March–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 1, 2018
Criteria:
-Must be a U.S. citizen
-Applicants are put into a random drawing
Award:  $2,000 (10 nationally)

UTAH ENERGY WORKFORCE SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: https://utahenergyed.org/scholarships/
Deadline: March 1, 2018
Criteria:
-Must be currently a 12th grade student attending a public or private school
-Students must certify their intent to pursue a STEM course of study at a public or private institution of higher learning, either a college or technical school. (students that want to attend Tooele Tech do qualify)
-Make a five minute film on energy and write an essay about your STEM goals.
-Award: $4,000 for a student attending a Utah College or University
-Award: $2,000 for a students attending a Utah technical college

U of U:  ACCESS PROGRAM FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE AND MATH(Senior girls)
Application:  science.utah.edu/students/access.php
Deadline:  March 1, 2018
C
riteria:.
-Dates for the mandatory summer science course are June 19-August 4, 2017.
-Designed to introduce students to university research lab working alongside a professional scientist in a field of the student’s choice.
-7 week summer program which fulfills 3 University general education credit hours.
Award: $4,500

CREATE A GREETING CARD SCHOLARSHIP (14 years or older)
Application:  http://www.gallerycollection.com/greetingcardscontests.htm
Deadline: March 1, 2018
Criteria:
-Submit original photo, artwork or computer graphics for the front of a greeting card.
-Age Eligibility: Must be 14 years or older at time of entry and be enrolled in High School, College, University or Homeschool.
Award:  $10,000, plus $1,000 for your school

THE AMERICAN LEGION:  EAGLE SCOUT OF THE YEAR (ages 15-18)
Application:  www.legion.org/scholarships/eaglescout
Deadline: March 1, 2018
Criteria:

-Must be a registered, active member of a Boy Scout Troop, Varsity Scout Team, or Venturing Crew chartered to an American Legion post, American Legion Auxiliary unit or Sons of The American
Legion squadron.
OR
-Must be a registered, active member of a chartered Boy Scout Troop, Varsity Scout Team, or Venturing Crew, and the son or grandson of a Legionnaire or Auxiliary member.
AND
-Received the Eagle Scout Award.
-Be an active member of his religious institution and must have received the appropriate Boy Scout religious emblem.
-Have demonstrated practical citizenship in church, school,Scouting, and community.
-Have reached his 15th birthday and be enrolled in high school at the time of selection.
– Reside in the department (state) to which he applies
Note: Eagle Scouts still in high school who reached their 18th birthday during the nomination year remain eligible if otherwise qualified.
Award: $10,000 (one award), $2,500 (three award)

USU EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors) Application: https://www.usu.edu/admissions/scholarships/edop
Deadline:  March 1, 2018
Criteria:
-Multicultural and First Generation students.
-Minimum 3.0 GPA
-Minimum 20 ACT or 980 SAT
-Demonstrate financial need.
-Applicants agree to us the scholarship in consecutive semesters, unless a deferment or leave of absence is requested (military service, medical considerations, or church service)
-Personal essay must accompany the application (1-2 pages, double-spaced)
-Must be a U.S. citizen or have permanent resident status
Award:  Range from $500 to full tuition

SOUTH HIGH ALUMNI ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: See Mrs. Dangerfield in the counseling office for application
Deadline: March 1, 2018
Criteria:
-Available to any direct descendant (parent, grandparent) of a South High School alumni who wishes to attend SLCC
-Intend to register for at least 9 credit hours
-Have at least a 2.5 GPA
-Be a U.S. citizen or legal resident and a resident of Utah
Award: Half tuition to SLCC for Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 (renewable for second year if student meets the requirements)

GOVERNOR’S HONORS ACADEMY at Southern Utah University (Juniors)
Application: https://www.suu.edu/gha/ 
Deadline:  March 1, 2018 (Must be emailed to the GHA office by this date)
GHA Dates
:  June 22-30, 2018
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 is not required but it is recommended
-Cost:  $1,100, Participants are given information on seeking sponsors to help cover the cost of attendance.  (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)

