SOUTHERN UTAH UNIVERSITY Scholarships are available in many areas, including Academic (President’s, Founders’, Dean’s, Centurium), Leadership, Native American, Sterling Scholar, Talent, Departmental, Athletic, Terrell H. Bell Teaching Incentive, Private and Army ROTC. The criteria will vary according to the scholarship applied for.
Amount: Varies Deadline: By completing the admissions process by March 1, all students will be eligible for academic scholarships. Contact: www.suu.edu
SOUTHERN UTAH UNIVERSITY LEADERSHIP & INVOLVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP Applicant must be a graduating senior who has been admitted to Southern Utah University for fall of 2017. This scholarship is for students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, unique talents, or who have special circumstances or challenges that have been overcome. Not available to students have been awarded a freshman academic scholarship or who will be receiving a WUE tuition reduction.
Amount: $1,000.00 - $2,000.00 per year for up to four years. Deadline: March 1 Contact: www.suu.edu
SOUTHERN UTAH UNIVERSITY HOUSING SCHOLARSHIP - DIXIE & ANNE LEAVITT - OFF CAMPUS Applicant must fill out the housing scholarship application and submit an essay of up to 300 words describing how this scholarship will aid their educational pursuits. Freshman students are not normally considered. See the application for instructions if you have extenuating circumstances.
Amount: Varies (One year scholarship, must be applied for each year) Deadline: March 1 Contact: www.suu.edu
DIXIE STATE UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS Scholarships are available in the following areas: Academic, Departmental, Leadership, Talent, Ambassadors, Multi-cultural, Private, Sterling Scholar, and Athletics. Applicants must complete the admissions application and be fully admitted to Dixie State University by March 1, 2016.
UNIVERSITY OF UTAH DEPARTMENT OF ART AND ART HISTORY Applicant must be accepted to the University of Utah by March 1
Amount: Two-semester full tuition scholarship in the amount of $5,000.00 Deadline: March 1 for the Departmental Scholarship application and the Recommendation Form. Monday, March 9 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. portfolio due to the department office. Contact: www.art.utah.edu
UNIVERSITY OF UTAH DEPARTMENT OF THEATER Applicant must be a senior in high school with a 3.5 GPA with plans to major in Theatre at the University of Utah. Applicant must fill out the departmental application, include a copy of their high school transcript, and have three letters of recommendation. One recommendation letter should be from a person who can assess their academic performance.
UNIVERSITY OF UTAH COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING JOSEPHINE BEAM AND QUESTAR Applicant must be a degree-seeking student and be eligible for financial aid from the Financial Aid Office. The scholarship is based on GPA and unmet need. Complete the Beam/Questar applications and submit them to the scholarship office. Fill out one form for the Beam & one form for the Questar scholarships.
ZAHIR SCHOLARSHIP Applicant must be a graduating senior who has a minimum 3.0 high school GPA. Applicant must exhibit motivation and commitment to school and his/her community as demonstrated through his/her academic performance, leadership, community service, and extracurricular activities. The student must plan to enroll at the University of Utah full-time (12 credits or more) during the 2016-2017 academic year. Applicant must have demonstrated experience with or a commitment to serving or working with the Muslim community.
GHULAM-LAURI SCHOLARSHIP Applicant must be a high school senior with a minimum 3.0 GPA entering the University of Utah full-time fall 2017. Applicant must exhibit motivation and commitment to school and community as demonstrated t4rough academic performance, leadership, community service, and extracurricular activities. A personal typed statement of no more than one page explaining the applicants top three life goals and a written resume of any extracurricular or community activities in which the applicant is involved must be included with the application. Also, two letters of recommendation (not from family members), one of which must be from a leader from the Islamic community (principal, teacher, religious leader, professor, etc.) must be included.
UNIVERSITY OF UTAH, POLITICAL SCIENCE DEPARTMENT (Political Science Departmental Scholarship, J.D. Williams Scholarship, Maurice Warshaw Scholarship, Marion V. and F. Arthur Boyd Scholarship and Richard and Virginia Eskelsen Scholarship.) Applicant must attend the University of Utah with the intention of becoming a political science major. The “University of Utah Departmental Application” and the “Letter of Recommendation Form” will not be accepted for this scholarship. You must fill out the Political Science Department Scholarship Application and send it with the required documents and letters of recommendation.
SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE To apply for all scholarships, applicant must apply for admission as a matriculated student and must be a Utah resident and be a U.S. citizen. Scholarships include Foundation Scholars Program, Honors at Entrance, Diversity Peer Action Leader Program, Peer Action Leader Program, Departmental, Performing Arts (requires audition), Presidential Leadership, Foundation Freshman General Scholarships, Freshman Alternative, Service Council Scholarship, Ambassador, SLICE: Student Leaders in Civic Engagement Program, and Athletic Scholarships. If you are applying for more than one scholarship, be sure to submit all required documents for each scholarship. If an application requires two letters of recommendation and you submit only one letter with your application, your application will not be considered. Please read all instructions before answering any questions. You may apply for as many scholarships as you would like. Submit only what is required.
ZONTA INTERNATIONAL YOUNG WOMEN IN PUBLIC AFFAIRS AWARD Applicant must be a female student between the ages of 16-19 who demonstrates a commitment to leadership in public service, government and volunteer organizations. Applicant must show an active commitment to volunteerism, evidence of volunteer leadership achievements, and evidence of dedication to advancing the status of women worldwide.
Amount: $1,000.00 district award, $4,000.00 international award Deadline: March 1 Contact: www.zonta.org
UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY SIGMA ALPHA EPSILON ALUMNI Applicant must be a senior in high school who is a child or grandchild of an active member of the Phi Kappa lota/SAE fraternity. The applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 to apply.
UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY EASTERN Scholarships are available in the areas of Academic, Departmental, Athletic and Private. All admission applications submitted by the March 1 application deadline will be automatically considered for the academic scholarships. The departmental scholarship application needs to be submitted to be considered for a departmental scholarship. The private scholarship application needs to be filled out to qualify for private scholarships.
WESTMINSTER COLLEGE All students who apply to Westminster are considered for academic scholarships. Merit scholarships are available to first-year students entering fall term 2017. These scholarships are based on merit and will be awarded whether or not a student has financial need. There are other Westminster scholarship programs that are based on financial need, music, theatre, departmental, athletic, talent based, ROTC and the Utah Hispanic Chamber “Somos” scholar award. Scholarships are available for Sterling Scholar winners or runners-up in the regional Sterling Scholar Competition when admitted.
SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-TEACHER RECRUITMENT SCHOLARSHIP Applicant must be a U.S. citizen on track for high school graduation. Applicant must be interested in pursuing a teaching or related educational career. Student will complete an associate degree at Salt Lake Community College. Applicant must apply and be accepted to Salt Lake Community College and submit the scholarship application by the deadline. The application must include a high school transcript, a copy of ACT scores or SLCC’s Accuplacer Placement Assessment, two recommendations about your potential as an educator, and a Personal statement describing why you want to go into teaching and your experience relating to people with diverse background and what challenges you’ve encountered or may encounter in furthering your educational/career goals. Applicant must apply for FAFSA. This scholarship supports students of diverse backgrounds.
Amount: Tuition and $1,000.00 per year towards fees, books and required supplies. Scholarship is renewable for a second year. Deadline: March 1
SNOW COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS Scholarships are available in the areas of Academic, Departmental and Talent, Financial Need, Diversity, Leadership/citizenship (requires a separate leadership application), Ambassador, Private, Sterling Scholar and Athletics (435-283-7020 or 435-283-7026).
SNOW COLLEGE LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP Applicant must be admitted to Snow College by March 1, including filling out the admission application. Applicant must submit all applicable leadership application materials and complete the interview process prior to the deadline.
Amount: Unspecified Deadline: March 1 (ALL applications must be received by this date) Contact: www.snow.edu
VISINE STUDENTS WITH VISION SCHOLARSHIP Open to high school students with a minimum GPA of 2.8 who have demonstrated a clear vision or goal for their future. Scholarship is based on academic achievement, school, and community involvement, financial need and a demonstrated vision or goal. Fill out an application online.
Amount: $5,000.00 Deadline: March 1 or until 22,000 applications have been started whichever is sooner Contact: www.visine.com/scholarship
ACCESS SCHOLARSHIP FOR FEMALES - UNIVERSITY OF UTAH This scholarship is designed for females who will attend the University of Utah fall semester of 2016 and major in science, math or engineering. Students who are awarded this scholarship will be required to attend the seven-week University of Utah course, UGS 1430 Integrated Science during the summer of their first year at the University of Utah, which can be applied to their general education requirements. The application must be filled out and sent along with a one-page letter/essay expressing your interest in math and/or science and your career goals and an official high school transcript, including the second semester, senior year classes. All applicants must request letters of recommendation from two science and/or math teachers, to be sent directly from the teacher to the College of Science. The University recommendation forms are NOT accepted. The summer course will be June 20, 2016 to August 5, 2016.
