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Utah State University

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  • New Freshman Scholarship Cutoffs:
  • Summer: Feb. 1
  • Fall: Feb. 1
  • Spring:: Oct. 1, 2016
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Utah Educational Savings Plan

Regents' Scholarship

New Century Scholarship

Utah Scholars

SUU Undergraduate Research & Scholarship Program UGRASP
Grants for Undergraduate Research - Freshmen assisting Juniors and Seniors with their projects In Agriculture & Nutrition, Art & Design, Biology, CSIS, Economics & Finance, Honors Program, Hotel, Resort,& Hospitality Management, Integrated Engineering & Technology, Library, Mathematics, Nursing, Physical Science and Psychology.
Dr. Lynn White, UGRASP Director @ UGRASP@suu.edu
Phone: 435-865-8855


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Affordable Colleges Online. College Scholarships for Asian and Pacific Islander Students. See this website

Business honors program at Utah State University’s Jon M. Huntsman School of Business, Huntsman Scholars Program.  The link is www.huntsman.usu.edu/scholars. 100+ spots open currently for incoming USU high school students to apply for an $8,000 scholarship.  An applicant must have ONE of the following:

  • Top 10% of high school class
  • 3.7+ GPA
  • 28+ ACT (1250+ SAT)
  • 3.5+ GPA & 24+ ACT (1090+ ACT)

The application can be found at the link listed above. 

Nightingale College Future of Nursing Scholarships. Download information packet and application here.
Deadline: May 20, 2018

Quit Smoking Scholarship. A new scholarship opportunity available for Canyon View High School’s students. We award $15,000 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.

You can find more information at: ecigarettereviewed.com/scholarship

Horatio Alger Career & Technical Sholarship. The Horatio Alger Association seeks to assist students who have demonstrated integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength of character, financial need, commitment to pursue career or technical certification/degree, and a desire to contribute to society.
To apply online, please visit application.horatioalger.org

- have a completed high school credential by Spring 2018
- be enrolled in a 2 year or less career or technical program
- attend a not-for-profit post-secondary institution
- demonstrate financial need; applicants must be Pell Grant eligible
- be under the age of 30
- be a United States citizen

Deadline: June 15, 2018

Utah Association of Conservation Districts $750 Auxiliary Scholarship. Link to application here
Deadline: April 30, 2018

Applications for the State Bank of Southern Utah Scholarship are now available in the counseling office. Due Date is April 13, 2018. See counseling for applications.

StepUp is proud to announce our brand new scholarship contest, StepUp to College Costs. We are offering two $500 scholarships to 8th and 9th graders and two $500 scholarships to 10th and 11th graders. Rules, requirements, and applications can be found below.  We are accepting applications through April 17, 2018, so please encourage your student(s) to apply!

8th & 9th grade rules and requirements

8th & 9th grade application

10th & 11th grade rules and requirements

10th & 11th grade application

Sons of Utah Pioneers is offering (4) $1,000. Scholarships to students who will be pursuing their education at either SUU or SWTC.  Applicants must have exemplified through specific acts in their lives the ideals and character traits of the true pioneers of faith, courage, endurance and family values.  They should show that they have overcome significant disadvantages such as physical, social or economic challenges and demonstrate scholarly ability adequate for success in college. Download fillable PDF application here.

Lifeline for Youth is offering three $1,000 scholarships to seniors to help raise awareness of teen issues like bullying, suicide, and substance abuse. The instructions for applying to the scholarship are simple and can be found here:
Lifeline for Your has been serving Utah teens and their families since 1990. They provide hope and healing to thousands of families suffering from substance abuse, depression, family relationship problems, criminal behavior, school problems, pornography, out-of-control and other destructive behaviors that prevent youth from being happy and successful. Lifeline for Youth aims to help both teens and their families make positive changes for life.

Rotary Scholarship Application PDF file
Due April 20, 2018

Featured scholarships


Monthly Scholarship
Sponsored by: ChristianConnector

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The Utah Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy (UJ$C) and America First Credit Union (AFCU) are proud to sponsor up to six $1,250 scholarships for Utah high school students, graduating class of 2018. Please read the complete scholarship rules and guidelines here.

Applications can be submitted here.

