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Awards and Fellowships

Undergraduate Scholarships


The Human Rights Institute will award two $5,000 scholarships for the Spring of 2018. 

To be considered for a scholarship for Spring 2018 the deadline for applications is Friday, November 10, 2017. The Scholarship Committee will make their final selections no later than December 10, 2017. Scholarship recipients will be notified. Non-recipients will not be contacted.

All scholarships will be administered by the Office of Student Financial Aid Services. If you are a need-based financial aid recipient (loans, grants, work-study employment) your financial aid package may be revised as a result of this award. If no adjustment is necessary and your fee bill is paid in full, you may be entitled to a refund. If you have questions about how a scholarship could affect your financial aid package, please call (860)486-2819.

Scholarship Information

These scholarships are awarded to academically outstanding undergraduate CLAS students, who are enrolled full time, majoring or minoring in human rights, and can demonstrate academic achievement and financial need. Preference will be given to students with financial need and to those students who are also majoring or minoring in Political Science.

These scholarships are made possibly by the generous contributions from both the Mark S. Rudy and Wiktor Osiatynski Scholarships.

Instructions
  1. Access our online application portal at https://uconntact.uconn.edu/submitter/form/start/140570.
  2. Complete all required fields.
  3. Upload a copy of your unofficial transcript
  4. Upload your one page reflection based on the included prompt.
  5. Submit the completed application no later than Friday November 10th, 2017.
To be considered for a scholarship for Spring 2018 the deadline for applications is Friday November 10, 2017.

The Scholarship Committee will make their final selections no later than December 10, 2017. Scholarship recipients will be notified. Non-recipients will not be contacted.