Jesup Scott Honors College

Scholarships and Internships


 James K. Larson ScholarshipApplication 2015-16

James K. Larson has had a profound impact on the University of Toledo and particularly its Honors Program.  He was Director of the UT Honors Program from 1971 to 1986. Students benefited from his enthusiasm, expertise, and commitment to high standards of teaching and scholarship during his career at the University of Toledo. He initiated two courses for pre-med students--Hospital Field Work and a pre-med internship. His innovative and popular courses in areas ranging from the Honors Reading Conference to interdisciplinary Honors Seminars on Leonardo da Vinci and on Problems of Undergraduate Education, enriched the Honors Program’s course offerings and enhanced its educational mission. 

The James K. Larson Scholarship is to benefit the following Jesup Scott Honors College student: 

  1. Ascending sophomores who are enrolled in a humanities or social sciences program.
  2. The recipient shall have a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale, or its equivalent.
  3. The award is non-renewable and non-refundable to the student.  The award monies will be applied to the student’s bursar account and spread evenly between the fall and spring semesters.

Larson Application

Deadline for submission: April 1, 2015

Alan and Susan Lapp Honors Scholarship

Lapp Application

Alan and Susan Lapp Honors Scholarship for ascending juniors or seniors Honors students

This scholarship will benefit students in the Jesup Scott Honors College at The University of Toledo.

The deadline for students to submit their applications is Friday, February 13, 2015.

Recipients Criteria:

  • an ascending juniors or seniors.
  • have a minimum 3.4 GPA on a 4.0 scale, or its equivalent.
  • based on financial need.
  • demonstrated a commitment to community stewardship, or expressed an interest in public service.

Preference given to:

  • applicants who have declared an academic major in history, political science or economics.
  • students of color.
  • students who matriculated from central Ohio

The Alan and Susan Lapp Scholarship Committee shall annually select the recipient.

The scholarship is to be applied to the recipient's bursar account and divided evenly between fall and spring semesters.

If selected as a junior, the recipient must reapply for the scholarship.  The award is not refundable to the student.

National Scholarships  Flyer with application process

Barry Goldwater Scholarship - For current sophomores and juniors with a background in Math, Science, and Engineering and with a career focus in research). The internal deadline 12/12/2014; Program deadline 1/30/2015. For more information go to:

James Madison Scholarship - For students who are committed to teaching American History, American Government, and Social Studies in grades 7-12. The award is for tuition to work on M.A. in related areas. Internal deadline 1/16/2015; Program deadline 3/1/2015. For more information go to:

Harry S. Truman Scholarships - For students interested in pursuing a graduate degree linked to a future career in public service. Internal deadline 1/16/2015; Program deadline 2/3/2015. For more information go to:

Morris Udall Scholarships - For current sophomores and juniors with interests in Environmental Issues, Community Health Care, and Public Policy Issues related to Native American and Alaska Native communities. Internal deadline 1/10/2015; Program deadline 3/4/2015. For more information go to:

Marshall Scholarship This scholarship is for U.S. citizens possessing a four-year degree in order to help finance graduate study (up to two years) in the U.K. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.7; the field of study is open; with up to 40 awards each year. The deadline is in early October. For more information go  to


Sullivan Awards

The first is the Sullivan Fellowship with funding amounts up to $2,000. These awards are intended to facilitate travel to conferences; research sites, museums, or libraries; to cover living expenses while conducting extended research projects; or to assist with expenses related to unpaid internships (such as The Washington Center Internships).

The second category is the Sullivan Small Grant with amounts up to $300. This award is usefully for covering the costs of materials related to student’s research efforts such as paying for Xeroxing, mailing surveys, printing posters, framing art work, buying lab supplies, video/audio tapes, or short trips to regional conferences. Applications for the Small Grants are accepted on an on-going basis.

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Last Updated: 6/26/15