Advancement Board Scholarship


Application Deadline: February 15, 2017 by 4:30 PM (Applications will be accepted starting January 9, 2017)


  1. One scholarship will be awarded to an outstanding undergraduate student pursuing an undergraduate degree in the College of Health. The recipient of this scholarship will be known as College of Health Advancement Board Scholar.
  2. The Scholarship recipient will be selected by the Dean of the College of Health and a selection committee.
  3. The scholarship award will be paid in two payments during fall and spring semesters.

Scholarship Selection Criteria:

  1. The scholarship recipient must maintain a minimum of 12 semester hours during the semester that the scholarship is disbursed.
  2. The scholarship recipient is expected to attend a University of Utah Health scholarship luncheon in October.
  3. If the scholarship recipient changes majors within the College of Health, the scholarship will not be affected. If the scholarship recipient changes majors to a discipline outside the College of Health, he/she forfeits the remainder of the scholarship.
  4. Application will be disqualified if not submitted correctly, completely, and timely.

The following must be included in your scholarship application: 

  • Completed scholarship application.  (See green "Scholarship Application" tab found on this page).
  • A  well written and compelling personal statement, no longer than two pages that includes a brief history of yourself, your academic and professional goals, reasons why you feel you are a strong candidate for this scholarship.
  • A list of all scholarships and financial aid that you have received while attending the University of Utah. 
  • A list of any pertinent accomplishments, honors, or special awards of recognition you have received.
  • A description of your community involvement and/or university activities.
  • A current (fall semester) My Degree Dashboard (Formerly DARS) or transcript with grades.  If you have been at the University of Utah for less than two semesters, please submit a transcript from other schools attended.
  • Two letters of recommendation.  Letters must be signed and sealed with the author’s signature across the envelope flap. 
  • Involvement in activities that advance the mission and goals of  the College of Health.
  • Distinctive strengths (community service, leadership skills, etc.)    
  • A minimum 3.5 GPA 
  • Preference will be given to students aspiring to attend graduate school.

Each scholarship in the College of Health, requires a separate application, statement, letters of recommendation, and other required documenation.  Send to: University Of Utah, Sorenson Legacy Foundation for Student Success, ATTN. Lorraine Brown, 250 South 1850 East, Room 200, Salt Lake City, Utah  84112-0920.


Contact Us

Shari Lindsey

Assistant Dean for Student Affairs

Phone: 801-585-5764


Lorraine Brown

Administrative Officer

Phone: 801-581-8379


For scholarship questions please contact: Shari Lindsey or Lorraine Brown

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