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Ada Roper Memorial Scholarship

Beatrice F. Kroesche Memorial Scholarship

Brian W. Campbell and Susan L. Morrow Scholarship for Research in Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Studies

C. Kay Allen Endowed Scholarship

C. Verl Benzley, Jr. Endowed Teaching Scholarship Fund in the College of Education

Council for Investments in Education Scholarship

Departmental Scholarship (Urban Institute for Teacher Education T53)

Dianne Asmus Bettis and Norman and Blanche Asmus Scholarship

Dr. Cecelia H. Foxley Endowed Scholarship Fund in Educational Psychology

Dr. D.H. Christensen and Catherine Dean Christensen Scholarship

Dr. Suzanne Wade, Ed.D. Scholarship for Single Parents Earning Graduate Degrees

Edith E. Myers Endowed Scholarship

Education, Culture & Society Graduate Student Research Scholarship

Elmo R. & Frances Bennion Morgan Endowed Fellowship

Etta Lou Cowles/Rose Scholarship

Faye and Charlotte Bryner Scholarship Fund for Native American Students

Geneve C. Nelson Memorial Scholarship Fund

Grayson and Seth Jenson Memorial Scholarship

Harker-Ferguson Endowed Scholarship Fund

Herbert I. and Elsa B. Michael Foundation Graduate Student Scholarship

J. George Jones, Jr. & Velma Rife Jones Memorial Fund

John Vernon Harry & Shizuko Nakagawa Harry Scholarship Fund

Joseph and Evelyn B. Rosenblatt Scholarship

Lydia Anna Soeffner Memorial Scholarship Fund

Marjean Larson Ballard Scholarship

Mark & Connie Woodland Scholarship Award

Mary Elizabeth Baum Hanks Endowed Scholarship in Elementary Education

Math/Science/Foreign Language Scholarship

Melba G. Arnesen Memorial Scholarship

Milan S. Papulak Memorial Scholarship

Milton Bennion Scholarship

Molly Lawson Research Fellowship

Paulette O. Poudras Scholarship Fund

Phyllis Allen Jex Memorial Scholarship Fund

Robert Sevy Scholarship for Math and Science Majors

Rulon M. and Golda L. Richards Endowed Scholarship

Ruth H. Lundgren Endowed Scholarship

Shirley L. & Kathelyne Oswald Evans Endowed Scholarship

Steffensen Cannon Scholarship

Sylvia Harrie Memorial Scholarship

Ted & Kay Packard Endowment for Graduate Scholarship in the Department of Educational Psychology

Terrel H. Bell Teaching Education Scholarship Program

The Family of Mary Jane Bosley Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Hilda Christensen Larsen Endowed Scholarship for Sensory Impairments

The M. Lynn and Katherine S. Bennion Scholarship

The Maestros Para Los Niños Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Nyla D. Schowe Endowed Scholarship in Special Education

The Roald F. & Della J. Campbell Fellowship

Thomas D. Dee III & Candace Cartwright Dee Endowed Teaching Assistantship Fund

William C. Nutting Scholarship

William M. Stewart School Graduate Scholarship

Winifred H. Dyer Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Zua Neff Endowed Scholarship Fund in the College of Education

Ada Roper Memorial Scholarship

Available to: Juniors with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0, who indicate a desire to teach in elementary education and who demonstrate financial need.
Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at www.utah.academicworks.com     
Value: up to $3,000 per year
Number of Awards: two (2)
Provided by: Peter D. and Catherine R. Meldrum and The Meldrum Foundation

Special Conditions: Recipient must complete a minimum of 12 hours per semester and maintain a 3.0 Cumulative GPA.  The scholarship can be renewed for the recipient’s senior year if a 3.0 GPA has been maintained and the recipient reapplies.

Beatrice F. Kroesche Memorial Scholarship

Available to: Single mothers who are enrolled in either the College of Education or the Department of English at the University of Utah.  The selected student shall be in good standing within her area of study, carry a minimum of 12 hours of study and maintain a 3.0 GPA or better. The scholarship may be awarded to an incoming freshman; provided she has been accepted in the appropriate department and her high school credentials meet the required GPA minimum.  This scholarship is administered by Financial Aid and Scholarships.  For more information visit: http://financialaid.utah.edu/scholarships/ or call: 801.581.6211. 

