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SEPTEMBER

Society of Exploration Geophysicists Scholarship

September 1

Senior student who plans on pursuing a college degree directed toward a career in applied geophysics or a closely related field, such as geosciences, physics, geology, or earth and environmental sciences.

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National Tongan American Society

September

Senior student who is Tongan-American, GPA, involved in Polynesian ethnic organization.

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American Indian Science Engineering Society Scholarship

September

Multiple awards. For a member of AISES majoring in any science field.

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QuestBridge National College Match

September

Full 4-yr scholarships to the nation's best colleges & universities for talented students.

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OCTOBER

Siemens Competition Scholarship

October 1

Team or individual science project with research report

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Wendy's High School Heisman

October 1

Any senior student athlete who works hard, is dedicated, and has become a role model for your school's underclassmen.

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Young Arts Program - NFAA

October 1

Excellence in visual and performing arts.

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Outstanding Students of America

October 10

Senior with community or school involvement, 3.0 GPA or higher

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American Fire Sprinkler Association

October

 

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Utah's Junior Miss

October

10th -12th Grades, Service, Talent, Scholastic Interview

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AES Engineering

October 6

Senior, essay required.

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Grammy Foundation

October

Various grants given for science research programs.

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State Farm Youth Service America

October

For kids 5- 25 who implement project for National Youth Service Day in April.

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US Senate Youth Program

October 15

2 students from the state of Utah will be chosen to attend the Senate Youth Program in Washington D.C. The program runs from March 6-13th, 2010.

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Al Neuharth Free Spirit Scholarship

October 15

Senior who is interested in journalism and has a free spirit.

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PSAT-National Merit Qualifying Test

October 17

Test Date: October is set up for juniors, but sophomores are also encouraged to take it. Top scoring students in the state will become semi-finalists (as juniors) and be considered for scholarships.

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Army ROTC

 

Senior, GPA, ACT, extracurricular activities.

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Dept. of the Navy

 

Senior

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Make A Difference Day

October 24

On a Saturday in October you can act alone or enlist friends, family, and co -workers.

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Horatio Alger Utah Scholarship

October 30

Senior who demonstrates financial need, evidence integrity and perseverance in the face of adversity

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Coca-Cola Scholars

October 31

Senior with leadership, commitment to community, academic achievement, employment.

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NOVEMBER

Deseret Young Writers Contest

November

Essay contest for juniors and seniors.

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Patriot's Pen Essay Contest

November 1

Topic: Why America's Veterans Should Be Honored.

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Voice of Democracy Essay Competition

November 1

Voice of Democracy is a national audio essay competition. All high school students from grades 9-12 are eligible to compete.

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Elks National Most Valuable Student Scholarship

November 2

Senior, Will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. 4-Year scholarships.

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Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

November 2

9-12th graders involved in volunteer activity.

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University of Utah Top 10%

November

High school seniors graduating in the top ten percent of their high school graduating class. Seniors must be Utah residents and entering the University of Utah Fall Semester

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ACLU Student Activist Scholarship

November

Must have a passion for civil liberties a 3.0-4.0 GPA.

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Deseret Morning News Young Writers Contest

November

For 11th and 12th Grade students, write on specific theme

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HOBY Youth Leadership Conference

November

Outstanding sophomore to represent MMHS. A youth leadership training conference.

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Toyota Community Scholars Program

November

Senior with outstanding academic record, effective leadership, community service.

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Intel Science Talent Search

November

Seniors who want to participate in a science research competition.

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Passion for Fashion

November

Senior interested in studying fashion

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Sam Walton Community Scholarship

November

Senior, cannot be a Walmart Stores associate or dependent of

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Walmart Associate Scholarship

November

Senior, actively employed or the dependent of an actively employed associate with Wal-Mart Stores, must have at least a 2.5 GPA, financial need

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Walton Family Foundation Scholarship

November

Senior actively employed or the dependent of an actively employed associate with Wal-Mart Stores, 2.5 GPA, financial need

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Air Force ROTC & US Air Force Academy

November

Senior, 2.5 GPA, 24 ACT

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AFS Awards for Excellence

November

Senior, foreign exchange, 3.5 GPA, leadership, community service

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Essay Contest

November

7th-12th Grade

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Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge

November

Juniors interested in attending Spirit of America Youth Conference at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania.

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Team America Rocketry Challenge

November 30

May enter with a team of 3-10 members, for grades 7-12. Must build rocket that can carry a raw egg.

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Sterling Scholar Awards

November

Academics, Leadership, Community Service

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DECEMBER

Do Something Awards

December

Do something that changes the world

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Hubbard's Writers

December

Grades 9-12, entries must be own original work

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Hubbard's Illustrators

December

Grades 9-12, entries must be own original work

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ROTC Scholarships

December

 

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US JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship

December

Contact the Utah JCI Senate rep for more info.

