Tuition & Fees
In general, the costs of attending Southern Utah University arise from tuition, student and course fees, and special fees (such as fees for private music lessons or laboratory classes). Your actual costs depend on how many classes you take, the type of classes you take, and your status as a resident or nonresident student.
You may pay with cash, check, VISA, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express.
This chapter defines the current tuition and fees for attending Southern Utah University and provides other information about tuition and fees, including information on deadlines, and the senior citizen rate.
Tuition and fees will be assessed to all students including extended day school students and summer school students according to the following schedules. Extended day school and daytime credit hours are combined in assessing tuition. [The various sessions of summer school are considered as one semester.] All students who attend summer school pay resident tuition.
Students who have questions regarding their residency status should inquire at the Admissions Office. (See Academic Policies & Procedures)
Deadline for Paying Tuition & Fees
All students are obligated to pay their fees on or before the payment deadline for any given semester. Scholarships and financial aid post approximately 10 days prior to the first day of the semester. The drop for non-payment will typically occur two to four days prior to the first day of the semester. A second and final drop for non-payment will occur on the 14th day of the semester in conjunction with the deadline to register and the 100% refund period. Specific dates will be posted one month prior to the deadline. For specific dates, please visit the Cashier’s Office website at: http://suu.edu/cashier/due.html
The Cashier’s Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays. Financial arrangements for payment of fees are the responsibility of the student.
SUU offers payment plans for students desiring to pay their institutional charges in monthly installments. Please visit the Cashier’s Office website or call (435) 586-7720 for additional information.
Late Payment Fee
A fee for late payment of balances due the University will be assessed in the amount of $35 per month as long as the balance remains unpaid. Late payment fees are not refundable. The University reserves the right to un-register students for nonpayment of tuition and fees and to withhold registration, grades, transcripts and diplomas for nonpayment of obligations to SUU.
How SUU Calculates Tuition & Fees
To calculate your other tuition and fees, the following fee schedules are provided in Tables 6.1 and 6.2
Students registered for three or more credit hours in any regular academic semester daytime or evening class for credit may receive a student activity card.
|6.1 - Instruction, Laboratory & Class Fees
|Business, Undergraduate Course Fee
|Education, Undergraduate Course Fee
|Humanities & Social Sciences, Undergraduate Course Fee
|Library, Undergraduate Course Fee
|Performing & Visual Arts, Undergraduate Course Fee (excluding Art & Design)
|Performing & Visual Arts - Art & Design, Undergraduate Course Fee
|Science & Engineering, Undergraduate Course Fee (excluding Nursing & Math < 1030)
|Science & Engineering - Nursing, Undergraduate Course Fee
|University Studies, Undergraduate Course Fee
|Developmental Math (Math < 1030)
|Independent Study Course Fee
|Quantity Food Production (HRHM 3110) Course Fee
|Student Teaching - Pedagogy Sections (4980, 4981, 6980, 6981)
|Student Teaching - Content Sections (4980, 6980)
|Public School Administrative Courses (EDUC 6850, 6890 - 97)
|Individual Music Instruction (MUSC 1410, 2410, 3410, 4410)
|Individual Music Instruction (MUSC 1400, 2400, 3400, 4400)
|Field Geology (GEO 4960)
|Technology Delivered Courses (Online Courses)
|Circuit Weight Training (PE 1090)
|Aviation Lab Fees (varies by aircraft type)
|6.1 - One time Transaction Fees
|Credit-by-course-examination fee (per credit hour) (A maximum of 16 semester hours of credit can be earned by course examination for any one academic discipline)
|Foreign language credit by examination fee (per credit hour) (A maximum of 16 hours credit can be earned in foreign languages with a maximum charge of $96)
|Parking decal (all vehicles must be registered with the SUU Parking Services Department)
$30/year (regular permit)
$35/year (Residence Life)
|Returned check handling charge **
|Spouse activity cards
||$10 - Fall
$10 - Spring
$20 - Annual
|Family activity card, per year
Family activity card, per semester
|Student identification card
Student identification card replacement
|Unscheduled final exam fee (per exam)
|Payment Plan Application
Refunds: Students who withdraw from the university before the end of a term may be received a refund of a portion of their tuition and fees according to the following schedule. Refunds of tuition and fees paid from Federal Financial Aid will be returned to the programs from which they were advanced.
Tuition and Fee Refund Schedule per semester
|Date*** of Official Withdrawal
|Before the end of the 14th calendar day after commencement of classes
|Before the end of the 21st calendar day after commencement of classes
|After the end of the 21st calendar day after commencement of classes
Admission fees, Commitment fees and late-payment fees are not refundable.
***The first day of the semester is counted as the first day of the refund period in determining the refund percentage. A shortened refund schedule is used for summer terms and Maymester.
Students who withdraw may be required to repay a portion of the financial aid advanced to them for “living expenses” (education expenses other than tuition, fees and school services). Repayments will be calculated in accordance with the repayment formula established by federal regulations.
Repayments to any federal financial-aid program may not exceed those disbursed from that program, and will be repaid in the following priority order:
(1) Federal Stafford Loan (unsubsidized), (2) Federal Stafford Loan (subsidized), (3) Federal Plus loan, (4) Federal Perkins Loan, (5) Federal Pell grant, (6) Federal SEOG, (7) Other Title IV aid, (8) Non-Title IV aid.
If payment arrangements are not made within 45 days your outstanding bill will be turned over to the Collections Office. If necessary, the Collections Office will pursue all legal means of collection, including litigation. Any student loans you have borrowed (Stafford, Perkins, or alternative) will go into immediate repayment through your lender.
When you are first admitted to Southern Utah University, the university classifies you as either a resident student or a nonresident student. SUU then uses this classification to determine your tuition and fees. It is the student’s responsibility to apply for residency status. For questions on tuition and fees, contact the Cashiers Office, ST 165C, (435) 586-7720. For questions about student loans, existing Perkins or short term emergency loans, or financial aid contact the Financial Aid Office, ST 167, (435) 586-7735. For questions about residency status, contact the Admissions Office, ST 166, (435) 586-7740.
First tier tuition is established by the Utah State Legislature; second tier tuition and fees are determined by the University administration and the State Board of Regents. The administration and board reserve the right to change tuition and fees as necessary.
Please review the SUU website for up-to-date tuition figures:
Financial Aid & Scholarships
Through the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships, Southern Utah University administers a comprehensive financial aid program to assist students in attending the University. Most student financial aid is awarded on a basis of need. Grants, part-time employment and loans are available from funds provided by the Federal government, the state of Utah, private organizations and interested individuals.
The information contained in this publication reflects current procedures and rules affecting the delivery of financial aid. The University reserves the right to change, at any time, schedules, rules and regulations. Appropriate notice of such changes is given, whenever possible, before they become effective.
The following sections describe the procedures for applying for financial aid, the types of financial aid available and the eligibility requirements for receiving financial aid. The rights and responsibilities of students who receive financial aid are included within the following information.
Students are responsible to pay the cost of university attendance. However, those students whose personal and family resources are insufficient to meet educational expenses may qualify to receive financial assistance from one or more of the available programs. Nevertheless, the availability of financial assistance programs does not replace students’ responsibility to make certain their university obligations are paid.
Applying for Financial Aid
Applications for financial aid can be obtained through high school counselors, by visiting our website at http://www.suu.edu/finaid, online through the U.S. Department of Education at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov or by contacting the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships, 351 W University Blvd, Cedar City, Utah 84720 (435) 586-7735. SUU recommends that you never pay for assistance with federal aid or scholarships. Services are available through our office and at FAFSA.ed.gov at no cost.
Financial aid applications may be submitted throughout the school year, and students who qualify may receive financial aid awards retroactively. However, students may not be eligible to receive financial aid for prior semesters if they are not currently enrolled or if the credits earned are not considered passing. Funding for some types of assistance is limited and may be fully committed before late applicants establish their eligibility. The awarding of financial aid to a student depends upon both the student’s eligibility and the availability of funds. As funds are often insufficient to meet financial need, the importance of an early application cannot be overemphasized.
The Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships cannot guarantee that funds will be available for the start of any given term unless applications are complete, accurate and on file in their office together with any requisite supporting documentation no later than 45 days prior to the beginning of the semester.
Students who transfer to SUU to attend spring or summer semesters must cancel their aid at all other institutions for the semesters in which they plan to attend SUU.
Types of Financial Aid Available
Generally, grants are awarded on a basis of need and repayment is not required unless a recipient withdraws from school or stops attending the classes for which funding was received. Grants are available for first bachelors, undergraduate study only.
Federal Pell Grants are the principal Federal grant program and are considered to be the primary source of federal assistance. At the present time, the Pell Grant Program is open-ended and all undergraduate students who qualify may receive a grant.
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants are awarded to students that have “exceptional need.” FSEOG funds are very limited and are awarded to Pell Grant recipients, on a first-come, first-served basis.
Higher Education Success Stipend Grants are awarded to Utah residents that have “exceptional need.” HESSP funds are very limited and are awarded to Pell Grant recipients, on a case-by-case basis.
