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UNDERGRADUATE Scholarship Database

In order to be considered for a scholarship through the College of Social and Behavioral Science, students are required to fill out BOTH a University application and a departmental application.

Scholarships are sorted by individual departments/programs. Choose an option below to learn more about each scholarship, including additional criteria/requirements.  

ADVANCEMENT BOARD SCHOLARSHIP

Description:  Scholarship funded by donations from alumni and friends of the college

Amount:

 $1,000
Criteria/Requirements:  N/A

ELVIN D. ASAY ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

Description: Established by Kathleen Asay in honor of her late husband, Elvin D. Asay

Amount:

$1,000 
Criteria/Requirements:
  • Undergraduate students in Economics in odd-numbered years
  • Financial need
About the Donor: Established by Kathleen Asay in honor of her late husband, Elvin D. Asay. Mr. Asay graduated in Economics and worked in Indian Health Affairs.

CYNTHIA A. & ROBERT BERG ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

Description: Funded through an endowment created by psychology professor Cynthia Berg and Robert Berg

Amount:

$1,000 
Criteria/Requirements: The scholarship will be awarded to a student pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree with preference given to students pursuing coursework and/or research in health-related areas of study 
About the Donor: The endowed scholarship is established as a way to help defray educational costs for students studying in the College of Social and Behavioral Science at the University of Utah.

BEVERLY BREHL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Description: Annual scholarship in honor of Beverly Brehl

Amount:

Up to $1,000
Criteria/Requirements:
  • Declared HSP major
  • 3.2 cumulative GPA
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or lawfully present in the U.S.
About the Donor: READ MORE ABOUT BEVERLY BREHL

E. RICH BREWER ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

Description: A fund established in honor of E. Rich Brewer

Amount:

Up to $4,000

J. RALPH BROWN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

Description: A fund established by Lucille Brown in memory of her husband J. Ralph Brown

Amount:

Varies
Criteria/Requirements:
  • Undergraduate or graduate students in Political Science
  • At the discretion of the selection committee
About the Donor:

read more about J. RalpH Brown

DAVID L. & LORI G. BUHLER SCHOLARSHIP

Description:

Annually funded by David L. and Lori G. Buhler

Amount:

Varies
Criteria/Requirements:

N/A

COLLEEN CLUFF CAPUTO ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

Description: A scholarship fund established by Dr. Colleen C. Caputo, Ph.D. in 2009 for students enrolled in the Department of Family and Consumer Studies

Amount:

Up to $4,000
Criteria/Requirements:
  • Deserving students who show academic promise
  • Interested in pursuing a career as a teacher or work in the area of school and family relations
About the Donor: read more about colleen cluff caputo

RICHARD A. CARTER SCHOLARSHIP

Description: Annual fund provided by Paul D. Slack

Amount:

Up to $2,500
Criteria/Requirements:
  • Undergraduate students in Environmental and Sustainability Studies
  • Recipient must be a full-time student during the award year
  • Minimum 2.75 GPA and majoring in Environmental and Sustainability Studies
About the Donor: read more about Richard carter

BARBARA G. CHRISTENSEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Description: Established by Barbara G. Christensen in honor of her sister, Una Christensen

Amount:

Up to $4,000
Criteria/Requirements:
  • Demonstrated financial need
About the Donor: A scholarship fund established in 1996 by Barbara G. Christensen in honor of her sister, Una Christensen, for students in the Department who are in need of financial assistance.

EDWARD R. & CLAUDIA CHRISTENSEN SCHOLARSHIP

Description: A fund established in honor of Edward and Claudia Christensen

Amount:

Up to $5,000
Criteria/Requirements:
  • Student in Cultural Anthropology.
  • Merit, awarded at the discretion of the selection committee
About the Donor:

Edward R. (Ned) Christensen has achieved wide intellectual accomplishments in a variety of academic and professional fields and is devoted to civic and social service. He graduated from the University of Utah in 1948 with a B.S. in Chemistry and an M.S. in Chemistry in 1949. During his career as a research chemist with Texaco, Inc., Mr. Christensen earned an M.S. in Industrial Administration from Union College. Following his retirement Ned pursued a PhD in Anthropology and graduated in 2009.

read more about edward christensen

STEPHEN S. & CYNTHIA CLINGER SCHOLARSHIP

Description: Annual scholarship fund established by Steve and Cindy Clinger

Amount:

Up to $3,000
Criteria/Requirements: N/A
About the Donor:

Steve and Cindy are both devoted University of Utah football fans. They have had a life-long love of boating, skiing Utah's deep powder, spending time at their ranch with their horses and horse packing in the high Unita's. They have now traded boating for cruising and horse packing for regular camping out of the back of their truck. They love to travel together and enjoy meeting all kinds of people. Between them, they have 8 children, 15 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren.

