SUU Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships
351 W University Blvd
Cedar City, UT 84720
(435) 586-7735 (p)
(435) 586-7736 (f)
Priority Deadline- All Fall 2014 applicants that complete the application for admission before December 1, 2013 will automatically be considered for academic scholarships. The application for admission requires the following: admissions application, application fee, official high school transcripts, and ACT/SAT scores.Freshman in-state Academic Scholarships
Are you a nonresident student? Did one or both of your parents or grandparents graduate from SUU? If so, you may be eligible for the Alumni Legacy Scholarship. To apply, students must:
Please note: If you accept an Alumni Legacy Scholarship, you will not be eligible to gain Utah Residency. For more information, please contact the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships (435) 586-7735.
Alumni Legacy Scholarships awards are limited and will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis. The award is a four year renewable scholarship of $11,500 per year.
Specific legislation regarding the Alumni Legacy Scholarship can be found here.
The priority deadline for the Alumni Legacy Scholarship is December 1st each year. The application can be found here.Leadership Scholarships
We are currently not accepting new applications for leadership scholarships. Please check back later for more information.
Priority Deadline- All Fall 2013 applicants that complete the application for admission before February 1, 2013 will automatically be considered for academic scholarships. The application for admission requires the following: admissions application, application fee, and official college transcripts.Transfer In-State Academic Scholarships
International scholarships are available to new undergraduate students and can be obtained through the International Admissions Office. Contact the International Admissions Office here.
To be considered you must:
Scholarship Housing is a partial housing award redeemable through the Dixie & Anne Leavitt Foundation. If awarded, the scholarship will cover 75% of your rent and you will be responsible for the remaining 25%. The amount of the rent and scholarship will not be known until you have been assigned an apartment by Leavitt Land. Applications for scholarship housing are accepted online starting November 1st with a priority deadline of February 1st for the upcoming academic year. Please direct any questions or concerns to the SUU Financial Aid office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 435-586-7735.
The application can be found here.
Some organizations offer educational funding which must be filtered through our office if you are receiving federal aid. Organizations that offer such funds may be (but are not limited to) the following: high schools, churches, employers, clubs to which you or your parents belong (Rotary, Elks, Daughters of the American Revolution, etc.), organizations for which you have done volunteer work, and possible future employers.
You may also seek private scholarships through websites such as http://newbeginningscholarship.com/new/ or http://www.zinch.com/. DO NOT PAY FOR ASSISTANCE IN FINDING SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL AID. We can offer the same services for free through our office. Please contact Nellie Lee for additional information on private scholarships.
You can find available private scholarship opportunities here.
Other scholarship include:
This form is required for students with a scholarship who will be taking an approved leave of absence.
The scholarship appeal process allows students to appeal a decision regarding their institutional scholarship. The appeal process provides an opportunity for students to explain extenuating circumstances that contributed to missed deadlines or failure to meet GPA requirements. This appeal cannot be used for scholarship housing or general scholarships.
For Faculty/Staff Only:
Scholarship Authorization Form