Student Success Scholarship

The Student Success Scholarship offers a $7,000 award to an entering freshman participating in a learning community. In their subsequent academic years, recipients are eligible to receive up to two $1,000 awards for participation in deeply engaged learning experiences as well as a $1,000 award for participation in a Capstone Initiatives project. Students with financial need will be given priority consideration.

To be eligible for the Student Success Scholarship you must:

  • Be an entering freshman student at the University of Utah
  • Participate in a Learning Community
  • Enroll in 15 credit hours or more each semester
  • Maintain a 3.3 GPA
  • Be pursuing your first undergraduate degree

Supplemental Questions
  1. Resume of extracurricular and/or community activities (PDF file only)
  2. Personal Statement  (minimum 400 to maximum 500 words. PDF file only)

    Please submit a one-page personal statement addressing how deeply engaged learning makes a difference in education. 



  3. Select the Learning Community you are involved in
  4. Anticipated University of Utah Graduation Date
  5. Reference

    Please provide one reference that can speak of your academic promise and community involvement. Family members cannot serve as references.


    • Reference - Email
    • Reference - Name
    • Reference - Phone Number
    • Reference - Type