Dr. Kirk Anderton of Anderton Orthodontics is offering a onetime $1000 scholarship for student wishing to pursue a science based major. Please submit a 300 word or less essay explaining your motivation in pursuing a science career.  Also submit a letter from the counselor verifying a 3.0 or higher GPA.. Final candidates will be required to have a short interview with Dr. Anderton to discuss their college career before selection will be made.
Essays must be submitted by April 16

Awards will be presented May 21 at the School Awards Night.
Canyon View High School- 7:00 pm

Submit via email: info@andertonorthodontics.com
Fax: 888-754-1390 
Mail: 1751 W Royal Hunte Dr. Cedar City, UT 84720

Hand deliver during business hours Mon- Fri 8:00am-5:00pm

Schultz & Myers is pleased to offer the Injury Lawyers Scholarship.

We understand a single injury can affect a person's life forever and we'd like to help a student who has been negatively affected by an injury.

This scholarship is available for high school seniors and current college students nationwide who will be attending or currently attending a 4-year college/university or 2-year community college for the Fall of 2018.

Here are some notes about the scholarship:

  • Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • One time award of $1,500
  • All applications must be submitted no later than 05/31/18
  • Scholarship specific to students who have been affected by a personal injury
  • To view the application and more information about this scholarship you can visit:  https://www.bestinjurylawyer.com/#scholarship-application

BYU Geology George H. Hansen Scholarship.
Deadline:  Thursday, February 15, 2018!
To Apply:
·        Complete the online application
·        https://byu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_2fpQowWAIOqhGJv
·        Submit high school transcripts and two letters of recommendation

·        Be a graduating high school senior
·        Enroll as a geology or earth and space science education major
·        Continue in one of these majors according to a progressive program
·        Maintain at least a 3.3 grade-point average
·        Abide by all BYU standards of conduct

Sister Rita Jeanne Scholarships
Seven $3,000 Awards. Deadline: March 15, 2018

Harris Poll Scholarship
One $1,000 Award. Deadline: March 15, 2018

Beyond the Boroughs National Scholarship
Two $20,000 Awards. Deadline: March 15, 2018

United States Insititute of Peace Scholarships
Two $2,5000 Awards. Deadline: March 15, 2018

Microsoft Disablity Scholarship
Ten $20,000 Awards. Deadline: March 15, 2018

USPAACC Scholarships
Ten $5,000 Awards (Deadline: March 10, 2018

SEG Scholarship
150 $10,000 Awards. Deadline: March 1, 2018

National Farmers Farm Kids Scholarships
Three $1,000 Awards. Deadline: March 1, 2018

Project Yellow Light Billboard Scholarship
Two $2,000 Awards. Deadline: March 1, 2018

SP Scholarships
Ten $10,000 Awards. Award Deadline: February 28, 2018

Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarships
Three $10,000 scholarships. Award Deadline: February 20, 2018

2018 Student-View Scholarship Program is offering $11,000 worth of scholarships to high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community/junior college, or career school. The program includes one $4,000 scholarship, two $1,000 scholarships, ten $500 scholarships.
-no minimum SAT/ACT score or grade point average
-no essay required
- no lengthy application forms
- no application fees.
Simply log on to www.student-view.com and complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area. The scholarship will be awarded via a random drawing of all completed applications. The scholarship winner will be announced in May 2018.
Deadline: April 22, 2018

The Law Office of Cohen & Jaffe LLP is offering three prizes totaling $1,750 in scholarship awards.
This scholarship is open to high school seniors who plan to attend college and first-year college students in 2 or 4-year colleges. All information regarding the scholarship can be found on this page: http://www.cohenjaffe.com/college-scholarship/

First Ascent Scholars program, a Jeff and Helen Cardon and David Eccles School of Business partnership. 
The First Ascent Scholars mission is to cultivate, encourage and enable academically focused students with significant financial need to:
·  Attend the Eccles School,
·  Connect with the University of Utah, local and global community, and
·  Reach their full academic potential.

Scholars are expected to give back to the broader community through volunteer work, engagement in First Ascent activities, and in their academic commitment at the Eccles School.

The First Ascent Scholarship provides the opportunity for incoming college freshmen to engage in all college has to offer. Scholarship funds cover unmet financial need, room and board, fees, health insurance (if needed), tutoring costs, travel and more, to help scholars focus on achieving their academic best.

