SONS OF THE UTAH PIONEERS Applicant must be a senior in high school. Applicant must provide their high school GPA, and ACT and or SAT scores. Applicant must fill out the application and have a statement of recommendation from a non-relative. Applicant must demonstrate pioneer values, show service, leadership, have the determination to succeed and tell about adversity they have overcome. This is a needs-based scholarship. If you receive this scholarship, you are expected to attend a Seminar/lunch on Saturday, May 6, 2017 and a scholarship banquet the night of Saturday, May 6, 2017.
Amount: $1,00.00 Deadline: October Contact: Terra Bingham in the counseling center
UTAH STATE SENATE YOUTH PROGRAM Available to any high school junior or senior student serving in an elected capacity in any one of the following: student government, civic, or educational organizations. (Student body officer, class officer, student council representative, civic government positions, student representative to district, regional, or state-level civic or education program.) Two delegates will be chosen to represent the State of Utah on an all-expense paid trip to Washington D.C. held March 4 - 11, 2017.
WENDY'S HIGH SCHOOL HEISMAN Applicant must be a senior in high school with at least a “B” grade average, and who participates in at least one of 27 sports. Competition is judged on three criteria that are of equal importance: Athletic Accomplishments, Academic Achievements, Community Leadership and Involvement in various extracurricular activities during grades 9-11. The first 25,000 applicants will have a chance to win a $10.00 - $50.00 gift card.
Amount: Up to $10,000.00 to be donated to the winners' high school and a $500.00 Wendy's Gift Certificate Deadline: October 3 by 3:00 p.m. PT (the school review by 11:00 a.m. PT on October 4) Contact: www.wendysheisman.com
NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP Applicant must take the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) on Wednesday, October 19th and must be a U.S. citizen. This test is elective for 10th and 11th grade students. Students must register, and pay $17.00 for this test online at http://user.totalregistration.net/PSAT/40..50402 before the test date. Tests are sold on a first come basis. Only students in the 11th grade will be able to qualify for the National Merit Scholarship.
Amount: Varies Deadline: The deadline to pay for this test is Wednesday, October 5, 2016. The testing date for the PSAT/NMSQT is on Wednesday, October 19 from 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Contact: www.collegeboard.com/psat
AES ENGINEERING SOLUTIONS SCHOLARSHIP Applicant must be a high school senior. Applicant must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following: “When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?” Applicant must submit the essay to: email@example.com.
AES NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH PRIZE FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS The applicant must be enrolled in a secondary school (grades 9-12) in the U.S. The application must represent original laboratory research as well as the original written work of the applicant. No group projects will be accepted.
Amount: $1,000.00 and airfare, two nights in a hotel, $100.00 for two days for expenses, and the opportunity to present their research project at the AAN Annual Meeting in Boston MA. One student will have hotel and expenses paid for three days. Deadline: Unspecified Contact: www.aan.com or contact Erin Jackson at firstname.lastname@example.org or (612) 928-6112
UTAH HISPANIC BUSINESS LEADERSHIP FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP (SOMOS) Applicant must be enrolled in high school and be a resident of Utah and of Hispanic/Latino descent. Applicant must have demonstrated leadership in school, community and/or other service organizations that promote, enhance or strengthen diversity, and demonstrate financial need. The applicant must submit the completed application, two letters of recommendation, a high school transcript, and a brief personal history that answers the questions found on the website. All scholarship winners should attend the Holiday Gala to receive the scholarship award.
LENDEDU SCHOLARSHIP Applicant must be a senior in high school who is a U.S. Citizen with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Applicant using 750 words or less must answer the question” How do you plan to manage your finances in college and after graduation to be financially prosperous as a young adult?”
UNIVERSITY OF UTAH WOMEN'S RESOURCE CENTER VISUAL ARTS CONTEST Entrant must be a high school junior or senior. Entrant must submit original artwork showing the purpose of the WRC. Instructions for the artwork submission is available on the website. Winner must be available to attend the recognition dinner on November 30.
Amount: $1,000.00 scholarship, recognition at the Governor's Mansion on November 30, 2016 for the Governor's Artists' Dinner, a personal visit with local professional artist, publication of artwork and additional prizes. Deadline: October 21, 2016 Contact: http://uuwrcart.submittable.com/submit
HORATIO ALGER UTAH SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM Applicant must be a U.S. citizen who is a high school senior planning to graduate in 2017. Applicant must be planning to enter a college in the U.S. in the fall of 2017. Student must be involved in co-curricular and community service activities, have critical financial need, preferably $55,000 or lower adjusted gross income per family (if higher, an explanation must be provided), and have a minimum GPA of 2.0. Applicant must have demonstrated integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength of character, and a desire pursue a college education and contribute to society.
