April–Scholarships

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NICHE NO ESSAY CONTEST
Application: https://www.niche.com/colleges/scholarship/no-essay-scholarship/ 
Deadline: The end of every month
Criteria: Has to create an account, no other eligibility required
Award: $2,000

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

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)

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)

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION: TOOELE COUNTY FFA SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: FFA 2017-2018 scholarship – fillable
Deadline:  April 6, 2018
Criteria:
-Submit your SAE plan
-Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
-Application, essay, one letter of recommendation (not from a FFA advisor)
Award:  $500 (6 awards), $1,000 (3 awards), $1,500 (1 award)

AMERICAN FIRE SPRINKLER ESSAY (Seniors)
Application www.afsascholarship.org
Deadline:  April 7, 2018
Criteria:
-Must be a U.S. citizen
-Applicants are put into a random drawing
Award:  $2,000 (10 nationally)

SNOW COLLEGE:  AUDITIONS FOR DANCE ENSEMBLE & BADGERETTES (Seniors)
Website:  http://www.snow.edu/dance/auditions.html
Audition Dates:  April 7, 2018
Criteria:
-Plan to attend Snow College in the Fall of 2018.
-Bring a 3×5 black and white head shot and $10 audition fee
-Perform one-minute solo.
-Complete the application form.
Awards:  Scholarships and membership in Snow College Dance Performing Groups

THS ALUMNI FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: Available from Mrs. Dangerfield in the Counseling Office or it can be downloaded from this link: 2018 THS Alumni Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: April 13, 2018
Criteria:
-Seniors who are graduating from THS in 2018.
-Plan to attend college.
-Have not received significant scholarships from other sources.
-This scholarship cannot be deferred.
-Application, transcript, and optional additional information.
Award: $1,000 dollars (two awards)

BYU MANAGEMENT SOCIETY SCHOLARSHIPS (Seniors)
Application: https://form.jotform.com/72768697270977
Deadline:  April 13, 2018 

Criteria:
-Must be a high school senior and resident in Salt Lake, Davis, or Tooele County.
-Must show recent community or religious service activity.
-Must demonstrate financial need.
-Must be planning to attend an accredited college or university, including trade/technical schools, within the state of Utah or an LDS Church college on a full-time basis.
-Do NOT need to be a BYU student or LDS.
-This scholarship may be deferred for religious or military service.
Award:  $500-$3,000 (depending on need and merit)

MEN’S ITALIAN AMERICAN CIVIC LEAGUE (Seniors)
Application:  www.italianamericancivicleague.com/scholarships-2/
Deadline:  April 15, 2018
Criteria:
-Outstanding graduating high school senior of Italian ancestry (at least one of the student’s parents must be of Italian ancestry).
-Application, essay.
Award:  $1,000 (1 award)

USU:  SONNE SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: http://www.mountainwest.usu.edu/scholarship-sonne_conway_elaine
or from Mrs. Dangerfield in the Counseling Office
Deadline:  April 16, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.
Criteria:
-Graduating high school senior.
-Show talent and potential for continued leadership.
-Must be a U.S. citizen.
Award:  $1,200 (two awards)

JIFFY LUBE UTAH “YOUR TURN BEHIND THE WHEEL” SCHOLARSHIP
(Ages 15-17)

Application: www.yourturn2apply.com/UTdrivers.htm
Deadline:  April 16, 2018
Criteria:
-Students between the ages of 15 and 17.
-Students currently attending high school and currently enrolled in a driver’s education program either in the private sector or in Utah’s public high schools for the 2016-2017 school year.
-Complete a short application and write a 500 word essay on “what drives you?”.
Award:  $6,500 (one award) and $1,500 (two awards)

USU:  AFRICAN-AMERICAN LEADERSHIP AWARD (Seniors)
Application: https://mountainwest.usu.edu/scholarship-african_american_leadership
Deadline: April 16, 2018
Criteria:
-African American high school senior.
-Demonstrated leadership both in high school and in the community.
-Must be a U.S. citizen and a Utah resident.
Award:  $1,200 ($600 per semester)

SIGNET CLASSICS STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY (juniors and seniors)
Application: http://www.penguin.com/services-academic/essayhome/
Deadline: April 17, 2018
Criteria:
-Junior or Senior in high school
-U.S. citizen
-Have to read Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Jacobs and then pick one of five essay topics
Award: $1,000

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION: BARRICK MERCUR SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: Barrick Foundation Scholarship 2018 – fillable
Deadline:  April 19, 2018
Criteria:
-Must be a 2018 graduate of THS, SHS, or GHS.
-Special consideration is given to students who have not been awarded other significant scholarships.
-This scholarship is not renewable.
-Payment of this scholarship will be made following receipt of a copy of your class schedule for your freshman year registration.
-Payment of this scholarship may be deferred for a 1 to 2 year period upon written request.
-Application, transcript, one letter of recommendation, essay.
Award:  $500-$1,000 (multiple awards)

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

2018 STUDENT-VIEW SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM (Seniors)
Application:  http://student-view.com/ScholarshipWmap.html
Deadline:  April 22, 2018
Criteria:  
-Must be a high school senior who plans to attend a four-year college, community/junior college or career school.
-Log on to website and complete survey.
Award:  $4,000 (1 award), $1,000 (2 awards), $500 (10 awards)

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

UTAH BOYS’ STATE (Junior boys)
Conference Dates:  June 11-15, 2018 at Weber State University
Application: https://continue.weber.edu/boysstate/registrationinfo.aspx

Deadline:  May 1, 2018 
Criteria:
-High school boys who have just completed their junior year of high school.
-Must complete application and pay fee by deadline (May 30, 2017).
Cost:  $375

SCHOLARSHIP WEBSITES:
www.unigo.com
www.highfivescholarships.com
www.fastweb.com
www.cappex.com
www.scholarships.com
www.zinch.com

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