 

Air Force ROTC Nursing Scholarships

December

Senior, GPA, ACT, medical exam, and interview with Air Force officer.

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American Beauty Academy

December

One scholarship to student at our school who attends academy

 

Violet Richardson Award

December 1

Young women between ages 14-17 who have volunteered.

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Daniels Fund

December

Must be nominated by referral agency. Financial need college-bound students.

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Comcast Leaders Achievers

December

Must be nominated by MMHS administrator & counselor. Minimum GPA of 2.8

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DAR Good Citizens Award

December

The student selected for the good citizen award must have qualities of dependability, service, leadership and patriotism. One student will be selected from the senior class.

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AXA Achievement

December

Senior students who set and reach ambitious goals, demonstrate drive, determination and ability to succeed in college and who have respect for self, family, and community

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NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award

December

Need to start own business be involved in organizations like DECA or FBLA.

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Lynn Jensen Memorial - Utah School Counselor

December

Senior planning on becoming a future school counselor or public education teacher.

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Principal's Leadership Award

December 4

Senior nominee who is in the top 20% of their class and demonstrate leadership

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SAA Arthur Parker Scholarships

December 15

Scholarships are for archeological training for Native Americans and Native Hawaiins

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SAE Engineering Scholarship Program

December 15

Academics, extra-curricular activities, essay, employment

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All-Ink.com College Scholarship Program

December 31

Online application with 2 essays.

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American Legion Oratorical Contest

December

Grade 9-12. The prepared oration must be on some aspect of the constitution.

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Music Student Scholarship

December

Grades 9-12. 250 word essay

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JANUARY

Regents Scholarship

January 8 (Priority)
February 1 (Regular)

This scholarship encourages Utah high school students to prepare for college academically and financially by taking a rigorous course of study and saving for college

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Crystal Eagle Award-UVU

January

Senior student will be nominated based on leadership qualities, respect for teachers and peers, etc.

 

Westminster

February

Various scholarships.

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National Wild Turkey Federation Scholarship

January

Participating in hunting, school, community service

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American Quarter Horse Foundation

January

Various scholarships for members of the American Quarter Horse Assoc.

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Elks Association Vocational Grant

January 8

This two year vocational grant is to be used for enrollment of the student in a vocational/technical school. Grant will be judged on motivation, need, skills, and grades.

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Elks Association Handicapped Student Scholarship

January 8

This award is given to a handicapped high school senior seeking further education. Recipients of the award must have some physical handicap which has been deemed sufficient to impede or restrict normal progress.

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Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student

January 8

Award given based on multiple achievements - character, leadership, service, citizenship, financial need, and scholarship ability.

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John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay

January 9

1000 word original essay. For students in 9 - 12th grade.

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Symantec Software Scholarship

January

Students pursuing an education in math and science

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Gates Millenium Scholars

January 11

For Hispanic, Amer. Indian, Asian Pacific Islander or African American w/GPA 3.3

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Sam Walton Community Scholarship

January

Senior planning on attending an undergraduate accredited college or university

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The Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship

January

Senior who is planning on a career in government service.

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National MS Society Scholarship

January

Anyone with multiple sclerosis, or anyone who is the child of someone with multiple sclerosis

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U of U - Chicano Scholarship

January

Must be Utah resident for 5 years. For students who promote cultural pride.

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USU - Quinney Undergrad Scholarship

January

Four year scholarship in the field of natural resources at USU.

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Micron Science Technology Scholars

January

Senior with Academics, leadership, extra-curricular activities, essay, recommendation

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Navy ROTC

January

Covers full tuition at several top U.S. colleges and universities.

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AWIS Educational Foundation

January

Students planning on majoring in sciences, math, anthropology, etc. Also women pursuing major in science or related field.

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McKelvey Entrepreneurial Award

January

Senior who plans to attend a 4 year college or university, private or public within the 50 states, own and operate a genuine business, non-profits eligible, have ate least one employee, even if only part time

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Truman D. Picard Scholarship

January

Be of Native American/Alaskan Ethnicity

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Discover Card Tribute Award

January

Juniors with GPA2.75 for 9/10th grade. Talent, hardship, leadership, service.

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Energy Solutions Scholarship

January

For sophomores with minimum GPA of 3.5 who plan to get a science/math degree.

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National Eagle Scout Scholarship

January

Senior who has received Eagle Scout

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Utah Assoc Of Educ. Office Professionals

January

Applicant must intend to continue his/her education in an office related business program.

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FEBRUARY

Regents Scholarship

February 1

This scholarship encourages Utah high school students to prepare for college academically and financially by taking a rigorous course of study and saving for college

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BYU - Financial Aid Scholarships

February 1

Multiple aid and scholarship options.

