Seniors, remember that when you apply to the University of Utah, your admissions application is also your application for Academic and Diversity Scholarships…if you have already applied, then you have already applied for these scholarships! In addition to these scholarships, the U of U offers various departmental and miscellaneous scholarships. You can find more information on these scholarships at www.scholarships.utah.edu. Once you research the scholarships and start your applications, please let me know if you have any questions or need me to proofread your essays. A couple of U of U scholarships that you need to check out are listed below:
MILLER SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Deadline: February 13, 2015
-Admitted to the University of Utah as a matriculated undergraduate student.
-Eligible for Utah residency status for the academic year for which you are applying.
-Eligible to receive federal financial aid (FAFSA).
-Whenever possible, students will be selected from applicants whose ethnic background is under-represented in higher education in Utah or those who are first generation college students. In the event that no students qualify for the award on that basis, the scholarship may be awarded to other students whose cultural background or life experiences demonstrate an affiliation with or an understanding of a diverse background, and who will contribute to an educationally diverse environment at the University of Utah.
Award: Varies and may include the following benefits: full tuition and fees, on-campus room and board, and a textbook allowance.
IVORY HOMES BUILDING DREAMS SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Deadline: January 9, 2015
-Students who have demonstrated experience serving and working with the Latina/Latino community.
-Applicants must be entering freshmen or SLCC transfer students with preference given to first generation students.
Award: $2,000 (8 awards)