College of Nursing Undergraduate Scholarships

College of Nursing Undergraduate Scholarships

The College of Nursing offers scholarships to undergraduate students accepted to and enrolled in the nursing programs. On average we are able to provide scholarships to 50% of applicants. Nursing students should always identify alternate funding plans, such as federal student loans or other financial resources, to cover the cost of attendance.

Award Amount: $1500.00 per semester

Criteria: Based on merit and financial need

Annual Fall/Spring Award

Deadline: June 1, 2014

Application: Available

Summer Award

Deadline: April 1, 2014

Application: Closed

Instructions

Please read the following information before starting your application.

Funding Eligibility

Students are eligible to apply for CoN funding. Priority funding is awarded to applicants who:

  • Submit a complete application by the deadline.

  • Are applying to enroll in a CoN undergraduate program

  • Plan to enroll in full time coursework (12+ credit hours in fall and spring semesters) during the 2014-2015 academic year (Exception for RN to BS)

  • Demonstrate outstanding academic achievement (as evidenced by a 3.2 or higher GPA)

  • Demonstrate financial need

How to Apply

All funding applicants must submit a completed application and supplemental information below in order to be considered for CoN funding. A complete application includes the following:

  • Online submission of the 2014-2015 College of Nursing  Funding Application with the following attachments:

    • Short Essay (1 to 2 page essay clearly addressing the following topics)

      A. Professional/Research Interests, Educational and/or Career Goals.
      B. Academic Achievements/Merits (please refer only to post high school achievements ie. deans list, research, internship, RA/TA experience, maintaining good grades, etc.).
      C. Leadership and Service Experience (post high school experiences only). Students are encouraged to focus on current and recent experiences (past 12-24 months).
      D. Benefit. Explain how a scholarship will help meet your educational goals. Include financial and other hardships that can be helped by receiving a scholarship.

    • Current Resume/Vitae
    • Grade Report or Transcripts (Grade Report for current nursing students and unofficial Transcripts for new students.)
    • Student Aid Report (SAR) - report received within 3-5 days of submitting your FAFSA.
  • Online submission of the 2014-2015 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/

    • University of Utah School Code 003675

    • Within 3--5 days of FAFSA submission, applicants will receive an email from FAFSA with instructions on how to access an online copy of your Student Aid Report (SAR).