Founders Day and Achievement Scholarship

Available to undergraduate students who have overcome difficult life circumstances or challenges and intend to enroll for Fall 2019 and Spring 2020. One student will receive the Founders Day Scholarship in the amount of $8,000 and multiple students will receive the Achievement Scholarship in the amount of $5,000.

Applicant must:

  1. Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  2. Have served the University of Utah and the community in some positive way

Applications must be submitted by FEBRUARY 1, 2019 

Please email scholarship questions to: 

Scholarships are awarded for the 20192020 academic year. Students graduating before Fall 2019 are not eligible.

Scholarship recipients are invited to attend the Alumni Association Scholarship Banquet on April 10. Application information will be used to introduce you at the banquet if you are selected as a recipient.

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Application forms must include all of the following: 

  • a current transcript
  • name and email of a reference for a letter of recommendation
  • a 1‐page resume
  • a one page (double‐spaced) essay


One $8,000 and multiple $5,000



One $8,000 and multiple $5,000
Supplemental Questions
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  3. What is your class standing for Fall 2019?
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