Orange barUVM offers a variety of scholarships for Vermont students up to $60,000 over four years.

Prospective, first-time, first-year undergraduate students are automatically considered for the Green and Gold Scholars Award, Vermont Scholars Award, Patrick Family Scholarship and Justin Morrill Scholarship, Grossman School of Business Scholarship, College of Arts and Sciences Liberal Arts Scholarship, and Akol Aguek Scholarship, based on their application for admission. Explore scholarships that require a separate application.

The following scholarships do not require a separate application from prospective, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who are Vermont residents.

Green and Gold Scholars Award

  • This full in-state tuition, four-year merit scholarship (currently valued at over $60,000) is directed to top-rated seniors attending selected Vermont high schools (including all public high schools and select private high schools in Vermont, and a number of border high schools). The highest-achieving Vermont resident in each eligible school at the end of the junior year may be considered. Selection criteria will be determined by each high school, and should not be limited to standardized testing.
  • By August each year, principals in eligible high schools nominate the Vermont student who has achieved the highest academic distinction at the end of the junior year, based on the student's ninth through eleventh grade record. To receive the Green and Gold Scholars Award, nominated students must apply for admission to UVM by January 15 of the senior year, must meet or exceed minimum entrance requirements to the University and for the selected academic program, and must choose to attend UVM by May 1 of the semester prior to enrollment.
  • This award may not be combined with other UVM merit scholarships.
  • You must be enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester and maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of a 2.8 in your first year and a 3.0 in subsequent years. Renewal eligibility is evaluated at the end of each academic year.

Vermont Scholars Award

  • Designated for Vermont residents of the highest academic quality who typically rank within the top 15% of their graduating high school class, and have an 1260 or higher SAT EBRW/M or 26 or higher ACT composite.
  • Recipients are selected based upon review of the admission application and are awarded a merit-based scholarship, which ranges from $6,000 to $7,000 annually. No separate application is required.
  • Vermont Scholars who apply for need-based financial aid and demonstrate financial need may receive consideration for additional UVM grant funds.
  • You must be enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester and maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of a 2.8 in your first year and a 3.0 in subsequent years. Renewal eligibility is evaluated at the end of each academic year.

Patrick Family Scholarship

  • Designated for Vermont residents of high academic achievement who typically rank within the top 25% of their graduating high school class, and have an 1260 or higher SAT EBRW/M or 26 or higher ACT composite.
  • Recipients are selected based upon review of the admission application and are awarded a merit-based scholarship, which ranges from $4,000 to $5,000 annually for four years (eight semesters). No separate application is required.
  • You must be enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester and maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of a 2.8 in your first year and a 3.0 in subsequent years. Renewal eligibility is evaluated at the end of each academic year.

Justin Morrill Scholarship

  • Designated for Vermont residents of strong academic achievement who typically rank within the top 25% of their graduating high school class, and have a 1160 or higher SAT EBRW/M or 24 or higher ACT composite.
  • Recipients are selected based upon review of the admission application and are awarded a merit-based scholarship of $2,000 annually for four years (eight semesters). No separate application is required.
  • You must be enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester and maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of a 2.8 in your first year and a 3.0 in subsequent years. Renewal eligibility is evaluated at the end of each academic year.

Grossman School of Business Scholarship

  • Designated for new admitted first-year Vermont residents planning to major in Business who have demonstrated the highest academic achievement in high school.
  • Recipients are selected based upon review of the admission application and are awarded a merit-based scholarship of $4,000 annually for four years (eight semesters). No separate application is required.
  • You must be enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester and maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of a 2.8 in your first year and a 3.0 in subsequent years. Renewal eligibility is evaluated at the end of each academic year.

College of Arts and Sciences Liberal Arts Scholarship

  • Designated for new admitted first-year Vermont residents who are offered admission to the College of Art and Sciences, are exploring their major and apply as an undecided student, and who have demonstrated the highest academic achievement in high school.
  • Recipients are selected based upon review of the admission application and are awarded a merit-based scholarship of $4,000 annually for four years (eight semesters). No separate application is required.
  • The College of Arts and Sciences Liberal Arts Scholarship will be awarded in addition to the Vermont Scholars, or the Green and Gold Scholars award.
  • The recipient must be enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester and maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of a 2.8 in your first year and 3.0 in subsequent years. Renewal eligibility is evaluated at the end of each academic year.

Akol Aguek Scholarship

  • Designated for new admitted first-year and transfer Vermont residents who have left their home country as a refugee, and who have demonstrated academic talent.
  • Recipients are selected based upon review of the admission application and are awarded a merit-based scholarship of $1,000 annually for four years (eight semesters). No separate application is required.
  • The Akol Aguek Scholarship will be awarded in addition to to any previous scholarships awarded.
  • The recipient must be enrolled in 12 or more credits per semester and maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of a 2.8 in your first year and a 3.0 in subsequent years. Renewal eligibility is evaluated at the end of each academic year.