Fostering Education: Scholarships 2016-17

The Alumni Association is proud to foster education and recognize the academic achievements, community and University involvement, and outstanding potential of students by offering a variety of scholarships to qualified candidates. The Alumni Association currently awards upwards of 80 scholarships each year totaling more than $550,000. If you would like to participate in this initiative, you may donate to the scholarships of your choice.


Most of the scholarships listed here have deadlines in February. The chapter scholarships have more varied deadlines, and UNP is due each April. See the last column of each scholarship for any current deadlines.


Undergraduate Scholarships

 TITLE  AMOUNT  CRITERIA  DETAILS/APPLY
Campus Involvement
Fifteen,
$5,000 each

Available to students who have completed at least two full years at the U and have been extensively involved in activities and organizations on campus. Minimum GPA required is 3.3.

Application deadline for 2016-17 has passed
Young Alumni Multiple,
$3,500

Available to students who will be University of Utah seniors beginning in Fall 2016, and who have an excellent academic record and commitment to fellow students. Minimum GPA required is 3.0.

Application deadline for 2016-17 has passed
Emeritus Alumni Board Two,
$4,000 each

Available to former University of Utah students who have had their education interrupted because of an unusual and difficult circumstance. Student must be returning as an undergraduate and require financial assistance in order to pursue further education. Minimum GPA required is 3.0.

Application deadline for 2016-17 has passed
Beehive Honor Society One, $2,000 
Available to undergraduate students who will graduate from the University of Utah in spring 2017 who have displayed leadership and service to the school and community. Minimum cumulative GPA required is 3.5. 
Application deadline for 2016-17 has passed 


Undergraduate or Graduate Scholarships

 TITLE  AMOUNT  CRITERIA  DETAILS/APPLY
Alumni Legacy Fifteen,
$5,000 each

Available to undergraduate, graduate, transfer, and incoming freshmen who have at least one parent who graduated from the University of Utah and whose parent or grandparent holds a current dues-paying membership in the Alumni Association.

Application deadline for 2016-17 has passed
Beehive Honor
Society Legacy
One,
$2,000

Available to a Beehive Honor Society member, or a member's child or grandchild, who is an incoming freshman, transfer, undergraduate or graduate student.

Application deadline for 2016-17 has passed
Alumni Association
University
Neighborhood Partners
One $5,000 scholarship;
Two $3,000 scholarships
Open to current U students and admitted prospective students served by University Neighborhood Partners. Application not available; please check back later



Graduate Scholarship

 TITLE  AMOUNT  CRITERIA  DETAILS/APPLY
Young Alumni
Board Graduate
Varying number,
$4,000 each

Available to students who are currently enrolled in a University of Utah graduate program.
Application deadline for 2016-17 has passed



Incoming Freshmen Scholarships

 TITLE  AMOUNT  CRITERIA  DETAILS/APPLY
Alumni Association Nonresident
- Incoming Freshmen
Six,
$6,200 each

Available to high school seniors who are nonresidents of Utah and who are children or grandchildren of a University of Utah graduate.

Application deadline for
2016-17 has passed
Alumni Nonresident U Tradition Award
& Heritage Program
Scholarships and awards vary, from $3,000 to $9,000
Available to high school seniors who will be first-year entering freshmen and nonresident transfer students who are seeking an undergraduate degree; at least one parent must hold a degree from the University of Utah.

For more information about this scholarship, visit the U's Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships
Steve and Angie Smith Young Alumni One,
$6,000

Open to incoming freshman who are first-generation college students or represent at-risk and underrepresented student populations.

Application deadline for 2016-17 has passed
Alumni Association/University Neighborhood Partners One $5,000 scholarship;
Two $3,000 scholarships
Open to current U students and admitted prospective students served by University Neighborhood Partners. Application not available; please check back late



Chapter or Other Scholarships

Throughout the year, alumni from across the country raise funds at various events and fund drives so that they can award chapter scholarships to students in their areas who attend the University of Utah. These scholarships are available to all students from a given area, not just children of alumni. The number of scholarships and their amounts will vary by chapter and are dependent on the success of the chapter’s fundraising efforts throughout the year. Application availability and deadlines for each chapter vary, please check back often to see if your local chapter will be offering a scholarship for the upcoming year.

