Out-of-State Tuition and Transfer 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 emailing us at [email protected].

  • Please note out-of-state tuition and transfer 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 and fees.
  • If you are receiving an athletic waiver, you may not be eligible for out-of-state scholarship/waiver funding.
  • A student who earns dual or concurrent credits prior to high school school graduation and attends the first semester after high school graduation will be considered a Freshman for scholarship purposes and therefore ineligible to apply/receive transfer scholarships.

Out-of-State Tuition Scholarships and Waivers

  • Priority Deadline: March 1.
  • Students are automatically considered for an out-of-state scholarship/waiver by meeting the March 1 Priority Deadline.
  • Students not meeting the March 1 Priority Deadline should complete an Out-of-State Tuition Scholarship Application to be considered.
  • Note: Students are eligible for only one scholarship/waiver offer (Presidential, WUE or Asotin County).
PresidentialWUEAsotin CountyAchievement
Minimum Requirements3.0 GPA OR ACT 20/SAT 1020*3.0 GPA or ACT 20/SAT 1020*3.0 GPA OR ACT 20/SAT 1020*3.50-4.0 GPA OR ACT 28/SAT 1310*
Who is eligible?All StudentsWestern States**Asotin County StudentsWUE/Presidential recipients only (excludes Asotin County)
OffersVariesRecipients pay 150% of Idaho tuition$3,000/annual$2,000/every year

*ACT is composite score. SAT score is a combination of critical reading and math. To be considered based on ACT/SAT scores students must have at least a 2.5 minimum GPA.

**Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands, Hawaii, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming.

Established to assist out-of-state non-traditional students who have been out of high school for at least five years as the time of their initial enrollment at LC State. This scholarship provides funds for non-traditional students in all majors. Minimum GPA of 3.0 and full-time enrollment (12 or more credits per semester) is required. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need as determined by the Financial Aid Office. Application deadline is March 1.

2021-2022 Non-Traditional Scholarship Application

Established by the Lewis-Clark State College Foundation to assist Idaho resident transfer students who wish to complete their degree at LC State. This scholarship provides funds for students pursuing a Bachelor's Degree and have an Associate's Degree from an accredited college. Student must be a new direct transfer to LC State. Minimum GPA of 3.0 and full-time enrollment (12 or more credits per semester) is required. Preference will be given to students transferring from North Idaho College, Community Colleges of Spokane, College of Southern Idaho, Walla Walla Community College, Treasure Valley Community College, College of Western Idaho and College of Eastern Idaho.

Students who are concurrently enrolled at LC State are not eligible. Students who currently have an approved Consortium Agreement with LC State are not eligible. Students are not eligible if they are receiving other LC State merit based scholarships. This scholarship may be renewable for a second year based on maintaining a 3.0 GPA and completion of 12 credits per semester.

Application deadline for fall semester is June 15. Application deadline for spring semester is December 15.

2021 Fall Transfer Scholarship Application

Established to assist Idaho students who wish to complete their Bachelor's Degree at LC State. This scholarship provides funds for students with a recognized Associate's Degree from an accredited college (other than LC State). Must be a new direct transfer student to LC State. Minimum GPA of 3.0 and full-time enrollment (12 or more credits per semester) is required. Preference will be given to students transferring from North Idaho College, Community College of Spokane, College of Southern Idaho, Walla Walla Community College, Treasure Valley Community College, College of Western Idaho and College of Eastern Idaho.

Students who are concurrently enrolled at LC State are not eligible. Students who currently have an approved Consortium Agreement with LC State are not eligible. Students receiving other LC State merit based scholarships are not eligible. Students who earn dual or concurrent credits prior to high school graduation and attend the first semester after high school graduation will be considered a Freshman for scholarship purposes and not eligible for transfer scholarships. This scholarship is renewable for a second year based on maintaining a 3.0 GPA and completion of 12 credits per semester. Deadline for fall semester is June 15. Deadline for spring semester is December 15.

