SCHOLARSHIPS BY DEADLINE

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January

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: January 5    Amount: up to $40,000 ($10,000 per year for four years)

Eligibility: Minimum 3.0 GPA; U.S. Citizen; senior; plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor’s degree; demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship
Criteria: Complete application

Footlocker Scholar Athletes

Deadline: January 8  (at 5:00 pm EST)      Amount: $20,000

Eligibility: Senior; planning to enter college in the Fall; involved in high school, intramural, or community sports; minimum 3.0 GPA; U.S. Citizen; not an employee or family member of an employee of Foot Locker, Inc.
Criteria: Essay, application completion, letter of recommendation

Ron Brown Scholar Program

Deadline: January 9    Amount: $40,000 ($10,000 each year for 4 years)

Eligibility: Black/African American, US Citizen, senior, good academics, leadership and service experience, demonstrate financial need
Criteria: Essays, record leadership experience, letters of recommendation

Terry Crews “Creative Courage” Scholarship

Deadline: January 12    Award: $20,000

Eligibility: Passion for art / creative expression
Criteria: Submit a link to an original art piece you’ve created. Can be painting, photography, drawing, music, sculpture, or any other art form. Also share a brief statement about your vision, the life experiences that have molded it, and your artistic dreams for the future.

Profile in Courage Essay Contest

Deadline: January 14     Amount: $10,000 – $100

Eligibility: Grades 9-12 (sophomore, junior, senior)
Criteria: 700-1,000 word essay answering the prompt: “Describe and analyze an act of political courage by a US elected official who served during or after 1917, the year of JFK’s birth.”

Dr. Meme Heineman Scholarship

Deadline: January 14    Award: $6,000

Eligibility: Senior, planning to major in Psychology or Applied Behavior Analysis.
Criteria: In 1,000 words or less explain why you believe you should be awarded this scholarship and how it will help you enter the field of applied behavior analysis using the principles of positive behavior support to improve the quality of life for individuals with developmental disabilities.

Hunnicutt Law Group Scholarship

Deadline: January 15    Award: $1,000

Eligibility: Senior, plan to pursue a career in law
Criteria: 500 word essay answering the prompt, “What has made you pursue a career in the law?”, submit proof of enrollment in an undergraduate program for the upcoming 2022-2023 academic year.

Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: January 15    Award: $5,000

Eligibility: Senior, US citizen, planning to pursue a career of service to the United States in local, state, or federal government.
Criteria: One-page essay stating why you plan to pursue a career in government service including any inspiration to be derived from the leadership of George Washington in his famous crossing of the Delaware; letter of recommendation from the high school principal or guidance counselor; transcript; ACT scores

Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship Awards

Deadline: January 15    Amount: varies

Eligibility: Senior, U.S. Citizens, planning for a career in government service
Criteria: one-page essay discussing your career goals and inspiration derived from the leadership of George Washington, letter of recommendation from high school admin or counselor, high school transcript

Utah School Counselor Association (USCA)

*create an account in order to apply

Deadline: January 15    Award: Varies

Eligibility: Senior, resident of Utah
Criteria: Essay (2 pages or less, double-spaced) about a school counselor who has had a positive effect and influence on you and your school success, two letters of recommendation from someone other than the counselor you are writing about, photo of yourself

Mensa US Scholarship

Deadline: January 15    Award: $2,500

Eligibility: Senior, must be enrolled in a degree program for the upcoming school year.
Criteria: 550 word essay explaining your career, academic and/or vocational goals and how you plan to achieve those goals.

US JCI Senate Scholarship Program

Deadline: January 22    Award: $1,000

Eligibility: US Citizen, senior
Criteria: Financial info, Extracurricular & community activity, employment (resume), personal statement (short essay), 3 reference letters, transcript

Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship

Deadline: January 26    Amount: up to $20,000

Eligibility: Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity, U.S. Citizen, senior, enrolled to attend college in the Fall, minimum 2.7 GPA, at or below poverty level (low income), first generation student
Criteria: Complete the FAFSA, letter of recommendation, 3 essay questions

Utah CTE Scholarship and Tuition Awards

Deadline: January 29    Amount: varies

*contact Westlake’s CTE Specialist at [email protected] before applying for this scholarship

Eligibility: Utah resident, senior, intend to enroll in a CTE program at one of the selected Utah institutions
Criteria: letter of recommendation from a CTE teacher and another school or community representative, signed transcript, completed CTE Pathways are not required but will increase applicants competitiveness

ULTATEL Scholarship Grant

Deadline: January 31    Award: $2,500

Eligibility: Senior; qualify for admission for the upcoming school year; pursuing a degree of Mass Communications, Dev Communications, Information Systems, Software Development, Web Development, Cyber Security, Computer Science, or Management and Technology.
Criteria: Submit acceptance letter from future college or university, Cover Letter, 500-word essay explaining how communication has changed over the years in response to advancements in technology, and why good communication is essential in every business.

