Scholarship Deadlines

These deadlines are approximate. Find current deadlines on scholarship websites or contact Mrs. Hoyt in the College/Career Center.

 

September

  15 - GuildScholar: For the Visually Impaired

Proof of legal blindness

Proof of citizenship or legal residency

Documentation of academic achievement

Awards: 12 to 16 scholarships of up to $ 15,000 each

 

October

  2 - Wendy's Heisman

Must be involved in Athletics

Must be a good student

Amount of Award: Up to $ 10,000

30 - Horatio Alger

Must be enrolled full time as a high school senior

Have commitment to pursue a bachelor's degree

Critical financial need

Involvement in co-curricular and community activities

Minimum GPA 2.0

Must be a resident of Utah and citizen of the United States

Amount of Award: $ 5,000

31 - Coca Cola

Demonstrate leadership in school

Commitment to community

Academic achievement

Amount of Award: $ 4,000 to $ 20,000

31 - NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Award

Award for young women with ASPIRATIONS in computing and IT

30 local programs in addition to the national award

National winners receive: $ 500 cash award, a laptop computer, and a trip to the Technology Stars of the Future showcase on March 10, 2012 in Charlotte, NC

 

November

   1 -  Prudential Spirit of Community Award

Must be well-rounded student

Perform volunteer community service

Only 1 student per high school may apply

Amount of Award: $ 1,000 to $ 5,000

  1 - Voice of Democracy Speech Contest

Open to grades 9 - 12

Patriotic challenge in the form of an audio-essay contest

Sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxillary

Award: State winners receive trip to Washington, DC and top award is $ 30,000

14 - First Freedom Student Essay Competition

Open to 9th - 12th Graders

Examine First Amendment and the history and relevance of religious freedom

Amount of Award: $ 2,500

15 -  Susan G. Komen College Scholarship

Awarded to college students who have lost a parent or guardian to breast cancer or their own breast cancer diagnosis at age 25 or younger

Based on community service, financial need, and demonstrated leadership potential

Have GPA of 2.8 or higher

Amount of Award: 10,000 per year

 

 30 - Daniel's Fund

Must be a high school senior

Must be a U.S. citizen

Must take the ACT by October 22, 2011 and achieve a composite score of 17 or higher

Involved in community service and leadership

Based on financial need

Amount of Award: Varies

 

December

   1 -  AXA Achievement Scholarship

         Must demonstrate ambition and drive

  Determination to set and reach goals

  Respect for self, family, and community

  Ability to succeed in college

  Amount of Award $ 10,000

   2 -   HOBY Leadership Seminar (SOPHOMORES)

   Provides unique leadership training, service-learning and motivation-building experiences

  2 -   National Elks Foundation

  High School Senior

  U.S. Citizen

  Most Valuable Student Scholarship online @ http://elks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.cfm

  Amount of Award: Varies, usually $ 1,500

  2 - Principal's Leadership Award 

(Contact Mrs. Hoyt in College/Career Center)

Only 1 student per high school may apply

Nominees should be in the top 20% of their class and demonstrate leadership

Students must complete nomination form and be chosen by Principal

Amount of Award: $ 1,000 to $ 12,000 

       9 -  Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship

One student per high school may apply

Have GPA of 2.8 or higher

Leadership abilities in school activities or work experience

Commitment to and involvement in community service

Plan to attend an accredited college/university or vocational/technical school

Information online @ http://www.comcast.com/Corporate/About/InTheComunity/Partners/LeadersandAchievers.html

Amount of Award: $ 1,000

        15 - Being An American Essay Contest

United States citizens

Grades 9-12

Amount of Award: Up to $ 1,000

 15 - NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award Program

Recognizes the entrepreneurial spirit of graduating high school seniors

Encourages today's youth to become tomorrow's entrepreneurs

Amount of Award $ 1,000

 16 - Regents' Scholarship (PRIORITY DEADLINE)

4 years of English

4 years of progressive mathematics

3.5 years of social science

3 years of natural science (Biology, Physics & Chemistry)

2 years of the same foreign language

Subject to change - Please read ALL INFORMATION ON OFFICIAL WEBSITE higheredutah.org/scholarship_info/

