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Alec Jensen

Alec Jensen

Christi and Mark Jensen met when they were just 7 years old, through their church in Lubbock, Texas. They started dating years later after Mark returned from a religious mission in Japan. As newlyweds, they moved to Boston, where Mark completed a bachelor’s degree at...

Altabank Endowed Scholarship

Altabank Endowed Scholarship

The Altabank Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in 1990 to support students in the Woodbury School of Business. Although the name of the bank has changed over the last three decades, the commitment of their leadership and staff to our students hasn’t. Today, as...

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Alumni Family Endowed Scholarship

The Alumni Family Endowed Scholarship was set up with funds raised from the former Alumni Classic Golf Tournament, which took place annually from 1991 to 2008. The scholarship provides full tuition and fees to three students each year. Recipients of the scholarship...

Ameriprise Financial Services Annual Scholarship

Ameriprise Financial Services Annual Scholarship

Ameriprise Financial Services established the Ameriprise Financial Services Annual Scholarship in 2015 to benefit the Financial Planning Quiz Bowl winners in UVU’s Financial Planning program. Ameriprise Financial was founded by John Tappan in 1894 to help people feel...

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Ashton Leadership Endowment

The Ashton Leadership Endowment was established by Alan and Karen Ashton in 2006 to benefit Utah Valley University students participating in the Center for Advancement of Leadership program. History: Alan C. Ashton, co-founder of WordPerfect Corporation, was born...

ASL Deaf Studies Scholarship

ASL Deaf Studies Scholarship

Thomas J. Thomas established the ASL Deaf Studies Scholarship in 2014 to benefit Utah Valley University students majoring in ASL Deaf Studies. Applicants must have documentation of neurological damage. About UVU’s ASL Program: Students who study American Sign...

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AT&T Latino Student Scholarship

AT&T established the Latino Student Scholarship in 2015 to UVU students who demonstrate financial need and are of Latino descent. Students must take at least 12 credit hours during the awarded semester and maintain a 3.0 GPA. The history of AT&T dates back to the...

Auto Expo Endowed Scholarship

Auto Expo Endowed Scholarship

Utah Valley University’s annual Auto Expo and Swap Meet is one of the largest car shows in Utah, and the proceeds it generates fund the Auto Expo Endowed Scholarship for UVU students in the department of automotive technology. The UVU Auto Expo was started in 1983 by...

Aviation Golf Tournament Endowed Scholarship

Aviation Golf Tournament Endowed Scholarship

The annual Swings for Wings Scholarship Golf Tournament at the Talons Cove Golf Club and Reception Center in Saratoga Springs, Utah, brings together community members who care about UVU’s aviation program for a day of fun competition in support of a worthy cause. To...

Aviation Scholarship

Aviation Scholarship

The Aviation Scholarship was created to benefit students of Utah Valley University. Since its creation, faculty and staff of the University along with members of the community have donated to the fund to help students pursue their dreams of obtaining a higher...

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Axis Steel Detailing Annual Sch. For Engineering Graphics & Design Technology

Ron Schoen established the Axis Steel Detailing Annual Scholarship for Engineering Graphics & Design Technology in 2015. to the scholarship benefits Utah Valley University students earning an Engineering Graphics and Design Technology Associate in Science or...

Bamberger Memorial Foundation Scholarship

Bamberger Memorial Foundation Scholarship

The Ruth Eleanor Bamberger and John Ernest Bamberger Memorial Foundation were founded by Ernest and Eleanor Bamberger in 1947. Ernest and Eleanor were civic leaders and humanitarians who contributed to the community both financially and by volunteering their time....

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Belliston Family

Angus and Jenny Belliston established the Angus & Jenny Belliston Endowed Scholarship in 1999 to benefit students with financial need who demonstrate personal integrity, high moral standard, and a commitment to service. Preference is given to non-citizens who...

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Bernon and Irene Smith Aviation Endowed Scholarship

The Bernon and Irene Smith Aviation Endowed Scholarship was established in 2013 to benefit Utah Valley University students enrolled in the Aviation Science Program. History: Bernon Mervin Smith was born in 1930 in Slatington, Pennsylvania. He grew up in various...

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Bernon and Irene Smith Endowed Scholarship

The Smith family established the Bernon and Irene Smith Endowed Scholarship in 2008 to benefit Utah Valley University students who demonstrate financial need. History: Bernon Mervin Smith was born in 1930 in Slatington, Pennsylvania. He served in the U.S. Navy on...