Federal Work-Study awards allow a student to apply for part-time campus jobs. Federal Work-Study is awarded to undergraduate and graduate students with financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay education expenses. The program encourages community service work and work related to the recipient’s course of study. A FWS job can help a student gain valuable work experience in a chosen field of study before leaving school.
Federal Direct Student Loans are funded and guaranteed by the federal government. For undergraduate students, the federal government pays the interest on Subsidized Stafford Loans until six months after the student leaves school or enrolls in less than six credit hours. Unsubsidized Stafford loans are essentially the same but there are no interest subsidies. Federal Direct Loan funds are available to all qualifying applicants, although beginning with the 2012-2013 school year, the Subsidized Stafford loan is only available to undergraduates. Parent Loans for Undergraduate Students (PLUS) are also available from the federal government. Repayment begins within 60 days after the loan is fully disbursed.
Federal Perkins Loans are made through the University to qualifying students. The federal government pays the interest on Perkins Loans until nine months after the student leaves school or enrolls in less than six credit hours. Perkins funds are very limited.
Short-term Book Loans are made to students to meet immediate school related needs while federal aid or personal funding is forthcoming. These loans are made from funds contributed by private donors and must be repaid within the semester. As with other aid programs, applicants must maintain satisfactory academic progress to qualify.
To be eligible to receive financial assistance while attending Southern Utah University, a student must be enrolled at least half-time (with the exception of the Pell Grant program, which currently allows less than half-time enrollment), be in good standing, and maintain satisfactory academic progress through a course of study toward a certificate or degree. A student must also be a citizen of the United States or an eligible non-citizen.
Eligibility Requirements Satisfactory Academic Progress
SATISFACTORY ACADEMIC PROGRESS
The Higher Education Amendment Act of 1965, as amended, mandates institutions of higher education to establish a minimum standard of “Satisfactory Academic Progress” for students receiving financial aid. SUU makes this standard applicable to all federal, state and institutional financial assistance programs for the purpose of maintaining a consistent policy for all students receiving financial aid.
Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) is reviewed at the end of the each semester for all students who were enrolled during that term. Failure to make Satisfactory Academic Progress at the end of that payment period will affect financial aid eligibility for the following semester. Please note that if students did not attend SUU during the term being reviewed, their prior SAP status will still apply.
If a student is not in good standing after being reviewed, they may receive a ‘warning’ status for the following semester, but only if they were in good standing the prior semester. For example, if a student is in good standing at the end of summer, but failed to maintain an eligible GPA by the end of the Fall, he or she will receive a warning for the Spring semester. During a warning period, students are eligible to receive Title IV funds. The warning period is for one semester only, and does not require the student to submit an appeal form. If their SAP standing is ineligible the next time they are reviewed, they may submit an appeal at that time to request a possible probationary period for one additional semester. An appeal can be approved for one semester only. If more than one semester would be required to regain good standing, the student may submit an Academic Plan to request a probationary period that is longer than one semester. All students in a ‘probation’ or ‘warning’ status will be reviewed at the end of the each payment period, along with all other students who were enrolled.
To make Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP), students must meet all of the following standards:
1. Academic Standards
2. Maximum Time Frames
3. Enrollment Status
1. Academic Standards (GPA)
Students must maintain a cumulative GPA minimum requirement, reviewed at the end of each payment period. For all credit hours attempted: undergraduate students must have a 2.0, or higher, cumulative GPA; graduate students must have a 3.0, or higher, cumulative GPA. If the cumulative GPA drops below the minimum requirement, the student will no longer be eligible for financial aid, although they may appeal based on extenuating circumstances
2. Maximum Time Frames
Undergraduates: The number of credit hours an undergraduate student attempts may not exceed 150% of the number of credit hours required for graduation in his or her program of study, as published in the University catalog. For example, if the published number of hours required for graduation is 122, a student may not attempt more than 183 credit hours (122 x 150% = 183) and continue to receive financial aid. All periods of enrollment must be considered, even those for which the student did not receive financial aid as well as hours transferred in from another school. If the number of attempted hours reaches 150% of the hours required for graduation, the student will no longer be eligible for financial aid. Upon reaching 160 earned credit hours, students are advised to meet with their academic advisor to review the remaining courses they must take to complete their degree within the 183 credit hour limit.
Upon reaching 160 attempted hours, students may receive a warning period for one semester. If they cannot complete the following payment period without exceeding the maximum time frame, they will be assigned the SAP status which indicates they have already reached the maximum time frame. For an undergraduate student, this is when they have attempted 172 hours, since it is not mathematically possible to complete one more full-time semester without exceeding the 150% permitted. If students will only attend part-time during that payment period, they may submit an appeal for review by the SAP Committee. If it is determined that they can complete the term without exceeding 183 hours, they will be placed on probation for the semester, during which time they may receive Title IV funds.
Graduate Students: The number of credit hours a graduate student attempts also may not exceed 150% of the number of credit hours required for graduation in his or her program of study, as published in the University catalog. For example, if the published number of hours required for graduation is 36, a student may not attempt more than 54 credit hours (36 x 150% = 54) and continue to receive financial aid. (Thirty-six credit hours is the average number of credits required for the various graduate programs, which range from 30 to 42). All periods of enrollment as a graduate student will be considered, even those for which the student did not receive financial aid as well as hours transferred in from another school. If the credits required for a specific program are greater than 36, because the students’ program requires additional coursework, exceptions may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
3. Enrollment Status (Percent Completion)
Students must successfully complete a minimum of 70% of all attempted course work. If the number of completed hours (cumulative) drops below 70% of attempted hours, the student will no longer be eligible for financial aid. They will receive one warning period to attempt to right themselves, after that they may submit an appeal for review of a possible probationary period for one more semester.
1. If a student attempts (registers for) 30 credit hours in an academic year, he or she must complete a minimum of 21 credit hours for the year.
Note: All partial credit hours will be rounded down to the nearest hour.
2. If at the end of the second year a student has attempted 60 credit hours, he or she must have completed a minimum of 42 credit hours (60 x 70% = 42) to be making SAP.
Attempted hours include all registered hours per semester whether or not the student earns a grade or receives credit. The following are considered hours attempted, but not completed:
a) “F” grades for undergraduate students
b) “D” or “F” grades for graduate students
c) “W” or withdrawal from courses
d) “UW” or unofficial withdrawals from courses
e) “I” or incomplete
Completed hours include all semester hours for which the student earns a grade:
a) “A” through “D” grades for undergraduate students
b) “A” through “C” grades for graduate students
c) All transfer hours completed
d) Remedial courses count as earned if passed, but the grade does not count toward the calculation of GPA.
Repeat courses that have been passed and retaken may not count as earned credits for financial aid purposes and should be taken in addition to the number of credits used to determine a student’s financial aid award. Audited courses are not considered enrolled hours when determining financial aid eligibility.
In accordance with federal regulations, the standard is “cumulative” and credits earned without the receipt of financial aid or at other institutions must be counted. These policies may be appealed on a case-by-case basis for students with extenuating circumstances or a qualifying disability. Disabilities must be documented with the Coordinator of Services for Students with Disabilities in the Student Support Center. Each request for appeal, and the supporting documentation, will be carefully considered by the Financial Aid Review Committee.
After grades are posted at the end of each semester, the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships will review the SAP progress of every enrolled student, regardless of whether or not they received financial aid. Students will be reviewed to ensure that they are meeting the following criteria:
1. Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher (undergraduates) or Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (graduates).
2. Successful completion of at least 70% of all attempted course work for all periods of enrollment (cumulative), even those for which the student did not receive financial aid.
3. Total attempted hours does not exceed 150% of the published length of the program of study.
Financial Aid Warning and Financial Aid Probation
A student will be placed on financial aid warning for one semester immediately following a payment period when they are determined to be in an ineligible SAP status for the first time. Students on financial aid warning may continue to receive assistance under the Title IV programs for one payment period despite a determination that they are not making SAP. Financial Aid Warning Status may be assigned without an appeal or other action by the student, and should be used by the student to attempt to correct their ineligible status.
Students may be placed on financial aid probation as a result of an appeal. An appeal may only be approved for one semester. A student on Financial Aid Probation may receive Title IV program funds for one payment period. Further, while students are on financial aid probation, the SAP Committee may require them to fulfill specific terms and conditions such as taking a reduced course load or enrolling in specific courses. At the end of one payment period on financial aid probation, they must meet the SAP standards to qualify for further Title IV program funds. If students would be unable to correct their ineligible status by the end of a one semester probation, they may complete an Academic Plan to extend the time they are allowed to be on financial aid probation. They must meet the requirements of the academic plan by the end of the approved time frame. Students may not request a second probationary period based on the same extenuating circumstance.
Financial Aid Suspension
In the event students do not meet the requirements for SAP after one warning period, or a probationary period resulting from appeal, they will be placed on financial aid suspension for the following semester. This means that the student will not be eligible for any type of federal, state or institutional aid until he or she returns to satisfactory academic progress.
Students who have been placed on Financial Aid Suspension, because they do not meet the GPA or Enrollment Status requirements, may do the following if they decide not to appeal, or if their appeal is not approved:
• Students may attend the next semester without Title IV aid or apply for alternative loans to cover their balance.
• Students will be reviewed again at the end of each semester to determine if they meet the SAP requirements and eligibility for aid will be reviewed during the regular review process.