Amount of Award:  Varies per year

Priority Deadline: December 20 (Complete application and ALL DOCUMENTATION  must be received by this date for priority status)

Final Deadline: February 1

18 - Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX)

Live and Study in Germany - 2012-2013 school year

Must be a US citizen

Have a GPA of at least a 3.0

Must be between the ages of 15-18

No previous German language experience is required


19 - Foot Locker Scholar Athletes 

Must be currently involved in high school sports, intramural sports, or community based sports

A leader on and off the field

Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0

Must be college bound (accredited four-year college) anticipated in Fall 2012

Must be a U.S. citizen

Amount of Award: $ 20,000

 

 19 - Lynn Jensen Memorial Scholarship (School Counseling)

(Sponsored by Utah School Counselor Association)

Must be a high school senior who plans to become a school counselor or public education teacher

Write an essay about a school counselor

Amount of Award: $ 500

 

January

 9 -   ACLU Youth Activist Scholar

Must be a Utah resident

Must be a high school Senior

Have a minimum GPA of 3.0

Take a stand to protect civil liberties

Passionate about protecting and fighting for Constitutional rights

Information online @www.acluutah.org

Amount of Award - $ 1,000

10 - Burger King

Maintain 2.5 GPA or higher

Work part time - an average of 15 hours per week

Actively involved in community service activities

Demonstrate financial need

Plan to enroll in an accredited college/university or vocational/technical school

Apply online @ http://www.haveityourwayfoundation.org/burger_king_scholars_program.html

Amount of Award: $ 1,000 - $ 50,000

11 - Gates Millennium Scholar

Must be American Indian/Alaska Native

Must be citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the United States

Must have 3.3 GPA

Must have leadership abilities

Must meet Pell Grant eligibility cirtieria

Application online @ www.gmsp.org

11 - Yes Abroad Program 

Live and study abroad during 2012-13 academic year to Bosnia, Egypt, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Malalysia, Morocco, Oman, Thailand, and Turkey

Must be currently in high school

Must be between 15-18 years of age

Must be a U.S. Citizen

Includes the following: program, flight, visa, secondary insurance

 

15 - Dell Scholars

Graduating from high school this academic year

Must have a minimum of a 2.4 GPA  

Demonstrate need for financial assistance

Planning to enter a bachelor's degree program at an accredited higher education institution in the fall immediately following high school graduation 

U.S. citizenship or permanent residency

Must participate in College Readiness Program

Information worksheet @ http://www.dellscholars.org/Libraries/PDFs/BlankApplication.sflb.ashx

Amount of Award: $ 20,000

 

15 - Dr. Seuss's Oh the Places You'll Go! Scholarship

Original literary composition

Personal essay/memoir format

One entry per person/500 words

Information online @ www.ohtheplaces.org

Amont of Award: $ 10,000

31 - Utah Association of Educational Office Professionals

Have at least 3.0 GPA

Must pursue an insurance career or business degree

Information online @ www.uaeop.org

Amount of Award: $ 500

31 -  UIAAA Scholarship (Utah Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association)

Must have two of the following: 3.0 GPA / ACT of 24 / Top 25% of class

Must participate in two separate sports for at least two years each

Must earn one varsity letter in each of two sports

Fill out the NIAAA scholarship application and turn in all required documents by January 31, 2012 to: Marc R. Hunter, UIAAA Executive Director,  Jordan High School, 95 E Beetdigger Blvd., Sandy, UT 84070-3633

DEADLINE IS EARLIER THAN NATIONAL DEADLINE

Amount of Award: Five $ 1,000 scholarships to deserving Utah students

Deadline : March

February

 1 - AXA Achievement Scholarship

  Must demonstrate ambition and drive

  Determination to set and reach goals

  Respect for self, family, and community

  Ability to succeed in college

  Amount of Award $ 2,000

      1 - New Century Scholarship NEW APPLICATION

Must graduate from High School with Associate Degree

Information online @ higheredutah.org/scholarship_info/

Amount of Award:  See official website

 1 - Regents' Scholarship (FINAL DEADLINE)

4 years of English

4 years of progressive mathematics

3.5 years of social science

3 years of natural science (Biology, Physics & Chemistry)

2 years of the same foreign language

Subject to change - Please read ALL INFORMATION ON OFFICIAL WEBSITE higheredutah.org/scholarship_info/

Amount of Award:  Varies per year

DEADLINES ARE FINAL- ALL documents must be received by this date!

