Non-Resident Freshman Scholarships

2017-2018 School Year

Deadline: March 1st, 2017

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

Dixie State University awards Academic Scholarships to 2017 High School graduates based on High School GPA & ACT. The formula is simple, take your cumulative GPA multiplied by 10 and add your ACT score. (Example: If you have a 3.8 GPA and a 27 ACT… 3.8 x 10 = 38 + 27 for a score of 65)

Academic Scholarships

Title Index Score Required Student pays

Non-Resident Presidential

Is the premier scholarship for outstanding academic & degree oriented freshman students, graduating from a high school in the United States in the current year. Pays full tuition: 4 years or a Bachelors’ degree (not to exceed 8 semesters) (Pays: $13,118.88 per year based on 2016-17 tuition)
Requires 15 credit hours per semester, 3.5 GPA

68 & Above 0 tuition

Non-Resident University

Awarded to outstanding academic & degree oriented freshman students; graduating from a high school in the United States in the current year. Non-Resident Differential + ½ Resident Tuition: 4 years or a Bachelors’ degree (not to exceed 8 semesters) (Pays: $11,067.12 per year based on 2016-17 tuition)
Requires 15 credit hours per semester, 3.5 GPA

65-68 ½ of the Current Resident Tuition

Non-Resident Full Merit

Awarded to academically eligible entering freshman students, graduating from a high school in the United States in the current year. Non-Resident Differential: 4 years or a Bachelors’ degree (not to exceed 8 semesters) (Pays: $9,015.36 per year based on 2016-17 tuition)
Requires 15 credit hours per semester, 3.2 GPA

60-64 Current Resident Tuition

If you don’t meet the academic requirements for one of the 3 scholarships listed above, please scroll down to view additional non-resident waiver programs and requirements. Note: These waivers require an additional application.

Other Non-Resident Waivers

*Additional Applications Required

Tuition discount waivers are available to students who do not qualify for one of the 3 Scholarships listed above. In order to be considered, please read the academic and/or geographic requirements and complete the application that applied to you. (Refer to the formula instructions above to determine your index score.)

DSU does not allow for the stacking of scholarships and waivers. If you have received a scholarship, please do not apply for a waiver.
Priority Deadline is May 1st. Final Deadline for Fall Semester is July 1st.