Brian W. Campbell and Susan L. Morrow Scholarship for Research in Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Studies

Available to: A Department of Educational Psychology student pursuing scholarship in lesbian, gay, bisexual and related studies, in order to promote research on these underrepresented populations.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: up to $1,200 per year
Number of Awards: one (1)
Provided by: Brian W. Campbell and Susan L. Morrow

C. Kay Allen Endowed Scholarship

Available to:  Graduate students in the Department of Educational Psychology.

Applicants must have a GPA of 3.6 or higher, be a graduate student in either the Counseling Psychology or Professional Counseling programs, attend two full semesters during the academic year, demonstrate financial need and be a US citizen or permanent resident. Recipients may apply for renewal in subsequent academic years based on maintaining a GPA of 3.6 or higher. Please contact the Department of Educational Psychology at 801.581.7148 for more information.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: up to $1,200 per year
Number of Awards: one (1)
Provided by: Mr. Kay Allen†

C. Verl Benzley, Jr. Endowed Teaching Scholarship Fund in the College of Education

Available to: The scholarship fund is established as a way to help defray educational costs for students in the College of Education.  The scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student, in either their junior or senior year, who is pursuing a degree and/or teacher licensure in the College of Education and who has been accepted in the elementary, secondary or special education teacher licensure program.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: up to $4,000 per year
Number of Awards: one (1)
Provided by: Mrs. Shirley Benzley

Council for Investments in Education Scholarship

Available to: Students engaged in the field toward teacher preparation for Elementary and/or Secondary school education in the arts and sciences.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: up to $1,000 per year
Number of Awards: one (1)
Provided by: Council for Investments in Education/Raymond and Marilyn Phillips  

Departmental Scholarship (Urban Institute for Teacher Education T53)

Available to:  Resident entering freshman, sophomore, junior and senior students, including junior college transfers, who intend to pursue a career in teaching.  Must have  a  3.5  GPA  (cumulative)  or  better  and  applicants  must  be  admitted  to  the University of Utah.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: up to $5,000 per year (2,500 per semester) towards the cost of tuition only
Number of Awards: Usually four to five (4 – 5), depending on available funds
Provided by: University Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid

Special Conditions: Awardees can reapply annually. Available to students pursuing a first degree only.  Recipients must complete 12 credit hours per semester and maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5. 

Dianne Asmus Bettis and Norman and Blanche Asmus Scholarship

Available to: Freshman students with an interest in pursuing a teaching career.
Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: up to $1,000 per year
Number of Awards: one (1)
Provided by: Linda Dixon

Dr. Cecelia H. Foxley Endowed Scholarship Fund in Educational Psychology  

Available to:  Full-time Ph.D. students in the Department of Educational Psychology majoring in Counseling Psychology who intend to become counselors/administrators in student affairs at the college/university level.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: Contact the Department of Educational Psychology.
Number of Awards: Contact the Department of Educational Psychology.
Provided by: Dr. Cecelia H. Foxley

Dr. D.H. Christensen and Catherine Dean Christensen Scholarship

Available to: Undergraduate and graduate students, including incoming freshman. Those with resident and nonresident status are eligible, but must be pursuing teacher certification.  Preference among equally qualified candidates will be given to single parents who are heads of households.  Applicants must demonstrate financial need and have a good academic record.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: up to $2,500 per year
Number of Awards: one (1)
Provided by: Dr. Dean K. Christensen† and Helen Stallings† Christensen

Special Conditions: Students must reapply annually.  Recipient must be registered as a full-time student.  It is the donor’s desire that once a recipient becomes a professional teacher and is financially capable, that the recipient repays to the scholarship fund up to one-half of the amount she or he received.

