Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS) Scholarship

The purpose of the BLS Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to deserving BLS students, support educational goals and experiences, and recognize student leadership and achievements. 

Approximately 15-20 students will be awarded scholarships ranging from $500-$1,000 each. Half of the scholarship will be applied to Fall 2023 tuition and half to Spring 2024 tuition. Full consideration will be given to applications received by July 28, 2023. Recipients will be notified of their award by the end of August.


To qualify for this scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Declared as a Bachelor of Liberal Studies degree-seeking student
  • UNI GPA of 2.5 or above
  • Must be enrolled in at least 6 units per term for the 2023-24 academic year
  • Be considered in good standing as defined by UNI
Student Information

Essay Questions

Please respond with 1-2 paragraphs:

  1. Please explain how this scholarship will help you achieve your personal and/or career goals.
  2. Discuss a special attribute or accomplishment that sets you apart.
  3. From a financial standpoint, what impact would this scholarship have on your education?
  4. Please explain any unique circumstances that have affected your academic progress (for example, being a nontraditional student and/or distance education student, etc.).