DOWDLE ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

Description: Provided by Gayla and Michael Dowdle

Amount:

$1,000
Criteria/Requirements:
  • Preference for a female student who has experienced physical or emotional hardship
About the Donor:

Michael and Gayla Dowdle are both graduates of the College of Social and Behavioral Science. Michael earned a BA in Political Science and Gayla returned to school following raising children and earned a BS in Family and Consumer Studies.

KATHERINE W. & EZEKIEL R. DUMKE ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

Description: A fund established in honor of Katherine W. and Ezekiel R. Dumke

Amount:

Up to $2,000
About the Donor:

Ezekiel R. (Zeke) Dumke Jr. and Katherine White Dumke were born in Ogden, Utah, and both came from families with interest in community service and philanthropy. Zeke's father, Dr. Ezekiel R. Dumke, was a noted Ogden surgeon and one of the founders of the Ogden Surgical Society. His mother, Edna Wattis Dumke, was very involved with many music, theater, and dance programs in Ogden. Kay's father Rulon White, was a successful business owner, commercial fruit producer, and a former mayor of Ogden, so the idea of "Service above Self" came naturally to both of them. Both parents were involved with community and public service.

Zeke was one of the founders and president of Western States Management, the University of Utah Hospital Foundation, the Salt Lake Rotary Foundation, Dumke Insurance Agency, the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Utah and several mining companies. He served as past president of the Museum of Natural History, Red Butte Gardens, the Alta Club, Salt Lake Rotary Club, and the Salt Lake Art Center.

The Dumkes and their extended family have been supporters through their foundation of women's athletics, especially women's soccer and gymnastics. The Katherine W. Dumke Fine Arts & Architecture Library in the Marriott Library bears her name for her commitment to the arts. Kay was past chair and board member for many years of the Neighborhood House, a program that provides affordable day care and support services to children and adults. They have both received numerous honors from the University of Utah and in the greater community for their service. Zeke and Kay have four children, Betsy (Scott) Thornton, Claire (Steve) Ryberg, Zeke (Angela) Dumke III, and Andrea (Mike) Manship, who are their greatest source of pride.

DANIEL E. & JANET G. ENGLAND SCHOLARSHIP

Description: Annual Scholarship funded by Dan and Jan England

Amount:

Up to $2,000
Criteria/Requirements:

N/A

About the Donor:

read more about dan england

B.F. FARR AWARD IN POLITICAL SCIENCE

Description: Given by Nancy Farr Delgado and James B. Farr in memory of B.F. Farr, a graduate of the political science department

Amount:

Up to $5,000
Criteria/Requirements:
  • Junior or senior students in political science
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Demonstrated financial need

BRIGHT FUTURES FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

Description: Provided by Kris Liu and Phoebe Cho

Amount:

Up to $5,000
Criteria/Requirements:
  • Available to: Undergraduate students in Environmental and Sustainability Studies
  • Incoming freshmen are welcome to apply
  • Merit and recipient must be an Environmental and Sustainability Studies major
About the Donor:

Bright Futures Foundation is a nonprofit organization founded on the belief that we can work together to provide meaningful change for people living in far less abundant circumstances.

MARIE GABY MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

Description: Funded by the estate of Marie Gaby

Amount:

Up to $2,000
Criteria/Requirements:
  • Undergraduate students from traditionally under-represented groups
  • Utah resident
  • Person from a traditionally underrepresented group
  • Demonstrated financial need
About the Donor:

Rhoda Marie Gaby received a BS in Science from the University of Utah in 1915.

CHRISTOPHER P. & SUZANNE GAMVROULAS FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

Description: Funded by the Gamvroulas Family
Amount: Up to $1,000
About the Donor:

read more about Chris Gamvroulas

OAKLEY J. GORDON MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

Description: Established in honor of Oakley J. Gordon 

Amount:

Up to $3,000 
Criteria/Requirements:
  • Recipients will have been out of high school for at least 7 years, during which time there was a period when they were not enrolled in college
  • Must demonstrate financial need 
About the Donor:

Family of Oakley J. Gordon. Dean Oakley J. Gordon believed that the university should serve the whole community, not just the traditional student who moves from high school into college and then works their way through a degree. We, the Oakley Gordon family, are particularly interested in helping non-traditional students: those who are entering or returning to the university later in life. We want "non-traditional" students to feel that the university cares about you, and that there is an appreciation for your pursuit of a higher education, despite the challenges you may face. We believe you belong in school and are worth investing in.

read more about Oakley J. Gordon 

BRIAN L. & MICHELLE J. HASLAM SCHOLARSHIP FOR FRESHMAN IN GEOGRAPHY

Description: Annual scholarship funded by Brian and Michelle Haslam 

Amount:

$1,000 
Criteria/Requirements: Freshman declared in geography
About the Donor:

read more about brian haslam 

BRIAN L. & MICHELLE J. HASLAM SCHOLARSHIP

Description: Annual scholarship funded by Brian Haslam 

Amount:

$1,000 
Criteria/Requirements: N/A 
About the Donor:

read more about brian haslam 

VICO E. & PATRICIA A. HENRIQUES ENDOWED HONOR ROLL SCHOLARSHIP

Description: In honor of Vico & Patricia Henriques 

Amount:

Up to $3,000 
Criteria/Requirements:
  • Must demonstrate academic excellence
  • Demonstrate financial need 
About the Donor:

 read more about vico henriques

CHRISTOPHER A. & KATHERINE HOWELLS SCHOLARSHIP

Description: Annual Scholarship funded by Chris and Katherine Howells 

Amount:

Up to $4,000 
Criteria/Requirements: N/A 

STEPHEN C. & LYNDA M. JACOBSEN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

Description: Funded by Stephen C. & Lynda M. Jacobsen 

Amount:

$1,000 
Criteria/Requirements:
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Minimum GPA of 3.2
  • Engaged in community service
  • Entrepreneurial pursuits
About the Donor:

This scholarship fund is established as a way to help defray educational costs for students in the College of Social and Behavioral Science 

KENNETH P. & PENNY B. JAMESON FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
(FORMERLY JAMESON FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP)

Description: Scholarship funded by donations from the Jameson Family 

Amount:

Up to $7,000 
Criteria/Requirements:
  • Undocumented or DACA students accepted as an HD144 student at the University of Utah
  • Must have been accepted as an HB144 student by the University of Utah
  • Completed one year of study at the University of Utah
  • Good academic record
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Enrolled as a full-time student
  • Preference will be given to students who are majoring in the College of Social and Behavioral Science who have been involved in leadership and/or community activities and have plans to use their education to serve their community 
About the Donor:

Dr. Ken Jameson was born in Salt Lake City, but grew up in Denver. He earned degrees from Stanford and the University of Wisconsin _ Madison. Ken lived in Latin America for over five years and, besides becoming fluent in Spanish, developed a love for the Latino people. Now retired as a Professor of Economics at the University of Utah, Ken, and Penny, his wife of more than fifty years, are passionate about supporting undocumented students in Utah. They created the Jameson Family Scholarship in 2005. 

BRUCE S. & MARGARET W. JENKINS SCHOLARSHIP

Description: Annually funded by Bruce S. & Margaret W. Jenkins

Amount:

$1,000
About the Donor:

read more about bruce s. jenkins

SIEGFRIED G. & ELLEN G. KARSTEN SCHOLARSHIP

Description: Established by Siegfried and Ellen Karsten 

Amount:

Up to $7,000 
Criteria/Requirements:
  • Undergraduate student who is currently (or has been) in the foster care system
About the Donor:

read more about siegfried karsten 

AIMEE LAPINE MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

Description: Established in 1993 by John P. and Kathryn G LaPine in remembrance of Aimee LaPine 

Amount:

$1,000 
Criteria/Requirements:
  • Declared HSP major
  • 3.2 cumulative GPA
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or lawfully present in the U.S

DONALD A. & SUSAN P. LEWON SCHOLARSHIP

Description: Funded by Donald & Susan Lewon 

Amount:

$1,000 
About the Donor:

read more about Don Lewon 

ROGER M. MCCOY STUDENT ASSISTANCE ENDOWMENT AWARD

Amount:

$1,000 

GILES W. & ELISE G. MEAD FOUNDATION ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

Description: Established by Parry Mead-Murray and the Giles and Elise Mead Foundation 

Amount:

Up to $4,000 
Criteria/Requirements:
  • A student majoring in Anthropology
  • Merit, awarded at the discretion of the selection committee
About the Donor:

The Mead Foundation supports organizations dedicated to preserving and improving the environment, the advancement of medical science, and other important social needs. Dr. Giles W. Mead (1928-2003) was a noted ichthyologist. 

