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University Scholarship Links
Freshmen Academic Scholarships: based on ACT and GPA.
University of Utah
Utah State University
Brigham Young University
Utah Educational Savings Plan
New Century Scholarship
SUU Undergraduate Research & Scholarship Program UGRASP
The Utah Association of Independent Insurance Agents (UAIIA) is offering a minimum of three scholarships ranging from $500 to $2000 in 2017 to Utah high school seniors who have maintained at least a 3.0 GPA and are active in extra-curricular activities through their school, church, community or work. In 2016 UAIIA awarded sixteen scholarships.
Financial need by applicants may also be considered. If desired, the student may return the financial information form along with the application. If this form is used, any information disclosed will be kept confidential.
A transcript of the student’s grades must be received by the deadline given below. If it is school policy to mail transcripts separately, it is the applicant’s responsibility to see that these transcripts are received at the UAIIA office. Applications without transcripts of grades will not be considered. In addition, a recent photo should be included with the application. This photo will not be returned to the applicant. It may be used for news releases or for publicity articles should your student receive a scholarship.
This application is available on our website at www.uaiia.org. Click on the scholarship link.
Applications (including transcripts) must be received or postmarked no later than April 1, 2017 at the office of the Utah Association of Independent Insurance Agents, 4885 South 900 East, Suite 302, Salt Lake City, Utah 84117. Please feel free to contact us with any questions at (801) 269-1200.
National Dairy Shrine Scholarships - 3,000 - 42 Awards (Deadline: April 15, 2017)
Gloria Barron Prize - $5,000 - 25 Awards (Deadline: April 15, 2017)
SP Scholarship - $10,000 - 10 Awards (Deadline: April 30, 2017)
VIP $5,000 Scholarship - $5,000 - 1 Award (Deadline: April 30, 2017)
Paradigm Challenge Scholarships - $100,000 - 10 Awards (Deadline: May 1, 2017)
Review It Scholarship - $1,000 - 1 Award (Deadline: June 30, 2017)
Louie Family Foundation Scholarships - $4,000 - 25 Awards (Deadline: March 31, 2017)
Intel ISEF - $3,000 - 600 Awards (Deadline: April 1, 2017)
The application for the Utah Scholars Recognition certificate and medallion is open. Interested senior students should fill out the form online. This is open to any student who meets the requirements. Students can sign up at any time before the deadline. The college readiness activities can also be completed at any time. The grade-by-grade checklists are a suggested timeline that students can follow but, they will not be penalized if they complete an activity at a different time.
The Utah Scholars Recognition Application deadline is March 31, 2017.
The Mountain West Center at Utah State University has two scholarship opportunities for high school seniors. The deadline for application is April 17, 2017. The forms and information needed to apply for these scholarships are attached or can be found on the following links:
Sons of Utah Pioneers. Click here to download document with more information and an application. Applications are due April 28, 2017.
Great Clips is offering a scholarship for those interested in a career in cosmetology. Students can apply for the scholarship online at www.greatclipscareers.com/scholarships. Due April 15, 2017.
Utah Association of Conservation Districts $750 Auxiliary Scholarship. The recipient will be a high school senior living in Beaver, Iron, Washington, Kane or Garfield County,
who is pursuing a degree in
an agriculture or natural resource science field. For more information about the Utah Association of Conservation Districts visit www.uacd.org. For questions or comment please contact:
Link to Application Form
Mountain America Credit Union awards $2,000 each to three winners of the Mountain America Scholarship, which is available for Mountain America Credit Union members or their families. One $2,000 scholarship is awarded in each of the following categories: Community Service and Social Service, General and Other Academic Majors, and Business and Communications Majors.
Mountain America Scholarship Application: https://www.macu.com/about-us/community-involvement/scholarships/application-instructions
The Utah Public Employees’ Association (UPEA) Mountain America Scholarship, which awards $1,000 each to three winners. This scholarship is available for those who are Mountain America and UPEA members or their dependents who live in Utah.
UPEA Scholarship Application: https://www.macu.com/media/pdf/UPEA-Scholarship-Form-2017.pdf
Rotary Scholarships to SUU. Four scholarships will be granted to students in the Iron County School District and are worth $1,000 each, split over any two semesters over a 3-year period. Scholarships are for students who are (1) dedicated with limited financial resources, (2) deeply committed to service, (3) have a demonstrated work ethic, (4) share the mission and vision of Rotary Internations, and (5) can succeed in university studies if given a chance. A missionary deferment is available.
Nursing Schools Almanac has just launched its third annual Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. They will award a $1,000 scholarship to an aspiring nurse who best demonstrates:
+ A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics
This scholarship is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. Scholarship applications will be accepted until midnight on June 30, 2017. Interested students may visit www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com and click the banner on the right-hand side of the website's homepage.
Far West Agribusiness Association. See flyer for more information.
Utah Jump$tart Coalition Financial Literacy Scholarship Contest. Designed to recognize graduating seniors who can demonstrate a solid understanding of financial literacy concepts and are pursuing a post-secondary education. The competition will be open from January 2, 2017 thru March 17, 2017, 6:00 PM. See flyer for additional information.
South Central Communications. Our annual scholarship program is open to all graduating high school seniors with a parent or guardian who has local telecommunication service from South Central Communications. Applicants must complete an application and write a 300-word essay. Online Application available here.
The UAEOP Judy Anderson Student Scholarship is designed to assist business education students who wish to continue their education and pursue office related careers, preferably in the educational field. The scholarship is valued at $500. The application can be found at the following link or in the counselor's office: http://uaeop.weebly.com/student-scholarship.html
T.H. Bell Teaching Incentive Loan Program. For students interested in pursuing an education degree and teach in Utah public schools. More information here.
Career and Technical Education Scholarships: See this flyer. Scholarship applications need to be postmarked by February 17, 2017. For any questions please contact Andrea Curtin (801) 538-7865 email@example.com or Rachel Bolin (801) 538-7843 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Women's Italian American Civic League $1500 scholarship. Applicant must be of Italian ancestry and a 2017 graduate of a Utah school.
The UAEOP Judy Anderson Student Scholarship is designed to assist business education students who wish to continue their education and pursue office related careers, preferably in the educational field. The scholarship is valued at $500.
Valleywide Cooperative is offering a scholarship. Go to https://www.valleywidecoop.com/Giving-Back/Scholarships to fill out the application electronically. Talk to the counselors for more information.
OBODO: To enter all a student needs to do is tell us what they are bringing from their hometown to college and why it's important to them. Once a year we will award a $500 scholarship. Our scholarship is open to any high school students who will be attending college in the Fall semester. ABODO is all about helping students find housing and we wanted to help students further by offering this scholarship. Please take a look https://www.abodo.com/blog/high-school-scholarship
The Utah State University academic scholarship deadline is January 10. This link has USU'sr index chart which has the parameters to qualify for an academic scholarship. Students who are interested in USU's other scholarships can click the links below for more information and applications. The deadline for these optiones is also January 10. They will need to fill out a separate application.
A Las Vegas-based law firm is looking to give back to the community. As both partners at the firm are left-handed, they decided to offer a Left-Handed Scholarship for $1,500. Information about the scholarship and a link to the official rules and application form can be found here: http://p2lawyers.com/scholarship.
Lawyers Plus is offering a Right-Handed Scholarship! Information about the scholarship and the application can be found on the following webpage: http://www.lawyers-plus.com/scholarship/
UIAAA and NIAAA Scholarship. The minimum requirements that must be attained in order to apply for the scholarship are found below. Notice the different set of criteria, one for the NIAAA and another for the UIAAA. The UIAAA will select 5 students to receive $1,500 scholarships. The top ranked male and female will be forwarded to the NIAAA for consideration. The link for information regarding the scholarship is:
This is the link to the fillable PDF of the current application form: http://www.niaaa.org/assets/Scholarship-Application-2016-Fillable.pdf
Minimum Requirements for the NIAAA Scholarship
Minimum Requirements for the UIAAA Scholarship
Please note that the UIAAA uses the NIAAA scholarship form to identify all scholarship winners. The deadline in Utah is January 31, 2016. Thiis the hard and fast deadline for UTAH! 75 seniors applied last year and the UIAAA is looking to double that number.
The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program will provide full tuition, employment, employee benefits, fees, books, and room and board each year for up to 4 years to selected students pursuing a bachelor's degree at the following universities:
The goal of the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is to increase the number of minorities studying agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, and the related disciplines. National Scholars are required to study in the following or related disciplines.