Conditions for Reinstatement and Appeal Process
Students whose eligibility for financial aid has been terminated may appeal the decision, in writing, to the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships if they believe that they had extenuating circumstances that led to their unsatisfactory progress. The student must fully complete and submit the signed Suspension Appeal form explaining the reasons they failed to make SAP. Students must also describe what has changed in their situation that will allow them to demonstrate SAP at the next evaluation. The SAP Review Committee will review each appeal and notify students in writing of the decision. A completed form must include:
1. A letter from the student documenting the extenuating circumstances. For example, personal illness or medical problems, death in the family, etc. This letter should provide a detailed explanation of the situation.
2. If the student has exceeded the maximum time frame and is appealing based on a change of major, a second major or an additional degree, he or she should state the reason for the change and indicate the number of hours remaining to be taken in the new major. The student must also have his or her academic advisor complete the advisor section of the form indicating the number of credit hours required for the major or degree and the number of hours remaining.
3. The student’s name, T Number and email address.
The status of each aid recipient will be monitored for satisfactory academic progress and written notification will be sent to the last known address of those students who are placed on Financial Aid Suspension.
Students who fail to complete the requirements for a degree or certificate within 150% of the normal, published timeframe are entitled to submit an appeal for an extension. The SAP Review Committee may grant timeframe extensions under certain circumstances.
A student may request an exception to any of the above policies, due to extenuating circumstances, including disability, by submitting an appeal to the Financial Aid & Scholarships Office. The appeal must include a letter of explanation with supporting documentation and the completed Suspension Appeal form. Documentation for a low GPA should include a letter from the appropriate academic advisor. Documentation for low percentage of completion (at least 70%) should be in line with the cause of the low hours. An appeal may be approved for one semester only. If it will take longer than one semester for students to meet the SAP requirements, an Academic Plan will be required.
Examples of exceptions that may be made on a case-by-case basis include situations such as: a documented disability or serious illness, death in the family, change of major, remedial courses taken as preparatory coursework, or other unexpected and extenuating circumstances that can be appropriately documented. Verification of disability should be provided to the Committee by the Coordinator of Services for Students with Disabilities. The Coordinator of Services for Students with Disabilities may recommend that the Committee grant an extension if such is among the reasonable accommodations that would be appropriate for the student.
Each request for an exception is reviewed anonymously by the SAP Review Committee, and will be carefully considered based solely on the individual situation presented by the student and the supporting documentation provided. Before the appeal is presented to the Committee, it is stripped of all personally identifying information about the student who has appealed. The Committee will make its decision based solely on the information presented. It is the intent of the Committee to review each appeal fairly and justly, and the committee will not use information presented in the appeal to discriminate in any way on age, national origin, disability, sex, religion, or any other legally recognized category.
Students will be notified in writing of the status of their appeal, including an explanation that supports the determination of the committee.
Scholarships and awards are made to new, transfer and continuing students. To be eligible for scholarships all students must be admitted to Southern Utah University and may be required to complete a scholarship application. Details on award amounts vary by department and donor. Starting with the 2014-15 award year, students receiving an academic scholarship must complete a minimum of 30 semester hours per academic year and meet the GPA requirements of their award. All other scholarships require a minimum of full-time enrollment (at least 12 credit hours per semester) as listed on the scholarship acceptance letter. The types of scholarships available include: Academic, Departmental, Leadership, Presidential Ambassador, Talent, Athletics, and Endowed. Please see http://www.suu.edu/ss/financial/scholarships.html for the scholarship deadlines for new, continuing and transfer students. Early applications are encouraged. Please note that all scholarships are to be used for undergraduate credits only, unless offered by a graduate program.
All students are automatically considered for an academic scholarship upon admission provided all admissions paperwork is complete prior to the deadline. Continuing students are considered based on submission of a completed scholarship application prior to the deadline.
Academic Scholarship recipients are selected based on a cumulative GPA and ACT/SAT score. Students maintain scholarship eligibility for multi-year awards based upon academic performance. Recipients may receive two to four year awards that are between $1,000 and full-tuition per year for Utah residents, and between $5,500 and full-tuition per year for Non-Residents.
Departmental Scholarships are awarded by the academic departments to deserving students. Eligibility requirements include a completed Admissions Application and the Continuing Student Scholarship Application. Students must specify their area of interest and demonstrate exceptional knowledge within the academic department.
Leadership Scholarships are awarded to first-time freshman and transfer students with outstanding leadership ability that have excelled in student governments, club organizations, community services, and other co-curricular activities. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required for scholarship consideration. Leadership scholarships are based on GPA , ACT/SAT scores, and the leadership resume, which is the Scholarship Application. Recipients may receive between $1,000 and full-tuition per year for four years.
Presidential Ambassador Scholarships
Presidential Ambassador Scholarships are awarded to outstanding leaders who have excelled in school, community and personal leadership.
Terrel H. Bell Teaching Incentive Loans
Terrel H. Bell Teaching Incentive Loans are awarded for eight semesters of study to deserving Utah high school graduates who are entering the teaching profession in the state of Utah and who maintain a 2.75 GPA. These scholarships provide for payment of tuition and fees. Interested high school students should contact their principal or superintendent as needed about the scholarship. Interested transfer or continuing students may contact SUU’s Education Department at (435) 865-8320.
Talent Scholarships are awarded to exceptional performing students in the areas of music, dance, drama, debate, journalism, art and rodeo. Departments usually require applicants to audition or submit special information to be considered for a talent scholarship.
The following is a list of contacts:
Athletic scholarships are awarded by SUU athletic coaches. For more specific information on SUU’s athletic scholarships, contact:
|Track and Field
Non-Resident Tuition Reduction Program
Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) Waivers
WUE waivers are awarded to students from participating states, listed on www.suu.edu/ss/financial/schol-wue.html. Awards are based on GPA and ACT/SAT scores. WUE recipients pay approximately 1.5 times the amount of Utah resident tuition. The credit hours earned as a WUE student may not be counted toward residency status.
Endowed Scholarships and Grant-In-Aid
A complete listing of Endowed Scholarships and Grants-In- Aid are available below.
Refunds: Students who withdraw and have paid their tuition and fees through personal funds may be entitled to receive a partial refund according to the SUU tuition and fee refund schedule. Tuition and fees that were paid through Federal and/or Institutional funding (financial aid, scholarships, waivers, etc.) will be refunded to the specific programs according to Federal and Institutional policies.
Repayment: Students who withdraw may be required to repay a portion of the financial aid advanced to them for living expenses, educational expenses other than tuition, fees and school services. Repayment will be calculated in accordance with the repayment formula established by Federal regulations.
Repayments to any federal financial aid program will not exceed those disbursed from that program, and will be repaid in the following priority order: (1) Unsubsidized Federal Stafford Loan, (2) Subsidized Federal Stafford Loan, (3) Federal Perkins Loan, (4) Federal Plus Loan, (5) Federal Pell Grant, (6) Federal SEOG.
Repayment of Title IV Funds must be made within 45 days of the official notice of “repayment obligation”. If arrangements are not made before 45 days this information will be turned over to the SUU Collection Office. Any student loans you have borrowed (Stafford, Perkins, or alternative) will go into immediate repayment through your lender.
Is There Help Available?
SUU offers a payment plan for students desiring to pay their institutional charges in monthly installments. Please visit the Cashier’s website or call (435) 586-7720 for additional information.
SUU’s Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships is ready to help students complete the application process. Please contact the office with concerns and questions. They are committed to making this process as simple as possible.
The Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships is located in Room 167 of the Sharwan Smith Center (435) 586-7735. Find your financial aid counselor here: www.suu.edu/finaid/contact.html.
Endowed Scholarships and Grants-In-Aid
General Scholarships and Endowments
The Betty & Haze Hunter Limited Family Partnership Endowment offers a scholarship to a student in need.
The Belliston Family Foundation Scholarship will be awarded to students who have served an honorable LDS mission and who are goal oriented, hard-working, honest, and exemplify pioneer values. This scholarship will go to a male or female who have a financial need.
The Bennion Service Scholarship. Student displaying significant community and civic engagement.
The Bennion/Wallace Scholarship Endowment. “Dr. Lew and Nola Wallace expressed an interest in establishing a scholarship endowment with both the Bennion and Wallace names because of their long friendship with President Steven and Marjorie Bennion and their admiration for the writings and influence of President Bennion’s father and grandfather, Lowell L. Bennion and Milton Bennion.” Scholarship awards should be focused on attracting students to SUU who display scholastic promise and who may have financial need (financial need is not a requirement). The selection of the recipient(s) will be made by the SUU Advancement Office in coordination with the Bennion family.
The Bernon & Irene Smith Scholastic Endowment. To be awarded to a student of academic excellence.
The Bertha Stromberg Scholarship was funded by family and friends of Bertha in honor of her 100th birthday, December 2010. Bertha Stromberg attended BNS in 1932. The scholarship will be awarded by the SUU Financial Aid Office to a worthy student.
The Doug Christensen Memorial/Journalism Scholarship. To be awarded to outstanding students of the Thunderbird Newspaper and to recruit students to the program.
The CHS Class of ‘84 Scholarship was set up by the alumni of Cedar High School to award an outstanding student who is a son or daughter of a member of the CHS class of 1984. Financial need is a consideration.
