Scholarship Deadlines Coming Up

The Barrick Mercur scholarship is due tomorrow, please finish up your applications and turn them into the Counseling Office.

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LIFE’S WORTH LIVING FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: http://lifesworthlivingfoundation.org/scholarships-and-other-assistance/ 
Deadline: April 20, 2018
Criteria:
-High school senior enrolled in the Tooele County School District
-Cumulative 2.5 GPA
-Survivor of suicide (example: loss of parent or sibling to suicide)
Award: $1,000

A.L. ENGLAND BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP FOR TOOELE HIGH SCHOOL (Seniors)
Application: A.L. England Business 2018 or from Mrs. Dangerfield in the Counseling Office
Deadline:  April 23, 2018
Criteria:
-Applicants post-high school plans include a profession in business.
-Applicant is involved in one of the following activities–teacher assistant in a school office, working internship, or work-based learning in a business.
-Applicant’s high school classes include an emphasis in business courses or an emphasis in the A+ Certification program.
-Applicant has received awards or recognition in business.
-Applicant is a positive role model.
-Application, resume, transcript, essay.
Award:  $1,000

A.L. ENGLAND MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP FOR TOOELE HIGH SCHOOL (Seniors)
Application: A.L. England Music Scholarship or from Mrs. Dangerfield in the Counseling Office
Deadline: April 23, 2018
Criteria:
-Applicant has been in a music program all four years of high school.
-Applicant performs in Tooele High School music program contests each year.
-Applicant has received awards for musical accomplishments that are not related to an ancillary role such as flag carrier.
-Applicant is actively involved in their community, school, or volunteers on a regular basis.
-Applicant is faithful in participation, support and effort in a music program.
-Applicant provides voluntary help beyond the required classroom/performance time.
-Applicant mentors other music students.
-Applicant is a positive role model.
-Applicant shows continuing improvement each year while in a music program.
-Applicant is not necessarily a top musician, but has the potential to become an accomplished musician.
Award: $1,000

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Scholarships Due Today!

These scholarships are due today! There are many more scholarships that have due dates coming up, so please check to make sure yours are completed and ready to go.
-Also, students that have received scholarships please check in with Mrs. Dangerfield to report on these scholarships.  Students will be recognized for the awards on Scholarship night. **Be prepared to get a picture taken for the scholarship window outside the Counseling Office.**

CHARTWAY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION: DIRECTORS’ MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: https://www.chartway.com/directors-memorial-scholarship-program.html
Deadline:  April 2, 2018
Criteria:
-Member must be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree.
-Each applicant must have his/her own account or be the joint owner of an account prior to submission.
-The account must be in good standing by March 31, 2018. An account in good standing means owning at least one share of the credit union.
Award:  $3,000 (7 awards)

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION: LIGHT YOUR FUTURE/SKILLED TRADES SCHOLARSHIP-ELECTRICIAN 
Application: Light-Your-Future-Scholarship
Deadline: April 2, 2018
Criteria:
-Must have an interest in electronics or becoming an electrician
-Must be a current student of THS with a 2.5 GPA
-Complete the application form, essay, letter of recommendation and certified transcript
Award: $1,000

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION:  JORDAN M. BYRD SILVER STAR SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application:  Jordon-Byrd-Silver-Star-Scholarship-2018-fillable
Deadline:  April 2, 2018
Criteria:
-GPA of 3.5 or higher during the graduating year.
-Intend to pursue a career in a medical field.
-Complete application form, including two essays, a certified high school transcript, letter of recommendation, list of medical work-related experience or classes.
-Willing to maintain contact with the Foundation to provide follow-up information and report on the use of the scholarship funds and progress you have made in advancing your education.
Award:  $1500 (possibility of multiple awards)

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION:  JORDAN M. BYRD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application:Jordan-Byrd-Scholarship-2018-fillable
Deadline:  April 2, 2018
Criteria:
-GPA of 2.5 or higher during the graduating year.
-Intend to pursue a career in a medical field.
-Complete application form, including one essay, a certified high school transcript, letter of recommendation.
-Willing to maintain contact with the Foundation to provide follow-up information and report on the use of the scholarship funds and progress you have made in advancing your education.
Award:  $500 (possibility of multiple awards)

Scholarships Due April 2nd

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In between your hiking, sleeping, swimming, skiing or visiting Mickey, PLEASE make sure to get your applications done for these scholarships.  They are due the day you come back from Spring Break!