2017 YOUTHLINC YOUNG HUMANITARIAN AWARD (Seniors and Juniors)
Application:  http://www.youthlinc.org/programs/young-humanitarian-award/
Deadline:  March 1, 2018
Criteria:
-Applicants must be residents of Utah, US citizens or legal residents.
-Applicants must be a Junior or Senior in a Utah high school.
-Certified transcripts are requested only as proof of enrollment. The Youthlinc Utah Young Humanitarian Award rewards service, not Grade Point Average (GPA).
Award:  $5,000 (1 award), $3,000 (1 award), $1,000 (3 awards), $500 (5 awards)

SUSAN W. CODA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP (Senior girls)
Application:  From Mrs. Dangerfield in the Counseling Office
Deadline:  March 1, 2018
Criteria:
-Utah resident at the time of application.
-Have attended a high school or college in Utah.
-Provide proof of acceptance to a four-year college or university located outside the state of Utah.
-Have a 3.8 GPA or higher and high SAT/ACT scores.
-Demonstrate leadership abilities.
-Participate in extra-curricular school activities.
-Be involved in community affairs.
Award:  Varies

MAUREEN L. & HOWARD N. BLITMAN, P.E., SCHOLARSHIP TO PROMOTE DIVERSITY IN ENGINEERING (Seniors)
Application:  www.nspe.org/resources/students/scholarships/maureen-l-howard-n-blitman-pe-scholarship-promote-diversity
Deadline: March 1, 2018
Criteria:
-Member of an underrepresented ethnic minority in the field of engineering: African-American, Hispanic, or Native American.
-Accepted into an ABET-accredited engineering program at a four-year college or university.
-Must be a U.S. citizen.
Award:  $5,000

WINNIFRED JARDINE SECONDARY SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Deadline:  March 1, 2018
Application:  www.uafcs.org/uafcs-scholarship-applications or available from Mrs. Dangerfield in the Counseling Center
Criteria:
-High school student planning to major in Family & Consumer Sciences Education.
-Must have taken FACS courses in high school.
Award:  $500

T.H. BELL TEACHING INCENTIVE LOAN PROGRAM (Seniors)
Application: https://www.schools.utah.gov/curr/educatoreffectiveness?mid=1050&aid=3
Deadline:  March 2, 2018
Criteria:
-Seniors pursuing a degree in education, seeking a Utah Educator License.
-Must teach at Utah schools for amount of time equal to the period of time award was received.
-Selection criteria includes:  high school GPA, ACT or SAT scores, ethnicity, intended teaching field, teaching-related experience, and an explanatory essay.
-A student must complete one year of university/college before an interruption (mission, etc.) can be approved.
Award:  Full tuition and fees at public Utah institutions; up to $995/semester at private Utah institutions.

UTAH PUBLIC EMPLOYEES’ ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application:  www.macu.com/scholarships
Deadline:  March 1, 2018
Criteria:
-Full-time undergraduate or half-time graduate student who is a spouse/dependent child/legal ward* of a full-time employee of the state of Utah or one of its political subdivisions (i.e. county, municipality, special services district or higher education institution). This individual agrees to serve as sponsor.
-Sponsor is a Utah Public Employees’ Association member.
-Sponsor is a Mountain America Credit Union member.
-Currently enrolled or accepted for study during Fall 2018 quarter/semester at an accredited two or four year college or university.
-Minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 (B) during the most recent three scholastic reporting periods.
Award:  $1,000 (3 awards)

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION – STUDENTS IN ACTION AMERICAN WARRIORS (seniors)
Application: 2018 Students in Action American Warriors – TEF scholarships
Deadline: March 12, 2018
Criteria:
-Must be a Tooele School district senior graduating in May 2018
-A student that might require special assistance with expenses related to pursing advanced education.
Award: $500

USU: DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS SCHOLARSHIPS–Neville & Annie Hunsaker Scholarship (Seniors)
Application:  http://www.math.usu.edu/undergraduate/financial-aid/ 
Deadline:  March 15, 2018
Criteria:
-Superior high school students who enroll as full-time mathematics or mathematics education majors at USU.
Award: $1,200 (two or more awards)