Who Should Apply
SUSAN W. CODA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The applicant shall:
Griswold Home Care which is offering $1,000 scholarship for incoming and current college students. We’re trying to spread the word and encourage students to apply. I believe this scholarship is a good fit for your list of scholarships. You can get more information here: www.griswoldhomecare.com/scholarship/
The Elks National Foundation Awards $2.44 million in college scholarships to a total of 500 high school seniors nationwide through Most Valuable Student contest.
Eligibility: High School Senior and a U.S. Citizen
Applications online at enf.elks.org/mvs
Deadline on or before: November 30, 2016
More information in the counseling office.
The ACLU of Utah is pleased to announce our 2017 Youth Activist Scholarship program. This is the tenth year that the ACLU of Utah will award scholarships to eligible college bound high school seniors who have demonstrated a strong commitment to civil liberties through some form of activism. Two winners will receive $1,500 applied toward their college tuition. They will also be featured in a short professional video as well as honored at our annual Bill of Rights Celebration.
Please pass this information to college-bound seniors who might be interested. If your school has a scholarship website, please include the scholarship on your site.
Past ACLU of Utah scholarship winners came from many parts of Utah including Brigham City, Herriman, Kearns, Logan, Moab, Nephi, Ogden, Orem, Provo, Salt Lake City, St. George and Taylorsville. Their civil liberties work includes programs and activities that advocate for racial diversity, rights of disabled students, equality for all, freedom of religion, and freedom of expression.
To qualify for the scholarship, the student must:
The application deadline is January 23, 2017.
More information can be found on our Youth Activist Scholarship webpage >>
Youth Activist Scholarship flyer (PDF) >>
Scholarship Requirements (PDF) >>
Application Packet (PDF) >>
Vivint Smart Home is very excited to be offering a $5,000 scholarship to Iron County School District. The details of the scholarship can be found at www.vivint.com/scholarship. Eligibility Requirements:
Daniel's Fund. The Daniel's Fund is sending one of their reps to host an info meeting on SUU's campus. It will be Wednesday, Oct 19, at 7:30 PM at the Student Center Ballroom. We would like to invite you, all parents and students to attend even if they are not seniors. This is a big scholarship that students need to be working long before they are a senior. Light refreshments will be provided.
The Lynn Jensen Memorial Scholarship has been established to provide a maximum of four $1000 scholarships for high school seniors who plan to attend college.
Attention Scholar-athletes! This year, Wendy's® is giving away 100 scholarships ranging from $1,000 up to $10,000. Give your senior scholar-athletes a shot at winning a Wendy's® Heisman® Scholarship.
Tobacco Free Life Scholarships. We award $8,000 in scholarships every year to students who share their stories of how quitting smoking helped them to change their lives and their views on how we can create a smoke-free world. It’s free to apply for everyone.
Brigham Young University, Department of Geological Sciences, George Hansen Scholarship. This award is available to all incoming BYU freshmen who enroll as geology or earth and space science education majors. Fill out online application. Information flyer.
University Tutor Scholarship Contest: http://www.universitytutor.com/scholarship-contest
Are you a senior young man or woman of Italian ancestry? The Women’s Italian American Civic League is offering a $1500 scholarship. They’re looking for students who excel in AND out of the classroom. Come to the counseling center for an application.
Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students must write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Visitors to the Varsity Tutors scholarship webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries. The top five entries with the most votes are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship. Interested students can enter the contest here: http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship
Seniors, if you are planning on attending SUU in the fall, the Sons of Utah Pioneers is offering a $2000 for those students with financial burdens. Applications are in the counseling center,. Take advantage of this generous scholarship!!
Seniors who are pursuing a degree in an agriculture or natural resource science field have a new scholarship offer. The Utah Association of Conservation Districts is offering a $750 scholarship. Come into the counseling center for the application.
If you are a student who has been accepted to SUU, there is another scholarship available for you. The Cedar City Rotary Club scholarship application is now in the counseling center. One of the requirements is 50 community service hours. If you feel you meet this requirement, come see Robin Birmingham in the counseling center for an application.
