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Scholarships 2014-2015

Sep-12-2011 By jmattson

 

Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)

Deadline:  School specific

Grade:  12

The Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) is a program through which students in participating states may enroll in designated two-year and four-year institutions and programs in other participating states at a special, reduced tuition level.  Click on the link:  WUE

ELKS Teenager of the Month

Deadline:  Monthly from October through April

Grade:  12

Needs community service and to make a portfolio of their accomplishments.  $100.00 Scholarship.  Will need letters of recommendation.  Talk to your counselor if you are interested.

College of Idaho Heritage Scholarship

Deadline:  ?

Grade:  12

The College of Idaho Heritage Scholarship awards those students who meet the highest academic standards with a full tuition scholarship. Please visit College of Idaho for more information. You can also call the Admission Office at 208-459-5305.

Native American Indian Scholarships

Deadline: Varies

Grade: Varies

Please click on Native American Indian Scholarships to find out more information about a variety of scholarships available.

Wendys High School Heisman

Deadline:  10-10-14

Grade: 12

Apply now!!! Get the National recognition you deserve!  This is for students who never settle – not in the classroom, on the field, or in their communities. These  well rounded seniors reach higher in every aspect of school and life. Then they give a little more.   Apply TODAY at WendysHeisman.

Ogden Noon Exchange Club

Deadline: 10-9-14

Grade: 12

The Ogden Noon Exchange Club is pleased to announce that the Student of the Month award  is again being offered to Weber area High Schools. If you have been heavily involved in extracurricular activities, ie; student government, club offices, class government, theatre, musical groups or athletics or you are a great student, please apply by turning in a resume to Julie Mattson in the counseling center as well as an essay on the theme, “Investigating the Possibilities: Making the Community a Better Place to Live”.   On your resume please include all of your community service (list dates and hours), special achievements and awards  are important as well.   Please make your resume as detailed as possible. The student is picked for the October student of the month and will receive a certificate and be presented this certificate at an assembly. The students will then be interviewed at the end of the year by a committee at the Ogden Noon Exchange Club  for a scholarship.

Zions Bank Make Your Mark Bookmark Contest Deadline:  09-30-14 Grade:  9-12 Go to:Zions Bank Make Your Mark Contest .  Your bookmark could be worth $1,000.

Latino College Dollars

Deadline: ?

Grade: 12

Please visit a free online scholarship guide for Latino students featuring: complete and up-to-date information on over 300 scholarships for Latino students attending or applying for admission to community colleges, undergraduate colleges and universities, and graduate schools across the United States. Visit: Latino College Dollars .

Somos Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: 10-01-14

Grade: 12

The Utah Hispanic Business Leadership Foundation (SOMOS) is a non-profit organization established to develop leaders and improve education and opportunities for Hispanic/Latino students. To apply for a Somas Scholarship please visit: Education Access & Outreach

Washington University in St. Louis- William H. and Elizabeth Gray Danforth Scholarship

Deadline: 10-03-14

Grade: 12

Please turn in a resume to Julie Mattson in the counseling office if you are interested in being nominated for the William H. and Elizabeth Gray Danforth scholarship. Please include in your resume why you think you would be a good nominee. They are seeking candidates who have exhibited a capacity for service and leadership, as well as academic excellence, maturity, strong moral character, selflessness and commitment to the community. Once nominated, the student will be sent application materials.  After the application deadline, the Selection Committee, composed of University faculty and friends, will begin the difficult task of choosing from extraordinary gifted applicants.  Since the program’s inception, nearly 40,000 students have been nominated and, from that group,  approximately 500 were named  as finalists.  These finalists were selected from thousands of high schools across the United States and around the world.

The National Young Arts Foundation

Deadline: 10-17-14

Grade: 10-12

Please apply at Young Arts. There you will find details on the application.

Horatio Alger Scholarship

Deadline: 10-25-14

Grade: 12

You must have at least a 2.0 GPA and require financial assistance to go to college.  Please visit: Horatio Alger Association to apply.

Omega PSI PHI Fraternity, Inc. 2013 Annual International High School Essay Contest

Deadline: 10-24-14

Grade: 12

The High School Essay contest is open to ANY high school senior. The local 1st place winner has a chance of winning one of four college scholarships at the national level: 1st scholarship: $3,000; 2nd scholarship: $2,000; 3rd scholarship: $1,000; and 4th scholarship: $500.  Please go to the website at Omega PSI PHI Fraternity .

Omega PSI PHI Fraternity, Inc. 2013 African American Male Scholar Competition

Deadline: 10-24-14

Grade: 12

Please visit the website at Omega PSI PHI Fraternity for more information.

Nomination to the United States Naval, Air Force, and Merchant Marine Academies or the Military Academy at West Point.

Grade: 12

Deadline: 10-24-14

Students who are interested in entering one of the service academies in July 2015 are encouraged to begin an online application by clicking on the services section at: United States Senate . Completed applications and all supporting documents must be submitted to Senator Mike Lee’s office by October 24, 2014.  While a congressional nomination is an important part of the process, please note that it is the academies themselves who make the actual appointments.    The nomination and appointment process can be extremely competitive and the academic, character and physical requirements at each academy will be very demanding.  Students are encouraged to begin the process as soon as possible as the process of submitting an application and gathering all supporting documents can take some time.  More information on the application process is available through the academy coordinators in Senator Mike Lee’s Salt Lake City Office at 801-524-5933.

Coca-Cola Scholars Program

Deadline: 10-31-14

Grade: 12

Please visit: Coca-Cola Scholars for eligibility requirements and a program overview as well as to begin the online application process.

UHEAA Financial Aid Scholarship Essay Contest

Deadline: See website listed below for details on deadlines

Grade: 12

Please visit: UHEAA Scholarship for details and how to apply. This scholarship is only available during regional  financial aid nights.

Voice of Democracy

Deadline: 11-01-14

Grade: 9-12

It’s time again for VFW’s Voice of Democracy scholarship competition. For more than 60 years, VFW has supported the education of our country’s most promising and talented students (grades 9-12) with impressive scholarships. First prize is a $30,000 scholarship paid directly to the American college, university or vocational/technical school of the student’s choice! Record your original 3-5 minute (+ or – 5 seconds max.) essay on a standard cassette tape or CD.  One student per CD or cassette.    This year’s theme : “Why I’m Optimistic About our Nation’s Future.” An official entry form must be completed by all contestants.  Please visit: Voice of democracy for more information and for an application. Our local VFW post information is: Contact: Toni Federer/Richard Armstrong Phone: 805-266-6540 or 801-695-1205. You can also reach Cliff Porter @ 801-645-0800.

U-Dream Utah Undocumented Student Scholarship Fund

Deadline: 11-01-14

Grade: 12

Educational Opportunities for Utah’s Children (Ed Opps) announces the U-Dream Scholarship Fund competition for graduate and undergraduate students enrolling at Utah Colleges or Universities during Spring Semester, 2015. The goal of the scholarship, funded by the Institute for Mexicans Abroad (IME) and private donations, is to provide financial assistance to promising low-income students of Mexican origin, with preference given to students who are currently undocumented.  The scholarship also seeks to support students who demonstrate a commitment to leadership or service that benefits the Mexican immigrant population. Scholarships will be awarded for up to $4,000 during the Spring Semester, 2015. Critiera for the U-Dream Scholarship is: Financial need, preference given to students of Mexican origin, GPA of 3.0 or higher, Maintain 2.5 GPA or higher during the semester in which they hold the scholarship, enrolled at least 9 semester hours (for undergraduates) while receiving the award. To apply, please download the application and submit paper copies. Here is the link.  U-Dream Scholarship Application: 

Weber State University

Deadline: Varies

Grade: 12

This link will take you to various scholarships found at Weber State University. Please visit: WSU Scholarship opportunities.

Oregon State University

Deadline: ?

Grade: 12

To learn more about scholarships at Oregon State University please visit: Oregon State . Oregon State University offers scholarships beyond the Provost Scholarship and Tuition Grant, including opportunities for children of OSU alumni, students who have earned an IB diploma, Honors College scholarships, and scholarships based on academic major.

University of Oregon

Deadline: ?