USU: DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS SCHOLARSHIPS–Joe & Carletta Elich (Seniors)
Application:  http://www.math.usu.edu/undergraduate/financial-aid/ 
Deadline:  March 15, 2018
Criteria:
-Must be an undergraduate major in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at USU while receiving the award.
-Applicants are judged on academic achievement, financial need, and personal integrity.
Award: $1,200 (two or more awards)

USU: DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS SCHOLARSHIPS–Arthur Van Vliet Scholarship (Seniors)
Application:  http://www.math.usu.edu/undergraduate/financial-aid/ 
Deadline:  March 15, 2018
Criteria:

-Must be an undergraduate major in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at USU and registered for 12 credits per semester while receiving the award.
Award: Amount varies.

2017 JUMP START FINANCIAL LITERACY SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: http://www.utahjumpstart.org/
Deadline:  March 16, 2018
Criteria:
-Utah high school senior enrolled at an accredited Utah school who has successfully completed or is currently enrolled in the financial literacy course required for graduation.
-Plan to pursue post-secondary education.
-Application process:  Complete a college application, 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?” , complete scholarship application.
Award:  $1,250 (6 awards)

UTAH JIFFY LUBE “WHAT DRIVES YOU” SCHOLARSHIP (ages 15-17)
Application:  www.yourturn2apply.com/UTothers.htm
Deadline:  March 19, 2018
Criteria:
-Students, already licensed, between the ages of 15-17.
Students currently attending high school in Utah’s public high schools for the 2017-2018 school year.
-Complete a short application and write a 500 word essay on What Drives You?”.
Award:  $6,500 (two awards), $1,500 (four awards)

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION: DALTON DONATE 4 LIFE NURSING/MEDICAL SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: Dalton-Donate-4-Life-Scholarship-2018-fillable
Deadline:  March 19, 2018
Criteria:
-Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
-Intend to pursue a career in nursing/medicine.
-Complete all application form information:  certified high school transcript, essay on why you want to pursue a career in nursing/medicine, a list of nursing/medical related classes you have taken or other nursing/medical related experience you have received, a letter of recommendation.
-Be willing to maintain contact with the Foundation, provide follow-up information and provide a written report on the use of the scholarship funds and progress you have made in advancing your education.
Award:  $500 (3 awards minimum)

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION: DESCENDANTS OF MILITARY VETERANS (Seniors)
Application: DAV-scholarships-2018-fillable
Deadline: March 19, 2018
Criteria:
-Must be a child or a grandchild of a American Military Veterans
-Cumulative 2.5 or higher
-Application, essay and one letter of recommendation
Award: $500

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION: PATRICK H. DUNLAVY LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP
Application: Mayor-Patrick-Dunlavy-Leadership-2017-2018-fillable
Deadline:  March 19, 2018
Criteria:
-THS student with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
-Application, essay on service experiences and why you believe strongly in service, letter of recommendation.
-Be willing to maintain contact with the Foundation, provide follow-up information and provide a written report on the use of the scholarship funds and progress you have made in advancing your education.
Award:  $1,500 (or 3 scholarships at $500 each)

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION:  “GO LOCAL” TOOELE KIWANIS SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application:Kiwanis-Go-Local-Scholarship-2017-2018-fillable
Deadline:  March 19, 2018
Criteria:
-Be sure you are complying with all those requirements of Tooele Tech or USU
-Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
-Application, essay, one letter of recommendation.
Award:  $500

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION: “STEP IT UP” SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
ApplicationSTEP-IT-UP-scholarship-application-Birch-2018-fillable
Deadline: March 19, 2018
Criteria:
-Students who wish to pursue an education in Health Sciences
-Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
-Application, essay, one letter of recommendation.
Award: $1,000

