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Share the Love and Give a Scholarship!

When you give to the I Love ISU Scholarship, you are directly helping students from Idaho pay for their education. The I Love ISU Scholarship awards scholarships to in-state students during their freshman year. The students will continue to receive the scholarship for 4 consecutive academic years.

Since 1982, thousands of scholarships have been awarded to deserving students! Please join us in our quest to provide scholarships to every single student that attends Idaho State University.

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    My time at Idaho State left a great impact on me - my fellow students, the professors, and the superb experiences! Go Bengals! - Matthew Plooster, Class of 2006, Salt Lake City

34th Annual I Love ISU Scholarship Campaign

The I Love ISU Scholarship Campaign has a rich history in Southeast Idaho. Originating in 1982, by business leaders with the goal of keeping Idaho's best students in Bannock County, this campaign continues to support Bengal students throughout Idaho with scholarship dollars.

The pioneers of the I Love ISU campaign, the Pocatello-Chubbuck Chamber of Commerce, understood the economic impact of an educated workforce and what it means to keep our local students in this great state. As a result, the campaign has grown into the most recognizable fundraising effort at Idaho State. I Love ISU now extends beyond the ISU flagship campus in Pocatello and throughout Bengal nation with fundraising efforts in Blackfoot, Idaho Falls, and Meridian.

This year, the I Love ISU volunteers will raise more than $225,000 in gifts and pledges for students with the help of local community members like you. ISU hosts teams of business leaders, community members and ISU employees to make fundraising calls to Southeast Idaho residents on Sept. 7 in Idaho Falls and Sept. 12-15 in Pocatello.

During the campaign, donors can also direct gifts to other areas of the university including colleges, departments, and student programs.

By the numbers

278 I Love ISU Scholarships awarded in 2016/17
$1,513 average annual I Love ISU Scholarship award ($6,052 over 4 years)
900+ donors gave a gift during the 2015 fundraising drive
212 community volunteers
700+ donated volunteer hours
$193.82 average gift
$225,000 campaign goal in 2016

How to Make A Gift

Donations can be made to the I Love ISU Scholarship Fund in the following ways:
Online - using the the form below.
Phone - call (208)282-3470
Mail - ISU Foundation, 921 S. 8th Ave Stop 8050, Pocatello, ID 83209-8050
ISU Payroll Deduction - Return this form to the Foundation
Estate Gift - Include ISU in your will or estate plan, contact Pauline Thiros at (208) 221-2352 or