Each WSC scholarship has its own eligibility requirements, some examples are enrollment, grade point average, and involvement with WSC. To be eligible, complete internal UVU Scholarships application through Scholarship Universe. We also have need-based scholarships available and this is determined with the completion of a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application.

Scholarship Deadlines

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UVU General Application Opens October 1

UVU General Application Closes March 1

Fed Gov FAFSA Deadline for the 2023-2024 academic year June 30, 2024

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General Scholarship Requirements

Below are just a few general requirements of all our scholarships.

  • Submit a completed UVU General Application before the current deadline of March 1.
  • GPA varies per scholarship, students with a 2.5 or greater are eligible to apply
  • Complete a FAFSA application

Additionally, all WSC scholarship recipients will be required to participate in Success Coaching. Through success coaching, students can expect to be offered personalized support and mentorship during their collegiate experience.

Women's Success Center Scholarships

Women of UVU President

The Women of UVU President Scholarship is awarded to a student who has a minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA, and enrolled in a minimum of 12 credits each semester. The recipient will serve as the Women of UVU President and represent the Women's Success Center; recipient cannot hold any other leadership position on UVU campus, must limit employment or extracurricular activities to 25 hours per week, and spend a maximum of 20 hours per week accomplishing President duties.

Women's Leadership Academy

This partial tuition scholarship is for students who are selected to participate in the Women's Leadership Academy. Students must agree to enroll in the cohort, three-credit hour course for both the fall and spring semester, have a minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA and enroll in a minimum of 12 credits per semester.

Frequently Asked Questions

I missed the scholarship deadline, what can I do?

There are still other scholarships available! Refer back to the UVU General Application to view external opportunities that are still accepting applications. Additionally, as funding becomes available the UVU's Student Care Hub exists for students who need financial support for housing and food.

Who can I ask about my scholarship requirements?

For WSC scholarships, feel free to email or schedule an appointment with Makana Santiago. Her role includes oversight of WSC scholarships.

For questions about non-WSC scholarships, make an appointment with a Financial Aid and Scholarship Counselor.

What does it mean to be involved with WSC?

Involvement with the Women's Success Center includes participation in Women of UVU, Women’s Leadership Academy, WSC programs, workshops, events, or the Wee Care Center.

How long should my answers be in the General Application?

There is a 500-word limit and totally up to you on how to format your answers. You can respond to each question individually or submit a paragraph responding to all four questions.

What is success coaching?

Success coaching is a one-to-one appointment with our coaches who use a holistic advising approach to provide personalized support to each student. Explore possible topics to discuss with a Success Coach.

I was awarded a scholarship. What happens if I become ineligible during the academic year?

Please contact us and we will work with you because each scholarship is different. Your scholarship requirements are listed in your award letter which can be found in myUVU. Ineligibility varies depending on the specific scholarship, such as GPA or full time enrollment requirements.

Depending on the circumstances, we can submit an appeal to Financial Aid. This provides you with an opportunity to provide context as well as relevant documentation.

Unfortunately, none of our scholarships can be deferred to another semester. If you have a planned absence or take a leave of absence, any remaining funds of your scholarship will not disburse.

Contact for Personal Help

Questions about Financial Aid, FAFSA, or have been selected for verification?

Financial Aid advising is available to help students complete FAFSA and scholarship applications or verification. 

For questions about non-WSC scholarships, make an appointment with a Financial Aid and Scholarship Counselor.

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For Women's Success Center Scholarships, feel free to email or schedule an appointment with Makana Santiago. Her role includes supporting students in learning more and being eligible for the WSC scholarships.

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TRIO EOC has a financial advisor embedded in the center. Frenely, is fluent in English and Spanish. Her role consists of helping students through the FAFSA and Scholarship General Application, advising on all financial aid options available, and following up with verification processes and paperwork needed to qualify for aid.

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