Financial Aid & Scholarships


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SUU Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships
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Cedar City, UT 84720
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Endowed Scholarships

General Scholarships and Endowments

  • The Betty & Haze Hunter Limited Family Partnership Endowment offers a scholarship to a student in need.
  • The Belliston Family Foundation Scholarship will be awarded to students who have served an honorable LDS mission and who are goal oriented, hard working, honest, and exemplify pioneer values. This scholarship will go to a male or female who have a financial need.
  • The Bennion Service Scholarship. Student displaying significant community and civic engagement.
  • The Bennion/Wallace Scholarship Endowment. "Dr. Lew and Nola Wallace expressed an interest in establishing a scholarship endowment with both the Bennion and Wallace names because of their long friendship with President Steven and Marjorie Bennion and their admiration for the writings and influence of President Bennion's father and grandfather, Lowell L. Bennion and Milton Bennion." Scholarship awards should be focused on attracting students to SUU who display scholastic promise and who may have financial need (financial need is not a requirement). The selection of the recipient(s) will be made by the SUU Advancement Office in coordination with the Bennion family.
  • The Bernon & Irene Smith Scholastic Endowment. To be awarded to a student of academic excellence.
  • The Bertha Stromberg Scholarship was funded by family and friends of Bertha in honor of her 100th birthday, December 2010. Bertha Stromberg attended BNS in 1932. The scholarship will be awarded by the SUU Financial Aid Office to a worthy student.
  • The Doug Christensen Memorial/Journalism Scholarship. To be awarded to outstanding students of the Thunderbird Newspaper and to recruit students to the program.
  • The CHS Class of '84 Scholarship was set up by the alumni of Cedar High School to award an outstanding student who is a son or daughter of a member of the CHS class of 1984. Financial need is a consideration.
  • The Clara Creer & Perry Driggs Scholarship. To provide a general academic scholarship to a worthy student.
  • The Cline & Jane Dahle Scholarship. To help students not otherwise qualified for scholarships including those with lower GPA's who need extra support to stay in school and complete their education. The Daniels Opportunity Scholarship. To be awarded to a non-traditional student of at least 25 years or a GED recipient. Student must be a Utah resident and citizen/permanent resident of the US, eligible to receive a Pell Grant, and have a minimum 2.0 GPA. To reapply for the second year, student must have a minimum 2.5 GPA.
  • The David A. and LaRee B. Rees Scholarship Endowment awards $2,000.00 annually. The selection committee shall include a Rees family representative. The purpose is to award a non-traditional student from rural Utah with a minimum 3.5 GPA.
  • The Dr. W. C. Swanson Family Foundation Endowment Scholarship awards deserving rural, non-traditional and/or minority students.
  • The Elizabeth "Bessie" Shurtz Memorial Endowment was established and funded by Dr. Alex and Bessie Oblad in memory of Mrs. Oblad's mother. Scholarships are awarded to worthy female students from southern Utah of junior or senior standing.
  • The Ernest Hungate Burgess Endowed Scholarship awards outstanding students attending the University.
  • The Eva Frampton & Howard R. Driggs Endowment. To be selected by the University President or in the area most needed.
  • The General Frank Dalley Scholarship. To be awarded to a member of the Army National Guard 222nd Battalion who is enrolled in SUU's Army ROTC program.
  • The George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Scholarship. Awarded to the best students in each college selected by the Dean of the College; students from the intermountain west, preferably Utah.
  • The Harris and Lucille Hinton Gubler Memorial Endowment awards an outstanding student from Hurricane High School with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • The Jack and Evelyn Carter Endowment, established by Jack and Evelyn Carter is for a worthy student to be selected in coordination with the Advancement Office.
  • The Jacobson Service & Learning Endowment. A scholarship to be awarded by the director of the Service & Learning Center or funds to be used in the Service and Learning Program.
  • The John & Cleopha LeBaron Endowment Scholarship will award a graduate(s) of Hurricane, Dixie or Cedar High School who achieve and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • The Kumen and Naida Gardner Scholarship. To be awarded to outstanding students where the university has the greatest need.
  • The L J Mecham Family Scholarship is to award outstanding students from Bryce Valley High School who will attend SUU.
  • The Lawrence Keith and Ora B. Gates Scholarship Endowment gives preference to a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, who is from a community south of Juab County and who is the child of a single parent; preferences are listed in the order of importance.
  • The Lehi Willard and Henrietta Lunt Jones Scholarship Endowment was funded by the Jones family to provide scholarship assistance to SUU students.
  • The Mark Leany Memorial Endowment was established for worthy students in the SUU rodeo program.
  • The Mary Lou Pendleton Jolley Endowment is to award deserving students.
  • The Masonic Lodge Foundation Endowment is a general scholarship awarded to an outstanding student in need.
  • The Maxine Stolk Memorial Scholarship. Set up by Maxine's friends in memory of her many years of service at Southern Utah University.
  • The Melling Dover Pioneer Scholarship will be awarded to students who maintain at least a 2.0 GPA. Preference will be given to those students who can demonstrate that they are descendants of the original pioneer families of Cedar City, Utah as listed on the Cedar City monument known as "Old Sorrel Statue".
  • The Michael Keith Noel Memorial Scholarship was established by Michael's family & friends. It is awarded to a Beaver County student.
  • The Miles Day and Mary Taylor Morris Endowment Scholarship is for a student in need of financial support to complete their education.
  • The Mitchell and Gaona Olds Schoppmann Endowment. Interest from this fund provides a scholarship for a descendant of Duard and Betty Lou Schoppmann or Clark A. and Mona B. Olds.
  • The Questar Corporation Educational Foundation Scholarships are awarded in the School of Business, and College of Science and Engineering.
  • The Rocky Mountain Power Foundation Scholarship. To be awarded to students from a hometown located in a rural community within the six-state region served by PacifiCorp (Utah, California, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming). Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrate a financial need.
  • The Retta Judd Gale Scholarship. To be awarded to students graduating from North Sevier High School.
  • The Rick and Peg Young Scholarship is to assist single mothers who have a financial need. They must have one or more children living in the home, attend class on a regular basis, and finish each academic year in the top 33% of their class.
  • The Rodney R. Hawes Scholarship. To provide scholarships to students with lower GPA's in need of encouragement and showing promise.
  • The Roy W. and Elizabeth E. Simmons Scholarship. Awarded to a single working mother with at least one child at home who demonstrates a financial need and maintains at least a 3.0 GPA.
  • The Royden C. Braithwaite Endowment, funded by Mr. and Mrs. L.S. Skaggs is to honor President Emeritus Royden C. Braithwaite. These awards are presented to outstanding students selected by the SUU Scholarship Committee who are economically, physically or mentally disadvantage, who have a proven record of academic achievement of at least a 2.5 GPA.
  • The Ruth Ipson Cannon Scholarship is to award a freshman from Garfield County student. First preference is given to a student majoring in Education with financial need.
  • The Scott M., Ruth C.and Lois Urie Scholarship Endowment is to award working students one-half tuition and fees. The student cannot be receiving additional scholarship support.
  • The Spencer W. Kimball Endowment. Established by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to honor President Kimball for his interest in the education of Native Americans, this scholarship is to be awarded to qualified Native American students.
  • The Steven D. & Marjorie Bennion Scholarship. To be awarded to a student in need.
  • The Study Abroad Scholarship. To provide scholarships to students in Southern Utah University's Study Abroad program.
  • The SUU Board of Trustees Endowment is funded by members of the Board of Trustees and awarded to an outstanding student of junior class standing.
  • The SUU Emeriti Endowment. Established and funded by Southern Utah University Emeriti, this awards funds to an outstanding student.
  • The SUU Faculty Senate Scholarship is funded by the faculty and given to a worthy student.
  • The SUU Staff Association Endowment Scholarship. It is funded by the members of the Staff Association, awards two one-half tuition scholarships to continuing students with a GPA of 3.0 or above.
  • The Thunderbird Olympus High School Scholarship is to award a deserving student graduate of Olympus High who completes an SUU scholarship application, demonstrates a minimum GPA of 2.5, and is admitted as a full time student.
  • The Utah Division of Indian Affairs Endowment. To be awarded to Native American students who are residents of the State of Utah.
  • The Valerie P. Imlay Memorial Scholarship is to award a woman with children at home who has come back to school and who demonstrates unusually difficult circumstances.
  • The Walter K. Granger Endowment funded by the Granger estate, this provides a scholarship for a returning LDS missionary at SUU or to an SUU student with a profound interest in government or conservation.
  • The Wayne & Maria Smith Scholarship is for students from Iron County.
  • The William Arthur and Blanche Corry Jones General Scholarship. Awarded to an outstanding student to be selected by the president.
  • The Zaphiropoulos Scholarship Endowment. Established in the name of Renn and Marie Zaphiropoulos, this scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student in music, business and study abroad.
  • The Zions Bank Founders Scholarship. Zion's Bank established this fund in honor of the bank's founder, Brigham Young, and his 200th birthday. This program will annually award a four year scholarship to a Utah high school student based on scholarship, citizenship and community involvement. Applicants must have graduated from high school within three months from the time of application, have a minimum of 3.0 GPA, submit a letter of recommendation from a teacher or administrator of their respective high school and a one page letter to SUU addressing why they should be considered for this scholarship.

