Exceptional Performance Scholarships


To be eligible for these scholarships, you must be currently admitted to UVU, have submitted transcript(s) (either High School if just graduated or college if transferring), and have submitted ACT or SAT scores (if applicable). Most of the scholarships, highlighted within this web site and the many others not mentioned require the Comprehensive Online Scholarship Application.

There are a few scholarships that do NOT require the Comprehensive Online Scholarship Application, but it would be to the benefit for the student to complete and submit the online form. If there is a question regarding specific scholarships’ requirements, please contact the Scholarship Office at (801) 863-8443.


Various department offer these scholarships. Please contact the specific department for deadlines, specific requirements, or additional information such as auditions or tryouts.
Most scholarships:

  • Require a cumulative GPA from 2.0 - 3.0 and 12 'earned' credit hours per semester.
  • Award amounts will vary with the maximum being full-tuition for one or two semesters.
  • These scholarships are NOT renewable. The student may reapply.
  • Residents and non-residents may apply, except Sterling Scholar is Resident only.
  • The online application may not be required.

Contact Information:

Athletics - (801) 863-8998
Dance - (801) 863-8610
Music - (801) 863-8347
Presidential Ambassadors (Residents only) - (801) 863-8866
Sterling Scholars (Residents only) online application required
Student Alumni - (801) 863-8179
Student Government - (801) 863-8652 or (801) 863-8150
Theater - (801) 863-8071

Highlighted Scholarships

Sterling Scholar

This award is a one-year, full tuition for high school winners and a four-year full tuition for Region and State Winners and runner-ups. Must complete online scholarship application.

  • Incoming freshman.
  • Residency is required.
  • GPA required 3.0 to receive scholarship.
    • 1 year 3.0 cumulative GPA and have 12 'earned' credit hours per semester.
    • 4 year 3.5 cumulative GPA and have 12 'earned' credit hours per semester.