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Dean's Circle Scholarships

Scholarship applications are now open.

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean’s Circle Scholarship program recognizes The College’s best and brightest incoming first-year students.

Twenty incoming first-year students will receive a $1,000 Dean’s Circle Scholarship for fall 2020. Recipients must be enrolled as full-time, first-year undergraduate students in The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University’s Tempe campus for fall 2020. Applications for fall 2020 awards are now open.

Students must complete and submit an application through ASU's Scholarship Portal.

The scholarship application deadline is Friday, January 24.

General criteria for the Dean’s Circle Scholarship

Recipients must meet the following:

  • Be a recipient of one of ASU's New American University Scholarships: President's Scholarship, Provost with Distinction Scholarship, Provost's Scholarship, Dean with Distinction Scholarship, Dean's Scholarship or University Scholarship.
  • Be a first year student in fall 2020.
  • Have a declared major in The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences during fall 2020.
  • Enroll full time (at least 12 hours) and maintain full-time enrollment to stay eligible.
  • There is no residency requirement.

Award requirements for recipients

Recipients of the Dean’s Circle Scholarship must:

  • Provide a written thank-you note.
  • During fall 2020, meet with the dean of the college for a briefing and photo.
  • Be willing to be photographed and interviewed.

Dean’s Circle Scholarship recipients may be recognized at The College's Fall Welcome event. Recipients may also be asked to serve as an advisory group to the dean and dean’s office staff throughout the academic year, focusing on ways to improve and enhance the student experience in The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

The application process

Students must complete and submit an application through ASU's Scholarship PortalApplications for 2020-2021 are now open.

The scholarship application deadline is Friday, January 24.

If you have any questions, please contact Tanya.Marun@asu.edu.