The Clara Creer & Perry Driggs Scholarship. To provide a general academic scholarship to a worthy student.
The Cline & Jane Dahle Scholarship. To help students not otherwise qualified for scholarships including those with lower GPA’s who need extra support to stay in school and complete their education.
The Daniels Opportunity Scholarship. To be awarded to a non-traditional student of at least 25 years or a GED recipient. Student must be a Utah resident and citizen/permanent resident of the US, eligible to receive a Pell Grant, and have a minimum 2.0 GPA. To reapply for the second year, student must have a minimum 2.5 GPA.
The David A. and LaRee B. Rees Scholarship Endowment awards $2,000.00 annually. The selection committee shall include a Rees family representative. The purpose is to award a non-traditional student from rural Utah with a minimum 3.5 GPA.
The Dr. W. C. Swanson Family Foundation Endowment Scholarship awards deserving rural, non-traditional and/or minority students.
The Elizabeth “Bessie” Shurtz Memorial Endowment was established and funded by Dr. Alex and Bessie Oblad in memory of Mrs. Oblad’s mother. Scholarships are awarded to worthy female students from southern Utah of junior or senior standing.
The Ernest Hungate Burgess Endowed Scholarship awards outstanding students attending the University.
The Eva Frampton & Howard R. Driggs Endowment. To be selected by the University President or in the area most needed.
The General Frank Dalley Scholarship. To be awarded to a member of the Army National Guard 222nd Battalion who is enrolled in SUU’s Army ROTC program.
The George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Scholarship. Awarded to the best students in each college selected by the Dean of the College; students from the intermountain west, preferably Utah.
The Harris and Lucille Hinton Gubler Memorial Endowment awards an outstanding student from Hurricane High School with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
The Jack and Evelyn Carter Endowment, established by Jack and Evelyn Carter is for a worthy student to be selected in coordination with the Advancement Office.
The Jacobson Service & Learning Endowment. A scholarship to be awarded by the director of the Service & Learning Center or funds to be used in the Service and Learning Program.
The John & Cleopha LeBaron Endowment Scholarship will award a graduate(s) of Hurricane, Dixie or Cedar High School who achieve and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0.
The Kumen and Naida Gardner Scholarship. To be awarded to outstanding students where the university has the greatest need.
The L J Mecham Family Scholarship is to award outstanding students from Bryce Valley High School who will attend SUU.
The Lawrence Keith and Ora B. Gates Scholarship Endowment gives preference to a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, who is from a community south of Juab County and who is the child of a single parent; preferences are listed in the order of importance.
The Lehi Willard and Henrietta Lunt Jones Scholarship Endowment was funded by the Jones family to provide scholarship assistance to SUU students.
The Mark Leany Memorial Endowment was established for worthy students in the SUU rodeo program.
The Mary Lou Pendleton Jolley Endowment is to award deserving students.
The Masonic Lodge Foundation Endowment is a general scholarship awarded to an outstanding student in need.
The Maxine Stolk Memorial Scholarship. Set up by Maxine’s friends in memory of her many years of service at Southern Utah University.
The Melling Dover Pioneer Scholarship will be awarded to students who maintain at least a 2.0 GPA. Preference will be given to those students who can demonstrate that they are descendants of the original pioneer families of Cedar City, Utah as listed on the Cedar City monument known as “Old Sorrel Statue”.
The Michael Keith Noel Memorial Scholarship was established by Michael’s family & friends. It is awarded to a Beaver County student.
The Miles Day and Mary Taylor Morris Endowment Scholarship is for a student in need of financial support to complete their education.
The Mitchell and Gaona Olds Schoppmann Endowment. Interest from this fund provides a scholarship for a descendant of Duard and Betty Lou Schoppmann or Clark A. and Mona B. Olds.
The Questar Corporation Educational Foundation Scholarships are awarded in the School of Business, and College of Science and Engineering.
The Rocky Mountain Power Foundation Scholarship. To be awarded to students from a hometown located in a rural community within the six-state region served by PacifiCorp (Utah, California, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming). Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrate a financial need.
The Retta Judd Gale Scholarship. To be awarded to students graduating from North Sevier High School.
The Rick and Peg Young Scholarship is to assist single mothers who have a financial need. They must have one or more children living in the home, attend class on a regular basis, and finish each academic year in the top 33% of their class.
The Rodney R. Hawes Scholarship. To provide scholarships to students with lower GPA’s in need of encouragement and showing promise.
The Roy W. and Elizabeth E. Simmons Scholarship. Awarded to a single working mother with at least one child at home who demonstrates a financial need and maintains at least a 3.0 GPA.
The Royden C. Braithwaite Endowment, funded by Mr. and Mrs. L.S. Skaggs is to honor President Emeritus Royden C. Braithwaite. These awards are presented to outstanding students selected by the SUU Scholarship Committee who are economically, physically or mentally disadvantaged, who have a proven record of academic achievement of at least a 2.5 GPA.
The Ruth Ipson Cannon Scholarship is to award a freshman from Garfield County student. First preference is given to a student majoring in Education with financial need.
The Scott M., Ruth C. and Lois Urie Scholarship Endowment is to award working students one-half tuition and fees. The student cannot be receiving additional scholarship support.
The Spencer W. Kimball Endowment. Established by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to honor President Kimball for his interest in the education of Native Americans, this scholarship is to be awarded to qualified Native American students.
The Steven D. & Marjorie Bennion Scholarship. To be awarded to a student in need.
The Study Abroad Scholarship. To provide scholarships to students in Southern Utah University’s Study Abroad program.
The SUU Board of Trustees Endowment is funded by members of the Board of Trustees and awarded to an outstanding student of junior class standing.
The SUU Emeriti Endowment. Established and funded by Southern Utah University Emeriti, this awards funds to an outstanding student.
The SUU Faculty Senate Scholarship is funded by the faculty and given to a worthy student.
The SUU Staff Association Endowment Scholarship. It is funded by the members of the Staff Association, awards two one-half tuition scholarships to continuing students with a GPA of 3.0 or above.
The Thunderbird Olympus High School Scholarship is to award a deserving student graduate of Olympus High who completes an SUU scholarship application, demonstrates a minimum GPA of 2.5, and is admitted as a full time student.
The Utah Division of Indian Affairs Endowment. To be awarded to Native American students who are residents of the State of Utah.
The Valerie P. Imlay Memorial Scholarship is to award a woman with children at home who has come back to school and who demonstrates unusually difficult circumstances.
The Walter K. Granger Endowment funded by the Granger estate, this provides a scholarship for a returning LDS missionary at SUU or to an SUU student with a profound interest in government or conservation.
The Wayne & Maria Smith Scholarship is for students from Iron County.
The William Arthur and Blanche Corry Jones General Scholarship. Awarded to an outstanding student to be selected by the president.
The Zaphiropoulos Scholarship Endowment. Established in the name of Renn and Marie Zaphiropoulos, this scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student in study abroad.
School of Business
The A.W. Stephenson Tribute Endowment. Funded by students, friends, and family of Professor Stephenson as a tribute to his dedicated service, this award is given to a student in the School of Business.
The Accounting Department Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student(s) in majoring in accounting
The Arthur & Ina Leigh Gardner Endowment. To be awarded to a student going into banking.
The Boulevard Home Furnishing/Wittwer Hospitality Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students with a minimum GPA of 3.0 (3.5 for Freshman) who demonstrate an interest in hotel operations, home furnishings industry, business management, marketing or finance. Preference will be given to students from Iron County.
The Bradshaw Chevrolet/Buick/GEO Scholarship Endowment awards outstanding students from the school of business who are from Iron County.
The Bradshaw, Smith & Company Accounting Scholarship is to award outstanding Junior or Senior students majoring in Accounting with a minimum 3.0 GPA and who have a financial need. Preference is given to Las Vegas residents.
The Business Study Abroad Scholarship is a tuition scholarship for Business students enrolled in Marketing or Management to attend ESCEM University in Pointiers, France to earn a double degree from ESCEM and SUU. Student must commit to two semesters at ESCEM to qualify for scholarship.
The Café Zupas Scholarship. Awarded to outstanding students pursuing a career in the Food and Beverage industry within the Hotel, Resort & Hospitality Management program. The recipient must be a full-time Junior or Senior enrolled as a Hotel, Resort & Hospitality Management Major. They must also be making substantial progress towards graduation, must complete a comprehensive application packet and must have a minimum 3.0 GPA in HRHM courses
Catalyst Award Business Scholarship. This Scholarship is for outstanding high school seniors from Cottonwood High School, Olympus High School or Skyline High School, participating in the Academy of Finance program.
The Charlie Jackson Endowment. This endowment is awarded to a deserving student in the School of Business.
The Colonel Alva L. Matheson Aviation Scholarship was funded by Colonel Alva L. Matheson to recognize a worthy student entering a Pilot Training Program. The scholarship is awarded to first year Ground School students enrolled in the Aviation Program. Preference will be given to female students.
The Christian D. Ronnow Endowment. To be awarded to an outstanding student from the School of Business.
The Dan and Brenda Webster Scholarship. To be awarded to a student engaged in the ROTC program and who has financial need.
