Scholarships can be held for Missions, Military, Medical, and Humanitarian Service.
- Missions - must provide mission call or letter from Ecclesiastical Authority.
- Military - must provide military orders.
- Medical - must provide Doctor(s) Statement.
- Humanitarian Service - must provide documentation.
We will not hold:
- Privately Funded Scholarships (because we do not know that the funding will be available
from year to year).
- Scholarships for students who are planning to attend another college or university
before coming to UVU.
- Scholarship for employment or marriage.
- A request to hold form must be completed and submitted to the Scholarship Office along with the required
- The Request to Hold Form should be completed prior to the beginning of the semester
that you are requesting the hold.
HB144 Nonresident Tuition Exemption for Eligible Utah High School Graduates
Any student, other than a non-immigrant alien, who meets all of the following requirements,
will be exempt from paying the nonresident portion of the tuition at Utah Valley University.
- Attended a Utah high school for three or more years;
- Graduated from a Utah high school or received the equivalent of a Utah high school
diploma (GED) in Utah;
In order to receive this waiver, students must file an affidavit with Utah Valley
University stating that they have filed an application to legalize their immigration
status, or will file an application as soon as they are eligible to do so. You will
complete this affidavit in step 1 below.
Instructions to Receive the HB144 Waiver
- Complete Affidavit for Nonresident Tuition Waiver Form http://www.uvu.edu/admissions/general/hb_144.html and return it to One Stop.
- The Affidavit only needs to be completed once.
- Enroll for classes at Utah Valley University.
- If your Affidavit for Nonresident Tuition Waiver is approved, you will receive an
email through your myUVU or a letter will be sent to the home address you have provided
Utah Valley University.
Privately Funded Scholarships
HB144 students may apply for and receive privately funded scholarships administered
by a Utah State Higher Education institution if the student is a graduate from a Utah
To apply for privately funded scholarships at Utah Valley University, you will need
to complete the Scholarship Application by the specified deadline dates. To apply,
go to www.uvu.edu/financialaid/scholarships and click on Apply Now.
If you have failed to maintain the required criteria for your scholarship, you may
be eligible to complete an appeal form . There is a limit of two appeals: (1) One appeal for GPA and/or credit hours; (2)
One appeal for Medical and/or extenuating circumstances. This form will handle either
If you have received funding from the following area(s), you will need to obtain an appeal form from
that specific area:
Eligibility Requirements of Appeals
- Must earn 75% of required credit hours (example: 12 credit hours required must have
earned 9 credit hours) Audits or Incompletes are not counted.
- Drop one point below required GPA (example: 3.5 GPA required must have a 2.5 GPA).
- Medical or extenuating circumstances. Documentation must be provided.
- Complete Appeal Form and provide documentation, if necessary.
- Appeal must be completed within the semester that the scholarship was canceled.
- If an “Incomplete” is completed within the semester and/or a grade change has occurred
and the student meets the scholarship requirements, the scholarship will be reinstated
for that semester. It is the student's responsibility to notify the Scholarship Office
of the change.
- Exception to the appeal requirements is the Outstanding Merit Scholarship. You may
appeal the first semester if you meet the above appeal requirements. If you do not
meet the 3.5 cumulative GPA to be considered for renewal at the end of the second
semester, you may submit an appeal but you will be placed on a waiting list.
- It is the students responsibility to contact the Scholarship Office (801-863-8443)
if changes occur.
Utah Valley University (UVU) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion,
national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age (40 and over), disability
status, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, citizenship,
genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable law in employment, treatment,
admission, access to educational programs and activities, or other University benefits