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2018-2019 Financial Aid Processing 

A complete file includes, but is not limited to:

  • Filing your FAFSA
  • Completing any incomplete checklist items (as determined by our office)

The average processing times for these items can be at least 2 - 3 weeks. We will notify students through their UMail account any time additional information is requested. 


2019-2020 Scholarship Process for Freshmen and Transfer Students

  • All entering freshmen will automatically be considered for merit scholarships upon admission to University of Utah provided they meet the December 1 priority date.
  • All transfer students will automatically be considered for merit scholarships upon admission to the U of U provided they meet the February 1 date.
  • Need based scholarships do not require a separate scholarship application.
    • Students must complete FAFSA application and Financial Aid file with the U of U by February 1 to be considered

Merit scholarship notifications will be sent out with admission decisions. Awards can be accepted when you confirm your intent to enroll. 


Scholarship Deadlines (Same as Admissions Deadlines)Freshman (2019-2020 academic year)

  • Merit and Diversity: Dec. 1, 2018 (Admissions Priority Application Date)
  • Transfer (2017-2018 academic year): Feb. 1, 2019
  • Need-based (2017-2018 academic year): Feb. 1, 2019
    • Completed FAFSA and Financial Aid File Required
Last Updated: 7/30/18