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Hinckley Scholarship

February

Senior, 3.8G PA, ACT 33

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Thomas S. Monson Presidential Scholarship

February

Senior, ACT, GPA

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Snow College

February

3 levels of merit tuition waivers available.

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Southern Utah University

February

Various Scholarships

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U of U - Blake Driggs Scholarship for Deaf

February

Must have GPA 2.5 be involved in leadership and/or community service.

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U of U - Dan Hola - Pacific Islanders

February

1 year scholarships for students of Pacific Island heritage.

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U of U - Dept of Art History

February

Art portfolio review. 1 year scholarships.

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U of U - Descendents Of Disabled Miners

February

Two 4-year scholarships are available.

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U of U - Freshman Merit Scholarships

February

National Merit Finalists. Minimum $500 per year.

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U of U - Goudie for American Indians

February

Preference given to Ute Tribe members. Full tuition stipends available.

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U of U - Hellenic Heritage Scholarship

February

Those with Greek ancestry can be eligible for 1 of 3 awards.

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U of U - Ivory Homes Scholarship - Hispanic

February

Must be a resident of Utah for 3 years. Interest in homebuilding is a plus.

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Olpin Club Leadership Scholarship

February

Serve as personal assistant to the Associated Students at the U of U.

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Roger Leland Goudie Scholarship

February

Preference given to American Indian student.

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U of U - Political Science Scholarship

February

A number of scholarships are available. Must complete a FAFSA and have a minimum of 3 letters of recommendation.

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U of U Science and Math Scholarship

February

Plan on majoring in math or science.

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U of U Thatcher Company Scholarship

February

Plan on majoring in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering.

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Utah State University

February

Various scholarships.

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USU - 4H Summit County Alumni

February

Any resident of Summit County will be considered.

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USU - Alumni Scholarship

February

For child or grandchild of a Utah State alumnus.

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USU-College of Education

February

Numerous scholarships each with different requirements.

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USU - Don Corbett Scholarships for Women

February

For women planning to major in engineering.

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USU - Financial Aid Scholarships

February

Multiple aid and scholarship options.

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UVU - Abe Lincoln Freedom Scholarship

February

Student must demonstrate leadership coordinate with their high school council.

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UVU - Financial Aid Scholarships

February

Multiple aid and scholarship options.

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UVU - School of Technology

February

Multiple scholarship opportunities in various areas of interest.

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Weber State University

February

Various scholarships

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Young Epidemiology Scholars

February 1

11-12 Grades. Project using Epidemiology methods to solve a health problem.

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Best Teen Chef

February

Tuition scholarships for the International Culinary Schools @ The Art Institutes.

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American Legion Girl Scout Award

February

Must be involved in school, church, community and Girl Scouts.

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Women's Italian American Civic League

February

Senior, of recent Italian ancestry.

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KFC Colonel's Scholars Program

February

Must attend in-state college. For those w/entrepreneurial drive financial need.

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Best Buy Scholarship

February

Senior, based on community service and academic achievement.

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Agriculture Scholarship Program

February

Farm youth pursuing careers in agriculture

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Dekalb Ag Youth Scholarship

February

Pursuing and agricultural related degree

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Monsanto Roadrunner Scholarship

February

Come from farm family, Plan on majoring in Agriculture

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American Cancer Society

February

Cancer survivor

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Burger King Scholars Program

February

Community service and/or co-curricular activities

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National Daughters of the American Revolution

February

Various scholarship and award amounts

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Neumont Scholarships

February

Senior who plans on majoring in Computer Science at Neumont University

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BYU - George Hansen Fellowship

February 15

BYU Geology fellowship award. Must have a 3.3 GPA.

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CPCU/Loman Foundation Scholarship

February

Based on extracurricular activities, community service need.

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National Co-op Scholarship

February

Scholarships available for 1 of 10 NCCE partner colleges.

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USA Funds Access to Education

February

$1500 awards for those with adjusted family gross income $35,000.

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UVU - Latinos Unidos

February

Application, transcript and acceptance letter required.

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Westminster - Exemplary Achievement

February

For students who have achieved excellence in any activity/endeavor.

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Gough Scholarship Fund

February

Phi Delta Kappa member who intends to major in education.

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My Turn Essay Competition

February

9-12, write essay on specified topic.

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National Peace Essay Contest

February

9-12, write essay on international peace and conflict resolution.

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Hispanic Scholarship Fund

February

Must be US citizen of Hispanic background with need GPA 3.0

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American Kennel Club

February

Essay on experience and interest in purebred dogs

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U of U - ACCESS-Women in Science Mathematics

February

Includes opportunity to work in a U of U research lab during freshman year.

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National FFA Organization

February

 See FFA Instructor Mrs. Giffing

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Vegetarian Resource Group

February 20

High school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities.

