October Scholarship Deadlines

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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)
Application: http://www.youngarts.org/apply

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

Application: http://www.jumpstart-scholarship.net/
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.
Award: $1,000

NATIONAL and STATE (Two separate applications)
Application: https://scholars.horatioalger.org/

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)

Application: http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/

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).


Local Scholarships-Deadlines


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

Scholarship Reminder


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.

March Scholarships

Upcoming Deadlines!

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!

Upcoming Events & Deadlines and “Hang in There!”

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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!


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

Upcoming Events & Deadlines


This weekend is a great time to complete some scholarship applications!


March 13–Registration Deadline for ACT Test on 4/18/15
March 13–UVU: SheTech Explorer Day
March 14–BYU Management Society Scholarship Deadline
March 15–NAEOP Scholarships Due
March 15–USU: Mathematics and Statistics Scholarships Deadline
March 18–SLCC: Pacific Islander Conference
March 18–Utah’s Young Humanitarian Award Due
March 20-21–SUU: Red Riot Overnight
March 20-21–USU-Eastern: Eagle Experience & Leadership Auditions
March 20–USU: Engineering State Application Deadline
March 21–Westminster: Admitted Student Day
March 24–Jiffy Lube Teen Driver Scholarship Due
March 27-28–UVU: Wolverine Weekend
March 27–Jump Start Financial Literacy Scholarship Due
March 27–T.H. Bell Application Deadline
March 27–USU: Admitted Student Day (A-Day)
March 27–USU: A-Day Scholars Experience