utah schoalrsJordan District secondary schools participate in the Utah Scholars Initiative, a program of the Outreach and Access Division of the Utah System of Higher Education.  As part of the initiative, students are encouraged sign up to become Utah Scholars and complete a course of study that will help them build a solid academic foundation for college and career readiness.  Students who complete the Utah Scholars Core Course of Study will receive a certificate of recognition and a Utah Scholars medallion after submitting an application to verify they have met the requirements.

The Utah Scholars Core Course of Study which must be completed during Grades 9-12 is outlined in the following chart.

For more detailed information about the core curriculum course requirements as well as the benefits of becoming a Utah Scholar,
click the chart.

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Click here to sign up to become a Utah Scholar

Dollar SignsBONUS . . . Completing the Utah Scholars Curriculum with a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA with no individual course grade below a “C” helps a student become eligible to apply for the Regents’ Scholarship Base Award.

ANOTHER BONUS . . . Completing the Utah Scholars Curriculum with a 3.5  or higher cumulative GPA with no individual course grade below a “B” and an ACT score of 26 or higher helps a student become eligible to apply for the Regents’ Scholarship Exemplary Academic Achievement Award

Note:  It is possible for a student to earn both the Base Award and the Exemplary Academic Achievement Award.  

FOR THE MOST CURRENT INFORMATION ABOUT THE REGENTS’ SCHOLARSHIP, CLICK HERE!

For additional ways to enhance the credits you earn, check out the following Jordan District options.

Honors Courses

ALPS Program

Jordan District Graduation Requirements Show Me the Way Credit Enhancements Beyond the Basics Making the Grade-Why Grades are Important