Method 3- Local & National Scholarships

*Scholarships highlighted in red are local.
*Please note that this section includes most but not all of the scholarships from the other methods. Make sure you check each method for the full array of scholarship options. Also, double check deadlines for accuracy.
 

 

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Scholarship

Deadline

Information

Website

MAY

Boys State

May 11

Only open for students who have completed their junior year. Tuition cost is $375. Boys State is a program to learn more about the government and is through the American Legion. The program runs from June 11th-June 15th at Weber State University.

Website

Instructions

RYLA May 11 RYLA is an awesome opportunity for a student who will be a junior next school year to attend a leadership conference with other student leaders. RYLA stands for the Rotary Youth Leadership program that honors student leaders in their schools and communities. Hand in application to the Counseling Center. Application
Culinary Arts & Hospitality May 1 For seniors who are planning on pursuing a degree in Culinary Arts or Hospitality. Website
Vivint Smart Home Scholarship May 1
For Seniors. Must be majoring in one of their eligible majors. Must submit video. Website

Ayn Rand Contest - Anthem

May 1

For 8-10th graders.

Website

Zenaptic Chiropractic Scholarship

May 1

Senior, Essay response.

Website

Plaintiff Relief Scholarship

May 1

For Seniors. Applicants should demonstrate academic achievement, exibit leadership ability, participate in community service and demonstrate financial need.

Website

Rover College Scholarship May 1 For graduating senior. Survey and essay required. At Rover.com, we match pet parents with a nationwide network of dog lovers for hire, offering pet sitting, in-home dog boarding, and dog walking. Website
Visionary Scholarship Program May 1 9th-12th graders. Essay required Use "Invitation Code" to apply M6970 Website

Society of Women Engineers

May 1

SWE Scholarships support women pursuing ABET-accredited baccalaureate or graduate programs in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science in the United States and Mexico.

 

Website

Legend Scholarship Competition  May 1 Take your own life experiences and write a minimum 500 word blog post about the topic posted on website.  Website

Ayn Rand Contest - Fountainhead

May 15

For 11th 12th graders. Essay contest.

Website

Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest Scholarship

May 15

Write an essay between 800-1600 words regarding a selected topic online about Atlas Shrugged.

Website

Brower Youth Award Scholarships

May 20

Be youth environmental change leaders between the ages of 13 to 22.

Website

B. Davis Scholarship

May 22

Available to all high school junior and seniors.

Website

You Deserve It Scholarship

May 29

$1,000 award. Must be 16 years of age or older.

Website

Price Guns Store Scholarship May 31 Each year, The Price Gun Store offers a $1000 scholarship to one talented thinker and writer. To apply for the 2016 Scholarship, please submit a 1000-word essay for the following topic:
Website
Hireinfluence May 31 Senior who is 18 years old. 2.0 GPA or higher Website
US Bank Internet Scholarship Various Drawings Online application for random selection. Website

June

Huntsman Scholar Program June 1 For seniors admitted into USU.

In order for you to be accepted into our program, you must have at least one Jon M. Huntsman School of Business declared major before the start of the first term in which you would be applying to begin as a scholar. Please meet with your assigned advisor to declare a business major.

To be directly admitted, your advisor will screen for one of the following four requirements:

  • You are in the top 10% of your high school class
  • You have a minimum 3.7 high school GPA
  • You have a minimum 28 ACT score (1250 SAT score)
  • You have a minimum 3.5 high school GPA and a minimum 24 ACT score (1090 SAT score)
    • For accounting majors this requirement changes to a minimum 3.6 high school GPA and a minimum 26 ACT score (1170 SAT score)
Website
USU Eastern Scholarships June 1 Various Scholarships Website
Aspiring Fashion Professional
June 1
For senior students interested in the fashion field. Website
Aspiring Animation Professional June 1 For senior students interested in the animation profession. Website
Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship June 1 Undergraduates who were athletes at the high school level. Website
Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship June 15 A senior enrolling in a career or technical degree/certificate granting program in the fall that will lead to employment. Website
Feldco Windows, Siding & Doors Scholarship June 15 $1,000 scholarship to a current or prospective college student that submits a winning essay on the topic "How has your family contributed to who you are today?" Website
Horatio Alger Career and Technical Education Scholarship June 15 For seniors seeking to pursue career or technical education in a post-secondary environment. Website
BigSun Scholarship
June 19
For seniors who are athlete students. Website

Delete Cyberbullying Scholarship

June 30

In an effort to get students committed to the cause of deleting cyberbullying, we are offering the Delete Cyberbullying Scholarship Award for high school, college and graduate student -- a $1,000 scholarship to help cover educational expenses. Short essay response.

Website

Review It Scholarship June 30
  • For seniors with a 2.5 GPA or higher. 
Website
Gabriel and Christine Chiu Review it Scholarship June 30

Senior attending college no later than fall semester. Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.

Website
Evolve IP Scholarship June 30
We believe that technology effects all aspects of our lives and are pleased to offer a $1,000 scholarship to a deserving high school or collegiate student who plans on a career in technology or computer sciences. Website

JULY

Oz Moving Storage July 1 Oz Moving & Storage’s $1,000 Essay Scholarship will be awarded to one qualifying graduating high school student or undergraduate college student with the most provocative and well-written essay. Fill out our quick survey below, email us your essay and the $1,000 could be yours! Website

Ties 'N' Cuffs Scholarship

July 1

This scholarship is open to anyone around the world who is planning on attending or currently attending college. To be eligible for the scholarship, you must submit an essay of at least 1,000 words on the following topic: "How your field of study betters humanity and what inspired you to get in this field in the first place.