Grade: 12

The University of Oregon has a new scholarship program – the Summit and Apex scholarships. The Summit and Apex Scholarships recognize students who have reached the pinnacle of achievement in high school. The Summit will provide out-of-state students with $32,000 over four years, or the Apex will award them $16,000.  Recipients of either scholarship will be able to combine the Summit or Apex award with most other UO scholarships, such as the General University or Diversity Excellence Scholarships.  The awards will be granted automatically based on GPA and tests scores as follows:

Summit  3.80 GPA or higher on a 4.00 scale, 1200 combined critical reading and math SAT or 26 ACT

Apex 3.65 GPA or higher on a 4.00 scale, 1150 combined critical reading and math SAT or 25 ACT

Please visit: University of Oregon for more details.

Prudential Spirit of Community

Deadline: 11-04-14

Grade: 5-12

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards were created in 1995 to recognize students in middle and high school grades who have demonstrated exemplary community service.  These prestigious awards, sponsored by Prudential Financial in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), are presented annually on the local, state and national level.  For more information visit: Prudential Spirit .

Lions Club – Snow College Music Scholarship

Deadline: 11-06-14

Grade: 12

If your college choice is going to be Snow College and you would like a chance to receive a $1,500 tuition scholarship, and you are musically talented, please turn in a musical resume to Julie Mattson in the counseling office no later than November 6, 2014.  If you are selected, you will be going to an on-campus event called “Snow Blast” on November 14-15 where there will be a contest and competition where high school seniors from all over the state are invited to compete. It will entail performing in front of a judging panel on Friday, November 14th to narrow contestants down to nine finalists, and then a concert in the evening, before Lions Club members attending the convention, family, friends and college students on the stage at the Eccles center for the Performing Arts. Each finalist will receive a critique of their performance by very knowledgeable judges, a sound stage recording (DVD) of their performance and career advice from professional musicians.

31st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Contest

Deadline: 10-21-14

Grade: 7-12

Write an essay or create an original video responding to this year’s theme: “Everyone has the power for greatness, not for fame but greatness, because greatness is determined by service”.  What does this quote mean to you? How can you use this quote to honor Dr.King and the legacy he left the world?  Students should study the writings and speeches of Dr. King.  They should have an understanding of what Dr. King valued and believed, what he preached and taught, and how our society is different because of his legacy.  There will be five $50 grade level essay winners, five $50 grade level video winners,  one $100 grand prize essay winner, and one $100 grand prize video winner. *If students create a video as a group, the prize will be divided among the group’s members.  Access the contest instructions packet at: Martin Luther King, Jr. contest . For contest questions contact Amanda Charlesworth at 801-538-7640 or Amanda.Charlesworth@schools.utah.gov .

Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program

Deadline: 11-05-14

Grade: 12

This program, funded through the Comcast Foundation, recognizes high school seniors from Comcast communities for their commitment to community service, academics, and demonstrated leadership.  To acknowledge these accomplishments, recipients of the award will receive a one-time grant of $1,000.  Each high school nominates only one senior to apply for this award. Please turn in a resume highlighting your community service, academics, and leadership. Details are important. This is due to Julie Mattson in the counseling center no later than Wednesday, November 5th.  Information is available at: Comcast Leaders and Achievers .

USSTEM (Utah Sustainability, Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Scholars Program)

Grade: 12

Deadline: 11-01-14 (priority) 2-1-15 (non priority)

This scholarship is offered through University of Utah. Please contact Brenda.bowen@utah.edu for further questions. Please visit USSTEM for more details and information.

Utah State Senate Visual Arts Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 11-14-15

The Visual Arts Scholarship competition is an opportunity for students to receive a scholarship of up to $5,000 with 25 different placements, all having monetary value.  The selection committee is seeking two-dimensional, original visual art images of the exterior of the Utah State Capitol building and/or architectural features of the building.  Students’ work can take on the forms of either oil, pen and ink, water color, printmaking, graphic design or digital drawing. Students must take a picture of the art work they have created and submit this image to: submit. For more information please go to: Utah Division of Arts & Museums.

Stokes Educational Scholarship (Science Technology, Engineering,Math)

Grade: 12

Deadline: 11-15-14

National Security Agency’s Stokes Educational Scholarship Program for STEM (i.e. students interested  in Science Technology, Engineering &  Math).  Please visit the website for more information at: Stokes Educational Scholarship.

Seattle University Sullivan Leadership Award

Grade: 12

Deadline: 11-15-14

Sullivan Scholars are selected on the basis of demonstrated academic excellence, service and leadership to receive full tuition, room, and meals for each of four years of undergraduate study at Seattle University. Nine Sullivan Leadership Awards are given each year.  While attending Seattle University, award recipients participate in a 4-year leadership development program. The Sullivan Leadership Award application and information can be found at: Seattle University.

Daniels Scholarship

Deadline: 11-17-14

Grade: 12

Students no longer need to be nominated in order to apply for the Daniels Scholarship.  Instead, students will have direct access to the online scholarship application on the Daniels Fund website at: Daniels Scholarship . APPLY EARLY! Don’t wait until the last minute. You need to have taken the ACT or SAT.  Refer to the Daniels Scholarship website for information on selection criteria and eligibility criteria.

Amazon Student Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 11-20-14

Fifty students will each receive a $5,000 scholarship toward tuition and $500 to spend on textbooks at Amazon.com. Applicants must be enrolled, or planning to enroll, as a full-time undergraduate student at an accredited, nonprofit two or four-year college/university in the United States in the fall of 2015. Applicants must also join Amazon Student, a free membership program which provides exclusive benefits for students on Amazon.com. Awards will be based on merit.  Applications will be scored on GPA, community service and leadership experience.  Semifinalists will be required to write an essay to advance to the final round. Students can learn more and apply at: Amazon Student.

Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge

Grade: 11

Deadline: 11-21-14

Eleventh grade students who demonstrate leadership qualities, high academic achievement, and exemplary citizenship.  If you are interested in learning more please see Julie in the counseling office.

Regent’s Scholarship

Deadline:  Priority-12-20-14  Final Deadline – 02-01-15

Grade:  12

Please visit the website at: Regents Scholarship for requirements. The application will become available on 11-21-14.

University of Utah Scholarships

Deadline: ?

Grade: 12

This website is a link to scholarships for University of Utah.  Please visit: University of Utah

New Century Scholarship

Deadline:  02-01-15

Grade:  12

Associates Degree by High School Graduation:  Please click for more information: New Century Scholarship .

Centennial Scholarship

Deadline: Early graduation

Grade: 12

The Centennial Scholarship is awarded to students who graduate from high school early.  Currently, the award is $250.00 each quarter the student graduates early.  See your counselor for details.

Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award

Deadline: 11-28-14

Grade: 12

To be eligible for this award you need a GPA of 3.5 or greater and have completed a minimum of 5o hours of volunteer work over the past 2 years. Applications can be found by going to: Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award.

ARMY ROTC – Weber State University

Deadline: ?

Grade:12

Please visit: Army ROTC scholarship . Requirements are 2.5 GPA, 19 ACT or 920 SAT score (High School), Pass Physical Fitness Test, Pass medical physical, Be a US Citizen, Complete a background check.   Call 801-626-6518 if you have any questions. You may also send an email to arotc@weber.edu.  There are many benefits some of which are: Tuition and fees paid each semester, books and housing stipends.

Soroptimist Violet Richardson Award Program

Deadline: 12-1-14

Ages: 14-17

Visit: Violet Richardson Award . You will find an e-mailable application and instructions. Note: Our Soroptimist Club Name for our area is: Soroptimist International of Ogden. Address: PO Box 3204, Ogden, UT 84409. Email address is: lindstrj@hotmail.com. Club Contact Person: Deborah Lindstrom, Phone: 801-731-3189. Address: 3023 W. 2600 S. West Haven, UT  84401.  All inquiries regarding this application should be made to the club contact person listed above.  Determine if you are eligible: Eligible young women who are currently between the ages of 14-17, have demonstrated initiative in both identifying a problem and trying to solve it, have had significant and noteworthy accomplishments as volunteers.

AXA Achievement Scholarship

Deadline: 12-1-14

Grade: 12

Learn more at: AXA Achievement Scholarship and apply online.

Washington and Lee University Johnson Scholarship

Deadline: 12-1-14

Grade: 12

You can learn more about the Johnson Program by visiting: Johnson Scholarship.

Montana State University Presidential Scholarship

Deadline: 12-5-14

Grade: 12

This Presidential Scholarship can be found at: Montana State.

University of Utah Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Youth Leadership Awards

Grade: 7-12

Deadline: 11-28-14

Students need to be nominated for this award. If you  feel you meet the criteria, get an application from the counseling center scholarship filing cabinet and request a teacher who is aware of your dedication in the areas of social action, building bridges among cultures, and positive change to be the nominator. Have them fill out a nomination form  and mail to the address on the application. Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship Grade: 12 Deadline: 12-5-14 Please visit this website for information and for an application MOST VALUABLE STUDENT. After you fill out the application and complete the requirements please turn it into the counseling office to Julie Mattson. The Smart Scholarship for Service Deadline: 12-15-14 Grade: 12 Please visit: SMART SCHOLARSHIP to apply and for more information. This scholarship is brought to you by the Department of Defense. The SMART Scholarship for Service program will pay for all educational expenses for a B.S., M.S. or Ph.D. program, and then provide scholars unique opportunities to work as research scientists or engineers on cutting edge technology in world class Department of Defense facilities. SMART scholars receive full tuition and educational fees, generous cash stipends ranging from $25,000 to $38,000 per year, paid summer internships, health insurance, and book allowances as well as employment with Department of Defense facilities after graduation.  Students pursuing degrees in the following fields are encouraged to apply: Aeronautical/Astronautical Engineering, Biosciences, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Cognitive, Neural and Behavioral Sciences, Computer and Computational Science, Electrical Engineering, Geosciences, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Information Sciences, Materials Science and Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Oceanography, Operations Research and Physics.  You need to be a U.S. citizen at time of application, 18 years of age or older as of August 1, 2015, a student in good standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. For more information please e-mail smart@asee.org.

NFIB YEF (Young Entrepreneur Foundation)

Deadline: 12-16-14

Grade: 12

The NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards are non-renewable scholarships created to recognize young people who have demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit/initiative valued $1,000-$10,000.  The NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards are open to any graduating high school senior that owns and operates their own small business. Students are encouraged to apply online at:NFIB Yef .

Utah School Counselor Association (Lynn Jensen Memorial Scholarship)

Deadline: 12-12-14

Grade: 12

Applicants must be high school seniors who plan to become a school counselor or public education teacher for grades K-12. Please visit the website for complete details and an application at: LYNN JENSEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP.

Odenza Marketing Group Volunteer Scholarship

Deadline: 12-26-14

Grade: 11,12

A student must have contributed at least 50 hours of volunteer (non-paid) service within his/her community over the last 12 months.  To be eligible for this scholarship a student must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher in his/her last academic year.

Weber State University – The Edge Scholarship

Deadline: 1-12-14

Grade: 12

Students receiving a concurrent enrollment edge scholarship will receive a $1,500 tuition waiver (up to $750 per semester for 2 semesters). Please visit: The Edge for more details.

For an application please visit: ODENZA.

ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union of Utah Foundation, Inc.)

Deadline: 01-12-15

Grade: 12

The Youth Activist Scholarship Program will award three scholarships at $1,000 each.  Eligibility is student must be a Utah resident, Current high school senior going to college/university as full-time student, minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. (If the GPA is less than 3.0, must submit an explanation for the lower GPA.), and a strong commitment to civil liberties through some form of activism. More information can be found on the web at: ACLU . The application can be sent by: Email to aclu@acluutah.org or fax to 801-532-2850 or mail to ACLU of Utah, 355 North 300 West, Salt Lake City, UT  84103.

Burger King Scholars

Grade: 12

Deadline: 01-09-15

Win a $50,000, $25,000, $5,000 or $1,000 scholarship! Visit: BURGER KING for eligibility and how to apply.

National MS Society Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 01-15-15

Individuals who have MS, or have a parent with MS, and will be attending an accredited postsecondary school are invited to submit an application. Please visit: MS Scholarship for information and to apply.

College Peas Student Standout College Scholarship

Deadline: ????

Grade: 12

Criteria: Intend to enroll full-time at a four-year college, have a minimum GPA of 2.0, Submit a short essay describing a special skill, talent or interest that helps you standout from your peers.  The essay should be no longer than 300 words. Scholarship amount: $500 + free college admissions consultation with Mike Moyer. Please visit: Standout Student College Scholarship to apply and for more information.

FRA Americanism Essay

Deadline: 12-01-14

Grade: 7-12

The essay should be on the theme designated and should not exceed 350 words.  The essay shall be legibly written or typed on one side of the paper.  Please visit: FRA Essay Contest for the contest rules. Grand prize is a $10,000 savings bond plus there are 18 national, regional and local prizes. The essay theme this year is “Why I am proud to be an American.”

Olene S. Walker Transition to Adult Living Scholarship

Deadline:  10-31-14 for Spring Semester 2015

Grade:  12

Transition to Adult living Scholarship: The scholarship is designed to assist qualified youth who are transitioning out of state foster care to complete a post-secondary education program (degree or certificate) at one of the Utah System of Higher Education institutions.  The scholarship is sponsored by private donors in partnership with the Utah Educational Savings Plan. The maximum yearly scholarship award is $5,000 for full-time enrollment (12 or more credit hours), $3,750 for three quarters-time enrollment (9-11 hours), and $2,500 for part-time enrolment (6-8 hours).  The scholarship may be renewed up to four years depending on satisfactory academic progress and availability of funds.  Students must re-apply each year to renew the scholarship.  Please see the counseling office scholarship filing cabinet for an application and to see if you qualify.

FIRE (Foundation for Individual Rights in Education)

Deadline: 01-01-15

Grade: 11,2

This is an exciting opportunity for seniors in your school to practice, develop, and hone their writing and research skills. FIRE will award $12,500 in college scholarships, including a $5,000 scholarship to the student with the best essay.  FIRE defends civil liberties on behalf of thousands of students and faculty members on our nation’s college campuses.  Students may enter online at: FIRE . To learn more about what the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education does,  please visit the website at: Foundation for Individual Rights in Education . If you have any questions please, e-mail scholarships@thefire.org.

Lynn Jensen Memorial Scholarship – Utah School Counselor Association

Deadline: 12-19-14

Grade: 12

The Lynn Jensen Memorial Scholarship application can be found at: USCA LYNN JENSEN. There you will find the criteria for the application. The scholarship amount is $500.

John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest

Deadline: 01-05-15

Grade: 9-12

Write an original and creative essay of 1,000 words or less that demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by John F. Kennedy in Profiles in Courage.    For complete guidelines, visit the Profile in Courage Essay contest at: Profile in courage Essay Contest . Awards: First-place winner receives a $5,000 cash award and $5,000 to grow in a John Hancock Freedom 529 college Savings Plan.  Second place winner receives a $1,000 cash award and up to five finalists each receive a $500 cash award.

Society of American Military Engineers (SAME)

Grade: 12

Deadline: 01-09-15

The Great Basin Post of the Society of American Military Engineers invites high school seniors attending a Utah high school who plan to pursue an accreditation board for Engineering and technology or national architectural architecture degree to apply for a Lt. Col. G. Roger Sunada $1800 college scholarship. Award of three scholarships is anticipated. Fill out an application and write a short essay telling what you hope to contribute to society through a career in engineering or architecture. If you have questions you may contact Jim Lyon, SAME Great Basin Post, Education Chair: james.lyon@hdrinc.com, 385-351-6480. To fill out an application visit: SAME .

National MS Scholarship

Deadline: 01-15-15

Grade: 12

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society Scholarship Program provides scholarships to high school students nationwide, including Utah and Idaho. Last year, 10 students from Utah and Idaho were awarded $23,500.  The guidelines for scholarships are: 1) Anyone with multiple sclerosis, or anyone who is the child of someone with multiple sclerosis, who will be attending an accredited post secondary school for the first time is eligible. 2) The scholarship amounts range from $1,000 to $3,000, although a limited number of awards may exceed this amount. 3) Applicants will be reviewed by a national and  a local selection committee. The application process is simple. An application must be completed online. The link for the application can be found here: NMSSOCIETY.

