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 2018-2019 academic year close on February 1, 2018, with the exception of the Barrett Technology, the Bidstrup Fellowship, and the Quesada Research Award.

2018-19 Barrett Scholarship recipients will be notified of their awards via their ASU email on April 1, 2018. 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:

Barrett Technology Scholarship (up to $1,000)
Deadline: March 30, 2018
, recipients will be notified by 5/1/18
Funded by our generous donors, the technology scholarship will benefit student recipients by providing a voucher for the ASU Tempe Technology Campus Store to purchase ANY personal computer up to $1,000 award limit. To apply, click here.

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 2018-2019 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. Click here to apply.

The Lattie F. and Elnora W. Coor Scholarship (approx. $5,000)
Deadline: This scholarship is only awarded once every four years, so a recipient will not be selected for the 2018-2019 academic year.
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.

The Beus Family New American University Scholarship (up to $15,000 annually)
Deadline: 3/1/2018, recipients will be notified by 5/1/18
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. To apply, click here. For additional scholarship opportunities for active members of the LDS Church visit: https://scholarships.asu.edu/scholarship/30212.

The Samantha Stachel Play Big Scholarship (up to $6,000)
Deadline: 2/1/2018
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.  For more information about the scholarship, click here. To apply, click here.

The Zelma Basha Salmeri Honors Art Scholarship (up to $1,000)
Deadline: 2/1/2018
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, 2018. Student need not be an art major.  To apply, click here.

Grady & Kathryn Gammage Memorial Scholarship 
Deadline: 2/15/2018 Extended, recipients will be notified by 5/1/18
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. For more information and application materials, please click here.

Barrett General Scholarship Application Required:
Deadline: 2/1/2018

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 will become available on November 1, 2017, and the submission deadline is February 1, 2018. For a Barrett General Scholarship Application to be considered, the student must be admitted to Barrett, The Honors College, by February 16, 2018. Prospective students should carefully review the Barrett admissions process to ensure they apply to the college early enough to receive an admission decision by February 16. 

Students with a complete Barrett General Scholarship Application on file by February 1, 2018, who have been admitted to Barrett by February 16, 2018, will be considered for the following awards. To apply, click here.

Gordon Scholarship (approx. $1,000)
Funded by Alan and Beatrice Gordon, Barrett students, and friends of the college.

Bivenour Scholarship (approx. $1,000)
Funded by Charles Bivenour.

Barrett Parents New American University Scholarship (approx. $1,000)
Funded by the Barrett Parent Association. Recipients are selected on 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 George and Joann K. Jones Scholarship (up to $2,500)
Named for valued friends of Barrett, The Honors College, this scholarship recognizes academic excellence in an incoming first-time freshman majoring in journalism or any field of business.

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.

Additional ASU Scholarship Opportunities for Barrett Students: 

Biomedical Informatics Scholarship: Deadline February 1, 2018
The ASU Department of Biomedical Informatics in the College of Health Solutions is offering scholarship opportunities to Barrett Honors students interested in pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Informatics. Click here for more information and the Department of Biomedical Informatics in the College of Health Solutions application instructions.


For other scholarship opportunities visit:

ASU Financial Aid & Scholarships
Sun Devil Family Association Scholarships

Award-Specific Application Required:

Bidstrup Foundation Undergraduate Fellows Program (up to $2,000)
Deadline: Applications closed until the end of August 2018
Through the Bidstrup Foundation Undergraduate Fellows Program, students and faculty may partner to apply for research funding.  Any 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. The 2017-18 application is available here.

The Zelma Basha Salmeri Honors Art Scholarship (up to $1,000)
Deadline: February 1, 2018 
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. To apply, click here.

Jose Franco & Francisca Ocampo Quesada Research Award (between $500 – $1,500)
Deadline:  Opens September 5, 2017 - Closes October  30, 2017
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. To apply, click here.

Barrett General Scholarship Application Required: 

Deadline: 2/1/2018
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, 2018.

To apply, click here

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
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 business man, this scholarship recognizes academic excellence in a current honors student.

Gordon Scholarship ($1,000)
Funded by Alan and Beatrice Gordon, Barrett students, and friends of the college.

Bivenour Scholarship (approx. $1,000)
Funded by Charles Bivenour.

Barrett Parents New American University Scholarship (approx. $1,000)
Funded by the Barrett Parents Association. Recipients are selected on 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