Seniors, if you are applying for the Regents’/Opportunity Scholarship, the priority deadline is this Friday. Here is the list of qualifications that you need for this scholarship. Do not forget to fill out the FAFSA as a requirement! Even if you do not qualify for a Pell Grant you will still need to fill out the FAFSA.
REGENTS’/OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: Opportunity scholarship application
Application opens on: November 15, 2021
Priority Deadline: December 3, 2021
Regular Deadline: February 1, 2022
Criteria: *these requirements are for the class of 2022 only but seniors this year can also do the other route as well.
-Take the required classes in grades 9-12
-Four credits of English
-Four credits of Math (at least one must be selected from the advanced course list)
-Three credits of Social Science
-Three credits of lab-based Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics)
-Two credits of the same World Language
-Earn at least a 3.3 cumulative GPA
-Apply for the FAFSA (will need 2020 tax information)
-Meet college enrollment or deferment requirements
Award: Every student who meets the requirements for the scholarship may receive an award. Award amounts will be determined annually based on available funding.
Opportunity Scholarship alternate path
-Earn a 3.3 cumulative high school GPA
-Complete 3 advanced courses
-Complete 1 Advanced Placement (AP), or Concurrent Enrollment (CE) course in each of the core areas of high school graduation:
-Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
-Graduate from a Utah high school