About The scholarship

The Guarantee is for incoming freshmen from the state of Utah who hold the honor of being valedictorian or salutatorian of their high school graduating class.

Valedictorian - $8,000 annually for 4 years/$32,000 total

Salutatorian - $6,000 annually for 4 years/$24,000 total

Additionally, recipients will receive a one-time $1,000 award that may be used to further their academic pursuits such as study abroad, research, etc. This award will be available for students after they reach sophomore standing at the U and must be approved prior to disbursement.

*This scholarship cannot be combined with other university merit awards from the University Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid; if you qualify for more than one merit award, you will be given the one of greatest value.


  • Resident of Utah;
  • Admitted to the U as first-time, freshman pursuing their first bachelor’s degree;
  • Valedictorian or Salutatorian;
  • Graduate of a Utah public or private accredited high school.

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