Beardsley Family Scholarship in the Center of the American West

The George B. Beardsley Family Scholarship provides scholarship support to undergraduate students enrolled in the Western American Studies Certificate Program in the Center of the American West at the University of Colorado Boulder. To be eligible, students must 1) be enrolled in the Center’s certificate program, 2) be enrolled in an undergraduate degree program full-time and must remain enrolled full-time during the spring semester of the scholarship, and 3) have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. This scholarship will be awarded and applied in the spring semester of the current academic year. Recipients will be asked to 1) write a thank you letter to the Beardsley family, 2) write a report about how participation in the certificate program has been beneficial in moving closer toward one or more life goals, and 3) provide a brief oral report to the Center’s board of directors at the spring meeting or a brief written report if unable to attend the meeting. To apply for this scholarship, please complete the supplemental questions.

College of Arts & Sciences
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you enrolled in the Western American Studies Certificate Program? (NOTE: students must be enrolled in the certificate program in order to qualify for this scholarship)
  2. Will you be enrolled full-time (12 credit hours) in the Spring 2019 semester?
  3. Describe your commitment to Western American Studies. (minimum 500 words)
  4. Provide the name and email address of a faculty member or employer to submit a letter of reference on your behalf.