Osher Re-entry Scholarship

The Osher Re-entry Scholarship Foundation was founded in 1977 by Bernard Osher to assist adult learners, of all gender identities, at The University of Utah who are pursuing their first undergraduate degree. The scholarship must be used for tuition only. This scholarship is for undergraduate students only.


  • Have and maintain both a semester and cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or greater.
  • Must be between 25 and 50 years of age.
  • Must have a gap of at least five years in your education, the gap may be consecutive or cumulative. Example: Attended high school in 1990 and didn’t attend college until 1996 AND/OR attended college in 1996, stopped attending in 1998, started attending in 2003.
  • Must be matriculated with continual progression in your declared major toward earning your first Bachelor’s degree.
  • Maintain full-time or part-time enrollment as defined by the Registrar’s office at The University of Utah for all award semesters.
  • Be a resident of the state of Utah, as defined by The University of Utah.
  • Preference will be given to those with financial need as determined by federal guidelines.
  • Complete application and provide documentation.
  • This award is non-refundable and is to be used for tuition and fees only

Supplemental Questions
  1. Please write or paste your personal statement below. Please click help for additional information on what should be included in your personal statement.
  2. Have you ever received a scholarship from the Women's Resource Center (WRC)?
    • 1. Have you ever received a scholarship from the Women's Resource Center (WRC)? Please answer both questions.
    • 2. If you have received a scholarship from the Women's Resource Center (WRC), please select which one(s).
  3. Which degree will you be working toward for the next academic year?
  4. What was the grade point average (GPA) for your most recently attended and completed semester?
  5. What is your current cumulative grade point average (GPA)?
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