CHARTWAY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION: DIRECTORS’ MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: https://www.chartway.com/directors-memorial-scholarship-program.html
Deadline:  April 2, 2018
Criteria:
-Member must be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree.
-Each applicant must have his/her own account or be the joint owner of an account prior to submission.
-The account must be in good standing by March 31, 2018. An account in good standing means owning at least one share of the credit union.
Award:  $3,000 (7 awards)

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION: LIGHT YOUR FUTURE/SKILLED TRADES SCHOLARSHIP-ELECTRICIAN (Seniors)
Application: Light-Your-Future-Scholarship
Deadline: April 2, 2018
Criteria:
-Must have an interest in electronics or becoming an electrician
-Must be a current student of THS with a 2.5 GPA
-Complete the application form, essay, letter of recommendation and certified transcript
Award: $1,000

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION:  JORDAN M. BYRD SILVER STAR SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application:  Jordon-Byrd-Silver-Star-Scholarship-2018-fillable
Deadline:  April 2, 2018
Criteria:
-GPA of 3.5 or higher during the graduating year.
-Intend to pursue a career in a medical field.
-Complete application form, including two essays, a certified high school transcript, letter of recommendation, list of medical work-related experience or classes.
-Willing to maintain contact with the Foundation to provide follow-up information and report on the use of the scholarship funds and progress you have made in advancing your education.
Award:  $1500 (possibility of multiple awards)

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION:  JORDAN M. BYRD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application:Jordan-Byrd-Scholarship-2018-fillable
Deadline:  April 2, 2018
Criteria:
-GPA of 2.5 or higher during the graduating year.
-Intend to pursue a career in a medical field.
-Complete application form, including one essay, a certified high school transcript, letter of recommendation.
-Willing to maintain contact with the Foundation to provide follow-up information and report on the use of the scholarship funds and progress you have made in advancing your education.
Award:  $500 (possibility of multiple awards)

WALMART DEPENDENT SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application:  http://programs.applyists.com/walmartdependent/
Deadline:  April 2, 2018 by 5pm CST
Criteria:
-Dependent of Walmart or Sam’s Club associates (must have been employed for at least 6 consecutive months as of April 1, 2018.
-2.0 minimum GPA.
-Must have financial need and be able to demonstrate the need with required documents. (Note: Students with other funds that pay entirely for tuition, books, fees, and on-campus room and board are ineligible.)
Award:  $13,000 (over 4 years)

Scholarships Due April 1st

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I hope you are all enjoying your Spring Break.  There are some very important programs and scholarships coming due on Sunday, April 1st. Please apply if they seem right for you.

WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY:  DREAM WEBER PROGRAM (Seniors)
Application:  http://www.weber.edu/dreamweber/sidebar/apply.html
Deadline:  April 1, 2018
Criteria:
-Be a legal Utah resident.
-Have a household income of $40,000 or less beginning Fall 2018.
-Qualify for federal Pell Grant funds.
-Be an undergraduate student with less than 150 credit hours.
Award:  Tuition & Fees for 2018-2019 school year

UAIIA SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application:
  www.uaiia.org/Education/Pages/Scholarships/
Deadline:  April 1, 2018
Criteria:
-3.0 GPA
-Active in extra-curricular activities through school, church, community, or work.
-Pursuing a career in insurance or business.
-Financial need may be considered.
Award:  $500-$2,000 (minimum of 3 awards)

SUU S-STEM Scholarship
Application:  http://suu.edu/cose/stem-scholarship-app.html
Deadline:  April 1, 2018
Criteria:
-Current and future students at SUU.
-Demonstrate academic talent and financial need in the fields of Biology/Zoology/Botany, Chemistry, Engineering, Geology, and Mathematics.
-Preference given to first-generation college graduates (neither parents nor grandparents having earned a baccalaureate degree), minority students, and other students with demonstrable financial need.
Award:  $100,000 shared between 15 students

Scholarship Deadlines Coming Up

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We are in one our biggest months for scholarships applications and there are many scholarship coming due over the next couple of weeks.  If you have not already applied for some of these scholarships, please do!  We want to see our students at Tooele get ALL the scholarship money.

