February 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

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

 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).

ANNUAL NATIONAL FFA PINK TRACTOR SCHOLARSHIP 
Application: https://www.ffa.org/participate/scholarships
Deadline: February 1, 2018
Criteria:
-Must have a 3.0
-Applicants must be female living on a farm in the U.S. and demonstrate an interest in managing a farm.
-FFA members pursuing a degree in agricultural business management, farm and ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing.
Award: 1,000

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: TBD
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

LIFE IN A LETTER SCHOLARSHIP SLAM
Application: http://powerpoetry.org/poetry-slams/life-letter-scholarship-slam
Deadline: TBD
Eligibility:
-Current high school student
-Planning on attending college after high school
Award: $1,000

UTAH GIRLS STATE (Junior Girls)*
Conference Dates:  June 3-8 2019, at Weber State University
Information: https://continue.weber.edu/girlsstate/
Application:  
Deadline:  TBD turn application into Mrs. Dangerfield in the Counseling Office
Criteria:
-High school girls who have just completed their junior year of high school.

-Girls selected based on scholastic, leadership, service accomplishments, interview skills, and the potential to learn and grow from this experience.
Cost: $400

AFA TEENS FOR ALZHEIMER’S AWARENESS SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application:  www.afateens.org
Deadline:  February 15, 2019
Criteria:
-High school senior planning to attend 4 year accredited college or university.
-Write an autobiography:  1,200-1,500 word essay about Alzheimer’s effect on you and your family, and a brief 200-word biography.
Award:  $500 – $5,000

WOMEN’S ITALIAN AMERICAN CIVIC LEAGUE (Seniors)
Application: www.italianamericancivicleague.com or see Mrs. Dangerfield in the Counseling Office
Deadline: February 13, 2019
Criteria:
-Must be of Italian ancestry and a 2019 graduate of a Utah school
-Official transcripts with a copy of ACT or SAT scores
-Outline of extracurricular activities
-Summary of future educational goals and why you are the best candidate for this scholarship.
-A personal essay (max 300 words) describing:
a. The applicants Italian ancestry
b. How this ancestry has influenced your life
Award: $1,000

KEYS TO SUCCESS: PAUL MITCHELL THE SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP
Application:  https://www.ktsutah.com/

Deadline:  TBD (Sometime in March)

Criteria:
-High school seniors
-Seniors must qualify for minimum requirements of Paul Mitchell Schools.-Interested students must submit a completed application and short essay.
Award:  $1,000 (multiple awards)

KEYS TO SUCCESS:  TOOELE APPLIED TECHNOLOGY COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: https://www.ktsutah.com/
Deadline:  TBD (Sometime in March)
Criteria:
-High school senior.
-Seniors must qualify for minimum requirements of Tooele Tech.
-Students are required to certify that they are a U.S. citizen or a citizen of another country who is lawfully present in the U.S.
-Interested students must submit a completed application and short essay.
Award:  $500

KEYS TO SUCCESS:  WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY RICHARDS INSTITUTE ETHICS SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: https://www.ktsutah.com/
Deadline:  TBD (Sometime in March)
Criteria:
-High school senior.
-Official high school transcript including current GPA and ACT scores.
-Verification of high school graduation date by high school administrator.
-Submission of a 500 word ethics essay.  Essay submissions should be double spaced, titled, have your name and high school, and accompany your application.
Award:  $1,000

KEYS TO SUCCESS: SLCC SUCCESS IN EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: https://www.ktsutah.com/
Deadline: TBD (Sometime in March)
Criteria:
-High school senior.
-Must meet the minimum requirements of SLCC.
-Interested students must submit a completed application and a short essay.
Award: $1,000

KEYS TO SUCCESS: NIGHTINGALE COLLEGE (Seniors)
Application: https://www.ktsutah.com/
Deadline: TBD (Sometime in March)
Criteria:
-High school senior.
-Must enroll in the Bachelors of Nursing program to receive scholarship.
-Must complete application, write a short essay and provide two letters of recommendation.
Award: (Three different awards) Presidential scholarship-25% off tuition, $1,500 off each semester for 8 semesters, $2,000 scholarship

GOVERNOR’S HONORS ACADEMY at Southern Utah University (Juniors)
Application: www.suu.edu/gha 
Deadline:  TBD
GHA Dates
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Criteria:
-The Governor’s Honors Academy was founded in 1988 through a vision of Utah corporate and political leaders. The Academy is organized to provide Utah high school students with an opportunity to learn, lead and interact with some of the foremost leaders in business, technology, humanities, science, education, communication and social science. Through interaction with leaders and mentors, students enhance their desire to learn and strive for excellence.
-3.75 GPA
-ACT score (You will need to complete the February 2019 ACT in order to have your score back in time to apply.)
-Cost:  $1,000 with sponsorship packets available for selected students  (covers all expenses except travel to the GHA and spending money)
Award:  6 college credits and a 4-year scholarship to SUU! (50 state-wide)

UTAH PTA/PTSA Scholarship (Seniors)
Application: See Mrs. Dangerfield for the application
Deadline: TBD
Criteria:
-Must be graduating from high school in May 2019
-Must be accepted to a college, university or technical school
-Must be a current PTA/PTSA member
-Must have 3.0 GPA
Award: $1,000 (three awards)

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