Spirit of Community Scholarship

The Prudential Spirit of Community scholarship is now available. If you been involved in a volunteer activity that occurred after September 1, 2018 (5-12 grade) then you are eligible to apply.

The award is $1,000 and state finalists receive an all expense paid trip to Washington D.C. and a chance to win $5,000.

There are no academic requirements to apply for this scholarship.

Click here to apply.

National College Match Program

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Senior students interested in out of state colleges should check out this program. QuestBridge matches eligible students with colleges from all over the country and with zero monetary contribution if you qualify. If you qualify for this program, you receive a guaranteed full four-year college scholarship.

If you have the following qualifications, please see your counselor ASAP.

  • Earn primarily A’s in the most challenging courses available.
  • Household income does NOT exceed $65,000 annually. (from a typical family of four)
  • Show resilience, integrity and motivation to success.
  • Must rank in the top 5-10% of their class.
  • Score a 28 or higher on the ACT.
  • Demonstrate leadership in extracurricular activities and or engage in community service.
  • A first generation college student. (first in their family to attend a four year college)

QuestBridge college partners:

Amherst College
Bowdoin College
Brown University
California Institute of Technology
Carleton College
Clarmont McKenna College
Colby College
Colorado College
Columbia University
Dartmouth College
Davidson College
Duke University
Emory University
Grinnell College
Hamilton College
Haverford College
Macalester College
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Northwestern University
Oberlin College
Pomona College
Princeton University
Rice University
Scripps College
Stanford University
Swarthmore College
Tufts University
University of Chicago
University of Notre Dame
University of Pennsylvania
University of Southern California
University of Virginia
Vanderbilt University
Vassar College
Washington and Lee University
Washington University in St. Louis
Wellesley College
Wesleyan University
Williams College
Yale University



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.


Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship

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If you are wondering where to begin with scholarships, here is a good staring point. Write a 140 character statement and texting and driving. This is shorter than a tweet! 9-12 grade are welcome to apply. Click the link below to begin your application.

Application: http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/dont-text-and-drive-scholarship/
Deadline: September 30, 2019
Criteria:  You must be a high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior or a current or entering college or graduate school student of any level. Home schooled students are also eligible. There is no age limit. You must also be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.
Description:  You will be asked to write a 140 character statement about texting and driving.  Finalists will be asked to submit a 500 to 1,000 word essay about texting and driving.
Award: $1,000