Note: If you are a Reference Provider or a Reviewer from outside ISU, please click the “References and Reviewers” tab above.

ISU Students: For all admitted or currently enrolled ISU students, please sign in using your Bengal Username and password.

ISU Faculty and Staff: Please sign in using your Bengal ID and password. You may need to change your role by clicking on your initials/name in the upper right corner when you get logged in to see your reviews/reference requests.

For anyone else (e.g. students who have applied but have not been admitted yet, prospective students, parents, high school counselors) you can browse our opportunities by clicking on “Opportunities” above.

Scholarship opportunities for Fall 2024 open January 1, 2024. We encourage you to log back into BOSS to review these opportunities and apply if eligible.

If you need help with accessing BOSS, please click on Trouble Signing In. For further information and instructions on using BOSS, please click here.


To access your Reference or Reviewer account, sign in with your Blackbaud ID (BBID) using the email address where you received your invitation.

If you don’t have a Blackbaud ID, click Continue with Blackbaud ID then select Sign Up and follow the steps to create one. The sign up is a one-time process. Once you have signed up, you will be able to sign in with your new Blackbaud ID.

If you need to recover your password or you have not yet received an email confirming your account, see trouble signing in.