Multi-Year Housing Scholarships for American Indian Students

The College of Science is pleased to announce two Multi-Year Housing Scholarships for American Indian Students valued at $12,500 per year for 4 years. Scholarship recipients will receive funding for fall and spring semesters that covers on-campus housing, a full meal plan, and some support for books and other expenses.

Incoming freshman or current undergraduate American Indian students who are majoring in the College of Science (Majors: Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Physics) are encouraged to apply. Awardee must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher and continue as a declared Science major for the scholarship to be renewable each year.

This award was made possible by a generous gift from the LJBJ Fund. 

Please email scholarship questions to: office@science.utah.edu

Application must be submitted by April 30, 2021.

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

  • a personal statement
  • two letters of recommendation from science or mathematics teachers
  • a current transcript

Award
$12,500
Deadline
04/30/2021
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 upload a copy (may be unofficial) of your transcripts from all colleges attended or high school transcripts for entering freshmen.
  4. Letter of recommendation #1 - *High school student: At least one letter must be from a science or math teacher. *Current U student: At least one letter must be from a science professor.
  5. Letter of recommendation #2 - *High school student: At least one letter must be from a science or math teacher. *Current U student: At least one letter must be from a science professor.