February

Utah Elks Association Alternative/Vocational Scholarship

Deadline: February 5    Award: varies

Eligibility: Senior, US Citizen, one of the following must apply:

  • planning on a technical or vocational education after graduation
  • have special medical needs
  • financial needs (low income)

Criteria: Resume, record of service and leadership roles, transcript, school profile, letter of recommendation

Power Blanket Empower Manufacturing Scholarships

*create an account in order to apply

Deadline: February 10 (opens in August)    Award: $500

Eligibility: Junior, senior, interested in pursuing a career in manufacturing or engineering
Criteria: 500-word essay describing why you are interested in a manufactuing/engineering career, submit a specified video project

The University of Utah ACCESS: Supporting Women in Science and Mathematics Scholarship

Deadline: February 15    Amount: varies

Eligibility: Senior planning to attend the University of Utah, interested in majoring in a STEM discipline
Criteria: application process considers student’s high school course load and rigor, extracurricular experiences, letters of recommendation, application essays, and GPA
*The scholarship covers all educational expenses associated with ACCESS, including a summer residential experience (freshmen live on campus) and earning upper division course credits.

The Heroes’ Legacy Scholarships

Deadline: February 17    Amount: varies

Eligibility: children under the age of 23 of active-duty personnel, reserve/guard, or retired military members (sophomore, junior, senior); planning to enroll in a full-time undergraduate program; minimum 3.0 GPA; and meets one of the following criteria:

  • One of the parents died while serving on active duty on or after 9/11/2001 in any branch of the US Armed Forces;
  • One of the parents, while serving on active duty on or after 9/11/2001, became disabled
  • One of the parents received a permanent and total compensation rating of 100% from the Department of Defense or Department of Veterans Affairs.

Criteria: letter of recommendation, high school transcript, documents proving eligibility

Scholarships for Military Children

Deadline: February 17    Amount: $2,000

Eligibility: possess a valid US Uniformed Services Identification & Privilege Card and parent(s) are serving (or have served) in the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, or Coast Guard; planning to enroll in a full-time undergraduate program, minimum 3.0 GPA
Criteria: 500 word essay, high school transcript, validate your eligibility as a military dependent

Utah High School Entrepreneur Challenge

Deadline: February 17    Amount: varies

Eligibility: Anyone who is in high school or ages 14-18 (sophomore, junior, senior) can participate in the challenge.
Criteria: form a team of students and together showcase your innovation and entrepreneurial spirit through a new product and/or idea

Utah NAME Scholarship

Deadline: February 18 at 5:00 pm      Amount: varies

Eligibility: grades 6th – 12th (sophomore, junior, senior)
Criteria: 500 word essay

Utah Freedom Festival Essay Contest

Deadline: February 21    Award: Varies

Eligibility: kindergarten through 12th (sophomore, junior, senior)
Criteria: submit an essay based on a prompt/theme chosen by the Freedom Festival committee

The Coolidge Scholarship

Deadline: February 24 (5:00 PM Eastern) (Opens Oct. 2020)    Amount: full ride scholarship for four years

Eligibility: Current juniors only, US Citizen, cannot be an immediate family member of a current employee of the Coolidge Program
Criteria: Essays, letters of recommendation, transcript

Utah Freedom Festival Art Contest

Deadline: February 28    Award: $20 – $500

Eligibility: kindergarten through 12th (sophomore, junior, senior)
Criteria: share your talent through painting, drawing, mixed media, photography, or sculpture based on a prompt/theme chosen by the Freedom Festival committee

Zion’s Pays for A’s Scholarships

Deadline: February 28    Award: $500, $1000

Eligibility: Ages 12-18 (sophomore, junior, senior) , must have a Zion’s Bank Young Savers Account
Criteria: take report card to any Zion’s Bank branch, receive $1 per “A” and be entered into a drawing for the scholarship

