Scholarships for Entering Freshmen

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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? Check out our Freshman Scholarship Checklist page to help keep you on track!  

Freshman Scholarships from the University Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid

Find and apply for freshman scholarships.

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. 

Scholarship Database

Search the database.

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

Don't want to search the database? Check out our campus scholarship quick guide of colleges, departments and organizations that offer scholarships. 

Other Scholarships

Find online resources for outside 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.

Financial Aid Checklist

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