International Academic Scholarship

LC State offers the International Academic Scholarship to ALL qualified candidates.  No need to apply- all applicants are automatically considered for this scholarship.

Tuition/SemesterGPAScholarshipAmount You Pay/Semester
$10,1192.5+$1,750$8,369
3.0+$2,215$7,994
3.5+$2,500$7,619

The International Academic Scholarship is a renewable semester-based award.  Students are eligible to receive this award for the duration of their enrollment at LC State if they meet the following conditions:

  • Maintain a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average
  • Enroll in 12 or more credits each semester
  • Complete at minimum of 10 community engagement hours
  • Are not fully funded by a sponsoring agency
  • Are not already receiving a full out of state tuition scholarship

New international students at LC State are automatically eligible for the $1,750 International Academic Scholarship awarding tier during their first semester.


After one semester of enrollment at LC State, the scholarship award tier becomes depends upon the student's cumulative GPA.  Cumulative GPAs are automatically calculated, no need to re-apply for the scholarship.  GPAs are never rounded up.  Students will be notified of their award amount by the Financial Aid office.

  • 2.5+ GPA = $1,750 per semester
  • 3.0+ GPA = $2,215 per semester
  • 3.5+ GPA = $2,500 per semester

Washington, Oregon, Idaho Transfer Scholarship

Qualified international transfer applicants from select community colleges are eligible to apply for the Community College Transfer Scholarship.

Tuition/SemesterCommunity College Transfer Scholarship AwardAmount You Pay/Semester
$10,119Full out of state tuition waiver$3,491

  • Must be a new, non-resident transfer student to Lewis-Clark State College
  • Must have an Associates degree from a Washington, Oregon, or Idaho community college
  • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Must be a direct transfer (enroll within one year of obtaining associate's degree)
  • Must be full time (12 credits or more)
  • Must enroll in a bachelor degree program

  1. Complete the Community College Transfer application and email to [email protected] and [email protected]
  2. Submit copy of official transcripts to [email protected]
  3. Applicants will receive notification of award from the Financial Aid Office

Renewal of the Community College Transfer Scholarship is automatic, if recipients meet the following criteria:

  • Maintain a 3.0 GPA
  • Enroll on a full-time basis (12 or more credits)
  • Make satisfactory academic progress towards bachelor degree program

Western States International Transfer Scholarship

Qualified transfer candidates from community colleges in Arizona, California, Colorado, Texas, Utah, and Nevada are eligible to apply.

Tuition/SemesterWestern States International Transfer AwardAmount you pay/semester
$10,119$4,882/semester$5,237

  • Must be a new, non-resident international transfer student to Lewis-Clark State College
  • Must have an Associate's degree from a California, Colorado, Texas, Utah, Arizona, or Nevada community college
  • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Must be a direct transfer (enroll within one year of obtaining associate's degree)
  • Must be full time (12 credits or more)
  • Must enroll in a bachelor degree program

1. Complete the Western States International Transfer Scholarship application and email to [email protected] 

2. Submit a copy of official transcripts to [email protected] 

3. Applicants will receive notification of award from the Financial Aid Office.

Renewal of the Western States International Transfer Scholarship is automatic, if the recipients meet the following criteria:

  • Maintain a 3.0 GPA
  • Enroll on a full0time basis (12 or more credits)
  • Make satisfactory academic progress towards bachelor degree program

Additional Scholarships

Additional scholarships are available based on major, cultural/ethnic status, or other miscellaneous affiliations.  The Financial Aid Office provides a comprehensive list of scholarships.