College Day is in Two Weeks!

Juniors, your College Day is almost here! On Tuesday February 12th, you will have the chance to meet with three schools here at Tooele High.  What schools would you like to learn more about? SUU? UVU? Dixie? Starting at 8:00 am, we will meet in the Small Gym for a short presentation with USU and then all students will go directly to their first of three sessions.  Get excited, because college is going to get real, real soon and real fast. Parents are welcome to attend with their child.

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Engineering State for USU-Registration Open

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What is Engineering State?

It’s a fun-filled 4-day summer camp (June 3-6) for students entering their senior year of high school. Participants explore how engineering has changed our world and learn what earning a degree in engineering is all about. Many of USU’s graduates have majored in engineering and now have successful, fulfilling careers

Junior students interested in attending Engineering State should apply today.  The cost is $250 for all meals and accommodations. The camp takes place at USU Logan. Those students interested in science, math and technology should apply.  A 3.0 GPA is required.

Interested in applying? Please click here

Upcoming Scholarship Deadlines

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Seniors, these scholarships are due over the next couple of weeks.  Don’t lose out on this money for college!  Also, if you are applying for Regents’ and have not submitted your high school or college transcripts (if applicable) please visit the Counseling Office to get your high school transcript today.

Application: UAEOP Judy Anderson Student Scholarship
Deadline: January 31, 2019
-Student must intend to continue his/her education in an office-related business program.
-Utah senior in high school.
-Must have completed two or more year-long business education courses such as: computer classes, keyboarding/typing, marketing, business communication, accounting, office practices and procedures, bookkeeping, desktop publishing and/or business law.
Award: $500

Deadline:  Dec. 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.

SUU OFF-CAMPUS HOUSING SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors planning to attend SUU in 2019-2020)
Deadline:  February 1, 2019
-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).

Application:  Available from Mrs. Dangerfield
Deadline:   February 1, 2019 (Submitted to Mrs. Dangerfield)
-High school senior planning to attend a vocational or technical school.
Award:  Varies (number of awards vary as well).

  Available from Mrs. Dangerfield
Deadline:  February 1, 2019 (Submitted to Mrs. Dangerfield)
-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).

or from Mrs. Dangerfield in the counseling office
Deadline:  February 1, 2019
-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)

Deadline: February 1, 2019
-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

SLCC Scholarship Deadline February 1st

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The deadline for scholarships at SLCC is February 1st.  You have to be admitted into SLCC before you can apply for scholarships, so if you have not applied, now is the time.

*You are not automatically considered for scholarships with your college application, the scholarship application is separate*

If you would like to apply or need to apply for scholarships, here are the links for both:

Apply to SLCC

Apply for SLCC Scholarships

If you need help with applying or have questions, please see Mrs. Dangerfield

CTE Scholarship Deadline February 1st (seniors)

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Seniors, you have a little over two weeks to apply!

To be eligible to apply for a CTE Scholarship and Tuition Award the applicant must be:

-a lawfully present in the United States AND must be a current Utah resident.
-a high school senior, currently enrolled in a Utah public secondary school, eligible to graduate from a Utah public secondary school before September 1, 2019, in the process of completing or continuing courses in one of the following CTE Career Clusters:

-Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources;
-Architecture & Construction;
-Arts, Audio/Visual Technology & Communications;
-Business Management & Administration;
-Education & Training;
-Engineering & Technology;
-Health Science;
-Hospitality & Tourism;
-Human Services;
-Information Technology;
-Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security;
-Marketing; or
-Transportation, Distribution & Logistics.

Click here for the application and instructions

Tips for applying for the CTE scholarship

-Please read all the directions prior to filling out the application. This will help to eliminate some of the questions students might have regarding documentation, due dates, requirements, etc.

-Make sure students download the application from the website and save it to their computer.If you are using a Mac, Adobe PDF files, by default, open in Mac Preview. Have students download the application, save it to their computer, and then open the application in Adobe Acrobat Reader. If students fill it out via a web browser, no information will be saved.

-Students will need to print Page 7 of the application (signature page) and get appropriate signatures. They will need to scan and attach the signed signature page to the application.

-There may be a size limit to attached documents, depending on the email provider. Please keep that in mind as students are attaching required documentation.

-All applications are due electronically by Friday, February 1, 2019 at 5:00 PM/MST.