Dr. Suzanne Wade, Ed. D. Scholarship for Single Parents Earning Graduate Degrees

Available to: A single parent who is raising at least one minor child and who is seeking to pursue a graduate degree within the College of Education on a full-time basis.  Full time basis is defined as a minimum of nine (9) credit hours.  Financial need will be the primary consideration for awarding the scholarship in combination, along with past academic performance and the strength of the student's scholarship application. The funds may be used by the recipient for any purpose consistent with his or her objective of completing a graduate degree in education within the College.  The scholarship is awarded for one year with renewal for a second year being automatic, subject to satisfactory academic progress and continued financial need being evident. The Suzanne Wade Scholarship recipient, under these criteria, is eligible for other sources of funding/scholarships as well as employment.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: up to $2,000 per year
Number of Awards: one (1)
Provided by: The Family and Friends of Dr. Suzanne Wade†

Edith E. Myers Endowed Scholarship  

Available to: The Myers scholarship is awarded every year to a deserving student of the College of Education, who has completed his/her first year of studies in the College of Education.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: up to $15,000 per year
Number of Awards: two (2)
Provided by: Philip R. Myers 

Education, Culture & Society Graduate Student Research Scholarship

Available to: ECS PhD students who 1) have finished their PhD coursework, but have not yet completed or defended their dissertation; 2) have a minimum 3.5 GPA; 3) are conducting their researching in Sociology, History or Philosophy of Education (social, cultural, and/or historical foundations of education); and 4) are in good academic standing having no incompletes or EUs.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: up to $500 per year
Number of Awards: one (1)
Provided by: Dr. Harvey Kantor and Josephine Felker

Elmo R. and Frances Bennion Morgan Endowed Fellowship

Available to: The Elmo R. and Frances Bennion Morgan Fellowship may be given each year to a deserving graduate student in the Department of Educational Leadership & Policy whose career goal is to work in a college or university either as a faculty member or an administrator. The Fellowship was established to provide support for a graduate student whose interests lie in policy research projects of benefit to Utah’s system of education. Candidates for the Fellowship must be nominated by a member of the faculty in the Department of Educational Leadership & Policy. Candidates should also be employed by the Utah Education Policy Center. The chair of the Department of Educational Leadership & Policy will choose the recipient of the fellowship each year. For more information, please contact the Department of Educational Leadership & Policy at 801.581.6714.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: up to $3,000 per year
Number of Awards: one (1)
Provided by: Elmo R. † and Frances Bennion† Morgan

Etta Lou Cowles/Rose Scholarship

Available to: Undergraduate and graduate students who are pursuing a certification to teach in early childhood, elementary, secondary or special education, and has a 3.0 cumulative GPA.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: up to $1,000 per year
Number of Awards: one (1)
Provided by: Etta Lou Cowles Rose†

Faye and Charolette Bryner Scholarship Fund for Native American Students

Available to: A graduate student who is of Native American descent or whose professional plans are to work in education in the Native American Community.  Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA or better, must agree to only work up to 20 hours per week and provide evidence of financial need.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: up to $5,000 per year
Number of Awards: up to one (1)
Provided by: Heidi Hayes Jacobs

Special Conditions: Recipients cannot work more than 20 hours per week while on the scholarship.  The scholarship is renewable for a second year.

Geneve C. Nelson Memorial Scholarship Fund

Available to: Students admitted to the Elementary Education Licensure Program with a 3.0 cumulative GPA or better and who have demonstrated financial need.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value:  up to $1,000 per year
Number of Awards: one (1)
Provided by: Geneve C. Nelson†

Special Conditions: Recipient must apply annually. Recipients must complete a minimum of 12 hours per semester and maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA.

Grayson and Seth Jenson Memorial Scholarship

Available to: This scholarship is dedicated to Grayson's and Seth's memory as sons and as students.  The funds will be used to support the training of future school psychologists, limited to graduate students in School Psychology, who have a desire to work with children or adolescents who have difficulty in adjustment or achievement. Applicants should have research interests focused on seeking different and creative solutions for the problems of these children or adolescents. Students applying for the scholarship should submit an essay of no more than two (2) double-spaced pages describing how they meet these criteria.  