HORATIO ALGER NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM Applicant must be a U.S. citizen who is a high school senior planning to graduate in 2017 with plans to enter a college in the U.S. in the fall of 2017. Student must be involved in co-curricular and community service activities, have critical financial need, preferably $55,000 or lower adjusted gross income per family (if higher, an explanation must be provided), and have a minimum GPA of 2.0. Applicant must have demonstrated integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength of character, and a desire pursue a college education and contribute to society.
HORATIO ALGER TARGETED SCHOLARSHIPS - MEL KLEIN & SANTA CLARA UNIVERSITY - SCHOTT FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP Applicant must be a senior in high school who is a U.S. citizen. Applicant must have a critical financial need with a family income of $55,000.00 or less. Applicant must have overcome adversity with integrity and perseverance. The applicant for the Santa Clara University-Schott Family scholarship must have a minimum GPA of 3.4 and plan to attend Santa Clara University. Applicant for the Mel Klein Scholarship must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and plan to attend Colgate University, Stanford University, Columbia University or Tulane University. Applications for the Mel Klein Scholarship will make the applicant eligible for the State and National Horatio Alger scholarships.
Amount: $10,000.00 for the Mel Klein Scholarship, $50,000.00 for the Santa Clara University-Schott Family Scholarship (amount matched by school) Deadline: October 25, 2016 Contact: www.horatioalger.com
NATIONAL SECURITY LANGUAGE INITIATIVE FOR YOUTH Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen who is 15 - 18 years old at the start of the program. Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 2.5
Amount: NSLI for Youth scholarships cover all program costs, including round-trip travel to the program host city, tuition, educational and cultural activities, pre-departure and re-entry orientations, visa fees, room and board, and accident and sickness program for exchanges (ASPE) health benefits. Deadline: October 27, 2016 Contact: www.nsliforyouth.org
COCA-COLA SCHOLARSHIP Applicant must be a high school senior and a U.S. citizen planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution. Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA at the end of their junior year. Applicant may NOT be a child or a grandchild of employees, officers or owners of Coca-Cola bottling companies, The Coca-Cola Company or any bottler or Company divisions or subsidiaries.
HOBY LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP (SOPHOMORES ONLY) Open to sophomores who have demonstrated leadership qualities. Applicants will be considered on the basis of leadership, school, community, or religious service, academic excellence, sensitivity and concern for others. One sophomore will be selected to attend this conference.
Amount: Unspecified Deadline: October 31 Contact: Terra Bingham in the counseling center
GREAT CLIPS - THE GREAT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM Applicant must be enrolled in a cosmetology program and be at least 18 years old to apply. Applicant must fill out the application and answer a few questions and attach a couple of paragraphs describing why cosmetology interests you.
Amount: Varies based on financial need Deadline: October 31, 2016 Contact: www.greatclips.com
BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA EAGLE SCOUT ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS Applicant must be an Eagle Scout with an ACT score of at least 28 and/or a composite score of 1800 on the SAT, and be a senior entering college in the year a scholarship is applied for. Applicant must have demonstrated leadership in Scouting and have a strong record of participation in activities outside of Scouting. The financial need statement must be signed by the applicant and countersigned by the parent. One signed letter of recommendation from a volunteer or professional Scout leader who knows the applicant personally must be submitted listing the Scouting title on the letter. No other letters of recommendation will be accepted. The application, a high school transcript showing the cumulative GPA and ACT and/or SAT scores, the signed financial statement, and the letter of recommendation must be submitted by the deadline to be considered. Applicant must be a NESA member or apply for membership by October 31, 2016.
Amount: $2,500.00 to $48,000.00 a year for up to four years Deadline: October 31 Contact: www.nesa.org
BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA HALL/McELWAIN MERRIT SCHOLARSHIPS Applicant must be an Eagle Scout and be a graduating senior. Applicant must have demonstrated leadership ability in Scouting and a strong record of participation in activities outside of Scouting. One signed letter of recommendation from a volunteer or professional Scout leader who knows the applicant personally is required. The letter must contain the scouting title of the writer. Applicant must be a NESA member or apply for membership by October 31, 2016.
Amount: $1,000.00 to $2,500.00 Deadline: October 31 Contact: www.nesa.org
U-DREAM Applicant must be an undocumented student in Utah with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Student must have financial need, and enroll in at least 9 semester hours while receiving the award. Preference will be given to students of Mexican origin. Applicant must include the completed application, an official transcript and a brief one to two-page essay describing their academic goals and how they plan to use their education to benefit their community.