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These scholarships are listed by month due.  Expect deadlines are 1st of the month – don’t miss deadlines.

See this list of current Scholarship Highlights below:

Interested in attending a trade school after high school? Check out this website for top trade school scholarships for Utah students: https://www.imagine-america.org/top-trade-schools-scholarships-utah-high-school-seniors/ 


Monthly Scholarships from Nitro College Scholarships!

  • Award amount is $2,018
  • Awarded on a monthly basis
  • No essay required

https://www.nitrocollege.com/nitro-scholarship-application


 PTSA Scholarship – Current seniors who are PTSA members and currently maintain a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA should apply. Deadline February 28, 2018http://www.utahpta.org/files/docs/2017-2018%20Student%20Scholarship%20Application_0.pdf

Utah Scholars for Seniors!

The application for the StepUp Utah Scholars Recognition certificate and medallion is open. If student are interested in applying please encourage them to fill out the form online. This is open to any student that meets the requirements of having at least a 3.0 GPA and have completed at least 20 Next Steps off of our Grade-by-Grade checklists . It is often asked if it too late to sign up and join the program if they are a senior; the answer is they can sign up at any time before the deadline. The Next Steps (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 1, 2018.

 You will receive a medallion to wear at your high school graduation. And you will be able to add “StepUp Utah Scholar” to your resume.

For more information about the requirements click herehttps://stepuputah.com/program/utah-scholars/

Apply here!


Youthlinc is now accepting applications for the 2018 Youthlinc Utah Young Humanitarian Award!

This Award recognizes service-minded Utah high school juniors and seniors and undergraduate students with a $5,000 college scholarship and $8,500 in runner-up awards.

For the latest updates, follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat @Youthlinc

Application deadline: Thursday, March 1, 2018

To apply: Visit www.youthlinc.org and click on Young Humanitarian Award slider

We are grateful for the George S. & Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation for sponsoring this Award. The recipients will be announced at our Annual Benefit on Saturday, May 12 at the Utah Cultural Celebration Center.


USU Diversity Scholarship – Educational Opportunity Scholarship is open and available for seniors to apply for. By following the link below you can find more information based on the award amount, requirements, and the essay portion.

The Educational Opportunity Scholarship is available to incoming freshman. Consideration is based on 1st generation, ethnicity, and demonstration of financial need.

The deadline will be March 1, 2018 for seniors who are attending the Fall 2018 semester. There is a more specific target audience for this particular scholarship so please let students who you would think a good candidate, know.

If students or faculty have any questions, please send me an email. I’d be more than happy to help.

https://www.usu.edu/admissions/scholarships/edop


Marine Corp Scholarship Foundation – This scholarship is for seniors planning to attend a non-degree certificate program or vocational training that is 12 months or less at a community college or private career school listed on College Navigator. Seniors who are children of Marines, with a 2.0 GPA or higher. Grandchildren of Marines may qualify; see website for details. Scholarship awards are $1,500, $2,500, $5,000, $7,500, or $10,000 per academic year.

Deadline: March 1, 2018. https://www.mcsf.org/cte/


South High Alumni Scholarship – Are you a senior whose parent or grandparent graduated from South High School? Apply for the South High Alumni Scholarship and get a scholarship for Salt Lake Community College. Applications are found at the link provided, or at the Scholarship Desk at CHHS. Deadline is March 1, 2018.

South High Alumni Scholarship 2018


Susan W. Coda Memorial Scholarship Fund – deadline: March 1, 2018

The Susan W. Coda Memorial Scholarship Fund (SWC) provides a scholarship each year for a Utah woman attending a four-year college outside Utah. The award is based on scholastic achievement, community involvement as well as personal and professional goals.

For exceptional Utah women only, attending a college or university outside the state of Utah.

Requirements:

  • Must be a resident of Utah at the time of application.
  • Must be a graduate of a Utah high school.
  • Must have a 3.8 or higher GPA (cumulative grade point average), including high school and college courses (if applicable) and high SAT/ACT scores.
  • Must provide proof of acceptance to a four-year college or university located outside the state of Utah.
  • Must demonstrate leadership abilities.
  • Must participate in extra-curricular school activities.
  • Must be involved in community affairs.

Note: Financial need is not a consideration

       Susan W. Coda Memorial Scholarship Fund Application (Word) – Aug 2017 

Susan W. Coda Memorial Scholarship Fund Application (PDF) – Aug 2017

For questions, please contact the Committee by emailing: PEOUtah.Coda@gmail.com


2018 Religious Liberty Essay Scholarship Contest – $500-$2,000 prize. Juniors and seniors may write an essay, considering how school administrators should determine if, or which, religious holy days are included in the school calendar, or if any school policies should be changed to better accommodate students’ religious exercise. Deadline: March 9, 2018. Click here for more information. http://bjconline.org/contest/


Junior Girls – Distinguished Young Women Scholarship Program – juniors engaged in school and/or community activities, outstanding in academics, leadership, athletics or the arts. This is not a beauty pageant, but a program to teach and build life skills and award cash scholarships to reward girls based on Scholastics, Fitness, Interview, Talent, and Self-Expression.

Application deadline: March 12, 2018. More information available at www.DistinguishedYW.org. Email: Riverton-Herriman@distinguishedyw.org.


