Utah Promise Scholarship

The Utah Promise Scholarship is the first statewide, needs-based scholarship program in Utah. It is available to recent high school graduates and adult learners at Utah’s public colleges and universities, as well as Utah’s public technical colleges.


Utah Promise Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

  1. Is offered to recent high school graduates and adult learners, as well as those who have earned a GED or similar, at Utah’s public colleges and universities, including Utah’s public technical colleges.
  2. Will cover up to tuition and fees for up to two years and is awarded after all other grants, tuition waivers, fee waivers, and scholarships have been applied.
  3. A recipient may receive scholarship funds until the earliest of the following events occurs:
    1. Two years after the initial award
    2. A recipient uses the scholarship to complete a program, or withdraws early prior to completion
    3. A recipient meets the academic qualifications for an associate degree at another institution
    4. For USHE institutions that do not offer an associate degree, a recipient earns a cumulative total of 60 credits (MTECH uses a 30 clock hour to 1 credit conversion when calculating completed clock hours for this limitation).
  4. Available to adult certificate-seeking students.
  5. Available to Utah residents only, see https://ushe.edu/ushe-policies/r512-determination-of-resident-status/
  6. FAFSA required in determining award amounts, apply today at https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa
  7. Verification of income may be required, if selected by the U.S. Department of Education on your processed Student Aid Report (SAR).
  1. These funds are not transferrable to any other training program.
  2. Scholarship awards are only provided for direct school costs (not including books and supplies).
  3. Students must be in good standing, and are expected to maintain satisfactory progress and attendance at all times. Failure to meet the college Code of Conduct or the standards defined by the program and college can lead to withdrawal of award.
  4. Scholarship awards are limited and subject to change.

Student Eligibility

  • Meet all of the Eligibility Criteria disclosed for the Utah Promise Scholarship.
  • Completion of the MTECH Application provided within the ScholarshipUniverse. Applicants must create an account prior to completing the scholarship application. Create an account here.

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