Academic Merit Resident Scholarship

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  SAT 1600 1560 1510 1460 1420 1380 1340 1300 1260 1220 1190 1150 1110
  ACT 36 35 34 33 32 31 30 29 28 27 26 25 24
GPA 4.0 P P P P P P P E E E O O D
3.9 P P P P P P P E E E O O D
3.8 E E E E E E E E E O O O D
3.7 E E E E E E E E O O O D D
3.6 O O O O O O O O O O D D D
3.5 O O O O O O O O O D D D  
3.4 D D D D D D D D D D      
3.3 D D D D D D D D          

 

  1. You must be admitted to UVU.
  2. Provide the Admissions & Registration Office with an official copy of your high school grade transcript.
  3. Submit ACT or SAT Scores by the February 1 deadline.
    NOTE: Completion of the Online Scholarship Application is not required for consideration for this specific scholarship. Submission of transcripts, completion of other requirements, and scores falling into the qualified ranges is considered the application.
  4. SAT composite score consists of critical reading and math.

Presidential = 'P'

  • Full tuition, fees, and a stipend will be awarded depending upon the availability of funds.
  • Residents and non-residents may apply. Limited number available.
  • Retention criteria: 3.7 cumulative GPA and have 'earned'15 credit hours per semester.
  • If retention criteria are met this scholarship is renewable for a maximum of eight semesters or the completion of a bachelor's degree, whichever comes first.

Exemplary = 'E'

  • Full tuition will be awarded depending upon the availability of funds.
  • Residents and non-residents may apply.
  • Retention criteria: 3.5 cumulative GPA and have 'earned'15 credit hours per semester.
  • If retention criteria are met this scholarship is renewable for a maximum of eight semesters or the completion of a bachelor's degree, whichever comes first.

Outstanding = 'O'

  • Full tuition will be awarded depending upon the availability of funds.
  • Residents only may apply.
  • To retain this scholarship for the present year, you must maintain a 3.2 cumulative GPA and have 'earned' 12 credit hours per semester.
  • Retention criteria: To be considered for renewal, you must have a minimum of a 3.5 cumulative GPA and have 'earned' 12 credit hours per semester.
  • Due to limited funding, this scholarship is NOT guaranteed to renew even if retention criteria are met.

Distinguished = 'D'

  • Half tuition will be awarded depending upon the availability of funds.
  • Residents only may apply.
  • To retain this scholarship for the present year, you must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA and have 'earned' 12 credit hours per semester.
  • This scholarship is NOT renewable.

Transfer Students

Credit Hours
GPA   30 40 50 60 70 80 90
4.0 O O O O O O O
3.9 O O O O O O D
3.8 O O O O O D D
3.7 O O O O D D D
3.6 D D D D D D D
3.5 D D D D D D D
3.4 D D D D D D D
3.3 D D D D D D D
3.2 D D D D D D D

NOTE: If you have a bachelor´s degree, you are not eligible to apply. No scholarships are available if transferring above 90 credit hours.

  • You must be admitted to UVU.
  • Must have completed 30-90 transfer credit hours (Concurrent Enrollment, AP Classes, and Religion Classes are not included) before the February 1 deadline.
  • Minimum cumulative 3.2 GPA (Religion classes GPA excluded).
  • Submit official college grade transcript(s) to the Admissions Office.

Outstanding = 'O'

  • Full tuition will be awarded depending upon the availability of funds.
  • Residents only may apply.
  • To retain this scholarship for the present year, you must maintain a 3.2 cumulative GPA and have 'earned' 12 credit hours per semester.
  • Retention criteria: To be considered for renewal, you must have a minimum of a 3.5 cumulative GPA and have 'earned' 12 credit hours per semester.
  • Due to limited funding, this scholarship is NOT guaranteed to renew even if retention critiera are met.

Distinguished = 'D'

  • Half tuition will be awarded depending upon the availability of funds.
  • Residents only may apply.
  • To retain this scholarship for the present year, you must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA and have 'earned' 12 credit hours per semester.
  • This scholarship is NOT renewable.

 

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