School of Business

  • The A.W. Stephenson Scholarship is awarded to a student in Business, nominated by the Dean of Business and approved by the scholarship committee and SUU President.
  • The Arthur W. & Skylar S. Hatfield Scholarship. This award is for an outstanding student in the Master's of Accountancy Program, preferably a married student.
  • The Arthur & Ina Leigh Gardner Endowment. To be awarded to a student going into banking.
  • The Bradshaw Chevrolet/Buick/GEO Scholarship Endowment awards outstanding students from the school of business.
  • The Bradshaw, Smith & Company Accounting Scholarship is to award outstanding Junior or Senior students majoring in Accounting with a minimum 3.0 GPA and who have a financial need.
  • Catalyst Award Business Scholarship awards an outstanding Cottonwood High School senior student participating in the “Academy of Finance” program that will be attending and studying business at Southern Utah University.
  • Charles Bryan Jackson Scholarship goes to a deserving student in the School of Business.
  • The Christian D. Ronnow Endowment. To be awarded to an outstanding student from the School of Business.
  • The Claron and Claudia Bradshaw Endowment. To be awarded to an outstanding student in Education or Business.
  • The Deloitte Scholarship is to award outstanding Junior or Senior students who are majoring in Accounting with a minimum 3.0 GPA and who have a financial need.
  • The Dr. Denise Woodbury Memorial Scholarship Endowment was set up to preserve the memory and accomplishments of Dr. Denise Woodbury who was a business professor at SUU. This scholarship will award three advanced business students annually, a junior, a senior and a graduate student.
  • The Eccles First Security Foundation Scholarship is awarded to two students in their junior or senior years who are on track to earn a degree in business or finance. Selection of the recipients is based on both merit and need, to be determined by the business school faculty and administrators. The scholarship is for $5,000 each.
  • The Estel L. and Leah M. Wright Scholarship. Alternating every year to award an outstanding student in the computer science field or the business department.
  • The Gary Giles Scholarship, in honor of Professor Giles, is awarded to an outstanding accounting student with financial need.
  • The H J Associates Scholarship is to be awarded to a student in the MAcc program.
  • The Hazen & Phyllis Cooley Endowment funded by Mr. Cooley, his family and friends is awarded to outstanding students of the University majoring in Business.
  • The HintonBurdick Scholarship is funded by Hinton Burdick CPA's and Advisors, and is to award outstanding accounting students who have a financial need. Student has to be accepted into the SUU MAcc program with a GPA above a 3.5. Student must be full time and from a high school within Iron or Washington County, or from Virgin Valley, Moapa Valley, Pahranagat Valley or Lincoln County high schools in Nevada.
  • The Jack & Gayle Carter Business Scholarship supports students in the School of Business who are in good academic standing and demonstrate financial need.
  • The Las Vegas Business Alumni Scholarship awards outstanding students in the School of Business from the Las Vegas area on an annual academic year, beginning fall semester. The scholarship is funded by Las Vegas Business Alumni.
  • The Loren A. Whetten Endowment. Funded by his children Lance L. Whetten and Linda W. Wilson and their families, is to provide a scholarship to a deserving student in the School of Business, showing promise in
    accounting.
  • The Maeser & Ruth G. Dalley Scholarship. To provide scholarships in the school of Business.
  • The Masonic Foundation Endowment established by the foundation, is awarded to outstanding students in business.
  • The Master of Accountancy Scholarship. To award students getting a Masters in Accountancy.
  • The Mary Taylor Morris Scholarship Endowment, established by her mother, Alice Broderson is a business scholarship for students with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Financial need may be a consideration.
  • The Paul & Olga Beck Memorial Endowment established by the family of Mr. & Mrs. Beck, awards an outstanding student in the School of Business.
  • The Piercy Bowler Taylor & Kern Scholarship is to award juniors or first year MAcc students (to help in recruiting); they will accept a senior only if the student is committed to get a MAcc.
  • The Renee West Scholarship. Awarded to an outstanding female student who is majoring in Business and who is a junior or senior business major, resident or non-resident full time student, scholarship for tuition and fees, the selection process is to include the department head and a donor representative.
  • The Robert McKee Sevy Memorial Scholarship. In memory of Robert McKee Sevy and is to be awarded to a student in Accounting.
  • The School of Business National Advisory Board Scholarship is to award outstanding students in the School of Business.
  • The Scott B. Snow Scholarship is to award a maximum of three students. The award is to cover student tuition and fees only. One scholarship is to be award annually to an accounting major. The other two annual awards are to be given to students majoring in business.
  • The Scott H. Dunham Endowment-B. Awarded to a student majoring in business that has a need of a scholarship and will be awarded by the Dean of the college, this scholarship was funded by Mr. Scott H. Dunham, The Herbst Foundation, Inc., and The Mervyn L. Brenner Foundation, Inc.
  • The State Bank of Southern Utah Scholarship Endowment. This endowment will be awarded to deserving students from the School of Business majoring in Business.
  • The Tanner LC Accounting Scholarship. To be awarded to an accounting student.
  • The W. Boyd and Jean C. Christensen Endowment Scholarship is awarded to a deserving student in the School of Business who demonstrates personal integrity and a GPA of a 3.3 or above.
  • The Wells Fargo Hispanic School of Business Scholarship awards one or more Hispanic students majoring in the School of Business. Award committee must include the Director of the SUU Hispanic Center.
  • The William and Ella B. Leigh Endowment. This scholarship was funded by a member of the University's first graduating class, awarded to a one of the top Business School students.
  • The Wilson Naegle and Agatha Day Lunt Endowment. Funded by the late Lanell and Lucy Lunt to honor their family members, this scholarship is awarded to a student in the business department.
  • The Zaphiropoulos Scholarship Endowment. Established in the name of Renn and Marie Zaphiropoulos, this scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student in business.

College of Education

  • The Alice S. & Ianthus Wright Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a student from the College of Education.
  • The Barbara Belle McFarlane Jones Endowment is to award a deserving Senior majoring in Elementary Education and specializing in Music Education.
  • The Beverley Taylor Sorenson Scholarship Endowment is to award students participating in the Arts in Education Program at SUU and majoring in Education to become teachers.
  • The Claron and Claudia Bradshaw Endowment was established by Claron Bradshaw to award outstanding students from the departments of education and business.
  • The D. Claude and Martha J. Urie Memorial Endowment Scholarship is awarded to a student from the College of Education.
  • The Dr. Craig S. Morrison Endowment Scholarship. To be awarded to deserving physical education majors. Must keep a 3.0 GPA.
  • The Dr. Gwyn R. Clark Endowed Scholarship awards deserving students in the College of Education.
  • The Dr. Jean Reeve Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a physically educated person who has learned skills necessary to perform a variety of physical activities, does participate regularly in physical activity, is physically fit, knows the implications of and the benefits from involvement in physical activities, and values physical activity and its contributions to a healthful lifestyle.
  • The Dr. Reese P. Maughan Endowed Scholarship is awarded to students in the area of secondary education.
  • The Doris Williamson Endowment Scholarship. Established by Doris Williamson to be used for an education major.
  • The Edna L. Maughan Memorial Scholarship was funded by the family of Dr. Maughan to award students in the department of elementary education.
  • The Florine H. Major Family Scholarship Endowment is awarded to an outstanding junior or senior student from the department of education. The student selected would preferably be a single parent who shows extraordinary promise as a teacher.
  • The Frances Ferrin Scholarship goes to a student in the College of Education with a strong interest in Sewing.
  • The Grant W. & Helen P. Stott Scholarship Endowment is to award a deserving student(s) in the College of Education, department of family development.
  • The Hazel Dalley Granger Endowment. To be awarded to a promising student going into education or singing.
  • The Jan Harrison Memorial Scholarship is to award outstanding students in Music and Education.
  • The Jason Ted Jensen Scholarship is not to award a top student, but is to award a student in the College of Education, obtaining a teaching certificate, who has displayed a sincere desire to learn and who would possibly not otherwise have the opportunity. The selected student should display a very original approach to teaching and life and have the desire to better the education system through their attitude and service to their profession.
  • The Joseph J. Lopour Endowment. To be awarded to a Junior or Senior student majoring in Physical Education with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • The Larry & Joan Dahle Endowed Scholarship awards students from the College of Education and based upon need and to be a successful educator.
  • The Lori Jean Stoker Eyre Scholarship. Set up in her memory by her family, the fund provides a scholarship to an outstanding student in education.
  • The Lucy Mitchell Lunt Endowment. Funded by the late Mr. and Mrs. Lanell Lunt, this award is to be given to a student in the area of elementary education.
  • The Mary Muir Dunham Endowment - E was established by Mr. Scott Dunham in memory of his wife, who was a student at SUU. It is awarded to outstanding students in recognition of their potential as great teachers. The criteria of the award are need and scholarship. It was funded by Mr. Scott H. Dunham, The Herbst Foundation, Inc., and The Mervyn L. Brenner Foundation, Inc.
  • The Myers Family Endowment. This fund will be used either for scholarships to incoming freshman from Milford or Beaver majoring in elementary or special education. This money can also establish a distinguished chair in the College of Education.
  • The Nevada Watson Driggs Scholarship Endowment, established by David and Sabey Driggs Pingree in memory of Sabey's mother, Nevada Watson Driggs, is to award a deserving young woman majoring in education, based on financial need.
  • The Phi Delta Kappa Teacher Education Endowment was established by Dr. Kent Myers and Rulon Woodbury for a student in education who demonstrates a potential for becoming an outstanding teacher.
  • The Phyllis Richins Scholarship awards one or more students enrolled in the block classes in Education; to assist students with the expenses associated with practicum experience; aid those with greater financial need; applicants must submit a one page paper explaining their academic journey, and why they are a deserving candidate; awards a senior with a desirable GPA.
  • The Robert and Zoe Palmer Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student in education.
  • The Winell Dalley Harrison Memorial/Dalley Family Scholarship Endowment awards an outstanding student in elementary or secondary education. The intent of this scholarship is to ensure that the recipients pursue a career choice in education.

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

  • The Alva and Zella Matheson Endowment was established by Alva and Zella Matheson for a student majoring in history with an emphasis in local pioneer history.
  • The Brent Richey Memorial Scholarship is to award a student who epitomizes the commitment to excellence and enthusiasm for Journalism as Brent Richey. This can be an incoming freshman or a student already working for the journal at SUU who displays a desirable work ethic and ability. Financial need will be a consideration.
  • The Carl E. and Esther V. Jepson Endowments. Interest from these funds provide a scholarship in Broadcast Communication in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • The Carlson Family Endowment. To be awarded to an outstanding continuing Spanish student. The student must have financial need and maintain a 3.2 GPA.
  • The Carolyn & Edward Rondthaler Prize in Psychology. To be awarded to the senior student majoring in psychology with the highest cumulative GPA; they must have completed at least 60 credit hours at SUU, 20 hours in psychology and be a full time student.
  • The Dennis Key and Bette J. Pollman Scholarship is awarded to a Junior or Senior Sociology student. The student must need financial help, be a U.S. citizen, and maintain a 2.75 GPA
  • The Deseret Media Companies/KSL Broadcast Journalism Scholarship funds full tuition for one semester or 1/2 tuition for fall and spring; for a student pursuing a degree in communications with an emphasis in Broadcast Journalism who shows the greatest desire , aptitude and ability to practice journalism, that follows the professional standards and principles adhered to by the KSL News division; the student must complete an application including a performance reel to be reviewed by the broadcast journalism faculty; minimum 3.0 GPA; must have at least one semester left in the program, must show evidence of quality reporting and producing that demonstrates professionalism & ethical standards and the student will be expected to attend a banquet given by the Deseret Media Company.
  • The Dr. Harold R. Hickman Endowment. To be awarded to a student majoring in Communications.
  • The E. Leon Chidester Family Scholarship Endowment is awarded to deserving junior or senior students majoring in Spanish.
  • The Elva Hatch Communication Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to outstanding students in communication. Recipients are chosen by the department of communication.
  • The Eugene Woolf and David Lee Scholarship is funded by professors Gene Woolf and David Lee for a worthy student in the department of language and literature.
  • The Joseph Howard Maughan Scholarship was established by Mrs. Hattie Maughan and is to be awarded to students in English.
  • The J.H. Plummer Memorial Endowment established by family and friends of Professor Plummer, awards a student in the language department.
  • The Jane Tripp Doran History and Literature Scholarship Endowment is to award a junior or senior student majoring in History or Literature. Student preferred to be a single mother with at least one child living in the home or a female student and also to a student who has not previously graduated nor holds a degree in any other discipline.
  • The Kay Cook Memorial Scholarship is funded by friends of Kay Cook and is to award students in English or Literature.
  • The Mary Lunt Endowment Scholarship was established in memory of Mary Lunt, who worked at SUSC as the personal assistant to President Royden Braithwaite, to award a student studying English, Foreign Language, Humanities, Political Science or Criminal Justice.
  • The Morgan Rollo Fisher, Geraldine Rollo and Garth Fisher Scholarship awards half tuition or less to Journalism students with at least a 3.0 GPA.
  • The Patrick Shukait Memorial Scholarship awards one student annually who needs financial assistance preparing applications for graduate school: full-time student with minimum 3.0 GPA- Senior Political Science major in good standing; to be awarded by the chair of the Political Science Department in consultation with the Political Science faculty.
  • The Political Science & Criminal Justice Scholarship is to award a student who it at least a sophomore with a minimum 3.25 GPA and who is majoring in Political Science and/or Criminal Justice. Student must also show an unmet financial need as an obstacle to continuing their education. This scholarship may be split if two equally qualified candidates apply
  • Randy and Ann Marie Allen Scholarship is to award $1,000 to a deserving student or students in need of financial aid within the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. This scholarship is awarded by the Dean at his discretion.
  • The Salt Lake Tribune for Aspiring Journalists Scholarship is to award outstanding students in newspaper journalism. Students must provide a resume of experience, a transcript of courses at the college, three letters of recommendation, a personal statement providing context for the applicant's qualifications, and a portfolio of journalistic work.
  • The Scott H. Dunham Endowment - H. This scholarship is awarded to students in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. It was funded by Mr. Scott H. Dunham, The Herbst Foundation, Inc., and The Mervyn L. Brenner Foundation, Inc.
  • The Georgia Beth Thompson Scholarship. Funded by Georgia Beth and the late Richard Thompson, this scholarship is awarded to non-traditional students (primarily women) enrolled as social science majors.
  • The Walt and Mary McCulley Scholarship Endowment. This fund provides a scholarship to a qualified student in English.
  • The William and Claire B. Jones Endowment, established by Mrs. Jones and her children, will be used to fund scholarships to students majoring in Behavioral and Social Sciences. The basic criteria will be
    scholarship and need.

