Scholarships for UHP Students

The scholarships on this page are available only to currently enrolled students in the University Honors Program at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cites. Applications for 2020-21 scholarships closed on March 15, 2020. Decisions will be made during the spring 2020 semester.

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CLA Honors Scholarship (UHP, CLA)

The CLA Honors Scholarship is awarded to Honors students completing degrees in the College of Liberal Arts who have strong records of academic performance, commitment to the Liberal Arts, and engagement with UHP.  In addition to a major in CLA, commitment to the Liberal Arts may be demonstrated through extracurricular campus activities, community engagement, creative work, research, or future academic plans. Engagement with UHP may include enrollment in Honors courses and non-course experiences, the Honors Mentor Program or Tutoring, serving as an Honors Ambassador or a UHSA leader. The scholarship is open to students at any level.

Award Details: $1500-$2000; One scholarship will be awarded for the 2020-21 academic year.

Applications for 2020-21 scholarships closed on March 15, 2020. Decisions will be made during the spring 2020 semester.

Campus Contact: Tim Jones

Holten Scholarship (UHP, CLA)

The Holten Scholarship is awarded to Honors students completing degrees in the College of Liberal Arts, with preference given to those majoring in Philosophy, History, Political Science, or Literature (English, Foreign Language, or Comparative).  The goal of the scholarship is to support students with financial need in the completion of an Honors thesis in a CLA major, so students should apply in the spring of the year before they will research and write their thesis. Applicants should have a strong record of academic performance and involvement with UHP.  A preliminary thesis proposal is required with the application. An optional letter of recommendation from a faculty member may be submitted to natschol@umn.edu with the subject line "Holten Scholarship Recommendation" by the March 15, 2020 application deadline. 

Award Details: ~$1500-$2000; One scholarship will be awarded for the 2020-21 academic year.

Applications for 2020-21 scholarships closed on March 15, 2020. Decisions will be made during the spring 2020 semester.

Campus Contact: Tim Jones

K. S. Kim Scholarship (UHP, all colleges)

The K. S. Kim Scholarship is awarded to a rising junior or senior Honors student (defined for 2020-21 applications as any UHP student intending to graduate spring 2021, fall 2021, or spring 2022) in any college who has demonstrated sustained engagement in community service and serves as an “ambassador of hope and healing.”  Successful applicants will have a strong record of involvement with UHP, participation and leadership in their communities, and commitment to fostering diversity and inclusiveness.

Award Details: ~$2000; One scholarship will be awarded for the 2020-21 academic year.

Applications for 2020-21 scholarships closed on March 15, 2020. Decisions will be made during the spring 2020 semester.

Campus Contact: Tim Jones

St. Martins Scholarship (UHP, CSE)

The St. Martins Scholarship is awarded to Honors students completing degrees in the College of Science and Engineering who have serious need of financial assistance.  Successful applicants will demonstrate excellent progress in their CSE major and engagement with UHP.

Award Details: ~$2000-$5000; Several scholarships will be awarded for the 2020-21 academic year.

Applications for 2020-21 scholarships closed on March 15, 2020. Decisions will be made during the spring 2020 semester.

Campus Contact: Tim Jones