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U Tradition and Heritage Scholarships $6,000

2020-2021 Terms and Conditions



A sum of $3,000 for the U Tradition and $3,000 for the Heritage Scholarships for a total of $6,000 will be available annually ($3,000 per semester), for a maximum of eight semesters, or until you receive a baccalaureate degree, whichever comes first.

Renewal Requirements

Your scholarships may be renewed each year, provided you maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA for the U Tradition Scholarship and a 3.0 cumulative GPA for the Heritage Scholarship, and complete at least twenty-four (24) credit hours during the two semesters of the academic year (12 hours each, fall and spring semesters), twenty (20) of which must be graded. We will review your standing for these requirements after the completion of your second, fourth, sixth, and eighth semesters.

Next Steps
  • If you have not set up your Campus Information Services (CIS) account, visit as soon as possible. Log in with your University ID (found in your admissions notification) and your birthdate in MMDDYY format as your password. You can change your password once you log in. Be sure to activate your University e-mail account (UMail) in CIS. All official university communication will be sent to your UMail account.
  • Confirm your intent to enroll, pay the $300 non-refundable enrollment deposit, and accept your scholarship offer by May 1, 2020. Visit and click the Confirm Intent button. Log in with your University ID (uNID) and CIS password. Confirm your intent to enroll with the Office of Admissions, select Accept and Submit to accept your scholarship and pay the $300 enrollment deposit or request an extension. 
  • If you have confirmed your intent to enroll and paid the enrollment deposit:  log in to Campus Information Services (CIS) at, click the financial aid tile, then the scholarship acceptance link.  Your scholarship will be listed on the Scholarship Acceptance Page. To accept your scholarship, select accept and submit by May 1, 2020.
  • For more information about the next steps for admitted students, visit:
Additional Information Please be aware that to receive this offer, you must enroll as a full-time student each semester. To be considered full-time, it is required that you register for 12 or more credit hours. Failure to do so may result in the cancellation of your scholarship.
Certification Students who receive a scholarship, fellowship, or other financial aid administered by the University of Utah are required by state law to certify that they are eligible to receive the 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 accepting this offer.
Residency Students may qualify for residency reclassification while receiving this scholarship. Visit for more information. However, the scholarship will be forfeited if the student gains Utah residency for tuition purposes. 
Deferment and Leave of Absence  Newly accepted freshmen who wish to defer their start date to a later semester and hold their scholarship may apply for a deferment through the Office of Admissions. For more information about how to apply for a deferment, visit: Scholarship recipients considering a deferment must confirm their intent to enroll and accept their scholarship by May 1, 2020. Students have up until the first day of classes (August 24, 2020) to apply for a deferment.
The University Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid (UOSFA) will also, in extenuating circumstances, allow a student to take a leave of absence from a scholarship once he or she is a continuing student. For questions regarding eligibility for either deferral or leave of absence, please contact the UOSFA.  
Contact Information For questions or concerns, please contact the UOSFA at (801) 581-6211 or
Last Updated: 5/12/21