THE UVU INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP FUND

If you are interested in learning more about opportunities to contribute to the success of UVU’s international students, the institution has established the UVU International Student Scholarship Fund that provides support to qualifying students.

To donate visit:
https://www.donate.supportuvu.org/give

APPLICATIONS

International Student Scholarship Information

Academic Scholarship

Awards:

  • Up to $3,000 for Fall or Spring semester

Selection Criteria:

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.
  • Student must have completed 2 regular non-ESL semesters prior to application deadline. Preference will be given to students with more completed semesters at UVU.
  • Minimum 12 credit enrollment per semester in degree seeking non-ESL UVU courses during the term of the scholarship.
  • Maintain F-1 Status ( “Verification of Lawful Status-Verification of your lawful presence in the United States will be required. Your submittal of this application certifies, under penalty of perjury, that you are a U.S. citizen or a qualified alien that is lawfully present in the U.S.”

Preferred Criteria:

  • Active involvement on an International Student Council regional committee, international on-campus club, or involvement with other global engagement events. Letters of recommendation detailing this type of activity.

Application Steps:

  1. Complete application provided below.
  2. Print a copy of your most recent UVU transcript, unofficial. NOTE: Your application will not be accepted until your Spring grades are posted and included in your application.
  3. Write a one page self introduction. Please include your academic and professional goals as well as any experience you have had with community service, student government, or extra curricular activities.
  4. Submit completed application and documents to Steve Crook in the International Student Services.

Application Deadline:  June 1
Download Application Sample - Personal Letter of Introduction

New International Student Scholarship

Requirements

  • Minimum 12 credit enrollment per semester in UVU courses during the term of the scholarship.
  • Maintain F-1 Status
  • No Summer semester or ESL awards
  • High School and/or University transcript (unofficial is OK.)

Application Deadline:  July 1 for FALL and December 1 for SPRING

Application Steps

  1. Complete this application form.
  2. Please write a three page, double spaced essay on why you want to attend UVU and how your life experiences will add to the diversity of UVU's student body. Also, please include your academic and professional goals.  
  3. Please attach High School and/or University transcript (unofficial is OK.).
  4. Submit completed application and documents to Steve Crook in International Student Services LA 114.

International Student Council Scholarship

Description:

The International Student Council's(ISC) purpose is two fold:

  • Help the international students at UVU to be successful.
  • To bring the world to UVU's campus and community.

Awards:

  • Scholarships between $2,000 - $7,000 for both Fall and Spring

Selection Criteria:

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Minimum 12 credit enrollment per semester in degree seeking non-ESL UVU courses during the term of the scholarship.
  • Maintain F-1 Status ( “Verification of Lawful Status-Verification of your lawful presence in the United States will be required. Your submittal of this application certifies, under penalty of perjury, that you are a U.S. citizen or a qualified alien that is lawfully present in the U.S.”
  • Preferred: Two semesters active involvement on an International Student Council regional committee, international on-campus club, or involvement with other global engagement events. Letters of recommendation detailing this type of activity is preferred.

Selection Methodology:

  • New ISC members are selected by the ISC Advisor. 
  • The ISC advisor uses the following factors and information including but not limited to:
  • 1) Overall fit with the ISC’s culture and mentoring goals
  • 2) Ability to serve as a leader and mentor
  • 3) Feedback from existing ISC members
  • 4) Length and quality of volunteering time
  • 5) Number of semesters at UVU.

Application Steps:

  1. Complete application provided below.
  2. Print a copy of your most recent UVU transcript, unofficial. NOTE: Your application will not be accepted unless it is current.
  3. Submit completed application and documents to Steve Crook in the ISS.

Application Deadline:  12:00 pm March 30
Download Application Sample - Personal Letter of Introduction

ISEP — International Student Employment Program

What is ISEP?

The International Student Employment Program (ISEP) is a unique UVU work program that provides international students funding that is earned through on-campus student employment and paid at an hourly rate. 

Awards:

  • Scholarships up to $2,500 for both Fall and Spring

Requirements for Eligibility:

  • Cumulative GPA 2.5 or higher.
  • Enrollment in regular non-ESL classes or in-status vacation.
  • Maintain F-1 Status “Verification of Lawful Status-Verification of your lawful presence in the United States will be required. Your submittal of this application certifies, under penalty of perjury, that you are a U.S. citizen or a qualified alien that is lawfully present in the U.S.”

Application Steps:

  1. Complete application provided below.
  2. Print a copy of your most recent UVU transcript, unofficial. NOTE: Your application will not be accepted unless it is current.
  3. Write a one page self introduction. Please include your academic and professional goals as well as any experience you have had with community service, student government, or extra curricular activities.
  4. Optional: Letter of recommendation from your future (if you receive ISEP) campus employer. 
  5. Submit completed application and documents to Steve Crook in LA114.

Application Deadline:  June 1
Download Application Sample - Personal Letter of Introduction

General Scholarships

While international students are not eligible for any government funded scholarships, they are eligible to apply for any privately funded scholarships offered by UVU or sponsoring departments. Please refer to the UVU scholarship webpages for more information. You will be directed to your myUVU in order to access the information.

UVU Scholarships

If you have more questions regarding UVU Scholarships...please visit the Scholarship Office in BA-105 or call (801)863-8443.