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Girls Going Places Entrepreneurship Award

February

For girls ages 12 to 18 with an entrepreneurial spirits.

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EAA Aviation Scholarships

February

Various awards for students majoring in aviation. Must be members of EAA.

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Stop Hunger Scholarships - Sodexho Foundation

February

Grades 9-12th. Committed to make a difference in the fight against hunger.

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U of U - Larry H and Gail Miller

February

For ethnically diverse students with community service. Full ride + $300/mo.

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US Bank Internet Scholarship Program

February

Online application for random selection.

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Jesse Brown Scholarship

February 26

Volunteered for 100 hours at VA hospital previous year.

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West Point Bridge Design Contest

February

Grades 9-12. Download software to design bridge w/simulated load test.

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The Gar Memorial Foundation

February

Seniors with parents who have worked or are working in the financial industry.

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MARCH

College of Eastern Utah

March

CEU various scholarships

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Dixie State College

March

Various scholarships

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Salt Lake Community College

March

Various Scholarships

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Snow College

March

Various Scholarships

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American Chemical Society Scholars

March 1

For senior Hispanic, African-American and American Indians.

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American Museum of Natural History - Young Naturalist Awards

March

For 7-12th graders who plan a scientific expedition.

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Grandmothers for Peace

March

For those dedicated to peace, social justice, disarmament, conflict resolution.

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Leading the Future II Scholarship

March

Essay, application, extra-curricular activities, etc.

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Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

March

Must have Marine Corps parent.

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McDonald's USA National Employee Scholarship

March

One outstanding student-employee applicant from each state

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Scout of the Year - VFW

March

Eagle Scouts 15+

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Susan Coda Memorial Scholarship

March

For Utah resident women who plan to go to a college outside Utah. GPA 3.8

 

UVU - Presidential Leadership

March

2/3 housing stipend for those with exceptional leadership qualities.

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Western AgCredit Scholarships

March

4-H leaders who plan to attend USU in Logan and major in agriculture.

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Women's Western Golf Scholarship

March

For women. Based on academics, financial need, character and involvement in golf.

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Utah CTE Scholarship Program

March

Seniors who plan on getting career and technical education after high school.

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Davidson Fellows Scholarship

March 3

Anyone under 18 who has completed a significant piece of work in math, science, literature, music, technology, philosophy & outside the box.

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SAMMY Got Milk USA Today

March

Senior athlete

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U of U - Suazo Leadership Award

March

Ethnic minority students w/leadership an interest in community service.

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U of U Business Opportunity Scholarship

March

Senior attending U of U, 3.0 GPA

 

Hispanic College Fund

March

Must be US citizen of Hispanic background with need. Several awards.

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Kohl's Kids Who Care Program

March

Volunteer efforts that made a positive impact on others and occurred in the last 12 months. All Grades

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SEMI Pacific Northwest Steering Committee

March

For students entering adv. technology field and with need. 3.0 GPA required.

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Young Humanitarian Award - Youth LINC

March

Senior who excels in their efforts to give back to their community

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Ronald McDonald House Charities

March

Based on need, merit,  community involvement and 1st generation college.

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Ayn Rand Contest - Anthem

March

For 8,9,10th graders.

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Princeton Poetry Prize

March

Junior who submits poem.

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Utah Society of Professional Engineers

March

Senior interested in majoring in engineering.

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Ladies of Elks Music Award

March

Senior to present a musical selection 3-5 minutes long. First 20 applicants will be accepted to perform.

 

USEA/Educators Mutual Insurance Association

March

Available to USEA members and their immediate families

 

American Welding Society District Scholarship

March

Must be enrolled in a welding-related educational or training program

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Shopko Teammate and Family Scholarship

March

Part or full time Shopko associate, or dependent of associate

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MG James Ursano Scholarship Fund

March

Dependent children of Soldiers on federal active duty, retired, or deceased while in active or retired status.

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Bioscience High School Summer Research Program

March

Research topics that span the broad spectrum of the biological sciences -- from ecology to biochemistry.

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Governor Honors Academy

March

Junior with a 3.5+GPA, academics, etc.

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Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards

March

Senior who plans on studying particular majors.

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American Legion Girl Scout Award

March

At least a junior who has earned Girl Scout Gold Award

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Renaissance Academy of Hair Design

March

Plan on attending Renaissance

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Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Program

March

Senior, 25 plus ACT, 3.7 plus GPA

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National Center for Parents with Disabilities

March

High school seniors with at least one parent with a disability.

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Ashley Marie Easterbrook Scholarship

March

Must have a GPA between 3.5 3.74. Essay about drinking & driving required.

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Ken Garff Keys to Success

March

MMHS seniors who have been awarded a Ken Garff Keys to Success key card.

