Barrett Scholarships

Our students are supported by the following scholarships, grants, and awards made possible by the gracious gifts of donors to Barrett, The Honors College, and Arizona State University.

Scholarship applications for the 2020-2021 academic year are available on November 1, 2019, and close on February 1, 2020, with the exception of the Bidstrup Fellowship, and the Quesada Research Award and the Beus Family New American University Scholarship which have other deadlines.

2020-2021 Barrett Scholarship recipients will be notified of their awards via their ASU email on April 1, 2020. Barrett does not notify non-recipients. Please keep your email address up-to-date with the university through My ASU.

For questions, please contact Barrett Scholarships at 480-727-5442 or  BarrettScholarships@asu.edu or see our Barrett Scholarship FAQs page.

Scholarship-Specific Application Required:

Grady Kathryn Gammage Memorial Scholarship ($4,000)
Deadline: 2/1/2019
This scholarship was created in honor of the legacy of the former president of Arizona State University and his wife. The award values the breadth of intellectual vision and commitment to contributing to the lives of individuals and the well-being of the community. Four outstanding high school seniors are designated Gammage Scholars each year.;Recipients are selected on the basis of their academic record, university activities, and community service.To apply, a student must be a National Merit Semi-Finalist, National Merit Finalist, or National Hispanic Scholar. View the information and application materials online.

The Austin James Service Scholarship (approx. $2375)
Deadline: 2/1/2020
This scholarship supports a Barrett student that has demonstrated community service in the past and will continue to pursue service opportunities during their time at ASU. This scholarship is only for an incoming freshman, who is an Arizona resident and first-generation college student. The scholarship is renewable for three additional years if the scholarship GPA, credit hours and enrollment status criteria are successfully met, and which will be evaluated at the end of each academic year. Apply online.

The Beus Family New American University Scholarship (up to $15,000 annually)
Deadline: 3/1/2020
The Beus Family New American University Scholarship provides scholarships for incoming freshmen or community college transfer students who are active members of the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints and have a focus on STEM or music degree programs at ASU. Amounts will vary up to $15,000 annually. Apply online. You may also view additional scholarship opportunities for active members of the LDS Church online.

The Lattie F. and Elnora W. Coor Scholarship (approx. $5,000)
Deadline: 2/1/2020
President Lattie Coor, fifteenth president of Arizona State University, and his wife, Elva, established this scholarship. It recognizes excellence in a first-generation, first-time freshman. Scholarship may be renewable for an additional three years. Apply online.

The Garcia Family Foundation Scholarship (up to $5,000)
Deadline: 2/1/2020
The Garcia Family Foundation Scholarship was established on the philosophy of inclusion and caring about its local community. The Garcia Family Foundation believes that addressing the needs of the vulnerable in our midst is the most worthwhile way to make a positive difference in our world. This scholarship is for students enrolled in Barrett, the Honors College with demonstrated financial need. Apply online

The Samantha Stachel Play Big Scholarship (up to $6,000)
Deadline: 2/1/2020
While Samantha Stachel cannot physically attend ASU as a student, her spirit and passion for life, academic excellence, and helping others will be present at Barrett through the Samantha Stachel Play Big Scholarship established in her honor.  This scholarship inspires and recognizes students who have achieved much in the face of their life challenges.  Applicants must have displayed academic success, leadership, and character and not let adversity define them. Two recipients will be selected as Play Big Scholars and will receive funds to be used toward tuition, room, and board, or books.  It is the donor preference that one scholarship should be awarded to an alumnus of Chaparral High School in Scottsdale, Arizona.  Read more information about the scholarship or apply online.

The Ted Humphrey Scholarship (approx. $2,500)
Deadline: This scholarship is only awarded once every four years, so a recipient will not be selected for the 2020-2021 academic year
Named in honor of President's Professor and founding dean of Barrett, The Honors College, Dr. Ted Humphrey. This scholarship recognizes academic excellence in a first-generation college student majoring in one of the traditional humanities, social sciences or physical or biological sciences.

The Zelma Basha Salmeri Honors Art Scholarship (up to $1,000)
Deadline: 2/1/2020
This award is named for a talented artist who was born in 1919 in Sedona, Arizona and passed away in 1997. Throughout her life, Zelma Basha Salmeri worked hard to help others achieve their dreams, and through this art scholarship, the family wishes to keep alive her spirit of giving. This scholarship recognizes the talents of honors students with financial need who shows high artistic achievement and promise. Students interested in this award must complete and submit an application and portfolio by Feb. 1, 2020. Student need not be an art major. Apply online.

Barrett General Scholarship Application Required:
Deadline: 2/1/2020

Barrett, The Honors College, has a number of scholarships funded through individual donors, alumni, and private foundations. These scholarships require completion of the Barrett General Scholarship Application. Submission of the application will allow students to be considered for multiple awards. The application process is competitive; selection is based on criteria such as GPA, leadership and community service, academic major, class level, financial need, and residency classification.

