Just a quick post to let you know that the following scholarships have deadlines coming up. There are scholarships for everyone so please check them out!
YOUNGARTS PROGRAM (15-18 years or grades 10-12)
Deadline: Oct. 13, 2017 by 11:59 PM
-Cinematic arts, dance, music, photography, theater, visual arts, voice, writing
-Citizen or legal resident of the United States or U.S. Territories
Award: $10,000 cash award, master classes with accomplished artists, become eligible for nomination as a U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts
COLLEGE JUMPSTART SCHOLARSHIP
Deadline: Oct 17, 2017
-Open to Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors
-The main requirement is that you are committed to going to school and can express your goals for getting a higher education.
HORATIO ALGER SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
NATIONAL and STATE (Two separate applications)
Deadline: Oct. 25, 2017 by 5:00 PM Eastern Time
-Be enrolled full-time as a high school senior in the United States, progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2015 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation.
-Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution).
-Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity.
-Co-curricular/community service activities.
-Maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0.
-Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required).
-Be a United States citizen.
-Utah scholarship requires Utah citizenship.
–Award: National – $25,000 (106 awards)
State – $10,000 (7 awards)
COCA-COLA SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Deadline: October 31, 2017
-Current high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the United States (or select DoD schools).
-U.S. Citizens; U.S. Nationals; U.S. Permanent Residents; Refugees; Asylees; Cuban-Haitian Entrants; or Humanitarian Parolees.
-Anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application.
-Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution.
-Carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA at the end of their junior year of high school.
-Based on leadership, achievement, and character
Award: $20,000 (150 awards) and Community College stipends that vary from $1,000-$1,500 (200 awards).
Time is running out to come in and get applications for many of our local scholarships! The deadline for the scholarships that were due April 14th has been extended until April 18th. Below is a list of all of our local scholarships and their deadlines. I have also included a digital copy (PDF or word document) of the applications that can be printed from home.
Due April 14th (EXTENDED UNTIL THE 18TH!):
Tooele Kiwanis Go Local Scholarship 2017 – Senior wishing to attend TATC
STEP IT UP scholarship application 2017 – Senior entering Health Sciences
Mayor Patrick H Dunlavy Leadership Scholarship – THS Senior
Light Your Future Scholarship – All Tech Electric 2017 – Senior wishing to be an electrician
School and Community Service Scholarship 2017 – Senior with leadership and service experience
Jordan Byrd Silver Star Scholarship 2017 – Seniors interested in medical
Jordan Byrd Memorial Scholarship 2017 – Seniors interested in medical
Go Local Scholarship 2016-2017 – Seniors attending TATC or USU-Tooele
FFA 2017 scholarship – Seniors with an SAE
DAV scholarships – 2017 – Seniors with a parent or grandparent who served in the military
Dalton Donate 4 Life 2016-2017 – Seniors interested in nursing/medical
American Warriors in Action Scholarship 2017 – Seniors who have demonstrated action in their school and community
Due April 20th:
2017 Barrick Mercur Application – TCSD Senior who may not have received significant scholarships from other sources
AL England Business 2017– Seniors with an interest in studying business
Due April 21st:
Skilled Trades and STEM scholarship – Detroit Diesel – Seniors with an interest in skilled trades or STEM careers
Arthur W Brothers Communications Technology Scholarship 2017 – Seniors with an interest in communications and/or technology
Due April 24th:
THS Alumni Scholarship 2017 – Senior at Tooele High School who may not have received significant scholarships from other sources
Betsy Ila Bowen Outstanding Young Woman Scholarship 2017 – Senior girls at THS
Reminder that some scholarship deadlines that are happening this weekend. Please check the following link and make sure you get your applications in on time! Also check the homepage for more information on specific scholarships.
Here are some upcoming deadlines to be watching for!
February ACT: Registration is due this Friday, January 13th. Cost is $42.50. There will not be a test offered here at THS. Students wishing to take this test will need to select another testing location.
Regents’ Scholarship: The final deadline for Regents’ Scholarship is February 1st. The application and all additional materials must be in by this date. If you think you might qualify for Regents’ please see Miss Black in the counseling office.
College/Scholarship Applications: Final deadlines for college/scholarship applications are fast approaching. WSU priority scholarship deadline is TODAY, JAN. 9TH! USU is tomorrow, JAN. 10th! BYU and UVU are due February 1st. The following are due March 1st: DSU, LDSBC, SLCC, Snow, SUU, and USU-Eastern. Get those applications in as soon as possible!
We have some big deadlines coming up that I want you to be aware of.
First, the Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship is due tomorrow night by 11:59 pm. This application will take a little more time and requires an essay and your parents tax information, but it is well worth the time!
Second, the Regents’ Scholarship is now open and priority deadline is December 9th. Please get your application submitted before this date! If you need your transcript sent to Regents’ please stop by the counseling office and we will be more than happy to get that sent for you.
As always, if you have questions please stop by the counseling office!
I’m seeing lots of tired and stressed seniors at THS these days. I know the last few weeks of high school are rough, but HANG IN THERE! You are almost finished, and the effort you put in now will be well worth it in the long run. I see so many students doing amazing things and when I review your scholarship applications I’m so impressed with all of the great things you have accomplished.
Please remember that I am here to help with your scholarship applications, essays, etc. But also remember that I am a part-time employee. If you need to see me at a specific time, please make sure you let me know in advance so that I can arrange my schedule to be here for you.
Final scholarship deadlines are coming quickly…make time this weekend to work on applications!
UPCOMING EVENTS & DEADLINES, APRIL 10 – APRIL 24, 2015
April 10–“Step It Up” Scholarship Due
April 10–SUU: S-STEM Scholarship Deadline
April 10–Utah Scholars Recognition Application Due
April 10-11–Snow College: Snow Blast Weekend
April 13–USU: Sonne Scholarship Due
April 13–USU: African-American Leadership Award Due
April 14–Zone 2 Conservation District Scholarship Due
April 15–Detroit Diesel Skilled Trades Award Due
April 15–Community Foundation of Utah Scholarships Deadline
April 15–SLCC: Financial Aid Priority Deadline
April 15–Westminster: Financial Aid Priority Deadline
April 17–Jordan M. Byrd Scholarships Due
April 17–Dalton Donate 4 Life Scholarship Due
April 17–Ken Christensen Service Scholarship Due
April 17–USU-Tooele and TATC “Go Local” Scholarship Due
April 17–TATC: School and Community Service Scholarship Due
April 17–Tooele Chapter of Disabled American Veterans Scholarship Due
April 17–USU-Tooele: CTE Pathway Scholarship Due
April 17-18–SUU: Red Riot Overnight
April 18–ACT Test
April 20–FAFSA Contest: “The Easiest Scholarship Ever” Deadline
April 21–Jiffy Lube Scholarship Due
April 22–Barrick Mercur Scholarship Due
April 22–Student View Scholarship Due
April 24–A.L.E. Business Scholarship Due
April 24–Garcia Hispanic Scholarship Due
April 24–Mountain America Credit Union: Paul R. Ball Memorial Scholarship Due