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works 
Value: 
Contact the Department of Educational Psychology.
Number of Awards: Contact the Department of Educational Psychology.
Provided by: Dr. William Jenson

Harker-Ferguson Endowed Scholarship Fund

Available to: The scholarship is meant to assist a deserving graduate student in the special education program. Applicants must have a good academic record and be in need of financial assistance. Please contact the Department of Special Education at 801.581.8121 for more information.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: up to $1,200 per year
Number of Awards: one (1)
Provided by: Major D. Clair† and Ishbel Harker†

Herbert I. and Elsa B. Michael Foundation Graduate Student Scholarship

Available to: A graduate student in the Special Education teacher candidate program.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: up to $1,500 per year
Number of Awards: one (1)
Provided by: Herbert I. & Elsa B. Michael Foundation

J. George Jones, Jr. and Velma Rife Jones Memorial Fund

Available to: Outstanding graduate students based on potential for contribution in the field of education, including community education and alternative education settings.  Applicants must be fully matriculated students in the College of Education and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.  High priority is given to applicants from under-represented groups.  Students serving an internship are eligible for funding.  Internships will be viewed as academic commitments and not as employment for the purposes of this scholarship.  Recipients are eligible for other sources of funding/scholarships, as well as employment, as long as employment does not exceed 20 hours per week. Recipients of the current year requesting permission to renew this scholarship for a second year, should upload a letter of intent to remain a Jones Scholar to the College of Education through the Academic Works application prior to March 1 of the following year. Jones Scholars may renew only once.  Special Conditions: Graduate students. Recipients must complete a minimum of 9 credit hours per semester but may not take more than 12 credit hours per semester.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: up to $15,500 per year
Number of Awards: two (2)
Provided by: J. Jones Jr.† and Velma Rife Jones†

Special Conditions: Graduate students.  Recipients must complete a minimum of nine (9) credit hours per semester but may not take more than 12 credit hours per semester.

John Vernon Harry and Shizuko Nakagawa Harry Scholarship Fund

Available to: Undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the College of Education at the University of Utah, with preference given to those pursuing secondary education.  Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: up to $4,500 per year
Number of Awards: one (1)
Provided by: Sue Harry†

Special Conditions: Recipient must apply annually and maintain a minimum of 12 credit hours (if undergraduate), or nine (9) credit hours (if graduate) per semester and complete a one (1) page essay about an influential secondary school teacher.

Joseph and Evelyn B. Rosenblatt Scholarship

Available to: Currently enrolled teacher education candidates who wish to enroll in course work focusing on meeting the needs of students who are “at risk” for school failure.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: up to $2,000 per year
Number of Awards: one (1)  
Provided by: Joseph† and Evelyn B.† Rosenblatt

Special Conditions:  Preference will be given to applicants pursing the U of U’s ESL/Bilingual teaching minor or endorsement.

Lydia Anna Soeffner Memorial Scholarship Fund

Available to: Students in good academic standing who are enrolled in the elementary education  program  and  who  indicate  a  desire  to  teach  elementary  grades  after graduation.  Applicants must also demonstrate financial need. 

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: up to $2,000 per year
Number of Awards: one (1)  
Provided by: Dr. Fred S.† and Mary E.† Stahmann

Marjean Larson Ballard Scholarship

Available to: Juniors, seniors and graduate students who have been admitted to teacher education programs, demonstrate financial need and have a 3.0 GPA or better.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: up to $700 per year
Number of Awards: one (1)
Provided by: Howard A. Ballard† and Marjean Larson† Ballard

Special Conditions: Recipients must complete 12 credit hours per semester (if undergraduate) or nine (9) credit hours per semester (if graduate) and maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA

Mark & Connie Woodland Scholarship Award

Available to: An outstanding and deserving undergraduate student pursuing a bachelor’s degree and licensure in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education or Secondary Education within the College of Education.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: up to $2,500 per year
Number of Awards: two (2)
Provided by: Mark Woodland and Connie Woodland

Mary Elizabeth Baum Hanks Endowed Scholarship in Elementary Education  

Available to: Matriculated students pursuing a degree in elementary education, who have a

3.3 cumulative GPA or better.  Preference is given to non-resident students from Idaho.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: up to $2,500 per year
Number of Awards: three (3)
Provided by: Ida Mae Hanks†

Special Conditions: Recipient must apply annually.  Students must have a record of "good school citizenship" and no prior history of the use or sale of illegal drugs.  Awardees must be U.S. citizens and preference will be given to non-residents from Idaho.  If no Idaho students qualify, then the award may be given to any non-resident student.  Recipients must complete minimum of 12 hours per semester and maintain a 3.3 cumulative GPA.

