Townsend Scholarship in Humanities

Townsend Scholarship in Humanities
The Townsend Family Scholarship in Humanities is made possible by a generous donation by Kevin and Jennifer Townsend and family. Kevin is a University of Utah Humanities alum and he and his family are committed to paying it forward to make sure more students have access to a life-changing education at the U.


• Applicants must be currently enrolled at the University of Utah with a declared major in a Humanities field.
• Applicant must include/upload all supplemental questions below.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Upload a personal Statement (In 500 words or less explain why you have chosen to focus your academic pursuits in the Humanities, and how you hope to use your education to improve your life and your broader community. Include your expected graduation date and any other majors or minors you plan to pursue.)
  2. Upload a current transcript. Students may print unofficial transcripts directly from Campus Information System (CIS).
  3. Please provide a photo/headshot of yourself that can be used for College of Humanities announcements and social media purposes.