Utah PTA Student Scholarship

Deadline: February 28    Amount: $1,000

Eligibility: Senior; accepted to a college, university, or vocational school; a current PTSA/PTA member; minimum 3.0 GPA
Criteria: transcript, resume, letters of recommendation, online application

KnowBe4 Women’s Scholarship

Deadline: February 28    Award: $10,000

Eligibility: Senior, female planning to pursue a degree with a focus on cybersecurity or information assurance, 3.3 GPA
Criteria: Transcript, Letter of Recommendation, Resume, Various 250 word essays 

P.L.A.Y. Scholars Helping Collars Scholarship

Deadline: February 28     Award: $1,500

Eligibility: Senior, passionate about helping animals in need
Criteria: Submit a story describing the impact you made in the life of a rescue animal or other animal welfare cause.

The Places You Go Scholarship

Deadline: February 28    Award: $1,000

Eligibility: Senior, legal resident of the United States,  3.0 GPA
Criteria: Resume; Transcript; Proof of acceptance to your future college or university; 500-word essay  and/or a 1-minute minimum video essay: Discuss how moving or exposure to new environments through travel can positively impact a person’s life. Include a personal story and what life lessons were learned through this experience.

Living with Epilepsy Scholarship

Deadline: February 28    Award: $1,000

Eligibility: Senior; Legal resident of the United States; Enrolled in a secondary institution for the 2022 semester; 3.0 GPA; You have been diagnosed or your family member, friend, or other individual you are close to has been diagnosed with epilepsy or another seizure disorder.
Criteria: Resume; Transcript; Acceptance letter into your future university; 750+ word essay response to the prompt: How has epilepsy affected your life?

The Debbie Taussig Compassion Scholarship

Deadline: February 28    Award: $1,000

Eligibility: Senior, legal resident of the US, 3.0 GPA
Criteria: Resume, Transcript, 750-1,000 word essay response to the prompt: Tell about a time where you showed compassion towards others, and what important life lesson(s) you learned.

March

Southern Utah University-Governor’s Honors Academy

Deadline: March 1    Amount: 4 yr scholarship to SUU

Eligibility: Junior, 3.75 GPA

Criteria: Transcript (academic rigor in classes is evaluated), essays, resume of service and school involvement, attend and complete the Governor’s Honors Academy in June

One Refugee Scholarship

Deadline: March 1 (opens in the Fall)    Award: Varies

Eligibility: Student or students’ parents must come from a refugee background; resident of Utah or Idaho; senior planning to enroll full-time in college; 2.5 GPA

Criteria: Complete FAFSA and be Pell-eligible, 1-2 page essay, transcript, copy of photo I.D.

Patient Advocate Foundation Scholarship for Survivors

Deadline: March 1    Amount: $3,000

Eligibility: Diagnosed with cancer or a chronic illness within the last 5 yrs, be pursuing an associate’s degree or higher
Criteria: Essay, acceptance letter from university, letters of recommendation, transcript, income form, diagnosis verification form

 

Susan W. Coda Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: March 1    Amount: Varies

Eligibility: female planning to attend college outside of Utah, 3.8 GPA, Senior, US Citizen living in Utah
Criteria: Judged on GPAs, ACT Score, and leadership; involvement in extracurricular activities; letters of recommendation; short personal essay

*Submit applications to:
Caroline Kueneman, Chair
1133 East 5700 South
South Ogden, UT 84405

Life Lessons Scholarship

Deadline: March 1 (opens in Feb)    Amount: varies

Eligibility: Between 17 – 24 yrs old (senior), has experienced the death of a parent/legal guardian, pursuing an undergraduate degree in the upcoming Fall, US Citizen
Criteria: 500 word essay or 3 minute video

Youthlinc – Young Humanitarian Award

Deadline: March 1 (Opens in Jan)    Amount: up to $5,000

Eligibility: Utah student, US Citizen or DACA status, junior or senior
Criteria: Essays, recommendation letters, will mostly be judged on sustained and focused service efforts to genuinely needy individuals or communities that have made a local impact here in Utah