Amount: $3,500.00 plus the opportunity to work in a research lab. Deadline: March 1, 2016 Contact: www.science.utah.edu
FRESHMAN SCHOLARSHIP IN SCIENCE AND MATHMATICS - UNIVERSITY OF UTAH Applicant must be admitted to the University of Utah as a freshman degree-seeking student majoring in biology, chemistry, math or physics to be awarded this scholarship. Applicant must complete the application, write a one-page letter/essay expressing their interest in math and/or science and their career goals, and include an official high school transcript, including their second semester, senior year classes. Applicant must have letters of recommendation from two science and/or math teachers sent directly from the teacher to the College of Science. The University recommendation forms are NOT accepted.
Amount: $1,000.00 Deadline: March 1 Contact: www.science.utah.edu or call University of Utah College of Sciences at (801) 581 - 6958
UNIVERSITY OF UTAH METALLURGICAL ENGINEERING Applicant must complete an application, submit an unofficial transcript and submit at least one letter of recommendation. Two letters of recommendation are suggested. The letters should be from school officials, such as teachers or counselors. Applicant must plan to major in Metallurgical Engineering at the University of Utah. Scholarships are based on ACT or SAT scores (particularly math), cumulative GPA and extracurricular activities. Students who are offered scholarships usually have a minimum ACT score of 27 and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.7. This is a sweet major with many opportunities and few students consider this as a major because they don’t know what it is. Check it out!
SUSAN W. CODA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP This scholarship is for exceptional UTAH WOMEN ONLY who will attend a college or university outside the state of Utah. Applicant must graduate from a Utah high school, have a minimum 3.8 GPA, and provide proof of acceptance to a four-year college or university located outside of the state of Utah. Applicant must have demonstrated leadership abilities and show participation in extra-curricular school activities and be involved in community affairs. Three letters of recommendation will be required and ACT and/or ACT scores.
Amount: Varies, usually around $3,500.00 Deadline: March 1
AKC JUNIOR SHOWMANSHIP SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and must have a completed and signed application, an official copy of their high school transcript and an essay. The essay is an opportunity to explore the influence that purebred dogs have had in their life to date and/or where it may lead them in the future. The Essay must answer the statement, “My current goal upon completion of my education is to be able to continue to participate in AKC clubs and events in the following ways.” The scholarship is based on financial need, academic achievements and potential, and the applicant’s involvement in the fancy. Those participating in companion and performance events are encouraged to have submitted junior recognition forms. The scholarship is also based on the applicant’s participation in AKC event holding clubs as junior members or volunteers at events, or a member of a 4-H group that participates in AKC events. Applicant must attend college
Amount: Unspecified Deadline: March 1 (must be received by this date) Contact: www.akc.org or for questions e-mail email@example.com
NATIONAL PRESBYTERIAN COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP Applicant must be a high school senior planning to attend a participating Presbyterian Church-related college. Applicant must be a member of the Presbyterian Church, be a U.S. citizen, maintain a 3.0 GPA, and demonstrate financial need. Applicant must take the SAT/ACT exam no later than December 15 of their senior year in high school. The application must include an essay of between 500 to 1000 words on an assigned topic and include an endorsement from a church pastor and a recommendation from a high school guidance counselor.
Amount: Up to $1,500.00 Deadline: March 1 for part 1, March 32 for secondary school report and transcript Contact: www.pcussa.org/financialaid or National Presbyterian College Scholarship, 100 Witherspoon Street, Room MO42A, Louisville KT 40202-1396
AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY SCHOLARS PROGRAM Applicant must be African American, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian and be a senior in high school who is a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident. Applicant must demonstrate high academic achievement in chemistry or science (grade point average 3.0 or better) and demonstrate financial need according the FAFSA and the Student Aid Report (SAR) form. Student must be planning to major in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or a chemically-related science of chemical technology and be planning on a career in the chemical sciences field.
EMMETT J. DOERR MEMORIAL DISTINGUISHED SCOUT SCHOLARSHIP Applicant must be a Catholic high school senior who is currently registered and active in Boy Scouting, Varsity Scouting, or Venturing. Applicant must have earned the Eagle Scout Award or the Silver Award and the Ad Altare Dei or Pope Pius XII religious emblem. Applicant must have held a Scouting leadership position and must have served in his or her home parish.
AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY SPIRIT OF YOUTH SCHOALRSHIP Applicant must be a high school senior with a minimum 3.0 GPA who is a junior member of the American Legion Auxiliary. Applicant must have had their membership for past three years and have a current 2016 membership card and must maintain membership for the four-year scholarship period.
AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY CHILDREN OF WARRIORS NATIONAL PRESIDENT'S Scholarship is awarded to children of veterans who served in the Armed Forces during the eligibility dates for The American Legion. Applicant must complete fifty hours of community service during his/her high school years and be a senior in high school to be eligible. Each Unit may only enter one candidate in the Department competition. Each Department is restricted to one candidate to the Divisional competition. Scholarship is based on character/leadership, essay/application, financial need and scholarship.
Amount: $3,500.00, $3,000.00, and $2,500.00 Deadline: March 1, 2017 (Completed application must be presented to the local American Legion Auxiliary Unit President on or before this date.) Contact: www.legion-aux.org
AMERICAN LEGION EAGLE SCOUT OF THE YEAR Nominee must be a registered active member of a Boy Scout Troop, Varsity Scout Team, or Venturing Crew chartered to an American Legion Post, Auxiliary Unit or Sons of the American Legion Squadron. OR the nominee must be a registered, active member of a duly chartered Boy Scout Troop, Varsity Scout Team, or Venturing Crew, and the son or grandson of a Legionnaire or Auxiliary member. The nominee must have received the Eagle Scout Award, be an active member of his religious institution and must have received the appropriate Boy Scout religious emblem. Applicant must have demonstrated good citizenship in church, school, Scouting and community and be in high school.
VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS SCOUT OF THE YEAR SCHOLARSHIP Applicant must be a registered, active member of a Boy Scout or Girl Scout Troop, Venturing Crew, or a Sea Scout Ship. Applicant must have received the Eagle Scout Award, Venture Silver Award, Sea Scout Quartermaster Award or Girl Scout Award and must have demonstrated practical citizenship in school, scouting, and the community. The applicant must have reached their 15th birthday at the time of selection and be enrolled in high school to be eligible for the scholarship. Applicant must send a completed scholarship form, a resume of high school activities, scouting record, community service record and letters of recommendation to a local VFW Post.
Amount: $5,000.00 for 1st place, $3,000.00 for 2nd place, and $1,000.00 for 3rd place. Deadline: March 1 Contact: www.vfw.org
AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY - THEODORE ROOSEVELT MEMORIAL YOUNG NATURALIST AWARD This contest is available to students in grades 7-12. Only one entry is allowed per student. Students may work as a group or a partner to plan and conduct a study in a class, a summer institute, a summer camp, a research program or an environmental program that will include observations, questions, predictions, data, and analysis. Student will submit an essay that includes tables, charts, or graphs and artwork that help illustrate their findings. All essays must follow the rules listed on the website.
Amount: Cash awards and expense-paid trip to the American Museum of Natural History in New York for the winner along with a parent or guardian and publication of the winning essays on the website. Deadline: March 1 by 11:59 p.m. EST Contact: www.amnh.org/yna
SHOPKO TEAMMATE AND FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP Applicant must be a U. S. Citizen and must be a full-time or part-time Shopko teammate with at least one year of continuous service as of January 1, 2016 or be a dependent child of a Shopko teammate. The applicant must be a high school senior who plans to enroll at an accredited two-or four-year college, university, vocational, or technical school for the entire 2016-17 academic year. Applicant must submit a completed application and a current official high school transcript. Scholarship is based on academic record, leadership, and participation in school and community activities, work experience, a statement of educational and career goals, and an applicant recommendation.
Amount: Up to $2,500.00 (renewable each year for a maximum of four scholarships) Deadline: March 1 Contact: www.shopko.com/foundation
McDONALD'S NATIONAL EMPLOYEE SCHOLARSHIP Applicant must be currently employed at a McDonald’s restaurant and have at least four months continuous employment at the time of application. Applicant must work a minimum of 15 hours per week. Applicant must be a high school senior planning to attend an accredited institution for post-secondary education and/or career training and instruction in the fall of 2017. McDonald’s must still employ applicant when the scholarships are awarded. For more information, check out the McDonald’s web site station M.
