February–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

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

 REGENTS’ SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application:  https://stepuputah.com/regentsscholarship/ 
Deadline:  Dec. 9, 2017 (Priority Deadline), February 1, 2018 (Regular Deadline)
Criteria for Base Award:
-Complete the Utah Scholars Core Course of Study during grades 9-12.*
-Have a cumulative 3.0 high school GPA.
-Have at least one reported ACT test score (SAT is not accepted).
-Have no grade on official transcript lower than a “C” in core courses.
-Be a U.S. citizen, or a noncitizen eligible for federal student aid.
-No criminal record.
-Enroll full-time (12 or more college credit hours) at an eligible Utah institution of higher education during Fall semester immediately following high school graduation.
Criteria for Exemplary Academic Achievement Award:
-Must meet the Base Award requirements.
-Have a cumulative 3.5 GPA
-Have no grade on official transcript lower than a “B” in core courses.
-Have an ACT score of 26.
*Core Courses:
-4 credits of English
-4 progressive credits of mathematics
-3.5 credits of Social Science
-3 credits of lab-based Science course, specifically one each of Biology, Chemistry and Physics
-2 progressive credits of same World or Classical Language, other than English, during grades 9-12
Award: Base Award–$1,000 one-time payment
Exemplary Academic Achievement Award–$1,250 per semester (amount based on decisions made in the Utah State Legislative Session)

SUU OFF-CAMPUS HOUSING SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors planning to attend SUU in 2018-2019)
Application:  http://suu.edu/ss/financial/secure/housing-scholarship.html
Deadline:  February 1, 2018
Criteria:
-Students must be enrolled full-time.
-GPA of 3.0 or greater.
*PLEASE NOTE: Freshman students are not normally considered. However, if you feel you have extenuating circumstances please call Jayson or Tiffany at 435-586-7735.
Award:  Up to 75% of housing costs for 1 year (must reapply each year).

ANNUAL NATIONAL FFA PINK TRACTOR SCHOLARSHIP 
Application: https://www.ffa.org/participate/scholarships
Deadline: February 1, 2018
Criteria:
-Must have a 3.0
-Applicants must be female living on a farm in the U.S. and demonstrate an interest in managing a farm.
-FFA members pursuing a degree in agricultural business management, farm and ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing.
Award: 1,000

UTAH SCHOLARS 2018 (Seniors)
Application: https://stepuputah.com/students/utah-scholars-recognition-application/
Deadline: February 1, 2018
Criteria:
-Earn a total of 200 points during grades 8-12. 75 points will come from the three requirements of 1) completing the the Utah Scholars Application, 2) taking 4 years of math, and 3) submitting at least 1 college application your senior year. The remaining points will come from a variety of other tasks (taking concurrent or AP, visiting a college campus, and learning about paying for college options, etc.)
Award: Medallion and recognition at THS Scholarship Night.

ELKS SCHOLARSHIP FOR TECH/VOCATIONAL SCHOOL (Seniors)
Application:  Available from Mrs. Dangerfield
Deadline:   February 2, 2018 (Submitted to Mrs. Dangerfield)
Criteria:
-High school senior planning to attend a vocational or technical school.
Award:  Varies (number of awards vary as well).

ELKS SPECIAL NEEDS STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application:
  Available from Mrs. Dangerfield
Deadline:  February 2, 2018 (Submitted to Mrs. Dangerfield)
Criteria:
-High School Senior with Special Needs, i.e. learning disability or health problems.
-Application must include a supporting letter from a doctor/professional person stating the nature of the Special Needs Condition.
Award:  Varies (number of awards varies as well).

CTE SCHOLARSHIPS AND TUITION AWARDS (Seniors)
Application:  https://schools.utah.gov/cte/resources/scholarshipsawards 
or from Mrs. Dangerfield in the counseling office
Deadline:  February 5, 2018
Criteria:
-Graduating high school senior.
-Planning to attend a postsecondary institution in a CTE program that is a two-year Associate Degree program or less or planning to teach in a CTE area (a four-year program).
-Must be a CTE student.
-Must have a valid Career and Technical Education occupational goal.
-Make sure the CTE program he/she wants to take is actually offered and the institution he/she wants to attend.
-Immediate employment after completing the training is a requirement for all potential award recipients.
-Must be lawfully present in the U.S.
-Must be a Utah resident.
-Student may accept other private scholarships, but cannot accept this and another scholarship from the same college or university.
-Several colleges and universities also require a 3.0 cumulative GPA .
Award:  Varies (over 100 scholarships offered)

UNIVERSITY OF UTAH SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES (Seniors)
Application: https://utah.academicworks.com/
Deadline: February 9, 2018
Criteria:
-Must have completed the general application to the University of Utah
-Read the scholarship eligibility requirements to make sure you meet the eligibility requirements
Award: Varies

MULTI-MEDIA SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: www.honorsgraduation.com/graduation-scholarship
Deadline:  February 11, 2018

Criteria:
-Scholarships for projects in the following mediums:  art, photography, video, music, and creative writing.
Award:  $1,0000 (5 awards)

LIFE IN A LETTER SCHOLARSHIP SLAM
Application: http://powerpoetry.org/poetry-slams/life-letter-scholarship-slam
Deadline: February 12, 2018
Eligibility:
-Current high school student
-Planning on attending college after high school
Award: $1,000

COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF UTAH SCHOLARSHIPS
Applications:  http://www.utahcf.org/apply-for-a-grant/Apply-for-a-Scholarship/
Deadline: February 12, 2018
Criteria:
-There are 7 different scholarships available from this program.  Each scholarship has its own requirements, so make sure you read through each one to see which scholarships you qualify for.
Awards:  Varies between scholarships.