Utah Jazz Scholarship

Deadline: March 2    Award: Full Tuition

Eligibility: Graduate of a Utah high school; Person of color (Asian or Pacific Islander; Black or African American; Hispanic or Latinx; or Native American or Alaskan Native); Preference given to those with demonstrated financial need (regardless of FAFSA eligibility); Preference given to first-generation college students; Senior; Admission to one of the six listed Utah universities (BYU, SUU, Weber, U of U, USU, and/or UVU)

Weber State Ethics Scholarship

Deadline: March 4    Amount: $1,000

Eligibility: Seniors planning to attend Weber State University
Criteria: winners are selected based academic performance and a 500 word essay on ethics

America’s 911 Foundation, Inc. Scholarship

Deadline: March 8 (opens in Nov)  Amount: $2,000

Eligibility: Parent is an Active Duty First Responder (paid or volunteer), admitted to an accredited college/university, financial need is evaluated but not required
Criteria: letters of recommendation, 250-500 word essay

Italian American Civics League of Utah Scholarships

Deadline: March 15    Award: Varies

Eligibility: Senior, of Italian ancestry
Criteria: Complete online application

The Jiffy Lube “Teen Driver” Scholarship

Deadline: March 15    Amount: up to $6,500

Eligibility: Utah students, have driver’s license, 16-18 yrs old (sophomore, junior, senior)
Criteria: 500 word essay “What drives you?”

Horatio Alger Scholarship

Deadline: March 15 (opens in December)    Award: varies

Eligibility: Junior, planning to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution, demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required), be involved in co-curricular and community service activities, have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives, 2.0 GPA; US Citizen
Criteria: Complete application and supplemental documents

Youthlinc – Real Life Scholarship

Deadline: March 15    Award: Varies

Eligibility: student is a refugee or immigrant, 2.5 GPA, accepted to a college or university (senior)
Criteria: Complete FAFSA, 1-2 page personal statement, transcript, photo ID, recommendation form

Joseph James Morelli Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: March 17 (opens in Jan)    Amount: varies

Eligibility: Senior, attending a university/college/tech school in the Fall, pursuing a degree in a STEM field, have a demonstrated learning challenge (disability) of dyslexia or similar reading/language-based disability
Criteria: recommendation letter, documentation of your learning challenge, transcript

ACLU of Utah Youth Activist Scholarship

*create an account to apply

Deadline: March 22    Award: Varies

Eligibility: For seniors who have a demonstrated commitment to civil liberties activism
Criteria: create an account through Complete Scholarships and complete application

America’s Freedom Festival at Provo Speech Contest

Deadline: March 27    Amount: up to $600

Eligibility: 9th – 12th grade Utah students (sophomore, junior, senior),
Criteria: Upload a video of you giving a 5 minute speech about the first amendment, wear professional dress in the presentation

April

Church Hill Classics Frame My Future Scholarship

Deadline: April 1    Amount: up to $5,000

Eligibility: US Citizen, will be attending school in the Fall (senior)
Criteria: submit an “original creation” using poetry, photography, ink, collage, painting, mixed media, or graphic design work; 500 character essay expressing your goals

Cyprus Credit Union Scholarship

Deadline: April 1 (opens in Jan)    Amount: $1,000

Eligibility: Utah resident, senior, member of Cyprus Credit Union, 3.0 GPA, planning to attend a Utah college/university/trade school
Criteria: A “creative” YouTube video produced by you: If I could teach high school students about money or finances, it would be . . . . (5 minute maximum), one page essay, copy of acceptance letter, transcript

Young Technology Scholar Award

Deadline: April 1    Amount: up to $5,000

Eligibility: Seniors who have demonstrated proficiency in computer information technology related courses, 3.0 GPA, have passed a specific industry exam certification(s)
Criteria: letters of recommendation, resume, transcript, 700 – 1200 word essay, signed Media Release Form, proof of one of the industry exam certifications listed below:

  • Any TestOut Industry Certification
  • Any CompTIA Industry Certification
  • Any MTA Exam (except for HTML5 Industry Certification).

2021-2022 We the Students Essay Contest

Deadline: April 15 (opens in Dec)    Amount: up to $7,500

Eligibility: US Citizen, 14 – 19 yrs old (sophomore, junior, senior)
Criteria: 500-800 word essay on the topic: What is the relationship between Equality and Justice?