The Barrett General Scholarship Application is available on November 1, 2019, and the submission deadline is February 1, 2020. For a Barrett General Scholarship Application to be considered from a Lower Division student, the student must be admitted to Barrett, The Honors College, by February 28, 2020. For Upper Division applicants only, the student must be admitted by March 6, 2020. Prospective students should carefully review the Barrett admissions process to ensure they apply to the college early enough to receive an admission decision by the appropriate date identified above.

Students with a complete Barrett General Scholarship Application on file by February 1, 2020 and admitted to Barrett by these deadlines, will be considered for the following awards. Apply online.

Barrett Parents New American University Scholarship (approx. $1,000)
Funded by the Barrett Parent Association. Recipients are selected for their academic achievements and financial need.

The Chrisman Scholarship (up to $1,000)
Named for a distinguished friend of Barrett, The Honors College, this scholarship recognizes academic excellence in an incoming first-time freshman.

The Nita Siegman Scholarship (up to $1,500 annually)
Named for a valued friend of Arizona State University, this scholarship recognizes academic excellence in an incoming first-time freshman.

The Tse Family Scholarship (up to $1000)
This scholarship is named for the generous Tse family donor and friend of Barrett, awarding an incoming freshman with financial need.

For other scholarship opportunities visit:

ASU Financial Aid & Scholarships
Sun Devil Family Association Scholarships

Award-Specific Application Required:

Bidstrup Foundation and Barrett Research Undergraduate Fellows Program (up to $2,000)
Deadline: Opens 8/26/19 - Closes: Rolling
Through the Bidstrup Foundation and Barrett Research Undergraduate Fellows Program, students and faculty may partner to apply for research funding. Any Barrett student with financial need, who wishes to engage in research with a faculty member of ASU, may apply for funding. The program is designed to help students who both want to carry out scholarly work under the tutelage of a faculty member and are required to earn money to address their financial need. To determine financial need, a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be on file. International students who cannot file a FAFSA, should complete a budget form and include with the application submission. Apply online.

Jose Franco & Francisca Ocampo Quesada Research Award (between $500 – $1,500)
Deadline: Opens 8/31/2019  – Closes 10/15/2019
The Jose Franco & Francisca Ocampo Quesada Research Award was created to increase understanding of Hispanic culture and the influences of the Hispanic community while promoting the interdisciplinary work of Hispanic researchers. This award will be provided to students working on Hispanic topics as part of their honors thesis project. Apply online.

The Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service (ARMLS) Honors Fund (up to $4000)
Deadline: 2/1/2020
The Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service (ARMLS) Honors Fund supports Barrett, The Honors College students pursuing degrees, research, or a thesis in real estate, city/urban planning, or any other field that prepares society for the future in the context of how people will utilize real estate. Apply Online.

The Zelma Basha Salmeri Honors Art Scholarship (up to $1,000)
Deadline: 2/1/2020
This award is named for a talented artist who was born in 1919 in Sedona, Arizona and passed away in 1997. Throughout her life, Zelma Basha Salmeri worked hard to help others achieve their dreams, and through this art scholarship, the family wishes to keep alive her spirit of giving. This scholarship recognizes the talents of honors students with financial need who show high artistic achievement and promise. Students interested in this award must complete and submit an application and portfolio by Feb. 1, 2020. Student need not be an art major. Apply online.

Barrett General Scholarship Application Required: 

Deadline: 2/1/2020
Barrett, The Honors College, has a number of scholarships funded through individual donors, alumni, and private foundations. These scholarships require completion of the Barrett General Scholarship Application. Submission of the application will allow students to be considered for multiple awards. The application process is competitive; selection is based on criteria such as GPA, leadership and community service, academic major, class level, financial need, and residency classification.

The following scholarships require the completion of the Barrett General Scholarship Application. The deadline for the Barrett General Scholarship Application is Feb. 1, 2020. Apply online.

The Joseph J. and Cecilia O’Neil Dawson Scholarship (approx. $1,000)
Named in honor of the parents of John Dawson, a prominent Arizona attorney, this scholarship recognizes academic excellence in a current honors student majoring in education, any field of business, or pursuing pre-law studies at the university.

The Edwin K. and Margaret Jacobs Delph Honors Scholarship (Varies)
Named in honor of Edwin K. Delph’s parents, this scholarship recognizes academic excellence in a current honors student studying at the ASU West Campus.

The W.J. Miller Scholarship (approx. $1,000)
Named for a respected Arizona businessman, this scholarship recognizes academic excellence in a current honors student.

Barrett Parents New American University Scholarship (approx. $1,000)
Funded by the Barrett Parents Association. Recipients are selected for their academic achievements and financial need.

Mak Pak Chiu and Mak Soo Lai Hing Memorial Scholarship (NAUS) (approx. $1,000) 
Named in honor of Mr. Mak Pak Chiu and Mrs. Mak Soo Lai Hing, this scholarship recognizes students working towards the advancement of women.

For other scholarship opportunities visit:

ASU Financial Aid & Scholarships
Sun Devil Family Association Scholarships