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UCCU Short Film Competition

March

Must be 18 or younger. Videos must be three minutes or less

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Paul R. Ball Scholarship

March

Must be a member or dependant of a member of the Mountain America Credit Union

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Utah Public Employee Association Scholarship

March

A member or a dependant of a member of Mountain America Credit Union and the UPEA

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T.H. Bell Teaching Incentive

March

Pursuing a teaching degree in the state of Utah.

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Jackie Robinson Foundation

March

Minority high school students showing leadership potential and demonstrating financial need to attend an accredited 4-year college or university of their choice.

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Life Lessons Scholarship Program

March

Video or essay on how loss of a parent has impacted your life.

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National Federation of the Blind

March

Blind or visually impaired

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QuestBridge College Prep Program

March

College counseling scholarships based on need, merit, diversity hardship.

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Robert G. Porter Scholar

March

For members of Amer. Fed. Of Teachers. Essay required.

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Lone Peak Dental

March

Senior who is planning a career in oral health.

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Elks Teenager of the Year

March

Seniors who excel in academics, personal character, etc.

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UAIIA Scholarships (Utah Association of Indep. Insurance Agents)

March

Seniors pursuing insurance or business degrees.

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Girls State

March

Junior program that teaches young women responsible citizenship and love for God and Country. SUU

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APRIL

Sons of Utah Pioneers

April

For young women or men who have overcome "Significant Disadvantages" such as physical, social, or economic challenges, and demonstrate scholarly ability adequate for success in college.

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CHS Foundation

April

For Seniors majoring in agriculture.

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Utah Chapter of the Alexander Graham Bell Association

April

Deaf senior. $1000.00 scholarship for an oral high school senior with a moderate to profound hearing loss (55db+) planning to attend college or university.

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National Daughters of the American Revolution

April

Various scholarship and award amounts.

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Wayne M. Pinder

April

Students planning on attending UVU

 

Boys State

April

Junior boy who is interested in learning about citizenship and government.

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Widow's Mite

April

Student of a widowed, single parent, and financial need.

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Utah Community Credit Union

April

Senior student who is financially smart.

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Utah Sports Hall of Fame and Reams Food Stores

April

Nomination of a senior girl, boy, Native American with academics, character, involvement in sports, etc.

 

Schering-Plough Will to Win

April

For seniors with asthma and GPA 3.5

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Advancing Hispanic Excellence in Technology

April 1

Minimum 3.0 GPA required. Multiple awards available.

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The National Exchange Club

April

Seniors that have overcome great physical, emotional, or social obstacles.

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Freedom Festival Multimedia Contest

April

Students are invited to creatively communicate their understanding of the theme (patriotic) through various media, video, audio, Powerpoint, Flash, animation, slideshow.

 

Mountain View Hospital Volunteer Auxiliary

April

Senior, going into the health care field.

 

Grant and Genevieve Gardner

April

Senior, majoring in education.

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Utah County Republican Women

April

Senior with academic excellence, financial need, interest in politics in the community.

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America's Homecoming Queen

April

State judging for Utah is in April. National judging is in August.

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Columbia 300 Jowdy Scholarship

April

Senior actively involved in bowling.

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Men's Italian American Civic League

April

Senior, of recent Italian ancestry

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Yoshiyama Award - Hitachi Foundation

April

Social entrepreneurs creating enterprises that directly help Americans living in or not far from poverty.

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Youth Service Utah Award

April

Honors those performing outstanding service in their communities.

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USU - Conway Elaine Sonne

April

Must submit a letter of interest, achievements, leadership roles service.

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UVU - Honors Program

April

Awarded scholarships are re-evaluated every semester.

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Jump Start Scholarship

April

Senior who successfully completed financial literacy or is currently enrolled.

 

The Edward Earl Collins Legacy

April

Personal essay, 2 letters of recommendation

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Patient Advocate Foundation

April

For those diagnosed with cancer or a critical life threatening disease.

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American Foreign Service Essay Contest

April

9 - 12th graders. Essay contest.

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American Legion Legacy Scholarship

April

Senior of active duty military member who died on or after 9-11-01.

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Catching the Dream Award

April

Must be at least 1/4 Native-American with financial need.

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First in My Family - Sallie Mae Fund

April

For Hispanic Americans who are the first in their family to attend college.

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Gilman International Scholarship Program

April

For students who want to study abroad.

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Signet Classics Essay Scholarship

April

11-12th Graders. Essay on 1 of 4 topics.

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Susan Hamos Memorial Scholarship

April

Nomination and essay on career goals are required. Merit need based.

 

Jiffy Lube - What Drives You

April

For 15 - 18 year olds who are in driver's ed or have a license.

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Patrick Kerr Skateboard Scholarship

April

Essay about how skateboarding has been a positive influence in your life.

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America's Freedom Festival

April

9-12th graders. Speech and essay contest.