Utah’s Energy Workforce Scholarship Program

Deadline: April 15    Amount: up to $4,000

Eligibility: Senior, planning to pursue a STEM degree at a Utah-based college/university OR pursuing an energy-related trade degree/certification from a Utah-based trade school/technical college
Criteria: One page practice cover letter, online application

Utah Higher Education Assistance Authority (UHEAA) Plan Ahead for College Costs Scholarship

*create an account to apply

Deadline: April 15 (opens in March)    Award: $750

Eligibility: Sophomore, junior, US citizen or legal resident
Criteria: research and submit your future college costs and financial aid eligibility, 300-400 word essay outlining how you will use that information to begin preparing for college costs before senior year

The Jiffy Lube “Your Turn Behind the Wheel” Scholarship

Deadline: April 19    Amount: up to $6,500

Eligibility: Utah students 15-17 yrs old (sophomore, junior, senior) currently enrolled in Driver’s Ed
Criteria: 500 word essay “What drives you?”

America First Credit Union Charitable Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: April 30    Amount: $1,000

Eligibility: America First Credit Union member with an account in good standing, US Citizen, senior, 3.0 GPA, minimum 30 community service hours, official transcript
Criteria: 500-700 word essay describing how your community service efforts exemplify the credit union philosophy of “people helping people”; summary of education history including important lessons you’ve learned, key accomplishments, and challenges you’ve overcome; letters of recommendation

National Tongan American Scholarship

Deadline: April 30    Amount: $100 – $500

Eligibility: Senior planning to attend college, Tongan background, Utah resident
Criteria: High school transcript, Student Aid Report (SAR), Application found through link, Letters of recommendation

Lyme Disease Scholarship

Deadline: April 30    Award: $1,000

Eligibility: Senior, have chronic Lyme disease
Criteria: 500-1000 word essay, transcript

Life Launch Centers Scholarship

Deadline: April 30 (opens in January)    Award: $1,000

Eligibility: Senior, US Citizen, cannot be related to an employee of Life Launch Centers, suffers from anxiety
Criteria: Submit a 30-60 second video answering “In what part of my life does anxiety hold me back and why?”, “like” Life Launch Centers’ Facebook page

May

Lawrence Madeiros Scholarship

Deadline: May 1    Award: $1,000

Eligibility: Senior, suffer from a chronic disorder / illness
Criteria: Essays, letter of recommendation, physician verification (can use the format given or attach a letter/verification separately)

June

The Office of Navajo Nation Scholarship & Financial Assistance (ONNSFA) Awards

Deadline: June 25/Nov 25 (after graduation)    Amount: varies

Eligibility: Senior, Navajo decent
Criteria: provide an official Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB)

Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) Salt Lake City Chapter Scholarship for Undergraduates

*Email [email protected] to request application

Deadline: June    Amount: varies

Eligibility: Senior, identify as Gay, Lesbian, Bi-Sexual, Transgender, Queer, or an LGBTQ Ally
Criteria: essay describing how they have supported the LGBTQ+ community and how their support embraces the PFLAG mission and vision

Korean American Scholarship Foundation Western Regional Award

Deadline: June 30    Amount: varies

Eligibility: Korean heritage, senior, intended college must be within the western region (AK, AZ, CA, HI, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA), financial need-based, 3.0 GPA 
Criteria: complete application

Masonic Foundation of Utah Scholarship

Deadline: June 30    Amount: varies

Eligibility: senior, resident of Utah, admitted to a college and seeking a Bachelor’s degree
Criteria: 2 letters of recommendation, one from a member of a Masonic
affiliated group

Wize USA High School Scholarship

Deadline: June 30    Award: $1,000

Eligibility: All grades are eligible (Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior, Senior)
Criteria: Fill in the short application form (no essays required)

Around the Corner from College Scholarship

Deadline: June 30    Award: $1,000

Eligibility: Current high school students (freshman, sophomore, junior, senior)
Criteria: Short application form

July

Geneva Rock Scholarship

Deadline: July 1 / November 15 (after graduation)    Amount: $2000

Eligibility: Senior, admitted to a university/college, in pursuit of construction-related careers, U.S. citizen
Criteria: 4 short essays related to construction and career goals, live-action photo working on a construction-related project

Zion’s Pays for A’s Scholarships

Deadline: July 30    Award: $500, $1000

Eligibility: Ages 12-18 (sophomore, junior, senior) , must have a Zion’s Bank Young Savers Account
Criteria: take report card to any Zion’s Bank branch, receive $1 per “A” and be entered into a drawing for the scholarship

August

my529 Book Your Summer Contest

Deadline: August 15    Award: $1,000

Eligibility: Age 18 and under (sophomore, junior, senior)
Criteria: Register for the summer reading program at your local library

No Essay ‘You Deserve It’ Scholarship

Deadline: August 29, 2021    Award: $2,222

Eligibility: US Citizen, at least 16 yrs old (sophomore, junior, senior)
Criteria: Simply sign up with your email!

