College of Science New Student General Scholarship (Incoming Freshman)

Welcome to the College of Science Scholarship for New Students (Incoming Freshman). Scholarships are awarded for the 2022-23 academic year. Applicants must be planning to major in the College of Science to be considered for the awards (Majors: Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Physics).

  • Freshman Scholarship in Science – $1,000 award
  • New Horizon Scholarship – $2,500 award
  • Sandra J. Bromley Scholarship – multi-year tuition waiver scholarship covers up to 15 credit hours per semester for eight semesters. (This award is for Utah residents only).

Please email scholarship questions to:

Applications must be submitted by March 7, 2022.

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

If you are planning to major in a STEM field consider applying for the ACCESS Scholars program

Interested in discovery based research and tackling cutting edge problems in dedicated science streams during your first year consider applying for the Science Research Initiative (SRI)

Supplemental Questions
  1. What undergraduate major(s) will you pursue at the University of Utah?
  2. 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.
  3. List any pertinent accomplishments, research awards, community involvement or activities, or recognition you have received.
  4. Submit an official high school transcript.
  5. Optional: AP Test Scores
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