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Ayn Rand Contest - Fountainhead

April

For 11th 12th graders. Essay contest.

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Alliance For Unity

April

Good citizenship, and promotion of values of unity, civility, and respect for others.

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Utah Journalists for Diversity

April

Essay contest that is about the struggles you have overcome, your heritage or your goals and dreams.

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Allyse's Bridal Scholarship Giveaway

April

Senior girl.

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Northrop Grumman Engineering Scholars

April

Senior who plans on attending an approved engineering program.

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Barron Prize for Young Heroes

April

Nomination required. Service project that makes a difference in our world.

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FIDM National Scholarship

April

Senior who submits a design project for the Fashion Inst. Of Design/Merchandising.

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Holocaust Remembrance Project Essay Contest

April

9-12th grades. Essay contest.

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Utah Trappers Association

April

Essay on your philosophy of conservation the renewable resource of wildlife.

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MAY

IPP Outstanding Student Achievement Award

May

Senior with 3.0 GPA, extra curricular school activities, community or church service projects.

 

Art City Dental

May

Senior, going into the health care field.

 

Nebo Credit Union

May

Senior member of Nebo Credit Union

 

AEMP Technican Scholarships

May

Students interested in a career in heavy equipment.

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Keppra Family Epilepsy Scholarship

May

Senior, epilepsy patient or family member/caregiver of an epilepsy patient

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Ameritech College

May

Must attend Ameritech, and plan on pursuing a career in health care field.

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Dallas Roberts Academy

May

Seniors, attending Dallas Roberts Academy after graduation for cosmetology or aesthetics.

 

Olene Walker-Foster Care Transition

May

Senior in foster care or has been in foster care, and has been admitted into a Utah University or college.

 

Marinello Schools of Beauty

May

Senior planning on attending Marinello.

 

Artist's Magazine Competition

May

Competition in different art categories.

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UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship

May

 

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Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

May

7th graders who are high achieving.

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NAMEPA Engineering Scholarship

May

Must be majoring in engineering at a NAMEPA school.

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Tylenol Scholarship

May

Helps students pursuing careers in the medical field.

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Great Clips Scholarship

May

For students who plan on attending cosmetology school.

 

Barbizon College Scholarship

May

Online entry for $100,000 drawing once a year.

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Christian Connector.com

May

For those planning to attend a qualifying Christian College. Random drawings.

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Patricia McNamara Memorial

May

Essay on the changes you anticipate when you first become a college student.

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Wells Fargo CollegeSTEPS Program

May

Drawing

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JUNE

Colage Program - LGBT

June

For students with lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender parents.

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Joe Francis Haircare Scholarship

June

Commitment to a long-term career in cosmetology.

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Miss Utah Teen USA

June

Must be between 14-18. Pageant competition.

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Duck Brand Duct Tape Contest

June

Couples must wear partial or full duct tape outfits to a prom and submit a photo.

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Asian Pacific Islander Organization

June

For US citizens who are Asian American or Pacific Islanders.

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JULY

Ennes Scholarship for Broadcast Eng.

July 1

Plan on career in the technical aspects of broadcasting.

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International Air Hospitality

July 1

Academy is located in Vancouver, Washington. Must be nominated.

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ERCA Community Contribution

July

Focus is on class rank, GPA community service.

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MONTHLY/VARIED  DEADLINES

New Century Scholarship

September

For Utah students who earn an associate's degree while attending high school.

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Creative Communication Essay

July 15, Oct 15, Feb 17

Recognize a student writer.

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BYU-IDAHO - Heber J Grant Scholarship

2/1, 5/1, 10/1

For disadvantaged students with need who are not LDS.

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AnyCollege.com

Varies

Fill out an online questionnaire to be entered into a drawing.

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Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards

 

Hispanic Heritage

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College Prowler - Wachovia

Monthly

Online submission of any original essay of 1000 words or less.

Website

Air Force ROTC Scholarship

N/A

 

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Army ROTC Scholarship

N/A

Must be 17

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Centennial Scholarship for Early Grads

N/A

Partial tuition waivers for students who plan to attend a college in Utah.

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Congressional Awards

N/A

Multi-year program with 6 levels of awards. Must be 13 1/2 to begin.

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Global Citizens Awards

N/A

6-18 month program to gain awareness.

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Poetry.com

N/A

Online submission of poem.

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Symantec Software Scholarship

N/A

Project using programming.

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TESORO Gallons For Grades

N/A

Earn $2 in gas for each A and $1 in gas for each B for each grading period.

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Western Undergraduate Exchange

NA

Can attend a participating outside of Utah for a reduced tuition rate.

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America's Junior Miss Scholarship

Varies

Based on scholastic, talent, fitness, interview self-expression.

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DECA Foundation Scholarships

Varies

Numerous scholarships provided by corporate sponsors.

