Utah Scholars inspires students who are looking forward to a successful future by motivating students to complete a core course of study in high school that prepares them for college and careers. Becoming a Utah Scholar is within the reach of every willing student. Students who wish to receive the Utah Scholars award are guided through a defined, core curriculum including course requirements in English, math, science, social studies, and foreign language. The course of study extends beyond the state’s current graduation requirements, while leaving plenty of time for electives.
To become a Utah Scholar, students must take the following courses taken during grades 9-12*:
-4 years of English
-4 years of progressively advanced math
-3.5 years of social science
-3 years of lab sciences (one each of biology, chemistry, and physics)
-2 years of the same foreign language taken in a progressive manner during grades 9-12
Regent's Scholarship The Regent's Scholarship encourages Utah high school students to prepare for college academically and financially by taking a core course of study and saving for college. The Regent's Scholarship requirements align with Utah Scholars. The scholarship may be used at any public college or university in the Utah System of Higher Education, as well as at Brigham Young University-Provo, LDS Business College, and Westminster College.