Financial Aid at UHV
The JAG Promise :
The JAG Promise offers 100% coverage of tuition and mandatory fees for eight semesters. Through grants, scholarships, and exemptions, Texas residents who graduate from a recognized high school within 16 months can benefit from this opportunity. The JAG Promise is a renewable program that provides ongoing support through your academic career at UHV. Choose success with affordability and excellence!
UHV Scholarships :
UHV has over 50 scholarships available for freshmen, transfer, international, first-generation students, and more! Streamline your application process by filling out just ONE application to be considered for all these opportunities. Discover how you can get awarded for what you qualify for.
Complete the FAFSA
Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) as soon as possible after applying to UHV. This single application will automatically consider you for most types of aid, including scholarships requiring documented financial need. Create an FSA ID and use UHV's FAFSA School Code, 013231, when filling out the application.
Apply for Scholarships
By submitting your scholarship application, you are taking a proactive step towards investing in your future and opening doors to new possibilities. Let UHV support you on your path to success by applying for scholarships today.
UHV only requires ONE scholarship application to qualify. There are currently more than 50 scholarships available with varying requirements.
Check email and myUHV
Check your UHV email account regularly for financial aid notifications, including financial aid offers and requests for additional or missing information. The myUHV To-Do List will show you what to submit. You can also check on your financial aid application status on myUHV.
Accept Your Awards
If you are offered financial aid, you will receive a Financial Aid Offer notification via your UHV email. Once you receive the notice, you will need to accept, decline, or modify your aid package in myUHV.
Offered aid will be divided evenly for the fall and spring semesters. However, summer classes are awarded separately. If aid is offered prior to the semester, the aid will be calculated based on full-time status. Aid may be recalculated if you will not be enrolled full-time.
Students may be required to submit additional documentation or complete additional steps, including.
Meeting the priority deadline ensures your file is reviewed as quickly as possible for upcoming semesters. Applications are processed on a first-completed, first-awarded basis. Students should check myUHV and UHV email regularly for status updates.
- Fall/Spring - March 15
- Spring - October 15
- Summer - March 15
- FAFSA Available **2024-2025 FAFSA release date determined by the Department of Education due to the FAFSA Simplification Act. All indications are that it will be mid-December 2023.
Documents received after January 15 will be processed in the following time frames:
- January 16 - May 10 Within 7-10 business days of receipt
- May 11 - July 26 Within 12 business days of receipt
- July 27 - September 15 Within 15 days of receipt
Financial aid is generally awarded one week after your last document is processed. However, you will need to add an additional week if corrections are required on your FAFSA.
Visit the Financial Aid Calendar for additional award deadlines and disbursement dates.
To learn more about applying for financial aid, types of financial aid, and keeping your financial aid, please watch our Financial Aid Orientation video.