 TITLE  AMOUNT  CRITERIA  DETAILS/APPLY
Arizona Chapter Varies
Available to current students and incoming freshmen who graduated from an Arizona high school.

Application not available; please check back later
Bay Area Chapter Three,
up to $3,500 each

Available to current students and incoming freshmen who graduated from a Bay Area high school.

Application not available; please check back later
Boise Alumni Chapter Three,
$500 each

Available to current students and incoming freshmen who graduated from a Boise-area high school.

Application not available; please check back later
Chicago Alumni Chapter Varies
Available to current students and incoming freshmen who graduated from a Chicago high school.

Application not available; please check back later
Dallas/Fort Worth Alumni Chapter Varies
Available to current students and incoming freshmen who graduated from a Texas Lone Star-area high school.

Application not available; please check back later
Denver Alumni Chapter Varies
Available to current students and incoming freshmen who graduated from a Denver-area high school.

Application not available; please check back later
Houston Alumni Chapter Varies
Available to current students and incoming freshmen who graduated from a Houston high school.

Application not available; please check back later
Las Vegas Alumni Chapter Three,
$2,000 each

Available to current students and incoming freshmen who graduated from a Las Vegas-area high school.

Application deadline for 2016-17 has passed
Los Angeles Alumni Chapter Varies
Available to current students and incoming freshmen who graduated from a Los Angeles-area high school.

Application not available; please check back later
New England Chapter One to three,
$500 each

Available to current students and incoming freshmen who graduated from a New England-area high school.

Application not available; please check back later
New York Alumni Chapter Varies
Available to current students and incoming freshmen who graduated from a New York-area high school.

Application not available; please check back later
Orange County Alumni Chapter Varies
Available to current students and incoming freshmen who graduated from an Orange County high school.

Application not available; please check back later
Portland Alumni Chapter Varies
Available to current students and incoming freshmen who graduated from a Portland-area high school.

Application not available; please check back later
San Diego Alumni Chapter One,
up to $1,500

Available to current students and incoming freshmen who graduated from a San Diego-area high school.

Application not available; please check back late
Seattle Alumni Chapter Varies
Available to current students and incoming freshmen who graduated from a Seattle-area high school.

Application not available; please check back late
Southern Utah Alumni Chapter Varies
Available to current students and incoming freshmen who graduated from a Southern Utah-area high school.

Application not available; please check back later
Washington, D.C. Chapter Two $5,000,
One $1,000

Available to current students and incoming freshmen who graduated from a Washington, D.C.-area high school.
Application not available; please check back later



International Alumni Club Scholarship

 TITLE  AMOUNT  CRITERIA  DETAILS/APPLY
International Alumni Clubs: Brazil, China, Europe, Hong Kong, India, Mongolia, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, and Vietnam

Varying number, 
$1,000 each

International Alumni Clubs of the University of Utah Alumni Association is proud to award various scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students who have completed at least one semester at the University of Utah by December 2015 (the applicant’s country of origin has to match the country’s club).
Application deadline for 2016-17 has passed 


Students who receive a scholarship, fellowship, or other financial aid administered by the University of Utah are required by state law to certify that they are eligible to receive the scholarship as a U.S. citizen or a citizen of another country who is lawfully present in the U.S. If students do not know whether they are in the U.S. lawfully, they should seek the advice of an immigration attorney before filing a scholarship/financial aid application.

Prior to the disbursement of any scholarship/financial aid, the University of Utah is required by law to verify the recipient’s citizenship status or lawful presence in the U.S. with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Once the University submits a student’s information to DHS for verification, this federal agency may have the legal right to share the information with other government agencies.




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