Nitro Scholarship

Deadline: August 31, 2021    Award: $2,000

Eligibility: Senior (even a parent who’s student is a senior can apply!)
Criteria: Simply sign up with your email!

CollegeXpress Scholarship

Deadline: August 31, 2021    Award: $10,000

Eligibility: At least 13 yrs old (sophomore, junior, senior), US Citizen
Criteria: Simply sign up with your email! By signing up you’ll be able to explore various colleges along with ratings and scholarships.

“Be Bold” No-Essay Scholarship

Deadline: August 31, 2021    Award: $25,100

Eligibility: Anyone (sophomore, junior, senior)
Criteria: Awarded to the applicant with the “boldest” profile. Described by being “earnest, determined and moving.”

September

Andrew S. Mathers Scholarship

Deadline: September 1    Award: $1,000

Eligibility: all high school or college students (sophomore, junior, senior); demonstrate financial need
Criteria: 500-word minimum essay on the value of hard work and what it has taught you, transcript, employment history, proof of financial need, headshot

NetDocuments Work Inspired Scholarship

Deadline: September 1 (opens in April)    Award: $10,000

Eligibility: Utah or Georgia resident, identify as a racial or ethnic minority, 2.5 GPA,  planning to enroll in a Utah or Georgia college full-time (senior)
Criteria: Take free financial literacy online modules offered by NetDocuments, transcript, online recommendation form

We The Future Contest

Deadline: September 17, 2021    Award: $2,000

Eligibility: grades 9-12 (sophomore, junior, senior); US Citizen
Criteria: Submit one of the following: Essay, Song, STEM, Short film, or PSA answering questions related to the 1st amendment

Family Adversity Scholarship

Deadline: September 30    Award: $1,000

Eligibility: Senior, legal US resident, employees of Yates and Wheland and their immediate families are not eligible, 3.0 GPA
Criteria: 750-word response to the prompt; professional resumé that lists your academic, professional, and volunteer experience; official transcript

my529 Make Your Mark Contest

Deadline: September 30    Award: $1,000

Eligibility: Students kindergarten through 12th grade (sophomore, junior, senior)
Criteria: enter an original bookmark design within your appropriate grade category (K-3, 4-6, 7-8, 9-12)

One Step at a Time Scholarship

Deadline: September 30    Award: $1,000

Eligibility: Senior, legal US resident, enrolled in a two to five-year post-secondary institution for the Spring 2022 semester, employees of Benji Personal Injury and their immediate families are not eligible, minimum 3.0 GPA 
Criteria: 750-1,000 word essay response to the prompt: Recovery cannot happen overnight. It takes time, dedication, and patience. Write about a time when you had to work to pull yourself through a difficult situation; professional resumé; transcript; proof of acceptance to your college/university

Path to Pro Scholarship Program

Deadline: September 30 (opens in May)   Award: $2,000

Eligibility: Senior, plan to enroll in Carpentry, Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing or Construction Management at an accredited two-year school (technical/vocational school or college), not an employee or dependent of an employee of the The Home Depot
Criteria: 2 short essays, online application

Sleeknote Scholarship

Deadline: September 30    Award: $1,000

Eligibility: Any high school student (sophomore, junior, senior)
Criteria: 1-2 minute video answering prompt – creativity is encouraged so make your application memorable

October

Students With a Heart Foundation

Deadline: October 1 (opens in July)   Award: $500 – $6,000

Eligibility: graduated senior (must be entering college this calendar year), suffer from any Cardiac disease or deformities, 3.0 GPA
Criteria: College acceptance letter, high school transcript, US Citizen or permanent resident,, letter from a licensed physician, letter of recommendation, 500-2000 word essay

