Dixie State University

Utah-Resident
Freshman Scholarship

2020-2021
Requirements

  • Must be fully admitted to DSU for the Fall Semester by the March 1st deadline.
  • Be a US Citizen or have Permanent Resident Status.
  • Be a high school senior applying to Dixie State University.
  • Have an intent to graduate from Dixie State University.
  • Index scores are determined using the non-weighted GPA without rounding up.
  • Academic scholarships will not be awarded to students who are admitted after March 1st. New ACT/SAT scores submitted after March 1st will NOT be considered for scholarship eligibility.

Scholarship Grid

Dixie State University awards Academic Scholarships to 2020 High School graduates who are fully admitted by March 1st based on cumulative High School GPA & ACT score.

Use the following formula to calculate the scholarship you are qualified for: Cumulative GPA x 10 + ACT score.

Now, match your score with the Scholarship Grid to see what your scholarship could be. Remember, you must be admitted to apply for a scholarship.

Scholarship

GPA/ACT SCORE

Award Level

Student Pays

Tuition Covered (percentage)

Presidential68 & AboveFull Instate Base Tuition  for 4 years Requires: 15 credits per semester, 3.5 GPA, May be changed upon entry in an Online Only Program$0 Base Tuition100 percent
Chancellor64 to 67.99$3,400 per year for 4 years Requires: 15 credits per semester, 3.5 GPA, May be changed upon entry in an Online Only Program$1,280 Base Tuition72 percent
Trustees60 to 63.99$2,400 per year for 4 years Requires: 15 credits per semester, 3.2 GPA, May be changed upon entry in an Online Only Program$2,280 Base Tuition51 percent
Deans55 to 59.99$1,500 per year for 4 years Requires: 15 credits per semester, 3.2 GPA, May be changed upon entry in an Online Only Program$3,180 Base Tuition32 percent
Utah Merit50 to 54.99$1,000 per year for 4 years Requires: 15 credits per semester, 3.2 GPA, May be changed upon entry in an Online Only Program$3,680 Base Tuition21 percent
Full Base Resident Tuition = $4,680 Based on 2019-2020 Tuition Costs

Students must submit an ACT or SAT score to be considered for a scholarship. Students are encouraged to take the ACT on one of 6 national testing days.

DSU offers the ACT Residual Test. For information, dates, cost and exclusions, please go to the Testing Center.

The College Placement Test (CPT) is not an acceptable test for determining scholarship eligibility.

The GED makes students ineligible for Incoming Freshman Scholarships.

Academic Scholarship Details

Presidential Academic Scholarship is the premier scholarship for outstanding academically oriented freshman students, graduating from a Utah high school in the current year.

  • Value: Four year scholarship for full instate base tuition. Pays: $4,680 per year based on 2019-2020 tuition (not to exceed eight semesters).
  • Selection Criteria: An index score of 68 or higher, awards go to highest index score and date of admission.
  • Application Requirements: Complete the Application for Admissions (includes admission fee, transcripts and test scores) by March 1st  deadline. The December ACT is the last score accepted for consideration.
  • Academic Criteria: Complete 30 Dixie State University credit hours per academic year with a 3.5 GPA. Details may change upon entering an online only program.

Chancellor Academic Scholarship is awarded to outstanding academic entering freshman students, graduating from a Utah high school in the current school year.

  • Value: Four year scholarship that pays $3,400 per year. Total Value: $13,600 (not to exceed eight semesters).
  • Selection Criteria: An index score of 64 to 67.9.
  • Application Requirements: Complete the Application for Admissions (including admission fee, transcripts and test scores) by the March 1st deadline.
  • Academic Criteria: Complete 30 Dixie State University credit hours per academic year with a 3.5 GPA. Details may change upon entering an online only program.

Trustees Academic Scholarship is awarded to academically eligible entering freshman students, graduating from a Utah high school in the current school year.

  • Value: Four Year Scholarship that pays $2,400 per year. Total Value: $9,600.  (not to exceed eight semesters)
  • Selection Criteria: An index score of 60 to 63.9.
  • Application Requirements: Complete the Application for Admissions (including admissions fee, transcripts and test scores) by the March 1st deadline.
  • Academic Criteria: Complete 30 Dixie State University credit hours per year with a 3.2 GPA. Details may change upon entering an online only program.

Dean’s Academic Scholarship is awarded to academically eligible entering freshman students, graduating from a Utah high school in the current school year.

  • Value: Four Year Scholarship that pays $1,500 per year. Total Value: $6,000.  (not to exceed eight semesters)
  • Selection Criteria: An Index score of 55 to 59.9.
  • Application Requirements: Complete the Application for Admissions (including admissions fee, transcripts and test scores) by the March 1st deadline.
  • Academic Criteria: Complete 30 Dixie State University credit hours per year with a 3.2 GPA. Details may change upon entering an online only program.

Merit Academic Scholarship is awarded to academically eligible entering freshman students, graduating from a Utah high school in the current year.

  • Value:  Four Year Scholarship that pays $1,000 per year. Total Value: $4,000. (not to exceed eight semesters)
  • Selection Criteria: An index score of 50 to 54.9.
  • Application Requirements: Complete the Application for Admissions (including admissions fee, transcripts and test scores) by the March 1st deadline.
  • Academic Criteria: Complete 30 Dixie State University credit hours per year with a 3.2 GPA. Details may change upon entering an online only program.

DSU reserves the right to change the scholarship program each academic year.

Contact

Joni Hale

Assistant Director of Scholarships

Email: jhale@dixie.edu

Phone: 435-652-7578

Office: HCC 169