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, 2020
Criteria:
-Must be a U.S. citizen
-Applicants are put into a random drawing
Award:  $2,000 (10 nationally)

OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: Opportunity scholarship application
Application opens on: November 15, 2021
Priority Deadline:  December 3, 2021
Regular Deadline: February 1, 2022
Criteria: *these requirements are for the class of 2022 only, for classes beginning with 2023 refer to the below requirements*
-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
-Apply for the FAFSA (will need 2020 tax information)
-Meet college enrollment or deferment requirements
Award: Every student who meets the requirements for the scholarship may receive an award.  Award amounts will be determined annually based on available funding.

Criteria for Opportunity Scholarship for Classes beginning with 2023
-Earn a 3.3 cumulative high school GPA
-Complete 3 advanced courses
-Complete 1 Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), or Concurrent Enrollment (CE) course in each of the core areas of high school graduation:
math,
science, and
language arts
-Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
-Graduate from a Utah high school

SUU OFF-CAMPUS HOUSING SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors planning to attend SUU in 2021-2022)
Application:
  http://suu.edu/ss/financial/secure/housing-scholarship.html
Deadline:  February 1, 2021
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:
2020-2021 Utah Elks Scholarship Application or see Mrs. Dangerfield
Deadline:   February 3, 2021 (Submitted to Mrs. Dangerfield)
Criteria:
-High school senior planning to attend a vocational or technical school.
-Will need 2 letters of recommendation
-Will need high school transcript
-Will need high school profile (can get from Counseling Office)
-Complete the application
Award:  Varies (number of awards vary as well).

ELKS SPECIAL NEEDS STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application:
2020-2021 Utah Elks Scholarship Application or see Mrs. Dangerfield
Deadline:  February 3, 2021 (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.
-Will need 2 letters of recommendation
-Will need high school transcript
-Will need high school profile (can get from Counseling Office)
-Complete the application
Award:  Varies (number of awards varies as well).

UNIVERSITY OF UTAH SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES (Seniors)
Application: https://utah.academicworks.com/
Deadline: February 1, 2021
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

HISPANIC COLLEGE FUND (Seniors)
Application: https://www.hsf.net/scholarship
Deadline: February 15, 2021
Criteria:
-Must be of Hispanic heritage
-Minimum 3.0
-Plan to enroll in a four year public university
-U.S. Citizen, permanent legal resident, DACA or eligible non-citizen (as defined by FAFSA)
-Complete FAFSA
Award: $500-$5,000

AFA TEENS FOR ALZHEIMER’S AWARENESS SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application:  www.afateens.org
Deadline:  February 15, 2021
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

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION: MAYOR DEBBIE WINN LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP
Application: Mayor Debbie Winn Leadership Scholarship Application
Deadline:  February 19, 2021
Criteria:

-Complete and submit the application form.
-Senior students from Tooele High School may apply.
-GPA of 3.0 or higher (certified transcript including ACT scores is required)
-Letter of recommendation
-Essay
-List of leadership experiences.
-List of community service projects.
Award:  $1,500 (or 3 scholarships at $500 each)

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION:  “GO LOCAL” TOOELE KIWANIS SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: Kiwanis Go Local Scholarship Application
Deadline:  February 19, 2021
Criteria:
-Complete and submit application form.
-Senior students from any Tooele County School District High Schools
-Minimum GPA of 2.5 or higher (certified transcript required)
-Essay – not to exceed 800 words using the prompt provided
-Letter of recommendation
-Applicants must be planning to attend the Tooele Technical College or USU in Tooele.
Award:  One $500 award and one $1,000 award

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION: TOOELE VALLEY ROTARY CLUB SCHOLARSHIP
Application: Rotary Club Service Above Self Scholarship Application
Deadline: February 19, 2021
Criteria:
-Complete and submit the application form.
-Senior students graduating from any Tooele County School District high school may apply.
-Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher to during high school (certified transcripts required)
-Essay – not to exceed 800 words using the prompt provided.
-Letter of recommendation
Award: $500

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION: ARTHUR W. BROTHERS COMMUNICATIONS/TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: Arthur Brothers Scholarship Application
Deadline: February 19, 2021
Criteria:
-Complete and submit application packet.
-GPA of 2.5 or higher (certified transcript required).
-Essay, not to exceed 800 words.
-List of community service projects with which you have been involved.
-List of leadership opportunities that have helped you grow.
-Letter of recommendation.
Award: One $1,000 award and two $500 awards

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION: TOOELE MOTOR COMPANY DRIVE TO SUCCESS SCHOLARSHIP
Application: Drive to Success Scholarship
Deadline: February 19, 2021
Criteria:
-Complete and submit the application form.
-Senior students graduating from Stansbury, Tooele or Grantsville may apply.
-GPA of 3.0 or higher
-Essay not to exceed 800 words is required.
-Letter of recommendation.
-It is intended for the scholarship to be used within the academic year following high school graduation. Scholarship may be deferred upon written request.
Award: $1,000 (two awards)

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION:DETROIT DIESEL SKILLED TRADE AND STEM SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)Application: Detroit Diesel Scholarship Application
Deadline:  February 19, 2021
Criteria:
-Senior or junior graduating early from Tooele, Stansbury or Grantsville High school.
-Essay, not to exceed 800 words. “Why I want to work in a Skilled Trades or STEM field.”
-Letter of recommendation
-List of community service projects that you have been involved with
-List and describe leadership experience
Award:  $1,000 (6 awards)

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION: PURPLE INNOVATION SCHOLARSHIP
Application: Purple Innovation Scholarship Application
Deadline: February 19, 2021
Criteria:
-Complete and submit application packet.
-GPA of 3.0 or higher (certified transcript required).
-Essay – not to exceed 800 words.
-List of experiences you have participated in at school and in the community, particularly as they relate to your chosen career path.
Award: $1,500 (three awards)

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION: PURPLE PATHWAY SCHOLARSHIP
Application: Purple Pathway Scholarship Application
Deadline: February 19, 2021
Criteria:
-Complete and submit all information on the application form.
-Students graduating from Tooele County School District may apply.
-Scholarship is to be used only at Tooele Technical College.
-GPA of 2.5 or higher (certified transcript required)
-Essay – not to exceed 800 words using the prompt provided.
-List of experiences you have participated in at school and in the community, particularly as they relate to your chosen career path.
Award: $500 (ten total awards) Tooele Tech will match this scholarship totaling $1,000.

DOODLE FOR GOOGLE SCHOLARSHIP (grades K-12)
Application: Doodle for Google Application
Deadline: February 26, 2021
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

UTAH GIRLS STATE (Junior Girls)*
Conference Dates:   at Weber State University
Information: https://continue.weber.edu/girlsstate/
Application: Get from Mrs. Dangerfield 

Deadline:  February 26, 2021
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

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