The University Honors Program offers scholarships and funding for USU honors students, supports honors students in applications for other USU funding, and screens and mentors USU students applying for national scholarships and fellowships. Honors is proud to make financial support available to students at every level of the program.
The University Honors Program offers dedicated honors funding, scholarships, and awards, beginning in a student's second term in Honors. Applications are open for 2019-2020 scholarships and awards; the application deadline is February 1, 2019.
Open to all honors students (first-year students through seniors may apply):
The Garth N. and Marie Clegg Jones and Family Scholarshipoffers four $1000 awards annually for USU graduate students or junior/senior undergraduates majoring in a CHaSS field or Economics. The endowment specifies that applicants from the rural parts of Utah, southeastern Idaho, and southwestern Wyoming will be given preference in the selection process, but residency in these areas is not a requirement of the scholarship.
The Reed Lund and Cleone Rich Frischknecht and Family Scholarshipawards two $1000 scholarships annually for USU graduate students or senior undergraduates majoring in a CHaSS field or Economics. The endowment specifies that students with an interest in a public service career and residents from the state of Utah will be given preference in the selection process, but neither is a requirement of the scholarship.
National Scholarships are listed by the year in college during which students are eligible to apply (for some scholarships, students are eligible in several years). Please note that if you plan to apply for a national scholarship, you must complete this preliminary information form and then meet with the University Honors Program Director in the term (Fall/Spring) before the application deadline (most scholarships require at least three months of preparation time with help from a faculty mentor).