Deadlines Coming Up and Last Day to Apply to the U for Scholarships

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Today is the final day to apply to the U of U to be considered for academic scholarships. If you haven’t already finished, get it done today.

November 5th is the final deadline for the Elks Scholarship (this one takes a bit so make sure you have time to complete)

November 5th is the final deadline for Aspirations in Computing for Women Award

November 8th is the final deadline for the Utah Visual Arts Competition

Get applying!

Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship

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Seniors, the Elks Most Valuable Student Award is a scholarship that I would love to see you all apply for.  It is a national award, but also a local award. If you don’t win at the national level, they bring it to the local level and hand out multiple awards to our Tooele high students. Start this application early as it is not one to be done overnight.

Deadline: November 5, 2019 at 11:59 PM


  • Current high school seniors, or the equivalent, who are citizens of the United States are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.
  • High school graduates are not eligible to apply.
  • 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

Awards:  20 finalists will be vying for two first-place awards of $50,000; two second-place awards of $40,000; and two third-place awards of $30,000. The remaining 14 finalists will receive awards of $20,000. The 480 runners-up will receive fifth-place scholarships of $4,000.


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

Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship Due on November 15th

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Seniors interested in applying for the Most Valuable Student scholarship should make sure to get their applications in ASAP.  There is a lot of money to be given away in scholarships through the Elks Foundation.  The deadline to apply is November 15th, 2018.

Two $50,000 awards
Two $40,000 awards
Two $30,000 awards
Fourteen $20,000 awards
480 $4,000 awards

Students that do not receive an award from the national Elks Lodge have the opportunity to receive it from the local Elks Lodge.

Do not put this one off until the very last minute.  There is a lot of information to include in this scholarship. Good luck!

Click here for the scholarship application.

The Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship

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Seniors, this is a big one! The Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship is open. Students must be planning to enroll in a four year college program.

Students applications are judged on scholarship, leadership, community involvement and financial need.  (There is not a minimum income or a maximum income in order to apply) If students are considered for the national award, then they would be asked to upload their FAFSA information.

The National Elks Foundation give away a lot of money.  The prizes are as follows:

-Two $50,000 Scholarships
-Two $40,000 Scholarships
-Two $30,000 Scholarships
-14 $20,000 Scholarships
-480 $4,000 Scholarships

If students are not eligible for the national award, the local lodge may select students to receive an award.

Students interested in more information or for the application should click the link below:

Elks Scholarship Application and Information

This application does take time so please do not procrastinate this one.  If you need help with the application please see Mrs. Dangerfield.

Deadline: November 15, 2018