Foreign Language and Area Studies Scholarship (FLAS)
The FLAS Scholarship provides funding for graduate or undergraduate students for study of underrepresented languages during one academic year or a summer fellowship. The University of Utah receives an allocation of fellowships from the U.S. Department of Education each year for FLAS. The scholarships covers:
- Academic Year:
- $10,000 for tuition
- $5,000 living stipend
- $18,000 for tuition
- $20,000 living stipend
- ~$5,000 for tuition
- $3,500 living stipend
National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)
The NSF GRFP aims to ensure the vitality and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce in the U.S. by providing funding for outstanding graduate students who are pursuing research-based Master’s and doctoral degrees in STEM fields. It is the oldest graduate fellowship of its kind and supports future leaders and contributors to the scientific community. The GRFP provides funding for 3 years in support of graduate education of a $37,000 annual living stipend and $16,000 annually for tuition and fees that is awarded to the graduate institution. Applicants can apply as graduating seniors or as first-year graduate students.
Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship
The Gilman Scholarship supports U.S. students with financial need to study abroad or complete internships abroad. The scholarship includes up to $5,000 to cover tuition, room and board, books, local transportation, insurance, international airfare, passport and visa fees. Applicants who are studying a critical need language while abroad can apply for a supplemental award of up to $3,000.
Udall Undergraduate Scholarship
The Udall Undergraduate Scholarship provides funding for undergraduate students interested in a career related to the environment or issues related to Native American tribal policy or health care. It provides students with the opportunity to connect with change-makers, working in Native American tribal policy, healthcare or environmental issues. The scholarship awards $7,000 for 1 year, which can be used for tuition fees, books, and room and board.
Harry S. Truman Scholarship
The Truman Scholarship is a premier graduate fellowship for those pursuing careers as public service leaders. The scholarship is awarded to college juniors for graduate school education leading to a career in public service. Truman Scholars have been recognized as future “change agents.” They have the passion, intellect, and leadership potential that should enable them to improve the way that public entities serve the public good. The award consists of up to $30,000 for graduate or professional school. For receiving Truman funds, you are required to work in public service for 3 of the 7 years following completion of the graduate degree program.
The Boren Fellowship provides funding for graduate students to obtain long-term linguistic and cultural immersion abroad. The scholarship provides up to $25,000 in funding to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. Upon completion of the Boren Scholarship, you are obligated to work for the federal government in some capacity for one year after graduation.
The Boren Scholarship provides funding for undergraduate students to obtain long-term linguistic and cultural immersion abroad. The scholarship provides up to $25,000 in funding to study abroad in areas of the world that are both critical to U.S. interests and are underrepresented in study abroad programs, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. Upon completion of the Boren Fellowship, you are obligated to work for the federal government in some capacity for 1 year after graduation.