Sophomore Rise Ivory Homes Deeply Engaged Experience

Now accepting applications for Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 semesters only! 

Available to all current sophomores, second-year students, non-continuous and/or returning sophomore students, or transfer students entering their sophomore year.

Put your ideas into action with a Deeply Engaged Learning award! Learn by solving problems, collaborating with peers, and studying with professors and advisers who are passionate about the issues you care about. Apply for an Ivory Homes Deeply Engaged Learning award to maximize your education today.

Students who apply will be eligible to receive one award up to $1,000. The Ivory Homes Deeply Engaged Learning award, is to be used specifically for your chosen project, activity or internship. Students are limited to one award. Projects should be completed in 1 or 2 consecutive semesters. Applicants must be a current sophomore, second-year student, non-continuous and/or returning sophomore student, or transfer student entering their sophomore year.

Proposals could include:

  • Learning Abroad Opportunity
  • Alternative Fall/Spring Break – Awards will be up to $500
  • Internship
  • Attending a Conference
  • Academic Project


Supplemental Questions
  1. Project Description (minimum 500 to maximum 700 words. PDF file only)

    Please submit a description of your experience, project or activity.

  2. Reflection Paper (minimum 400 to maximum 500 words. PDF file only)

    Please submit a one-page reflection on how this project, experience, or activity is related to your undergraduate goals.

  3. Semester(s) for which you are requesting support (limit: 2 semesters):
  4. Please submit the name and email address of a University of Utah faculty member who can speak to how your proposal relates to and supports your academic work. They will also need to agree to mentor you for the duration of this project. Your reference will be emailed and asked to answer a series of questions relating to your project when you provide their name and email in the space provided. *Please email your reference first with your proposal so they can be prepared!*