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Diversity Scholarship Database

Scholarships given to the following students receive priority listing on our website:

  • ethnic students;
  • first generation college students;
  • low-income students; and/or
  • local Utah students.

Diversity-Based Scholarships

Jameson Family Scholarship

If you are an HB144 student attending the University of Utah and have completed, or will have completed after the current spring semester, at least one year of studies at the University of Utah, you are eligible to apply for the Jameson Family Scholarship, administered by Holy Cross Ministries.

SOMOS Foundation

The SOMOS Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening Utah’s Hispanic community. SOMOS is creating community leaders by giving Hispanic students opportunities to get educated, mentored, and connected with local leaders. SOMOS has already awarded over 400 students with scholarships in Utah, totaling over $1,800,000.

U-DREAM Scholarship

The goal of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance to promising low-income students, with preference given to immigrant students who are currently undocumented. The scholarship also seeks to support students who demonstrate a commitment to leadership or service that benefits the immigrant population.

Academic-Based Scholarships

Centennial Scholarship

The Centennial Scholarship for Early Graduation program is a partial tuition program which allows for high school graduation to be flexible and appropriate to meet the individual students’ needs.

New Century Scholarship

The New Century Scholarship encourages Utah high school students to accelerate their education by earning an associate degree in high school from an institution within the Utah System of Higher Education or completing a specific math and science curriculum.

Regents’ Scholarship

The Regents’ Scholarship encourages Utah high school students to prepare for college academically and financially by taking a core course of study and saving for college.

General Scholarships

ACLU of Utah Youth Activist Scholarship

The ACLU of Utah’s Youth Activist Scholarship Program, now in its seventh year, recognizes Utah high school seniors who are passionate about civil liberties, and have taken a stand to show it. Three winners, selected by a committee of educators and community leaders, are each awarded a $1000 scholarship to be used toward their first year of college.

Jiffy Lube “Teen Driver” Scholarship

Simply write your 500-word typed essay about what drives you now. For Utah students 16-18 years old enrolled in high school during the 2016-17 school year.

University Neighborhood Partners Wolf/Meritus Scholarship

Open to students who will be freshmen or sophomores at any post-secondary school (University of Utah, Salt Lake Community College, LDS Business College, etc.) or undergraduate students transferring from a community college to a 4-year university next year.

Youthlinc Utah Young Humanitarian Award

Though our society recognizes young people for their accomplishments in sports and academics, the Youthlinc Utah Young Humanitarian Award celebrates outstanding humanitarian service among youth, sponsored by the George S. & Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation. Youthlinc has organized this annual statewide search since 2005.

Higher Education Diversity Offices