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Freshman Scholarships

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Freshman Admission/Scholarship Deadlines:  2024-2025

Dec. 1 - Admissions Early Action Date and Merit Scholarship Consideration Deadline 


Your admissions application is your scholarship application!  Admissions decisions will be sent on January 11, 2024. Merit Scholarship notifications will be sent out beginning February 1, 2024.

*For incoming freshmen students admitted for the Fall 2024 semester, eligible recipients of the WUE Tuition Discount were notified of their status as part of their admit notification from the Office of Admissions.  If there are questions about a WUE Tuition Discount recipient's status, then please reach out to the Office of Admissions at or (801) 581-8761.

Feb. 1 -  Financial Aid Priority Date

Complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)


Freshman Scholarships 

Available from the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid.

See Below

Campus Scholarships

Available from college, department, major and other special categories.

List of Colleges and Departments

Online Resources

Available from outside, private entities with unique application process and deadlines.

See the full list


Freshman Merit Scholarships - Quick Look  

Scholarships Resident



President's Scholarship - Resident     Apply
President's Scholarship - Non-Resident        Apply
Utah Flagship Scholarship  - Resident   Apply
Utah Flagship Scholarship - Non-Resident     Apply 
Utah Academic Scholarship - Resident   Apply
Utah Academic Scholarship - Non-Resident   Apply 
The Guarantee Scholarship - Resident   Apply
State Merit Scholarship - Non-Resident   Apply
Sterling Scholar Award     Apply
Alumni Legacy - Non-Resident     Apply
Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)     Apply
Point of the Mountain Scholarship - Resident    

 Freshman Merit and Need-Based Scholarships - Quick Look  

Scholarships Resident Non-Resident Apply
For Utah Scholarship      Apply

Archived Terms & Conditions (by Academic Year)

2023-2024 Scholarship Terms and Conditions

2022-2023 Scholarship Terms and Conditions

2021-2022 Scholarship Terms and Conditions

2020-2021 Scholarship Terms and Conditions

Social Security Numbers

The University of Utah Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid will use Social Security Numbers to verify your identity and match data.  You are not required to provide your Social Security Number when completing your application for admission to the University, however it is a critical data element used in our processes.   Our ability to determine your eligibility for both Financial Aid and Scholarships will be severely restricted if your Social Security number is not provided in the Application for Admission.  Omission of your Social Security Number may eliminate you from consideration for scholarship funding.


Students are required by state law to certify that they are eligible to receive a scholarship as a U.S. citizen or a citizen of another country who is lawfully present in the U.S.  If students do not know whether they are in the U.S. lawfully, they should seek the advice of an immigration attorney before submitting a scholarship application.

Prior to the disbursement of any scholarship, the University of Utah is required by law to verify the recipient's citizenship status or lawful presence in the U.S. with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).  Once the University submits a student's information to DHS for verification, this federal agency may have the legal right to share the information with other government agencies.













Last Updated: 6/11/24