Attention Senior Class

The Utah Jazz have set up a full, four year, cost of attendance scholarship (tuition, fees, room & board, etc) for underrepresented minorities who are high school seniors who are enrolling full-time in college for the 2021 - 2022 school year. This is an incredible scholarship--the largest scholarship at any of the universities noted below. The deadline to apply is April 2nd so we wanted to make sure you all had this info as soon as possible so you can make sure all eligible students are aware and can apply. All the details can be found at  The turnaround time is tight


Criteria for the scholarship:

  • Graduate of a Utah high school
  • Person of color
  • Preference given to those with demonstrated financial need (regardless of FAFSA eligibility)
  • Preference given to first-generation college students
  • Incoming freshman enrolling as a full-time student for the 2021-2022 school year
  • Admission to one of the six listed Utah universities: Brigham Young University, Southern Utah University, Weber State University, University of Utah, Utah State University, and/or Utah Valley University

The application process requires students to:

  • Fill out a brief form found at
  • Submit a letter of recommendation
  • Submit a short video essay
  • Provide an unofficial high school transcript
  • Provide financial aid information