Start Your College Applications Today!

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Now is a great time to get your applications started for college. I have waiver codes for Snow College, Southern Utah University, Dixie State University and the University of Utah. If you want to get these done before we start Utah College Application Week next month, I highly encourage it.

If you do apply, please email me so that I can give you the waiver code for the schools that have them. I am also happy to zoom with you to help with the application during the school shutdown.

*BYU’s priority deadline is November 1st, it is a lengthy application process. Get is started!

*The University of Utah is also a bit lengthy and is on the Common App. If you are applying to out of state schools as well, this will be helpful.

Don’t forget to complete your FAFSA!

SUU application
Dixie application
SLCC application
USU application
Weber application
Westminster application
UVU application
Snow College application
BYU application
Ensign College application (former LDSBC)
U of U application

Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship Apply Today!

Most Valuable Student Scholarships

Seniors, don’t forget to get this application done. This one takes some time to complete. If you have questions on the application process, please ask!

Deadline: November 15, 2020
-Any high school senior who is a citizen of the United States is eligible to apply.
-Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks
-Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.
-Male and female students compete separately
-Take either the ACT or SAT before, October 10, 2020 in order to qualify for the MVS Scholarship.
Award: Two $50,000 scholarships, two $40,000 scholarships, two $30,000 scholarships, 14 $20,000 scholarships, 480 $4,000 scholarships.

Scholarship Deadlines Coming Up

Check out these scholarships. While the school is closed, please take the time to work on scholarships, FAFSA and college applications. If you need help I am available by phone, email or even a zoom call to help out.

Click the links below to apply!

Deadline: October 17, 2020
-Open to sophomores, juniors and seniors
-The main requirement is that you are committed to going to school and can express your goals for getting a higher education.
-Financial need is NOT considered
Award: $1,000

NATIONAL and STATE (Two separate applications)

Deadline:  Oct. 25, 2020 by 5:00 PM Eastern Time
-Be enrolled full-time as a high school senior in the United States, progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2021 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation.
-Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution).
-Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity.
-Co-curricular/community service activities.
-Maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0.
-Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required).
-Be a United States citizen.
-Utah scholarship requires Utah citizenship.
Award:  National – $25,000 (106 awards)
State – $10,000 (7 awards)

Application: Coca Cola Scholars Application

Deadline:  October 31, 2020
-Current high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the United States (or select DoD schools).
-U.S. Citizens; U.S. Nationals; U.S. Permanent Residents; Refugees; Asylees; Cuban-Haitian Entrants; or Humanitarian Parolees.
-Anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application.
-Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution.
-Carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA at the end of their junior year of high school.
-Based on leadership, achievement, and character
Award:  $20,000 (150 awards) and Community College stipends that vary from $1,000-$1,500 (200 awards).

Deadline: October 31, 2020 11:00 PM PST
-14 years or older
-Accepted or enrolled in high school or college
Award: Each quarter, two students will be awarded $1,000

Application: Zombie Apocalypse Application
Deadline: October 31, 2020
-14 and older can apply
-Accepted into a post secondary program (enroll no later than 2026) of higher education
Award: $2,000

USU Open House and Scholarships!

Are you considering USU? Come meet with the advisors tomorrow at the USU Tooele Extension to find out more information. Apply before you go, and receive scholarships on the spot! And as always, Aggie ice cream! Please bring your high school transcripts.

When? October 8th from 5-7 PM
Where? USU Tooele, Science and Tech. Building. 345 S. Tooele Blvd
*Time slots are limited so register today*

Click here to apply to USU

Do You Have Enough Service for College and Scholarship Applications?

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Do you have enough service? Remember, colleges and scholarship committees like to see service on your application. If you are lacking in that area and are not sure of where to find service I have an opportunity just for you. The best part is that it is right here in Tooele.

First opportunity:
You can work at the food pantry, making lunch kits

Second opportunity:
You can work at the thrift store sorting and hanging donated clothing

If you are interested, you can contact the following or see Mrs. Dangerfield in the Counseling Office:

Jeanine Richens