Program Requirements
First Ascent Scholars must:

  • Monthly engagement with the First Ascent Scholars team
  • Participation in First Ascent Scholars events, including: travel, speaker series and team-building
  • Mandatory volunteer work in a school or other educational setting
  • Two years of on-campus residency
  • Maintain a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester
  • Maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • Attend the annual Scholarship Luncheon
  • Collaborate with a mentor

·  Be a current high-school senior  
·  Have applied or will apply to the University of Utah (scholarships will only be awarded to students admitted to the University of Utah)
·  Demonstrate an interest in business
·  Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
·  Show significant financial need to attend college

Application Process

By Feb. 15, 2018, submit the following documents to the Eccles School First Ascent Scholars program:

  • Completed Application Form — Fill out the entire Application Form.  When you are done make sure that you digitally verify the application.
  • Transcript —Unofficial copies will be accepted
  • Essays (respond to all three prompts)
    • What goals have you set for yourself in pursuing a college degree? How do you feel the First Ascent Scholars Program will help you achieve those goals?
    • What do you feel you are capable of?
    • Describe a time you had to overcome a challenge and how you overcame that challenge. What was difficult, what did you learn?
  • Two Letters of Recommendation (Do not include relatives as references).
    • One letter must be from a member of your school’s faculty, staff or administration.
    • One letter can be from a person you know through academic, employment, or community leadership experience.
  • Proof of demonstrated financial need (one of the following may be used)
    • SAR report from FAFSA
    • Copy of parent/guardian(s) employment and salary records
    • CSS Profile

Your local Jiffy Lube owners are offering two $6,500 scholarship awards and  four $1,500 scholarship awards to 6 local high school students – students simply have to write about “What Drives You?” – no grade point or test score requirements! 

Program Overview:

Six finalists will be selected from the 500 word “What Drives You?” essays submitted.  Each finalist will be guaranteed a minimum $1,500 award if they create and submit a 1-2 minute video that expands on their essay in their own candid words, visuals, etc.  The overall $6,500 scholarship winners will be chosen from these videos. 

Students can apply NOW directly online at:  http://yourturn2apply.com

Students will also see last year’s scholarship winners and the videos they submitted on our site! 
Deadline is:  March 19, 2018

NursingSchoolsAlmanac.com has just launched its fourth annual Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. This is a 1,000 scholarship to a future nurse in the high school graduating class of 2018.

They will award this scholarship to the applicant who best demonstrates:
+ A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics
+ A passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare

This scholarship competition 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

Interested students may visit https://www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com and click the banner on the right-hand side of the website's homepage. Here they'll find detailed scholarship information and the official application form.
Due Date: midnight on August 31, 2018.

A scholarship is being offered by BestMattressReviews.com.

They’re offering a $1,000 scholarship in an effort to give back to the community while also promoting sleep awareness. This scholarship is available to eligible HS seniors, current college students, and graduate students.

You can check out all of the details here: https://www.bestmattressreviews.com/sleep-scholarship/
UNIGO Scholarships:

Deadline is Jan. 18

High School Senior only
Deadline is Feb. 01

Deadline is Feb. 09

High School Senior only
Deadline is Feb. 20

Deadline is Feb. 28

The Larry H. and Gail Miller Enrichment Scholarship application for 2018-2019 is now online. Eligible students are those with demonstrable financial need. Whenever possible, students will be chosen from applicants whose ethnic background is under-represented in higher education in Utah and those who are first generation college students. The application will close on February 9

The online application is accessible at utah.academicworks.com. To apply for this scholarship students must have already applied to the University of Utah and have their University of Utah student ID number (uNID). Students will need their student ID number (uNID) to sign into AcademicWorks. 
After completing and submitting the General Application for scholarships on AcademicWorks, students must submit an application for the Larry H. Gail Miller Enrichment Scholarship. You can search for the application using the word 'enrichment'. Students must complete and submit both the general scholarship application and the Larry H. and Gail Miller Enrichment Scholarship application to be considered. 
Sscholarship opportunity from Utah’s JumpStart Coalition and America First Credit Union. Seniors who have taken (or are currently taking) a general financial literacy course can submit an application now through March 16, 2018 (6pm). This document contains more details and the scholarship application.

