The New Century Scholarship encourages Utah high school students to accelerate their education by earning an Associate degree in high school from an institution within the Utah System of Higher Education. The scholarship may be used at any four-year public college or university in the Utah System of Higher Education, as well as at Brigham Young University-Provo, and Westminster College. The New Century Scholarship is modified each year as a result of legislation. It is important that you use this website as your resource for the most up-to-date information.
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2015-16 Award Information
Based on legislative funding, the award amounts for the 2015-2016 college academic year Fall & Spring semesters (Fall & Winter at BYU) are as follows:
- The award will be a flat dollar amount of $1,250 per semester.
- Students must renew their award every semester.
- The rate of $1,250 per semester will be applied to all scholarship participants.
Funding levels beyond Spring semester 2015 are unknown. Award levels are announced each April for the upcoming academic year and can be found on this website. Award amounts are determined annually and are subject to legislative funding and the total number of qualified participants. Award amounts may be reduced, may vary from year to year, and are dependent on when the recipient is enrolled in college.