Scholarships

Each year the College of Humanities is pleased to offer scholarships to deserving students enrolled in disciplines across the College. These scholarships have been made possible by the generosity of alumni and donors who have demonstrated a long-standing interest in education and the Humanities.

Students can apply for scholarships on Scholarship Universe, a service provided by the UA Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid (OSFA) where University of Arizona students can get matched and apply for scholarships. Students will get matched based on their profiles to available COH Scholarships and other scholarships they may be eligible for. Each scholarship may be found by searching for the scholarship name using the search feature in the top left corner of SU:

Required application materials include: 

  • Personal statement
  • One letter of recommendation (uploaded by the recommender)
  • List of any honors, extracurricular or volunteer activities

Application period for Spring 2021 is now closed!


Alene Kelsey Metcalf Family Scholarship

Eligibility
Undergraduate students enrolled in majors offered by the College of Humanities at the University of Arizona.  Special consideration shall be given to the following groups: students with a 3.0 GPA; students pursuing double majors (if one is in the Humanities); students seeking degrees in Creative Writing; students seeking to become the first in their family to earn a college degree.

Value of Scholarship
$4,700, not renewable

Number of Awards
One scholarship awarded each academic year

Application Available
January 15 – February 19, 2021

 


 

Dante S. Lauretta and M. Katherine Crombie Award

Eligibility
This award is for students who are in both the College of Humanities and the College of Science. Applicants must have declared a major in at least one of the two colleges, and have either a major or a minor in ther other. Full-time juniors, seniors or graduate students are eligible. Applicants must have financial need, a minimum 3.0 GPA, making satisfactory progress toward their degree, and enrolled in coursework in the College of Humanities and the College of Science at The University of Arizona. Preference is given to the student(s) who can demonstrate their participation or volunteer experience with the Boys and Girls Club or a similar youth organization.

Value of Scholarship
$1,000, not renewable

Number of Awards
One scholarship awarded each academic year

Application Available
January 15 – February 19, 2021

 


 

David Evans and Lucille C. Nutt Scholarship

Eligibility
Undergraduate students enrolled in majors offered by the College of Humanities at the University of Arizona.  Candidates must have attended high school in the state of Arizona for four years and graduated in the top 25% of their class. The scholarship is potentially renewable (by nomination each year) if the student maintains no less than a 3.0 cumulative grade point average and completes no fewer than 16 units per semester.

Value of Scholarship
$2,250, potentially renewable

Number of Awards
Two scholarships awarded each academic year

Application Available
January 15 – February 19, 2021

 


 

Humanities Matter Scholarship

Eligibility
Undergraduate students enrolled in majors OR minors offered by the College of Humanities at the University of Arizona.  Awardees of the Humanities Matter Scholarship will be determined largely on the basis of the required essay titled, “Why the Humanities Matter in My Life & in the World.” All applicants must submit an essay on this topic, citing specific examples of the importance of the Humanities. No minimum GPA required.

Value of Scholarship
$1,500 per academic year for the winner, potentially renewable.
$500 for Honorable Mention, potentially renewable.

Number of Awards
One winner and one honorable mention awarded each academic year

Application Available
January 15 – February 19, 2021


 

Mary Ann Farman Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility
Undergraduate female students enrolled in any degree field offered by the College of Humanities at the University of Arizona.  Candidates must be enrolled full-time and must be in good academic standing.

Value of Scholarship
$1,600, not renewable 

Number of Awards
One scholarship awarded each academic year

Application Available
January 15 – February 19, 2021

 


 

Misto-Ertz Scholarship

Eligibility
Undergraduate students at the University of Arizona who are studying art, art education, or the romance languages. This scholarship is shared with the College of Fine Arts; to be selected as a College of Humanities recipient of this scholarship, candidates must be majoring in one of the romance languages (French, Italian, or Spanish & Portuguese).

Value of Scholarship
$3,050 per academic year, not renewable

Number of Awards
Two scholarships awarded each academic year

Application Available
January 15 – February 19, 2021

 


 

Samuel and Louise McMillan Scholarship

Eligibility
Undergraduate students enrolled in any degree field offered by the College of Humanities at the University of Arizona. Candidates must be in good academic standing with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Candidates will demonstrate the characteristics of: innovative leadership style; significant involvement in volunteer & community-based activities; and academic achievement.

Value of Scholarship
$2,375, not renewable

Number of Awards
Two scholarships awarded per academic year

Application Available
January 15 – February 19, 2021

 


 

Van de Verde Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility
Undergraduate students enrolled in majors offered by the College of Humanities at the University of Arizona.  Candidates must be upper-division status (junior/senior class standing) and must have demonstrated outstanding achievement and promise.

Value of Scholarship
$1,592, not renewable

Number of Awards
Three scholarships awarded each academic year

Application Available
January 15 – February 19, 2021

 


 

Werner Schirmer Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility
Undergraduate students enrolled in majors offered by the College of Humanities at the University of Arizona.  Candidates must be upper-division status (junior/senior class standing) and must be planning to enroll in a summer Study Abroad program or other UA-sponsored summer student program in Europe.

Value of Scholarship
$400, not renewable

Number of Awards
One scholarship awarded each academic year

Application Available
January 15 – February 19, 2021