The business honors program at Utah State University’s Jon M. Huntsman School of Business, called Huntsman Scholars Program, has 100_ spots open currently for incoming USU freshmen to apply for an $8,000 scholarship. An applicant must have ONE of the following:

  • Top 10% of high school class
  • 3.7+ GPA
  • 28+ ACT (1250+ SAT)
  • 3.5+ GPA & 24+ ACT (1090+ ACT)

The application can be found here: www.huntsman.usu.edu/scholars.
Watch the following video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7iwiQkbI5EI

Women's Italian American Civic League is offering a $1000 scholarship to applicants of Italian ancestry and 2018 graduates of a Utah school. The award is based on ACT or SAT scores, exceptional high school ability, extracurricular activities, acceptance as a matriculated degree student by chosen institute of higher education, personal essay describing Italian ancestray and how this ancestry has influenced your life.
See counselors for an application.
Deadline: February 15, 2018

The Beauty + Wellness Scholarship for Women is provided by Skin Care OX, and each quarter they award $1,000 + a care package filled with healthy organic goodies to young women who are striving to maintain their health and wellness as they pursue their higher education goals. Here is a brief summary of the eligibility requirements:

    • Award: $1,000
    • Quarterly Deadlines: January 1March 31stJune 30th, and September 30th every year
    • Eligibility:
        + Graduating high school senior, current college undergraduate, or current graduate student at a US 4-year, 2-year, vocational, or technical school
        + U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
        + Iidentify as female
        + All majors and GPAs may apply!  

Scholarship page and application:  https://www.skincareox.com/scholarship/

Career and Technical Education Scholarship Application is now available on the USBE CTE Website. The application and instructions can be found here:https://schools.utah.gov/cte/resources/scholarshipsawards

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 ...

Please note that there is a new process. The main student information and questions are filled out and submitted through a fillable PDF. This is to ensure legibility and that all information is entered correctly (as per the student.)

We have created a PDF that has the instructions for filling it out. Please refer to that as you work with students:https://schools.utah.gov/file/d18f2325-3ef7-4d08-9878-d6e1003f872e

a. Fill out the fillable PDF application. b. Save the PDF to your computer, rename the file to your last name - first name. c. Attach the file to an email and send it ...

Application is located here: https://schools.utah.gov/file/452160e3-ece9-49c3-a81c-6f6c6c582501

2 • CTE Scholarships and Tuition Awards are ONLY offered to the higher education institutions listed above. (Note: There are no scholarships at Snow College –

The Utah Association of Independent Insurance Agents (UAIIA) is offering a minimum of three scholarships ranging from $500 to $2000 in 2018 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.  See attached scholarship application for more details. The scholarship application is also available online at www.uaiia.org.

Rotary Club Scholarships
Four scholarships will be granted. Each scholarship is for $1000 split over any two semesters of the recipient’s choosing within a three year period.

We are gifted to have many excellent students at our Iron County high schools. Many will gravitate to other universities. Be we also have students for whom SUU is not only an excellent fit, but also a lifeline and for whom our scholarship makes a huge difference in their ability to pursue their education.  We have been successful in finding these particular students over the years. We also try to encourage students who have a link to Rotary either through Interact or through their parents and grandparents.

Thus, our scholarships are not necessarily given on the basis of the highest GPA or strongest school leadership. Rather, we seek the help of guidance counselors who can identify:

  1. Dedicated students with limited financial resources
  2. Students with a deep commitment to service and a demonstrated work ethic
  3. Students who share the mission and vision of Rotary International
  4. Students who can succeed in university studies if given a chance.

Some suggestions for applicants:

  1. Wise applicants might want to familiarize themselves with Rotary International, its mission and its 4-way test. (www.rotary.org)    
  2. Similarly, the essay is important. In the essay it is helpful to explain how the particular strengths of SUU align with the educational objectives of the applicant.
  3. Service matters. Applicants will want to emphasize their personal commitment to community service and demonstrate how that commitment finds expression in their daily lives.

Students who have an employment history might want to reference their job(s) and its importance to them.
Download the Application here.
Applications are due April 20, 2018 and should be submitted to the indicated business address or email.