Math/Science/Foreign Language Scholarship

Available to: Students admitted to the Secondary Teacher Education Program, with teaching majors or minors in mathematics, one of the sciences (biology, chemistry, computer  science,  geology,  or  physics),  or  one  of  the  foreign  languages  (French, German, Russian, or Spanish) and who have a cumulative 3.0 GPA.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: up to $1,500 per year
Number of Awards: five (5)
Provided by: In part by the Anne Taylor Dee Foundation

Special Conditions: Recipients must maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA on a minimum of 12 credit hours (if undergraduate) or nine (9) credit hours (if graduate) per semester.

Melba G. Arnesen Memorial Scholarship

Available to: Juniors and seniors who have been admitted to the Urban Institute for Teacher Education.  Applicants must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA or better and demonstrate financial need.  Preference is given to members of the LDS church, as specified by the donor.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: up to $500 per year 
Number of Awards: one (1)
Provided by: Melba G. Arnesen†

Special  Conditions:  Recipients  must  complete  a  minimum  of  12  credit  hours  per semester and maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA.

Milan S. Papulak Memorial Scholarship

Available to: A woman or minority student who is preparing to teach mathematics or science in a junior or senior high school and who have demonstrated financial need.  Graduate students are given first priority.  If there are no qualifying graduate students, consideration will then be given to undergraduate students in their junior or senior year.  If all applicants are equal, preference will be given to a qualifying non-traditional student.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: up to $2,000 per year
Number of Awards: one (1)
Provided by: Kay Papulak†

Special Conditions:  Recipient must apply annually.  Recipient must complete a minimum of 12 hours per semester and maintain a 3.3 Cum GPA.

Milton Bennion Scholarship

Available to: A promising graduate student who has a high interest in public schools and who is preparing for a career as a public school administrator.  Recipient will have the opportunity to work closely with the Association of School Superintendents. Candidates for the scholarship will be nominated by a member of the faculty in the Department of Educational Leadership & Policy.  Please contact the Department of Educational Leadership & Policy at 801.581.6714 for more information.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: up to $2,500 per year
Number of Awards: one (1)
Provided by: M. Lynn Bennion† and The Family of Milton Bennion

Molly Lawson Research Fellowship

Available to:  Juniors, seniors and graduate students seeking a degree in Special Education who 1) will focus on projects relevant to students with disabilities, 2) will have a particular interest in working in the areas of integrating arts into education and/or supporting families of children with disabilities, and 3) have a minimum 3.0 grade point average.  Preference would be given to applicants 1) from the State of Arizona with an expressed desire to return to Arizona to serve in a special education related capacity, and 2) demonstrate financial need.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: $10,000 per year
Number of Awards: one (1)
Provided by: Dr. Michael A. and Doris Ward Lawson

Paulette O. Poudras Scholarship Fund

Available to: This scholarship provides support to a deserving student who shows academic promise and a passion for teaching K-12.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: up to $2,000 per year
Number of Awards: one(1)
Provided by: Paulette O. Poudras†

Phyllis Allen Jex Memorial Scholarship Fund

Available to: Students in the Department of Educational Psychology. The scholarship fund is to be administered by the Dean of the College of Education and the Chair of the Department of Educational Psychology.  Please contact the Department of Educational Psychology at 801.581.7148 for more information.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: up to $3,000 per year
Number of Awards: three (3)
Provided by: Phyllis Allen Jex†

Robert Sevy Scholarship for Math and Science Majors

Available to: Undergraduate and graduate students who are pursuing a certification to teach math or science and has a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: up to $4,000 per year
Number of Awards: two (2)
Provided by: Robert Sevy

Rulon M. and Golda L. Richards Endowed Scholarship

Available to:  Undergraduate student pursuing a degree in the College of Education.  Preference will be given to the student with an interest in receiving a secondary teaching license in either math or science and who has a desire to teach.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: up to $3,000 per year
Number of Awards:  one (1)
Provided by: W.E. and Harriet Rasmussen

Ruth H. Lundgren Endowed Scholarship

Available to: Students in early childhood learning, who have excelled academically and who are in need of financial assistance.  Applicants must be in the top 25% of their class.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: up to $750 per year
Number of Awards: one (1)
Provided by: Ruth H. Lundgren, Ph.D.