College of Performing and Visual Arts

  • The Abbott and Costello Vaudeville Scholarship is offered by Vaudeville Variety Show and is to award students who have exhibited outstanding service and a willingness to explore new opportunities in the performing arts.
  • The Afton A. Richards Endowed Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student in the theatre arts department, based on academic and theatrical achievement and need, and shall be a female student.
  • The Ann Tully and Larry Whitesell Scholarship. Established by Ann Tully and Larry Whitesell, this scholarship is to be awarded to outstanding students in the area of theatre education each summer as part of the Actor Training Program.
  • The Anson Charles Arnett Scholarship. Awarded to an outstanding student in the Bachelor of Arts program in need of financial assistance for art supplies.
  • The Beth Leigh Memorial Endowment. Given to honor Mrs. Leigh by her family and friends, this scholarship goes to an outstanding student of piano and a student going into Music.
  • The Blaine H. Johnson Vocal Scholarship is provided by Bruce and Karen Johnson, in honor of their father who taught at SUU for many years. The purpose is to award a promising student in the vocal program in the College of Performing and Visual Arts.
  • The "Bon Appetite" Music Scholarship is to award students majoring in Music.
  • The Burch Mann and San Christopher Endowed Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to deserving students in dance.
  • The David W. and Beatrice C. Evans Shakespearean Festival Endowment Fund is for promising students in theatre arts.
  • The Edward & Carolyn Rondthaler Prize in Music will be awarded to the senior student majoring in music with the highest GPA; the recipient must have completed at least 60 credit hours at SUU, 20 credit hours in music and be a full time student.
  • The Florence B. Donnell Endowment Scholarship. Set up by the Donnell Family, this scholarship is awarded to a deserving student in visual arts.
  • The Fred C Adams Renaissance Man Scholarship Endowment is to award outstanding students in the College of Performing and Visual Arts who have a financial need.
  • The Gale & Alice Waite Performing and Visual Arts Scholarship is to award a tuition scholarship to one student majoring in theatre or dance.
  • The General Theatrical Supply Scholarship is to award a technical student in the TAD Program. The award selection will be made each year by a theatre scholarship committee including the President of General Theatrical Supply or their representatives. The scholarship will be given to a high school senior who will be selected by the committee and who chooses to attend Southern Utah University.
  • The H. Peyton Johnson Memorial Endowment. Funded by Mrs. Johnson in memory of her husband, this scholarship is awarded to a student in music.
  • The Hal K. and Joan D. Campbell Music Scholarship is to award an outstanding student in music, with preference to a married student supporting a child in the home.
  • The Hazel D. Granger Memorial Endowment. Awarded to a promising student vocalist or teacher, this scholarship is funded by Mrs. Granger's estate.
  • The Hunter Cowan Memorial. To be awarded to students in Music.
  • The Jack & Gayle Carter Music Scholarship supports students in the School of Music who are in good academic standing and demonstrate financial need.
  • The Joseph Howard Maughan Scholarship was established by Mrs. Hattie Maughan to award students in drama.
  • The Jan Harrison Memorial Scholarship is to award outstanding students in Music and Education.
  • The Jane Tripp Doran Theatre Scholarship Endowment is to award a Junior or Senior student majoring in Theatre. Student preferred to be a single mother with at least one child living in the home or a female student and also to a student who has not previously graduated nor holds a degree in any other discipline.
  • The Jay G. Thorley Memorial Endowment was funded by family and friends of Mr. Thorley to award to a student in the field of music.
  • The LaRae King Memorial Endowment was funded by family and friends of LaRae King in memory of her service to Southern Utah University and the community and awards to an outstanding student of art.
  • The Lauretta Perry Endowment. Interest from this fund provides a number of scholarships to qualified students in dance.
  • The LaVeve P. Whetten Memorial Scholarship Endowment was established by the Whetten family and partially funded by the Faculty Staff Associated Women at SUU. It awards a worthy student in the College of Performing and Visual Arts.
  • The Lerin & Norma Porter Scholarship is to be awarded to a student in music based on musical ability and promise as well as financial need.
  • The Lucile L. Broadbent Endowment. Interest from this fund assists students studying art. The award may be continued if grades and standards are maintained. The scholarship is given under the direction of the art
    department.
  • The Mamie Gardner Barker Endowment. Provided by Dr. & Mrs. Arthur Wendel and Shirley Marie Maughan Gardner, the scholarship is awarded to students in the the College of Performing and Visual Arts.
  • The Mary L. Bastow Distinguished Service Endowment. Awards are given in honor of Mary Bastow and her service to students of art.
  • The MellRee and Kay Andersen Scholarship is to award a student majoring in dance. First preference will be given to a male. Consideration will then be given to a new freshman or a student excelling in choreography.
  • The Melvin R. and Carmen R. Hepworth Endowment is to be awarded to students in the Music department.
  • The Michael and Jan Finlayson Endowment was established by the family to award an outstanding Utah Shakespearean Festival actor or actress.
  • The Michael and Susan Addison Endowment established in memory of Gene Chesley, is awarded to an outstanding person as design assistant for the Utah Shakespearean Festival.
  • The Mr. and Mrs. Lanell N. Lunt Family Shakespeare Endowment was funded by the late Mr. and Mrs. Lunt to award students interested in the Shakespearean Theatre.
  • The Music Education Scholarship is to be awarded to a student who is interested in becoming a conductor and is majoring in music.
  • The Music Festival Endowment was established by the Music Festival for a worthy student in music.
  • The Ralph & Naomi Fordham Platt Scholarship rotates between the music department and the department of engineering. This award is to help pay the applied instruction fee for music majors or the books and lab fees for an engineering student.
  • The Road Dog Technical Theater Scholarship. To be awarded to outstanding sophomore, junior, or senior students who have worked in the Technical Theater Department.
  • The Robert Berry & Bernella Elizabeth Snow Gardner Endowment. Provided by Dr. & Mrs. Arthur Wendel and Shirley Marie Maughan Gardner, this scholarship is awarded to students in the College of Performing
    and Visual Arts.
  • The Robert Snow Gardner & Lehi Robert Gardner Endowment. To be awarded to deserving students in the College of Performing and Visual Arts.
  • The Robin Lynn Bishop Memorial Endowment, established by family and friends, awards an outstanding woman of junior class standing studying theatre arts. Recipients are selected by the theatre arts faculty.
  • The Roy L. & Maude Halversen Endowment. Funded by family and friends of Professor Halversen, this award is to be given to a student of string instruments.
  • The Shakespearean Festival Endowment awards scholarships to qualified and promising students in theatre arts.
  • The William Arthur and Blanche Corry Jones Arts Scholarship Endowment awards outstanding students in drama and music.
  • The William H. Manning Distinguished Service Endowment. Scholarships are awarded in memory of Professor Manning to a promising student in vocal music.
  • The Yergensen Brothers Endowment. This scholarship fund was established by Glen and Elden Yergensen; the interest from this fund provides scholarships to theatre arts students.

