Rombach and Bretall Scholarships

Applications for the Rombach and Bretall Scholarships are due every November.


Religious Studies majors have benefited from the generosity two major donors to the Religious Studies Program: Lionel Rombach and Ora Bretall. Every year, outstanding Religious Studies majors receive scholarships from the Rombach and Bretall Scholarship Funds, to apply toward their tuition and other educational needs.

Awards will be made based on academic achievement, need, and seniority in the Religious Studies Program (the number of courses taken toward completing the Religious Studies major).


  •     Applicants must be Religious Studies majors in good standing
  •     Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA
  •     Awardees must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 units of credit at the University of Arizona during the following Spring semester. Awards are distributed to awardees' bursar accounts to use for educational expenses during the following Spring semester.
   Award Application Form (See Below)
   Official transcript
   Letter of Application addressing the following areas:
  •         Why did you choose to major in Religious Studies?
  •         What has the Religious Studies major meant to you? In other words, what impact has the Religious Studies major had on your experience as an undergraduate at the University of Arizona?
  •         How will this scholarship help you to achieve your goals as a Religious Studies major?

If you received a Rombach or Bretall  scholarship in the past we would remind you that it is non-renewable and you are not eligible for another scholarship. One scholarship per person.


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