 2 - Italian American Civic League (Contact Mrs. Hoyt in Counseling)

Must be of Italian Ancestry

Must be admitted to Institute of Higher Education

Award based on ACT, high school academics, and extracurricular involvement

Amount of Award: $ 1,500

 8 - KFC Colonel's Scholars

Must be a high school senior

Earn a minimum 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 residence

Demonstrate financial need

Amount of Award: $ 20,000

 15 - Best Buy @15 Scholarship 

Students grades 9 - 12 who have solid grades

Students involved in volunteer efforts in school and community and/or have a work history

Apply online @ www.bestbuy.com/scholarships

Amount of Award: $ 1,000

 15 - George Hansen Fellowship (BYU)

Must enroll in Department of Geology at BYU

Must be a graduating High School Senior

Must maintain a 3.3 GPA

Must abide by all BYU standards of conduct

Amount of Award: $ 500 to $ 1,000

17 - GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship

High school seniors who demonstrate that they exhibit the values of Ronald Reagan: leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship. 

Award based on academic, financial and extracurricular background

Student must secure a nomination from a community leader, obtain an academic recommendation, and write a 500-750 word essay,

Further information @ http://www.reaganfoundation.org/ge-rfscholarships.aspx

Amount of Award: $ 10,000

24 - Cancer Survivor Scholarship - Great West Division (Contact Mrs. Hoyt)

Must be diagnosed with cancer before the age of 21

Must be 25 or younger at time of application

Must be U.S. citizen

Be accepted without condition to an accredited university/college, vocational/technical school 

Must have 2.5 GPA

Call 866-500-3272 for application packet

Amount of Award: $ 2,500

27 - Build-a-Bear Workshop: Huggable Heroes

Young people ages 8 - 18 who go to extraordinary lengths to make life better for others.

Information/application online @ www.lovehugssmiles.com/HuggableHeroes.aspx

Amount of Award: $ 7,500

    27 - CTE Scholarships

Students seeking associate's degrees or less

Students seeking to be CTE teacher

Information online @ http://www.schools.utah.gov/cte/scholarships.html

Amount of Award: Tuition Waivers to Utah Colleges

 

 March

  1 - ACCESS (Women Only U of U)

Must attend the University of Utah

Must be female interested in Math and Science

Amount of Award:  $ 3,500

  1 - Hispanic College Fund

Maintain a 3.0 GPA

Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and have hispanic background

Be enrolled full-time at an accredited university

Must demonstrate financial need

For information and on-line application, visit scholarships.hispanicfund.org

Amount of Award: $ 500 to $ 10,000

1 - Susan W. Coda Memorial Scholarship

(See Mrs. Hoyt in the counseling office for an application)

Be a resident of Utah at the time of application

Be a graduate of a Utah High School

Provide proof of acceptance to a four-year college or university located outside Utah

Have a 3.8 or higher GPA (cumulative grade point average), including high
school and college courses (if applicable) and high SAT/ACT scores

Demonstrate leadership abilities

Participate in extra-curricular school activities

Be involved in community affairs

Amount of Award: $ 5,000

For application information click here

  2 - American Legion Oratorical Contest

Must be a citizen or lawful resident of the United States

Do a prepared oration on assigned topic

Must be under the age of 20 and enrolled in high school

Information online @ www.legion.org/oratorical/rules

Amount of Award: $ 14,000 to $ 18,000

  5 - SAMMY (Scholar Athlete Milk Mustache of the Year)

Based on academic performance, athletic excellence, leadership, community service and milk experience

Apply online @ www.bodybymilk.com

Amount of Award: $ 7,500

 15 - Kohl's Cares Scholarship Program

Kids ages 6 - 18 who are making a difference in your community through volunteering