College of Science and Engineering

  • The AMPAC Scholarship, provided each year by Western Electrochemical Company is to award, benefit and encourage WECCO employees and qualified children of WECCO employees interested in physical science and engineering. Recipients must have achieved junior or senior status. If there are no qualifying WECCO employees or employee family members, the recipients will be selected by the engineering department.
  • The Arthur & Ina Leigh Gardner Scholarship is to be awarded to a student in Nursing and Political Science.
  • The Austin M. and Magda Jones Endowment Scholarship is to award a scholarship in the College of Science and Engineering.
  • The Austin M. Jones Scholarship Endowment. To be awarded to a deserving student in the College of Science and Engineering. This scholarship will be awarded to a Junior or Senior majoring in Engineering. The student must have at least a 2.5 GPA, be dedicated and show good critical thinking skills.
  • The Benjamin C. Morrell Memorial Endowment Scholarship is offered to a chemistry major.
  • The Bert and Ada Carpenter Endowment. To be awarded to a student majoring in Nutrition.
  • The Biology Emeritus Endowment. Established by staff and friends of the science department to award biology students and to honor former instructors in the field.
  • The Bryce Canyon Natural History Association Scholarship is awarded to deserving science students studying agriculture, biology or geology.
  • The Building Industry Association Scholarship is awarded to construction technology students; they must be a member of the National Juniors Home Builders Association.
  • The Carl E. and Esther V. Jepson Endowments. Interest from these funds provide a scholarship for nutrition majors.
  • The Caroline Hunter Leigh Endowment. Provided by Dr. & Mrs. Arthur Wendel and Shirley Marie Maughan Gardner, the scholarship is awarded to students in the College of Science and Engineering.
  • The Charles Bennett Cooley Distinguished Service Endowment. Established by friends and family of Mr. Cooley, this scholarship is awarded to a student in the Technology Department.
  • The Charles B. Cooley Endowment funded by Darwin and Mildred Dailey, is to award students in construction technology.
  • The Charles Harmon & Grace Cutler Esplin Scholarship, provided by Dr. and Mrs. Arthur Wendel Gardner, is to award a student in livestock management.
  • The Charles William Douglas Memorial Nursing Scholarship is in memory of Bill Douglas, a nurse at Valley View Medical Center. It is to award nursing students who will practice in Iron County, someone who has lived in Iron County for five years, or a graduate of an Iron County high school, and has a stated commitment to Iron County.
  • The Circle Four Farms Scholarship awards Circle Four employees or their dependents who are eligible high school seniors or undergraduate students entering or returning to SUU. First preference is given to Ag-related majors. Second preference given to Agriculture Business majors, third preference given to Nutrition majors, and if not able to find qualified recipients from that pool of students, selection will be from qualified science majors (biology or chemistry). A representative from Circle Four Farms sits on the selection committee.
  • The Conrad Hatch Physical Science Endowment was established in honor of Conrad Hatch to assist students in physical science, math, and computer science.
  • The CSIS Department Scholarship is awarded to CS or IS majors with a 3.0 GPA minimum. The scholarship is awarded on an annual academic year basis beginning fall semester.
  • The D.C. Schmutz Endowment was established by the late Mrs. LaRue Schmutz to award students in life science.
  • The Darrell and Florence Matthews Scholarship funded by Professor Matthews, a former professor at SUU, is awarded to a student in agriculture.
  • The Daryl & Willma Halterman Endowment. To be awarded to a deserving freshman student in the department of Physical Science from Parowan High School.
  • The David & June Jeppson Nursing Scholarship is to award students in the nursing program.
  • The David and Mildred Sargent Endowment. Funded by family and friends of the Sargents, this scholarship is to be awarded to a student in the department of biology.
  • Dennis Stowell Memorial Scholarship awards $1,000 annually to a student majoring in Integrated Engineering in the College of Science & Engineering. This student must be a non-traditional student, junior or senior, with financial need who is not receiving full PELL Grant or other funding.  The student should be from a rural area in southern Utah, with first preference going to a student from the Utah District 28, the area Dennis served as a Utah Senator.
  • The Dr. David A. Dolowitz Endowment was established by Dr. Dolowitz to help outstanding students in the pre-medical, pre-dentistry, or pre-nursing field.
  • The Dr. J.S. Prestwich Memorial Endowment was funded by family and friends of Dr. Prestwich to honor him for his service to the University and the community. Scholarships are awarded to students in the field of premedicine.
  • The Dr. Jim Bowns Scholarship is to help students obtain their educations in Agriculture; the purpose is to award outstanding students who are majoring in Range Management.
  • The Dr. Leslie D. Burbidge Endowment. This scholarship is to be awarded to an outstanding student in Pre- Dentistry and will be selected by the Department of Biology.
  • The Dr. Reed W. & Ethel Farnsworth Endowment was funded to honor Dr. Farnsworth and his service to SUU and the community, this scholarship is to be given to a student in the field of pre-medicine.
  • The E. Lyman Munford Quasi Endowment Scholarship, funded in honor of the service of E. Lyman Munford, is to award an outstanding student(s) showing promise and commitment to graduation in design technology, CAD-CAM engineering or technology education.
  • The Estel L. and Leah M. Wright Scholarship. Alternating every year to award an outstanding student in the computer science field or the business department.
  • The Eugene Hardy Distinguished Service Endowment. This scholarship was established by colleagues and family of Professor Hardy in memory of his dedication to students in the field of technology. The award is given to a student in that area of study.
  • The Frances M. Christensen Endowment, established by Ms. Christensen in her estate, provides scholarships to students in nursing and family home life from North Sevier and North Sanpete High Schools.
  • The Frank and Bertha Petty Scholarship Endowment is to award outstanding Pre-Med students (including Pre-Nursing, Pre-Dentistry and Nutrition) and will be selected by the head of the Science Department.