Website

College Sports Scholarship

July 1

Senior: Write about a time you were the leader in an important moment on the field or in your community. Describe what you did and what you learned from that experience. The essay needs to be written in 1,000 words or less. 

Website

My Alarm Center

July 1

A senior student who will study law enforcement, law, criminal Justice or related field. Essay response required.

Website

Global Health Nursing Scholarship July 1
Open to all students in Nursing, Public Health and Medicine. Website
* New-Minecraft Scholarship July 31  For high school students. 
  • Write a short essay of no less than 500 words about your opinion on how Minecraft can be a positive influence within their education and career development.
Website
*New-Parry & PFAU Left-Handed Scholarship July 31 For Seniors. Winners will be selected by Parry & Pfau’s selection committee based on creativity, humor, and overall quality. Required to upload video to YouTube.  Website

CIA Undergraduate Scholar Program

July 31

Age 18 by May 1 of senior year. ACT of 21+, and GPA of3.0 or higher. Interested in a government job.

Website

August 

     
Utah Trappers August
An essay describing your philosophy of conservation. 

Website

Christensen & Hymas General Scholarship

August 1

  1. Senior with a 3.5 GPA or higher. 
  • A 300-700 word essay explaining your life balance including educational, familial, and personal goals.

Website

Hansen Injury Law Firm Scholarship

August 1

  1. Seniors with a 3.5 GPA or higher. Matt Hansen and the other attorneys at the firm are proud to offer a generous $1,000.00 scholarship for individuals whose lives have been negatively impacted by a car crash, bicycle accident or other events leading to personal injuries.

Website

BigRentz Engineering Scholarship August 3 For seniors with a 3.0 or above who plan on pursuing an engineering degree with a discipline related to design, construction, and operation of machinery or structures (e.g., civil engineering, geotechnical engineering, structural engineering, agricultural engineering, industrial engineering, transportation engineering). Website
Devconhomesecurity Annual Scholarship August 15 For senior students who are interested in the study of online marketing, hence students currently studying in the areas of Marketing, Business, IT, or Communications Website
Arctic Physical Therapy August 31 Have a 3.0 or higher GPA. Fill out an essay prompt. Website
Make Me Laugh Scholarship August 31 Be 13 or older. Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the question:
"OMG... finding and applying for scholarships is serious business, but it's time to lighten things up a little. We don't want to know why you deserve $1,500 or how great your grades are, we simply want to LOL. Describe an incident in your life, funny or embarrassing (fact or fiction), and make us laugh!"
Website
Aspiring Nurses August 31 For senior students interested in pursuing their college education in Nursing. Website

The Coit Clean Living Scholarship

August 31

Video submission of what clean living means to you.

Website

SEPTEMBER

     

DAR Good Citizen

September

Senior who has demonstrated the qualities of citizenship; specifically dependability, service, leadership and patriotism.

Application

US Senate Youth Program

September

MMHS nominates two student body officers to participate in the state competition and potentially the Senate Youth Program in Washington D.C. sometime in March.

Website

Application

Sallie Mae Bridging the Dream Scholarship

September

Seniors who have excelled in some way: academics, athletics, the community or school activities.

Website

Application

Zions Pays for A's

Many Drawings

7th-12th graders who earn A's on their report card.

Website

Walmart Associate Scholarship September 1 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. Website
Walmart Golden Key Scholarship September 17 For a student 17-22 with a disability verifiable by a qualified professional, mental health provider or medical professional. Must be receiving high school diploma. Website

Constituting America

September
17

For grades 9th-12th. Competition for short video, songs, poems, etc. Visit website for more information.

Website

Siemens Competition Scholarship

September 19

Grades 9-12. Team or individual science project with research report.

Website

Questbridge College Match September 27 Full 4-yr scholarships to the nation's best colleges & universities for talented students. Website

You Deserve it Scholarship

September 29

You must be 16 years or older. 

Website

Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship

September 30

For minority students planning a major or career in chemistry, information management, computing and software systems, material science, printing management science, laser optics, physics or engineering.

Must be an African American, Asian, Pacific Islander, Native American, Alaskan or Hispanic student who is a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, with a minimum GPA of 3.0

Website

National High School Poetry Contest

September 30

For grades 9th-12th. Submitting an original poem of 20 lines or less.

Website

Shout it Out Scholarship

September 30

Age 13 and older. Submit a short online essay response to prompt.

Website

Western Golf Association

September 30

Grades 9-12. Caddies must be nominated by their club and meet these requirements: Strong caddie record, excellent academics, demonstrated financial need, and outstanding character.

Website

$10,000 Scholarship for High School & College Students

Setptember 30

Must be 13 years or older. 

Website

Welding Stars Scholarship September 30
  • For seniors interested in Welding, Marketing, or Technology. Choose from several topics for a 1000 word or less essay.
Website

Courage to Grow Scholarship

September 30

Junior/senior with a min. GPA of 2.5+, 250 word essay. Personal experience where courage is displayed

Website

Odenza Marketing Group Volunteer Scholarship September 30

Between ages of 16 and 22. GPA of 2.5 or higher. Contributed 50 hours of volunteer service within community in last 12 months.

Website

OCTOBER

     

LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS

 

 

 

Comcast Leaders & Achievers

October 13

Minimum GPA of 2.8. Leadership in school and community. You need to return applications to Counseling Center, and a committee will nominate one senior applicant for the scholarship.

Website
Application Form

Horatio Alger 

October 25

Senior who demonstrates financial need, displays integrity and perseverance in the face of adversity, 2.0 minimum GPA

Website

HOBY October 27 Outstanding sophomore to represent MMHS. A youth leadership training conference. Opportunity to receive a scholarship.

