Sociology/Criminology Scholarship Application

Overview: This application will be applied to scholarships offered through the department Sociology, as well as those offered through the College of Social and Behavioral Science. For information on the specific scholarships offered, as well as resources to aid in the preparation of your application, please refer to the College of Social and Behavioral Science scholarship page here.

Requirements: Must be a declared Sociology or Criminology major.

Please note: If you are a double major within the College of Social and Behavioral Science you must complete a departmental application for each of your majors in order to be considered for all possible scholarships.

Questions: Please email

Supplemental Questions
  1. What is your anticipated semester and year of graduation? (EX: Spring 2023)
  2. What is your declared major?
  3. Have you received any scholarships or financial assistance from the University of Utah or other sources? If so, please list each by name, with applicable time period and dollar amount.
  4. We want to understand your experience. Please describe your background and explain what, if any, obstacles you have faced in your education and life, and how a scholarship would benefit you. (500 words or less)
  5. Sociology and Criminology majors must complete the following questions:

    • 1. There are many different ways to think about service. Some students are active in student organizations, campus activities or undergraduate research. Students could be engaged in community service or as an advocate for a variety of causes. Some students might take on family responsibilities in many different ways. Please talk about the ways you have been of service to others, keeping in mind our broad definition of the term. (500 words or less)
    • 2. We want to understand how sociology/criminology (depending on your major) ties in with your experience. Please describe the role that sociology/criminology has played in your educational and career plans. It might be helpful to discuss how sociological or criminological concepts relate to your experiences, and/or how your coursework in sociology/criminology has affected you. (500 words or less)
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