Here is a list and a brief description of each scholarship: (Click the link for the application or ask Mrs. Dangerfield for more information)

Jump Start Financial Literacy Scholarship (six award of $1,250)
Create a 1-2 minute YouTube video answering the following question: “How do you plan to pay for college while keeping your debt to a minimum?”
Deadline: March 16th

Utah Jiffy Lube “What Drives You” Scholarship (two award of $6,500 and four awards of $1,500)
Complete the application and write a short 500 word essay about “What Drives You.” Students must have been enrolled in a drivers education program during high school.
Deadline: March 19th

Tooele Education Foundation: Dalton Donate for Life Nursing/Medical Scholarship (three awards at $500)
Complete the application and include an essay about why you want to pursue a career in nursing or the medical area.  Be sure to include a section about your knowledge or understanding of organ donation.
Deadline: March 19th

Tooele Education Foundation: Descendants of Military Veterans ($1,500)
Complete the application and write an essay about why you want to pursue advanced education. Be sure to include your understanding and feelings related to Patriotism, leadership and service in our country.
Deadline: March 19th

Tooele Education Foundation: Patrick H. Dunlavy Scholarship ($1,500)
Complete the application and write an essay about why you want to advance your education.  Please include in your essay how you plan to apply your leadership experience and skills to your future.
Deadline: March 19th

Tooele Education Foundation: “Go Local” Kiwanis Scholarship ($500)
Complete the application and write an essay about yourself with an emphasis on your service/leadership experience. Please explain why you deserve to be considered for this scholarship.
Deadline: March 19th

Tooele Education Foundation: “Step It Up” Scholarship ($1,000)
Complete the application and write an essay about how you have overcome obstacles to be where you are academically.
Deadline: March 19th

Tooele Education Foundation: Detroit Diesel Re-Manufacturing -West Skilled Trades Award ($2,000, three awards)
Complete the application and write an essay about why you want to work in skilled trades, science, technology, engineering or in the math field.
Deadline: March 23th

Tooele Education Foundation: Arthur W. Brothers Communications/Technology Scholarship (one $1,000 award and two $500 awards)
Complete the application and write an essay about why you deserve to be considered for this scholarship. Be sure to explain why you want to advance your education.
Deadline: March 23th

Tooele Education Foundation: Tooele Valley Rotary Club Scholarship ($500)
Complete the application and write an essay on your service and experience. Please explain why you deserve and need this scholarship.
Deadline: March 23th

There are a few others listed on the March calendar if you would like to see the rest of the scholarships, click below for the link.

March Scholarships

 

Welcome Back!

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We have all enjoyed the sleeping in, parties, treats, presents and weight gain that accompany the Holidays. But now, it is time to get back on track and get some of that free money for college! Hopefully some of you have been able to work on scholarship applications over the break, for those that have not, here is a list of scholarships and deadlines for January:

NICHE NO ESSAY CONTEST
Deadline: Last day of every month
Criteria:
Anyone can apply, nothing is required other than creating an account
Award: $2,000

GE REAGAN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Deadline: January 4, 2018
Criteria:
-Demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship.
-3.0 GPA.
-Demonstrate financial need.
-U.S. Citizen.
-Plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S. for the entire 2018-2019 academic year.
Award: Up to $40,000 (20 awards nationally)

SOCIETY OF MILITARY ENGINEERS
Deadline: January 4, 2018
Criteria:
-College bound seniors interested in Engineering.
-250-500 word essay required on what attracts you to engineering and what you hope to contribute to society through a career in engineering.
Award: $1,800 (three awards)

RON BROWN SCHOLARS PROGRAM
Deadline: January 9, 2018
Criteria:
-African American seniors who excel academically, show leadership potential, and are involved in community.
Award: $10,000 per year for four years (20 or more awards)

USU RESIDENT ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline: January 10, 2018
Criteria:
-Have at least one parent or grandparent that received their associates degree or higher from USU
-Meet general scholarship eligibility requirements
-The resident alumni scholarship cannot be deferred or held for a future term
Award: $400

ASIAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Deadline: January 11, 2018
Criteria:
-Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity
-2.7 GPA
-Complete FAFSA for 2018-2019 academic year
-Letter of recommendation submitted online
Award: $2,500 – $10,000 (500 awards nationally)

