• 90 privately donated McKay School of Education (MSE) scholarships
  • TH Bell Scholarship (State Sponsored)

General Information

  • Scholarships are offered to full-time undergraduate students (part-time undergraduates not eligible).
  • Scholarships are need-based, academic, or private.
  • The MSE Scholarship Committee considers other university and department scholarship funds that may have been awarded to individual applicants, prior to making MSE scholarship award decisions.

Specific Qualifications

  • The MSE scholarship application must be submitted by March 1, 2024. Please allow yourself time in advance to complete the application, in case of technological difficulties; the application will not be reopened after the deadline.
  • To be eligible, undergraduate students must be admitted to a McKay School program or majoring in a teacher education program. Pre-majors are encouraged to apply but are ineligible unless accepted into a teaching program or MSE major by time the awards are made.
  • Recipients must be enrolled in 12 or more credit hours to qualify for the MSE Scholarships and the TH Bell Scholarship.
  • Recipients must be in good standing academically and with the Honor Code.
  • Recipients must be free of any holds on student account.
  • Recipients must maintain a 3.0 or higher GPA for each semester awarded.

McKay School of Education Scholarship Application Deadline

  • Scholarship opening date will be determined in the future 
  • Deadline for applications is March 1, 2024
  • Students who wish to be considered for need-based scholarships must have a FAFSA submitted by January 20, 2024
  • Scholarships are awarded for fall/winter only
  • Please contact the Dean of Education's office if you have any problems with the application, 801-422-6144 or

Other Resources

BYU's National Scholarships, Fellowships, and Programs (NSFP) Office 
Donate to McKay School Scholarship Fund  
BYU Scholarships 
Overview of FAFSA 
How to Fill out the FAFSA 
Determining Your Dependency Status of FAFSA