March Scholarships

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NICHE NO ESSAY CONTEST
Application: Niche No Essay Contest
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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, 2022
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:  TBD
Criteria:
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-Dates for the mandatory summer science course are June 15-July 31, 2021.
-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

2021 YOUTHLINC YOUNG HUMANITARIAN AWARD (Seniors and Juniors)
Application:  http://www.youthlinc.org/programs/young-humanitarian-award/
Deadline:  TBD
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:  TBD
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: TBD
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: 2021 Susan W. Coda Memorial Scholarship Fund Application
Deadline:  TBD
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: TBD
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)

GOVERNOR’S HONORS ACADEMY at Southern Utah University (Juniors)
Application: https://www.suu.edu/gha/ 
Deadline:  TBD (Must be emailed to the GHA office by this date)
GHA Dates
: TBD
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)

SOUTH HIGH ALUMNI ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: South High Alumni Association Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 11, 2022
Criteria:
-Available to any direct descendant (parent, grandparent) of a South High School alumni who wish 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 2021 and Spring 2023 (renewable for second year if student meets the requirements)

CREATE A GREETING CARD SCHOLARSHIP (14 years or older)
Application:
 http://www.gallerycollection.com/greetingcardscontests.htm
Deadline: TBD
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

WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY RICHARDS INSTITUTE ETHICS SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: Richard Richards Ethics Scholarship Application
Deadline:  TBD
Criteria:

-High school senior.
-Official high school transcript including current GPA and ACT scores.
-Verification of high school graduation date by high school administrator. (letter from counselor)
-Letter of recommendation
-Submission of a 500 word ethics essay.  Essay submissions should be double spaced, titled, have your name and high school, and accompany your application.
-Must have plans to attend Weber State University
Award:  $1,000

UTAH PUBLIC EMPLOYEES’ ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application:  www.macu.com/scholarships
Deadline:  TBD
Criteria:
-Full-time undergraduate or half-time graduate student who is a spouse/dependent child/legal ward* of a full-time employee of the state of Utah or one of its political subdivisions (i.e. county, municipality, special services district or higher education institution). This individual agrees to serve as sponsor.
-Sponsor is a Utah Public Employees’ Association member.
-Sponsor is a Mountain America Credit Union member.
-Currently enrolled or accepted for study during Fall 2018 quarter/semester at an accredited two or four year college or university.
-Minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 (B) during the most recent three scholastic reporting periods.
Award:  $1,000 (3 awards)

CANCER UNWRAPPED WRITING CONTEST (grades 9-12)
Application: Cancer Unwrapped Writing Contest Application
Deadline: TBD
Criteria:

-Students in grades 9-12
-U.S. citizen
-Essay must be between 500-1000 words
Award: Several $1,000 prizes

MEN’S and WOMEN’S ITALIAN AMERICAN CIVIC LEAGUE (Seniors)
Application: Apply for the Men’s Italian American Civic League Scholarship
Deadline:  TBD
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)

HORATIO ALGER SCHOLARSHIP (Juniors)
NATIONAL and STATE (Two separate applications)
Application: https://scholars.horatioalger.org/

Deadline:  March 15, 2022
Criteria:
-Be enrolled full-time as a high school junior in the United States, progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2023 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation.
-Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution).
-Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity.
-Co-curricular/community service activities.
-Maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0.
-Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required).
-Be a United States citizen.
-Utah scholarship requires Utah citizenship.
Award:  National – $25,000 (106 awards)
State – $10,000 (7 awards)

PMI NORTHERN UTAH CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP
Application: PMI Northern Utah Chapter Scholarship 2021
Deadline: TBD
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

AMERICAN WARRIORS STUDENTS IN ACTION SCHOLARSHIP
Application: Students in Action Scholarship Application
Deadline: TBD
Criteria:
-Complete and submit the application form.
-Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher during high school (certified transcript required).
-Essay- not to exceed 800 words
-List of community service projects in which you have been involved.
-List of leadership opportunities that have helped you grow.
-Letter of recommendation.
Award: $1,000 (four awards)

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION: “STEP IT UP” SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
ApplicationStep It Up Scholarship Application
Deadline: TBD
Criteria:
-Complete the application form
-Essay – Write an essay using the prompt provided (not to exceed 1000 words).
-Upload a certified transcript.
-Upload a Letter of recommendation.
Award: $1,000 (3 awards)

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION: BARRICK MERCUR SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: Barrick Scholarship Application
Deadline:  TBD
Criteria:

-Complete and submit application form.
-Seniors graduating from all TCSD high schools may apply.
-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.
-GPA of 2.5 or higher.
Award:  $500-$1,000 (multiple awards)

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION: DALTON DONATE 4 LIFE NURSING/MEDICAL SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: Dalton Donate For Life Scholarship Application
Deadline:  TBD
Criteria:

-Complete and submit the application
-Must be a senior, or a junior graduating early, from a Tooele County School District high school. Students graduating from adult education are also eligible to apply.
-Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher throughout high school (certified transcript required)
-Essay, not to exceed 800 words. The essay should include information about yourself, your understanding and knowledge about organ donation, and why you are planning a career in a nursing/medical field.
-Letter of recommendation
-Leadership and community service
-List of medical related classes and/or experience
Award:  $500 (6 awards)

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION:  JORDAN M. BYRD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: Jordan Byrd Scholarship Application
Deadline:  TBD

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:  TBD
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:  $1,500

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION: TOOELE COUNTY FFA SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: FFA Scholarship Application
Deadline:  TBD
Criteria:
-Seniors, or juniors graduating early, from Grantsville, Stansbury or Tooele High school
-Essay
-Quality of SAE – two paged supervised agricultural experience record.
-Leadership and Community Service
-Demonstrated interest and/or aptitude as shown by success in the FFA program.
-The content of the letter of recommendation.
-Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
-ACT scores submitted
Award:  $500 (6 awards), $1,000 (3 awards), $1,500 (1 award)

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION: HAUNTED ACRES OF ERDA FFA SCHOLARSHIP
Application: Haunted Acres of Erda FFA Scholarship
Deadline: TBD
Criteria:

-Complete all application form information.
-Seniors, or juniors graduating early, from any Tooele County School District high school
-Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher during your high school career (certified transcript including your ACT score)
-Demonstrate participation and membership in the FFA.
-Essay not to exceed 800 words using the prompt provided.
-Participation in extra-curricular activities: Examples include, but are not limited to: service programs, leadership activities, clubs, athletic teams, and civic engagement. Be sure to highlight any leadership roles in your extra-curricular
-Letter of recommendation.
Award:
$1,000

ALCU YOUTH ACTIVIST SCHOLARSHIP (Senior)
Application: https://www.acluutah.org/resources/item/559-youth-activist-scholarship
Deadline: TBD
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)

WESTERN AGCREDIT CUSTOMER SCHOLARSHIPS(Seniors)
Application: https://www.westernagcredit.com/about_us/scholarships
Deadline: TBD
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 2021 SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM (Seniors)
Application:  nfb.org/scholarships
Deadline: TBD
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 2021 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)

LIFELINE FOR YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: https://lifelineutah.com/scholarship/
Deadline: Will not be awarded for the 2020-2021 school year
Criteria:
-Must be a high school senior
-Must be enrolled in a post secondary education by Fall of 2021
-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