  • The Frank J. Petty Scholarship is to award nutrition students in the College of Science and Engineering.
  • The George and Blanche LeBaron Endowment. Established by George and Blanche LeBaron this scholarship is to award students in physical science.
  • The Glen L. & Renee Halterman Scholarship awards outstanding students majoring in Agriculture.
  • The Ila Magleby Nursing Scholarship. It was established by family and friends in memory of Ila Magleby, to be awarded to a student in Nursing.
  • The IM Flash Technologies Scholarship is to award a full-time student in the Electronics Technology Program with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and who is a US citizen.
  • The Intermountain Power Agency Scholarship Endowment is to award students in the College of Science and Engineering in a field of study closely related to climate change, clean fuel technology or engineering.
  • The J. Randal Larson Scholarship recipient must have financial need and be majoring in biology, chemistry, geology or physics with at least a 3.0 GPA.
  • The Jack and Beverly Whiting Scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in nursing. The recipient must have a GPA of 3.0 and cannot receive any other financial assistance.
  • The Jack & Gayle Carter Nursing Scholarship supports students in the School of Nursing who are in good academic standing and demonstrate financial need.
  • The John W. Christensen Endowment. Established by Mrs. John W. Christensen to be awarded to a student in science.
  • The Juergen H. Staudte Scholarship will be awarded to a deserving female student majoring in Engineering, with a GPA of 2.5 or above. She must be dedicated to the Engineering program and will be selected after showing her ability to create a successful project with her engineering skills.
  • L.S & Aline W Skaggs Scholarship is awarded to a student pursuing a post-baccalaureate degree in pharmacology.
  • L.S. & Aline W Skaggs Undergraduate Research goes to a student conducting science research
  • The Lanell Naegle Lunt Endowment. Established by the late Lanell and Lucy Lunt, this endowment provides a scholarship for a student in the technology field.
  • The Lawrence C. Cooper Endowment was established by the family to award students in physical science and geology.
  • The Mark & Nedra Stephensen Technology Endowment awards scholarships to students majoring in Applied Technology.
  • The Merrell R. Jones Scholarship Endowment is in recognition of the service of Merrell R. Jones to SUU during the 1998-99 academic year. The recipients will be outstanding students in computer science.
  • The Michael K. Carter Memorial Scholarship Endowment. To award a graduate of Olympus High School or Cedar High School. They must demonstrate aptitude in the field of Math/Physics, be a declared Math/Physics major, and have a desire to teach Math/Physics in the public school system.
  • The Michael S and Amy Rebecca Barrick Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding Pre-Dental student with financial need. Student must be entering their senior year in a pre-dental program, have a minimum GPA 3.2 and demonstrate financial need. Scholarship is awarded on an annual academic year, beginning fall semester.
  • The Myron F. and Florence Higbee Endowment, established by Mrs. Higbee, is to help a student in the agricultural field (livestock).
  • The Parley & Mabel Dalley Endowment was funded by friends and family of Mr. Dalley to honor him for his service to SUU. Scholarships are awarded to students in the field of geology.
  • The Physical Science Emeritus Endowment. Established by professors in the physical sciences to award students in that field of study.
  • The Ralph & Naomi Fordham Platt Scholarship rotates between the music department and the department of engineering. This award is to help pay the applied instruction fee for music majors or the books and lab fees for an engineering student.
  • The Reuben and Josephine Jones Endowment. Offered by Reuben and Josephine Jones, these scholarships are to award deserving students in the biology and physical science departments.
  • The Richard H. and Fern Heaton Leigh Endowment Scholarship will be awarded to a student showing promise in agriculture, with an emphasis in cattle.
  • The Robert P. Foster, Jr. Memorial Endowment is to award students in electronic engineering, technology or radio broadcasting showing good citizenship and financial need.
  • The Robert Snow Gardner & Lehi Robert Gardner Endowment. To be awarded to deserving nursing students in the College of Science and Engineering.
  • The Rodney Scott Eyre Memorial Endowment funded by family and friends in his memory, provides a book scholarship to a student in the field of agriculture. Rodney was a student at Beaver High School and first consideration will be given to a student from Beaver High School.
  • Roy E. Talbot Scholarship is for students studying electronics or other technology areas.
  • The Samuel Treharne & Mary Ann Hunter Leigh Endowment is to award a student majoring in Agriculture from the College of Science and Engineering.
  • The Scott H. Dunham Endowment - S. Awarded to a student in the science area, this scholarship endowment was funded by Mr. Scott H. Dunham, The Herbst Foundation, Inc., and The Mervyn L. Brenner Foundation, Inc.
  • The State Bank of Southern Utah Scholarship Endowment. This endowment will be awarded to deserving students majoring in Construction Management.
  • The Stephen R. Adams Memorial Scholarship. In memory of Stephen R. Adams and is to be awarded to a student in the Technology Department.
  • Valorie Blackburn Scholarship awards outstanding students from the Department of Science in the field of Biology. Awards will be based on need and academic scholarship.
  • The V.R. Magleby Memorial Scholarship is awarded to an Agriculture student from South Sevier High School in Monroe, UT, demonstrating financial need. If not available, an agriculture student demonstrating financial need from any geographic location.
  • The Warren and June Bulloch Pre-Pharmacy Scholarship is awarded to a student planning to attend graduate school to become a pharmacist.
  • The Wilford and Elizabeth Day Memorial Endowment was funded by the daughters of the Days (Mrs. Arvilla D. Morris and Mrs. Lapriel Spencer) in memory of their parents and their interest in the growth and success of SUU. It is awarded to a student in the field of agriculture.
  • The William Naegle and Rosanna Lunt Endowment, established by the late Lanell and Lucy Lunt to honor their family members, is to award a student in the building-trades area.
  • The Wood Land & Livestock Scholarship is to be awarded by the SUU Agriculture Department to an agriculture major in memory of Jerry Wood set up by his son Lee Wood, family and friends.

