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College of Science Scholarship Opportunities


The College of Science offers a number of scholarship opportunities for incoming, undergraduate and graduate students. Scholarship applications may be found through Academic Works, the University's scholarship application portal. Complete the University General Application then you will see the Science scholarship opportunities.

It is highly recommended that all students fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) each year to determine what state or federal aid for which you may be eligible, including work-study opportunities and grants.

First-year and transfer students must have an active Campus Information Services (CIS) account and University E-mail account (UMail) before applying for scholarships.

Incoming Student Opportunities

  • Multiple awards for incoming freshman and transfer students
  • Upper division 3 course credits satisfies both International Requirement (IR) and Science Foundation (SF)
  • Research laboratory position during their first year the U
  • Summer housing opportunity at the Marriott Honors Community (freshman only)

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  • Multiple $1,000 awards for incoming freshman who declare a major in the College of Science: Applied Mathematics, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics
  • One multi-year award will be made to current or incoming freshman who declare a major in the College of Science: Applied Mathematics, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics
  • Preference given to Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics majors
  • Minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Award covers in-state tuition up to 15 credit hours per semester
  • One multi-year award will be made to current or incoming freshman who declares a major in the College of Science: Applied Mathematics, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics who has financial need
  • Minimum GPA of 3.00
  • Preference given to Mathematics majors and applicants from single-parent homes
  • Award covers in-state tuition up to 15 credit hours per semester for eight semesters

Current Student Opportunities

  • Multiple $4,000 awards will be made to juniors and seniors with expected graduation date in 2022 or 2023
  • Minimum GPA of 3.70
  • Twelve undergraduates will be honored with the title of Crocker Science House Scholar
  • Each resident receives a $1,000 award to assist with rent and meal plan
  • Students share a quiet, study-oriented residence on Officers Circle, Fort Douglas
  • Residents must contract with Housing & Residential Education for their room reservation and meal plan
  • One award of $2,000 will be made to a junior, senior, or graduate student who is committed to teaching science and/or math in the secondary school system in the state of Utah who have financial need
  • Must be a declared College of Science Teaching major or enrolled in the College of Science M.S. Degree Program for Secondary School Teachers (MSSST)
  • Applicants must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by the priority deadline of February 1, 2021
  • One multi-year award will be made to current or incoming freshman who declare a major in the College of Science: Applied Mathematics, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics
  • Minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Preference given to Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics majors
  • Award covers in-state tuition up to 15 credit hours per semester
  • Multiple $2,000 awards will be made to juniors, seniors, and graduate students
  • Minimum GPA of 3.00
  • Applicants must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by the priority deadline of February 1, 2021
  • One $1,000 award will be made to current or incoming freshman who declare a major in the College of Science: Applied Mathematics, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics
  • Minimum GPA of 3.00
  • Preference given to Chemistry majors and/or first generation college student
  • One award will be made to a student who has more than 30 University of Utah credit hours
  • Must be a Non-Resident of Utah and a U.S. Citizen
  • Minimum GPA of 3.30

Questions

Questions about scholarships and financial aid? Make an appointment with a financial aid counselor!

If you have questions about a specific College of Science opportunity, please email office@science.utah.edu.

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Emergency Funding


The University of Utah has limited emergency funding for students impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. If you are in need of emergency funding, please apply below.

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