SOUTH HIGH ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP Applicant must be a senior in high school who is a direct descendant of a South High School alumnus who plans to attend Salt Lake Community College. Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen and have a GPA of at least 2.5. The application must be turned in with at least two completed recommendation forms from people other than family with direct knowledge of their abilities, accomplishments and potential. All recommendation forms must be signed and an official transcript must be sent with the application. Incomplete applications will not be processed.
ENGINEERING FOR YOU VIDEO CONTEST The video contest is open to individuals or teams in grades kindergarten to twelve. The one to two minute video is to be focused on how achieving one or more of the academy of engineering grand challenges for engineering will lead to a more sustainable, healthy secure, and or joyous world.
Amount: Best Overall Video - $25,000.00, People's Choice Award - $5,000.00, Top videos in each category will be eligible for a prize of up to $5,000.00 Deadline: March 2 Contact: www.e4uvideocontest.org
UNIVERSITY OF UTAH HIGH SCHOOL BIOSCIENCE SUMMER RESEARCH PROGRAM Applicants must have completed their junior year by the start of the program. Applicant must have completed three years of math and three science courses (including biology or chemistry) by the end of their junior year to apply. The application must be completed and submitted with a high school transcript, two letters of recommendation (at least one being from a science teacher), a statement describing interest in the biological sciences and future goals. The program dates are June 5 to July 27, 2017.
Amount: A two week training course of basic laboratory procedures followed by six weeks of assisting faculty with research. A $500.00 stipend is provided and some students subsequently may obtain employment in a research lab. Deadline: March 3 Contact: http://www.biology.utah.edu/undergraduate/research/hsprog.php
UNIVERSITY OF UTAH HISTORY DEPARTMENT There are scholarships available to high school seniors who intend to major in history. Applicants should submit to the University of Utah History Department the application for departmental scholarships, a copy of their latest high school transcript, which must include ACT scores, and three letters of recommendation from high school teachers, one of them being from a history teacher. The college of humanities also offers departmental scholarships for students.
TEACHER RECRUITMENT SCHOLARSHIP FOR DIVERSE STUDENTS Applicant must be a senior of adverse background who wants to become a teacher. Applicant will complete their Associate’s degree then transfer to the University of Utah to earn a Bachelor’s degree in Teacher Education. Applicant must graduate from the Canyons School District.
Amount: $500.00 per semester for fees and books for a minimum of four semesters and a tuition waiver from SLCC for a maximum of two year; and $5,000.00 per year for tuition at the University of Utah for a maximum of two years. Deadline: March 4
KOHL'S KIDS WHO CARE Award is available to U.S. residents who are 6-18 years old and have not graduated from high school prior to March 13, 2017. Students must be nominated by any individual 21 years or older. Nominators will be asked to tell Kohl’s about volunteer efforts that are above and beyond what is normally expected and that has resulted in a positive community outcome and must have occurred within the last 12 months.
Amount: $500.00 Kohl's Gift Card for store winners, Regional winners will be awarded $1,00.00, National winners will be awarded $10,000.00 scholarships. Deadline: March 13 Contact: www.kohlskids.com or www.kohlscorporation.com
BYU MANAGEMENT SOCIETY Applicant must be enrolled as a high school senior planning to attend an accredited College or University or Trade & Technical School within the state of Utah or an LDS church school on a full-time basis in the fall of 2017. Scholarships are based on financial need, community or religious service, and academic performance. Two types of scholarships will be offered. One scholarship is based on financial need and one scholarship is based on community service. You may select only one.
Amount: $500.00 to $3,000.00 depending on need and merit Deadline: March 14
INTERMOUNTAIN ELECTRICAL ASSOCIATION Applicants must be dependents of IEA members or their employees, who are in good standing as of March 1 of the current year. Applicants must plan to attend an accredited college, university, or vocational-technical school. Students must complete an application and submit an official transcript and three letters of recommendation from non-relatives.
PASTOR FRANCE A. DAVIS SCHOLARSHIP Applicant must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and be eligible to attend, or be enrolled in, college for fall of 2017. Applicant must show demonstrated financial need and provide three letters of recommendation. An autobiography describing academic and professional goals and how these goals will contribute to the advancement of the African American community must be included with the application.
UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY JOE & CARLETTA ELICH FOUR-YEAR SCHOLARSHIP Applicants are judged on academic achievement, financial need, and personal integrity. Applicants must be undergraduate majors in the Mathematics and Statistics department at USU while receiving the award. The application must be sent with high school transcripts and a letter of application that includes a statement of qualifications, academic goals, and career objectives. Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly by the authors to the scholarship committee by the deadline.
