Academic Merit Resident Scholarship

 You do not need to complete the online Scholarship Application to be considered for the Academic Merit Resident Scholarship. For freshman students, you must be admitted to Utah Valley University before the deadline of February 1st. For transfer students, you must be admitted to Utah Valley University before the deadline of May 15th. If you meet the Academic Merit Resident Scholarship criteria below, you will automatically be considered. Award notification for new student Academic Merit Resident Scholarships will be sent to your myUVU email by March 1st. Award notification for transfer student Academic Merit Resident Scholarships will be sent to your myUVU email by June 15th.

New Students: Deadline February 1st

 Resident Freshman Grid

  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'

Pays full tuition and general student fees (as notated on the Current Tuition Tables). You may owe other fees associated with your coursework. You can view your balance in myUVU. You must read and accept your award contract by the specified date on your award contract.

This scholarship is renewable for four years, or until you receive your bachelor’s degree, whichever is sooner, as long as you have met the cumulative GPA requirement of 3.7 and have earned 15 credit hours for this scholarship. If renewed, award notification will be sent to your myUVU email by June 1st. You must read and accept your award contract each year by the appropriate deadline listed on your award contract.

 

Exemplary = 'E'

Pays $4,000 each year ($2,000 Fall semester and $2,000 Spring semester). You will owe the remaining tuition, general student fees (as notated on the Current Tuition Tables), and other fees associated with your coursework. You can view your balance in myUVU. You must read and accept your award contract by the specified date on your award contract.

This scholarship is renewable for four years, or until you receive your bachelor’s degree, whichever is sooner, as long as you have met the cumulative GPA of 3.5 and have earned 15 credit hours for this scholarship. If renewed, award notification will be sent to your myUVU email by June 1st. You must read and accept your award contract each year by the appropriate deadline listed on your award contract.

 

Outstanding = 'O'

Pays $3,500 each year ($1,750 Fall semester and $1,750 Spring semester). You will owe the remaining tuition, general student fees (as notated on the Current Tuition Tables), and other fees associated with your coursework. You can view your balance in myUVU. You must read and accept your award contract by the specified date on your award contract.

This scholarship is renewable for two years, or until you receive your bachelor’s degree, whichever is sooner, as long as you have met the cumulative GPA of 3.2 and have 12 credit hours for this scholarship. If renewed, award notification will be sent to your myUVU email by June 1st. You must read and accept your award contract each year by the appropriate deadline listed on your award contract.

 

Distinguished = 'D'

Pays $2,000 ($1,000 Fall semester and $1,000 Spring semester). You will owe the remaining tuition, general student fees (as notated on the Current Tuition Tables), and other fees associated with your coursework. You can view your balance in myUVU. You must read and accept your award contract by the specified date on your award contract. 

This scholarship is not renewable. It is for one year only.

Transfer Students: Deadline May 15th

 Resident Transfer Grid

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 24-90 transfer credit hours (Concurrent Enrollment, AP Classes, Religion Classes, and Remedial Classes are not included) before the May 15th deadline.
  • Minimum cumulative 3.5 GPA (Religion classes GPA excluded).
  • Submit official college grade transcript(s) to the Admissions Office.

 

Outstanding = 'O'

Pays $3,500 each year ($1,750 Fall semester and $1,750 Spring semester). You will owe the remaining tuition, general student fees (as notated on the Current Tuition Tables), and other fees associated with your coursework. You can view your balance in myUVU. You must read and accept your award contract by the specified date on your award contract. This scholarship is renewable for two years, or until you receive your bachelor’s degree, whichever is sooner, as long as you have met the cumulative GPA of 3.2 and have earned 12 credit hours for this scholarship. If renewed, award notification will be sent to your myUVU email by June 1st. You must read and accept your award contract each year by the appropriate deadline listed on your award contract.

 

Distinguished = 'D'

Pays $2,000 ($1,000 Fall semester and $1,000 Spring semester). You will owe the remaining amount of your tuition, all general student fees (as notated on the Current Tuition Tables), and other fees associated with your coursework. You can view your balance in myUVU.  You must read and accept your award contract by the specified date on your award contract.

This scholarship is not renewable.