ACLU OF UTAH’S YOUTH ACTIVIST SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Deadline: January 22, 2018
Criteria:
-Have demonstrated a strong commitment to civil liberties through some form of activism.
-Be a high school senor planning on entering an accredited college or university as a full-time, degree-seeking student.
-Min. GPA of 3.0.  If the GPA is less than 3.0, the student is still eligible, but must submit an explanation for the lower GPA.
-Complete a short application form, submit a high school transcript, write a 1,000-word essay, and obtain two recommendations from non-family references.
Award: Two $3,000 dollars awards and two $2,000 awards

USU QUINNEY SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline: January 15, 2018
Criteria:
-High school or transfer students seeking a first or second bachelor’s degree.
-Scholarly achievement: high academic performance with special consideration given to Honors, AP, and classes related to the applicant’s chosen major (e.g. science and math courses).
-ACT composite of 27 or higher.
-GPA of 3.5 or higher.
-Activities/Leadership: involvement in school clubs, leadership experiences, related internships or extracurricular activities.
-Ability to communicate effectively.
-Personal interest, motivation, and desire to better understand and contribute to a field involving natural resources.
Award: $8,000 a year for four years

NATIONAL INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETIC ADMINISTRATORS ASSOCIATION (NIAAA) SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline: January 31, 2018
Criteria:
-Applicant must have achieved at least two (2) of the following: (a) minimum of B+ average; (b) ranked in the top 25% of class; (c) ACT score of 24 or an SAT score of 1100 (Verbal and Math only).
-Applicant must have participated in two sports for at least two years in each sport.
-Applicant must have earned at least one varsity letter in each of two sports.
-Applicant must complete attached scholar application.
-Applicant must have a letter of recommendation from the high school athletic administrator/director.
-School athletic administrator/director must be an NIAAA member and a member of their respective state athletic administrators association.
-The principal or athletic administrator/director must sign the application to ensure that the academic information submitted is accurate.
-All materials must be postmarked to the NIAAA Liaison in your respective state (select your state below to see due date and liaison contact information) no later than your states due date.
Award: 1 male and 1 female state winner, $1,500 (8 sections nationally), $2,500 (2 national awards)

UAEOP JUDY ANDERSON STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Deadline:  January 31, 2018
Criteria:
-For business education students who wish to continue their education and pursue office-related careers, preferably in the educational field.
-College application submitted.
-Must have completed two or more year-long business education courses, 4 semesters, or 6 trimesters from among the following:  computer classes, keyboarding/typing, marketing, business communication, accounting, office practices and procedures, bookkeeping, desktop publishing, and/or business law.  (Courses may have been taken in high school, college, or a combination).
-Applicant must maintain 2.9 for the one-year period of the scholarship.
Award:  $500

Keep in mind that the final deadline for the Regents’ Scholarship is due on February 1st, so if you have not completed this scholarship, now is the time to finish up.

For those interested in applying to Utah State University, the scholarship application deadline is January 10th.

If you would like to meet with me to find out about other scholarship opportunities or even where to begin, please call, email or drop by my office.

Upcoming Scholarship Deadlines

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Scholarship grants range from $1,000 to $50,000 and are intended to help students offset the cost of attending college or post-secondary vocational/technical school. Recipients are selected based on their grade point average (GPA), work experience, extracurricular activities and community service.

The application period for the 2018-2019 school year begins on Oct. 15, 2017 and closes Dec. 15, 2017Click here to view the scholarship eligibility requirements and to apply now.

 

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The Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program honors student-athletes who demonstrate exceptional academic ability and strong leadership skills in sports, in their schools, and within their communities.

Whether you’re the lead scorer or the most spirited team player, we want to hear how you have taken the skills you’ve cultivated in the locker room and used to them create a powerful, positive impact on the lives of others around you. 20 awards of $20,000 will be awarded.

Application deadline: December 15, 2017
Online application: Foot Locker Scholarship

 

Drive Smart

Students ages 13-18 create a digital short about the dangers of distracted driving. The award is $10,000.

Application deadline: December 18, 2017
Online application:  Drive Smart: No Distractions, No Excuses

 

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Students who have received a 22 on the ACT and a GPA of 3.0 may apply.  Consideration will be given to students that are underrepresented or first generation students. The award is $500.

Application deadline: December 31, 2017
Online Application: ACT Student Champion Award