Undergraduate Scholarships

The Hinckley Institute of Politics provides more than $400,000 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 Washington, D.C. and global internships. There are also a limited number of local internship scholarships available.

The Hinckley Institute provides more than $25,000 annually in academic scholarships to students through the following scholarship funds:

John and Anne Hinckley Scholarship

One $2,500 scholarship to an entering sophomore or junior with a commitment to public service.

Matheson Leadership Scholarship

Two $5,000 scholarships awarded to students demonstrating outstanding leadership.

Suazo Community Scholarship

One $1,000 scholarship and one $500 stipend awarded to students with a passion for community service.

Todd Taylor Memorial Scholarship

One $4,500 scholarship awarded to a student with a commitment to public service and a passion for politics.

Application deadlines for the 2019-2020 academic year are due March 1, 2019. 

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


Additional Funding

Truman Scholarship

The Hinckley Institute is also the University of Utah representative for the prestigious national Harry S. Truman Scholarship.

Bill Rishel Loan

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

University Scholarships

Search for additional funding through the Uā€™s scholarship database and access thousands of dollars in additional student aid.

Federal Student Aid

Apply for federal student aid by completing a FAFSA form. Contact the Financial Aid Office for more information.