Amount: $1,200.00 per year or $600.00 per semester Deadline: March 15 Contact: www.math.usu.edu click on undergraduate, then go to financial aid & scholarships or email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (435) 797-2595
UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY NEVILLE & ANNIE HUNSAKER FOUR-YEAR SCHOLARSHIP This scholarship is awarded on a competitive basis to superior high school students who enroll as full-time mathematics, statistics or mathematics education majors. During the final two years of the scholarship, the recipient is expected to work a limited number of hours for the department. This work is paid on an hourly basis. Application must be sent with high school transcripts and a letter of application that includes a statement of qualifications, academic goals, and career objectives. Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly by the authors to the scholarship committee by the deadline.
Amount: $1,200.00 per year or $600.00 per semester Deadline: March 15 Contact: www.math.usu.edu click on undergraduate, then go to financial aid & scholarships or email email@example.com or call (435) 797-2595
SAE ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP Applicant must be a U.S. citizen who is a high school senior and must meet the minimum GPA and ACT requirements and intend to enroll in an engineering program accredited by ABET. Several different scholarships are available in an engineering or related science program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.
Amount: $1,000.00 - $10,000.00 Deadline: March 15 Contact: www.sae.org
YOUTHLINC YOUNG HUMANITARIAN AWARD Applicant must be a high school junior or senior to apply for this scholarship. The top ten finalists must interview with the Scholarship Selection Committee to be considered for the award. Applicants will be judged on the quality of essays, letters of recommendation and on the evidence of sustained, focused service efforts on behalf of genuinely needy individuals or communities.
Amount: One at $500.00, one at $3,000.00, three at $1,000.00, five at $500.00 Deadline: March 15 (Must be received by this date) Contact: www.youthlinc.org
HEROES' LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP Applicant must be a dependent child of a parent who died, became disabled or who received a permanent and total compensation rating of 100% from the Department of Defense or Department of Veterans Affairs while serving on active duty on or after September 11, 2001in any branch or component of the U.S. Armed Forces. Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and plan to enroll in an accredited university or college for fall of 2017.
DISTINGUISHED YOUNG WOMEN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM Applicant must be in their junior year of high school. Entrant will be judged on talent, academics, community involvement, fitness, and judge’s interview. After a participant wins her local Distinguished Young Women program, she advances to the State Distinguished Young Women program. All state winners participate in the National Finals in Mobile Alabama in June after they graduate from high school. Apply online to enter the local competition. Check the website for more information.
UTAH STATE ENGINEERING STATE **JUNIORS** Applicant must be a current junior in high school and have a strong interest in math, science, or technology, and display citizenship excellence on their scholastic record. Applicant must have a desire to pursue a math, science, or technology career. A current high school transcript must be submitted with the application. Engineering State for 2017 will be held June 5-8, 2017. Learn about careers in engineering and technology, receive an engineering scholarship, and make new friends.
USU - GET AWAY SPECIAL (GAS) SCHOLARSHIP High school seniors with an interest in space research are eligible to apply. Applicant must have a 3.5 GPA to apply.
Amount: Full in state tuition waiver for up to eight semesters Deadline: March 18 Contact: www.usu.edu/sciences GAS program faculty adviser, Physics Department, USU, 4415 Old Main Hill, Logan ,UT 84332
2017 UTAH JUMPSTART COALITION/UHEAA - AMERICA FIRST CREDIT UNION Applicant must be a senior in high school who has successfully completed or is currently enrolled in the financial literacy course required for graduation. Applicant must plan to pursue a post-secondary education. Applicant must complete the FAFSA application and submit an essay about a financial topic.
JIFFY LUBE "TEEN DRIVER" SCHOLARSHIP Available to all eligible licensed teen drivers. Applicant must submit an application and in 500- words or less express “what drives you?” (See the application for complete instructions.) Entries must be typewritten on letter-size paper only.
UTAH SOCIETY OF PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS - JOE RHOADS SCHOLARSHIP Applicant must be a U.S. citizen with a 3.5 or higher GPA entering college in fall of 2017. Applicant must have a minimum ACT math score of 30 and English score of 26 to qualify. Applicant must plan to major in engineering at an ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering & Technology) accredited engineering program in Utah. Student must complete an application, student resume, 850-1000 word essay, an official transcript & ACT scores, two recommendations from teachers, and an applicant certification form. (Applications without the required signatures will be disqualified.)
