March Scholarships

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NICHE NO ESSAY CONTEST
Application: Niche No Essay Contest
D
eadline: The end of every month
Criteria: Has to create an account, no other eligibility required
Award: $2,000

AMERICAN FIRE SPRINKLER ESSAY (Seniors)
ApplicationAmerican Fire Sprinkler Essay
Deadline:  Now through April 1, 2020
Criteria:
-Must be a U.S. citizen
-Applicants are put into a random drawing
Award:  $2,000 (10 nationally)

U of U:  ACCESS PROGRAM FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE AND MATH(Senior girls)
Application:  science.utah.edu/students/access.php
Deadline:  March 1, 2020
C
riteria:.
-Dates for the mandatory summer science course are June 15-July 31, 2020.
-Designed to introduce students to university research lab working alongside a professional scientist in a field of the student’s choice.
-7 week summer program which fulfills 3 University general education credit hours.
Award: $4,500

2020 YOUTHLINC YOUNG HUMANITARIAN AWARD (Seniors and Juniors)
Application:  http://www.youthlinc.org/programs/young-humanitarian-award/
Deadline:  March 1, 2020
Criteria:
-Applicants must be residents of Utah, US citizens or legal residents.
-Applicants must be a Junior or Senior in a Utah high school.
-Certified transcripts are requested only as proof of enrollment. The Youthlinc Utah Young Humanitarian Award rewards service, not Grade Point Average (GPA).
Award:  $5,000 (1 award), $3,000 (1 award), $1,000 (3 awards)

USU EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors) Application: https://www.usu.edu/admissions/scholarships/edop
Deadline:  March 1, 2020
Criteria:
-Multicultural and First Generation students.
-Minimum 3.0 GPA
-Minimum 20 ACT or 980 SAT
-Demonstrate financial need.
-Applicants agree to us the scholarship in consecutive semesters, unless a deferment or leave of absence is requested (military service, medical considerations, or church service)
-Personal essay must accompany the application (1-2 pages, double-spaced)
-Must be a U.S. citizen or have permanent resident status
Award:  Range from $500 to full tuition

MAUREEN L. & HOWARD N. BLITMAN, P.E., SCHOLARSHIP TO PROMOTE DIVERSITY IN ENGINEERING (Seniors)
Application:  www.nspe.org/resources/students/scholarships/maureen-l-howard-n-blitman-pe-scholarship-promote-diversity
Deadline: March 1, 2020
Criteria:
-Member of an underrepresented ethnic minority in the field of engineering: African-American, Hispanic, or Native American.
-Accepted into an ABET-accredited engineering program at a four-year college or university.
-Must be a U.S. citizen.
Award:  $5,000

SUSAN W. CODA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP (Senior girls)
Application: 2019 Susan W. Coda Memorial Scholarship Fund Application
Deadline:  March 1, 2020
Criteria:
-Utah resident at the time of application.
-Have attended a high school or college in Utah.
-Provide proof of acceptance to a four-year college or university located outside the state of Utah.
-Have a 3.8 GPA or higher and high SAT/ACT scores.
-Demonstrate leadership abilities.
-Participate in extra-curricular school activities.
-Be involved in community affairs.
Award:  Varies

THE AMERICAN LEGION:  EAGLE SCOUT OF THE YEAR (ages 15-18)
Application:  www.legion.org/scholarships/eaglescout
Deadline: March 1, 2020
Criteria:

-Must be a registered, active member of a Boy Scout Troop, Varsity Scout Team, or Venturing Crew chartered to an American Legion post, American Legion Auxiliary unit or Sons of The American
Legion squadron.
OR
-Must be a registered, active member of a chartered Boy Scout Troop, Varsity Scout Team, or Venturing Crew, and the son or grandson of a Legionnaire or Auxiliary member.
AND
-Received the Eagle Scout Award.
-Be an active member of his religious institution and must have received the appropriate Boy Scout religious emblem.
-Have demonstrated practical citizenship in church, school,Scouting, and community.
-Have reached his 15th birthday and be enrolled in high school at the time of selection.
– Reside in the department (state) to which he applies
Note: Eagle Scouts still in high school who reached their 18th birthday during the nomination year remain eligible if otherwise qualified.
Award: $10,000 (one award), $2,500 (three award)

