College of Science General Scholarship Application

Welcome to the College of Science General Scholarship application. There are several scholarship opportunities available to current undergraduate and graduate students. Scholarships are awarded for the 2020-21 academic year. Students graduating before Fall 2020 are not eligible. Applicants (undergraduate or graduate) must be officially declared Science majors.

  • College of Science Dean’s Scholarship – $4,000 award
  • Crocker Science House Residential Living Opportunity – $1,000 award
  • Don and Rebecca Reese Scholarship in Science Teaching (Need Based) – $2,000 award
  • Joseph T. Crockett M.D. Memorial Scholarship (Need Based) – $2,000 award
  • Paul C. and Darice F. Koo Scholarship – $1,000 award
  • Theodore V. Hanks Scholarship – $10,000 award
  • Workman Nydegger Scholarship for Women in Science and Technology – $2,000 award

Please email scholarship questions to:

Applications must be submitted by March 1, 2020.

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

  • a personal statment
  • two names and emails for letter of recommendation
  • a current transcript
  • any additional items that my be required for students who want to be considered for Need-Based awards

Need‐Based Scholarships: To be considered for a need‐based scholarship award, you are required to complete the 2020-2021 FAFSA application. The application becomes available October 2019 and will require information from your 2018 taxes. (Students classified as dependent by FAFSA standards must also include parent 2018 tax information) FAFSA applications must be submitted online no later than February 1, 2020.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Prepare a personal statement describing your background, academic interests, career objectives and professional goals and include a statement of any financial need you are facing.
  2. List any pertinent accomplishments, research awards, community involvement or activities, or recognition you have received.
  3. Please select your expected date of graduation from the University of Utah.
  4. Submit your most current UNOFFICIAL transcript for each school attended (University of Utah and/or other colleges or universities.)
  5. Letter of Recommendation #1 - Provide a name and email address of one recommender that has agreed to write a letter of recommendation on your behalf. Your recommender should be a professor in your major or closely allied areas, preferably College of Science faculty.
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