The Deloitte Scholarship is to award outstanding Junior or Senior students who are majoring in Accounting with a minimum 3.0 GPA and who have a financial need.
The Dr. Denise Woodbury Memorial Scholarship Endowment was set up to preserve the memory and accomplishments of Dr. Denise Woodbury who was a business professor at SUU. This scholarship will award three advanced business students annually, a junior, a senior and a graduate student.
The Eccles First Security Foundation Scholarship awards two $5,000 scholarships to students in their Junior or Senior years who are on track to earn a degree in Business and Finance
The Estel L. and Leah M. Wright Scholarship. Alternating every year to award an outstanding student in business department.
The Gary Giles Endowed Scholarship is awarded to one or more Senior or Graduate Accounting students, with a preferred GPA between 3.4 and 3.6 with preference to awarding two (2) half-tuition scholarships each academic year. Preference will be given to students with financial need.
The Gary Giles Scholarship, in honor of Professor Giles, is awarded to an outstanding accounting student with financial need.
The General Frank Dalley Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding member of the Utah National Guard’s 222nd Battalion comprised of unites from Beaver, Cedar City, Fillmore, Richfield, and St. George who are enrolled in the SUU’s ROTC program.
The Heaton Financial Scholarship will award $500 per semester to one student with financial need that has been recommended by Business Faculty who is enrolled as a full-time Junior or Senior majoring in Finance, who has indicated on their scholarship application that they are interested in pursuing a career in Financial Services. They must be in good academic standing and making a contribution to the campus demonstrating leadership through their involvement in campus clubs or organizations, business organizations, student government, athletics, campus committees, etc
The Hinkins Family Scholarship is awarded to a transfer student or a freshman student who has a declared major in the School of Business.
The HintonBurdick Scholarship is funded by Hinton Burdick CPA’s and Advisors, and is to award outstanding accounting students who have a financial need. Student has to be accepted into the SUU MAcc program with a GPA above a 3.5. Student must be full time and from a high school within Iron or Washington County, or from Virgin Valley, Moapa Valley, Pahranagat Valley or Lincoln County high schools in Nevada.
The Investment Scholarship is awarded to 3-5 Junior, Senior or Graduate students in the School of Business with a 3.5 minimum GPA who want a job in Investment Management.
The Jack & Gayle Carter Business Scholarship supports students in the School of Business who are in good academic standing and demonstrate financial need.
The Las Vegas Business Alumni Scholarship. Awarded to outstanding students in the School of Business from the Las Vegas area.
The Loren A. Whetten Endowment. Funded by his children Lance L. Whetten and Linda W. Wilson and their families, is to provide a scholarship to a deserving student in the School of Business, showing promise in accounting.
The Maeser & Ruth G. Dalley Scholarship. To provide scholarships in the school of Business.
The Mary Taylor Morris Scholarship Endowment, established by her mother, Alice Broderson is a business scholarship for students with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Financial need may be a consideration.
The Masonic Foundation Endowment established by the foundation, is awarded to outstanding students in business.
The Master of Accountancy Scholarship. To award students getting a Masters in Accountancy.
The Paul Beck Memorial Endowment established by the family of Mr. & Mrs. Beck, awards an outstanding student in the School of Business.
The Piercy Bowler Taylor & Kern Scholarship is to award juniors or first year MAcc students (to help in recruiting); they will accept a senior only if the student is committed to get a MAcc.
The Questar Business Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to outstanding students majoring in business.
The Renee West Scholarship. Awarded to an outstanding female student who is majoring in Business and who is a junior or senior business major, resident or non-resident full time student, scholarship for tuition and fees, the selection process is to include the department head and a donor representative.
The Robert McKee Sevy Memorial Scholarship. In memory of Robert McKee Sevy and is to be awarded to a student in Accounting.
The School of Business National Advisory Board Scholarship is to award outstanding students in the School of Business.
The School of Business Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student(s) majoring in business.
The Scott and Becky Snow Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to three outstanding students; one to an accounting student and the other two scholarships to students majoring in business.
The Scott H. Dunham Endowment. Awarded to a student majoring in business that has a need of a scholarship and will be awarded by the Dean of the college, this scholarship was funded by Mr. Scott H. Dunham, The Herbst Foundation, Inc., and The Mervyn L. Brenner Foundation, Inc.
The Southern Utah Business Endowed Scholarship is awarded to outstanding students in the College of Business.
The State Bank of Southern Utah Scholarship Endowment. This endowment will be awarded to deserving students from the School of Business majoring in Business.
The W. Boyd and Jean C. Christensen Endowment Scholarship is awarded to a deserving student in the School of Business who demonstrates personal integrity and a GPA of a 3.3 or above.
The Wells Fargo Hispanic School of Business Scholarship awards one or more Hispanic students majoring in the School of Business.
The William H. and Ella B. Leigh & RaVenna Leigh Baker Scholarship. This scholarship was funded by a member of the University’s first graduating class, awarded to a Junior or Senior Business School students.
The William & Patricia Child Business Scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in the School of Business with a minimum 3.0 GPA (3.5 for incoming freshman) who demonstrates financial need.
The Wilson Naegle and Agatha Day Lunt Endowment. Funded by the late Lanell and Lucy Lunt to honor their family members, this scholarship is awarded to a student in the business department.
College of Education
The Alice S. & Ianthus Wright Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a student from the College of Education.
The Arthur & Mary Ina Hunter Leigh Gardner Endowment is awarded to students in Elementary Education.
The Barbara Belle McFarlane Jones Endowment is to award a deserving Senior majoring in Elementary Education and specializing in Music Education.
The Bert & Ada Carpenter Endowment is awarded to a deserving student in the College of Education in the area of Child Development. Ada Carpenter was a professor in the Family and Consumer Sciences for many years at SUU and this award should be given to students in areas of study that best represent what Ada taught.
The Beverley Taylor Sorenson Scholarship Endowment is to award students participating in the Arts in Education Program at SUU and majoring in Education to become teachers.
The Claron and Claudia Bradshaw Endowment was established by Claron Bradshaw to award outstanding students from the departments of education and business.
The Dean & Jackie Anderson Scholarship is awarded to a student from the College of Education.
The Dr. Craig S. Morrison Endowment Scholarship. To be awarded to deserving physical education majors. Must keep a 3.0 GPA.
The Dr. Gwyn R. Clark Endowed Scholarship awards deserving students in the College of Education.
The Dr. Jean Reeve Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a physically educated person who has learned skills necessary to perform a variety of physical activities, does participate regularly in physical activity, is physically fit, knows the implications of and the benefits from involvement in physical activities, and values physical activity and its contributions to a healthful lifestyle.
The Dr. Reese P. Maughan Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students in the area of secondary education.
The Doris Williamson Endowment Scholarship. Established by Doris Williamson to be used for an education major.
The Edna L. Maughan Memorial Scholarship was funded by the family of Dr. Maughan to award students in the department of elementary education.
The Faye Wade Willig Perpetual Learning Educators Scholarship is awarded to students in the College of Education who meet the following criteria. Must have financial need and good academic standing with a university GPA of 3.0 or higher. Must be a Junior or Senior who comes from hometowns in the Bay Area of Northern California, Hawaiian Islands, New Mexico, Texas, New York or the Southern Utah area. Special preference will be given to students who have grown up as “Foster Children.”
The Florine H. Major Family Scholarship Endowment is awarded to an outstanding junior or senior student from the department of education. The student selected would preferably be a single parent who shows extraordinary promise as a teacher.
The Grant W. & Helen P. Stott Scholarship Endowment is to award a deserving student(s) in the College of Education, department of family development.
The Jan Harrison Memorial Scholarship is to award outstanding students in Music and Education.
The Jason Ted Jensen Scholarship is not to award a top student, but is to award a student in the College of Education, obtaining a teaching certificate, who has displayed a sincere desire to learn and who would possibly not otherwise have the opportunity. The selected student should display a very original approach to teaching and life and have the desire to better the education system through their attitude and service to their profession.
The Joseph J. Lopour Endowment. To be awarded to a Junior or Senior student majoring in Physical Education with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
The Larry & Joan Dahle Endowed Scholarship awards students from the College of Education and based upon need and to be a successful educator.
The Light Rachel Marie Cawley Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a deserving student in the College of Education.
The Lori Jean Stoker Eyre Scholarship. Set up in her memory by her family, the fund provides a scholarship to an outstanding student in education.
The Lucy Mitchell Lunt Endowment. Funded by the late Mr. and Mrs. Lanell Lunt, this award is to be given to a student in the area of elementary education.
The Marilyn Tebbs Bulkley Legacy Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a student within the College of Education. Preference will be given to a Junior or Senior with financial need, whose goal is to become a school teacher, and is from Garfield County.
The Marvin Mayes Education Scholarship is awarded to a Junior or Senior enrolled in an Education major, with a minimum of 3.0 GPA and financial need.
The Mary Muir Dunham Endowment - E was established by Mr. Scott Dunham in memory of his wife, who was a student at SUU. It is awarded to outstanding students in recognition of their potential as great teachers. The criteria of the award are need and scholarship. It was funded by Mr. Scott H. Dunham, The Herbst Foundation, Inc., and The Mervyn L. Brenner Foundation, Inc.