JEAN L. OVERFELT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Amount:

$1,000 

JOHN M. PARRISH SCHOLARSHIP

Description: Funded by donations in honor of John M. Parrish 

Amount:

$1,000 
About the Donor:

The scholarship is named in honor of John M. Parrish in recognition of his work with individuals engaged in substance abuse recovery 

JEWELL J. & LARUE J. RASMUSSEN ENDOWMENT FUND

Description: Established in honor of Jewell J. Rasmussen (1908-2004) and LaRue Rasmussen (d. 1980) 

Amount:

Varies 
Criteria/Requirements:
  • Junior and senior undergraduate students and graduate students in Economics
  • Awarded to an outstanding Economics major, based on academic record 
About the Donor:

read more about jewell j. rasmussen 

MERRILL K. RIDD SCHOLARSHIP

Description: Funded by Merrill K. Ridd 

Amount:

$1,000 
Criteria/Requirements:
  • Geography majors who will be juniors or seniors
  • Student should have an educational focus in GIS and the environment
  • Full-time student during award period
  • 3.2 GPA
  • Based on scholastic achievement
About the Donor:

read more about merrill k. ridd 

D. BRENT SCOTT ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

Description: Funded by the D. Brent Scott Family 

Amount:

Up to $4,000 
Criteria/Requirements:
  • "Deserving and meritorious"
  • Those with financial need 
About the Donor:

read more about d. brent scott

EARL & ELIES SKIDMORE ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

Description: Funded by Earl and Elies Skidmore 

Amount:

Up to $7,000 
Criteria/Requirements: N/A 
About the Donor:

read more about earl skidmore

Sterling W. Sill Endowed Home Economics Scholarship

Description: Scholarship was established by Sterling W. Sill to go to highest ranking junior student in family and consumer studies

Amount:

$2,000 
 

SEAN & CATHERINE SLATTER ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

Description: Funded by Sean and Catherine Slatter 

Amount:

Up to $3,000 
Criteria/Requirements: N/A 
About the Donor:

read more about sean slatter 

SOCIOLOGY COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP

Description: Established by the Sociology Community 

Amount:

Up to $1,000 
Criteria/Requirements:
  • Be in good academic standing (not on academic probation)
  • Be a declared sociology major and anticipate a minimum of 12 credit hours for academic year funded
  • Have engaged in community service work
  • Demonstrate need
  • Be a member of an underserved population
About the Donor:

The Department of Sociology prides itself on being one of the most diverse undergraduate majors at the University of Utah. Many of our highest achieving students come from historically underrepresented groups. Additionally, many are members of the first generations in their families to attend or graduate from college. Students from these backgrounds have surmounted great odds to succeed in their college careers and they face many challenges, especially financial ones, as they strive to complete their degrees. In order to recognize their outstanding achievements, and to assist in the challenges of meeting the rising costs of attaining a degree, the Sociology Department is collaborating with alumnae and supportive members of our community to provide the Sociology Community Scholarship.

This scholarship will be awarded annually to majors in Sociology who demonstrate academic persistence and community engagement.

SOCIOLOGY COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP SOMOS SCHOLARS

Description: Established by Somos

Amount:

Up to $2,000
Criteria/Requirements:
  • Be in good academic standing (not on academic probation)
  • Be a declared sociology major and anticipate a minimum of 12 credit hours for academic year funded
  • Have engaged in community service work
  • Demonstrate need
  • Be a member of an Latina/o/x community
About the Donor: Somos is the Utah Hispanic Chamber of Commerce foundation dedicated to strengthening Utah's Latina/o/x community. The goal of the foundation is to create strong leaders that will help our community to develop and prosper economically. Somos is helping students reach their full potential by providing scholarships so that young people can have access to education and mentorship.

SOLUTION SCHOLARS

Description:

This program admits a cohort of approximately 20 students each fall to be part of a two year program. These scholars are committed to addressing key challenges facing our world like immigration, inequities facing women, climate change, poverty, human rights, the obesity crisis and more. Course instruction together with experiential learning, research, and internship experiences help develop the skills needed to be the solution to the most pressing issues of our day.