Utah JumpStart Scholarship – In cooperation with America First Credit Union, the Utah Jump$tart Coalition offers up to six, $1,250 scholarships to Utah’s high school seniors who produce creative, informative YouTube videos about keeping college debt to a minimum. March 16, 2018https://www.utahjumpstart.org/2018ujscscholarship/

T.H. Bell Scholarship – for seniors who want to pursue a career teaching in education. Deadline: March 16, 2018. Find more information here: https://www.schools.utah.gov/curr/educatoreffectiveness?mid=1050&aid=3 

Jiffy Lube “What Drives You?” Jiffy Lube owners are offering two $6,500 scholarship award and four $1,500 scholarship awards  to 6 local high school students– students simply have to write (500 word Max) about “What Drives You?” – no grade point or test score requirements! Apply online at:https://yourturn2apply.comDeadline is:  March 19th, 2018.


Young Entrepreneur Scholarship – for students who have started a business and are looking for funds to grow their business and further their education. You can submit your application today at http://www.howtomakemoneyasakid.com/scholarship. The deadline is March 26, 2018.


The PMI Northern Utah Chapter is offering three scholarships, $2000, $1000, and $500, to outstanding Utah
students who demonstrate an interest in project management. To apply for and be considered for a scholarship, please create and upload a 5 minute or less YouTube video telling a story about a project you have been involved in. Full scholarship information, including instructions and deadlines can be found here: http://projectmanager.org/Scholarship. Deadline March 28, 2018.


Automotive Scholarships – For seniors who want to be certified automotive, heavy duty, or collision repair technicions. $1,000 – $10,000 scholarships available. Deadline March 31, 2018http://www.automotivescholarships.com/


Utah Women of Color Scholarship Drive 2018 – Seniors who have applied and been admitted to college, also current college students. Recipients will be based on grades, academic perfomance, motivation, integrity, and community involvement. Find the application here: Utah Women of Color Scholarship 2018. For information, contact utahwomenofcolorcouncil@gmail.com.  Deadline March 31, 2018.


The Make Sense Foundation Scholarship – Senior girls with at least 3.0 GPA can write an essay 500 words or less, “What life experiences have shaped who you are today and what challenges have you overcome in achieving your education (i.e. financial, personal, medical, etc.)?” Describe your academic and career goals and your plans to achieve them, and discuss your extracurricular or volunteer activities. In addition, describe an event in which you took a leadership role and what you learned about yourself. You must also include an explanation of why you need financial aid.For more information see this info sheet: Make Sense Foundation Scholarship or online at www.makesensefoundation.org. Deadline March 31, 2018.


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. Deadline: April 2, 2018.


2018 – 2019 Visionary Scholarship – All high school students (grades 9-12) are eligible to apply. Deadline is May 1, 2018. There is absolutely no cost to apply and a student does not need to demonstrate financial need in order to be eligible.

2018 – 2019 Visionary Scholarship Informational Flyer

You may also visit our Visionary Scholarship page for complete details!

Rover Scholarship – Answer our scholarship question in 400 – 500 words (response must be written in English).

Put your answer in a Google doc, with your name and year in college at the top (high school seniors allowed).

Fill out our form. Submit by May 1st, 2018https://www.rover.com/college-scholarship/


Best Mattress Reviews Sleep Scholarship – Seniors with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher may make a creative video and provide a page answering specific questions, found on the website. Deadline May, 19, 2018. https://www.bestmattressreviews.com/sleep-scholarship/

Quit Smoking Scholarship – $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  $5000 value. Deadline: May 31, 2018.

Mahin and Saifulla Salemy High School Scientific Scholarship – seniors who has been accepted to college (either 4-year or community) and have interest in the sciences. The money will be issued to the accepting college. The application process for the Mahin and Saifulla Salemy High School Scientific Scholarship includes: Written application, Personal statement, 3 references (teachers or employers), Interview. Information available at: https://www.drsalemy.com/scholarship  Deadline May 31, 2018 .

PDFelement  Seniors – scholarship to the students from any part of the world with a demonstrated interest in digital document processing skills. PDFelement is a PDF editing software that provides business solutions for universities, non-profit organizations, government entities, and small to mid-sized businesses. Our goal is provide simple PDF software that lets you work smarter with office documents. With that in mind, we want to invite you to apply for a “PDFs and I” story contest. The winning student will be awarded with $1,000, and the 10 runners-up will receive PDFelement 6 (Valued at $59.95) for free!

https://pdf.wondershare.com/scholarship.html Deadline: June 15, 2018.


Universal Retirement is offering a $1,000 Scholarship for the 2018-2019 school year. Deadline: July 31, 2018.

High school seniors can record a 1-2 minute creative video, Like the Universal Retirement Facebook page and post a link to the video; fill out the scholarship form found on the website.

 The details and how to apply for the Scholarship can be found at https://www.uniret.com/scholarship/

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to reply to this email or call Joshua Watson at (702)403-0811


Kenneth Christensen and Russell Hymas are proud to offer a generous $1,000.00 scholarship for any individuals who qualify.
The deadline for application submissions is August 1, 2018. Qualifying students can apply here:
To qualify for this scholarship:
  1. You must be currently enrolled in or have been accepted to (and planning to attend) a University or College in the United States and provide proof of current enrollment. If you have not received acceptance, you may still apply, but be sure to provide proof of acceptance and enrollment for the scholarship to be released (ex. screenshot of grades, picture of acceptance letter, etc.)
  2. You must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.
  3. Cumulative GPA of the current or most recent secondary education program you have attended.

NursingSchoolsAlmanac.com – Aspiring Nurse Scholarship – $1,000 scholarship to a future nurse in the high school graduating class of 2018. 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 midnight on August 31, 2018.

This scholarship will be awarded 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
Interested students may visit https://www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com and click the banner on the right-hand side of the website’s homepage. You may also find our website a helpful reference for a college search. We provide the most complete online directory of U.S. nursing schools. Included below is the most popular article on your state, which profiles a comprehensive list of accredited local nursing schools.