Bill Cobb Peace & Justice Scholarship

Bill Cobb Peace & Justice Scholarship

Dr. E. Mark Bezzant, former assistant vice president for Utah Valley University, established the Bill Cobb Peace & Justice Scholarship in 2006 to benefit Utah Valley University students who demonstrate financial need and are enrolled in UVU’s College of Humanities...

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Bill J. and Margaret M. Pope Endowed Scholarship Fund

In February 1997 the Popes gave a large gift to the UVU Foundation. A portion of the money helped to create the Colorado Plateau Field Institute Fund to promote a field study of the natural sciences and to facilitate educational activities. The remaining portion of...

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Blake Donner & Jennifer Galbraith Memorial Scholarship

The Blake Donner & Jennifer Galbraith Memorial Scholarship was established to benefit Utah Valley University students with financial need. The fund was created after the tragic death of Blake and Jennifer in a drowning accident in August of 2005. Applicants for the...

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Blue Stakes Scholarship

Blue Stakes of Utah established the Blue Stakes Scholarship in 2012 to benefit Utah Valley University students enrolled in a construction-related program. Recipients are required to participate in Blue Stakes of Utah’s annual member’s meeting. History: Blue Stakes...

Bookstore Scholarship

Bookstore Scholarship

The Bookstore Scholarship was created to benefit students of Utah Valley University. Since its creation, faculty and staff of the University along with members of the community have donated to the fund to help students pursue their dreams of obtaining a higher...

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Brady & Andrea Murray Family Endowed Scholarship

Brady and Andrea Murray established the Brady & Andrea Murray Family Endowed Scholarship in 2016 to benefit Utah Valley University students enrolled in the Personal Financial Planning, Marketing, or Business Management program. Brady Murray serves as the president of...

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Branden Parker Aviation

James and Andrea Clarke established the Branden Parker Aviation Scholarship Fund in 2014 to benefit Utah Valley University students who demonstrate financial need and are enrolled in the aviation program. History: James and Andrea Clarke started Clearlink, a...

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Brandon & Lacey Fugal Endowed Scholarship

Both Brandon and Lacey Fugal attended Utah Valley University. Brandon graduated with a business degree and now is the number one office broker internationally with Coldwell Banker Commercial, out of 3,000 agents. Utah Business magazine has called him “the definition...

Bruce and Deanna Hammond Endowed Scholarship

Bruce and Deanna Hammond Endowed Scholarship

Bruce and Deanna Hammond have made a career out of helping others. They find free and discounted goods, then find the nonprofit agencies that need those goods. “We’re recyclers. What one agency can’t use, we’ll find another agency that can,” Deanna explains. “We...

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Bryce & Lorraine Pollard Endowed Scholarship

Bryce and Lorraine Pollard established the Bryce & Lorraine Pollard Endowed Scholarship with a charitable remainder unitrust. The scholarship benefits students entering Utah Valley University from the programs in the Center for Personal and Career Development. Bryce...

Bunnell Family Endowed Scholarship

Bunnell Family Endowed Scholarship

In 1892 Stephen and Mary Bunnell built a single-story, brick home on 60 acres of farmland that would eventually become part of Orem Township. The house was reached by a single lane, flanked by grapevines, off 800 West. In 1966, Wilson W. Sorensen, president of Utah...

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BYU Management Society—Utah Valley Chapter Scholarship

The Brigham Young University Management Society is a worldwide network of business professionals with a shared vision of moral and ethical leadership and a common code of business conduct and integrity. Chapters worldwide focus on developing careers, networking,...

Central Bank Scholarship

Central Bank Scholarship

The Central Bank Scholarship was created in October of 1992 with the goal of helping recent Utah high-school graduates with low-to-moderate incomes to further their education at Utah Valley University. History: Central Bank has been a part of Utah County since 1891....

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Christie C Walker Scholarship

Gerald H. Walker is a former U.S. Air Force pilot and instructor and a retired Delta Airlines pilot. He and his wife, Christie, have served as the president and matron of the Teipei Taiwan Temple for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Although they...

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Cleo Nuttall Ream Endowed Scholarship

The Cleo Nuttall Ream Endowed Scholarship was established in 2006 to benefit financially needy students enrolled in Utah Valley University’s Nursing program. First priority is given to single parents with dependent children. History: Cleo Nuttall Ream was born to...