2021 Fall Transfer Scholarship Application

Established for new out-of-state students. This scholarship provides funds for students in all majors. Minimum 3.0 GPA or 20 ACT score (with 2.5 GPA) or 1020 SAT critical reading and math combined score (with 2.5 GPA) and full-time enrollment (12 or more credits per semester) is required. This scholarship is renewable for up to four years of consecutive attendance towards a Bachelor's Degree or up to two years of consecutive attendance towards an Associate's Degree. Students must maintain a 3.0 semester GPA and complete at least 12 credits each semester. The scholarship amount varies. Out-of-state tuition scholarships/waivers are applied to out-of-state tuition and fees and are not intended to cover in-state tuition and fees. Students must be at least tentatively admitted with 7th semester transcript received by the March 1 Priority Deadline for automatic consideration for the fall semester. Submission of an Out-of-State Scholarship Application is required for consideration for students who do not meet the March 1 Priority Deadline.

Out-of-State Tuition Scholarship Application

Established for new Asotin County (WA) students. This scholarship provides funds for students in all majors. Minimum GPA of 3.0 or 20 ACT score (with 2.5 GPA) or 1020 SAT critical reading and math combined score (with 2.5 GPA) and full-time enrollment (12 or more credits per semester) is required. This scholarship is renewable 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. Students must maintain a 3.0 semester GPA, complete at least 12 credits per semester and register for classes during advanced registration each semester. Out-of-state tuition scholarships/waivers are applied to out-of-state tuition and fees and are not intended to cover in-state tuition and fees. Students must be at least tentatively admitted with 7th semester transcript received by the March 1 Priority Deadline for automatic consideration for the fall semester. Submission of an Out-of-State Scholarship Application is required for consideration for students who do not meet the March 1 Priority Deadline.

Out-of-State Tuition Scholarship Application 

Established for recipients of the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) Waiver or Presidential Out-of-State Tuition Scholarships. This scholarship provides additional funds for new out-of-state students. Minimum GPA is 3.5 or a 28 ACT score (with 2.5 GPA) or 1310 SAT critical reading and math combined score (with 2.5 GPA) and full-time enrollment (12 or more credits per semester) is required. Renewable 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. Students must maintain a 3.0 semester GPA, complete at least 12 credits per semester and register for classes during advanced registration each semester. Students must be at least tentatively admitted with 7th semester transcript received by the March 1 Priority Deadline for fall semester and December 15 for spring semester.

Established for students who are residents from the following states or islands: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands, Hawaii, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, or Wyoming. 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 Idaho tuition. Minimum GPA of 3.0 or a 20 ACT score (with 2.5 GPA) or a 1020 SAT critical reading and math combined score (with 2.5 GPA) and full-time enrollment (12 or more credits per semester) is required. 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. Students must maintain a 3.0 semester GPA, complete at least 12 credits per semester and register for classes during advanced registration. Students must be at least tentatively admitted with 7th semester transcript received by the March 1 Priority Deadline for automatic consideration for the fall semester. Submission of an Out-of-State Scholarship Application is required for consideration for students who do not meet the March 1 Priority Deadline.

Out-of-State Tuition Scholarship Application

Established for new out-of-state transfer students with an associate degree from a Washington or Oregon community college. This scholarship provides funds for new bachelor degree-seeking out-of-state students. Students must enroll at LC State within one year of receiving their associate degree. Minimum GPA of 3.0 and full-time enrollment (12 ore more credits per semester) is required. Scholarship is equal to out-of-state tuition. Renewable if students maintain a 3.0 GPA, complete at least 12 credits per semester and register for classes during advanced registration. Must have an official transcript on file with associate degree posted prior to the beginning of the semester initially offered. Please contact the Lewis-Clark State College Financial Aid Office for an application: (208) 792-2224 or 1-800-933-5272, ext. 2224 or [email protected].