Sophomore Scholarship Listings

Below is a list of scholarships, arranged chronologically by deadline, for which LMU sophomores are encouraged to apply.

Please contact ONIF for help with your application. For additional scholarship listings, login with your LMU ID here.

  • Barry Goldwater Scholarship

    Barry Goldwater Scholarship

    The Barry Goldwater Scholarship awards scholarships to college students who intend to pursue research careers in these fields with ultimate goal of facilitating the continued education of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians, and engineers.

    Amount: Covers the cost of tuition, fees, books, and room and board up to a maximum of $7,500 per year.

    Location: United States.

    Eligibility: Open to sophomores and juniors pursuing degrees that lend to careers in mathematics, natural sciences, or engineering. Applicants must have a college GPA of at least "B" and be in the upper fourth of their class. This award is only available to United States citizens, permanent residents, and U.S. nationals.

    Internal Draft Deadline: 11/30/2016

    Internal Final Deadline: 1/5/2017

    External Deadline: Late January

    Results Announced: TBD

  • Critical Languages Scholarship

    Critical Languages Scholarship

    The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is a fully-funded overseas language and cultural immersion program for American undergraduate and graduate students with the goal of broadening the base of Americans studying and mastering critical languages and building relationships between the people of the United States and other countries.

    Amount: The CLS Program covers many of the costs of participating in its overseas institutes, including intensive overseas group based language courses, room and board, U.S. academic credit issued through Bryn Mawr College, domestic and international airfare. Par

    Location: The CLS Program offers instruction in fourteen critical languages (No Previous Study Required - Azerbaijani, Bangla, Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Punjabi, Swahili, Turkish, Urdu; One+ Year Previous Study Required - Arabic, Persian; Two+ Year Previous Study Required - Chinese, Japanese, Russian)

    Eligibility: Open to U.S. citizens only. Must be enrolled in an accredited U.S. undergraduate or graduate degree-granting program which results in a degree. Must be enrolled at your home college or university in the Fall Semester of 2016. Students taking a leave of absence to participate in an organized semester- or year-long study abroad program, or to participate in a substantive internship program, may still be considered eligible. Must be at least 18 years old. Must be able to submit a satisfactory Medical Information Form and Physician's statement and must inform the program of any changes in their health status between submission of these forms and departure in order to participate in the program. Undergraduate students must have completed at least one academic year of study. Must receive a visa in the country of study prior to program entry.

    Internal Draft Deadline: 10/1/2016

    Internal Final Deadline: 11/5/2016

    External Deadline: 2017 application will be available in September.

    Results Announced: TBD

  • David L. Boren/NSEP Undergraduate Scholarship

    David L. Boren/NSEP Undergraduate Scholarship

    Boren Scholarships allow U.S. undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests but underrepresented in study abroad.

    Amount: Maximum scholarship awards are $8,000 for a summer program, $10,000 for a semester, $20,000 for a full academic year

    Location: "Non-traditional" destinations (excludes certain countries)

    Eligibility: Must be a U.S. citizen to apply. Open to all class years, though juniors and senior are not eligible for summer program.

    Internal Draft Deadline: 12/1/2016

    Internal Final Deadline: 1/6/2017

    External Deadline: 2017 application will be made available in August.

    Results Announced: TBD

  • Davis-Putter Scholarship

    Davis-Putter Scholarship

    The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund provides grants to students actively working for peace and justice. These need-based scholarships are awarded to those able to do academic work at the university level and who are part of the progressive movement on the campus and in the community.

    Amount: The maximum grant is $10,000 and may be considerably smaller depending on the applicant’s circumstances and the amount of money available.

    Location: Individuals can participate in this program while attending most public institutions. See website for more information.

    Eligibility: The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund aids people active in movements for social and economic justice. These need-based scholarships are awarded to students who are able to do academic work at the college or university level or are enrolled in a trade or technical program and who are active in the progressive movement. Applicants must have participated in activities in the US.

    External Deadline: The application for the 2017 program will be available in 2017.

    Results Announced: TBD

  • Donald Strauss Scholarship

    Donald Strauss Scholarship

    The Donald Strauss Scholarship awards approximately 14 California college sophomores and juniors who reflect a strong, lifelong commitment to public service and education.

    Amount: $10,000

    Location: United States.

    Eligibility: Sophomores and juniors at pre-selected college (i.e. LMU) with a GPA in the upper 1/3 of their class.

    Internal Draft Deadline: Contact Lorena Chavez at LMU's Center for Service & Action

    External Deadline: 2017 application will be available in Winter.

    Results Announced: TBD

  • Morris K. Udall Scholarship

    Morris K. Udall Scholarship

    The Udall Foundation awards scholarships to college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to American Indian nations or to the environment.

    Amount: Up to $7,000

    Location: Varies.

    Eligibility: Sophomore or junior-level college students. Must be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or U.S. permanent resident.

    Internal Draft Deadline: 2/1/2017

    Internal Final Deadline: 3/1/2016

    External Deadline: 2017 application will be available in Winter.

    Results Announced: TBD