 

UTAH GIRLS STATE (Junior Girls)*
Conference Dates:  June 4-9, 2018, at Weber State University
Information: https://continue.weber.edu/girlsstate/
Application:  
Deadline:  February 23, 2018 turn application into Mrs. Dangerfield in the Counseling Office
Criteria:
-High school girls who have just completed their junior year of high school.

-Girls selected based on scholastic, leadership, service accomplishments, interview skills, and the potential to learn and grow from this experience.
Cost: $400

AFA TEENS FOR ALZHEIMER’S AWARENESS SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application:  www.afateens.org
Deadline:  February 15, 2018
Criteria:
-High school senior planning to attend 4 year accredited college or university.
-Write an autobiography:  1,200-1,500 word essay about Alzheimer’s effect on you and your family, and a brief 200-word biography.
Award:  $500 – $5,000

WOMEN’S ITALIAN AMERICAN CIVIC LEAGUE (Seniors)
Application: www.italianamericancivicleague.com or see Mrs. Dangerfield in the Counseling Office
Deadline: February 15, 2018
Criteria:
-Must be of Italian ancestry and a 2018 graduate of a Utah school
-Official transcripts with a copy of ACT or SAT scores
-Outline of extracurricular activities
-Summary of future educational goals and why you are the best candidate for this scholarship.
-A personal essay (max 300 words) describing:
a. The applicants Italian ancestry
b. How this ancestry has influenced your life
Award: $1,000

KEYS TO SUCCESS: PAUL MITCHELL THE SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP
Application:  kts-paul-mitchell-2018 
or available from Mrs. Dangerfield in the Counseling Office.
Deadline:  February 26, 2018 ***EXTENDED TO MARCH 2ND***

Criteria:
-High school seniors who have participated in the KTS program.-Seniors must qualify for minimum requirements of Paul Mitchell Schools.-Interested students must submit a completed application, personal statement, and letter of recommendation.
Award:  $1,000 (multiple awards)

KEYS TO SUCCESS:  TOOELE APPLIED TECHNOLOGY COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application:  kts-tatc-2018 or available from Miss Black in the Counseling Office
Deadline:  February 26, 2018***EXTENDED TO MARCH 2ND***
Criteria:
-High school seniors who have been awarded a Keys to Success Key Card.
-Seniors must qualify for minimum requirements of Tooele Tech.
-Students are required to certify that they are a U.S. citizen or a citizen of another country who is lawfully present in the U.S.
-Interested students must submit a completed application, personal statement, and letter of recommendation.
Award:  $500 (six awards)

KEYS TO SUCCESS:  UTAH VALLEY UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application:  kts-uvu-2018 or available from Mrs. Dangerfield in the Counseling Office
Deadline:  February 26, 2018***EXTENDED TO MARCH 2ND***
Criteria:
-High school seniors who have been awarded a Keys to Success Key Card.
-Seniors must qualify for minimum requirements of UVU.
-Interested students must submit a completed application, personal statement, and letter of recommendation.
Award:  $1,000 (47 awards)

KEYS TO SUCCESS:  WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY RICHARDS INSTITUTE ETHICS SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: kts-weber-2018 or available from Mrs. Dangerfield in the Counseling Office 
Deadline:  February 26, 2108***EXTENDED TO MARCH 2ND***
Criteria:
-High school seniors who have been awarded a Keys to Success Key Card.
-Official high school transcript including current GPA and ACT scores.
-Verification of high school graduation date by high school administrator.
-Submission of a 500 word ethics essay.  Essay submissions should be double spaced, titled, have your name and high school, and accompany your application.
Award:  $1,000 (32 awards)

KEYS TO SUCCESS: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH SCHOLARSHIPS (Seniors)
Application: kts-uofu-2018 or available from Mrs. Dangerfield in the Counseling Office
Deadline: February 26, 2018***EXTENDED TO MARCH 2ND***
Criteria:
-High school seniors who have been awarded a Keys to Success Key Card
-Students must meet minimum requirements of University of Utah
-Interested students must submit completed application, an essay and a letter of recommendation
Award: $1,000

KEYS TO SUCCESS: SLCC SUCCESS IN EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: kts-slcc-2018 or available from Mrs. Dangerfield in the Counseling Office
Deadline: February 26, 2018***EXTENDED TO TO MARCH 2ND***
Criteria:
-High school seniors who have been awarded a Keys to Success Key Card
-Must meet the minimum requirements of SLCC
-Interested students must submit a completed application, an essay and a letter of recommendation
Award: $1,000

GOVERNOR’S HONORS ACADEMY at Southern Utah University (Juniors)
Application: www.suu.edu/gha 
Deadline:  March 1, 2018
GHA Dates
:
Criteria:
-The Governor’s Honors Academy was founded in 1988 through a vision of Utah corporate and political leaders. The Academy is organized to provide Utah high school students with an opportunity to learn, lead and interact with some of the foremost leaders in business, technology, humanities, science, education, communication and social science. Through interaction with leaders and mentors, students enhance their desire to learn and strive for excellence.
-3.75 GPA
-ACT score (You will need to complete the February 2018 ACT in order to have your score back in time to apply.)
-Cost:  $1,000 with sponsorship packets available for selected students  (covers all expenses except travel to the GHA and spending money)
Award:  6 college credits and a 4-year scholarship to SUU! (50 state-wide)

UTAH PTA/PTSA Scholarship (Seniors)
Application: See Mrs. Dangerfield for the application
Deadline: February 28, 2018
Criteria:
-Must be graduating from high school in May 2018
-Must be accepted to a college, university or technical school
-Must be a current PTA/PTSA memeber
-Must have 3.0 GPA
Award: $1,000 (three awards)

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

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