John & Anne Hinckley Scholarship
John S. Hinckley was a passionate member of the automobile industry who strongly believed in the improvement of community through active participation and was highly involved in local causes. He met Anne, a Virginia native, during his time in the U.S. Army while she was serving in the American Red Cross. The John & Anne Hinckley Scholarship funds an annual scholarship for outstanding students whose academic and community pursuits promote active citizenship and public service. The Hinckley demonstrated great love for the Institute and wanted to ensure that talented students could contribute to the political community without financial hindrance.
The Hinckley Institute will award this $2,500 scholarship to an outstanding student who meets the following criteria:
Strong academic standing in any major at the University of Utah
Entering Sophomore or Junior year of college
(attended at least two semesters at a university or community college)
Full-time student who will maintain full-time student status at the University of Utah throughout the upcoming academic year.
Demonstrate ongoing commitment to active citizenship and public service.
Must be a U.S. citizen, lawfully present in the U.S., or have graduate from a Utah high school.
If you have specific questions or would like additional information, contact the Hinckley Institute at 801-581-8501
Letter of Recommendation (from either a professor or professional work supervisor)
Transcript (unofficial is acceptable)
Essay (prompt provided in application)
Scholarship decisions will be made before the end of spring semester. Funding will be released through the University of Utah Financial Aid & Scholarship Office and will be credited to outstanding tuition balances; excess funds will be refunded to the student.
APPLICATION DEADLINE 2019-2020:
March 1, 2019
2019: Gillian Stucki
2018: Maxton Cline, Connor Davis
2017: Nicholas Cockrell
2016: Taylor Talbot
2015: Maxwell Chaffetz
2014: Trent Giove
2013: Lisa Hawkins
2012: Jacob Chamberlain
2011: Alexander Kojo Abbrem
2010: Ashley Edgette
2009: Ben Dailey
2008: Doug Petersen
2007: Shawn Strong
2006: Marko Mijic
2005: Bryson B. Morgan
2004: Anne Bergstedt, Laura Biddle
2003: Alisia Abegg
2002: Linda Clark
2001: Yelena Ayrapetova, Marie Van Uitert
1999: Rachel Reiser, Monica Kay Shelton
1998: Chaitna Sinha
1993: Delight Roberts
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