THE WILLIAM C. BROWNING SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT
The Browning Scholarship is funded by the William C. Browning Scholarship Endowment, which was made available by a generous donation from William C. Browning. Mr. Browning established a distinguished career in the mining industry. He was the first person to receive the Wall Scholarship in the School of Mines at the University of Utah. To show his gratitude for the scholarship, he established the Browning Scholarship Endowment to assist future generations of mining engineers in their quest for a college education.
WHO CAN APPLY
The Browning scholarship is available to current students, resident and nonresident, entering freshmen, and transfer students from community colleges who are interested in pursuing a degree in Mining Engineering. Students returning to the University and nontraditional students are encourage to apply.
Applicants must have a 3.0 or higher GPA in high school or college work and a strong background in mathematics, physics and chemistry. Participation in extracurricular activities is also a consideration.
AWARD AMOUNT AND NUMBER OF AWARDS
Scholarship Recipients are awarded $6,000 per year ($3,000 per semester). After one year, continuing students who achieve a 3.4 cumulative GPA or higher while following the approved curriculum are eligible for an additional $1,500 per year for a total award of $7,500.
Approximately 15 scholarships are available to incoming students; the number of scholarships awarded to continuing students varies. Applications are available on-line by clicking on the link provided.
If you are selected to receive the Browning Scholarship, the delivery of the award is contingent on being admitted to the University of Utah, declaring Mining Engineering as your major and following the program of study.
Students may not hold the Browning Scholarship and the Explore More Scholarship concurrently.
At this time scholarship applications are accepted and considered on a first come, first served basis.
Please note that applications will not be reviewed until all necessary documents are present in the applicant’s file. Applications may be submitted directly through the online application or emailed as a PDF attachment. Recommendation letters and transcripts should be turned in electronically as pdf attachments at firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail.