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Scholarships at the University of Arizona

The University of Arizona is committed to helping talented and ambitious students like you achieve your goal of earning a UA degree. Scholarship values are typically between $2,000 and $22,000 per year, per qualified student.

Do I qualify for a scholarship?

To find out whether you are eligible for a scholarship please check the inidividual scholarship requirements.

What types of scholarship are available?

Tucson Undergraduate Freshman Scholarship (Wildcat Award)

You may be eligible for a Freshman Undergraduate Scholarship of varying values, depending on the program you are apply to.

  • Amounts range from $5,500 - $22,000

Maximum value



To be considered for this award you must meet the following requirements:

GPA 3.0+ (to be considered based on GPA only)

Full-time enrollment

Tucson Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship (Wildcat Award)

You may be eligible for an Undergraduate Transfer scholarship, depending on the program you are applying for. Amounts vary as follows:

  • $2,000 - $11,000

Maximum value



To be eligible for this scholarship you must meet the following criteria:

Undergraduate transfer students who earn 12 or more transferable units taken at a non-US college or university or at a US junior college

Students who begin their studies in a Global Direct program

3.0+ GPA

How much money is on offer?

The amount of money available through scholarships can vary. Remember that a scholarship will only cover some of your tuition fees. You will still have to fund your remaining tuition fees and your accommodation, insurance, visa and other living costs in full. For more information, see our fees and finance page.

What is the process of applying for a scholarship?

Simply complete your application to study and provided you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered for an award.

Apply to INTO and take your first step towards a scholarship