Air Force ROTC Scholarships: http://www.afrotc.com/scholarships
Air Force Academy Scholarships: http://www.academyadmissions.com/the-experience/prep-school/falcon-foundation-scholarships/
The Utah Valley University Ambassador Program and UVU’s Center for the Advancement of Leadership is currently accepting applications for the Wolverine Ambassador LEAD Housing Scholarship. This scholarship consists of a 2/3rds housing supplement at Ventana Student Housing located across the street from UVU campus. The Wolverine Ambassador LEAD Program is a two-year program designed to shape students into becoming more effective leaders in whatever professional field they’ve chosen to pursue. As an Ambassador, students have the opportunity to not only serve as student recruiters for the school, but play an integral role in shaping the brand of the university throughout the state.
APPLY FOR UVU’S COMPUTER ENGINEERING & COMPUTER SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP. Visit www.uvu.edu/fi nancialaid/ to apply. Questions? Email or call Dr. Afsaneh Minaie at email@example.com or 801.863.6391.
Strategies for Applying for Scholarships
Reusable Scholarship Materials
Hints for a Successful Essay
Writing the Personal Statement
CTE Scholarships and Tuition Awards are for outstanding Career and Technical Education (CTE) students. The awards cover up to one year of tuition. Eligible applicants have a 1:2 odds of receiving an award. Would you spend four to five hours compiling a portfolio to receive well over $1,500? That's the reality of students applying for the over 100 CTE scholarships and tuition awards.
The American Legion has a website for scholarship and financial aid information. Go to www.legion.org/needalift
Government and leadership education program in Washington, D.C.
Moot Court Scholarship Flyer (link here)
American College Foundation Scholarships: http://americancollegefoundation.org/college_planning/about.aspx#linklanding
UEA Vocational Scholarships
Ladies of Elks Scholarship
ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS
Emergency Educational Grants
The Daniels Scholarship
Lynn Jensen Memorial Scholarship
Principals Leadership Award Scholarship
Sterling Scholar - Opportunities for recipients
African American Scholarships
All-ink.com College Scholarship Program
American Indian & Alaska Native Employee Assoc.
American Indian College Fund
American Legion College Financial Aid Handbook is online at www.legion.org/needalift
The Art Institute
Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund
Asian American Journalists Association
Association of American Indian Affairs
Black Student Fund
Capex (scholarship website)
Centennial Scholarship for Early Graduation Certificate
Congressional Hispanic Scholarships
Daughters of the American Revolution Essay Contest
Duck Tape Scholarships
Evans Hairstyling College
Seniors!! If you are planning on going to Evans Hairstyling College after graduation, they have given us 2 $2000 scholarships to award to students who have applied to Evans!! If you could use this $2000 and can verify you’ve applied, please see Robin Birmingham for details.
Friends of Libraries U.S.A.
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Horatio Alger Scholarship
Humanist Essay Contest
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest
Kaplan's My Turn Essay Contest
KFC Colonel’s Scholars
Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund
Minority Scholarships (link)
Montgomery GI Bill
Mountain America Credit Union
National Association of Black Journalists Scholarships
National Merit Scholarship Program
National Rifle Association
Sophomores and Juniors: The National Rifle Association is offering those in good academic standing a chance to participate in the National Youth Education Summit and compete for scholarships. Canyon View student, Michael Matheson, was accepted to the Summer 2010 program. If you’re interested, email YES@nrahq.org or call 1-800-672-3888 ext. 1342.
National Society of Black Engineers Scholarship
New Century Scholarship
Olene S. Walker Transition to Adult Living Scholarship
Post 911 GI Bill
Rocky Mountain Gas Association (RMGA)
Offering graduating high school students one $4000 scholarship and two $2000 scholarships for the pursuit of a career in Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning, or Refrigeration (HVACR). Application forms are available on the RMGA website: www.utrmga.org/scholarships.php.
SAE Engineering Scholarships
Scholarships for Hispanics
Scripps New Generation Scholarship
Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest
Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund
United Negro College Fund
US Bank Scholarships
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce
The Utah Association of Educational Office Professionals
The Utah Association of Independent Insurance Agents
Utah Hispanic Business Leadership Foundation
Utah Navajo Trust Fund
Utah Scholarship Guide
Utah State Board of Regents' Scholarship
Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment Program
Western Undergraduate Exchange
If you are planning on attending Westminster College, please see the counseling center regarding scholarship programs available.
Zinch Sweet-Diggity-Dawg Scholarship