NICHE NO ESSAY CONTEST
Deadline: The end of every month
Criteria: Has to create an account, no other eligibility required
AMERICAN FIRE SPRINKLER ESSAY (Seniors)
Deadline: September 1, 2017-April 1, 2018
-Must be a U.S. citizen
-Applicants are put into a random drawing
ASPIRATIONS IN COMPUTING FOR WOMEN AWARD
Deadline: November 5, 2018
-Any woman in grades 9-12
-U.S. Citizen or permanent resident who is attending school in the U.S.
-She has a U.S. Tax Identification Number or Social Security Number
Award: There will be a national and regional winner. Prizes may vary and may include: scholarships, internships, computing resources and gadgets. Each national winner receives a cash prize and a trip to the National Awards Celebration in March 2019.
PRUDENTIAL SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY (Grades 5-12)
Deadline: November 6, 2018
-High school students who are making a difference through volunteerism.
-Legal resident of one of the 50 states of the United States or the District of Columbia.
-Must have engaged in a volunteer activity that occurred at least in part after September 1, 2017.
-Must complete an application and submit certification to Mrs. Dangerfield or Mr. Hamm by November 6, 2018.
Award: State–$1,000 & trip to Washington D.C.
JUMP$TART FINANCIAL SMARTS FOR STUDENTS SCHOLARSHIP – UTAH COALITION
Application: Jumpstart Utah Coalition
Deadline: November 15, 2018
-Must be a high school senior graduation spring of 2019
-Must have completed or is enrolled in a Financial Literacy course
-Show proof that you plan to pursue a post secondary education
-Student must submit a video that captures the the important principles of financially preparing for college while keeping debt to a minimum
Award: Three awards of $1,250
THE ELKS NATIONAL LODGE (Seniors)
Deadline: November 15, 2018
-Any high school senior who is a citizen of the United States is eligible to apply.
-Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks
-Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.
-Male and female students compete separately
-Take either the ACT or SAT before November 4, 2018, in order to qualify for the MVS Scholarship.
Award: Two $50,000 scholarships, two $40,000 scholarships, two $30,000 scholarships, 14 $20,000 scholarships, 480 $4,000 scholarships.
DANIELS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM (Seniors)
Deadline: November 29, 2018(4:00 p.m.)
-Graduating in 2018-2019 academic year
-Complete FAFSA application for 2018-2019 (will need SAR & EFC numbers)
-Be a resident of CO, NM, UT, or WY
-Demonstrate financial need
-Earn an ACT composite score of 17 or higher
Award: Varies from student to student; renewable up to 4 academic years
*This application takes time to complete! Do not wait until the last minute to apply. See Mrs. Dangerfield in the Counseling Center for more information.
SOMOS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Deadline: November 30, 2018
-Utah senior of Hispanic/Latino descent.
-Demonstrate leadership in school, community, and/or service in other organizations that promote, enhance, or strengthen diversity.
-Making satisfactory progress toward the student’s program objective (degree, diploma, or certificate).
REGENTS’ SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application Opens: November 15, 2018
Deadline: December 7, 2018 (Priority Deadline)
February 1, 2019 (Regular Deadline)
-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.