Utah Promise Program Grant

The Utah Promise Program Grant is a needs-based grant program. This program can help pay for tuition and fees in qualifying circumstances. To qualify for the Utah Promise Program Grant, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Have a Utah high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Be enrolled at a qualifying institution as; a resident of Utah or qualify for resident tuition
  • Must demonstrate financial need.
  • Accept all other grants, tuition/fee waivers, and scholarships offered to the applicant.
  • Maintain and meet Satisfactory Academic Progress.
  • A recipient may receive scholarship funds until one of the following occurs.
  • Two years after the initial award.
  • A recipient uses the scholarship for four semesters.
  • Applicants must accept all other grants, tuition/fee waivers, and scholarships that are offered to them. 

How to apply

  • Complete the Utah Promise Program Grant application below.
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by going to https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa.  
  • Applications are due the first day of class.


  • Recipients must complete and submit a FAFSA or the alternative financial form approved by the USHE board each year to determine if they meet the income level requirements.
  • If a student is selected for verification, verification must be completed before funds are disbursed onto the student's account.

Transferring and Deferring

Contact the Financial Aid Office for more information. 

***This is a last dollar grant. It may be reduced and/or canceled if another grant or loan comes in after it is applied to the recipients account. 

Please direct any questions or concerns to the SUU Financial Aid and Scholarships office at finaid@suu.edu or 435-586-7735.