Undergraduate Scholarships


The Hinckley Institute of Politics provides more than $720,000 in academic and internship scholarships to University of Utah students. Academic scholarships are offered once an academic year and internship scholarships are awarded to students who are accepted to international and Washington, DC, internships. There are a limited number of local internship scholarships available.

The Hinckley Institute of Politics provides more than $55,000 in academic scholarships to students through the following scholarship funds:

Application deadlines for the 2017-2018 academic year already passed. Applications are typically due in March. Check back around that time.

For information about how to claim scholarship money on your taxes, click here.

The Hinckley Institute is also the University of Utah representative for two prestigious national scholarship competitions (contact the office for more information on deadlines/requirements):

The Hinckley Institute also offers a low-interest loan program for matriculated students at the University of Utah called the Bill Rishel Loan.

The Hinckley institute also offers the Philo S. Bennett paper prize for the top submission to the Hinckley Journal of Politics.