Philosophy Financial Aid

How to Apply

Students may apply for scholarships offered through the Department of Communication Studies and Philosophy by going to Utah State University's Scholarship Online Application site. This portal enables students apply to all relevant scholarships across the University.

How to Apply


  • Brett E. Blanch Memorial Scholarship: Awarded to an outstanding junior in philosophy. Student must be an academic major in philosophy, show a minimum of 9 upper division credits toward a philosophy major (taken at USU), and have a 3.5 or higher GPA in the major.
  • Brett and Josh Chambers Award: Provided by Harris, Preston & Chambers, LLP. Awarded to an outstanding student in philosophy. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA and the essay should include how philosophy and the study of ethics apply to their career plans (or life).
  • Thain Scholarship: Scholarship endowment in memory of Aldyth Thain. Awarded to high school seniors enrolling at USU who have at least a 3.5 GPA. Recipient must matriculate in a philosophy or language course.