April Scholarships

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NICHE NO ESSAY CONTEST
Application: https://www.niche.com/colleges/scholarship/no-essay-scholarship/ 
Deadline: The end of every month
Criteria: Has to create an account, no other eligibility required
Award: $2,000

WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY:  DREAM WEBER PROGRAM (Seniors)
Application:  https://www.weber.edu/dreamweber/apply.html
Deadline:  April 1, 2019
Criteria:
-Be a legal Utah resident.
-Have a household income of $40,000 or less beginning Fall 2014.
-Qualify for federal Pell Grant funds.
-Be an undergraduate student with less than 150 credit hours.
Award:  Tuition & Fees for 2019-2020 school year

UAIIA SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application:
 www.uaiia.org/Education/Pages/Scholarships/
Deadline:  April 1, 2019
Criteria:
-3.0 GPA
-Active in extra-curricular activities through school, church, community, or work.
-Pursuing a career in insurance or business.
-Financial need may be considered.
Award:  $500-$2,000 (minimum of 3 awards)

SUU S-STEM SCHOLARSHIP
Application:  http://suu.edu/cose/stem-scholarship-app.html
Deadline:  April 1, 2019
Criteria:
-Current and future students at SUU.
-Demonstrate academic talent and financial need in the fields of Biology/Zoology/Botany, Chemistry, Engineering, Geology, and Mathematics.
-Preference given to first-generation college graduates (neither parents nor grandparents having earned a baccalaureate degree), minority students, and other students with demonstrable financial need.
Award:  $100,000 shared between 15 students

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION: TOOELE AUTOMALL DRIVE TO SUCCESS SCHOLARSHIP
Application: Drive to Success Scholarship
Deadline: April 1, 2019
Criteria:
-GPA of 3.0 or higher
-Letter of recommendation
-Essay
-Must show proof of registration at either Tooele Tech or USU before scholarship funds can be awarded
Award: Varies

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION: LIGHT YOUR FUTURE/SKILLED TRADES SCHOLARSHIP-ELECTRICIAN 
Application: Light Your Future Scholarship Application
Deadline: April 1, 2019
Criteria:
-Must have an interest in electronics or becoming an electrician
-Must be a current student of THS with a 2.5 GPA
-Complete the application form, essay, letter of recommendation and certified transcript
Award: $1,000

THE AMERICAN LEGION:  EAGLE SCOUT OF THE YEAR (ages 15-18)
Application:  www.legion.org/scholarships/eaglescout
Deadline: April 1, 2019
Criteria:

-Must be a registered, active member of a Boy Scout Troop, Varsity Scout Team, or Venturing Crew chartered to an American Legion post, American Legion Auxiliary unit or Sons of The American
Legion squadron.
OR
-Must be a registered, active member of a chartered Boy Scout Troop, Varsity Scout Team, or Venturing Crew, and the son or grandson of a Legionnaire or Auxiliary member.
AND
-Received the Eagle Scout Award.
-Be an active member of his religious institution and must have received the appropriate Boy Scout religious emblem.
-Have demonstrated practical citizenship in church, school,Scouting, and community.
-Have reached his 15th birthday and be enrolled in high school at the time of selection.
– Reside in the department (state) to which he applies
Note: Eagle Scouts still in high school who reached their 18th birthday during the nomination year remain eligible if otherwise qualified.
Award: $10,000 (one award), $2,500 (three award)

WALMART DEPENDENT SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application:  http://programs.applyists.com/walmartdependent/
Deadline:  April 2, 2019 by 5pm CST
Criteria:
-Dependent of Walmart or Sam’s Club associates (must have been employed for at least 6 consecutive months as of April 2, 2019.
-2.0 minimum GPA.
-Must have financial need and be able to demonstrate the need with required documents. (Note: Students with other funds that pay entirely for tuition, books, fees, and on-campus room and board are ineligible.)
Award:  $13,000 (over 4 years)

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION:DETROIT DIESEL RE-MANUFACTURING-WEST SKILLED TRADES AWARD (Seniors)
Application: Detroit Diesel Scholarship Application
Deadline:  April 5, 2019
Criteria:
-Applicant must be a high school senior attending a private of public high school.
-Applicant must have graduated from high school or its equivalent before July 1st of the year in which the scholarship will be used.
-GPA’s will be considering during planning.
-Applicant must plan to continue their education primarily at Applied Technology Colleges, Community Colleges, and in some cases the university level. Consideration given to students who are studying STEM related skilled trades such as manufacturing, fabrication, tool making, robotics, material composites, equipment operation and highly developed computer technologies.
Award:  $2,000 (3 awards)

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION: TOOELE COUNTY FFA SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: FFA Scholarship Application
Deadline:  April 5, 2019
Criteria:
-Submit your SAE plan
-Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
-Application, essay, one letter of recommendation (not from a FFA advisor)
Award:  $500 (6 awards), $1,000 (3 awards), $1,500 (1 award)

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION: PURPLE INNOVATION SCHOLARSHIP
Application: Purple Innovation Scholarship Application
Deadline: April 5, 2019
Criteria:
-Applicants should be seeking special training and skills in the areas of manufacturing, design, marketing and project management possibly leading to employment at Purple.
-Must be a senior graduating in May
-Essay
-List of leadership, community service and extra-curricular activities
-GPA of 3.0 or higher
-Letter of recommendation
Award: $1,500 (three awards)

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION: PURPLE PATHWAY SCHOLARSHIP
Application: Purple Pathway Scholarship Application
Deadline: April 5, 2019
Criteria:
-Scholarship must be used at Tooele Tech
-Must be a senior graduating in May
-GPA of 2.5 or higher
-Essay
-Letter of recommendation
– List of experiences you have participated in at school and in the community, particularly as they relate to your chosen employment goals
Award: $500 (ten total awards)

CHARTWAY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION: DIRECTORS’ MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: https://www.chartway.com/directors-memorial-scholarship-program.html
Deadline:  TBD
Criteria:
-Member must be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree.
-Each applicant must have his/her own account or be the joint owner of an account prior to submission.
-The account must be in good standing by March 31, 2018. An account in good standing means owning at least one share of the credit union.
Award:  $3,000 (7 awards)

AMERICAN FIRE SPRINKLER ESSAY (Seniors)
Application www.afsascholarship.org
Deadline:  April 7, 2019
Criteria:
-Must be a U.S. citizen
-Applicants are put into a random drawing
Award:  $2,000 (10 nationally)

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION: BARRICK MERCUR SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: Barrick Scholarship Application
Deadline:  April 12, 2019
Criteria:
-Must be a 2019 graduate of THS, SHS, or GHS.
-Special consideration is given to students who have not been awarded other significant scholarships.
-This scholarship is not renewable.
-Payment of this scholarship will be made following receipt of a copy of your class schedule for your freshman year registration.
-Payment of this scholarship may be deferred for a 1 to 2 year period upon written request.
-Application, transcript, one letter of recommendation, essay.
Award:  $500-$1,000 (multiple awards)

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION: RICHARD K. WARNER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Application: Richard K. Memorial Scholarship Application
Deadline: April 12, 2019
Criteria:
-Seniors or juniors graduating early
-Cumulative GPA of 3.0
-List of extra-curricular activities
-Letter of recommendation, essay and transcript with ACT scores
Award: $500 (two awards)

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION: THINK HIGHER EDUCATION, GO LOCAL
Application: Think Higher Education Scholarship Application
Deadline: April 12, 2019
Criteria:
-Must comply with all application requirements for Tooele Tech and USU
-Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
-Include a transcript with ACT scores listed
-Letter of recommendation and essay
Award: $500

SNOW COLLEGE:  AUDITIONS FOR DANCE ENSEMBLE & BADGERETTES (Seniors)
Website:  http://www.snow.edu/dance/auditions.html
Audition Dates:  TBD
Criteria:
-Plan to attend Snow College in the Fall of 2018.
-Bring a 3×5 black and white head shot and $10 audition fee
-Perform one-minute solo.
-Complete the application form.
Awards:  Scholarships and membership in Snow College Dance Performing Groups

THS ALUMNI FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: Available from Mrs. Dangerfield in the Counseling Office or it can be downloaded from this link: 2018 THS Alumni Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: TBD
Criteria:
-Seniors who are graduating from THS in 2018.
-Plan to attend college.
-Have not received significant scholarships from other sources.
-This scholarship cannot be deferred.
-Application, transcript, and optional additional information.
Award: $1,000 dollars (two awards)

BYU MANAGEMENT SOCIETY SCHOLARSHIPS (Seniors)
Application: https://form.jotform.com/72768697270977
Deadline:  TBD

Criteria:
-Must be a high school senior and resident in Salt Lake, Davis, or Tooele County.
-Must show recent community or religious service activity.
-Must demonstrate financial need.
-Must be planning to attend an accredited college or university, including trade/technical schools, within the state of Utah or an LDS Church college on a full-time basis.
-Do NOT need to be a BYU student or LDS.
-This scholarship may be deferred for religious or military service.
Award:  $500-$3,000 (depending on need and merit)

MEN’S ITALIAN AMERICAN CIVIC LEAGUE (Seniors)
Application:  www.italianamericancivicleague.com/scholarships-2/
Deadline:  TBD
Criteria:
-Outstanding graduating high school senior of Italian ancestry (at least one of the student’s parents must be of Italian ancestry).
-Application, essay.
Award:  $1,000 (1 award)

USU:  SONNE SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: http://www.mountainwest.usu.edu/scholarship-sonne_conway_elaine
or from Mrs. Dangerfield in the Counseling Office
Deadline:  TBD
Criteria:
-Graduating high school senior.
-Show talent and potential for continued leadership.
-Must be a U.S. citizen.
Award:  $1,200 (two awards)

JIFFY LUBE UTAH “YOUR TURN BEHIND THE WHEEL” SCHOLARSHIP
(Ages 15-17)

Application: www.yourturn2apply.com/UTdrivers.htm
Deadline:  April 18, 2019
Criteria:
-Students between the ages of 15 and 17.
-Students currently attending high school and currently enrolled in a driver’s education program either in the private sector or in Utah’s public high schools for the 2019-2020 school year.
-Complete a short application and write a 500 word essay on “What Drives You?”.
Award:  $6,500 (one award) and $1,500 (two awards)

USU:  AFRICAN-AMERICAN LEADERSHIP AWARD (Seniors)
Application: African American Leadership Award
Deadline: TBD
Criteria:
-African American high school senior.
-Demonstrated leadership both in high school and in the community.
-Must be a U.S. citizen and a Utah resident.
Award:  $1,200 ($600 per semester)

SIGNET CLASSICS STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY (juniors and seniors)
Application: Signet Essay Scholarship Contest
Deadline: April 15, 2019
Criteria:
-Junior or Senior in high school
-U.S. citizen
-Have to read Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain and then pick one of five essay topics
Award: $1,000

LIFE’S WORTH LIVING FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: http://lifesworthlivingfoundation.org/scholarships-and-other-assistance/ 
Deadline: TBD
Criteria:
-High school senior enrolled in the Tooele County School District
-Cumulative 2.5 GPA
-Survivor of suicide (example: loss of parent or sibling to suicide)
Award: $1,000

2018 STUDENT-VIEW SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM (Seniors)
Application:  http://student-view.com/ScholarshipWmap.html
Deadline:  TBD
Criteria:  
-Must be a high school senior who plans to attend a four-year college, community/junior college or career school.
-Log on to website and complete survey.
Award:  $4,000 (1 award), $1,000 (2 awards), $500 (10 awards)

A.L. ENGLAND BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP FOR TOOELE HIGH SCHOOL (Seniors)
Application: A.L. England Business 2018 or from Mrs. Dangerfield in the Counseling Office
Deadline:  TBD
Criteria:
-Applicants post-high school plans include a profession in business.
-Applicant is involved in one of the following activities–teacher assistant in a school office, working internship, or work-based learning in a business.
-Applicant’s high school classes include an emphasis in business courses or an emphasis in the A+ Certification program.
-Applicant has received awards or recognition in business.
-Applicant is a positive role model.
-Application, resume, transcript, essay.
Award:  $1,000

A.L. ENGLAND MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR TOOELE HIGH SCHOOL (Seniors)
Application: A.L. England Music Scholarship or from Mrs. Dangerfield in the Counseling Office
Deadline: TBD
Criteria:
-Applicant has been in a music program all four years of high school.
-Applicant performs in Tooele High School music program contests each year.
-Applicant has received awards for musical accomplishments that are not related to an ancillary role such as flag carrier.
-Applicant is actively involved in their community, school, or volunteers on a regular basis.
-Applicant is faithful in participation, support and effort in a music program.
-Applicant provides voluntary help beyond the required classroom/performance time.
-Applicant mentors other music students.
-Applicant is a positive role model.
-Applicant shows continuing improvement each year while in a music program.
-Applicant is not necessarily a top musician, but has the potential to become an accomplished musician.
Award: $1,000

2019 GRADU SCHOLARSHIP DESIGN A BETTER FUTURE (Seniors)
Application: www.honorsgraduation.com/graduation-scholarship
Deadline:  April 28, 2019

Criteria:
-High school senior
-Planning on attending an accredited college or university in the Fall
-Scholarships for projects in the following mediums:  art, photography, video, music, and creative writing.
Award:  $1,0000 (5 awards)

UTAH BOYS’ STATE (Junior boys)
Conference Dates:  June 10-14, 2019 at Weber State University
Application: https://continue.weber.edu/boysstate/registrationinfo.aspx

Deadline:  April 31, 2019 
Criteria:
-High school boys who have just completed their junior year of high school.
-Must complete application and pay fee by deadline (May 10, 2019).
Cost:  $400

SCHOLARSHIP WEBSITES:
www.unigo.com
www.highfivescholarships.com
www.fastweb.com
www.cappex.com
www.scholarships.com
www.zinch.com