Utah Chaper of the National Association for Multi-Cultural Education

Deadline: 01-25-15

Grade: 7th – 12th

This scholarship is sponsored by the Utah Chapter of the National Association for Multicultural Education at: UTAH CHAPTER. On this website you will find the link to this scholarship opportunity. Everyone has an important story to tell. Stories are how we exemplify bravery and what gives us hope.  What is your story? Tell your story in writing and be eligible to receive a scholarship to use for your education after high school. A total of 6 scholarships will be awarded – 2 for middle/jr. high school students ($250) and 4 for high school students ($500). Written stories should be a maximum of 500 words and can be written in the language of your choice.  Submit your written story electronically to: marliesburns@ubtanet.com.

The Utah Association of Educational Office Professionals  (UAEOP)

Grade: 12

Deadline: 01-31-15

The Utah Association of Educational Office Professionals is offering a $500 scholarship for students planning a business office career.  Please visit: UAEOP .  There are different scholarships available through the UAEOP. One is the Judy Anderson student scholarship.  Please read details carefully. UAEOP will also sponsor an applicant for the NAEOP Special Needs Student Scholarship.  This $500 scholarship is designed to assist a special needs high school student who will be pursuing a post-secondary program.  Please contact Paula Bosgieter, UAEOP Scholarship Chair if you have any questions. bosgieterp@ogdensd.org or 801-737-7288.

UIAAA (Utah Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association)

Deadline: 01-31-15

Grade: 12

Annually the UIAAA gives five $1,000 scholarships every year to deserving seniors throughout the state of Utah. Please visit: UIAAA for minimum requirements and to apply.

Broadview University Scholarships for graduating seniors

Deadline: Varies

Grade: 12

Please visit: Broadview University for a list of high school scholarships.  There is a President’s scholarship available. Pay attention to deadline dates. There is also a Director’s Academic Scholarship.

Quinney Scholarships (College of Natural Resources) Utah State University

Grade: 12

Deadline: 01-31-15

In addition to applying to USU at: Applying to USU you can also visit this website for scholarship information at: CNR Scholarships . The Quinney Scholarship provides up to $14,400 in support over a four-year course of study. Recipients must maintain a 3.2 cumulative USU GPA, while showing progress toward a degree in the CNR and participating in college student leadership activities.

Brian J. Miller Silent Heroes Scholarship Essay Contest (For Sophomores only)

Deadline: 02-01-15

Grade: 10

The Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce is expanding the Brian J. Miller Silent Heroes Essay Contest. The Silent Heroes essay contest is now a statewide scholarship program sponsored by the Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce, Mountain America Credit Union, and the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies.  The scholarship program is open to all sophomores high school students within the State of Utah.  The essays recognize outstanding individuals within the community who selflessly serve to improve the lives of those around them.  High School sophomores nominate their hero or heroine by writing an essay (1000 words or less) that describes why their nominee should be considered as a Silent Hero or Heroine.  The students use their essay to explain how their hero or heroine has personally impacted their lives or how they have improved the community.  Students can receive help writing their essay at the Salt Lake Community College Writing Center.  The best essays will be awarded a scholarship from the Larry H. Miller Group and the scholarship money will be placed in a Mountain America Credit Union college fund at a high rate of interest until the finalists graduate. If you have any questions, please contact Leesha Francis with the Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce at 801-727-4503 or leesha@sandychamber.com

AXA Achievement Community Scholarship

Deadline: 02-01-15

Grade: 12

Learn more and apply at: AXA Achievement Community Scholarship .

Utah Valley University Wolverine Ambassador Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 02-01-15

Please be aware, this program requires a significant amount of time as our Ambassadors are involved in many aspects of UVU recruitment. The award amount for Wolverine Ambassador scholarship is $1,000 per semester.  Applications and qualifications are available at the UVU website.

Utah State University Educational Opportunity Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 02-01-15

This scholarship is for a first generation or diversity student.  It is not available online, you can find applications in the scholarship filing cabinet in the counseling office under Utah State University Educational Opportunity.  To be considered for the Educational Opportunity Scholarship, the student must be either first generation or diversity, have a 21 ACT and at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA.  The scholarship is awarded as either 4 years full or half tuition.  This is a great opportunity for students.  Contact Vannessa Garcia at vannessa.garcia@usu.edu if you would like additional information.

SportQuest Playing With Purpose Scholarship

Grade: 10,11,12

Deadline: 02-01-15

For more information regarding this scholarship and for an application please visit: PLAYING WITH PURPOSE.

Utah State Ambassadors Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 02-01-15

If you are interested in a Utah State Ambassadors Scholarship please go to: Utah State Ambassadors for an application and more information on the scholarship.

Young Network Professionals (YNP) Scholarship Awards

Deadline: 02-03-15

Grade: 12

Please visit: YNP Scholarship Awards for information and to apply.

University of Utah Fine Arts Honors Scholarship

Deadline: 03-15-15

Grade: 12

Students planning to attend the University of Utah are eligible for a $5,000 tuition scholarship, which will be disbursed through the University Scholarship Office.  These disbursements will be split into two payments towards tuition, one fall semester and one spring semester.  The award is intended for a first-year student who has been accepted to the University by 1 March 2015. Select students who apply fro the departmental tuition scholarship may be nominated by the Department of Art & Art History for the Fine Arts Honors Scholarship, which is a renewable $5,000 tuition scholarship for up to four years of undergraduate study. The online application for the departmental scholarship is available at: U of U Art Scholarship.  Scroll down to printable application-departmental scholarship application.

Ogden Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Scholarship

Deadline: 03-15-15

Grade: 12

Please go to the scholarship filing cabinet in the counseling office  for information and an application.  The Ogden Area Hispanic Chamber is a non-profit organization established to develop business leaders and improve business education opportunities for Hispanic/Latino students and professionals.  The award is in recognition of academic and vocational achievement, leadership in school, community or other service activities.  Applicants must also demonstrate a financial need. 

Women’s Italian-American Civic League

Grade: 12

Deadline: 02-12-15

An applicant must be of ITALIAN ancestry and a 2014 graduate of a Utah school. The $1,000 scholarship is awarded based on ACT or SAT college entrance exams (40%), exceptional high-school ability (40%), extracurricular (school, church, community service work related) involvement (20%). To be considered for this scholarship, the applicant must be admitted as a matriculated (degree student by the applicant’s chosen institute of Higher Education.) The scholarship will be paid directly to the successful candidate.  For additional scholarship information contact: Margaret Besso @ 801-364-0706.  Submit application materials to: IACL Scholarship Committee, 737 East 900 South, Salt Lake City,  UT  84105-0129. Scholarship information can be accessed online at: IACL Scholarship .

KFC Colonel’s Scholars

Deadline: Mid-February 2015 (TBD)

Grade: 12

KFC Colonel’s Scholars is looking for high school seniors with financial need and an entrepreneurial spirit to qualify for the KFC Colonel’s Scholars Program.  Awards are up to $20,000 for tuition, fees, textbooks, room and board.  To qualify graduating high school seniors must: Earn a minimum high school cumulative GPA of 2.75, enroll in a public college or university within their state of legal residence, plan to pursue a bachelor’s degree, Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, demonstrate financial need.  Keep checking the website for updates to see if and when this scholarship will be available at: KFC Scholars . For questions, visit the website or call toll-free 1-866-KFC-7240.

BYU – George Hansen Fellowship in Geological Sciences

Grade: 12

Deadline: 02-15-15

This award is available to incoming freshmen who enroll as geology, environmental geology, earth and space science education, or engineering geology majors.  This fellowship is awarded separately from University-wide scholarships and usually covers a significant portion of the recipient’s tuition costs.  Candidates may apply for University scholarships separately. Please go to this website for further information at George Hansen Fellowship.

Bezos Scholars Program

Deadline: 02-18-15

Grade: 11

JUNIORS: Please visit this website and check out this great opportunity. BEZOS SCHOLAR PROGRAM.