Brown and Caldwell Navajo Nation Scholarship

Deadline: October 15    Award: $4,000

Eligibility: An enrolled member of the Navajo Nation; US citizen or permanent resident; intending to major in civil, chemical, mechanical, electrical, or environmental engineering or environmental science; senior
Criteria: 500 word essay “My role in creating a sustainable world;” 2 written recommendations; high school counselor or university academic adviser’s name, phone number, and email address; transcript; resume; evidence of a declared major

November

Lexington Law Firm Scholarship

Deadline: November 1    Amount: $1,000

Eligibility: US Citizen, at least 18 yrs old (senior)
Criteria:  Transcript, proof of acceptance to the college/university they will be attending next Fall, 850 – 1000 word essay answering: “What does it mean to be a positive participant in your community?”

Daniel’s Scholarship Program

Deadline: November 15    Award: up to $25,000 per year

Eligibility: Senior in CO, WY, NM, UT; U.S. Citizen, 3.0 GPA, ACT Score of 18 in each category, parents’ income is $85,000 or less
Criteria: 2020 tax return, high school transcript, official ACT scores, citizenship and residency documentation, proof of college enrollment, rigorous application, recommendations

Provo Elks Lodge Most Valuable Student Award

Deadline: November 15 (opens August 2)   Award: $4,000 – $50,000

Eligibility: Senior, US Citizen, intending to pursue a four-year degree
Criteria: Complete online application

Daniels Fund Scholarship Program

Deadline: November 15 (opens in October)    Award: up to $25,000 per year toward the student’s unmet need

Eligibility: Resident of CO, NM, UT, WY; minimum ACT score of 18; planning to earn a Bachelor’s degree; senior; US Citizen or permanent resident; 3.0 GPA; demonstrate financial need (parent(s) or legal guardian(s) must have an Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) of $85,000 or less on the 2020 tax return)
Criteria: Complete FAFSA, complete application, submit all required documents

Utah Senate Visual Arts Competition

Deadline: November 27    Award: Varies

Eligibility: All high school students (sophomore, junior, senior)
Criteria: submit an original piece of visual art – theme varies year to year

Dr. Juan Andrade Jr. Scholarship For Young Hispanic Leaders 

Deadline: November 30    Award: $500 – $1,000

Eligibility: Accepted for enrollment as a full-time undergraduate student for Fall 2022 (senior), in verifiable financial need, at least one parent is of Hispanic ancestry, non-U.S. citizens are eligible to apply (DACA or Undocumented)
Criteria: Essays, transcript, portrait picture, resume, letters of recommendation

Search is On Scholarship

Deadline: November 30    Award: $2,000

Eligibility: At least 13 years old (sophomore, junior, senior); US Citizen
Criteria: Register for a free account on College Xpress

December

Dell Scholars Program

Deadline: December 1 (Opens Oct 1)    Award: Up to $20,000 + laptop

Eligibility: Participate in a program-approved College Readiness Program in grades 11 and 12 View list of Dell approved CRPs ►; be a senior at the time you apply; demonstrate financial need; plan to enroll in a four year university in the upcoming Fall; minimum 2.4 GPA

Jameela Jamil x I Weigh Scholarship

Deadline: December 2    Award: $5,000

Eligibility: At least 16 years old (sophomore, junior, senior)
Criteria: 400-600 word essay

Opportunity Scholarship

Priority Deadline: Dec 3 (Opens Nov 15)    Award: Varies

Final Deadline: Feb 1

Eligibility: High school students (graduating the year of submission)
Criteria: Take one of a list of specified courses in each of three areas (Language Arts, Science, and Math) before graduation

*Talk to your counselor or the College & Career Advisor for more information

Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships

Deadline: December 5    Award: $5,000

Eligibility: Ages 5 – 25 (sophomore, junior, senior); unpaid volunteer service experiences (to non-family members); US citizen or permanent resident

Science Ambassador Scholarship

Deadline: December 13    Award: $40,000

Eligibility: Senior
Criteria: 3 minute educational video of yourself explaining a STEM topic you’re passionate about

Burger King Scholars Program

Deadline: December 15    Award: $1,000 – $50,000

Eligibility: Senior, at least 2.5 GPA, plan to enroll full-time (without interruption) for the entire 2022-23 academic year at an accredited two- or four-year college
Criteria: Recipients are selected based on their grade point average (GPA), work experience, extracurricular activities and community service.