CREATE A GREETING CARD SCHOLARSHIP (14 years or older)
Application:  http://www.gallerycollection.com/greetingcardscontests.htm
Deadline: March 2, 2020
Criteria:
-Submit original photo, artwork or computer graphics for the front of a greeting card.
-Age Eligibility: Must be 14 years or older at time of entry and be enrolled in High School, College, University or Home-school.
Award:  $10,000, plus $1,000 for your school

SOUTH HIGH ALUMNI ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: See Mrs. Dangerfield in the counseling office for application
Deadline: March 2, 2020
Criteria:
-Available to any direct descendant (parent, grandparent) of a South High School alumni who wishes to attend SLCC
-Intend to register for at least 9 credit hours
-Have at least a 2.5 GPA
-Be a U.S. citizen or legal resident and a resident of Utah
Award: Half tuition to SLCC for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 (renewable for second year if student meets the requirements)

WINNIFRED JARDINE SECONDARY SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Deadline:  TBD
Application:  www.uafcs.org/uafcs-scholarship-applications or available from Mrs. Dangerfield in the Counseling Center
Criteria:
-High school student planning to major in Family & Consumer Sciences Education.
-Must have taken FACS courses in high school.
Award:  $500

GOVERNOR’S HONORS ACADEMY at Southern Utah University (Juniors)
Application: https://www.suu.edu/gha/ 
Deadline:  March 2, 2020 (Must be emailed to the GHA office by this date)
GHA Dates
: June 19-27, 2020
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 is not required but it is recommended
-Cost:  $1,100, Participants are given information on seeking sponsors to help cover the cost of attendance.  (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)

ALCU YOUTH ACTIVIST SCHOLARSHIP (Senior)
Application: https://www.acluutah.org/resources/item/559-youth-activist-scholarship
Deadline: March 7, 2020
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: $3,500 (4 awards)

DOODLE FOR GOOGLE SCHOLARSHIP (grades K-12)
Application: Doodle for Google Application
Deadline: March 13, 2020
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

WOMEN’S and MEN’S ITALIAN AMERICAN CIVIC LEAGUE (Seniors)
Application: www.italianamericancivicleague.com or see Mrs. Dangerfield in the Counseling Office
Deadline: March 15, 2020
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

MEN’S and WOMEN’S ITALIAN AMERICAN CIVIC LEAGUE (Seniors)
Application: Apply for the Men’s Italian American Civic League Scholarship
Deadline:  March 15, 2020
Criteria:
-Outstanding graduating high school senior of Italian ancestry (at least one of the student’s parents must be of Italian ancestry).
-Application, essay.
Award:  $1,000 (1 award)

UTAH JIFFY LUBE TEEN DRIVER ELIGIBILITY SCHOLARSHIP (ages 16-18)
Application:  www.yourturn2apply.com/UTothers.htm
Deadline:  March 16, 2020
Criteria:
-Students, already licensed, between the ages of 16-18.
Students currently attending high school in Utah’s public high schools for the 2019-2020 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)

PMI NORTHERN UTAH CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP
Application: PMI Northern Utah Chapter Scholarship 2020
Deadline: March 18, 2020
Criteria:
-Must be a junior or a senior
-Upload a five minute video to YouTube telling a story about a project that you have been involved in.
Award: One of each: $2,000, $1,000, $500

2020 JUMP START FINANCIAL LITERACY SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: http://www.utahjumpstart.org/
Deadline:  March 20, 2020
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)

AMERICAN WARRIORS STUDENTS IN ACTION SCHOLARSHIP
Application: Students in Action Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 20, 2020
Criteria:
-Minimum 2.5 GPA.
-Application, essay, one letter of recommendation.
-List of leadership and community service
Award: $1,000 (four awards)

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION: “STEP IT UP” SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
ApplicationStep It Up Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 20, 2020
Criteria:
-Students who wish to pursue an education in Health Sciences
-Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
-Application, essay, one letter of recommendation.
Award: $1,000