Nominate a kid at www.kohlskids.com

Awards range from $ 50 Kohl's Gift Cards to $ 10,000 scholarships

 15 - SEMI Foundation Pacific Northwest Scholarship Program

Must pursue degree in high technology field

High school senior with 3.0 or higher GPA

Demonstrate passion for technology through leadership, volunteer work, and/or extracurricular projects

Demonstrate Financial Need

Information online @ http://semi.org/pnwscholarship

Amount of Award: $ 2,000

23 - Utah Young Humanitarian Award

Utah Secondary students who excel at giving back to his or her community

Award sponsored by the George & Delores Eccles Foundation, US Bank and Desert News

Information online @ www.youthlinc.org  (Click on Apply to download the application)

Amount of Award: $ 5,000

26 - Mountain America Credit Union

Applicants (or immediate family) must be members of Mtn. America

Two separate scholarships available

Information online @ http://www.macu.com/home/aboutus/community/scholarships_a

Amount of Award: $ 1,000 and $ 1,500

25 - T.H. Bell Incentive Loan

Must pursue degree in Education

If decide not to teach, must repay loan

Information online @ www.schools.utah.gov/cert

Amount of Award: $ 995 Fee Waiver per semester

30 - Margaret S. Hansen Education Scholarship (See Mrs. Hoyt in the counseling office for an application)

Must be a graduating Senior from Alpine School District

Must have a GPA 3.0 or higher

Must delclare an Education Major - either elementary or secondary

Write two short essays - no more than one page each

1. "Why I Want to be an Educator"

2. "My Favorite Teacher"

List extra-curricular activities, community service, and outside-of-school activities and hobbies

Amount of Award:  $ 5,000

31 - Buick Achievers Scholarship Program

Plan to major in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Business Administration, Finance, Marketing or Design

Interested in a career in the automotive or related industries

Apply online @ www.buickachievers.com

Amount of Award: $ 2,000 up to $ 25,000

31 - Utah Association of Independent Insurance Agents

Have at least 3.0 GPA

Must pursue an insurance career or business degree

Information online @ www.uaiia.org

Amount of Award:  $ 1,000

31 - National Federation of the Blind Scholarship

Must be legally blind

Must live in the United States

Must attend college in the US the fall after graduation

Information online @ www.nfb.org/scholarships

Amount of Award: $ 3,000 to $ 12,000

31 - US Bank

Random drawing process

Must be a high school senior planning to enroll at a four-year college or university

Must be a US citizen

Apply online @ http://www.usbank.com/cgi_w/cfm/studentloans/marketing.cfm

Amount of Award: $ 1,000

 April

  1 -  American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year

Apply online @ http://legion.org/documents/legion/pdf/eaglescoutnomform.pdf

Amount of award: $ 2,500 - $ 10,000

   1 - UCCU BeMoneySmart Scholarship

 

Utah Community Credit Union

One scholarship per high school in Utah, Wasatch, and Juab Counties

Application online @ www.bemoneysmart.org

Amount of Award:  $ 2,000

  8 - Mountain America/Paul R. Ball Scholarship

Applicants (or immediate family) must be members of Mtn. America

Two separate scholarships available

Information online @ http://www.macu.com/home/aboutus/community/scholarships_a

Amount of Award: $ 2,000

23 - Jiffy Lube 

Students 15 - 17 years old and enrolled in Driver's Ed during the school year

500 word essay on "What Drives You?"

Apply online @ yourturntoapply.com

Amount of Award: $ 1,500 to $ 5,000

26 - AYN Rand Essay Contests (11th & 12th graders)

Essays will be judged on both style and content

Only submit one essay

No application is required

Information online @ www.aynrand.org/contests

Amount of Award: $ 50 to $ 10,000

30 - Healthy Lifestyles Scholarship

Must be a high school senior

Must be a resident of the United States or Canada

Amount of Award: $ 5,000

 

May

 6 - Dial My Dentist Scholarship Program 

Must be between the ages of 16-22

Must be attending a College or University the Fall after high school graduation

Must be a citizen of the United States or Canada

Amount of Award: $ 1,000

31 - Utah Cattle Woman Association Scholarship

Must have 3.0 GPA

Student or parent must be a member of Utah Cattlemen or Cattlewoman Association

Contact Leslie Yardley (435) 310-1723

Get application from Mrs. Hoyt in the College/Career Center

Amount of Award: $ 500

 

June

 1 - Big Dig Scholarship

Must be a Senior planning to enter college in the Fall

Amount of Award $ 3,000

15 - ICBC Scholarship

Must be a resident of the United States or Canada

Must be attending a College or University the Fall after high school graduation

Amount of Award: $ 1,000

 

 

Alphabetical List of Scholarships

All scholarships are subject to change. Please see official information on the scholarship websites. 

 

ACCESS

Must attend the University of Utah

Must be female interested in Math and Science

Apply online @ www.science.utah.edu

Amount of Award:  $ 3,000

Deadline: March

 

ACLU Youth Activist Scholar

Must be a Utah resident

Must be a high school Senior

Have a minimum GPA of 3.0

Take a stand to protect civil liberties

Passionate about protecting and fighting for Constitutional rights

Information online @www.acluutah.org

Amount of Award - $ 1,000

Deadline: January

 

American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year

Apply online @ http://legion.org/documents/legion/pdf/eaglescoutnomform.pdf

Amount of award: $ 2,500 - $ 10,000

Deadline: April

 

American Legion Oratorical Scholarship

Must be a citizen or lawful resident of the United States

Do a prepared oration on assigned topic

Must be under the age of 20 and enrolled in high school

Information online @ www.legion.org/oratorical/rules

Amount of Award: $ 14,000 to $ 18,000

Deadline:  March

 

AXA Achievement Scholarships

Must demonstrate Ambition and Drive

Determination to set and reach goals

Respect for self, family and community

Ability to succeed in college

Information online @ www.axa-achievement.com

Amount of Award: $ 2,000 and 10,000

Deadline:  December and February

 

AYN RAND Essay

Essays will be judged on both style and content

Only submit one essay

No application is required

Information online @ www.aynrand.org/contests

Amount of Award: $ 50 to $ 10,000

Deadline:  April


Best Buy @15 Scholarship

Students grades 9 - 12 who have solid grades

Students involved in volunteer efforts in school and community and/or have a work history

Apply online @ www.bestbuy.com/scholarships

Amount of Award: $ 1,000

Deadline:  February

 

Buick Achievers Scholarship Program

Plan to major in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Business Administration, Finance, Marketing or Design

Interested in a career in the automotive or related industries

Apply online @ www.buickachievers.com

Amount of Award: $ 2,000 up to $ 25,000

Deadline: March 

 

Build-a-Bear Workshop: Huggable Heroes

Young people ages 8 - 18 who go to extraordinary lengths to make life better for others.

Information/application online @ www.lovehugssmiles.com/HuggableHeroes.aspx

Amount of Award: $ 7,500

Deadline: February 

 

Burger King Scholars Program

Maintain 2.5 GPA or higher

Work part time - an average of 15 hours per week

Actively involved in community service activities

Demonstrate financial need

Plan to enroll in an accredited college/university or vocational/technical school

Apply online @ http://www.haveityourwayfoundation.org/burger_king_scholars_program.html

Amount of Award: $ 1,000 - $ 50,000

Deadline:  January

 

Cancer Survivor Scholarship

Must be diagnosed with cancer before the age of 21

Must be 25 or younger at time of application

Must be U.S. citizen

Must become full time student in upcoming academic year to an accredited university/college

Must have 2.5 GPA

Call 866-500-3272 for application packet

Amount of Award: $ 2,500

Deadline: February

 

Coca-Cola Scholars

Demonstrate leadership in school

Commitment to community

Academic achievement

Amount of Award: $ 4,000 to $ 20,000

Deadline: October

 

Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship

One student per high school may apply

Have GPA of 2.8 or higher

Leadership abilities in school activities or work experience

Commitment to and involvement in community service

Plan to attend an accredited college/university or vocational/technical school

Information online @

http://www.comcast.com/Corporate/About/InTheComunity/Partners/LeadersandAchievers.html

