Applying for scholarships can be a daunting task. If you are an Arts and Humanities major or minor, you may not realize how many scholarships and financial aid opportunities are at your fingertips. Many scholarships are given to students with unique requirements.
Before you fill out your scholarship application, follow our guide to your financial aid opportunities to get the most out of your college experience.
– Gordon T. Allred Scholarship in English
The applicant must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and be an undergraduate student in Department of English. Preference is given to creative writers.
– Patricia L. Haslam Scholarship
The scholarship recipient must be female, a junior and a full or part-time undergraduate who is 25 years of age or older and returning to or starting college for the first time. She must be a declared major in English and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
– Mary J. Howard / Peter Aaron Olsen Scholarship
The scholarship recipient must be a declared undergraduate major in English, have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and be a full or part-time student. Preference will be given to students who are engaged in co-curricular activities, community involvement or other services that enrich their life, the university or the community.
– Linguistics Scholarship Fund
The scholarship recipient must be a declared undergraduate minor in linguistics and have taken at least two courses in the linguistics minor prior to receiving the award.
– John E. and Nancy S. Lowe English Scholarship
The scholarship recipient must be a full-time freshman or sophomore undergraduate student with strong English or English writing skills and have scholastic achievement, financial need and promise in their field.
There are even more English scholarships available than the ones listed here. For more information, visit https://www.weber.edu/English/Scholarships.html.
Department of Visual Art & Design Scholarships
– B.Y. Andelin Scholarship in Art
The scholarship recipient must have a declared major in Visual Art & Design, have completed a minimum of 60 credit hours at WSU and have a major GPA of 3.0 or higher.
– Elizabeth Brown Dee Scholarship
The scholarship recipient will be an outstanding Visual Arts major and must be attending college full time.
– Carolyn R. Nebeker Art History Scholarship
The scholarship recipient must have a declared major or minor in Visual Art & Design, have completed foundation level art history courses, and have a 3.5 GPA or higher. Preference will be given to students with an art history minor. Applicants must demonstrate outstanding scholarship in art history as evidenced by course grades, undergraduate research or written papers.
– Blaine B. Richards Scholarship in Art & Design
The scholarship recipient must have a declared major in Visual Art or Design and an overall GPA of 2.75 or above. Preference will be given to first generation students or to those attending college in spite of significant obstacles. The intent of this scholarship to provide assistance to a student who is making significant changes to their personal life trajectory.
– Charles J. and Inez Cortez Truscott Art Scholarship
The scholarship recipient must be majoring in a Visual Art & Design program and be a resident of Weber, Davis, Morgan or Box Elder counties.
For a list of every Visual Art & Design scholarship available, visit https://www.weber.edu/artanddesign/Scholarships.html.
Foreign Language Scholarships
– Kenneth Adams Scholarship Endowment (German)
This scholarship will be given to a junior student studying abroad in a German speaking country. They must have a minimum GPA of 3.5 in major language classes.
– Corry Family Award in Foreign Languages
The scholarship recipient must be a declared major or minor in Foreign Languages. Preference will be given to students with financial need.
– Foreign Languages Study Abroad Scholarship
The recipient must be a declared major or minor in Foreign Languages and enrolled in an approved study abroad program. Preference will be given to full-time students.
– French Merit Award Gift Fund
This scholarship will be awarded to an enrolled student majoring or minoring in French. Preference will be given to students enrolled in the French study abroad program.
Many more foreign language scholarships can be found at https://www.weber.edu/ForeignLanguages/Scholarship_Information.html. Scholarships are available for Spanish, French and German major students, among others.
– Sophie Wetherell Reed Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded to a full-time student with a GPA of at least 3.0. They should be an outstanding performer in one or more of the areas of Performing Arts.
– Joseph and Ellen Eccles Scholarship
The recipient must be a declared major in Visual Arts, Performing Arts or Literature and have a minimum GPA of 2.5.
– John and Telitha Lindquist Scholarship for Creative/Artistic Endeavors
This scholarship is available to students who demonstrate talent in arts or humanities at the high school or university levels and exhibit academic ability.
Additional scholarships are available in dance, music and theater. You can find them at https://www.weber.edu/performingarts.
In order to apply for any of these scholarships, students must first submit a FAFSA. That application opened on Oct. 1, and the scholarship priority deadline is Dec. 1.
Deadlines are fast approaching, so don’t wait. Fill out your scholarships today, and stress less about college funds for the next school year.