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program

Deadline: 01-08-15

Grade: 12

Exceptional student leaders are invited to apply for the 2015 Ge-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program. Please view the criteria at: GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program . Like President Reagan, candidates use the formative experiences of their youth to lead, serve, and pursue a life of progress, both individually and for their communities.

Livastride Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: 03-01-15

Grade: 12

Please visit Livastride for a scholarship application and more details. This scholarship is for $1,500. You can apply online!

CTE Scholarship

Deadline: 02-25-15

Grade: 12

Please visit: CTE Scholarship for information and to apply.

 Bonneville Council PTA Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 02-28-15

Scholarship applications are available in the scholarship filing cabinet in the counseling office. Please mail completed application, along with a sealed official transcript and three letters of recommendation to: Bonneville Council PTA Scholarship, c/o Katie Wahlquist, 823 Cassie Drive, South Ogden, UT  84405.

Buick Achievers Scholarship Program

Grade: 12

Deadline: 02-28-15

Extraordinary people all have a back story: the steps they have taken, choosing to give back to their community.  The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program recognizes and supports their journey.  We want to help those who put forth the effort and find success both in and out of the classroom, yet are unable to attend colege without financial assistance. We encourage thos who plan to major in a field of study that focuses on engineering, technology, design or business, with an interest in the automotive industry. Vist this website for more information: Buick Achievers Scholarship .

NHCSL John S. Martinez Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 03-15-14

This is a  $3,000 scholarship for Hispanic students. Please visit this link to apply.  JOHN S. MARTINEZ SCHOLARSHIP.

Susan W. Coda Memorial Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 03-01-15

The Annual Susan W. Coda Memorial Scholarship is available for exceptional Utah Women only attending a College or University outside the State of Utah.  Financial need is not a consideration.  Please see this link for information:  Susan W. Coda.

Weber State University (Dream Weber Scholarship)

Grade: 12

Deadline: 04-01-15

The Dream Weber Program uses a combination of federal and state financial aid and money given to the University from generous donors.  The purpose of the program is to help individuals complete a college degree-thereby improving their earning potential and benefiting society as a whole.  Just go to: Dream Weber for more details.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States – Scout of the Year Scholarships

Grade: Age 15-18

Deadline: 03-01-15

Eligibility requirements and applications can be found online at: VFW  .  The candidate must be a registered, active member of a boy or girl scout troop, have received the Eagle Scout Award, Girl Scout Gold Award, Venture Silver Award, or Sea Scout Quartermaster Award.  Check website for additional information. You must submit application directly to a VFW post in your community. Our sponsoring VFW post is 1481. 907 W. 12th Street, Ogden, UT  84404, Douglas Ferguson is the Post Commander.  The National Scouting Team Member is Clifford Porter. You can reach him at 801-645-0800 for more information.

ACCESS Program for Women in Science and Mathematics – University of Utah

Grade: 12

Deadline: 03-01-15

Too many young women believe that only men can have a successful career in the sciences, or worry that studying science at a major research university would be “too hard” for them.  ACCESS exists to dispel those myths, and to provide female students an introduction to science at the U, a strong foundation in research, and a supportive network of classmates with whom they can collaborate (and commiserate!) through their years at the U. This scholarship comes with a $3,500 cash stipend that doesn’t conflict with other merit scholarships they may earn. The ACCESS program’s seven-week summer science course is designed to introduce students to university-level study in science and mathematics.  Then, during the freshman year, each student is placed in a university research lab in the field of her choice. Application deadline is March 1, 2013 and students can apply online on the College of Science web page at: ACCESS .  Any questions please contact Lisa Batchelder in the College of Science Dean’s Office at (801) 581-6958 or email her at batchelder@science.utah.edu.

Snow College Scholarships

Grade: 12

Deadline: 03-01-15

Snow College has numerous scholarships available. Please check them out here: Snow College.

Hamilton Relay Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 03-03-15

The Hamilton Relay Scholarship opportunity is a $500 scholarship available to high school seniors who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind, or have difficulty speaking. To apply, download the materials at: HAMILTON .  

Weber State University Ethics Scholarship (Richard Richards Institute for Politics,

Decency & Ethical Conduct) KEYS TO SUCCESS SCHOLARSHIP

Grade: 12

Deadline: 03-05-15

Please look at Ethics Scholarship application in scholarship filing cabinet in Counseling Office. Fill out scholarship application and other documentation and turn it by March 5, 2014 to Julie Mattson in the counseling office.  You can also print the application online: RICHARD RICHARDS ETHICS SCHOLARSHIP . Scroll down until you see the Richard Richards Ethics Scholarship application.

Governor’s Honors Academy

Grade: 11

Deadline: 03-04-15

Requirements for this scholarship are that you are currently a Utah High School Junior with a 3.75 GPA (ACT/SAT score recommended). You can get an application starting January 2, 2013. Please visit: SUU for more information and an application.

Weber State University – Honors Pathfinder Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 03-05-15

The Weber State University Honors Program is offering a limited number of tuition scholarships for students who pursue University Honors.  You’ll receive $1,000 towards tuition each semester that you fulfil the scholarship requirements.  Please see Scholarship filing cabinet in the counseling office for applications and a list of requirements.  You can also contact Marilyn Diamond, the Honors Advisor, at mdiamond@weber.edu or 801-626-7336.

Utah Society of Professional Engineers

Deadline: 04-15-15

Grade: 12

The Utah Society of Professional Engineers (USPE) is pleased to announce that it will be offering a $1,000.00 scholarship for the 2012-2013 school year.  Please visit the Utah Society of Professional Engineers web page at: USPE to download the requirements and a scholarship application for 2012-2013 school year.  Applicants will need to complete and submit application to USPE by April 15, 2013 at the following address: Attn : Bryan Crist, USPE Scholarship Chair, Utah Society of Professional Engineers,917 Bryanston Cove, Murray, Utah  84123.   If you have any questions or concerns about the scholarship or the application you may contat Bryan Crist  by e-mail at: bcrist@eldoradoengineering.com.

Utah State University Mathematics and Statistics

Grade: 12

Deadline: 03-15-15

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Utah State University offers a number of scholarships directly to students declaring majors in mathematics and statistics.  Qualified students interested in pursuing undergraduate degree programs in the mathematical sciences are encouraged to apply for these scholarships. If you have any questions about this scholarship program or undergraduate degree programs in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, please feel free to email dan.coster@usu.edu.  Please visit: Utah State for more information.

Cobalt Mortgage Dollars for Scholars

Grade: 12

Deadline: 03-15-15

There is two $1,000 scholarships available. Cobalt Mortgage and Partner Donors have teamed up to award scholarship money. You can find out more by going to the following websites: Cobalt Mortgage and Partner Donors. Good luck!

Kohl’s Cares Scholarship

Ages: 6-18

Deadline: 03-15-15

The Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program honors young volunteers who have made a positive impact on their communities.  Learn more at: Kohls Scholarship .

University of Utah (Barbara L. & Norman C. Tanner Center for Non-Violent Human Rights

Grade: 12

Deadline: 03-15-15

The Tanner Human Rights Center has a $3,500 scholarship for in-state incoming freshman to the University of  Utah. This scholarship requires an essay on the issue of Cyber-Bullying – the use of social networking, email, and other Internet technologies to harass, embarrass, and demean others.  The applicant’s essay should respond to the following question: What concrete, practical steps can individuals, especially young people, schools, and other institutions, take to reduce the frequency of cyber-bullying and the harm it causes.  Please visit: Eliminate Cyber-Bullying for more information. DEADLINE FAST APPROACHING!

Got Milk? Sammy 2014 Award Program

Grade: 12

Deadline: 03-19-15

The SAMMY 2014 Award Program recognizes outstanding high school seniors throughout the United States.  From now until March 19, 2014, teachers, coaches, principals, guidance counselors, athletic directors, parents and relatives are encouraged to nominate a scholar athlete for the SAMMY 2014 Award.  Additionally, all high school seniors may self-nominate themselves for the award. SAMMY 2014 applications will be accepted online at: SAMMY . Visit facebook.com/milkmustache for more information or email Debbie McMahon at dmcmahon@usatoday.com with questions.

