College Day is in a Week! (Juniors)

Juniors, it really is almost here!  The one and only time that all the colleges will be here at Tooele High to visit only with the junior class.  Here is a real opportunity to see what these great Utah colleges have to offer in the form of education, scholarships and experience.  Please pick three that you are interested in learning more about and meet in the Small Gym at 8:00 am.

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Engineering State for USU-Registration Open

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What is Engineering State?

It’s a fun-filled 4-day summer camp (June 3-6) for students entering their senior year of high school. Participants explore how engineering has changed our world and learn what earning a degree in engineering is all about. Many of USU’s graduates have majored in engineering and now have successful, fulfilling careers

Junior students interested in attending Engineering State should apply today.  The cost is $250 for all meals and accommodations. The camp takes place at USU Logan. Those students interested in science, math and technology should apply.  A 3.0 GPA is required.

Interested in applying? Please click here

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

SLCC Scholarship Deadline February 1st

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The deadline for scholarships at SLCC is February 1st.  You have to be admitted into SLCC before you can apply for scholarships, so if you have not applied, now is the time.

*You are not automatically considered for scholarships with your college application, the scholarship application is separate*

If you would like to apply or need to apply for scholarships, here are the links for both:

Apply to SLCC

Apply for SLCC Scholarships

If you need help with applying or have questions, please see Mrs. Dangerfield

Girls State Applications Now Available (Junior Girls)

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The application for Girls State is now available.  Girls State is available for Junior Girls only. Please see Mrs. Dangerfield for more information.

The dates for Girls State at Weber State University are: June 3-8, 2019 and the cost is $400.

Click the link below for a detailed description of what Girls State is and why you should attend.

Girls State Information