. Students must be at least tentatively admitted by the March 1 Priority Deadline to receive priority consideration. This $2,500 scholarship may be renewed for up to four years of consecutive attendance towards a Bachelor’s degree and up to two years of consecutive attendance towards an Associate’s degree based upon meeting the following requirements: maintaining a 3.0 semester GPA, completing at least 12 credits per semester, and registering for classes during advanced registration each semester. An annual award increase, during these four consecutive years, is an option if additional criteria are met. Out-of-state tuition scholarships/waivers are applied to out-of-state tuition and fees and are not intended to cover in-state tuition or fees. For more information, contact the Financial Aid Office, LCSC, 500 8th Avenue, RCH 208, Lewiston, ID 83501 or call (800) 933-5272 or (208) 792-2224.

*Effective 2013-2014 academic year.

Presidential Out-of-State Tuition Scholarship - Asotin County (Tier 2)*

New non-resident students with a high school or transfer cumulative GPA of 3.0-3.49 or higher or a 20 ACT composite/950 SAT critical reading/verbal and math combined score are considered for this merit-based award. Students must be at least tentatively admitted by the March 1 Priority Deadline to receive priority consideration. This $1,500 scholarship may be renewed for up to four years of consecutive attendance towards a Bachelor’s degree and up to two years of consecutive attendance towards an Associate’s degree based upon meeting the following requirements: maintaining a 3.0 semester GPA, completing at least 12 credits per semester, and registering for classes during advanced registration each semester. An annual award increase, during these four consecutive years, is an option if additional criteria are met. Out-of-state tuition scholarships/waivers are applied to out-of-state tuition and fees and are not intended to cover in-state tuition or fees. For more information, contact the Financial Aid Office, LCSC, 500 8th Avenue, RCH 208, Lewiston, ID 83501 or call (800) 933-5272 or (208) 792-2224.

*Effective 2013-2014 academic year.

Lewis-Clark State College Senior Scholarship*

This $500 one year scholarship was established to award LCSC seniors who have met increase criteria each year for an In-State Presidential or Provost Scholarship or a Presidential Out-of-State Tuition Scholarship.  To be eligible, students must be pursuing a Bachelor's degree, have completed at least 90 credits and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Applicants must have met the increase criteria each year for the scholarships named above. A student cannot have had to petition for reinstatement of their scholarship at any time to be eligible for this award. No separate application is required and will be awarded based on meeting the above requirements.

*Effective for new scholarships awarded beginning with the 2013-2014 academic year.  First awards will not be made until 2016-2017.

Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) Waiver

This waiver allows a select number of students to enroll in two and four year degree programs for a reduced amount.  The rate is established each year and is 150% of in-state fees. Residents from one of the following states or islands are eligible for consideration: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands, Hawaii, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, or Wyoming. Awarding is based on merit-based criteria. To receive priority consideration, high school or transfer students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 and be tentatively admitted by the March 1 Priority Deadline. This scholarship may be renewed for up to four years of consecutive attendance towards a Bachelor’s degree and up to two years of consecutive attendance towards an Associate’s degree based upon meeting the following requirements: maintaining a 2.5 semester GPA, completing at least 12 credits per semester, and registering for classes during advanced registration each semester. For more information, contact the Financial Aid Office, LCSC, 500 8th Avenue, RCH 208, Lewiston, ID 83501 or call (800) 933-5272 or (208) 792-2224.


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