Amount:

$4,000 
Criteria/Requirements:
  • Declared major in the College of Social and Behavioral Science
  • Current freshman or sophomore
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (freshman minimum high school GPA 3.5)
  • Successful completion of Math 1030 (or higher) and Writing 2010 by the end of spring 2020 

R. CHRISTIAN SONNE FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

Description:  Funded by donations from the R. Christian Sonne Family

Amount:

 Up to $2,500
Criteria/Requirements:  N/A
About the Donor:

Read more about r. christian sonne 

ELVA ACKLAM STARK & ARVIL L. STARK ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

Description: Established in 1997 in the names of Elva Acklam Stark and Arvil L. Stark, Ph.D. 

Amount:

Up to $5,000 
Criteria/Requirements:
  • Available to junior or senior students majoring in Family and Consumer Studies
  • Must have integrity, initiative, demonstrate financial need
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 
About the Donor:

Elva Stark was a University of Utah reference librarian from 1958 until her retirement in 1974. In 1975 she was awarded Utah's Mother of the Year. She believed that "we must all do what we can, individually and collectively to make our communities, state and world a cleaner, safer, healthier, more moral, beautiful and law abiding place for all children now and in the future". 

DEPARTMENTAL TUITION WAIVER (T-53)

Description: Students may receive only one full tuition waiver scholarship. If a student is awarded more than one such scholarship, it will be necessary to indicate a preference for one and to decline all others. 

Amount:

$5,000 ($2,500/semester) 
Criteria/Requirements:
  • Student must plan on taking a minimum of 12 credits hours in both the fall and spring semesters of 2020-2021
  • Seeking first bachelor's degree
  • Have at least a 3.5 GPA cumulative GPA
  • Utah resident
  • Declared major within the College of Social and Behavioral Science 

ELBERT D. THOMAS AWARD IN POLITICAL SCIENCE

Description: Established in honor of Elbert D. Thomas 

Amount:

Up to $5,000 
Criteria/Requirements:
  • An undergraduate student who makes a contribution by participating regularly in the activities of the department
About the Donor:

Elbert D. Thomas (1883-1953) was a U.S. Senator from Utah (1933-1951)

read more about elbert. D. thomas

TRUDI THOMAS MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

Description: In honor of Trudi Thomas 

Amount:

Typically $2,000 
Criteria/Requirements:
  • Junior or senior student in Family and Consumer Studies
  • Financial need
  • Preference for a graduate of Davis County High School
  • Resident of Utah 
About the Donor:

The fund was established by Mike and Valerie Thomas in memory of their daughter, Trudi Thomas (1976-2007) who was killed while jogging. She was a student of Early Childhood and Middle East Studies. Funds were donated by her parents and raised through a series of public events in the community. 

UTAH CORRECTIONAL ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

Description: Made possible by the Utah Correctional Association 

Amount:

$1,500 
Criteria/Requirements:
  • Must be a Criminology major
  • Student must be in good standing with the University
  • Student must have or maintain a 3.0 average
  • The student has the stated intent after graduation to work for a state, county, or local criminal/juvenile justice agency or a provider of services to these agencies (Note: preference will be given to those applicants who already work in the above agencies)
  • Student must complete an essay regarding why they think they deserve the scholarship as well as their career goals
  • Application must be accompanied by two letters of recommendation, and at least one of these must be from an academic source (please note, if you are a Criminology major already working in the criminal Justice/corrections field, it is recommended that one letter be from a supervisor who can verify your employment) 
About the Donor:

In January of 1970, the Utah Correctional Association (UCA) established a Board of Trustees representing leadership in Juvenile Court, Adult Corrections and Higher Education.  The purpose of the Association was:  To advance and promote the general acceptance of correctional work as a professional endeavor and strengthen the professional status of corrections; to unite members of the Association in the acceptance of a standard of conduct and code of ethics; to help secure effective legislation and citizen support for the prevention, control, and treatment of crime and delinquency in the State of Utah, including adequate financial support for correctional programs; to collect, interpret, study and disseminate information to improve public understanding of the correctional field both adult and juvenile; and, to represent the interests of the members before various public and private organizations. 

Through the years, UCA has provided excellent opportunities for individual professional growth, leadership, networking and collaboration.  Relationships built in the governance of the association have stood the test of time and enhanced collaborative efforts throughout the corrections systems. 

The legacy of UCA as the preeminent professional corrections association in the state and leader in professional development opportunities will be well served with the institution of a criminal justice scholarship at the University of Utah.

