Institutional scholarships (or scholarship offered by your college) are a great way to earn money to pay for college without having to borrow loans. You can qualify for scholarships by getting good grades in school, presenting a paper on related subject matter in an application, for accomplishments in athletics or in your community. Let’s go into a little more detail about institutional scholarships, how to find them, and go over some of the usual requirements…
What is an Institutional Scholarship?
An institutional scholarship is a scholarship awarded to students who plan to attend a specific institution and meet scholarship requirements.
Where Can I Find Institutional Scholarships?
After you pick a college or university you can contact your institution’s financial aid or scholarship department to learn about available scholarships. In fact, you might even get an entrance scholarship upon your acceptance.
Understand the Scholarship Requirements.
Each college and university has a similar, but different process for institutional scholarships. Understanding scholarship requirements for each school is a great way to get started on earning scholarships for your academic career.
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Click on the links below to view scholarship information for Utah’s public and private colleges and universities:
University of Utah
Utah State University
Weber State University
Southern Utah University
Brigham Young University
Dixie State University
Utah Valley University
Salt Lake Community College
Western Governors University
Remember, you don’t have to pay back your scholarships (unlike loans). Give it a try! Apply for a scholarship (or like 30) today.