The Myers Family Endowment. This fund will be used either for scholarships to incoming freshman from Milford or Beaver majoring in elementary or special education. This money can also establish a distinguished chair in the College of Education.
The Nevada Watson Driggs Scholarship Endowment, established by David and Sabey Driggs Pingree in memory of Sabey’s mother, Nevada Watson Driggs, is to award a deserving young woman majoring in education, based on financial need.
The Phi Delta Kappa Teacher Education Endowment was established by Dr. Kent Myers and Rulon Woodbury for a student in education who demonstrates a potential for becoming an outstanding teacher.
The Phyllis Richins Scholarship awards one or more students enrolled in the block classes in Education; to assist students with the expenses associated with practicum experience; aid those with greater financial need; applicants must submit a one page paper explaining their academic journey, and why they are a deserving candidate; awards a senior with a desirable GPA.
The Robert K & Zoe Palmer Endowment is awarded to an outstanding student in either Education or Library Support.
The Ruth Ipson Cannon Endowment is awarded to a Freshman student from Garfield County. First preference is given to students majoring in Education with financial need.
The Winell Dalley Harrison Memorial/Dalley Family Scholarship Endowment awards an outstanding student in elementary or secondary education. The intent of this scholarship is to ensure that the recipients pursue a career choice in education.
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
The Archaeology Conservancy Endowment Scholarship for ethnic minority students with the greatest financial need.
The Alva and Zella Matheson Endowment was established by Alva and Zella Matheson for a student majoring in history with an emphasis in local pioneer history.
The Brent Richey Memorial Scholarship is to award a student who epitomizes the commitment to excellence and enthusiasm for Journalism as Brent Richey. This can be an incoming freshman or a student already working for the journal at SUU who displays a desirable work ethic and ability. Financial need will be a consideration.
The Carl E. and Esther V. Jepson Endowments. Interest from these funds provide a scholarship in Broadcast Communication in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
The Carlson Family Endowment. To be awarded to an outstanding continuing Spanish student. The student must have financial need and maintain a 3.2 GPA.
The Carolyn & Edward Rondthaler Prize in Psychology. To be awarded to the senior student majoring in psychology with the highest cumulative GPA; they must have completed at least 60 credit hours at SUU, 20 hours in psychology and be a full time student.
The Dennis and Bette J. Pollman Endowed Scholarship was established for a student majoring in Sociology.
The Deseret Media Companies/KSL Broadcast Journalism Scholarship funds full tuition for one semester or 1/2 tuition for fall and spring; for a student pursuing a degree in communications with an emphasis in Broadcast Journalism who shows the greatest desire, aptitude and ability to practice journalism, that follows the professional standards and principles adhered to by the KSL News division; the student must complete an application including a performance reel to be reviewed by the broadcast journalism faculty; minimum 3.0 GPA; must have at least one semester left in the program, must show evidence of quality reporting and producing that demonstrates professionalism & ethical standards and the student will be expected to attend a banquet given by the Deseret Media Company.
The Dr. Harold R. Hickman Endowment. To be awarded to a student majoring in Communication.
The E. Leon Chidester Family Scholarship Endowment is awarded to deserving junior or senior students majoring in Spanish.
The Elva Hatch Communication Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to outstanding students in communication. Recipients are chosen by the department of communication.
The Eugene Woolf and David Lee Scholarship is funded by professors Gene Woolf and David Lee for a worthy student in the department of language and literature.
The Joseph Howard Maughan Scholarship was established by Mrs. Hattie Maughan and is to be awarded to students in English.
The J.H. Plummer Memorial Endowment established by family and friends of Professor Plummer, awards a student in the language department.
The Jane Tripp Doran History and Literature Scholarship Endowment is to award a junior or senior student majoring in History or Literature. Student preferred to be a single mother with at least one child living in the home or a female student and also to a student who has not previously graduated nor holds a degree in any other discipline.
The Kay Cook Memorial Scholarship is funded by friends of Kay Cook and is to award students in English or Literature.
The Leadership Scholarship is awarded to one or two students each year who have been identified as having great leadership potential in the community of their choice.
The Mary Lunt Endowment Scholarship was established in memory of Mary Lunt, who worked at SUSC as the personal assistant to President Royden Braithwaite, to award a student studying English, Foreign Language, Humanities, Political Science or Criminal Justice.
The Patrick Shukait Memorial Scholarship awards one student annually who needs financial assistance preparing applications for graduate school: full-time student with minimum 3.0 GPA- Senior Political Science major in good standing; to be awarded by the chair of the Political Science Department in consultation with the Political Science faculty.
The Political Science & Criminal Justice Scholarship is to award a student who it at least a sophomore with a minimum 3.25 GPA and who is majoring in Political Science and/or Criminal Justice.
The Randy and Ann Marie Allen Scholarship is to award $1,000 to a deserving student or students in need of financial aid within the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. This scholarship is awarded by the Dean at his discretion.
The Richard E. Gillies Endowed Scholarship, established by Frank W, Knell and former students of Richard Gillies from Cedar High School, will be used to award scholarships to students majoring in History. Preference will be given to those with financial need.
The Scott H. Dunham Endowment - H. This scholarship is awarded to students in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. It was funded by Mr. Scott H. Dunham, The Herbst Foundation, Inc., and The Mervyn L. Brenner Foundation, Inc.
The Georgia Beth Thompson Scholarship. Funded by Georgia Beth and the late Richard Thompson, this scholarship is awarded to non-traditional students (primarily women) enrolled as social science majors.
The Walt and Mary McCulley Scholarship Endowment. This fund provides a scholarship to a qualified student in English.
The William and Claire B. Jones Endowment, established by Mrs. Jones and her children, will be used to fund scholarships to students majoring in Behavioral and Social Sciences. The basic criteria will be scholarship and need.
College of Performing and Visual Arts
The Afton A. Richards Endowed Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student in the theatre arts department, based on academic and theatrical achievement and need, and shall be a female student.
The Ann Tully and Larry Whitesell Scholarship. Established by Ann Tully and Larry Whitesell, this scholarship is to be awarded to outstanding students in the area of theatre education each summer as part of the Actor Training Program.
The Anson Charles Arnett Scholarship. Awarded to an outstanding student in the Bachelor of Arts program in need of financial assistance for art supplies.
The Art Department Scholarship. Awarded to an outstanding student in Art and Design.
The Beth Leigh Memorial Endowment. Given to honor Mrs. Leigh by her family and friends, this scholarship goes to an outstanding student of piano and a student going into Music.
The Blaine H. Johnson Vocal Scholarship is provided by Bruce and Karen Johnson, in honor of their father who taught at SUU for many years. The purpose is to award a promising student in the vocal program in the College of Performing and Visual Arts.
The “Bon Appetite” Music Scholarship is to award students majoring in Music.
The David W. and Beatrice C. Evans Shakespeare Festival Endowment Fund is for promising students in theatre arts.
The Edward & Carolyn Rondthaler Prize in Music will be awarded to a full-time junior or senior voice major, determined to be outstanding in the judgment of the selection committee. Must demonstrate history of music, maintain a 3.0 GPA, must continue to study voice privately and take opera theater.
The Fred C Adams Renaissance Man Scholarship Endowment is awarded to a male theatre arts student in recognition of outstanding talent and dedication to his art.
The Gale & Alice Waite Performing and Visual Arts Scholarship is to award a tuition scholarship to one student majoring in dance.
The General Theatrical Supply Scholarship is to award a technical student in the TAD Program. The award selection will be made each year by a theatre scholarship committee including the President of General Theatrical Supply or their representatives. The scholarship will be given to a high school senior who will be selected by the committee and who chooses to attend Southern Utah University. (Awarded at the Tech Olympics-HSSC)
The H. Peyton Johnson Memorial Endowment. Funded by Mrs. Johnson in memory of her husband, this scholarship is awarded to a student in music.
The Hal K. and Joan D. Campbell Music Scholarship is to award an outstanding student in music, with preference to a married student supporting a child in the home.
The Hazel D. Granger Memorial Endowment. Awarded to a promising student vocalist or teacher, this scholarship is funded by Mrs. Granger’s estate.
The Hunter Cowan Memorial. To be awarded to students in Music.
The Joseph Howard Maughan Scholarship was established by Mrs. Hattie Maughan to award students in drama.
The Jan Harrison Memorial Scholarship is to award outstanding students in Music and Education.
The Jane Tripp Doran Theatre Scholarship Endowment is to award a Junior or Senior student majoring in Theatre. Student preferred to be a single mother with at least one child living in the home or a female student and also to a student who has not previously graduated nor holds a degree in any other discipline.
The Jay G. Thorley Memorial Endowment was funded by family and friends of Mr. Thorley to award to a student in the field of music.
The LaRae King Memorial Endowment was funded by family and friends of LaRae King in memory of her service to Southern Utah University and the community and awards to an outstanding student of art.
The Lauretta Perry Endowment. Interest from this fund provides a number of scholarships to qualified students in dance.
The LaVeve P. Whetten Memorial Scholarship Endowment was established by the Whetten family. It awards a worthy student in the College of Performing and Visual Arts who is a dance major.
The Lerin & Norma Porter Scholarship is to be awarded to a student in music based on musical ability and promise as well as financial need.
