Scholarships

Scholarships


Please note: Housing scholarship applications are now closed for the 2021-2022 academic year. Students may apply for additional scholarships they are eligible for through the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid by visiting scholarships.utah.edu.

Chartwells Community in Action SCHOLARSHIP

The Chartwells Community in Action Scholarship provides emerging leaders with the opportunity to live on campus their first year of college with their room and board expenses covered. This scholarship award is for one Academic Year.

Scholarship applicants must demonstrate leadership potential from previous engagement in community service and leadership in high school, on a university campus, or in the community; and articulate how the experience of living on campus will support their success at the University of Utah.

Funding for this scholarship is a partnership between University Dining Services and Housing & Residential Education. The expectation is that the recipient will continue active engagement in leadership development activities throughout the 2021-2022 Academic Year. This may be done by becoming involved with the Associated Students of the University of Utah (ASUU), the Residence Halls Association (RHA), or by continuing service and leadership involvement within the community.

Scholarship Award Information

The Chartwells Community in Action Scholarship covers all of the following:

  • Cost of a double room in Heritage Commons
  • Meal Plan 21
  • RHA dues
  • Housing application fee waiver for the full 2021-2022 Academic Year.

The Chartwells Community in Action Scholarship covers the cost of a double room in Heritage Commons, meal plan 21, RHA dues and the housing application fee waiver for the full 2021-2022 Academic Year. This scholarship is valued at approximately $10,800 for the year. The scholarship can be applied toward various other housing types and locations within Housing & Residential Education. If the room type or meal plan you choose is more expensive than what is covered, you are expected to pay the difference in cost.

The scholarship will be awarded to incoming first-year students who continue to meet the eligibility requirements. Two scholarships are available for the 2021-2022 Academic Year.

Scholarship Eligibility

  • Applicant must be an incoming first-year student.
  • Applicant must be enrolled in the University of Utah as a full-time student for the 2021-2022 Academic Year (at least 12 credit hours per semester).
  • Applicant must maintain a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA at the University of Utah.

The following is also taken into consideration when awarding the scholarship:

  • First-generation college student status.
  • Demonstrated financial need.
  • Identities under-represented at the University of Utah, including ethnic and cultural minorities, and LGBT students.

Application Deadline: March 15, 2021 
Scholarship Decision Announced: April 1, 2021 

To Apply 

Please submit each of the following through the online application:

  • Fill out the form below
  • A resume outlining your community service and leadership experience
  • A one page-essay detailing how receiving the Chartwells Community in Action Scholarship will support your success at the University of Utah.

Please note that if you are selected to receive the scholarship, you are responsible for consulting with the Financial Aid Office to determine what impact the scholarship may have on any financial aid you will be awarded.

Scholarship Closed

university credit union SCHOLARSHIP

The University Credit Union Housing Scholarship provides three incoming students (first-year or transfer) the opportunity to receive financial support towards the cost of on-campus housing within Housing & Residential Education facilities. Scholarship applicants must demonstrate an interest in actively participating in the on-campus housing experience, and articulate how this experience will support their success at the University of Utah.

This scholarship, sponsored by the University of Utah Credit Union, is a one-year award providing $3,000 in financial support to be applied towards a student’s housing costs ($1,500 per semester). The scholarship can be applied toward any HRE housing location/room type based on the room selected by the student at the time of reservation. Students are responsible for reserving their own room via Housing & Residential Education’s housing sign-up process. Three total scholarships are available each academic year.

Scholarship Eligibility
1. Applicant must be either an incoming first-year student or a transfer student
2. Applicant must be enrolled at the University of Utah as a full-time student (at least 12 credit hours per semester)
3. Applicant must maintain a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA at the University of Utah 

The following will also be taken into consideration when awarding the scholarship:

  • First-generation college student status
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Identities underrepresented at the University of Utah including ethnic, racial, and cultural minorities, LGBTQ students, and women.

Application Deadline: March 15, 2021 
Scholarship Decision Announced: April 1, 2021 

To Apply: 
1. Fill out the form below
2. Submit a one-page essay describing why you believe living on campus will help support your success here at the University of Utah

Please note that if you are selected to receive the scholarship, you are responsible for consulting with the Financial Aid Office to determine what impact the scholarship may have on any financial aid you will be awarded.

Scholarship Closed

Alumni Housing & Residential education SCHOLARSHIP

Please note: Student Leaders who receive Housing/Meal Plan compensation (including RAs, SJAs, RHA, etc.) are not eligible for Housing scholarships.

 

The Alumni Housing & Residential Education Scholarship provides three upper-class students (Sophomore, Junior, Senior) the opportunity to receive financial support towards the cost of on-campus housing within Housing & Residential Education (HRE) facilities. Scholarship applicants must demonstrate an interest in actively participating in the on-campus housing experience, and articulate how this experience will support their continued success at the University of Utah.

The Alumni Housing & Residential Education scholarship provides support to upper-class students as they pursue their degree at the University of Utah. Institutional data shows that students who reside in on-campus housing graduate at higher rates. Thus, this scholarship aims to support the ongoing success of students, especially those whom have not had an on-campus living experience during their time at the University.

Scholarship Amount:

This scholarship, sponsored by the University of Utah Alumni Association, is an award for one Academic Year providing up to $7,000 in financial support to be applied towards a student’s housing costs. The scholarship can be applied toward any upper-class HRE housing location/room type based on the room selected by the student at the time of reservation.

Students are responsible for reserving their own room via Housing & Residential Education’s housing sign-up process.

Eligibility:

To be eligible for the Alumni Housing & Residential Education Scholarship, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicant must be an upper-class student (Sophomore, Junior, Senior)
  • Applicant must be enrolled at the University of Utah as a full-time student (at least 12 credit hours per semester)
  • Applicant must maintain a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA at The University of Utah

The following will also be taken into consideration when awarding the scholarship:

  • First-generation college student status
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Identities underrepresented at the University of Utah including ethnic, racial, and cultural minorities, and LGBT students. 

Application Deadline: March 15, 2021 
Scholarship Decision Announced: April 1, 2021

To Apply:

  • Fill out the below form
  • Submit a one-page essay describing why you believe living on campus will help support your success and graduation here at the University of Utah

Please note that if you are selected to receive the scholarship, you are responsible for consulting with the Financial Aid Office to determine what impact the scholarship may have on any financial aid you will be awarded.

Scholarship Closed