College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

School of Applied Human Sciences

Scholarships

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The following is a listing of scholarships available to students in the School of Applied Human Sciences. For more information about these scholarships, contact the School of Applied Human Sciences in 235 Latham at (319) 273-2814 or the Financial Aid Office in 105 Gilchrist at (319) 273-2700 or (800) 772-2736. Be aware that accepting academic scholarships may impact financial aid status and students with questions regarding this issue should consult the Financial Aid Office.

For application information on the following School of Applied Human Sciences Scholarships, contact the Chair of the Scholarship Committee, 235 Latham Hall, (319) 273-2814.


Nellie Dickey Scholarship
Declared undergraduate major in School of Applied Human Sciences at UNI
Total cumulative GPA of 3.25

Must be junior standing (60 hours) at the end of spring semester. Transfer or returning students must have taken 30 hours at UNI (can include those taken during spring semester). Must have 12 hours in School of Applied Human Sciences (31F:xxx, 31I:xxx, 31L:xxx, 31S:xxx, 31T:xxx) at UNI (can include those taken during spring semester). Full or part time (6 hour minimum) students may apply. Part time students will be eligible for partial scholarships only. Past recipients may apply providing criteria are met Applications will be reviewed with emphasis on: participation in campus and community activities, leadership and service, scholarship, and future goals (personal, educational, and professional

Amount: varies
Application form: Common Scholarship Application


Marjorie Gibson Leighty Scholarship
Declared undergraduate major in School of Applied Human Sciences at UNI.
Total cumulative GPA of 3.00
Full time student
Sophomore or junior standing (30-60 hours) by the end of spring semester
Applications will be reviewed with emphasis on: financial need, participation in campus and community activities, leadership and service, scholarship, and future goals (personal, educational, and professional). Preference will be given to those in need of financial support. Preference will be given to a first year recipient for a second year providing criteria is met. Preference may be given to individuals with a stated interest in using their education in a teaching capacity

Amount: up to $1000
Application form: Common Scholarship Application


Martha Peterson Shedd Scholarship
Declared undergraduate major in School of Applied Human Sciences at UNI
Total cumulative GPA of 2.50
Full time student
Applications will be reviewed with emphasis on: financial need, leadership, and citizenship, and future goals (personal, educational, and professional). Preference will be given to those in need of financial support. Past recipients may apply providing criteria are met.

Amount: varies
Application Form:  Common Scholarship Application


Elizabeth Sutherland Howes Scholarship
Declared undergraduate major in School of Applied Human Sciences at UNI
Awarded to a senior student with outstanding achievement, leadership, and service in the department
Total cumulative GPA of 3.25
Prestigious award given by School of Applied Human Sciences Alumni Association

Amount: $200
No application required. Recipient is chosen from qualifying seniors