Amount of Award: $ 1,000

Deadline: December

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX)

Live and Study in Germany - 2012-2013 school year

Must be a US citizen

Have a GPA of at least a 3.0

Must be between the ages of 15-18

No previous German language experience is required

Deadline: December

 

CTE Scholarships

Students seeking associate's degrees or less

Students seeking to be CTE teacher

Information online @ http://www.schools.utah.gov/cte/scholarships.html

Amount of Award: Tuition Waivers to Utah Colleges

Deadline:  February

 

Daniel's Fund

Must be a high school senior

Must be a U.S. citizen

Must take the ACT by October 22, 2011 and achieve a composite score of 17 or higher

Based on financial need

Involved in community service and leadership

Amount of Award: Varies

Deadline: November

 

Dell Scholars

Graduating from high school this academic year

Must have a minimum of a 2.4 GPA  

Demonstrate need for financial assistance

Planning to enter a bachelor's degree program at an accredited higher education institution in the fall immediately following high school graduation 

U.S. citizenship or permanent residency

Must participate in College Readiness Program

Information worksheet @ http://www.dellscholars.org/Libraries/PDFs/BlankApplication.sflb.ashx

Amount of Award: $ 20,000

Deadline: January

 

Dr. Seuss's Oh, the Places You'll Go! 2010 Scholarship

Original literary composition

Personal essay/memoir format

One entry per person/500 words

Information online @ www.ohtheplaces.org

Amount of Award: $ 10,000

Deadline: January

 

Elks - National Foundation

High School Senior

U.S. Citizen

Most Valuable Student Scholarship online @ http://elks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.cfm

Amount of Award: Varies, usually $ 1,500

Deadline:  January

 

Eugene Loh Fly’s Eye Cosmic Ray Scholarship

Must attend the University of Utah

Must have GPA of at least 3.5

Must have financial need

Must declare College of Science Major – Preference given to Chemistry,    Mathematics, and Physics Major

Information online @ www.science.utah.edu

     Deadline: March 

 

Financial Literacy Scholarships 

Must be High School Senior enrolled or completed Financial Literacy

Plan to pursue post-secondary education

See Mrs.Hoyt in the College/Career Center for complete instructions

Download application @ www.utjumpstart.org/download.cfm

 

Amount of Award: $ 5,000

 

Deadline: April


First Freedom Student Essay Competition

Open to 9th - 12th Graders

Examine First Amendment and the history and relevance of religious freedom

Amount of Award: $ 2,500

Deadline:  November

 

Foot Locker Scholar Athletes 

Must be currently involved in high school sports, intramural sports, or community based sports

A leader on and off the field

Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0

Must be college bound (accredited four-year college) anticipated in Fall 2012

Must be a U.S. citizen

Amount of Award: $ 20,000

Deadline: December

 

Gates Millennium Scholar

Must be American Indian/Alaska Native

Must be citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the United States

Must have 3.3 GPA

Must have leadership abilities

Must meet Pell Grant eligibility cirtieria

Application online @ www.gmsp.org

Deadline: January

 

 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship

High school seniors who demonstrate that they exhibit the values of Ronald Reagan: leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship. 

Award based on academic, financial and extracurricular background

Student must secure a nomination from a community leader, obtain an academic recommendation, and write a 500-750 word essay,

Further information @ http://www.reaganfoundation.org/ge-rfscholarships.aspx

Amount of Award: $ 10,000

Deadline: February

 

GuildScholar: Scholarship for Visually Impaired High School Students

 

Proof of legal blindness

Proof of citizenship or legal residency

Documentation of academic achievement

Awards: 12 to 16 scholarships of up to $ 15,000 each

Deadline: September

 

Hansen, George H. Fellowship

Must enroll in Department of Geology at BYU

Must be a graduating High School Senior

Must maintain a 3.3 GPA

Must abide by all BYU standards of conduct

For more information go to http://www.geology.byu.edu/interested-students/undergraduate/finalcial-aid-scholarship/

Amount of Award: $ 500 to $ 1,000

Deadline:  February

 