Athletics

All sports scholarships are within the guidelines of the NCAA, and are available to men and women athletes enrolled at SUU. Information on these scholarships is available through the Office of Intercollegiate Athletics.

  • The Bob Lunt Memorial Endowment. Funded by Mrs. Lunt to honor her husband and to award students from Basic High School in Henderson, Nevada, or a student from Clark County Schools in the athletic department. The criteria will be scholarship and need.
  • The Carlos Ray Yergensen Endowment. Established by Mr. and Mrs. Elden Yergensen in memory of their son, Ray, the scholarship is awarded to a student in the athletic program of the university, preferably in the football program.
  • The Cleo Petty Endowment. Funded by friends and former students of Cleo Petty to honor his dedicated service to students attending SUU, awarded to an outstanding basketball student.
  • The Craig S. Morrison Gymnastics Scholarship Endowment is to award a deserving athlete on the women's gymnastics team. They must keep a 3.0 GPA, demonstrate a positive attitude, exhibit a strong work ethic and be dedicated to the gymnastics program.
  • The Dr. Bruce H. Osborne Football Scholarship awards students on the SUU Football team on an annual academic year basis in awards of approximately $1,000 annually beginning 2010 fall semester; Criteria: a. Must be a student in good standing on the SUU Football Team; b. Student from a small town in southern Utah; c. Student must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5- preferably a good academic student; d. Display they have a good character.
  • The Dr. Greg Stauffer Athletic Scholarship Endowment is to award deserving students in Athletics to be selected by the Director of Athletics.
  • The Dr. Kathryn Berg Scholarship Endowment, funded by Dr. Berg, is to award to an outstanding female athlete.
  • The Memorial Athletic Scholarship awards deserving students in Athletics: either the football quarterback or to a student on the women’s basketball team. Selection is done by the Athletic Department under the direction of the Athletic Director. In memory of Boyd Adams, Brad Matthews and Taft Watts
  • The SUU Athletic Memorial Endowment Scholarship was set up to create a perpetual memorial to various loved ones who have participated in the Athletic Programs at Southern Utah University. A memorial plaque located in the Harris Center Athletic Administration Building lists the names of loved ones recognized by the Donors. A minimum donation of $1,000.00 is required to place a loved ones name on the plaque in honor of the deceased. The scholarship is awarded to a deserving student-athlete.
  • The Willard and Inez Lunt Memorial Endowment. Awarded to an outstanding student in intercollegiate athletics or supporting area (trainers, student assistants, or managers) who represents high standards of achievement in academics plus other achievements/contributions to the campus. They demonstrate leadership and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.