HUMANITIES SCHOLARSHIPS & FUNDING

SCHOLARSHIPS

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: 

  1. You must be a declared major in the College of Humanities.
  2. You must maintain a full-time status (12 credits or more) for the semester(s) awarded—unless require fewer credits for the semester you are graduating.
  3. You will be required to submit a letter of recommendation delivered to the Liberal Arts Advisement & Careers front desk at 1041 JFSB, ATTN: Elaine Davies (write your name andthe name of the scholarship on the envelope).
  4. By applying, you agree to write a follow-up report if you receive an award. The reports are due to Elaine Davies (see above) by the end of the final awarded semester.
  5. See individual scholarships and applications for further requirements.

Unless otherwise noted, the application deadline is March 26, 2019 (applications open January 11, 2019)

Please note that additional scholarship opportunities may exist within your major. Please check your Department page on this website or contact your department directly for more information.

 

RUTH BEECROFT SCHOLARSHIP

  • Senior class status (90 credit hours or more)
  • 3.5 GPA (cumulative)

HUMANITIES+ SCHOLARSHIP

  • Senior class status (90 credit hours or more)
  • Must have completed a Humanities+ experience prior to receiving the award (see here)
  • 3.0 GPA (cumulative)

PEERY EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP

  • For students with special financial need--based on your FAFSA and other awards. Please contact BYU Financial Aid office and/or One Stop to complete the process before the application deadline. 
  • Please contact BYU Financial Aid office to complete the process before the application deadline.
  • International students may have a manually generated FAFSA/EFC score prepared by Eleanor Roberts in the Financial Aid office. Please be sure that she emails that information to elaine_davies@byu.edu
  • 3.0 GPA (cumulative)

LU ANN SNYDER SCHOLARSHIP

  • Declared major in the American Studies with preference given to students who are returning to, or beginning, coursework at the university level after an absence from formal education of 5 or more years
  • A 500-1000 word personal statement on why you chose to major in American Studies, what you're learning in the major, and what you hope to do after graduation. Please also discuss how the award would help you achieve your goals.
  • 3.0 GPA (cumulative)

JULIE M. MALOUF SCHOLARSHIP

  • Declared major in Art History, Classical Studies-Latin Emphasis, German, or Spanish with preference given to students with financial need
  • 3.0 GPA (cumulative)

FRITZ BURNS SCHOLARSHIP

  • Preference given to:
    • California students over non-California students
    • Junior or Senior status over Freshman or Sophomore status
    • Students with financial need
  • 3.0 GPA (cumulative)

 TEACHER EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP

Application Deadlines:

For Winter semester 2019: The application deadline has been extended to November 14, 2018 (application opens August 1, 2018)

For Fall semester 2019: March 26, 2019 (application opens January 11, 2019)

  • Students pursuing a career in teaching the Humanities
  • Students must be enrolled in and completing their student teaching for the semester awarded
  • Students doing a teaching internship do not qualify

 

PROGRAM FUNDING FOR STUDENTS WITH MAJORS OR MINORS IN HUMANITIES

 

College of Humanities Internship Funding

Through the generous donations of alumni and friends, the College of Humanities supports experiential learning as an integral part of an undergraduate career.

Internship funding is available for students who are:

 

HUMGrants

The BYU ORCA grant program is now the BYU Humanities Undergraduate Mentoring Grants program (HUM grants). As part of the college support for experiential learning, HUM grants offer resources for student-initiated, faculty-mentored research projects outside the classroom. Students can apply to the College of Humanities, with a faculty mentor’s endorsement, for up to $1,200 in scholarship funding to support their work. For more information and to apply, visit http://humgrants.byu.edu/. Deadline is March 8, 2019 at 5:00 pm

 

College of Humanities Study Abroad Funding

For Humanities majors who are participating in a BYU study abroad program. Awards are based primarily on FAFSA/financial need and range from $500-$2500 for term programs (Spring/Summer) and $500-$3000 for semester programs (Fall/Winter). See application for deadlines. Awards are allocated before the final payment is due. Regular BYU tuition scholarships, Pell Grants, and Federal Insured Student Loans may also be applied to study abroad programs. For other scholarship resources click here. You can also check with your major department as some offer separate study abroad scholarships. Finally, there is a binder with additional scholarship resources for study abroad in 101 HRCB.