The Lucile L. Broadbent Endowment. Interest from this fund assists students studying art. The award may be continued if grades and standards are maintained. The scholarship is given under the direction of the art department.
The Mamie Gardner Barker Endowment. Provided by Dr. & Mrs. Arthur Wendel and Shirley Marie Maughan Gardner, the scholarship is awarded to students in the College of Performing and Visual Arts.
The Mary L. Bastow Distinguished Service Endowment. Awards are given in honor of Mary Bastow and her service to students of art.
The MellRee and Kay Andersen Scholarship is to award a student majoring in dance. First preference will be given to a male. Consideration will then be given to a new freshman or a student excelling in choreography.
The Melvin R. and Carmen R. Hepworth Endowment is to be awarded to students in the Music department.
The Mr. and Mrs. Lanell N. Lunt Family Shakespeare Endowment was funded by the late Mr. and Mrs. Lunt to award students interested in the Shakespearean Theatre.
The Lanell Naegle & Lucy Mitchell Lunt Endowed Scholarship for Band.
The Music Education Scholarship is to be awarded to a student who is interested in becoming a conductor and is majoring in music.
The Music Festival Endowment was established by the Music Festival for a worthy student in music.
The Ralph & Naomi Fordham Platt Scholarship rotates between the music department and the department of engineering. This award is to help pay the applied instruction fee for music majors or the books and lab fees for an engineering student.
The Road Dog Technical Theater Scholarship. To be awarded to outstanding sophomore, junior, or senior students who have worked in the Technical Theater Department.
The Robert Berry & Bernella Elizabeth Snow Gardner Endowment. Provided by Dr. & Mrs. Arthur Wendel and Shirley Marie Maughan Gardner, this scholarship is awarded to students majoring in theatre arts.
The Robert Snow Gardner & Lehi Robert Gardner Endowment. To be awarded to deserving students majoring in theatre arts.
The Robin Lynn Bishop Memorial Endowment, established by family and friends, awards an outstanding woman of junior class standing studying theatre arts. Recipients are selected by the theatre arts faculty.
The Roy L. & Maude Halversen Endowment. Funded by family and friends of Professor Halversen, this award is to be given to a student of string instruments.
The San Christopher/Burch Mann Endowment. This scholarship is awarded to deserving students in dance.
The Shakespeare Festival Endowment awards scholarships to qualified and promising students in theatre arts.
The William Arthur and Blanche Corry Jones Arts Scholarship Endowment awards outstanding students in drama and music.
The William H. Manning Distinguished Service Endowment. Scholarships are awarded in memory of Professor Manning to a promising student in vocal music.
The Yergensen Brothers Endowment. This scholarship fund was established by Glen and Elden Yergensen; the interest from this fund provides scholarships to theatre arts students.
The Zaphiropoulos Scholarship Endowment. Established in the name of Renn and Marie Zaphiropoulos, this scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student in music.
College of Science and Engineering
Agriculture Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student chosen by the department
The American Pacific Engineering Scholarship, is provided each year by American Pacific Corporation to award, benefit and encourage American Pacific employees and qualified children of American Pacific employees interested in Physical Science and Engineering. Recipients must have achieved junior or senior status. If there are no qualifying American Pacific employees or employee family members, the recipients will be selected by the Engineering and/or Physical Science department.
The Austin M. and Magda Jones Endowed Scholarship is awarded to deserving students in the Walter Maxwell Gibson College of Science and Engineering.
The Austin M. Jones Integrated Engineering Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a deserving full-time student in the Walter Maxwell Gibson College of Science and Engineering. This scholarship will be awarded to a Junior or Senior majoring in Engineering. The student must have at least a 2.5 GPA, be dedicated and show good critical thinking skills.
The Benjamin C. Morrell Memorial Endowment Scholarship is in memory of Benjamin Morrell, son of Dr. Lee Morrell, a professor emeritus of SUU. This scholarship is awarded to outstanding students pursuing a Chemistry degree.
The Biology Emeritus Endowment was established by staff and friends of the Department of Biology to award an outstanding Biology student.
The Biology Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student in the department of Biology.
The Bryce Canyon Natural History Association Scholarship is awarded to deserving Science students studying Agriculture, Biology or Geology.
The Carl E. and Esther V. Jepson Nutrition Endowment is awarded to students majoring in Nutrition. Selection is based on academic achievement and financial need.
The Carmen H. Watson Scholarship is awarded to a student with a declared major of Pre-Veterinary Science or Agriculture & Nutrition Science who has an interest in conservation. The student must be an undergrad student with good academic standing from the Southern Utah Region.
The Caroline Hunter Leigh Endowment was provided by Dr. Arthur Wendel and Shirley Marie Maghan Gardner. This scholarship is awarded to a student in the Science Department.
The Charles Bennett Cooley Endowed Scholarship awards students in the College of Science & Engineering in the Department of Engineering Technology & Construction Management. Students must be a Construction Management major with a minimum GPA of 3.5. Preference will be given to students demonstrating financial need.
The Charles Harmon & Grace Cutler Esplin Endowment, is provided by Dr. Arthur Wendel Gardner, to award a student in Livestock Management.
The Chase M. & Teresa R. Williams Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding Pre-Dental student. The student must be entering their junior or senior year of study in the Pre-Dental program and have a minimum GPA of 3.65.
The Chemistry Department Scholarship is funded by SUU Faculty and awarded to an outstanding student chosen by the department.
The College of Science Majors Scholarship is awarded to juniors or seniors majoring in the College of Science.
The Conrad Hatch Physical Science Endowed Scholarship is awarded to outstanding students in Physical Science.
The D.C. Schmutz Endowment was established by the late Mrs. LaRue Schmutz to award outstanding students in the field of Life Science who demonstrate financial need.
The Daryl & Willma Halterman Endowed Scholarship is to be awarded to a deserving student in the College of Science. The scholarship will be awarded to a senior student at Parowan High School via a competition at Parowan High School. The criteria may include: Best essay of Science Studies, Report of Science Research, Competitive Science Project, Excellence in Science Academics or Most likely to continue in Science Studies.
The David A. Dolowitz Endowment was established by Dr. Dolowitz to help outstanding students in the Pre-Medical, Pre-Veterinary, Pre-Dentistry, or Pre-Nursing field who demonstrate financial need.
The David & June Jeppson Nursing Scholarship is awarded to students with financial need who are in the Nursing program.
The David and Mildred Sargent Endowed Scholarship is funded by family and friends of the Sargents, this scholarship is to be awarded to outstanding students from the College of Science & Engineering in the Department of Biology.
The Dean & Jackie Anderson Science Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student in the College of Science & Engineering who demonstrates financial need. The student must be a junior or senior and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
The Dennis Stowell Memorial Scholarship is to award a non-traditional junior or senior student, with financial need who is not receiving full PELL Grant or other funding. The student should be from a rural area in Southern Utah, with first preference going to a student from the Utah District 28, the area Dennis served in as a Utah Senator. This includes all of Millard, Garfield, Kane, Iron and Beaver counties and Eastern Washington County. The scholarship awards $1,500 annually, as funds allow, to a student majoring in Integrated Engineering in the College of Science & Engineering.
The Dixie Interpretive Association Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students in the College of Science and Engineering, Department of Agriculture and Nutrition focusing on a BIS in Natural Resources. Preference will be given to juniors or seniors with a minimum 2.75 GPA who demonstrate financial need. Awards will be given to multiple students, but no more than 4 each year. The minimum award will be $500 per student per year.
The Dr. Carl Frederick Lohrengel II Memorial Endowed Scholarship was funded by Garrett Vice in memory of Dr. Carl Frederick Lohrengel II. This scholarship is awarded to outstanding sophomore, junior or senior students in the Walter Maxwell Gibson college of Science and Engineering Geology program who demonstrate financial need and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
The Dr. Darin D. & Becka Ott Scholarship is awarded to outstanding junior or senior pre-medical students in the College of Science & Engineering Department of Biology & Physical Science who demonstrate financial need with a minimum GPA of 3.2.
The Dr. James S.. Prestwich Memorial Endowed Scholarship was funded by family and friends of Dr. Prestwich to honor him for his service to the University and the community. Scholarships are awarded to outstanding students in the College of Science Pre-Medical program.
The Dr. Jim Bowns Science Scholarship is to help students obtain their educations in Agriculture. The purpose is to award outstanding students who are majoring in Range Management.
The Dr. Leslie D. Burbidge Endowment is awarded to outstanding students in the Pre-Dental program.
The Dr. Reed W. Farnsworth Endowed Scholarship was funded to honor Dr. Farnsworth and his service to SUU and the community. This scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student from the College of Science Pre-Medical program who demonstrates financial need.
The E. Lyman Munford Quasi Endowment Scholarship was funded in honor of the service of E. Lyman Munford. This scholarship is awarded to outstanding student showing promise and commitment to graduation in Design Technology, CAD-CAM Engineering or Technology Education.
The Engineering Scholarship was funded by faculty to award outstanding students in the Engineering Department.
The Eugene Hardy Distinguished Service Endowment was established by colleagues and family of Professor Hardy in memory of his dedication to students in the field of technology. This scholarship is awarded to outstanding students in the Information Technology Department.
