BYU Scholarships and Financial Aid

BYU Scholarships and Financial Aid

Brigham Young University – BYU scholarships and financial aid are a sort of scholarship that considers a student’s financial need, academic performance, and counselor recommendations.

High School and Middle School Scholarships at the BYU

The BYU scholarship program is open to all middle and high school students, and counselors are free to apply for these scholarships on the BYU scholarship website on behalf of their students.

BYU University Scholarships and financial aid

Monthly scholarships are given to university students who are not currently enrolled at BYU. Students interested in applying for these scholarships must complete and submit their applications before the first day of the month in which they intend to be awarded the scholarship offer (not stamped).

You can obtain an application form from the university’s website if you are interested. It is recommended that applicants wait until they have received a scholarship before enrolling in a course. This is due to the fact that scholarships may not be offered to students who have previously enrolled. If you are awarded a scholarship at BYU and then drop out of the course for which you were awarded the scholarship, your scholarship will be revoked. There will be no vouchers or refunds offered in this circumstance.

Applicants should email their completed application form to, which is the university’s email address.

BYU Academic Scholarships requirements

1. Applicants must demonstrate that they can study alone.
2. The student must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.4 or a B+.
3. The applicant must submit a transcript indicating all college or high school grades since ninth grade.
4. Applicant must be at least 18 years old. 5. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or tax resident OR a foreign student studying in the United States or U.S. territories.

BYU Financial Need Scholarships requirements

To be considered for the university’s course financial need scholarships, students must complete the following requirements:

1. Students must demonstrate that they can study alone.
2. The student must be over the age of 21.
3. Students must show that they are in financial need.
4. The student must be a citizen, permanent resident, or tax resident of the United States OR
5. Student must be an international student studying in a country other than the United States or its territories.

BYU Disability Scholarship

Single students with a 2.7 GPA who are at least 18 years old and have a physical handicap, disability, or medical condition or disease are typically awarded the scholarship. Any BYU Independent Study course may be used with the Mabel Brown Scholarship.

Other Key Criteria Considered at BYU before awarding scholarships:

• Student must have autonomous learning experience

• Student must complete the entire application with all essential information

• Student must write well on their application

Common Reasons for Not Receiving Scholarships:

• Failing to submit the application in accordance with the instructions;

• Failing to submit all components of the application and transcripts to the office in a timely manner to meet the deadline;

• Failing to fulfill the GPA requirements

You are not eligible for BYU scholarships:

1. If you are a day student at any university who receives federal financial help.
2. If you are a current student at Brigham Young University, Brigham Young University–Idaho, or Brigham Young University–Hawaii, you are eligible for federal financial help.
3. If you’re accepted into Brigham Young University’s Bachelor of General Studies (BGS) degree, which provides financial help to its students.
4. If you have received a BYU Independent Study Scholarship in the previous year,

BYU scholarships Reapplication Policy

One year after the last scholarship award date, you are entitled to reapply for academic and financial aid scholarships. This also applies to previously given scholarships that have expired or have not been used.

BYU scholarships  Financial Aid

Independent study at Brigham Young University does not accept or provide federal financial help, although students can apply for monthly BYU scholarships. Brigham Young University’s independent study program offers an alternative to this:

1. Enrollment is free.
2. It is self-paced.
3. One-year courses with credit that can be transferred to other colleges.

BYU does not announce full or part-time student enrollment status or attendance due to its unique format. This is why they can’t sign any of the following documents:

• State Verification of Enrollment and Attendance Forms (including for driver’s license applications)

• Consortium Agreements • Student Loan Deferment Forms • FAFSA Form

• Social Security Administration Forms

• Form I-20 Certificate of Eligibility for Nonmigrant Student Status (requesting enrollment and class attendance information)

• Any other form that requires a declaration of part-time or full-time enrollment status or attendance. When enrolling, you should use caution to ensure that the courses available will meet your specific requirements.
Scholarship application for BYU

BYU Scholarship application deadlines are:

Spring Term begins on April 1st.
Summer Term begins on June 1st.
The Fall Semester begins on August 1st, and the Winter Semester begins on December 1st.

If you are one of the following, you may apply for a scholarship:

1. A student at BYU FlexGE®
2. A Continuing Education student on a part-time basis. (On main campus, evening classes, Salt Lake Center, Independent Study, spring and summer semester parts)

To be eligible for a BYU scholarship, you must meet all the following qualifications:

• You must not have received formal admission to BYU.

• A BYU ID number and a BYU Net ID are required (username).
Get yourself a Net ID.

• Your bishop and stake president must have given you their blessing.

• You must be enrolled in classes through Continuing Education.

• The application must be completed and submitted by the specified deadlines: (April 1, June 1, August 1, and December 1).

Note: Be honest when filling out the application and wait for the BYU scholarship award announcements, which will be delivered to you through email.
If you are given a BYU scholarship, you will get instructions on how to use your scholarship funds to your tuition in your notification.
Please call 801-422-4605 or toll-free 1-800-468-4634 if you have any additional questions about scholarships.


Other sections of the application are for special awards, and students are encouraged to apply for scholarships as soon as possible, even if they have not been accepted. You must apply before the Continuing Student deadline each year to keep your scholarship following admission. Contact your department for application materials and deadlines if you are a graduate student.

Note: Transfer students can apply for academic scholarships as continuing students after completing at least 12 credit hours at BYU by the application deadline.

To receive full consideration for all scholarships for which you may be eligible, student must complete the 2022-23 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) to receive full consideration for scholarships and send it to BYU by January 20, 2022. The 2022-23 FAFSA is available October 1, 2021. Students who are below the age of 30,must include their parents’ information, even if you are considered independent on the FAFSA.