Local Scholarship Now Available, Apply Now!

Seniors, these are the scholarships we have been waiting for!  Please take a look at all these amazing scholarships.  These are all due on March 8th.  There will be another round of scholarships due at the end of the month and then again in April.  You can apply for these scholarships at any time so apply for a lot of them and soon! They will also be listed on the front page of the scholarship website under “Tooele County Scholarships.”

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*The scholarship is available to the children and grandchildren of American Military Veterans.*

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION: DESCENDANTS OF MILITARY VETERANS (Seniors)
Application: Disabled American Veterans Scholarship
Deadline: March 8, 2019
Criteria:
-Must be a child or a grandchild of a American Military Veterans
-Cumulative 2.5 or higher
-Application, essay and one letter of recommendation
-Must be a senior or junior graduating early from a Tooele County School District High School
-List of leadership
-List of community service
Award: $500

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION: DALTON DONATE 4 LIFE NURSING/MEDICAL SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: Dalton Donate For Life Scholarship Application
Deadline:  March 8, 2019
Criteria:
-Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
-Intend to pursue a career in nursing/medicine.
-Complete all application form information:  certified high school transcript, essay on why you want to pursue a career in nursing/medicine, a list of nursing/medical related classes you have taken or other nursing/medical related experience you have received, a letter of recommendation.
-Be willing to maintain contact with the Foundation, provide follow-up information and provide a written report on the use of the scholarship funds and progress you have made in advancing your education.
Award:  $500 (3 awards minimum)

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION: ARTHUR W. BROTHERS COMMUNICATIONS/TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: Arthur Brothers Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 8, 2019
Criteria:
-Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
-Application,  list of community service projects, leadership opportunities and one letter of recommendation.
-Scholarship to be used within the academic year following high school graduation.
-Senior graduation from a Tooele County School
-Write an essay about why you would like to pursue a career in communications and/or communications technology
Award: One $1000 award and two $500 awards

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*For students planning to further their education in the Health Sciences*

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION: “STEP IT UP” SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
ApplicationStep It Up Scholarship Application
DeadlineMarch 8, 2019
Criteria:
-Students who wish to pursue an education in Health Sciences
-Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
-Application, essay, one letter of recommendation.
Award: $1,000

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION – STUDENTS IN ACTION AMERICAN WARRIORS (seniors)
Application: Students in Action Scholarship Application
Deadline: March 8, 2019
Criteria:
-Must be a Tooele School district senior graduating in May 2019
-Minimum 2.5 GPA
-List of community service projects
-List of leadership opportunities that have helped you grow
-Letter of recommendation
-Essay, not to exceed 800 words
Award: $500

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION: PATRICK H. DUNLAVY LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP
Application: Patrick Dunlavy Scholarship
Deadline:  March 8, 2019
Criteria:
-Tooele high school senior with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
-Application, essay on service experiences and why you believe strongly in service
-Letter of recommendation
-List of community service projects
-List of leadership opportunities
Award:  $1,500 (or 3 scholarships at $500 each)

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.

UTAH OFFICE OF EDUCATIONAL OFFICE PROFESSIONALS SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: UAEOP Judy Anderson Student Scholarship
Deadline: January 31, 2019
Criteria:
-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

REGENTS’ SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application:  https://stepuputah.com/regentsscholarship/ 
Deadline:  Dec. 7, 2018 (Priority Deadline), February 1, 2019 (Regular Deadline)
Criteria:
-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)
Application:  http://suu.edu/ss/financial/secure/housing-scholarship.html
Deadline:  February 1, 2019
Criteria:
-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).

ELKS SCHOLARSHIP FOR TECH/VOCATIONAL SCHOOL (Seniors)
Application:  Available from Mrs. Dangerfield
Deadline:   February 1, 2019 (Submitted to Mrs. Dangerfield)
Criteria:
-High school senior planning to attend a vocational or technical school.
Award:  Varies (number of awards vary as well).

ELKS SPECIAL NEEDS STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application:
  Available from Mrs. Dangerfield
Deadline:  February 1, 2019 (Submitted to Mrs. Dangerfield)
Criteria:
-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).

CTE SCHOLARSHIPS AND TUITION AWARDS (Seniors)
Application:  https://schools.utah.gov/cte/resources/scholarshipsawards 
or from Mrs. Dangerfield in the counseling office
Deadline:  February 1, 2019
Criteria:
-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)

UNIVERSITY OF UTAH SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES (Seniors)
Application: https://utah.academicworks.com/
Deadline: February 1, 2019
Criteria:
-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

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John F. Kennedy Library Foundation Scholarship

Students grades 9-12, write an original and creative essay that demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by John F. Kennedy in Profiles in Courage.

Deadline: January 18, 2019

Scholarship awards vary between $100 up to $10,000.

Click here for more information

Good luck and Merry Christmas!