Are you looking for a passionate, motivated, and caring community? Do you want to make a real impact on local and global challenges? Do you want to experience the remarkable discoveries of the University of Utah?

Join Prosperity Scholars!

A transformative student experience focused on improving local and global prosperity including economic, social, political, and personal well-being. The program aims to be multidisciplinary and is open to students from all majors.

Prosperity Scholars Application

The Prosperity Scholars program strives to:

Create opportunities for students from all majors to advance global prosperity through the intersection of health and economic development.

Develop hands-on problem solving skills to discover sustainable solutions

Engage in critical thinking, leadership, networking, and mentorship to help students reach their academic and professional goals

Teach social entrepreneurship and global citizenship


  • Learn and apply innovative strategies to benefit individuals and communities
  • Explore sustainable solutions that promote prosperity and social development
  • Engage in leadership, networking, and mentorship activities
  • Learn from world leaders and experts in prosperity science
  • Qualify for up to $2,000 in travel support for one of our global programs in Ghana
  • Participate in student competitions at the local and international level
  • Have fun doing it!


  • Complete the Prosperity Scholars Application
  • Attend at least 75% of the Prosperity Scholar meetings (Biweekly Tuesdays @ 6 PM)
  • Participate meaningfully in at least one committee or project
  • Submit a written report about your participation at the end of each semester