Shirley L. and Kathelyne Oswald Evans Endowed Scholarship

Available to: Full-time graduate students in the College of Education. Applicants must have a graduate cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: up to $3,000 per year
Number of Awards: two (2)
Provided by: Kathelyne O. Evans 

Steffensen Cannon Scholarship

Available to: Undergraduate and graduate students in the Colleges of Education and Humanities.  The Steffensen Cannon Scholarship Endowment was established in 1989 by Hugh Cannon in honor of his mother, Ellen Christina Steffensen Cannon.  She was a University of Utah graduate who exemplified the pursuit of excellence.  A Steffensen Cannon scholar demonstrates strength of character, intellectual and academic achievement, or the potential for such achievement, as well as leadership and other qualities evidencing a desire to pursue excellence.

Deadline: Jan. 12, 2019 - For more information and to apply visit: Steffensen Cannon Scholarship (http://gradschool.utah.edu/steffensen-cannon/).
Value: $10,000 for undergraduate awards; $18,250 for graduates, plus tuition benefit and subsidized health insurance, if recipient qualifies as a graduate student.
Number of Awards: 12 to 15 awards given annually

Administered by: University of Utah Graduate School

Sylvia Harrie Memorial Scholarship

Available to: Undergraduate majors in Elementary Education.  Preference will be given to entering freshmen who have a minimum grade point average of 3.3 and who have  demonstrated financial need.  Students in all areas of elementary education study are eligible for this scholarship.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value:  up to $500 per year
Number of Awards: one (1)
Provided by: Dr. Roger Harrie

Ted & Kay Packard Endowment for Graduate Scholarship in the Department of Educational Psychology

Available to: Graduate students majoring in, and in good standing with, the Counseling Psychology Doctoral Program in the Department of Educational Psychology in the College of Education, and who intend to become researchers, educators and/or practicing professional psychologists.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: Contact the Department of Educational Psychology.
Number of Awards:  Contact the Department of Educational Psychology.
Provided by: Ted and Kay Packard

Terrel H. Bell Education Scholarship Program

Available to: Full-time matriculated students enrolled in a College of Education approved teacher education/licensure program.  Student must have at least a 3.0 GPA.  Preference will be given to first-generation students who intend to work in any licensure content area in a Utah public school grades K-12.  Students who are not first-generation who intend to work in a high need area in a Utah public school will also be given priority (e.g., math, science, special education, early childhood education, ESL).

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value:Varies – payment towards tuition only, up to eight (8) semesters. Renewal will be based upon GPA and completing coursework towards licensure.
Number of Awards: Varies
Provided by: The Utah System of Higher Education. The number of awards each year varies depending upon available funds.

The Family of Mary Jane Bosley Endowed Scholarship Fund

Available to: Students in the College of Education who demonstrate scholastic merit and financial need.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: up to $2,500 per year
Number of Awards: three (3)
Provided by: Arno C. and Annamarie Bosley

The Hilda Christensen Larsen Endowed Scholarship for Sensory Impairments

Available to: For undergraduate or graduate students studying special education course work in sensory impairments in the College of Education.  Undergraduate students are eligible if they have completed their general education requirements, are completing Special Education coursework in sensory impairments.  Graduate students are eligible if they are pursuing a degree with licensure or an endorsement in sensory impairments.  Preference to students with a minimum 3.5 GPA.  Renewable up to four (4) semesters.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: up to $1,000 per year
Number of Awards: one (1)
Provided by: Robert and Janice Wiggins

The M. Lynn and Katherine S. Bennion Scholarship

Available to: Deserving undergraduate students who are descendants of the donor, or minority students, or other students who are applicants for, or are enrolled in one of the college’s teacher education programs and who need financial assistance.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: up to $2,000 per year
Number of Awards: one (1)
Provided by: The Family of M. Lynn† and Katherine S. Bennion† Foundation

Special Conditions: Recipient must apply annually.  Recipients must complete a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester and maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA. 

