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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/
AES Scholarship – Deadline: October 6, 2017. Essay only!
Seniors must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question:
When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?
Submit essay to firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit the website at http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm
Students 9-12: VFW Voice of Democracy Scholarship – Students may write an essay on This year’s theme is, American History: Our Hope for the Future. Deadline October 31, 2017. https://www.vfw.org/community/youth-and-education/youth-scholarships.
The Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship – Hone your survival tactics and imagine what your school or college campus might be like in a zombie apocalypse. Our Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship committee wants to know your plan to avoid the zombies, where you’d hide, and the top-five things you’d bring to stay alive.
- Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application
- Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia
- Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2023) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education
Submit an online written response to the question:
“Imagine that your high school or college has been overrun with zombies. Your math professor, the cafeteria ladies, and even your best friend have all joined the walking dead. Flesh out a plan to avoid the zombies, including where you’d hide and the top-five things you’d bring to stay alive.” (250 words or less)
Apply online: https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/zombie-apocalypse-scholarship Deadline October 31, 2017.
Prudential Spirit of Community Service Award – Students 5-12 grades who have made a difference in the community by volunteering. Visit: spirit.prudential.com or nassp.org/spirit to apply. Deadline November 7, 2017.
PDFelement YouTube/blog Scholarship – We know that college/university is a big step forward in achieving your career goals and we want to help you meet everyday challenge in school with our productivity solutions. Furthermore, PDFelement would like to award $1000 scholarship to the students from any part of the world with a demonstrated interest in digital document processing skills. By sharing your story with PDFelement on YouTube/blog, you are eligible to enter the contest to win the $1000 scholarship offered by PDFelement. Now let your creativity take flight! Deadline November 19, 2017. Download PDFelement and create a 1-3 minute video or write an article (more than 500 words) with PDFelement on any positive topic. https://pdf.wondershare.com/scholarship.html
Video/article must include both the PDFelement product name and the logo of PDFelement. (Find PDFelement Logo and other ID creative here.)
Daniel’s Fund Scholarship – Seniors with demonstrated financial need, ACT scores of minimum 17 in each area. This scholarship covers ALL leftover costs of schooling, after other scholarships and grants are considered. Deadline November 20, 2017. Apply online at www.danielsfund.org.
Elks Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship – Seniors may apply. Applications will be judged on Scholarship, Leadership, and financial aid. Deadline: November 27, 2017. www.enf.elks.org/mvs. Apply online, or see Mrs. Summers for a paper application.
Montana State University Presidential Scholarship – seniors applying for admission to Montana State university as entering freshmen may apply by December 1, 2017. Letters of recommendation and counselor verification will be required. A cumulative GPA of 3.75+ and composite score of 30 on ACT or 1400 on SAT are expected norms. Visit website at www.montana.edu/honors for more information.
Lynn Jensen Memorial Scholarship – Seniors write an essay about the influence of your school counselor. Include two letters of recommendation and a photo. See website for details. www.utschoolcounselor.org Deadline December 9, 2017.
Honors Graduation – Whether through essays or multimedia, students have used their voices to share visions for a better world. So here’s their chance to put them to action! We’re asking high school seniors to submit a proposal for how they’ll better their communities. https://www.honorsgraduation.com/graduation-scholarship.htm. Deadline: February 11, 2018.
DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) scholarships, are available at the national website: dar.org – click on the blue Scholarship Opportunities tag which you will find mid-way down the home page. Detailed information about each scholarship is given as well as deadlines, how to apply and who is eligible. Some scholarships are geared toward students who will be studying in certain fields such as Nursing, Political Science or History or attending a specific university while others are general scholarships. All applications must be submitted by February 15, 2018 unless otherwise stated. Please note all applications must be emailed to the listed email address associated with each scholarship.
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.
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.