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION:DETROIT DIESEL RE-MANUFACTURING-WEST SKILLED TRADES AWARD (Seniors)
Application: Skilled-Trades-Detroit-Diesel-2018-fillable-1
Deadline:  March 23, 2018
Criteria:
-Applicant must be a high school senior attending a private of public high school.
-Applicant must have graduated from high school or its equivalent before July 1st of the year in which the scholarship will be used.
-GPA’s will be considering during planning.
-Applicant must plan to continue their education primarily at Applied Technology Colleges, Community Colleges, and in some cases the university level. Consideration given to students who are studying STEM related skilled trades such as manufacturing, fabrication, tool making, robotics, material composites, equipment operation and highly developed computer technologies.
Award:  $2,000 (3 awards)

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION: ARTHUR W. BROTHERS COMMUNICATIONS/TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: Arthur-W.-Brothers-Technology-2018-fillable-1
Deadline: March 23, 2018
Criteria:
-Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
-Application, essay, list of community service projects, leadership opportunities and one letter of recommendation.
-Scholarship to be used within the academic year following high school graduation.
Award: One $1000 award and two $500 awards

TOOELE EDUCATION FOUNDATION: TOOELE VALLEY ROTARY CLUB SCHOLARSHIP
Application: Rotary-Service-Above-Self-2018-fillable-1
Deadline: March 23, 2018
Criteria:
-Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
-Application, essay, list of community service projects, leadership opportunities and one letter of recommendation.
Award: $500

PMI NORTHERN UTAH CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP
Application: PMI Northern Utah Chapter Scholarship 2018
Deadline: March 28, 2018
Criteria:
-Must be a junior or a senior
-Available to present at the PMI Northern Utah Chapter’s Professional Development Conference on 4/25/2018
-Upload a five minute video to YouTube telling a story about a project that you have been involved in.
Award: One of each: $2,000, $1,000, $500

ODENZA MARKETING GROUP VOLUNTEER AWARD SCHOLARSHIP (Ages 16-22)
Application: http://www.odenzascholarships.com/awards/8/eligibility_odenza_marketing_group_scholarship.php
Deadline:  March 30, 2018
Criteria:
-Students must be between the ages of 16 and 25 on March 30, 2018.
-Submit answers to the essay questions, which can be found on the application page.
-Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.
-Be a student of the U.S. or Canada.
Award:  $500 (1 award)

HISPANIC COLLEGE FUND (Seniors)
Application: https://www.hsf.net/scholarship
Deadline: March 30, 2018
Criteria:
-Must be of Hispanic heritage
-Minimum 3.0
-Plan to enroll in a four year public university
-U.S. Citizen, permanent legal resident, DACA or eligible non-citizen (as defined by FAFSA)
-Complete FAFSA
Award: $500-$5,000

WESTERN AGCREDIT CUSTOMER SCHOLARSHIPS(Seniors)
Application: https://www.westernagcredit.com/about_us/scholarships
Deadline: March 30, 2018
Criteria: 
-High school senior
-Applicant must be a borrower or child of a bona-fide Western AgCredit borrower.
-The $1,500 dollar sum will be paid upon receipt of proof of enrollment at the school of choice

ASHLEY’S DREAM SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST (Seniors)
Application:  www.ashleysdream.org
Deadline:  March 31, 2018
Criteria:
-You must currently be a high school senior (home schooled is okay) in the United States, graduating in the spring of 2018.
-You will be attending an accredited university, college or community college in 2018.
-We are asking each applicant to simply write an essay, up to 500 words, explaining to us how you are advocating against the dangers of drinking and driving. Convince us in 500 words that you are actively making your friends, family, community, and our roads a safer place.
-In addition to the essay, you will be asked to complete a profile page that includes an About Me section. Together, your essay and your profile page will be your contest entry submission.
Award:  $5,000 (one award)

NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND 2018 SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM (Seniors)
Application:  nfb.org/scholarships
Deadline:  March 31, 2018
Criteria:
-Must be legally blind in both eyes.
-Must be residing in the United States, the District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico.
-Must be pursuing or planning to pursue a full-time, postsecondary course of study in a degree program at a United States institution in the 2018 scholastic year, except that one scholarship may be given to a person employed full-time while attending school part-time.
-Must participate in the entire NFB national convention and in all of its scheduled scholarship program activities.
Award:  $3,000-12,000 (30 awards)

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

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