Healthy Lifestyles Scholarship

Must be a high school senior

Must be a resident of the United States or Canada

Amount of Award: $ 5,000

Deadline: April

 

Hispanic College Fund

Maintain a 3.0 GPA

Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

Be enrolled full-time at an accredited university

Must demonstrate financial need

For information and on-line application, visit scholarships.hispanicfund.org

Amount of Award: $ 500 to $ 10,000

Deadline:  March

 

Horatio Alger Scholarship

Must be enrolled full time as a high school senior

Have commitment to pursue a bachelor's degree

Critical financial need

Involvement in co-curricular and community activities

Minimum GPA 2.0

Must be a resident of Utah and citizen of the United States

Apply online @ https://www.horatioalger.org/scholarships/apply.cfm

Amount of Award: $ 5,000

Deadline:  October

 

Italian-American Civic League

Must be of Italian Ancestry

Must be admitted to Institute of Higher Education

Award based on ACT, high school academics, and extracurricular involvement

To apply, see Mrs. Hoyt in Counseling

Amount of Award: $ 1,500

Deadline:  February

 

Jiffy Lube Scholarship

Students 15 - 17 years old and enrolled in Driver's Ed during the school year

500 word essay on "What Drives You?"

Apply online @ www.yourturntoapply.com  

Amount of Award: $ 1,500 - 5,000

Deadline:  April

 

 KFC Colonel's Scholars

Must be a high school senior

Earn a minimum 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 residence

Demonstrate financial need

Amount of Award: $ 20,000

Deadline: February

 

Kohl's Cares Scholarship Program

Kids ages 6 - 18 who are making a difference in your community through volunteering

Nominate a kid at www.kohlskids.com

Awards range from $ 50 Kohl's Gift Cards to $ 10,000 scholarships

Deadline: March 

 

Lynn Jensen Memorial Scholarship

(Sponsored by Utah School Counselor Association)

Must be a high school senior

Plan to become a school counselor or public education teacher

Write an essay about a school counselor

Application online @ utschoolcounselor.org

Amount of Award: $ 500

DEADLINE: December

 

Margaret S. Hansen Education Scholarship (See Mrs. Hoyt in the counseling office for an                            application)

Must be a graduating Senior from Alpine School District

Must have a GPA 3.0 or higher

Must delclare an Education Major - either elementary or secondary

Write two short essays - no more than one page each

1. "Why I Want to be an Educator"

2. "My Favorite Teacher"

List extra-curricular activities, community service, and outside-of-school activities and hobbies

Amount of Award: $ 5,000

Deadline: March

 

Mountain America Credit Union

Applicants (or immediate family) must be members of Mtn. America

Two separate scholarships available

Information online @ http://www.macu.com/home/aboutus/community/scholarships_a

Amount of Award: $ 1,000 and $ 1,500

Deadlines: March and April

 

National Federation of Indepentent Business (NFIB)

Recognizes the entrepreneurial spirit of graduating high school seniors

Encourages today's youth to become tomorrow's entrepreneurs

Apply online @ www.nfib.com/yef-programs/young-entrepreneur-awards

Deadline: December

 

National Federation of the Blind

Must be legally blind

Must live in the United States

Must attend college in the US the Fall after graduation

Information online @ www.nfb.org/scholarships

Amount of Award: $ 3,000 to $ 12,000

Deadline:  March

 

New Century Scholarship

Must graduate from High School with Associate Degree

Information online @ higheredutah.org/scholarship_info/

Amount of Award:  See official website

Application Deadline: February 1

 

Principal's Leadership Award

Only 1 student per high school may apply

Students wanting to apply must complete nomination form and be chosen by Principal

Amount of Award: $ 1,000 to $ 5,000

Deadline: November

 

Prudential Spirit of Community Award

Must be well-rounded student

Perform volunteer community service

Only 1 student per high school may apply

Amount of Award: $ 1,000 to $ 5,000

Dealdline: November

 

Regents' Scholarship

4 years of English

4 years of progressive mathematics

3.5 years of social science

3 years of natural science with laboratory

2 years of the same foreign language

Subject to change - Please read ALL INFORMATION ON OFFICIAL WEBSITE higheredutah.org/scholarship_info/

