Summer Aid

For student loans, you must submit a FAFSA to Financial Aid and meet with a Financial-Aid Counselor.To pay for Summer school, students can apply for student loans, be awarded a summer scholarship, if eligible, or use any remaining Pell Grant funding left over from the Spring and Fall semesters. All awards are based on individual student eligibility.

Eligible students may receive up to $2,298 through the Summer Grant. Review the eligibility requirements and if you meet ALL criteria, follow the submission instructions. Please note: Summer Grants will be reduced by any remaining Pell Grant funding.

If you were awarded a Pell Grant but did not take 12 credits Spring and Fall, you should have remaining funds available to apply toward your summer semester. You can look at your account on UVLink, or contact a Financial-Aid Counselor in One Stop to confirm remaining funds. Pell Grant amounts are subject to each students Pell Grant Lifetime Eligibility percentage.

If you have received federal loan money at UVU or another institution during the aid year, you may not be eligible for any additional loan monies available for Summer semester.


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Information regarding the Summer 2016 grant should be available on November 1, 2015.

Summer Semester 2015 Completion Grant Requirements & Application

Utah Valley University created this Summer Completion Grant to help students within two semesters of graduating to attend summer and put them a semester closer to graduation. This scholarship is designed as part of Utah Valley University's Completion Initiative, providing students with resources to complete and graduate with their degrees. Summer semester is one of the options available to assist students in their studies. Federal Pell Grants are available for up to 24 credit hours during the academic school year, and many students use those funds for fall and spring semesters leaving no additional funds to attend summer semester.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Have 90 credits completed towards a Bachelor's degree as of the end of Spring 2015.
  • Graduating by Spring 2016 (at the latest).
  • Meets the minimum GPA required by chosen degree.
  • Completed the 2014-2015 FAFSA

Do you meet these requirements? Here are the next steps:

  • Summer 2015 Grant Instructions.
  • Complete the Summer Completion Grant - Financial Eligibility form with a UVU Financial Aid Counselor (filled out by advisor).**

  • Complete the Summer Completion Grant Application with the approval of your UVU Academic Advisor (Wolverine Track must be approved and locked by UVU Academic Advisor).

  • Submit all completed documents to BA-216 - Academic Affairs.  

  • Unfortunately, the available funds for the Summer 2015 Completion Grant have been exhausted.

Award Amounts:

These amounts are estimates. Award amounts are subject to change based upon 2015-2016 tuition rates:

6-8.5 credits:  $1,334                                                                                                      

9-11.5 credits: $1,838

12+ credits: $2,298

*Any students receiving a tuition waiver during summer semester are not eligible.

**Maximum of $7,771 of Estimated Family Contribution on FAFSA

Application Deadline: February 13, 2015

  • Unfortunately, the available funds for the Summer 2015 Completion Grant have been exhausted.

Return Completed Application to BA 216 (Browning Administration)

Questions please email: or call 801-863-8100