Youthlinc Scholarship

Grade: 9-12

Deadline: 03-19-15

Are you Utah’s Young Humanitarian? You could win a $5,000 college scholarship. There are also three $1,000 runner-up awards. Please visit: Youthlinc for an application and information. This award is sponsored by George S. and Dolores Eccles Foundation, Heritage Bank, Nate Wade Subaru, US Bank and Sundance Catalog.

FRA Scholarships

Grade: 12

Deadline: 04-15-15

Please visit FRA for a list of different scholarships available and how to apply.

Utah Valley University (UVU)  Keys to Success Scholarship

Deadline: 03-18-15

Grade: 12

Please fill out an application and turn it into Julie Mattson in the counseling office by March 05, 2013.  Applications and requirements are in the counseling center scholarship filing cabinet. Scholarship will be for $1,000 and may be applied to tuition and fees.

Paul Mitchell The School  Keys to Success Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 03-18-15

This is a Ken Garff Keys to Success Scholarship for $1,000. Applications are available in the counseling center filing cabinet or at Ktsutah.com

Utah Valley University (Keys to Success)

Grade: 12

Deadline: 03-18-15

This is a Ken Garff Keys to Success Scholarship for $1,000. Applications are available in the counseling center filing cabinet or at ktsutah.com.

UTA/Salt Lake Community College (Keys to Success)

Grade: 12

Deadline: 03-18-15

This is a Ken Garff Keys to Success Scholarship for $1,000. Applications are available in the counseling center filing cabinet or at ktsutah.com

University of Utah $3,000 Scholarship (Keys to Success)

Grade: 12

Deadline: 03-18-15

This is a Ken Garff Keys to Success Scholarship for $3,000 good at University of Utah.  Applications are available in the counseling center filing cabinet or online at ktsutah.com

Ogden-Weber Tech College (Keys to Success)

Grade: 12

Deadline: 03-18-15

This is for a $500 scholarship to Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College. Applications are available in the counseling office or online at ktsutah.com.

Utah State Access & Diversity Scholarship Grade:12 Deadline: 03-22-14 The Access & Diversity Scholarship application is up and available to fill out on line. Please visit ACCESS & Diversity for the application.

DATC Bridge Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 03-21-15

Davis Applied Technology College adult merit-based High School Senior scholarships may be awarded to students based on their previous educational technical accomplishments and career goals.  All scholarships will be awarded to selected students upon enrollment at the Davis Applied Technology College.  Please go to this link: DATC for information and an application.

Freedom Festival Contest 

Grades: 1-12

Deadline: Varies

Please go to: FREEDOMFESTIVAL for more information about the speech, essay, storytelling, and video contests. You could win up to $600 in the 2013 Freedom Festival contests.  The contests are supported by the Utah Commission of Civic and character Education and embody the Freedom Festival’s mission to celebrate, teach, honor, and strengthen the traditional American values of family, freedom, God, and country.  All students are invited to enter the essay, storytelling and video contests.  Students from 9th to 12th grade are invited to participate in the Speech contest by creating an original speech, memorizing it and then videotaping their presentation.  They may focus on one or more parts of the theme: “American Values: Family, Freedom, God, and Country.”

What Drives You? Utah Jiffy Lube Teen Driver Scholarship Program

Grade: 9-12

Deadline: 03-24-15 (Licensed teen drivers);04-21-15 (Drivers Ed Students)

Your neighborhood Jiffy Lube owners in Utah are offering an educational and scholarship opportunity for drive education students and all teen drivers attending area schools.  The unique “What Drives You?” scholarship program allows students to express their “inner drive” and personal ambitions with a simple 500 word essay – No other requirements! There are two separate scholarship categories.  The “your turn behind the wheel” award will be offered only to those students enrolled in driver education during this school year and the “Teen Driver” scholarship award is offered to all other eligible licensed teen drivers.  Applications, guidelines and complete eligibility requirements can be found at: Jiffy Lube . There will be one overall recipient of $5,000 and one $1,500 recipient in both scholarship categories.  *Also, we will award $500 to the school in each region with the most essays submitted – $15,000 in total awards.

Quest Bridge College Prep Scholarship

Grade: 11

Deadline: 03-27-15

If you are a high school junior who has a strong academic record and an annual household income of less than $60,000, we encourage you to apply. Quest Bridge’s College Prep Scholarship provides awards that prepare high-achieving low-income students to compete for admission to leading colleges.  Apply online at: QuestBridge Scholarship .

Louis Stokes Health Scholars Program

Grade: 12

Deadline: 03-29-15

The congressional Black Caucus Foundation, INC. (CBCF) will award 10 scholarships to students who plan to enroll or are already enrolled in a degree program at a full-time undergraduate accredited two or four year college, university or technical school during the 2012-13 academic year.  The Luis Stokes Health Scholars, sponsored by the United Health Foundation, program seeks to increase the number of qualified,yet under represented, college students entering the health workforce.  Preference will be given to students from underserved communities who demonstrate an interest to work in their own communities.  Students currently attending  tw0-year instutions are strongly encouraged to apply. Up to $8,000 for the 2012-13 academic year.  CBCF will disburse up to $4,000 at the beginning of each semester, contingent on maintaining the minimum academic requirements.  Please visit: Louis Stokes Scholars Program for an application.

T.H. Bell Teaching Incentive Loan Program

Grade: 12

Deadline: 03-29-15

The Teaching Incentive Loan Program (TIL) is state funded and jointly administered by the State Board of Education and the State Board of Regents.  The program consists of a waiver (of tuition and fees at Utah public institutions, and $995 per semester at Utah private institutions) to be used for a period not to exceed eight semesters.  TIL recipients will be required to complete an educator preparation program and teach in Utah public schools for a term equal to the number of years for which the loan was received.  Please visit this web site for information and to apply: TH Bell Teaching Incentive Loan Program .

Jump Start (UHEAA) Financial Smarts for Students

Grade: 12

Deadline: 03-22-15

There are four $1,000 scholarships available. You need to be a Utah high school senior at an accredited Utah school who has successfully completed or is currently enrolled in the financial literacy course required for graduation and plan to pursue post-secondary education. Applicants must complete an application form which can be found at: Jump Start . Applicants also need to complete the FAFSA at: FAFSA . Register for a FAFSA pin at: FAFSA pin . Include proof of completing an application to a post-secondary institution and of being considered for admission.  Examples would be a letter of acceptance from a school, or a confirmation page from an online application for admission. Submit required essay as specified in application criteria. All entries must be postmarked on or before Friday, March 30, 2012 and mailed to : Anna Tibbitts, Utah Jump Start Coalition, P.O. Box 640, West Jordan, UT  84084.

Gilbraitti Scholarship

Deadline: 03-30-15

Grade: 12

Applications and information can be found by going to: Gilbraitti Scholarship.

Engineer Essay Contest

Deadline: 03-31-15

Grade: 9-12

Engineering for you (E4U) is a video competition open to individuals in middle school and up.  There is a $25,000 grand prize and $5,000 People’s choice awards as well as category prizes to the most inspiring 1-2 minute videos focused on how engineering serves human welfare and the needs of society. Contestants change choose any time period between 1964 and 2064 for their video. Learn more at: Engineering for you video contest.

Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College President’s Summer Scholarship

Deadline: 04-05-15

Grade: 12

The Ogden-Weber Tech College President’s Scholarship is established to celebrate the achievement of the graduating 2013 seniors of Weber County.  It is an opportunity to enhance your choices in education.  Please pick up a scholarship application in the Counseling Center in the Scholarship filing cabinet or in the Laker Lighthouse.

UAIIA (Utah Association of Independent Insurance Agents)

Deadline: 03-31-15

Grade: 12

The Utah Association of independent Insurance Agents (UAIIA) is offering a minimum of three scholarships ranging from $750 to $1000 in 2012 to Utah high school seniors who have maintained a 3.0 GPA and are active in extra-curricular activities through their school, church, community or work.  One scholarship will be awarded to a student pursuing an insurance career, the others to students pursuing insurance or business degrees. The applications are available at: UAIIA Scholarship Application .  Click on the scholarship link.

