FAMILY, HOME AND SOCIAL SCIENCES SCHOLARSHIPS

 

FHSS Employee Giving Scholarship

Scholarship opportunity to those majoring in one of the FHSS disciplines.
Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA, be enrolled for at least 12 credit hours per semester, and making progress in their declared major. Previous scholarship recipients are invited to apply again. Awards up to full tuition for one or two semesters.
*This scholarship is currently closed - look to apply again Winter 2019.

 

FHSS Single Parent Scholarship

Scholarship opportunity to single parents majoring in one of the FHSS disciplines.
Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA and making progress in their declared major. Previous scholarship recipients are invited to apply again. Awards up to full tuition for one or two semesters. *This scholarship is currently closed - look to apply again Winter 2019.

 

FHSS Internship Grants

Funding opportunity for internships for those majoring in one of the FHSS disciplines. Click here for more information.

 

Beverly Nalder Scholarship

Offers financial aid to undergraduate or graduate women majoring in the behavioral sciences. Applicants must have a 3.3 GPA and be a single parent.

 

Ella Carpenter Jensen Fellowship

Awards approximately $2000 in financial aid for tuition or research to women pursuing graduate studies in the College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences; may be renewable.

 

Mary Lou Fulton Chair Awards for Undergraduate Participation in Professional Conferences

Funds student participation in professional academic conferences. Contact scott_dunaway@byu.edu for more information.

 

Mary Lou Fulton Chair Internship Grant

Due November 15, March 15, and July 15. Awards five $1600 need-based grants each academic semester to declared FHSS majors who wish to complete an internship. Apply here.

 

HUMANITIES SCHOLARSHIPS & FUNDING

SCHOLARSHIPS

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Humanities scholarships are for BYU undergraduate students with a declared major in the College of Humanities. Students must maintain a full-time status (12 credits or more) for the semester(s) awarded. Also, all scholarships require a letter of recommendation (from a professor, employer, mission president, etc.) delivered to the Liberal Arts Advisement & Careers front desk at 1041 JFSB, ATTN: Elaine Davies (write your name and the name of the scholarship on the envelope). See individual scholarships and applications for further requirements.

Unless otherwise noted, the applicatiojn deadline is March 23, 2019 (applications open January 1, 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 applying (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. 
  • 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
  • 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 23, 2019 (application opens January 1, 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 student internship experiences.
Applicants must meet all four for the following criteria:

  • Be a major or minor in the College (see funding amounts below)
  • Be accepted to an unpaid, professionally supervised internship that is one term or more in duration
  • Complete an internship prep course (396R/369R) with a B or better prior to departure
  • Register for and participate in at least 3 internship credits (399R/496R) while completing the internship

Funding Levels:

For majors in the College of Humanities:

International Internship: $2000
U.S. Internship: $1000
Utah Internship: $500 (beyond BYU campus)

For minors in the College of Humanities:

International Internship: $1000
U.S. Internship: $500
Utah Internship: $250 (beyond BYU campus)

 

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 October 26, 2018 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.

 

INTERNATIONAL STUDY SCHOLARSHIPS

 

BYU STUDY ABROAD FUNDING

Learn how to apply current financial aid along with how to apply for study abroad funding on the BYU Kennedy Center Financial Aid page.

 

BENJAMIN A. GILMAN SCHOLARSHIP

A scholarship for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding to pursue academic studies or credit-bearing, career-oriented internships abroad. Scholarship provides up to $5,000.

 

FOREIGN LANGUAGE AREA STUDIES SCHOLARSHIP

A U.S. Department of Education scholarship to encourage the study of specific underrepresented languages (see website for more information). Scholarship provides full tuition + $5,000 stipend for undergraduate students and full tuition + $15,000 stipend for graduate students. Students must plan to use the language in their future career.

 

PHI KAPPA PHI STUDY ABROAD GRANT

$1,000 grants for undergraduate study abroad.

 

THINK SWISS SCHOLARSHIP

Think Swiss offers 15 scholarships for a research stay in Switzerland. The scholarship is open to students of all fields.

 

US-UK FULBRIGHT COMMISSION SUMMER PROGRAMS

The US-UK Fulbright Commission funds three summer programs at UK universities for college freshmen and sophomores.

 

ADDITIONAL SCHOLARSHIP RESOURCES

 

BYU FINANCIAL AID SCHOLARSHIPS

Visit the BYU Financial Aid Website to learn how to apply for and receive financial aid through BYU scholarships.

 

INSTITUTE FOR HUMANE STUDIES AT GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY

A scholarship for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding to pursue academic studies or credit-bearing, career-oriented internships abroad. Scholarship provides up to $5,000. Click here for more information.