DANIELLE VACCA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Description: Established by Danielle Vacca's father, Joe Vacca, and her grandmother, Sina Vacca, to honor Danielle Vacca 

Amount:

Up to $4,000 
Criteria/Requirements:
  • Juniors or Seniors majoring in Psychology whose lives have been affected by a drunk or impaired driver
  • Minimum GPA of 2.8
  • Maintain full-time enrollment during the scholarship period
  • Verified U.S. citizenship or legal resident status
  • In exceptional cases and with sponsor approval, the award can be split between two candidates
  • Include a personal essay on the impact of drunk driving on the applicant
About the Donor:

The Danielle Vacca scholarship was established in 2013 by Danielle Vacca's father, Joe Vacca, and her grandmother, Sina Vacca, to honor Danielle Vacca. Danielle was a University of Utah student killed in an auto accident by a drunk and impaired driver. 

HULDA VAN Steeter Garrett Memorial Family Strength Scholarship

Description: Established by Barbara Vance in memory of Hulda Van Steeter Garrett

Amount:

$1,000 
Criteria/Requirements:
  • Non-traditional students in Family and Consumer Studies
  • Preference for non-traditional students intending to pursue a career to strengthen families
  • Financial need
About the Donor:

Established by Barbara Vance in memory of Hulda Van Steeter Garrett (1904-1995), a long-time instructor in the Department of Family and Consumer Studies

DOROTHY B. WATKISS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

Description: Established in 2012 by a gift from the estate of Dorothy Watkiss for students in the College of Social and Behavioral Science 

Amount:

Up to $4,000 
Criteria/Requirements: N/A 
About the Donor:

Dorothy Berntson Watkiss was an active Ute for almost all of her life. A 1947 graduate in home economics, she was a very active and popular student. Dorothy carried that energy into her postgraduate days, serving the University of Utah as co-chair and founding member of the College of Social and Behavioral Science Advisory Board, president of the Emeritus Alumni Board, and as a member of the College of Law Alumni Association Board of Trustees, the Family and Consumer Studies Advisory Board, and the National Advisory Board. She generously supported student scholarships in the Department of Family and Consumer Studies, the College of Social and Behavioral Science, the Hinckley Institute, and the College of Law.

Dorothy's service was a benefit to all aspects of the community as well. She was a leader in the Salt Lake County Bar Auxiliary, the Utah Bar Auxiliary, and the Utah State Coordinating Council for Higher Education. She represented the state of Utah at the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education. Dorothy also energetically supported Radio Free Europe, the Women's Legislative Council of Utah, the South Salt Lake Council of PTA, the Oratorio Society of Utah, and the Assistance League of Salt Lake City.

SARA BAUM WELKE ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

Description: Established in 1996 by Ida Mae Hanks in honor of Sara Baum Welke 

Amount:

Up to $4,000 
Criteria/Requirements:
  • Sophomore, junior, or senior students in Family and Consumer Studies
  • Preference for non-Utah residents from Idaho (or elsewhere)
  • 3.3 GPA
  • Not convicted of using illegal drugs
  • U.S. citizen majoring in Family and Consumer Studies 

RICHARD & KELLY WHITLOCK ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

Description: Established by the estate of Richard and Kelly Whitlock 

Amount:

Varies 
Criteria/Requirements: Student in political science 
About the Donor:

The estate of Richard and Kelly Whitlock. Kelly was a graduate of the College of Social and Behavioral Science in 1971. 

CAROLEEN S. WILLIAMS SCHOLARSHIP

Description:  Annually funded by Caroleen Williams

Amount:

 $1,000
Criteria/Requirements: N/A 
About the Donor:

 read more about caroleen williams

J.D. Williams sCHOLARSHIP

Description: Established in honor of professor J.D. Williams upon his retirement from the University of Utah 

Amount:

Up to $5,000 
Criteria/Requirements:
  • Students in political science
  • At the discretion of the selection committee 
About the Donor:

The J.D. Williams Scholarship was established in honor of Professor J.D. Williams upon his retirement from the University of Utah. (Williams died in 2007 at the age of 81). "Dr. Williams was noted for his personal interactions with the students who came under his purview. "He loved his students and went out of his way to help them," said his wife, Barbara Wright Williams. Those who lagged behind in class were invited to personal sessions, where he mentored them individually to avoid having to fail them. "He had many grateful students," she said. 

Daniel C. Mccool & jan winniford SCHOLARSHIP

Description: Contributed by professor Dan McCool and his partner Jan Winniford 

Amount:

$1,000 
Criteria/Requirements: N/A 
About the Donor:

Professor Dan McCool was the Director of the Environmental and Sustainability Studies program. Upon his retirement he and his partner Jan Winniford decided to give back by contributing to a named scholarship. 

Last Updated: 10/16/19