Northrop Grumman Engineering Scholars Competition

Grade: 12

Deadline: 03-31-15

Northrop Grumman Corp., the aerospace and electronics company has applications now available for its annual Engineering Scholars competition, which will provide a total of $20,000 in college scholarships to Salt Lake City area high school seniors interested in studying engineering.  Two individual scholarships of $10,000 – payable in $2,500 installments over four years will be available to high school seniors living in Salt Lake, Davis, Utah or Weber counties near the company’s Navigation Systems Division facility in Salt Lake City. Scholarship program candidates must have achieved a minimum compost SAT score of 1700 or ACT score of 27, as well as a minimum GPA of 3.5.  To apply, interested students should go to: Northrop Grumman.

Weber State Alumni Scholarships

Grade: 12

Deadline: 03-31-15

Please go to this link for more information about the Alumni Scholarships : Alumni Scholarships .

Rotary Club of Ogden “Service Above Self”

Grade: 12

Deadline: 03-31-15

Each year the Rotary Club of Ogden sponsors the ‘Service Above Self” Scholarship Award with financial support from the Stewart Education Foundation and the Rotary Foundation.  This year several scholarships will be awarded for $3,000.  The scholarships have the stipulation that the award is to be used only at Weber State University. Applications are available at ROTARY CLUB OF OGDEN. This web site doesn’t have the accurate place to mail your application. Mr. Lindquist would like you e-mail him your application at jcwlindquist@earthlink.net. You can also mail them to Charles Lindquist (Ogden Rotary Club) 646 East 2850 North, North Ogden, UT 84414.  Mail no later than March 31st.

Phi Delta Kappa International (PDK) Prospective Educator Scholarships

Grade: 12

Deadline: 04-01-15

This is an international competition that awards grants ranging from $500 to $5000 to seniors planning on pursuing a career in education.  Individuals who meet the criteria may apply directly to PDK International through the online application at: PDK .  The criteria may be found by clicking on the online application. If you have questions regarding this scholarship, please call Wynn Costley, PDK Foundation Representative, State of Utah Chapter at 208-852-2050.

Peter Pasula Study Habits Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 04-01-15

$500 Scholarship. Applications can be found by going to: Peter Pasula Study Habits Scholarship.

HOSA Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 04-01-15

Scholarships are available to either a senior secondary or postsecondary/collegiate HOSA member who plans to continue or further his/her education in the healthcare field.  Please visit www.Hosa.org for more information. You can click here for an application: HOSA SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION.

High School Sullivan Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 04-01-15

This scholarship is for any AAU participant in any sport who meets the criteria for the scholarship. Please visit: AAUSPORTS for more information and to apply.

Utah State University — Mountain West Center Scholarships

Grade: 12

Deadline: 04-12-15

There are several scholarships available through the Mountain West Center at Utah State University. Please visit this website for more information: Mountain West Center .

Aerospace Heritage Foundation of Utah Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 04-18-15

Scholarship applications are available in the counseling office.  This scholarship is for $1,000 but you must agree to donate 120 hours of service to the Hill Aerospace Museum/Learning Center. The hours are to be completed from June through August 2014 timeframe.

Visine Students with Vision Scholarship Program

Grade: 12

Deadline: ?

The first annual VISINE Students with Vision Scholarship Program is offering one-time $5,000 scholarships to students who have demonstrated a clear vision or goal for their future. High school seniors and current college students with a minimum GPA of 2.8 may submit an online application beginning February 15, 2012.    Scholarship program recipients are selected based on academic achievement, school and community involvement, financial need and demonstrated vision or goal. For additional program information and to apply for this scholarship, please visit: Vision .

BBG Communications Award

Deadline: 06-30-15

Grade: 12

 Applications can be found by going to: BBG Communication Award.

Weber Conservation District’s and Utah Association of Conservation District’s

Grade: 12

Deadline: 04-20-15

The recipient must be a high school senior who is pursuing a degree in agriculture or related field. Please visit this link for an application and more information: CONSERVATION.

SUU S-Stem Scholarship (Science & Engineering)

Grade: 12

Deadline: 05-3-15

Students targeted will be first-generation college graduates (neither parents nor grandparents having earned a baccalaureate degree), minority student, and other students with demonstrable financial need. Also targeted are those who plan to graduate and work or attend graduate school in one of the STEM fields like: Biology/Zoology/Botany, Chemistry, Engineering, Geology or Mathematics. For more information on the S-Stem scholarship please visit: STEM Scholarship.

Alliance for Unity

Grade: 12

Deadline: 05-15-15

Please visit this website for an application: Alliance for Unity .  The Alliance for Unity is a group of  Utah civic, religious, and business leaders committed to strengthening and unifying our communities. The Alliance is pleased to announce that its Unity Awards will again be available in 2012. The Alliance will provide up to thirty scholarships of $2,000 each to worthy graduating seniors in Utah high schools who otherwise would be unable to obtain a desired post-secondary education.  Awards may be applied to expenses for attending any university, college, technology institute, or trade school of a student’s choice. The most competitive applications will document: Family income that qualifies for free or reduced lunch in Utah high schools, minimum grade-point average in high school of 2.5, status as a graduating high school senior who has been accepted for post-secondary education, consistent after-school work history, evidence of good citizenship and promotion of the values of unity, civility and respect for others. Electronic submission is preferred. However, if there are any items that cannot be emailed, you may mail them to Dr. Alexander B. Morrison, Executive Director, Alliance for Unity, 500 Huntsman Way, Salt Lake City, UT  84108. Be sure your name is at the top of every document.

Marinello 5th Annual RAW TALENT Scholarship Contest

Grade: 12

Deadline: 04-22-15

For competition details including requirements and regulations, please visit the website at: Marinello Scholarship . It’s as easy as 1-2-3. 1. Write an essay entitled, ‘Beauty as a Career: How I can make a difference in the beauty and wellness industry.” 2. Join the hands-on competition at a campus near you. 3. Start your career in the beauty industry at Marinello Schools of Beauty. You could win one of the following prizes: $10,000 scholarship, $5,000 Scholarship or 3 one-day professional beauty workshops.

NAAS (National Academy of American Scholars)

Grade: 12

Deadline: Various

National Academy of American Scholars is proud to announce the XXIII offering of pure, merit-based awards.  NAAS awards are for American high school seniors who have exhibited outstanding academic excellence and personal integrity.  Please visit: NAAS-USA FUND  for more information. There are various deadlines.

Oportunidad Scholarship Fund

Grade: 12

Deadline: 04-18-15

Applications are now being accepted for the Oportunidad Scholarship Fund. This fund is established to promote college opportunities for students.  The scholarship fund is intended to remove financial barriers for students who demonstrate the dreams, goals, and aspirations of attending Weber State University and becoming a first-generation college graduate. In order to be considered for this scholarship fund, applicant must meet the following qualifications: – First-generation college student, low-income, and not FAFSA eligible, Ogden, Weber or Davis school district high school graduate who attended high school in Utah for three or more years, Incoming Freshman or undergraduate student at Weber State University, Enrolled/plans to be enrolled in a minimal of 6 credit hours per semester, minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA. Applications need to be mailed to this address: Oportunidad Scholarship, Attn: Sarah Enders, 1140 36th St. #150, Ogden, UT  84403. Applications are available in the counseling center scholarship cabinet. You can also go to this link for an application: Oportunidad. You can also e-mail michellemedina1@weber.edu if you would like further information.

Mark R.Rhead Memorial Scholarship (WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY ONLY)

Grade: 12

Deadline: 04-22-15

The Mark A. Rhead Memorial Scholarship for Academic Excellence will be awarded to a student that exhibits traits and characteristics that are germane to Mark’s life-trajectory, values, and chosen pursuits.  Identifying core traits and characteristics and rewarding an applicant that most closely proximate these ideals is the primary mission of the scholarship selection committee.  Please get an application in the counseling office scholarship filing cabinet.  Follow the checklist that is included with the application. You will mail the application, transcripts and essay to: Dr. Blair G. Van Dyke, 9842 N. 4100 W., Cedar Hills, Utah 84062.

Your Favorite Car Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 04-30-15

$500 scholarship. Applications can be found by going to: Your Favorite Car Scholarship.

