USU Resident First-Year Deans Scholarship

$7,200Award Amount
1Number of Awards
8/1/2023Submission Deadline

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Utah State University (USU) has a lot of scholarship opportunities for both new and current students. Students at any USU campus who want to get a degree or certificate are encouraged to apply for one of the many USU scholarships that are available.

The USU Resident First-Year Deans Scholarship is worth $3,600 per year and it is awarded for two years. The scholarship is awarded to students in all the USU Southeast campuses (Utah State University Blanding, Utah State University Eastern, and Utah State University Moab).

Applicants are judged based on a combination of their GPA and ACT/SAT scores and must meet a minimum GPA of 2.8. Students of all ages, races, and genders are welcome to apply and need not demonstrate financial need to be eligible.

Key Information of USU Resident First-Year Deans Scholarship

Study Details

Area of Study


Country of Study

United States

Specific Schools

  • Utah State University Blanding
  • Utah State University Eastern
  • Utah State University Moab

Scholarship Details

Intended Level of Study


Award Amount


Number of Awards


USU Resident First-Year Deans Scholarship Timeline

January 2023

Application Opening Date

Applications open on January 1.

August 2023

Submission Deadline

The submission deadline is on August 1.

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible to apply, applicants must meet the following criteria.

  • Eligible Grade: Undergraduate
  • Maximum Age: Any
  • Required GPA: 2.8
  • Geographic Eligibility: Utah
  • Gender: Any
  • Race/Ethnicity: Any

Application Requirements

Here’s what you need to submits besides your application.

  • Grade transcript
  • Standardized Test Scores

How to ace the USU Resident First-Year Deans Scholarship


Have excellent grades

Applicants must have strong SAT/ACT scores and a minimum GPA of 2.8. We recommend that you aim much higher than the required GPA and get very high scores on standardized tests if you want to impress the scholarship committee.


Review your application

USU scholarships are competitive, so make sure your application isn't rejected due to avoidable mistakes like typos, spelling errors, or grammatical errors. Before submitting your application, ask a trusted family member or friend, teacher, or mentor to review it.


Ensure you meet all the requirements

Check to see whether you meet all of the conditions and are qualified to apply for this scholarship. Applying for a scholarship for which you are ineligible may be a waste of time and resources, so make sure you double-check.


Talk to previous winners

There have been several previous recipients of the scholarship. You may contact one of them, possibly someone from your city or state, and ask them how they won the scholarship. They can provide you with vital insight into what makes an ideal candidate.

How the USU Resident First-Year Deans Scholarship is Judged

Applicants are evaluated based on their grade transcripts, such as GPA, and standardized test results, such as SAT/ACT scores.

Why We Love the USU Resident First-Year Deans Scholarship


Scholarship funds get awarded for two years

Scholarship funds in the value of $3,600 are provided yearly, and recipients of this scholarship receive the funds for two years, making it a total of $7,200.


Good opportunity for first-year students

This scholarship is a good initiative by the university to support first-year USU Utah State residents in the Southeast with financial assistance.


Chance to get dean’s recognition

Applicants have the chance to get recognized by the dean of USU by applying for this scholarship.

5 Facts About USU Resident First-Year Deans Scholarship


Eligible campuses

Utah residents from USU Eastern, Blanding, Moab, Logan & Statewide Campuses are eligible to apply.


For first-year college students only

The program is offered only to high school graduates who will enroll at USU.


Eligible to all majors

Applicants interested in any major can apply for this program.


Automatic renewal

The scholarship award is automatically renewed as long as the requirements are met.


Research focus

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