Website

Application Form

Stevens Henager Counselor's Choice for Associate/Bachelor Degree Scholarship Ongoing Must be a senior who enrolls and starts a degree program at Stevens Henager College no later than December 31 of their graduation year. Must meet all admissions criteria for enrollment in their chosen degree program. Talk to your counselor if you are planning on attending Stevens Henager college. Students will receive either $15,000 towards Associates Degree or $25,000 towards a Bachelor Degree. Must be nominated by counselor. 

Website

NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS

 

 

 

Hubbard's Illustrators of the Future and Writers of the Future

October 1/Quarterly Deadlines

Science fiction and fantasy artists and writers.

Website

Somos Foundation Scholarships

October

For Latino students with a strong commitment to education and community as well as demonstrated financial need. 

Website

Wendy's High School Heisman

October 2

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

Website

AES Engineering

October 6

Senior, essay required.

Website

Young Arts Program NFAA

October 13

For grades 9th-12th. Excellence in visual and performing arts.

Website

PSAT-National Merit Qualifying Test

Test Date: October 14

Test takes place 3rd week in October. It is for sophomores and juniors. Must be a junior to qualify for the NMSQT. Top scoring students in the state will become semi-finalists (as juniors) and be considered for scholarships.

Website

 

Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway

October 18

Tell Dr. Pepper you’re one of a kind goal and how you plan to make an impact on the world, for your chance to complete to win up to $100,000 in tuition. 

Website

U-Dream Scholarship Fund October 27 

GPA 3.0+  Preference given to students of Mexican origin; financial need; essay describing your academic goals and how you plan to use your education to benefit your community.

Website
Make a Difference Day

October 28

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

Website

BackPacker Co Scholarship

October 30

Produce a video about your favorite destination. Must be 18 years or older.

Website

Coca-Cola Scholars

October 31

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

Website

Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship

October 31

Submit an online short written response (250 words or less). Prompt on website

Website

Stokes Educational Scholarship Program

October 31

For high school seniors planning on majoring in computer science or computer/electrical majors.

Website

National Eagle Scout Scholarship

October 31

Senior who has received Eagle Scout Award.

Website

SP Scholarship

October 31

Senior. Write an essay answering the question on the website.

Website

VIP Scholarship

October 31

Must be 13 or older. Submit entry on website.

Website

The Villa Escape Scholarship

October 31

Must be 18 years or older and love to travel. Essay required. Visit website for more information.

Website

NOVEMBER

     
LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS         
Voice of Democracy November 1 Grades 9-12th essay contest. Theme "My Responsibility to America" Website

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

November 7 

For 9-12th graders involved in volunteer activity.

Website

Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge

November 17

For Juniors who want to participate in a four day conference with college professors and historical interpreters at Valley Forge and tour Valley Forge, Independence Hall, Constitution Center, and Liberty Hall. If chosen to go, applicant pays $400 of the $1200 cost. THe Utah Freedoms Foundation covers the remaining cost of conference. 

Website

Application

Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship November 27
Senior who will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. 4-Year scholarships. Website

Daniels Fund

November 30

Selection process is based on financial need.....the ability for family to pay college expenses.

Website

Garage Door Repair Scholarship

November 31

For seniors who plan on pursing an education at a trade/vocational school. Must have a 2.5 or higher.

Website

NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS         
AGC  Educational and Research Foundation November 1 For those students going into Construction Management or Engineering. Website

National Security Language Initiative for Youth Scholarship

November 2

This scholarship program is funded by the U.S. Department of State.  Every year it sends high school students from around the country to learn less commonly taught languages abroad.  

Website

Anne Ford Scholarship November 6 The Anne Ford Scholarship is a $10,000 scholarship ($2,500/year over four years) granted to a graduating high school senior with a documented learning disability who will be enrolled in a full-time bachelor’s degree program in the fall of 2016. Website

NCWIT Aspirations in Computing

November 6

Aspirations Award recipients are chosen for their outstanding aptitude and interest in computing, proven leadership ability, academic performance, and plans for post‑secondary education.

Website

Maryknoll Scholarship

November 10

Grades 9-12. Entries must be written in English.

Website

Danley's Garage Builders Scholarship

November 15

For senior students who writes a 700+ essay about "What Teacher has Inspired You?"

Website

Intel Science Talent Search

November 15

Seniors who want to participate in a science research competition.

Website

Fisher & Talwar Scholarship November 15 Senior student with a 3.0 GPA. 500 Word essay required. Website
Student Photography Scholarship November 15 Sophomore or older and should have at least taken one photography class or related art class.  Website

Real World Design Challenge Scholarship

November 17

Grades 9-12th. 

Website

Education Matters

November 30

Submit an online short written response to a particular question.

Website

Golden West Plumbing,Heating & Air Conditioning Scholarship November 30 Open to grades 9-12. If you have an interest in engineering, home design, or home improvements such as plumbing, heating or air conditioning you are eligible to apply for our scholarship program. Eligible students can reside in any state.  Website
Griswold Care Scholarship November 30

In honor of Jean’s vision, Griswold Home Care offers a $1,000 bi-annual scholarship to a qualified student pursuing a bachelor’s, associate’s, graduate, or professional degree at an accredited college or university.

 Website
StyleMann Young Professionals Scholarship November 30

All ages can apply. Each student must write an essay.

Website
Sixt Scholars November 30 Senor with minimum GPA of 3.7. Website
Points Scholarship November 30 Be at least 13 years or older. Website

Women in Healthcare Scholarships

Various Scholarships

Females interested in the healthcare field.

