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Scholarships for Entering Freshmen

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Welcome to the University of Utah!

We know you have many things to think about when you are starting college. Graduating high school seniors have a variety of scholarships available to help make the transition to the University of Utah.

Curious about the freshman scholarship process at the University Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid (UOSFA)? Check out our Freshman Scholarship Checklist page to help keep you on track!  


Freshman Scholarships from the UOSFA

The University Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid awards many scholarships to freshman students who begin in the Fall. These scholarships are based on: Merit (previous academic performance), Diversity, and demonstrated financial need.

Entering freshmen who have submitted a complete admissions application by the Dec. 1 Priority Application Date will automatically be considered for merit scholarships. Entering Freshmen who hope to be considered for need-based scholarships must submit their admission application by Feb. 1, and also submit a FAFSA by the Feb. 1 Financial Aid Priority Date. 

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Freshman Scholarships


Campus Scholarship Resources

Additional scholarships are available based on college, department, major and other special categories. The application process and deadline for each scholarship will vary.

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Campus Departments


Other Scholarships

You may also apply for outside, private scholarships. Many scholarships are listed in online resources, such as FastWeb. Each outside scholarship will have a unique application process and deadline.

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for Outside Scholarships

Financial Aid Checklist


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Last Updated: 12/16/16