Alumni Scholarships

The Alumni Association is pleased to offer scholarships to UVU students. These scholarships are funded by the generous contributions of UVU alumni, students, employees, organizations, and community members. 


Future UVU Alumni Scholarship:

  1. Recipients must be the child of an alum who has graduated from Utah Valley University (UVU), Utah Valley State College (UVSC), Utah Valley Community College (UVCC), Utah Technical College (UTC) at Provo, or Utah Trade Technical Institute (UTTI). Applicants must include alum's name (if a parent’s name has changed, include the name used while attending), the alum’s current address, email, phone number, and UVID if known.
  2. Applicants must supply a written statement describing any barriers to graduation that the applicant is facing.
  3. Recipients must have earned a minimum of 30 credits (at UVU or transfer) and must be in their sophomore year of college at UVU.
  4. Recipients must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA and be enrolled as a full-time student at UVU.
  5. Recipients must be a resident of Utah.
  6. Recipients must be a bachelor’s degree-seeking student at UVU.
  7. If awarded, the scholarship will pay half-tuition for one year.


Meeting scholarship criteria does not guarantee receipt of award.


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Student Alumni Leadership Scholarship:

  1. Applicant must apply and be appointed as a member of the Student Alumni Ambassadors (SAA).
  2. Applicant must demonstrate strong leadership abilities.
  3. If awarded, the scholarship will pay $2,500 for one year.


Selection Criteria

  1. Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.
  2. Must have attended at least one year full-time at UVU prior to receiving the scholarship.
  3. Must be a full-time student (12+ credits).
  4. Describe the importance of giving to the next generation of UVU students—whether it be as a volunteer, advocate, financially, or providing advice and career support.
  5. Describe the qualities they possess that will make them an enthusiastic, dependable, and motivated UVU Student Alumni Ambassador.
  6. Share your volunteer and leadership experience and lessons learned from that experience.
  7. Describe in one sentence why you wish to be a UVU Student Alumni Ambassador.
  8. Submit two letters of recommendation from any combination of the following list: Personal, Professional, and/or Academic.
  9. Preference to students involved with Multicultural Student Services.
  10. Preference to students involved with Women’s Success Center.
  11. Preference to students involved with the Veterans Success Center.
  12. Preference to students who are First Generation at UVU.
  13. Scholarship finalists will be invited to an interview.


Meeting scholarship criteria does not guarantee receipt of award.




The majority of UVU’s scholarship applications open October 1 and close February 29 at 11:59 pm.

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If you have questions about eligibility or the application process, please contact UVU Financial Aid & Scholarships.







To learn more about the alumni scholarships or how to contribute, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 801-863-8179.