Website

DECEMBER

 LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS         
Susan K. Madsen Soccer Scholarship December 1 A senior who is a member of Utah Youth Soccer Association. 

Application

Regents Scholarship December 8 -Priority Deadline 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.

Website

J. Wesley Foundation Scholarship

December 8

For 16-18 year olds who have a love for the fine arts. 

Website

Lynn Jensen Memorial  Utah School Counselor

December 9

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

Website

UNIVERSITY/COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS            
University of Utah December 1
Academic Scholarships Website
U of U Trustee Scholarship Priority Deadline: Dec. 1 This scholarship targets students with at least a 26 on the ACT (or SAT equivalent), and with a 3.0 GPA. Students with a 26 or 27 ACT and at least a 3.0 GPA will qualify for $1000 ($500 each semester). Students with a 28 or 29 ACT will qualify for $2000 ($1000 each semester). Website

WSU Academic Scholarships

Priority December 8

Academic scholarships at Weber State University.

Website

NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS            

ROTC Scholarships

Deadlines vary

College scholarships for high school students interested in military ROTC programs.

Website

Hispanic Scholarship Fund Deadlines Vary Must be US citizen of Hispanic background with need. GPA 3.0 Website

Air Force ROTC Nursing & Various Scholarships

December 1

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

Website

HSC Home Warranty Scholarship

December 1

For seniors

Website

Barbara Lotze Scholarship for Future Teachers December 1

Be a high school senior planning to pursue a career in teaching physics in high school.

 Website

Team America Rocketry Challenge

December 1

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

Website

National Space Club Scholarship December 1

Be a senior in high school and have the intention of pursuing a career in the STEM fields and plan to attend an accredited U.S. college or university to follow a course of study to pursue a career in the STEM field, with a preference for those with space related interests. 

 Website

Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships

December 5

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

Website

Art Institutes Scholastic Art and Writing Awards December 7 Four $10,000 scholarships will be awarded by The Art Institutes to the Scholastic National Award Recipients on a first-come, first-served basis. Applicants must be high school seniors graduating in 2017. Website
The Google Lime Scholarship December 10 As part of our commitment, we’ve partnered with Lime Connect, a nonprofit organization that supports students with disabilities while they pursue education and promising careers, to help university students with disabilities work toward their academic goals in the field of computer science Website
Generation Google Scholarship December 11 The Generation Google Scholarship was established to help aspiring computer scientists excel in technology and become leaders in the field. Selected students will receive 10,000 USD (for those studying in the US)  Website
Novus Biologicals Scholarship December 15 Seniors who must declare a major in a science-related field.  Website
R & D Systems Scholarship December 15 Seniors who must declare a major in a science-related field. Website
Burger King Scholars December 15 Seniors Website
AXA Foundation December 15 Students with ambition and drive, who have determination to set and reach goals, respect for self, family and community, ability to succeed in school. Website

"Drive Smart, No Distractions, No Excuses, Teen Digital Short Contest

December 18

13-18 years old to enter. Video submission on particular topic. Visit website for more detail.

Website

NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award

December

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

Website

Music Student Scholarship

December 31

Grades 9-12. 250 word essay

Website

Top Ten List Scholarship December 31 Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) "Create a list of ten favorite books and what they have taught you" Website
Unigo 10K Scholarship December 31 Be 13 years of age or older. Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the question:
"Weighing the expected investment and return, is college worth it for you? Why?"
Website
Apprentice Ecologist Initiative December 31 Conduct your own environmental stewardship project. Website
#1 Cappex Fan Scholarship December 31 Get a Cappex profile. Submit an essay. Website
The Gen and Kelly  Tanabe Scholarship December 31
Scholarship named for Gen and Kelly Tanabe, best-selling authors on education. Essay for 9th-12th graders. Website
Training for Success Scholarship December 31 If you are looking to pursue a degree in business or teaching or have plans to own your own business we invite you to apply for our scholarship program. If you are a high school senior (or about to enter senior year), College Freshmen or Sophomore you are eligible to apply.  Website
Civil Rights Defense Fund December 31
An essay contest based on an issue of the Civil Rights Defense. Website
* New-Crosslites Scholarship December 31 For high school student that responds to an essay prompt found on website.  Website
A $1000 Digital Media Scholarship December 31 Grades 10-12 who writes an article on Digital Media. Rules are posted on website. Website

Discover Scholarships

December 31

For seniors. It's easy to enter and you earn bonus entries for sharing. No purchase or student loan necessary to enter or win.

Website

ZipRecruiter Scholarship

December 31

For seniors. A $3,000 scholarship for a winning essay. You have 3 topics to choose from.

Website

Easton/NFAA Scholarship

December 31

Seniors who are applying to be full time students at a two or four-year college/university or a technical training college.

Website

Harris Poll Scholarship

December 31

13 years or older. Check website for additional information.

Website

Theil Fellowship

December 31

Be interested in building new things. The Thiel Fellowship is a two-year program that offers 20-30 fellowships in the value of $100,000 over a two year period. 

Website

First in Family Scholarship

December 31

At least 16 years old. A current high school student that can clearly demonstrate leadership qualities, committment to their education, and a capacity to triumph over challenges.

Website

Discover Scholarships

December 31

It's easy to enter and you earn bonus entries for sharing. No purchase or student loan necessary to enter or win. For high school seniors.

Website

JANUARY

LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS 

 

 

 

National Wild Turkey Federation Scholarship

January 1

Participate in hunting, school, community service.

Website

ACLU Student Activist Scholarship

January 22

Senior who has demonstrated a strong committment to civil liberties through some form of activism. Must have a 3.0-4.0 GPA.

Website

Utah Freedom Festival Contests

January 16

Contests are in the areas of storytelling, art, video, and speech. Check out website for details.

Website

National Honor Society Scholarship Program January 30
Must be nominated through your high school NHS chapter. Must be a high school senior, a member in good standing of your school's National Honor Society chapter.

Website

UAIII Scholarships (Athletic Administrators Association)
January 31
Must have participated in at least two sports for at least two years in each sport. Earned one varsity letter in each of two sports. Applicant must have achieved the following: a. minimum of B average and ACT score of 20 or and SAT score of 900.

Application

Website

UAEOP Judy Anderson Student Scholarship January 31
This scholarship is designed to assist business education students who wish to continue their education and pursue office related careers. Website
NIAAA  January 31 Must have participated in at least two sports for at least two years in each sport. Earned one varsity letter in each of two sports. Must have at least two of the following: a. minimum of B+ average; b: ranked in the top 25% of class; c: ACT score of 24 or an SAT score of 1100.

Website

National Football Foundation Scholarship Awards January 31
Selected student athletes are among the finest senior high school young men in Utah Website 

*New

The Utah 1033 Foundation

January 31 Junior or Senior. Applicants must be a child of a sworn Utah peace officer, actively employed on the date of application. Scholarships will be earned upon selection, and awarded upon enrollment in any accredited post-secondary institution within three years of the applicant’s selection. 

Website

UNIVERSITY/COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS 

     
USU Academic
Scholarships
January 10
Students applying to USU who qualify for Presidential, Scholar, Merit/Achievement Scholarships.  Website
USU Educational Opportunity Scholarship January 10 Senior with a 3.0 and a minimum GPA score of 21.

Website

NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS 

 

 

 

John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay

January 4

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

Website

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship

January 4

Students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship.

Website

Public Health Community Scholarship

January 5

We are offering one, $2,500.00, merit-based scholarships to deserving Public Health students at the start of each calendar year.

Website

APIASF-Asian & Pacific Islander Scholarship January 11
Be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity. Minimum of 2.7 GPA. Website
Letters About Literature January 12 Letters About Literature is a reading and writing contest for students in grades 4-12. Students are asked to read a book, poem or speech and write to that author (living or dead) about how the book affected them personally. Website

Distributive Education Clubs of America: Applegate Scholarship

January 13

Current DECA members; must major in marketing education, merchandising, or management. Based on DECA activities, grades and need.

Website

Washington Crossing

January 15

Competition open to all high school seniors who are U. S. citizens and are planning careers of service to the United States in local, state, or federal government. All awards are for one year.

Website

Killingsworth Scholarship January 15

Applicant must be a current senior high school or home school student and have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4-point scale and must have taken either the ACT or SAT test. For the 2015 Killingsworth Environmental Scholarship, we would like you to write about this topic.
What are your career goals and how do you think a scholarship would help you reach those goals? Why should you receive the scholarship?

Website

Dell Scholars Program

January 15

Minimum of 2.4 GPA, demonstrate financial need, must participate in college readiness program.

Website

The Alexander Hamilton Award

January 16

A junior student who is college bound, has a strong record of community service, and a strong committment to their academic studies.

Website

Girls Impact the World Film Festival

January 18

Girls Impact the World Film Festival is now accepting submissions of 3-5 minute short films for consideration for the inaugural Girls Impact the World Film Festival presented by the Harvard College Social Innovation Collaborative (SIC) and Connecther.org

Website

Ronald McDonald House Charities January 18 Based on need, merit,  community involvement, and 1st generation college. Website
National Multiple Sclerosis Society January 18 For high school students with MS or who have parents with MS. Website

Truman D. Picard Scholarship

January 18

Be of Native American/Alaskan ethnicity.

Website

Coolidge Scholars Program January 24 For Juniors. The Coolidge Scholarship is a full-ride presidential scholarship that covers a student’s tuition, room, board, and expenses for four years of undergraduate study and leadership training. Website

Women's Western Golf Scholarship

January

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

Website

Women in Mathematics Essay Contest

January 31

Essay will be based on interview with woman working in the mathematical field. Website
I Have a Dream Scholarship January 31

Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the question on their website.

Website
Courage to Grow Scholarship January 31

Junior/Senior with a min. GPA of 2.5+, 250 word essay. Personal experience where courage is displayed. 

Website
Union Plus Scholarship January 31

Current and retired members of participating unions, their spouses and their dependent children. At least one year of continous union membership by the applicant, applican't spouse or parent (if applicant is dependent.)

Website

FEBRUARY

LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS          

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.

Website

MMHS Eagle Art Contest February 1 For MMHS students grades 10-12. Artwork must be a drawing of an eagle (preferrably golden eagle). Work should be no larger than 11X17. 1st prize is $50, 2nd prize is $25.

Application

New Century Scholarship February 1 For students who want to receive their Associate's Degree while in high school.  Website
Elks National Foundation Legacy Awards February 2
For the 2016 contest, any child or grandchild (or step-child, step-grandchild, or legal ward) of a living Elk who joined the order on or before April 1, 2013, or a charter member of a Lodge that was instituted on or after April 1, 2013, is eligible to apply. The applicant must be a high school senior. Website
ROTC 4-Year Scholarship February 4 Be between the ages of 17 and 26. Have a high school GPA of at least 2.5. A minimum score of 19 on the ACT.

Website

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Utah CTE Scholarship Program February 5
Seniors who plan on getting career and technical education after high school. Website

Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge

February 8

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

Website

Application

Women's Italian American Civic League

February 15

Senior, of recent Italian ancestry.

Website

Utah Freedom Festival Contests

February 19

Essay contest Check out website for details.

Website

Utah PTA/PTSA Scholarship

February 28

Senior who is a member of the PTSA. Must have 3.0 GPA or higher.

Application

UNIVERSITY/COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS         

BYU - Financial Aid Scholarships

February 1

Multiple aid and scholarship options.

Website

BYU-Thomas S. Monson Presidential Scholarship

February 1

Senior, ACT, GPA

Website

UVU - Financial Aid Scholarships

February 1

Multiple aid and scholarship options.

Website

Engineering Scholarships through the U of U

February 1

Scholarships for incoming freshmen majoring in Engineering (and other related fields).

Website

Addtional site

U of U - ACCESS-Women in Science Mathematics February 1
Includes opportunity to work in a U of U research lab during freshman year. Website

Salt Lake Community College

February 1

Various Scholarships

Website

BYU George Hansen Fellowship in Geological Sciences

February 15

For incoming freshman who enroll as geology, or earth and space science education majors.

Website

NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS         
Co-Op Scholarship Program Deadlines Vary Must apply and be admitted to one of their 8 NCCE partner Colleges, have a 3.5 or better GPA. Website

National FFA Organization

February 1

 See FFA Instructor Mrs. Gardner

Website

Engineer Girl Essay Contest February 1 Available to boys and girls in 9th-12th. Essay contest. Website
Bulk Office Supply Scholarship February 1

If you have an interest in teaching, Art or owning your own business you are eligible to apply for our scholarship program. The program is open to all high school students as well as College Freshmen and Sophomores. Whether you live in Rochester, Denver, Los Angeles, NYC or elsewhere throughout the country we encourage you to apply.

Website
SCAD Challenge Film Competition  February 2

Applicants must be current high school seniors. Must submit an original short film or animation that does not exceed four minutes, including titles and credits

 Website
IM Flash CTE Scholarship February 5 Scholarship supports students who are crazy about science, technology, engineering and math.  Website
We the Students Scholarship Contest February 5

Open to students in grades 9-12. You must answer three questions related to the principles of the Constitution and the relevance of the Constitution today.

 Website
Courageous Persuaders Scholarship February 9 Make commercial for middle school students to warning of the dangers of underage drinking. Website

Davidson Fellows Scholarship

February 14

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

Website

DAR Scholarships February 15 Various scholarships in Political Science, History, Government, Nursing, Education, Medical Website
AFA Teens for Alzheimer's Awareness February 15 Impact Alzheimer's has on own life, and those of community. Website
Scholarship for Military Children February 16 Available to umarried children (under age 23) of military personnel. Website

The Gar Memorial Foundation

February 20

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

Website

Vegetarian Resource Group

February 20

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

Website

Sweet and Simple Scholarship

February 28

Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the question:Not every gift has to be expensive or extravagant. In fact, sometimes it’s the sweet and simple things that make a real difference in our lives. Think back and tell us about something you received as a gift and why it meant so much to you.”

Website

Parentinn Scholarship

February 28

All participants will have to research and submit a 600 – 1000 words regarding the following topic:Why and How to Stop Cyberbullying”.In the content, make sure to include the following ideas: Why is it important to stop cyberbullying? How has cyberbullying personally affected teens?

Website

MARCH

     

LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS

 

 

 

Utah Girls State March 1
For Junior girls who would like to attend Girls State at Weber State University June 4th-9th. Students can receive 3 Political Science 2920 college credits for attending and may receive government credit for taking and completing the course. Cost will be $400 to attend. Any interested girls can sign up in the Counseling Center.
Website

Susan Coda Memorial Scholarship

March 1

For students who demonstrate leadership ability, extra-curricular activities, involved in community affairs, GPA 3.5+

Application

The Utah High School Entrpreneur Challenge

March 1

The High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge (HS UEC) is designed to encourage high school students to explore innovation and entrepreneurship and offers over $22,000 in cash and scholarship prizes. 

Website

Young Humanitarian Award-Youth Linc March 1 Senior student who excels in giving back to their community. Website

Governor Honors Academy

March 1

Junior with a 3.5+GPA, academics, etc.

Website

T.H. Bell Teaching Incentive

March 2

Pursuing a teaching degree in the state of Utah.

Website

Keys to Success-Richard Richards Ethics Scholarship March 2 In accordance with its mission to teach and inspire ethical leadership, the Richard Richards Institute is offering $1,000 scholarships to high school students planning to attend Weber State University and who have been selected as "Ethics Scholars.” The Richards Richards Ethics Scholarship application process will be online.

Website

Graf Orthodontics March 15
Senior who are past or current GRAF Orthodontics patients.

Website

Keys to Success-Utah Valley University/MACU Scholarship-$2,000  March 15
High school senior who has been awarded a Keys to Success Key Card. Seniors must qualify for minimum requirements of UVU.

 

Website

Keys to Success-Paul Mitchell-$1,000 March 15
Senior student interested in attending Paul Mitchell Cosmetology school. Must have participated in the Keys to Success program.

 

Website

Keys to Success-Snow College March 15 Senior who has received a key card and is planning on attending Snow College. Website
Freedom Festival Speech Contest March 16 Open to high school students in grades 9 - 12. THEME: “We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” Website
Jump Start Scholarship March 16
Senior who successfully completed financial literacy or is currently enrolled. Website

Jiffy Lube-Teen Driver Scholarship

March 19

For 16 - 18 year olds who are in Driver's Ed or have a license.

Website

PMI North Utah Chapter Scholarship

March 28

Junior or Senior. 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. Refer to application instructions.

Website

Application

Willy the Plumber Scholarship Fund March 30 This award was created to further the education of students whose parents have been or are currently incarcerated. Website
Utah Sports Hall of Fame March 30
One senior girl and boy nominated by school officials with academic merit, personal character, leadership and service, financial need, involvement in athletics.

Website

Application

*New- Surgical Technnologist (IHC/MTECH) March 30 Intermountain Healthcare is offering scholarships for students who plan on attending the Surgical Tech Program at Mountainland Technology Center. The scholarship funds will cover tuition, fees and books.

Application

*New- Lifeline for Youth Scholarship March 31 Must be a senior. Create a video on topic included on their website.

Website

Navy ROTC

Spring

Valued up to $180,000. Check out the website for information.

Website

UNIVERSITY/COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS         
U of U ARUP Utah Promise  March 1 The U is committed to our local community and is providing access to its academically-qualified, most financially needy students.
Website

Southern Utah University

March 1

Various Scholarships

Website

Snow College

March 1

3 levels of merit tuition waivers available.

Website

Dixie State College

March 1

Various scholarships

Website

USU Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics March 15 Seniors who plan on pursuing a degree in mathematics or statistics and are attending Utah State University. Website
NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS         
Children of Warriors National Presidents Scholarship March 1 Candidates for this award shall be daughters, sons, grandsons, granddaughters, great-granddaughters, great-grandsons of veterans who served in the Armed Forces during eligibility dates for membership in The American Legion. Website

Shopko Teammate and Family Scholarship

March 1

Part or full time Shopko associate, or dependent of associate.

Website

Society of Exploration Geophysicists Scholarship

March 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.

Website

NSPE Scholarship March 1
Awarded annually to a senior from an ethnic minority who has been accepted into an ABET-accredited engineering program. Website
North American Indian Department Scholarship March 1 Available to students of American Indian descent, must provide a Tribal Registration number. Website

American Chemical Society Scholars

March 1

For senior Hispanic, African-American and American Indians.

Website

American Welding Society District Scholarship

March 1

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

Website

Leading the Future II Scholarship

March 1

Essay, application, extra-curricular activities, etc.

Website

Create-A-Greeting Card Contest March 1 Submit card design. Website

Cancer Survivor's Fund

March 1

For Seniors. The applicant must be a cancer survivor or currently diagnosed with cancer, and does not have to be receiving treatment to qualify. 

Website

UCB Family Epilepsy

March 5

A student living with epilepsy, or living with someone with epilepsy

Website

Religious Liberty Essay Scholarship Contest

March 9

This contest is open to all juniors and seniors. 

Website

*New-Nature Saving Scholarship

March 11

Grades 9-12. Create original list of nature-saving rules.

Website

"Imagination Begins with You"-High School Writing Contest March 15

Open to all high school students. All entries must be unpublished and 1,000 words or less. Works must be submitted in English. The work must be your original work and you must own the rights to the story (cannot have previously sold it or use copyrighted material without permission). Check website for details.

Website
*New-BMW Engineering Scholarship March 15

Senior with a 3.75 or better planning on pursuing an engineering or related science degree through an ABET accredited program.

Website
*New-FormSwift Scholarships March 15 Must be a senior. Create a business plan infographic on one of their topics online. Website

*New-Dan & Vicky Hancock Scholarship for Mechanical Engineering

March 15

For a student with a 3.5 or higher GPA, 27 or higher ACT composite, and plans on pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering or related science degree. 

Website

*New- NIADA Foundation Scholarships March 16 For a senior who has maintained an outstanding academic achievement record as reflected by an official high school transcript. Website
The Spirit of Ann Frank Scholarship March 16
Recommended for applicants to have read The Diary of a Young Girl. Personal essay, and two letters of recommendation. Website

*New-FEEA Scholarships

March 21

Children or dpendents under the age of 25 federal civilian or postal employees. Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher.

Website

QuestBridge College Prep Program

March 21

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

Website

Young Entrepreneur Scholarship March 26 This scholarship is for kids and teens (10 to 18) who are interested in entrepreneurship and have shown they aren’t afraid to innovate and hustle. We believe that starting businesses at a young age can provide a more rounded real-life education. Website
Get a Boost Scholarship March 30
Seniors to write an essay on producing a truly smoke-free world.  Website
Foster Care to Success March 31
Foster Youth who have a combination of merit and need for financial help. Website

National Federation of the Blind

March 31

Must be legally blind

Website

Young American Patriotic Art Award

March 31

Available to 9th-12th graders. Must submit a work of patriotic art on paper or canvas.

Website

*New-Kezlan Science Scholarship

March 31

Must be 18 years of age. Essay required, etc. Check website for more information.

Website

*New- SP High School Scholarship

March 31

Senior planning on attending college in the fall. Must answer essay question on the sponsor site.

Website

*New-VIP Voice Scholarship

March 31

Be a high school student that is at least 13 years or older.

Website

Hispanic College Fund Varies Must be US citizen of Hispanic background with need. Several awards. Website
Public Health Scholarships Varies For students interested in pursuing degrees in public health or other healthcare areas. Website

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Local/Nebo/MMHS Scholarships       

Utah Energy Workforce Scholarship

April 1

For Seniors who intend to pursue a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) related course of study at a public, technical or private institution in Utah. Create a five minute film on energy.

Website

Diamond Fork Riding Club Heritage Scholarship

April 1

Students must have participated in a DFRC sponsored event, active in community service, extracurricular activities, senior with a suggested 3.0 or higher. Essay required.

