WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY DREAM WEBER Applicant must be a senior in high school planning to attend Weber State University in the fall of 2017. Applicant must have a household income of $40,000.00 or less and qualify for a pell grant. Applicant must apply for admission to Weber State University, and complete the FAFSA application by April 1, complete the WSU Financial Aid Application by May 1, and complete the WSU Scholarship Application by May 1. Applicant will be automatically considered for the Dream Weber Program when the WSU financial aid office receives their results directly from FAFSA and processes their other applications. Recipient must maintain a course load of 12 to 18 credit hours each semester.
AMERICAN COLLEGE FOUNDATION VISIONARY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM Scholarship is available for high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who are U.S. Citizens. All applications will consist of a completed Act Visionary Scholarship Application, a copy of the student’s most recent transcript and a 500-word essay double spaced. The essay topic is “Why College is Important to Me.” Only one application per student, per award year will be accepted. Only non-winners may apply each subsequent year.
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION (AIANEA) Applicant must be an American Indian/Alaska Native student, or a child of an AIANEW Member, pursing a degree in the natural resources field that will be attending an accredited college or university. Applicant must maintain a GPA of 2.5 or above. A short biography of the applicant must be included with the application and if possible, a recent photo of the applicant.
Amount: $150.00 to $500.00 and student will receive a one-year student membership to the AIANEA Deadline: May 1 Contact: www.aianea.org
EASTERN ORTHODOX SCOUTING SCHOLARSHIP Applicant must be registered and active in Boy Scouting of Girl Scouting and must have earned the Eagle Scout Award (Boy Scouts) or the Gold Award (Girl Scouts). Applicant must be active in an Eastern Orthodox Church and must have earned the Alpha Omega religious emblem. One scholarship is reserved for applicants of Russian descent.
THE ALBERTA HENRY EDUCATION FOUNDATION Applicant must be a permanent Utah resident with plans to attend a college or university full time in the fall of 2017. Applicant must have two letters of recommendation and a one-page statement identifying their educational goals and achievements. Financial need must be verified. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
SOCIETY OF ACTUARIES ACTURIAL DIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP Applicant must be a qualified minority (African American, Hispanic, or Native North American, Pacific Islander). Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or a U.S. permanent resident with a minimum 3.0 GPA and an ACT math score of at least 28 or an SAT math score of 600. Applicant must attend a U.S. accredited institution for the 2017-2018 school year intending to pursue a career in the actuarial profession.
ALL NATIVE AMERICAN HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMIC TEAM Applicant must be American Indian or Alaska Native as verified through submission of an AIGC Tribal Eligibility Certificate. Applicant must be a high school senior with an outstanding academic record and have proven leadership and demonstrated community service activities and will be enrolling in an accredited college or university as a full time student in the fall of 2017.
Amount: $250.00 and students will receive a certificate of honor and be honored in the national press and "The American Indian Graduate". Deadline: May 1 Contact: www.devry.edu
DEVRY UNIVERSITY SUCCESS SCHOLARSHIP Applicant must graduate in 2017 and have a minimum 2.0 GPA. Applicant must apply for admission to DeVry University and fill out the scholarship information forms by the deadline. Applicant must enroll in at least 6 credit hours per semester to qualify for a scholarship/grant. Amount: $500.00 up to $2,500.00 per semester with a lifetime award cap at $25,000.00 Deadline: May 1 Contact: www.devry.edu
PLAINTIFF RELIEF SCHOLAR PROGRAM Applicant must be a current high school senior who is a U.S. citizen. Applicant should demonstrate academic achievement, show leadership ability, demonstrate financial need and participate in community service activities. Applicant will need to write in 750 words about themselves and their achievements and aspirations. Also, they need to explain how this scholarship would help them achieve the latter. Their current high school transcript with SAT/ACT scores must be included with the cover letter.
WOLF/MERITUS SCHOLARSHIP Applicant must be a senior in high school. Applicant must provide a statement of personal goals have demonstrated community involvement showing commitment to the goals of University Neighborhood Partners. Preference will be given to current or past residents of the Westside communities of Salt Lake City.
Amount: Up to $3,000.00 Deadline: May 5 by 5:00 p.m. (must be received by this date) Contact: www.partners.utah.edu
HI-GEAR GIRLS IN ENGINEERING SUMMER CAMP - JUNE 12 - 16, 2017 This Engineering Summer Camp is available to Female students currently in 9th-12th grade. Applicant should enjoy math and science to participate. Applicant must fill out the application and provide a personal statement and a teacher/advisor recommendation. 24-26 students will be selected to participate.
Cost: The cost to participate as a day camper is $120.00. This includes lunch each day. The cost for the Residential Camper is $200.00. This includes breakfast, lunch, dinner and lodging for each say. Scholarships are available and are awarded based on financial need. Deadline: May 6 is the final deadline, April 15 is the priority deadline Contact: www.coe.utah.edu/summer_programs
DISTINGUISHED YOUNG WOMEN - FOR JUNIOR GIRLS The participant needs to be a junior in high school. The program will be held at Summit Academy on Saturday, June 11th at 7:00 p.m. Participants will be judged on Scholastics, Fitness, Interview, Talent, and Self-Expression. The top participants will be selected to represent South Salt Lake County in the state program.
Amount: Free to participate - Scholarship award varies Deadline: May 6, 2016 to sign up Contact: www.distingushedyw.org to sign up for the program
SUSAN M. HAMOS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP Applicants must be graduating Females with high academic potential, have a financial need, and a sincere desire to complete a college curriculum. Applicants must have a career advisor recommendation and must write an essay of approximately 350 words on the topic “Why I Plan to Go to College”.
Amount: $500.00 Deadline: May 6
LM SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and must attend a post-secondary school by September of 2017. Applicant must fill out an application and write an essay about a situation they have been involved in, or someone they know who has been involved in, where better safety procedures would have prevented an injury. The essay needs to explain in detail what safety procedures they believe should have been in place to prevent the injury and how they would have prevented the injury. The essay should NOT write specific names of people, businesses, or places. An essay that contains information about any specific business or people associated with the business will be disqualified.
ACCENTURE AMERICAN INDIAN SCHOLARSHIP Applicant must be a member of a U.S. federally recognized American Indian tribe or Alaska Native group, verified through submission of the AIGC Tribal Eligibility Certificate form. Applicant must be seeking a degree and career in fields of study including; various engineering, computer science, operations management, management, finance, marketing and other business oriented fields starting fall of 2017. Applicant must demonstrate character, personal merit and commitment to the American Indian Community locally and/or nationally. Applicant must show leadership in school, civic and extracurricular activities, academic achievement, and motivation to serve and succeed.