LEAP Asha Davenport Memorial Scholarship

Asha was a freshman at the University of Utah at the time of her accidental death. She loved University life and all it had to offer. She was a member of the Pi Beta Phi Sorority and also a devoted member of the MUSS. She especially enjoyed her Service Learning LEAP class. Asha loved community service and helping others. The Davenport family generously offers two $2,000 scholarships to LEAP students.

Additional Scholarship Requirements: minimum 2.5 GPA. For LEAP students only. Students must have completed two semesters of LEAP by May 2021.

Required Documents

Current Unofficial Transcript or DARS

Typed personal statement of about 500 words written by the student. Help with writing strong personal statements can be obtained at the Writing Center, the Career Center, and from Student Success Advocates.

The statement should address the topic: “How my LEAP experience has advanced my understanding of community service on campus or in my local community”



  • Any Scholarship award will apply to the 2021-2022 academic year, scholarships are paid in two equal installments, Fall and Spring Semesters.

  • You must demonstrate through your personal statement and/or resume your qualifications for this scholarship.

  • For questions regarding LEAP Scholarships you can contact Alison Flanders at (801) 587-3177 or alison.flanders@utah.edu

  • All materials must be submitted electronically. Materials are due no later than 11:59pm on March 15, 2021

  • To apply: Students must have completed one section of LEAP and be enrolled in the second semester of LEAP, or have already finished two LEAP courses.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Have you taken two LEAP Semester of LEAP courses?
  2. Most Recent LEAP Professor
  3. Most Recent LEAP Class
  4. What is the higest level of education completed by your mother/female guardian?
  5. What is the highest level of education completed by your father/male guardian?
  6. Show 5 more