Steve and Angie Smith Young Alumni Scholarship

Each year, the Young Alumni Board presents an incoming freshman undergraduate student with the Steve and Angie Smith Young Alumni Scholarship in the amount of $6,000. The scholarship is awarded to a student who 1) is a first-generation college student or represents at-risk and/or underrepresented student populations, 2) demonstrates financial need, and 3) will enhance the diversity of the student body at the University of Utah.

Applicant must:

  • Be an incoming freshman at the University of Utah for the 2019-20 academic year
  • Have a cumulative high school GPA of at least 2.5
  • Be a first-generation college student or represent at-risk and/or underrepresented student populations
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Enhance the diversity of the student body at the University of Utah
  • Not be a current recipient of an athletic scholarship at the University of Utah

Applications must be submitted by FEBRUARY 1, 2019 

Please email scholarship questions to: scholarships@alumni.utah.edu 

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

NeedBased Scholarships: To be considered for a need‐based scholarship award, you are required to complete the 2019‐2020 FAFSA application. The application becomes available October 2018 and will require information from your 2017 taxes. (Students classified as dependent by FAFSA standards must also include parent 2017 tax information) FAFSA applications must be submitted online no later than February 1, 2019.

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-two page (double‐spaced) essay

Award

One $8,000 and multiple $5,000

Deadline

02/01/2019

Award
One $8,000 and multiple $5,000
Deadline
02/01/2019
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