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Scholarships for Prospective Out-of-State Resident Students

If you are not a prospective first-time first-year out-of-state student, please click here to return to our main scholarship page and select your appropriate affiliation.

  • Prospective, first-time, first-year, undergraduate students who are out-of-state residents are automatically considered for the Presidential and Trustees Scholarships based on the application for admission.
  • Scholarship consideration is based on information received at the time of admission. Academic information presented after the offer of admission will not impact the scholarship award.
  • Eligible applicants for the scholarships not requiring a separate application will receive scholarship notification letters beginning in late December, after an offer of admission has been made.

Automatic Consideration Scholarships:

Presidential Scholarship

  • Presidential Scholarships are awarded to admitted out-of-state first year students who demonstrate the highest academic performance. Recipients are selected based on the application for admission.
  • Presidential Scholars are awarded a four-year (eight semester) merit scholarship, that ranges from $15,000 to $18,000 annually. 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.
  • U.S. citizenship or permanent residency is required.
  • Please click here to review general UVM scholarship policies, and additional terms & conditions for this scholarship.

Trustees Scholarship

  • Trustees Scholarships are awarded to admitted out-of-state students who demonstrate outstanding academic performance. Recipients selected based on the application for admission.
  • Trustee Scholars are awarded a four-year (eight semester) merit scholarship, which ranges from $8,000 to $13,000, annually. 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.
  • U.S. citizenship or permanent residency is required.
  • Please click here to review general UVM scholarship policies, and additional terms & conditions for this scholarship.

Grossman School of Business Scholarship

  • Designated for new admitted first-year out-of-state 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 $3,000 annually for four years (eight semesters). No separate application is required.
  • The Grossman School of Business Scholarship will be awarded in addition to the Presidential Scholarship 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.
  • Please click here to review general UVM scholarship policies, and additional terms & conditions for this scholarship.

College of Arts and Sciences Liberal Arts Scholarship

  • Designated for new admitted first-year out-of-state 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 $3,000 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 Presidential Scholarship 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.
  • Please click here to review general UVM scholarship policies, and additional terms & conditions for this scholarship.

Scholarships Requiring a Separate Application:

Simon Family Scholarship (Application Required)

  • Application deadline for 2017-18: January 23, 2017 (the application becomes available in November)
  • Out-of-State prospective, first-time undergraduate students admitted to the College of Arts & Sciences who demonstrate outstanding academic merit, financial need, leadership and volunteerism may apply for this scholarship.
  • A small number of students are invited to campus to be interviewed by faculty and staff. The recipient will receive a $20,000 annual Simon Family Scholarship. The recipient is expected to excel as a student leader on campus and through volunteer work in the community. Recipients are also expected to maintain a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average.
  • U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status required.

Beard Family Scholarship (Application Required)

  • Application deadline for 2017-18: January 23, 2017 (the application becomes available in November)
  • Out-of-State prospective, first-time undergraduate students admitted to the College of Arts & Sciences who demonstrate outstanding academic merit and leadership may apply for this scholarship.
  • The recipient will receive a $20,000 annual Beard Family Scholarship. The recipient is expected to excel as a student leader on campus. Recipients will be required to maintain a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average for renewal of the scholarship.
  • U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status required.

Community Service Scholarship (Application Required)

  • Application deadline for 2017-18: March 8, 2017 (the application becomes available in November)
  • Entering first year students who demonstrate an exceptional commitment to community service are eligible.
  • Community Service Scholars must maintain a 2.50 cumulative grade point average for renewal as well as enrollment in at least twelve credits per semester and are required to complete 80 hours of community service during the academic year. All first year scholars are required to participate and live in the Dewey House.
  • Recipients are awarded a scholarship of $2,500 annually.
  • Visit the Community Service Scholarship web site for more information.

Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) Scholarships

  • Eligibility determined by ROTC; please contact Military Studies at (802) 656-5757.
  • Annual scholarship assistance covering full tuition and fees.
  • U.S. citizenship required.
  • Visit the UVM Army ROTC website for more specific information.
  • General information about Army ROTC scholarships can be found at the U.S. Army ROTC website.
  • Recipients may also be eligible for the UVM ROTC Room & Board Scholarship.

Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) Scholarships

  • Offered through a dual enrollment agreement among UVM, Norwich University and Air Force ROTC.
  • ROTC instruction provided on the campus of Norwich University.
  • Eligibility determined by Air Force ROTC.
  • Annual scholarship assistance covering full tuition and fees.
  • U.S. citizenship required.
  • Learn more about the Air Force ROTC Detachment 867 at the Norwich ROTC website.
  • General information about Air Force ROTC scholarships can be found at the U.S. Air Force ROTC website.
  • Recipients may also be eligible for the UVM ROTC Room & Board Scholarship.

ROTC National Room & Board Scholarship

AmeriCorps Scholarship (Application Required)

  • Any student (graduate, undergraduate, or medical) enrolled in a degree program at the University of Vermont who has completed AmeriCorps service in Vermont and has been awarded a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award is eligible to apply.
  • AmeriCorps Scholarships provide a 50% match to the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award for one academic year of study.
  • Scholarships are awarded to four recipients each year; recipients are notified in August.
  • For information about how to apply.
  • U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status required.

UVM Yellow Ribbon Scholarship (Application Required)

  • A student must be 100% eligible for Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits to be eligible for the Yellow Ribbon Program. If you are unsure of your eligibility, please contact the Department of Veterans Affairs.
  • Only Out-of-State Undergraduate students are eligible to apply.
  • Unlimited availability for Out-of-State Undergraduate students
  • For complete Terms and Conditions, please click here.
  • For the 2016-2017 year, the maximum scholarship amount is $11,532 per year for Out-of-State Undergraduate students.
  • Students who are awarded the UVM Yellow Ribbon Scholarship will receive a matching Yellow Ribbon Scholarship from the VA.

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