The purpose of the Cultural Diversity scholarship, is to provide students an opportunity
to attend Utah Valley University. It is a needs-based scholarship, so specific factors
are considered in order to be awarded this scholarship.
February 1st for Incoming Freshman and Transfer Students
March 1st for Continuing Students
If you have any questions regarding this scholarship, please contact the Scholarships office at (801) 863-8443, or visit them in BA-105.
Student must be a UTAH resident
Student must be admitted to Utah Valley University
Students must have a 2.5 GPA or higher (Continuing UVU student)
Students must have a 2.0 GPA or higher (New/Transfer UVU student)
Student must be enrolled for at least 12 credit hours
FAFSA or FAFSA 4caster (printed document is required and must be submitted to the Scholarships
The FAFSA 4caster can be found on the main FAFSA page, under "Thinking About College."
Requires an essay – one page stating your cultural background, what you would do to
promote academic, professional, and personal growth within yourself and multicultural
students at UVU
Cultural Diversity Scholarship
This scholarship award consists of two 1/2 tuition waivers; one for the Fall semester
and one for the Spring semester
Receipt of Spring award is conditional upon completion of Fall semester requirements.
Attend the Scholarship Orientation, which will be held during the first week of the
fall 2016 and spring 2017 semesters. Attendance is mandatory.
You are required to submit an In-Progress Grade Report twice per semester. You will be notified of upcoming dates to submit progress reports
for each semester you are awarded this scholarship and you will need to meet with
one of the scholarship advisors:
Kumen Louis - 801-863-5382
Victor Narsimulu - 801-863-6059
Lucy Owens - 801-863-7128
Attend two Multicultural Student Services events each semester. Check out our calendar of events or stop by our office in LA 114!