About the Scholarship

Utah New Century Scholarship is accredited and is sponsored by the Utah State Board of Regents. The New Century grant urges understudies to quicken their training by acquiring an accredited degree in secondary school from a foundation inside the Utah System of Higher Education. The main motive behind this award program is to help students financially to help them pursue the degree of their dream.


How to apply for this scholarship?

  • An eligible student must have no criminal record except minor traffic citations.

  • Students applying for this scholarship grant must have completed their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application to receive this award and determine their family's financial position.

  • Students who plan to apply for the New Century Scholarship must understand and coordinate the work closely with the college/university from which they are earning the associate degree, which is only one part of meeting the scholarship requirements.


Scholarship Amount and Deadline

  • This scholarship provides up to $1,250 per semester ($2,500 annually) and is renewable for up to 60 credits or 4 semesters, whichever occurs first.

  • Award amounts are determined on an annual basis and are subject to legislative funding and the total number of qualified participants. 

  • The total number of awards offered by this scholarship varies depending on the amount of funds available and the number of eligible students.

The applications are to be submitted by the end of February 03, 2020. Students are informed to submit their scholarship application and other requirements before the due date. The applications are available online on the Utah State Board of Regents (USBOR) website.


Eligibility Criteria

  • The student should complete an associate degree or the math and science curriculum requirements at an eligible institution in Utah State System of Higher Education.

  • The student should have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher out of 4 to be eligible to enjoy the benefits of the scholarship.

  • A recipient must maintain a minimum ACT score of 26.

  • Students must earn a minimum of 48 credit hours