Scholarships & Grants
SCHOLARSHIPS FOR UNDERGRADUATES
Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund Grants
The Memorial Fund awards six grants of about $11,000 each to women from developing countries who are studying in the U.S. at an accredited institution and who have a record of service to women and children in their home countries.
- National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF) Messenger-Anderson Journalism Scholarship and Internship Program
The NGLTF supports undergraduate college students planning to pursue a bachelors degree in journalism at an accredited four-year college or university. Messenger-Anderson Scholarships provide funding for up to three years of study- $5,000 for the first year and $2,500 for the next two years for a maximum of $10,000. Applicants must reapply each year. Scholars are required to participate in an eight-week summer internship program at one of the NGLTF offices in Los Angeles, New York or Washington, DC. Interns receive a stipend of $300 a week; round trip transportation, $50 for ground transportation, and a housing allowance of $1,000.
- Alexander Graham Bell Association College Scholarship Awards for Deaf Students
Awards ranging from $250 to $5,000 to help defray the cost of study at regular full-time colleges and universities. Competition is open to students in all fields, at any level of undergraduate or graduate studies, who have already been accepted into or have enrolled in programs primarily for students with normal hearing. Preference is given to undergraduates. Application Procedures: Students must request an application by mail or e-mail between September 1st and January 1st.
- Gore Family Memorial Foundation Scholarships for the Severely Physically Disabled
Several grants of varying amounts may be awarded to undergraduate or graduate students with severe physical disabilities. Application Procedures: Applications must be requested through writing between April 16th and October 15th.
Ethnic and/or Racial Minority
- National Hispanic Scholarship
Westminster College recognizes National Merit Finalists, National Achievement Finalists and National Hispanic Scholars with full tuition scholarships.
- Westminster College recognizes National Merit Semi-finalists, National Achievement Semi-finalists and National Hispanic Honorable Mention with half tuition scholarships.
- Hispanic Scholarship Fund College Scholarship Program
Scholarships range from $1,000 to $3,000 in order to financially assist Hispanic students with the cost of education. The HSF also offers scholarships to students who are transferring from a community college to a four-year college or university. A number or internships partnered with private corporations are non-profit organizations are also available.
- Utah Hispanic Chamber “Somos” Scholar Award
Westminster College and the Business Leadership Foundation of the Utah Hispanic Chamber of Commerce have teamed up to provide a new scholarship to be awarded to an incoming undergraduate student of Hispanic decent. One full-tuition, yearly renewable scholarship will be presented to a qualified student each year and will be awarded by the Hispanic Business Leadership Foundation of the Utah Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
- American Indian Services
This scholarship is designed to assist Native Americans in developing their human and natural resources and help them make a contribution to society while maintaining their cultural background and heritage.
- Office of Navajo Nation Scholarship and Financial Assistance
Part-time and Teacher Education Part-time financial assistance
- The Morris K. Udall Scholarship
The Morris K. Udall Scholarship supports juniors and seniors whoa re studying the environment and related fields. It also supports Native Americans and Alaska Natives in fields related to health care and tribal policy. The foundation awards approximately 75 scholarships of $5,000 to help cover tuition, room, board, books and fees. Faculty representative is Jeff McCarthy.
- Korean American Scholarship Foundation Scholarships
Awards range from $1,000 to $2,000 for Korean American undergraduate and graduate students attending colleges or universities in the U.S. Application Procedures: Application must be requested from the Korean American Scholarship Foundation. The application includes two letters or recommendation, official transcripts, copies of federal income tax returns, and a passport size photo.
Utah Coalition for the Advancement of Minorities in Higher Education
Grants and Scholarships
United Negro College Fund
American Indian College Fund
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Barbara Jordan Scholars Program
The Gates Millennium Scholars