Your local Jiffy Lube owners are offering two $6,500 scholarship awards and  four $1,500 scholarship awards  to 6 local high school students – students simply have to write about “What Drives You?” – no grade point or test score requirements!   This scholarship is open to all teen drivers in your high school as well as those in driver’s education.
Program Overview:
Six finalists will be selected from the 500 word “What Drives You?” essays submitted.  Each finalist will be guaranteed a minimum $1,500 award if they create and submit a 1-2 minute video that expands on their essay in their own candid words, visuals, etc.  The overall $6,500 scholarship winners will be chosen from these videos. 
Students can apply NOW directly online at: http://yourturn2apply.com
Students will also see last year’s scholarship winners and the videos they submitted on our site!
Deadline is:  March 19, 2018

The Utah Elks Association is offering two $1,500 tech/vocational school scholarships. Download the application here.

Ann Wright
Scholarship chairperson
Elks Lodge #1743
(435) 656-9194

The Daniels Scholarship Program provides four-year college scholarships for graduating high school seniors who demonstrate exceptional character, leadership, and commitment to serving their communities. Daniels Scholars benefit from much more than just financial support. They become part of a community and receive access to personal support, professional development, and a far-reaching network that contributes to their success in college and beyond.

Elevate Pest Control in Utah is offering a $750 scholarship. The scholarship will be given to a graduating senior or college freshman from Utah. More details can be found by following the link below.


Army ROTC Scholarships

Army Reserve Officer Training Corps enables students to enroll in elective leadership and military courses at colleges and universities in addition to their required courses. Scholarships are awarded based on a student's merit and grades, not financial need.

Scholarships consist of:

  • Two-, three-, and four-year scholarship options based on the time remaining to complete the degree
  • Full-tuition scholarships
  • The option for room and board in place of tuition (for those who qualify)
  • Additional allowances for books and fees

Scholarships also provide monthly living allowances for each school year. Cadets can earn certain amounts depending on their level in the Army ROTC.
In order to apply for an Army ROTC scholarship, students first will need to create a MY GOARMY account.

Once an account is created, the student will be sent to the MY GOARMY login page. Once they can successfully login to MY GOARMY, they can use the newly created account information to login to the scholarship application site. 

For additional information, Learn More.

The following are other useful websites about Army ROTC and scholarships:





Athnet Sports Recruiting is offering a $1,000 scholarship available to future college students who play or have played sports at the high school level. This year's high school seniors are eligible to apply if they will be attending college next year. See the website link (above) for more information.

USCA’s Lynn Jensen Memorial Scholarship is now accepting scholarship applications. Please refer to the attached flyer for more details.

Your local Jiffy Lube owners are offering two $6,500 scholarship awards and four $1,500 scholarship awards  to 6 local high school students– students simply have to write about “What Drives You?” – no grade point or test score requirements! 
Program Overview:
Six finalists will be selected from the 500 word “What Drives You?” essays submitted.  Each finalist will be guaranteed a minimum $1,500 award if they create and submit a 1-2 minute video that expands on their essay in their own candid words, visuals, etc.  The overall $6,500 scholarship winners will be chosen from these videos. 
Students can apply directly online at: https://yourturn2apply.com
Deadline is:  March 19, 2018

WACE National Co-op Scholarship Program. More information at www.waceinc.org

Daniels Scholarship Program offers a 4-year college scholarship which can be used at any accredited nonprofit college or university in the U.S. More information at danielsfund.org

Elevate Pest Control in Utah is offering a $750 scholarship for 2017. The scholarship will be given to a graduating senior or college freshman from Utah. There are more details about the scholarship and its qualifications in the link listed below.

Walmart Golden Key Scholarship Application link

Attention PAST & PRESENT PATIENTS of Dr. Cody Wilson:
Dr. Wilson is offering THREE $350 scholarships to THREE graduating High School Seniors!*  Scholarships may be used at any college, university, or applied tech school of  your choice.
ESSAY THEME: “Why I plan to continue my education after high school.”
Essay deadline May 1, 2018
Submit by email to:  wwortho@gmail.com
Subject line:  Scholarship Essay
Include your full name, phone number, and name of high school you are attending.

