2013-2014 CLAS Scholarships
The Deadline for Applications is Sunday, February 24, 2013
The following scholarships are available to matriculated students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. All application materials are to be submitted to email@example.com, and all applications will be carefully screened. Once eligibility is confirmed, the materials are forwarded to the Scholarship Committee for review and ranking. Recipients will be notified of their award(s) in writing.
- The Arthur O. Bayer College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Scholarship is for entering freshman majoring in Math and upper classmen majoring in one of the Physical Sciences. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and academic achievement. Preference will be given to residents of the State of Connecticut.
- The Arwood S. and Mary Northby Scholarship is awarded to entering female freshmen majoring in Mathematics.
- The Dr. Victor Rizza Scholarship is for entering freshmen majoring in Chemistry or Biology. Applicants must be residents of the State of Connecticut. This award is renewable.
UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS
- The Robert F. and Margaret Dodge Belden Scholarship is awarded to graduate or undergraduate students in CLAS who demonstrate academic achievement and a potential for future academic and professional accomplishments.
- The Betty ’50 and Bish ’50 Bishop Scholarship is for CLAS undergraduate students who have a minimum 2.8 GPA and are residents of the State of Connecticut. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and excellent academic achievement. This award is renewable for a maximum of four (4) years.
- The Jacqueline Brown-Dickstein Fund is awarded to CLAS undergraduate students minoring in Women’s Studies. Applicants must be residents of the State of Connecticut and demonstrate financial need and academic achievement. This award is renewable.
- The Patrick M. Campion Scholarship is awarded to entering or continuing undergraduates who demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.
The Covenant Insurance Company Summer Fellowship is for CLAS graduate students who demonstrate past academic achievement and the potential for future academic and professional accomplishments.
- The Dr. Patrick E. Fontane Memorial Scholarship is for graduating pre-medical students who have been accepted for M. D. programs of accredited medical schools in the continental U.S. Applicants must have been undergraduates at UConn for at least two (2) years. Priority will be given to students of UConn Waterbury or who are from Waterbury, Watertown, or Oakville, CT. This scholarship was established by Ruth Fontane in honor of her husband, Dr. Patrick E. Fontane, who was the Director of the UConn Waterbury Branch for 33 years.
- The Greenblatt Undergraduate Research Award is awarded to CLAS undergraduates who has demonstrate high academic achievement and an interest in conducting academic research in the area of United States race relations, United States civil rights, or United States human rights.
- The Susan Herbst and Douglas Hughes Family Scholarship in the Humanities is awarded to incoming undergraduates who intend to or are majoring in African American Studies, American Studies, Classics & Ancient Mediterranean Studies, English, French, German, History, Human Rights, Italian Literary and Cultural Studies, Journalism, Latin American Studies, Maritime Studies, Philosophy, Spanish, Women Gender and Sexuality Studies, or have an individualized major where the majority of courses are in the Humanities. Candidates must demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.
- The Hogan Family Scholarship is for entering or continuing juniors majoring in either History or English. Applicants must be a resident of the State of Connecticut and demonstrate academic achievement and financial need. Preference will be given to graduates of Connecticut high schools. This award is renewable for one additional year. This award was established by Michael J. Hogan, former President of the University of Connecticut, and his wife, Virginia A.
- The Lange Family Endowment is awarded to undergraduates majoring in a physical, life, or environmental science, or math, who have a minimum 3.5 GPA, and demonstrate financial need.
- The Fleur and Jerry Lawrence Endowed Scholarship in International Relations and Human Rights is for CLAS undergraduates studying international relations and/or human rights. This award is renewable.
- The Crystal Molina Memorial Scholarship is for continuing undergraduates who have an interest in and/or participate in social justice, environment, and/or advocacy outreach programs assisting disadvantaged populations including migrant workers. Candidates must demonstrate financial need, and preference is given to those who have overcome obstacles such as socioeconomic or education disadvantage of disabilities, who are first generation college students, members of underrepresented groups at UConn, or have experience living/working in diverse environments.
- The Fred and Kathleen Otter Scholarship is awarded to academically outstanding CLAS graduate or undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need. This award is renewable.
- The George C. Parker Memorial Scholarship is for incoming or continuing CLAS students who are citizens or legal residents of the U.S. and were either orphaned by age 14 or spent at least three (3) years in foster care. Candidates demonstrate financial need and academic achievement. This award is renewable.
- The Linda Louro Petrella ’78 Scholarship is for graduate or undergraduate students of the Literatures, Cultures, & Languages Department. Preference will be given to those who demonstrate financial need and/or are of Portuguese descent. This award is renewable.
- The Rosen Family Scholarship for Science and Studies Abroad is awarded to undergraduates majoring in a physical or life science and have participated or will participate in an approved study abroad program administered by the Study Abroad Office. Candidates must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need.
- The Marsha Pomerantz Roth Scholarship is awarded to CLAS undergraduate students who are Connecticut residents with excellent past academic achievement and demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to residents of northwest Connecticut, including Litchfield County and its bordering towns.
- The Ron Roy Fund for Future Writers is for juniors and seniors only majoring in English or Journalism. Candidates’ studies must focus on creative writing, literature, or children’s literature. Candidates must be permanent residents of Hartford, Tolland, or Middlesex county and graduates of a high school therewithin. Candidates must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need.
- The William and Lucretia Dewey Tanner Scholarship is awarded to undergraduates who demonstrate academic excellence and financial need.
The Paul J. Volpe ’67 Award is for CLAS undergraduates admitted to the University Honors Program. Applicants must be residents of the State of Connecticut, and preference will be given to those with financial need. This award is renewable.
- The Anthony Wallace Memorial Scholarship is for rising juniors in CLAS who have a 3.0 GPA, excellent past academic achievement, and financial need. Applicants must be residents of the State of Connecticut. This award is renewable.
- The Christine N. Witzel Award is for academically promising graduate or undergraduate students in CLAS who are recommended by a faculty member associated with the Center for Health, Intervention and Prevention (CHIP). Applicants must submit a three-to-five page pre-proposal describing an innovative research project in women's health issues.
- The Grace Yeagle Scholarship in Math and Science Education is awarded to academically outstanding undergraduates majoring in math, life sciences, or physical sciences. A demonstrated commitment to teaching as a profession is also required. This award is renewable.