Healthy Choices Scholarship

Deadline: 04-30-15

Grade: 12

To be eligible for the Healthy Choices Scholarship you must be attending an accredited post-secondary institution by the fall of 2013. The student can be enrolled at any level in any program that is two years in length or longer. Students must be Canadian or U.S. residents.  Applications can be found by going to: KELOWNA.

Scholarship by Design Award

Deadline: 05-01-15

Grade: 12

To be eligible for the scholarship by design award a student must be currently attending school as a high school senior and be a resident of either Canada or the United States. Applications can be found by going to: Scholarship by Design Award.

CSE Insurance Group (Civil Service Employees Insurance Company)

Deadline: 05-03-15

Grade: 12

Civil Service Employees Insurance Company is pleased to announce the launch of this year’s award-winning Youth Automobile Safety Scholarship Program for 2013, an essay competition for high-school seniors who are children of full-time or retired public employees.  We will award scholarships ranging from $250 to $1,500 based on the merit of student essays that propose ways to reduce the accident rate among teenagers. Entry guidelines and the application form are available online at: CSE Insurance Scholarship .

Utah PTA Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 05-18-15

You must be a State PTSA Student Representative. If you are not currently on the State PTSA Student Board, you can join now: Go to the Utah PTA Student Involvement page at: Student Involvement . Contact the State PTA Student Involvement Commissioner, Patsy Chandler at pkchandler@comcast.net. Sign up to participate. Go to: Sign Up . Fill out the contest permission form and return to contest coordinators.  Follow the contest rules and guidelines. Contest ends on May 18, 2012. The $500 scholarship is sponsored by The Miss Utah Organization, a proud partner of the Utah Child Protection Registry. For complete details please visit: Details .

Nordstrom Scholarship for Juniors

Grade: 11

Deadline: 05-01-15

Juniors! There is a $10,000 scholarship opportunity for you. To find out more visit: Nordstrom Scholarship .

Ben Dixon Memorial Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 04-18-15

All interested applicants are encouraged to apply.  The intent of this scholarship is to provide an opportunity for two graduating Bonneville High School students to further their college education or vocational careers.  These two Lakers may be individuals who have braved hardships or are presently facing a life altering trial.  Applicants may include underprivileged or less fortunate students with a committed desire to succeed, including those who have faced or overcome obstacles and challenges.  This may include life challenging medial illnesses, suffered the loss of a parent or sibling, experienced hardships of parental divorce, faced financial difficulties, or perhaps helped others with similar obstacles and challenges.  Please note these are not prerequisite to apply.  Fair consideration will apply to all applicants. Applications are available in the counseling office scholarship filing cabinet.

FIDM

Grade: 12

Deadline: 04-30-15

FIDM is a WASC and NASAD accredited college offering bachelor and associate of arts degree programs.  Each year through the national scholarship program, FIDM awards over $300,000 in scholarships. For more information and for other scholarship programs available to students please visit: FIDM.

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (Dovie Juanita Miles Goodwin Scholarship)

Grade: 12

Deadline: 05-08-15

This scholarship is for African-American males or females. It is for $1,000. You can find applications and general information and instructions for applying for this scholarship in the counseling center scholarship filing cabinet.

Find a Law Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 05-15-15

$500 Scholarship. Please go to Find a Law Scholarship for an application.

LPGA Scholarships

Grade: 12

Deadline: 05-15-15

Please click on this link: LPGA FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS to find details regarding three different scholarships for girls offered through the LPGA Foundation.

I’m First Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 05-24-15

Recognized by the National Scholarship Providers Association and Fastweb.com as 2012 Scholarship Provider of the Year, Center or Student Opportunity’s I’m First Scholarship is a $2,000 , four-year renewable scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors matriculating to a College Partner institution. Scholarship winners have the unique privilege to serve as student bloggers on I’m First to share their college experiences and offer advice to aspiring first-generation college students on how to make it to and through college. Minimum eligibility requirements: current high school (or home schooled) seniors attending school in the United States, first-generation college student (neither parent has earned a four-year college degree), must be attending an I’m First partner college or university.  Please visit: I’m First Scholarship for all the details.

Maple Leaf Dentistry Scholarship

Deadline: 05-30-15

Grade: 12

A student must have done at least 100 hours of volunteer work over the last 2 years and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher in his/her last academic year.  Applications can be found by going to: Maple Leaf.

Career Step Scholarship

Deadline: 05-31-15

Grade: 12

Career Step is offering a scholarship that would cover all tuition costs of a career step program. To qualify for this scholarship all you have to do is be graduating in 2014, write a 200-500 word essay on “Why pursuing education after high school is important to you” and enroll in a career step program with the awarded scholarship. All applications must be submitted by May 31, 2014. Apply today at: Career Step. Available career step programs include: pharmacy technician, computer technician, executive assistant, medical transcription, medical administrative assistant with EHR, medical administrative assistant, medical coding and billing, medical billing. With career step, you can get the training you need to start a successful career in 1/4 of the time and for 1/10 of the cost of a traditional college degree.

Caretenders Scholarship Program

Deadline: 05-31-15

Grade: 12

Applications and eligibility requirements can be found at this website: Caretenders Scholarship.

LM Scholarship Program

Deadline: 05-31-15

Grade: 12

Applications and eligibility requirements can be found at: LM Scholarship.

Avalon School of Cosmetology – Scholarship Opportunities for High School Seniors

Grade: 12

Deadline: 06-01-15

Two applicants from each location will receive $2,000 and six applicants per campus will each receive $500 toward their program fees. Avalon also offers financial aid in the form of grants and loans to students who qualify. Scholarship applicants are required to submit a written summary explaining their interest in the cosmetology program and career goals.  Each completed application will be judged on: cosmetology interest, letters of reference, potential in cosmetology, overall content of application, leadership skills, motivation and career goals. Please e-mail Andrea Bush, High School Coordinator if you have further questions at abush@avalon.edu  or you can reach her at (801)643-1953 or 801-614-5040 or 5043.  Also here is a link to Avalon.

Medical Scholarships

Deadline: 06-01-15

Grade: 12

Please visit: 180 Medical Scholarships for details.

Rogers Community Volunteer Scholarship

Deadline: 06-01-15

Grade: 12

Please go to: Rogers Community Volunteer Scholarship  for eligibility requirements and an application.

University of Utah Balanced Man Scholarship

Grade: 12

Deadline: 06-08-15

The Balanced Man Scholarship is given by the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity at the University of Utah and awards incoming male freshmen who exhibit academic excellence, demonstrate leadership skills, and commit to health and well-being. Three different scholarships are available. One for $1,000, One for $500, and one for $250. Qualifications: Male, Graduating high school senior attending the University of Utah for the 2012-2013 school year, minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA, Minimum 23 ACT/1050 SAT. Apply online at: Balanced man . Applying is simple and only takes a few minutes. Any questions email at utahbms@hotmail.com or call 801-824-8676. Applying for the scholarship and even accepting money does not tie the applicant into joining the fraternity.

Global Lift Equipment Scholarship Deadline: 06-15-14 Grade: 12 To be considered eligible for the Global Lift Equipment Scholarship you submit a short story and have a GPA of 2.5 or greater. Detailed instructions and an application can be found at: GLOBAL LIFT.

Sedary & Associates Scholarship

Deadline: 06-15-15

Grade: 12

Please visit: Sedary & Associates Scholarship for application and eligibility requirements.

 Lift Parts Express Scholarship

Deadline: 06-30-15

Grade: 12

Applications and qualifications can be found at: Lift Parts Express Scholarship.

AES  Engineering Scholarship

Deadline: 10-04-14

Grade: 12

Please go to AES Engineering Scholarship for details and to apply.

Paul Mitchell the School, Ogden

Deadline: 07-01-15

Grade: 12

Paul Mitchell, the School Ogden would like to announce an exclusive $1,000 scholarship opportunity available for high school seniors. Requirements: high school diploma or GED by start day in June or July, a one-page double-spaced essay on why they would benefit from this scholarship and what they would like to do with their career in the beauty industry, and a letter of recommendation from a school counselor or mentor. If you have questions you can contact Brandy Mahoskey at brandym@ogden.paulmitchell.edu or at (801)564-6314.

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