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION: BARRICK MERCUR SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: Barrick Scholarship Application
Deadline:  March 20, 2020
Criteria:
-Must be a 2020 graduate of Blue Peak THS, SHS, or GHS.
-GPA of 2.5 or higher
-List of service, leadership, and extra-curricular activities and experiences you have participated in at school and in the community, particularly as they relate to your chosen academic/career goals.
-Write and submit and essay following the prompt provided. Not to exceed 800 words
-Letter of recommendation
– Scholarship must be used within the academic year following high school graduation. Scholarship recipients may submit a request for a deferral.
Award:  $500-$1,000 (multiple awards)

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION:  “GO LOCAL” TOOELE KIWANIS SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: Kiwanis Go Local Scholarship Application
Deadline:  March 20, 2020
Criteria:
-Be sure you are complying with all those requirements of Tooele Tech or USU
-Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
-Application, essay, one letter of recommendation.
Award:  $500 (two awards)

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION: DALTON DONATE 4 LIFE NURSING/MEDICAL SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: Dalton Donate For Life Scholarship Application
Deadline:  March 20, 2020
Criteria:
-Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
-Intend to pursue a career in nursing/medicine.
-Complete all application form information:  certified high school transcript, essay on why you want to pursue a career in nursing/medicine, a list of nursing/medical related classes you have taken or other nursing/medical related experience you have received, a letter of recommendation.
Award:  $500 (6 awards)

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION:  JORDAN M. BYRD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: Jordan Byrd Scholarship Application
Deadline:  March 20, 2020
Criteria:
-GPA of 2.5 or higher during the graduating year.
-Intend to pursue a career in a medical field.
-Complete application form, including one essay, a certified high school transcript, letter of recommendation.
-Willing to maintain contact with the Foundation to provide follow-up information and report on the use of the scholarship funds and progress you have made in advancing your education.
Award:  $500

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION:  JORDAN M. BYRD SILVER STAR SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application:  Jordan Byrd Silver Star Scholarship Application
Deadline:  March 20, 2020
Criteria:
-GPA of 3.5 or higher during the graduating year.
-Intend to pursue a career in a medical field.
-Complete application form, including two essays, a certified high school transcript, letter of recommendation, list of medical work-related experience or classes.
-Willing to maintain contact with the Foundation to provide follow-up information and report on the use of the scholarship funds and progress you have made in advancing your education.
Award:  $1500 

WESTERN AGCREDIT CUSTOMER SCHOLARSHIPS(Seniors)
Application: https://www.westernagcredit.com/about_us/scholarships
Deadline: March 31, 2020
Criteria: 
-High school senior
-Applicant must be a borrower or child of a bona-fide Western AgCredit borrower.
-The $1,500 dollar sum will be paid upon receipt of proof of enrollment at the school of choice

NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND 2020 SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM (Seniors)
Application:  nfb.org/scholarships
Deadline:  March 31, 2020
Criteria:
-Must be legally blind in both eyes.
-Must be residing in the United States, the District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico.
-Must be pursuing or planning to pursue a full-time, postsecondary course of study in a degree program at a United States institution in the 2018 scholastic year, except that one scholarship may be given to a person employed full-time while attending school part-time.
-Must participate in the entire NFB national convention and in all of its scheduled scholarship program activities.
Award:  $3,000-12,000 (30 awards)

CHARTWAY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION: DIRECTORS’ MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: https://www.chartway.com/directors-memorial-scholarship-program.html
Deadline:  March 31, 2020
Criteria:
-Member must be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree.
-Each applicant must have his/her own account or be the joint owner of an account prior to submission.
-The account must be in good standing by March 31, 2020. An account in good standing means owning at least one share of the credit union.
Award:  $3,000 (7 awards)

LIFELINE FOR YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: https://lifelineutah.com/scholarship/
Deadline: March 31, 2020
Criteria:
-Must be a high school senior
-Must be enrolled in a post secondary education by Fall of 2020
-Applicants must submit a video on how to avoid bullying, suicide, or substance abuse and upload it to YouTube.
Award: $1,000

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