Amount of Award:  See official website

Priority Deadline: December 20

Final Deadline: February 1

 

SAMMY (Scholar Athlete Milk Mustache of the Year)

Based on academic performance, athletic excellence, leadership, community service and milk experience

Apply online @ www.bodybymilk.com

Amount of Award: $ 7,500

Deadline: March

 

SEMI Pacific Northwest Scholarship Program

Must pursue degree in high technology field

High school senior with 3.0 or higher GPA

Demonstrate passion for technology through leadership, volunteer work, and/or extracurricular projects

Demonstrate Financial Need

Information online @ http://semi.org/pnwscholarship

Amount of Award: $ 2,000

Deadline: March

 

Susan W. Coda Memorial Scholarship

     (See Mrs. Hoyt in the counseling office for an application)

Be a resident of Utah at the time of application

Be a graduate of a Utah High School

Provide proof of acceptance to a four-year college or university located outside Utah

Have a 3.8 or higher GPA (cumulative grade point average), including high
school and college courses (if applicable) and high SAT/ACT scores

Demonstrate leadership abilities

Participate in extra-curricular school activities

Be involved in community affairs

For application information click here

Amount of Award: $ 5,000

Deadline: March

 

Symantec

Create and enter a software-based science project into a Utah regional science fair

Grades 9 - 12 may compete

Information online @ www.symantec.com/about/profile/responsibility/software_scholarship.jsp

Amount of Award: $ 10,000

 

T.H. Bell Teaching Incentive Loan

Must pursue degree in Education

If decide not to teach, must repay loan

Information online @ www.schools.utah.gov/cert

Amount of Award: $ 995 Fee Waiver per semester

Deadline: March

 

UCCU BeMoneySmart Scholarship    

One scholarship per high school in Utah, Wasatch, and Juab Counties

Application online @ www.bemoneysmart.org

Amount of Award:  $ 2,000

Deadline:  April

 

US Bank

Random drawing process

Must be a high school senior planning to enroll at a four-year college or university

Must be a US citizen

Apply online @ http://www.usbank.com/student-lending/scholarship.html?ecid=EM_1443&WT.mc_id=r1443&original_ref=http%3A%2F%2Fusbank%2Ecom%2Fscholarship%2F

Amount of Award: $ 1,000

Deadline: March

 

Utah Association of Educational Office Professionals

Must pursue a business office career

Apply online @ www.uaeop.org

Amount of Award: $ 500

Deadline: January

 

Utah Association of Independent Insurance Agents

Have at least 3.0 GPA

Must pursue an insurance career or business degree

Information online @ www.uaiia.org

Amount of Award: Two scholarships - $ 1,000 each  

Deadline: March   

 

Utah Cattle Women Association   

Must have 3.0 GPA

Student or parent must be a member of Utah Cattlemen or Cattlewoman Association

Contact Leslie Yardley (435) 310-1723

Get application from Mrs. Hoyt in the College/Career Center

Amount of Award: $ 500

Deadline: May

 

Utah Young Humanitarian Award

Utah Secondary students who excel at giving back to his or her community

Award sponsored by the George & Delores Eccles Foundation, US Bank and Desert News

Information online @ www.youthlinc.org  (Click on Apply to download the application)

Amount of Award: $ 5,000

Deadline: March 23

 

Voice of Democracy Audio-Essay Contest

Open to grades 9 - 12

Patriotic challenge in the form of an audio-essay contest

Sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxillary

Award: State winners receive trip to Washington, DC and top award is $ 30,000

DEADLINE: November 1

 

Wendy's High School Heisman

Must be involved in Athletics

Must be a good student

Information online @ www.wendysheisman.com

Amount of Award: Up to $ 10,000

Deadline: October

 

Yes Abroad Program 

Live and study abroad during 2012-13 academic year to Bosnia, Egypt, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Malalysia, Morocco, Oman, Thailand, and Turkey

Must be currently in high school

Must be between 15-18 years of age

Must be a U.S. Citizen

Includes the following: program, flight, visa, secondary insurance

Deadline: January