For Utah

For Utah


The For Utah Scholarship creates a fully funded path to a University of Utah degree. The initiative covers four years of tuition and fees for Pell Grant-eligible Utah residents.

Información en español

Who Qualifies?

  • Utah residents
  • First-time freshmen interested in attending the U
  • High school average GPA of at least 3.2
  • Completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and subsequent Pell Grant eligibility

TIMELINE


APPLY TO THE UNIVERSITY OF UTAH

1
COMPLETE THE FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID (FAFSA)

2
BE ADMITTED TO THE U

3
RECEIVE NOTIFICATION OF POTENTIAL ELIGIBILITY

4
CONFIRM ENROLLMENT

5
ATTEND THE U

6

Apply to the University of Utah


 

Apply today to take advantage of this first of its kind scholarship initiative.

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Frequently Asked Questions


 

  • HOW DO STUDENTS APPLY?

    First time freshmen interested in attending the U should apply at admissions.utah.edu/apply. To be considered for this scholarship, students must apply for admissions and submit the FAFSA no later than Feb. 1. 

  • WHEN CAN STUDENTS APPLY?

    Applications are now open for first time freshmen interested in attending the U.

  • HOW DO I REMAIN ELIGIBLE?

    For continued eligibility, students will need to be enrolled full time for all eight semesters and maintain at least a 3.0 GPA at the U.

  • HOW MUCH IS THIS GOING TO COST?

    The U anticipates it will invest approximately $2.5 million annually when the program is fully implemented.

  • WHERE IS THAT MONEY COMING FROM?

    The funding will come from existing unrestricted scholarship money and ongoing efforts to raise donor support for student scholarships.

  • IS ANYTHING NOT COVERED BY THE SCHOLARSHIP?

    The For Utah Scholarship covers tuition and fees (last dollar award after all other gift aid considered), but will not cover books or housing.

  • WHY DOES THE U FEEL THIS IS AN IMPORTANT INITIATIVE?

    This new scholarship increases access to higher education for Utah students and ensures that they not only enroll, but graduate. The U is committed to helping students complete their degrees and reducing barriers to college such as tuition costs.