Beverley Taylor Sorenson College of Education & Human Development


Board of Trustees Scholarship

The SUU Board of Trustees Endowment is funded by members of the Board of Trustees and awarded to an outstanding student of junior class standing. One outstanding student is chosen from the College of Education and Human Development to apply for this award.

In terms of financial assistance for a student, this is one of the most prestigious scholarships offered by the University. The award is full tuition and student fees, plus $1000, for an IN-STATE student. If the student is a non-resident, they will be responsible for the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition rates.

Eccles Scholarships

Eccles Scholarships will be awarded to deserving students from Utah who have excelled academically and personally in their lives. The Eccles scholarships are among the most prestigious on campus. The College of Education awards two $3,000 scholarships each year. Students should contact the College of Education and Human Development in ED 338 for applications, requirements, and deadlines.

Beverley Taylor Sorensen Arts Education Scholarship

The Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts Education Scholarship pays tuition and regular fees and will continue until the student graduates in Elementary Education with an additional 18 credits in Dance, Music, Visual Arts, or Theatre. Scholarship recipients must enroll for a minimum of 12 -18 credit hours each semester in order to maintain full-time status.

The program will also pay for credits earned in certain off-campus programs. All credits earned during such experiences, and paid for by the loan program must be applicable to the Elementary Education licensure program the recipient is pursuing. Contact Alisa Petersen for application and additional information – ED 327 (435) 865-8529.

Terrel H. Bell Teaching Incentive Loans

Terrel H. Bell Teaching Incentive Loans are awarded for up to eight semesters of study to deserving students who are pursuing the teaching profession in the state of Utah. This program provides significant loan funding for payment toward tuition and fees. Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA throughout the program with repayment made by teaching in the State of Utah. The deadline for submitting applications for the Terrel H. Bell Teaching Incentive Loan is March 31. Interested high school students should contact their principal or superintendent about the scholarship. Interested transfer or continuing students may contact the Administrative Assistant for the College of Education and Human Development in ED 338 for applications, requirements, and deadlines.


AmeriCorps is a program that benefits students for doing service that is already required because of their major (such as student teaching).  Information regarding the program and sign up for program orientation can be found at this website  For complete information on the program, please contact Gabrielle Strand, AmeriCorps Campus Coordinator 435 865-8332 or via email at

Departmental Scholarships

A variety of scholarships are available to students demonstrating potential for excellence in education studies. Students should contact the Department of Teacher Education and Family Services in ED 324 about available scholarships, requirements, and deadlines.