Ellen Christina Steffensen Cannon

The Steffensen-Cannon Scholarship was established in 1989 by Hugh Cannon to honor his mother, Ellen Christina Steffensen Cannon. The scholarship enables University of Utah students to pursue excellence in their chosen fields of Education and Humanities, without the burden of employment. 2015 marks the 25th anniversary of the first awarding of the Steffensen Cannon scholarship, and we celebrate the legacy of over 500 Steffensen Cannon Scholars supported by the program.

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Steffensen Cannon Scholarship

Undergraduate: $10,000
Graduate: $18,250 plus regular graduate tuition and subsidized health insurance

For graduate and undergraduate students in the Colleges of Education and Humanities as well as for direct descendants of Ellen Christina Steffensen Cannon. Also for secondary education (particular in mathematics and science) and early childhood education students who will be in the teacher certification program in the Graduate School of Education by the beginning of the academic year of the award; award includes tuition for graduate students only; renewable one year. 12 to 15 awards given annually.

Due: Friday, January 12, 2018.

Students and department administrators - please download and read Applying for Graduate School Fellowships before beginning the application process.

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