Financial Aid & Scholarships
Scholarship Application Procedure
To apply for scholarships you must:
- Be admitted to UVU.
- Submit the Scholarship Application. Go to
www.uvu.edu/financialaid/scholarships and click Apply Now.
- Submit your high school and college transcript(s) to Utah Valley University.
- Submit ACT or SAT scores (if Applicable).
Scholarship Application Deadlines
- February 1 New and transfer student scholarship application deadline for all UVU
and private scholarships.
- March 1 Continuing student scholarship deadline for all UVU and private scholarships.
Financial Aid Application Procedure
The content contained in this section is subject to change based on federal and state
regulations. Financial aid is designed to bridge the gap between the costs of attending
UVU and what students and their families are expected to pay. To be considered for
- Be admitted to UVU.
- Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at
www.fafsa.ed.gov. UVU’s school code is 004027.
- Complete all federal student aid requirements listed in myUVU. Log in to myUVU, go
to Students, Paying For My Education, inside the Financial Aid box click on UVU Requirements,
select the appropriate Aid Year, Submit.
- Check your financial aid requirements often as additional requirements may be added
at any time, even after your aid has disbursed. You must meet all general and program
eligibility requirements in order to receive federal student aid. For more information
on eligibility requirements please visit the Financial Aid and Scholarships website
- Upload any required documents to the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office by logging
in to myUVU, go to Students, Paying For My Education, inside the Aid Tools box click
on Financial Aid File Upload, select the appropriate Aid Year, choose your document
by clicking the Browse button in the “Select File for Import” field, Submit file.
All documents must be in a PDF format. Citizenship documents and the Statement of
Identity and Educational Purpose cannot be uploaded. These documents must be submitted
in person to the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office.
- Accept your federal student aid award through your myUVU account. Only grants are
automatically accepted. You must accept all other financial aid awards. Log into myUVU,
go to Students, Paying For My Education, inside the Financial Aid box click on Awards,
Select the appropriate Aid Year, Terms and Conditions, Accept Award Offer.
- All students receiving a Direct Loan for the first time must complete entrance loan
- E-sign your master promissory note (MPN) at
www.studentloans.gov three to five days after you accept your loan. You must be enrolled in at least six
eligible credit hours (waitlist hours, audited courses, and some repeated courses,
are not enrollment hours) and have met all other financial aid requirements to receive
- Receiving excess federal student aid: Federal student aid will be applied toward tuition
and fees. Once tuition and fees have been paid, any excess aid will be sent to the
student. There are two ways to receive a refund: by paper check mailed through the
U.S. Postal Service to the local address listed in the student’s myUVU account, or
by direct deposit. A student must enroll in eRefunds in order to have their refund
direct deposited to the bank account of their choice. If eRefund is not setup through
myUVU, then the reimbursement will be mailed to them. Not all students will receive
a refund of their federal student aid. To enroll in eRefund, log in to myUVU, go to
Students, Paying For My Education, eRefund Enrollment.
- The Financial Aid and Scholarships Office communicates to students through myUVU and
myUVU email. Financial aid rules change often and could impact your requirements and
awards that you may have already received. If requested.
To ensure your federal student aid is available to you on the first day of each semester,
you must have completed all requirements by the following deadlines.
- Fall Semester: August 1st
- Spring Semester: December 1st
- Summer Semester: April 1st
If you fail to meet these dates, you may still be eligible to receive federal student
aid for the semester, it will just not be available to you by the first day of class.
However, you must have a valid FAFSA and must meet all eligibility requirements by
the last day of the semester for which you are enrolled and requesting aid.
When you complete the FAFSA, you are applying for Federal Pell Grant, Student Loans,
Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, and Federal Work Study.
Financial Aid Policies and Consumer Information
Financial Aid policies can be found at
Consumer information can be found at
For additional information on financial assistance or help completing forms, please
Financial Aid & Scholarship Office
Utah Valley University
- BA 105, Browning Administration
- 800 W. University Parkway
- Orem, Utah 84058-5999
- Telephone: 801-863-8442
- Fax: 801-863-8448
Financial Aid Webpage: