Scholarship Deadlines Coming UP

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Remember to apply for these two scholarship before September 30. Each one is worth $1,000!

MAKE YOUR MARK SCHOLARSHIP (kingergarten-12 grade)
Application: Make Your Mark Application
Deadline: September 30, 2020
Criteria:
-Must be in school in Utah
-Grades kindergarten through 12th grade
-Design a bookmark
Award: $1,000

DON’T TEXT AND DRIVE SCHOLARSHIP (9-12 grade)
Application: Don’t Text and Drive Application
Deadline: September 30, 2020
Criteria
:  You must be a high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior or a current or entering college or graduate school student of any level. Home schooled students are also eligible. There is no age limit. You must also be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.
Description:  You will be asked to write a 140 character statement about texting and driving.  Finalists will be asked to submit a 500 to 1,000 word essay about texting and driving.
Award: $1,000

College Scholarship Deadlines March 1st

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Seniors, there are a few colleges that have deadlines of March 1st if you are applying for academic scholarships to those schools. Here is the list of schools you need to apply to before March 1st to be considered for these academic scholarships.

Dixie State University-March 1st ($35 application fee)

Southern Utah University-March 1st ($50 application fee)

Snow College-March 1st ($30 application fee)

Click the link above and it will take you right to the apply page for that school.

Upcoming Deadlines

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THere is a lot of money to be had with these scholarships, so get your applications done today!

*The Regents’ scholarship priority deadline is December 6th and you will need to send a certified transcript to them ASAP. Please come to the counseling office to collect your transcript.

NATIONAL HONORS SOCIETY SCHOLARSHIP(Seniors)
Application: www.nhs.us/scholarship
Deadline: December 6, 2019
Criteria:
-Senior members of National Honors Society who are in good standing
Awards:
575 national semi-finalists $3,200
24 national finalists $5,625
1 national winner $25,000

COMCAST LEADERS AND ACHIEVERS (Seniors)
Application: https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/leadersandachievers/
Deadline
: December 6, 2019
Criteria:
-Have a demonstrated commitment to community service, outstanding qualities in character, integrity and leadership.
-Plan to attend college, university, vocational or technical school in the U.S.
-Demonstrate leadership abilities in school activities or through work experience.
-Strong commitment to and involvement in community service.
-GPA of 3.0 or higher.
-Full-time high school senior.
-Demonstrate financial need.
Award: $2,500
Many Tooele students have won this award before.  Apply today!

REGENTS’ SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application:  https://stepuputah.com/regentsscholarship/
Application opens on November 15, 2019
Deadline:  Dec. 6, 2019 (Priority Deadline), February 3, 2020 (Regular Deadline)
Criteria:
-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
-Earn at least a 22 on the ACT
-Apply for the FAFSA
-Meet college enrollment or deferment requirements
Award: Every student who meets the requirements for the scholarship can receive a one-time award. Award amounts will be determined annually based on available funding. 

THE SCIENCE AMBASSADOR SCHOLARSHIP (Senior girls)
Application: https://www.scienceambassadorscholarship.org/#apply
Deadline: December 9, 2019
Criteria:
-Must be a high school senior girl
-Film a three minute video of yourself explaining a STEM topic you are passionate about-a mini lecture, not a personal statement
-Must upload video to YouTube marked “public”
Award: Full tuition scholarship

Deadlines Coming Up and Last Day to Apply to the U for Scholarships

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Today is the final day to apply to the U of U to be considered for academic scholarships. If you haven’t already finished, get it done today.

November 5th is the final deadline for the Elks Scholarship (this one takes a bit so make sure you have time to complete)

November 5th is the final deadline for Aspirations in Computing for Women Award

November 8th is the final deadline for the Utah Visual Arts Competition

Get applying!

Scholarship Deadlines Coming Up!

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I have listed here eight scholarships that are due in a few days.  Three of them are for the Math department at USU, so if you are majoring in math and attending USU next Fall, apply now.  There are also two scholarships, the Jiffy Lube (ages 16-18) and the Google scholarships that (K-12) are not specifically for seniors.  Apply today!

USU: DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS SCHOLARSHIPS–Neville & Annie Hunsaker Scholarship (Seniors)
Application:  http://www.math.usu.edu/undergraduate/financial-aid/ 
Deadline:  March 15, 2018
Criteria:
-Superior high school students who enroll as full-time mathematics or mathematics education majors at USU.
Award: $1,200 (two or more awards)

USU: DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS SCHOLARSHIPS–Joe & Carletta Elich (Seniors)
Application:  http://www.math.usu.edu/undergraduate/financial-aid/ 
Deadline:  March 15, 2019
Criteria:
-Must be an undergraduate major in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at USU while receiving the award.
-Applicants are judged on academic achievement, financial need, and personal integrity.
Award: Two or more awards

USU: DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS SCHOLARSHIPS–Arthur Van Vliet Scholarship (Seniors)
Application:  http://www.math.usu.edu/undergraduate/financial-aid/ 
Deadline:  March 15, 2019
Criteria:

-Must be an undergraduate major in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at USU and registered for 12 credits per semester while receiving the award.
Award: Amount varies.

ALCU YOUTH ACTIVIST SCHOLARSHIP (Senior)
Application: https://www.acluutah.org/resources/item/559-youth-activist-scholarship
Deadline: March 15, 2019
Criteria:
-High school senior planning on attending an accredited college or university
-Must have a 3.0 GPA
-Have proof of strong commitment to civil liberties through some form of activism addressing such issues as equality, racial justice, free speech, religious freedom, tolerance, and privacy.
-U.S. Citizen
-Demonstrate financial need
Award: At least two $1,500 awards

2017 JUMP START FINANCIAL LITERACY SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: http://www.utahjumpstart.org/
Deadline:  March 15, 2019
Criteria:
-Utah high school senior enrolled at an accredited Utah school who has successfully completed or is currently enrolled in the financial literacy course required for graduation.
-Plan to pursue post-secondary education.
-Application process:  Complete a college application, create a 1-2 minute YouTube video answering the following question “How do you plan to pay for college while keeping your debt to a minimum?” , complete scholarship application.
Award:  $1,250 (6 awards)

UTAH JIFFY LUBE TEEN DRIVER ELIGIBILITY SCHOLARSHIP (ages 16-18)
Application:  www.yourturn2apply.com/UTothers.htm
Deadline:  March 18, 2019
Criteria:
-Students, already licensed, between the ages of 16-18.
Students currently attending high school in Utah’s public high schools for the 2018-2019 school year.
-Complete a short application and write a 500 word essay on What Drives You?”.
Award:  $6,500 (two awards), $1,500 (two awards)

DOODLE FOR GOOGLE SCHOLARSHIP (grades K-12)
Application: Doodle for Google Application
Deadline: March 18, 2019
Criteria:
-Artists create their doodles using whatever materials they want.
-Write an artist statement about what you have drawn and how it represents something that inspires you.
-Fill out the required form and sign it.
-High school students will be judged with other students from grades 10-12
-U.S. Citizen or permanent legal resident
Award: 53 total prizes. Prizes range from $5,000 up to $30,000