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scholarship REquirements

No, the Hall Foundation is pleased to announce that we are no longer requiring students to be returned missionaries from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. We are opening the scholarship applications to all international online students that are currently living outside the United States, have completed the PathwayConnect program, and are admitted to the online program at BYU-Idaho or Ensign College.

No, The Hall Foundation scholarships are only available for international online students currently living outside the United States.

No, the Hall Foundation is an independent charitable organization and is not affiliated with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, PathwayConnect, BYU-Pathway Worldwide, BYU-Idaho, Ensign College or other church-sponsored education programs.

Yes, without completing PathwayConnect, you are not eligible to apply for the Hall Foundation scholarship.

Usage of scholarship funds

Hall Foundation scholarship recipients will receive 100% tuition, books and fees.

To remain eligible, students must:

1. Provide an updated transcript each semester which shows 2.0 cumulative GPA or better.

2. Must fill out the End of Semester Survey to remain eligible.

Students will no longer be guaranteed the scholarship of up to 120 total credits. It is now a semester-by-semester award.

Yes, all textbooks and fees are covered each semester, but most of these fees have been eliminated from the online program anyway.

Scholarship applications are reviewed in the order they are received. Each submitted application will be reviewed for the next available semester.

Scholarship recipients will receive an email with step-by-step instructions on how to add Hall Foundation as a third-party payee. This is the only way to receive funds.

No, when the Hall Foundation Scholarship award is added to your student account, you cannot use these funds to pay for other expenses or request these funds to be transferred to your personal bank account.

Yes, a student can retake a class and use their Hall Foundation Scholarship to pay for the class they retake.

No, the Hall Foundation scholarship will not cover any previous tuition, textbooks or other education related fees. Students must pay for their previous balances in order to register for classes and receive scholarship funds.

Maintaining scholarship eligibility

All scholarships are now awarded semester-by-semester.

To maintain your scholarship, you must do the following each semester:

1. Provide an updated transcript showing 2.0 cumulative GPA or better.

2. Fill out the End of Semester Survey.

Failure to provide those two things each semester will result in the loss of scholarship for future semesters.

Yes, you are allowed to defer the first semester you are awarded the scholarship, but you must enroll the following semester to keep it. Please email us if you need to defer for any reason.

Students are allowed to add/drop through the first week of classes. After this time, if you drop classes, the Hall Foundation will not receive these funds back from the school. You may be at risk of losing your scholarship if this continually happens.

Yes, the Hall Foundation will cover tuition for any certificates and degrees that are part of the online program and BYU-Idaho or Ensign college.

No, there is no minimum credit requirement for Hall Foundation scholarship recipients.