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.

 

Office of Research and Creative Activities (ORCA) Mentoring Grants

Supports students researching under the direction of a BYU faculty member. Be it cancer cell research, photographing Stonehenge in 3-D, studying how disabilities affect siblings, teaching people in third world countries, or presenting at a business conference, mentoring can help students go further, faster.

 

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 LAAC 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.

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)
  • 5 GPA (cumulative)

 

A scholarship for students with a declared major in the College of Humanities who commit to completing a Humanities+ experience during the semester of the award. After filling out the application, please drop off a letter of recommendation at the front desk of 1041 JFSB, ATTN: Elaine Davies. Indicate on the envelope or in the letter that you are applying for the Humanities+ Scholarship.

A scholarship for international students or students with special financial needs. After filling out the application, please drop off a letter of recommendation at the front desk of 1041 JFSB, ATTN: Elaine Davies. Indicate on the envelope or in the letter that you are applying for the Peery Scholarship.

A scholarship for students pursuing a degree in American Studies. After filling out the application, please drop off a letter of recommendation at the front desk of 1041 JFSB, ATTN: Elaine Davies. Indicate on the envelope or in the letter that you are applying for the Lu Ann Snyder Scholarship.

A scholarship for students pursuing a degree in Art History, Classical Studies (Latin Emphasis), German, or Spanish. After filling out the application, please drop off a letter of recommendation at the front desk of 1041 JFSB, ATTN: Elaine Davies. Indicate on the envelope or in the letter that you are applying for the Malouf Scholarship.

A scholarship for students pursuing a degree in the College of Humanities with preference given to California students who are Juniors or Seniors with special financial needs. After filling out the application, please drop off a letter of recommendation at the front desk of 1041 JFSB, ATTN: Elaine Davies. Indicate on the envelope or in the letter that you are applying for the Fritz Burns Scholarship.

A scholarship 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.

A scholarship for those who have a declared teaching major in the College of Humanities. Scholarship funds are awarded only for the semester in which the student is completing their student teaching experience. After filling out the application, please drop off a letter of recommendation at the front desk of 1041 JFSB, ATTN: Elaine Davies. Indicate on the envelope or in the letter that you are applying for the Teacher Education Scholarship.


INTERNSHIP FUNDING
For students with majors and/or minors in the College of Humanities

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)

 

INTERNATIONAL STUDY SCHOLARSHIPS

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

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.

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.

$1,000 grants for undergraduate study abroad.

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

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

 

ADDITIONAL SCHOLARSHIP RESOURCES

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

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.