The Faye Frahske Burns Endowed Nursing Scholarship is awarded to students in the College of Science majoring in Nursing who demonstrate financial need.
The Frances M. Christensen Endowment was established by Ms. Christensen. It is awarded to graduates from North Sevier or North Sanpete High Schools majoring in Nursing.
The Frank and Bertha Petty Scholarship Endowed Scholarship is awarded to outstanding students in Pre-Medical, Pre-Nursing, Pre-Dentistry, Pre-Veterinarian or Nutrition Departments.
The Frank Petty Jr. Scholarship is to award Nutrition students in the Walter Maxwell Gibson College of Science and Engineering.
The George and Blanche LeBaron Endowment was established by George and Blanche LeBaron and is awarded to outstanding students in Physical Science.
The Glen L. & Renee Halterman Scholarship awards outstanding students majoring in Agriculture.
The Ila Magleby Nursing Scholarship. It was established by family and friends in memory of Ila Magleby, to be awarded to a student in Nursing.
The IM Flash Technologies Scholarship is awarded to a full time student who is a permanent U.S. Citizen, has a minimum GPA of 3.0, and is in the Associate of Applied Sciences or Electronics Engineering Technology Program.
The Intermountain Healthcare Diversity in Nursing Scholarship is awarded to culturally diverse students in good academic standing enrolled as a Nursing or Pre-Nursing major with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who demonstrate financial need.
The Intermountain Power Agency Scholarship Endowment is to award students in the College of Science and Engineering in a field of study closely related to climate change, clean fuel technology or engineering.
The Iron County Home Builders Association Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student in Construction Technology with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who demonstrates financial need. Awarded students must attend the January Home Builders Banquet, two General Membership Luncheons and two Board Meetings.
The J. Randal Larson Scholarship is awarded to outstanding students in the College of Science with a minimum GPA of 3.0 seeking a degree in Biology, Chemistry, Geology, or Physics and who demonstrates financial need.
The Jack and Beverly Whiting Scholarship is awarded to Nursing, Pre-Nursing or Pre-Medical students with a minimum GPA of 3.0. The candidates must not be receiving other scholarship or financial assistance including federal grant-in-aid. Priority will be given to those candidates who are single parents or married with children.
The Jack & Gayle Carter Nursing Scholarship was funded to support students in Nursing who are in good academic standing and demonstrate financial need.
The Joann Bowns Memorial Scholarship is awarded to outstanding students in the College of Science and Engineering with a minimum 3.7 GPA enrolled in a pre-professional program (Pre-Medical, Pre-Dental, Pre-Veterinary, Pre-Nursing, etc.). Will award 2-3 scholarships annually.
The John W. Christensen Endowment was established by Donna R. Christensen to award outstanding students from the College of Science.
The Juergen H. Staudte Scholarship will be awarded to a deserving female student majoring in Engineering, with a GPA of 2.5 or above. She must be dedicated to the Engineering program and will be selected after showing her ability to create a successful project with her engineering skills.
The Kimber Hunter Nursing Scholarship awards a $1,000 scholarship, or two $500 awards annually to outstanding students in good academic standing who have been accepted into the Nursing Program. Applicants must write a letter describing the reasons they have chosen the nursing profession. The donors will assist in the selection of the recipient.
The L.S. & Aline W. Skaggs Endowment is awarded to a student pursuing a post-baccalaureate degree in pharmacology. Recipients must send a brief biographical sketch to the ALSAM foundation.
The Lanell Naegle Lunt Endowment was funded to provide scholarships to students in the area of Construction Management.
The Lawrence C. Cooper Endowment was established by the family to award students in Physical Science and Geology.
The Mark & Nedra Stephensen Technology Endowment awards scholarships to students majoring in Technology.
The Math Department Scholarship is awarded to outstanding students in the Math department.
The Merrell R. Jones Quasi Endowment is in recognition of the service of Merrell R. Jones to SUU during the 1998-99 academic year. The recipients will be outstanding students in Computer Science.
The Michael K. Carter Memorial Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a graduate from Olympus or Cedar City High School. They must demonstrate aptitude in the field of Math/Physics, be a declared Math/Physics major, and have a desire to teach Math/Physics in the public school system.
The Michael S. and Amy Rebecca Barrick Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding Pre-Dental student entering their senior year with a minimum GPA of 3.2 who demonstrates financial need.
The Mike & Diane Gardner Scholarship is awarded annually to two junior or senior students majoring in Nursing who have financial need and a minimum GPA of 3.2.
The Monty & Dr. Shannon Sorensen Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding junior or senior Biology major with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given to students who are also studying music or on an athletic team.
The Myron F. and Florence Higbee Endowment was established by Mr. Higbee, this scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student in Agriculture who demonstrates financial need.
The Parley & Mabel Dalley Endowment was funded by friends and family of Mr. Dalley to honor him for his service to SUU. Scholarships are awarded to students in the field of Geology.
The Paul B. Lawrence Endowed Scholarship is to be awarded by the Department of Physical Science to a Geology major in memory of Paul B. Lawrence.
The Physical Science Department Scholarship is awarded to outstanding students in the Physical Science Department.
The Physical Science Emeritus Endowment was established by professors in the Physical Sciences to award outstanding students in that field of study.
The Pre-Pharmacy Scholarship is provided by Don and Sylvia Bulloch and is awarded to a student going into Pharmacy.
The Questar Computer Science Scholarship is awarded to a student in Computer Science.
The Questar Scholarship is awarded to a student in Physical Science.
The Reuben and Josephine Jones Endowment is offered by Reuben and Josephine Jones, these scholarships are to award deserving students in the Biology and Physical Science departments.
The Richard H. and Fern Heaton Leigh Endowment Scholarship will be awarded to a student showing promise in Agriculture, with an emphasis in cattle.
The Robert P. Foster, Jr. Memorial Endowment is to award students in Electronic Engineering Technology showing good citizenship and financial need.
The Robert Snow Gardner & Lehi Robert Gardner Endowed Scholarship is awarded to deserving students in the College of Science and Engineering.
The Rodney Scott Eyre Memorial Endowment was funded by family and friends in memory of Rodney to award deserving students in Agriculture Science. First consideration is given to Beaver High School graduates.
The Roy E. Talbot Endowment provides scholarships for students studying Electronics or other Technology areas.
The Rusty & Kim Aiken Scholarship is to award outstanding junior or senior students with good academic standing with a declared major in Agriculture Science and Industry or Livestock Farm Management in the College of Science & Engineering.
The Samuel Treharne & Mary Ann Hunter Leigh Endowment is to award a student from the College of Science and Engineering.
The Scott H. Dunham Science Endowment will be awarded to an outstanding student in the College of Science.
The Smithfield Foods Scholarship awards two $2,500 scholarships to eligible high school seniors and undergraduate students. First preference is given to Smithfield Food employees or their dependents. Second preference is given to Agriculture Business Majors. Third preference given to Nutrition majors. Recipients are selected based on scholastic merit (50%), financial need (40%) and school and community activities (10%). Smithfield foods will send qualified applicants to the College of Science for selection.
Southern Utah Manufacturing Association Scholarship is awarded to outstanding students in Science, Engineering or a technical field, who may have a financial need. Preference will be given to junior or senior students with a minimum 3.0 GPA who are making substantial progress toward graduation.
The Stephen R. Adams Memorial Scholarship for Technology is to be awarded to a student in Technology.
The SUU Nursing Scholarship is awarded to students going into Nursing.
The Travis Womack Scholarship is awarded to a senior enrolled in the College of Science & Engineering with a minimum 3.0 GPA who has demonstrated financial need.
The Valerie Blackburn Endowment is awarded to outstanding junior or senior students from the College of Science in the field of Biology with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who plan to pursue careers in Research or Medicine and demonstrate financial need.
The V.R. Magleby Memorial Scholarship is awarded to an Agriculture student from South Sevier High School in Monroe, UT, demonstrating financial need. If not available, an Agriculture student demonstrating financial need from any geographic location.
The Walter Gibson COSE Endowment is awarded to students in the College of Science & Engineering.
The Warren & June Bulloch Pre-Pharmacy Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students who intend to get a post-baccalaureate degree in Pharmacology.
The Western AgCredit Scholarship is to award outstanding students in the Walter Maxwell Gibson College of Science and Engineering who are studying Agriculture or Ag Business and who may have financial need. Awarded to a Junior or Senior with minimum GPA of 3.2 with preference given to those with a 3.7 GPA or higher.
The Wilford and Elizabeth Scott Day Memorial Endowment was funded by the daughters of the Days (Mrs. Arvilla D. Morris and Mrs. Lapriel Spencer) in memory of their parents and their interest in the growth and success of SUU. It is awarded to a student in the field of Agriculture.
The William Naegle and Rosanna Lunt Endowment, established by the late Lanell and Lucy Lunt to honor their family members, is to award a student in Construction Management.
The Wood Land & Livestock Scholarship is to be awarded by the SUU Department of Agriculture to an Agriculture major in memory of Jerry Wood set up by his son Lee Wood, daughter Heidi Wood, family and friends.
All sports scholarships are within the guidelines of the NCAA, and are awarded by each individual coach based on athletic ability. Information on athletic scholarships is available through the Athletic Department.