The Maestros Para Los Niños Endowed Scholarship Fund

Available to: Scholarship established at the University of Utah as a way to support freshman students declaring that they will seek a teaching major in either elementary or secondary education, and/or transfer students from the Salt Lake Community College who are admitted to the elementary or secondary education teacher education program in the College of Education. Preference shall be given to students who are serving or working with the Latino community and are fluent in Spanish.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: up to $2,000 per year
Number of Awards: one (1)
Provided by: Lily and Ruel Eskelsen†

The Nyla D. Schowe Endowed Scholarship in Special Education

Available to:  An undergraduate or graduate student studying in the department of special education.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: up to $1,200 per year
Number of Awards: one (1)
Provided by: Dallan Schowe and Belle Wang

The Roald F. and Della J. Campbell Fellowship

Available to: A student of significant achievement and promise in the field of educational administration.  The fellowship is preferably awarded to a deserving student who will be in full-time residence during the year of the award, and who has excelled academically and shows promise of high achievement in the field of educational administration as a practitioner or as a scholar.  Financial need is not being considered as a criterion in selecting the fellowship winner. Candidates for the fellowship must be nominated by a member of the faculty in the Department of Educational Leadership & Policy.  Please contact the Department of Educational Leadership & Policy at 801.581.6714 for more information.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: up to $1,500 per year
Number of Awards: one (1)
Provided by: Roald F. and Della J. Campbell and Friends

Thomas D. Dee III and Candace Cartwright Dee Endowed Teaching Assistantship Fund

Available to: One or more deserving students who are seeking a doctorate degree in School Psychology in the Department of Educational Psychology.  Preference is given, but not limited to, graduate students with a teaching background and student participation in the Utah Association of School Psychologists.  Please contact the Department of Educational Psychology at 801.581.7148 for more information.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: Contact the Department of Educational Psychology.
Number of Awards: Contact the Department of Educational Psychology.
Provided by: Dr. Candace Cartwright Dee and Mr. Thomas D. Dee III 

William C. Nutting Scholarship

Available  to:  Undergraduate  majors  in  Education  with  a  minimum  3.0  grade  point average  and who  have demonstrated  financial  need.  Preference will be given to student immigrants or refugees from Sub-Saharan Africa.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: up to $1,000 per year
Number of Awards: two (2)
Provided by: Family of William C. Nutting†

William M. Stewart School Graduate Scholarship

Available to: Resident or nonresident graduate students who are pursuing an advanced program in classroom teaching.  Preference will be given to applicants who exhibit the potential to have a strong, positive influence on education in the State of Utah through creative teaching and research that elevates the teaching profession, enhances the learning of Utah's school children, and carries forward the philosophy and goals espoused by the founders of the Stewart School.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: up to $1,000 per year
Number of Awards: one (1)
Provided by: William M. Stewart School Alumni

Special Conditions: Recipients must be admitted to an Urban Institute for Teacher Education graduate program by October 1st of the year the award is received.

Winifred H. Dyer Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Available  to:  A  deserving  female  graduate  student  in  the  Masters’  Degree  or Administrative  Licensure  program  in  the  Department  of  Educational  Leadership  & Policy.  (In the event there is no woman that meets the criteria, the scholarship can be awarded to a male student or not awarded at the discretion of the selection committee.) The criteria for selection include: financial need and exemplification of Winifred Dyer’s professional life, including service to students in K-12 schools, emphasis on multicultural and/or nontraditional  approaches to education, and interdisciplinary study and its implications  for  educational  theory,  research,  and  practice.  Candidates  for  the scholarship  must  be  nominated  by  a  member  of  the  faculty  in  the  Department  of Educational Leadership & Policy.  For more information, please contact the Department of Educational Leadership & Policy at 801.581.6714.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: $3,500 per year
Number of Awards: one (1)
Provided by: Neil Papiano & Bill and Joyce Marcroft

Neff Endowed Scholarship Fund in the College of Education

Available to: Students enrolled in the College of Education and who plan to pursue a career in teaching.  The recipient(s) shall be students in good academic standing who can demonstrate financial need.

Deadline: March 1, 2019 – Submit online application at Academic Works
Value: up to $2,000 per year
Number of Awards: two (2)
Provided by: Zua Neff †

     † Donor is deceased

 

 

Last Updated: 9/3/19