Amount: $1,000.00 Deadline: March 23
SOUTHERN UTAH UNIVERSITY RED RIOT OVERNIGHTS Southern Utah University Overnight allows high school students to experience life at SUU. Students arrive on the Southern Utah University campus where they will be paired with an SUU student. Participants will attend a class, eat with students, stay overnight and attend an SUU activity. The last date is March 24-25, 2017. Apply on-line. Parents may participate in a customized parent information session and take a campus tour on Friday of the Overnight visit. Parent lodging is unavailable in student housing. Discounts for local lodging can be found at Parent Services.
Cost: $20.00 (includes food, lodging, tour of campus, tickets to SUU events, information about classes, scholarship advising, and a SUU shirt) Deadline: 48 hours prior to the event date or until full Contact: www.suu.edu/you or email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the school relations office at (435) 586-7741
T.H. BELL TEACHING INCENTIVE LOAN Applicant must be a high school senior student planning to pursue a degree in education. Awards are based on high school grade point average, ACT or SAT scores, ethnicity, intended teaching field, teaching-related experience and an explanatory essay. The student 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
Amount: Waiver of tuition and fees at the Utah public institutions and $995.00 per semester at Utah private institutions for up to eight semesters. Deadline: Friday, March 24, 2017 before 5 p.m. (must be received by this date) Contact: www.schools.utah.gov/cert and click on "Loan and Scholarships"
INDIAN HEALTH SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM Designed for students who are Native American or of Native American descent that will pursue a career in Heath Care or Human Services.
Amount: Full tuition, applicants must agree to provide health service equal to one year for each year of scholarship award received. Deadline: March 28 (must be received by this date) Contact: www.ihs.gov
AYN RAND'S NOVEL ANTHEM Designed for 8th, 9th and 10th grade students. To enter the contest students write an essay on a choice of three specified topics after reading Ayn Rand’s Novelette, Anthem.
Amount: First prize of $2,000.00, 5 second prizes of $500.00, 10 third prizes of $200.00, 45 at $50.00, and 175 at $30.00 Deadline: March 29, 2017 Contact: www.aynrand.org/contests
HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND Applicant must be a senior in high school, of Hispanic heritage, who is a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident. Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and have plans to enroll full-time in a degree seeking program at a two-or four-year U.S. accredited institution in the U.S., U.S. Virgin islands, or Guam for fall of 2017. Applicant must apply for federal financial aid by completing the free FAFSA form. HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Amount: $500.00 - $5,000.00 Deadline: March 30 Contact: www.hsf.net
AMERICAN SOCIETY OF MILITARY COMPTROLLERS Applicant must be an outstanding graduating high school senior and must be entering a field of study directly related to financial/resource management (business administration, economics, public administration, computer science, operations research related to financial management, accounting, and finance). All applicants must have an ASMC chapter endorsement. Applications must be submitted on the official ASMC National Scholarship Form. Applicant must have three letters of recommendation from: (1) local ASMC chapter president, (2) high school principal, academic dean, or guidance counselor, (3) a high school teacher. No fax or e-mail accepted.
Amount: $1,000.00 to $3,000.00 Deadline: March 31 (received by) to National Headquarters (Submit before this date to local ASMC chapter) Contact: www.asmconline.org
NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP Applicant must be legally blind in both eyes and plan to attend a college or university full-time in the fall of 2017 except that one scholarship may be given to a person employed full-time while attending school part-time. Participation in the entire NFB national convention with the assistance of the NFB and in all scheduled scholarship program activities is required. The convention will be held in Orlando, Florida July 10 to July 15, 2017. The scholarship is based on academic excellence, community service, and financial need.
Amount: $3,000.00 to $12,000.00 Deadline: March 31, 2017 by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time Contact: National Federation of the Blind Scholarship Committee www.nfb.org/scholarships (410) 659-9314 x2415 or email: email@example.com
JANICE M. SCOTT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND Applicant must be a U.S. citizen who is a high school senior with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and who will be attending an accredited four-year college or university in the fall of 2017. Applicant must have demonstrated leadership abilities and must have a demonstrated financial need. The combined adjusted income of the parents cannot exceed $60,000.00. An official high school transcript, two letters of recommendation, a financial document, and a high school senior picture must be included with the application.