Conway B. and Elaine W. Sonne Scholarship:   http://mountainwest.usu.edu/sonne.aspx (pdf file)
African-American Leadership Award:   http://mountainwest.usu.edu/africanamerican.aspx (pdf file)

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:
Tyce Palmer, Resource Coordinator
UACD Zone 5

Link to Application Form

T.H. Bell Teaching Incentive Loan Program. For students interested in pursuing an education degree and teach in Utah public schools. More information 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.
Application is available at www.uaeop.org. Click on Grow and Student Scholarship.

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

Involvement Scholarship
Needs Based
Alumni Legacy Resident Scholarship

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/


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:

  • Alabama A&M University
  • Alcorn State University, Mississippi
  • Central State University, Ohio
  • Delaware State University
  • Florida A&M University
  • Fort Valley State University, Georgia
  • Kentucky State University
  • Langston University, Oklahoma
  • Lincoln University, Missouri
  • North Carolina A&T State University
  • Prairie View A&M University, Texas
  • South Carolina State University
  • Southern University, Louisiana
  • Tennessee State University
  • Tuskegee University, Alabama
  • University of Arkansas Pine Bluff
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore
  • Virginia State University
  • West Virginia State University


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.

  • Agriculture
  • Agricultural Business/Management
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Engineering/Mechanics
  • Agricultural Production and Technology
  • Agronomy or Crop Science
  • Animal Sciences
  • Botany
  • Food Sciences/Technology
  • Forestry and Related Sciences
  • Home Economics/Nutrition
  • Horticulture
  • Natural Resources Management
  • Soil Conservation/Soil Science
  • Farm and Range Management
  • Other related disciplines, (e.g. non-medical biological sciences, pre-veterinary medicine, computer science)

The Award
Scholarships are awarded annually and must be used at one of the 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities. Each award provides full tuition, as well as room and board, for the term of the scholarship. The scholarship may be renewed each year, contingent upon satisfactory academic performance and normal progress toward the bachelor's degree.

General Eligibility
To be eligible for the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program scholarship a student must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Have been accepted for admission or currently attending one of the nineteen 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities.
  • Study agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, or other related academic disciplines
  • Demonstrate leadership and community service
  • Submit an official transcript with the school seal and an authorized official's signature
  • Submit a signed application (original signature only)

Who Should Apply
The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is available to high school seniors entering their freshman year of college and rising college sophomores and juniors.



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/

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.
You can find more information at: tobaccofreelife.org/scholarship

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.
Applications are online at www.uvu.edu/leadership
Or come into the counseling center for more info.

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 minaieaf@uvu.edu or 801.863.6391.

Scholarship Helps:

Strategies for Applying for Scholarships


Reusable Scholarship Materials


Hints for a Successful Essay


Writing the Personal Statement


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.
Are you a junior or senior involved in student government in the office of Student Body President, Vice President Secretary or Treasurer? How about a junior or senior who’s class president, vice president, secretary or treasurer? Are you on student council or a representative? If so, there will be 104 students selected nationally (2 from each state) for a week-long government and leadership education program in Washington, D.C. and a one time $5000 college scholarship. See the counseling center for details.

Moot Court Scholarship Flyer (link here)

American College Foundation Scholarships: http://americancollegefoundation.org/college_planning/about.aspx#linklanding

UEA Vocational Scholarships
These scholarships are offered to students statewide who are in alternative education schools or who are pursuing vocational schools after highscool. The Dixie Lodge is guarenteed at least two scholarships from the UEA.

Ladies of Elks Scholarship
The student must attend Dixie College and have completed two years of college course work as a high school student or as a college student.

Legacy Awards
The student's parent or Grandparent must be a member of the Elks Lodge
Applications are due before the first week in February

Emergency Educational Grants
The student's parent or Grandparent must be a member of the Elks Lodge

The Daniels Scholarship
Students must be nominated by a designated Referral Agency (Pine View High School).
Application Web Site
Students may apply from September through December.
Applicants must be a resident of Utah, demonstrate financial need and receive a score of 17 or higher on ACT.
E-Mail: scholarselection@danielsfund.org
Phone Toll Free: (877) 791-4726

Lynn Jensen Memorial Scholarship
$500 Scholarship for high school seniors who plan to become a school counselor or public education teacher for Grades K-12. Requirements include a high school transcript, SAT or ACT scores, student achievement form, two letters of recommendation, essay about a school counselor, a photograph, release.
Application Web Page
Annette Whitaker

Principals Leadership Award Scholarship
Students are considered by nomination to honor outstanding student leaders across the country.

