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

Upcoming Scholarship Deadlines

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Seniors, these scholarships are due over the next couple of weeks.  Don’t lose out on this money for college!  Also, if you are applying for Regents’ and have not submitted your high school or college transcripts (if applicable) please visit the Counseling Office to get your high school transcript today.

UTAH OFFICE OF EDUCATIONAL OFFICE PROFESSIONALS SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: UAEOP Judy Anderson Student Scholarship
Deadline: January 31, 2019
Criteria:
-Student must intend to continue his/her education in an office-related business program.
-Utah senior in high school.
-Must have completed two or more year-long business education courses such as: computer classes, keyboarding/typing, marketing, business communication, accounting, office practices and procedures, bookkeeping, desktop publishing and/or business law.
Award: $500

REGENTS’ SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application:  https://stepuputah.com/regentsscholarship/ 
Deadline:  Dec. 7, 2018 (Priority Deadline), February 1, 2019 (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. Students can earn a supplemental award if they have contributed to a my529 program in years 14, 15, and 16.  If students show financial need, they may also receive a supplemental award.

SUU OFF-CAMPUS HOUSING SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors planning to attend SUU in 2019-2020)
Application:  http://suu.edu/ss/financial/secure/housing-scholarship.html
Deadline:  February 1, 2019
Criteria:
-Students must be enrolled full-time.
-GPA of 3.0 or greater.
*PLEASE NOTE: If you feel you have extenuating circumstances please call Lauren Matlock or Tiffany Smith at 435-586-7735.
Award:  Up to 75% of housing costs for 1 year (must reapply each year).

ELKS SCHOLARSHIP FOR TECH/VOCATIONAL SCHOOL (Seniors)
Application:  Available from Mrs. Dangerfield
Deadline:   February 1, 2019 (Submitted to Mrs. Dangerfield)
Criteria:
-High school senior planning to attend a vocational or technical school.
Award:  Varies (number of awards vary as well).

ELKS SPECIAL NEEDS STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application:
  Available from Mrs. Dangerfield
Deadline:  February 1, 2019 (Submitted to Mrs. Dangerfield)
Criteria:
-High School Senior with Special Needs, i.e. learning disability or health problems.
-Application must include a supporting letter from a doctor/professional person stating the nature of the Special Needs Condition.
Award:  Varies (number of awards varies as well).

CTE SCHOLARSHIPS AND TUITION AWARDS (Seniors)
Application:  https://schools.utah.gov/cte/resources/scholarshipsawards 
or from Mrs. Dangerfield in the counseling office
Deadline:  February 1, 2019
Criteria:
-Graduating high school senior.
-Planning to attend a postsecondary institution in a CTE program that is a two-year Associate Degree program or less or planning to teach in a CTE area (a four-year program).
-Must be a CTE student.
-Must have a valid Career and Technical Education occupational goal.
-Make sure the CTE program he/she wants to take is actually offered and the institution he/she wants to attend.
-Immediate employment after completing the training is a requirement for all potential award recipients.
-Must be lawfully present in the U.S.
-Must be a Utah resident.
-Student may accept other private scholarships, but cannot accept this and another scholarship from the same college or university.
-Several colleges and universities also require a 3.0 cumulative GPA .
Award:  Varies (over 100 scholarships offered)

UNIVERSITY OF UTAH SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES (Seniors)
Application: https://utah.academicworks.com/
Deadline: February 1, 2019
Criteria:
-Must have completed the general application to the University of Utah
-Read the scholarship eligibility requirements to make sure you meet the eligibility requirements
Award: Varies