Award Ribbon IconALUMNI LEGACY Scholarship



  • Full non-resident tuition differential
  • Possible renewal for up to eight semesters
  • Incoming Non-Resident Freshmen only


      • Be a non-resident of the State of Utah
      • Have at least one parent who holds at least an associate degree from Utah Valley University, Utah Valley State College, Utah Valley Community College, or Utah Technical College/Provo
      • Enroll at UVU as a first-time undergraduate student in the Utah System of Higher Education.
      • A student who attends UVU on an Alumni Legacy Non-resident Scholarship may not count the time during which the scholarship is received towards establishing resident student status in Utah.


  • Meet the eligibility requirements listed
  • Enroll and earn at least 12 credit hours per semester
  • Have a GPA of 3.5 or higher (GPA is unweighted)
  • Have an ACT score of 22 or higher
  • The check box "Child of Alumni" must be checked on the online scholarship application. Submit name of alumni parent when prompted by the application. The alumni will be verified before eligibility is confirmed, and, if requested in an email, provide proof of relationship.
  • Submit a one-page essay answering these four questions: 1) What are your career goals?, 2) How do you plan on using your degree?, 3) How have you served the community?, 4) How would you describe your financial need?.
  • Alumni Scholarship Committee will review the applications and select the recipients.


  • The scholarship is renewable for up to eight semesters, provided the recipient maintains a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher and earns 12 hours per semester.
  • Should it be discovered that any recipient misrepresented their legacy status, the scholarship will be revoked immediately.
  • Students must complete a residency update form (located on the alumni website) each semester before the award will be posted to the student's account.
  • The waiver may be added to other University or private scholarships.