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, scholarships, be awarded a summer grant, 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. 

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 myUVU, 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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The application for Summer 2017 is now available!

Summer Semester 2017 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 2017.
  • Graduating by Spring 2018 (at the latest).
  • Meets the minimum GPA required by chosen degree.
  • Completed the 2016-2017 FAFSA with an EFC of $7,771 or less.
  • Must enroll in a minimum of 6 credits.
  • Residency is required http://www.uvu.edu/admissions/residency/index.html 

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

Award Amounts:

6-8.5 credits:  $1,334                                                                                                   

9-11.5 credits: $1,838

12+ credits: $2,298

 

Students who have been awarded a full Pell Grant for summer semester are not eligible for this grant. 

Students receiving a tuition waiver for Summer semester are not eligible for this grant.

Students working on a second bachelor's or master's degree are not eligible for this grant.

 

Application Deadline: February 3, 2017

Questions please email: Summer@uvu.edu or call 801-863-8100