Scholarships & Aid Programs for Former Home-Schooled Students

The following scholarships are available for new freshman/former home-schooled students in need of tuition assistance beginning fall semester 2018.

New Freshmen Residents

Academic Scholarships

Utah residents who were home-schooled and do not have a high school GPA from an accredited high school can earn academic scholarships based on their ACT Composite score (or SAT equivalent).

The priority date to submit a complete admissions application and ACT test scores to the Admissions Office is Dec. 1.

Presidential Scholarship

This four-year (8 semester) award fully covers all in-state tuition and general student fees with an approximate value of $25,000. Students are also automatically added to the Aletheia Club.

To be eligible, new freshmen must:

  • Have an ACT composite score of 29 or higher
  • Maintain full-time status (12 credits) and a 2.5 WSU cumulative GPA
  • Complete all Aletheia Club requirements

» Students who live on campus can get an additional $1,000 housing discount ($500 per semester), which is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Trustees Scholarship

This  four year (8 semester) award of $3,500 ($1,750 per semester) is applied to in-state tuition.

To be eligible, new freshmen must:

  • Have an ACT composite score between 26-28 (determined yearly)
  • Maintain full-time status (12 credits) and a 2.5 WSU cumulative GPA

» Students who live on campus can get an additional $1,000 housing discount ($500 per semester), which is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Deans Scholarship

This four year (8 semester) award of $2,000 ($1,000 per semester) is applied to in-state tuition.

To be eligible, new freshmen must:

  • Have an ACT composite score between 23–25 (determined yearly)
  • Maintain full-time status (12 credits) and a 2.5 WSU cumulative GPA

» Students who live on campus can get an additional $1,000 housing discount ($500 per semester), which is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Merit Scholarship

This four-year (8 semester) award of $1,000 ($500 per semester) is applied to in-state tuition with a total value of $4,000.  To be eligible, new freshmen must:

  • Meet the WSU scholarship index score of 105-113 (determined yearly)
  • Maintain full-time status (12 credits) and a 2.5 WSU cumulative GPA

» Students who live on campus can get an additional $1,000 housing discount ($500 per semester) which is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

Opportunity Scholarship

This four-year (8 semester) award of $500 ($250 per semester) is applied to in-state tuition with a total value of $2,000.  To be eligible, new freshmen must:

  • Meet the WSU scholarship index score of 99-104 (determined yearly)
  • Maintain full-time status (12 credits) and a 2.5 WSU cumulative GPA

» Students who live on campus can get an additional $1,000 housing discount ($500 per semester) which is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

New Freshmen Nonresidents

Academic Scholarships

Nonresident students who were home-schooled and do not have a high school GPA from an accredited high school can earn academic scholarships based on their ACT composite score (or SAT equivalent). 

The priority date to submit a complete admissions application and ACT test scores to the Admissions Office is Dec. 1.

Mt. Ogden Scholarship

This four-year (8 semester) award of $9,000 ($4,500 per semester) is applied to out-of-state tuition with a total value of $36,000.

To be eligible, new freshmen must:

  • Have an ACT composite score of 29 or higher (determined yearly)
  • Maintain full-time status (12 credits) and a 2.5 WSU cumulative GPA

» Students who live on campus can get an additional $1,000 housing discount ($500 per semester), which is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Golden Spike Scholarship

This four-year (8 semester) award of $7,000 ($3,500 per semester) is applied to out-of-state tuition with a total value of $28,000.

To be eligible, new freshmen must:

  • Have an ACT composite score between 26–28 (determined yearly)
  • Maintain full-time status (12 credits) and a 2.5 WSU cumulative GPA

» Students who live on campus can get an additional $1,000 housing discount ($500 per semester), which is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Waterfall Canyon Scholarship

This four-year (8 semester) award of $5,000 ($2,500 per semester) is applied to out-of-state tuition with a total value of $20,000.

To be eligible, new freshmen must:

  • Have an ACT composite score between 23–25 (determined yearly)
  • Maintain full-time status (12 credits) and a 2.5 WSU cumulative GPA

» Students who live on campus can get an additional $1,000 housing discount ($500 per semester) which is available on a first-come, first-served basis.