November–Scholarships

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AMERICAN FIRE SPRINKLER ESSAY (Seniors)
Applicationhttps://www.afsascholarship.org/
Deadline: September 1, 2017-April 1, 2018
Criteria:
-Must be a U.S. citizen
-Applicants are put into a random drawing
Award: $2,000

COMCAST LEADERS AND ACHIEVERS (Seniors)
Deadline: November 10, 2017 (Portfolio to THS)
                   November 30, 2017 (Application to Comcast)
Criteria:
-Student nominated by high school counselor or Principal after portfolio has been viewed.
-Plan to attend college, university, vocational or technical school in the U.S.
-Demonstrate leadership abilities in school activities or through work experience.
-Strong commitment to and involvement in community service.
-GPA of 2.8 or higher.
-Full-time high school senior.
Award: $1,000
PORTFOLIO GUIDELINES
-Cover page: Name, photo, name of scholarship
-Leadership, service and work experience: Include dates, total hours and brief explanation.
-Copy of your official transcript, including ACT scores.
-2 letters of recommendation.
-All information must be typed and submitted in a paper or plastic binder. (not three ring)
Come see Mrs. Dangerfield in the Counseling Center for more information.

PRUDENTIAL SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY (Grades 5-12)
Applicationhttps://spirit.prudential.com/
Deadline: November 7, 2017
Criteria:
-High school students who are making a difference through volunteerism.
-Legal resident of one of the 50 states of the United States or the District of Columbia.
-Must have engaged in a volunteer activity that occurred at least in part after September 1, 2016.
-Must complete an application and submit certification to Mrs. Dangerfield or Mr. Hamm by November 7, 2017.
Award: State–$1,000 & trip to Washington D.C.
National–$5,000

DANIELS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM (Seniors)
Application: http://danielsfund.org/
Deadline: November 20, 2017 (4:00 p.m.)
Criteria:
-Graduating in 2017-2018 academic year
-Complete FAFSA application for 2018-2019 (will need SAR & EFC numbers)
-Be a resident of CO, NM, UT, or WY
-Demonstrate financial need
-Earn an ACT composite score of 17 or higher
Award: Varies from student to student; renewable up to 4 academic years
*This application takes time to complete! Do not wait until the last minute to apply.  See Mrs. Dangerfield in the Counseling Center for more information.

HOBY LEADERSHIP SEMINAR (Sophomores)
Application: See Mrs. Dangerfield in the Counseling Center
Deadline: TBD
Criteria:
-Sophomore at THS
-Submit application to Mrs. Dangerfield (no more than 2 typed pages)
-If you are chosen as a HOBY representative for THS, you will need to complete additional paperwork.
-attend HOBY Leadership Seminar
Award: Eligibility to apply for HOBY scholarships your senior year.

REGENTS’ SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: https://stepuputah.com/regentsscholarship/
Deadline: December 8, 2017 (Priority Deadline)
                   February 1, 2018 (Regular Deadline)
Criteria for Base Award:
-Complete the Utah Scholars Core Course of Study during 9-12 grades
-Have a cumulative 3.0 high school GPA
-Have at least one reported ACT test score
-Have no grade on official transcript lower than a”C” in core courses
-Be a U.S. citizen, or a non-citizen eligible for federal student aid
-No criminal record
Enroll full-time (15 credits) at an eligible Utah institution of higher education during the fall semester after 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 credit of English
-4 progressive credits of mathematics
-3.5 credits of Social Science
-3 credits of lab based Science
-2 progressive credits of same World or Classical Language, other than English, during 9-12 grade.
Award: Base Award–$1,000
Exemplary Academic Achievement Award: $1,250 per semester for 4 semesters.

THE ELKS NATIONAL LODGE (Seniors)
Application: http://www.elks.org/scholars/
Deadline: November 28, 2017
Criteria:
-Any high school senior who is a citizen of the United States is eligible to apply.
-Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks
-Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.
-Male and female students compete separately
-Take either the ACT or SAT before November 4, 2017, in order to qualify for the MVS Scholarship.
Award: Varies (last year it was up to 50,000)

SCHOLARSHIP WEBSITES:
www.highfivescholarships.com
www.fastweb.com
www.cappex.com
www.sholarships.com
www.unigo.com

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