Transfer Resident Scholarships

Academic Merit

Academic Merit Scholarships will be selected from current high school seniors who meet the academic criteria.

 

Academic Merit

The Resident Transfer Academic Merit Scholarships will be selected from students transferring to UVU who meet the academic criteria.
Transfer Students will not be considered for Presidential or Exemplary Scholarships.

If you have less than 24 credit hours completed, you need to have your high school transcript and ACT/SAT scores submitted by the March 1st deadline.

2021-2022 Deadline: March 1st

For all Transfer Academic Merit Scholarships:

The unweighted GPA is used.
The GPA is not rounded.
The total of credit hours required must be transfer credit hours, not to be combined with credit hours earned at Utah Valley Universiy.


Transfer Academic Merit for Students Transferring Between 12-23 Transfer Credits:

Students transferring in 12-23 credits will be considered for the Distinguished Academic Merit Scholarship if the following applies:
The student's High School and Transfer GPA is 3.5 or greater.
The ACT score is 24 or greater, or their SAT score is 1180 or greater.
See the Distinguished card below for specific award details.


Transfer Academic Merit Criteria for Students Transferring 24 Credits or More:

Resident Transfer Scholarship Grid with gpa and credit hours requirements, for transfer student academic merit consideration, Distinguished eligibility: GPA of 3.5-4.0 and 24-59 credit hours, or GPA of 3.5-3.6 and 24-90 credit hours; Outstanding eligibility: GPA of 3.7-4.0 and 60-90 credit hours

O = Outstanding

Renewable

4 semesters maximum or until a bachelor's degree is received. Students are encouraged to apply for other scholarship opportunities.

Can it be placed on hold?

Yes

Award Amount

Pays $3,500 each year ($1,750 Fall semester and $1,750 Spring semester).

Students will owe the remaining tuition, general student fees (as notated on the Current Tuition Tables), and other fees associated with their coursework.


Retention Criteria

3.2 Cumulative GPA
12 Credits each semester

D = Distinguished

Renewable

2 semester award – not renewable.

Can it be placed on hold?

Yes

Award Amount

Pays $2,000 ($1,000 Fall semester and $1,000 Spring semester).

Students will owe the remaining tuition, general student fees (as notated on the Current Tuition Tables), and other fees associated with their coursework.


Retention Criteria

3.0 Cumulative GPA
12 Credits each semester

How to Apply

  1. Complete UVU Admission's Application.
  2. Provide the Admissions Office with an official copy of your college transcript and/or high school transcript.
  3. Submit ACT or SAT Scores (if applicable).

Automatic Considerations

  • Students who have completed the Admissions process by March 1st will automatically be considered.
  • If you meet the Utah Resident Transfer Academic Merit Scholarship criteria, you will automatically be considered for the scholarship.

Exceptional Performance

Exceptional Performance scholarships are based on talent in specific areas.

 

Exceptional Performance

Exceptional Performance scholarships are based on talent in specific areas.

2021-2022 Deadline: March 1st

Eligibility

Each Exceptional Performance scholarship will have different eligibility requirements.

Auditions, interviews, or tryouts may be required. Contact the department for details. 

How to Apply

  • Complete the general application
  • Select all scholarship opportunities you are interested in applying for.

General Application

Award

Exceptional Performance award amounts vary depending on the specific scholarship.

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

Leadership Programs

These are scholarships that are available to students in the L.E.A.D. Program.

 

Leadership Programs

These are scholarships that are available to students in the L.E.A.D. Program.

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Dean's Merit

Dean’s Merit scholarships are based on your major.

 

Dean's Merit

Dean’s Merit scholarships are based on your major.

2021-2022 Deadline: March 1st

Eligibility

  • Major specific with additional criteria determined by the department
  • Must be a Utah Resident
  • GPA requirements vary from 2.5-3.5 determined by the department.

How to Apply

  • Complete the general application
  • Select all scholarship opportunities you are interested applying for
  • Complete all other required information. Some Dean’s Merit scholarships require an essay
    • The following areas require the general application to be submitted:
      • School of Arts
      • College of Health and Public Service
      • College of Humanities/Social Services
      • College of Science
      • College of Engineering & Technology
      • University College
      • Wasatch Campus
    • The following areas require the general application and require an essay:
      • Woodbury School of Business
      • School of Education

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.

Need Based

Need Based scholarships are based on a student’s ability to demonstrate financial need by completing the FAFSA.

 

Need Based

Need Based scholarships are based on a student’s ability to demonstrate financial need by completing the FAFSA.

Eligibility

Each Need Based scholarship will have different eligibility requirements.

These requirements may be viewed in AcademicWorks.

How to Apply

  • Complete the general application
  • Select all scholarship opportunities you are interested applying for
  • Complete the FAFSA

General Application

Award

Need Based award amounts vary depending on the specific scholarship.

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

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
  • Cannot have a previous Bachelor's degree

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.