Website

Application

Live wElle Scholarship April 9
In memory of Elle. A scholarship to provide hope for a local senior seeking further education and who has displayed toughness, resiliency, determination, love and genuine care for others.
Application
Mapletons Promise Scholarship April 12 For a senior who resides in Mapleton with a 2.5 GPA or higher. This scholarship was created by Reid and Elaine Carlson to help a student further their education. It is encouraged also for those students who are planning on going into a trade to apply for this scholarship. Application
Springville/Mapleton Chamber of Commerce April 12
Senior students from Mapleton or Springville who have been employed or are currently employed. Application 
Spanish Fork Rotary Club & Spanish Fork/Salem Chamber of Commerce
April 12
Senior with goals of higher education and career goal. Application
Elmo C. Keck Scholarship

April 12

Membership in choir during high school. Love for music. Application
MTECH Scholarship  April $1,000 For students who are planning on attending the MTECH. Application

Grant and Genevieve Gardner

April 12

Senior, majoring in education.

Application

Mountain View Hospital Volunteer Auxiliary

April 13

Senior, going into the health care field.

Application

Park Elementary Leadership Scholarship April 13 The Park Leadership Scholarship is for any senior who previously attended Park Elementary and have been proactively involved in school, church and community activities. The recipient must have attended Park Elementary for at least one year and have plans to attend college in the fall. Application

The Edward Earl Collins STEM & Vocational Scholarship

April 13

Personal essay, 2 letters of recommendation.

Application

Pacific Horizon Credit Union Scholarship April 13
Senior Student Application

Spanish Fork Kiwanis Club Scholarship

April 13

This scholarship is based on financial need, leadership, community service, and academic achievement. Four senior students living in Spanish Fork will receive scholarships as well as students who are members in good standing of the Key Club.

Application

PTSC-Golden Eagle Humanitarian Award April 13
Seniors who are a member of the MMHS PTSC. Scholarship based on academics, service and essay. Please hand in applications to the Counseling Center. Application

Nebo Credit Union

April 15

Senior who is a member or becomes a member of Nebo Credit Union.

 Application

UAIIA

April 15

Minimum GPA of 3.0, involved in extra-curricular activities in school, community, church or work.

Application

Olene S. Walker Transition to Adult Living Scholarship April 15
Youth who were in the Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS) foster care after age 14 or adopted after age 16, may be elibible. Website
Jiffy Lube-"Your Turn Behind the Wheel" April 16
For 15-17 teen drivers who write a 500 word essay on "Your Turn Behind the Wheel" Website
*New 10th&11th Grade Step Up Utah Scholarship

April 17

For a 10th or 11th grader. Must complete FAFSA 4Caster and create a plan, write an essay. Website
Nebo Title VII Indian Education Scholarship

April 20

A Native American, senior student with at least a 2.5 GPA. Application
Sierra Bonita Senior Leadership Scholarship April 23 Senior who has previously attended Sierra Bonita and has been involved in community, school and church activities.  Application

Mountain America Credit Union Scholarship

April 27

Applicants or family members must be members of Mountain America Credit Union.

Website

Utah Cattle Women April 30
You, or parent member of Utah Cattlemen or Cattle Women Association.  Website
Navy ROTC Spring Up to $180,000 scholarship available. Check website for information. Website
Stevens Henager Counselor's Choice for Associate/Bachelor Degree Scholarship Ongoing Must be a senior who enrolls and starts a degree program at Stevens Henager College no later than December 31 of their graduation year. Must meet all admissions criteria for enrollment in their chosen degree program. Talk to your counselor if you are planning on attending Stevens Henager college. Students will receive either $15,000 towards Associates Degree or $25,000 towards a Bachelor Degree. Must be nominated by counselor. 

Website

NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS         
Knowledge Matters Virtual Business April 1
Juniors and Seniors that show excellence in business and marketing courses and accomplishment in the use of technologies within these subjects. Website

Men's Italian American Civic League

April 1

Senior, of recent Italian ancestry

Website

Artist's Magazine Competition

April 2

Competition in different art categories.

Website

PFLAG-HATCH Youth Scholarship Program
April 2
Senior who is lesbian, gay, bisexual, or trans gender. 
Website

Honors Graduation Multimedia Scholarship

April 8
For Seniors. Review the prompt and then choose an available media format for high school students. Art, Photography, Music, or Creative Writing. Website
Feeding Tomorrow Scholarships April 15
For students pursuing degrees in food science. Website
Homelight Scholarship April 15
For Seniors. We’re offering a $1,000 scholarship to talented students who hold an interest in homes and homeownership. If you’re interested in designing homes, building homes, placing people in homes, combatting homelessness, or studying the housing market, we want to help fund your education. Website
Yeep Youth Film Contest April 15

Check website for film-making rules and topic.

 Website
Sports Unlimited Scholarship April 25 Two times every year, we offer a $1,000 college scholarship to the athlete who inspires us most through his or her essay. If you intend to apply for the scholarship, follow the instructions online. Website
ASHA Youth Scholarship April 30
For juniors or seniors. Available to students involved with saddlebred horses. Website
All About Education Scholarship April 30
Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the question: "How will a $3,000 scholarship for education make a difference in your life?" Website
LPGA Foundation-Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship April 30
Female high school seniors who play golf and are planning to attend a college or university in the fall. For someone playing collegiate golf but additionally they need to be from a recognized minority background and demonstrate financial need.
Website
LPGA Foundation-Marilynn Smith Scholarship April 30
Female high school seniors who play golf and are planning to attend a college or university in the fall. For an individual planning to play competitive golf in college.
Website

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