SCHOLARSHIP ALERT: UTAH REGENTS’ SCHOLARSHIP
The wait is over! The Utah Regents’ Scholarship app is now available for students who are graduating in 2015. If you qualify, get this application filled out and submitted by the priority app deadline, December 19, 2014. Remember, this is one of the best scholarships in the state, so check your qualifications and complete your application ASAP!
REGENTS’ SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: higheredutah.org/regentsscholarship/ (Application available on Nov. 17, 2014).
Deadline: Dec. 19, 2014 (Priority Deadline), February 2, 2015 (Regular Deadline)
Criteria for Base Award:
-Complete the Utah Scholars Core Course of Study during grades 9-12.*
-Have a cumulative 3.0 high school GPA.
-Have at least one reported ACT test score (SAT is not accepted).
-Have no grade on official transcript lower than a “C” in core courses.
-Be a U.S. citizen, or a noncitizen eligible for federal student aid.
-No criminal record.
-Enroll full-time (15 or more college credit hours) at an eligible Utah institution of higher education during Fall semester immediately following high school graduation.
Criteria for Exemplary Academic Achievement Award:
-Must meet the Base Award requirements.
-Have a cumulative 3.5 GPA
-Have no grade on official transcript lower than a “B” in core courses.
-Have an ACT score of 26.
-4 credits of English
-4 progressive credits of mathematics
-3.5 credits of Social Science
-3 credits of lab-based Sceince course, specifically one each of Biology, Chemistry and Physics
-2 progressive credits of same World or Classical Language, other than English, during grades 9-12
Award: Base Award–$1,000 one-time payment
Exemplary Academic Achievement Award–$1,250 per semester (amount based on decisions made in the Utah State Legislative Session)