Senior Planning Social Work and Eldercare Scholarship

Deadline: December 15    Award: $900

Eligibility: US Citizen, high school senior
Criteria: Application essays

Equitable Excellence Scholarship

Deadline: December 17    Award: $2,500 – $20,000

Eligibility: Senior, US citizen or legal resident
Criteria: Submit an essay describing how you exhibit courage in pursuing what’s possible, display strength in managing challenges, and share wisdom with others.

Path to Pro Scholarship Program

Deadline: December 31    Award: $2,000

Eligibility: Senior, plan to enroll in Carpentry, Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing or Construction Management at an accredited two-year school (technical/vocational school or college), not an employee or dependent of an employee of the The Home Depot
Criteria: 2 short essays, online application

Certified Nursing Assistant Scholarship

Deadline: December 31    Award: $1,000

Eligibility: Currently enrolled, accepted, or applying to an accredited CNA program in the US
Criteria: Write an essay explaining why you have decided to become a CNA

Power of Resilience Scholarship

Deadline: December 31    Award: $1,000

Eligibility: Sophomore, junior, or senior; at least 3.0 GPA; interest in the power of personal resilience when in crisis
Criteria: 1000-word essay discussing when you were faced with a serious life challenge and how you overcame that challenge

Honor a Hero Scholarship

Deadline: December 31    Award: $1,000

Eligibility: Senior, US legal resident, at least 3.0 GPA, planning to join the military
Criteria: Resume; transcript; 750 – 1000 word essay response to the prompt:  why you decided to join the military, who helped you get to where you are now, and what motivates you.

No Sweat Scholarship

Deadline: December 31    Award: $2,500

Eligibility: Simply apply by signing-up for a Cirkled In account and completing your portfolio

Utah JumpStart Coalition 

Deadline: December 31    Award: $1,250

Eligibility: Junior or senior, completed a general financial literacy course
Criteria: Prepare a short video that explains how that course prepared you for paying for college

Around the Corner from College Scholarship

Deadline: December 31    Award: $1,000

Eligibility: Current high school students (freshman, sophomore, junior, senior)
Criteria: Short application form

Anytime

Too Cool to Pay for School Scholarship

Deadline: Quarterly    Amount: $1,000

Eligibility: Any high school or current college student (freshman, sophomore, junior, senior)
Criteria: Simply register with Access Scholarships (follow them on Instagram for an extra entry)

ScholarshipPoints Scholarship

Deadline: Quarterly    Amount: $10,000

Eligibility: U.S. citizen, planning to attend college
Criteria: No essay! Simply create a free account to become a member

Aerospace Heritage Foundation of Utah Hill Aerospace Museum Scholarship-Internship Program

Deadline: Year round    Award: $1,500

Eligibility: Senior

Criteria: cover letter, transcript, resume, must select one of three internship focuses (including aircraft restoration, education, and curatorial services) and complete a 200-hour internship at Hill Aerospace Museum to receive funds

Jordan Credit Union Scholarships

Deadline: Year round (some are due March 5)    Award: varies

Eligibility: Sophomore, junior, senior, must be a member of Jordan Credit Union
Criteria: various scholarships found on this site through Jordan Credit Union

Keys to Success Scholarships

Deadline: Year round    Award: varies

Eligibility: Sophomore, junior, senior
Criteria: Sign up and earn points to win prizes and scholarships!

Olene S. Walker Transition to Adult Living (TAL) Scholarship

Deadline: Not applicable     Award: Varies

Eligibility: Must use scholarship at an institution within the Utah System of Higher Education (USHE), must be/have been in foster care or the unaccompanied refugee minor program, under 26 years old at time of application
Criteria: Complete FAFSA, complete application

Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)

Deadline: Varies with school    Award: Varies with school

Eligibility: For students who are not yet residents of Utah, wanting to pay in-state tuition
Criteria: Varies with college – apply directly through college or university

T.H. Bell Teaching Scholarship

Deadline: Varies with school    Award: Varies with school

Eligibility: Seniors planning to pursue a career in teaching/education
Criteria: Varies with school – apply directly through college or university

Sterling Scholar Scholarships

Deadline: Varies with school    Award: Varies with school

Eligibility: Seniors are nominated to be a sterling scholar by their high school in one of 14 categories (usually sometime in the Spring).
Criteria: Seniors who are awarded this honor can then apply for scholarships through their college/university of choice.