Alumni Completion Scholarship

$1,000Award Amount
1Number of Awards
2/28/2023Submission Deadline

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The Alumni Completion Scholarship offers financial support to undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Utah to complete their higher education with less financial burden. The Alumni Completion Scholarship was put in place to enable women to successfully complete their junior and senior years at the University of Utah by reducing loans and unmet financial needs.

Every year, the University of Utah – Women’s Resource Center provides one undergraduate female student with a $1,000- scholarship per semester to help ease educational expenses. The center awards the scholarship based on academic abilities and financial need.

Applicants must be female undergraduate students enrolled full-time in their junior or senior year at the University of Utah. They must also have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and demonstrate financial need. The organization’s goal is to break down barriers to education for women and enable them to create a better future for themselves and their families.

Key Information of Alumni Completion Scholarship

Study Details

Area of Study

Any

Country of Study

United States

Specific Schools

University of Utah

Scholarship Details

Intended Level of Study

Undergraduate

Award Amount

$1,000

Number of Awards

1

Alumni Completion Scholarship Timeline

January 2023

Application Opening Date

Applications open on January 1.

February 2023

Submission Deadline

Submission deadline is on February 28.

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible to apply, applicants must meet the following criteria.

  • Eligible Grade: College Junior – College Senior
  • Maximum Age: Any
  • Required GPA: 2.5
  • Geographic Eligibility: Utah
  • Gender: Women
  • Race/Ethnicity: Any

Application Requirements

Here’s what you need to submits besides your application.

  • Grade transcript
  • Recommendation letters
  • Essay
  • Financial Information

How to ace the Alumni Completion Scholarship

1

Start the application process right away

You should start the application process as soon as possible. This will allow you enough time to acquire all necessary documents, contact your referees or recommenders, complete all forms and work on your personal statement. Have everything organized and planned to avoid any last-minute complications.

2

Choice of references and early notifications

Your references or recommenders must be those who know you well enough to be willing to speak to your abilities and demonstrate why you make the perfect candidate for this scholarship. So, choose them wisely. Also, contact them and send them the required forms very early on to allow them enough time to complete them.

3

Emphasize academic achievements

You will be judged mainly on your academic abilities. Draw attention to your GPA and mention any award you have received. So work hard on keeping your grades up and maintaining your GPA. Grades will be an indicator of how dedicated and serious you are.

4

Review your application

Read through your application and essay multiple times before submission. Avoid using informal language and make sure all information and requested materials are provided. Once submitted, the application can not be retrieved.

How the Alumni Completion Scholarship is Judged

Applications are judged based on academic abilities despite financial constraints. Essays and recommendation letters along with demonstrated financial need will be considered.

Why We Love the Alumni Completion Scholarship

1

It is inclusive

The program is open to eligible female students of Utah as long as they meet the scholarship requirements. It supports women and allows them access to higher education and career development.

2

The scholarship is renewable

The award is renewable every semester as long as recipients continue to meet the eligible requirements.

3

The scholarship offers more than just money

The University of Utah - Women's Resource Center offers women a large alumni network, mentorship programs, and a job board.

5 Facts About Alumni Completion Scholarship

01.

Financial need is required

Applicants must show proof of financial need. Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) forms must be provided.

02.

A reference letter is required

Applications will not be considered without recommendation letters.

03.

Proof of residency is required

Applicants must be residents of Utah to be eligible.

04.

For full-time female undergraduates

This program is for full-time female undergraduate students enrolled in their junior or senior years.

05.

The center offers other scholarships

The University of Utah - Women's Resource Center has more than 15 other scholarships.

Mary Cherry Moslander Roberts Scholarship

The University of Utah - Women's Resource Center awards the Mary Cherry Moslander Roberts Scholarship of $750 per semester to four graduate female students to complete their studies. The award is renewable.

Amount
$750
Scholarships awarded
4 winners
Required GPA
2.7
Deadline
February 28

USU Resident First-Year Merit Scholarship

Utah State University (USU) offers the Resident First-Year Merit Scholarship to first-year students pursuing undergraduate studies of their choice. Applicants must be residents of Utah.

Amount
$1,600–$3,200
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.8
Deadline
August 1