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Awarded according to talent in specific areas, and may require an audition, performance, or interview. It is the student’s responsibility to contact the department regarding deadlines and requirements. 

Award notification will be sent to your myUVU email as soon as you are awarded. Awarding will be completed by July 1st.

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.

For more information on specific area Exceptional Merit scholarships, contact the specific department.


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.
  • The online application may not be required.

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