TRIO SSS Scholarship 



Our Scholarship to apply for Fall 2023 is now closed, but come this October you'll be able to apply for Spring 2024!



What is TRIO Student Support Services?

  • We are a federally funded program on UVU's Orem Campus that offers one-on-one tutoring and personalized advising to students of various majors/disciplines. 
  • We serve 150 or so students who are either 1) first generation, 2) Low-income or 3) have a disability and are registered with Accessibility Services.
  • Our goal is to help students to graduate in a 4-6 year time-frame by connecting students to resources at TRIO and throughout UVU. 
  • Once a student has been accepted into our program, they are a permanent TRIO Participant and privy to all our services until they graduate with their first Bachelor's.

Our Services Include:

                        • Personalized Advising
                        • Private Tutoring
                        • Mentorship Opportunities
                        • Computer Lab
                        • Break-room/Affordable Snacks/Microwave/Fridge
                        • Support with Preparing for Grad School
                        • Priority Registration
                        • Scholarships
                        • And so much more!


Scholarship Criteria

  • You must be pursuing a Bachelor's Degree and planning to graduate from UVU.
  • You must be BOTH a First-Generation Student and Qualify for Federal Financial Aid (Pell Grant) in order to apply. 
  • You must be a Utah State resident in order to apply for the TRIO SSS Scholarship.
  • 2.5 cumulative GPA minimum. 
  • You do NOT have to be a current TRIO Student.
  • This award is a tuition waiver which waives the collection of tuition charges.  Receipt of any other tuition waivers that cover your tuition may forfeit this award.

  • You will be required to  take  FIN 1060 (Personal Finance) over the fall semester that you are accepting the scholarship.


How to Apply for the Scholarship:

The TRIO SSS Scholarship is for incoming and continuing students at Utah Valley University. This scholarship is for a maximum of 2 semesters (Fall/Spring). 

To apply for a TRIO Student Support Scholarship on , follow the steps below:

  1. You must be already admitted into UVU and have a permanent UVID.
    Plan on applying for admission at least 3 business days before the scholarship application deadline. 
  2. You must have an up-to-date FAFSA submitted and received by UVU before applying for scholarships.
  3. Login to myUVU's Scholarship Application.
  4. Follow the instructions on how to apply for scholarships at Utah Valley University.
  5. Mark that you are First-Gen on your eligibility profile. (You must  be First-Generation in order to apply. This means neither of your parents have graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in the USA. ) 
  6. Apply for the need-based TRIO Student Support Services Scholarship.


For questions contact Camille Beecroft in the TRIO Student Support Services office at (801) 863-8844 or the UVU Scholarship Office at (801) 863-8443.


TRIO Student Support Services does not provide financial assistance or temporary book loans for textbook purchases. For questions about book loans or financial aid, please contact  the UVU Financial Aid Department.

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