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FCCLA Scholarships

Varies

For FCCLA members who major in Family Consumer Sciences at a Utah college.

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FFA Scholarships

Varies

Multiple agriculture-related awards for FFA non-FFA members.

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Rocky Mountain Gas Association

Varies

Scholarships for students interested in heating/ventilation/air cond/refrigeration.

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SLCC - Multiple Scholarships

Varies

Salt Lake Community College. Numerous awards tuition waivers.

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Tall Club International

Varies

For Women 5' 10 Men 6' 2. Must be sponsored by a TCI Member Club.

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Youth For Understanding

Varies

For students who want to study abroad.

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Construction Scholarships

Varies

For students interested in construction.

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Dr. George A. Stevens Founder’s Award

Varies

Grades 9-12. Genuine interest in learning. College preparation classes in high school.

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10th & 11th Grade Scholarships

Siemens Competition Scholarship

October 1

Team or individual science project with research report

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Young Arts Program - NFAA

October 1

Excellence in visual and performing arts.

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Utah's Junior Miss

October

10th -12th Grades, Service, Talent, Scholastic Interview

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Grammy Foundation

October

Various grants given for science research programs.

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State Farm Youth Service America

October

For kids 5- 25 who implement project for National Youth Service Day in April.

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US Senate Youth Program

October 15

2 students from the state of Utah will be chosen to attend the Senate Youth Program in Washington D.C. The program runs from March 6-13th, 2010.

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PSAT-National Merit Qualifying Test

October 17

Test Date: October is set up for juniors, but sophomores are also encouraged to take it. Top scoring students in the state will become semi-finalists (as juniors) and be considered for scholarships.

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Make A Difference Day

October 24

On a Saturday in October you can act alone or enlist friends, family, and co-workers.

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Centennial Scholarship for Early Grads

N/A

Partial tuition waivers for students who plan to attend a college in Utah.

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Deseret Young Writers Contest

November

Essay contest for juniors and seniors.

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Patriot's Pen Essay Contest

November 1

Topic: Why America's Veterans Should Be Honored. Grades 6,7,8.

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Voice of Democracy Essay Competition

November 1

Voice of Democracy is a national audio essay competition. Grades 9-12 are eligible to compete.

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Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

November 2

9-12th graders involved in volunteer activity.

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Deseret Morning News Young Writers Contest

November

For 11th and 12th Grade students, write on specific theme

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HOBY Youth Leadership Conference

November

Outstanding sophomore to represent MMHS. A youth leadership training conference.

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Essay Contest

November

7th-12th Grade

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Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge

November

Juniors interested in attending Spirit of America Youth Conference at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania.

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Team America Rocketry Challenge

November 30

May enter with a team of 3-10 members, for grades 7-12. Must build rocket that can carry a raw egg.

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Sterling Scholar Awards

November

Academics, Leadership, Community Service

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Do Something Awards

December

Do something that changes the world

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Hubbard's Writers

December

Grades 9-12, entries must be own original work

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Hubbard's Illustrators

December

Grades 9-12, entries must be own original work

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ROTC Scholarships

December

Juniors

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US JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship

December

Contact the Utah JCI Senate rep for more info.

 

Violet Richardson Award

December 1

Young women between ages 14-17 who have volunteered.

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American Legion Oratorical Contest

December

Grade 9-12. The prepared oration must be on some aspect of the constitution.

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Music Student Scholarship

December

Grades 9-12. 250 word essay

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Regents Scholarship

January 8 (Priority)
February 1 (Regular)

This scholarship encourages Utah high school students to prepare for college academically and financially by taking a rigorous course of study and saving for college

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John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay

January 9

1000 word original essay. For students in 9 - 12th grade.

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Gates Millenium Scholars

January 11

For Hispanic, Amer. Indian, Asian Pacific Islander or African American w/GPA 3.3

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Navy ROTC

January

Covers full tuition at several top U.S. colleges and universities.

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AWIS Educational Foundation

January

Students planning on majoring in sciences, math, anthropology, etc. Also, women pursuing major in science or related field.

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Discover Card Tribute Award

January

Juniors with GPA2.75 for 9/10th grade. Talent, hardship, leadership, service.

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Energy Solutions Scholarship

January

For sophomores with minimum GPA of 3.5 who plan to get a science/math degree.

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Young Epidemiology Scholars

February 1

11-12 Grades. Project using Epidemiology methods to solve a health problem

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Best Teen Chef

February

Tuition scholarships for the International Culinary Schools @ The Art Institutes.

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American Legion Girl Scout Award

February

Must be involved in school, church, community and Girl Scouts.

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American Cancer Society

February

Cancer survivor

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USA Funds Access to Education

February

$1500 awards for those with adjusted family gross income $35,000.

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Igniting Creative Energy

February

Project on creative ways to use less energy.

