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 including becoming a member of the Pi Beta Phi Sorority and the MUSS. Asha loved community service and helping others and she especially enjoyed her Community Engaged Learning LEAP class. Every year, the Davenport family generously offers two $2,000 scholarships to University of Utah LEAP students.

Required Documents

Current Unofficial Transcript or DARS

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

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


Additional Scholarship Requirements:
A Minimum 2.5 GPA.
Must have completed two semesters of LEAP by May 2024.


  • Any Scholarship award will apply to the 2024-25 academic year, and will be paid in two equal installments, fall and spring semesters.

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

  • All materials must be submitted electronically. Materials are due no later than 11:59pm on March 1, 2024.

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

For questions regarding LEAP Scholarships you can contact Kaley Tucker at (801) 587-3177 or Kaley.Tucker@utah.edu

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. Gender Identity Optional
  7. Race/Ethnicity (Select any/all that apply) Optional
  8. Community - University Involvement

    Some scholarship funding gives preference to students who can demonstrate service, a commitment to, and/or experience working with any of the following groups. Select any or all that apply. Use your personal statement and/or resume to illustrate your involvement:


  9. Any other group not listed above:
  10. Required Documents

    All documents are required to be in .pdf format.

    Please name your attachments in a similar manner: smithjohnstatement.pdf, smithjohnresume.pdf, etc.

    If you need assistance in converting your documents to a PDF format you can contact your Peer Advisor

    Please upload your most current Unofficial Transcript or DARS.

  11. Each scholarship focuses on different experiences and needs and will require a unique personal statement.

    Please upload your personal statement.

  12. A properly formatted resume is extremely helpful to your scholarship; please use a format similar to that provided by the Career & Professional Development Center.

    Please upload your resume.

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