Nonresident Graduate Scholarships

WRGP

The Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP) is for students in UVU approved WRGP graduate programs who are residents of specific Western states.

 

Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP)

The Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP) is for students in UVU approved WRGP graduate programs who are residents of specific western states. Time spent in Utah, while receiving WRGP, does not count towards establishing residency for tuition Purposes. For additional information about graduate studies or the WRGP, please visit https://www.uvu.edu/graduatestudies/.

Fall Deadline: July 1st

Spring Deadline: December 1st

Eligibility

  • Must be enrolled in one of the following UVU approved WRGP programs:
    • Master of Accountancy
    • Master of Computer Science
    • Master of Public Service
    • Master of Financial Planning and Analytics
    • Master of Science in Nursing (participation begins Fall 2020 semester)
  • Must be a legal resident of one of the following states or territories: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington, Wyoming, the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, and Guam
  • Must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Must enroll and earn the minimum number of credit hours each semester. Qualifying credit hours is determined by the program.
  • Must upload a copy of a valid driver's license from the state of residency when applying

How to Apply

  • Complete the general graduate application
  • Select WRGP from the scholarship opportunities list

General Application

Award

Students pays the following:

  • 100% of the graduate program's resident tuition
  • Student Fees
  • Course Fees

Nonresident Wavier

This is an award that waives the nonresident portion of tuition so that students pay only the graduate resident tuition rates.

 

Non-Resident Waiver

This award waives the non-resident portion of tuition so that students pay only the resident tuition rates.

Deadline: July 1st

How To Apply

Complete the Admissions process about two weeks prior to the deadline.
General scholarship application must be completed by the deadline.

Eligibility

  • Must enroll and earn the minimum number of credit hours each semester. Qualifying credit hours is determined by the program.
  • Must be a US citizen or eligible non-citizen.
  • F-1 Visa International Students are not eligible
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  • Eligibility determined by the program

Award

  • The Non-resident Waiver may be used for two semesters in a full-time program. If enrolled in a part-time program, may be used up to four semesters.
  • The award cannot be renewed.
  • This award cannot be placed on hold.
  • The Non-resident Waiver pays the non-resident portion of tuition. Amount is determined by the program.
  • Student pays course fees
  • Student pays student fees
  • Only offered Fall and Spring and must be used for two consecutive semesters, with the exclusion of Summer.
  • The time spent in Utah, while receiving a Non-resident Waiver, counts towards establishing residency for tuition purposes

Private

Large corporations, small businesses, families, and individuals donate through the Make A Gift program to allow students the chance to qualify for privately funded scholarship awards.

 

Private Scholarships

Large corporations, small businesses, families, and individuals donate through the Make A Gift program to allow students the chance to qualify for privately funded scholarship awards.

Eligibility

  • Each Private scholarship will have different eligibility requirements. These requirements may be viewed in AcademicWorks.
  • Need-Based scholarships require the completion of a FAFSA.
  • Academic scholarships are scored based on your GPA and credit hours completed at UVU.
  • 3.0 GPA Minimum is Required

How to Apply

  • Complete the general application
  • Select all scholarship opportunities you are interested applying for
  • For need-based, complete the FAFSA.

General Application

Award

Award amounts vary depending on the specific scholarship.

If awarded, the amount can be viewed in your award offer found in AcademicWorks.


Other

Other scholarship resources.

 

 

 

 

 

Other Scholarships

Several third-party websites are available to assist students as they pursue outside scholarships; however, UVU does not affiliate with or endorse any third-party scholarship website. Use them at your own risk. Be careful what information you supply to any website. When in doubt, don't supply any personal information. This list is NOT comprehensive and is in no particular order. Please contact the UVU Scholarships office if you have any questions.

DISCLAIMER: Outside scholarships are not affiliated with UVU. Please exercise caution when pursuing any outside scholarships. UVU does not affiliate with or endorse any third party scholarship website nor does UVU guarantee or confirm the validity of these scholarships and/or websites. Use them at your own risk.

Outside scholarships are scholarships which the UVU online comprehensive Scholarship Application does not cover. They are different than private scholarships in that many of the private scholarships are covered through successful completion of the UVU online application. A few of the most common outside scholarship programs are listed below. This list is not comprehensive, and UVU is not affiliated with any outside scholarships.

Outside Source:

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