Local Scholarship Now Available, Apply Now!

Seniors, these are the scholarships we have been waiting for!  Please take a look at all these amazing scholarships.  These are all due on March 8th.  There will be another round of scholarships due at the end of the month and then again in April.  You can apply for these scholarships at any time so apply for a lot of them and soon! They will also be listed on the front page of the scholarship website under “Tooele County Scholarships.”

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*The scholarship is available to the children and grandchildren of American Military Veterans.*

Application: Disabled American Veterans Scholarship
Deadline: March 8, 2019
-Must be a child or a grandchild of a American Military Veterans
-Cumulative 2.5 or higher
-Application, essay and one letter of recommendation
-Must be a senior or junior graduating early from a Tooele County School District High School
-List of leadership
-List of community service
Award: $500

Application: Dalton Donate For Life Scholarship Application
Deadline:  March 8, 2019
-Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
-Intend to pursue a career in nursing/medicine.
-Complete all application form information:  certified high school transcript, essay on why you want to pursue a career in nursing/medicine, a list of nursing/medical related classes you have taken or other nursing/medical related experience you have received, a letter of recommendation.
-Be willing to maintain contact with the Foundation, provide follow-up information and provide a written report on the use of the scholarship funds and progress you have made in advancing your education.
Award:  $500 (3 awards minimum)

Application: Arthur Brothers Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 8, 2019
-Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
-Application,  list of community service projects, leadership opportunities and one letter of recommendation.
-Scholarship to be used within the academic year following high school graduation.
-Senior graduation from a Tooele County School
-Write an essay about why you would like to pursue a career in communications and/or communications technology
Award: One $1000 award and two $500 awards

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*For students planning to further their education in the Health Sciences*

ApplicationStep It Up Scholarship Application
DeadlineMarch 8, 2019
-Students who wish to pursue an education in Health Sciences
-Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
-Application, essay, one letter of recommendation.
Award: $1,000

Application: Students in Action Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 8, 2019
-Must be a Tooele School district senior graduating in May 2019
-Minimum 2.5 GPA
-List of community service projects
-List of leadership opportunities that have helped you grow
-Letter of recommendation
-Essay, not to exceed 800 words
Award: $500

Application: Patrick Dunlavy Scholarship
Deadline:  March 8, 2019
-Tooele high school senior with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
-Application, essay on service experiences and why you believe strongly in service
-Letter of recommendation
-List of community service projects
-List of leadership opportunities
Award:  $1,500 (or 3 scholarships at $500 each)

College Day is in a Week! (Juniors)

Juniors, it really is almost here!  The one and only time that all the colleges will be here at Tooele High to visit only with the junior class.  Here is a real opportunity to see what these great Utah colleges have to offer in the form of education, scholarships and experience.  Please pick three that you are interested in learning more about and meet in the Small Gym at 8:00 am.

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FFA Scholarship Deadline in Two Days

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Seniors, here is a list of a few FFA scholarships that are available and due soon.  Please click the link below to apply.

FFA Scholarship Applications

The application deadline is February 6th by 11:59 PM EST
Supplemental document deadline is February 13th by 5:00 PM EST

Chevy Trucks – $1,000 Scholarship

Chevrolet and its dealers are proud of their long-standing relationship with the National FFA Organization. They have invested in more than six generations of farmers and agricultural professionals, providing educational assistance and community support to create new opportunities for the future. In 2016 Chevrolet announced their participation in the FFA scholarship program by offering 150 dealer-matched scholarships nationwide. In 2017 Chevy increased that total to 200 dealer-matched scholarships.

Chevy Trucks dealers pay $500, which is matched at 100 percent by Chevy Trucks Marketing for a $1,000 scholarship. The scholarships are then awarded by FFA to a student in an FFA chapter that is identified by a local participating Chevrolet dealer.

To be awarded a $1,000 Chevy Trucks scholarship applicants must:

  • Be an active FFA member in a chapter selected by a local dealer
  • Complete the online FFA Scholarship application
America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders – $1,500 Scholarship

America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders exists to make youth aware of the various career opportunities within the industry of agriculture by providing scholarships that help further their education. The Monsanto Fund, a philanthropic arm of Bayer, offers $1,500 scholarships to students pursuing a career in various sects of agriculture.

In order to apply for this scholarship, students must meet the below criteria:

  • Must be a high school senior (public, private or home-schooled) or enrolled in college full time (minimum of 12 credit hours).
  • Must be planning to pursue a degree in a qualifying area of study.
  • Must be planning to attend a vocational, 2-year or 4-year qualifying ag related study program after high school.
  • Must meet a minimum 2.5 GPA requirement.
  • Must obtain no less than two electronic endorsements from qualifying farmers who live or farm in an eligible county.

For more information, visit AmericasFarmers.com.

Ford – Built Ford Tough – $1,000 Scholarship

The Built Ford Tough scholarship program was the first FFA dealer program. Since 1998 Ford Motor Company and its dealers have awarded more than $11.8 million in scholarships to FFA members. Ford offers up to 500 dealer-matched scholarships with no maximum per dealer.

To be awarded a $1,000 Built Ford Tough scholarship applicants must:

  • Be an active FFA member in a chapter selected by a local dealer
  • Complete the online FFA Scholarship application
  • Opt into the Built Ford Tough Scholarship program
  • Print endorsement form and obtain signature and dealer code from local participating dealer
  • Upload scanned copy of completed endorsement form

Don’t have a participating dealer? You can still opt in and print your endorsement page and take it to any local Ford dealer for an endorsement for a chance to be awarded one of 5 – $1,000 Ford Corporate Scholarships.

AGCO – $1,000 Scholarship

AGCO will match a total of 100 dealer-sponsored scholarships/chapter financial assistance. Each dealer has the opportunity to sponsor a maximum of five each or of any combination totaling five of scholarships/chapter financial assistance. Dealers can offer more than five scholarships/chapter financial assistance at an additional cost.

To be awarded a $1,000 AGCO scholarship applicants must:

  • Be an active FFA member in a chapter selected by a local dealer
  • Complete the online FFA Scholarship application

A chapter is awarded $800 and $200 is awarded to the state. Only one grant is permitted from a dealer to any one chapte

RAM Trucks – $1,000 Scholarship

The Ram Trucks brand maintains a 65-year-strong partnership with FFA based on the historic connection between traditional American farming and Ram. Ram Trucks recognizes agriculture as a key target market segment and audience for the brand and proudly continues to support FFA and its mission.

Ram will match a maximum of 92 total dealer scholarships with no cap per dealer. The dealer pays $500, which is matched at 100 percent for a total of $1,000. The dealer chooses which chapter(s) are eligible for their scholarships.

To be awarded a $1,000 Ram Trucks scholarship applicants must:

  • Be an active FFA member in a chapter selected by a local dealer
  • Complete the online FFA Scholarship application
John Deere – $2,000 Scholarship

FFA and John Deere have a more than 75 year strong relationship. By supporting the scholarship program, John Deere hopes to identify and help develop future Deere and/or dealership employees and the next generation of community leaders.

John Deere offers dealer-matched scholarships. Each Deere dealer is permitted to award up to five scholarships at a cost of $1,000 each. John Deere matches each donation at 100 percent for a $2,000 scholarship. Dealers select chapters by state, city, county, zip code or specific schools where the scholarship will be awarded. Students must be going into an ag-related major to be eligible for this scholarship.

To be awarded a $2,000 John Deere scholarship applicants must:

  • Be an active FFA member in a chapter selected by a local dealer
  • Complete the online FFA Scholarship application

Regents’ Scholarship is Due Today!

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Seniors, today is the final deadline for the Regents’ Scholarship Application.  Please make sure to complete the online application and get your high school transcript from the Counseling Office.  If you have completed college courses (concurrent enrollment), you will need to get a electronic transcript send from that college.

Make sure that you are checking the scholarship page for more scholarships due in February!

Click here for more information on the Regents’ Scholarship