Sterling Scholar - Opportunities for recipients
To be selected as a Sterling Scholar nominee, public high school seniors must have extraordinary scholarship scores as well as service in leadership and community service/citizenship opportunities at their Utah public high school. The program is designed to recognize scholastic achievement in Utah public high schools. Students in the Washington County School District will work with the designated Sterling Scholar Coordinator to participate in the the application process.
Sterling Scholar Program

Miscellaneous Scholarships

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
You will find Baseball scholarships, Boys State Information, Junior Shooting Scholarship, Oratorical, and Legacy Scholarships
You will also find a Samsung American Legion Scholarship for children (grandchildren or great grandchildren) of veterans and are delegates to Boys or Girls State.

The Art Institute
Various locations, deadlines, etc.

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
Seniors intending to complete early graduation
DEADLINE: advanced planning necessary; see counselor

Chicana/Latina Foundation

Congressional Hispanic Scholarships

Daughters of the American Revolution Essay Contest
Paperwork in Counseling Office

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.

Go College

Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Seniors with Hispanic heritage, 3.0 GPA

Horatio Alger Scholarship
Homeless and at-risk students are encouraged to visit the Horatio Alger Scholarship application online at www.horatioalger.org/scholarships to determine eligibility. Nearly 1000 scholarships will be awarded.

Humanist Essay Contest

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program

Jiffy Lube
There are two separate scholarship categories. The "your turn behind the wheel" award will be offered only to those students enrolled in driver education during the school year and the "Teen Driver" scholarship award is offered to all other eligible licensed teen drivers. Applications, guidelines and complete eligibility requirements can be found at www.yourturn2apply.com.

There is one overall $5000 recipient and one $1500 recipient in both categories. Requirements are a simple 500 word essay!!

John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest

Kaplan's My Turn Essay Contest

KFC Colonel’s Scholars
is looking for high school seniors with financial need and an entrepreneurial spirit to qualify for the KFC Colonel’s Scholars Program. Awards are up to $20,000 for tuition, fees, textbooks, room and board.  Go to www.kfcscholars.org for more information.

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
Candidates must graduate from high school with an associate's degree and 3.0 GPA

NROTC Scholarship
Willing to serve in Navy, ACT scores of 22 Math 22 English or SAT of 520 Math 530 Verbal

Olene S. Walker Transition to Adult Living Scholarship

Post 911 GI Bill

Regents Scholarship

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
Junior and seniors; intention to major in engineering field, 3.5 GPA, 90th percentile scores math and verbal areas of SAT or ACT
DEADLINE: varies depending on scholarship

Scholarship America

Scholarships for Hispanics

Scripps New Generation Scholarship
Merit based


Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest

SUU Scholarships

SWATC Scholarship
Seniors, if you are interested in applying for an SWATC Scholarship, the application is available at: www.swatc.edu. Click on Students, then High School Students, then 2011-2012 Scholarship Application.

Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund

Toyota Scholarships

Tribal Colleges

Tylenol Scholarship

United Negro College Fund

US Bank Scholarships
Apply for one of 40 $1,000 scholarships

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce

The Utah Association of Educational Office Professionals
is offering a $500 scholarship for students planning a business office career. www.uaeop.org

The Utah Association of Independent Insurance Agents
is offering a minimum of three $1000 scholarships in 2011 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.  Scholarships will be awarded to those students who are pursuing an insurance career or a business degree.  Applications are in the counseling office or at www.uaiia.org.

Utah Hispanic Business Leadership Foundation

Utah Navajo Trust Fund

Utah Scholarship Guide

Utah State Board of Regents' Scholarship

Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment Program

Walmart Foundation

Western Undergraduate Exchange

Westminster College

If you are planning on attending Westminster College, please see the counseling center regarding scholarship programs available.

Zinch Sweet-Diggity-Dawg Scholarship
*Current high school student
*GPA 2.0 +
*Have a Zinch.com profile (Zinch.com is a free scholarship website)
See http://www.zinch.com/scholarships/sweet-diggity-dawg-zinch-scholarship

Cappex.com College Search Engine/ Scholarship Search Engine


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