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My Turn Essay Competition

February

9-12, write essay on specified topic.

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National Peace Essay Contest

February

9-12, write essay on international peace and conflict resolution.

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American Kennel Club

February

Essay on experience and interest in purebred dogs

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Vegetarian Resource Group

February 20

High school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities.

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Girls Going Places Entrepreneurship Award

February

For girls ages 12 to 18 with an entrepreneurial spirits.

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EAA Aviation Scholarships

February

Various awards for students majoring in aviation. Must be members of EAA.

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Stop Hunger Scholarships - Sodexho Foundation

February

Grades 9-12th. Committed to make a difference in the fight against hunger.

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West Point Bridge Design Contest

February

Grades 9-12. Download software to design bridge w/simulated load test.

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American Museum of Natural History - Young Naturalist Awards

March

For 7-12th graders who plan a scientific expedition.

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Scout of the Year - VFW

March

Eagle Scouts 15+

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Davidson Fellows Scholarship

March 3

Anyone under 18 who has completed a significant piece of work in math, science, literature, music, technology, philosophy & outside the box.

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Kohl's Kids Who Care Program

March

Volunteer efforts that made a positive impact on others and occurred in the last 12 months. All Grades

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Ayn Rand Contest - Anthem

March

For 8,9,10th graders.

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Bioscience High School Summer Research Program

March

Research topics that span the broad spectrum of the biological sciences -- from ecology to biochemistry.

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Governor Honors Academy

March

Junior with a 3.5+GPA, academics, etc.

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American Legion Girl Scout Award

March

At least a junior who has earned Girl Scout Gold Award

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UCCU Short Film Competition

March

Must be 18 or younger
Videos must be three minutes or less

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Life Lessons Scholarship Program

March

Video or essay on how loss of a parent has impacted your life.

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Girls State

March

Junior program that teaches young women responsible citizenship and love for God and Country. SUU

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Boys State

April

Junior boy who is interested in learning about citizenship and government.

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Advancing Hispanic Excellence in Technology

April 1

Minimum 3.0 GPA required. Multiple awards available.

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Freedom Festival Multimedia Contest

April

Students are invited to creatively communicate their understanding of the theme (patriotic) through various media, video, audio, Powerpoint, Flash, animation, slideshow.

 

America's Homecoming Queen

April

State judging for Utah is in April. National judging is in August.

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Yoshiyama Award - Hitachi Foundation

April

Social entrepreneurs creating enterprises that directly help Americans living in or not far from poverty.

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Youth Service Utah Award

April

Honors those performing outstanding service in their communities.

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Patient Advocate Foundation

April

For those diagnosed with cancer or a critical life threatening disease.

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American Foreign Service Essay Contest

April

9 - 12th graders. Essay contest.

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Catching the Dream Award

April

Must be at least 1/4 Native-American with financial need.

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Gilman International Scholarship Program

April

For students who want to study abroad.

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Signet Classics Essay Scholarship

April

11-12th Graders. Essay on 1 of 4 topics.

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Jiffy Lube - What Drives You

April

For 15 - 18 year olds who are in driver's ed or have a license.

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America's Freedom Festival

April

9-12th graders. Speech and essay contest.

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Ayn Rand Contest - Fountainhead

April

For 11th 12th graders. Essay contest.

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Alliance For Unity

April

Good citizenship, and promotion of values of unity, civility, and respect for others.

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Utah Journalists for Diversity

April

Essay contest that is about the struggles you have overcome, your heritage or your goals and dreams.

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Barron Prize for Young Heroes

April

Nomination required. Service project that makes a difference in our world.

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Holocaust Remembrance Project Essay Contest

April

9-12th grades. Essay contest.

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Artist's Magazine Competition

May

Competition in different art categories.

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UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship

May

 

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Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

May

7th graders who are high achieving.

Website

Miss Utah Teen USA

June

Must be between 14 -18. Pageant competition.

Website

New Century Scholarship

September

For Utah students who earn an associate's degree while attending high school.

Website

Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards

 

Hispanic Heritage

Website

College Prowler - Wachovia

Monthly

Online submission of any original essay of 1000 words or less.

Website

Army ROTC Scholarship

N/A

Must be 17

Website

Congressional Awards

N/A

Multi-year program with 6 levels of awards. Must be 13 1/2 to begin.

Website

Global Citizens Awards

N/A

6-18 month program to gain awareness.

Website

Poetry.com

N/A

Online submission of poem.

Website

Symantec Software Scholarship

N/A

Project using programming.

Website

TESORO Gallons For Grades

N/A

Earn $2 in gas for each A and $1 in gas for each B for each grading period.

Website

Princeton Poetry Prize

March

Junior who submits poem.

Website

Youth For Understanding

Varies

For students who want to study abroad.

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